Arts & Entertainment

November 5, 2018

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Sunday, Nov. 11 will mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. The Hunterdon Symphony will mark the event with a concert honoring composers who served in World War I. The program will be held at 3 p.m. at Hunterdon Central High School on Route 31. The music that ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – As gifting season approaches, the Arts on Division Gallery on Division will present “The Artisan Holiday Show” beginning Thursday, Nov.1 through Sunday, Dec. 23. The presentation will feature hand made gifts produced by local artists. The show will offer a variety of unique ...

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RINGOES, N.J. – The South County Branch of the Hunterdon County Library has returned to its former location, next to the Post Office in downtown Ringoes. The return to 1108 Old York Rd. comes after it moved from the same spot six years ago. In 2012, it was relocated up the road to Rt. 179 in ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. — The Flemington Fine Artisans Show returns to Stangl Factory here on Sunday, Oct. 28 The show runs from from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The curated show and sale will feature a selection of more than 30 local artists from throughout the region with diverse talents including ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ - The eighth annual Flemington Speedway Historical Society Car Show featuring hundreds of classic, vintage, hot rod and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles will be held Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds, 1207 Rt. 179, just ...

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READINGTON, N.J. Tickets for this year’s Stanton Holly Trail are on sale now. Started in 1962, Holly Trail is the longest running house tour in New Jersey. Evoking memories of hot chocolate around the decorated tree and roaring fireplaces, the theme of this year’s tour is “Comfort and ...

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CLINTON TWP., N.J. - The Hunterdon County YMCA will host its 27th Annual Comedy Night on Friday, Nov. 16 at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse HERE. This popular event sold out in 2017. A social hour including cocktails (cash bar) and passed hors d’oeuvres, will be followed by a premium seated dinner ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The award-winning Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band will host its 38th Annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday Oct. 6.with 14 high school bands scheduled to perform at the event. The festival will be held at SHS, 222 Davenport St. and will begin at 4:30 p.m. with ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Once again, Mother Nature pulled through with great weather for the annual Raritan Township Community Day today. That helped draw throngs of people to Lenape Park on Route 523. Although the fun began at noon, staff from the township’s Department of Public Works were here as ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – A trip to the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia is being sponsored by the township’s Local Historians Committee. Visiting the museum can be a stirring experience. It traces the philosophy and events from the root of the Revolution in Boston, to the ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The forecast for Saturday is for mostly sunny skies and high temps around 70 degrees, according to the National Weather service. That’s important because Saturday is the township’s annual Community Day at Lenape Park. This is the third annual staging of its event since ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. -  The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra string quartet ensemble will perform a special concert in the auditorium at Hunterdon Medical Center. The performance will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 6. The concert is sponsored by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of ...

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TEWKSBURY, N.J. -  Tewksbury Historical Society opens its 27th Juried Art Exhibition with Mocktail Party, Thursday, Oct. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church Christian Education Building. The building is located at 15 Miller St., Oldwick, 08858.  Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 at ...

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HIGH BRIDGE, N.J. - Hunterdon’s ShowKids Invitational Theatre had a pair of award winners at the 2018 NJACT Perry Awards held last week at Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) in Rahway. Cast members Natalie Mehl and Jonah Lione both earned best acting honors for their performances as ...

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READINGTON, N.J.  – Hunterdon’s third annual “World Music Day” celebration will be held at Deer Path Park here on Sept. 30. World Music Day is not just a concert; it is a full day of musical experiences for all ages, including performances from world-class musicians, fun and interactive programs ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – When is the end of summer? Different people define it differently. Astronomers tells us that summer officially ends at the autumnal equinox. The equinox is when the hours of light and darkness are about the same. That happens when the sun is at its zenith – or directly ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - All that jazz started here 10 years ago, and has since found a home in two other central New Jersey locations, a three-day festival of live music, visual arts and fine dining expected to draw thousands of jazz fans from throughout the tri-state region. Founded in 2008 as the ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. - The county 4-H Art Contest was part of the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, with a total of 21 participants from numerous 4-H clubs entering their work to be judged. This year, two divisions were held, featuring work from 4-H members in grades 4 through 8 in ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - “Art in the Garden” is a new event this year being held at Flemington Free Public Library. Each Saturday in September, one or two artists paint “en plein air” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the library’s garden. The Sept. 8 event will feature Jonetta Williams. She is a graduate ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The borough’s Main Street Car Show gets underway again tomorrow, Saturday Sept 1. The show is held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration begins at  5 p.m. at the old Historic Courthouse at 75 Main St. The event is free for all to attend and participate. All make, year, model ...

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EAST AMWELL – One of the many events at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair open for public to enter was the Hay Bale Toss. Participants took turns throwing a standard-size bale, weighing around 50 pounds, as far as they could. The judges marked each landing spot but did not ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ - The Garden Tractor Pull at the 2018 Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fair ended with a new contest, a blindfolded obstacle course. There were five teams of two persons each, one to drive the garden tractor (provided by the fair) and one to direct the blindfolded driver ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival will open here on Friday, Sept. 14. The free three-day event will continue on Saturday in New Brunswick and Somerville on Sunday. The Flemington event is produced and hosted by Flemington Community Partnership. It will be held rain or ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – The 2018 Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fair opens this morning for its last day. Special highlights today include Hunterdon’s Got Talent with Heather Mulvey, pedal tractor pulls and free cheese in the Dairy Den at 2 p.m. Fair food and rides are part of the fun ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The 2018 Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fair enters its fourth day today and the fun continues until 10 p.m. In addition to the rides, food, animals and displays of award-winning produce, today’s events include the garden tractor pull, Hunterdon’s Got Talent with Joe ...

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EAST AMWELL, N.J. - Lianna Bonacorsi, 17, of Franklin Township (Hunterdon County) is this year’s Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair Ambassador. Lianna has been involved in 4-H for five years and is also active in various organizations at North Hunterdon High School, where she is a ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – Today is the second day of the annual Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, held here at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds – formerly known as South County Park. The fairgrounds are located at 1207 Rt. 179, just south of Ringoes. Use Lambertville for GPS. The Fair ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – In a tradition that dates back to the mid-1800s, the annual Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair opens today and continues through Sunday. Today’s events include the goat show, trivia games and prizes with “Dr. D,” the horse Parade of Breeds, tractor and truck pulls, and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Arts on Division is presenting “Works on Paper” from Thursday, Aug. 23 to Sunday, Sept. 23 at the Gallery on Division, 15B Division St. A “Meet the Artists” event is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 31 and Saturday, Sept. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. An Artist talk is scheduled for Aug. 31 with ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ - The Flemington Speedway Historical Society will present an overflowing tent of vintage race cars and memorabilia at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, which will be held August 22 through the 26 at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds here. Some noted vintage cars ...

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