Tour of Somerville Weekend: Quarter-Mile Sprints Add High-Speed Dynamic

May 19, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The grand daddy of ‘em  all, the 75-year-old Tour of Somerville 50-mile bicycle race, anchors a weekend of world class cycling in Bound Brook and downtown Somerville May 24-28, with a new event added Sunday night to draw more spectators downtown.

Spectators this year will see an additional day of racing beginning with the Bound Brook Criterium on ...

Somerville’s Girls Night Out: Prepare to be Pampered, Expect to be Pleased

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Girls' Night Out in Downtown Somerville might start out a little bit soggy, but the Accu-Weather  forecast for late Thursday afternoon and early evening is cause for optimism – 50 percent chance of rain in the afternoon, maybe ending by  6 p.m.

Regardless,  the long-awaited event is advertised as a rain or shine affair, and there will be more ...

Bernards Township Celebrates ‘Charter Day’ Tradition May 19


BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Charter Day, one of the biggest events celebrated every year in downtown Basking Ridge celebrates the awarding of the Charter of Bernardston on May 24, 1760, from Great Britain's King George 258 years ago.

The My 19 festival honors the history of Bernards Township, which includes Basking Ridge, Lyons, Liberty Corner and West Millington, with an all day ...

Somerville: Arts on Division Hosts "7 Voices" Exhibit

SOMERVILLE, NJ –Arts on Division will present “7 Voices – An Invitational Exhibition” from Thursday May, 17 through Sunday, June 10, 2018, featuring the works of seven local artists at Gallery on Division, 15B Division Street.

Invited artists include Greta Anderson, Judith A. Lieberman, Lisa Madson, Maria Mineo, Liz Mitchell, Leokadia Stanik, and Colleen ...

Tour of Somerville Celebrates 75 Years of World-Class Racing

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Memorial Day weekend will mark the 75th anniversary of the longest-running bike race in the country.  Since 1940, Memorial Day in Somerville, New Jersey has become synonymous with the Tour of Somerville. Dubbed the “Kentucky Derby of Cycling,” the classic attracts over 1,000 professional and amateur cyclists, (racing in 2 towns in 3 days) including ...

Somerville Gallery Celebrates Anniversary with Portraits on Recycled Trash

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Gallery on Main's "Artist of the Month" series continues with an exhibition of mixed-media portraiture by Milford artist Dion Hitchings, on view through May 30th.

Admission is free, and the artist’s works are available for purchase.

Meet the artist at a free opening reception at Gallery on Main, 30 West Main St., on ...

Somerset Hills VNA Rummage Sale Opens May 4; Appraisals Wednesday

FAR HILLS, NJ - The giant Rummage Sale that for almost a century has raised funds for the Basking Ridge-based VNA of the Somerset Hills opens this week offering thousands of all kinds of bargains - from high fashions to high chairs, to toys and books for all ages, to fine art, china and curtains and more.

The prospect of picking up practical items and doing a little treasure hunting ...

Somerville: Raritan Ringers Handbell Concert May 19

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Raritan Ringers, a choir of advanced handbell ringers from communities in north central New Jersey, will present a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main St. in Somerville.

The select group of 13 adult handbell ringers, founded in 2003, is led by F. Paul Dickey, Director of Music at the United Reformed Church. It will ...

Somerville Gallery Features Works by Artists with Autism

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Gallery on Main, 30 West Main St.,  will celebrate Autism Awareness on Sunday, 
April 29th, featuring three artists - brothers James and Bob Hogarth and Simon Levers.

There will be prints and cards available for sale by James Hogarth and Levers.

The event is scheduled from noon-3 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Bob Hogarth is a pianist with autism. He ...

'Spirits of America' Theme for April 28 Concert

RARITAN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Music by American composers, including the first symphony by an African-American to be performed by a leading orchestra, will be presented at a concert by the Hunterdon Symphony and the Hunterdon Choral Union on Saturday evening, April 28.

The performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Hunterdon Central Regional High School on Route 31 here. The program will include ...

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Somerset Patriots To Host Ballpark Comic Con May 12th

May 1, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will host their Sixth Annual Ballpark Comic Con at TD Bank Ballpark May 12, presented by the Hugs For Brady Foundation.

The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and last throughout the double header games scheduled for 6:05 p.m.

Ballpark Comic Con offers fans and comic books lovers a unique experience combining family fun, baseball, and all things ...