Somerville 6th Annual Oktoberfest

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Saturday, Sept. 29th from Noon until 10 pm. Located on North Bridge St. between Main St and High St. in Downtown Somerville Another annual Oktoberfest Celebration brought to you by Tapastre & Project PUB. Eat, drink and be merry! There will be a great variety of beer on hand, along with plenty of food from local restaurants and live music from awesome bands throughout the day. We will be featuring local Oktoberfest brews, along with fall seasonals, pumpkin beers, sangria, mead and cider, as well as a collection of craft beers for those not feeling the Marzen style. Along with our giant beer pong, we will also feature our annual Stein Holding Contest, a live Brews & Brushes painting experience and our Brat Eating Competition. We will also be featuring pumpkin & face painting for the little ones.

Somerset Patriots vs. Long Island Ducks

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The Somerset Patriots playoff schedule will be as follows: Games 1 and 2 of the Liberty Division Championship Series will take place on the road in Long Island versus the Ducks on Wednesday, September 19th and Thursday, September 20th. Game 3 will take place at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, September 21st at 7:05 pm and will feature a Post Game Fireworks Show. Games 4 and 5 are both if necessary games and will be played at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, September 22nd at 7:05 pm and Sunday, September 23rd at 5:05 pm. Should the Somerset Patriots advance to the Championship Series, then Games 1 and 2 will be played on the road in either Sugar Land, Texas or Lancaster, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, September 25th and Wednesday, September 26th. Games 3 will take place at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, September 28th at 7:05 pm. Games 4 and 5 (both if necessary) will be at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, September 29th at 7:05 pm and Sunday, September 30th at 5:05 pm. Help us PACK THE HOUSE! | #GetIced?

Central Jersey Jazz Festival

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The 6th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival is coming back to Somerville! Some of the most exciting, accomplished musicians will be performing, all for FREE!!

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Enough to Swear By: Wes Sherman

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The Center for Contemporary Art 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921 (908) 234-2345 info@ccabedminster.org Enough to Swear By is this season’s faculty exhibition by Wes Sherman. This exhibition features a collection of Sherman’s plein air paintings, with an emphasis on storytelling and the experience of the artist in nature. He explores color and abstraction in distinctive and exciting ways which deftly convey mood and an exceptional sense of place. Sherman teaches acrylic, plein air painting and art appreciation classes at The Center. He also leads regular group tours of Chelsea galleries. Sherman is an adjunct professor of studio arts at William Paterson University, Raritan Valley Community College, and Brookdale Community College. Opening Reception: Friday, September 14, from 6 – 8 p.m. Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Mermaids and Other Creatures: Photographs by Donald Lokuta

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The Center for Contemporary Art 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921 (908) 234-2345 info@ccabedminster.org Donald Lokuta: Mermaids and Other Creatures, curated by Donna Gustafson, Ph.D., features the enchanting photography of Donald Lokuta (Union). The subject of this exhibit is the annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade, a mythological honkytonk kickoff to the summer season. Lokuta's career as a photographer, painter, teacher, and historian spans over forty years. In 1991 he assisted renowned artist George Segal in the creation of three sculptures for the F.D.R. Memorial in Washington, D.C. His widely published artwork has been included in more than 300 exhibitions and is held in numerous collections. Opening Reception: Friday, September 14, from 6 – 8 p.m. Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The Comic Influence

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The Center for Contemporary Art 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921 (908) 234-2345 info@ccabedminster.org The Comic Influence, curated by Virginia Fabbri Butera, Ph.D., features the work of six artists who capture the comedy of the quotidian through outrageous, whimsical, and humorous caricatures of reality: Barbara Neibart (Rockaway), Bette Blank (Madison), Dan Fenelon (Morristown), Rocco Scary (North Caldwell), Stephanie Brody-Lederman (New York, NY), and Suprina (Poughkeepsie, NY). The result is six distinct “parallel universe based on his or her personality and signature,” (Butera) that showcase the artists’ unique perspective and wit. With subjects as varied as The Macy’s Day Parade, a salami sandwich, and a dog takeover of famous works of art, this exhibition delivers both playful comedy and hard-hitting satire. Opening Reception: Friday, September 14, from 6 – 8 p.m. Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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