2015 Labor Day Weekend Guide


Labor Day is almost here which sadly marks the end of summer but as always Hunterdon County has plenty to offer you and your family. Enjoy your last days of summer with some of the fun activities listed below:

Walking Tour of Lambertville by the Lambertville Historical Society
September 6, 2015 at 2pm 
Marshall House Museum – 60 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530
It’s a delightful and educational stroll. No reservations needed. Free, but donations are welcome.

fireworksNew Hope & Lambertville First Friday & Fireworks
Friday, September 4th, 6-9:30pm
First Friday is an evening celebrating music and visual arts. The Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce and Lambertville Chambers of Commerce will present a ten-minute firework show conducted by Garden State Fireworks will illuminate the sky for the last night of summer! In addition, the retail businesses on both sides of the river will stay open late until 10:00 pm.

Then dig out your dancing shoes as the official First Fridays After Party kicks-off next Friday night at 10pm (just after fireworks) at the Raven. With a brand new sound system, lighting, visuals by David Teague of America and just-added DJ booth on the dance floor serious dancing is back in New Hope.

Stockton Inn Lobster Extravaganza
Ends September 6, 2015
Stockton Inn, 1 Main Street, Stockton, NJ
The Stockton Inn’s Executive Chef Alan Heckman will partner with celebrated Philadelphia Chef Al Paris for a tantalizing tasting menu featuring the quintessential summertime favorite-lobster! The 5-course dinner launched on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. The clawed crustacean gets the spotlight in this tasting menu, which features lobster in every course, even dessert! The chef duo designed this lobster lovers’ feast, which will be available from August 5th through September 6th as a 5-course indulgence.

Come Together: Music on Main Street
September 4, 2015 7:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
Main Street Clinton, NJ 08809
CCome Together: Music on Main Street Every Friday night come and listen to music throughout the town of Clinton from 7-9. There will be bands playing at 5 different locations. For more information go to the website www.clintonguild.com


Frenchtown Riverfest
Main Street, Frenchtown, NJ
Frenchtown will be celebrating the wonderful Delaware River which is just at the edge of town at Riverfest, Sunday September, 6th. Festivities run from noon till night! Highlights include:

  • Nature: Eyes of the Wild Presentation, and other environmental exhibits.
  • Arts: Belly Dancing, River Poetry Reading, Plein Air Painting, Henna Art
  • Fun for the Family: Paper boat races on the river, Face Painting
  • Labor Day Menu: Smoker Head BBQ, Bridge Cafe BBQ, Lions Club BBQ.
  • Music: The Saddletones, The Wallace Brothers, Vinyl Connection and surprise guests.

11846745_586743508132824_2423526542043989333_nNew this year- THE PAPER BOAT RIVERFEST REGATTA! Stop by the Riverfest Regatta tent to learn how to fold paper boats, decorate your new vessel and register it to race!  The Regatta team will launch the boats on the river at a few times throughout Riverfest and spectators get to have a front row seat right above the finish line…The Bridge. There will also be a “Freestlye” race where you fine captains can’t enter any boat you can dream up and build….the only restrictions are it MUST be biodegradable and smaller than 2 feet by 2 feet. Set your minds in motion and show the world your creative competitive side.

Come out and spend the day.After all this, Riverfest will culminate in a terrific Fireworks Display over the River.  Not to be missed! Fun for everyone!

Wine, Slushy & Music Weekend
September 5, 2015 12:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
Old York Cellars Winery & Vineyard 80 Old York Rd.  Ringoes, NJ 08551
Don’t miss the opportunity to say goodbye to summer by joining us for Labor Day Weekend. Grab yourself one of our delicious wine slushies and chill out with some live music. This weekend will also be the last weekend of our summer hours. As of September 12th, Saturdays will resume the hours of 12pm-5pm. Live Music: Saturday: Gregg Parker 1-5pm Sunday; JT Rooney 1-4pm

Gary Reed at Moe’s Bistro 
September 5, 2015
Moe’s Bistro, 1386 US Hwy 22 West, Lebanon, NJ

Farm Tour at Bobolink’s Dairy & Bakehouse
September 5, 2015 at 2pm
Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse, 369 Stamets Road , MILFORD , NJ
Come and see Bobolink’s cows in their beautiful pastoral life! A one hour tour of our multi-faceted farm. Participants will get a great overview of our facility, and a hike outside to see the cows and our beautiful land. Please wear sturdy shoes–this is a bit of a climb. The pasture walk is not recommended for strollers or people with mobility issues, but there’s lots to see down below, too.

Celebrate Grandparents!
September 5, 2015 – September 6, 2015 1-5pm
Villa Milagro Vineyards, 33 CR 627 , Phillipsburg, New Jersey
It’s National Grandparents weekend. If you are a Grandparent come on out to sample delicious wines served with tasty tidbits. To appreciate all that you do for your kids and theirs, we will give you a small gift. Vineyard and winery tours at 1:30 and 3:00pm. Don’t have a Grandparent? Adopt one! They will appreciate it and so will you! $10 includes tasting, tidbits & tour.



All Seasons Guided Bird Walks at Honey Hollow
September 5, 2015 at 8am
Honey Hollow Visitor/Environmental Education Center, 2877 Creamery Road , Solebury Township, PA Bucks County Audubon Society offers guided bird walks every Saturday at 8am starting out from the Visitor/Environmental Education Center: 2877 Creamery Road, Solebury Township. Walks typically last 1 to 1.5 hours. For 2015 we will periodically be adding new territory to the walk and may also visit surrounding properties when possible! Walks are open to all ages and skill levels, we especially welcome beginners! Bring binoculars.

Live Music in Asbury
September 5, 2015 at 9pm
Pattenburg House, 512 County Road 614, Asbury, NJ
An eclectic mix of classic rock & roll, blues, jazz, southern rock and modern rock

FLUCTUATIONS: TCNJ Faculty Exhibition
9/2/15-10/11/15, Time: Art Gallery Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 12:00-7:00PM, Sunday 1:00-3:00PM
The College of New Jersey’s Center for the Arts, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing , NJ
FLUCTUATIONS is presented in conjunction with TCNJ’s academic theme for 2015-2016, which explores the concept of change. The 27 works of art in the exhibition explore many facets of the changing nature of artistic production and expression, including video, animation, digital photography, ink-jet printing, and interactive mixed media installations.


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