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.
MILLION DOLLAR LEGENDS. Summer Jamfest Series. Hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
RESEARCHING LOCAL HISTORY AND THE MORRIS TOWNSHIP AT 275 EXHIBIT. Morris Township was founded in 1740 and celebrates a special milestone this year. An exhibit at the library features highlights from its history, its significant institutions and residents. After the exhibit, library staff will introduce you to the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center, the archive used to create the exhibit. There will also be a behind-the-scenes tour of the archives where you’ll learn about the resources available to the public: electronic genealogy websites, books, maps, photos, family files and more. 10am. $15. 1 Miller Road at South Street, Morristown.
BEAR MOUNTAIN POWWOW. Over 1000 Native Americans from across the continent share their history, art, music, foods and traditions. 11. $12/ $8 children and seniors. Anthony Wayne Recreation Area.
FESTIVAL OF WOOD. Handmade crafts, arts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, and more!
GERARD ESPOSITO. Songs from Broadway to Vegas. 7pm - 8:30. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.
CHOOMNORI. Korean traditional dance 12:30pm. Free. Morristown Green.
CAPTAIN JACK BILL JOEL TRIBUTE. Free. Deer Path Park.
NATIONAL PURPLE HEART DAY. The Empire State Building lights up in purple to honor our combat wounded and killed in action military personnel.
CIGAR AND WHISKEY. Sample some of the finest craft whiskeys and bourbons in the area while you watch cigars being hand-rolled right in front of you! This cruise comes with a complementary tasting and two cigars. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
SUMMER LANDSCAPES - A MASTER PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS. Photograph the beautiful gardens and surroundings at Duke Farms with National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita. Be part of a small group to learn and benefit from Mike’s keen eye and vast knowledge base in this 3 day workshop. $800 per persom. 80 Route 206.
PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP. Explore the art of painting outdoors with artist Andrea Gianchiglia. 9am - 2pm. $75/ $50 members. Fairview Farm Wildlife Preserve, 2121 Larger Cross Rd..
CSN SONGS. Summer Jamfest Series. Seasoned and talented musicians perform all of your favorite and timeless Crosby Stills Nash & Young hits. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
MORRISTOWN’S SACRED SPACES: THE CHURCH ARCHITECTURE TOUR. Morristown is “a town of towers and spires”, home to churches with a variety of unique architectural features. Join us as we visit the exteriors of the First Baptist Church, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, The Church of the Assumption, The Presbyterian Church of Morristown, the Church of the Redeemer, and the United Methodist Church. Some of the churches will be open so that the interiors can be viewed. 10am. $15. 6 Court Street.
D&R CANAL WALK. Hike 5.7 miles from Alexander Road to Rocky Hill (the meeting place is the large parking lot off Laurel Avenue) or choose the 3.8 - mile walk to Kingston. 10am.
DOO-WOP AND FOOD TRUCK FEST. The Cameos, Emil Stucchio & the Classics 5:30pm - 8:30. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.
BOVINE SOCIAL CLUB. Country Twangrass 6pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..
POCONO CHICKEN WING OFF. Sample over 30 sauces at the region’s largest wing tasting competition. Benefits the Monroe County Meal on Wheels. I 80, Exit 309.
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.
BEST OF THE EAGLES. Free. Deer Path Park.
PETER KARP & SUE FOLEY. 7 - 11pm. Dykstra Park.
PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP. Explore the art of painting outdoors with artist Caitlin Albright. 9am - 2pm. $75/ $50 members. Fairview Farm Wildlife Preserve, 2121 Larger Cross Rd..
CASINO NIGHT ON MISS LOTTA. Try your luck on the craps, poker, roulette or texas hold’em tables. What better way to spend a night out with friends? Relax and enjoy our finely crafted h’ordeuvres and full bar while you sail with lady luck! All the proceeds donated directly to Lake Hopatcong Foundation. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
MORRISTOWN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK’S CURATOR’S TOUR. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for members of the public to explore the treasures of the National Park’s archives which span the years 15,000 B.C. to the 20th century and include 500,000 objects. A behind-the-ropes, curator-led tour of the archives has been created with a twist. 10am. $20. Washington’s Headquarters Museum.
BRINGING IN THE HARVEST. The art of drying, freezing, and canning your herbs, vegetables and fruit. Reservations required. 10am - 12pm. $24. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN MUD RUN. Get dirty in our 5k trail run with 13 obstacles, including an ice bath, mud pit, wall climb and swamp crossing. Kids can join our mini mud run too. Help support the Pocono Chapter of Girls on the Run. Click or call for entry fees.. I 80, Exit 309.
INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE WALK. Iron and canal town.
WALKABOUT CLEARWATER CHORUS. Music on the beach in High Point State Park. Lawn seating. 6pm - 8pm. Free, $5 donation per adult appreciated. High Point State Park, 1480 State Route 23.
WALKABOUT CLEARWATER CHORUS. Music on the beach in High Point State Park. Lawn seating. 6pm - 8pm. Free, $5 donation per adult appreciated. High Point State Park, 1480 State Route 23.
WARREN COUNTY ANTIQUES SHOW AND VINTAGE MARKET PLACE. More than 150 dealers are located indoors and outdoors for a rain-or-shine show! 10am - 4pm. $7 (check www.warrencountyantiqueshow.com for discount coupon). Warren County Farmers’ Fairgrounds, Route 519.
BLUES IN THE PARK. Johnny Charles, Tweed and the Sugardaddies 5:30pm - 8:30. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.
HICKORY PROJECT. Contemporary Bluegrass 5pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..
CUSTOMER APPRECIATION WEEK. Visit the farm during this week and receive a 20% discount on all purchases. On Saturday, August 22, come take a guided Perennial Garden Tour at 11:00, as well as Herb Garden Tours at 12:00 and 2:00. On this day complimentary herbal refreshments will be served. Free admission and parking. Free admission and parking.. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
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.
AUTUMN LAMPLIGHT DINNER. The town’s impressive array of fine restaurants are showcased in a European style Piazza de la Moore', with live entertainment. 5pm - 9pm. $50 advance/ $55 doorCouple $90/ $110Table of 10 $450 advance only. Main Street Gazebo.
PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP. Explore the art of painting outdoors with artist Lena Shiffman. 9am - 2pm. $75/ $50 members. Fairview Farm Wildlife Preserve, 2121 Larger Cross Rd..
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.
CANAL DAY MUSIC & CRAFT FESTIVAL. The Canal Day Festival is an old time country fair that celebrates the Morris Canal and its contributions to the development of the communities along its banks. Music by live bands, kayak and boat rides, arts and crafts, food and more. 10am - 5pm. Free. Hugh Force Park, 170 West Central Ave.
POCONO STATE CRAFT FESTIVAL. The 29th annual festival celebrates the heritage, beauty and quality of Pennsylvania Crafts. The event is co-sponsored by the Pocono Arts Council, Quiet Valley, and the Pocono Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen. In addition to crafts, patrons will enjoy the beautiful surroundings and history of Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm. Festival hours are 10 am – 6 pm on Saturday and 10 am – 5 pm on Sunday, rain or shine. There is ample free parking. For directions and a $1 off coupon, visit the show’s website at www.poconocrafts.com $6, 12 and under are admitted free. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 1000 Turkey Ridge Rd..
MUSHROOM MEANDER. Learn about and looking for mushrooms and fungi. 2 - 4pm. $5 members, $7 non-members. 11 Hardscrabble Road .
SOME LIKE IT HOT CLUB. An afternoon of music and food at the farm. Gypsy Jazz is a musical style that combines the beauty and sophistication of 1920's-30's Europe with the creativity and excitement of American art jazz. 1 - 4pm. $20/ $15 adv, under 10 free. 369 Stamets Road.
PADDY & PALE BOYS. Irish Pub Music 5pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..
THE ANNUAL GREAT TOMATO TASTING. Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteers offer over sixty heirloom and hybrid tomato varieties (as well as apples, basil, peaches, and honey), chef demonstrations, guided educational wagon tours, and professional advice for gardners. 3pm - 7:30pm. 140 Locust Grove Rd..
UKULELE FESTIVAL. This festival will interest long-time uke players, beginning uke players and anyone who has ever been curious about the instrument. Jam on the Green on Sunday. Full event, $80; Saturday workshops only, $50; Saturday workshops and Saturday concert, $65; Friday concert or Saturday concert only, $20. . Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Rd..
WAYFARERS & COMPANY. Ol’Time 6pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..
LEAD EAST. Oldies music and old car weekend, 1,800 vintage cars. Parsippany Hilton, Route 10.
LABOR DAY WEEKEND SALE. Enjoy additional discounts off the everyday savings of 25% - 65% off. at 40 designer and brand name outlets including, American Eagle, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach, Gymboree, J. Crew, Le Creuset, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren and more. 1 Church Street .
TEA TIME. Learn about teas from around the world includes customs, rituals, and a tasting of different specialties. 1:30 - 3:30pm. $30. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
POCONO GARLIC FESTIVAL. Over 50 food and craft vendors will be offering everything from garlic vinegar and garlic ice cream to garlic-themed pottery and paintings. I 80, Exit 309.
WILDLIFE AND SPORTING ART SHOW. The annual show features the original paintings and woodcarvings by some of America’s most acclaimed sporting artists. Past shows have included Al Agnew, Al Barker, Josh Brewer, Richard Clifton, John Crouse, Frank Finney, Jim and Joe Hautman, Ben Heinemann, Fred Kinne, Bonnie and Karen and Rebecca Latham, Rob Leslie, Krystii Melaine, Darren Miller, Manfred Scheel, Ken Scheeler, Adam and Dan Smith, George Strunk, Jack Wood and others! 55 Bridge St..
DUSTBOWL REVIVAL. Hillbilly Folk Jazz 6pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..
CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS. The 38th annual COTA festival brings world-class jazz ensembles to the Delaware Water Gap for three days of performance. Festival site activities include food concessions, arts and crafts booths, strolling musicians, a monitored childrens’ area, storytelling and other surprises during stage changes. Plenty of free parking, a rain tent in case of inclement weather, and handicapped facilities are provided.
FALL FESTIVAL. The 15th annual event will feature monarch butterflies with free food, demonstrations, arts and crafts, face painting, and exhibits. 10:30am - 3:30pm. Helen Fenske Visitor Center, 32 Pleasant Plains Rd.
SOURLAND SPECTACULAR BIKE RALLY. Cyclists come for the low traffic roads, lovely woods, scenic vistas, mountain streams and postcard-perfect farms.
BELVIDERE’S VICTORIAN DAYS. This annual event transforms Belvidere into the Victorian village that it was over a century ago and celebrates its heritage through a festive two day event that offers a taste of the old and a touch of the new, with over 100 antique, craft, and food vendors, quilters, lacemakers, fashion show, horse & carriage rides, and antique car show that will surround the entire town square. Entertainment includes a Vintage Fashion Show, strolling musicians and concerts. Call for information or email email@example.com. Rt. 80, Exit 12, Rt 519 South to Belvidere.
42NDANNUAL FALL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL. Find unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list as well as beautiful handcrafted furnishings for your home in a wide variety of tents filled with the finest hand made items including traditional craft, fine art and country crafts. 10am - 5pm. $5. Municipal Field; Gazebo Park on Main Street.
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.
INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE WALK. Morris Canal feeder.
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. Supports The Seeing Eye, Homeless Solutions Morristown, Grow it Green Morrstown, Sustainable Morristown and the NJ Bike & Walk Coalition. 7am - 5pm. Starting/finishing on Speedwell Avenue.
THE D&R CANAL. Talk by Linda Barth. 4:30pm. 45 Macculloch Avenue.
CAROL DECKER ART SHOW AND SALE. Meet the artist and enjoy new original wildlife art. Walpack Inn.
PRESSED FLOWER WORKSHOPS. Dorothy Kovak & Linda Conrad, experienced artists, will lecture on the art of pressed flowers and botanicals. Design workshop follows at 1pm 10am - 3pm. Resv. req., $28 each workshop. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
MILLBROOK DAYS. All aspects of pioneer life are demonstrated by skilled and dedicated docents throughout the village. Although it has been more than 250 years since Van Campen built his first mill, the legacy lives on in this re-created 1800s community. 10 - 5. 12 mi north of Rt 80 at Old Mine Road and Rt 602.
WILBUR’S COUNTRY CRAFT FAIR. The 35th autumn fair features craftspeople and artists from four states, held in charming country setting. Crafts include, jewelry, pottery, quilting, folk art, dolls. Decorative signs and country wood items, silk and dried flower arrangements, stained glass creations, pillows, toys, children’s clothes, bird houses and much, much, more. 10am - 4:30pm. Free admission and parking. 735 Route 94.
RODEO AND CHILI COOKOFF. Pro cowboys compete in saddle bronc riding, bull riding, bareback bronc riding, calf roping and bull dogging. Come early and sample a variety of chilies from mild to hot and everywhere in between at the sixth annual Chili Cook-Off. 11:30pm - 5pm. Rt. 80 Exit 309, Hollow Rd..
5K TRAIL RUN AND 3K WALK FOR HUNGER. Benefits the NORWESCAP food bank. Pre-registration$25 - $30 day of race. Deer Path Park.
BACKYARD MEDICINE. Join Kerry Adams, a practicing herbalist of 35 years, for an indepth study of wild plants with medicinal value. Reservations required. 1 - 3pm. $22. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
D&R CANAL WALK. Hike 6.6 miles from Rocky Hill to Blackwells Mills Causeway (the meeting place) or choose the 3.1 - mile walk to Griggstown. 10am.
WALPACK WILDERNESS CHALLENGE. This duathlon (6k run/21k bike/2k run), which benefits local non-profits,takes place in the historic town of Walpack. It also includes a separate five mile run. Enjoy this competitive course and picturesque Sussex County views! Call to register or firstname.lastname@example.org 9am.
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.
ANNUAL PETERS VALLEY CRAFT FAIR. Beautiful American Craft made by 150+ exhibiting artists from across the country. Come & discover the pleasure of living with handmade objects and the beauty they bring to your life. Browse five buildings of amazing artwork, meet the makers, watch an array of artist demonstrations and find the perfect gift for yourself or someone special. This a juried show of exhibitors, who are each selected for excellence and originality in twelve different media. There are always ongoing artist demonstrations, live music, great food and kid's art activities. 10 - 5pm. $9. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Plains Rd..
OKTOBERFEST AND ANTIQUE CAR SHOW. German music, food, and dance, and a special Oktoberfest beer only available for a short time. 12 - 8pm. $6, under 12 free. Chubb Park, Rt. 513.
ANNUAL FRANKLIN-STERLING HILL GEM AND MINERAL SHOW. Dealers, gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, stone carvings, lectures, literature, fluorescent mineral exhibits, mineral collecting, museum tours and the traditional swap/sell. $7/ $4 ages 6-16. Franklin School, Washington Ave..
WORK AND PLAY GETAWAY. Help to make improvements in camp between some outdoor fun. Lodging and meals included. $91, $78 Member Rate.Retail coupon code: Skylands. 50 Camp Rd.
ANNUAL WINE TASTING EVENT. Live music, finger-foods, cheeses & fresh Musky smoked trout. First 100 prepaid get souvenir wine glass. 2 - 5pm. $30. Warren County Rod and Gun Club.
ANNUAL PIG ROAST. A fun filled day of great food, your favorite wines, live music. 1 - 4pm. $50 pp, advance sale only; wine available by the glass, $5.. 594 State Highway 94.
ANNUAL ARTSEE OPEN STUDIO TOUR. Visit twenty-two artists in their studios, including seven at the Farmstead Arts center. Painters, potters, jewelers, sculptors, illustrators and more. participate in the self-paced tour. Download tour map at www.ARTseeTour.com. 12 - 5pm. Free. Bernardsville and Bernards Twp..
ANNUAL COMMUNITY DAY. Self-guided tours, wildlife focused activities and crafts, and the opportunity to meet our educational wild animals. Tethered hot air balloon rides, and networking with wildlife professionals. 1pm - 5pm. $25. 676 County Road 513.
THE FAT DADDIES. An afternoon of music and food at the farm. The Hunterdon County based group covers songs by Grateful Dead, Otis Redding, The Band, and Louis Jordan. 1 - 4pm. $20/ $15 adv, under 10 free. 369 Stamets Road.
5TH ANNUAL AUTUMN LEAVES HIKE . Guided group hike. Pre-register with leader, Kevin Mitchell, at email@example.com. 2 - 3:30pm. Free. 50 Neilson Road.
FALL HARVEST CELEBRATION & THOMAS EDISON. Acclaimed actor, Robert Gleason, from the American Historical Theatre will portray Edison in a captivating re-enactment; combining his passion for performance and American history. Come enjoy a delicious feast and entertaining evening. Reservations are required. 6 - 9pm. $65. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
AUTUMN TIMBER FESTIVAL. Lumberjack demonstrations, The Marvelous Mutts frisbee, agility and trick dog shows, blacksmithing demos, chainsaw sculptures, live music, children’s activities and food & craft vendors galore. 11am - 5pm. I 80, Exit 309.
AUTUMN WANDERINGS. Explore the beautiful fall trails with us during this guided weekend. $198, $165 Member Rate.Retail coupon code: Skylands. 50 Camp Rd.
POCONO FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL. A weekend of delicious street eats that will satisfy the savory, sweet and hard to please taste buds, featuring food trucks from the Pocono region, New Jersey, NYC and Philadelphia. 11pm - 5pm. Rt. 80 Exit 309, Hollow Rd..
MAP AND COMPASS. Gain skills in this hands-on off trail navigation course. $198, $165 Member Rate.Retail coupon code: Skylands. 50 Camp Rd.
SOAP MAKING. Choose from a varied selection of herbs to create your own specialty soap. 1am - 3pm. $35. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
DOG WALK OF THE DEAD. New Jersey's only zombie dog walk returns to its new haunt of Waterloo Village to raise money for The Randolph Regional Animal Shelter. Vendors, food, live music, and costume contests. 11am - 5pm. Free $5.00 parking. Waterloo Village.
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.
HOLIDAY GREENHOUSE TOUR. Welcome in the holidays and dispel the winter doldrums by joining Cyrus Hyde for an informative lecture-tour of his collection of herbs from around the world. This is a wonderful way to learn about the rare and unusual, as well as familiar herbs. Reservations are required. 11am and 2 pm. Free. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
CHRISTMAS EVERGREEN WREATH. Create your own fresh evergreen 16″ wreath using various types of pine and holly.Reservations required. $36. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT. 7 - 9pm. $30. Ringwood State Park, 1304 Sloatsburg Road.
HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE. Using holly and various types of fresh greens, create a delightful centerpiece for your holiday table. 1:30 - 3:30pm. $36. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
LAKE MOHAWK GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKET. Spectators are delighted with the fabulous selection of quality merchants to do some shopping or stroll the boardwalk enjoying mulled Gluhwein, German beer & brats. Proceeds benefit local charities. 10am - 9pm. Free. White Deer Plaza, 21 Boardwalk.
EVERGREEN CHRISTMAS TREE. Create a long-lasting festive tree for your holiday table using fresh boxwood, holly and assorted winter greens. You will then decorate with pine cones, stars, ribbon and other novelties. Reservations required. $42. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.