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.
Fun family parade hosted by the Belvidere Lions Club. You can join with your costume or come to watch the parade.
Learn about the Rutherfurd Women from Joan Salvas, Historian of Rutherfurd Hall.
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!
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!
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.
Ghana 4E presents an authentic October Fest dinner. German Chef Margit Langstaedtler of Flemington will prepare Sauerbraten, Spaetzle, Red Cabbage and Potato Salad.
Students will slump, carve, extrude and coil clay creations of all kinds.
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!
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.
There are plenty of reasons to can your own food and this class will go over how to do it.
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!
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.
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.
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!
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).
Hackettstown Main Street Halloween Parade & Trick or Treating at the downtown businesses.
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.
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.
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.
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 returns to the Roy's Hall stage for an encore performance. He will be accompanied by longtime friend and sideman Kenny Grimes on guitar.
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!
Ok all you ghouls, zombies, and scary demons...It's a Monster Mash Halloween Bash with Last Night Out!
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!
The band Skin of My Teeth plays everything from punk, to classic rock and modern rock.
A popular local duo, Stan & Elise return to Brook Hollow to perform a mix of classic “60s” tunes, contemporary favorites and jazz standards.
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.
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.
Murder at the Melody Ranch! Who did it? This family-friendly murder mystery dinner includes karoke, line dancing and more!
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 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.
Guest speaker Dr. Barbara-Jayne Lewthwaite, former president of Centenary University, speaks on “Reinventing Yourself – It's a Lifelong Process”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy a day of fall fun at Donaldson's every weekend (weather permitting) through October.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.