Saturday, June 1 - Union Township, Union County
The Roxbury Historic Trust will host a Silent Auction and Dinner from 5:30 - 8:00 pm at the Junction 46 Restaurant in the Quality Inn Hotel located at 1691 Rt. 46 Ledgewood, NJ. Admission to the auction is free. Tickets for the dinner are $20 and will include a buffet of mixed greens salad, rolls & butter, chicken marsala, stuffed rigatoni with pink vodka sauce, garden rice & mixed vegetable, and non-alcoholic beverages. Dessert is included. Cash bar available. For tickets please contact Susan Rawlinson, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 973-252-1298.
The auction will include items from the following businesses and companies: Four Disney Park Tickets; Black Forest Inn and Pub Hearth and Home; Seidner Dentistry; Yoga West; Rita's; Black River Barn; Diann's Gifts & Collectibles; Chili's Restaurant; Beach Bum Tanning; Suburban Furniture; Cliff's; Friday's; Clearview Cinemas; South Orange Performing Arts Center tickets; Panera Bread; Knight's Automotive; The Market Place; Arthur Murray Dance Studio; plus antiques and many other great items!
Proceeds support the King Store and House Museums at Drakesville Historic Park. www.roxburynewjersey.com
- "No Person Shall ... Gallop Horses In the Streets" - Using Court Records to Tell the Story of Our Ancestors' Lives, presented by Judy G. Russell, CG, CGL
- Quiltmaking That Saw Us Through WWII presented by Sue Reich
- Quaker Genealogy Research presented by Dr. C. Miller Biddle
- Building A Family From Circumstantial Evidence presented by Judy G. Russell, CG, CGL
- With Needle and Scroll presented by Sue Reich
- This Land Is Your Land! House and Property Research presented by Larry Fermi
- Burlington County Genealogical Resources presented by Judith M. Olsen
The Miller-Cory House Museum is located at 614 Mountain Avenue in Westfield. For more information, call 908-232-1776 or visit www.millercoryhouse.org
Sunday, June 2 - Morristown, Morris County
Wick House Guest
NJ at Gettysburg Lecture
Dr. Martin, former president and current vice president of the New Jersey Civil War Heritage Association, member of the Sesquicentennial Committee and instructor at the Peddie School, is a nationally known Gettysburg scholar. He is co-author of Regimental Strengths and Losses at Gettysburg and author of Gettysburg July 1 and, most recently, New Jersey at Gettysburg, as well as many other Civil War studies.
Dr. Martin will deliver his lecture, which will cover the actions of New Jersey's infantry, cavalry and artillery units over the three days of fighting at Gettysburg in detail, at Allaire Village on Sunday at 1:00 pm. Allaire Village is located at 4263 Atlantic Avenue, Farmingdale, NJ. The lecture will be conducted during the Civil War Encampment. Parking at Allaire is $5.00 per vehicle. For more information, call 732-919-3500 or visit www.allairevillage.org.
"Arioso Consorte" is dedicated to exploring and re-creating the music of the 17th and 18th centuries. To achieve an authentic sound, they perform on reproductions of instruments of the era including the flauto traverso, viola da gamba, and baroque bassoon as well as the recorder. Period instruments, ornamentation and dance-like rhythms combine to create the sounds of an earlier era. The talented members of "Arioso Consorte" include Laura Ferraro, traverse B.M., West Chester State College, an orchestral and chamber musician who studied with Emily Swartley and participated in Master classes with Rachel Brown (flauto traverso). Margaret Walker, traverse M.M., DePaul University, is currently principal flute of the Baroque Orchestra of NJ and Opera at Florham. She is a freelance musician and teacher, and has performed with other area orchestras including the Plainfield and Livingston Symphony. Andrew Pecota, baroque bassoon, recorder B.M., Montclair University; is completing a Master's in Music Theory from Montclair University. He is currently principal bassoonist with the Baroque Orchestra of NJ, NJ Concert Opera and Opera at Florham. Ilizabeth Cabrera plays viola da gamba, violin cello and received her B.M. at the Hartt School of Music and M.M. at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. Ilizabeth studied viola da gamba with Mary Ann Ballard and cello with David Finckel, Paul Olefsky, David Wells, Stephen Kates, and Yehuda Hanani and participated in Master classes with Raya Garbousova and Mstislav Rostropovich.
This performance is presented in conjunction with the current exhibit in the main gallery at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum. On display are vivid examples of the antique Oriental rug collection, complemented by textbook examples of fine porcelain, silver, glass and furniture collected by Museum founder, W. Parsons Todd. "A Fine Collection: Treasures from the Vault" has a perimeter layout in the first floor gallery which leaves the center of the room open for a series of speakers and musical programming. The exhibit closes on June 30th.
Tickets for Sunday's program will go on sale at 1:00 pm on the day of the program. No advance sales. A separate ticket ($12) is required for the musical programs; discounted ($10) for members, seniors, students and those who purchased a Museum tour ticket that afternoon. House tours (regular admission applies) take place throughout the afternoon and the last tour leaves at 3:00 pm. On program days, the upstairs galleries will remain open until 4:30 pm. The "A Fine Collection" exhibit will close at 3:00 pm in preparation for the program.
For more information, call 973-538-2404 ext. 10 or visit www.maccullochhall.org. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is located at 45 Macculloch Avenue, Morristown, NJ.
The Jefferson Township Museum is located at 315 Dover-Milton Road, Jefferson Township, NJ. Visit Miss Elizabeth's Shoppe located in the original kitchen of the museum, where small antiques, collectibles, handmade, handcrafted and seasonal items will be offered for sale. For further information, call 973-208-8601 or visit www.jthistoricalsociety.org.
Theorem Painting Children's Craft
Also included are tours and demonstrations of authentic colonial era cooking over the open hearth. Admission is $3.00 for adults and children 13 and older, $2.00 for children ages 3 to 12, and free under age 3. The Miller-Cory House Museum is located at 614 Mountain Avenue in Westfield. For more information, call 908-232-1776 or visit www.millercoryhouse.org