Arts & Entertainment

September 19, 2018

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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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A late summer lightning storm forced the Hillsborough Rotary Fair to close down two hours early Friday night, but not before a thundering fireworks display lit up the sky. Thousands of people streamed out of the fairgrounds at the conclusion of the fireworks just as the rain ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – For more than 500 Hunterdon people, it’s the biggest five days of the year. It’s the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, running Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 22-26 at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds here. Whether showing sheep, demonstrating robots, performing ...

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CLINTON, NJ— The second annual River Town Film Festival gets underway Friday, Sept. 7 at the historic Red Mill Museum Village here. Film screenings from emerging filmmakers from around the globe will take place all weekend long. The event closes on Sept. 9 with a performance by The Orchestra, ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – A 30-stop self-guided walking tour supported by an eight-page brochure and online is the result of a new effort by Flemington Community Partnership and Hunterdon County Historical Society. Organizers say the one-square mile tour is “one of New Jersey’s most historic square ...

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EAST AMWELL – The county’s own Joe Piscopo is among the Main Stage performers planned at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. The show featuring Piscopo, of Lebanon Township, is one of more than 50 acts, entertainers and contests on the Main Stage schedule of the fair, which runs Aug.

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EAST AMWELL – Will there be a third-time winner in the Truck Pull at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair? Marc Wirasnik, 27, of Franklin Township (Hunterdon) hopes so. He came in first at the 2017 fair, pulling the weighted sled just over 357 feet, well past the end of the 300-foot ...

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TEWKSBURY, NJ - The Tewksbury Historical Society will host the 27th Tewksbury Juried Art Exhibition in October, and Sept. 14 is the submission deadline for juried works. To be considered, submissions must be original to the show and not previously submitted to any previous THS Art Show.

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Tomorrow’s Main Street Car Show will feature Mustangs and T-Birds but, as with all of the shows, you might be surprised at the some of the cars that show up. All make, year, model cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., with ...

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READINGTON, NJ – It’s underway at Solberg Airport: The country’s largest summertime balloon and music festival. It’s the 36th annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning. And while organizers expect it to draw about 165,000 visitors and pilots from around the globe this weekend – making ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Arts on Division is presenting “Visions of Raritan Photographic Society – A Celebration of 90 years” from Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, Aug. 19 at the Gallery on Division, 15B Division Street. The Raritan Photographic Society, founded in 1929, is the oldest photography club in ...

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TEWKSBURY, NJ - The Tewksbury Barn Tour will be held this year on Sunday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.  There will be five barns on the tour offering a diverse display of country life in Tewksbury.   This year’s barns offer a wide array of architecture, operations, farming ...

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NEW JERSEY - Many have already started their Fourth of July celebrations this weekend with some Garden State towns holding their annual fireworks displays on the last day of June. However, there are plenty of  fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Sourland Music Festival will be held Saturday, June 23. The event benefits the Sourland Conservancy and is held rain or shine from 3 to 10 p.m. at Hillsborough Golf & Country Club. The club is located at 146 Wertsville Rd. here, just outside of Raritan and East Amwell ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The first Flemington Flea, a new monthly event for people who enjoy browsing for antiques, collectibles and special finds, has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 17, after being rained out last Sunday. The kickoff event, running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will cover three locations ...

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