Arts & Entertainment

December 29, 2019

FLEMINGTON, NJ - “I’ve cried in pretty much every Cup we’ve won,” Tiger Woods told Golfweek on the heels of winning the Presidents Cup in Australia last week, adding,“I’ve been doing this a long time. Any time you have moments where you’re able to do something that is bigger than us as an ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Here's an alternative to shopping at the mall, buying online or flipping through the pages of a store catalog. Bodnar's Auctions will be selling thousands of items, perfect holiday gifts, everything from antique furniture to duck decoys, fishing reels, vintage cookie jars, kitchen ...

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BRIDGEWATER. NJ - On Sunday, Dec. 15th, the Raritan Valley Symphonic Band will present its annual holiday concert “Reflections” at Bridgewater-Raritan High School. 600 Garretson Road at 3  p.m. Admission to the concert is free. Artistic Director Dr. Christopher G. Sumner designed the program ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - The Arts & Design department at Raritan Valley Community College will present its annual Holiday Art Show and Sale, Dec. 9-13. in the Art Gallery on the lower level of the College Center. Gallery hours for the show and sale are Dec.9-12, noon-8 p.m.; and Dec. 13, noon-6 ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township electrician Gus Windescher stood inside a cherry-picker bucket attaching a Welcome banner to a light post at the entrance to the municipal complex Thursday, finishing off a list of "to do" items for Friday night's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The grounds ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Cyber Monday is almost 250 years distant from Gen. George Washington's 1778-79 Middlebrook Encampment in central New Jersey, but the Somerset County Historical Society has a proprietary connection between the two.  Online registration opens on Cyber Monday for the SCHS  "Dance ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College’s Arts & Design department will present DanceWorks, an evening of student and faculty dance, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5 and 6, at 8 p.m. The event will be held in the Edward Nash Theatre. The concert is being produced by Loretta Fois, Director ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gallery on Main's "Artist of the Month" exhibition for December features paintings by Hackettstown artist Melissa Silvestri. Admission is free, and Silvestri’s works are available for purchase.  Meet the artist at a free opening reception on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 5-7 ...

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AN EVENING OF LAUGHTER - Saturday - 11/23/19 HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - "An Evening of Laughter" with three comedians and dinner is being hosted by the Hillsborough UNICO club at Raritan Valley Country Club, 747 Route 28 in Bridgewater, on Saturday, Nov. 23rd beginning at 6:30 p.m. The family style ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Somerset County Park Commission naturalists are looking for individuals, local groups, civic organizations, clubs, businesses, scout troops, and others to design, decorate, and submit a tree for the month-long holiday display at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord ...

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TRENTON, NJ – From a grand scale performance at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, to an intimate show at a local community theatre, to statewide events organized by the New Jersey Historical Commission, there is much to do throughout the state if you enjoy arts and culture. Legislation ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Bestselling author Fiona Davis was the guest at the 4th annual Book Lovers' Tea at the Hillsborough Library Nov. 2., sponsored by the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey. Library customers had the opportunity to participate in a Q&A with Davis and Carol Fitzgerald ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently presented ceremonial checks to 17 organizations receiving funds through the Local Arts Program (LAP) Grant. The total amount of grants awarded was $54,262.  Monies were awarded to organizations for general operating ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Norz Hill Farm will host the township's annual Halloween Party on Thursday, Oct. 24th from 3:30-5:30 p.m., with hayrides, pumpkin picking and a walk through a haunted hay bale maze. Pre-registration is required and can be completed online at hillsborough-nj.org. Call (908) ...

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CAPE MAY, NJ - Bodnar’s Auctions will host it’s first annual Bodnar’s at the Jersey Shore Thursday, Oct. 24th at the Convention Hall on the boardwalk. The  sale will begin at 9 a.m. with an Antiques Roadshow style appraisal event. A $12 ticker entitles the holder to have two items appraised by ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Not to be overlooked during this weekend's self-guided "Weekend Journey Through the Past" of historical sites in Somerset County is the Derrick Van Veghten House (ca. 1725) where it is said George Washington danced non-stop for three hours with the wife of one of his generals ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County will host its first-ever first Diversity Festival on Saturday, Oct.12th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse and Veterans Plaza across from the county Administration Building at 20 Grove St. “We are excited about the county’s first, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The Rutgers Jewish Film Festival celebrates twenty years of exploring Jewish history, culture, and identity through film. Running from November 3-17, the festival will feature 19 films, including four New Jersey premieres and a closing night preview screening, and ...

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EDISON, NJ - A massive collection of comic books and action figures has traveled 1,004 miles from Minnesota to New Jersey to be sold at auction by Bodnar’s Auction Sales on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave. beginning at 11 a.m. The sale will also ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Limited edition commemorative Somerset Patriots baseball jerseys highlight an auction of of items with their roots in New Jersey by New Jersey's premiere auctioneer, Joe Bodnar, at TD Bank Ballpark Sunday, Sept. 8, following the Patriots game against the High Point ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ - Art, music, amusement rides, games of chance, obstacle courses, and festival foods are in store for 10,000 expected patrons at the fifth annual Montgomery FunFest on Sunday, Sept.15th. The community festival is free at the Princeton Airport from 12-5 p.m. Organized by the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission summer of Sunday evening free live concert performances will conclude at the Duke Island Park band shell on Old York Road in Bridgewater on Sunday evening, Sept. 8. The  concert is are free;  lawn chairs and picnic baskets are ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The Rotary Club of Hillsborough extends its thanks to the community with a special $30 wristband night Saturday, which entitles fairgoers to unliimited rides from the time the fair opens at 6 p.m. until closing time at 11 p.m. Thousands of kids, parents and friends have jammed ...

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  BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Children under 13 and their parents are invited to enjoy a morning at Lord Stirling Stable when staff, horses, and ponies celebrate the Pony Tea Party on Sunday, Aug.18, from 10 a.m.-noon. at the stable located at 256 South Maple Ave.. The Pony Tea Party will include ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Majestic Midways, a traveling carnival on wheels from Pennsylvania, has begun to set up its rides and amusements on a vacant expanse alongside a Route 206 shopping center. Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the 12th annual Hillsborough Rotary Fair ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Free Summer Concert Series at Duke Island Park on Old York Road continues the 2019 season on Sunday, Aug.11 with the soul sounds of Andy B.And and the best of the hits from the 50’s to the 90’s performed by The Fabulous Grease Band. The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Many people may call themselves Bruce Springsteen’s biggest fan, but Louis Masur has legitimate claim to that title. This fall, the Distinguished Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers–New Brunswick will share his admiration for the music icon in his course, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission summer of Sunday evening free live concert performances continues at the Duke Island Park band shell on Old York Road in Bridgewater on Sunday evening, Aug. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. featuring "Americas's No. 1 Show Band," the Infernos. The summer ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – It’s not just fun and games at the Hillsborough Rotary Fair. There’s a fair amount of business being conducted beneath the red-and-white striped tents in the shadows of the giant ferris wheel and other attractions at the fairgrounds alongside the Lowe's Home Improvement store ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission summer of Sunday evening free live concert performances continues at the Duke Island Park band shell on Old York Road in Bridgewater on Sunday evening, July 28 from 7-8:30 p.m.featuring the Cameos. The summer series of concerts are free and ...

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