Starting October 4, 2017 | Explore Warren

 

Starting October 4, 2017

"The goldenrod is yellow, The corn is turning brown, The trees in apple orchards With fruit are bending down." - Helen Hunt Jackson, American poet and writer

The apples are ripe, there's still some sweet corn left, it's not too early to pick your pumpkin - it's a perfect time to wander in Warren County! Read on for great ideas, don't forget to click over and check out the Fall Farm Fun page on ExploreWarren.org, get out there and enjoy! You'll find the Warren County Wanderings team at the Longmeadow Farm Harvest Festival in Hope on Saturday, so stop by to say hello, and enter our prize drawing to win tickets to Newsies, The Musical  at Centenary Stage Company later this fall. Happy Wanderings!
 

This Week: 

Laugh Then Eat - Laughter Yoga and Sukkot Dinner

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:00pmThursday, October 5, 2017 - 6:00pmFriday, October 6, 2017 - 6:00pmSaturday, October 7, 2017 - 6:00pmSunday, October 8, 2017 - 6:00pmMonday, October 9, 2017 - 6:00pmTuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
Every night of Sukkot, enjoy a session of "Laughter Yoga" followed by dinner in the Sukkah at Sundown at Perfect Christmas Tree Farm. Everyone is invited for this vegetarian meal, and the holiday is social, not religious.

Rock Creek Tavern - Sand Art Terrarium

Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Enjoy drink and food specials at Rock Creek Tavern while we build this awesome Sand Art Succulent Terrarium!  $55 per person. 

Music by DJ Nappz at Bea McNally's Irish Pub

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:00pmThursday, October 5, 2017 - 10:00pm
Come by, listen to some music, have a drink and eat some great food!

OPENING WEEKEND! The Learned Ladies at Centenary Stage Company

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 2:00pmFriday, October 6, 2017 - 8:00pmSaturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pmSunday, October 8, 2017 - 2:00pmWednesday, October 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
In Moliere's play from 1672, adapted by Freyda Thomas, Philamente and her daughter Armande are rabid supporters of the new intellectual movement among women.  In her overzealousness, Philamente plays marriage matchmaker for her sweet younger daughter Henrietta. Add to this a meek husband, a loony if lovable sister, a practical sister-in-law and a couple of mouthy servants and you have the makings of a sprightly theatre event!

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery: Marty Koppel

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Come enjoy some free, live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! 

Open Mic at Asbury Coffee Mill

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Held the first Friday of every month. They have everything you need to perform.  You just need to bring your inner rock star and your talent.

Dr. Dick Show at Rock Creek Tavern

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Dr. Dick's prescription is for music and fun.

The Subdudes at Roy's Hall

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
8:30pm to 11:00pm
Over the course of 25 years and ten albums, the Subdudes have quietly become one of America’s national music treasures. The New Orleans-formed group is a living encapsulation of American music, a vibrant cauldron of sounds that stirs together meaty grooves and jazzy dynamics, soulful R&B swagger, easy vocal harmonies, cheeky rock ‘n’ roll attitude and folky social consciousness — not to mention some of the sharpest musicianship and ensemble playing you’ll ever hear from any five musicians.

Live Music by The Riot Club at Bea McNally's Irish Pub

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:00pm
Come by, listen to The Riot Club, have a drink and eat some great food!

Phillipsburg Railroad Historians Autumn Open House

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 7:00pm
The Phillipsburg Railroad Historians will have its annual Autumn Open House. The Centerville and Southwestern Miniature Railroad will be operating and their museum and car shop will be open for your perusal. Admission is free. You may also wish to check out the gift shop while in the museum.

5th Annual Longmeadow Farm Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
The Longmeadow Farm 5th Annual Harvest Festival will have apple, pumpkin and raspberry picking all day with hayrides through Spook Hollow and their corn maze, The Labyrinth!

Produce Pete Book Signing & Meet & Greet

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm
"Produce Pete" Napolitano of NBC 4 Weekend Today in New York is a produce expert, TV personality, author and highly regarding supporter of local agriculture and small/family businesses. Pete will be signing copies of his book, 'Farmacopeia' - which is available for purchase. 

Annual Pig Roast at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Don't miss out on a fun afternoon of live music, prizes, and delicious food! Wine by the glass and bottle will be available for purchase throughout the day at retail value!

Soap Making at Well-Sweep

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn how to make all-natural, homemade soap. Various methods and ingredients will be covered.

Music under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard: 6th Street Trio

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Enjoy some jazz music.  Admission is $15 per person.  Wood-fired pizza and other culinary treats are available for purchase from Osteria Morini/Nicoletta Pizzeria.

Autumn Harvest Dinner

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
6:30pm to 10:00pm
Join the celebration and benefit the Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm.  Ticket price is $75 for a hearty dinner, dessert, and some special surprises.

Eilen Jewell at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:30pm
As hard as it is to categorize Jewell’s music—terms like alt-country, roots-rock, country-noir, and Americana get used a lot—it’s even harder not to become thoroughly enraptured by the singer/songwriter’s powerful versatility, musical stories, and images. And that gorgeous voice makes you feel like she’s singing just for you, out on the breezy back porch or by a crackling campfire.

Phido at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
Phido is a rock band out of Hunterdon County, NJ with a unique mix of both original music and classic-rock covers influenced by many great artists.

Truth and Soul at the Brass Rail

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00pm
“Truth & Soul” was founded in 1996 and twenty years later, all the original members remain and continue to perform together.

Mid Life Crisis at Bea McNally's Irish Pub

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00pm
Come by, listen to some music, have a drink and eat some food.

Apple Festival at TreeLicious Orchards

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Come out to the orchard and take your pick on a day filed with food, games for the kids and the colors of Fall!  Don’t forget hamburgers, hot dogs and hot apple crisp for dessert!

5th Annual Swayze Mill Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Join them for an exciting fun filled day featuring cars, trucks, motorcycles, DJ, kid fun activities, vendors and much more!  
 

Warren County History Museums Open

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Spend an afternoon visiting the Jim and Mary Lee Museum at Plane 9 West in the Port Warren Heritage Area, Stewartsville - it's the final Sunday before that site closes for the season - and the Warren County History Museum at Morris Canal Bread Lock Park in New Village, too. These two museums, both located at sites on the route of the old Morris Canal, are open and staffed by volunteers today, 1-4pm. Learn how the canal boats moved up and down the hills of northern New Jersey as they traversed the state from from Port Delaware – AKA Phillipsburg – to Jersey City. Walk the towpath trail, and learn about other aspects of Warren County's rich history.

Alba Vineyard Music under the Arbor: Jeff Bellfy & Co.

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Come by and listen to Jeff Bellfy and Company while enjoying some wine under their new arbor.

Oktoberfest at Limestone Ridge Preserve

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
1:00pm to 6:00pm
Reserve your ticket  by Oct. 4 and celebrate Oktoberfest with authentic German fare, while supporting Ridge & Valley Conservancy. Feast on a menu that includes wursts by Alpine Meats & Deli and craft beers by Man Skirt Brewing. Event includes a guided hike of Limestone Ridge Preserve at 12pm.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - Andy Rimer

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Music at Milagro Picnic

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
It's picnic time at Villa Milagro, and it's BYOF - bring your own food.

An All-Star Quintet Honoring Bucky Pizzarelli

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Rutherfurd Hall was to kick off its 2017-18 Jazz series with legendary guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli but due to Bucky's sudden illness he will be unable to perform. The event will continue, however, with the following outstanding musicians: Ed Laub, a master of the 7-string guitar; Bucky's son Martin Pizzarelli on bass; Aaron Weinstein on violin; Tomoko Ohno on piano and Nick Scheuble on percussion. Tickets: $25 in advance or $30 at the door.

Tea With The Other Side

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Join them for an afternoon of messages from the Other Side, as Kathy’s Kove & Kafe hosts a psychic medium gallery. Come see if there’s a message for you!
Continuing: 

The Farm in Harmony Corn Maze

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 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.

Friday's Fish and Chips at Four Sisters Winery

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Wine down your week on the deck at Four Sisters Winery. Other menu items available.

Hayride of Horrors at Corrado's Farm

Friday, October 6, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
Ready for the 2017 Haunting Season! Come if you dare to the Hayride of Horrors & Haunted House at Corrado's Farm, operating Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 6-29.

Family Harvest Weekends at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, September 30, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
Every weekend in October will be Family Harvest Weekend.  They will have live music, their vino cafe menu, wine tasting, hayrides, corn maze, pumpkin/apple picking and fun for the whole family.
Photo courtesy of Donaldson's Facebook page

Harvest Weekends at Donaldson Farms

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
8:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Enjoy a day of fall fun at Donaldson's every weekend (weather permitting) through October. Highlights include pick-your-own pumpkins, apples, and Indian corn; a corn maze; corn cannon; pony rides (12-4pm); duck races; delicious food; vendors; and more!

Fall Fest Weekends at Tranquillity Farms

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, October 9, 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.

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Now in its 10th season and accepting SNAP! The Market runs every Saturday 10am-2pm and features a variety of local farmers with truly local food - all sourced within a 25 mile radius - plus artisans, speakers, workshops, musicians and children’s activities.

The Great Pumpkin Train

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 8, 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. 
The night sky as seen from the United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey observatories

Astronomy Talk & See the Evening Stars at UACNJ Observatory

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey weekly free public program is This week's program is: "What's up in the October Sky?" with Lonny Buinis, RVCC. The astronomy presentation begins at 8pm in the lecture hall regardless of the weather, and is followed by stargazing on the observatory's telescopes until 10:30pm, weather permitting, in Jenny Jump State Forest.

Free Open Kayaking at White Lake

Sunday, October 8, 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.

Live Music every Sunday at The Asbury Coffee Mill

Sunday, October 1, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 15, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Live Acoustic Music every Sunday! Enjoy some coffee, food and music.
 
Community Corner: 

Candlelight Vigil

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Please join for a night honoring victims of interpersonal violence and looking forward to a community of peace and respect. 

Meditation Class

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Rutherfurd Hall Introduces a Meditation Class with Jean Marie DuHamel, MA, of Fostering the Journey, which will include a brief lesson, silent meditation, and Q&A session.

11th Annual Hackettstown Community Day

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Fun day event for all ages. Entertainment and activities like Colonial Musketeers Junior Ancient Fife and Drum Corps, B-Sides Band, and live braodcast by WRNJ 92.7FM, 104.7FM and 1510AM.

Good Will Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Roast Beef Dinner

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Roast Beef Dinner held at Belvidere Manor. Advanced Sales ONLY!! No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets available at the Belvidere Food Mart or by calling 908-763-9307.
Plan Ahead: 

Bridal Show at Almond Tree Manor

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
11:00am to 8:00pm
Attention all brides: Planning a wedding? Come check out the Almond Tree Manor and all of their vendors!

2nd Annual Oktoberfest

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
Join the Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center for their 2nd Annual Oktoberfest at Donaldson's Farms!  Enjoy authentic German food, music and dancing!   Try your strength out with the hay bale throwing contest and beer stein holding contest!

Friday the 13th Screenings at Roy's Hall

Friday, October 13, 2017 -
6:30pm to 11:00pm
The original Friday The 13th was filmed in northern Warren County, and whenever that date rolls around, Jason Voorhees roams the streets and alleys of downtown Blairstown in tribute to the 1980 cult slasher classic. Horror film fanatics from across the country flock to the area to tour the local filming locations, concluding their visit with a screening of the movie at Roy's Hall. Tickets now available online! Also stop by the Blairstown Museum for their display of movie memorabilia.

The Real World of Ghost Hunting

Friday, October 13, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Paranormal Consulting and Investigation of NJ presents the Real World of Ghost Hunting.

Pork Roll Palooza

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 8:00pm
The inaugural Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza located on the banks of the scenic Delaware River will feature Pork Roll-themed food and beverages, vendors, activities including the great Pork Roll vs. Taylor Ham debate, and live music all day!

15th Annual Wine Tasting on the Musky

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing fall afternoon on the banks of the Wild and Scenic Musconetcong River while listening to some live music and sampling fine wines as well as a curated selection of craft beer & ciders. Have some fun and meet new friends all while supporting a great cause. Donation is $30 pre-paid or $35 at the door. Selections from local producers as well as an interesting assortment from around the world will be available. Smoked trout courtesy of the Musky Trout & Fish Hatchery and light appetizers will complement your tasting.

Farm-To-Table Dinner at TreeLicious

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Experience a delicious farm-fresh dinner and views of gorgeous fall foliage in the rolling Warren County hills that is home to TreeLicious Orchards.

Chefs' Fall Dinner Series at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm
Celebrate the bounty of Fall with Alba's Chefs' Dinners.  Each evening is hosted by a talented Altamarea Group chef and features the food that inspires him, expertly paired with Alba wines.  Get to know the chefs and savor their creations in an intimate setting. This time it's a night dedicated to risotto.

Comedy Show at Rock Creek

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
Looking for a night packed with good times and laughter? Limited seats, so get your tickets now! $25 includes dinner and the show. Three great comedians, with Elijah Bullock as the headliner. Call 908-777-3777 for tickets.

Trivia Night at the Winery

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Think you've got what it takes to compete?  If so, here's what you need to know.  A teams of 4 is required and no phones can be used to find answers. 

Country Gate Players present: Little Shop of Horrors

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:00pmSunday, October 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years.

Martin Barre of Jethro Tull at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Martin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years, his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success.

28th Annual Truckfest at OK4WD

Sunday, October 15, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Largest Truck Show in the Area! All registration proceeds benefit Warren County Habitat for Humanity. Register online or visit the store.

Class of 2019 Neon Color Fun Run at Phillipsburg High School

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 9:00am
Support the Class of 2019 by walking or running at the Neon Color Fun Run!

Riverside Fall Festival at Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead

Sunday, October 15, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
The festival is free, rain or shine, with activities to include quilting exhibits, a ribbon-cutting of our newly established interpretive trail, Boy Scout demonstrations of pioneer skills, lace making, apple tasting, cider making, smokehouse demonstration with Myron Baley's famous bacon, woodworking exhibitions, and more. Humpty Juniors will be offering tasty, seasonal refreshments. At 2pm East Stroudsburg University Associate Professor of History Martin Wilson will present “Resorts Along the Delaware.”

Pohatcong's 23rd Annual Historic House Tour

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Celebrate the beautiful fall season with a drive through the scenic countryside around the Township of Pohatcong with exclusive access to amazing historic houses. Start at Alba Vineyard for the self-guided tour of local historic homes, sites, and other structures.  Proceeds benefit historic and environmental preservation efforts in Pohatcong Township.

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This Week: 

Laugh Then Eat - Laughter Yoga and Sukkot Dinner

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 6:00pm
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00pm

Every night of Sukkot, enjoy a session of "Laughter Yoga" followed by dinner in the Sukkah at Sundown at Perfect Christmas Tree Farm. Everyone is invited for this vegetarian meal, and the holiday is social, not religious.

Rock Creek Tavern - Sand Art Terrarium

Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Enjoy drink and food specials at Rock Creek Tavern while we build this awesome Sand Art Succulent Terrarium!  $55 per person. 

OPENING WEEKEND! The Learned Ladies at Centenary Stage Company

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 2:00pm

In Moliere's play from 1672, adapted by Freyda Thomas, Philamente and her daughter Armande are rabid supporters of the new intellectual movement among women.  In her overzealousness, Philamente plays marriage matchmaker for her sweet younger daughter Henrietta. Add to this a meek husband, a loony if lovable sister, a practical sister-in-law and a couple of mouthy servants and you have the makings of a sprightly theatre event!

Open Mic at Asbury Coffee Mill

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Held the first Friday of every month. They have everything you need to perform.  You just need to bring your inner rock star and your talent.

The Subdudes at Roy's Hall

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
8:30pm to 11:00pm

Over the course of 25 years and ten albums, the Subdudes have quietly become one of America’s national music treasures. The New Orleans-formed group is a living encapsulation of American music, a vibrant cauldron of sounds that stirs together meaty grooves and jazzy dynamics, soulful R&B swagger, easy vocal harmonies, cheeky rock ‘n’ roll attitude and folky social consciousness — not to mention some of the sharpest musicianship and ensemble playing you’ll ever hear from any five musicians.

Phillipsburg Railroad Historians Autumn Open House

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 7:00pm

The Phillipsburg Railroad Historians will have its annual Autumn Open House. The Centerville and Southwestern Miniature Railroad will be operating and their museum and car shop will be open for your perusal. Admission is free. You may also wish to check out the gift shop while in the museum.

5th Annual Longmeadow Farm Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

The Longmeadow Farm 5th Annual Harvest Festival will have apple, pumpkin and raspberry picking all day with hayrides through Spook Hollow and their corn maze, The Labyrinth!

Produce Pete Book Signing & Meet & Greet

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

"Produce Pete" Napolitano of NBC 4 Weekend Today in New York is a produce expert, TV personality, author and highly regarding supporter of local agriculture and small/family businesses. Pete will be signing copies of his book, 'Farmacopeia' - which is available for purchase. 

Annual Pig Roast at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Don't miss out on a fun afternoon of live music, prizes, and delicious food! Wine by the glass and bottle will be available for purchase throughout the day at retail value!

Soap Making at Well-Sweep

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Learn how to make all-natural, homemade soap. Various methods and ingredients will be covered.

Autumn Harvest Dinner

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
6:30pm to 10:00pm

Join the celebration and benefit the Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm.  Ticket price is $75 for a hearty dinner, dessert, and some special surprises.

Eilen Jewell at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:30pm

As hard as it is to categorize Jewell’s music—terms like alt-country, roots-rock, country-noir, and Americana get used a lot—it’s even harder not to become thoroughly enraptured by the singer/songwriter’s powerful versatility, musical stories, and images. And that gorgeous voice makes you feel like she’s singing just for you, out on the breezy back porch or by a crackling campfire.

Phido at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm

Phido is a rock band out of Hunterdon County, NJ with a unique mix of both original music and classic-rock covers influenced by many great artists.

Truth and Soul at the Brass Rail

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00pm

“Truth & Soul” was founded in 1996 and twenty years later, all the original members remain and continue to perform together.

Apple Festival at TreeLicious Orchards

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Come out to the orchard and take your pick on a day filed with food, games for the kids and the colors of Fall!  Don’t forget hamburgers, hot dogs and hot apple crisp for dessert!

Warren County History Museums Open

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Spend an afternoon visiting the Jim and Mary Lee Museum at Plane 9 West in the Port Warren Heritage Area, Stewartsville - it's the final Sunday before that site closes for the season - and the Warren County History Museum at Morris Canal Bread Lock Park in New Village, too. These two museums, both located at sites on the route of the old Morris Canal, are open and staffed by volunteers today, 1-4pm. Learn how the canal boats moved up and down the hills of northern New Jersey as they traversed the state from from Port Delaware – AKA Phillipsburg – to Jersey City. Walk the towpath trail, and learn about other aspects of Warren County's rich history.

Music at Milagro Picnic

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

It's picnic time at Villa Milagro, and it's BYOF - bring your own food.

An All-Star Quintet Honoring Bucky Pizzarelli

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Rutherfurd Hall was to kick off its 2017-18 Jazz series with legendary guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli but due to Bucky's sudden illness he will be unable to perform. The event will continue, however, with the following outstanding musicians: Ed Laub, a master of the 7-string guitar; Bucky's son Martin Pizzarelli on bass; Aaron Weinstein on violin; Tomoko Ohno on piano and Nick Scheuble on percussion. Tickets: $25 in advance or $30 at the door.

Tea With The Other Side

Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Join them for an afternoon of messages from the Other Side, as Kathy’s Kove & Kafe hosts a psychic medium gallery. Come see if there’s a message for you!

 
Continuing: 

The Farm in Harmony Corn Maze

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 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.

Friday's Fish and Chips at Four Sisters Winery

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Wine down your week on the deck at Four Sisters Winery. Other menu items available.

Hayride of Horrors at Corrado's Farm

Friday, October 6, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017

Ready for the 2017 Haunting Season! Come if you dare to the Hayride of Horrors & Haunted House at Corrado's Farm, operating Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 6-29.

Family Harvest Weekends at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, September 30, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017

Every weekend in October will be Family Harvest Weekend.  They will have live music, their vino cafe menu, wine tasting, hayrides, corn maze, pumpkin/apple picking and fun for the whole family.

Photo courtesy of Donaldson's Facebook page

Harvest Weekends at Donaldson Farms

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

Enjoy a day of fall fun at Donaldson's every weekend (weather permitting) through October. Highlights include pick-your-own pumpkins, apples, and Indian corn; a corn maze; corn cannon; pony rides (12-4pm); duck races; delicious food; vendors; and more!

Fall Fest Weekends at Tranquillity Farms

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, October 9, 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.

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Now in its 10th season and accepting SNAP! The Market runs every Saturday 10am-2pm and features a variety of local farmers with truly local food - all sourced within a 25 mile radius - plus artisans, speakers, workshops, musicians and children’s activities.

The Great Pumpkin Train

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 8, 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. 

The night sky as seen from the United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey observatories

Astronomy Talk & See the Evening Stars at UACNJ Observatory

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm

The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey weekly free public program is This week's program is: "What's up in the October Sky?" with Lonny Buinis, RVCC. The astronomy presentation begins at 8pm in the lecture hall regardless of the weather, and is followed by stargazing on the observatory's telescopes until 10:30pm, weather permitting, in Jenny Jump State Forest.

Free Open Kayaking at White Lake

Sunday, October 8, 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.

Live Music every Sunday at The Asbury Coffee Mill

Sunday, October 1, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 15, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

Live Acoustic Music every Sunday! Enjoy some coffee, food and music.

 

 
Community Corner: 

Candlelight Vigil

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Please join for a night honoring victims of interpersonal violence and looking forward to a community of peace and respect. 

Meditation Class

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Rutherfurd Hall Introduces a Meditation Class with Jean Marie DuHamel, MA, of Fostering the Journey, which will include a brief lesson, silent meditation, and Q&A session.

11th Annual Hackettstown Community Day

Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Fun day event for all ages. Entertainment and activities like Colonial Musketeers Junior Ancient Fife and Drum Corps, B-Sides Band, and live braodcast by WRNJ 92.7FM, 104.7FM and 1510AM.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Bridal Show at Almond Tree Manor

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
11:00am to 8:00pm

Attention all brides: Planning a wedding? Come check out the Almond Tree Manor and all of their vendors!

2nd Annual Oktoberfest

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join the Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center for its 2nd Annual Oktoberfest at Donaldson Farms! Enjoy authentic German food, music and dancing! Try your strength out with the hay bale throwing contest and beer stein holding contest!

Friday the 13th Screenings at Roy's Hall

Friday, October 13, 2017 -
4:30pm to 11:00pm

Hurry! The three showings originally scheduled have SOLD OUT so they added an earlier show! The original Friday The 13th was filmed in northern Warren County, and whenever that date rolls around, Jason Voorhees roams the streets and alleys of downtown Blairstown in tribute to the 1980 cult slasher classic. Horror film fanatics from across the country flock to the area to tour the local filming locations, concluding their visit with a screening of the movie at Roy's Hall. Tickets now available online! Also stop by the Blairstown Museum for their display of movie memorabilia. Get more info on Friday the 13th festivities here.

The Real World of Ghost Hunting

Friday, October 13, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Be prepared to have the hair on the back of your neck stand up as these Ghost Hunters share some of their latest investigations with you.

Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 8:00pm

The inaugural Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza located on the banks of the scenic Delaware River will feature Pork Roll-themed food and beverages, vendors, activities including the great Pork Roll vs. Taylor Ham debate, and live music all day! (Look for the Explore Warren tent to meet the Warren County Wanderings team and sign up for our latest prize giveaway!)

15th Annual Wine Tasting on the Musky

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Enjoy a relaxing fall afternoon on the banks of the Wild and Scenic Musconetcong River while listening to some live music and sampling fine wines as well as a curated selection of craft beer & ciders. Have fun  while supporting a great cause. Donation is $30 pre-paid or $35 at the door. Selections from local producers as well as an interesting assortment from around the world will be available, as well as light appetizers, including smoked trout courtesy of the Musky Trout & Fish Hatchery.

Farm-To-Table Dinner at TreeLicious

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

Experience a delicious farm-fresh dinner and views of gorgeous fall foliage in the rolling Warren County hills that is home to TreeLicious Orchards.

Chefs' Fall Dinner Series at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm

Celebrate the bounty of Fall with Alba's Chefs' Dinners.  Each evening is hosted by a talented Altamarea Group chef and features the food that inspires him, expertly paired with Alba wines.  Get to know the chefs and savor their creations in an intimate setting. This time it's a night dedicated to risotto.

Comedy Show at Rock Creek

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 7:00pm

Looking for a night packed with good times and laughter? Limited seats, so get your tickets now! $25 includes dinner and the show. Three great comedians, with Elijah Bullock as the headliner. Call 908-777-3777 for tickets.

SOLD OUT! Trivia Night at the Winery

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Sorry, SOLD OUT! Think you've got what it takes to compete?  If so, here's what you need to know.  A teams of 4 is required and no phones can be used to find answers. 

Country Gate Players present: Little Shop of Horrors

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. It premieres this weekend and continues to Oct. 22.

Martin Barre of Jethro Tull at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years, Martin Barre's sound and playing having been a major factor in their success and earned him a high level of respect and recognition. With Jethro Tull taking a long break from touring, Martin has put together a band to play the classic music from the Tull catalogue, giving Tull fans and a broader audience the chance to hear tracks not performed for many years. The band includes top musicians from a similar background.

Riverside Fall Festival at Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead

Sunday, October 15, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

The festival is free, rain or shine, with activities to include quilting exhibits, a ribbon-cutting of our newly established interpretive trail, Boy Scout demonstrations of pioneer skills, lace making, apple tasting, cider making, smokehouse demonstration with Myron Baley's famous bacon, woodworking exhibitions, and more. Humpty Juniors will be offering tasty, seasonal refreshments. At 2pm East Stroudsburg University Associate Professor of History Martin Wilson will present “Resorts Along the Delaware.”

Pohatcong's 23rd Annual Historic House Tour

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Celebrate the beautiful fall season with a drive through the scenic countryside around the Township of Pohatcong with exclusive access to amazing historic houses. Start at Alba Vineyard for the self-guided tour of local historic homes, sites, and other structures.  Proceeds benefit historic and environmental preservation efforts in Pohatcong Township.