ANNUAL VICTORIAN HOUSE TOUR. Explore unique charm of an historic community with an inside look at more than fifteen Victorian cottages, historic buildings and sites. 11am - 4pm. $30/ $25 advance. 36 Simpson Ave.
CURBSIDE OKTOBERFEST. Our hope is that you will still enjoy the flavors of Oktoberfest from the safety of your home, and we look forward to seeing you back in 2021. 12 - 6:30pm. $6, under 12 free. Chubb Park, Rt. 513.
RENT CONTROL. A struggling actor falls backwards into an NYC rent-controlled apartment and turns it into a lucrative AIRBNB. $10-$25. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
VIRTUAL PETERS VALLEY CRAFT FAIR. The online event will replace the annual fair. 10am - 5pm. $10. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Plains Rd..
SOMERSET COUNTY'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PAST. Select sites will be open Saturday, 10am – 5pm and Sunday, 12– 4pm according to County and State policies which are subject to change at any time. Sites will hold tours led by costumed interpreters and actors portraying historical figures, special collections and exhibitions, and a seemingly unending variety of activities for public involvement and enjoyment. Ask for free trading cards when visiting the participating sites. Each card features a notable person, place, event, or theme taken from four centuries of Somerset County history. Collect, trade… and play! Check the event website for site descriptions, special programs, and tour maps for this FREE event.The Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission asks that all visitors, and all participating historic sites and their attendant organizations comply with the current State and County health, safety and social distancing protocols during this event. 12 - 4pm. Free.
A TALE OF TWO CITIES AS COBBLED TOGETHER BY THE BROTHERS LOVEJOY. A Parlor Theatrical production by Craig Fols $10-$25. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS SERIES. Presentations on three consecutive Wednesdays of short-play competition, playwrighting classes, and panel discussions with visiting playwrights provide a working forum for the unique voice of women writing for theatre today. The WPS has helped to develop the work of over 60 playwrights from around the country, producing more than 14 world premieres on the CSC mainstage. Staged readings are followed by a lively discussion with the playwrights and casts. 7:30pm. Free. Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Center.
CHRISTMAS CAROL. This classic retelling of the beloved Charles Dickens novel also serves as a celebration of all of Centenary Stage Company's programming by combining community members, CSC staff, Centenary College Theatre Department faculty and students, Young Performers Workshop students and professional guest artists. $10-$29.50. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE. Open house for personalized holiday shopping featuring unique gifts and art, including a huge inventory of paintings, photographs, jewelry, fine woodworking, wooden toys, pottery, stain glass, quilting, handmade ornaments, cards and more. 10am - 5pm. 23 Main Street.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE BENEFIT FUNDRAISER. Get in the holiday spirit shopping, enjoying music, and exploring three historic buildings at Lusscroft Farm - the Turner Mansion, the "Christmas Cottage" Manager's Home, and the Carriage House/Garage. All three buildings will be festively decorated and filled with interesting vendors, live music and special performances, history displays, food, the Lusscroft Gift Shop, a bake sale, the Gingerbread Contest Display, and more! Horse drawn carriage rides add to the festivities. A schedule of performances will be posted at lusscroftfarm.org. Proceeds are for ongoing restoration efforts at this historic farm. Presented by the Heritage and Agriculture Association in cooperation with the NJ DEP/Division of Parks and Forestry. Sat., 10am-4pm, Sun., 10am-3pm $5, under 17 Free. Lusscroft Farm, 50 Neilson Road.
THE NUTCRACKER. With the talented young dancers of the New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet, Warren County's only non-profit ballet company, and featuring professional dancers from around the world, this production is sure to delight! Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.