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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 29
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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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Scarecrow Stroll

October 29
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 30, 2021

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The second annual Scarecrow Stroll lines Morristown Road/Mine Brook Road from Church Street to Claremont Road with a collection of creatively decorated scarecrows built by members of the community! All businesses, residents, students, and other members of the community are welcome to reserve a space and decorate a scarecrow. Scarecrows will be on display starting October 16 for two weeks and will be available for public vote! Winners will receive a prize (to be announced).

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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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9:00 am

Chroma Terra

October 29 @ 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 29 @ 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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3:00 pm

Spooktacular

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Community event presented by Somerville Recreation & Downtown Somerville Alliance. Enjoy music, activities, and entertainment on Division Street, Main Street, and Borough Hall! Participating merchants will be handing out candy to trick or treaters! Free parking in lots 1, 2, and 4 as a treat for parents. Rain or shine.

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Somerville Spooktacular

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free

Community event presented by Somerville Recreation, Downtown Somerville Alliance, Empower Somerset and the Pioneer Family Success Center. Enjoy music, activities, and entertainment at Division Street, Main Street, Borough Hall and the Courthouse Lawn! Collect Candy at our Trunk or Treat and at participating merchants! Free parking in lots 1, 2, and 4 as a treat for parents. At 7:00PM join us on the Courthouse Lawn for a free screening of Hocus Pocus! Rain or shine.

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7:00 pm

Brite Nites

October 29 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 30, 2021

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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The Skies over Hogwarts

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Planetarium/RVCC, 118 Lamington Road Park
Branchburg, NJ 08876 United States
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Celebrate Halloween early at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium. The Planetarium is offering several in-person Halloween shows this October, including star shows, laser concerts, and even a Harry Potter-themed tour of the sky. Face masks are required in all campus buildings, including in the Planetarium. The following shows will be presented at the Planetarium in Branchburg: Join an eclectic group of witches and wizards as they guide viewers through a "Harry Potter"-themed tour of the night sky. Learn how J.K. Rowling used astronomy as the inspiration for some of her characters' names. (Recommended for ages 8 and older) Planetarium tickets cost $10 for one show, $18 for two shows back-to-back on the same day. Reservations are recommended, but all ticket sales are done at the door on the day of the show. Late admission to Planetarium shows is not permitted. For reservations and information, call 908-231-8805. For additional information, visit www.raritanval.edu/planetarium. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.

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Halloween Movie Night Hocus Pocus

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free

"It's all just a bunch of Hocus Pocus!" Join us on the courthouse lawn after our Spooktacular event for a special showing of everyone's favorite Halloween movie, Hocus Pocus! The screening starts at 7:00PM, on Friday, October 29. Whether you are dressed in costume or cozy in a sweater, we can't wait to see you there!

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Field of Screams

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 30, 2021

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Get your spooks in with the drive through experience at Ross Farm in Basking Ridge!

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