Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

Upcoming events forward from August, 2016

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August 1; Morristown

LYLE LOVETT AND HIS LARGE BAND. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

August 2; Morristown

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT. Free food drinks music ice skating giveaways and attractions 5 - 9pm. Free. Mennen Sports Arena, 161 East Hanover Avenue.

Morris County Park Police; 973/326-7651

August 4; Readington Township

BEST OF THE EAGLES. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

August 5; Newton

THE JELLY JAM. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

August 5; Succasunna

GEORGE BAIER. 6pm. Free. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.

Roxbury Arts Alliance; 862/219-1379

August 5-14; Augusta

New Jersey State Fair; 973/948-5500

August 6; Columbia

CLAM BAKE. Joining us this year for our clam bake will be Argyle Restaurant, specializing in the highest quality Scottish Fish n' Chips and many other fresh fish specials. 1 - 4pm. $50 pp, wine available by the glass, $5.. 594 State Highway 94.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

August 6; Hackettstown

DESERT HIGHWAY - A TRIBUTE TO THE EAGLES. Summer Jamfest 8pm. $30 / $25 Student. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

August 6; Lake Hopatcong

LIVE FROM THE LAKE. Come aboard Miss Lotta for her very first “Lakeside Broadway Experience” featuring appearances by The Whistler, Lotta Crabtree, Hudson Maxim, and many many more! 2:30 - 5:30pm. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..

Lake Hopatcong Cruises; 973/663-5000

August 6; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

August 6; Stanhope

WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.

Canal Society of New Jersey; 973/292-2755

August 6-7; Clinton

REVOLUTIONARY WAR WEEKEND. 18th century camps, weapons, drills, skirmishes, and demonstrations 10am - 4pm. Adults $9, seniors $7, children $5, and members free.. Red Mill, 56 Main St..

Red Mill Museum Village; 908/735-4101

August 6-7; Milford, PA

FESTIVAL OF WOOD. Handmade crafts, arts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, and more!

Grey Towers National Historic Site; 570/296-9630

August 7;

NATIONAL PURPLE HEART DAY. The Empire State Building lights up in purple to honor our combat wounded and killed in action military personnel.

Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 700;

August 7; Bridgewater

JOE ZOOK AND BLUES DELUXE. 7pm - 8:30. Free. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

Somerset Concert Series in the Park; 908/722-1200

August 7; Newton

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

August 7; Oxford

SHOW PONIES. Indie Folk Rock Band 5pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

August 9; Morristown

LEI PASIFIKA - TAHITIAN AND HAWAIIAN DANCE FROM THE PACIFIC. 12:30 - 1:30pm. Free. Morristown Green.

Music Without Borders; 973/285-5115

August 10-12; Bridgewater

SOMERSET COUNTY 4-H FAIR. Family fun in 15 acres of exhibits, entertainment and food concessions recognizing the accomplishments of 1,000 Somerset County 4-H members. North Branch Park, Milltown Road.

Somerset 4-H; 908/526-6644

August 11; Readington Township

CAPTAIN JACK BILLY JOEL TRIBUTE. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

August 13; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

August 13; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

August 13; Sussex

STEPHIE’S KITCHEN. Concert on the beach. 6pm - 8pm. Free, $5 donation per adult appreciated. High Point State Park, 1480 State Route 23.

Friends of High Point State Park; 973/875-4800

August 13-14; East Stroudsburg

SWEET CORN & BBQ FESTIVAL. Non-stop live entertainment with a Country and Western theme, country line dancing, magic shows, corn eating contest. 11am - 5pm. $8-$10. 401 Hollow Road.

Shawnee Mountain; 570/421-7231

August 14; Bridgewater

DOO-WOP AND FOOD TRUCK FEST. Tramps Like Us 7pm - 8:30. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

Somerset Concert Series in the Park; 908/722-1200

August 14; Oxford

FRITZ’S POLKA BAND. 5pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

August 18; Readington Township

AMISH OUTLAWS. The Amish Outlaws have become well acclimated to the pleasures and vices of the modern world... music, most of all. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

Hunterdon Parks Music Under the Stars; 908/782-1158

August 20; Morristown

MORRISTOWN JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL. 12 - 10pm. Free. On the Green.

Town of Morristown;

August 20; Morristown

CELTIC THUNDER: LEGACY. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

August 20; Newton

LEO KOTTKE. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

August 20; Sussex

TEDDY BEAR DAY. Any child that brings a teddy bear gets in free. (Note: Space Farms does NOT keep the stuffed bears.) 218 Rt 519.

Space Farms Zoo and Museum; 973/875-5800

August 20; Wharton

Canal Day Association; 973/989-0237

August 20-21; Basking Ridge

Environmental Education Center; 908/766-2489

August 20-21; Belvidere

Vintage North Jersey;

August 20-21; Harmony

Warren County Antiques Show; 908/343-5873

August 20-21; Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono State Craft Festival; 570/476-4460

August 21; Oxford

STONEHEARTH BLUEGRASS BAND. 5pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

August 22-27; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

August 23; Newton

ANI DIFRANCO. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

August 24; Lake Hopatcong

NASHVILLE NIGHT. Get a taste of Nashville with fried chicken, cheddar grits, and homemade gravy all while soaking in the sunset views of Lake Hopatcong. It’s like the best of both worlds! 6 - 8pm. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..

Lake Hopatcong Cruises; 973/663-5000

August 24-28; Ringoes

HUNTERDON 4-H AND AGRICULTURAL FAIR. Old-fashioned country fair featuring 4-H youth and and adult shows and contests, amusement rides, tractors pulls, varied entertainment and all kinds of food. 10am - 10pm. Free, parking $10 per car. Fairgrounds, South County Park, Route 179.

Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, Inc.; 908/782-6809

August 27; Delaware

Ramsaysburg Concerts in the Barn; 908/475-5352

August 27; Stanhope

WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.

Canal Society of New Jersey; 973/292-2755

August 28; Oxford

CRAZY HEARTS. Attitudinal Country Music 5pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

September 3-4; East Stroudsburg

POCONO GARLIC FESTIVAL. Over 60 vendors, garlic eating contest, cooking contests, Peters Valley Artisan tent & more. 11am - 5pm. $8.50-$12.50. 401 Hollow Road.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area & Pocono Garlic Growers Association; 570/421-7231

September 3-5; Frenchtown

Decoys and Wildlife Gallery; 908/996-6501

September 4; Budd Lake

32ND ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN FEST. Heritage festival celebrating Nordic/Scandinavian cultures:foods, entertainment, reenactors, handcrafts & gifts, kids'events, demonstrating artisans, Vikings (limited pillage & ravaging), talks, and the 8th annual all-Jersey wife-carry contest! 10am - 6pm. $11, $13, $14. Vasa Park, 1 Wolfe Rd.

Scandinavian Fest, Inc; 610/417-1483

September 4; Morristown

SUSSEX HILLS KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW. 8am - 5pm. $5, $3 seniors, $2 under 12. Mennen Sports Arena 161 East Hanover Ave.

Sussex Hills Kennel Club ; 973/326-7651

September 4; Oxford

PADDY & PALE BOYS. Irish Pub Music 5pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

September 5; Morristown

SCHOOLEY'S MOUNTAIN KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW. 9am - 4pm. $5. William G. Mennen Sports Arena 161 East Hanover Ave.

Schooley's Mountain Kennel Club Dog Show; 908/326-7651

September 9; Hackettstown

LADIES NIGHT OUT. 178 Airport Rd.

Donaldson Greenhouse and Nursery; 908/852-7314

September 9-10; Augusta

TACO FESTIVAL. 10am - 8pm. 37 Plains Road.

Sussex County Fairgrounds; 973/579-0555

September 9-11; Delaware Water Gap, PA

COTA Jazz and Arts; 570/424-2210

September 10; Basking Ridge

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge; 973/425-0215

September 10; Blairstown

FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. Celebrate 15 years of supporting local artists of all kinds with demonstrations by wood artists, jewelers and potters. Meet the artists, refreshments. 12 - 5. 23 Main Street.

Gallery 23; 908/362-6865

September 10; Sussex

Friends of High Point State Park; 973/702-0488

September 10-11; Belvidere

Belvidere Victorian Days; 908/310-4283 or email daysvictorian@aol.com

September 10-11; Chester

43RD ANNUAL FALL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL. Over 200 tents filled with the finest handmade crafts. 10am - 5pm. $5. Municipal Field; Gazebo Park on Main Street.

Historic Chester Village; 908/879-2900

September 10-11; Ringoes

SHEEP AND FIBER FESTIVAL. Sheep shows, shearing, spinners, vendors, artisans, food, children's activities, llamas, alpacas, fleece contest, photo contest, skein contest and more! 99am - 5pm. $10/carload, $5/single. Hunterdon County Fairgrounds.

Garden State Sheep Breeders; 908/730-7189

September 11; Morristown

GRAN FONDO NJ. Cycling challenges along 18, 42, 62 or 107 -mile loops include entertainment and various activities, as well as timed hill climbs, add to the Gran Fondo excitement. 7am - 5pm. Starting/finishing on Speedwell Avenue.

Gran Fondo NJ; 973/538-7773

September 12; Hackettstown

AUTUMN LAMPLIGHT DINNER. Enjoy a night under the stars, sampling Hackettstown restaurants’ diverse culinary specialties. Features live, local entertainment for dining and dancing pleasure. 5pm - 9pm. $45. Main Street Gazebo.

Hackettstown BID; 908/850-5004

September 17; Parsippany

FALL FAMILY DAY. Hayrides, pumpkin painting, old-fashioned games and races, and indoor and outdoor scavenger hunts encourage children to explore the landscape that was once Gustav Stickley's home and farm. 12 - 4pm. $7 per child, adults accompanying children are free. . 2352 Route 10 West.

Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms; 973/540-0311

September 17; Stanhope

WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.

Canal Society of New Jersey; 973/292-2755

September 17; Succasunna

UNCLE FLOYD. 6pm. Free. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.

Roxbury Arts Alliance; 862/219-1379

September 17-18; Millbrook Village

Millbrook Village Society/National Park Service; 908/496-4458

September 17-18; Newton

Wilbur’s Country Store; 908/362-8833

September 18; Stanhope

NJ Highlands Coalition; 973/588-7190

September 24; Hillsborough

BONNIE BRAE POLO CLASSIC. Equestrian contests, art exhibit, antique and classic car parade, polo cuisine. 12 noon - 6pm. Hillsborough Country Club..

Bonnie Brae; 908/647-0800

September 24; Hillsborough

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

September 24; Mount Tabor

Mount Tabor Historical Society; 973/975-0001

September 24; New Village

Warren Parks Foundation; 908/475-6539

September 24; Stanhope

WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.

Canal Society of New Jersey; 973/292-2755

September 24; Washington

FESTIVAL IN THE BOROUGH. Warren County’s largest music and street festival features three stages of entertainment with an array of musical genres, vendors, children's activities, rides, an assortment of food.

Washington Business Improvement District; 908/689-4800

September 24-25; Augusta

ANNUAL PETERS VALLEY CRAFT FAIR. Beautiful American Craft made by 150+ exhibiting artists from across the country. This a juried show of exhibitors, who are each selected for excellence and originality in twelve different media. 10 - 5pm. $9. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Plains Rd..

Peters Valley Crafts Center; 973/948-5200

September 25; Blairstown

SONNY LANDRETH AND CINDY CASHDOLLAR. 7:30pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

September 30-1; Morristown

Morristown Festival of Books;

October 8; Stanhope

WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.

Canal Society of New Jersey; 973/292-2755

October 8; Stanton

BARN DANCE. Dance the night away at the Bouman-Stickney Farmstead! No experience is necessary for this family-friendly event! 7 - 9pm. $5. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road.

Readington Museums; 908/236-2327

October 8-9; East Stroudsburg

AUTUMN TIMBER FESTIVAL. Lumberjack competitions, blacksmith demos by Jim Doherty, saw mill demos, chainsaw sculptures, K-9 dog shows, live music, children’s activities and food & craft vendors galore. 11am - 5pm. $12-$15. 401 Hollow Road.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area; 570/421-7231

October 8-9; Morris County

PATHWAYS OF HISTORY MUSEUM TOUR. Visit northern Morris County landmark sites. A brochure and map will be available at each venue. 10am - 4pm. Free.

Boonton Historical Society & Museum; 973/316-0976

October 9; Wantage

WANTAGE TOWNSHIP 9TH ANNUAL VETERANS MEMORIAL CAR, TRUCK & BIKE SHOW. Food, live music, 50/50, tricky tray. Proceeds benefit Welcome Home Vets Fund of New Jersey Inc. 11am - 4pm. Woodbourne Park, 145 Sherman Ridge Road.

Wantage Township Recreation Commission; 973/352-9203

October 15-16; East Stroudsburg

POCONO FOOD TRUCK & ART FESTIVAL. 30 food trucks from the Pocono Mountains, New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia. The Hope Lodge will house 60+ artists and artisans on two floors. 11am - 5pm. $8-$10. 401 Hollow Road.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area; 570/421-7231

October 22; Millbrook

National Park Service; 570/426-2452

October 22; Stanhope

WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS . Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.

Canal Society of New Jersey; 973/292-2755

November 19; Branchburg

CRAFT SHOW & BAKE SALE. Handmade crafts, door prizes, bake sale, refreshments, and free parking. Benefits students and charitable donations. 10am - 3pm. Free. Central School, 220 Baird Rd.

Branchburg Womans’ Club; 908/866-1824

November 30-1; Madison

A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES.. F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue.

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey; 973/408-3807

December 3-4; Millbrook

Millbrook Village Society/National Park Service ; 973/875-3461

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