Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

Upcoming events forward from July, 2016

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July 1; Hopatcong

ANNUAL LAKE HOPATCONG FIREWORKS. 323 Lakeside Blvd.

Lake Hopatcong State Park; 973/398-2616

July 2; Hillsborough

COMMUNITY GARDEN SNOOP TOUR. explore what’s happening our five-acre, 462 plot garden. Our practices are organic and our diverse garden community utilizes interesting techniques to grow a variety of fruits, vegetables and flowers. 10:30 - 11:30am. Free. 80 Route 206.

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

July 2; Newton

LOS LONELY BOYS. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

July 2-4; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

July 2-10; Kutztown, PA

Kutztown Folk Festival; 610/683-1537

July 3; East Stroudsburg

SHAWNEE FIREWORKS DISPLAY. Bring your own chair or blankets for great slopeside seating. The fireworks will be at dusk. 7 - 10pm. $10 per car load. 401 Hollow Road.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area; 570/421-7231

July 3; Oxford

EGRESS. Dark Cabaret 6pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

July 3; Sussex

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

July 4; Blairstown

BLAIRSTOWN FOURTH. A traditional Fourth of July Celebration including patriotic musical opening ceremonies and reading of the Declaration of Independence, contests and games, food and crafts. Footbridge Park.

; 908/310-3550

July 4; Lake Hopatcong

FOURTH OF JULY CRUISE. Come aboard and enjoy 4th of July themed apps and Independence Day inspired cocktails. Bring friends and mingle with new ones—this cruise will not disappoint! 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..

Lake Hopatcong Cruises; 973/663-5000

July 7; Readington Township

SCOTT DECARLO. DeCarlo is an East Rutherford native, and a true showman of modern Country. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

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

July 8; Succasunna

JO JO RUSSELL. Clown comedy 6pm. Free. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.

Roxbury Arts Alliance; 862/219-1379

July 8-9; Hillsborough

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

July 9; Blairstown

JONAH SMITH. 8pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

July 9; Port Murray

CARNIVOROUS PLANTS WORKSHOP. Come create your own living art by planting a Carnivorous Plant terrarium. 1:30am - 3pm. $38. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

July 9; 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

July 9-10; Newton

Wilbur’s Country Store; 908/362-8833

July 10; Bridgewater

BEGINNINGS. Chicago tribute 7pm - 8:30. Free. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

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

July 10; Oxford

BANDITOS. Gritty Alt-Country 6pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

July 10; Ringwood

AUDUBON BUTTERFLY WALK. walk the garden and fields to look for and identify the butterflies and plants of the NJBG 1pm. Free. 20 Morris Rd..

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-9534

July 12; Morristown

INDIAN RAGAS AND RHYTHMS. Shivalik Ghoshal on Tabla and Vocalist/Harmonium player Andrew Shantz 12:30 - 1:30pm. Free. Morristown Green.

Music Without Borders; 973/285-5115

July 14; Newton

ALAN PARSONS. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

July 14; Readington Township

FULL COUNT BIG BAND. An eclectic mix of music ranging from the Swing Era classics to more contemporary jazz music, Latin, rhythm & blues funk and rock. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

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

July 15; Morristown

CHERRY LANE. Coffee house 7pm. $15. The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Ave..

Cottage Garden Concerts; 973/326-7601

July 15; Succasunna

CAPTAINS OF LEISURE. 6pm. Free. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.

Roxbury Arts Alliance; 862/219-1379

July 15-16; Phillipsburg

OLE TOWN FESTIVAL. Music, fireworks, car show, crafts, food. Shappell Park, Walters Park.

Town of Phillipsburg; 610/739-1512

July 15-17; Delaware

WNTI Public Radio from Centenary College; 908/979-4355

July 16; Flemington

SALSA NIGHT 2016. The streets become a giant dance floor, complete with vendors, food, and live music. 4 - 10pm. Downtown Flemington.

Hunterdon Helpline; 908/782-4357

July 16; Franklin Township

ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY. Lectures, workshops, plants, music and refreshments. 11am - 3pm. $3 suggested donation. Mettlers Road.

Colonial Park; 732/873-2459

July 16; Hackettstown

PARROTBEACH: JIMMY BUFFET TRIBUTE. Summer Jamfest 8pm. $30 / $25 Student. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

July 16; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

July 16; Sussex

PATRICK FITZSIMMONS. 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

July 16-17; East Stroudsburg

POCONOS' WURST FESTIVAL. With both Polish and German themes, the event will feature 3 stages of music, traditional costumed dance performances, kids area and more. 11am - 5pm. $12-$15. 401 Hollow Road.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area; 570/421-7231

July 16-17; Hawley, PA

Audubon Art and Craft Festival; 484/256-4485

July 16-17; Somerset

CAT SHOW. Features feline agility, breed showcase, Adopt-A-Cat, "Meow Mall" shopping, educational programs. 10am - 4pm. $5 - $25. Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Drive.

Garden State Cat Club; 973/886-7007

July 17; Bridgewater

YEEHAW. Top-40 country 7pm - 8:30. Free. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

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

July 17; Oxford

LOST RAMBLERS. Bluegrass. 6 - 8pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

July 20-24; Chester

Morris County 4-H; 973/285-8301

July 21; Morristown

DAVE MASON’S TRAFFIC JAM. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

July 21; Readington Township

JIM BARONE ELVIS TRIBUTE. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

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

July 22; Morristown

DANI ZANONI. Eclectic pop 7pm. $15. The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Ave..

Cottage Garden Concerts; 973/326-7601

July 22; Newton

COLIN HAY. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

July 22; Ringwood

THE GUTHRIE BROTHERS. 6:30pm. $5. Skylands Botanical Gardens, 20 Morris Rd..

NJBG Summer Concerts; 973/962-9534

July 22; Succasunna

CHRIS WESTFALL. 6pm. Free. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.

Roxbury Arts Alliance; 862/219-1379

July 22-24; Wantage

CHRISTMAS IN JULY. Free tours of the Van Bunschooten Museum by costumed docents. Open hearth cooking display on Sunday, re-enactors,  bake sale, attic treasures, silent auction, food. Van Bunschooten Museum, 1097 Route 23.

Chinkchewunska Chapter NSDAR; 201/874-1428

July 23; Augusta

BIG BREW BREER FESTIVAL. 150+ beers, BBQ, music. 1 - 5am. 37 Plains Road.

Sussex County Fairgrounds; 973/579-0555

July 23; Hackettstown

ROB STONEBACK BIG BAND. Summer Jamfest 8pm. $30 / $25 Student. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

July 23; Hillsborough

SOURLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL. The festival celebrates the character and beauty of the New Jersey Sourlands and supports planning and conservatory efforts. 3 - 10pm. $20 online and $25 at the door/ $5 12 and under/ under 7 free. Hillsborough Golf and Country Club, Wertsville Rd..

Sourland Planning Council; 609/397-1233

July 23; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

July 23; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

July 23; 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

July 23; Sussex

JUNIOR ZOOKEEPER DAY. A special day geared for children 5 to 15 years old to assist Zookeeper Lori with her daily chores and learn about certain animals. 218 Rt 519.

Space Farms Zoo and Museum; 973/875-5800

July 24; Bridgewater

JOSEPH LEO BWARIE AND ORCHESTRA. 7pm - 8:30. Free. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

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

July 24; Oxford

CATAHOULAS CAJUN BAND. 6pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

July 26; Morristown

MEXICO BEYOND MARIACHI. 12:30 - 1:30pm. Free. Morristown Green.

Music Without Borders; 973/285-5115

July 27; Hope

DINNER AND SPIRITS WITH LORRAINE MOORE. Connect with loved ones on the other side. 6pm. $65. 319 Hope Johnsonburg Rd. (Rt. 519).

Inn at Millrace Pond; 908/459-4884

July 28; Morristown

DION. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

July 28; Readington Township

TUSK FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE. 7 - 9pm. Free. Deer Path Park, West Woodschurch Road.

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

July 28-30; Pottersville

POTTERSVILLE ANTIQUE SHOW AND COUNTRY DINING. Premier antique shows in a charming village, plus savor delicious lunches, dinners and fantastic homemade desserts served daily. 11am - 8pm. $6. Pottersville Firehouse, 8 Hacklebarney Road.

Potteresville Volunteer Fire Company; 908/439-2544

July 29; Lake Hopatcong

Lake Hopatcong Cruises; 973/663-5000

July 29; Morristown

AUBREY ANNE TRIO. Brazilian jazz 7pm. $15. The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Ave..

Cottage Garden Concerts; 973/326-7601

July 29; Succasunna

THE KOOTZ. 6pm. Free. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.

Roxbury Arts Alliance; 862/219-1379

July 29-31; Readington

QUICKCHEK FESTIVAL OF BALLOONING. Hot air balloons, concerts, arts & crafts, fireworks, balloon glow. Solberg Airport, 39 Thor Solberg Road.

New Jersey Festival Of Ballooning; 973/882-5464

July 30; Columbia

GARY STAPLES TRIO WITH NELSON HILL. The Great American Songbook in the Classic Jazz style. Indoor, outdoor and cabaret seating available, rain or shine. Light fare available or bring a picnic. 6pm. $10 donation. Ramsaysburg Rd, and Rt 46.

Ramsaysburg Concerts in the Barn; 908/475-5352

July 30; Hackettstown

ARTIE SHAW ORCHESTRA. Summer Jamfest 8pm. $30 / $25 Student. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

July 30; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

July 30-6; Harmony

Warren County Farmer’s Fair; 908/859-6563, www.warrencountyfarmersfair.org

July 31; Bridgewater

ANNUAL BAYOU FEST. Zydeco-A-Go-Go; C. J. Chenier and the Red Hot Lousiana Band 5:30 - 8:30pm. Free. Duke Island Park, Old York Road.

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

July 31; Oxford

HICKORY PROJECT. Contemporary Bluegrass 6pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

August 1; Morristown

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

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

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; 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; Oxford

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

Shippen Manor Concerts; 908/453-4381

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

FALL FESTIVAL. The 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.

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 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 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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