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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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RBG — A Film by Betsy West and Julie Cohen

September 29 - December 31
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Celebrate the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg with the critically-acclaimed documentary, RBG! Including an added feature, an interview with the film’s directors, Betsy West and Julie Cohen. During her lifetime, the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—who passed recently at the age of 87—developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court was largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans—until the release of the critically acclaimed documentary RBG. RBG explores Ginsburg's life and career. From Betsy West and Julie Cohen, and co-produced by Storyville Films and CNN Films. To buy the documentary, it is a one-time cost of $6.99. All proceeds will be donated to the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, which was co-founded by Justice Ginsburg in 1972.

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Charlotte Blake Alston Milk & Cookies

October 24 - December 23
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Join us for our Milk & Cookies Series Online! Charlotte Blake Alston has shared her African and African American tales with audiences from Cape Town to Carnegie Hall, at events ranging from concerts in Japan to the U.S. Presidential Inaugural festivities. Be ready to clap, sing, and play a part in telling the stories! Although we can't meet in person to provide milk and cookies for this virtual series, we want to provide some fun snack ideas for you and your family to make at home! Listen to Charlotte Blake Alston's wonderful adaptation of "The Starfish" while enjoying these Starfish Sandwiches, or enjoy her "Hole in the Sea" tales from African, German, and African American traditions with these Under The Sea Graham Crackers. Milk & Cookies is an online, lively storytelling and music series for families. This program is perfect for children ages 3-10. Your participation is a donation to State Theatre New Jersey’s family programs. Donate What You Can—a minimum donation of $10 gives you access to this Milk & Cookies Show for you and your family, larger donation amounts are greatly appreciated and help support State Theatre’s family programming. We thank you for your support and hope you

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Colonial Christmas Contest “What the Holidays Mean to Me”

October 28 - December 4
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A Colonial Christmas Contest! Spending time with family and friends? Gift exchanges? Volunteering in the community? The holidays mean something different to everyone, and the way each person celebrates can vary. As the holidays approach, The Jacobus Vanderveer House wants to hear about your traditions, homecoming stories, and the places and people that make this season special to you. Get creative and share your thoughts on the meaning of the holidays through a poster (22 x 28 inches), poem or essay (1,000 words or less). What do the Holidays Mean to Me? To Enter: Upload a photo of a poster (22 x 28 inches), poem or essay (1,000 words or less) along with your name, age, email and phone number to Entries are free and open to the entire community. The deadline for entries is November 28, 2020. Winners will be contacted prior to Colonial Christmas. Entries will be judged by age group: Pre K-3rd Grade 4th Grade-8th Grade 9th Grade – 12th Grade 18 and up Winners to Receive: Pre K-3rd Grade: Crayola Art Case and Free Admission for four to Colonial Christmas 4th Grade-8th Grade: $50 Gift Card and Free Admission for four to Colonial Christmas 9th

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Poinsettia Sale – Colonial Christmas

October 28 - November 30
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$7 – $25

Available through Friday, November 20, 2020 Purchase your seasonal poinsettias in advance and pick-up your order on Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Orders can be placed by visiting: (1) 4.5-inch poinsettia $7.00 (3) 4.5-inch poinsettia $15.00 (1) 6.5-inch poinsettia $15.00 (2) 6.5-inch poinsettia $25.00

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Here and Now

September 11 @ 12:00 am - December 11 @ 12:00 am
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To celebrate The Center’s 50th anniversary this fall, curators John Yau and Wes Sherman spent over a year assembling the work of nineteen contemporary artists. The artists featured in the exhibition are: Chakaia Booker, Willie Cole, Chie Fueki, Evan Halter, Takuji Hamanaka, Barry Hazard, Suzanne Joelson, Judy Koo, Talia Levitt, Jessica Mensch, Phillip McConnell, Ilse Murdock, Nadia Haji Omar, William A. Ortega, Joyce Robins, Stephanie H. Shih, Francesca Strada, Tejaswini and Peter Williams. Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday by appointment only Closed Sundays and major holidays The galleries are open during regular hours of operation and on evenings when classes and workshops are in session. Please call (908) 234-2345 with any questions. The Center for Contemporary Art 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921 Phone (908) 234-2345 Fax: (908) 275-8828 Email:

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Bordeaux & BBQ Walk Around Wine Tasting

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Natirar 2 Main Street
Peapack, NJ 07977 United States
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Join us outside at The Mansion at Natirar for a walk around wine tasting featuring wines from Bordeaux, France and BBQ food! Menu and Wine information will be released soon.

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Mozaika Concert Series: Catalonia

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The live streaming concert is dedicated to the Catalan music which is still largely unknown in American concert halls. The Catalan program features a wide variety of colors, genres and traditions that showcase Catalonian culture. Despite more than a thousand years of political flux in the region, Catalonia has long maintained its own unique cultural and linguistic tradition.

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