It’s the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day, so unsurprisingly, our picks this week are heavy on the green! If you’re looking for more things to do, you can always check out our Event Calendar. And remember to take a look at our 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Guide.
Taste of Flemington Spring Restaurant Week
When: Ends Friday, March 13
Where: Select restaurants in Flemington
Welcome spring flavors with Taste of Flemington Restaurant Week from Sunday, March 8 through Friday, March 13. Restaurant Week features fabulous seasonal specials for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! $25 or $35 prix fixe dinner menu at participating table service restaurants. Find out more here.
Into the Woods at Music Mountain Theatre
When: Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 14 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m.
Where: 1483 Route 179, Lambertville
A childless Baker and his Wife endeavor to lift a Witch’s curse by journeying into the woods to collect the cow as white as milk, the cape as red as blood, the hair as yellow as corn, and the slipper as pure as gold. Along the way, they encounter classic fairy tale characters, and learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here.
Maple Sugaring Living History Program
When: Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Echo Hill, 42 Lilac Drive, Flemington
Pre-registration is not required.
Native Americans discovered the sweet quality of sugar maple sap before written history. For hundreds, maybe even thousands of years, Native Americans would set up camp in a stand of sugar maples during the sap run. The sugar they produced was an important food for them and for the colonists, who learned the process from the Native Americans. It was only during the 1930s when maple sugar took the form we use today: syrup!
Experience first-hand the North American tradition of maple sugaring at Hunterdon County’s Maple Sugaring Program. You’ll take a trip through time to experience the art of the sugaring process. Along the way, you will see an early American Frontiersman tapping his trees, visit a sugar “farmer” at his evaporator, and enjoy a Native American story about the discovery of maple sap. At the end of your walk, everyone will get a free taste of real maple syrup on a silver dollar pancake.
PlusCBD Oil Demo at Basil Bandwagon
When: Saturday, March 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 239 N. Union Street, Lambertville
Interested in hemp extracts and want to know more? Come sample full spectrum hemp products from PlusCBD Oil and ask them any questions you have!
Alice in Wonderland at Music Mountain Theatre
When: Saturdays, March 14, 21 and 28 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Where: 1483 Route 179, Lambertville
Join Alice on her trip through Wonderland as she wanders through a garden of magical flowers, a truly mad tea party, a mysterious grinning cat, and of course the Queen and King of Hearts and their court. Will Alice ever find her way out of Wonderland? Purchase tickets here.
Free Irish Soda Bread & Butter Demo
When: Saturday, March 14 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Samuel Fleming House Museum & Gardens. 5 Bonnell Street, Flemington
The Friends of Fleming Castle are hosting a fun and free Irish Soda Bread & Butter Making Demonstration and Tasting. There will be 2 educational tours of the historical home throughout the day along with light refreshments. Hot Irish Breakfast tea will be served as well. As the heart and start of Flemington, NJ, the mission of the Friends of Fleming Castle (a 501c3 non-profit organization) is to maintain and preserve the structure and content of the Samuel Fleming House and grounds, a site built by Samuel Fleming in 1756 and to provide it as a museum, open to the public. This event is open to all ages.
CBS Medicine Making Class Hosted by The Alchemist’s Kitchen
When: Sunday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to noon
Where: 19 Bridge Street, Stockton
With the growing interest in the medicinal benefits of CBD, one of the primary cannabinoids of the Cannabis plant, the popularity has created a groundswell of interest in “do it yourself” workshops that teach us how to create affordable and safe CBD infusions, while literally putting both your hands on this magical plant.
Guests will take home 1 lip gloss, a salve and a tincture! Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Purchase tickets and find out more here.
Hunterdon Land Trust Winter Farmers’ Market
When: Sunday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 111 Mine Street, Flemington
shop organic fruits and vegetables; all-natural beef, chicken and pork; artisan breads; cheeses; honey; pies; plants; locally roasted coffee; milk; eggs and more. For more about the Market, read here.
Hunterdon County St. Patrick’s Day Parade
When: Sunday, March 15 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Main Street, Clinton
Hosted by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick (FSSP), the 2020 Hunterdon County St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Main Street in Clinton. The parade features more than 50 marching bands, including five pipe and drum bands and the North Hunterdon High School Marching Band.An all-ages after party hosted by the FSSP will be held at the Red Mill Museum.
The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick’s DayAfter Party at Red Mill Museum
When: Sunday, March 15 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main Street, Clinton
After the parade, join the St. Patrick’s Day festivities at the Red Mill Museum which include activities, crafts, treats and traditional Irish fiddle music.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations at Cryan’s Tavern
When: March 15th – March 17th
Where: Cryan’s Tavern, 2 Beaver Avenue, Annandale
Cryan’s has scheduled 2 days of St. Patrick’s Day entertainment. The lineup includes:
Sunday, March 15th, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Hosted by the Celtic Rebels, the bar will feature Irish dancers, bag pipe players and Celtic music after Clinton’s parade.
Tuesday, March 17th – Singer songwriter Jimmy Farrell will perform from noon to 4 p.m.