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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

WE'RE HERE FOR YOU! HERITAGE EVENTS AROUND THE COUNTY

THE HUNTERDON 300TH MISSES ALL OF YOU!  As our history and heritage partners are slowly starting to offer events, we are back to help promote them.

Meanwhile, our 2020 theme "Hunterdon's Unique Historic Treasures" has been postponed until 2021.  However, we are working on some special on-line history treats which will, hopefully, be ready soon and throughout the rest of 2020.

STAY TUNED!

EVENTS AROUND THE COUNTY OFFERED BY OUR SOME OF OUR COUNTY'S WONDERFUL HISTORICAL AND HERITAGE ORGANIZATIONS:

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4TH:  THE RED MILL MUSEUM VILLAGE is planning a “Quilt Airing” on Oct. 4 from 12-4.  We hope you can attend the event. It will be held outdoors with quilts hanging on clotheslines and fence rails with protection under the quilts. 

There is an admission fee and a senior citizen rate.

Also, they would love to have more quilts on view that day.  You can bring them the morning of the event from 8:30-11:30 or better, you can bring them a few days before. Red Mill staff will hang them.  If you would like to bring in a quilt please contact Lynn at 908-735-4101 or ecole@theredmill.org

READINGTON MUSEUMS VIRTUAL TOURS:  Since the museums’ buildings are closed to visitors, they have been busy developing virtual tours for the public. Links to each tour can be found on the museum website at https://www.readingtontwpnj.gov/community/readington-museum.  Each tour is two to four minutes long and showcases the Readington Museums, including the rooms of the Bouman-Stickney Farmstead. In addition, virtual tours of the Eversole-Hall House, Cold Brook School, and exhibits of the museums’ collections are planned for the future. 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11TH:  The Oldest Grange in Hunterdon County, Ringoes Grange, is holding its 40th annual Pumpkin Festival from 10 am to 2 pm at the Grange, 1101 Old York Road.  Due to Covid, all treats must be pre-ordered; there will be contact-free pick up thru the next door bank's drive thru.  Orders must be placed by October 4th. This fundraiser helps maintain the historic Grange Hall in downtown Ringoes. Homemade pies, cookies, cheesecakes, muffins, soup and bread can be ordered by calling (908) 788-5398 or emailing ringoesgrange@gmail.com.  

The Menu includes:
3 types of Pumpkin pies, a 8" for $9; 6" for $6 and a 6' Sugar-free for $7
Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies 3 for $2.00.
Pumpkin cheesecakes, 10" for 28.00 & a 4 pack of 2" cupcake size =$8.00.
Pumpkin-Nut Bread, 5" for $4.00.

Pumpkin Muffins, 4 Pack = $6.00.
Pumpkin soup- Cream of Pumpkin, our regular soup made with Chicken stock, 1 quart = $7.00
Vegan Stew - Vegan - Gluten-free stew with Roasted Squash and corn & other surprises - 1 pint = $ 8.00@

Orders will be tallied, and made to order, then boxed and delivered to your car at one of the times you select. 10- 11;11-Noon; Noon -1 & 1-2, Just let them know what time you would like to pick up, and they will have your order ready. Payment is by EXACT cash only - NO change will be given, or by check. You can also pay pre-pay by sending a check for the total to Ringoes Grange, P.O. Box 53, Ringoes, NJ 08551


LAMBERTVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY is offering a self-guided tour of Lambertville Then and Now thru November 8, 2020.  Walk thru Lambertville and view 20 poster-sized historic images from the mid 1800s to the early 1900s at the sites where they were taken.  For more information, and to download map, QR Code or visit lambertvillehistoricalsociety.org/thenandnow 

Check out LEBANON MUSEUM'S WEBSITE for its "boredom busters" and virtual tours... lots of interesting historical facts and fun.  http://www.lebanontownship.net/services/museum.aspx

ENJOY OUR HISTORY AND HERITAGE EVEN DURING COVID! YOU CAN ENJOY OUR MUSEUMS VIRTUALLY OR OUR HISTORY OUTDOORS!