Eight Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (September 9)

From film festival screenings to the local farmer’s market and where to find the best music in town, we have compiled a list of fun-filled events for you to take part in. Read on to find out what is in store for you this upcoming week in New Brunswick.

Monday, September 9 

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New Brunswick Jazz Project Presents Roseanna Vitro’s Music Mondays Open Session from 8 - 11 p.m.

Where: Tavern on George

Join singer Roseanna Vitro tonight at the Tavern on George for her “Music Monday’s Open Session” starting at 8 p.m. This interactive event is free but donations are accepted.

For more information, please click here.


Tuesday, September 10

The Piano Guys at 8 p.m.

Where: State Theatre of New Jersey 

The Piano Guys became an internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos which have garnered over 1.6 billion YouTube views. It’s the Guys’ highly original blend of classical music with pop that has made them an internet phenomenon. Don’t miss a chance to see them at the State Theatre of New Jersey on Livingston Avenue. 

For more information and tickets, click here.

Wednesday, September 11

New Talent Showcase at 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Stress Factory Comedy Club

Think you're funny? Come prove it at the Stress Factory’s ‘New Talent Showcase’ where amateurs come out to try out some stage time and some material.

You never know who is going to stop in and step on the stage as pros tend to stop in from time to time. Everyone gets three minutes of stage time.

Come show us what you got!

To register, click here.


 Thursday, September 12

100 Years Later - WWI Remembered Through Its Monuments in New Brunswick

Where: New Brunswick Free Public Library

Along with an exhibit of photographs of WWI Doughboy Monuments throughout the State of New Jersey, historian Erik Burro will give a presentation on the history of these fascinating statues. 

Admission is free and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. 

This is an ongoing exhibit that can be viewed during the library's operating hours from September 9 to 30.

For more information, click here. 


Friday, September 13

Cook Farmer’s Market from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Rutgers Gardens

Rutgers Gardens Cook’s Market provides a well-managed and organized farm market for both the local farmer/producer and patron. Our aim is to encourage the development of local agricultural and specialty products, as well as promote local economic development and community building through educational and family-friendly activities.

Since 2008, the Farmers Market has promoted land stewardship by practicing sustainable growing practices and providing the community nutritious, quality food. The market has been held every Friday from May through December. More than 25 vendors with local produce, meats, flowers, prepared foods, cheeses, wines and more. People gather to wander around, chat with vendors and friends, and fill their bags with locally produced foods.

Saturday, September 14

GO Outdoors: Mount Tammany Hike with Rutgers University from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Mount Tammany

Mount Tammany in the Delaware Water Gap is by far one of our long-time staff favorite hikes.  This is a shorter hike with a good elevation gain and sweeping views of the mountains of Pennsylvania as well as the river.  The going is rocky, but the views and the waterfalls keep us coming back over and over again.

For more information and to register, click here. 

 New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2019 Screening at 7 p.m.

Where: Voorhees Hall 

The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center and the Rutgers University Program In Cinema Studies presents the New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2019.

Free Parking in Rutgers University lots near the screening space. 

Schedule: 7:00 p.m.

Pit Stop – Mikail Ekiz (Hamilton, New Jersey)

A stop-motion film about a gas station convenience store clerk who has a Magic 8 Ball for a head that can predict the future.  Fearing that others will discover his secret, he lives in a constant state of paranoia. 

All-In-Madonna – Arnold Lim (Victoria, (British Columbia, Canada)

When 17-year-old Maddie discovers dark secrets about her father’s past, she must reconcile herself with the father she thought she knew, and the father he may actually be. 

Impossible Monsters –  Nathan Catucci (New York, New York)

Tony Award winner Santino Fontana plays an ambitious and well-liked psychology professor in this nail-biting thriller.  As he launches a sleep study, with a focus on nightmares, dreams, and sleep paralysis – hoping to land a lucrative grant--the line between dreams and reality starts to blur.  When a member of the sleep study is found murdered, everything begins to unravel, inside and outside his sleep lab.  


$12 - General

$10 - Students+Senior

$9 - Rutgers Film Co-op/NJMAC Friends


Sunday, September 15

Rutgers University Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Passion Puddle Rutgers University

Pancreatic Cancer Research Events are a great way to increase funding for research and raise awareness for pancreatic cancer. Lustgarten Foundation Events serve as a wonderful celebration of the progress being made in the fight against this disease, and your important participation provides hope for the future.

Fees: pre-registration fee is $35 and walk-in registration fee is $45.

For more information, please click here.