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Events happening in and around Hopewell Valley

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Free Open Studio: Twilight Plein Air Painting

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ

Capture the changing light as dusk falls over New Jersey’s most historic home. Morven’s facade, architectural details, and historic gardens, make wonderful subjects. Register for one week or all 4 weeks of August. Artists supply own materials, water, canvas, easel, rags, stool, garbage bags, umbrellas, hats, and sunscreen. All masking and social distancing requirements apply. […]

Free

More Than a Myth: In Appreciation of Penelope Stout

Penelope Stout is claimed as the “Mother of Monmouth” and the “Mother of Middletown.” Her 17th century arrival and settlement in the New World is the stuff of legend – shipwrecked, attacked by Indians, saved by Indians, arrival in Dutch New Amsterdam, and finally the establishment of a new life in Middletown, NJ with husband […]

Rochambeau at Morven: A VIRTUAL evening with Historian Bob Selig

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ

Join us for an evening with renowned historian and author Robert A. Selig, PhD, as he presents a special talk just for Morven. This virtual program will include highlights and history surrounding the encampment of Rochambeau's army of 5,000 men on the grounds of Morven between August 29-31., 1781 to commemorate the 240th anniversary of […]

Free – $10

Animals of World War II

They had wings, four legs, feathers, hair all over their bodies, and tails. They served in the military, were faithful to their partners and duties, won service medals, and many lived and died as heroes. Come hear the tales that were made by those with tails during WWII. Presented by Madge Powis (Garden State Storytellers). […]

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Free Open Studio: Twilight Plein Air Painting

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ

Capture the changing light as dusk falls over New Jersey’s most historic home. Morven’s facade, architectural details, and historic gardens, make wonderful subjects. Register for one week or all 4 weeks of August. Artists supply own materials, water, canvas, easel, rags, stool, garbage bags, umbrellas, hats, and sunscreen. All masking and social distancing requirements apply. […]

Free
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Free Open Studio: Twilight Plein Air Painting

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ

Capture the changing light as dusk falls over New Jersey’s most historic home. Morven’s facade, architectural details, and historic gardens, make wonderful subjects. Register for one week or all 4 weeks of August. Artists supply own materials, water, canvas, easel, rags, stool, garbage bags, umbrellas, hats, and sunscreen. All masking and social distancing requirements apply. […]

Free

Fiddlin’ Day at Howell Farm

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville, NJ

In this special 2021 adaptation of Howell Farm's annual Fiddle Contest, musicians from throughout New Jersey will choose their own "barnyard stage," playing in outdoor settings throughout the day. Visitors can expect to find fiddlers, guitarists, mandolinists and more perched on porches, tucked under trees, and spread out on the lawn playing traditional folk and […]

New Jersey Quakers: Their History and the Records They Left (Virtual)

Quakers were among the earliest settlers in North America, particularly in New Jersey. Quakers were amazing record-keepers. Not only did they record births, marriages, and deaths, they kept extensive records on those who came into their local meetings and those who left. Transgressions by members of the community were publicly discussed and recorded, and as […]

Howell Farm Barn Auction

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville, NJ

During this fun, fundraising auction you can bid on and win items the old-fashioned way... live! All proceeds are used to buy furnishings for the farm's historic houses and school. Items donated to past auctions have included antique tools, books, household items, baked goods, event tickets, and gift certificates.

The Street Where You Live: How Lawrence Became a Suburb 1900-2000 (virtual)

Like many sleepy farming communities in New Jersey, Lawrence Township underwent a profound transformation during the 20th century as many thousands of acres of farmland were subdivided into housing tracts. From 1900-2000 Lawrence’s population increased almost twenty-fold. Join us to learn how the Lawrence of then became the Lawrence of now - and hear the […]