Arts & Entertainment

January 16, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A doctoral student in ecology and evolution is turning microorganisms into art, and her hobby into a powerful tool for genomics studies at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Julia Van Etten’s Couch Microscopy Instagram page has attracted close to 18,000 followers in a year and ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department will present: I.S. + I.A.D., an exhibition of work by RVCC independent study students and current students and alumni from the Interior Architecture and Design program, Jan. 22 through Feb. 8, in the Art ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – You might call it the portrait of a borough. On one weekend last October, The Photographers Group descended on Flemington. “We wanted to create an historical archive of Main Street, Flemington as it exists now,” said Bill Brokaw, who is director of the group. “The intent was for ...

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TEWKSBURY, NJ - Author, lecturer and photographer Kevin Woyce will be the guest speaker at the nextTewksbury Historical Society Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at THS Headquarters, which is at 60 Water St. in the Mountainville section of Tewksbury.  Woyce ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. — Gingerbread will be the theme of the third Thursday Night Holiday Lights on Dec. 20 here.   The evening's activities include music, do-it-yourself activities, fire truck rides, shopping and more throughout the borough.   The old Historic Courthouse will be re-created ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – A concert of music set to folk tales and fantasy poems will be performed by the Hunterdon Symphony and Hunterdon Choral Union on Sunday, Dec. 16. This holiday program will be held at 3 p.m. at Hunterdon Central High School on Route 31 here. It will be followed by a holiday ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – Thousands of people lined Main Street yesterday to enjoy the 2018 Hunterdon Holiday Parade, which was organized and sponsored by the county’s Chamber of Commerce. Hunterdon Chamber President Chris Phelan served as emcee for the event, with Jim Robinson serving as a ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – If you like parades, this is your weekend. That’s when two of Hunterdon’s best parades will be held – Clinton’s Christmas Parade will be held Friday and Hunterdon’s Holiday parade will be held in Flemington on Sunday. Clinton’s Christmas Parade will be the 32nd annual staging ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – Thursday nights in December are special here, and the borough will be celebrating with its second annual Thursday Night Holiday Lights. Thursday Night Holiday Lights is scheduled for Dec. 6, 13 and 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. and transforms downtown Flemington with a little holiday ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerville Chamber Choir will perform at the 11th annual Stars & Promises Holiday Concert Dec. 7, which features Peter Mayer, lead guitarist for Jimmy Buffet’s Coral Reefer Band, at the United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at ...

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BEDMINSTER, N.J. - Gingerbread house workshops, Santa visits, holiday shopping, musical performances, cannon fire, and holiday house tours are all on tap for the final weekend of the 16th Annual Colonial Christmas at the Jacobus Vanderveer House here. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Safe Harbor Child Access Centers will be hosting an evening of expressive art called “The Art of Letting Go.” The event will be held Friday, Dec. 14 at the Stangl Factory here. Local teens will be creating and featuring artwork for sale. There will also be musical performances ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerville Arts on Division presents the 2018 Holiday Art Crawl on Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. from 1 to 6 p.m. each day. The “Crawl” will present the works of numerous local artists beginning at the Gallery on Division, 15B Division St. featuring original paintings, ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Chabad of Hunterdon County will be hosting its annual Chanukah celebration. This year’s theme is Ninja Warrior Chanukah Party and will feature a professional Ninja Warrior Course, Build Your Own Menorah, Chanukah Games, Dreidel Games, Menorah Crafts, Israeli Music, Kosher Hot ...

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Chabad of Hunterdon County Women’s Rosh Chodesh Society will be hosting a ladies only Comedy Night in support of Safe in Hunterdon on Thursday, Nov. 29. The evening features two comedians, Marion Grodin and Karent Krents. Women are asked to bring a gift of pampering and care that will be donated ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - The holidays are all about tradition. Next month, the tradition of Thursday Night Holiday Lights will return to the borough. Thursday Night Holiday Lights will be held on Main Street and Stangl Road on Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be three festive ...

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TEWKSBURY, N.J. - The Tewksbury Historical Society will sponsor its 14th Annual Christmas Antique Show on Dec.1,  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at Old Turnpike School, 173 Old Turnpike Rd. (Rt. 517), in the Fairmount section of ...

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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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