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Halloween in Somerset County

Somerset County is in the Halloween Spirit! Are you? Whether you’re not in the spirit yet or you already love everything Halloween, you’ll want to join us for this great collection of spooky events! 10/19 Dinner Ghosts–  Gordon Ward, local author and musician, will present a “Dinner Ghosts” program at the Grain House Restaurant from 7:00PM-9:00PM. Gordon is the author of several books including “Ghosts of Central New Jersey” now in its fifth printing, and the Grain House is one of the locations featured 10/19 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow– Join bumbling Ichabod Crane, beautiful Katrina Van Tassel, and the Learn More …

Far Hills Race Meeting

The rolling hills of Moorland Farm in Far Hills are home to the country’s premier steeplechase race; the Far Hills Race Meeting. The event is celebrating its 97th year running, with over 30,000 people expected to attend. The race, locally referred to as “The Hunt”, promises a day of equestrian feats and talents, tailgating and warm community spirit all benefitting healthcare in the region that includes Robert Wood Johnson – Barnabas Health and Cancer Support Community of Central NJ.   The event consists of seven races that average 2.5 miles in length. Each race has about ten to fourteen hurdles Learn More …

Weekend Journey Through the Past

  Step back into the past and discover something AMAZING! Somerset County’s 12th Annual Weekend Journey Through the Past will take place form 10am-5om on Saturday, October 14th and Sunday, October 15th from 12pm-4pm at various historic sites throughout Somerset County. Experience the sights and sounds of the 18th & 19th centuries with costumed re-enactors, house tours, open-hearth cooking, interactive activities, blacksmithing, period music performances and so much more! For those who enjoy a challenge, a fun and educational detective investigation activity, What in the World is That? created for kids & the entire family, that will test your powers Learn More …

New USGA Golf Museum Exhibit Celebrates Pioneers in Women’s Golf

“Breaking New Ground: Women and Golf Course Architecture” is now open at the USGA Museum, located in Far Hills, NJ. Since the late 1800s, a small but influential group of women have carved a space of their own in golf, using the one tool that most influences a player’s experience: the golf course. The USGA Golf Museum’s new exhibit, “Breaking New Ground: Women and Golf Course Architecture,” explores this rarely discussed segment of golf history and recounts unique narratives of female leadership, initiative and innovation. Artifacts from the museum collection, in addition to loans from the United Kingdom and local Learn More …

Central Jersey Jazz Festival

The Central Jersey Jazz Festival is a FREE Three-Day, Three-City, Three-County All Star Jazz Festival taking place September 15-17 in Flemington, New Brunswick & Somerville, NJ. Friday’s Schedule Visitors to the Central Jersey Jazz Festival – Flemington may begin seating on Main Street starting at 5:00 pm. The performances will begin at 6:00 pm. 6:00 – 7:00          Willie Martinez 7:00 – 7:25          “Jazz House Kids” 7:30 – 8:30          Lezlie Harrison 8:30 – 8:55          “Jazz House Kids” 9:00 – 10:00        Jeff “Tain” Watts Saturday’s Schedule Visitors to the Central Jersey Jazz Festival – New Brunswick may begin seating on George St. Learn More …

Somerset County 4-H Fair

Celebrating 70 Years! August 9, 10, 11  10am-10 pm  * 4-H Fairgrounds at North Branch Park  *  355 Milltown Road, Bridgewater Many things have changed in Somerset County over 70 years, but the volunteer Somerset County 4-H Association continues to provide the Somerset County 4-H Fair.  This tradition includes Free Family Fun! There are no entry or parking fees, no midway or carnival rides.  The 4-H Association and over 250 other volunteers, work together to give 4-H’ers a showcase for their accomplishments and visitors a unique, wholesome experience. They do this with support from the Somerset County Freeholders and the Somerset County Learn More …