Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

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July

Thursday, 22; Morristown

MARIEL BILDSTEN. 8pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..

Morris Museum Jazz on the Back Deck; 973/971-3700

Thursday, 22; Succasunna

DUE SOUTH. 7:30pm. Free. Horsehoe Lake Bandshell, 72 Eyland Ave.

Roxbury Arts Alliance; 97/3/945-0284

Friday, 23; Newton

BY THE LIGHT OF THE BUCK MOON. Full moon hike at Dark Moon Preserve 8:30pm - 9:30pm. Free. 20 Hibler Rd,.

Ridge and Valley Conservancy; 908/362-7989

Friday, 23-25; Readington

NJ LOTTERY FESTIVAL OF BALLOONING. Hot air balloons, concerts, vendors, new sponsor. Solberg Airport, 39 Thor Solberg Road.

New Jersey Festival Of Ballooning; 973/882-5464

Saturday, 24; Columbia

Friends of Ramsaysburg; 908/496-4273

Saturday, 24; Ringwood

EXPLORING THE SHADY FOREST FLOOR. Hike up close to the diverse ecosystem of plants, mushrooms, insects, and small vertebrates beneath our 10 - 11:30am. $8. 150 Snake Den Road.

The New Weis Center; 973/835-2160

Sunday, 25; Ringwood

ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC. An afternoon of live music in a relaxed, rustic outdoor setting. come to play or just to listen and enjoy! 2:30 - 5pm. 150 Snake Den Road.

The New Weis Center; 973/835-2160

Thursday, 29; Morristown

ALMOST U2: ACHTUNG BABY 30TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

Thursday, 29; Succasunna

DAVEY AND THE WAVERUNNERS. 7:30pm. Free. Horsehoe Lake Bandshell, 72 Eyland Ave.

Roxbury Arts Alliance; 97/3/945-0284

Saturday, 31; Columbia

MOSS HENRY & THE BRYOPHYTES. Unrepentant Honky Tonk & Western Swing that harkens back to the days of the opry and cowboy movies. Ramsaysburg concert at the barn outdoor amphitheatre. 6pm. $10 donation suggested.. Ramseyburg Rd, and Rt 46.

Friends of Ramsaysburg; 908/496-4273

Saturday, 31- August 7; Harmony

Warren County Farmer’s Fair; 908/859-6563

August

Sunday, 1; Oxford

KINDERHOOK. 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

Monday, 2; Mendham

DRAGONS & DAMSELS. Children 5-10 explore the life cycle of dragonflies and damselfies. Capacity is temporarily limited to 12. Social distancing and face coverings are required. 9am - 12pm. $30 members /$40 nonmembers. 339 Pleasant Valley Road.

Schiff Nature Preserve; 973/543-6004

Thursday, 5; Morristown

LAUREL CANYON: A TRIBUTE TO CROSBY, STILLS, NASH AND YOUNG. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

Thursday, 5; Morristown

DAN BRANDEN EARTH WIND AND WONDER NEW ADVENTURES. 8pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..

Morris Museum Jazz on the Back Deck; 973/971-3700

Thursday, 5; Succasunna

THE SYMPHONICS. 7:30pm. Free. Horsehoe Lake Bandshell, 72 Eyland Ave.

Roxbury Arts Alliance; 97/3/945-0284

Thursday, 5-7; Augusta

NJ QUARTER HORSE SHOW. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Rt. 206 & Plains Rd..

Sussex County Fairgrounds;

Saturday, 7; Columbia

CLAM BAKE. 1 - 4pm. $50 pp. 594 State Highway 94.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

Saturday, 7; Newton

EXPERIENCE JANIS . 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

Saturday, 7-13; Delaware River

ANNUAL DELAWARE RIVER SOJOURN. An eight-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

Saturday, 7-14; Augusta

New Jersey State Fair; 973/948-5500

Sunday, 8; Milford

Bobolink Dairy and Bakeyard; 908/864-7277

Sunday, 8; Oxford

NABODACH. Scottish Celtic Songs 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

Thursday, 12; Morristown

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER: SHERMAN IRBY TRIO. 8pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..

Morris Museum Jazz on the Back Deck; 973/971-3700

Friday, 13-15; West Milford

GREENWOOD LAKE AIR SHOW. 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

Friday, 13-15; West Milford

BARN SALE OF DONATED GOODS. 65 Lincoln Avenue.

Friends of Wallisch Homestead;

Saturday, 14; Chester

CHESTER FOOD TRUCK AND MUSIC FESTIVAL. Gourmet food trucks, partnered with some incredible bands. 11am - 7pm. Free. Municipal Field.

Chester Business Association; 973/223-2665

Sunday, 15; Oxford

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

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

Thursday, 19; Morristown

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER: MARCUS PRINTUP. 8pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..

Morris Museum Jazz on the Back Deck; 973/971-3700

Friday, 20-21; Newton

EAGLEMANIA. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

Saturday, 21; Wharton

Canal Day Association; 973/989-0237

Sunday, 22; Columbia

Antler Ridge Wildlife Sanctuary; 973/800-2420

Sunday, 22; Newton

BY THE LIGHT OF THE STURGEON MOON. Full moon hike at Dark Moon Preserve 8pm - 9pm. Free. 20 Hibler Rd,.

Ridge and Valley Conservancy; 908/362-7989

Sunday, 22; Newton

THREE DOG NIGHT. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

Sunday, 22; Oxford

CIROTTI AND COMPANY. Americana Roots 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

Monday, 23; Mendham

AMPHIBIANS OF SCHIFF. Program for children ages 5-10. Capacity is temporarily limited to 12. Social distancing and face coverings are required. 9am - 12pm. $30 members /$40 nonmembers. 339 Pleasant Valley Road.

Schiff Nature Preserve; 973/543-6004

Thursday, 26; Morristown

BUMPING MICS WITH JEFF ROSS AND DAVE ATTELL. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

Friday, 27-29; Augusta

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

MVA Productions; 973/948-5500

Saturday, 28; Chester

CHESTER MUSIC FESTIVAL. 12 - 6pm. Free. Municipal Field.

Chester Business Association; 973/223-2665

Saturday, 28; Madison

Morris Arts; 973/285-5115

Saturday, 28-29; Harmony

Warren County Antiques Show; 908/343-5873

Saturday, 28-29; Stroudsburg, PA

POCONO STATE CRAFT FESTIVAL. The event is co-sponsored by the Pocono Arts Council, Quiet Valley, and the Pocono Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen. 10am - 5pm. $6, 12 and under are admitted free. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 1000 Turkey Ridge Rd..

Pocono State Craft Festival; 570/476-4460

Sunday, 29; Oxford

RUPERT & SCHEETZ. Classic Bluegrass 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

Ongoing Programs and Events

Paulinskill Valley Trail, Andover to Columbia

Saturdays • NATURE WALKS. Hike the Paulins Kill Valley Trail. Hike different sections with various themes. Hikes leave from Kittatinny SP, Warbasse Jct., or Footbridge Park in Blairstown. Free.

Paulinskill Vally Trail Committee; 908/684-4820

NJAA Observatory, High Bridge

Weekends • ASTRONOMY PROGRAMS. New Jersey Astronomical Association Observatory is open to the public every weekend from Memorial Day to Halloween. Saturday evening programs begin at 8:30 PM and include a tour of the facility and public viewing of planets/deep space objects through the 26" telescope, as well as other smaller scopes. On Sunday afternoons from 2-5 PM, the public is invited to look at sun spots through the 10" scope equipped with special solar filters. For additional information, call or visit NJAA’swebsite.

Voorhees State Park, Rt. 513. ; 908/638-8500

United Astronomy Clubs of NJ, Hope

Jenny Jump State Park. ; 908/459-4366

 

Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center , Oxford

; 908/637-4125

Ongoing Tours and Exhibits

Morristown National Historical Park Morristown

30 Washington Place; 973/539-2016 x210

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