Starting November 6, 2019 | Explore Warren

 

Starting November 6, 2019

"The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude."  - Jeff Miller, American politician (Photo of Lopatcong Township's Veterans Rally Point)

You can show your gratitude by taking your favorite veteran to one of the veteran-themed events featured this week, including the Veterans Day Bash at a corn maze, an artists reception and a Veterans Day Tribute that commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Or head to any of the concerts, lectures, winery and brewery events and museum days on tap this weekend. Happy Veterans Day to all who served, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Free Centenary University Lecture: Professor Tim Guella on "Data Privacy in a Social Media World”

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:00pm
Hosted by Rutherfurd Hall, the lecture lasts about an hour, followed by a Q&A session. No need for reservations. The 2019 Centenary University Lecture Series is sponsored by The House of the Good Shepherd.

Rutherfurd Hall & the Hackettstown Library Present The History of Rutherfurd Hall in Allamuchy

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:30pm
Rutherfurd Hall Historian Joan Salvas speaks on the history of the mansion in Allamuchy, at the Hackettstown Library on Church Street.

Centenary Stage Co. Fringe: The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook Show

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:30pmFriday, November 8, 2019 - 8:00pmSaturday, November 9, 2019 - 8:00pmSunday, November 10, 2019 - 2:00pm
A uniquely entertaining music and multimedia event chronicles the extraordinary career of Simon & Garfunkel. Anchored by Rex Fowler, co-founder of the renowned folk/rock duo Aztec Two-Step, and his wife Dodie Pettit, an original cast member of Broadway's greatest success story, Phantom of the Opera, with singer and multi-instrumentalist Steven Roues. The show's story-line was originally created by Pete Fornatale, the late great pioneer of progressive FM radio and Simon & Garfunkel biographer. Now narrating, emceeing and manning the scintillating multimedia show is WCWP radio host Tony Traguardo, Fornatale's dear friend and protege, and co-founder of the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Nostalgia and laughter abounds, and a sing a-long is always in the mix.

Kids Cooking Class - Muffin Mania at ShopRite in Washington

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
No school means it's a great time for kids ages 6-10 to come to ShopRite and learn to cook!

Invertase Brewing Co. Friday Night Acoustic Music: Walt Bibinger

Friday, November 8, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Accomplished jazz guitarist Walt Bibinger performs; BYO food or order in from any of the area's fine eateries. Bring family and friends for good beer, good tunes and good times!

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - Pentley Holmes

Friday, November 8, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Enjoy listening to singer-songwriter-guitarist Pentley Holmes. Wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.

Sideline – The Bluegrass Powerhouse at Roy's Hall

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:00pm
This pedigreed six-piece powerhouse has set the pace in Bluegrass for over two decades. To listen to Sideline reminds the fan of why so many people fall in love with Bluegrass in the first place; pulse-pounding drive, songs sung from the heart, perfected timing and dynamics - it's the embodiment of the North Carolina Bluegrass sound. With Serene Green opening.

Sabbath Unleashed at the Rock Creek Tavern

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:00pm
Stop by for a night of food, drink, and hard rock at the Rock Creek Tavern. 

Holiday Wine Release at Villa Milagro

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
It's that time of year again! Guests dropping in. Parties to attend. Hostess gifts to give. You need wine to give and to share! Three special holiday wines are featured.

Mushroom Cultivation at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Do you have a shady spot in your yard? That is all you need to get growing your own mushrooms for personal or commercial purposes. Reserve your spot now this talk; Each participant will take home a shiitake mushroom starter kit.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery: Kyle Baker

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Enjoy listening to Kyle Baker. Wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.

Artist's Reception at 5 East Art Gallery

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Please join us for our November Art Opening! Roberta Rose is the featured artist for the month. The exhibit, "Places...Near and Far", runs to December 1, 2019.

The Black Cross Band at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
The Black Cross Band offers a Southern Rock 'n' Roll twist to Rock Creek Tavern.

Live Music at Bea McNally's: Under a Ton

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 10:00pm
Under A Ton is a high energy New Jersey known for their freewheeling style and diverse range in music.

Warren History Museums Open

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Warren Heritage Museum at Bread Lock Park and Shippen Manor are open for the afternoon. The Warren Heritage Museum recently acquired a Cornish organ (pictured) and piano as well as an Allegar organ, which are all on display at the museum. Shippen Manor, the restored 18th century iron master’s mansion, will offer tours of both floors. Parking is limited and visitors are encouraged to park on nearby Washington Avenue; Handicapped parking is available at the Manor. Admission is free, but donations are always welcome.

Stan and Elise and Rosé Wine Release at Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
A popular local duo, Stan & Elise return to Brook Hollow to perform a mix of classic '60s tunes, contemporary favorites and jazz standards. 

Veterans Day Bash at The Farm in Harmony

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Free for veterans and their families but open to the general public as well, it's a day of fun activities, plus the military-themed corn maze. Proceeds will go to the local Military Order of the Purple Heart.

Hope Hootenanny

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
It's an open acoustic jam, and you're invited. Everybody plays, sings, and picks. Or just hang out, tap your toes, and listen. Dust off your instrument and be part of the fun!

Veterans Artwork & Photographs: Artists' Reception

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Warren County ARTS is having an opening reception for its current art exhibit, "Veterans Art & Photographs".  Please stop by for refreshments and music while meeting the artists. The
Continuing: 

Christmas In The Country at Well-Sweep Farm

Saturday, November 2, 2019 to Tuesday, December 24, 2019
The Well-Sweep garden fairies have transformed the shop into a Christmas wonderland! The greenhouse is stocked, and seasonal wreaths and arrangements are available. Come visit with your holiday guests and enjoy complimentary hot mulled cider and cookies.
Community Corner: 

Free Tech Help for Senior Citizens at Warren Hills Regional High School

Thursday, October 31, 2019 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 2:30pm
You can learn technology at any age! Warren Hills High School is offering free technology help for community members to work with our eager student volunteers! By APPOINTMENT any Tuesday or Thursday beginning at 2:30pm.

Tricky Tray to benefit Happiness is Camping

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 6:00pm
Grab some friends, enjoy a glass of wine and a wonderful tricky tray while helping to send children with cancer to camp.

Christmas for the Children Sale and Silent Auction

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Annual Christmas for the Children Sale and Silent Auction Buttzville United Methodist Church, with all proceeds going to local families for Christmas.

Preschool Snacks Class at ShopRite in Washington

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 10:00am
During this FREE class we will make some healthy and fun snacks with the little ones! To register email carly.sopko@wakefern.com

WCARTS Meeting Featuring Program for Silk Scarves by Claire Rohloff

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The November Meeting of WCARTS will feature Program for Silk Scarves by Claire Rohloff. Claire always liked drawing, but a career in psychiatric nursing paid the bills.

22nd Annual William L Nixon Veterans Day Tribute

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 1:00pm
Bring a veteran or a military family along to honor ALL who served, those presently serving, and all military families. Guest Speaker is Lt. Col. Erik Rautenberg, US Army National Guard, Blackhawk Pilot, Phillipsburg HS graduate, plus a live video conference with Specialist Melanie Fiore, Army National Guard and a Phillipsburg grad, presently stationed in Amman, Jordan. The event also commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the 100th anniversary of the American Legion.
Plan Ahead: 

Instant Pot Cooking Classes at ShopRite in Washington

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 6:00pmWednesday, November 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Classes are $20 per person, per class, for ages 16+
To register email carly.sopko@wakefern.com

Rutherfurd Hall Free Lecture: Stress Busters-Learning to Live Beyond Stress!

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
With the holidays just around the corner, this is the perfect lecture to attend, as Dr. Fedich presents ways to help reduce stress and help KEEP stress out of your life!

Hackettstown BID 2020 Open House

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
10:00am to 6:00pm
There will be discussion about how the BID improves the economic potential of businesses located within the district and launch the 2020 Sponsorships.

Small Scale Animal Production Series Workshop on Small Ruminants

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us at the Warren Grange for an informative class.
 

3rd Annual Holiday Vendor & Craft Fair

Saturday, November 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Join us for our Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair presented by the Washington Township PTA.  This event is the perfect time to start your Holiday shopping!

Fall Foraging at Wild Ridge Plants

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 10:00am
The first frosts have hit, but there is still abundant wild food in the landscape, including nutritious greens, spicy barks and roots, and the last fruits and nuts of the season.

10th Annual Warren County Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tickets are available now for the dinner honoring the 2019 inductees, presented by the Warren County Community College Foundation. Honorees are Tracy Fazzolari Carroll, Anne Grogan, John Johnson, Melville Kries, Sr., former Freeholder Edward Smith, and Maximilliam "Max" Spann, Sr. (posthumous), with special recognition for Warren County Habitat for Humanity and the President's Merit Award to Washington Township Police Chief Thomas J. Cicerelle.

Morris Canal Presentation at the Washington (Borough) Public Library

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:30pm
Join the Canal Society in learning about the history of the Morris Canal.

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall: Swingadelic

Sunday, November 24, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Swingadelic began in 1998 as the neo-swing movement was cresting. Upright bassist Dave Post gathered his jazz and blues playing friends together to play engagements in New York City, and the group has continued with gigs at festivals and events up and down the East Coast and beyond. Swingadelic CDs have been in the JazzWeek Radio charts Top 30 and garnered critical acclaim; their latest ZOHO release Mercerville is a collection of songs written by the legendary Johnny Mercer. This show will feature Mercer's music, as Post is joined by Bill Easley, sax; John Bauers, piano & vocals; David Longworth, drums; and Vanessa Perea, vocals.

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This Week: 

Centenary Stage Co. Fringe: The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook Show

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 2:00pm

A uniquely entertaining music and multimedia event chronicles the extraordinary career of Simon & Garfunkel. Anchored by Rex Fowler, co-founder of the renowned folk/rock duo Aztec Two-Step, and his wife Dodie Pettit, an original cast member of Broadway's greatest success story, Phantom of the Opera, with singer and multi-instrumentalist Steven Roues. The show's story-line was originally created by Pete Fornatale, the late great pioneer of progressive FM radio and Simon & Garfunkel biographer. Now narrating, emceeing and manning the scintillating multimedia show is WCWP radio host Tony Traguardo, Fornatale's dear friend and protege, and co-founder of the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Nostalgia and laughter abounds, and a sing a-long is always in the mix.

Sideline – The Bluegrass Powerhouse at Roy's Hall

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:00pm

This pedigreed six-piece powerhouse has set the pace in Bluegrass for over two decades. To listen to Sideline reminds the fan of why so many people fall in love with Bluegrass in the first place; pulse-pounding drive, songs sung from the heart, perfected timing and dynamics - it's the embodiment of the North Carolina Bluegrass sound. With Serene Green opening.

Holiday Wine Release at Villa Milagro

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

It's that time of year again! Guests dropping in. Parties to attend. Hostess gifts to give. You need wine to give and to share! Three special holiday wines are featured.

Artist's Reception at 5 East Art Gallery

Saturday, November 9, 2019 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join us for our November Art Opening! Roberta Rose is the featured artist for the month. The exhibit, "Places...Near and Far", runs to December 1, 2019.

Warren History Museums Open

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Warren Heritage Museum at Bread Lock Park and Shippen Manor are open for the afternoon. The Warren Heritage Museum recently acquired a Cornish organ (pictured) and piano as well as an Allegar organ, which are all on display at the museum. Shippen Manor, the restored 18th century iron master’s mansion, will offer tours of both floors. Parking is limited and visitors are encouraged to park on nearby Washington Avenue; Handicapped parking is available at the Manor. Admission is free, but donations are always welcome.

Veterans Day Bash at The Farm in Harmony

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Free for veterans and their families but open to the general public as well, it's a day of fun activities, plus the military-themed corn maze. Proceeds will go to the local Military Order of the Purple Heart.

Hope Hootenanny

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

It's an open acoustic jam, and you're invited. Everybody plays, sings, and picks. Or just hang out, tap your toes, and listen. Dust off your instrument and be part of the fun!

Veterans Artwork & Photographs: Artists' Reception

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Warren County ARTS is having an opening reception for its current art exhibit, "Veterans Art & Photographs".  Please stop by for refreshments and music while meeting the artists. The

 
Continuing: 

Christmas In The Country at Well-Sweep Farm

Saturday, November 2, 2019 to Tuesday, December 24, 2019

The Well-Sweep garden fairies have transformed the shop into a Christmas wonderland! The greenhouse is stocked, and seasonal wreaths and arrangements are available. Come visit with your holiday guests and enjoy complimentary hot mulled cider and cookies.

 
Community Corner: 

22nd Annual William L Nixon Veterans Day Tribute

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 1:00pm

Bring a veteran or a military family along to honor ALL who served, those presently serving, and all military families. Guest Speaker is Lt. Col. Erik Rautenberg, US Army National Guard, Blackhawk Pilot, Phillipsburg HS graduate, plus a live video conference with Specialist Melanie Fiore, Army National Guard and a Phillipsburg grad, presently stationed in Amman, Jordan. The event also commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the 100th anniversary of the American Legion.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Hackettstown BID 2020 Open House

Thursday, November 14, 2019 -
10:00am to 6:00pm

There will be discussion about how the BID improves the economic potential of businesses located within the district and launch the 2020 Sponsorships.

3rd Annual Holiday Vendor & Craft Fair

Saturday, November 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

This event is the perfect time to start your holiday shopping with Washington Township PTA's annual Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair.

Fall Foraging at Wild Ridge Plants

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 10:00am

The first frosts have hit, but there is still abundant wild food in the landscape, including nutritious greens, spicy barks and roots, and the last fruits and nuts of the season. Botanist Jared Rosenbaum helps you explore edible and medicinal wild plants and weeds, harvest and preparation techniques, and plant identification and ecology. We'll work with hickory nuts, American hazelnut, acorns, groundnut, sassafras, blackhaw, sochan, Virginia waterleaf, nodding onion, and much more. Reserve your spot in advance!

10th Annual Warren County Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 5:30pm

Tickets are available now for the dinner honoring the 2019 inductees, presented by the Warren County Community College Foundation. Honorees are Tracy Fazzolari Carroll, Anne Grogan, John Johnson, Melville Kries, Sr., former Freeholder Edward Smith, and Maximilliam "Max" Spann, Sr. (posthumous), with special recognition for Warren County Habitat for Humanity and the President's Merit Award to Washington Township Police Chief Thomas J. Cicerelle.

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall: Swingadelic

Sunday, November 24, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Featuring the music of Johnny Mercer, with Dave Post, director/bassist, with Bill Easley, sax; John Bauers, piano & vocals; David Longworth, drums; and Vanessa Perea, vocals.

Kvetches of 1932 at Centenary Stage Co.

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

Featuring songs and comic sketches from Yiddish and American vaudeville with miscellaneous related frou-frou. Understanding Yiddish helps - but it's just as funny without it! Featuring Broadway, Off-Broadway, television and movie veterans Yelana Shmulenson, Steve Sterner and Allen Lewis Rickman.