Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

Upcoming events forward from June, 2019

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June 1; Clinton

BRITISH CAR DAY. Classic British cars showcased on the Museum's historic grounds. 10am - 3pm. $9/ $7 seniors/ $5 ages 6-12. Red Mill, 56 Main St..

Red Mill Museum Village; 908/735-4101

June 1; High Bridge

SOAP BOX DERBY. Main Street.

Borough of High Bridge; 908/638-6455

June 1; Sparta

SPARTA DAY. Activities and entertainment for the whole family, as well as 100+ vendors and a food plaza. 10am - 4pm. Free. Station Park.

Junior Woman's Club of Sparta; 973/400-9260

June 1; Stanhope

Canal Society of NJ; 973/292-2755

June 1-2; Chester

SPRING CRAFT SHOW. A wide variety of handmade items including traditional & country crafts. 10am - 5pm. $4. Routes 206 & 24/513.

Chester Business Association; 908/223-2665

June 1-2; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

June 1-2; West Milford

GREENWOOD LAKE AIR SHOW. 1The 1th 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 2; Franklin Township

GUIDED TOURS OF THE RUDOLF W. VAN DER GOOT ROSE GARDEN. Tours for individuals and families will be led by the Colonial Park Gardens Rosarian or designated staff. Please no organized groups. 2pm. $5. Mettlers Road.

Colonial Park; 732/873-2459

June 4; Lebanon

LICHEN WALK. Lichens are all around us, on trees, on rocks, and on the ground.  Take a short walk to learn what they are, how they work, and how to common species. 6 - 8pm. $5. Hunterdon County Arboretum, 1020 State Highway 31.

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

June 7; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

June 8; Chester

ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW. 10am - 3pm. Routes 206 & 24/513.

Chester Business Association; 973/223-2665

June 8; Franklin Township

Colonial Park; 732/873-2459

June 8; Morristown

Sankofa of Morris;

June 8; 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 8; Stewartsville

Warren County Parks Foundation; 800-554-8540

June 9; High Bridge

ADVENTURE RACE. Main Street.

Borough of High Bridge; 908/638-6455

June 9; Oxford

Shippen Manor Museum; 908/453-4381

June 13; Princeton

TALKING BASEBALL WITH BOB RYAN & ART SHAMSKY. moderated by Bill Glovin 7 - 9:30pm. $20; $15 for members. 55 Stockton Street.

Morven Museum & Garden; 609/924-8144

June 14-22; Delaware River

ANNUAL DELAWARE RIVER SOJOURN. 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 15; High Bridge

SOLITUDE HOUSE OPEN HOUSE. Solitude House Museum, 7 River Road.

Borough of High Bridge; 908/638-6455

June 15; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

June 15; Morristown

MORRISTOWN CHURCHES WALKING TOUR. Learn about church architecture, history, prominent members, and their contributions to the Morristown community since 1733 11am. $15. 6 Court St..

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

June 15; Newton

JAKE SHIMABUKURO. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

June 15; Washington

GREENFEST. Up-cycled and recycled goods vendors, gardening and outdoor groups, environmental preservation exhibitors and related non-profit organizations and vendors. 10am - 3pm. Washington Ave.

Washington Business Improvement District; 908/689-4800

June 15; West Milford

CIGAR NIGHT. The Mobile Cigar Lounge & Uncle Joe's 5-Star Bar-B-Que 6 - 8pm. $20 Donation includes 1 free cigar and bar-b-que dinner. 666 Macopin Rd.

Apshawa Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary; 201/274-9294

June 16; 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 16; Oxford

THE LOST RAMBLERS. Bluegrass/Country 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

June 20; Newton

JEFFERSON STARSHIP. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

June 22; Columbia

Knowlton Twp Historic Commission; 908/475-5352

June 22; Finesville

POHATCONG GARDEN TOUR. Ride the historic Bel-Del Railroad along the Delaware River and experience beautiful gardens and historic properties

Pohatcong Township Historic Preservation Commission; 1-877-Train-Ride

June 22; Hillsborough

SOURLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL. The festival celebrates the character and beauty of the New Jersey Sourlands and supports planning and conservatory efforts. 3 - 10pm. $25online/ $35 gat. Hillsborough Golf and Country Club, Wertsville Rd..

Sourland Planning Council; 609/397-1233

June 22; Morristown

VICTORIAN MORRISTOWN WALKING TOUR. Visit commercial and residential buildings in the Historic District that date from 1850-1910.  one of the grandest periods in Morristown's 300-year plus history. 11am. $15. 6 Court St..

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

June 22; Mount Arlington

ANNUAL ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC BOAT SHOW. Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, North Bertrand Road and Willow Street.

Lake Hopatcong Antique and Classic Boat Society;

June 22; Port Murray

HERBAL TOPIARY WORKSHOP. 1 - 2:30pm. $39. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

June 22; Stanhope

Canal Society of New Jersey; 973/292-2755

June 23; Madison

Morris Arts; 973/285-5115

June 23; Morristown

GILDED AGE MORRISTOWN: FOOTE MANSION. Saved by adaptive re-use, the 1906 Robert Foote home was once known as Spring Brook House. This nationally-registered home is the largest residence ever built in Morristown 11am. $15. 161 James Street.

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

June 23; Oxford

DREW NUGENT & MIDNIGHT SOCIETY. 1920s & 30s Jazz 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

June 25; Morristown

THE ZYDECO REVELATORS. 12:30 - 1:30pm. Free. Morristown Green.

Morris Arts; 973/285-5115

June 25-27; Basking Ridge

Farmstead Arts; 908/636-7576

June 27; Readington Township

HUNTERDON SYMPHONY. 7pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

June 28; Hopatcong

ANNUAL LAKE HOPATCONG FIREWORKS. 323 Lakeside Blvd.

Lake Hopatcong State Park; 973/398-2616

June 29; Columbia

SYCAMORE BANJO BAND & SKYLANDS DULCIMER BAND. 6pm. $10 donation suggested.. Ramseyburg Rd, and Rt 46.

Ramsaysburg Concerts at the Barn; 908/496-4273

June 29; Millbrook Village

OLD FASHIONED INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION. Celebrate independence in a re-created 19th century agricultural support village. The event includes hands-on activities, craft demonstrations, and a watermelon eating contest. 10am. Old Mine Road & Cty Route 602.

Millbrook Village Society/National Park Service ; 570/426-2430

June 29; Morristown

MORRISTOWN PEOPLE & PLACES TOUR. Architecturally important buildings within the nationally-registered Historic District, and stories of past and prominent Morristonians. 11am. $15. 6 Court St..

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

June 29; Port Murray

WONDERFUL LAVENDER & LUNCH. A presentation by David Hyde on growing, enjoying and harvesting this herb with a tasty lavender lunch to follow 11am - 2pm. $53. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

June 29-7; Kutztown, PA

Kutztown Folk Festival; 888/674-6136

June 30; Oxford

CIROTTI AND ALEXANDER + NOBLE BLOOD. Americana Roots 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

July 4; Blairstown

BLAIRSTOWN FOURTH. A traditional Fourth of July Celebration including patriotic musical opening ceremonies and reading of the Declaration of Independence, contests and games, food and crafts. Footbridge Park.

; 908/310-3550

July 4; Bridgewater

INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS. Stone Flower, Tyrone Stackhouse, food for purchase. 6:30pm. North Branch Park.

Somerset Concert Series in the Park; 908/722-1200

July 4; Princeton

JULY 4TH JUBILEE. Celebrate our American heritage at the home-turned-museum of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. 12 - 3pm. Free. 55 Stockton Street.

Morven Museum & Garden; 609/924-8144

July 5; Hillsborough

WATERFALL HIKE. Explore the manmade waterfalls of Duke Farms on this 3 to 4-mile hike. 5 - 7am. $5. 80 Route 206.

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

July 6; High Bridge

CONCERT IN THE PARK.

Borough of High Bridge; 908/638-6455

July 6; Port Murray

LAVENDER CRAFTS. 1:30 - 3:30pm. $40. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

July 7; Bridgewater

JOBONANNO & THE GODSONS. Spirit of Asbury Revue 7pm. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

Somerset Concert Series in the Park; 908/722-1200

July 7; Oxford

ZAIRE. Classic Rock 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

July 9; Morristown

ARMANDO SON JIMENEZ’ GRUPO SABOR. Colombian Salsa 12:30 - 1:30pm. Free. Morristown Green.

Morris Arts; 973/285-5115

July 11; Readington Township

CAPTAIN JACK. 7pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

July 11-14; Clinton

BLACK POTATOE MUSIC FESTIVAL. 10am - 4pm. Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St..

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July 12-14; Wantage

CHRISTMAS IN JULY. Free tours of the Van Bunschooten Museum by costumed docents. Open hearth cooking display on Sunday, re-enactors,  bake sale, attic treasures, silent auction, food. Van Bunschooten Museum, 1097 Route 23.

Chinkchewunska Chapter NSDAR; 201/874-1428

July 13; Morristown

GEORGE VAIL’S WILLOW HALL. Visit the nationally-registered former home of U.S. Congressman George Vail, a scion of the Speedwell Ironworks founder, Judge Stephen Vail. 11am. $15. 330 Speedwell Avenue.

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

July 13; Netcong

WILD AND SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL ON TOUR. A collection of films which speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet. 6 - 9pm. Free. Palace Theatre.

Lake Hopatcong Foundation; 973/663-2500

July 13; Port Murray

CARNIVOROUS CREATION. Learn about Venus Fly Traps, sundews, and pitcher plants and how to grow and maintain them in living sphagnum moss. 10am - 2pm. $49. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

July 13; Port Murray

CERAMIC PLANTERS. 1 - 3pm. $40. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

July 13; Wantage

LUSSCROFT DAY. Vendors, equine events, barn sale, displays and more. $5, under 17 Free. Lusscroft Farm, 50 Neilson Road.

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 973/288-2760

July 13-14; Newton

Wilbur’s Country Store; 908/362-8833

July 13-21; Belvidere

NEWSIES. 114 Greenwich St..

Country Gate Players; 908/475-1104

July 14; Bridgewater

MOTOR CITY REVUE. 7pm. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

Somerset Concert Series in the Park; 908/722-1200

July 14; Oxford

MOSS HENRY & BRYOPHYTES. Unrepentant Honky Tonk 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

July 18; Readington Township

SLIPPERY WHEN WET. 7pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

July 20; Flemington

WINEBERRY JAM MAKING. Each participant will go home with a small jar of raspberry-like jam, after picking berries, learning about edible wild plants, and processing the jam. 6 - 8pm. $10. Echo Hill Park, 42 Lilac Drive.

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

July 20; Hillsborough

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

July 20; Hillsborough

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

July 20; Madison

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

July 20; Pohatcong

Wild Ridge Plants; 908/319-7230

July 20; Raritan

RARITAN POWER CANAL, WATER POWER AND BRIDGES. On this long but easy round-trip walk, you will explore the town of Raritan, and the Raritan Power Canal. Leader: Joe Macasek 10am. $5. Mill Street parking lot.

Canal Society of NJ; 973/292-2755

July 20-21; Edison

CAT SHOW. Feline by the hundreds. 10am - 4pm. $5 - $25. NJ Convention and Exposition Center at the Raritan Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue.

Garden State Cat Club; 908/276-9423

July 21; Bridgewater

NEW POWER SOUL. 7pm. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

Somerset Concert Series in the Park; 908/722-1200

July 21; Oxford

POOR MAN’S GAMBIT. Irish 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

July 23; Morristown

FORESTDANCE. Music of Africa 12:30 - 1:30pm. Free. Morristown Green.

Morris Arts; 973/285-5115

July 25; Readington Township

AMISH OUTLAWS. 7pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

July 26-28; Readington

QUICKCHEK FESTIVAL OF BALLOONING. Hot air balloons, concerts, arts & crafts, fireworks, balloon glow. Solberg Airport, 39 Thor Solberg Road.

New Jersey Festival Of Ballooning; 973/882-5464

July 27; Columbia

NANCY & SPENCER REED QUARTET. Lively jazz and vocal harmonies. 6pm. $10 donation suggested.. Ramseyburg Rd, and Rt 46.

Ramsaysburg Concerts at the Barn; 908/496-4273

July 27; Gladstone

RARITAN RIVER SOJOURN. Paddle seven miles along the North Branch of the Raritan River, from Burnt Mills Road in Bedminster to the confluence of the South Branch in Branchburg. 11am. $20 suggested donation. Fairview Farm, 2121 Larger Cross Road.

Raritan Headwaters Association; 908/234-1852

July 27; Ledgewood

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

July 27; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

July 27; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

July 27-3; Harmony

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

July 28; Bridgewater

THE CAMEOS. 7pm. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

Somerset Concert Series in the Park; 908/722-1200

July 28; Oxford

KINDERHOOK. Country & Folk 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

August 1; Morristown

VICTORIAN MORRISTOWN WALKING TOUR. Visit commercial and residential buildings in the Historic District that date from 1850-1910.  one of the grandest periods in Morristown's 300-year plus history. 11am. $15. 6 Court St..

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

August 1; Readington Township

HUNTERDON HARMONIZERS. 7pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

August 2-11; Augusta

New Jersey State Fair; 973/948-5500

August 3; Columbia

CLAM BAKE. Joining us this year for our clam bake will be Argyle Restaurant, specializing in the highest quality Scottish Fish n' Chips and many other fresh fish specials. 1 - 4pm. $50 pp. 594 State Highway 94.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

August 3; Franklin Township

Colonial Park; 732/873-2459

August 3; High Bridge

CONCERT IN THE PARK.

Borough of High Bridge; 908/638-6455

August 3; Morristown

MORRISTOWN CHURCHES WALKING TOUR. Learn about church architecture, history, prominent members, and their contributions to the Morristown community since 1733 11am. $15. 6 Court St..

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

August 3-4; Milford, PA

Grey Towers National Historic Site; 570/296-9630

August 4; Bridgewater

THE INFERNOS. 7pm. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

Somerset Concert Series in the Park; 908/722-1200

August 4; Oxford

PYRENESIA. Gypsy Folk and Hot Jazz 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

August 6; Morristown

MARIACHI CITLALLI. A taste of Mexico 12:30 - 1:30pm. Free. Morristown Green.

Morris Arts; 973/285-5115

August 8; Readington Township

THE MORRISTONES. 7pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

August 10; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

August 10; Morristown

MORRISTOWN PEOPLE & PLACES TOUR. Architecturally important buildings within the nationally-registered Historic District, and stories of past and prominent Morristonians. 11am. $15. 6 Court St..

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

August 11; Blairstown

HISTORIC BLAIRSTOWN DAY. John Blair lookalike available for photo ops in front of our store which was built by John Blair. John Simkovich- One Man Band will perform live on our porch. 12 - 4pm. 26 Main Street.

Blairstown Museum ; 908/362-1371

August 11; Bridgewater

5TH ANNUAL FOOD TRUCK FEST. Andy B., The Fabulous Greaseband 7pm. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

Somerset Concert Series in the Park; 908/722-1200

August 11; Ledgewood

Canal Society of NJ; 973/292-2755

August 11; Milford

GITAN MAGIQUE. Gypsy jazz. Enjoy the farm’s delicious foods which are available for purchase; BYOB. 1 - 4pm. Free, resv requested. 369 Stamets Road.

Bobolink Dairy and Bakeyard; 908/864-7277

August 11; Oxford

STONEHEARTH BLUEGRASS BAND. Classic Bluegrass 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

August 15; Readington Township

BEST OF THE EAGLES. 7pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

August 16; Newton

TAB BENOIT. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

August 17; Gladstone

RARITAN RIVER SOJOURN. Paddle 10 miles along the South Branch of the Raritan River, from Clinton to Darts Mills near Flemington 11am. $20 suggested donation. Fairview Farm, 2121 Larger Cross Road.

Raritan Headwaters Association; 908/234-1852

August 18; Gladstone

RARITAN RIVER SOJOURN. Paddle eight miles along the South Branch, from Darts Mills near Flemington to Neshanic Station. 11am. $20 suggested donation. Fairview Farm, 2121 Larger Cross Road.

Raritan Headwaters Association; 908/234-1852

August 18; Oxford

RAVE ON. Holly/Orbison Tribute 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

August 19; Wharton

Canal Day Association; 973/989-0237

August 22; Far Hills

THE MAGICAL MYSTERIOUS MONARCH. Learn about the discovery of the monarch butterfly’s winter destination and about the magical life cycle of the monarch. 10 - 11:30am. $15, preregistration. 11 Layton Rd.

Leonard J. Buck Garden; 908/234-2677

August 23-24; Whippany

UKULELE FESTIVAL. Concerts, workshops, vendors, open mics, jams and more! This festival will interest long-time uke players, beginning uke players and anyone who has ever been curious about the instrument. Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey, 60C North Jefferson Road.

The Folk Project; 973/370-4UKE (4853)

August 24; Delaware

THIRD ANNUAL CANJAM. Two bands as well as a variety of vendors to raise money for the American Cancer Society. 3pm. Hunter's Lodge, 64 Route 46.

Team Keep Calm and Fight On; 908/283-3025

August 24; Hillsborough

HOMEGROWN MUSHROOMS. Learn how to grow your own mushrooms, both indoors and outdoors. The mushrooms species we will work with grow on logs, wood chips, sawdust, straw, or even cardboard. 6:30 - 8:30pm. $10. 80 Route 206.

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

August 24; Port Murray

BRINGING IN THE HARVEST. The art of drying, freezing, and canning your herbs, vegetables and fruit will enable you to enjoy the benefits of your garden year-round. 10am - 2pm. $30. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

August 24-25; Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono State Craft Festival; 570/476-4460

August 25; Oxford

THIS WAY TO THE EGRESS. Steam Punk/Dark Caberet 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

August 31; Columbia

MICHAEL JORGENSON CLASSICAL STRING TRIO. Performing J. S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations 6pm. $10 donation suggested.. Ramseyburg Rd, and Rt 46.

Ramsaysburg Concerts at the Barn; 908/496-4273

August 31; High Bridge

CONCERT IN THE PARK.

Borough of High Bridge; 908/638-6455

September 1; Budd Lake

35TH ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN FEST. Heritage festival celebrating the cultures of Scandinavia:  food, crafts, 6 stages & contest field of entertainment, music, dancing, folkdress, special kids' program, artisans, encampments, Vikings (limited pillage & ravaging). 10am - 6pm. $11 adv sale, $14 at gate. Vasa Park, 1 Wolfe Rd.

Scandinavian Fest, Inc; 610/417-1483

September 1; Oxford

PADDY AND THE PALE BOYS. Irish Pub Music 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

September 6-8; Belvidere

Belvidere Victorian Days; www.belvidereheritage.com

September 6-8; Delaware Water Gap, PA

COTA Jazz and Arts; 570/424-2210

September 7; Gladstone

RARITAN RIVER SOJOURN. Paddle 10 miles along the South Branch, from Three Bridges to the confluence of the North Branch in Branchburg. 11am. $20 suggested donation. Fairview Farm, 2121 Larger Cross Road.

Raritan Headwaters Association; 908/234-1852

September 7-8; Chester

Historic Chester Village; 908/879-2900

September 7-8; Ringoes

SHEEP AND FIBER FESTIVAL. Sheep shows, shearing, spinners, vendors, artisans, food, children's activities, llamas, alpacas, fleece contest, photo contest, skein contest and more! 99am - 5pm. $10/carload, $5/single. Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, 1207 Route 179.

Garden State Sheep Breeders; 908/730-7189

September 8; Gladstone

RARITAN RIVER SOJOURN. Paddle five to six miles along the Black River in Chester, through the Black River Wildlife Management Area, from Pleasant Hill Road to the Cooper Gristmill 11am. $20 suggested donation. Fairview Farm, 2121 Larger Cross Road.

Raritan Headwaters Association; 908/234-1852

September 8; Morristown

GRAN FONDO NJ. Cycling challenges along 18, 42, 62 or 107 -mile loops include entertainment and various activities, as well as timed hill climbs, add to the Gran Fondo excitement. Starting/finishing on Speedwell Avenue.

Gran Fondo NJ; 973/538-7773

September 13; Hillsborough

HERBAL VINEGAR WORKSHOP. Capture the full flavor of the wonderful herbs you've been tending all summer in herbal vinegars that will last all winter long. Learn vinegar's chemistry and history. 6:30 - 8pm. $10. 80 Route 206.

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

September 13-14; Pohatcong

Wild Ridge Plants; 908/319-7230

September 14; Harding Twp.

FALL FESTIVAL. A day of fun activities for all. 10am - 3:30pm. Helen Fenske Visitor Center, 32 Pleasant Plains Rd.

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge; 973/425-9510

September 14; 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 14-15; Millbrook Village

Millbrook Village Society/National Park Service ; 908/537-2544

September 14-15; Newton

Wilbur’s Country Store; 908/362-8833

September 21; Blairstown

Economic Green Solutions; 908/362-7967

September 22; Milford

DAVID AMRAM WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Iconic music legend spanning multiple genres and generations of jazz, classical, and world music. Enjoy the farm’s delicious foods which are available for purchase; BYOB. 1 - 4pm. Free, resv requested. 369 Stamets Road.

Bobolink Dairy and Bakeyard; 908/864-7277

September 26-28; North Branch

AIKEN & FRIENDS. Mini fest includes songwriter workshops and concert. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

September 28; Hardwick

WARREN COUNTY PRESERVATION DAY. Explore the White Lake Natural Resource Areaand learn about similar sites and programs in Warren County. 10am - 4pm. Free.

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

September 28; Landing

Canal Society of NJ; 973/292-2755

September 28-29; Augusta

Peters Valley Crafts Center; 973/948-5200

September 28-6; Belvidere

SWEENEY TODD. 114 Greenwich St..

Country Gate Players; 908/475-1104

October 5; Blairstown

Foodshed Alliance; 908/362-7967

October 6; Delaware

Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead; 908/475-5352

October 6; Newton

PIG ROAST. BBQ, camp activities, friendship and fellowship. 1 - 4pm. $10. 1035 Fairview Lake Road.

Fairview Lake Camp & Conference Center; 973/383-9282

October 12; Asbury

WINE TASTING ON THE MUSKY. A scenic afternoon with fine wines, local beers, and live music. 2 - 5pm. Warren County Rod and Gun Club, 279 Asbury Bloomsbury Rd..

Musconectong Watershed Association; 908/537-7060

October 13; Landing

Lake Hoptacong Foundation; 973/663-2500

October 13; Wantage

BENEFIT BARN SALE. Two Barns filled with furniture, toys, home/garden items, used books, tools, sporting goods, and miscellaneous treasures. 10am - 3pm. Free. 50 Neilson Road.

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 862/266-5021

October 13; Wantage

ANNUAL AUTUMN LEAVES HIKE . Educational and scenic hike for casual and novice hikers. 2 - 3:30pm. Free. 50 Neilson Road.

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 973/702-2289

October 19; Millbrook

OCTIVITIES. Village buildings will be open with self-guided tours and historic demonstrations, and a variety of seasonal crafts. Free. Millbrook Village, Old Mine Road & Cty Route 602.

Millbrook Village Society/National Park Service; 908/537-2544

October 19; 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

October 29; Far Hills

FLOWER AND LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY. Lecture and field session will cover the use of light, composition, landscape photography, close-ups, and how to find the right picture. 10 - 11:30am. $35, preregistration. 11 Layton Rd.

Leonard J. Buck Garden; 908/234-2677

November 15; Far Hills

THANKFUL LIGHTS. Participants will create their own lantern decorated with a personalized message and attached to an illuminated float that will be released on Buck Garden’s Lower Pond. 5 - 6:30pm. $15. 11 Layton Rd.

Leonard J. Buck Garden; 908/234-2677

November 30-1; Wantage

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 973/288-2760

December 7-8; Millbrook

Millbrook Village Society/National Park Service ; 973/875-3461

December 8; Delaware

CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY. Music, refreshments and tree lighting at Ramsaysburg Homestead Historic Site. 1 - 3pm. Route 46 and Ramseyburg Road.

Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead; 908/496-4273

December 14-22; Belvidere

A CHRISTMAS STORY. 114 Greenwich St..

Country Gate Players; 908/475-1104

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