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Dion Hitchings, Artist of the Month: Portraits on Recycled Trash

August 1 - August 31
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Gallery on Main's "Artist of the Month" series continues with an exhibition of mixed-media work by Milford, New Jersey-based artist Dion Hitchings, on view August 1 through 31. Admission is free, and the artist’s works are available for purchase. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, August 6, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Says Hitchings of his Portraits on Recycled Trash series, “Within my artwork I have found my own ‘unique world’ which has no rules or boundaries. My inspirations are varied and vast, everything from dreams and Indians, nuns and demons, the Jerry Springer Show and chickens to sins and celebrities. My world, and therefore my art, is guaranteed to be colorful, self-revealing, emotional, childlike and an ‘eye full’ to all who view it.” Hitchings creates sophisticated works with various children's art supplies including, crayons, magic markers, highlighters and colored pens. He explains, “Using consumer boxes, discarded furniture and ‘trash’ instead of traditional drawing surfaces has enabled me to break down pre-existing print, images, and textures while allowing the type and pictures from the recycled object to become organically part of the portrait.” He continues, “During the creative process, I discovered the need to deconstruct then reconstruct the

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2022 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale

June 17 @ 9:00 am - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
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The Center for Contemporary Art 2022 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale includes 91 pieces in all mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, collage, photography, ceramics, mixed media and more. For more information visit our website. Pictured: “Boxed In” by Deborah Kozart Ludtke Gallery Hours Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 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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Somerset County’s 4-H Fair

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 12, 2022

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August 10, 11, 12  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 Board of County Commissioners and the Somerset County Park Commission, local businesses and individual sponsors, 4-H is a year round youth development program that teaches leadership, community service, and public speaking as well as project related skills such as animal science, STEM, healthy living and artistic achievement.  Even as agriculture declines in NJ, 4-H’ers continue to raise and show horses, beef and dairy cows, sheep, goats, alpaca, poultry, pigs, dogs and rabbits. They are all on display in the show rings at the Somerset County 4-H Fair.  To include members of other interests, there are robotics, performance and creative arts, entomology and herpetology, Go-Karts, model trains, model planes,

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Summer Concert Series

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2022

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2022 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE DUKE ISLAND PARK    7:00PM - 8:30PM July 17, 2022     –     AM Gold AM GOLD is a New York City based tribute band, performing the adult-contemporary hit songs from the late 1970’s through the mid 1980’s. Artists include Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, Huey Lewis, Christopher Cross, Lionel Richie and so many more! Most of this Southern-California based music has recently experienced a revival known to many as Yacht Rock. This smooth style of music has stood the test of time. Baby Come Back! July 24, 2022     –     Radio Nashville Every Country Song tells a Story, and Radio Nashville does just that, with a Show that’s One Big Party. Covering the Best Modern Country Music from the North of Nashville. 107 productions did an in depth market research as to what kind of music a mid-20’s club goer is into…it seems whoever isn’t into club dance music is into country! A large majority of live music fans are listening to modern, pop country music, and Radio Nashville has the look and sound down pat. This six piece band hosts three male lead singers, an incredible female lead singer, a beautiful & talented female fiddle player,

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