Arts & Entertainment

February 8, 2020

BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Rehearsals are under way for the Ridge High School Drama Club's production of "Guys and Dolls" to be presented at the school's Performing Arts Center in Basking Ridge. The musical will be staged at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb 2, and 1 p.m. and 7 ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – The Ridge High School’s Advanced Placement Studio Art class presentation of “Birds of a Feather,” an exhibit of large scale drawings and paintings, will kick off on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Environmental Education Center (EEC), in Basking Ridge.  The exhibit is set to be open ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Information regarding the Bernards Township Summer Recreation Program and Summer Trip Camp is released this week. Registration for Summer Rec Program will begin on  Monday Feb. 10 at 8:30 a.m., according to the Bernards Township parks and recreation department. Descriptions ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Whether in front of the stage or behind, aspiring thespians and other theater lovers have a chance to try out and join up with Basking Ridge-based Trilogy Repertory Co.'s production of "Arsenic and Old Lace," to be staged at the new Fellowship Village Cultural Arts Center in ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The 28th annual "Nature Through a Child's Eye" exhibit of children's art with an environmental theme, will be on display through next Sunday at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC)  in Basking Ridge. Hundreds of pieces of art have been ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Township residents have until Feb. 14 to nominate an individual, an organization or student who demonstrates exemplary leadership in and dedication to the fine and performing arts in Bernards Township for three individual categories in the annual Mayor Arts ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Tickets are on sale after each Mass this weekend for the 12th Annual Chili and Chowder, a fundraiser for the upcoming St. James Men of Charity at St. James RC Church, 184 S. Finley Ave. in Basking Ridge.  Tickets are available after each Mass, including Sunday masses at 9 and ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The Ridge High School Drama Club will present a “Guys and Dolls Game Night” on Friday, Jan. 31 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets can be paid for in cash at the door ($10 per person or $30 per family). All proceeds will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Soda pull ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township residents can contact the township recreation department to purchase discount tickets in advance for area ski slopes as well as tickets for other area attractions for both children and adults. The discounts are available for Blue Mountain, Jack Frost/Big ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Ridge High School Dance Department, under the direction of director of Dance, Rachel Miranda, has collaborated with faculty, students and guest artists to create the upcoming Ridge Winter Dance Showcase 2020 on Jan. 17. The theme for this showcase is “Adventure ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Christmas Eve didn't bring a white snow-covered Christmas Day _ but the relatively mild weather brought out a crowd to enjoy a seasonal tradition that has been taking place for more than 90 years. With a live brass band on the steps of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church to ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ With a live brass band to provide accompaniment, the township is once again holding its Community Holiday Sing on Tuesday evening. The traditional gathering to sing carols has been taking place in downtown Basking Ridge for almost a century. Singers are asked to gather at ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Winter recess officially begins in Bernards Township schools on Monday, Dec. 23, and continues through New Year's Day. Students are due to return after the break on Thursday, Jan. 2. Bernards Township already has canceled the last Township Committee meeting of 2019. The first ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ At what was called a "bittersweet" occasion, retiring Library Director Ruth Lufkin was honored at a public reception at the Bernards Township Library on Sunday afternoon, while the public also had an opportunity to meet the new library director, who is already on the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The sixth annual Winter Market, Homespun Holidays, and holiday tree lighting brought a crowd out on Saturday afternoon to enjoy a community holiday kick-off, including unique gifts and edible treats inside Bishop Janes United Methodist Church, with an evening tree lighting ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A major holiday event returns to downtown Basking Ridge on this Saturday, Dec. 7, with the 6th Annual Winter Market and Christmas Tree Lighting, including live holiday performances, from noon to 7 p.m.. The official lighting of this year's holiday tree is set for 5:30 ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Basking Ridge Fire Co. put this year's downtown holiday tree up on Saturday, Nov. 30, on the green on South Finley Avenue. The all-volunteer fire company, which each year locates a tree and places it in the center of town after Thanksgiving, had a very hard time finding a ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The air is getting a little crisper, and red noses are appearing on the faces of street passers-by.  The holidays are almost here!  And a great way to ring in the holidays is to come out to the 6th Annual Winter Market and Christmas Tree Lighting in Basking Ridge on Saturday, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ An full schedule of historic exhibits and re-enactors, holiday merchants, musical performances, special family and children’s activities, and more will highlight the 17th Annual Colonial Christmas at Bedminster’s historic Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum off Route ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Somerset County’s most creative and popular winter display, the 42nd Festival of Trees, a display of festive and fanciful show of holiday trees from community members, returns soon to the Somerset County Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The award-winning Ridge High School Drama Club will present its fall production of the Shakespearean comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream the third weekend of November. A Midsummer Night's Dream tells the story of a lover’s quarrel, a forbidden love, a fairy kingdom, and a “play ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Brooks Betz, who runs the Mr. Local History website and has been a longtime volunteer with many Somerset Hills historic organizations, has been appointed as Bernards Township's new township historian. Betz, whose appointment was approved by the Bernards Township Committee on ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Tickets are on sale this weekend, one week before the St. James Men of Charity's 11th annual Harvest Fest and NJ Microbrew Night for Charity, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov., 2. Top craft brewers from New Jersey will serve 40 different craft beers, from lagers and ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The Ridge High School Drama Club will present "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16, at the school's Performing Arts Center in Basking Ridge. Rehearsing for the show are, from left, Jake Haviland, Annabel DelGiorno and SG Prejean.

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Ridge Marching Band hosted the 10th anniversary of its “Ridge Marching Madness” home competition on Oct. 19 featuring a lineup of 14 area bands that competed and earned scores for creative musical arrangements, movement and pageantry. More than 2,000 participants and ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - About 200 women celebrated the International Day of the Girl at a breakfast to benefit Room to Read at Delta Hotels by Marriott Basking Ridge. Best selling author of The Myth of the Nice Girl, Fran Hauser, was the featured speaker.  "International Day of the Girl was created ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Ridge Marching Band will host the 10th annual Home Competition “Ridge Marching Madness” on Saturday, Oct. 19 on Lee Field at the high school. The William Annin Middle School Wind Ensemble will open the event with the National Anthem at 4:50 p.m. Ridge High School will ...

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"A hail of fun and frolic! Wacky and outrageous with a hysterical anything goes sense of fun!" - The New York Times BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Centenary Stage Company’s kicks off with their first production at the new Fellowship Cultural Arts Center with Dan Goggin’s hilarious comedy Nunsense October ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ -- Bedminster Charities Fall Fest, a family fun day with live music and entertainment, food trucks, beer/wine garden and kids games and activities, again returns to River Road Park in Bedminster from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. Admission is $5 per person. Kids age ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Want to enter a fun competition with your furriest best friend? Have a great Halloween costume for your dog? Pull out all the stops, and bring your canine to the 23rd annual "Dog Days _ A Very Silly Dog Show, scheduled for this Sunday, Oct. 13, on the grounds of Lord Stirling ...

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