Happy Fall Y'all! October 2023 | Explore Warren

 

Happy Fall Y'all! October 2023

“Life starts over again when it gets crisp in the fall.”- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fall has officially arrived and October is upon us! There is plenty of Halloween fun ahead, lots of music at Roy's Hall and other venues, a packed schedule for Centenary Stage Company - which just kicked off its 2023-2024 season - and some major festivals rescheduled from September due to weather. Be sure to check out Explore Warren's Fall Farm Fun guide for hayrides apple picking, corn mazes and more agritourism opportunities to experience.

Oktoberfests and fall festivals? Check. Crafty workshops? Plenty. Themed fundraisers for good causes? Several. Elegant outdoor dining events? Yup. Sprinkle in a major Balloon Festival, a Wild Game Dinner, a celebration of pork roll, a fall foliage helicopter tour, and too much more to list here. Bonus: there's even a Friday the 13th this month! Read on!

Happy fall y'all and Happy Wanderings!

Coming Up: 

Worldbeat Concert with Chuck Wood Group and Ghandharva @ Roy's Hall

Saturday, September 30, 2023 - 8:00pm
“Worldbeat” is a fusion of western pop and rock music with international indigenous instruments and influences. Chuck’s duo Ghandharva, which features percussionist Arjun Bruggeman, will open the show with their eclectic take on percussion driven instrumental music.
Pictured vendors and weiner dog races, beer and pretzel

7th Annual Hackettstown Oktoberfest

Saturday, September 30, 2023 to Sunday, October 1, 2023
Ready to kickoff the fall season with one of Hackettstown's biggest town-wide events of the year? Join the Hackettstown BID, Czig Meister Brewing Company, Man Skirt Brewing Company, and Grand Avenue Tavern as they host events throughout the weekend that include food, activities, vendors, and contests.

Warren County Hot Air Balloons, Fun & Games Festival

Saturday, September 30, 2023 - 2:00pm to Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 9:00pm
Warren County Hot Air Balloons, Fun & Games Festival returns to Warren County Community College for a weekend of fun. In addition to balloon activities like daily Mass Hot Air Balloon Launches and tethered rides, the festival features games, vendors, food trucks, car & truck show and more! Celebrate Warren County's upcoming 200-year birthday with the America One - US Flag Balloon! The balloon will inflate and glow around 7:15pm, along with Fred G Monster,  the RE/MAX hot air balloon and a few others. In addition, kids can pick up their LED wristbands at the Balloon Ride Tent, prior to The Balloon Glow Show, to make it an interactive glow! And learn about some Warren County history each day when Henry Skirbst presents will delight (and maybe even scare) all ages as he tells tales of Warren County, including a few ghost tales.

Fall Festival Weekends @ VonThun Farms

Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 10:00amSaturday, October 7, 2023 - 10:00amSunday, October 8, 2023 - 10:00amSaturday, October 14, 2023 - 10:00amSunday, October 15, 2023 - 10:00amSaturday, October 21, 2023 - 10:00amSunday, October 22, 2023 - 10:00amSaturday, October 28, 2023 - 10:00amSunday, October 29, 2023 - 11:00am
Last weekend for VonThun's Fall Festival! Get lost in the interactive corn maze or look for the perfect pumpkin. Take a hayride, pick apples, take aim with the corn cannons or browse the farm market for fresh produce, baked goods and more. There's also an activity area with 20+ family-friendly activities! Open Columbus Day!
Shippen Manor docent, Cat, in 18th century period clothing

Shippen Manor Museum Tours

Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 1:00pmSunday, October 8, 2023 - 1:00pm
Docents will be available to give tours of the Manor and the history of the people and the local industry of Oxford. October 1 talk will feature “Laundry Day” and October 8 will feature “Food Preservation.”
National water trail logo with building, trees and canoe

Hackettstown Historical Society Presentation: Musconetcong- A National Treasure

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 7:00pm
Tom Dallessio, Executive Director of the Musconetcong Watershed Association, speaks on how the river has been an important part of life from the time of the original settlers, the Lenni Lenape, to the present day, and why the watershed continues to be of major importance, from its usage in industry, to its role in recreation and sport.

The Early Origins of the New Jersey Devil

Thursday, October 5, 2023 - 6:30pm
Myths and legends often have some kernel of historical truth.  So, what can we make of the Jersey Devil myth?  Is any part of the tale rooted in fact?  Historian and archivist Mickey DiCamillo discusses the origins of New Jersey's most famous mythological monster and identifies the real-life creatures.

Oktoberfest Weekend @ Buck Hill Brewery

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 11:00am to Sunday, October 8, 2023 - 10:00pm
Head out to Buck Hill for Oktoberfest with food and beer.

Art Supply Thrift Sale @ Propagate Studio

Friday, October 6, 2023 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
This is a first public sale in the new Art Supply Thrift Shop. Everything is take what you'll use and pay what you can with hundreds of rubber stamps, tons of skeins of yarn, thousands of sheets of paper, a rainbow assortment of ribbon and more.
Pictured l-r compost, chicken, peaches and bee hives

Fall 2023 Homesteading Series presented by Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 12:00pmMonday, October 16, 2023 - 12:00pmFriday, November 17, 2023 - 12:00pmMonday, December 4, 2023 - 12:00pm
Bring a lunch and learn science-based, savvy skills for your home and garden during Rutgers Homesteading Series this coming fall. Each workshop will be one hour and taught by various speakers.

10th Annual Harvest Festival @ Longmeadow Farm

Saturday, October 7, 2023 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Rescheduled from last weekend! Join the folks at Longmeadow Farm for a day of vendors, food, music, kids' crafts and more! 
Fall Fest Hidden Brook Ranch

Fall Fest @ Hidden Brook Ranch

Saturday, October 7, 2023
Join Hidden Brook and their alpacas and llamas for a day of food, games, music and more!

Steel Magnolias @ Country Gate Players

Saturday, October 7, 2023 to Sunday, October 15, 2023
The play tells the story of six Louisiana women—Truvy, Annelle, Ouiser, Clairee, M’lynn, and Shelby—who gather at Truvy’s at-home beauty parlor to trade gossip.

Fall Harvest Festival @ Inhouse Restaurant and Bar Field

Saturday, October 7, 2023 -
10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2023 -
10:00am to 6:00pm
Come one, come all to the Inhouse for their first fall fest complete with vendors, music, costume contest, corn hole, food trucks and more!

2nd Annual Oktoberfest Celebration @ Thomas Stewart Park

Saturday, October 7, 2023 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Celebrate 77 years of volunteer service to the community with a variety of craft brews on tap, both local and national options. You can also expect live music by the Harmony Garage Band, live steel fighting performances by the premier team 'South Jersey Pine Barrens', local food vendors representing a variety of cuisines w/ food for purchase, 50/50 and basket raffles.

Soap Making at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, October 7, 2023 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Choose from a varied selection of fragrant essential oils and herbs to create your own specialty all-natural soap.

Habitat for Humanity's 2023 Beams and Dreams Fundraiser Dinner

Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 6:00pm
Habitat for Humanity's annual Beams and Dreams Fundraiser offers a gourmet buffet, outstanding entertainment and live and silent auctions; and feature Grover Kemble and the Noble Brothers.

3rd Annual Oktoberfest @ Buttzville Brewing

Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 12:00pm
The beer! The keg bowling! The stein holding! The polka band! The dancing! The homemade games and photo contest that helped you win some fun prizes! Buttzville Brewing Co. is making a name for itself in Washington Borough! Stop by and see what all the fuss is about.

Dine in the Vines - Porchetta @ Villa Milagro

Saturday, October 7, 2023 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Villa presents another edition of Dine in the Vines featuring Chef Eddie Coss, co-owner of The Milford Oyster House for a seafood delight at Villa Milagro.

Serene Green @ Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 8:00pm
Live at Roy's Hall is Serene Green, a Bluegrass band out of Northeast Pennsylvania, demonstrating a unique contemporary vision through their original compositions.

Warren Heritage Museum at Bread Lock Park

Sunday, October 8, 2023 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Exhibits at the Warren Heritage Museum located at Bread Lock Park tell the story of the valley now bisected by Route 57, also known as the Warren Heritage Scenic Byway, as well as the people who lived and worked here. Volunteers will be on hand to welcome you. Stop by and learn more about this beautiful place we call home!

Hilltop Herbal Autumn Tea Party @ Well Sweep

Sunday, October 8, 2023 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join Cheryl Karcher of Hilltop Herbals for a tea party to celebrate Autumn with herbs, seasonal black teas and chai. Learn about tea blends and the medicinal properties of some of her favorite Autumn herbs. The afternoon will include scones, local grass-fed butter and a few tea samplings.

Six Rounds of Vengeance @ CSC

Thursday, October 12, 2023 to Monday, October 16, 2023
In post-apocalyptic "Lost Vegas," a young gunslinger named Jess December enlists the help of a mysterious samurai cowboy to help avenge the murder of her sister. However, those they face have powers beyond that of gunpowder and steel. This is a NEXTstage Repertory production and is recommended for Mature Audiences.

Friday The 13th: The Original 1980 Classic @ Roy's Hall

Friday, October 13, 2023 - 6:30pmFriday, October 13, 2023 - 9:00pm
They were warned. They were doomed. And on Friday the 13th, nothing will save them! Get your tickets now for this classic movie in the sleepy town where it all began.

Annular Solar Eclipse @ UACNJ

Saturday, October 14, 2023 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Come out to UACNJ as they will be open during the day for the annular solar eclipse. It will cross North, Central, and South America. In the U.S., the annular solar eclipse begins in Oregon at 9:13 a.m. PDT and ends in Texas at 12:03 p.m. CDT.

Side by Side Dog Walk and Fundraiser through DASACC

Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 11:00am
Walking Side-by-Side is not just another walk in the park! Along with your furry friends, participants will walk through the beautiful Meadow Breeze Park symbolizing the essential bond between humans and their beloved dogs. Funds raised during at this event will go directly to supporting those affected by interpersonal violence, providing essential resources, emergency and safety crisis intervention, and support for those affected and impacted by abuse.

Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza

Saturday, October 14, 2023 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
It's finally here! Fried, seared or grilled, however you like your Pork Roll, you’ll be able to savor it that way at Shappell Park right in the heart of Phillipsburg. Enjoy the games, music, and, of course, delicious food. Fun for the whole family! (Disclaimer: No guarantees that "Slice" the mascot will be making an appearance this year, but the local celebrities in this photo look like they're having so much fun, and with Norwescap hosting the event, this is the pic we're going with!)

Gouache Painting Workshop @ Oxford Municipal building

Saturday, October 14, 2023 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join Warren County ARTS for a dive into the technique of Gouache painting, a bold and vibrant style of art that needs no mediums.

Pressed Flower Workshop @ Well Sweep

Saturday, October 14, 2023 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Experienced pressed flower artist, Linda Conrad, will teach you the art of using pressed flowers and botanicals. Create a 5” x 7” picture with a variety of pressed flowers for endless possibilities, from picturesque landscapes to a cute fairy or gnome made entirely of pressed flowers.

Sunday Supper @ Orchard View Lavender Farm

Sunday, October 15, 2023 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Chef Ed Oliveira, owner of The Angry Chourico BBQ has created a special five course family style Portuguese inspired menu featuring the freshest locally sourced, sustainably grown, and ethically harvested ingredients. Gather joyfully to break bread under the glow of chandeliers with the sounds of cozy chatter, delightful laughter, glasses clinking, crickets chirping, and live music will fill the crisp fall air.
 

Fringe Festival: Mother (and me) @ CSC

Thursday, October 19, 2023 to Sunday, October 22, 2023
This Fringe Festival show brings to the stage the larger than life Hungarian Mama Rose who's slowly waltzing into dementia, as her Broadway baby, Melinda shimmies into middle age. An outrageous one-woman show about stepping up and into your own light.

Wild Game Dinner @ Buck Hill

Thursday, October 19, 2023 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Join Buck Hill for another wild game dinner. $99/person, plus tax and gratuity.

The Furious Bongos @ Roy's Hall

Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 8:00pm
The Furious Bongos is a Zappa project featuring a diverse lineup of seasoned musicians who have played alongside heavyweights like Frank Zappa, BB King and Mick Fleetwood while providing a wildly entertaining show that pays respect to Frank Zappa’s legacy.

Haunted Halls 2023 @ Blairstown Masonic Lodge

Friday, October 20, 2023 - 7:00pmSaturday, October 21, 2023 - 7:00pmFriday, October 27, 2023 - 7:00pmSaturday, October 28, 2023 - 7:00pmSunday, October 29, 2023 - 7:00pm
Come for a "bloody good time" as the Haunted Halls at Blairstown Masonic Lodge #165 are ready to make your nightmares come to life in their maze of hallways!

Sterbenz Miles of Smiles to benefit Abilities or Northwest New Jersey

Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Registration is now open for the Sterbenz “Miles of Smiles,” a 5K run and 1K walk/roll/stroll to benefit Abilities of Northwest Jersey, Inc. Open to the public, this event will take place at the Warren Community College in Washington. There’s no cost to participate, participant sponsorship is encouraged.
Warren County ARTS logo, painter palette with brushes

Artist Workshop Retreat presented by WC ARTS

Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Enjoy a full day of creative learning. Select one 3 hour workshop to attend in the morning and one 3 hour workshop to attend in the afternoon. Includes continental breakfast and lunch catered by Lost Ladies Café.

Fall Foilage Helicopter Rides @ Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2023 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Get a bird's eye view of Alba beautiful estate vineyard and the Delaware River with Platinum Helicopters for a fall foliage helicopter ride.

Dried Flower Crescent Swag @ Well Sweep

Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Floral wreaths and swags are perfect for refreshing the appearance of any room and Well Sweep has all the supplies for you to create a beautiful masterpiece using dried flowers.

Paint and Sip @ The Mill in Belvidere

Saturday, October 21, 2023 - 5:00pm
Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist as you're guided through a step-by-step process for this masterpiece. No experience necessary!

Warren200's The Roaring Twenties Fundraising Gala

Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Warren200 presents its next event to celebrate Warren County's upcoming bicentennial - a throwback to the county's centennial era in the Roaring Twenties! Bello Giorno Estate is the scene of a party fit for The Great Gatsby, featuring hot jazz by Drew Nugent and The Midnight Society, as well as flappers and other entertainers, dancing, food and drink (look for the speakeasy and give the password!) and much more. Tickets are now on sale. Get ready to party like it's 1925!

Paint Your Pet with Carrie @ Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
No experience necessary! Carrie makes painting easy and fun! Only 20 seats available, don't wait!

Stained Glass @ Propagate Studio

Sunday, October 22, 2023 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 19, 2023 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Try your hand at a one day class with Sammie of Glassie Studio.

Homicide 'n' Hops @ Invertase

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Spend an evening with scientists listening to true stories of forensics in action and perfecting authentic forensic techniques. Then test your newly acquired skills and unravel a mystery while participating in some friendly competition to figure out who dunnit!

Foodshed Alliance Gala 2023

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - 6:00pm
Live and in person at Perona Farms, the Foodshed Alliance is hosting their gala with more than 15 tasting stations with food prepared by the region’s best chefs, open bar with local wine, craft beer, hard cider tastings and live music.

Dia De Los Muertos: Day of the Dead Celebration in Washington

Thursday, October 26, 2023 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Come in costume and enjoy food, a Mariachi band, fire pit and face painting.

Fringe Festival: Alone, Stories by Edgar Allen Poe @ CSC

Thursday, October 26, 2023 to Sunday, October 29, 2023
Daniel Hall Kuhn brings Edgar Allan Poe to life with his show at the Kutz Theatre featuring The Raven, Tell Tale Heart and Annabel Lee.

Halloween Downtown & Parade in Hackettstown

Saturday, October 28, 2023 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Participants will gather on the front lawns of Centenary University beginning at 2:30pm for the 3pm parade, which will proceed down Moore Street to the gazebo at Main Street. From there children are invited to Trick-or-Treat, visiting various participating merchants. Eat and shop local for plenty of sales and specials in downtown Hackettstown!

Harvest Fest @ Angry Dad's Draught House

Sunday, October 29, 2023 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Come out to Angry Dad's for food, Trunk or Treat, vendors and more.
New date for Von Thun Fall Fest

RESCHEDULED 2nd Annual Warren County Habitat for Humanity Fall Fest @ VonThun Farms

Sunday, October 29, 2023 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Warren County Habitat for Humanity is hosting this festival to raise money for a veteran build. Admission includes music, corn maze, pedal carts, 20+ games and activities, hay rides and the sunflower trail!

Oktoberfest at Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, October 29, 2023 - 7:00pm
Put on your lederhosen and join in a German-filled night of food, music, and wine! All your favorite tunes provided by accordionist Eric Kerssen to enjoy with all your favorites from Alpine Meats in Blairstown.

Hometown Halloween in Washington Borough

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Get dressed up and into the Spirit of Halloween! Hometown Halloween is family fun for kids of all ages featuring a kids costume contest and a pet costume contest. Trick or Treat at participating downtown merchants while a DJ plays spooky and fun tunes and check out all the festive pumpkins entered by the businesses for the pumpkin decorating contest!
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The Great Pumpkin Train @ Delaware River Railroad Excursions

Saturday, September 30, 2023Sunday, October 1, 2023Saturday, October 7, 2023Sunday, October 8, 2023Saturday, October 14, 2023Sunday, October 15, 2023Saturday, October 21, 2023Sunday, October 22, 2023Saturday, October 28, 2023Sunday, October 29, 2023
When riding the Great Pumpkin Train, every child gets to pick his or her own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Trips leave 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. Also visit the Ol' Susquehanna Mine and or Corn Maze (additional fee required), and free use of the picnic grove.

Buttz In Gear Bike Rides presented by Buttzville Brewing

Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 9:30amSunday, October 15, 2023 - 9:30amSunday, October 29, 2023 - 9:30pm
Looking for a chance to get off the couch and do some cycling with a local group? Head out to Buttzville every other Sunday, April 16-October 29. Arrive by 9:30am and rides leave at 10am sharp.

Phillipsburg Open Air Market @ Shappell Park

Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 10:00amSunday, October 8, 2023 - 10:00amSunday, October 15, 2023 - 10:00amSunday, October 22, 2023 - 10:00amSunday, October 29, 2023 - 10:00am
Get ready for Phillipsburg's open air market every Sunday June 18 - October 29. Complete with farms, crafters, baked good and artisans.

Fall Harvest Weekends @ Donaldson Farms

Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 11:00amSaturday, October 7, 2023 - 11:00amSunday, October 8, 2023 - 11:00amSaturday, October 14, 2023 - 11:00amSunday, October 15, 2023 - 11:00amSaturday, October 21, 2023 - 11:00amSunday, October 22, 2023 - 10:00amSaturday, October 28, 2023 - 11:00amSunday, October 29, 2023 - 11:00am
Last weekend for Donaldson Farms Harvest Weekend! Fall is the perfect time to visit Donaldson Farms to enjoy apple and pumpkin picking and corn maze, hayrides, corn cannon, fresh-cooked food, apple cider samples, and more.

Brunch Music in October @ Asbury Coffee Mill

Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 11:00amSunday, October 8, 2023 - 11:00amSunday, October 15, 2023 - 11:00amSunday, October 22, 2023 - 11:00amSunday, October 29, 2023 - 11:00am
Enjoy Sunday live music at Asbury Coffee Mill with Avoiding Foreclosure 10/1; Thomas Johnston 10/8; Jack Pierone 10/15; Dina Hall 10/22; B.D. Lenz 10/29.

Little Ridge Vineyards Music in October

Sunday, October 1, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, October 7, 2023 - 2:00pmSunday, October 8, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, October 14, 2023Sunday, October 15, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, October 21, 2023 - 2:00pmSunday, October 22, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, October 28, 2023 - 2:00pmSunday, October 29, 2023 - 1:00pm
Live music every weekend in September featuring Dave Read 10/1; Scott & Mac Paige Duo 10/7; Alan Wilcockson 10/8; Jeff Bellfy & Kjell Duo 10/14 and Food Truck- Chefstreet & Chef Joe; Harmony Garage Band 10/15; Chuck Schubert 10/21;
Scott Messina 10/22; John Cain 10/28; Jeff Bellfy & Kjell Duo 10/29.

Live Music @ Invertase

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 - 4:00pm
Free to attend and weather dependent (check social media for cancellations). Plan your summer entertainment and your fav Invertase brews!!

Sick Star Nation @ Draught House

Thursday, October 5, 2023 - 7:00pm
Kick up the jams with Sick Star Nation, an acoustic high energy cover band, Thursday night.

October Music @ Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 6:00pmSaturday, October 7, 2023 - 2:00pmSunday, October 8, 2023 - 2:00pmFriday, October 13, 2023 - 6:00pmSaturday, October 14, 2023 - 2:00pmSunday, October 15, 2023 - 2:00pmFriday, October 20, 2023 - 6:00pmSaturday, October 21, 2023 - 2:00pmSunday, October 22, 2023 - 2:00pmFriday, October 27, 2023 - 6:00pmSaturday, October 28, 2023 - 2:00pmSunday, October 29, 2023 - 2:00pm
September is calling and Brook Hollow answers with music and food trucks throughout the month. The line up includes Bill Ruddy 10/6; Stan and Elise 10/7; John Cain 10/8; Scott Messina 10/13; Bill Ruddy 10/14; George Baier 10/15; Patrick and Alex 10/20; Lauren Christine 10/21; Kate and Paul 10/22; John Cain 10/27; Rich Ortiz 10/28; and Eric Kerssen 10/29.

October Music @ Tiptons Tavern

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 7:00pmSaturday, October 7, 2023 - 8:00pmFriday, October 13, 2023 - 7:00pmSaturday, October 14, 2023 - 8:00pmFriday, October 20, 2023 - 7:00pmSaturday, October 21, 2023 - 8:00pmFriday, October 27, 2023 - 8:00pmSaturday, October 28, 2023 - 8:00pm
Tipton's has live music every weekend in September features Last Shot 10/6;Blaming Amy 10/7; Michael Patrick 10/13; Skin of my Teeth 10/14; Mike Viscel 10/20; Bobby Clark Band 10/21; JerZGirls 10/27; Dizaster Horse 10/28.

Barefoot Grape Stomping @ Four Sisters

Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 4:00pmSaturday, October 21, 2023 - 4:00pmSaturday, November 4, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, November 18, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, December 2, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, December 16, 2023 - 1:00pm
Are you ready for a smashing good time? The Barefoot Grape Stomping is a one of a kind experience, sure to intoxicate all your senses. The event begins with a formal wine tasting followed by a mouth-watering Chicken Parmesan dinner served with roasted vegetables, salad, bread and dessert. Reservations required.

UACNJ Saturday Astronomy Talks 2023

Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 8:00pmSaturday, October 14, 2023 - 8:00pmSaturday, October 21, 2023 - 8:00pmSaturday, October 28, 2023 - 8:00pm
UACNJ kicks off its free public programs for 2023 at Jenny Jump State Forest, presented Saturday evenings April-October. The live presentation is followed by stargazing on the club's telescopes until 10:30pm, weather permitting.

Cruisin' with Quality Automotive

Friday, October 13, 2023 - 5:00pm
Quality Automotive is hosting another Cruise night complete with food, prizes and of course, nice rides!

Rutherfurd Bus and Hall Tours

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
Join a tour of Rutherfurd Hall this weekend with two times to choose from and three levels of the building to explore.

Classic Car Show @ Four Sisters Winery

Friday, October 20, 2023 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Four Sisters is hosting a classic car show every 3rd Friday of the month featuring classic cars, wine and music.

Weekend Boat Rentals @ Allamuchy Pond

Saturday, October 28, 2023 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Release stress, get exercise and view the swans, turtles and other birds and wildlife that call Allamuchy Pond their home. Canoes, single, and tandem kayaks will be available. An ACA-certified canoe and kayak instructor and lifeguard will be at the dock to provide assistance. All abilities are welcome.
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Halloween Hollow at Marshall's Farm Market

Sunday, October 1, 2023 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, October 7, 2023 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, October 14, 2023 - 1:00pmSunday, October 15, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, October 21, 2023 - 1:00pmSunday, October 22, 2023 - 1:00pmSaturday, October 28, 2023 - 1:00pmSunday, October 29, 2023 - 1:00pm
Last weekend for Marshall's Farm Market. Visit the "spooktacular" Halloween display with plenty of photo opportunities along with shopping for produce, pumpkins, food specialties, bacon, eggs, jams, jellies, pies and more. Hayrides offered on weekends and include cider and a donut.

West End Farmers' Market in Hackettstown

Sunday, October 1, 2023 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2023 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 15, 2023 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2023 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2023 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Hackettstown own West End Farmers' Market is open from 9:30am - 1pm with local farmers, artisans, bread makers, bakers, craftsman and more!

Sunday Funday @ Burley's Gym

Sunday, October 1, 2023 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2023 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, October 15, 2023 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2023 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2023 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
A great day of fun and football with your families and friends. Watch the games in the comfort of the cozy, sports-themed clubhouse with football games will be on four large screen TVs, on a virtual reality screen, various table games, mini-golf and golf simulator, a bounce house for the tykes and various golf challenges in the adjacent golf training room.

Open House @ Hope Wellness Center

Sunday, October 1, 2023 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Enjoy an afternoon of relaxation, free samples of services, refreshments, gifts and door prizes.

Chair Yoga @ Blairstown Methodist Church

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 1:00pmTuesday, October 10, 2023 - 1:00pmTuesday, October 17, 2023 - 1:00pmTuesday, October 24, 2023 - 1:00pmTuesday, October 31, 2023 - 1:00pm
Think you might enjoy yoga though doing a pretzel headstand isn't your cup of tea? Join Carolyn for a chair yoga class with modified positions.

Gentle Beginnings Yoga Classes @ Hope Wellness Center

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 5:30pmTuesday, October 10, 2023 - 5:30pmTuesday, October 17, 2023 - 5:30pmTuesday, October 24, 2023 - 5:30pmTuesday, October 31, 2023 - 5:30pm
Carolyn Barton will be offering yoga classes in Hope every Tuesday at the Wellness Center.

Grand Opening of The Hut in Washington

Thursday, October 5, 2023 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Come out to Washington for the Grand Opening of The HUT, Hand Up Treasures featuring a variety of clothing, shoes, accessories and more!

Dinner with Doctor @ Rutherfurd Hall

Thursday, October 5, 2023 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Enjoy a free dinner presentation with Dr. Tyler Carlcok of Village Family Clinic about how healthy back. Learn how to tell what type of back problem you are having, and learn safe and effective methods at treating your low back pain without addictive medications or surgery, learn at home exercises for your back problems, how to prevent back problems and how to ensure you don’t make your back problem worse. Reservations required.

8th Annual Fish and Chips Take-Out Dinner

Friday, October 6, 2023 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Tastefully British caterers will be serving up a delicious fish take-out dinner at the First Presbyterian Church Outreach Center in Blairstown. Online ticket sales will end at approximately 1 PM on Friday, Oct. 6.

Open Volunteer Day with RVC

Saturday, October 7, 2023 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, November 4, 2023 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Be an agent of change by volunteering some time at one of RVC's many trails. Tools will be provided appropriate to the project.

2023 Blairstown Farmers Market

Saturday, October 7, 2023 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, October 14, 2023 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, October 28, 2023 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
This year marks the 16th annual Blairstown Farmers Market. An official marker of summer and fresh produce, you'll find local farmers, foods, vendors and music.
Spanish dancer

Dances from Spain @ Warren County libraries

Saturday, October 7, 2023 - 11:00amSaturday, October 7, 2023 - 2:00pm
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre, New Jersey's Premiere Flamenco and Spanish Dance Company, will perform "Spanish Tapas."

Artist Reception @ Kathy's Kove

Saturday, October 7, 2023 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Kathy's Kove invites everyone out to the artist reception of Katalin Luczay. Refreshments will be served.

Household Hazardous Waste Event for Warren County Residents

Sunday, October 8, 2023 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Warren County residents only. This is for Household Hazardous Waste collection only - no electronics will be accepted. No containers larger than 5 gallons. This event is sponsored by the Pollution Control Financing Authority of Warren County.

Trunk or Treat @ Mohican Outdoor Center

Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 3:00pm
Mohican Outdoor Center is hosting a Trunk or Treat at the Rec. Center for fun and treats!

Haunted Trails @ Mohican Outdoor Center

Friday, October 20, 2023 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, October 27, 2023 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, October 28, 2023 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
You're invited into the woods at Mohican Outdoor Center for a walk through their Haunted Trails. Ghosts, witches and zombies will join you along way. Watch out for the creepy campers they don't like to be disturbed!
3 ghosts

Fall Lantern Tour and Ghostly Tales in Hackettstown

Friday, October 20, 2023Saturday, October 21, 2023
Prepare to be spooked by this walking tour starting at the Hackettstown Historical Society Museum! $10/person, kids younger than 12 free, but parental discretion advised. Reservations required. 

Blairstown Paper Shred @ Blairstown Municipal Building

Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
8:00am to 11:00am
Blairstown residents, drop off your confidential papers to be shredded by Absolute Shredding at the Blairstown Municipal building.

Knowlton Township Community Day

Saturday, October 21, 2023 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Join in the free fun at Knowlton Community Day at Tunnel Field! Activities include bounce houses, inflatable slides, train ride, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, fire trucks, food, vendors and live DJ!

41st Annual Phillipsburg-Easton Halloween Parade

Sunday, October 29, 2023 - 3:00pm
Bring your trick-or-treat bags to catch some candy, and put on your best costumes for the 41st annual Phillipsburg Easton parade, an event that binds two communities to showcase our local bands, entertainers, non-profit organizations, local businesses, and community groups.

Lopatcong Trick or Treat

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Attention Lopatcong community! Trick or treat in the community on Halloween night rain or shine!
Plan Ahead: 

Self-Guided Explore Warren History Trail

Saturday, November 4, 2023 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, November 5, 2023 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Explore Shippen Manor, Blair's Town, Oxford Furnace, the Morris Canal and many more historic sites throughout Warren County. This is a free self-guided, county-wide driving tour, where you can visit one or multiple sites at your own pace each day. Sites in the county's southern region will be hosting visitors on Saturday, 11/4; and the northern destinations will be open on Sunday, 11/5. Each site will have a docent on hand to convey the history of the location, and some sites will host demonstrations and festival activities.

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!

Explore Warren County Tourism Partnership
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165 County Route 519 South - Belvidere, NJ 07823
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Pictured vendors and weiner dog races, beer and pretzel

7th Annual Hackettstown Oktoberfest

Ready to kickoff the fall season with one of Hackettstown's biggest town-wide events of the year? Join the Hackettstown BID, Czig Meister Brewing Company, Man Skirt Brewing Company, and Grand Avenue Tavern as they host events throughout the weekend that include food, activities, vendors, and contests.

Warren County Hot Air Balloons, Fun & Games Festival

Warren County Hot Air Balloons, Fun & Games Festival returns to Warren County Community College for a weekend of fun. In addition to balloon activities like daily Mass Hot Air Balloon Launches and tethered rides, the festival features games, vendors, food trucks, car & truck show and more! Celebrate Warren County's upcoming 200-year birthday with the America One - US Flag Balloon! The balloon will inflate and glow around 7:15pm, along with Fred G Monster,  the RE/MAX hot air balloon and a few others. In addition, kids can pick up their LED wristbands at the Balloon Ride Tent, prior to The Balloon Glow Show, to make it an interactive glow! And learn about some Warren County history each day when Henry Skirbst presents will delight (and maybe even scare) all ages as he tells tales of Warren County, including a few ghost tales.

Fall Festival Weekends @ VonThun Farms

Last weekend for VonThun's Fall Festival! Get lost in the interactive corn maze or look for the perfect pumpkin. Take a hayride, pick apples, take aim with the corn cannons or browse the farm market for fresh produce, baked goods and more. There's also an activity area with 20+ family-friendly activities! Open Columbus Day!

Shippen Manor docent, Cat, in 18th century period clothing

Shippen Manor Museum Tours

Docents will be available to give tours of the Manor and the history of the people and the local industry of Oxford. October 1 talk will feature “Laundry Day” and October 8 will feature “Food Preservation.”

National water trail logo with building, trees and canoe

Hackettstown Historical Society Presentation: Musconetcong- A National Treasure

Tom Dallessio, Executive Director of the Musconetcong Watershed Association, speaks on how the river has been an important part of life from the time of the original settlers, the Lenni Lenape, to the present day, and why the watershed continues to be of major importance, from its usage in industry, to its role in recreation and sport.

The Early Origins of the New Jersey Devil

Myths and legends often have some kernel of historical truth.  So, what can we make of the Jersey Devil myth?  Is any part of the tale rooted in fact?  Historian and archivist Mickey DiCamillo discusses the origins of New Jersey's most famous mythological monster and identifies the real-life creatures.

Art Supply Thrift Sale @ Propagate Studio

This is a first public sale in the new Art Supply Thrift Shop. Everything is take what you'll use and pay what you can with hundreds of rubber stamps, tons of skeins of yarn, thousands of sheets of paper, a rainbow assortment of ribbon and more.

Steel Magnolias @ Country Gate Players

The play tells the story of six Louisiana women—Truvy, Annelle, Ouiser, Clairee, M’lynn, and Shelby—who gather at Truvy’s at-home beauty parlor to trade gossip. But when Shelby makes a decision that endangers her own life, the iron strength of these women and their friendship is put into focus.

2nd Annual Oktoberfest Celebration @ Thomas Stewart Park

Celebrate 77 years of volunteer service to the community with a variety of craft brews on tap, both local and national options. You can also expect live music by the Harmony Garage Band, live steel fighting performances by the premier team 'South Jersey Pine Barrens', local food vendors representing a variety of cuisines w/ food for purchase, 50/50 and basket raffles.

3rd Annual Oktoberfest @ Buttzville Brewing

The beer! The keg bowling! The stein holding! The polka band! The dancing! The homemade games and photo contest that helped you win some fun prizes! Buttzville Brewing Co. is making a name for itself in Washington Borough! Stop by and see what all the fuss is about.

Serene Green @ Roy's Hall

Live at Roy's Hall is Serene Green, a Bluegrass band out of Northeast Pennsylvania, demonstrating a unique contemporary vision through their original compositions.

Warren Heritage Museum at Bread Lock Park

Exhibits at the Warren Heritage Museum located at Bread Lock Park tell the story of the valley now bisected by Route 57, also known as the Warren Heritage Scenic Byway, as well as the people who lived and worked here. Volunteers will be on hand to welcome you. Stop by and learn more about this beautiful place we call home!

Hilltop Herbal Autumn Tea Party @ Well Sweep

Join Cheryl Karcher of Hilltop Herbals for a tea party to celebrate Autumn with herbs, seasonal black teas and chai. Learn about tea blends and the medicinal properties of some of her favorite Autumn herbs. The afternoon will include scones, local grass-fed butter and a few tea samplings.

Six Rounds of Vengeance @ CSC

In post-apocalyptic "Lost Vegas," a young gunslinger named Jess December enlists the help of a mysterious samurai cowboy to help avenge the murder of her sister. However, those they face have powers beyond that of gunpowder and steel. This is a NEXTstage Repertory production and is recommended for Mature Audiences.

Annular Solar Eclipse @ UACNJ

Come out to UACNJ as they will be open during the day for the annular solar eclipse. It will cross North, Central, and South America. In the U.S., the annular solar eclipse begins in Oregon at 9:13 a.m. PDT and ends in Texas at 12:03 p.m. CDT.

Side by Side Dog Walk and Fundraiser through DASACC

Walking Side-by-Side is not just another walk in the park! Along with your furry friends, participants will walk through the beautiful Meadow Breeze Park symbolizing the essential bond between humans and their beloved dogs. Funds raised during at this event will go directly to supporting those affected by interpersonal violence, providing essential resources, emergency and safety crisis intervention, and support for those affected and impacted by abuse.

NEW DATE! Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza

It's finally here! Fried, seared or grilled, however you like your Pork Roll, you’ll be able to savor it that way at Shappell Park right in the heart of Phillipsburg. Enjoy the games, music, and, of course, delicious food. Fun for the whole family! (Disclaimer: No guarantees that "Slice" the mascot will be making an appearance this year, but the local celebrities in this photo look like they're having so much fun, and with Norwescap hosting the event, this is the pic we're going with!)

Pressed Flower Workshop @ Well Sweep

Experienced pressed flower artist, Linda Conrad, will teach you the art of using pressed flowers and botanicals. Create a 5” x 7” picture with a variety of pressed flowers for endless possibilities, from picturesque landscapes to a cute fairy or gnome made entirely of pressed flowers.

Sunday Supper @ Orchard View Lavender Farm

Chef Ed Oliveira, owner of The Angry Chourico BBQ has created a special five course family style Portuguese inspired menu featuring the freshest locally sourced, sustainably grown, and ethically harvested ingredients. Gather joyfully to break bread under the glow of chandeliers with the sounds of cozy chatter, delightful laughter, glasses clinking, crickets chirping, and live music will fill the crisp fall air.

 

Fringe Festival: Mother (and me) @ CSC

This Fringe Festival show brings to the stage the larger than life Hungarian Mama Rose who's slowly waltzing into dementia, as her Broadway baby, Melinda shimmies into middle age. An outrageous one-woman show about stepping up and into your own light.

The Furious Bongos @ Roy's Hall

The Furious Bongos is a Zappa project featuring a diverse lineup of seasoned musicians who have played alongside heavyweights like Frank Zappa, BB King and Mick Fleetwood while providing a wildly entertaining show that pays respect to Frank Zappa’s legacy.

Sterbenz Miles of Smiles to benefit Abilities or Northwest New Jersey

Registration is now open for the Sterbenz “Miles of Smiles,” a 5K run and 1K walk/roll/stroll to benefit Abilities of Northwest Jersey, Inc. Open to the public, this event will take place at the Warren Community College in Washington. There’s no cost to participate, participant sponsorship is encouraged.

Warren County ARTS logo, painter palette with brushes

Artist Workshop Retreat presented by WC ARTS

Enjoy a full day of creative learning. Select one 3 hour workshop to attend in the morning and one 3 hour workshop to attend in the afternoon. Includes continental breakfast and lunch catered by Lost Ladies Café.

Dried Flower Crescent Swag @ Well Sweep

Floral wreaths and swags are perfect for refreshing the appearance of any room and Well Sweep has all the supplies for you to create a beautiful masterpiece using dried flowers.

Homicide 'n' Hops @ Invertase

Spend an evening with scientists listening to true stories of forensics in action and perfecting authentic forensic techniques. Then test your newly acquired skills and unravel a mystery while participating in some friendly competition to figure out who dunnit!

Foodshed Alliance Gala 2023

Live and in person at Perona Farms, the Foodshed Alliance is hosting their gala with more than 15 tasting stations with food prepared by the region’s best chefs, open bar with local wine, craft beer, hard cider tastings and live music.

Halloween Downtown & Parade in Hackettstown

Participants will gather on the front lawns of Centenary University beginning at 2:30pm for the 3pm parade, which will proceed down Moore Street to the gazebo at Main Street. From there children are invited to Trick-or-Treat, visiting various participating merchants. Eat and shop local for plenty of sales and specials in downtown Hackettstown!

Oktoberfest at Brook Hollow Winery

Put on your lederhosen and join in a German-filled night of food, music, and wine! All your favorite tunes provided by accordionist Eric Kerssen to enjoy with all your favorites from Alpine Meats in Blairstown.

Hometown Halloween in Washington Borough

Get dressed up and into the Spirit of Halloween! Hometown Halloween is family fun for kids of all ages featuring a kids costume contest and a pet costume contest. Trick or Treat at participating downtown merchants while a DJ plays spooky and fun tunes and check out all the festive pumpkins entered by the businesses for the pumpkin decorating contest!

Warren Heritage Museum at Bread Lock Park

Exhibits at the Warren Heritage Museum located at Bread Lock Park tell the story of the valley now bisected by Route 57, also known as the Warren Heritage Scenic Byway, as well as the people who lived and worked here. Volunteers will be on hand to welcome you. Stop by and learn more about this beautiful place we call home!

Warren County Hot Air Balloons, Fun & Games Festival

Saturday, September 21, 2024 -
2:00pm to 8:30pm
Sunday, September 22, 2024 -
2:00pm to 8:30pm

Warren County Hot Air Balloons, Fun & Games Festival returns to Warren County Community College for a weekend of fun. In addition to balloon activities like daily Mass Hot Air Balloon Launches and tethered rides, the festival features games, vendors, food trucks, car & truck show and more! Celebrate Warren County's upcoming 200-year birthday with the America One - US Flag Balloon! The balloon will inflate and glow around 7:15pm, along with Fred G Monster,  the RE/MAX hot air balloon and a few others. In addition, kids can pick up their LED wristbands at the Balloon Ride Tent, prior to The Balloon Glow Show, to make it an interactive glow! And learn about some Warren County history each day when Henry Skirbst presents will delight (and maybe even scare) all ages as he tells tales of Warren County, including a few ghost tales.

Serene Green @ Roy's Hall

Live at Roy's Hall is Serene Green, a Bluegrass band out of Northeast Pennsylvania, demonstrating a unique contemporary vision through their original compositions.

 
Continuing: 

The Great Pumpkin Train @ Delaware River Railroad Excursions

When riding the Great Pumpkin Train, every child gets to pick his or her own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Trips leave 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. Also visit the Ol' Susquehanna Mine and or Corn Maze (additional fee required), and free use of the picnic grove.

Fall Harvest Weekends @ Donaldson Farms

Last weekend for Donaldson Farms Harvest Weekend! Fall is the perfect time to visit Donaldson Farms to enjoy apple and pumpkin picking and corn maze, hayrides, corn cannon, fresh-cooked food, apple cider samples, and more.

Little Ridge Vineyards Music in October

Live music every weekend in September featuring Dave Read 10/1; Scott & Mac Paige Duo 10/7; Alan Wilcockson 10/8; Jeff Bellfy & Kjell Duo 10/14 and Food Truck- Chefstreet & Chef Joe; Harmony Garage Band 10/15; Chuck Schubert 10/21;
Scott Messina 10/22; John Cain 10/28; Jeff Bellfy & Kjell Duo 10/29.

Live Music @ Invertase

Free to attend and weather dependent (check social media for cancellations). Plan your summer entertainment and your fav Invertase brews!!

October Music @ Brook Hollow Winery

September is calling and Brook Hollow answers with music and food trucks throughout the month. The line up includes Bill Ruddy 10/6; Stan and Elise 10/7; John Cain 10/8; Scott Messina 10/13; Bill Ruddy 10/14; George Baier 10/15; Patrick and Alex 10/20; Lauren Christine 10/21; Kate and Paul 10/22; John Cain 10/27; Rich Ortiz 10/28; and Eric Kerssen 10/29.

October Music @ Tiptons Tavern

Tipton's has live music every weekend in September features Last Shot 10/6;Blaming Amy 10/7; Michael Patrick 10/13; Skin of my Teeth 10/14; Mike Viscel 10/20; Bobby Clark Band 10/21; JerZGirls 10/27; Dizaster Horse 10/28.

Barefoot Grape Stomping @ Four Sisters

Are you ready for a smashing good time? The Barefoot Grape Stomping is a one of a kind experience, sure to intoxicate all your senses. The event begins with a formal wine tasting followed by a mouth-watering Chicken Parmesan dinner served with roasted vegetables, salad, bread and dessert. Reservations required.

UACNJ Saturday Astronomy Talks 2023

UACNJ kicks off its free public programs for 2023 at Jenny Jump State Forest, presented Saturday evenings April-October. The live presentation is followed by stargazing on the club's telescopes until 10:30pm, weather permitting.

Weekend Boat Rentals @ Allamuchy Pond

Release stress, get exercise and view the swans, turtles and other birds and wildlife that call Allamuchy Pond their home. Canoes, single, and tandem kayaks will be available. An ACA-certified canoe and kayak instructor and lifeguard will be at the dock to provide assistance. All abilities are welcome.

November Music @ Brook Hollow Winery

November is here and Brook Hollow answers with music throughout the month. The lineup includes Patrick and Alex 11/3; TBD 11/4; Scott Messina 11/5; John Cain 11/10; Bill Ruddy 11/11; Stan and Elise 11/12; Nov 18 - Kate and Paul; George Baier 11/19; Rich Ortiz 11/25; TBD 11/26.

November Music @ Tiptons Tavern

Tipton's has live music every weekend in November features Nicusanti Project 11/ 3; The Stems 11/ 4; Cody Templeton (Solo) 11/10; Gear Box 11/11; Chuck Shubert & Co. 11/ 17; Radio Zoo 11/ 18; Scott Messina 11/ 24.

December Music @ Brook Hollow Winery

December is here and Brook Hollow answers with music throughout the month. The lineup includes Stan and Elise 12/2; John Cain 12/3; Bill Ruddy 12/9; Scott Messina 12/10; Kate and Paul 12/16; Lee Larsen 12/17; Eric Kerssen 12/30; Alex and Patrick 12/31.

December Music @ Tiptons Tavern

Tipton's has live music every weekend in November features Stevie Vicks 12/8; Harmony Garage Band 12/9; Mind & Soul 12/10; Jennie Hackett Duo 12/10; Sarah Lanier & Carl Palmeri 12/16.

January Music @ Tiptons Tavern

Tipton's has live music every weekend in November features Stevie Vicks 12/8; Harmony Garage Band 12/9; Mind & Soul 12/10; Jennie Hackett Duo 12/10; Sarah Lanier & Carl Palmeri 12/16.

February Music @ Tiptons Tavern

Tipton's has live music every weekend in February featuring Last Shot 2/2; Jeff Bellfy & Co 2/3; Hannah Lefurgy Trio 2/9; Avenue 16 2/10; Kyle Baker Trio 2.16; Gear Box 2/17; Cody Templeton (Solo) 2/23; Shaky Moon Band 2/24.

March Music @ Tiptons Tavern

Tipton's has live music every weekend in March featuring Blaming Amy 3/1; Agirl & Aguy 3/2; Werner Sommer 3/8; Naked Jake 3/9; 519 Famous 3/15; Out Past Curfew 3/16; Chuck Schubert & Co 3/22; Little Bird & a few Bad Eggs 3/23; Stevie Vicks 3/29; Bobby Clark 3/29.

Little Ridge Vineyards Music in May

Live music in May featuring Allan Willcockson 5/4; Lauren Christine 5/5; Scott Messina 5/11; Mother's Day 5/12, Live music by Jeff Bellfy, Cousin's Maine Lobster food truck, Mama Dee's Empanada food truck, Chuck Schubert 5/18; John Cain 5/19; Jeni Hackett 5/25.

Little Ridge Vineyards Music in June

Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 2:00pm
Sunday, June 16, 2024 - 1:00pm
Saturday, June 22, 2024 - 2:00pm
Sunday, June 23, 2024 - 1:00pm
Sunday, June 30, 2024 - 1:00pm

Live music in June featuring Allan Willcockson 6/2; Scott Messina 6/8; Jordan Allen 6/9; Chuck Schubert 6/15; John Cain 6/16; Kelsey Condon 6/22; Jeff Bellfy & Pudgy's Famous Fries Food Truck 6/23; Peter Amadeo 6/30.

June Music @ Tiptons Tavern

Friday, June 14, 2024 - 8:00pm
Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 8:00pm
Friday, June 21, 2024 - 8:00pm
Saturday, June 22, 2024 - 8:00pm
Sunday, June 23, 2024 - 8:00pm
Friday, June 28, 2024 - 8:00pm
Saturday, June 29, 2024 - 8:00pm

Tipton's has live music every weekend in June featuring Mr. T Band 6/1; Decoy Clones 6/7; Doubletime Paradigm 6/8; Amber Peirce 6/9; Acoustic Kitty Project 6/14; Out Past Curfew 6/15; Chuck Shubert & Jeff Bellfy 6/21; Gear Box 6/22;Hannah Noel 6/23; Michael Patrick 6/28; Dizaster Horse 6/29.

Little Ridge Vineyards Music in July

Saturday, July 6, 2024 - 2:00pm
Sunday, July 7, 2024 - 1:00pm
Saturday, July 13, 2024
Sunday, July 14, 2024
Saturday, July 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
Sunday, July 21, 2024 - 1:00pm
Saturday, July 27, 2024 - 1:00pm

Live music in June featuring Allan Willcockson 7/6; Matthew Lynch 7/7; Scott Messina 7/13; Jeni Hacket & Pudgy's Famous Fries Food Truck 7/14; Chuck Schubert 7/20; DB Acoustics Duo & Cousin's Maine Lobster Food Truck 7/21.
​July 27-John Cain

 
Community Corner: 

Halloween Hollow at Marshall's Farm Market

Last weekend for Marshall's Farm Market. Visit the "spooktacular" Halloween display with plenty of photo opportunities along with shopping for produce, pumpkins, food specialties, bacon, eggs, jams, jellies, pies and more. Hayrides offered on weekends and include cider and a donut.

Sunday Funday @ Burley's Gym

A great day of fun and football with your families and friends. Watch the games in the comfort of the cozy, sports-themed clubhouse with football games will be on four large screen TVs, on a virtual reality screen, various table games, mini-golf and golf simulator, a bounce house for the tykes and various golf challenges in the adjacent golf training room.

Dinner with Doctor @ Rutherfurd Hall

Enjoy a free dinner presentation with Dr. Tyler Carlcok of Village Family Clinic about how healthy back. Learn how to tell what type of back problem you are having, and learn safe and effective methods at treating your low back pain without addictive medications or surgery, learn at home exercises for your back problems, how to prevent back problems and how to ensure you don’t make your back problem worse. Reservations required.

8th Annual Fish and Chips Take-Out Dinner

Tastefully British caterers will be serving up a delicious fish take-out dinner at the First Presbyterian Church Outreach Center in Blairstown. Online ticket sales will end at approximately 1 PM on Friday, Oct. 6.

Open Volunteer Day with RVC

Be an agent of change by volunteering some time at one of RVC's many trails. Tools will be provided appropriate to the project.

2023 Blairstown Farmers Market

This year marks the 16th annual Blairstown Farmers Market. An official marker of summer and fresh produce, you'll find local farmers, foods, vendors and music.

Haunted Trails @ Mohican Outdoor Center

You're invited into the woods at Mohican Outdoor Center for a walk through their Haunted Trails. Ghosts, witches and zombies will join you along way. Watch out for the creepy campers they don't like to be disturbed!

Knowlton Township Community Day

Join in the free fun at Knowlton Community Day at Tunnel Field! Activities include bounce houses, inflatable slides, train ride, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, fire trucks, food, vendors and live DJ!

41st Annual Phillipsburg-Easton Halloween Parade

Bring your trick-or-treat bags to catch some candy, and put on your best costumes for the 41st annual Phillipsburg Easton parade, an event that binds two communities to showcase our local bands, entertainers, non-profit organizations, local businesses, and community groups.

Dinner with Doctor @ Rutherfurd Hall

Are you searching for the cause of your symptoms and tired of being put on the prescription carousal? Enjoy a free dinner presentation with Village Family Clinic and learn safe, effective, medication-free, non-invasive treatment for neck stiffness, lower back pain, headaches.

Open Volunteer Day with RVC

Saturday, July 20, 2024 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, August 3, 2024 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, September 7, 2024 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Be an agent of change by volunteering some time at one of RVC's many trails. Tools will be provided appropriate to the project.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Self-Guided Explore Warren History Trail

Explore Shippen Manor, Blair's Town, Oxford Furnace, the Morris Canal and many more historic sites throughout Warren County. This is a free self-guided, county-wide driving tour, where you can visit one or multiple sites at your own pace each day. Sites in the county's northern region will be hosting visitors on Saturday, 11/4; and the southern destinations will be open on Sunday, 11/5. Each site will have a docent on hand to convey the history of the location, and some sites will host demonstrations and festival activities.