Starting January 13, 2022 | Explore Warren


Starting January 13, 2022

“Winter is the time of promise because there is so little to do – or because you can now and then permit yourself the luxury of thinking so.” - Stanley Crawford, American writer and farmer

It's your first Warren County Wanderings of the new year, and we realize a lot of people are hunkering down, whether due to the weather, or the pandemic. But there are some things you can do! Our snowy photo was taken last year on the Appalachian Trail along the Kittatinny Ridge, overlooking the greater Blairstown area. Did you know that Mohican Outdoor Center has snowshoes that you can borrow at no charge (the very ones pictured here, plus many more) and see if snowshoeing is right for you? Their snowshoe weekend event next month is already sold out, but once the white stuff falls (and we feel it in our bones, it's coming soon!) head there, spend some time in the woods, and then check our the big fireplace and comfy couches in this Appalachian Mountain Club lodge located right here in Warren County. Read on for more ideas, including the upcoming January Thaw concerts at Centenary Stage Company, and an opportunity to participate by telling your heritage story. Happy Wanderings!

Coming Up: 

Sip and Make Valentines Sweater Gnome

Sip some wine (or coffee and tea) and have some crafting fun by making a Valentine's sweater gnome at Studio 3R. Reservations are required by contacting The Bloomin' Cottage via instant messag

Dish or Sign Découpage Cass

Join in a Saturday morning class to learn about decoupaging, and make some pretty stuff for your home in this event from The Bloomin' Cottage, held at Studio 3R. What will the class include?

Sipping with Trivia

Four Sisters Winery introduces its first trivia event, "Music Through the Decades". Put together a team of 2-4 people and brainstorm to answer questions about music. The afternoon starts with a formal wine tasting and meal, then the rivia begins! $35/person plus tax. For ages 21+

January Thaw Music Festival: The Blue Dahlia

Centenary Stage Company kicks off this year's January Thaw Music Festival with a return visit from The Blue Dahlia. The performance features lyrics in English and French, klezmer violin, French and Mexican accordion, warm and joyous rhythms of reggae, ska and Latin America, and the sensual voice of jazz and French chanson. Live-stream tickets are available as well.

Tea with the Other Side

Long-time Kathy's Kove medium, Marion, will channel messages from your loved ones who have passed to see if there is a message for you! Reserve soon, space is limited.

More Things to Do: 

Tell Your Heritage Story for #AmericanPatchworkProject

In anticipation of the performance by American Patchwork Quartet, the APQ and Centenary Stage Company are partnering together to collect heritage stories for the #AmericanPatchworkProject. There are no requirements as to what a heritage story is in order for it to be submitted. The story can be anything; an immigration story or that of parents / grandparents, a simple tracing of ancestral roots, a specific moment, experience, or story passed down or perhaps even a continued tradition that is part of an inherited sense of family identity. These stories will be collected now through January 21, 2022 and shared across Centenary Stage Company’s social media platforms as part of the #AmericanPatchworkProject. This project culminates with A Conversation with American Patchwork Quartet on January 22 at 3pm where American Patchwork Quartet will share about their own heritage, their music, and their mission, and then perform in concert at 8pm. Learn more about the project.

Plan Ahead: 

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Formal wine tasting followed by dinner and dessert, paired with dessert wine. An educational wine cellar tour describes the processes of wine making and then off with the shoes and socks for the ever-popular Barefoot Grape Stomping! $42.50/person, plus tax. Tickets are required; please call 908-475-3671.

January Thaw Music Festival Continues: American Patchwork Quartet

Centenary Stage Company January Thaw Music Festival continues with NYC-based American Patchwork Quartet (APQ), which is on a mission to reclaim the immigrant soul of American Roots Music by drawing on a repertoire of centuries-old American folk songs that highlight America's immigrant roots. It showcases America's dynamic present by combining the diverse talent of four US citizens, each with a unique cultural background. In this quartet, old songs are made new through creative arrangements that highlight the exceptional and well-honed skills of each band member. Prior to the show, you can participate in A Conversation with American Patchwork Quartet at 3 p.m. where  the quartet's members will share about their own heritage, their music, and their mission; sign up for the free discussion and get $10 off your concert ticket that night!

Comedy Night at Invertase Brewing Co.

Purchase your tickets for another fun night at the brewery! Benefit Show - All proceeds go to Family Promise of Warren County. Laughs, great beer and catering by Angry Chourico BBQ! Doors open at 4:00 for the 6:30pm show. $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

January Thaw Music Festival Continues: Best of the Eagles

Centenary Stage Company’s January Thaw Music Festival comes to a close with Best of the Eagles. Performing the band’s greatest hits from the '70s, '80s and beyond, each member mirrors his counterpart in the Eagles instrumentally and vocally. This group of musicians expertly and authentically re-create the songs, music, and vocals of the Eagles making this is the most authentic recreation next to seeing the Eagles live.

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