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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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8:00 am

Sunflower Maze @ Snyder’s Farm

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 28, 2022

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Opening day for the sunflower maze is Friday August 12th Hours: 4pm to 8pm Hours after August 12th will be: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 4pm to 8pm Weekends: 8am to 3pm Please note days in red that we will have different hours PLEASE NOTE: On Saturday AUG.13th the Sunflower maze hours are 8am to 2 pm, and the last car at 1pm, due to a private event. *The roadside stand will still be open* AUG.20th we are having a food truck festival, if you wish to enter the food truck festival the entry fee is $5 Come join us for a relaxing stroll through the sunflowers and grab some fun pics in our photo op areas along the way. The U-Pick flower and tomato field will be open for you to pick your own beautiful summer bouquets and tasty tomatoes. Ask about our homemade ice cream and stop by our roadside stand to pick up some freshly picked veggies on the way home (roadside stand closes at 6pm during the week & 4pm on weekends) Saturday the 13th Playa Bowls will be joining us for the day and Sunday the 14th Playa bowls & Sweet Concessions will be here with food options. Sunflower maze

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10:00 am

Duke Farms Market

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 18, 2022

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  SUNDAY MAY 1st marks the start of the weekly Farmers Market at Duke Farms, every Sunday from 10am - 2pm! The market is rain or shine and be sure to come out and support all of your favorite local farms and small businesses! Please keep in mind: trails are closed during the farmers' market! 2022 Weekly Participating Vendor List: Sundays Duke Farms Market * = A - Week (bi-weekly starting 5/1) ** = B-Week (bi weekly starting 5/8) * Ambee Coffee Co.(Lucid Coffee Co.) - all things coffee AquaSprout Farms LLC - aquaponically grown greens & more Alstede Farms - farm fresh veggies & fruits + baked goods America's Kettle Corn - fresh popped kettle corn * Baresoaps - soaps + flower bar Bon Nut Butters & Sweets - stone ground nut butters & more Bountiful Gardens - fresh flower bouquets & all things plants! CALDO Sauce / Hot Sauce 4 Good - local hot sauce & steak sauce Dogwood Farms NJ - farm fresh veggies, meats & locally made products FreeSpir Chocolates - chocolates bars The Foraged Feast - mushrooms + tinctures & more Gorgeous Goat Creamery & Soap - goat milk, cheese, soap & pottery The Healthy

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2:30 pm

125 Years of Historic Preservation at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage

August 28 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 28, 2022

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Wallace House opened as an historic house museum in 1897 during Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. This year we mark 125 years of historic preservation at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage on the occasion Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee. This historic houses tour explores the history of the preservation of Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage from the Wallace House's opening by the Revolutionary Memorial Society of New Jersey in 1897 and Sen. Joseph S. Frelinghuysen, Sr.'s relocation of Old Dutch Parsonage in 1913 to their donation to the State of New Jersey in 1947 and the ongoing work of the Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage Association today as we prepare for the 250th anniversaries of New Jersey's first Constitution and the American Revolution in New Jersey in 2026.

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