What’s happening in the Hunterdon area this weekend and beyond (July 16-22)

WHAT IS HAPPENING? Here’s a small sample of the area’s events – some in person, some online – that you might want to check out in the coming days.

Art museums


CLINTON “Print +”, protest and resistance works in a variety of printing methods by artists across the United States, through September 5. “Crossroads – Book Artists 2019 Passionate responses to immigration, human rights and our environment”, works reflecting “our tumultuous times”, until September 5. Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center St. hunterdonartmuseum.org, 908-735-8415.

LAMBERTVILLE “Between,” landscape paintings by Joe Kazimierczyk and Michael Schweigart, until August 1. Artists Gallery, 18 Bridge St. lambertvillearts.com, 609-397-4588.

MORRISTOWN “These beautiful rags”, rare ragtime scores from the Guinness Collection, until October 10; “Natural essence – Perceived movement” figurative and kinetic metal sculptures by Brooklyn artist Alexandra Limpert, until August 15; and “The social fabric – Black art in the fiber arts“, “An exhibition in homage to Viki Craig” with 62 works by 26 artists, until October 24. Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. morrismuseum.org, 973-971-3700.


CLINTON “Artistic Sunday”, Outdoor Jury Art Fair, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center St. hunterdonartmuseum.org, 908-735-8415.

The comedy


EAST AMWELL Comedy show, 7 p.m., Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road in Ringoes. $ 25. oldyorkcellars.com, 908-284-9463.

Food / Dinner


FRANKLIN TWP. Seafood festival, Garden State Underwater Recovery Unit fundraiser featuring steamed clams, clams and oysters on a half-shell, stuffed cabbage, roast beef sandwiches, mussels marinara, pulled port, baked cod, paella, soft shell crabs, salmon, corn on the cob and salads, 1 p.m. July 17, Clinton Elks Lodge, Sidney Road (Route 617) in Pittstown. $ 50- $ 60, 12-17 years old $ 25, 11 years old and under free. gsuru.org, 908-246-0610, [email protected]



SOMERVILLE John Busse, Free Summer Stage concert, 6 p.m., Division Street. Downtownsomerville.com, 908-541-1600.


MORRISTOWN Rhine meeting, open-air concert of works by Johannes Brahms and Max Bruch, 8 p.m., Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. $ 50 for a space that can accommodate two clients by order in advance only. morrismuseum.org, 973-971-3706.



HACKETTSTOWN “Checked Forever” musical about the afterlife of a pop vocal group killed in a car crash, 8 p.m., also July 17, 8 p.m. July 18, 2 p.m. Centenary University, Sitnik Theater, Lackland Center, 400 Jefferson St. $ 22.50 – $ 25.50. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.

LAMBERTVILLE “Rapunzel”, family production, 11 a.m., also July 17, 11 a.m. $ 10. “Crazy in Love,” musical comedy built around Go-Go songs, 8 p.m., also July 17, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. July 18, 3 p.m. $ 25. Music Mountain Theater, 1483 Route 179. musicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.



ALEXANDRIA BraveHEARTs Motorcycle Race, fundraising race across the county, 11 am; rain date July 18, Riding With Heart, 639 Route 513 in Pittstown. $ 25 for passengers, $ 10 for passengers and non-riders. ridingwithheart.org, 908-735-5912.

LAMBERTVILLE “Rocket man”, Outdoor film “Carpool Cinema” presented by ACME Screening Room, with preview music by Tom McMillan and Friends, 7:30 pm, Spoke Works, 204 N. Union St. $ 35 vehicle. acmescreeningroom.org, 609-483-5237.

STOCKTON “Save the magic” three hour outdoor fundraiser for Fiddleheart Academy of Witchcraft & Wizardry summer camp with interactive activities for young “wizards and wizards”, vendors, 10 am, Prallsville Mills, 33 Risler St. $ 65 . fiddleheartmagic.com, 917-687-1859.


Christmas sale in July HAMPTON, 8:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through July, North Hunterdon Thrift Shop, 51 Route 635. sentforothers.org/northhunterdonthrift, 908-735-0177.

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