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2018-10-07 - 2nd Annual "Save the Stucile Farms Water Tower" Outdoor Antique and Flea Market

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View this email in your browser2nd Annual "Save the Stucile Farms Water Tower" Outdoor Antique and Flea Market

Sunday, October 7, 2018, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Museum Tower Grounds -Cultural Center Complex
Grounds of the Stucile Farms Water Tower, 703 Deal Road, Ocean New Jersey 07712
The museum association has an impressive

Event chair Brenda Wityk explained the purpose of the event.  “We want to create a fun and productive day for everyone involved—visitors, shoppers, and vendors.  It’s an ideal location for what we have in mind: parkland situated behind the museum and next to the library with off-street parking, activities for children, tours of the museum and tower, and a surrounding woodland that will be alive with fall colors.”

The market organizers are now accepting applications (downloadable from the website oceanmuseum.com)  from food vendors and organizations or individuals offering antiques, arts, and crafts, and vintage, re-purposed, home décor, and flea market items.  The …

Union County - Painfield - The Basics of Collection Care: Caring for your Objects

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Preserving New Jersey's Historic Collections: Best Practices for Nonprofit History OrganizationsA Two-Part Workshop Series Whether a historical society or an historic site, the buildings and objects your organization stewards require responsible collections care. The New Jersey Historical Commission and the New Jersey Historic Trust are pleased to present Preserving New Jersey's Historic Collections, a two-part workshop series devoted to collections care for buildings and objects. Register Early -- Space is Limited! Part Two The Basics of Collection Care: Caring for your Objects January 8, 2019 (snow date January 15th) 10:00am - 4:00pm, registration 9:00am - 10:00am Location: Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060 Instructor: Joan Harris-Rico, Collections Manager, Thomas Edison National Historic Park Cost: $25, includes a light breakfast and lunch Description coming soon.

*Monmouth County - West Deal (Ocean Twp) - Axelrod Performing Arts Center: Peter Pan

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Peter Pan

Saturday, Dec. 8 & 15 are 7:30pm
Sunday, Dec 9 & 16 are 1pm and 5pm

Adult/Senior - $25
Students - $22

Based on J.M. Barrie's classic tale with beloved characters Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and Captain, Peter Pan features an unforgettable score by “Moose” Charlap and Jule Styne with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and Betty Comden and Adolph Green.  Axelrod’s award-winning Rising Stars Youth Performing Arts program presents one of Broadway’s timeless classics in a fully staged production directed by Lisa Goldfarb with musical direction by Randy Hurst and choreography by Wendy Roman. A family musical that’s perfect for the holiday season, Peter Pan features such as iconic songs as “I'm Flying,” “I've Gotta Crow,” “I Won't Grow Up” and “Never Never Land.”'

Monmouth County - Middletown - Second Annual Mistletoe

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Save the Date! Join us for our Second Annual Mistletoe on Friday, December 7, 2018! More details to come!
This Victorian gem in the heart of historic Middletown will have its halls decked, an Old-Fashioned bar stocked and chestnuts roasting on the fire awaiting your arrival to mix and mingle with friends old and new. Come join in the merriment!
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lisa Maher at lmaher@monmouthhistory.orgor (732) 462-1466 x20.

Monmouth County - Farmingdale - Christmas at The Historical Village at Allaire

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Christmas at The Historical Village at Allaire The Historical Village at Allaire 4263 Atlantic Avenue, Wall, New Jersey 07727 Sunday, December 2 at 11 AM – 4 PM
Join all of us here at the Historic Village at Allaire as we celebrate the joys of Christmas past. Experience the sights and smells of an early American Christmas with hearth cooking, singing, dancing, wagon rides and St Nicholas! 

This is a day full of fun interactive programs. You can also bring your holiday cards to be sent from our historic post office located in the General Store. Bring your addressed envelopes with a stamp, and they will receive a special Allaire cancellation, showcasing a historic building. Here are just a few of our activities taking place this day:

Historic buildings open: 11am to 4pm each building will be decorated and interpreted according to a different Christmas tradition

Interactive music program in the Chapel: 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm

Story Telling in the Enameling Building: 12:30pm and 1:30pm

Silhouette Cu…

*Monmouth County - Oakhurst - 34th Annual Holiday Weekend

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34th Annual Holiday Weekend
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 2, 2018, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Eden Woolley House, 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ 07712​

Ocean County - Brick - “Christmas in the Castle”: Day trip to Bucks County, PA.

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NOVEMBER 29, 2018 ALL DAY “Christmas in the Castle” Brick Township Historical Society Day trip to Bucks County, PA. We will have a tour called “Christmas in the Castle” at the Glencairn Museum, and also, we will see the parts of the museum that the family resided in. We will visit Byers’ Choice and learn about the famous caroler dolls and observe production of them. In addition there will be an exhibit of over 200 mangers from around the world. A full luncheon buffet will be at the 1700’s Joseph Ambler Inn. Price is $85 for members and $90 for non-members, includes transportation, all admissions, luncheon and gratuities for wait staff and bus driver. 
Brick Township Historical Society

Ocean County - Brick - New Jersey Originals: Technical Marvels, Odd Inventions, Trailblazing Characters and more

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Brick Township Historical Society Meeting November 13, 2018 - 7:30 pm at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd., Brick
Linda J. Barth, retired teacher and author from Somerville, will present a program called NJ Originals, Technical Marvels, Odd Inventions, Trailblazing Characters and more. This is part two of her inventions programs, she presented part one in a previous year.
Meetings are open to the public and admission is free. Parking is in the rear of the firehouse.

Essex County - Upper Montclair - Grover Cleveland Inaugural Ball - Historical Reenactment

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Grover Cleveland Inaugural Ball - Historical Reenactment Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM The Woman's Club of Upper Montclair 200 Cooper Ave, Upper Montclair, New Jersey 07042 Sponsored by the Grover Cleveland Birth Place Memorial Association
Relive the romance of the late 19th Century with the Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and The Montclair Orchestra on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at 6:30pm for an interactive and opulent ball celebrating the 1883 Inauguration of President Grover Cleveland at the Upper Montclair Women's Club in Montclair, New Jersey.
Designed to be an immersive experience, the black-tie affair pays tribute to the life and accomplishments of New Jersey’s only native-born President, Grover Cleveland. All money raised will go to increase awareness of Cleveland's birthplace located in Caldwell, New Jersey and his historical significance. 
A formal and upscale gathering, guests will take part in an enchanting and historica…