Arts & Entertainment

May 22, 2020

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -Are you looking for a great way to spend your Memorial Day weekend while keeping your family safe and socially distant but still entertained?  Drop what you are doing and call Tons of Toys in Bernardsville, they quite literally have everything you need to keep you and your loved ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ _ Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery has put a callout for donations of baby monitors that will be used by COVID-19 patients to communicate with nurses at Morristown Medical Center. The art gallery at 5 Morristown Road (Route 202) is closed for now, but Studio 7 director Kathleen Palmer ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ It's no surprise that a giant event that draws crowds of thousands of people _ the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills'  twice-a-year rummage sale, which had been scheduled for the beginning of May _ has been called off. Both shoppers and those who donate items to be ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ -- The Clarence Dillon Public Library in Bedminster will remain closed through at least March 31, according to a message on its website. The library shut its doors on March 17 in response to the threat of the COVID-19 virus and canceled all planned programs for the remainder of ...

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BERNARDSVILLE BOROUGH, NJ _ As in other communities, the Bernardsville Public Library has closed its doors due to concerns about spreading COVID-19. At this time, the library is scheduled to remain shut until April 5. The library will continue to offer online resources on its website, even ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ With spring on the horizon, the Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills this week opened its annual “Art & Photography Exhibit” focusing on the beauty of the diverse moods and seasons of the Somerset County Park Commission's parkland. The exhibit, which just opened on ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ _ For the second year in a row, the staff and volunteers at the Bernardsville Public Library shelved their books, and instead turned the building into a mini-golf center. Mini-golf at the Library - A Hole Lot of Fun was a fundraiser for the Friends of the Bernardsville Public ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The 28th annual "Nature Through a Child's Eye" exhibit of children's art with an environmental theme, will be on display through next Sunday at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC)  in Basking Ridge. Hundreds of pieces of art have been ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- A new Winter Market will open inside the Bernardsville Train station on Saturday, Jan. 4.   The indoor market will be open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through March 28 in the currently vacant building at the station. With the support of Mayor Mary Jane Canose and the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ _ Bernardsville's first Holiday Parade and second annual Cookie Walk last weekend was a feast for the eyes and taste buds. The day started with a Cookie Walk in which participants were able to visit and load up on cookies offered by about 22 participating businesses.  Many ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The annual Cookie Crawl, presented by Downtown Bernardsville, will take place Saturday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the borough. Businesses throughout Bernardsville will provide cookies for shoppers. Gather cookies, shop and win prizes. Participants can pick up ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ _ Despite the frostiness, the annual "Holly Days Celebration" brought out families and other revelers to join in for some holiday fun on Saturday afternoon at downtown Olcott Square in Bernardsville. Arranged by the Bernardsville Chamber of Commerce, the long-running community ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The Bernardsville Chamber of Commerce is organizing the annual Holly Days Celebration in the borough this Saturday. From 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in Olcott Square, the event will feature holiday carolers, photos with Santa, Frosty the Snowman, The Night Before Christmas ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The air is getting a little crisper, and red noses are appearing on the faces of street passers-by.  The holidays are almost here!  And a great way to ring in the holidays is to come out to the 6th Annual Winter Market and Christmas Tree Lighting in Basking Ridge on Saturday, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ An full schedule of historic exhibits and re-enactors, holiday merchants, musical performances, special family and children’s activities, and more will highlight the 17th Annual Colonial Christmas at Bedminster’s historic Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum off Route ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - About 200 women celebrated the International Day of the Girl at a breakfast to benefit Room to Read at Delta Hotels by Marriott Basking Ridge. Best selling author of The Myth of the Nice Girl, Fran Hauser, was the featured speaker.  "International Day of the Girl was created ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ -- The 99th annual running of the Far Hills Race Meeting will take place this Saturday, Oct. 19, at Moorland Farm on Route 202. Known popularly as "The Hunt," the annual steeplechase event attracts people from all over the Northeast and raises money to support local health care ...

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"A hail of fun and frolic! Wacky and outrageous with a hysterical anything goes sense of fun!" - The New York Times BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Centenary Stage Company’s kicks off with their first production at the new Fellowship Cultural Arts Center with Dan Goggin’s hilarious comedy Nunsense October ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Downtown Bernardsville will be holding a public meeting Wednesday, Oct. 16 in the Bernards High School cafeteria to address the mural that will be painted on the cement walls on Mt. Airy Road. Bernardsville Mayor Mary Jane Canose said during the Sept. 23 meeting of the ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ -- The Raritan Headwaters Association (RHA) hosts its 40th annual Old Fashioned Country Fair Sunday, Oct, 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fairview Farm Wildlife Preserve, RHA’s headquarters, at 2121 Larger Cross Road, Bedminster. The fair will include Clydesdale horses, live ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ _ Saturday evening's clear skies and still-summery weather provided the perfect backdrop for the 17th annual Sounds Around Town in Bernardsville, giving residents and other visitors an opportunity to stroll around, chat with friends, and listen to live musicians or a dj set up at ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- On a drizzly, chilly Friday evening, signs in Bernardsville informed bypassers that the scheduled "Sounds Around Town" even has been rescheduled for 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. Residents of Bernardsville and the surrounding communities will have a chance to walk ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- A high school student from Basking Ridge is producing and directing his second all-student musical. Max Rodriguez, a rising sophomore at Ridge High School, is the director of "Into the Woods," which will be performed on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. at the Nash Theater at Raritan ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ In cooperation with the Bernards Township parks & recreation department, Basking Ridge-based Trilogy Repertory Co. will this week begin its second set of 'Plays in the Park' outdoor performances with the Lerner and Loewe classic musical, "Brigadoon." "Brigadoon" is ...

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MILLBURN, NJ _ Seven Somerset Hills students have been selected to be a part of the Paper Mill Playhouse theater’s Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2019, and are scheduled to perform this week. Performances of New Voices of 2019: Learn Your Lessons Well are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- When Bernardsville Mayor Mary Jane Canose drives back into town from the south, she sees an eyesore that she believes could stand some improving. "When you come into town from Mt. Airy Road, you come over the bridge and you see those ugly cement walls with nothing on them," ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- For more than six decades, the Somerset Hills American Association of University University Women's used book sale has drawn book lovers from both near and far, along with book dealers, volunteers, and donors of thousands of volumes. This year, the sale begins on Thursday, ...

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This year, New Jersey Youth Actors, a theatre group made up of youth artists from all around the state of New Jersey, is performing "Into the Woods" on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 5 p.m. at Nash Theater at RVCC. Visit rvccarts.com for online tickets. Nothing touches our imaginations more deeply ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fellowship Senior Living announces the opening of the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center (CAC) as part of the exciting expansion taking place at Fellowship Village. Fellowship Village is a destination community and residents throughout New Jersey can now enjoy a variety of ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Both beginners and more experienced line dancers are invited this Saturday night to learn the steps, stomp their feet, and kick up their heels at an evening of line dancing in the English barn at the township-owned Farmstead Arts. The event is scheduled for 6 to 9:30 p.m. on ...

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