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Starting October 15, 2020

“Dancing of the autumn laves on a surface of a lake is a dream we see when we are awake.”– Mehmet Murat Ildan (born 1959), contemporary Turkish author

This week's "dreamy" photo - of Lake Susquehanna as seen from Blairstown Airport - is courtesy of Maren Morsch. We don't have much more to say; our mission is to encourage you to explore Warren County in your own way, which could be simply taking a nice walk or bike ride throughout the county to drink in glorious views like the one above. If you are seeking more structured activities, scroll down for plenty of suggestions. Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Late Night Thursdays in Hackettstown

Thursday, October 15, 2020 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Order dinner from one of the local restaurants, bring a growler from your favorite brewery (or BYOB), and chill out under the outdoor dining tent located in the parking lot next to Davila’s and Stella G’s. Click MORE below for this week’s specials!

WCCC Visiting Author Series: Jeff Bens

Thursday, October 15, 2020 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
The Warren County Community College Visiting Authors Series presents a reading and talk with novelist Jeff Bens, author of the recently released The Mighty Oak.

Live Music at Panther Pub

Friday, October 16, 2020 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Live music, weather permitting, Friday and Sunday evenings. This week's lineup is Brian + Brian (Fri.) and Just Us (Sun.)

Friday in the Arbor at Alba Vineyard: guitarist Rob Viola

Friday, October 16, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm
Relax under the Arbor every Friday, 11am-8pm. Seating for 2-4 people on a first come, first serve basis; groups of 5-7 must make a prior reservation. Live music 5-7:30pm ($10/person cover - does not include a wine flight). 

Weekend Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, October 16, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Visit Brook Hollow Winery and Event Facility for live music Friday evening and each weekend day. Friday: John Cain; Saturday: Scott Messina; Sunday: George Baier. Bring your own snacks/meal and enjoy it on the outside covered porch patio with a bottle of Brook Hollow Wine.

Grape Gallop at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 9:00am
RUN ~ WALK ~ TASTE! Grape Gallop is the outdoor social event that pairs exercise and wine tasting! Two challenging miles featuring mixed terrain and hills (run or walk). Register here

Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza Part III

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
The Phillipsburg Downtown Association is proud to host the 3rd festival celebrating all things Pork Roll in Phillipsburg at its new home in Shappell Park. Fried, seared or grilled - however you like your Pork Roll - you’ll be able to enjoy it that way here! Plenty of vendors and entertainment.

Afternoon Music Under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
12:00pm to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Relax under the Arbor (weather permitting) with The VooDUDES (pictured) on Saturday and the Jeff Bellfy & Co. on Sunday. Wine Flights priced at $20-$32 per person (21 and older) and includes cover for music. ($10 cover for music otherwise). Freshly made food available for purchase. 

Weekend Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
12:30am to 5:00pm
 Come out and enjoy music on the deck while taking in the picturesque scenery. Live music - Saturday: Yanci and Berry; Sunday: Billy T. Tastings offered on the deck ($5 tasting of 8 wines) and the full Vineyard View Bistro menu is available every weekend.

Music at Milagro: Peter Coccorese

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Bring a picnic and lull away the afternoon under the pergola with local artists. Several other musicians will join Peter to "jam" again at the Villa.

Geerbox at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm
An evening of classic rock! Reservations highly recommended.

Saturday Evening under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm
Relax under the Arbor Saturday evenings, weather permitting, through October. This week's artist: Keith Chasin & David Bamber (jazz). Food available for purchase: freshly made wood-fired pizza, caprese salad, paninis, and charcuterie. Wine Flights - priced at $20-$32/person, includes cover for music. Music from 5-7:30pm - $10 cover, does not include a wine flight. No one under 21 will be admitted.

Smooth Retsina Glow at SoMa Downtown Grill

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 7:00pm
Smooth Retsina Glow (S.R.G) is one of the most exciting and original bands to emerge from the Eastern PA music scene in some time, and have established themselves as a creative, dynamic, and energetic act.

The Outcrops - LIVE 2 Ways at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 8:00pm
The Outcrops are a innovative and diverse four piece band that plays a mix self-penned originals and carefully curated covers drawing from a wide variety of genres ranging from rock to Americana, blues and soul. Shows at Roy's Hall are now offered LIVE 2 Ways: live-streamed over the internet and in-person socially-distanced seating to a limited audience.

Live Music at the Asbury Coffee Mill: Pentley Holmes

Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
There are only a few remaining weeks of outdoor music, and Pentley is one not to miss.

A Metal Workshop with Jim Doherty @ Hope Junction Antiques

Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Eexpert welder and an artist Jim Doherty will  discuss his art and do some on-spot welding on steel. If you have any steel tools or small objects that you can bring on over, he will be doing simple steel repairs for a nominal amount. www.jimdohertymetalwork.com

Troop 54, Where Are You? Car and Truck Show

Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
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.

Outside the Lines (free outdoor dance concert)

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 2:00pm
Free outdoor site specific dance concert featuring guest artists from Moe-tion Dance Theater and Centenary University faculty and student guest artists. No reservation required.

Villa Milagro's Music Under the Pergola: Just Jeff

Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Sit in the shade of the pergola and enjoy the talents of "Just Jeff" (formerly of Jeff & Karen - acoustic duo, Jeff is back on his own - Just Jeff and his guitar, playing original tunes and singer/songwriter hits from the 60s through today). Bring a picnic or snacks to munch with a great glass of wine.
Continuing: 

The Great Pumpkin Train

Saturday, October 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 11, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
When riding the Great Pumpkin Train, every child gets to pick his or her own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Trips leave 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm. Also visit the Ol' Susquehanna Mine and or Corn Maze (additional fee required), and free use of the picnic grove.

The Winery Train

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
The Winery Train is back! Enjoy an afternoon trip along the scenic Delaware River behind New Jersey's only operating steam locomotive, then visit to one of New Jersey's most beautiful wineries, Villa Milagro Vineyards. Learn how grapes are grown and made into wine, then sample and purchase at the source. This season's Winery Train continues every weekend through October.

Halloween Display at Marshall's Farm Market

Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020
A great Halloween display with plenty of photo opportunities. Hayrides offered on weekends, 1-5pm, $5/person includes hayride, cider and a donut. 

Fall Fun at Von Thun Farms

Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020
Whether you’re lost, laughing and loving it in the six acre corn maze or picking apples or pumpkins, you’re guaranteed to make memories & enjoy your visit! Online tickets required. Activity area open 10am - 5pm Thursdays -Sundays (plus Columbus Day). 20+ activities are guaranteed fun for the whole family.

Annual Scarecrow Contest in Hackettstown

Monday, October 12, 2020 to Sunday, November 8, 2020
Hackettstown Business Improvement District, in partnership with WRNJ Radio, invites visitors and residents to take a Scarecrow Selfie at a participating business, and submit the photo to director@hackettstownbid.com or send a message through Facebook. The BID will create a Facebook photo album where everyone can vote for his or her favorite—one ‘like’ per person, per photo entry. The selfie with the most ‘likes’ will win $25 in BID Bucks to spend at any BID business in Hackettstown! Please use #HackettstownBID

Donaldson Farms' Fall Fun Harvest Weekends

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 1, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Activities include picking your own apples, pumpkins and Indian corn; hayrides; 9-acre corn maze and corn cannon. Plus hot apple cider and hot chocolate, and delicious food fresh off the grill; and the abundant offerings available in the Farm Market, including candy and caramel apples, freshly-baked cider donuts, pies, and bread. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 1 (plus Columbus day, Oct. 12).

Blairstown Farmers Market

Saturday, October 10, 2020 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Come see your favorite local farmers and food producers at the Blairstown Farmers Market! Open every Saturday through October. Local vegetables, herbs, fruit, meat, eggs, dairy, baked goods, honey, and prepared meals from 25 miles of Blairstown. Plus crafts and kids' activities! 

Fall Fun at Tranquillity Farms

Saturday, October 10, 2020 to Sunday, October 11, 2020
Saturday, October 17, 2020 to Sunday, October 18, 2020
Saturday, October 24, 2020 to Sunday, October 25, 2020
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Pre purchase WEEKEND TICKETS. Activities will run weekends through October 31:  Hayrides to the pumpkin field or walk to Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, pumpkin picking, Cow Train, Pumpkin and Apple Launchers, Bounce pillow (follow separate link for bounce pillow procedures and tickets).

"Out & About" Benefit

Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020
A fantastic, fall road adventure throughout Warren County! Stop in at participating local businesses October 9 - 31 for a chance to WIN: $1,000 Grand Prize or $750 Runner Up! The event is an effort to not only raise funds for Abilities of Northwest Jersey, but connect the local community with our businesses, while giving people a reason to safely get out of the house. Businesses may sign up as a sponsor through October 8.

United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey Presents: Astronomy for Beginners

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 8:00pm
A free astronomy talk followed by night sky viewing, weather permitting. Reservations are required! Bring your interest and an open mind to be amazed at the sights in our night sky! This week, "Astronomy for Beginners" presented by Ken Taylor, NWJAA.
Community Corner: 

Fall Blood Drive

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
9:00am to 3:30pm
An hour of your time can save a life. Give Blood. Appointments are requested, but not necessary.

Flu Vaccine Clinic for Adults

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
A free walk-up flu vaccine clinic for adults age 19 and older, in the parking lot of Faith Discovery Church (Washington Area Senior Center). Everyone must wear a mask and social distancing will be followed. A higher dose vaccine will be available for those age 65 and older. If you are on Medicare, please bring your card. Please stay home if you are sick. This program is coordinated partnership of the Warren County Health Department and Zufall Health Centers.908-475-7960.

A (virtual) Night on Broadway with Tony Pace and Wine & Pie!

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:00pm
This virtually live show features singing, dancing, comedy, and impressions from the captivating and hilarious entertainer, Tony Pace. Watch the live show in the comfort of your home while enjoying pie and wine! Household tickets can be purchased for $75 and include a link to the live online show along with wine and pie for four people in the household. All event proceeds will be split between Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Warren County Community College Foundation
Plan Ahead: 

Tevye Served Raw: Garnished with Jews

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:30pmFriday, October 23, 2020 - 8:00pmSaturday, October 24, 2020 - 8:00pmSunday, October 25, 2020 - 2:00pm
Centenary Stage Company’s Fringe Festival continues October 22 through October 25 with Tevye Served Raw: Garnished with Jews. Sholem Aleichem, the greatest Jewish writer ever, tells the story his way with what they left out of Fiddler on the Roof plus the stories: "Strange Jews On A Train", "The Yiddish Sisyphus", and "A Stepmother's Trash-Talk".  In English and Yiddish-with-English-supertitles.  You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll krechtz! Featuring Yelena Shmulenson and Allen Lewis Rickman, the shtetl couple from the Coen brothers' A Serious Man with Shane Baker, the best-loved Episcopalian on the Yiddish stage today.

Treats & Tricks - Flying Fun at WCCC

Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
2:00pm to 7:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 -
2:00pm to 7:00pm
Two days of Hot Air Balloons, Drones, food trucks, some trick or treating for the kids, and a Balloon Glow both nights. “Mask up” but also dress in costume for this weekend event - there's a costume parade both days - right before Halloween. Admission is limited and tickets are on sale now.

Take-out only Roast Beef Dinner at Buttzville UMC

Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Take-out only Roast Beef dinner with browine dessert. $14 per meal. Stay safe inside your vehicle! Please drive in the back (cemetery entrance) to payment station near the clothing shed, then proceed to the take-out window where a runner will take your tickets and bring your to-go bags to you.  908-453-2301.

Walk to End Alzheimer's - Blairstown

Sunday, October 25, 2020
This year, Blairstown Rotary's Walk to End Alzheimer's is everywhere — on every sidewalk, track and trail.

Walk to End Alzheimer's at Meadow Breeze Park

Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 9:30am
Come out to Meadow Breeze Park for this great cause! Support our team for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Hometown Halloween in Washington Borough

Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Get dressed up and into the Spirit of Halloween! Hometown Halloween is family fun for kids of all ages featuring a kids costume contest and a pet costume contest. Dove Environmental will offer spooky crafts to make and take. Trick or Treat at participating downtown merchants, and DJ Mitch Hess will be spinning some Halloween tunes.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Are you ready for a smashing good time? It's a one-of-a-kind experience, sure to intoxicate all your senses. Formal wine tasting followed by dinner and dessert, paired with two dessert wines. An educational wine cellar tour describes the processes of wine making and then off with the shoes and socks for the ever-popular Barefoot Grape Stomping! Complimentary wine glass included. $42/person includes tax.

David's Country Inn Halloween Costume Party

Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
It's 'til death do us part at one of Warren County's well-known wedding venues, as David’s Country Inn hosts a Halloween party! Come dressed in your scariest, deadliest, creepiest wedding attire to a wedding fit for ghosts and goblins. (Prize for the best costume!) Tickets in advance only, includes cocktail hour, 3-course dinner, open bar, and DJ.

The Draught House Annual Halloween Party

Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 9:00pm to Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 2:00am
21+ event, ticket required for entry. Limited amount of tickets - come in today to get yours! $5 per ticket if purchased before the event.

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We hope you've found this to be informative, and now feel inspired to come out and explore Warren County! If so, please:
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Explore Warren County Tourism Partnership
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This Week: 

Late Night Thursdays in Hackettstown

Thursday, October 15, 2020 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Order dinner from one of the local restaurants, bring a growler from your favorite brewery (or BYOB), and chill out under the outdoor dining tent located in the parking lot next to Davila’s and Stella G’s. Click MORE below for this week’s specials!

WCCC Visiting Author Series: Jeff Bens

Thursday, October 15, 2020 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

The Warren County Community College Visiting Authors Series presents a reading and talk with novelist Jeff Bens, author of the recently released The Mighty Oak.

Live Music at Panther Pub

Friday, October 16, 2020 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Live music, weather permitting, Friday and Sunday evenings. This week's lineup is Brian + Brian (Fri.) and Just Us (Sun.)

Friday in the Arbor at Alba Vineyard: guitarist Rob Viola

Friday, October 16, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm

Relax under the Arbor every Friday, 11am-8pm. Seating for 2-4 people on a first come, first serve basis; groups of 5-7 must make a prior reservation. Live music 5-7:30pm ($10/person cover - does not include a wine flight). 

Weekend Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, October 16, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm

Visit Brook Hollow Winery and Event Facility for live music Friday evening and each weekend day. Friday: John Cain; Saturday: Scott Messina; Sunday: George Baier. Bring your own snacks/meal and enjoy it on the outside covered porch patio with a bottle of Brook Hollow Wine.

Grape Gallop at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 9:00am

RUN ~ WALK ~ TASTE! Grape Gallop is the outdoor social event that pairs exercise and wine tasting! Two challenging miles featuring mixed terrain and hills (run or walk). Register here

Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza Part III

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

The Phillipsburg Downtown Association is proud to host the 3rd festival celebrating all things Pork Roll in Phillipsburg at its new home in Shappell Park. Fried, seared or grilled - however you like your Pork Roll - you’ll be able to enjoy it that way here! Plenty of vendors and entertainment.

Afternoon Music Under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
12:00pm to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm

Relax under the Arbor (weather permitting) with The VooDUDES (pictured) on Saturday and the Jeff Bellfy & Co. on Sunday. Wine Flights priced at $20-$32 per person (21 and older) and includes cover for music. ($10 cover for music otherwise). Freshly made food available for purchase. 

Weekend Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
12:30am to 5:00pm

 Come out and enjoy music on the deck while taking in the picturesque scenery. Live music - Saturday: Yanci and Berry; Sunday: Billy T. Tastings offered on the deck ($5 tasting of 8 wines) and the full Vineyard View Bistro menu is available every weekend.

Music at Milagro: Peter Coccorese

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Bring a picnic and lull away the afternoon under the pergola with local artists. Several other musicians will join Peter to "jam" again at the Villa.

Saturday Evening under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm

Relax under the Arbor Saturday evenings, weather permitting, through October. This week's artist: Keith Chasin & David Bamber (jazz). Food available for purchase: freshly made wood-fired pizza, caprese salad, paninis, and charcuterie. Wine Flights - priced at $20-$32/person, includes cover for music. Music from 5-7:30pm - $10 cover, does not include a wine flight. No one under 21 will be admitted.

Smooth Retsina Glow at SoMa Downtown Grill

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 7:00pm

Smooth Retsina Glow (S.R.G) is one of the most exciting and original bands to emerge from the Eastern PA music scene in some time, and have established themselves as a creative, dynamic, and energetic act.

The Outcrops - LIVE 2 Ways at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 8:00pm

The Outcrops are a innovative and diverse four piece band that plays a mix self-penned originals and carefully curated covers drawing from a wide variety of genres ranging from rock to Americana, blues and soul. Shows at Roy's Hall are now offered LIVE 2 Ways: live-streamed over the internet and in-person socially-distanced seating to a limited audience.

Troop 54, Where Are You? Car and Truck Show

Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

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.

Outside the Lines (free outdoor dance concert)

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

Free outdoor site specific dance concert featuring guest artists from Moe-tion Dance Theater and Centenary University faculty and student guest artists. No reservation required.

Villa Milagro's Music Under the Pergola: Just Jeff

Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Sit in the shade of the pergola and enjoy the talents of "Just Jeff" (formerly of Jeff & Karen - acoustic duo, Jeff is back on his own - Just Jeff and his guitar, playing original tunes and singer/songwriter hits from the 60s through today). Bring a picnic or snacks to munch with a great glass of wine.

 
Continuing: 

The Great Pumpkin Train

Saturday, October 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 11, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 -
11:00am to 3:30pm

When riding the Great Pumpkin Train, every child gets to pick his or her own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Trips leave 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm. Also visit the Ol' Susquehanna Mine and or Corn Maze (additional fee required), and free use of the picnic grove.

The Winery Train

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

The Winery Train is back! Enjoy an afternoon trip along the scenic Delaware River behind New Jersey's only operating steam locomotive, then visit to one of New Jersey's most beautiful wineries, Villa Milagro Vineyards. Learn how grapes are grown and made into wine, then sample and purchase at the source. This season's Winery Train continues every weekend through October.

Halloween Display at Marshall's Farm Market

Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020

A great Halloween display with plenty of photo opportunities. Hayrides offered on weekends, 1-5pm, $5/person includes hayride, cider and a donut. 

Fall Fun at Von Thun Farms

Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020

Whether you’re lost, laughing and loving it in the six acre corn maze or picking apples or pumpkins, you’re guaranteed to make memories & enjoy your visit! Online tickets required. Activity area open 10am - 5pm Thursdays -Sundays (plus Columbus Day). 20+ activities are guaranteed fun for the whole family.

Annual Scarecrow Contest in Hackettstown

Monday, October 12, 2020 to Sunday, November 8, 2020

Hackettstown Business Improvement District, in partnership with WRNJ Radio, invites visitors and residents to take a Scarecrow Selfie at a participating business, and submit the photo to director@hackettstownbid.com or send a message through Facebook. The BID will create a Facebook photo album where everyone can vote for his or her favorite—one ‘like’ per person, per photo entry. The selfie with the most ‘likes’ will win $25 in BID Bucks to spend at any BID business in Hackettstown! Please use #HackettstownBID

Donaldson Farms' Fall Fun Harvest Weekends

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 1, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Activities include picking your own apples, pumpkins and Indian corn; hayrides; 9-acre corn maze and corn cannon. Plus hot apple cider and hot chocolate, and delicious food fresh off the grill; and the abundant offerings available in the Farm Market, including candy and caramel apples, freshly-baked cider donuts, pies, and bread. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 1 (plus Columbus day, Oct. 12).

Blairstown Farmers Market

Saturday, October 10, 2020 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

Come see your favorite local farmers and food producers at the Blairstown Farmers Market! Open every Saturday through October. Local vegetables, herbs, fruit, meat, eggs, dairy, baked goods, honey, and prepared meals from 25 miles of Blairstown. Plus crafts and kids' activities! 

Fall Fun at Tranquillity Farms

Saturday, October 10, 2020 to Sunday, October 11, 2020
Saturday, October 17, 2020 to Sunday, October 18, 2020
Saturday, October 24, 2020 to Sunday, October 25, 2020
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Pre purchase WEEKEND TICKETS. Activities will run weekends through October 31:  Hayrides to the pumpkin field or walk to Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, pumpkin picking, Cow Train, Pumpkin and Apple Launchers, Bounce pillow (follow separate link for bounce pillow procedures and tickets).

"Out & About" Benefit

Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020

A fantastic, fall road adventure throughout Warren County! Stop in at participating local businesses October 9 - 31 for a chance to WIN: $1,000 Grand Prize or $750 Runner Up! The event is an effort to not only raise funds for Abilities of Northwest Jersey, but connect the local community with our businesses, while giving people a reason to safely get out of the house. Businesses may sign up as a sponsor through October 8.

 
Community Corner: 

Fall Blood Drive

Saturday, October 17, 2020 -
9:00am to 3:30pm

An hour of your time can save a life. Give Blood. Appointments are requested, but not necessary.

Flu Vaccine Clinic for Adults

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

A free walk-up flu vaccine clinic for adults age 19 and older, in the parking lot of Faith Discovery Church (Washington Area Senior Center). Everyone must wear a mask and social distancing will be followed. A higher dose vaccine will be available for those age 65 and older. If you are on Medicare, please bring your card. Please stay home if you are sick. This program is coordinated partnership of the Warren County Health Department and Zufall Health Centers.908-475-7960.

A (virtual) Night on Broadway with Tony Pace and Wine & Pie!

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:00pm

This virtually live show features singing, dancing, comedy, and impressions from the captivating and hilarious entertainer, Tony Pace. Watch the live show in the comfort of your home while enjoying pie and wine! Household tickets can be purchased for $75 and include a link to the live online show along with wine and pie for four people in the household. All event proceeds will be split between Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Warren County Community College Foundation

 
Plan Ahead: 

Tevye Served Raw: Garnished with Jews

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:30pm
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Centenary Stage Company’s Fringe Festival continues October 22 through October 25 with Tevye Served Raw: Garnished with Jews. Sholem Aleichem, the greatest Jewish writer ever, tells the story his way with what they left out of Fiddler on the Roof plus the stories: "Strange Jews On A Train", "The Yiddish Sisyphus", and "A Stepmother's Trash-Talk".  In English and Yiddish-with-English-supertitles.  You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll krechtz! Featuring Yelena Shmulenson and Allen Lewis Rickman, the shtetl couple from the Coen brothers' A Serious Man with Shane Baker, the best-loved Episcopalian on the Yiddish stage today.

Treats & Tricks - Flying Fun at WCCC

Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
2:00pm to 7:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 -
2:00pm to 7:00pm

Two days of Hot Air Balloons, Drones, food trucks, some trick or treating for the kids, and a Balloon Glow both nights. “Mask up” but also dress in costume for this weekend event - there's a costume parade both days - right before Halloween. Admission is limited and tickets are on sale now.

Take-out only Roast Beef Dinner at Buttzville UMC

Saturday, October 24, 2020 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm

Take-out only Roast Beef dinner with browine dessert. $14 per meal. Stay safe inside your vehicle! Please drive in the back (cemetery entrance) to payment station near the clothing shed, then proceed to the take-out window where a runner will take your tickets and bring your to-go bags to you.  908-453-2301.

Walk to End Alzheimer's at Meadow Breeze Park

Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 9:30am

Come out to Meadow Breeze Park for this great cause! Support our team for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Hometown Halloween in Washington Borough

Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Get dressed up and into the Spirit of Halloween! Hometown Halloween is family fun for kids of all ages featuring a kids costume contest and a pet costume contest. Dove Environmental will offer spooky crafts to make and take. Trick or Treat at participating downtown merchants, and DJ Mitch Hess will be spinning some Halloween tunes.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Are you ready for a smashing good time? It's a one-of-a-kind experience, sure to intoxicate all your senses. Formal wine tasting followed by dinner and dessert, paired with two dessert wines. An educational wine cellar tour describes the processes of wine making and then off with the shoes and socks for the ever-popular Barefoot Grape Stomping! Complimentary wine glass included. $42/person includes tax.

David's Country Inn Halloween Costume Party

Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

It's 'til death do us part at one of Warren County's well-known wedding venues, as David’s Country Inn hosts a Halloween party! Come dressed in your scariest, deadliest, creepiest wedding attire to a wedding fit for ghosts and goblins. (Prize for the best costume!) Tickets in advance only, includes cocktail hour, 3-course dinner, open bar, and DJ.

The Draught House Annual Halloween Party

Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 9:00pm to Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 2:00am

21+ event, ticket required for entry. Limited amount of tickets - come in today to get yours! $5 per ticket if purchased before the event.