Starting June 21, 2017

Here it is, the longest day of the year, the official start of Summer, with an action-packed first weekend of the season ahead: Phillipsburg gets its groove on, there's a car and truck show in Washington, and two old-time historic hamlets hold old-time events, as Millbrook Village celebrates Independence Day, and Waterloo Village has a Canal Day (that's a tranquil section of the Morris Canal at Waterloo pictured above). Plus there are concerts, yoga classes, a garden tour, an herb walk, and much more. Read on, and click items to learn more. Welcome to Summer, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Trivia Night in the Tavern

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Test your knowledge on current events, history, music and more with host Bill Nutt - a former Jeopardy! contestant. Two big winners each night. Call 908-459-4884.

Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival

Friday, June 23, 2017 -
5:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Phillipsburg's 3-Day fest kicks off with Friday and Saturday events at Walters Park before moving to Riverside Drive on Sunday. Live bands, children’s activities and entertainment; local vendors; a hot dog eating contest sponsored by Jimmy's Doggie Stand; carnival rides; and fireworks Saturday at 9:30pm are just some of the fun!

Summer Nights on the Farm at Donaldson's

Friday, June 23, 2017 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm fresh food, live music, and fun. The kids will sleep great after pony rides, lawn games, and other activities. No entrance fee.

Gordon Thomas Ward and $5 Food at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, June 23, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Music and $5 food TBA from 6 - 8:30pm. Wine for purchase by the bottle or glass at retail value.

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern: Bad Company Experience

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 8:00pm
The Bad Company Experience is an American tribute band dedicated to celebrating the music of Bad Company, Free, Paul Rodgers, and The Firm!

13th Annual Washington Borough Car Show

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
The Car & Truck Show, Washington Borough Business Improvement District's longest running special event, features classic cars and trucks from a wide area.

Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration at Millbrook Village

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Celebrate independence in a re-created 19th century agricultural support village. Hands-on activities, craft demonstrations, watermelon eating contest, parade at 1pm and gather at the green for a patriotic speech. Everything is free and fun for the family. Bring a picnic!

Canal Day at Historic Waterloo Village

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
  

Delaware River Railroad Excursions - Pohatcong Garden Tour and Wine Tasting

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 11:00amSaturday, June 24, 2017 - 12:30pm
Take a private tour of lovely gardens located on historic properties in Pohatcong Township. Start with a scenic train ride ride along the Delaware River, then shuttle to three gardens and end at Villa Milagro Vineyards for wine tastings with hot hors d'oeuvres and a tour of the vineyard and winery.

First Weekend of Summer Release Celebration

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Join Alba Vineyard as they celebrate the release of their 2016 Estate Dry Riesling at its outdoor wine bar. 

Medicinal Herb Walk & Cherokee Storytelling

Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Well-Sweep Herb Farm presents David Winston, renowned herbalist and ethnobotanist, who will present an educational walk to locate and identify common medicinal herbs in their native habitat.

Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
The Vintners room will be set for that very special evening including a formal wine tasting, dinner and the Murder Mystery.

Concerts in the Barn - Simply Brass

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
Indoor, outdoor and cabaret seating available at the Ramsaysburg Homestead barn. Rain or shine. This brass quintent plays pop, classical, jazz and novelty pieces. Bring a picnic!

Gourmet Gallery 12th Anniversary

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
5:00pm to 10:00pm
Eat, Shop, and Celebrate Gourmet Gallery's 12th Anniversary with an evening party! Lots of activities in Blairstown's Main Street village are planned.

Nonpareil presents: Lou Pompilio

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, June 30, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Contemporary jazz and blues - no cover!

Sip, Savor, and Support - Benefit Wine and Food Pairing

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Nothing Is Impossible hosts a benefit night at Brook Hollow Winery in order to raise funds and awareness to help those in need who live in the Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties of New Jersey.

Dine in the Vines at Villa Milagro - Greek Feast

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 6:30pm
Join us for our second alfresco dinner of the season in Row 51 of the vineyard, Chef Beth Ann Raynock of Local Mama's Catering, Bethlehem, PA will prepare a Greek outdoor feast to savor by sunset!!

Liquid Garden Band at Draught House Bar & Grill

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 8:30pm
Come out on to enjoy classic rock covers performed by Liquid Garden Band on the outodoor Boat Bar Stage - the most unique stage in Northern New Jersey!

Supernova at Buck Hill

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:30pm
SUPERNOVA covers a wide variety of music from the 70’s to today’s hits.

Yoga at Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Relax, Unwind + Wine! The one-hour, beginner-friendly class open to all levels is followed by a complimentary wine tasting.

Yoga on Tap at Czig Meister Brewing Company

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 10:30am
Larissa returns to conduct her one-hour class open to all levels, followed by a pint of beer. Sign up in advance and remember to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat). Namaste!

WCARTS Reception - Photography Exhibit

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
The "JPEGGs Photo Exhibit" at the WC ARTS gallery runs until July 22, features the photography of Peggy Niece, June Filipski and Pegg Lyons-Roehm. Meet the photographers, have refreshments and enjoy their artwork during the opening reception.

Steve's Cafe 1920s Speakeasy Party

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
This old-time tavern celebrates its heritage as a speakeasy during Prohibition days with 1920s music, bootlegger cars, costumes, and a sale/signing by author Richard H. Dalrymple, Jr. of his book The Bootleggers of Montana Mountain: A Rural New Jersey Community's Prohibition Experience.

Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
The 3-day fest moves to Riverside Drive for the live band, Don Cunningham Associates (Springsteen Show), an outdoor movie theatre, beer garden, and food trucks!

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - This Way to the Egress

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Hailing from Bethlehem, PA, the group uses accordion, tuba, electric guitar, trombone, piano, and drums as they incorporate elements of punk, Balkan, Klezmer, blues, reggae and ragtime with Americana Folk-Rock, causing a genre defying sound of which P.T. Barnum would be proud. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket, pack a picnic if you like, and enjoy the free concert!
Continuing: 

Music at Lopatcong Park - Jesse Rivera

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
All events will be held at the Veterans Rally Point at Lopatcong Park, weather permitting. Bring your lawn chair, blankets and friends!

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
The Blairstown Farmers' Market is now in its 10th season and accepts SNAP! The Market, located on Route 521 across from the Blairstown Elementary School next to the Agway, will run every Satur

Farmers' Market - Washington Borough

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 1, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Each Saturday, featuring a dozen farmers and artisans! Special activities will also include live music, face painting, and more. Rain or Shine.

Warren County Farmers' Market

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Formerly known as the Belvidere Farmers' Market, the Warren County Farmers' Market provides a venue where local farmers, producers, and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer. Open every Sunday.

BBQ Sundays at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
$12 for your choice of  pulled pork, baby back ribs or chicken quarter with two sides and bread. Other menu options also available. Complimentary wine tasting and wine cellar tours available weekends.
Plan Ahead: 

Fireworks at Rutherfurd Hall!

Saturday, July 1, 2017
Fireworks at Rutherfurd Hall! Bring your chairs, blankets, coolers and the entire family to enjoy music, awesome food vendors and an amazing Fireworks display.

Washington Celebrates America

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Keep the Spirit Alive!

Blairstown Fourth

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 -
10:30am to 4:00pm
July 4th celebration at Footbridge Park.

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This Week: 

Trivia Night in the Tavern

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

Test your knowledge on current events, history, music and more with host Bill Nutt - a former Jeopardy! contestant. Two big winners each night. Call 908-459-4884.

Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival

Friday, June 23, 2017 -
5:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm

Phillipsburg's 3-Day fest kicks off with Friday and Saturday events at Walters Park before moving to Riverside Drive on Sunday. Live bands, children’s activities and entertainment; local vendors; a hot dog eating contest sponsored by Jimmy's Doggie Stand; carnival rides; and fireworks Saturday at 9:30pm are just some of the fun!

Summer Nights on the Farm at Donaldson's

Friday, June 23, 2017 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm fresh food, live music, and fun. The kids will sleep great after pony rides, lawn games, and other activities. No entrance fee.

13th Annual Washington Borough Car Show

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
9:00am to 2:00pm

The Car & Truck Show, Washington Borough Business Improvement District's longest running special event, features classic cars and trucks from a wide area.

Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration at Millbrook Village

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Celebrate independence in a re-created 19th century agricultural support village. Hands-on activities, craft demonstrations, watermelon eating contest, parade at 1pm and gather at the green for a patriotic speech. Everything is free and fun for the family. Bring a picnic!

Delaware River Railroad Excursions - Pohatcong Garden Tour and Wine Tasting

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 12:30pm

Take a private tour of lovely gardens located on historic properties in Pohatcong Township. Start with a scenic train ride ride along the Delaware River, then shuttle to three gardens and end at Villa Milagro Vineyards for wine tastings with hot hors d'oeuvres and a tour of the vineyard and winery.

First Weekend of Summer Release Celebration

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Alba Vineyard as they celebrate the release of their 2016 Estate Dry Riesling at its outdoor wine bar. 

Medicinal Herb Walk & Cherokee Storytelling

Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Well-Sweep Herb Farm presents David Winston, renowned herbalist and ethnobotanist, who will present an educational walk to locate and identify common medicinal herbs in their native habitat.

Concerts in the Barn - Simply Brass

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

Indoor, outdoor and cabaret seating available at the Ramsaysburg Homestead barn. Rain or shine. This brass quintent plays pop, classical, jazz and novelty pieces. Bring a picnic!

Gourmet Gallery 12th Anniversary

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
5:00pm to 10:00pm

Eat, Shop, and Celebrate Gourmet Gallery's 12th Anniversary with an evening party! Lots of activities in Blairstown's Main Street village are planned.

Dine in the Vines at Villa Milagro - Greek Feast

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for our second alfresco dinner of the season in Row 51 of the vineyard, Chef Beth Ann Raynock of Local Mama's Catering, Bethlehem, PA will prepare a Greek outdoor feast to savor by sunset!!

Supernova at Buck Hill

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:30pm

SUPERNOVA covers a wide variety of music from the 70’s to today’s hits.

Yoga at Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Relax, Unwind + Wine! The one-hour, beginner-friendly class open to all levels is followed by a complimentary wine tasting.

Yoga on Tap at Czig Meister Brewing Company

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 10:30am

Larissa returns to conduct her one-hour class open to all levels, followed by a pint of beer. Sign up in advance and remember to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat). Namaste!

WCARTS Reception - Photography Exhibit

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

The "JPEGGs Photo Exhibit" at the WC ARTS gallery runs until July 22, features the photography of Peggy Niece, June Filipski and Pegg Lyons-Roehm. Meet the photographers, have refreshments and enjoy their artwork during the opening reception.

Steve's Cafe 1920s Speakeasy Party

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

This old-time tavern celebrates its heritage as a speakeasy during Prohibition days with 1920s music, bootlegger cars, costumes, and a sale/signing by author Richard H. Dalrymple, Jr. of his book The Bootleggers of Montana Mountain: A Rural New Jersey Community's Prohibition Experience.

Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

The 3-day fest moves to Riverside Drive for the live band, Don Cunningham Associates (Springsteen Show), an outdoor movie theatre, beer garden, and food trucks!

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - This Way to the Egress

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Hailing from Bethlehem, PA, the group uses accordion, tuba, electric guitar, trombone, piano, and drums as they incorporate elements of punk, Balkan, Klezmer, blues, reggae and ragtime with Americana Folk-Rock, causing a genre defying sound of which P.T. Barnum would be proud. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket, pack a picnic if you like, and enjoy the free concert!

 
Continuing: 

Music at Lopatcong Park - Jesse Rivera

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

All events will be held at the Veterans Rally Point at Lopatcong Park, weather permitting. Bring your lawn chair, blankets and friends!

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

The Blairstown Farmers' Market is now in its 10th season and accepts SNAP! The Market, located on Route 521 across from the Blairstown Elementary School next to the Agway, will run every Satur

Farmers' Market - Washington Borough

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 1, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Each Saturday, featuring a dozen farmers and artisans! Special activities will also include live music, face painting, and more. Rain or Shine. 

Warren County Farmers' Market

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Formerly known as the Belvidere Farmers' Market, the Warren County Farmers' Market provides a venue where local farmers, producers, and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer. Open every Sunday.

BBQ Sundays at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

$12 for your choice of  pulled pork, baby back ribs or chicken quarter with two sides and bread. Other menu options also available. Complimentary wine tasting and wine cellar tours available weekends.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Fireworks at Rutherfurd Hall!

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Fireworks at Rutherfurd Hall! Bring your chairs, blankets, coolers and the entire family to enjoy music, awesome food vendors and an amazing Fireworks display.

Washington Celebrates America

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Keep the spirit alive! The day includes a Sop Box Derby for kids in the morning, a Parade stepping off at 3:30pm; and Fireworks at dusk!

Blairstown Fourth

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 -
10:30am to 4:00pm

An old-fashioned July 4th celebration at Footbridge Park with games and vendors and prizes; music and displays for families, neighbors and friends.