Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our picks for Hunterdon County. We’ve got live music, car shows, train rides, ghost tours and more! You can always find even more events by visiting our Calendar. And be sure to get the most out of your final summer days by visiting our End-of-Summer Bucket List.
Disney’s Aladdin Jr. at Music Mountain Theatre
When: Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17 at 11 a.m and 1 p.m.
Where: 1483 RT 179, Lambertville
Does the recently released Disney live-action film Aladdin have your family walking around humming “Friend Like Me”? Come see another adaption of the beloved tale … on stage! Enjoy new thrills, expanded characters, new songs and old favorites. This is the second and final weekend of this show. Purchase tickets here.
Clinton’s Come Together Friday Night Music Festival
When: Friday, August 16 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Main Street, Clinton
There are only a few weeks left of Clinton’s free outdoor summer music festivals. Shop, dine, and enjoy music throughout downtown Clinton.
Stangl Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show
When: Saturday, August 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: 21 Stangl Road, Flemington
Come stroll Stangl Road and see some of the nicest variety of classic cars you can find. This week’s feature is British Invasion & Foreign. There will be two live bands – Shure Shotz and Somerville School of Rock. Plus DJ Chuck Leanoard will be spinning times. Kids will love the face painting, balloon sculptures, bounce house and other activities.
Firefly Special with Black River & Western Railroad
When: Saturday, August 17 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Train departs from Ringoes Station, 108 John Ringo Road, Ringoes
Enjoy a short evening journey from Ringoes to the grove at Bowne Station. At Bowne Station, there will be lawn games such as cornhole and giant Jenga. Adults will receive two mini s’more cupcakes and a non-alcoholic drink. Children will receive one mini cupcake and drink. Purchase tickets here.
Ghost and Folklore Tours at Red Mill
When: Saturday, August 17 at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Red Mill Museum, 56 Main Street, Clinton
Many believe the buildings of the Red Mill Museum Village are haunted by spirits of those who labored there in the 19th century. Many visitors, staff and volunteers have had experiences they can’t explain. Hear these stories during a special after-hours tour. Afterward, enjoy a private viewing of some of the more macabre objects in the museum’s collection. Not recommended for young children. Admission is $15 for Museum Members and $20 for non-Members. The 8 p.m. tour has already sold out, so don’t wait to buy tickets to the 9:30 tour! Call 908-735-4101 x100.
Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market
When: Sunday, August 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 111 Mine Street, Flemington
Shop amazing local vendors at the Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market. The Farmers’ Market is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and features more than 20 local farmers and vendors offering produce, beef, pork, chicken, honey, artisan breads, cheese, flatbread pizzas and salads made with farm-fresh ingredients, locally roasted coffee and more. Lisa Perry will lead Yoga at the Farmers’ Market at 8 a.m. in the wagon house. Cost is $15. Michael Knox performs in the music tent from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Plus, it’s the Historic Delaware River Series: Flood of 1955! Join the HLT when Mary A. Shafer, author of Devastation on the Delaware River, discusses how record-breaking rainfalls from hurricanes Connie and Diane caused the river to surge downstream, tearing away bridges and ripping houses from their foundations. All told Hurricane Diane killed 99 people in the Delaware Valley, and destroyed 42 road bridges, 17 railroad bridges and more than 20,000 homes.