NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton will be hosting the first ever Spring Street Fall Festival on Saturday, October 29 from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m.

The main sponsors of the event are Between the Bread and Black Dog Books. The festival starts with music on Spring St. located in front of the Old Firehouse Museum.

There will be antique cars lined up along the street and in the square where you can vote for your favorite and most unique car.  There will also be a chance to drop off your Apple, Pumpkin or Gluten free pie at Amore Bakery by noon and have it judged to find out if you are the best pie maker.

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Other events throughout the festival include bringing the kids to Black Dog Books at 1 p.m. to let them listen to Elizabeth Rodgers read from her children’s book “Boo to You Too”.

Event goers can also meet author Sandra Renee Appet and get her newest romance 'Fire and Midnight' at Black Dog Books from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. 

There will be a Costume Contest from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. and the judging and prizes will be announced in front of the Fire House. There will also be a dog costume contest in front of Maxwell and Mollies at 3 p.m.

Event goers can also walk around and browse the retail shops and vendors and see their fall selections, including:

  • Kudzu-offering unique items for your home
  • Sensiable addictions  will have Fall Fragrances
  • Fashion for Less has gently used items
  • Art Etc. is having a sale on framing
  • Inner Designs has one of a kind wraps, totes and more
  • 4 Chicks will be offering Empanadas.
  • PB&J is raising awareness for breast cancer awareness with “A
    Buck and a Bra. Bring in your old bra and get a buck. All
    proceeds go to support local women who have been diagnosed
    breast cancer.
  • The Scoop will be there to satisfy your sweet tooth
  • Hidden Pastures offers beautiful, warm handmade scarfs,
    mittens and more...
  • Anthony Neggers III, who is running for a spot on the Board of Education will have a booth where residents can talk to him about his ideas if he is elected to a seat on the board in the upcoming weeks
  • Anna Lynette will be here to offer Psychic Reading along with Origami Owl, Upcycled Jewelry, Windy Brow Farm and more

“Newton comes alive this Saturday, October 29th, with the first annual Spring Street Fall Festival,” says the Newton Town Hall Website. Rain or Shine the event will still take place on Spring Street from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m.