HOT AIR BALLOONS, ARTS AND CRAFT FESTIVAL. The first of three hot air balloon festivals this year in Warren County, this one features an array of crafters and vendors, food trucks, a car and truck show, live music and family entertainment. A daily mass balloon launch, tethered hot-air balloon rides and drone demonstrations will fill the air. 2 - 9pm. $10 adult, / $8 advance. Warren County Community College, 475 NJ-57.
ARC OF WARREN COUNTY FOOD TRUCK FEST. Outdoor fundraiser features gourmet food trucks, craft beer and hard seltzer, live bands and farm-fun activities throughout the day. 11am - 7pm. $8. Donaldson Farms.
EARTHSONGS. The concerts will include a performance of the winner of the 26th annual High School Student Choral Composition Contest, Gabriel Tarrow from Columbia High School, as well as an exciting line-up of composers from Alberto Grau to Joni Mitchell, Frank Ticheli to B.E.Boykin, and composers of local origin Elaine Bearer, Jamie Klenetsky Fay, and Karen Seigel. 7:30pm. $30. United Methodist Church, 50 South Park Place.
SPRING OPEN HOUSE AND CRAFT MARKET. Enjoy two full days of free informative lectures and presentations, tours of our spectacular gardens, live music, as well an exciting Craft Market with 40-plus juried craft vendors! Our featured food vendor is Pita Bowl from Nutley, NJ featuring Greek fare with herbal accents. Our largest selection of over 1,898 varieties of plants will be available. Event held rain or shine. 9am - 5pm. Free admission and parking.. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
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...
SHIPPEN TALKS. Brenda Heinrich Higgins discussed the history of Broadway (Warren Co.). 2 - 3:30pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.. More...
CENTRAL BRASS . Popular, Broadway, Americana, jazz, folk, ragtime, and classical music. 6:30pm. $5. Skylands Botanical Gardens, 20 Morris Rd..
FENG SHUI PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION. The Conscious Intentional Feng Shui program offers a wholistic approach of teaching, integrating societal, physics, and earth sciences, while addressing the challenges a practitioner may experience in the environment of a rapidly changing multicultural world. This program is an immersion, and in-depth study of the art of placement. Renae Jensen, Instructor 9am - 5pm. $2699. 51 South Street.
ROSE DAY FESTIVAL. The Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden displays thousands of many varieties, both modern and of historic significance. Visitors are invited to stroll through the gardens, enjoying music and live entertainment, meeting local artisans, and indulging in some great food! Roses plants will also be for sale. 10am - 5pm. Free, suggested donation. Mettlers Road.
EASY-TO-GROW NATIVE PLANTS - PART 1. Elaine Silverstein takes you through one year in the life of a native-plant garden, highlighting over 30 different species of native plants that are beautiful, very easy to grow, and, in some cases, deer-proof. 2:30pm. Free.. 2 Morris Rd..
DAVID AMRAM JAM & FARM-TO-FORK BBQ. Spend the afternoon on the lawn of our farmhouse, listening to great music and enjoying great food. David will bring a group of friends to entertain and enlighten us on the farmhouse lawn, as tribute to Bobolink, the folks who named a cheese after him. As with all of our music shows, we'll be selling a farm-to-fork picnic to enjoy, made with ingredients sourced from our farm and our local food shed. 3 - 6:30pm. $15, resv requested. ?369 Stamets Road.
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...
BLUEBIRD WALK. Bergen County Audubon Society will lead a walk through the gardens and fields as we visit the volunteer installed/monitored/maintained nest boxes and learn why they are important to the Eastern Bluebird 2:30pm. Free.. 2 Morris Rd..
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.
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.
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. 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. 6pm. $10 suggested donation. Ramsaysburg Homestead, 140 Rt 46 at Ramseyburg Rd..
SUSTAINABLY GREEN MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL. A live music, original art, and crafts, celebration in conjunction with GreenFest and the Washington Borough Farmers Market kick off, Explore upcycled and recycled goods vendors, gardening and outdoor groups, environmental preservation exhibitors and related non-profit organizations and vendors. Music lineup includes Alexis P. Suter Band, Alex Radus Trio, and Rick Houston 10am - 5pm. Downtown borough.
LOST RAMBLERS. Bluegrass/Country 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
80S REVOLUTION. The ultimate show band highlighting the hits that drove people to the dancefloor in the incredible, decadent 80s. 8pm. $25.50. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
THE KOOTZ. 6:30pm. $5. Skylands Botanical Gardens, 20 Morris Rd..
LOVELY LAVENDER CRAFTS. Enjoy a fragrant and fun afternoon with lavender and make a fresh 6? lavender wreath and a wall hanging with 3 graduated tiers of lavender – delightful decorations for your home. Reservations are required. 1:30 - 3:30pm. $48. Washington Township Public Library.
GREATER BYRAM MORRIS CANAL HISTORY DAY. A full day of things to see and do, the event will include live music, canal boat rides, a canal boat exhibit, Lenape Indian Village, blacksmithing demonstrations, petting zoo and more. Plus, step inside our canal museum! 10am - 4pm. Free. Waterloo Village, Waterloo Rd..
PYRENESIA. Gypsy Folk and Hot Jazz 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
HUNTERDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA . In “Broadway is Back!”, the theme of this year's concert, the Symphony will perform highlights from West Side Story, Wicked, and Les Misérables — among many more of your all-time favorites. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.
LOVELY LAVENDER & LUNCH. The history, best varieties, tips and tricks, as well as the many healing benefits of lavender will be covered. Additionally our 71 varieties of lavender, planted in our display gardens will be in full bloom for you to enjoy. A tasty lavender lunch will follow. Reservations are required. 11am - 2pm. $60. Washington Township Public Library.
GITAN MAGIQUE. Steeped in the 1930s French jazz of Django Rienhart and Stephan Grapelli, but with contemporary attitude, Gitan Magique performs unique arrangements of well known jazz and classical repertoire as well as engaging original works. Enjoy the farm's delicious foods which are available for purchase. Seating will be on the farmhouse lawn, with reservations limited in order to observe social distance guidelines. Family friendly, BYOB. No dogs please. 4 - 6:30pm. $15 per person, resv essential. ?369 Stamets Road.
JACOB FORD JR.'S REVOLUTIONARY SECRET. Join us for a quarter-mile hike to Jacob Ford's (gun) powder mill on the Whippany River behind Acorn Hall and learn about new discoveries made during the latest archeological dig! No registration required. 1:30 - 2pm. Free. Acorn Hall, 68 Morris Ave.. More...
CIROTTI AND COMPANY. Americana Roots 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
FIELD OF HONOR CELEBRATION. 200 American flags on display, patriotic musical performance by the Whitehouse Wind Symphony, blacksmith, spinner, lace-making demonstrations. 11am - 2pm. Free. Vanderveer House, 955 US Highway 202/206.
FOURTH OF JULY AT MIDDLEBROOK. Join us this year, the 246th Anniversary of that document's adoption, for the Washington Camp Ground Association's Fourth of July Patriotic Exercise. At Middlebrook, a 20-acre park commemorates the encampments of the Continental Army in 1777 and 1778-1779. It is here that the first American flag was unfurled, and where a 13-Star Betsy Ross flag flies continuously by special act of Congress. For 117 consecutive years, the Declaration of Independence has been read on Independence Day. Bring lawn chairs and listen to patriotic music before the introduction of dignitaries, reading of the Declaration, Keynote Speaker, historical address, and Benediction. 10am. 1761 Middlebrook Rd..
MUSIC, FIREWORKS, AND FUN!. The New York Bee Gees will perform the classic 70's Bee Gees favorites and The NJ 3rd Regiment Revolutionary War encampment will be onsite. Park visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets while they enjoy time in the park before the Independence Day fireworks begin. Food trucks will be available and picnic baskets are allowed, but alcohol is prohibited. North Branch Park, Milltown Road.
ROCK OF AGES. It's the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace, and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where sex machine Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantasies into reality. NEXTstage Repertory. 8pm. $25.50. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
LORETTA HAGEN. A rising folk music star, her lilting sound will charm you. 6:30pm. $5. Skylands Botanical Gardens, 20 Morris Rd..
ANNIE AND THE NATURAL WONDER BAND. 4 - 6:30pm. $10 per person, resv essential. ?369 Stamets Road.
VITO PICONE & THE ELEGANTS. Doo-Wop 6:30pm - 8. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.
DREW NUGENT & MIDNIGHT SOCIETY. 1920s & 1930s Jazz 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
BUTTERFLY WALK. Join the Bergen County Audubon Society to walk the gardens and fields looking for the many butterflies that visit NJBG. We'll identify the butterflies and discuss host plants and nectar sources crucial for their survival. Meet at the Carriage House. 2:30pm. Free.. 2 Morris Rd..
A PHOTO WALK WITH XIOMARO. Come to Acorn Hall for a casual walk through the historic neighborhood with Xiomaro, an internationally exhibited photographer. You will learn how to create dynamic, artistic images that highlight the area's architectural beauty while learning the history and features of the unique 19th-century homes. 1 - 3pm. $30. Acorn Hall, 68 Morris Ave.. More...
CAPTAIN JACK BAND. Billy Joel tribute band. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.
PINE LEAF BOYS. Cajun/ /Creole/ Zydeco 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
GARDEN SAFARI. Mary Jo Sichak invites you to meet some of the 1200+ species who live in her garden in north New Jersey, including area wildlife from black bears to insects, reptiles and birds. 10am. $5 members / $10 nonnmembers. 2 Morris Rd..
HERE'S ELTON. Elton John Tribute 6:30pm - 8. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.
FROM APPLES TO ORANGES: TWO GENTLEMEN FARMERS IN MORRISTOWN. Visit the world of two gentlemen farmers whose estates were central to the life of rural 1800s Morristown. 1 - 3:30pm. $15 to $20. Acorn Hall, 68 Morris Ave. and Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 45 MacCulloch Ave.,. More...
MOSS HENRY & BRYOPHYTES. Unrepentant Honky-Tonk 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
BEST OF THE EAGLES. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.
THE GUTHRIE BROTHERS. 6:30pm. $5. Skylands Botanical Gardens, 20 Morris Rd..
EARTH, WIND & FIRE TRIBUTE BAND. 8pm. $30/ 35. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
K BROWN EXPRESS. Funk/Pop/Soul 6:30pm - 8. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.
STONEHEARTH. Classic Bluegrass 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
COUNTRY COMFORT. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.
SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL. Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! NEXTstage Repertory. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
WARREN COUNTY FARMERS' FAIR AND BALLOON FESTIVAL. Where else can you thrill to a hot air balloon ride, eat cotton candy on a carnival midway, watch traditional craftsmen at work, get down-and-dirty in a Mud Bog competition, and cheer your neighbor on in a tractor pull... all in the same place? The Farmers' Fair, and Hot Air Balloon Festival is truly a family affair. Come out and play! $9/ $5 ages 5-12. Farmer's Fairgrounds, Rt. 519 near Stryker's Rd..
KICKIN NASH. Country 6:30pm - 8. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.
YARN. Yarn's music is a blend of Americana, country, and rock, which has made a significant impact on the Americana and country music scenes. The band returns for an encore performance at Ramsaysburg. 3pm. $10 suggested donation. Ramsaysburg Homestead, 140 Rt 46 at Ramseyburg Rd..
CANAL ROAD WALK AND ROLL. Enjoy a day with friends and family along the scenic D&R Canal with no cars! 10am - 4pm. Griggstown Causeway. More...
CARAVAN OF THIEVES. Dark Cabaret 6 - 8pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
AMISH OUTLAWS. Since Rumspringa, the Amish Outlaws have become well acclimated to the pleasures and vices of the modern world... music, most of all. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.
CARNABY STREET. 6:30pm. $5. Skylands Botanical Gardens, 20 Morris Rd..
NEW JERSEY STATE FAIR / SUSSEX COUNTY FARM AND HORSE SHOW. New Jersey's Largest Agricultural Fair, features agricultural events and education, animals, exhibits, horse shows, carnival, petting zoo, vendors, craft tent, flower and vegetable shows, art, photography, 4-H, chainsaw artist and auction, fair food, free entertainment and much more! $14/ $6 ages 6-12/ $10 Senior. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Rt. 206 & Plains Rd..
SUPER TRANS AM. ‘70s & ‘80s Music 6:30pm - 8. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.
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.
NA'BODACH. Scottish Electric Fusion 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
HUNTERDON CHORAL ALLIANCE. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.
JERSEY SOUND. Doo Wop 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
JAMES MADDOCK BAND. A rock & roll lifer, the British-born singer/songwriter has been carving his path since the 1980s with a raw, soulful voice; a storyteller's sense of narrative; and the ability to blur the lines between folk, classic pop, and rock. 6pm. $10 suggested donation. Ramsaysburg Homestead, 140 Rt 46 at Ramseyburg Rd..
THIS WAY TO THE EGRESS. Steam Punk 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
NO FUSS AND FEATHERS ROADSHOW. 6:30pm. $5. Skylands Botanical Gardens, 20 Morris Rd..
DESSERT IN THE DAHLIAS. Specialty desserts and beverages at a beautiful garden table in the middle of the flower fields 1:30 - 3:30pm. $30. 27 Pierce Rd.
WARREN COUNTY ANTIQUES SHOW AND VINTAGE MARKET PLACE. Shop the best in both high end and country casual antiques, with 100 dealers on site. 10am - 4pm. $8. Warren County Farmers' Fairgrounds, Route 519.
CANAL ROAD WALK AND ROLL. Enjoy a day with friends and family along the scenic D&R Canal with no cars! 10am - 4pm. Griggstown Causeway. More...
DULCIMER BOYS. Gospel, Folk, Traditional 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
FALL FLOWER FESTIVAL & CRAFT MARKET. Enjoy two beautiful full days of free informative lectures and presentations, tours of our spectacular gardens, as well as our Craft Market. There will be 40-plus juried craft vendors – many new! Free admission and parking.. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
37TH 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. An all-day, rain or shine, outdoor event (with rainproof entertainment)the 36th annual Smörgåsbord of Family Fun celebrates the food, crafts, arts, traditions and current life of the Nordic countries of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, with wide variety of traditional foods (as well as customary festival fare for the less adventurous) plus a wide variety of handcraft items and imported gifts by over forty vendors. Six stages of continuous entertainment throughout the day feature music & dance ranging from traditional Nordic folk to classical to jazz to contemporary world music by a variety of accomplished and exceptional emerging talent. There's even a separate stage and a special activities area for kids, as well as a field arena and combat/contest area. All that, plus demonstrators, encampments, Norse combat, Viking ships, talks, demos, handcrafts, and much more. Then, of course, there's the annual Wife-Carrying Contest! 10am - 6pm. $11 adv sale, $14 at gate. VASA Park, 1 Wolfe Rd..
PADDY AND THE PALE BOYS. Irish Pub Music 5 - 7pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.
BELVIDERE VICTORIAN DAY. This annual event transforms Belvidere into the Victorian village of yesteryear. Rt. 80, Exit 12, Rt 519 South to Belvidere.
2ND NJ REGIMENT, HELMS CO.. A day of interactive activities for all ages. While the 2nd NJ is outside on the east side of the Manor, our docents will discuss the Shippen family during the Revolutionary War--and visitors will learn which part of the family supported independence from Britain and about family members who held prominent roles during the war. 11am - 4pm. Free. 8 Belvidere Ave.. More...
FESTIVAL IN THE BOROUGH. Warren County's largest music and street festival features three music stages, artisans, crafters, exhibitors, food, family fun area, farmers market and more throughout the downtown business district. 11am - 10pm. Free.
WILBUR'S COUNTRY CRAFT FAIR. The annual autumn fair features craftspeople and artists from four states, held in charming country setting. Crafts include, jewelry, pottery, quilting, folk art, dolls. Decorative signs and country wood items, silk and dried flower arrangements, stained glass creations, pillows, toys, children's clothes, bird houses and much, much, more 10am - 4:30pm. Free admission and parking. 735 Route 94.
THE COMPANY MEN. CSC's Curtain Up performance features a high energy theatrical concert experience in which the group "mashes" today's Top 40 hits with reimagined classics of the last eight decades, blending artists from Sam Cooke to Sam Smith and The Temptations to The Weekend and many more! 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
PETERS VALLEY CRAFT FAIR. Shop beautiful American Craft made by 150+ exhibiting artists from across the country. There are always ongoing artist demonstrations, live music, great food and kid's art activities. 10am - 5pm. $10. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Plains Rd..
HOT AIR BALLOONS, FUN AND GAMES FESTIVAL. Car and motorcycle shows, drone racing, quoits, archery, carnival games, balloon flights. 2 - 9pm. $10 adult, / $8 advance. Warren County Community College, 475 NJ-57.
ANNUAL AUTUMN LEAVES HIKE . Educational and scenic hike for casual and novice hikers. 2 - 3:30pm. Free. P.O. Box 7191.
SIX ROUNDS OF VENGEANCE. In post-apocalyptic "Lost Vegas," a young gunslinger named Jess December enlists the help of a mysterious samurai cowboy to help avenge the murder of her sister. NEXTstage Repertory. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
DAY OF THE DEAD--DIA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION. 5 - 9pm. Free. Pocket Park, 44 E Washington Ave..
HOMETOWN HALLOWEEN. Trick or Treating in the downtown shopping district of Washington Borough, DJ playing Halloween music, prizes for best costume, best group costumes and best pet costume. 3 - 5pm. Free.
HOMETOWN HOLIDAY. Free family event with tree lighting, selfies with Santa and the Frost Princess, strolling brass band, Victorian photo booth, hot cider & cookies, horse drawn carriage rides (weather permitting). 5 - 8pm. Free. 44 East Washington Avenue.