Starting August 16, 2017

 
This Week: 

Feathered Friends Art Workshop

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Attend a Watercolor Demo and workshop of “Feathered Friends” conducted by Pat Olds, one of the area’s well known artists and member of the 5 East Art Gallery.

Jess Novak at Panther Pub

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Make a reservation to secure a spot to see special guest Jess Novak out on the patio! 

Warren County Antiques Show & Vintage Marketplace

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

A two-day show held mid-August at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Harmony Township, featuring 150 dealers offering a wide variety of antiques including primitive items, Victorian and other rare pieces, furniture, jewelry, pottery, toys and even a blacksmith and a ceramics restoration expert. Food vendors and a farmers market also available.

Vintage North Jersey Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Vintage North Jersey, a collaboration of northern New Jersey wineries, holds its 4th annual festival at one of North Jersey's oldest wineries – Four Sisters Winery. At least eight wineries are slated to participate, and admission includes a wine glass for tasting at the wineries, and live music.

5th Annual Blues & Craft Brews

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 7:00pm

You can't beat the combination of great blues and craft brews (and good food)! This year's event, sponsored in part by WXPN, features the incredible Alexis P. Suter Band!

Solar Eclipse Special Event at UACNJ Observatory

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
12:30pm to 4:00pm

The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey is hosting a viewing event for the eclipse at Jenny Jump State Forest, and will be assisting those interested in solar photography.

Customer Appreciation Week at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Monday, August 21, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017

Our customers are what make Well-Sweep Herb Farm successful. To show our thanks, we invite you to visit us during this week and receive a 20% discount on all purchases.

 
Continuing: 

Free Open Kayaking at White Lake

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, August 18, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

A limited amount of kayaks are available on a first-come, first-serve basis for the public to enjoy. Life vests and paddles are included.
Group Reservations available with a one week minimum notice. Please contact our Preserve Manager at 973-937-8748.

Summer Nights on the Farm at Donaldson's

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

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. Food and activities priced individually. And you can get your meal to go! Rain date August 19.

Live Music at Panther Pub

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:00pm
Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Come out to this fun neighborhood restaurant and enjoy listening to some local talented musicians! Fri. evening; Sun. afternoon; and Open Mic 2nd & 4th Wed.

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, August 26, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Now in its 10th season and accepting SNAP! The Market runs every Saturday 10am-2pm and features a variety of local farmers with truly local food - all sourced within a 25 mile radius - plus artisans, speakers, workshops, musicians and children’s activities.

Farmers' Market - Washington Borough

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, August 26, 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. 

The night sky as seen from the United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey observatories

Astronomy Talk & See the Evening Stars at UACNJ Observatory

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey weekly free public program is "Citizen Science for the Solar Eclipse" presented by Joshua Katz, NJIT. The astronomy presentation begins at 8pm in the lecture hall regardless of the weather, and is followed by stargazing on the observatory's telescopes until 10:30pm, weather permitting, in Jenny Jump State Forest.

Warren County Farmers Market

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, August 27, 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.

Family Fishing Basics at Pequest

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 10:30am
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:30am
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:30am
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 10:30am

Learn the basics of fishing in this hands-on session. Topics will include fish biology and identification, casting techniques, equipment, knot tying and more.

 
Community Corner: 

WC ARTS Art Reception and Silent Auction

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Help celebrate WC ARTS' 25th Anniversary Art Exhibit, where you can enjoy refreshments with the artists and friends. The event will include a live music performance by Norm LeDonne as well as the silent auction. Works featured in the show, which runs through September 9, include Gordon Perry's photograph “Early Morning on Swatara Creek” (pictured here).

Kids Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Friday, August 25, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

An evening of creativity & inspiration! Capture the Serenity & magic of this special time of year by creating a beautiful bayscape! Outdoor painting by the lake (weather permitting). $20/child. Children age 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Sip & Paint Night

Friday, August 25, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a night of creativity and inspiration! Bring a bottle of wine and paint a serene beachscape. Outdoors if weather permits.

Sip and Art Soirées to Benefit Ridge and Valley Conservancy

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 6:00pm
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

Learn how to use a variety of mediums through a series of seven classes under the guidance of established artist Suzanne Montgomery. 

 
Plan Ahead: 

Farm-to-Fork Celebration

Sunday, August 27, 2017 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm

The Foodshed Alliance partners with premiere local chefs and restaurants to host this annual Farm-to-Fork Dinner at Alba Vineyard, celebrating local farms and food. Seating is limited so reserve now! $150/person.

Lopatcong Community Day

Saturday, August 26, 2017 -
1:00pm to 10:00pm

Free admission! Vendors, community groups, activities and demonstrations at the park. Refreshments available for purchase, and fireworks at dark!

Concerts in the Barn - Desire

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 5:00pm

Bring a picnic! Indoor, outdoor and cabaret seating available. Rain or shine. Desire will perform Motown and more, Doo-Wop style on August 26.

Hawaiian Luau and Pig Roast at Buck Hill

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Hurry and make your pre-paid reservation! Only 100 tickets will be sold for this Hawaiian Luau with Cuban-style pig roast. $35/person, two seatings.

Preserve your Harvest Workshop

Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Learn the basics about the most popular food preservation methods to use on your fresh produce this season.  Sherri Cirignano, Registered Dietician and FCHS Educator/Associate Professor from R