Starting March 15, 2017

St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time - a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic. - Adrienne Cook

Got cabin fever? Wander in Warren this weekend! There's a proverbial pot o' St. Paddy's events on the schedule, Centenary Stage Company kicks off their 2017 Dance Festival with a performance AND a workshop open to all dancers, a guided hike lets you can search for the rainbow's end, and as always, lots of live music. Happy St. Patrick's Day, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Bottles and Brushes Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Bring a bottle of wine to sip, and an empty one to paint! During this workshop we will be using recycled wine bottles & transform them into artistic masterpieces. $35/person.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Plan B Pub

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
On this day, everyone is Irish! The Dark River Band will be performing live at Plan B Pub on St. Patrick's Day, 9pm-midnight. Special St. Paddy's Day menu complete with green beer!

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, March 17, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Join your favorite Leprechaun and our favorite Irish bartender as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Enjoy a delicious dinner of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, soda bread, and a glass of your favorite Brook Hollow Wine; maybe you'll hear your favorite Irish jig!

St. Patrick's Day Party at Flynn's On The Hill

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
Come and celebrate all that is Irish! All you Lads and Lassies are invited to eat, drink, and be merry at Flynn's! All ages are welcome to enjoy Irish music and dance!

Live Music at Inn at Millrace Pond: Piano Night

Friday, March 17, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Live music at the restored 1769 stone gristmill, featuring Lee Larson, whose roots are deep in traditional country with a sweet blend of swing, oldies, bluegrass and blues.

St. Patrick's Party at Luigi's Rancho

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
St. Patrick's Day Party with live band, Single Bullet Theory. Great food and drink specials!

Naked Jake (St. Patrick's Day Jam!) at Rock Creek

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
The Easton-area band adds its own high-energy twist to its catalog of rock, pop and country covers. 

St. Patrick's Weekend at Buck Hill

Friday, March 17, 2017 to Sunday, March 19, 2017
Come and join us for a festive weekend filled with traditional Irish cuisine, green beers, and bagpipers as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long!

Roy's Hall: An Evening with Tony Furtado

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
Very few musicians of any stripe so personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana roots music. Tony is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar, and baritone ukulele, who mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a master chef (he’s also an accomplished sculptor, but that’s another story). All the music of America is in Tony’s music.

XY Dance Project at CSC

Saturday, March 18, 2017
The XY Dance Project has a unique movement style that blends contemporary dance through the spiritual rhythms of African dance, the grace and peace of Tai Chi and the heart of street dance. Plus, master dance instructor Nijawwon Matthews, artistic director of XY Dance Project, will lead a workshop focusing on using breath to guide dancers through fluid phrasing using circulation, undulation, and spiral throughout the body.  Matthews will be focusing on helping the artists understand dynamics, musicality, phrasing and emotional intentions. The class is open to all level of dancers. Admission to the workshop is FREE with ticket purchase to the XY Dance Project Concert .  Regular admission to the workshop without ticket purchase is $15.

Group Hike on the PVT

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 10:00am
The PVTC, a Friends Organization of the Kittatinny Valley State Park, will host a 4-5 mile hike along the Paulinskill Valley Trail.  The cinder-based trail provides easy, level walking.

Everyone's Irish Celebration at Four Sister's Winery

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 19, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
There's a little Irish in all of us!  Four Sisters Winery invites you to follow the rainbow and join in celebration of St Patrick's Day for an Irish Toast: with a special wine treat!

BOOTCAMP for your Taste Buds at Villa Milagro

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, March 5, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, March 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, March 26, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Never sure which wine to choose?  Can't tell a chardonnay from a chablis?  Can't taste the "leather, tobacco or prunes" that others claim to taste?  We'll train your tastebuds!

Live music at Brook Hollow - John Cain

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! 

Spiritual/Medium at Nonpareil

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join renowned and respected spiritual/medium consultant Marianne Michaels, author of the book A Second Chance to Say Goodbye, as she visits Nonpareil and helps attendees with messages for the spirits of their loved ones. Messages at Nonpareil is by reservation only; limited seating; one engagement only. Pricing is $60/person, inclusive of both the event and lunch.

Music at Milagro: Riverside Jazz

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
MUSIC at MILAGRO CONCERT SERIES: The Riverside Jazz goes Latin for this performance.

Wurst Night at the Winery

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
If you love of German food and music, this is the event for you! Delicious food from Blairstown's famous Alpine Meats, dessert from the Cozy Cabin Bake Shoppe, and live music! Only 50 tickets available.

Shamrock the House Dance featuring Uncle Rocco

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Presented by Belvidere Lions Club, this dance benefits its scholarship program and features local band Uncle Rocco. $25/person includes beer, soda and snacks.

Comedy Night for the Ridge and Valley Conservancy

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
Join comedians Johnny Lampert and Sherry Davey, two of the countries premier comedians for a night of laughter at Blair Academy’s Armstrong Hipkins Center in Blairstown.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - George Baier

Sunday, March 19, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern - Rob Viola

Sunday, March 19, 2017 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Community Corner: 

WCARTS Meeting with Artist Beth Murphy

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
This March 16 WCArts group meeting (rescheduled from March 9) features artist Beth Murphy presenting her pressed botanical artwork - A fresh take on embracing the beauty surrounding us. Bring paper, a sketchpad, or materials of choice to draw/sketch with.

Adults Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall (RESCHEDULED)

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
Calling aspiring artists and wine lovers... time to get your hands dirty and cup full! Join us for a night of art therapy! Bring a bottle of wine and paint an awesome inspiring elephant!

BSA Troop 416 Spaghetti Dinner

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm
Help support Boy Scout Troop 416 of Independence, sponsored by Trinity United Methodist Men.

Mountain Lake Fire Co. Ladies Aux. Buffet Breakfast

Sunday, March 19, 2017 -
8:00am to 11:30am
This buffet breakfast is back and boasts a large selection of great food and corned beef hash this month. Adults $8, Seniors $7 and Child $4. For more information, call 908-475-2036.

Yoga with Delia six-week session

Monday, March 13, 2017Monday, March 20, 2017Monday, March 27, 2017Monday, April 3, 2017Monday, April 10, 2017Monday, April 24, 2017
The 6-Week Session starts March 13, with the Beginner class at 4pm and the 5-Techniques of Yoga class at 5:15pm. Cost is $78 for 6 Weeks or $16 per Walk-in Class.

Centenary Visiting Lecture: Mikki Taylor on “How to Manage, Maneuver, and Position Brand You”

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Mikki Taylor is the quintessential authority on all matters regarding beauty.  She is an author, speaker, editor-at-large for ESSENCE Magazine and President of Mikki Taylor Enterprises, LLC. She inspires women everywhere in her mission to embolden them to own their lives, celebrate their beauty and master their purpose with distinction.  She has devoted a lifetime to helping women manage their inner and outer beauty and inspiring them to own their lives to the fullest. This event is free and open to the public, with a reception at 6 p.m.
Plan Ahead: 

CSC NEXTStage Repertory presents End Days

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 7:30pmFriday, March 24, 2017 - 8:00pmSaturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pmSunday, March 26, 2017 - 2:00pmMonday, March 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
Rachel Stein, 16, having a bad year: Her father hasn’t changed out of his pajamas since 9/11, her mother had begun a close personal relationship with Jesus, her new neighbor, Nelson Steinberg - a 16-year-old Elvis Impersonator - has fallen head-over-heels for her, and the apocalypse is coming Wednesday.  Rachel’s only hope is that famous theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking will save them all. End Days is “a rapturously funny play about a family trying to survive in a world hurtling toward Armageddon,” and is performed entirely by Centenary University students.

Chris Smither at Roy's Hall

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
A profound songwriter, Chris Smither draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets, and philosophers.

CSC Presents Colin Quinn: Bully

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Centenary Stage Company in partnership with the Hackettstown Rotary Club present Colin Quinn: Bully in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Performing Arts Center.

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall: The Chico Mendoza Latin Jazz Sextet

Sunday, March 26, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall: on Sunday, March 26, The Chico Mendoza Latin Jazz Sextet will swing into play providing a powerful program of Latin rhythm and featuring saxophone, trumpet and vibraphone i

Moe-tion Dance Theater at CSC

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Centenary Stage Company’s 2017 Dance Festival continues with a celebration of the 10 year anniversary of Moe-tion Dance Theater on Sunday, March 26 at 4pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.

Pequest Open House and Sportsmen's Flea Market

Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Every year the Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center opens its doors to the public for the annual Open House, which usually takes place the weekend before Trout Season opens.

Roy's Hall: Don Kincaid and The Wait CD Release Party

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00pm
Celebrate the release of the new CD "Whiskey & Women" by Don Kincaid and The Wait with a concert at Roy's Hall. Doors open at 7:30, showtime at 8pm.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, April 8, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Booking Now - the March 18 event is SOLD OUT! Stomp to the music and feel the sensation between your toes. Formal wine tasting, delicious spaghetti and meatballs dinner with tossed salad and homemade breads, wine cellar tour and ending with a dessert wine tasting. Includes wine glass to take home. $35/person plus tax and 10% gratuity.  Reservations required. 

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This Week: 

Bottles and Brushes Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Bring a bottle of wine to sip, and an empty one to paint! During this workshop we will be using recycled wine bottles & transform them into artistic masterpieces. $35/person.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Plan B Pub

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 4:00pm

On this day, everyone is Irish! The Dark River Band will be performing live at Plan B Pub on St. Patrick's Day, 9pm-midnight. Special St. Paddy's Day menu complete with green beer!

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, March 17, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Join your favorite Leprechaun and our favorite Irish bartender as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Enjoy a delicious dinner of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, soda bread, and a glass of your favorite Brook Hollow Wine; maybe you'll hear your favorite Irish jig!

St. Patrick's Day Party at Flynn's On The Hill

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 6:30pm

Come and celebrate all that is Irish! All you Lads and Lassies are invited to eat, drink, and be merry at Flynn's! All ages are welcome to enjoy Irish music and dance!

Live Music at Inn at Millrace Pond: Piano Night

Friday, March 17, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Live music at the restored 1769 stone gristmill, featuring Lee Larson, whose roots are deep in traditional country with a sweet blend of swing, oldies, bluegrass and blues.

St. Patrick's Weekend at Buck Hill

Friday, March 17, 2017 to Sunday, March 19, 2017

Come and join us for a festive weekend filled with traditional Irish cuisine, green beers, and bagpipers as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long!

Roy's Hall: An Evening with Tony Furtado

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 8:00pm

Very few musicians of any stripe so personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana roots music. Tony is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar, and baritone ukulele, who mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a master chef (he’s also an accomplished sculptor, but that’s another story). All the music of America is in Tony’s music.

XY Dance Project at CSC

Saturday, March 18, 2017

The XY Dance Project has a unique movement style that blends contemporary dance through the spiritual rhythms of African dance, the grace and peace of Tai Chi and the heart of street dance. Plus, master dance instructor Nijawwon Matthews, artistic director of XY Dance Project, will lead a workshop focusing on using breath to guide dancers through fluid phrasing using circulation, undulation, and spiral throughout the body.  Matthews will be focusing on helping the artists understand dynamics, musicality, phrasing and emotional intentions. The class is open to all level of dancers. Admission to the workshop is FREE with ticket purchase to the XY Dance Project Concert .  Regular admission to the workshop without ticket purchase is $15.

Group Hike on the PVT

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 10:00am

The PVTC, a Friends Organization of the Kittatinny Valley State Park, will host a 4-5 mile hike along the Paulinskill Valley Trail.  The cinder-based trail provides easy, level walking.

Everyone's Irish Celebration at Four Sister's Winery

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 19, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

There's a little Irish in all of us!  Four Sisters Winery invites you to follow the rainbow and join in celebration of St Patrick's Day for an Irish Toast: with a special wine treat!

BOOTCAMP for your Taste Buds at Villa Milagro

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, March 5, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, March 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:15pm

Never sure which wine to choose?  Can't tell a chardonnay from a chablis?  Can't taste the "leather, tobacco or prunes" that others claim to taste?  We'll train your tastebuds!

Spiritual/Medium at Nonpareil

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Join renowned and respected spiritual/medium consultant Marianne Michaels, author of the book A Second Chance to Say Goodbye, as she visits Nonpareil and helps attendees with messages for the spirits of their loved ones. Messages at Nonpareil is by reservation only; limited seating; one engagement only. Pricing is $60/person, inclusive of both the event and lunch.

Wurst Night at the Winery

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

If you love of German food and music, this is the event for you! Delicious food from Blairstown's famous Alpine Meats, dessert from the Cozy Cabin Bake Shoppe, and live music! Only 50 tickets available.

Shamrock the House Dance featuring Uncle Rocco

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

Presented by Belvidere Lions Club, this dance benefits its scholarship program and features local band Uncle Rocco. $25/person includes beer, soda and snacks.

 
Community Corner: 

WCARTS Meeting with Artist Beth Murphy

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

This March 16 WCArts group meeting (rescheduled from March 9) features artist Beth Murphy presenting her pressed botanical artwork - A fresh take on embracing the beauty surrounding us. Bring paper, a sketchpad, or materials of choice to draw/sketch with.

Adults Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall (RESCHEDULED)

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 7:30pm

Calling aspiring artists and wine lovers... time to get your hands dirty and cup full! Join us for a night of art therapy! Bring a bottle of wine and paint an awesome inspiring elephant!

BSA Troop 416 Spaghetti Dinner

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm

Help support Boy Scout Troop 416 of Independence, sponsored by Trinity United Methodist Men.

Mountain Lake Fire Co. Ladies Aux. Buffet Breakfast

Sunday, March 19, 2017 -
8:00am to 11:30am

This buffet breakfast is back and boasts a large selection of great food and corned beef hash this month. Adults $8, Seniors $7 and Child $4. For more information, call 908-475-2036.

Yoga with Delia six-week session

Monday, March 13, 2017
Monday, March 20, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017
Monday, April 3, 2017
Monday, April 10, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017

The 6-Week Session starts March 13, with the Beginner class at 4pm and the 5-Techniques of Yoga class at 5:15pm. Cost is $78 for 6 Weeks or $16 per Walk-in Class.

Centenary Visiting Lecture: Mikki Taylor on “How to Manage, Maneuver, and Position Brand You”

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

Mikki Taylor is the quintessential authority on all matters regarding beauty.  She is an author, speaker, editor-at-large for ESSENCE Magazine and President of Mikki Taylor Enterprises, LLC. She inspires women everywhere in her mission to embolden them to own their lives, celebrate their beauty and master their purpose with distinction.  She has devoted a lifetime to helping women manage their inner and outer beauty and inspiring them to own their lives to the fullest. This event is free and open to the public, with a reception at 6 p.m.

WCARTS hosts Artist Anju Saran

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

With expertise in various mediums including Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Pastel and Charcoal, Anju Saran's paintings have appeared in numerous exhibitions here and abroad, and brought her recognition and awards. Bring paper, a sketchpad, or materials of choice to draw/sketch with to practice what you learn. Refreshments served; $3 fee for nonmembers.

 
Plan Ahead: 

CSC NEXTStage Repertory presents End Days

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

Rachel Stein, 16, having a bad year: Her father hasn’t changed out of his pajamas since 9/11, her mother had begun a close personal relationship with Jesus, her new neighbor, Nelson Steinberg - a 16-year-old Elvis Impersonator - has fallen head-over-heels for her, and the apocalypse is coming Wednesday.  Rachel’s only hope is that famous theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking will save them all. End Days is “a rapturously funny play about a family trying to survive in a world hurtling toward Armageddon,” and is performed entirely by Centenary University students.

Chris Smither at Roy's Hall

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pm

A profound songwriter, Chris Smither draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets, and philosophers.

CSC Presents Colin Quinn: Bully

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00pm

Centenary Stage Company in partnership with the Hackettstown Rotary Club present Colin Quinn: Bully in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Performing Arts Center.

Moe-tion Dance Theater at CSC

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 4:00pm

Centenary Stage Company’s 2017 Dance Festival continues with a celebration of the 10-year anniversary of Moe-tion Dance Theater, one of  New Jersey’s premier dance companies.  Under the artistic direction of Maureen Glennon, the company is dedicated to experimenting and creating new forms of expression.

The Chris Bergson Band at Roy's Hall

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 8:00pm

An eloquent, evocative and lyrical songwriter with a sharp urban vision, Bergson melds jazz, blues and pop influences. The VIP Ticket Offering Includes: Preferred Seating / Pre-Show meet and greet with Chris /  1 Complimentary alcoholic beverage / signed show poster.