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Exhibition: Photographs by Debra Fedchin, Artist of the Month

October 1 - October 31
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Gallery on Main's Artist of the Month series continues in October with haunting photographs by award-winning, New Jersey-based artist Debra Fedchin. The exhibition features an eclectic and quirky, diverse collection of abandonments, the somewhat unusual, and bucolic countryside scenes. Debra’s work will be on view, and available for purchase, from October 1 through 31. Meet the artist at a free opening reception on Saturday, October 2, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Says Debra—whose work runs the gamut of photojournalism through fine art photography, "As a self-taught photographer from central New Jersey, from the time I picked up my first Kodak Instamatic camera, I have enjoyed the view from behind a lens. Photography turned more into a passion when I acquired my Minolta SRT 101 at the age of 18. Life got in the way throughout the years, but my camera has always been my escape valve.” “Through my photography I strive to capture an image that will suggest a pleasant remembrance long forgotten, invoke a mood, or have you wonder about what the possible story behind it is. I like to offer you a glimpse of simple beauty that is often overlooked.” Debra Fedchin's work has been displayed as a

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Fall Harvest Days at Norz Hill Farm & Market

October 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 6, 2021

Norz Hill Farm & Market, 120 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844 United States
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Farm Tours: The tour takes you on a hay wagon ride from our farm stand area to the farm, then you can get off and see all the animals. Some of the animals you will find are cows, miniature donkeys (yep, we have a Dominick the donkey!), horses, alpaca, sheep, chickens, goats, pigs, bunnies, emu's and even a zonkey. Then when you have had a chance to see all the animals, you can catch the next hayride right to our pumpkin patch. The Pumpkin Patch: After the farm, you will take a scenic ride out to one of our pumpkin patches. We grow over 60 different varieties of pumpkins, gourds & winter squash for you to choose from. In the pumpkin patch you can explore and find many different and interesting color and shaped pumpkins, gourds & winter squash. The colors you can find range from orange, to white to blue to green to even pink. Then after you have found your perfect pumpkins, gourds and squash you will take another hayride back to our farm stand area. The Corn Maze: Each and every year we dedicate our corn maze to either events that happen on our farm or a

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Hillsborough Township Scarecrow Festival

October 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 26, 2021

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Hillsborough Township is 250 years old! This is a time to celebrate the history and progress of the community. Residents, businesses and organizations are invited to participate in the Township’s first-ever Scarecrow Festival! Participants can create scarecrows that depict historic people and famous characters or they can go the traditional route. All entries are welcome as long as they are family-friendly and homemade. Scarecrows will grace the grassy knoll and winding pathway beside the Rain Garden at the Municipal Complex.

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EMBRACE HOPE: BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MURAL AT BRIDGEWATER COMMONS

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - October 31 @ 6:00 pm
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Free

Bridgewater Commons proudly supports Breast Cancer Awareness. In partnership with the Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation, a photographic mural will be on display featuring six specialists in striking photos captured by NJ photographer Joy Glenn where each image includes a personal message of hope in the fight against cancer. Visitors can donate via a QR code to help the Foundation fund critical resources in their fight to save lives. In addition, a 15-foot-wide breast cancer awareness pink ribbon ties the mural together. The Embrace Hope mural is located on the Lower Level across from Build-A-Bear Workshop and will be on display through Oct. 31, 2021. Through their sponsored facilities, the Connie Dwyer Breast Cancer Foundation serves underprivileged and vulnerable women in N.J. by ensuring the availability of top-quality breast-health services including screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care. Visit www.bridgewatercommons.com to learn more.

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Brite Nites

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - October 16 @ 9:00 pm
Wagner Farm Arboretum, 197 Mountain Avenue
Warren, NJ 07059 United States
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It’s coming back… Returning for the 10th time is Wagner Farm Arboretum’s spectacular Halloween-themed “Brite Nites” event, showcasing an elaborate display of intricately & creatively hand-carved and LED lighted pumpkins. Additional displays and themes will be added in 2021. Details and cost information will be posted at a later date. Tickets must be purchased in online and in advance.

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9:00 am

Chroma Terra

October 15 @ 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until December 11, 2021

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Free

Exhibition Dates: October 1 – December 11, 2021 “Chroma Terra,” an exhibition of contemporary ceramic artists, features the work of Chris Alveshere (Missoula, MT), Sloane Angell (Los Angeles, CA), Lauren Skelly Bailey (NY, NY), Wesley T. Brown (Bloomington, IN), Kyle Johns (Lincoln, NE), Lauren Mabry (Philadelphia PA), John Oles (Jacksonville, AL), Peter Pincus (Rochester NY), Scott Ross (Union Lake, MI) and Rebecca Zweibel (St. Petersburg FL). For more information visit our website. Pictured: “Warm and Cool Containers” by Peter Pincus https://bit.ly/3hzeKVk Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Sundays and major holidays The galleries are open during regular hours of operation and on evenings and weekends 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: info@ccabedminster.org

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2021 Members’ Juried Exhibition

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until December 11, 2021

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Free

Exhibition Dates: October 1 – December 11, 2021 The Center for Contemporary Art 2021 Members’ Juried Exhibition showcases the work of 31 members of The Center in mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, encaustic, ceramics, charcoal and more. For more information visit our website. Pictured: “The Sink” by Ida Picker https://bit.ly/3hzeKVk Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Sundays and major holidays The galleries are open during regular hours of operation and on evenings and weekends 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: info@ccabedminster.org

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7:00 pm

Halloween Movie Night Beetlejuice

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free

Join us for a Halloween Movie Night on Friday, October 15 on the courthouse lawn at 7:00PM for a special feature of Beetlejuice! Put on your coziest sweaters, grab some snacks and a blanket and come enjoy the crisp fall weather with a movie under the stars. But beware...legend says if you say the tricksters name three times he will appear. BEETLEJUICE, BEETLEJUICE, BEETLEJUICE!

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7:30 pm

The Evolution of (Henry) Mann

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 23, 2021

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$35 – $55

The American Theater Group, Somerset County's newest professional theater company, proudly presents a new musical, "The Evolution Of (Henry) Mann." This exciting show follows Henry Mann, a 30-something single New Yorker eager to settle down…or so he thinks. After receiving an invitation to his ex-fiancée’s wedding, he embarks on a quest to find his perfect date. The musical comedy had its New York premiere in 2018 at the Cell Theater, and is a fun and uplifting look at love in the 21st century. It features music and lyrics by Drama Desk nominee Douglas J. Cohen (Children’s Letters to God, The Opposite of Sex) and book and lyrics by Dan Elish (13: The Musical) based on his novel, Nine Wives. The show will be performed at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center at 8000 Fellowship Road in Basking Ridge from Oct. 14-24th, Thursday through Sunday.

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8:00 pm

The John McDermott Band’s Sixties Rock & Roll Revue

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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$20 – $25

The John McDermott Band's Sixties Rock & Roll Revue recreates and performs the music of the most iconic Rock & Roll bands of the sixties. Providing an exciting live concert experience, the band takes the audience on a trip back to one of the most influential musical periods of our time. The concert performances include hits from some of the greatest artists in Rock & Roll history, tribute sets and notable "B" side tunes. The band led by John McDermott is comprised of talented professional musicians who have performed with some of the most notable musicians in Rock & Roll history.

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