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DECEMBER 2016 EVENTS CALENDAR

Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014
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FEATURED EVENTS

December 3: Skirmish at Geary's Ridge
December 10
: Tavern Tour at the Historic Glen Gardner Inn, Now Humphrey's Tavern, Main Street, Glen Gardner - SOLD OUT

SPECIAL PARTNER EVENTS

December 3: 13th annual Tewksbury Christmas Antique Show sponsored by the Tewksbury Historical Society
December 4: 13th annual Tewksbury Christmas Antique Show sponsored by the Tewksbury Historical Society
December 4: Readington Museums Dutch Christmas Open Hearth Cooking with Bev Altrath and Arlene Soong
December 10: Christmas Songs Through the Ages - Hunterdon County Library
December 17: Tewksbury Historical Society Headquarters & Museum Open House

LEGEND:
ORANGE = Lectures PURPLE = Special Event BLUE = Performances GREEN = Reenactment  PINK = Municipal Event
RED = Tour LIME = Headquarters Open BURGUNDY = Committee Meetings TEAL = Childrens' Programs
$ = Cost for Event T = Ticket Required R = Reservation Required (FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIC - SPECIFIC DETAILS WILL BE POSTED FOR EACH EVENT)
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SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

 

 

 

 

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THE SKIRMISH AT GEARY'S RIDGE
Loyalist Geary massacred by Hunterdon Militiamen?  Dragoons racing over hills?  Did this little event really scare the Big Bad British from invading Hunterdon?  Join Historian, author and subject matter expert Charles "Chip" Riddle for a riveting tale of patriotism, arrogance and murder.  
Main Branch of the Hunterdon County Library, 2pm, 314 Route 12, 
Flemington, NJ 08822
Free!
Reservations strongly recommended. 
Refreshments follow.
RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW!!

13th annual Tewksbury Christmas Antique Show sponsored by the Tewksbury Historical Society
Old Turnpike School 173 Old Turnpike Road Califon NJ 07830
Sat. Dec. 3 10 am to 4 pm
Sun. Dec. 4 11 am to 3 pm
Admission:  $ 8 per person
55 antique dealers from NJ, NY, PA & CT selling primitives and antiques
Food available for purchase
For more information visit the Tewksbury Township Historical Society's Website


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READINGTON MUSEUMS DUTCH CHRISTMAS OPEN HEARTH COOKING
with Bev Altrath and Arlene Soon
See Website for Details

13th annual Tewksbury Christmas Antique Show sponsored by the Tewksbury Historical Society
Old Turnpike School 173 Old Turnpike Road Califon NJ 07830
Sat. Dec. 3 10 am to 4 pm
Sun. Dec. 4 11 am to 3 pm
Admission:  $ 8 per person
55 antique dealers from NJ, NY, PA & CT selling primitives and antiques
Food available for purchase
For more information visit the Tewksbury Township Historical Society's Website

 

 

   

 

   

($) SORRY SOLD OUT TAVERN TOUR AT THE HISTORIC GLEN GARDNER INN, NOW HUMPHREY'S TAVERN, MAIN STREET, GLEN GARDNER
We love our Tavern Tours!  If you are a Tavern Tourista, come and join us at noon in Glen Gardner on Saturday, December 10th for a period-style 4 course meal in this historic inn.
MENU:
1st course: Gourd Soup from the 1839 Dutch American Cookbook;
2nd course: Three Sisters Native Salad - corn, beans, squash, baked american cheddar;
3rd course: Choice of entree:
Stewed Beef and Baked Bread - Confessions and trials of a housekeeper c. 1839
Guinea Fowl Pie
Vegetarian Pasta Option (not historical)
4th course: Cherry Cobbler 
Not only will you get a fabulous meal in a really beautiful renovated 18th century inn, but you also get TWO talks!  First, tavern owner Michael Keller will give a chat on the history of the inn and second innkeeper, E. Humphrey (who purchased it from the Evelands) as well as his renovations and restorations. Second, you'll hear a talk of the history of the area by Glen Gardner historian Ruth Otey.  If we time this right and you make reservations at the North Branch of the County Library, Anne and Ridley Enslow, historical musicians, are playing the music heard during a Colonial Christmas at 2 pm, see below for more information. The Tavern Tour is $40 per person all inclusive of tax and service.  You can spend a wonderful, colonial afternoon getting in the holiday spirit! 
11:30am to 1:30 pm
$40 per person.  Reservations Required.  
ENTREE SELECTION AN
D PAYMENT DUE UPON MAKING RESERVATIONS. 
PLEASE MAIL CHECK PAYABLE TO THE HUNTERDON 300TH, C/O THE FLEMINGTON CHOIR SCHOOL, 3 CHORISTER PLACE, FLEMINGTON, NJ 08822 OR YOU CAN DROP PAYMENT (CASH OR CHECK) THROUGH THE MAIL SLOT AT THE FLEMINGTON CHOIR SCHOOL.
Limited to 40 guests.  

CHRISTMAS SONGS THROUGH THE AGES
Join historical musicians Anne and Ridley Enslow as they play a holiday concert on period instruments and in period attire.  A true treat for the senses of sight and hearing! The Enslows are combining this festive entertainment with a new CD release party.  Their new CD, "To Hear the Angels Sing: Christmas Songs Through the Ages" will be avaiable for a special launch price of $10 each for the CD. Chocolate chip cookies and beverage to celebrate the event will be provided by Anne and Ridley!
North County Branch
Hunterdon County Library
65 Halstead Street,
Clinton, NJ 08809
Main phone: (908) 730-6262
Saturday, December 10, 2016
2:00 PM
Free!

($) CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION HISTORIC TURNER HOUSE
Please join the Union Forge Heritage Association in celebrating the Holiday Season at the Historic 1760 Jos. Turner House. Come see our history museum decked out in Victorian Christmas style, enjoy a wide variety of food and drink, and experience the joy of Holiday cheer with the company of family and neighbors.
December 10th from 3-8pm
117 Van Syckel’s Road Hampton NJ 08827
Suggested Donation $10 per person
For information contact us at UFHAevents@hotmail.com
Sponsored by the Union Forge Heritage Association

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($) CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION HISTORIC TURNER HOUSE
Please join the Union Forge Heritage Association in celebrating the Holiday Season at the Historic 1760 Jos. Turner House. Come see our history museum decked out in Victorian Christmas style, enjoy a wide variety of food and drink, and experience the joy of Holiday cheer with the company of family and neighbors.
December 11th from 1-5pm
117 Van Syckel’s Road Hampton NJ 08827
Suggested Donation $10 per person
For information contact us at UFHAevents@hotmail.com
Sponsored by the Union Forge Heritage Association

 

 

   

TRICENTENNIAL VOLUNTEERS MEETING
Public Welcome to Attend.
3 Chorister Place, Flemington
7pm - 9pm 

   

Tewksbury Historical Society Headquarters & Museum Open House
9 am to 1 pm
Come purchase that local Tewksbury gift item for that special person.
We have the following:
Tewksbury Afghans in Blue, Cranberry & Red, Tewksbury note cards and post cards
Prints of Tewksbury, Oldwick, Pottersville, Mountainville and Califon
Beers maps of Tewksbury and New Germantown
History books on Fairmount, NJ and New Jersey.
Tewksbury T-shirts
Check out all these items and more on our website

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