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Starting July 6, 2022

“We might think we’re nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us.” – Jenny Uglow, English biographer, historian, critic and publisher.

This little guy knows Blairstown Farmers' Market is serving up the good stuff, including his very own Grown in Warren/Explore Warren County swag bag! You can snag one of your own (while supplies last) with purchase at other local farmers markets including Hackettstown, Washington Borough, and Phillipsburg - opening this weekend at Shappell Park.

Check out opening night of RENT at Centenary Stage Company this week while Country Gate Players is introducing a movie matinee series happening every Sunday in July with discussion and popcorn. Barefoot Grape Stomping is back this month with two opportunities to get in the mushy fun. And the county's heritage museums are open this Sunday, complete with knowledgeable staff ready to answer your questions. In addition to its usual concert series - this week's performer is Na'Bodach - Shippen Manor is featuring a new lecture series.

And so much more! Read on, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Late Night Thursdays in Hackettstown featuring The Electric Bomber!

Thursday, July 7, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, July 14, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, July 21, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, July 28, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Hackettstown Business Improvement District (BID) is bringing back Late Night Thursdays each week, July through August. This week's music comes from the Electric Bomber, a classic Rock band with some R&B influences.

RENT @ CSC

Thursday, July 7, 2022 to Sunday, July 17, 2022
Tickets are on sale now for Centenary Stage Company's RENT. Set in the East Village of New York City, this timeless story is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today.

Sick Star Nation @ Draught House

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 6:00pm
Kick up the jams with Sick Star Nation, an acoustic high energy cover band.

First Thursday Live Music @ Czig Meister

Thursday, July 7, 2022 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Live music Thursdays are coming at ya! Grab a great beer and listen to local artists in the biergarten! This week features the acoustic sounds of Mary Hubley, known as Maribyrd and her Byrdtunes.

Family Gazebo Concert presents Raymond Griffith-Ayers

Friday, July 8, 2022 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
It’s time to groove in the gazebo! Raymond will have everyone singing along as we play with bubbles and parachutes. All the little rockers in the audience will have musical instruments galore to use.

The Arts at St. Luke’s presents The Jesse Bardwell Band

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 7:00pm
The Jesse Bardwell Band plays in this week's Arts at St. Luke's. The music series is held the second weekend of the month from May through December in the beautiful sanctuary of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Hope, NJ.

Music Video Bingo @ Buttzville Brewing

Friday, July 8, 2022 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, August 12, 2022 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, September 16, 2022 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Get your music trivia on for a chance at some great prizes!

Craft and Vendor Sale @ United Presbyterian Church

Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Come find your treasure! Some vendor spots still available. Call 908-475-2771 or 908-619-1351. Food and baked goods available.

Open Volunteer Day @ Dark Moon Preserve

Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Here is another opportunity to volunteer and make your trails look great! Bring water, sturdy shoes, gloves, snacks and a willingness to support the community.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Saturday, July 23, 2022 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
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!

Weekend Boat Rentals @ Allamuchy Pond

Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday, July 17, 2022 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday, July 24, 2022 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Release stress, get exercise and view the swans, turtles and other birds and wildlife that call Allamuchy Pond their home. Canoes and 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.

Buttz In Gear Bike Rides presented by Buttzville Brewing

Sunday, June 26, 2022 - 9:30amSunday, July 10, 2022 - 9:30amSunday, July 24, 2022 - 9:30am
Looking for a chance to get off the couch and do some cycling with a local group? Want to reward yourself with craft beer after your ride? Head out to Buttzville every other Sunday through October 30. Arrive by 9:30am and rides leave at 10am sharp.

Phillipsburg Open Air Market @ Shappell Park

Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, July 17, 2022 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, July 24, 2022 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, July 31, 2022 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Get ready for Phillipsburg's first open air market every Sunday July 10- October. Complete with farms, crafters, baked good and artisans.

Warren History Museums Are Open

Sunday, June 12, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Warren County's two museums located at historic Morris Canal sites are open again after a long hiatus caused by the pandemic. Stop by and learn why you keep seeing the brown "Morris Canal Crossed Here" signs around the county (how did they get the boats up and down these hills?) as volunteers will be there to welcome you and answer any questions. Did you know that Washington was world-renowned for producing some of the finest organs and pianos? Stop by The Warren Heritage Museum at Bread Lock Park on Sunday and see for yourself! Or journey underground on a guided tour through the 165-foot tailrace tunnel, and see other canal artifacts at the Jim and Mary Lee Museum.

Shippen Manor Museum Tours

Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Docents will be available to give tours of the Manor and the history of the people and the local industry of Oxford.

Basic Civilian Tactics classes

Sunday, June 12, 2022 -
1:30pm to 5:30pm
Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
1:30pm to 5:30pm
Sunday, August 14, 2022 -
1:30pm to 5:30pm
The mission of BCT is to equip the average citizen with the ability to better defend themselves. Join any of the three classes being offered this summer.

Summer Classic Film Festival hosted by CGP

Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 2:00pmSunday, July 17, 2022 - 2:00pmSunday, July 24, 2022 - 2:00pmSunday, July 31, 2022 - 2:00pm
Enjoy a Sunday matinee of "Meet John Doe," an American comedy-drama film featuring a "grassroots" political campaign created unwittingly by a newspaper columnist, with discussion to follow. Popcorn will also be available.

Shippen Talks featuring Richard Dalrymple

Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Local author Richard Dalrymple will be discussing "Prominent People of Montana Mountain" (Harmony Township). He has written two books, "The Bootleggers of Montana Mountain" (2017) and "Harmony Township, NJ: Its Historic Communities and Some of its Oldest Families."

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - Na'Bodach

Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Na'Bodach is a favrorite from Central New Jersey to Eastern Pennsylvania combining acoustic and electric instruments to fuse musical influences such Funk, Progressive Rock, Irish, Scot, American Folk, Blues and Classical in Scottish-Celtic Electric Fusion.

Splash of Magic With Conrad Cologne

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Set sail with magical storyteller Conrad Cologne in an action packed reading adventure! Children and families will be introduced to ocean themed stories that are brought to life with hilarious, interactive magic!
Continuing: 

Friday Grill Nights @ Alba Vineyard

Friday, June 24, 2022 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, July 1, 2022 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, July 8, 2022 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, July 15, 2022 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, July 22, 2022 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, July 29, 2022 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Grill nights are back starting this Friday. Your choice of meat and served with seasonal vegetables, potato, and salad. Charcuterie A La Carte- $20.

Afternoon Music Under the Arbor @ Alba Vineyard

Saturday, July 2, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Sunday, July 3, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Monday, July 4, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Sunday, July 17, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Live music is Saturday and Sunday afternoon featuring Jeff Bellfy Band and Patrick Kerssen Trio.

Evening Music Under the Arbor @ Alba Vineyard

Friday, July 1, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, July 2, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Friday, July 8, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Friday, July 15, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Enjoy a relaxing evening of wine, food and music under the arbor. This Friday and Saturday evening features Dave Roth, pianist and Dan DeChellis, pianist.

July Barnyard Buddies @ VonThun Farms

Friday, July 1, 2022 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Friday, July 8, 2022 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Friday, July 15, 2022 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Barnyard Buddies is a program that was designed for kids ages 2-8 who have an interest in farm life and love the outdoors. This week features goats!

Brook Hollow Live Music in July

Friday, July 1, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, July 2, 2022 -
12:00pm to 3:30pm
Saturday, July 2, 2022 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Sunday, July 3, 2022 -
12:00pm to 2:30pm
Sunday, July 3, 2022 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Friday, July 8, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
This weekend starts Brook Hollow serving food and live music continues this weekend with Bill Ruddy, Scott Messina and Rich Berry. Friday Night Meal Deal is Lasagna (Meat or Veggie) and a side salad. Served 6-8pm for $10. Eat-in or take-out.

July 2022 Lopatcong Music in the Park: Jesse Rivera

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Lopatcong's weekly summer music series continues with TimeWhys, known for '60s and '70s classics. Funding has been made possible, in part, by the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Division of Land Preservation

T.G.I. Flynn's Summer July Music 2022

Friday, July 8, 2022 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Friday, July 15, 2022 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Friday, July 22, 2022 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Friday, July 29, 2022 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Another great summer of music at Flynn's, this week brings the Bobby Clark Band, a Country Rock band.

July Summer Music @ Panther Pub

Friday, July 8, 2022 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, July 15, 2022 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Sunday, July 17, 2022 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Live music this Friday and Sunday with Jeiris Cook and Noble Brothes Duo.

Blairstown Farmers Market

Saturday, July 2, 2022 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 23, 2022 -
9:30am to 1:00pm
Come see your favorite local farmers and food producers at the Blairstown Farmers Market!

Washington Borough Farmers Market

Saturday, June 25, 2022 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 2, 2022 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 23, 2022 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Held each Saturday in downtown Washington borough through October 2 from 10am to 2pm, the market runs along Route 57, anchored in the Pocket Park located at 44 E. Washington Ave.

Music at Milagro July 2022

Saturday, July 2, 2022 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, July 3, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, July 10, 2022 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Don't miss music under the Pergola! This weekend features Ken Papa, guitarist and soloist, performs an array of pop music and romantic songs and Joe Izen.

Farm Friday @ Little Ridge Vineyards

Friday, July 1, 2022 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, July 2, 2022 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Sunday, July 3, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, July 8, 2022 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Sunday, July 17, 2022 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
This weekend's music features Harmony Garage Band and food by Swag's Original Dawgs.

July Music at Tiptons Tavern

Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Friday, July 15, 2022 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, July 22, 2022 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, July 23, 2022 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, July 29, 2022 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, July 30, 2022 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Live music continues this weekend with Radio Zoo, a high energy band covering rock, country, disco, pop, and alternative hit songs.

The Life and Legacy of Charles Messier presented by UACNJ

Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 8:00pm
UACNJ presents "The Life and Legacy of Charles Messier" followed by stargazing on various telescopes until 10:30pm, weather permitting.

Waterloo Village Summer 2022

Saturday, July 2, 2022 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, July 23, 2022 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Every Saturday this summer, Waterloo is open and showcasing the Canal Museum and Highlands Boat Exhibit, the Gristmill and Smith Store will be open, and village tours will be given. Other buildings will also be open, as well as the village Visitor Center.

Little Learning Farmers in July @ Donaldson Farms

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Bird is the Word! this week with Little Learning Farmers. It's perfect for parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, and their Little Farmer(s) to enjoy a fun and educational morning on the farm.

Tuesday Cruise Night July @ Joe's Steak Shop

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
London Fog plays this week at Joe's Steak Shop during their 18th season of Cruise night. Bring a friend, a chair, and enjoy the music, cars, and delicious food and drinks.

Music Unites Us All classes

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 9:00amTuesday, June 28, 2022 - 10:00amTuesday, July 5, 2022 - 9:00amTuesday, July 5, 2022 - 10:00amTuesday, July 12, 2022 - 9:00amTuesday, July 12, 2022 - 10:00amTuesday, July 19, 2022 - 9:00amTuesday, July 19, 2022 - 10:00am
Music Unites Us All is a music togetherness class for senior citizens and kids hosted by certified music therapist, Julianna Altonjy.

Rutherfurd Hall's Camp Allamuchy - A Summer to Remember

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 to Friday, August 12, 2022
Get ready for a great summer with Camp Allamuchy! Archery, arts and crafts, hikes and offsite trips to the pool! What could be better? Register today!
Plan Ahead: 

Wet Down @ Walters Park

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join in the water party as the Phillipsburg Fire Dept. cools you down a Walters Park.

Wedding Show @ The Inn at Millrace Pond

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 7:00pm
Always free admission for you and your guests! Live entertainment, fashion show of gowns and formalwear, wedding professional displays and much more!

By the Light of the Buck Moon: Full Moon Hike at Dark Moon Preserve hosted by RVC

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 -
8:30pm to 9:30pm
Enjoy July's Buck full moon with a guided hike at Dark Moon Preserve. We will step out into the night to enjoy the nocturnal wonders of the preserve. We invite you to bring your family - both furry and non-furry. Space is limited for this hike and advanced registration is required. This is a free event.

Ghanian Dinner Fund Raiser @ Kathy's Kove & Kafe

Friday, July 15, 2022 - 6:00pm
Share an authentic Ghanaian dinner at Kathy's Kove to raise funds for Ghana 4E, a computer based learning center in Ghana- Africa.

Paint Party - Summer Paradise @ Hackettstown Center for the Arts

Friday, July 15, 2022 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Donna of Pequest Valley Art & paint will be leading the class for this fun tropical painting. Bring your friends & favorite beverage!
Registration required.

Sunset Serenade featuring Ben Tyler @ the Community Center in Belvidere

Friday, July 15, 2022 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This is the second performance in the Community Center's  series featuring Ben, a singer/songwriter guitarist and keyboardist from Belvidere who has played in various bands while in Albany, NY and Boston, MA. His pop-based melodies and emotionally-driven lyrics have landed him many opportunities, opening for national acts including Guster, Simple Plan, Tyler Hilton, Ludacris and Collective Soul among others. Bring your chair or blanket to this free event.

Tri- Mountain Lake Sprint Triathlon benefiting The Arc of Warren

Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 8:00am
This one-of-a-kind triathlon at Mountain Lake in Liberty Township includes a ¼ mile swim, a 15 mile bike ride and a three mile run, and benefits The Arc of Warren County. This is a USAT sanctioned triathlon and teams or individuals are welcome to participate. This event is presented by DASH Multisport, LLC and The Arc of Warren County. Registration to participate closed July 12, but come out to cheer them on!

Planter Pockets Workshop @ Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Emma Rimi for a fun filled afternoon, creating and designing two 6.5”x4.5” wall pocket planters for your favorite plant friends.

Artisan Market @ Gourmet Gallery

Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Hosted by Gourmet Gallery and The Strange Boutique, check out local artists, indoor and outdoor, at Blairstown first artisan market and enjoy a great coffee shop.

Dine in the Vines at Villa Milagro - French Summer Special

Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 6:30pm
Chef Beth Ann Raynock of Local Mama Catering in Hellertown, PA will prepare a Parisian feast that will make you feel as if you are in Provence! Cost is $80 per person and includes a wine glass gift. Seating is limited to 42 people. Reservations required.

Farm Fest 2022 @ Mohican Farms

Sunday, July 17, 2022 - 12:00pm
Bring your camping chairs and your dancing shoes! Mohican Farms is launching a day of music, food and fun for the whole family!
Bands include Gypsy Joe Alves Band, Big Hix and Souther Steel.

The Bruce Show @ Invertase

Sunday, July 17, 2022 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
"Interested in seeing "the best Springsteen Tribute" in NY/NJ? More than just a night of great Springsteen songs, but the spirit of the concerts themselves! Growing up in NJ, it's hard to avoid the influential music of "the Boss".

Barbecue Chicken Dinner - Take Out Only @ Goodwill Fire Co.

Sunday, July 17, 2022 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
$15 per meal and includes 1/2 BBQ Chicken, baked potato, vegetable, coleslaw, roll, dessert. *Advanced Sales Only*

July Murder Mystery Dinner @ Four Sisters

Sunday, July 17, 2022 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
It’s a whodunit with a murderer, a victim, many suspects and everyone’s a detective! Formal wine tasting followed by dinner, dessert and dessert wine. As the evening progresses, the story unravels with murder, a victim and several suspects. Everyone is a detective and the chosen characters will act out their parts adding a little personality of their own.

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - Jersey Sound

Sunday, July 17, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jersey Sounds is known for its versatility and one of the Tri-State area's most popular premiere oldies band. They perform a mix of Oldies, 60s, Pop, Motown, and R&B.

The Blairstown Ambulance Corps 70th Anniversary

Saturday, July 23, 2022 -
11:30am to 3:30pm
Join in the celebration with The Blairstown Ambulance Co., a nonprofit oraganization, for 70 years of service the Blairstown area with free food, live demonstrations, door prizes, and more.

Destination Motown: Featuring The Sensational Soul Cruisers

Saturday, July 23, 2022 - 8:00pm
This is the ultimate 11 piece show band that replicates the iconic hits and legendary performances of the Temptations, the Jackson Five, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and so many others.

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Coming Up: 

Late Night Thursdays in Hackettstown

The Hackettstown Business Improvement District (BID) is bringing back Late Night Thursdays each week, July through August. This week's music comes from Brass Roots, New Jersey’s premier rock, soul and R&B horn band.

RENT @ CSC

Tickets are on sale now for Centenary Stage Company's RENT. Set in the East Village of New York City, this timeless story is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today.

First Thursday Live Music @ Czig Meister

Live music Thursdays are coming at ya! Grab a great beer and listen to local artists in the biergarten! This week features the acoustic sounds of Mary Hubley, known as Maribyrd and her Byrdtunes.

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!

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 and 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.

Warren History Museums Are Open

For the month of August, Warren County's two museums located at historic Morris Canal will be open a week later than usual, on the third Sunday. Stop by and learn why you keep seeing the brown "Morris Canal Crossed Here" signs around the county, as volunteers will be there to welcome you and answer any questions. The Museum at Bread Lock Park has obtained a new exhibit - "The Magic Age of Steam". Or, journey underground on a guided tour through the 165-foot tailrace tunnel, and see other canal artifacts at the Jim and Mary Lee Museum.

Basic Civilian Tactics classes

The mission of BCT is to equip the average citizen with the ability to better defend themselves. Join any of the three classes being offered this summer.

Shippen Talks featuring Richard Dalrymple

Local author Richard Dalrymple will be discussing "Prominent People of Montana Mountain" (Harmony Township). He has written two books, "The Bootleggers of Montana Mountain" (2017) and "Harmony Township, NJ: Its Historic Communities and Some of its Oldest Families."

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - Na'Bodach

Na'Bodach is a favrorite from Central New Jersey to Eastern Pennsylvania combining acoustic and electric instruments to fuse musical influences such Funk, Progressive Rock, Irish, Scot, American Folk, Blues and Classical in Scottish-Celtic Electric Fusion.

Splash of Magic With Conrad Cologne

Set sail with magical storyteller Conrad Cologne in an action packed reading adventure! Children and families will be introduced to ocean themed stories that are brought to life with hilarious, interactive magic!

Science Show: Pirates Lost at Sea

Ahoy there, matey! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. Throughout the story, explore the incredible science behind clouds, physical and chemical changes, air pressure, and more!

Shippen Talks featuring Ina Walls

Shippen Manor Talks presents "Black History of Warren County, Leaving a Legacy" with Ina Walls. Her interest in Black History began in her early teens and continues to this day. Her presentation will relate to some of the people and families that contributed to the growth of the Warren County area. Meanwhile, the Shippen Manor Museum is open 1-4 p.m. for tours, with the last tour beginning at 3:30 p.m.

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!

Open Volunteer Day with RVC

Be an agent of change! Join RVC stewards to help care for the forests and trails that RVC protects. We will provide tools appropriate to the project, but as always feel free to bring a tool that you feel comfortable with using.

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!

Open Volunteer Day with RVC

Be an agent of change! Help with repair work on a wooden stream crossing bridge, in addition to invasive plants/shrub control within Beech Ridge Preserve.  Tools will be provided appropriate to the project, but as always feel free to bring a tool that you feel comfortable with using.

Last Open Volunteer Day with RVC

Be an agent of change! Help with repair work on a wooden stream crossing bridge, in addition to invasive plants/shrub control within Beech Ridge Preserve. Tools will be provided appropriate to the project, but as always feel free to bring a tool that you feel comfortable with using.

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!

Basic Civilian Tactics classes

The mission of BCT is to equip the average citizen with the ability to better defend themselves. Sign up for this weekend's class as spots go quickly.

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 and 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.

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. Sept. 3 starts a new series, "On the Daily", in which docents present on a variety of topics in the workers' kitchen. "Laundry Day" is a presentation on how women did the laundry in the 18th century. Sept. 10 focuses on "Shippen & The Revolution" with an encampment by the 2nd NJ, with regimental firing demonstration, a picket march for the kids, a medical table and discussion about how the troops dealt with injury and illness, children's activities and more.

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.”

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.

 
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July Barnyard Buddies @ VonThun Farms

What came first? The chicken or the egg? Learn the answer this week at VonThun's Barnyard Buddies featuring chickens! This is a program designed for kids ages 2-8 who have an interest in farm life and love the outdoors.

Brook Hollow Live Music in July

This weekend starts Brook Hollow serving food and live music continues this weekend with Scott Messina, Michael Long and Kate & Paul. This week's Friday Night Deal is a meatball sub and pasta salad.

Washington Borough Farmers Market

Held each Saturday in downtown Washington borough through October 2 from 10am to 2pm, the market runs along Route 57, anchored in the Pocket Park located at 44 E. Washington Ave.

Music at Milagro July 2022

Don't miss music under the Pergola! This weekend features Ken Papa, guitarist and soloist, performs an array of pop music and romantic songs and Joe Izen.

Waterloo Village Summer 2022

Every Saturday this summer, Waterloo is open and showcasing the Canal Museum and Highlands Boat Exhibit, the Gristmill and Smith Store will be open, and village tours will be given. Other buildings will also be open, as well as the village Visitor Center.

Little Learning Farmers in July @ Donaldson Farms

Little Children Big Feelings, Meet the Author! With Joan Ruddiman: Story Time & Craft this week with Little Learning Farmers. It's perfect for parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, and their Little Farmer(s) to enjoy a fun and educational morning on the farm.

Music Unites Us All classes

Music Unites Us All is a music togetherness class for senior citizens and kids hosted by certified music therapist, Julianna Altonjy.

September Barnyard Buddies @ VonThun Farms

This week on Von Thun's Backyard Buddies features everyone's favorite, tractors! This is a program designed for kids ages 2-8 who have an interest in farm life and love the outdoors.

Friday Grill Nights @ Alba Vineyard

Grill nights are back. Your choice of meat and served with seasonal vegetables, potato, and salad. This week's catch is Lobster Tail. Charcuterie A La Carte- $20.

Brook Hollow Live Music

This weekend starts Brook Hollow serving food and live music continues this weekend with Lee Larson, SAGE and Scott Messina. This week's Friday Night Deal is Build Your Own Grilled Chicken Salad with a variety of toppings.

Blairstown Farmers Market

This is the last weekend to partake in the farmers' market! Come see your favorite local farmers and food producers at the Blairstown Farmers Market!

Waterloo Village Summer 2022

Every Saturday this summer, Waterloo is open and showcasing the Canal Museum and Highlands Boat Exhibit, the Gristmill and Smith Store will be open, and village tours will be given. Other buildings will also be open, as well as the village Visitor Center.

Tuesday Cruise Night July 2023 @ Joe's Steak Shop

Joe's Steak Shop is celebrating their 19th season of Cruise night with live music, cars, and delicious food and drinks. September's music features Fran Aiello 9/5; Hodge Podge 9/12; Frank Zeto 9/19 and Jeff Belfy Band 9/26.

 
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Sunset Serenade featuring Ben Tyler @ the Community Center in Belvidere

This is the second performance in the Community Center's series featuring Ben, a singer/songwriter guitarist and keyboardist from Belvidere who has played in various bands while in Albany, NY and Boston, MA. His pop-based melodies and emotionally-driven lyrics have landed him many opportunities, opening for national acts including Guster, Simple Plan, Tyler Hilton, Ludacris and Collective Soul among others. Bring your chair or blanket to this free event.

Tri- Mountain Lake Sprint Triathlon benefiting The Arc of Warren

This one-of-a-kind triathlon at Mountain Lake in Liberty Township includes a ¼ mile swim, a 15 mile bike ride and a three mile run, and benefits The Arc of Warren County. This is a USAT sanctioned triathlon and teams or individuals are welcome to participate. This event is presented by DASH Multisport, LLC and The Arc of Warren County. Registration to participate closed July 12, but come out to cheer them on!

Artisan Market @ Gourmet Gallery

Hosted by Gourmet Gallery and The Strange Boutique, check out local artists, indoor and outdoor, at Blairstown first artisan market and enjoy a great coffee shop.

Dine in the Vines at Villa Milagro - French Summer Special

Chef Beth Ann Raynock of Local Mama Catering in Hellertown, PA will prepare a Parisian feast that will make you feel as if you are in Provence! Cost is $80 per person and includes a wine glass gift. Seating is limited to 42 people. Reservations required.

Farm Fest 2022 @ Mohican Farms

Bring your camping chairs and your dancing shoes! Mohican Farms is launching a day of music, food and fun for the whole family!

Bands include Gypsy Joe Alves Band, Big Hix and Souther Steel.

The Bruce Show @ Invertase

Interested in seeing "the best Springsteen Tribute" in NY/NJ? More than just a night of great Springsteen songs, but the spirit of the concerts themselves! Growing up in NJ, it's hard to avoid the influential music of "the Boss".

July Murder Mystery Dinner @ Four Sisters

It’s a whodunit with a murderer, a victim, many suspects and everyone’s a detective! Formal wine tasting followed by dinner, dessert and dessert wine. As the evening progresses, the story unravels with murder, a victim and several suspects. Everyone is a detective and the chosen characters will act out their parts adding a little personality of their own.

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - Pyrenesia

Pyrenesia is a quartet that consists of a violin, accordion, bass and guitar. The group plays Gypsy Folk and Hot Jazz for their audience and draw their influence from hot jazz, modern singer-songwriters, and Romani folk music that consist of a blend of instrumentals and vocals.

Murder Mystery Dinner @ Four Sisters

It’s a whodunit with a murderer, a victim, many suspects and everyone’s a detective! Formal wine tasting followed by dinner, dessert and dessert wine. As the evening progresses, the story unravels with murder, a victim and several suspects. Everyone is a detective and the chosen characters will act out their parts adding a little personality of their own.

Family Fest 2022 @ Mohican Farms

Join Mohican Farms for a day of family fun featuring the music of '80s Revolution starting at 2pm! Activities include face painting, games, bounce house, food, live music, beer and farm animals!

By the Light of the Hunter Moon: Full Moon Hike at Dark Moon Preserve hosted by RVC

Enjoy the Hunter full moon with a hike at Dark Moon Preserve. This ‘slightly spooky’ October hike will be led by RVC President Margaret Schiller and a special guest, local card game developer David Mazure who will be talking about nocturnal animals and their feeding relationships, the focus of his new educational and family-friendly game, Devour.

Pyrenesia @ Shippen Manor Lawn Concert

Pyrenesia is a quartet that consists of a violin, accordion, bass and guitar. The group plays Gypsy Folk and Hot Jazz for their audience and draw their influence from hot jazz, modern singer-songwriters, and Romani folk music that consist of a blend of instrumentals and vocals.