Arts & Entertainment

October 13, 2018

  WARREN, NJ -  Brite Nites is canceled on Saturday, Oct. 13. “Due to the additional rain Saturday morning, the parking and event fields are unusable and we have decided to CANCEL TONIGHT's Brite Nites event, for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.,” Wagner Farm Arboretum said. “We sincerely apologize ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ  - The annual Watchung Harvest Festival is set to be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Mobus Field, located at 210 Mountain Blvd. The event is hosted by the recreation commission and is  free and open to Watchung residents only. Attractions include music, games, ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Green Team, in partnership with the Watchung Hills Regional High School Environmental Club, will hold a free showing of “Saving The Great Swamp: Battle to Defeat the Jetport, ” on Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in the South Auditorium at Watchung Hills Regional High ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - It's the rummage sale that puts Far Hills on the map for bargain hunters -- the much awaited giant rummage sale organized each October (and April) to raise funds to assist patients of the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills. This year's fall VNA ...

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SOMERSET HILLS, NJ _ For the eighth year, art lovers in Basking Ridge, Bernardsville and nearby have an opportunity not only to see some of the talented artists in their area, but also to experience where and how they work. This year's ARTsee Open Studio Tour runs from noon to 5 p.m. on ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Library has reopened after suddenly closing on Friday, ” due to a recent safety concern.”  On Friday, the  Borough advised, “the Watchung Public Library will be closed until this issue can be investigated and if need be, remediated. This situation is only temporary – ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Roseann Woods Brown, Chief of Staff to state Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman and former Somerset County deputy clerk, will try her hand at mixing drinks behind the bar at Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro Wednesday night to help raise money for a mural project in downtown ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each October, the Lord Stirling 1770s Festival portrays life the way it was lived here in Somerset County in the 18th century _ with volunteers helping to guide activities and play roles at the annual event. The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center ...

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WARREN, NJ - It’s back! Returning for a seventh year, Wagner Farm Arboretum’s spectacular Halloween-themed event “Brite Nites” showcases an elaborate display of intricately and creatively hand-carved and lighted pumpkins.  Meander through the garden path filled with breath-taking pumpkin ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Volunteer Fire Department will host its 13th annual car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the municipal grounds, located at 46 Mountain Blvd. Gates open at 6 a.m. for participants and the show, featuring race cars, antique and classic cars, trucks ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — “This season is about people who came here and were changed by all that embodies the American experience,” David Wroe, music director and conductor of Westfield's own New Jersey Festival Orchestra said. “Lazarus' poem at the foot of the Statue of Liberty cries ‘Give me your ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione urges residents to participate in the “Walk, Bike, Hike Somerset County: Connecting Vibrant Communities Transportation Study,” by taking an online survey and/or by commenting on an interactive map.   The deadline for residents to provide their ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden will hold a program on one of the most royal of insects in our area _ “The Magical Mysterious Monarch” _ from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23 at Leonard J. Buck Garden, 11 Layton Road in Far Hills. Cynthia Hedin, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Lord Stirling Stable is inviting children under age 13 and their parents to enjoy a morning with the stable's will ponies, horses and staff at a "Pony Tea Party" scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon this Sunday, Aug. 19, at the stable grounds at 256 S. Maple Ave. in Basking ...

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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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GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Police Department’s fourth annual ‘National Night Out’ event will be held on Tuesday, August 7,  from 6 to 9pm at the Green Brook Middle School, 132 Jefferson Avenue.   The event will include activities for children, a meet and greet with local police ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Seven competitors battled it out at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment's 3rd Annual BBQ Battle on Saturday, July 14, all vying for $2,000 in prizes and most importantly, bragging rights.  The BBQ categories of best Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, and Pulled Pork, came with a $500 ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Food, fireworks, rides, friends and great music draw the crowds to the annual Mt. Carmel Feast. Sunday evening the family friendly fireworks display capped off an evening of fun for those who brought the kids to the fair. This was  a smaller display than will the one ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. – It’s time again for the annual Mt. Carmel Feast, a four-day festival full of food, music, games, rides, fireworks, and other family fun, located at Mt. Carmel Field in Berkeley Heights. The fairgrounds will be open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 13 through ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission kicked off its Summer Concert Series at Duke Island Park Sunday with a performance by Bob Miranda and the Happenings. A very large crowd turned out for the performance by the band made famous in part by the song "See You in September." The ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Disney's "The Little Mermaid" musical, as staged by Basking Ridge-based Trilogy Repertory Company, will open another summer season of Bernards Township’s “Plays in the Park” at Pleasant Valley Park at 8 p.m. this Friday, July 13, at the park's outdoor amphitheater. Special ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood will host the second annual Summer FanJam food truck and live rock music festival at LaGrande Park on Sunday, July 8, from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Run by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) with contributions from local Fanwood sponsors, the Summer FanJam ...

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WARREN, NJ -  Independence Day 2018. “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Thomas Jefferson penned words based on what he ...

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  WARREN, NJ  - The Warren Township concert series kicked off on Wednesday with Bob Marino and Barbra Lawson. Marino, of Warren, and Lawson, of Watchung, have been performing popular standards together for 20 years.  The musical duo wowed the audience with their covers of classic Italian ...

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  WARREN, NJ -The Warren Township Lions Club is hosting the 51st annual EXPO Wednesday, June 13th through Saturday, June 16.  EXPO is held at the Warren Township Municipal Grounds in front of the Lions Pavilion Picnic Area and will host about 10,000 visitors to enjoy the rides, games, food, ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The theme of the 2018 vocal music concert at Watchung Hills was empowerment.   From Les Miserables One Day More, through Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story from Hamilton and Survivor/I Will Survive to You Will be Found, Seasons of Love and Imagine, it was a night to ...

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WARREN, NJ – Some 14 Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) students have been selected to participate in All-State music groups: Three in Choral Music and 11 in Instrumental Music. In addition, senior Ethan Marmolejos has been selected to be among the New Jersey students recognized at the ...

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WARREN, NJ- The Warren Township School Distruct will host the first celebration of the arts on Thursday, May 30 at Warren Middle School at 100 Stirling Road. Visit anytime between 4-8 p.m. Select performances from student musicians will take place at 5:00 and 5:45pm in the library during the ...

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WARREN, NJ . – The Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Dance Ensemble explored a broad spectrum of dance expression through a program that included 21 numbers at the 2018 Spring Dance Concert, Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12, in the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC). The vast ...

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  WARREN, NJ . – Parents, staff and fellow students filled the Performing Arts Center stage at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) to get “this close” to witnessing nearly 70 student musicians explore some 17 classic jazz compositions during the Annual Spring Jazz Concert on Thursday, ...

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