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Upcoming Events in Somerset County, NJ

Mark your calendar! Throughout the entire year, Somerset County, NJ wows with distinctive diversions. Lively. Enlightening. Internationally recognized. Gather with community members for events and entertainment encompassing arts, culture and music, open-air and athletic activities, revealing classes and tours, and wholesome fairs, festivals and farmers markets.

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February 2020

Follow the Drinking Gourd

February 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 8, 2020

NJ United States + Google Map
$10.00

Follow the Drinking Gourd Learn to find the Big Dipper and other stars in our night sky. Then, we’ll go back in time to follow a family trying to escape oppression. The Big Dipper guides them through a frightful but rewarding voyage. Sing along with the slaves who used the song of the Drinking Gourd to travel north on foot from Alabama to Canada. Based on Jeanette Winters’ book by the same title, this show describes the astronomy behind the slave song “Follow the Drinking Gourd.”(ages 6-12) Reservations recommended.

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Follow the Drinking Gourd

February 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 8, 2020

NJ United States + Google Map
$10.00

Follow the Drinking Gourd Learn to find the Big Dipper and other stars in our night sky. Then, we’ll go back in time to follow a family trying to escape oppression. The Big Dipper guides them through a frightful but rewarding voyage. Sing along with the slaves who used the song of the Drinking Gourd to travel north on foot from Alabama to Canada. Based on Jeanette Winters’ book by the same title, this show describes the astronomy behind the slave song “Follow the Drinking Gourd.”(ages 6-12) Reservations recommended.

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