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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Walkin’ in the Pines

Walkin’ in the Pines at The EEC (Adult) Join us for some easy walking down in the amazing Pine Barrens of New Jersey.  Our travels may include Whitesbog Village, the Evert Nature Trail, the Franklin Parker Preserve, and/or Lebanon State Forest.  We will hike several miles, at an easy pace, while doing some birding.  Bring lunch, binoculars, and, of course, dress for the weather.  Participants will meet at the EEC, 190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge, NJ (bus transportation provided). Pre-registration is required.

Mold, Sculpt, and Glaze a Flower Serving Bowl

Mold, Sculpt, and Glaze a Flower Serving Bowl with Burnt Mills Pottery Roll, mold, sculpt and paint a slab of clay into a beautiful flower under the guidance of experienced clay artists. Finished pieces are decorative as well as functional. Glazed bowls will be available for pick up about 3 weeks later. Create an 8 inch bowl for $60 dollars.

Watchung’s Texier Open House Museum

Texier House Museum 10 Mountain Blvd., Watchung

Watchung's Texier Open House Museum The Texier House Museum is Watchung’s central location for history, photos, fun facts, and artifacts. Visit and investigate each of the 6 rooms independently or together, speak with our tour guides, and learn about the many wonderful tales from Watchung’s (nearly) 100 year history! The Texier House Museum is typically open the 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month from 2pm to 4pm, but be sure to periodically check this page for any updates or event closings. Admission is FREE. Donations are always greatly appreciated.

Event Series Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound at Somerset Valley Players The final installment in Simon's autobiographical trilogy. You don't need to have seen Brighton Beach Memoirs and Biloxi Blues to enjoy it, but if you have, this play brings closure to the Jerome family story as they go through big life changes when Eugene and his brother, Stan, are hired as comedy writers for CBS.

Opera Goes to the Movies


Opera Goes to the Movies LIGHT OPERA OF NEW JERSEY PRESENTS: OPERA GOES TO THE MOVIES Maestro Jason Tramm leads soloists and the orchestra of the Light Opera of New Jersey in a program of great arias and duets from famous operas that have been used in the movies that we all love in this multi-media event!

Event Series Plant & Sip Terrarium Building

Plant & Sip Terrarium Building

Plant & Sip Terrarium Building reserve a spot to build your own custom terrarium project during our scheduled plant + sip studio hours! you can schedule a time to build your own custom terrarium project with glass options from $29-$54. choose from six different glass options and two different terrarium types depending on your preference and style. plant + sip studio is a self led experience with clear detailed instructions and staff support. each builder gets their own guide to walk them through their build process. plant + sip studio allows for a more relaxed experience than our structured classes. you may choose to build alone, in groups, or in pairs depending on personal preference!

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