Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

Upcoming events forward from June, 2020

All events are subject to change or cancellation. Many are likely canceled or postponed. Please click or call ahead to confirm. We maintain the listings so that you may acquaint yourself with various organizations who hold events in the area for future reference.

June 4; Lebanon

NIGHTLIFE: NEW JERSEY'S MAGNIFICENT MOTHS (CANCELED). Enjoy a PowerPoint of moth photography and then go outside if weather permits to see what moths are around the park. 8 - 9:30pm. Pre-register. Hunterdon County Arboretum, 1020 State Highway 31.

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

June 5; Hampton

FULL MOON HIKE (CANCELED). Listen to summer insects, learn about nocturnal animals and the phases of the moon. 8:30 - 9:45pm. $3. Hoffman Park, 26 Baptist Church Road.

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

June 6; Chester

ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW (CANCELED). 10am - 5pm. Routes 206 & 24/513.

Chester Business Association; 973/223-2665

June 6; High Bridge

SOAP BOX DERBY (CANCELED). Main Street.

Borough of High Bridge; 908/638-6455

June 6; Oxford

FREE FISHING DAY. You don’t need a license to fish this Saturday! 605 Pequest Rd..

NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife; 908/637-4125

June 6; West Milford

WHOA ORIGINAL ART SHOW AND SALE (CANCELED). The show is open to all professional, amateur, and student artists, photographers and sculptors. 10am. 65 Lincoln Avenue.

Friends of Wallisch Homestead;

June 6-7; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

June 12-14; West Milford

GREENWOOD LAKE AIR SHOW (CANCELED). 12th annual event is fun for the whole family, with a variety of food vendors on the field and entertainment for the children provided. 2 - 9pm. $10 - $139. 126 Airport Road.

Greenwood Lake Air Show; 973/728-7721

June 13; High Bridge

POOCH PARADE (CANCELED). Main Street.

Borough of High Bridge; 908/638-6455

June 13; Newton

ROGER MCGUINN. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

June 13; Stewartsville

PARKFEST (CANCELED). 2020 Parkfest has been canceled. 11am - 5pm. Breadlock Park, 2627 Rt. 57.

Warren County Parks Foundation; 800-554-8540

June 14; High Bridge

SOLITUDE HOUSE OPEN HOUSE (CANCELED). Solitude House Museum, 7 River Road.

Borough of High Bridge; 908/638-6455

June 19; Gladstone

Raritan Headwaters Association; 908/234-1852

June 19-20; Phillipsburg

OLE TOWN FESTIVAL (CANCELED). Music, fireworks, car show, crafts, food. Shappel and Walters Parks.

Town of Phillipsburg; 610/739-1512

June 20; Chester

TACO PALOOZA (CANCELED). Celebrate this delicious creation & our love for all things TACO! 11am - 8pm. $5. Municipal Field.

Chester Business Association; 973/223-2665

June 20; Columbia

Knowlton Twp Historic Commission; 908/475-5352

June 20; Stanhope

Canal Society of New Jersey; 973/292-2755

June 20; Washington

Washington Business Improvement District; 908/689-4800

June 20-26; Delaware River

ANNUAL DELAWARE RIVER SOJOURN (CANCELED). A seven-day guided paddling trip on the wild and scenic Delaware River, combining canoeing/kayaking, camping, educational programs, historical interpretation, and more. Call for fees.

Delaware River Sojourn; 646/205-2724

June 21; Belvidere

FATHER’S DAY BBQ FEAST . Live music, games and fun for the whole family. 12 - 4pm. 783 County Road 519.

Four Sisters Winery; 908/475-3671

June 27; Washington

SENIOR CITIZEN APPRECIATION DAY. Washington Ave.

Washington Business Improvement District; 908/689-4800

June 27-5; Kutztown, PA

KUTZTOWN FOLK FESTIVAL (CANCELED). America’s oldest continuing folk life festival offers genuine Pennsylvania German and Early American folk art and crafts by over 200 craftsmen. Kutztown Fairgrounds, 225 N. White Oak St,.

Kutztown Folk Festival; 888/674-6136

July 18-19; Far Hills

Mars Essex Horse Trials;

July 25-1; Harmony

Warren County Farmer’s Fair; 908/859-6563, www.warrencountyfarmersfair.org

July 31; Stanton

HISTORY OF ORGANIC FARMING. Presentation by Joseph Heckman. 7 - 8:30pm. Free, donations welcome. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road.

Readington Museums; 908/581-0232

August 1; Chester

PEACH FESTIVAL AND COUNTRY AUCTION. Peach pies, kuchens, cobblers, homemade peach ice cream, and other peach treats. 9am - 4pm. Free. 220 Main St. .

Community Presbyterian Church ; 908/879-5091

August 1-8; Augusta

New Jersey State Fair; 973/948-5500

August 7; Newton

JANIS IAN. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

August 8; Mendham

NJ MYCOLOGICAL FORAY. Foray in the woods then we will gather in the Nature Center for an identification session 10am - 2pm. $15. 339 Pleasant Valley Road.

Schiff Nature Preserve; 973/543-6004

August 21-23; Augusta

CRAWFISH FESTIVAL. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Rt. 206 & Plains Rd..

MVA Productions; 973/948-5500

September 19; Washington

FESTIVAL IN THE BOROUGH. Warren County’s largest music and street festival features three stages of entertainment with an array of musical genres, vendors, children's activities, rides, an assortment of food. 11am - 10pm. Free.

Washington Business Improvement District; 908/689-4800

September 25-27; Belvidere

Country Gate Players; 908/475-1104

September 26; Mount Tabor

ANNUAL VICTORIAN HOUSE TOUR. Explore unique charm of an historic community with an inside look at more than fifteen Victorian cottages, historic buildings and sites. 11am - 4pm. $30/ $25 advance. 36 Simpson Ave.

Mount Tabor Historical Society; 973/975-0001

September 26; Oxford

WARREN COUNTY PRESERVATION DAY. Explore Shippen Manor and Oxford Furnace and learn about similar sites and programs in Warren County. 10am - 4pm. Free.

Warren County Dept. Land Preservation; 908/453-2650

October 3; Blairstown

TOUR DE BLAIRSTOWN. Three spectacular rides–a ride for each level– through invigorating countryside. Proceeds benefit the Foodshed Alliance. Blairstown Farmers’ Market, 5 Stillwater Road.

Foodshed Alliance; 908/362-7967

October 10; Hopatcong

LAKE HOPATCONG BLOCK PARTY. Businesses, non-profit organizations, community groups, crafters, and food vendors. 10am - 4pm. Free. Hopatcong State Park, 260 Lakeside Blvd.

Lake Hopatcong Foundation; 973/663-2500

December 5-6; Wantage

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 973/288-2760

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