Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

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Dan Bacon


Friday, 2-4; Hackettstown

ANNUAL SPRING FESTIVAL. Amusements, entertainment, food and games, business show. Free. Hatchery Hill Field/Centenary University, Reece and 5th Avenue.

Hackettstown BID; 908/835-9200

Friday, 2-4; Washington; 908/283-0721

Saturday, 3-4; Morristown

Harmonium Choral Society; 973/538-6969

Saturday, 3-4; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

Sunday, 4; Lebanon

COLONIAL BUTTER AND CHEESEMAKING. Join Bev Altrath and Arlene Soong at the Bouman-Stickney Farmstead as they churn butter and discuss dairying in the 1700s. 1 - 4pm. Free. 114 Dreahook Road. More...

Readington Museums; 908/236-2327

Sunday, 4; Oxford

SHIPPEN TALKS. Brenda Heinrich Higgins discussed the history of Broadway (Warren Co.). 2 - 3:30pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.. More...

Shippen Manor Museum; 908/453-4381

Friday, 9-12; Morristown

Conscious Design Institute; 908/797-5225

Saturday, 10; Franklin Township

Colonial Park; 732/873-2459

Sunday, 11; Milford

Bobolink Dairy and Bakehouse; 908/86GRASS

Sunday, 11; Oxford

SHIPPEN TALKS. local author, Jeff Finegan, discusses the fourth book of his “I knew George Washington” series 2 - 3:30pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.. More...

Shippen Manor Museum; 908/453-4381

Thursday, 15; Easton, PA

CANAL BOAT DINNER CRUISE FUNDRAISER. Dinner cruise on the canal boat Josiah White II to benefit D&R Canal restoration and maintenance 5:30 - 8pm. $100 pp.

Canal Society of New Jersey; 908/240-0488

Friday, 16-23; 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, 17; Delaware

DANIELIA COTTON. Cotton's music is a blend of rock, blues, and soul, and her powerful vocals have been compared to those of Janis Joplin and Tina Turner. 6pm. $10 suggested donation. The summer concerts are held on the groomed grounds of the Riverside Amphitheater, part of the twelve-acre historical park along the Delaware River. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets and coolers and join us in this wonderful pristine setting. Ramsaysburg Homestead, 140 Rt 46 at Ramseyburg Rd..

Friends of Ramsaysburg

Saturday, 17; Washington

Washington Business Improvement District; 908/689-4800

Sunday, 18; Oxford

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

Shippen Manor Lawn Concerts; 908/453-4381

Saturday, 24; Long Valley

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

Saturday, 24; Stanhope

Byram Township Historical Society; 201/304-2383

Sunday, 25; Oxford

PYRENESIA. Gypsy Folk and Hot Jazz 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.

Shippen Manor Lawn Concerts; 908/453-4381

Upcoming Events...

Ongoing Programs and Events

Gallery 23, Blairstown

Pottery by Susan Bogen

June 1-June 30 • FEATURED ART OF THE MONTH. Judy Musicant, beautiful pottery for everyday use: Susan Bogen, porcelain and stoneware pottery

23 Main Street. ; 908/362-6865

Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery, Delaware Water Gap, PA

Early morning view from Mt. Tammany

May 26-June 11 • HAPPY TRAILS. Paintings by Columbia, NJ, artist St.Clair Sullivan. Opening May 26

24 Main Street.. ; 570/476-4240

The Warren Heritage Museum at Bread Lock Park, Stewartsville

A full scale canal boat model is on display at Bread Lock Park

2627 State Route 57. ; 908/475-6532

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

Above, the Rosette Nebula is approximately 130 light years in diameter and 5,000 light years from Earth. Young stars at the center excite the surrounding hydrogen gas and cause it to glow. The photograph was taken at the UACNJ site in Jenny Jump State Forest by Gregg Waldron, MMAS

Jenny Jump State Park. ; 908/459-4366

County College of Morris, Randolph

214 Center Grove Rd,. ;

Morristown National Historical Park Morristown

30 Washington Place; 973/539-2016 x210

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