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Far Hills Race Meeting On Oct. 20 Will Be First Time Bets Will Be Taken

September 18, 2018

FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its world-class steeplechase races, including the $450,000 Grand National (Grade 1). In all, the ...

Somerset Hills Historical Society 90th Anniversary Bash is This Saturday, Sept. 15

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH) invites friends, neighbors, members, and current and former trustees to a long-planned event, the Community Celebration of the society's 90th anniversary from 2 to 5 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at the Brick Academy parking lot in downtown Basking Ridge.

The outdoor ...

'Unique' Business Networking Event Scheduled Next Week at USGA Museum

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The United States Golf Association (USGA) in the Far Hills section of Bernards Township will be the location on Sept. 13 of one of the Somerset County Business Partnership's most well attended and effective business networking events, to be hosted in partnership with the Basking Ridge Business Alliance.

The event will provide an opportunity for both ...

VNA Fall Rummage Sale to Begin Accepting Donations This Saturday, Sept. 8

FAR HILLS, NJ _ Donations will be accepted beginning this Sat., Sept. 8, for items to be later resold at this year's long-running Fall Rummage Sale to benefit the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills.

Donations of a wide variety of items will be accepted each Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Sept. 8 through Sept. 25.

Volunteers will be lined up to ...

PHOTOS: Labor Day Races on Bikes (Some With Training Wheels) or Running Shoes in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Labor Day races in downtown Basking Ridge started out with some of the best cyclists from anywhere taking part in the 27th annual Olde Mill Inn Tour of Basking Ridge, and leading to the township kids' races _ starting with kids with training wheels.

In between, runners participated in a one-mile course, the TrueLeaf Kitchens Labor Day Mile For Curbing ...

Bernards Library Returns to Regular Schedule After Labor Day Closure; Bike Races on Monday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township municipal offices and the Bernards Township Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3 for the Labor Day holiday. This is the last holiday weekend for township students, who are due to return to public schools on Thursday, Sept. 6.

Last day for Pleasant Valley Pool

However, the Pleasant Valley Pool will be open for one more day for ...

"Magical Mysterious Monarch" Butterfly Program on Thurs. at Buck Garden

FAR HILLS, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden will hold a program on one of the most royal of insects in our area _ “The Magical Mysterious Monarch” _ from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23 at Leonard J. Buck Garden, 11 Layton Road in Far Hills.

Cynthia Hedin, Somerset County Master Gardener, will present a lecture on the life cycle of the ...

Local Children Invited to Meet "JJ," Newest Pony at Lord Stirling Stable, On Sunday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Lord Stirling Stable is inviting children under age 13 and their parents to enjoy a morning with the stable's will ponies, horses and staff at a "Pony Tea Party" scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon this Sunday, Aug. 19, at the stable grounds at 256 S. Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge.

The Pony Tea Party will include lead line pony rides for ...

Somerset County 4-H Fair Returned to Bridgewater (Photo Gallery)

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair came to North Branch Park last week, as thousands visited the grounds to see all the 4-H has to offer.

Guests enjoyed seeing cows, pigs, goats, sheep, dogs and many more animals, while also exploring trains, RC cars, artwork, plants and much more during the three-day fair.

— Photos by Bernard DeLierre

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Lord Stirling Theater Company To Perform 'Treasure Island' at Farmstead Arts Center in Basking Ridge October 5-14

September 19, 2018

The Lord Stirling Theater Company will perform “Treasure Island” in the English Barn Theater at the Farmstead Arts Center, 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ. “Treasure Island” will open on Friday, October 5 at 7:30 pm., with additional performances on October 6 at 7:30 p.m., October 7 at 2 p.m., October 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m., and October 14 at 4 p.m. Tickets ...