Farmstead Arts Center, located at 450 King George Road in Basking Ridge will provide the perfect backdrop for an evening of great music, food and fun for the whole family.

“Rock the Rafters Barn Dance and Fall Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, September 14 from 5-9 pm.  Tickets, $20 general admission, $15 for Farmstead Members, $10 for kids 12 and under and free for kids 5 and under, may be purchased online at http://farmsteadarts.eventbrite.com or CASH ONLY at the door.

Food will available beginning at 5 pm. Deli sandwiches, chips, ice cream and more are included in the ticket price. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs if they prefer to sit outside to enjoy a picnic on the grounds of the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead. Seating will also be available in the English Barn and Farm House.

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Music and dancing will begin at 6pm and will feature Acoustic Road, a NJ-based acoustic and classic rock duo who specialize in the faithful re-creation of the legendary music that helped define the 60's, 70's, 80's and beyond. From mellow acoustic rock to high-energy classic rock favorites by such artists as The Allman Brothers, America, Beatles, CSN, Eagles, Grateful Dead, Rolling Stones, U2 and more, Acoustic Road performs the music that audiences know and love - but rarely have the opportunity to hear, especially performed live.

With their strong lead vocals, precise harmonies, solid musicianship and reverence for every song they play, Acoustic Road consistently succeeds in with making audiences smile, sing along and have a great time! To learn more, visit acousticroad.com.

Fundraising events will include a basket raffle (tickets will be sold at the event) and silent auction with goods and services donated by area businesses, Farmstead Arts Center teaching faculty and individuals. Items include Farmstead Arts Memberships, art class gift certificates, custom ceramics, 10-week challenge from The Max of Bridgewater, tickets to an October performance at The Mayo Performing Arts Center, Chimney Rock Inn and more.  The proceeds from this event will be used toward future programming, special events and the purchase of items to help enrich the experience of those who attend Farmstead Arts Center events and/or art classes. The Friends of the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead (dba Farmstead Arts) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

This event is sponsored, in part, by PNC Wealth Management and the Law Offices of Lisa M. Black.

For more information visit www.farmsteadartscenter.org, email admin@farmsteadarts.org or call 908-636-7576. 

The English Barn and farmhouse are wheelchair accessible.  Anyone anticipating the need for additional accessibility services may make a request by sending an e-mail to admin@farmstedarts.org at least three weeks in advance.