Arts & Entertainment

September 18, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough Council Monday night approved an ordinance that will permit qualified artists to paint murals on the brick facades of buildings in the downtown retail district along Main Street. There are two mural projects already awaiting the approval process. Each is intended to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Rick St. Pierre, owner of Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro, woke up Sunday morning, looked out the front window on the upper floor where he lives on East Main Street and watched as his vision began to unfold. Sunday was the climax of the three-day Central New Jersey Jazz ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Central New Jersey Jazz Festival concludes Sunday afternoon, with upwards of 6,000 people expected to bring their lawn chairs and their love for music to be entertained in front of the stage on East Main Street, with seating spilling over on to the lawn at the historic ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  -  All that jazz started here ten 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, the ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ -The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg is offering shows for all interests in September, including a Led Zeppelin laser concert, a star show based on the Magic Tree House book series, a laser concert for children, and a show that explains the mysteries of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host their Sixth Annual Ballpark Comic Con and Superhero Day at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, Sept. 9th presented by the Hugs For Brady Foundation. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. and last throughout the game scheduled for 1:05 p.m. Ballpark Comic ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Township Committee recently honored several young artists from township schools selected as winners of the art contest at the 2018 Green Living and Wellness Fair. Each of the winners was presented with a certificates in recognition of their ...

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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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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, 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 - The Flemington Speedway Historical Society will present a display of vintage race cars and memorabilia at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, which will be held Aug. 22-26 at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds. Some noted vintage cars scheduled for display are the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The XI annual Hillsborough Rotary Fair closed down late Sunday afternoon after a successful six-day run, having entertained thousands of visitors despite the constant threat of rain, thunder and lightning. For the most part, the adverse weather skirted the fairgrounds off ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Despite ominous skies and intermittent rain, thousands poured into the Rotary Club of Hillsborough Fair Saturday night for the next-to-last day of the annual fund raising spectacular. Earlier on Saturday, the Rotarians opened the fairgrounds off Route 206 to Special Needs ...

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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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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Friday night's Hillsborough Rotary Fair features a spectacular fireworks display in addition to more than 20 rides, amusement trailers, food vendors and other attractions. Dozens of local businesses that support the fair also have informational displays and sample ...

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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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The 2018 Hillsborough Rotary Fair opens for its third day Thursday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. The Fair is the premier fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Hillsborough, and enables the Club to make financial contributions to a wide variety of community organizations and causes throughout the year. Some ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The 2018 Hillsborough Rotary Fair looked like a washout on its opening night, but Mother Nature came through and the skies cleared in time for the arrival of those dedicated community members for whom the Fair has become an annual tradition.   Dusk began to settle in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair came to North Branch Park last week, as thousands visited the grounds to see all the 4-H has to offer. Guests enjoyed seeing cows, pigs, goats, sheep, dogs and many more animals, while also exploring trains, RC cars, artwork, plants and much more ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual six-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, August 14. Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic ...

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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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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - There's no carnival rides and no midway, but there's plenty to do at the Somerset County 4-H Fair, celebrating its 71st year of family fun beginning Wednesday, Aug. 8, and continuing on Thursday, Aug. 9 and Friday, Aug. 10 at North Branch Park. There are no admissions or ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough Music Festival returns to the Hillsborough Promenade, in the field next to Lowe's on Route 206 from noon-8 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 4th, The festival, which began in 2010, is free to the public and co-sponsored by the Hillsborough Cultural Arts ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Free Summer Concert Series at Duke Island Park on Old York Road in Bridgewater concludes the 2018 season on Sunday, Aug. 5, with the country rock of Kinderhook and a classic Carole King tribute. The concert is scheduled from 5:30-8:30 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Garden State Radio will perform classic rock from the 80s, 90s and more recent covers Sunday,July 29 as the Somerset County Park Commission continues its series of Sunday evening live concert performances at the Duke Island Park band shell on Old York Road. All concerts are ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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WASHINGTON - Bridgewater. NJ resident Gianna Lee Biscione recently traveled to the United States Capitol to see her winning art submission displayed in the halls of Congress. The 18-year-old was selected this year as the winner of the annual Congressional Art Competition in  New Jersey's Seventh ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Amish Outlaws will park their buggy at Duke Island Park Sunday evening, July 22 for a free concert sponsored by the Somerset County Park Commission. The show begins at 7 p.m. at the Duke Island Park band shell on Old York Road in Bridgewater. Guests are invited to bring ...

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MILLBURN, NJ  - Three students from Hillsborough Township have earned a spot in Paper Mill Playhouse’s prestigious Summer Musical Theater Conservatory. Liam Angello, Samantha Soybel, and Jason Spinrad and dozens of other students, including several from central New Jersey, will present a fully ...

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