Spring is in the air along the Delaware and visitors to Frenchtown will find a variety of events being held throughout the month of March.
John Haritos, well-known artist of celebrities and rock stars will kick off his Rock Stars of Frenchtown exhibit with an opening reception on Friday, March 3 from 7pm to 10pm at Freedom Art and Music.
As part of its ongoing FilmYard program, ArtYard will be screening Fire at Sea on Saturday, March 18th at 7pm. This Academy Award® nominee for Best Documentary Feature was the first nonfiction film to ever win the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival. Fire at Sea takes place in Lampedusa, a remote Mediterranean island that has become a major entry point for refugees into Europe. The screening will be followed by a concert by Hassan Hakmoun and Adam Rudolph. Visit www.artyard.org for more information and tickets.
The Book Garden will host its monthly first Friday poetry on Friday, March 3 at 7:30pm. On Saturday, March 25th at 1pm the shop welcomes author Kay Rock for a reading and book signing. You don’t have to be retired to appreciate the stories in Over the Hill and Gaining Speed. Sunday, March 26 at 2pm, the traveling poets come back to The Book Garden with their Poets for Peace movement of hope and inspiration. The shop’s World Explorers kids club will meet on Friday, March 24 at 4pm for a Free to Be You and Me-themed afternoon of fun.
Catherine Lent Design is hosting Frenchtown’s first Henna all-day Expo on Saturday, March 25 with visiting artists from around the country, including Nev Levin of Remarkable Blackbird in Maine and nationally recognized henna historian Noam Sienna. For information or registration info, contact Catherine Lent Design on Facebook, Instagram, or call Catherine directly at 908-328-4460.”
“There’s always something interesting happening in Frenchtown, if you know where to look!” says Carolyn Gadbois, President of the Frenchtown Business and Professional Association. “Decide to spend a day biking the path, taking in a yoga class, or visiting one of our fantastic restaurants and you may find yourself drawn into an art opening or poetry slam if you let the current move you.”
Delaware River Towns Restaurant Week will be held March 19 to 23 and is a great way to find out why the area’s award-winning restaurants are continuously featured in local and national media.
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