UP ON THE ROOF. Tony Pace in a one-man, semi-autobiographical show recalls legendary entertainers such as Sammy Davis Jr. and Danny Kaye. 8pm. Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
MISCHIEF NIGHT MADNESS. Play miniature golf with the ghouls. Wear your Halloween costume and get a free Halloween goodie bag. Admission includes Spooky Tales from the Witches Cauldron and Moonlight Hayrides (non-scary variety). 4 - 9pm. $8 for family of two; $10 for family of three or more.. Colonial Park Putting Course.
HALL OF HAUNTS III. Using Rutherfurd Hall's history, the Medium Theater Company presents "Alchemy!" Performances Friday & Saturday run on the hour and every 20 minutes from 6 PM. Last tour/show at 10PM. 7 - 9:30pm. $10. Rutherfurd Hall, 1686 Route 517.
SUGARLOAF CRAFTS FESTIVAL. 10 - 6. $10. Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Dr..
VINCENT PRICE TRIBUTE DINNER. Jody Price with some of Vincent’s favorite recipes and wines. Music from 7-8, commentary starts at 8:15. $49. 319 Hope Johnsonburg Rd. (Rt. 519).
STROLL THROUGH FLEMINGTON. Historic house tour through an eclectic mix that includes six private homes of different styles and time periods. The styles include Federal, Georgian Colonial, Victorian and Post-Victorian and have been chosen because there are aspects to each that are of historical significance to Flemington . 11am - 5pm. $20 pre / $25 day of .
HOFF-VANNATTA OPEN HOUSE. Tours of restored farmstead including barn, house, wagon shed and summer kitchen. Open hearth cooking demonstrations, re-enactors, house and barn tours. 10 - 4. Free. 3026 Belvidere Road (Rt. 519).
THE AMAZING FACE. A special selection of fun and surprising StoryFaces. 2pm. Little Theatre, Centenary College.
AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET. A world premiere by ARB Resident Choreographer Mary Barton, Kirk Peterson’s dynamic and lyrical Tears of the Moon, and more. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
COMEDY NIGHT. Carla, Phil Sweet, Robin Fox, Tim Hayes 7:30pm. $35 incl hor d’oeuvres, beer and soda. Flynn’s, 341 Pursel St..
SOAP MAKING. Choose from a varied selection of herbs to create your own specialty soap. 1:30am - 3:30pm. $34. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.
THE BLACKTAILS. An afternoon of music and food at the farm. The six-member band features standards and originals, and their energetic sound has a wide appeal, drawing from American Roots Music to West Coast Swing, Gypsy Jazz, Latin, Surf Rock and Electric Blues. 12 - 6pm. $25/ $20 adv, under 10 free. 369 Stamets Road.
BONES AND STONES . Fall historical graveyard tour explores historic bones and decorative stones at the Presbyterian Church. 3 & 4:15pm. $15. 57 East Park Place.
PUMPKIN ILLUMINATION. Artistically-carved pumpkins will be lit up by the reflective pool in front of the mansion as part of the fourth annual community-wide Halloween celebration. 5pm. Vail Mansion, 110 South St..
THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS. Nebraska Theatre Caravan with one-woman play about Ann Landers. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
MARMALADE. What is marmalade? Is it cherry, pear, figs, mint flavour, upside down, together or inside out? Mira and Viktor taste and feel with poetic movements and circus actions in an exquisite and visual experience shared with the audience. Marmalade explores the world through the body, the eyes, touch and taste in a room with fluffy skirts, soft circus and Fellini music. Claire Parsons' dance works are playfully elegant using comedy, emotionality and an exciting look at the world. She has choreographed opera and theater works and she is dedicated to creating high-quality scenic art for young audiences. 10am & 12pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
MUTTSTER MASH. Drop your pup off in costume to participate in Halloween activities. A witch-themed party will have your pet celebrating Halloween in style with games, hocus pocus and delicious "tricky treats." Pups will play Transylvania Tag, race over hay hurdles and show off their costumes when they sit for their portrait in our "Photo Booooth!" All guests will go home with a special toy and treat fit for the spooky season. Call to register your pet for a day of witchy fun today! 9am - 4pm. $59. 120 Sand Spring Road.
ROBIN TROWER. 8pm. $29 - $39. 234 Spring Street.
MIKE AIKEN. Mike has consistently had his songs on the Country/Roots and Americana Charts in both the USA and Europe. 7pm. $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
CAMP NORLAND AND THE GERMAN-AMERICAN BUND. Wayne McCabe will deliver a talk with photos concerning Camp Norland that was located in Andover $5. Sparta Ambulance Building, 14 Sparta Ave.
HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST AND PARADE. Parade, trick or treat, refreshments on Main Street. Cash prizes for best costumes: $500/$200/$100 2 - 5pm. Free. Routes 206 & 24/513.
HALLOWEEN TRICK-OR-TREAT CHILDREN’S’ ENTERTAINMENT. Children of all ages can visit participating stores throughout the Village. Entertainment starts at 4pm. 3:15 - 5pm. 1 Church Street .
ALEXIS P. SUTER BLUES BAND. Benefit concert also features the VooDUDES. 7 - 11pm. $25. Sitnik Theater at Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave.
FROM ROMANCE TO TRAGEDY; GREAT MOMENTS IN BALLET. New Jersey Ballet’s Season Opening Night 8pm. 100 South Street.
SLAPSTICK SONATA. Set to the music of Mozart, Handel, Shostakovich and others, this is an absurd yet poetic theater piece without text or words. Visual poetry meets physical comedy with a dash of contemporary circus. 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
WOOF-A-PAWLOOZA. A fun day for pets and people featuring 40+ vendors. crafts, handmade items, direct sales, pet related items, baked goods, treats for fido, contests, live music, face painting, ballon artist, adoptable dogs and more! 11am - 5pm. Free. 169 Stonetown Road.
BRICKFAIR NJ 2014. LEGO Fan Festival celebrates the most awesome toy ever, with displays, games, building and creating, prizes, and more. 11am - 4pm. $10. Garden State Expo Center, 50 Atrium Drive.
OPEN HEARTH COOKING DEMO. Learn about 18th century cooking 1 - 4pm. Free. 114 Dreahook Road.
VOCA PEOPLE. No instruments, no sound effects - just eight incredible, talented singer-comedians. 8pm. 100 South Street.
NJ BALLET: BALLET ON BROADWAY. From Seven Brides for Seven Brothers to Kiss Me Kate, New Jersey Ballet presents some of the Broadway’s most memorable dance sequences, set to the music of Sondheim, Cole Porter, and the duo of Saul Chaplin and Gene de Paul. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
DOG EXPO. Join local rescue groups and business owners for a celebration of all things dog. 11am - 3pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
YOGA ON THE MOUNTAIN. Enjoy the view while relaxing your mind and body. All levels of experience are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat. Registration is suggested, but not required. 9:30am. $5 suggested donation. Interpretive Center, 1480 State Route 23.
NOT JUST WINE TRAIL. Visit Vintage North Jersey wineries this weekend to receive coupons, discounts and directions to nearby restaurants, hotels, farm markets and stands, specialty food stores, unique shops and more.
NJ BALLET: PETER & THE WOLF-BEAUTY & THE BEAST. The power of courage and kindness are at the heart of this delightful double feature. 2pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
10 HAIRY LEGS. Randy James’ all-male repertory dance company. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
NJ350 LECTURE: TRAVELS ACROSS NEW JERSEY: THE BOLD, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE UNUSUAL. Pete Genevese reveals some of New Jersey’s best known, least known and most interesting Jerseyanna. 7:30pm. Free, reserve tickets. 100 South Street.
AN EVENING WITH MARIO BATALI. Co-host of TV’s The Chew will speak on all things food 8pm. 100 South Street.
KEN WALDMAN ALASKAS FIDDLING POET: PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST AS SANTA CLAUS. One-part Appalachian-string band concert, one-part riveting storytelling, one-part poetry reading, and one-part early Christmas gift exchange. 8pm. Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
PETER ROWAN. 8:30pm. $30. 30 Main Street.
CRAFT SHOW & BAKE SALE. Crafters and vendors, tricky tray raffles. Refreshments available. Benefits students and charitable donations. 10am - 4pm. Free. Central School, 220 Baird Rd.
HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA. Fair trade gifts, handmade crafts and home baked goodies, Soups to G, and more! Tea with Savories and Sweets will be available. 10am - 3pm. 220 Main Street.
IF YOU GIVE A PIG A PANCAKE. Young Audience Series The Little Theater.
MANXMOUSE: THE MOUSE WHO KNEW NO FEAR. Sampler Series: Recommended 6+ 1 & 3:30pm. $10. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
ART ON THE MOUNTAIN. The Hope Lodge will house more than sixty artisans on two floors. The artwork on sale will fit any budget. 11am - 5pm. Free. I 80, Exit 309.
RAINBOW MAGIC LIVE!. Children's books come to life in a musical stage production, ages 4-10 1:30 & 4pm. Free, reserve tickets. 100 South Street.
October 15-November 9 • HENRY VIII.
October 1-October 31 • LIBERTY VILLAGE PREMIUM OUTLETS PINK EVENT . During the month of October, visit the on-site Information Center to donate $10 to support the cause and receive 25% off one item from select stores including American Eagle Outfitters, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Calvin Klein, J.Crew, Le Creuset, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and more.
Saturdays • NATURE WALKS. Hike the Paulinskill Valley Trail. Hike different sections with various themes. Hikes leave from Kitatinny SP, Warbasse Jct., or Footbridge Park in Blairstown. Free.
Weekends • ASTRONOMY PROGRAMS. New Jersey Astronomical Association Observatory is open to the public every weekend from Memorial Day to Halloween. Saturday evening programs begin at 8:30 PM and include a tour of the facility and public viewing of planets/deep space objects through the 26" telescope, as well as other smaller scopes. On Sunday afternoons from 2-5 PM, the public is invited to look at sun spots through the 10" scope equipped with special solar filters. For additional information, call or visit NJAA’swebsite.
Saturdays • PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT UACNJ OBSERVATORY. Astronomy presentations followed by observing sessions, weather permitting.
Weekends • A series of programs about the natural world around us for young and old alike. Preregistration is usually required. Topics range from a child’s first introduction to nature to seminars for expert fly fishers.
Sundays • SKYLANDS MANOR TOURS. Free guided tours are conducted on the first Sunday of each month, March through November at 2pm.
October 1-October 31 • FEATURED ART OF THE MONTH. Barbara Donatacci, pottery. Jeanine Erickson, jeweler.
Although Barbara Donatacci still uses the potter’s wheel frequently, hand built pottery is becoming a passion. All her glazes are green, but by using three different color clays, the results produce a variation of shade and tone. All her pieces are food safe and functional. Barbara is offering a 10 % discount on all of her pottery during October.
As in her stained glass work, Jeanine Erickson looks to the natural world for design inspiration. During the month of October, she will be showing a collection of jewelry that features hemispherical and anticlastic raised shapes that are evocative of Autumn leaves, ocean waves, and moons. Jeanine predominantly works in sterling silver and copper. She also has steampunk inspired jewelry that incorporates vintage watch parts and her elegantly crafted chain maille weaves. Jeanine is offering a 10% discount on all of her jewelry during October.
Permanent • THE HALL OF CHAMPIONS. The signature architectural space in the Arnold Palmer Center for Golf History celebrates every USGA champion and championship to date, housing all 13 USGA national championship trophies, while the names of every USGA champion are inscribed on bronze panels that encircle the room.
Ongoing • TOURS OF WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS AT THE FORD MANSION. The Washington’s Headquarters Museum includes includes three exhibit galleries, a 30-minute introductory video, Tours of the furnished house will be made available at 10 and 11am and at 1, 2, 3 and 4pm. Adults (Age 16 and up): $4.00, cash or check only, Children: Free