What’s happening in the Hunterdon area this weekend and beyond (January 21-27)


WHAT IS GOING ON? Here’s a small sample of events in the area that you might want to check out in the coming days. Check ahead as some events are postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 issues. Also visit the venues’ websites to learn more about current COVID-19 safety measures.

‘Hoof n Mouth’ is one of the works in ‘Malcolm Mobutu Smith: Evermore Nevermore’, one of three exhibitions opening Jan. 23 at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton.Courtesy of the artist

Art museums


BRANCHBURG “Broadening the vision of photography: from realism to abstraction”, Department of Arts and Design exhibition of works by 10 photographers, through February 18. Opening, 5-7 p.m. January 21, Raritan Valley Community College, Art Gallery, 118 Lamington Road. raritanval.edu/arts, 908-526-1200.

FLEMINGTON “Off The Record – Celebrating the Music,” Exhibition of Art Venture members, until March 4. Factory Fuel Co. Cafe, 2 Stangl Road. artventurenj.com, 908-824-7824.

LAMBERTVILLE “New Beginnings,” works by Joe Kazimierczyk, Michael Schweigart and Claudia Fouse Fountaine and Alan Klawans, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, through February 6. Artists Gallery, 18 Bridge St. lambertvillearts.com, 609-397-4588.

JAN. 22

CLINTON “Mapping Pendant Making in Nature”, workshop with guest artist Thea Clark, 1 to 4 p.m., $75 to $85. Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center St. hunterdonartmuseum.org, 908-735-8415.

JAN. 23

CLINTON “Form Follows Function – The Art of Nanette Carter,” abstract works, until April 17. “Always Never Again” ceramics and drawings by Malcolm Mobutu Smith, until April 17. “Do/Cancel” works by Thea Clark dealing with climate change, until March 6. Opening of winter exhibitions, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Annual Meeting, online review of past year and view plans for 2022, 7 p.m. Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center St. Registration required. www.hunterdonartmuseum.org, 908-735-8415.

JAN. 27

BRANCHBURG “Generations – Portraits of Holocaust survivors”, online viewing of a new exhibition of photographs at the Imperial War Museum, London in commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day, 1-2pm, Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28 West and Lamington Road in North Branch. raritanval.edu, bit.ly/3Hfd2mv.

Food, drinks and meals

JAN. 22

LAMBERTVILLE Revolutionary pub crawl, tour of four pubs with historical presentations by reenactors of the American Revolution, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Lambertville Station, Wine Lounge, 11 Bridge Street. $80. eventbrite.com.


JAN. 22

HACKETTSTOWN American Patchwork Quartet, 8 p.m., Centenary University, Sitnik Theater, Lackland Center, 400 Jefferson St. $15-$22.50. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.

JAN. 23

NEW BRUNSWICK New Jersey Symphony, Brass and Woodwind Showcase “Xian Zhang Conducts Marsalis and Dvorak” with works by Wynton Marsalis, Joan Tower, Dvorak and Copland, 3 p.m., State Theater New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $20 to $92. njsymphony.org, 800-255-3476.


JAN. 21

MORRISTOWN “Rent”, 25th Anniversary “farewell” tour, 8 p.m., also Jan. 22, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Jan. 23, 2 p.m. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $59-$99. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.


JAN. 21

READINGTON Hunterdon County Quilting Guild, annual virtual and in-person round-the-clock meeting; all skill levels welcome, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 21, Readington Reformed Church, 124 Readington Road. hcquiltingguild.wixsite.com/hcquiltingguild, 908-797-6840.

JAN. 22

BRANCHBOURG Somerville High School Winter Guard Show, all-region team competition with final performance by Somerville High School Scholastic World Winter Guard, 4-6:30 p.m., Branchburg Central Middle School, 220 Baird Road. $10. somervillenjk12.org, shsmbanj.com.

JAN. 27

BRANCHBOURG “Honoring Our Survivors” Online Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration with Holocaust survivors Tova Friedman and Maud Dahme, 7-8 p.m., Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28 West and Lamington Road in North Branch. Registration required. www.raritanval.edu, bit.ly/3mjAyXc.

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