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Starting November 9, 2016

Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future. - John F. Kennedy

Now that the election is finally over, let's turn our thoughts and energies to other pursuits - like finding out about all the fun and interesting things to do in Warren County this week! We have plenty of events in store, so Happy Veterans Day and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Mindfulness Breathing Meditation at Rutherfurd Hall

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Mindful Breathing and Meditation at Rutherfurd Hall with Jean Marie of Fostering the Journey. Register for Sessions November 9 and/or December 14.

WCARTS Meeting with Guest Artist Pat Olds

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
WCARTS welcomes Pat Olds, who studied with top illustrators at Art Center school in Los Angeles, California.

CSC's Fringe Festival - "Hard Travelin' with Woody"

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 7:30pmFriday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00pmSaturday, November 12, 2016 - 8:00pmSunday, November 13, 2016 - 2:00pm
Iconic folksinger Woody Guthrie is memorialized in this critically acclaimed, award-winning multimedia solo show packed with Guthrie's spirit, music, and artworks, the next offering in Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - John Cain

Friday, November 11, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Live Music at The Inn at Millrace Pond: Zach Russack

Friday, November 11, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Live music at the historic inn, a restored 1769 stone gristmill, features local artists. Zach Russack brings originals and covers to the Inn at Millrace Pond in Hope Friday night from 7-9

Samantha Fish at Roy's Hall

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00pm
It hasn’t been that long since a teenaged Samantha Fish first started showing up at her local Kansas City blues club, Knuckleheads Saloon, and began soaking up the sounds of visiting modern blues guitar masters, then earlier legends. Incorporating classic rock and contemporary influences, she has put together a sound all her own.

Rock Creek Tavern - Jeff Belfy

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00pm
This Lehigh Valley PA - Northwest NJ band's signature sound is '60s & '70s rock & soul, with some funk, country, blues, and alternative  mixed in... just about anything as long as you can dance to it!

Fall Foraging at Wild Ridge Plants

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Explore edible and medicinal wild plants, harvest and preparation techniques, and plant identification and ecology on a gentle autumn hike.

Lakota Wolf Preserve Art Show at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 13, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Come out and support one of our favorite locals, Lakota Wolf Preserve, as they host one of their amazing art show fundraisers at the winery.

Holiday Wine Release at Villa Milagro

Saturday, November 5, 2016 to Sunday, November 6, 2016
Saturday, November 12, 2016 to Sunday, November 13, 2016
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.

Music under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard: Catmoondaddy

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Enjoy live music by the area's most talented musicians under our arbor. Each week a different band will appear for your entertainment weather permitting.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
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. Book early as this event will sell out every time. Call 908-475-3671.

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern - Charlie Brown and the Notorious Groove

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 8:00pm
Whether it’s Rhythm & Blues, Classic Rock, Dance Tunes, or Memorable Ballads, Charlie Brown's Notorious Groove has it covered. Veteran musicians committed to their craft led by a soulful voice that is guaranteed to captivate any crowd.

Frost Kings at Buck Hill Brewery & Restaurant

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 9:30pm
The FrostKings are a R&B, swing, and blues band playing in the NY/NJ/PA area.

Katmandu performs at Marley's Gotham Grill

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:00pm
Enjoy live music in a casual atmosphere. Marley's is known for its many varieties of wings. 

Morris Canal Museum Open

Sunday, November 13, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Morris Canal Bread Lock Park is open daily until dusk, but the Warren County History Museum is open the second Sunday of the month, with models and displays of Warren County history with emphasis on the Morris Canal, Shippen Manor, Oxford Furnace and Lenape Indians.
 

Music under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard: Kathy Phillips Trio

Sunday, November 13, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Featuring Walt Bibinger on guitar, Kim Williams on keyboards, and Kathy Phillips on vocals, this trio entertains with a unique blend of pop, folk,
rock and jazz.

Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery -SOLD OUT

Sunday, November 13, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - SAGE

Sunday, November 13, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern - Frasier & Thomas

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 4:00pm
Enjoy live music in a relaxed atmosphere at Rock Creek Tavern.
Plan Ahead: 

Mommy and Me Art Class

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Mommy and Me Art Workshop! You and your child will work as a team to build a silly scarecrow. $12 per child

Lecture Series - It's Alive: Why Poetry Still Matters in the 21st Century

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
Join Rutherfurd Hall in welcoming the Professors of Centenary University as they speak about what they know best!  Emilia Phillips, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, will discuss "It's Alive: Why Poetry Still Matters in the 21st Century" - How  poetry is still relevant to 21st Century Americans and why it should be read; why we think poetry is hard and how its challenge can benefit our brains and cultivate empathy.

Kids Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Kids Paint Night! Drop children ages 8 and above or accompany your child 7 and under. $20 per child includes canvas and paint, canvas, instruction and snack.

CSC's Fringe Festival - "The Other Mozart"

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 7:30pmFriday, November 18, 2016 - 8:00pmSaturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:00pmSunday, November 20, 2016 - 2:00pm
The true and untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus - prodigy, keyboard virtuoso, and composer - who performed throughout Europe with her brother, to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. "A gem of a show" - The Stage (London), it's the final show in CSC's Fringe Festival.

Wurst Night at the Winery

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
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 Sing-Along music from accordion musician, Eric Kerssen! Only 50 tickets available.

An Evening with Tom Chapin: A Benefit for Blairstown

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 8:00pm
The Blairstown Enhancement Committee is presenting an evening with "one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music" (The New York Times) in a benefit event to help the BEC to preserve and enhance the Blairstown community. $30 general admission ($100 VIP tickets are SOLD OUT).

James Maddock at Roy's Hall

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
James has been a perennial favorite at Roy’s Hall and we’re honored to bring him to our stage.

CSC Presents: Family Holiday Musical Mary Poppins

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 2:00pmFriday, November 25, 2016 - 8:00pmSaturday, November 26, 2016 - 8:00pmSunday, November 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes flight this holiday season as CSC's Family Holiday Musical. This “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” musical adventure is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, astonishing stagecraft and a live orchestra.
Continuing: 

"The Karl Jam" Open Mic/Jam Session

Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Thursday, October 27, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
The Rock Creek Tavern, Warren County's newest spot for night life, hosts "The Karl Jam" open mic/jam session every Thursday night.

Yoga Series at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, November 7, 2016Monday, November 14, 2016Monday, November 21, 2016Monday, November 28, 2016
November Yoga by Delia Quigley:
Community Corner: 

Almost Famous Women Author to come to Centenary University

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:00pm
Come to an evening of literary enrichment at Centenary University with featured guest, Megan Mayhew Bergman.

Tricky Tray hosted by Centenary Women's Softball

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 7:30pm
Centenary University’s Women’s Softball team will host its Annual Tricky Tray on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The doors will open at 6:30 in the John M.

William L. Nixon Veterans Day Tribute

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
An annual tribute honoring all who served and are presently serving.

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This Week: 

Mindfulness Breathing Meditation at Rutherfurd Hall

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

With the holidays coming, our lives can become even more hectic. As a way to be more mindful and present in our lives, in these sessions we will practice mindfulness breathing. This class will include teaching, meditation practice, and a short discussion afterwards. Pre-registration required.

CSC's Fringe Festival - "Hard Travelin' with Woody"

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 2:00pm

Iconic folksinger Woody Guthrie is memorialized in this critically acclaimed, award-winning multimedia solo show packed with Guthrie's spirit, music, and artworks, the next offering in Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival.

Live Music at The Inn at Millrace Pond: Zach Russack

Friday, November 11, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Live music at the historic inn, a restored 1769 stone gristmill, features local artists. Zach Russack brings originals and covers to the Inn at Millrace Pond in Hope Friday night from 7-9

Samantha Fish at Roy's Hall

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00pm

It hasn’t been that long since a teenaged Samantha Fish first started showing up at her local Kansas City blues club, Knuckleheads Saloon, and began soaking up the sounds of visiting modern blues guitar masters, then earlier legends. Incorporating classic rock and contemporary influences, she has put together a sound all her own.

Rock Creek Tavern - Jeff Belfy

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 8:00pm

This Lehigh Valley PA - Northwest NJ band's signature sound is '60s & '70s rock & soul, with some funk, country, blues, and alternative  mixed in... just about anything as long as you can dance to it!

Fall Foraging at Wild Ridge Plants

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
9:30am to 12:00pm

Explore edible and medicinal wild plants, harvest and preparation techniques, and plant identification and ecology on a gentle autumn hike.

Lakota Wolf Preserve Art Show at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 13, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Come out and support one of our favorite locals, Lakota Wolf Preserve, as they host one of their amazing art show fundraisers at the winery.

Holiday Wine Release at Villa Milagro

Saturday, November 5, 2016 to Sunday, November 6, 2016
Saturday, November 12, 2016 to Sunday, November 13, 2016

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.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

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. Book early as this event will sell out every time. Call 908-475-3671.

Morris Canal Museum Open

Sunday, November 13, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Morris Canal Bread Lock Park is open daily until dusk, but the Warren County History Museum is open the second Sunday of the month, with models and displays of Warren County history with emphasis on the Morris Canal, Shippen Manor, Oxford Furnace and Lenape Indians.

 

 
Continuing: 

"The Karl Jam" Open Mic/Jam Session

Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Thursday, October 27, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

The Rock Creek Tavern, Warren County's newest spot for night life, hosts "The Karl Jam" open mic/jam session every Thursday night.

 
Community Corner: 

High Country Musicians Perform Acoustic Music

Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 8:00pm

Well-known "High Country" musicians Lisa Baldwin and David Haney bring the sounds of the Blue Ridge Mountains to Centenary - where he's the new university president - in a benefit concert to support the Centenary University President's Innovation Fund. With careers that include several appearances on "Prairie Home Companion" and more, this popular duo brings the sound of bluegrass, country, traditional folk and contemporary singer-songwriters to the stage.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Mommy and Me Art Class

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:30am

Mommy and Me Art Workshop! You and your child will work as a team to build a silly scarecrow. $12 per child

Lecture Series - It's Alive: Why Poetry Still Matters in the 21st Century

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join Rutherfurd Hall in welcoming the Professors of Centenary University as they speak about what they know best!  Emilia Phillips, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, will discuss "It's Alive: Why Poetry Still Matters in the 21st Century" - How  poetry is still relevant to 21st Century Americans and why it should be read; why we think poetry is hard and how its challenge can benefit our brains and cultivate empathy.

Kids Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Kids Paint Night! Drop children ages 8 and above or accompany your child 7 and under. $20 per child includes canvas and paint, canvas, instruction and snack.

CSC's Fringe Festival - "The Other Mozart"

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

The true and untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus - prodigy, keyboard virtuoso, and composer - who performed throughout Europe with her brother, to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. "A gem of a show" - The Stage (London), it's the final show in CSC's Fringe Festival.

Wurst Night at the Winery

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

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 Sing-Along music from accordion musician, Eric Kerssen! Only 50 tickets available.

An Evening with Tom Chapin: A Benefit for Blairstown

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 8:00pm

The Blairstown Enhancement Committee is presenting an evening with "one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music" (The New York Times) in a benefit event to help the BEC to preserve and enhance the Blairstown community. $30 general admission ($100 VIP tickets are SOLD OUT).

James Maddock at Roy's Hall

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:00pm

James has been a perennial favorite at Roy’s Hall and we’re honored to bring him to our stage.

CSC Presents: Family Holiday Musical Mary Poppins

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 2:00pm

Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes flight this holiday season as CSC's Family Holiday Musical. This “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” musical adventure is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, astonishing stagecraft and a live orchestra.

Mommy and Me Workshop

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am

For ages 2-5. Help your child make a winter project! $12 per student.