Art, music, movies, yoga, wine, Shakespeare and more! Here’s what’s happening in Hunterdon County this weekend. (Of course, we encourage you to make decisions that fit your family’s situation and follow safety guidelines.)
Find even more things to do this season by checking out our 2020 Hunterdon County Summer Guide.
If you’re specifically looking for things to do with kids, take a look at THIS list. If you’d like ideas for places to go within a few hours’ drive from Hunterdon County, read our Staycation 2020 article. And if you’re on the hunt for date ideas, read THIS article.
Clinton’s Come Together Friday Night Music Festival
When: Friday, August 28 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Main Street, Clinton
This annual summer event has been slowly adding more festivities since their late start this year. Grab a friend and bring a lawn chair. Many of the local restaurants and shops also have specials going on during the Festivals. There is unlimited free parking at the Community Center on Halsted Street and behind the Municipal Building on Lehigh Street.
Free Yoga in the Borough Park
When: Saturday, August 29 from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Where: Court Street Park, Park Avenue & Court Street, Flemington
Participate in a free outdoor yoga class led by Honor Yoga every Saturday in August. BYO mat, mask and water bottle.
Chill out on Main Street in Flemington
When: Saturday, August 29 from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Main Street, Flemington
Giant penguins have taken over Flemington’s Main Street! Take a picture with them and visit local businesses on Saturday afternoons in August and enter to win a $300 gift certificate package. Many of the local restaurants, cafes and markets will be offering specially priced iced and frozen treats to help you beat the summer heat. You’ll also want to check out the new outdoor patio areas.
Ride the Hunterdon Flyer from Black River & Western Railroad
When: Saturday and Sunday, August 29 and 30 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Where: Stangl Road & State Route 12, Flemington
Black River & Western Railroad reopened last weekend! Enjoy an extended length excursion all the way from Flemington to Bowne and back. Features a stop at Bowne Station to stretch your legs and enjoy the scenery. Book tickets and read about the new safety procedures HERE.
Watch a New Indie Release Palm Springs (a Hulu Original) at The Acme Carpool Cinema
When: Saturday, August 29 at 8 p.m.
Where: Behind Robust Wealth, 204 N. Union Street, Lambertville
Watch a screening of She Dies Tomorrow from the comfort of your car. Movie starts at 8:45 p.m. Plus, there will be live music by Dan Kassel from 8 to 8:30. Purchase tickets and read guidelines via THIS LINK. Tickets are $35 per car.
Artsbridge Outdoor Art Sale
When: Sunday, August 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Prallsville Mills, Stockton
In this year of cancelations, the annual Artsbridge Outdoor Art Sale happily returns! Art collectors and art lovers are invited to peruse and shop paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, and crafts. Most works will be priced less than $300, a good opportunity for the frugal collector to discover a treasure. In addition to the art show, visiting the historic Prallsville Mills, along the Delaware River, will make for a super summer Sunday outing. It’s a great chance to support local artists in the community, whose exhibition opportunities have been severely limited by the pandemic. Naturally, in an effort to protect artists and patrons, masks and social distancing will be mandatory. Entry is free.
Shakespeare at the Vineyard
When: Sunday, August 30 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Old York Cellars Winery, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes
Enjoy a relaxing evening of socially distanced outdoor theater paired with your favorite Old York Cellars wine. Shakespeare at The Vineyard experiences are performed by members of the Black Box Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey. Black Box PAC is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide Theater and Performing Arts Education. The winery food menu will be available until 9 PM so make sure to bring your appetite. Make your prepaid reservation for parties of 2 to 6 people at $25 per person at THIS link.