Events & Features

Events & Features
A bit of everything -- events, local highlights, arts & culture.

7th Annual Tour Des Arts in Hopewell Borough

The 7th annual "Tour Des Arts" in Hopewell Borough, a self-guided local gallery tour, will be held on Saturday October 4th from 10AM-5PM and Sunday October 5th from 11AM-4PM. The "Tour Des Arts" is sponsored by the Hopewell Borough Economic Development Committee and highlights Hopewell's diverse local arts community. Visitors are invited into artists' studios to meet the artists and see where they work and...

Hopewell Valley Senior Services September Events and Activities

The Hopewell Valley Senior Services offers events, programs, educational classes, and lectures throughout the year. This month, they are offering the following:

Gospel Brunch to Benefit African-American Museum

Tickets are now on sale for the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum’s second annual benefit Gospel Brunch, which will be held on February 25, 2017 from 11:00am-2:00pm at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ  08525. This year’s event will feature the Trenton Children’s Chorus, an award-winning nonprofit organization providing exceptional musical, academic, social, and personal opportunities...

Sourland Music Festival to feature five Jersey favorites

The Sourland Music Festival is pleased to announce the 2017 line-up featuring five Jersey favorites: The John Ginty Band, Russell Norkevitch, JD Malone & The Experts, Lisa Bouchelle and Tom Tallitsch. Tickets are on sale now. Visit www.SourlandMusicFest.org.  All proceeds from the Sourland Music Festival support the Sourland Conservancy, a non-profit organization dedicated to protect, promote and preserve the unique...

Farmers and visitors can test their skills at annual Howell Farm Plowing Match

Howell Living History Farm will hold its 34th annual Plowing Match on Saturday, Sept. 2, from 10am to 4pm. A dozen teams of draft animals from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York are entered in the match, which tests the performance of farmers, their horses and oxen.  Members of the general public, including youngsters, can win ribbons by plowing in visitor classes...

Mercer County Park Commission to Hold National Trails Day Programs

Celebrate National Trails Day with the Mercer County Park Commission’s Naturalist Department on Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3. The following programs are suitable for all age groups and encourage participants to enjoy the outdoor opportunities in the county parks.

Hopewell Valley to Celebrate Second Annual Heritage Weekend

The second annual Hopewell Valley Heritage Weekend will take place on Memorial Day weekend from Thursday, May 23 through Monday, May 27. Multiple organizations across Hopewell Valley will offer a full weekend of events to celebrate the area's rich heritage. Partnering organizations include The Hopewell Museum, Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, Hopewell Valley Historical Society, Stoutsburg Cemetery Association, Pennington African Cemetery Association, Hopewell Valley Veterans Association, Hopewell...

Hopewell Nonprofit Offers Social and Political Advocacy Opportunities

This month, Hope Rises Us (“HRU”) is partnering to present several events building on the momentum of the Women’s March -- including traveling back to where they started. Born out of the energy of the Women’s March on Washington DC, Hope Rises Up makes social and political advocacy accessible to Hopewell Valley residents who want to strengthen progressive and inclusive...

New Restaurant Coming to Hopewell Borough

Rumblings of "What's going on at the old 'Bell & Whistle?'" has been flitting around Hopewell Borough lately. There's been some increased activity at the restaurant site behind the Boro Bean on East Broad Street and curious neighbors are starting to wonder. And MercerMe has the answer to feed your hungry mind (and the restaurant will eventually feed your hungry self). SweetGrass, offering "seasonal fare...

Chicken Dog Cafe to Fill Former Dos Gringos Space in Pennington

Chicken Dog Cafe, formerly of Lambertville, will fill the space at 20 Main Street in Pennington vacated earlier this summer by Dog Gringos Southwestern Grill. According to their website, Chicken Dog Cafe plans to open Wednesday, Sept. 3 and serve a full breakfast from open to close, as well as hand-pressed burgers, salads, sandwiches, and their famous "RED BOX" hoagies. Chicken Dog...