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Starting October 31, 2018

"When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween." - Unknown

BOO! Today's the day, for the kids to dress up and collect their treats, and there are still a few Halloween events for the grownups, too. Looking ahead to the weekend, we've got some great concerts in store, the New Jersey Ballet's annual weekend at Centenary Stage Company, a farm-to-table dinner, a vendor fair, some history events, and remember to check out our Fall Farm Fun guide for pumpkins, corn mazes and more! Be sure to take some time to relax, unlike these spooky carpet delivery guys slaving under a ghoulish supervisor, as seen in front of Yeager's Floor Covering in Lopatcong. And remember to "fall back" and reset your clocks this Saturday night. Happy Halloween, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Hometown Halloween in Washington Borough

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -
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 kid's costume contest and a pet costume contest.

Halloween Bash at Marley's Gotham Grill

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:00pm
Some freaky fun, frightening drink specials & great prize giveaways! With DJ Jay Harrison.

Rock Creek Tavern-Wine Bottle planter

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Plant Nite is enjoyed better with friends, with everything you need to create a gorgeous terrarium.

Young Audience Series: A Year with Frog and Toad at Centenary

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:30pmFriday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00pmSaturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pmSunday, November 4, 2018 - 5:00pmMonday, November 5, 2018 - 7:30pm
Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in the differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe... all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons. 

Marty Koppel and $5 Taco Bar at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 6:00pm
Enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! For $5 you can get 3 tacos with all the fixings.

Live Music at Inn at Millrace Pond: Don Elliker

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:00pm
The historic inn, a restored 1769 stone gristmill, features an evening with the fabulously cool Don Elliker, who will bring his tunes to Tavern from 7-9 pm.

Katmandu at Rock Creek Tavern

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00pm
Katmandu returns to Rock Creek to play all your favorite hits! They'll have you rocking out to any request from their huge repertoire.

Don Kincaid and The Wait w/ AJ Croix and The Devils Right Hand Band at Roy's Hall

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00pm
Don Kincaid and the Wait have Texas in their heart. Don's Americana Alt-Country style draws from his outlaw country heroes such as Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Merle Haggard, but with a modern feel that will appeal to fans of current alt-country artists such as Jamey Johnson, Ryan Adams, or Sturgill Simpson. AJ Croix mixes Rock n’ Roll with Alt Country and Americana where you get songs that speak of rebellion, salvation and the optimism that could only come from one’s true-life experiences. 

Christmas In The Country at Well-Sweep Farm

Saturday, November 3, 2018 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
The Well-Sweep garden fairies transform the shop into a Christmas wonderland, the greenhouse is stocked, and seasonal wreaths and arrangements are available. Enjoy complimentary hot mulled cider and cookies, bring your holiday guests and come visit!

The Arc of Warren County Vendor Fair

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Do some shopping while you support a great organization! All three floors of the building will be utilized and the building is handicapped accessible. There is no entry fee. Food and beverages will be available at the event for purchase. Click for a list of vendors.
The Arc of Warren County today serves more than 1,100 people annually, including persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their family members. County-wide programs include community living arrangements (residential), family support, advocacy, recreation, summer camp, Special Olympics training, early intervention, and a wide variety of social services.

VanNest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead Open House

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Visit this historic farmstead, with and antiques display and live demonstrations including embroidery, candle making, and weaving for children; war re-enactors and more!

Guided Tours of Shippen Manor

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tour this Georgian-style manor, constructed in the mid-1700s of local stone with two-foot-thick stone walls and three immense chimneys, and learn about Warren County's early iron industry and the people who ran it and worked it. Special presentation Nov. 3: medicine during the Revolutionary War to include discussion of surgery and a display of surgical tools from the era. Schedule subject to change. Call  908-453-4381.

Alba Vineyard's Music under the Arbor: Eric Mintel Quartet

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 1:30pm
Enjoy the Eric Mintel Quartet and a wine tasting or your choice of one glass of wine from the Arbor selection. $15; the wine tasting is complimentary for Gold Club Members.

Janci & Berry at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
The '50s, '60s and '70s music with classic country and more is the style that Janci and Berry bring to Brook Hollow Winery.  

Farm-To-Table Dinner at Tree-Licious

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 5:00pmSaturday, October 20, 2018 - 5:00pmSaturday, November 3, 2018 - 5:00pm
Enjoy a delicious meal made from fresh ingredients in a beautiful setting. Hosted and prepared by the farm owners, the Kesler Family, this three-course meal features fresh fruits and vegetables from TreeLicious’s own fields. The evening begins a walking tour of the farm and appetizers, and continues with dinner and dessert, accompanied by live music from the Pine Sap Kings.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
It's Stomping Time! A bit of nostalgia, a tasting of wine, something to do with friends for a special time!

Back on Track playing at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 8:00pm
Listen to a great '80s band while you eat and have a drink!

NJ Ballet: Romeo and Juliet & Macbeth at Centenary

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 8:00pm
Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth: an evening of romance, sword fighting and witches! Two of Shakespeare’s tragic masterpieces are staged by New Jersey's premiere dance company.

The Heimat Quartet in Recital at Roy's Hall

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 8:00pm
Each player in this string quartet from Boston, MA brings a wide array of experience and renewed energy to both the music and the group.

Yoga at The Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 10:30amSunday, November 18, 2018 - 10:30am
It’s that time again! Get your yoga on – and your wine/wine slushies! Let the stresses of your week melt away in our heated event facility, looking over one of our lush vineyards.

Music under the Arbor - Acoustic Gumbo

Sunday, November 4, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy live music by the area's most talented musicians under our arbor. Each week a different band appears for your entertainment.

NJ Ballet: Sleeping Beauty at Centenary

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
This production is the full-length classical ballet that has drawn people to ballet for more than 100 years. Sleeping Beauty delivers high drama, tender romance, spectacular dancing and glorious Tchaikovsky music, as New Jersey Ballet’s troupe of international artists brings the story to life with elaborate pantomime and glorious dancing in a magical fairytale castle, with phantasmagorical costumes straight out of an old storybook illustration.

Karaoke Sundays at the Brass Rail

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:00pm
Come out and enjoy great songs, great drinks & great food! DJ MVP has a music library comprised of more than 200,000 songs!
Continuing: 

Camo Kid Days at The Farm in Harmony

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
The maze is open Wednesday through Sunday each week, but on Fridays and on Halloween, children ages 4-12 wearing camo clothes get into the maze for free!
Community Corner: 

Harmony Girls Social Network at the Farm in Harmony

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
Attention local women running small businesses: Join this group that meets each month in a social setting where busy women who run small businesses can casually network and get to know each other.

BID Goodnight Networking

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 5:15pm
Join the Washington BID on the first Tuesday of every month for an evening of casual networking.
Plan Ahead: 

Lunch and Learn with the Washington BID

Thursday, November 8, 2018 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
Guest speaker Dolores Stammer of the Small Business Development Center in Warren County shares business tips on how to stay positive during the challenging times in business. Held at Enzo's Pasta Grill.

Apples in Winter at Centenary Stage Company

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:30pmFriday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00pmSaturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00pmSunday, November 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
Part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, Jennifer Fawcett's Apples in Winter tells of Miriam who loves to bake apple pies and has a special request from her son to make her signature recipe. But this day is going to be different, because Miriam has decided that this will be the last apple pie she ever bakes.

5th Annual Lantern Walk at Genesis Farm CSG

Friday, November 9, 2018 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
Perfect for children of all ages! Events include Outdoor Crafts and Activities at 4pm; Story, Songs and Lantern Walk at 5:15pm; and a Potluck Dinner at 6pm. Bring a lantern and a dish to share with dinnerware for your family.

Songs of Carole King and Carly Simon at Inn at Millrace Pond

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
The beautiful songs of Carole King and Carly Simon will be performed by Anne Mironchik and her band in a special evening of music.

Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee Sponsors Group Bike Ride at Warbasse Junction

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 11:30am
Join the Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee (PVTC) at Warbasse Junction in Lafayette Township, NJ for a group ride.

Dried Flower Wreath Workshop at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Using a 12” grapevine base, create a 15” wreath using a wide selection of dried flowers, artemisia, and salal leaves. Color schemed to your preference. Reservations required. $49.00.

Yarn Returns to Roy's Hall

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00pm
In an era of click-bait and sound bites, Yarn provides a real experience. They're not just a live band; they're a band for people who want to live.

Murder Mystery at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, November 11, 2018 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
The murders continue at Four Sisters Winery! It's just for fun during our Murder Mystery Dinners.

23rd Annual Scenic Skylands Photo Contest

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Open to students, amateurs and professionals, all submitted photos must have been taken after October 1, 2017 and are to be submitted on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The subject matter should be a scenic view of the Skylands Region: Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, or Warren County in New Jersey. Over $2,200 in prize money will be awarded in this professionally judged show. Click to see all the rules.

Kids Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join Rutherfurd Hall for a kids night full of creativity & inspiration! Kids will learn how to paint this fall scarecrow with Miss Jenna.

Adult Wine and Paint at Rutherfurd Hall

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Calling aspiring artists and wine lovers! Let's get cozy and creative while we paint this sunflower garden!

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This Week: 

Hometown Halloween in Washington Borough

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -
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 kid's costume contest and a pet costume contest.

Young Audience Series: A Year with Frog and Toad at Centenary

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:30pm

Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in the differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe... all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons. 

Katmandu at Rock Creek Tavern

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00pm

Katmandu returns to Rock Creek to play all your favorite hits! They'll have you rocking out to any request from their huge repertoire.

Don Kincaid and The Wait w/ AJ Croix and The Devils Right Hand Band at Roy's Hall

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00pm

Don Kincaid and the Wait have Texas in their heart. Don's Americana Alt-Country style draws from his outlaw country heroes such as Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Merle Haggard, but with a modern feel that will appeal to fans of current alt-country artists such as Jamey Johnson, Ryan Adams, or Sturgill Simpson. AJ Croix mixes Rock n’ Roll with Alt Country and Americana where you get songs that speak of rebellion, salvation and the optimism that could only come from one’s true-life experiences. 

Christmas In The Country at Well-Sweep Farm

Saturday, November 3, 2018 to Sunday, December 23, 2018

The Well-Sweep garden fairies transform the shop into a Christmas wonderland, the greenhouse is stocked, and seasonal wreaths and arrangements are available. Enjoy complimentary hot mulled cider and cookies, bring your holiday guests and come visit!

The Arc of Warren County Vendor Fair

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Do some shopping while you support a great organization! All three floors of the building will be utilized and the building is handicapped accessible. There is no entry fee. Food and beverages will be available at the event for purchase. Click for a list of vendors.

The Arc of Warren County today serves more than 1,100 people annually, including persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their family members. County-wide programs include community living arrangements (residential), family support, advocacy, recreation, summer camp, Special Olympics training, early intervention, and a wide variety of social services.

VanNest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead Open House

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Visit this historic farmstead, with and antiques display and live demonstrations including embroidery, candle making, and weaving for children; war re-enactors and more!

Guided Tours of Shippen Manor

Saturday, November 3, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Tour this Georgian-style manor, constructed in the mid-1700s of local stone with two-foot-thick stone walls and three immense chimneys, and learn about Warren County's early iron industry and the people who ran it and worked it. Special presentation Nov. 3: medicine during the Revolutionary War to include discussion of surgery and a display of surgical tools from the era. Schedule subject to change. Call  908-453-4381.

Janci & Berry at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pm

The '50s, '60s and '70s music with classic country and more is the style that Janci and Berry bring to Brook Hollow Winery.  

Farm-To-Table Dinner at Tree-Licious

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 5:00pm

Enjoy a delicious meal made from fresh ingredients in a beautiful setting. Hosted and prepared by the farm owners, the Kesler Family, this three-course meal features fresh fruits and vegetables from TreeLicious’s own fields. The evening begins a walking tour of the farm and appetizers, and continues with dinner and dessert, accompanied by live music from the Pine Sap Kings.

Yoga at The Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 10:30am
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 10:30am

It’s that time again! Get your yoga on – and your wine/wine slushies! Let the stresses of your week melt away in our heated event facility, looking over one of our lush vineyards.

Music under the Arbor - Acoustic Gumbo

Sunday, November 4, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm

Enjoy live music by the area's most talented musicians under our arbor. Each week a different band appears for your entertainment.

NJ Ballet: Sleeping Beauty at Centenary

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 2:00pm

This production is the full-length classical ballet that has drawn people to ballet for more than 100 years. Sleeping Beauty delivers high drama, tender romance, spectacular dancing and glorious Tchaikovsky music, as New Jersey Ballet’s troupe of international artists brings the story to life with elaborate pantomime and glorious dancing in a magical fairytale castle, with phantasmagorical costumes straight out of an old storybook illustration.

Karaoke Sundays at the Brass Rail

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:00pm
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 9:00pm
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 9:00pm
Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 9:00pm

Come out and enjoy great songs, great drinks & great food! DJ MVP has a music library comprised of more than 200,000 songs!

 
Continuing: 

Camo Kid Days at The Farm in Harmony

Friday, October 19, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm

The maze is open Wednesday through Sunday each week, but on Fridays and on Halloween, children ages 4-12 wearing camo clothes get into the maze for free!

 
Community Corner: 

Harmony Girls Social Network at the Farm in Harmony

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:00pm

Attention local women running small businesses: Join this group that meets each month in a social setting where busy women who run small businesses can casually network and get to know each other.

BID Goodnight Networking

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 5:15pm

Join the Washington BID on the first Tuesday of every month for an evening of casual networking.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Lunch and Learn with the Washington BID

Thursday, November 8, 2018 -
11:45am to 1:00pm

Guest speaker Dolores Stammer of the Small Business Development Center in Warren County shares business tips on how to stay positive during the challenging times in business. Held at Enzo's Pasta Grill.

Apples in Winter at Centenary Stage Company

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 2:00pm

Part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, Jennifer Fawcett's Apples in Winter tells of Miriam who loves to bake apple pies and has a special request from her son to make her signature recipe. But this day is going to be different, because Miriam has decided that this will be the last apple pie she ever bakes.

5th Annual Lantern Walk at Genesis Farm CSG

Friday, November 16, 2018 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm

Perfect for children of all ages! Events include outdoor crafts and activities at 4pm; story, songs and lantern walk at 5:15pm; and a potluck dinner at 6pm. Bring a lantern and a dish to share with dinnerware for your family.

Dried Flower Wreath Workshop at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 1:00pm

Using a 12” grapevine base, create a 15” wreath using a wide selection of dried flowers, artemisia, and salal leaves. Color schemed to your preference. Reservations required. $49.00.

Yarn Returns to Roy's Hall

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00pm

In an era of click-bait and sound bites, Yarn provides a real experience. They're not just a live band; they're a band for people who want to live.

23rd Annual Scenic Skylands Photo Contest

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Open to students, amateurs and professionals, all submitted photos must have been taken after October 1, 2017 and are to be submitted on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The subject matter should be a scenic view of the Skylands Region: Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, or Warren County in New Jersey. Over $2,200 in prize money will be awarded in this professionally judged show. Click to see all the rules.

Kids Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join Rutherfurd Hall for a kids night full of creativity & inspiration! Kids will learn how to paint this fall scarecrow with Miss Jenna.