Starting October 25, 2017 | Explore Warren

 

Starting October 25, 2017

"Halloween is an opportunity to be really creative." - Judy Gold, American Comedian

So let's get creative! Parades, parties, tastings, a historical walk, a cemetery tour, and more! It's hard to keep track, but at last count there were about 15 happenings that encourage dessing up in costumes, and that doesn't include two murder mystery dinners! And this weekend is your last chance to check out Canal Day at Waterloo Village and the Blairstown Farmers' Market.

Happy Halloween, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

The Farm in Harmony: Sew with Sue

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn some basics of sewing while you make some Christmas tree ornaments out of their naturally dyed fabrics. You can use a machine or hand sew. Decorate with beads and/or simple embroidery.

Annual Belvidere Halloween Parade

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:45pm
Fun family parade hosted by the Belvidere Lions Club.  You can join with your costume or come to watch the parade.

Free Lecture at Rutherfurd Hall: The Rutherfurd Women

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
Learn about the Rutherfurd Women from Joan Salvas, Historian of Rutherfurd Hall.

Halloween Trivia at The Inn at Millrace Pond

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
October's Trivia Night is all about Halloween. Get ready for some eerie questions from former Jeopardy champ, Bill Nutt, and win some prizes. Come in a costume for a chance to win more prizes!

CSC Fringe Festival: Song & Dance Men

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:30pmFriday, October 27, 2017 - 8:00pmSaturday, October 28, 2017 - 8:00pmSunday, October 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
Centenary Stage Company kicks off this year's Fringe Festival with New York's best variety show, featuring famous tunes by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, and the dance stylings of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and many more. It's The Rat Pack with tap shoes!

Gordon Thomas Ward at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Sip wine and enjoy live music in a casual atmosphere. Wine for purchase by the bottle or glass at retail value. Bring your own food if you like.

Octoberfest Fund Raiser Dinner

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ghana 4E presents an authentic October Fest dinner. German Chef Margit Langstaedtler of Flemington will prepare Sauerbraten, Spaetzle, Red Cabbage and Potato Salad.

The Farm in Harmony workshop: Clay with Natural Textures

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Students will slump, carve, extrude and coil clay creations of all kinds.

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern: Bulldog Mack

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
The Bulldog Mack Band invades the Rock Creek Tavern for some eerie shakin', bakin', and good time rock and roll music. Enjoy a night out with some friends while listening to a great band!

Canal Day at Historic Waterloo Village

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Last Canal Day of the year! Some of the historic buildings will be open and there will be canal boat rides. Historic crafts and trades: storekeeper and village historian, Rick Giles, gives visitors an idea of what shopping was like in the 1860; and Earle Post, skilled wood worker, will be building a full size canal boat rudder in the carpenter shop.

The Farm in Harmony workshop: Canning Apple Pie Filling

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
There are plenty of reasons to can your own food and this class will go over how to do it.

"HallowWine Weekend" at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Join in a weekend full of Halloween fun with cellar tours, wine tastings, tractor-drawn hay rides, pumpkins, corn maze, butternut squash & much more! Anyone who dresses up in a costume will receive a goodie bag. Games for everyone!

Halloween Brew Bash

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Celebrate Halloween at Czig Meister! It's a special Halloween Fright Flight  - meaning this will be the only time this season you'll find pumpkin-related beers on their menu.

Cedar Ridge Cemetery Tour

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Blairstown Historic Preservation Committee presents its annual fall walking tour! This year we will meet the who's who of Blairstown's past during our tour of Cedar Ridge Cemetery. Free, but donations are appreciated to go towards historical outreach, preservation efforts and future events.

Marty Koppel at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Tillie Smith: the Historical Walk

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
Over 100 years ago the murder of a kitchen worker rocketed Hackettstown to national prominence. Many say her ghost still haunts the Centenary University campus. The Tillie Walk is a narrated historical walk that follows the path of Tillie's last night alive. See the locations, then come back Wednesday for the reading of The Tillie Project (see Nov. 1 below).

4th Annual Halloween Downtown Parade

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Hackettstown Main Street Halloween Parade & Trick or Treating at the downtown businesses.

Halloween Party at Bel-Pike Lanes

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Come in your scary costume! $12.50 per person includes three games of bowling, orange shakes, drinks, pies, snacks. Book your reservation by calling 908-475-2067.

Masquerade Murder Mystery Dinner at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Come enjoy them for an evening of murder, mystery and intrigue. Witness and interact in this mystery game as the drama unfolds – you’ll help uncover clues and crack the case.

Live Music at Villa Milagro: Dave Richards

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Join Dave Richards Connection for a  "Jazz Standards Tribute"  with multi-instrumentalist David Richards, accompanied by Bob Devos on guitar, James Roberts on bass and Karl Latham on percussion.

Ghoul's Night Out Dance Party

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
The Belvidere Lions Club presents the Ghoul's Night Out Dance Party at Belvidere Manor. Featuring the band Uncle Rocco, plus beer and snacks, and costume judging.

Hal Ketchum - Redux at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Hal Ketchum returns to the Roy's Hall stage for an encore performance. He will be accompanied by longtime friend and sideman Kenny Grimes on guitar.

Buck's Haunted Halloween Party with DJ Dave The Rave

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00pm
There’s a Haunting on the Hill!  Eat, Drink and Be Scary.  DJ Dave the Rave at 9pm.  Wear your costume for a chance to win a cash prize!

The Brass Rail: Monster Mash Halloween Bash with Last Night Out!

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00pm
Ok all you ghouls, zombies, and scary demons...It's a Monster Mash Halloween Bash with Last Night Out!

Radio Zoo at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00pm
With Radio Zoo you'll hear all types of music: rock, pop, alternative, disco, and country - all done with a driving groove, great guitar work, and awesome vocals!

Live Music at SoMa: Skin of My Teeth

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:30pm
The band Skin of My Teeth plays everything from punk, to classic rock and modern rock.

Stan & Elise at Brook Hollow

Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
1:30pm 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.
 

Phillipsburg/Easton Halloween Parade

Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Ghosts, ghouls, goblins and more parade along a route that spans two communities and crosses from New Jersey into Pennsylvania. The parade starts on McKeen Street in Phillipsburg, NJ and heads down South Main Street, then crosses the Delaware at the Free Bridge in Union Square, and ends at Centre Square in Easton, PA.

Trick or Treat at Waterloo Village

Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm
Family friendly, with candy for Trick-or-Treaters, a scavenger hunt, spooky forest walks, the Witch in the woods telling ghost stories, and the new, optional Dare to Be Scared Trail are all included in the $5/person admission fee.

The Willows presents Murder at the Melody Ranch

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Murder at the Melody Ranch! Who did it? This family-friendly murder mystery dinner includes karoke, line dancing and more!

Hometown Halloween

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Washington Business Improvement District is hosting the Hometown Halloween for the family and pets to enjoy. There will be a Best Dressed Pet, Costume and Scarcrow contests.

All Hallows' Eve Party

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
All Hallows' Eve Party suitable for all ages, free and open to the public. Costumes, games, prizes, candy, food, and a dramatic presentation. The church is across from Knowlton Frame Cemetery.

Women on the Watch, a series of WOW talks at Rutherfurd Hall

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Guest speaker: Dr. Barbara-Jayne Lewthwaite.  Topic: “Reinventing Yourself – It's a Lifelong Process”

Tillie Smith: Reading of the Play

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 7:30pm
You've done the walk, now hear the whole tale! A staged reading of The Tillie Project, which examines the 1886 murder that ignited a tide of outrage throughout Victorian America. Following the reading is a talkback with special guest author, Maryann McFadden, whose newly completed fourth novel, The Cemetery Keeper's Wife, is about Tillie's murder.
Continuing: 

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Last Chance! This market closes for the year after October 28. Even though it’s October, there is plenty of fresh, healthy local produce at the Blairstown Farmers Market! Come get it while you can – stock up on local veggies, fruit, meat, cheese, honey, baked goods, pickled vegetables, plants and seasonal items like apples, gourds and pumpkins.

The Farm in Harmony Corn Maze

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017
This 7-acre, military-themed Corn Maze is open for the season through November 10, Wednesday through Sunday, 9am-6pm (Monday and Tuesday by appointment) and culminating with a free invitation-only event for veterans and their families on Veterans Day.

Hayride of Horrors at Corrado's Farm

Friday, October 27, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017
Last full weekend! Come if you dare to the Hayride of Horrors & Haunted House at Corrado's Farm, operating Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 29, then Saturday, Nov. 4.
Photo courtesy of Donaldson's Facebook page

Harvest Weekends at Donaldson Farms

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
8:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Enjoy a day of fall fun at Donaldson's every weekend (weather permitting) through October.

Fall Fest Weekends at Tranquillity Farms

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
On the vine pumpkin-picking, hayrides, pumpkin launchers and corn cannons, corn maze, bounce pillow and cow grain are among the fun waiting for you and your family. No admission fee to visit the farm, and some activities are free, but others have fees.

The Great Pumpkin Train

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
In the month of October, every Delaware River Railroad Excursion train is The Great Pumpkin Train. Every child gets to pick their own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. $18/adult; $12/child. Trips leave 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm. 

Free Open Kayaking at White Lake

Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 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.

Silent Auction

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Friday, October 27, 2017
The Friends of the Warren County Library will be presenting a Silent Auction of quality handcrafted hats, sweater, scarves, blankets and more.  Place a bid on that special holiday gift!  
 
Community Corner: 

Family Promise Open House

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
All are invited to an open house at the Family Promise Day Center for coffee, refreshments and a tour of the center to celebrate Family Promise Week. Its mssion is to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence and enable communities to work together to address the needs of homeless families. Please call 908-453-2194 to RSVP.

Trail Clearing at White Lake

Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Help Ridge and Valley Conservancy and North Warren Regional School District's High School Senior Alli Mehan with her service project clearing trails at White Lake.

Yoga Series at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, October 16, 2017Monday, October 23, 2017Monday, October 30, 2017Monday, November 6, 2017Monday, November 13, 2017Monday, November 20, 2017
Begin your journey to a better life! Six-week session of Yoga classes with Delia. Beginner Yoga at 4pm, followed by Advanced/Beginner and Intermediate at 5:15pm.
Plan Ahead: 

School House Rocks at Centenary Stage Company

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 7:30pmFriday, November 3, 2017 - 10:30amFriday, November 3, 2017 - 8:00pmSaturday, November 4, 2017 - 2:00pmSunday, November 5, 2017 - 5:00pmMonday, November 6, 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science, and politics through clever, tuneful songs is instructing a whole new generation to Unpack Your Adjectives and do The Circulations!  

Sip and Art Soirées to Benefit Ridge and Valley Conservancy

Friday, November 3, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, November 17, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Under the guidance of established artist Suzanne Montgomery, you will learn how to use a variety of mediums. Longtime member and supporter Chris Hepburn has kindly offered her barn in Hardwick as an art studio, the perfect backdrop for creating nature themed work of arts.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, November 4, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
A Stomping We Will Go at our Barefoot Grape Stomping! $35/person (plus tax & service fee).  Advanced tickets required. Call for tickets at 908-475-3671.

Centenary Stage Co. presents NJ Ballet: Repertoire

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
For more than half a century, New Jersey Ballet has thrilled audiences from Bergen to Cape May with top quality professional ballet. The repertory includes works choreographed by some of the greatest names in the world of dance.

Centenary Stage Co. presents NJ Ballet: Cinderella

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 2:00pm
The classic fairy tale comes to life with lavish sets and costumes, performed with New Jersey Ballet's original "storyteller" narration so little children can follow the story.  

Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show at Centenary Stage Company

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:30pmFriday, November 10, 2017 - 8:00pmSaturday, November 11, 2017 - 8:00pmSunday, November 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
Pete Seeger, America's beloved folksinger/activist singing - Seeger's greatest songs, vocalizing a brilliant script, and projecting mesmerizing visuals to tell of his personal struggles for free speech.

Joan Osborne ~ Songs of Bob Dylan at Roy's Hall

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
On her new album “Songs of Bob Dylan” Joan unleashed her sizable gifts as a vocalist and interpreter upon this celebrated canon. Hear her in concert as she winds her supple, soulful voice around Dylan’s poetic, evocative lyrics, etching gleaming new facets in them along the way.

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This Week: 

The Farm in Harmony: Sew with Sue

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Learn some basics of sewing while you make some Christmas tree ornaments out of their naturally dyed fabrics. You can use a machine or hand sew. Decorate with beads and/or simple embroidery.

Annual Belvidere Halloween Parade

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:45pm

Fun family parade hosted by the Belvidere Lions Club.  You can join with your costume or come to watch the parade.

Halloween Trivia at The Inn at Millrace Pond

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

October's Trivia Night is all about Halloween. Get ready for some eerie questions from former Jeopardy champ, Bill Nutt, and win some prizes. Come in a costume for a chance to win more prizes!

CSC Fringe Festival: Song & Dance Men

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

Centenary Stage Company kicks off this year's Fringe Festival with New York's best variety show, featuring famous tunes by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, and the dance stylings of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and many more. It's The Rat Pack with tap shoes!

Gordon Thomas Ward at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Sip wine and enjoy live music in a casual atmosphere. Wine for purchase by the bottle or glass at retail value. Bring your own food if you like.

Octoberfest Fund Raiser Dinner

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Ghana 4E presents an authentic October Fest dinner. German Chef Margit Langstaedtler of Flemington will prepare Sauerbraten, Spaetzle, Red Cabbage and Potato Salad.

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern: Bulldog Mack

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Bulldog Mack Band invades the Rock Creek Tavern for some eerie shakin', bakin', and good time rock and roll music. Enjoy a night out with some friends while listening to a great band!

Canal Day at Historic Waterloo Village

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Last Canal Day of the year! Some of the historic buildings will be open and there will be canal boat rides. Historic crafts and trades: storekeeper and village historian, Rick Giles, gives visitors an idea of what shopping was like in the 1860; and Earle Post, skilled wood worker, will be building a full size canal boat rudder in the carpenter shop.

"HallowWine Weekend" at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Join in a weekend full of Halloween fun with cellar tours, wine tastings, tractor-drawn hay rides, pumpkins, corn maze, butternut squash & much more! Anyone who dresses up in a costume will receive a goodie bag. Games for everyone!

Halloween Brew Bash

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm

Celebrate Halloween at Czig Meister! It's a special Halloween Fright Flight  - meaning this will be the only time this season you'll find pumpkin-related beers on their menu.

Cedar Ridge Cemetery Tour

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm

Blairstown Historic Preservation Committee presents its annual fall walking tour! This year we will meet the who's who of Blairstown's past during our tour of Cedar Ridge Cemetery. Free, but donations are appreciated to go towards historical outreach, preservation efforts and future events.

Tillie Smith: the Historical Walk

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

Over 100 years ago the murder of a kitchen worker rocketed Hackettstown to national prominence. Many say her ghost still haunts the Centenary University campus. The Tillie Walk is a narrated historical walk that follows the path of Tillie's last night alive. See the locations, then come back Wednesday for the reading of The Tillie Project (see Nov. 1 below).

Halloween Party at Bel-Pike Lanes

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Come in your scary costume! $12.50 per person includes three games of bowling, orange shakes, drinks, pies, snacks. Book your reservation by calling 908-475-2067.

Live Music at Villa Milagro: Dave Richards

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Join Dave Richards Connection for a  "Jazz Standards Tribute"  with multi-instrumentalist David Richards, accompanied by Bob Devos on guitar, James Roberts on bass and Karl Latham on percussion.

Ghoul's Night Out Dance Party

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

The Belvidere Lions Club presents the Ghoul's Night Out Dance Party at Belvidere Manor. Featuring the band Uncle Rocco, plus beer and snacks, and costume judging.

Hal Ketchum - Redux at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Hal Ketchum returns to the Roy's Hall stage for an encore performance. He will be accompanied by longtime friend and sideman Kenny Grimes on guitar.

Radio Zoo at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00pm

With Radio Zoo you'll hear all types of music: rock, pop, alternative, disco, and country - all done with a driving groove, great guitar work, and awesome vocals!

Stan & Elise at Brook Hollow

Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
1:30pm 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.
 

CANCELED! Phillipsburg/Easton Halloween Parade

Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Ghosts, ghouls, goblins and more parade along a route that spans two communities and crosses from New Jersey into Pennsylvania. The parade starts on McKeen Street in Phillipsburg, NJ and heads down South Main Street, then crosses the Delaware at the Free Bridge in Union Square, and ends at Centre Square in Easton, PA.

Trick or Treat at Waterloo Village

Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm

Family friendly, with candy for Trick-or-Treaters, a scavenger hunt, spooky forest walks, the Witch in the woods telling ghost stories, and the new, optional Dare to Be Scared Trail are all included in the $5/person admission fee.

Hometown Halloween

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Washington Business Improvement District is hosting the Hometown Halloween for the family and pets to enjoy. There will be a Best Dressed Pet, Costume and Scarcrow contests.

All Hallows' Eve Party

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

All Hallows' Eve Party suitable for all ages, free and open to the public. Costumes, games, prizes, candy, food, and a dramatic presentation. The church is across from Knowlton Frame Cemetery.

Tillie Smith: Reading of the Play

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 7:30pm

You've done the walk, now hear the whole tale! A staged reading of The Tillie Project, which examines the 1886 murder that ignited a tide of outrage throughout Victorian America. Following the reading is a talkback with special guest author, Maryann McFadden, whose newly completed fourth novel, The Cemetery Keeper's Wife, is about Tillie's murder.

 
Continuing: 

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Last Chance! This market closes for the year after October 28. Even though it’s October, there is plenty of fresh, healthy local produce at the Blairstown Farmers Market! Come get it while you can – stock up on local veggies, fruit, meat, cheese, honey, baked goods, pickled vegetables, plants and seasonal items like apples, gourds and pumpkins.

The Farm in Harmony Corn Maze

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017

This 7-acre, military-themed Corn Maze is open for the season through November 10, Wednesday through Sunday, 9am-6pm (Monday and Tuesday by appointment) and culminating with a free invitation-only event for veterans and their families on Veterans Day.

Hayride of Horrors at Corrado's Farm

Friday, October 27, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017

Last full weekend! Come if you dare to the Hayride of Horrors & Haunted House at Corrado's Farm, operating Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 29, then Saturday, Nov. 4.

Photo courtesy of Donaldson's Facebook page

Harvest Weekends at Donaldson Farms

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
8:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm

Enjoy a day of fall fun at Donaldson's every weekend (weather permitting) through October.

Fall Fest Weekends at Tranquillity Farms

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

On the vine pumpkin-picking, hayrides, pumpkin launchers and corn cannons, corn maze, bounce pillow and cow grain are among the fun waiting for you and your family. No admission fee to visit the farm, and some activities are free, but others have fees.

The Great Pumpkin Train

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:30pm

In the month of October, every Delaware River Railroad Excursion train is The Great Pumpkin Train. Every child gets to pick their own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. $18/adult; $12/child. Trips leave 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm. 

Free Open Kayaking at White Lake

Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 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.

Silent Auction

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Friday, October 27, 2017

The Friends of the Warren County Library will be presenting a Silent Auction of quality handcrafted hats, sweater, scarves, blankets and more.  Place a bid on that special holiday gift!  

 

 
Community Corner: 

Family Promise Open House

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm

All are invited to an open house at the Family Promise Day Center for coffee, refreshments and a tour of the center to celebrate Family Promise Week. Its mssion is to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence and enable communities to work together to address the needs of homeless families. Please call 908-453-2194 to RSVP.

Trail Clearing at White Lake

Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

Help Ridge and Valley Conservancy and North Warren Regional School District's High School Senior Alli Mehan with her service project clearing trails at White Lake.

Yoga Series at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, October 16, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
Monday, October 30, 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
Monday, November 13, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017

Begin your journey to a better life! Six-week session of Yoga classes with Delia. Beginner Yoga at 4pm, followed by Advanced/Beginner and Intermediate at 5:15pm.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Schoolhouse Rock Live

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 7:30pm

Centenary U.'s NEXTstage Repertory presents the Saturday cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science, and politics through clever, tuneful songs that instructed a whole new generation to Unpack Your Adjectives and do The Circulations!  

Sip and Art Soirées to Benefit Ridge and Valley Conservancy

Friday, November 3, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, November 17, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Under the guidance of established artist Suzanne Montgomery, you will learn how to use a variety of mediums. Longtime member and supporter Chris Hepburn has kindly offered her barn in Hardwick as an art studio, the perfect backdrop for creating nature themed work of arts.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, November 4, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

A Stomping We Will Go at our Barefoot Grape Stomping! $35/person (plus tax & service fee).  Advanced tickets required. Call for tickets at 908-475-3671.

Centenary Stage Co. presents NJ Ballet: Repertoire

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 8:00pm

For more than half a century, New Jersey Ballet has thrilled audiences from Bergen to Cape May with top quality professional ballet. The repertory includes works choreographed by some of the greatest names in the world of dance.

Centenary Stage Co. presents NJ Ballet: Cinderella

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 2:00pm

The classic fairy tale comes to life with lavish sets and costumes, performed with New Jersey Ballet's original "storyteller" narration so little children can follow the story.  

Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show at Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Fest

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

Pete Seeger, America's beloved folksinger/activist, is remembered as Randy Noojin sings Seeger's greatest songs, vocalizing a brilliant script, as mesmerizing visuals tell of Seeger's personal struggles for free speech.

Joan Osborne ~ Songs of Bob Dylan at Roy's Hall

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 8:00pm

On her new album “Songs of Bob Dylan” Joan unleashed her sizable gifts as a vocalist and interpreter upon this celebrated canon. Hear her in concert as she winds her supple, soulful voice around Dylan’s poetic, evocative lyrics, etching gleaming new facets in them along the way.

Sew Cool with Sue at The Farm in Harmony

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Do you know how to sew? Learn some basics of sewing while you make some Christmas tree ornaments out of their naturally dyed fabrics. Machine or hand sew.