Somerville High School Pioneers Host 37th Annual Marching Band Competition

September 21, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band will host its 37th Annual Home Show on Saturday Oct. 7 with 15 area high school bands scheduled to participate in the competition

Included are marching band units from Hunterdon Central, Ridge, New Providence, Cranford, Immaculata, Long Branch, Delaware Valley, Mendham, Point Pleasant Borough, Watchung Hills, Bernards, ...

RVCC Presents Woody Guthrie, The Great Depression and Songs of Economic Hardship

BRANCHBURG, NJ -“Songs of Economic Hardship: Woody Guthrie and the Great Depression," a multi-media program featuring archival footage of the Great Depression will be presented Monday, Oct. 9, from 1-2:20 p.m., at Raritan Valley Community College.

The event, which is free of charge, will be held in the Nash Theatre.

Sponsored by the College’s Humanities, Social Science ...

Davell Crawford Trio Closes out 4-Day Somerville Jazz and Arts Festival



SOMERVILLE, NJ - He’s been dubbed the “Piano Prince of New Orleans,” but for a few hours late Sunday afternoon, Davell Crawford presided as the “King of the Central New Jersey Jazz Festival,” entertaining thousands of jazz aficionados gathered on East Main Street and the lawn of the historic Somerset County Courthouse.

Crawford, accompanied by ...

Somerville Hosts Broad Spectrum of Artists and Crafters on Division Street


SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hardcore graffiti artists with an urban flair were busy tagging 8-foot cubes set up for that purpose at either end of Division Street, while a Cuban immigrant who made her way to the bucolic countryside of Hunterdon County worked from a palette of pastels in front of Gallery on Division creating a colorful image of her contemporaries at Saturday’s Arts on ...

Central Jersey Jazz Festival Kicks Off Blockbuster Weekend Friday

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A blockbuster weekend for events here starts Friday evening.

The Central Jersey Jazz Festival kicks off at 6 p.m. tomorrow and continues until 10 p.m., rain or shine. This year marks the return of the Festival here to its Main Street roots.

Performing will be Jeff "Tain" Watts, Lezlie Harrison, Willie Martinez and Jazz House Kids.

Watts, the drummer they ...

A Kaleidoscope of Visual and Performing Arts Converges in Somerville Sept. 14-17


SOMERVILLE, NJ - A marriage of the visual arts and performing arts will be consummated over the next four days, extending west to Flemington and east to New Brunswick, a kaleidoscope of sound, color, motion, and expression with thousands of music and art lovers expected to visit and partake of the smorgasbord .

Joining forces are the Central New Jersey Jazz Festival Sept. 15-17, with ...

New Somerville Art Gallery Makes a Splash on Division Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gallery on Division, the new fine art gallery located 0n Division Street will host a reception for its opening show, “Conception,” on Thursday, Sept.14. 

The group exhibition showcases the works of eight artists and coincides with Arts on Division’s Annual Art Festival, a four-day celebration of the arts in Downtown ...

Bring Your Own Teacup: Friends of Somerville Public Library Host “Tea with the Spirits”


SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Friends of Somerville Public Library will host “Tea with the Spirits” featuring medium Lorraine Moore on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 2-4 p.m. PM-4PM in the Community Room of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 W. High St.

Tea and refreshments will be served.  Guests are asked to BYOT – Bring Your Own Teacup.

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Somerville Gallery Hosts "Look Again" Photography Exhibition

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gallery on Main's "Artist of the Month" series of exhibitions this month features a selection of recent photographs and paintings by Dana E. Benner.

"I have been a photographer for most of my life. As the daughter of a photographer, I grew up with a camera in my hand at an early age,"  she explains 

"However, it wasn't until ...

Whitehouse Wind Symphony Presents Free Outdoor Concert in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Whitehouse Wind Symphony, a community symphonic band directed by Branchburg resident James P. Sheeley, Jr., will  return to Division Street for a free performance on Saturday, Sept. 16th at 3:30 p.m. as part of the Arts on Division Festival taking place that weekend.

The performance will be led by the band’s assistant conductor, Gary A. Myer of Bridgewater, ...

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Frenchtown Celebrates 150th Birthday Sept. 30th

September 21, 2017


FRENCHTOWN, NJ - Come one. Come all to Frenchtown’s 150th Birthday Celebration scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30th from 3 p.m.-9.p.m. at the Old Frenchtown Field (across from the elementary school on Harrison) with evening events moving downtown.

There will be music, games, food, a beer garden and evening fireworks.

“Thanks to the efforts of many volunteers and the ...