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Arts & Entertainment

August 8, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Fair Mount Cemetery in Chatham will be the setting when a funeral scene for "Insidious 5" is set to be filmed this month. According to Janice Piccolo, director of Chatham Community Services, the movie makers have filled out the necessary paperwork to film at the Fair Mount ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ _  A local tradition that draws book lovers from near and afar, the annual book sale held by the Somerset Hills branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) returns to the Bernardsville Middle School in Bernardsville this week, on Thursday, Aug. 4, through ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ— The North Plainfield Fall Festival is a community wide event designed to bring local organizations together with the schools, celebrating a new school year and everything that makes the community special. Proceeds from the event benefit the North Plainfield Education ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ – The New Jersey Sunflower Trail at Von Thun Farms is a must-visit summer destination in the tri-state area. Located in the scenic rolling hills of Warren County, the sunflower trail is open daily through Labor Day, 9 – 5 on weekends and 10 – 5 on weekdays. The farm has eight ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The threat of a thunderstorm Thursday night has forced postponement of the scheduled Starlit Cinema movie "Spiderman - No Way Home." Sponsored by the Downtown Somerville Alliance, the movie has been rescheduled and will be shown Thursday, Aug. 18. The G-rated family-friendly ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Urban Dictionary says a pop-up party is a limited time only event that aims to dazzle and entertain the guests in attendance. The North Plainfield Police Department on Tuesday posted a message regarding pop-up parties. They said: Pop-Up Parties: Pop-up parties are ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A flying shark was spotted in the high blue sky over Somerset County late Friday afternoon, sauntering its way past Central Jersey Airport on its way to Solberg Airport in nearby Whitehouse Station, where the blimp will be tethered overnight before heading out again for ...

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Editor's Note: Originally Published July 16, 2014 -- Republishing for the newcomers to Berkeley Heights and surrounding area. BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Hearing early morning "bombs" on July 16 is reason to celebrate -- for it's a "national holiday" in Berkeley Heights. This is a tradition of the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Built on over a century long tradition, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society hosts a five-day feast to celebrate their Italian heritage in Berkeley Heights. The Township held an Italian flag raising ceremony on Wednesday afternoon at the Town Hall in honor of the first night of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County residents age 60 and above are invited to submit an original creation for the county’s annual Senior Art Show, which will be held in the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Gallery, located in the county Administration Building at 20 Grove St., between Aug. 3 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – It’s time again for the annual Mt. Carmel Feast, a five-day festival full of food, music, games, rides, fireworks, and other family fun, located at Mt. Carmel Field in Berkeley Heights. The fairgrounds will be open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 through ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ –Warren County Commissioner Kern Calls on New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control to Reverse Special Event Limit on Breweries that went into effect July 1, 2022. More than just the Commissioner, brew pubs across the state, as well as customers of the establishments are ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- DON'T MISS IT! North Plainfield's annual Community Day and Fireworks at West End Elementary School Field is set for Saturday July 9.  Music, Food, Blow Up Slides, a chance to knock our Mayor in the Dunk Tank and more ‼️

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -  Beginning Tuesday, Aug,16, the annual Hillsborough Rotary Fair and Business Expo will once again transform the Hillsborough Promenade (315 Route 206) into a classic carnival for five straight nights, with a colorful midway, over 20 amusement rides, games of chance, fireworks, ...

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WARREN, NJ — Warren Township's Summer Concert series for 2022 kicks off on Wednesday with Epic Soul.   All concerts take place at 7 p.m. at the Warren Municipal Field. Bring your own chair, blanket and snacks.   The Summer Concert Series line up is/ July 6: Epic Soul July ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - "Starlit Cinema" is coming back to Division Street in Downtown Somerville, with Thursday night G-rated family movies beginning July 7 through Aug. 11. This week's premiere features "Encanto" beginning with pre-movie activities including face painting and balloon animals at 6 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Residents of Bound Brook, Bridgewater and other surrounding towns gathered for the 129th Annual Independence Day Celebration at the Washington Campground in Middlebrook. George Washington set up camp at what is now the Washington Campground on May 28, 1777, and stayed for a ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield celebrated Independence Day with the annual parade on July 4, attracting residents of all ages from throughout the borough and neighboring towns. “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their ...

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NEW JERSEY: As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you. The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Due to impending rainstorms, the Scotch Plains Township Fireworks scheduled for today (Saturday) have been rescheduled until Sunday, July 3, at Shady Rest Golf Course on Jerusalem Road and Plainfield Ave. The announcement was made by Township officials and the Scotch Plains ...

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SOMERSET  COUNTY, NJ - "According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires are reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year, with more than half of those fires caused by fireworks. Added to fires are injuries," said government officials in a message today. To ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Legendary New Jersey cover band "The Fabulous Greaseband" is featured at the Somerset County Park Commission Independence Day celebration Monday, July 4th, playing before and after a giant fireworks display at North Branch Park on Milltown Road. Gates to the park will open at 6 ...

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WARREN, NJ --  The 2022 Summer Reading Challenge is here.  What reading goal do you have this summer? To read for fun? To read at least 20 minutes a day? To read the entire series? Everybody has their own interests and needs and the Warren Township Library is ready to help you achieve your ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance has postponed its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall scheduled for Thursday, June 23 because of expected inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled, according to Natalie Pineiro, executive ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance will host its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall Thursday, June 23 from 6-9 p.m, The free event will feature live music and a comedic drag performance by the "Golden Gays," along with a photo booth, ...

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WARREN, NJ -- The set-up has started, and the weather forecast looks good for the 54th annual Lions Expo. SEE VIDEO HERE EXPO runs from Wednesday, June 15, through Saturday, June 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the municipal field at 46 Mountain Blvd. You'll find rides, games, food, an exposition of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bryan Hansen, joined by his bandmates of eight years, drummer Cwan :"Q" Merritt and William Blakey on bass guitar, return to the Division Street Summer Stage Saturday, June 12. Expect an animated performance from the Hillsborough musician that ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ– Over 100 cars were entered in the annual Bernardsville Car Show hosted by Downtown Bernardsville benefitting the Bernardsville PBA. The Car Show took place this past Sunday, June 5 at Bernards High School's main parking lot. The family fun filled day ran from 9 a.m. until 2 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Friday nights on Main Street are synonymous with polished chrome bumpers, fenders with curves, big block engines and more than a few sets of fuzzy dice hanging off rear view mirrors. Cruisers. Customs. Coupes. Classics. Take your pick. Thousands of car enthusiasts and ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Get a jump on your summer reading and stock up before you leave for summer break.  Watchung Hills has announced the Summer Reading lists for 2022. They are: Summer Reading 2022  

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