Starting May 3, 2017

In honor of Friday's date, here are five things to look for in this week's Wanderings!
     Uno: One play on stage at the Lackland Center - Young Frankenstein!
     Dos: Two run/walks supporting organizations.
     Tres: The three-day Hackettstown Spring Festival, now in its 25th year (that's a scene from last year, pictured above).
     Cuatro: All four wineries are, as always, full of fun activities.
     Cinco: There are muchos eventos that celebrate Cinco de Mayo in all corners of the county.
So read on! Feliz vagando, Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Nonpareil presents: Rich Jenkins

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Enjoy the jazz and blues cabaret tunes and distinctive voice of guitarist Richard Jenkins, with influences ranging from Fats Waller to George Benson!

CSC NextStage Repertory presents Young Frankenstein

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 7:30pmFriday, May 5, 2017 - 8:00pmSaturday, May 6, 2017 - 8:00pmSunday, May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, comes this monster musical comedy, Young Frankenstein.

25th Annual Hackettstown Spring Festival

Friday, May 5, 2017 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
This family favorite is a fun way to welcome spring, with music, amusement rides, games and lots for everyone. Country singer Michael Christopher is headlining the entertainment at 7pm Saturday. Mars Chocolate North America and Hackettstown Medical Center are the festival’s primary sponsors.

Marty Koppel and $5 meal at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, May 5, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Dalton's Columbia Inn is the featured local caterer for May at Brook Hollow Winery.

Cinco de Mayo Comedy Show at Rutherfurd Hall

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a night of comedy in historic Rutherfurd Hall. Doors open at 7pm, the show is 8pm. Cash Bar and Free Chips and Salsa! $25 per person.

Roy's Hall: An Evening with Karla Bonoff

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
Karla Bonoff has been described as one of the finest singer/songwriters of her generation. That description is not hyperbole. With a career spanning four decades, Bonoff has enjoyed critical acclaim, commercial success, enduring popularity and the unwavering respect of her peers, and you can see her on the Roy's Hall stage.

Chrome City's Cinco de Mayo Party at Rock Creek Tavern

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
50/60's style good time Rock 'n' Roll and Soul.

Cinco de Mayo with Flyin Blind at Buck Hill

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 9:30pm
Flyin Blind has been entertaining audiences all over Northeastern PA and Northern NJ since 2007.

5K Run/Walk to the Top of New Jersey

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:00am
NORWESCAP and Pass It Along will be hosting the first ever 5K to the top of New Jersey.

Native Plant Education at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:30amSaturday, May 6, 2017 - 11:30am
Curious about natives? Interested in creating beautiful, low-maintenance natural landscapes? Learn how to use them in your landscape for woodland and butterfly gardens.

Group Hike on the Paulinskill Valley Trail

Saturday, May 6, 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.

Cinco de Mayo at Villa Milagro

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Raise a glass of Sangria to toast the spirit of "unlikely victories" at this American (yes! American!!) celebration!

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - Stan & Elise

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Alba Vineyard Music under the Arbor: Joe Wagner Jazz Trio

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Joe Wagner Jazz Trio performs, and culinary treats are available for purchase from Osteria Morini, as you enjoy Music under the Arbor.

Murder at the Hop at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
The year is 1957, and last night outside of the Hot Rod Diner, where you would think there would be plenty of witnesses, there was a murder. The murder of the coolest guy in town, Rock N. Roal.

MWA Run for the River

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Join with the Musconetcong Watershed Association and run or walk a scenic loop in the beautiful Musconetcong watershed.

Bike Tour of Ridge and Valley Conservancy Preserves

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Explore Ridge and Valley Conservancy's preserves by bike. Meet at the White Lake barn at 9:00 am for a pre-ride safety check.  Departure is at 10:00 am.

BBQ Sunday Returns to Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
$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.

Alba Vineyard Music under the Arbor: Catmoondaddy

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Catmoondaddy performs Music under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard on Sunday.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - George Baier

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Warren County ARTS' Annual Spring Open Art Exhibit

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Come to enjoy artwork, meet the artists, and have some refreshments. The reception will be conducted from 2-4pm at the Warren County ARTS gallery inside the Oxford Municipal building.

Tea With The Other Side

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of messages from the Other Side, as Kathy’s Kove & Kafe hosts a psychic medium gallery. Come see if there’s a message for you!

Full Moon Paddle at White Lake

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Join us for a moonlight paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. A limited number of kayaks will be available on a first-come first-serve basis.
Continuing: 

Yoga Series at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, May 1, 2017Monday, May 8, 2017Monday, May 15, 2017Monday, May 22, 2017Monday, June 5, 2017Monday, June 12, 2017Monday, June 26, 2017
Begin Your Journey to a Better Life! Come to Rutherfurd Hall for Yoga on Mondays from May 1 - June 26 (no class May 29 or June 19)
Community Corner: 

Pohatcong Townwide Community Yard Sale

Saturday, May 6, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017
No yard sale permit or fee is necessary for residents to participate. Any questions, please call 908-454-6121 ext. 301.

Warren County Disability Resource Fair

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Families, Students, Educators, Caregivers are all welcome!

Troop 54, Where Are You? Car and Truck Show

Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Boy Scouts of America Troop 54 presents its annual Car and Truck Show:  Car Troop 54, Where Are You? Bring your wheels or just come out to see the cars and trucks that others have entered in the show while you enjoy food and music. Dash Plaques for the first 50 cars registered; Pre-Registration by the May 10 deadline is $10.
 
Plan Ahead: 

WCARTS hosts Artist Anju Saran

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
WCARTS will host artist Anju Saran at their May 11th meeting. Anju has been drawn to art ever since she was a little child.

Spring Open GreenHouse at Wild Ridge Plants

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
     

Mental Strength Lecture with Lina Hollman

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
Studies show that negativity affects your thoughts, health and the way you live. In this workshop "Mental Strength: How to Live a Happy and Successful Life in a Negative World" you’ll learn how not to get drawn into the negativity and use your mental power to achieve your goals in business and life.
 

Comedy Night at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
Comedy Night at the Winery! $25/person (plus NJ State sales tax) - Ticket price includes a glass of wine, sausage and pepper dinner, dessert, and lots of laughter!
Roy's Hall in Blairstown presents The Royal Scam, a Tribute to Steely Dan

The Royal Scam plays Steely Dan

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
The world’s #1 Steely Dan tribute band, The Royal Scam has been performing in some of the most respected jazz clubs, showcase rooms, outdoor concerts and festivals, and receiving rave reviews.

Mother's Day Brunch at The Architects Golf Club

Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Join us for brunch on Mother's Day at the golf club's Thyme Restaurant! Reservations required.

Mother's Day Brunch at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Please make your reservations early as this event has limited seating! Italian Chef Matty Matarazzo promises a meal fit for that perfect Mom as he introduces his new Brunch menu.

Alba Vineyard's Annual Mother's Day Festival

Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Show your love for the important women in your life with a day at Alba Vineyard, New Jersey’s largest estate vineyard overlooking the scenic Musconetcong Valley.  Enjoy activities for the enti

Rutherfurd Hall presents: The Royal Bopsters in Concert

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
It's a vocal summit where the talents of singers Amy London, Pete McGuinness, Dylan Pramuk, and Holli Ross unite in harmony to pay tribute to the art of vocalese singing and to the forefathers and

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This Week: 

Nonpareil presents: Rich Jenkins

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Enjoy the jazz and blues cabaret tunes and distinctive voice of guitarist Richard Jenkins, with influences ranging from Fats Waller to George Benson!

CSC NextStage Repertory presents Young Frankenstein

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, comes this monster musical comedy, Young Frankenstein.

25th Annual Hackettstown Spring Festival

Friday, May 5, 2017 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm

This family favorite is a fun way to welcome spring, with music, amusement rides, games and lots for everyone. Country singer Michael Christopher is headlining the entertainment at 7pm Saturday. Mars Chocolate North America and Hackettstown Medical Center are the festival’s primary sponsors.

Cinco de Mayo Comedy Show at Rutherfurd Hall

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a night of comedy in historic Rutherfurd Hall. Doors open at 7pm, the show is 8pm. Cash Bar and Free Chips and Salsa! $25 per person.

Roy's Hall: An Evening with Karla Bonoff

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 8:00pm

Karla Bonoff has been described as one of the finest singer/songwriters of her generation. That description is not hyperbole. With a career spanning four decades, Bonoff has enjoyed critical acclaim, commercial success, enduring popularity and the unwavering respect of her peers, and you can see her on the Roy's Hall stage.

Native Plant Education at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:30am
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 11:30am

Curious about natives? Interested in creating beautiful, low-maintenance natural landscapes? Learn how to use them in your landscape for woodland and butterfly gardens.

Group Hike on the Paulinskill Valley Trail

Saturday, May 6, 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.

Cinco de Mayo at Villa Milagro

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Raise a glass of Sangria to toast the spirit of "unlikely victories" at this American (yes! American!!) celebration!

Murder at the Hop at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

The year is 1957, and last night outside of the Hot Rod Diner, where you would think there would be plenty of witnesses, there was a murder. The murder of the coolest guy in town, Rock N. Roal.

MWA Run for the River

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm

Join with the Musconetcong Watershed Association and run or walk a scenic loop in the beautiful Musconetcong watershed.

BBQ Sunday Returns to Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

$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.

Warren County ARTS' Annual Spring Open Art Exhibit

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Come to enjoy artwork, meet the artists, and have some refreshments. The reception will be conducted from 2-4pm at the Warren County ARTS gallery inside the Oxford Municipal building.

Tea With The Other Side

Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of messages from the Other Side, as Kathy’s Kove & Kafe hosts a psychic medium gallery. Come see if there’s a message for you!

Full Moon Paddle at White Lake

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Join us for a moonlight paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. A limited number of kayaks will be available on a first-come first-serve basis.

 
Continuing: 

Yoga Series at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, May 1, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 15, 2017
Monday, May 22, 2017
Monday, June 5, 2017
Monday, June 12, 2017
Monday, June 26, 2017

Begin Your Journey to a Better Life! Come to Rutherfurd Hall for Yoga on Mondays from May 1 - June 26 (no class May 29 or June 19)

 
Community Corner: 

Troop 54, Where Are You? Car and Truck Show

Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Boy Scouts of America Troop 54 presents its annual Car and Truck Show:  Car Troop 54, Where Are You? Bring your wheels or just come out to see the cars and trucks that others have entered in the show while you enjoy food and music. Dash Plaques for the first 50 cars registered.

 
Plan Ahead: 

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.

Mental Strength Lecture with Lina Hollman

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Studies show that negativity affects your thoughts, health and the way you live. In this workshop "Mental Strength: How to Live a Happy and Successful Life in a Negative World" you’ll learn how not to get drawn into the negativity and use your mental power to achieve your goals in business and life.

 

Comedy Night at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

Comedy Night at the Winery! $25/person (plus NJ State sales tax) - Ticket price includes a glass of wine, sausage and pepper dinner, dessert, and lots of laughter!

Roy's Hall in Blairstown presents The Royal Scam, a Tribute to Steely Dan

The Royal Scam plays Steely Dan

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 8:00pm

The world’s #1 Steely Dan tribute band, The Royal Scam has been performing in some of the most respected jazz clubs, showcase rooms, outdoor concerts and festivals, and receiving rave reviews.

Mother's Day Brunch at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Please make your reservations early as this event has limited seating! Italian Chef Matty Matarazzo promises a meal fit for that perfect Mom as he introduces his new Brunch menu.

Alba Vineyard's Annual Mother's Day Festival

Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Show your love for the important women in your life with a day at Alba Vineyard, New Jersey’s largest estate vineyard overlooking the scenic Musconetcong Valley.  Enjoy activities for the enti

Rutherfurd Hall presents: The Royal Bopsters in Concert

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 3:00pm

It's a vocal summit where the talents of singers Amy London, Pete McGuinness, Dylan Pramuk, and Holli Ross unite in harmony to pay tribute to the art of vocalese singing and to the forefathers and mothers of their favored art form.