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Welcome to the 25th Anniversary Celebration of The Branchburg Country. More vendors, food, music, entertainment, activities, contests... and let's not forget the Firework display at 8:00pm. *FREE ADMISSION* Join us with musical entertainment such as; The Green Planet, Recurve, School of Rock, Tom Klimchock, and the new sensational cover band SOLAR CANDY!!! Activities include; Knockerball, Crafts, Soccer Tennis, Bounce Houses, Robotics, Fun Run, Relays, etc. Food Menu; Branchburg's Best, Moe's, Division Cafe, Pizza, Sausage & Peppers, Hotdogs, Kettle Korn, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, etc.
Join us on SEPTEMBER 24th, 2022 for our Annual Oktoberfest!! Family friendly and entertaining for all ages! Located right in the heart of Downtown Somerville on DIVISION STREET! Enjoy our VBC Craft Oktoberfest Beers while listening to an amazing line up of ALL DAY LIVE MUSIC, including a traditional polka band. Indulge in authentic German style fresh pretzels, made-to-order brats, German style potatoes and more authentic German Cuisine. Play some of our giant games, enter a stein holding contest, win a prize for best Oktoberfest costume and visit our hair braider! Gather your family and friends and ring in the Fall weather with a day of great beers, amazing food, live music and family-friendly fun! Follow on Instagram and Facebook for Updates and Reminders. @villagebrewingcompany Must be 21 years or older to purchase or consume alcohol. Please bring your ID, it will be checked at the door! Please drink responsibly. Ticket information can be found at the bottom of this page.
Kids are invited to Community Hub at Bridgewater Commons to take the challenge of constructing a boat out of paper with the goal of it floating in a tub of water for 30 seconds. Boats must also support additional mass from one side of the tub to the other. Come join this FREE happening presented by Bound Brook High School Robotics Team 56 in their effort to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math for student ages 5-18. Visit www.bridgewatercommons.com to learn more.
Two local nonprofit organizations, Music in the Somerset Hills (MISH) and the Center for Musical Excellence (CME), will join forces this Saturday, Sept. 24, from 2 p.m. to sunset to present their third annual “Mozart on the Meadow” outdoor music festival, hosted at one of the Somerset Hills’ most beautiful private estates. The opening act of this family music festival features Alison James, a singer-songwriter-producer duo based in New York City that specializes in a wide range of musical styles. The mainstage program centers on classical music for the whole family to enjoy. Pianist and CME Artistic Director Min Kwon headlines alongside CME Artists Eric Zuber, Sonya Headlam, and Enriqueta Somarriba performing piano and vocal selections by W. A. Mozart, Camille Saint-Saint-Saëns, and Francis Poulenc, including “Carnival of the Animals,” and “The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant,” narrated by Catherine Luborsky, French teacher at the Willow School in Peapack, NJ. The closing act features a solo performance by Bill Campbell, a talented singer, songwriter, and guitarist based in Bernardsville, NJ, whose style has been compared to the likes of James Taylor, Neil Young, and John Prine. In addition to world-class musical performances, there will be family activities such as
“There’s a young lady came onstage with me, I forget where I was, but she’s playing an alto saxophone, and man, she was amazing.” Those are the words of Buddy Guy in a recent issue of American Blues Scene, describing an impromptu performance with Vanessa Collier on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. If you haven’t been fortunate enough to meet Vanessa and witness one of her head-turning, fiery, and passionate performances, you should definitely make sure you do. As a master musician and multi-instrumentalist, Vanessa Collier, weaves funk, soul, rock, and blues into every powerful performance and she is downright impressive. With soulful vocals, searing saxophone, and witty songwriting, Vanessa is blazing a trail, racking up an impressive arsenal of honours, and has already singled herself out as an artist of distinction and one we would all do well to watch. It’s not simply the accolades she has accumulated so far, although they’ve been many — two Blues Music Awards for “Horn Player of the Year”, seven Blues Music Award Nominations (BMAs), a Blues Blast Award nomination, the Jammingest Pro Award bestowed by the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, First Place for lyrics in the International Songwriting Competition, Best
When: Saturday, Sept.24th 2022 Gates Open: 5pm BYO- Lawn chair or blanket Admission price: $15.00 per person Movie start time : 7:15pm Movie: TBD (Movie will be Rated R) Snyder’s Farm – 586 South Middlebush Rd Somerset, NJ **Receipt is your ticket and must be shown as proof of purchase upon check in** **Tickets are non-refundable unless we need to cancel due to weather, low ticket sales or restrictions due to COVID-19** The Details: Don’t miss out on our annual horror movie night at the farm! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, set them up on the lawn in front of the movie screen and enjoy the outdoors. Take a stroll through our 5 acre corn maze. There will be lawn games for all ages, fire pits, food trucks & some fun photo op areas. Food trucks will be on hand for you to grab some dinner before the movie starts. Picnic tables will be available or bring your food back to your spot on the lawn and enjoy. FYI: Don’t wait to order your food till right before the movie. The lines might be too long and we want you all to have a relaxing positive experience. No large bags