What’s happening in the Hunterdon area this weekend and beyond (October 22-28)

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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.

“A Tale of Two Cities, Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy” will be presented as part of the Centenary Stage Company’s Fringe Festival this weekend.Joseph-Henri Ritter

Art museums

IN PROGRESS

BRANCHBURG “And in 1948, I came to Canada – the Holocaust in six dates”, Exhibition of the Montreal Holocaust Museum, virtual or in person by appointment, until January 14. Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28 West and Lamington Road in North Branch. [email protected], 908-526-1200, ext. 8735.

CLINTON “Works of Doug Herren”; “Companion species (at what price)”, the textile works of Marie Watt; “Remnants of advanced technology”, Alisha Wormsley films and flags; and Members’ Fair 2021, all until January 9, Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center St. hunterdonartmuseum.org, 908-735-8415.

FLEMINGTON “Autumn splendor”, Exhibition of members of Art Venture, until October 29. Café Factory Fuel Co., 2 Stangl Road. artventurenj.com, 908-824-7824.

FRENCHTOWN Makers Alley’s Second Annual Craftsmen and Craftsmen Show, showcase of more than 60 artists from the region, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, until November 7. Makers Alley, Kingwood Avenue. makersalley.org.

LAMBERTVILLE “Birds and beetles”, animal paintings by Beatrice Bork and Volkswagen Beetles paintings by Richard Harrington, until October 31. Artists Gallery, 18 Bridge St. lambertvillearts.com, 609-397-4588.

Silent online auction STOCKTON, Delaware River Mill Society fundraiser in lieu of annual progressive dinner, until October 23. Prallsville Mills, 33 Risler St. prallsvillemills.org, 609-397-3586.

OCT. 22

STOCKTON Seventh annual “Points of view” exhibition of works by Ilene Rubin, Jeanne Chesterton, Jim Bongartz, Armor Keller and Nancy Shill, from 7 to 9 p.m. on October 23, from noon to 5 p.m. on October 23 and 24. Sawmill Gallery, Prallsville Mills, 33 Risler Street. prallsvillemills.org, 609-397-3586.

OCT. 23

Prize draw for the FLEMINGTON Plein Air Festival, downtown painting organized by ArtVenture Flemington, ending with an outdoor exhibit, reception and awards ceremony, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stangl Lawn, 50 Stangl Road. $ 15-20 $ for artists. artventurenj.com.

Comedy

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STOCKTON “Catskills on the Delaware”, charcuterie dinner and comedy show with Joey Novick, Nicholle Kun and Bob Greenberg, 5:30 p.m., The Borscht Belt, 19 Bridge St. $ 50. 609-460-4051.

Theater

OCT. 22

HACKETTSTOWN “A story of two cities cobbled together by the Lovejoy brothers”, Centenary Stage Company in-person, live production of Craig Fols’ reel based on the Charles Dickens novel, 8 p.m., also October 23, 8 p.m.; October 24, 2 p.m. Centenary University, Sitnik Theater, Lackland Center, 400 Jefferson St. $ 15- $ 27.50. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.

HILLSBOROUGH “Harvey”, comedy about a man and a giant, invisible rabbit, 8 p.m., also October 23, 8 p.m. October 24, 2 p.m. Somerset Valley Playhouse, 689 Amwell Road (Route 514). $ 18 to $ 20. svpthéâtre.org, 908-369-7469.

LAMBERTVILLE “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”, musical, 8 p.m., also Oct. 23, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 24, 3 p.m. Music Mountain Theater, 1483 Route 179. $ 25. musicmountainheatre.org, 609-397-3337.

OCT. 26

NEW BRUNSWICK “Dear Jack, Dear Louise by Ken Ludwig” comic love story during WWII, 8 p.m., also October 27-28, 8 p.m. George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick Center for the Performing Arts, 11 Livingston Avenue. $ 20- $ 65. georgestreetplayhouse.org, 732-246-7717.

Other

OCT. 22

Moulin rouge haunted by CLINTON, Halloween attraction, 5 p.m., also October 23, 5 p.m. Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main Street $ 30- $ 45. theredmill.org, 908-735-4101.

FLEMINGTON “The empty bowl”, take-out fundraising lunch with “empty” ceramic bowl, 10 ounces of soup donated by local restaurants in a heatable container, a small sandwich, dessert and water, as well as a pottery sale in the Walmart parking nearby for the benefit of the Pantry, 11 am-2:30pm, Flemington Food Pantry, 154 Hwy 31. $ 30. flemingtonfoodpantry.org, 908-788-5568.

LAMBERTVILLE “Halloween” and “13 Fanboy”, Outdoor film “Carpool Cinema” presented by ACME Screening Room, 7:30 pm, Spoke Works, 204 N. Union St. $ 40 vehicle. acmescreeningroom.org, 609-483-5237.

TEWKSBURY telescope night, telescope exploration of the night sky with the Pearl Observatory, 6 p.m. cloudy date October 23, Christie Hoffman Farm Park, 108 Fairmount Road West (Route 512). [email protected], 804-908-0869.

UNION TWP. Clearance sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. October 22; 9 a.m. to noon on October 23, Pattenburg United Methodist Church, 587 Main Street in Pattenburg. 908-730-6720.

OCT. 23

CLINTON “Happy Haunts”, Non-spooky haunted attraction, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St. $ 10. theredmill.org, 908-735-4101.

FLEMINGTON pedals for used Progress bike collection, collection of used bicycles and sewing machines and associated shipping costs for the benefit of developing countries in Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe, 9 a.m. to noon, Flemington Presbyterian Church, 10 E. Main St. www.p4p.org, 908-638-8893.

HOLLAND Book Sale, fundraising at the library, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. October 23; 9 a.m. to noon on October 24, Holland Township Volunteer Fire Company, 971 Milford Warren Glen Road. hollandlibrary.org, 908-995-4767.

SOMERVILLE Haunted Somerville Ghost Tour, Haunted History Productions guided walk suitable for all ages, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., through Downtown Somerville, East Main and Grove streets. $ 20 to $ 25. hantedhistoryproductions.com/haunted-somerville, 908-524-0104.

OCT. 24

FRENCHTOWN “What is it worth?” »Antiques valuation, with reviewer Bill D’Anjolell, author of “My Antiques Journey,” 2:00 PM, Frenchtown Bookshop, 28 Bridge St. Two items rated with purchase of a book (no jewelry). frenchtownbookshop.com, 908-628-9297.

OCT. 27

OLDWICK vocal synergy, “Grand Opening” Rehearsal for Hunterdon Harmonizers’ New A Cappella Choir, 7:15 p.m. Oct. 27, Zion Lutheran Christian Education Building, 18 Miller Ave. njharmonizers.org, 908-806-6683.

OCT. 28

CLINTON “Behind the scenes of 30 years of fears”, Behind-the-scenes tour of the annual haunted Halloween attraction, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main Street $ 10. theredmill.org, 908-735-4101.

READING Alternative job fair, School District Employment Opportunities Information, 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. (afternoon session by appointment only), Readington Board of Education, 52 Readington Road. www.readington.k12.nj.us/hollandbrook, 908-534-2896.

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