ELIZABETH, NJ –Music in the Mills, formerly Art in the Gardens, is an October celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month and is taking place all weekend long at The Mills at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

The event features instrumental, vocal and dance performances in the Center Court of the Mall.  This annual event is coordinated by the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs in the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation.

"Music in the Mills is an excellent opportunity for a busy Union County venue to host local talent and present it to a wide and diverse audience,” Freeholder Bruce Bergen said. “The Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to have this annual event in Union County.”

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 The program for Monday, October 9th will feature Richard Nobrega Jr., Latin guitarist, TJAA Jefferson Arts Liberty Dancers of Elizabeth, University of the Philippines Alumni and Friends Traditional String Ensemble, Peruvian Dance Team of Elizabeth, Jason Chan, Acoustic singer and guitarist and Edison Pereyra of Hillside, a classical guitarist.

The Mills at Jersey Gardens is located on Kapkowski Road at Exit 13A of the New Jersey Turnpike .         

For more information about Music in the Mills, contact the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at 633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth, NJ. By telephone (908) 558-2550,  or New Jersey Relay Users dial 711. They can also be reached via e-mail culturalinfo@ucnj.org.


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