The Hunterdon County Historical Society is opening its big red barn for a special fundraising event on Saturday, October 7 from 3:00-6:00 pm! Join the professional staff and trustees of the Hunterdon County Historical Society at 67 River Road in Raritan Township for “An Afternoon at the Archives.”
The event features wine tastings, light-fare and music followed by curator tours of the special collections housed in the Society’s state-of- the-art climate controlled archive building. Guests can get a glimpse into the behind- the -scenes work of the historical Society and a look at some of the amazing collections gathered since the Society’s inception in 1885. On view will be paintings, textiles, rare maps, Civil War artifacts, Native American collections, rare manuscripts and more! The Society is raising funds to help preserve the collections for another 132 years!
The event is $40 for members and $50 for non-members; rain or shine. Check or cash only the day of the event. On-line registration is available for credit cards prior to the event @ www.hunterdonhistory.org.
The first 50 registrants will receive an etched collectible wine glass and a choice of their preferred tour time: 3:30; 4:15; 4:45; or 5:15 by calling 908-782-1091. Sponsors include Northfield Bank, Mendham Garden Center, Printech, Rutgers Nursery, Wine Hut and ShopRite of Hunterdon County.