This guide is sponsored by The Dance Academy.

The Dance Academy (TDA) offers training for students of dance with exceptional dance training in a professional and positive environment. They believe dance should be both an educational and an inspirational experience. Each dancer is unique, and TDA aims to ensure he or she reaches their maximum potential. They offer several dance classes and programs for students of all ages. TDA’s dance classes are designed to help each child develop strong core techniques and artistic talent. They offer toddler dance, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, creative dance, theater dance, and tumbling. The students at The Dance Academy range from 2 ½ to young adults. Their goal is for their dancers to have fun, develop their creative expression, and of course, get much-needed exercise. TDA’s instructors teach age-appropriate dance skills for each age level.

TDA has been offering professional dance training with a personal touch for over 30 years, instilling the love of dance to students under the creative direction of Miss Donnajean Kline and staffed by a group of highly-trained instructors. Their dance season starts in September. Please visit our website at www.thedanceacademybuckscounty.com for more information about programs and classes offered throughout this fall. 

The autumn season has arrived in Hunterdon County. It’s time for cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks, crisp air, hot apple cider and beautifully colored leaves. The scenic roads of Hunterdon County are even more enchanting this time of year. Our 2021 Fall Guide details everything you need to know about what’s happening this season. Find fall festivals, apple orchards, Halloween events, retail specials and more.


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Hunterdon Harvest Fest

When: October 2nd, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: 50 Stangl Road, Flemington, NJ

The Hunterdon Harvest Fest is taking place on Saturday, October 2nd. Celebrate that autumn season with the best fall foods, treats and drinks that Hunterdon County has to offer.

Fall Fun at Schaefer Farms

When: September 26th – October 31st
Where: 1051 County Route 523, Flemington, NJ

Bring your family for a scenic hayride to 40+ acres of home grown pumpkins. Prices are $10 a person for entry, children under 8 and veterans ride free. This includes access to the hayride, corn maze, hay maze, feeding farm animals and parking. Come out every Saturday & Sunday, starting on September 26th, the same weekend as the Saucetoberfest. The farm stand will also be full of farm harvest. Take home apple cider, fresh baked pies, breads and more.

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The Great Pumpkin Farm

When: Open everyday through Nov. 1, 10 am – dusk
Where: Doyle’s Farm, 110 Summer Road, Flemington, NJ

The Great Pumpkin Farm is open EVERY DAY through November 1st from 10am until DUSK. Admission is $10 per Person (2 & Under is Free & does not require a ticket). Admission applies on Saturdays, Sundays, & Columbus Day Monday. Your admission includes Boo Barn, cow train ride, playground and hay maze, Contests and Crafts and loads of entertainment, including a magic show, character balloons, and more.

Other attractions for an additional charge include: a 5 Acre Cornmaze, Gem Mining, Hayrides, Zombie Train, and Slingshots. Also OPEN: Halloween Decoration Store, Bakery and Candy Store, Donuts and Cider, Fair Food, Witches Brew Bar, Haybales, Cornstalks, Gourds, Mums, Loads of Entertainment, and of course Zillions of Pumpkins!

WeekDAYS are FREE (Except Columbus Day Monday Oct. 12) 10am till dusk and DO NOT require a ticket. Attractions and Entertainment are NOT OPEN. Here is what we do have open on a weekday: Halloween Store, Bakery and Candy Store, Playground, HAYmaze, Pumpkins, Cornstalks, Gourds, and Haybales for Sale, Small Farm Animal Exhibit (*Due to NYS Guidelines No Petting or Feeding the Animals)

Cervenka Farm

When: Open through late fall, 7 days a week, 9 am -6 pm
Where: 179 Klinesville Road, Flemington, NJ

Cervenka Farm, family owned since 1920 is located on 138 acres in the rolling hills of Hunterdon County. The farm offers a seasonal assortment of the finest fresh produce from their farm as well as other local and select national farms.

Sugar Maple Jerseys

When: Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: 835 Sergeantsville Road, Stockton, NJ

Looking for fresh baked Pennsylvania Dutch pies, local apple cider,  corn stalks, pumpkins, mums and gourds? Stop by Sugar Maple Jerseys in Stockton. The small town farm store is open and fully stocked with all of their own pasture raised meats, single source dairy products and charcuterie.

Solebury Orchards

When: Thursday – Sunday, 9 am – 6 pm
Where: 3325 Creamery Road, New Hope, PA

Apple picking season has begun at Solebury Orchards in New Hope. The season runs from August 20 – November 7. There are many different varieties to choose from. During weekends in September, October and the first weekend of November, there are wagon rides through the orchards for apple picking. All pick-your-own fruit is priced by the pound for whatever you pick. The orchards are open rain or shine.

Califon Orchard

When: Open daily, 9 am – 6 pm into November
Where: 472 County Road 513, Califon, NJ

The Califon Orchard is open for daily picking during the pick-your-own apple season. The market also has freshly baked goods, apple cider and pre-picked produce as well.

Phillips Farm

When: Saturdays & Sundays, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: 91 Crabapple Hill Road, Milford, NJ

Phillips Farm is a family-owned farm that is based on a simple formula: respect for the land, passion about produce, dedication to quality and lots of hard work. Situated along the scenic Delaware River in the rolling hills of New Jersey, Phillips Farm is a popular fall destination in the northwest corner of Hunterdon County. Wagon rides to the best picking spots on the farm begin at 11:00 am and the last ride out is 4:30 pm. The pick-your-own at the farm market (564 Milford-Warren Glen Road) is open everyday except Tuesdays. Call ahead for the most up to date picking information.

The Haunted Red Mill Halloween Party/Extravaganza

When: October 30th, 7 pm – 11 pm
Where: Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main Street, Clinton, NJ

Halloween Party/Extravaganza at the Haunted Red Mill in Clinton, NJ, celebrating 30 Years of Fears. 30 years of providing frights, scares and fun entertainment to 10’s of 1000’s of our guests.
Age 18+, No children. Admission includes; food and beverages (incl. wine and beer), live entertainment, Creatures of The Night, Special Effects Makeup artists and more. Costumes Optional but preferred. All proceeds are for charity benefiting the nonprofit Red Mill Museum Village.
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Happy Haunts

When: October 9, 16 & 23, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main Street, Clinton, NJ

Happy Haunts is an event designed specifically for children and squeamish adults. It’s a No/Low scare event that includes; a hayride, face painting, donuts and apple cider and a small pumpkin while the last. Tickets sold online and at the gate on the day of the event.

30 Years of Fears

When: October 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main Street, Clinton, NJ

10 Acres of frights and scares with over 50 live performers, 3 petrifying structures and a haunted hayride is guaranteed to be the highlight of your Halloween. Ticket sales are online and at the gate start at 5 PM and end at 10 pm. All tickets sold by 10 pm are guaranteed passage through the terror! If you want to skip the long wait in line, express tickets are available.

The Great Pumpkin Festival

When: October 30th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Chirp Workshop, 32 Fulper Road, Flemington, NJ

The Great Pumpkin Festival is back this year with Art Sink. The children will hunt for pumpkins to win a prize, get to stuff-a-plushie Halloween edition, make sand art, decorate your won pumpkin using different materials and best of all, have your face painted by the talented Art Sink. Tickets are limited and there are two time slots to choose from. Dress in costume. Every child in costume gets to enter a raffle to win a SPOOKTACULAR BOO BUCKET. Tickets are $40 per child. Parents do not need a ticket.

Farm of Horrors

When: Saturday, September 25th, Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in October and November 5 – 6
Where: 1051 County Route 523, Flemington, NJ

Spend 45 minutes making your way through 200+ acres of fright. It starts with a hayride that scares the “yell” out of you. Then, get dropped off in the middle of nowhere for a treacherous trek through the “trail of terror.” Just when you think you’re almost home, realize the only way back is through the MassAcre Maize. Once that’s over, enter your final nightmare, the Carnevil of Chaos!

Halloween Spooktacular

When: October 23rd, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: The Shoppes at Flemington, 100 Reaville Ave, Flemington, NJ

Enjoy a FREE Spooktacular event including trick or treating from store to store, sidewalk sales and great family deals at restaurants. Climb aboard a fire truck, check out a police car and meet and greet your local police, rescue and fire fighters. There will be fun for kids and adults including giveaways, raffles and more. Costumes are encouraged!

Sponsored by Witt Pilates.

Witt Pilates offers a diverse line-up of fitness and cardio classes including Reformer, Tower, Barre, Circuit, Spin, Chair and traditional Mat classes. They offer over 100 classes per week to meet your fitness needs and will continue to expand. Patty Witt has taken her studies and incorporated her own understanding of the Pilates discipline and made a name for herself in the fitness world.  A talented and highly educated professional, Patty will challenge you to reach your potential. Come experience her classes that have a classical tone and will teach you body awareness, build your strength and your confidence.

Classes are led with your physical ability in mind.“My goal is to provide a fun, high energy atmosphere for working out – whether newbie or seasoned pro, whether in Pilates or spin cycling, … have fun, be comfortable, work to your own level of physical ability. If you’re having fun, you are more likely to keep it up… and being in good shape is so important for good physical and mental health.”   https://wittpilates.com/

Radiance Spa

Radiance Spa at the Bucks Club, 2600 York Road, Jamison, PA
(215) 343-0350, Ext. 6

www.radiance-spa.com

Radiance Spa is a hidden gem located at the beautiful Bucks Club.  Treat yourself to one of their restorative treatments in a relaxing atmosphere.  Select from their full menus of therapeutic massages, award-winning facials, hydrating body treatments or beauty enhancements.   Bring your significant other and enjoy a couples massage in the romantic suite with complimentary champagne.  Professional therapists and estheticians will customize your treatments to provide you with the best experience.

Fall is a great time to rejuvenate your skin after the summer heat and sun.  Radiance Spa is one of the exclusive spas to offer treatments and skin care from world-renowned Biologique Recherche.  You can have your skin diagnosed with the Skin Instant Lab consisting of 5 scientific measurement probes (hydration, insensible water loss, elasticity, pigmentation, sebumetry) connected to a computer running Biologique Recherche’s diagnostic and analysis software.

Spa parties with complimentary wine and refreshments are fun for girlfriend get-togethers, birthdays, bachelorette parties.  Enjoy discounted monthly treatments with spa membership.  Visit the website for spa specials.  You can purchase gift cards or book appointments online.

Shop DaivasShop.com for skincare products for your at-home treatments.

Pennsylvania Pain & Spine Institute

When: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Downtown Quakertown, 314 W Broad Street, Quakertown, PA

Stay Active with PA Pain & Spine at the Autumn Alive! Fall Festival

Mark your calendars for this local fall festival! In addition to fun fall activities and many local vendors, the Pennsylvania Pain and Spine Institute team will be attending the Quakertown Autumn Alive Fall Festival to answer your questions about staying active, injuries, chronic pain, medical marijuana, acupuncture and more!

Get excited for activities, information, giveaways and the ability to purchase hemp-derived CBD on site to aid in your daily discomforts and overall health! Visit www.pennpain.com for more information!

PupScouts of Hunterdon

With a new season comes new puppies. Are you bringing home a new puppy this fall? If so, check out these Puppy Tips!

Expert Puppy Tips from Hunterdon’s Puppy Experts

  • Someone is always the teacher, and someone is always the learner. Whether you are actively training your puppy or not, she is always learning.
  • Teach your puppy the behaviors you want instead of focusing on the behaviors you don’t want. Change how you think, and you will change your puppy’s behavior.
  • Puppies do what works for them. If jumping up gets them love and attention, your puppy will keep jumping up. Behavior that is rewarded, repeats.
  • Puppies have short attention spans. Train in 5-10 minute sessions throughout the day.
  • Puppies require about 18-20 hours of sleep each day. Be sure to have scheduled nap times.
  • A tired and enriched puppy is a better-behaved puppy. Mental exercise is just as important as physical exercise. Provide your puppy with food puzzle toys to help reduce boredom and tire them out.
  • Teaching the behaviors you want now is easier than fixing unwanted behavior later.

Special offer for Hunterdon Happening readers: Receive an additional 1-hour training session ($100 value) with the purchase of our Puppy Concierge package.

Use code HHBTS. Offer expires 10/31/21.

Gannon Insurance Agency

Gannon Insurance Agency- where customer needs come first! Gannon Insurance Agency is your Independent, one-stop insurance center for Auto, Home, Business & Life Insurance. Insurance doesn’t have to be complicated, but it is not do-it-yourself either. The team of Protection Advisors at the Gannon Agency will take the time to help determine what coverage(s) you need, and what you do not and they’ll do the work to find you the right policies and make sure that there are no Gaps in your coverage and do so at the most competitive price. The Gannon Insurance Agency is an award-winning, local insurance Agency serving Bucks County, Philadelphia and Montgomery County. Call 215-891-9990 or go online to www.gannonagency.com, to Compare and $AVE!!!

Plumsteadville Inn

5902 Easton Road, Pipersville, PA
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The Plumsteadville Inn or “The Plum” as it has been known by, has been a Bucks County Landmark since 1751.  Fully renovated in 2012, the Plum has been thriving since.  Offering a variety of dining options and private party facilities we have the luxury of being able to handle parties of all sizes.  Happy hour is offered Mon-Fri with $1 off drinks and 1/2 priced appetizers.  Don’t forget Best of Bucks Sunday Brunch, & even overnight Lodging.  Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, book your reservation on Open Table (highly recommended), or check us out on the The knot or Airbnb. The Plum has it all and is the place for any occasion.

“Burgers & Beer, Lobster & Cheer!”

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