Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

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August

Sunday, 14; Bridgewater

EPIC SOUL. 7 - 8:30pm. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

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

Sunday, 14; Oxford

Shippen Manor Museum; 908/453-4381

Sunday, 14; Oxford

STONE HEARTH BLUEGRASS BAND. 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

Saturday, 20; Wharton

Canal Day Association; 973/989-0237

Sunday, 21; Columbia

Antler Ridge Wildlife Sanctuary; 973/800-2420

Sunday, 21; Milford

SUPERNOVA. Festival Jazz: classic and modern jazz with a jam vibe, from Chick Corea, Pat Methany, and John Scofield to classic 60s funky jazz like Eddie Henderson and Wes Montgomery. 4 - 6:30pm. $15 per person, resv essential. 369 Stamets Road.

Bobolink Dairy and Bakeyard; 908/864-7277

Sunday, 21; Oxford

KINDERHOOK. Country & Folk 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

Wednesday, 24-28; Ringoes

HUNTERDON 4-H AND AGRICULTURAL FAIR. Old-fashioned country fair featuring 4-H youth and and adult shows and contests, amusement rides, tractors pulls, varied entertainment and all kinds of food. Fairgrounds, South County Park, Route 179.

Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, Inc.; 908/782-6809

Saturday, 27-28; Harmony

Warren County Antiques Show; 908/343-5873

Sunday, 28; Chester

APPLES AND ARTISANS. Celebrate the opening of the apple harvest with apple cider donuts and local creators featuring ice cream, woodwork, honey, flowers and more. 11am - 3pm. $6. 122 Oakdale Rd.

Riamede Farm; 908/879-7762

Sunday, 28; Delaware

ALEX RADUS. Contemporary/jazz guitarist and band, 4:30pm. Ramsaysburg Homestead, 140 Rt 46 at Ramseyburg Rd..

Friends of Ramsaysburg

Sunday, 28; Oxford

DULCIMER BOYS. Gospel, Folk, Traditional 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

Wednesday, 31; Pittstown

Snyder Research Farm; 908/730-9419

September

Sunday, 4; Budd Lake

36TH ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN FEST. A celebration of Scandinavia at its best, where you'll discover the customs, the history, the ethnic variety of the six Nordic nations: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden 10am - 6pm. $11 adv sale, $14 at gate. Vasa Park, 1 Wolfe Rd.

Scandinavian Fest, Inc; 610/417-1483


Upcoming Events...


Ongoing Programs and Events

Saturdays through September; Stanhope

The Canal Museum at Waterloo

SUMMER AT WATERLOO. Canal store, gristmill, visitor’s center, canal museum, Highlands Boat Exhibit. Also, wool spinning and dyeing demonstrations on certain weekends. 10am - 4pm. Free. Waterloo Village.

Canal Society of New Jersey & NJ Park Service; 973/292-2755

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

Ongoing Tours and Exhibits

Morristown National Historical Park Morristown

30 Washington Place; 973/539-2016 x210

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