Events & Features

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

Howell Living History Farm to Hold Annual Plowing Match

Howell Living History Farm will hold its 35th annual Plowing Match on Saturday, September 1, from 10am until 4pm. A dozen teams of draft animals from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York are entered in the match, testing the performance of farmers, and their horses and oxen.

Former Homeless HomeFront Client Pays Forward This Season To Others In Need

Twenty-two years ago, on a cold and rainy November afternoon, a fifteen year-old-girl stepped out into the drizzle from the tiny, dark room at the Trent Welfare Motel to claim the one meal of the day for her mentally ill mom and herself from the Meals on Wheels van in the parking lot. She remembers the red-haired lady who approached...

Library Lecture on Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Author, Aviator, Liberated Woman

On Wednesday, April 3, historian Jim Davidson continues his lecture series about the lives of the Lindbergh family, at 7pm at the Hopewell Theater, as part of the Hopewell Public Library’s Wednesday Night Out programming. Anne Morrow Lindbergh is well known for having been the wife of pioneering and controversial aviator Charles Lindbergh. She was the mother of their six...

D&R Greenway’s Native Plant Sales

Eco-conscious gardeners know that planting native species provides essential food for local wildlife, in both migration and in breeding seasons. Along with exciting native wildflowers such as cinnamon fern, milkweed, echinacea, foam flower, cardinal flower, wild columbine and jack in-the-pulpit, the nursery offers native shrubs, trees, and grasses. D&R Greenway Land Trust’s plants are grown from locally sourced starter...

March activities for Hopewell Valley Seniors

Senior Luncheon & Spring Play Preview Wednesday, March 4, 12:30pm (luncheon) at Hopewell Valley Central High School Performing Arts Center, 259 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington. RSVP for the luncheon was in February. If you would ONLY like to enjoy the play, the play preview will begin at 1:50pm in the Performing Arts Center, no reservation is...

FoHVOS is here to tell you about the birds and the bees

Just in time for Valentine’s Day we check out this oldie song by Jewel Akens. He sings, “Let me tell you bout The Birds and the Bees and the Flowers and the Trees and the moon up above… and a thing called love!” The song, from a simpler time, goes on to suggest...

Pennington Farmers Market Begins 12th Season

The Pennington Farmers Market (PFM) will begin its 12th season on June 6, 2020.  It will be open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm through late November. The Pennington Farmers Market attracts hundreds of visitors each week, who come to purchase local produce and support our local businesses. The foundation of the Market is formed...

Hopewell Valley Arts Council Mounts Exhibition of Giant Carved Pumpkins For One Weekend Only

The Hopewell Valley Arts Council, creators of the Hopewell Valley Stampede of 69 life-sized ox sculptures crafted by area artists and installed throughout Hopewell Valley, is on the march again, this time in partnership with Howell Living History Farm. This October, the Arts Council is bringing massive carved pumpkins to the Howell Farm 2015 Corn Maze, the longest-running corn...

Upcoming HomeFront ArtSpace and Creative Collective Art Exhibition

An art gallery exhibit featuring members of the Creative Collective and showcasing the artists of HomeFronts' ArtSpace will be held at the Gourgaud Gallery in Cranbury, New Jersey. The exhibit celebrates the work of local artists and highlights the artists of ArtSpace, which aims to build self-confidence through therapeutic art. ArtSpace is a HomeFront program housed in HomeFront's Family...

Capital Health Hopewell and HV Arts Council Feature the Artists of Yardley

Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting “SERENITY,” an art exhibition this month featuring the artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.