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4-H Renaissance Faire is one of many events this weekend in Warren County

Starting September 21, 2016

"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." - Stanley Horowitz, poet.

We welcome a new season - Autumn! - with this week's Wanderings, and you'll see it is one of the busiest times of the year, with lots of outdoor activities where you can grab some sunshine before the days grow ever shorter. Whether you travel back in time with the Renaissance Faire or Canal Day, or enjoy the moment at one of the many festivals and concerts this weekend, we invite you to explore all Warren County has to offer, with this newsletter and our website, www.ExploreWarren.org. Happy Autumn, and Happy Wanderings!

 
This Week: 

The Music of Tom Petty at Roy's Hall

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
Mesmerizing audiences since 2007, DAMN THE TORPEDOES offer a complete Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert experience.
Kate and Paul at the Inn at Millrace Pond September 23

Live Music at The Inn at Millrace Pond: Kate & Paul

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
Live music at the historic inn, a restored 1769 stone gristmill, features soft rock from Kate & Paul.
 

Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Friday, September 23, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Calling aspiring artists and wine lovers... time to get your hands dirty and cup full! Join us for a night of art therapy!

Fly Fishing with Emergers and Midges

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00am
The public is invited to learn about New Jersey's fish and wildlife resources and ways to enjoy them through special programs and events at Pequest. Learn fly fishing techniques from the experts, then try out your new knowledge fishing in the Education Pond.

4-H Renaissance Faire

Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016
Warren County 4-H Renaissance Faire on September 24 and 25
Step back in time when a cultural movement known as the Renaissance evolved. Join revelers, knights, nobles, greyhounds, and more at the 7th Annual Renaissance Faire at the Warren County Fairgrounds, presented by the Warren County 4-H Teen Council!

Festival in the Borough

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Free event! Music on three stages!
Performers include: Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes, Milkweed (plus Special Guest Joe Cirotti), and JerZgirls.

Apple Wine & Music Festival

Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016
Enjoy the beautiful view of the 250 acres overlooking vineyards, grassy fields and mountainsides at Four Sisters Winery. Apple picking, hayrides, live music and so much more

NJ Wine, Beer and Spirits Showcase

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Join the Foodshed Allaince and sample outstanding wines produced by Alba Vineyard, New Jersey’s award-winning winery, as well as a selection of international vintages.

Herbal Treats at Well-Sweep

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Come spend a pleasurable afternoon creating several tasty herbal blends. We will make Apple Raisin Relish, Mint Sauce, Raspberry-Sage Glaze and your choice of herbs for an Herbal Salad Dressing.
UACNJ Observatory Family Astronomy Field Day

UACNJ Observatory Family Astronomy Field Day

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
Pack your picnic basket, grab a blanket, and bring the whole family to New Jersey’s premier site for public astronomy – the UACNJ observatories and lecture hall in Jenny Jump State Forest, Hope, NJ. There will be numerous events throughout the day followed by observing with our telescopes after dark.

Feast of San Gennaro at Villa Milagro

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Admission includes tours, lessons, stomping, wine tasting, waiter served appetizers and a monogrammed gift glass for you to keep. Music by Lou Pompilio's Mareluna Trio.

Curtain Up at CSC: The Doo Wop Project

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today.

Fly Casting and Fishing for Beginners

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 10:00am
Learn the basics of fly casting and fly fishing in this four-hour program run by Wildlife Conservation Corps volunteers from Central Jersey Trout Unlimited.

Yoga at Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, September 25, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Relax, Unwind + Wine

Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
 Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival at Rutherfurd Hall September 25
The 9th annual event returns to Rutherfurd Hall with great music and food, plus many craft and merchandise vendors. Sample vintages from four New Jersey wineries, including Warren County's own Brook Hollow Winery and Villa Milagro Winery. Tour the grounds and mansion, enjoy the scenic views, and feel free to sit by the lake as you enjoy the sounds of Steve Kirchuk, The BanjoDoodles, and Electric Gumbo. Excellent food offered by Michele’s Bistro, Celestine Catering, and Harper’s Bagel & Bake Shop. Special on-site parking availabl; click for details. This event benefits NORWESCAP, The Arc of Warren County, and WNTI.ORG.

Wood Fired Pizza at Alba Vineyard

Sunday, September 25, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
"Morini at Alba" will be firing up the oven for their famous hand-tossed specialty pies (all food sold separately).
Roy's Hall in Blairstown presents Sonny Landreth and Cindy Cashdollar

Sonny Landreth & Cindy Cashdollar at Roy's Hall

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sonny Landreth and Cindy Cashdollar are making some rare duo appearances in 2016! Tickets $35-$40.
 
Plan Ahead: 

Live Jazz at Nonpareil: Abe Ovadia

Friday, September 30, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Enjoy live jazz at Nonpareil with Abe Ovadia! Abe has performed at a host famous jazz venues, including The Blue Note, The Iridium and The Kitano in Manhattan.

Morris Canal Bus Tour - Warren County

Saturday, October 1, 2016
WE'RE SORRY TO SAY THAT THIS TOUR IS NOW SOLD OUT! Don't let that happen again! Call to get on the waiting list for next scenic tour of the historic Morris Canal.

Hayride of Horrors at Corrado's Farm

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 6:30pm to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
Ready for the 2016 Haunting Season! The Hayride of Horrors & Haunted House at Corrado's Farm opens this Saturday and Sunday, then continues every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the month of October.

Fall Harvest Pig Roast at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Providing everything from a whole slow roasted pig to Teriyaki Drizzled Sirloins to a variety of delicious sides and desserts. 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. Tickets are limited!

Harvest Festival at Longmeadow Farm

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Now in its 4th year, this festival attracts many visitors who spend the day picking apples in the orchard, taking hay rides to the pumpkin patch, and strolling through a gallery of artisans and other vendors. Warren County Wanderings will be there - Look for the Explore Warren table!
Roy's Hall in Blairstown presents The Royal Scam, a Tribute to Steely Dan

The Royal Scam plays Steely Dan

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
The world’s #1 Steely Dan tribute band, The Royal Scam has been performing in some of the most respected jazz clubs, showcase rooms, outdoor concerts and festivals, and receiving rave reviews...

Half Annie benefit concert for Haven of Hope for Kids

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
Exquisite three-part harmony performed by a folk trio in the resonant acoustics of a church built in 1832 in historic Hope Village.
 
Continuing: 

"The Karl Jam" Open Mic/Jam Session

Thursday, September 22, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Thursday, September 29, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
The Rock Creek Tavern, Warren County's newest spot for night life, hosts "The Karl Jam" open mic/jam session every Thursday night.

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, September 17, 2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Eat locally - for the environment, for your health, and for the community that you live in! Check website for featured vendors each week. Live music, too!

Warren County Farmers' Market

Sunday, September 18, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, September 25, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Formerly known as the Belvidere Farmers' Market, this new location provides a venue where local farmers, producers, and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related agricultural products directly to the consumer.
 
Community Corner: 

Blairstown Family Car and Craft Show

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
The MOMS Club of Blairstown and North Warren Lions Club hosts this Art and Carft/Vendor Fair in conjunction with the Car Show. FREE spectator admission.

The History of the Wedding Dress by Johanna's Boutique

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
The Franklin Township Historical Commission in conjunction with the Franklin Township Committee proudly presents The History of the Wedding Dress by Johanna's Boutique, followed by an old fashioned

CSA Picnic in the Park Dog Walk

Sunday, September 25, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Common Sense for Animals is dedicated to animal welfare on the premise that it is man's dominion and responsibility to care for the animals and the environment.

Women's Journey to Wellness

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
NORWESCAP, along with its partners, is hosting this Women's Journey to Wellness Event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Luke's Warren Campus in Phillipsburg, featuring a keynote address on Empowerment to lots of informative sessions, screenings and more. Save the date and let the women in your life know about this event!
 

Please be advised that we do our best to make sure the information in this message is accurate at the time it is sent. But things happen, plans change, weather can be fickle... you get the idea. Please click on the links provided to other websites to obtain further details and updates.

We hope you've found this to be informative, and now feel inspired to come out and explore Warren County! If so, please:
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Explore Warren County Tourism Partnership
C/o Warren County Public Information Dept.
tourism@co.warren.nj.us | ExploreWarren.org
165 County Route 519 South - Belvidere, NJ 07823
908-475-6580 / 800-554-8540

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This Week: 

The Music of Tom Petty at Roy's Hall

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 8:00pm

Mesmerizing audiences since 2007, DAMN THE TORPEDOES offer a complete Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert experience.

Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Friday, September 23, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Calling aspiring artists and wine lovers... time to get your hands dirty and cup full! Join us for a night of art therapy!

Fly Fishing with Emergers and Midges

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00am

The public is invited to learn about New Jersey's fish and wildlife resources and ways to enjoy them through special programs and events at Pequest. Learn fly fishing techniques from the experts, then try out your new knowledge fishing in the Education Pond.

4-H Renaissance Faire

Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016
Warren County 4-H Renaissance Faire on September 24 and 25

Step back in time when a cultural movement known as the Renaissance evolved. Join revelers, knights, nobles, greyhounds, and more at the 7th Annual Renaissance Faire at the Warren County Fairgrounds, presented by the Warren County 4-H Teen Council!

Festival in the Borough

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Free event! Music on three stages!

Performers include: Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes, Milkweed (plus Special Guest Joe Cirotti), and JerZgirls.

Apple Wine & Music Festival

Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016

Enjoy the beautiful view of the 250 acres overlooking vineyards, grassy fields and mountainsides at Four Sisters Winery.  Apple picking, hayrides, live music and so much more

NJ Wine, Beer and Spirits Showcase

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Join the Foodshed Allaince and sample outstanding wines produced by Alba Vineyard, New Jersey’s award-winning winery, as well as a selection of international vintages.

Herbal Treats at Well-Sweep

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Come spend a pleasurable afternoon creating several tasty herbal blends. We will make Apple Raisin Relish, Mint Sauce, Raspberry-Sage Glaze and your choice of herbs for an Herbal Salad Dressing.

UACNJ Observatory Family Astronomy Field Day

UACNJ Observatory Family Astronomy Field Day

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 2:00pm

Pack your picnic basket, grab a blanket, and bring the whole family to New Jersey’s premier site for public astronomy – the UACNJ observatories and lecture hall in Jenny Jump State Forest, Hope, NJ. There will be numerous events throughout the day followed by observing with our telescopes after dark.

Feast of San Gennaro at Villa Milagro

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Admission includes tours, lessons, stomping, wine tasting, waiter served appetizers and a monogrammed gift glass for you to keep. Music by Lou Pompilio's Mareluna Trio.

Curtain Up at CSC: The Doo Wop Project

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00pm

The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today.

Fly Casting and Fishing for Beginners

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 10:00am

Learn the basics of fly casting and fly fishing in this four-hour program run by Wildlife Conservation Corps volunteers from Central Jersey Trout Unlimited.

Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
 Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival at Rutherfurd Hall September 25

The 9th annual event returns to Rutherfurd Hall with great music and food, plus many craft and merchandise vendors. Sample vintages from four New Jersey wineries, including Warren County's own Brook Hollow Winery and Villa Milagro Winery. Tour the grounds and mansion, enjoy the scenic views, and feel free to sit by the lake as you enjoy the sounds of Steve Kirchuk, The BanjoDoodles, and Electric Gumbo. Excellent food offered by Michele’s Bistro, Celestine Catering, and Harper’s Bagel & Bake Shop. Special on-site parking availabl; click for details. This event benefits NORWESCAP, The Arc of Warren County, and WNTI.ORG.

Wood Fired Pizza at Alba Vineyard

Sunday, September 25, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

"Morini at Alba" will be firing up the oven for their famous hand-tossed specialty pies (all food sold separately).

 
Continuing: 

"The Karl Jam" Open Mic/Jam Session

Thursday, September 22, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Thursday, September 29, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

The Rock Creek Tavern, Warren County's newest spot for night life, hosts "The Karl Jam" open mic/jam session every Thursday night.

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, September 17, 2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Eat locally - for the environment, for your health, and for the community that you live in! Check website for featured vendors each week. Live music, too!

Warren County Farmers' Market

Sunday, September 18, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, September 25, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Formerly known as the Belvidere Farmers' Market, this new location provides a venue where local farmers, producers, and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related agricultural products directly to the consumer.

 
Community Corner: 

Blairstown Family Car and Craft Show

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

The MOMS Club of Blairstown and North Warren Lions Club hosts this Art and Carft/Vendor Fair in conjunction with the Car Show. FREE spectator admission.

The History of the Wedding Dress by Johanna's Boutique

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm

The Franklin Township Historical Commission in conjunction with the Franklin Township Committee proudly presents The History of the Wedding Dress by Johanna's Boutique, followed by an old fashioned

CSA Picnic in the Park Dog Walk

Sunday, September 25, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Common Sense for Animals is dedicated to animal welfare on the premise that it is man's dominion and responsibility to care for the animals and the environment.

Women's Journey to Wellness

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

NORWESCAP, along with its partners, is hosting this Women's Journey to Wellness Event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Luke's Warren Campus in Phillipsburg, featuring a keynote address on Empowerment to lots of informative sessions, screenings and more. Save the date and let the women in your life know about this event!

 

 
Plan Ahead: 

Live Jazz at Nonpareil: Abe Ovadia

Friday, September 30, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Enjoy live jazz at Nonpareil with Abe Ovadia! Abe has performed at a host famous jazz venues, including The Blue Note, The Iridium and The Kitano in Manhattan.

Morris Canal Bus Tour - Warren County

Saturday, October 1, 2016

WE'RE SORRY TO SAY THAT THIS TOUR IS NOW SOLD OUT! Don't let that happen again! Call to get on the waiting list for next scenic tour of the historic Morris Canal.

Hayride of Horrors at Corrado's Farm

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 6:30pm to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 6:30pm

Ready for the 2016 Haunting Season! The Hayride of Horrors & Haunted House at Corrado's Farm opens this Saturday and Sunday, then continues every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the month of October.

Fall Harvest Pig Roast at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Providing everything from a whole slow roasted pig to Teriyaki Drizzled Sirloins to a variety of delicious sides and desserts. 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. Tickets are limited!

Harvest Festival at Longmeadow Farm

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Now in its 4th year, this festival attracts many visitors who spend the day picking apples in the orchard, taking hay rides to the pumpkin patch, and strolling through a gallery of artisans and other vendors. Warren County Wanderings will be there - Look for the Explore Warren table!

Roy's Hall in Blairstown presents The Royal Scam, a Tribute to Steely Dan

The Royal Scam plays Steely Dan

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00pm

The world’s #1 Steely Dan tribute band, The Royal Scam has been performing in some of the most respected jazz clubs, showcase rooms, outdoor concerts and festivals, and receiving rave reviews...