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Thursday, September 23, 2021

NJ Weekend Estate Sales: 9/24/21 - 9/26/21

NEW JERSEY WEEKEND ESTATE SALES

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

NJ Weekend Historical Happenings: 9/18/21 - 9/19/21

 New Jersey Weekend Historical Happenings

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Saturday, September 18 - Farmingdale, Monmouth County
Apple and Fall Festival
Family Friendly Site

The Harvest has been gathered and now it is time for the families of the Howell Iron Works to relax. Please join the villagers in celebrating the harvest and try your hand at apple cider pressing. There will also be an apple pie baking contest, strolling villagers, historic demonstrations, games and so much more! There will also be demonstrations of blacksmithing, carpentry, fiber arts, tinsmithing, and weaving throughout the day. The historic buildings, Pilsen Gourmet Food Truck, Bakery, and General Store will be open for you to visit. 
Masks are requested upon entering the historic buildings.

Please note the following for admission into The Historic Village at Allaire:
Advance Ticket Purchase:
Adults: $8 each
Children: $4 each (ages 3 -12 years)
Ages 2 Years & Under: FREE.

Day of Tickets(if available and not sold out)
Adult: $10 per person
Children: $4 each (ages 3 -12 years)
Ages 2 Years & Under: FREE.

The Historic Village at Allaire is located at 4263 Atlantic Avenue, Farmingdale, NJ. For more information, contact the Allaire Village office during business hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, at 732-919-3500 or visit www.allairevillage.org.

NJ Weekend Estate Sales: 9/17/21 - 9/19/21

NEW JERSEY WEEKEND ESTATE SALES

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

NJ Weekend Historical Happenings: 9/11/21-9/12/21

 New Jersey Weekend Historical Happenings

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Saturday, September 11 - Holmdel, Monmouth County
Accordion Melodies of the 1890s & 19th Century Woodworking Demonstration
Children Friendly Site & Event

On Saturday, visit Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel and stop in the farmhouse to hear melodies from the 1890s played on the accordion. This free events run from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.

Historic Longstreet Farm is located at 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ. For more information, call 732-946-3758 or visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com.

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Saturday, September 11 - Holmdel, Monmouth County
Preserving the Harvest
Children Friendly Site & Event

Fall is a time of cooler weather and leaves changing color. It is also a time to preserve the harvest. Depending on the type of food - fruits, vegetables or dairy - learn the practice of the 19th century techniques for preserving food such as salting, jelling and drying. On Saturday, visit Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel to learn about how the harvest was preserved. This free events run from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Historic Longstreet Farm is located at 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ. For more information, call 732-946-3758 or visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com.

NJ Weekend Estate Sales: 9/10/21 - 9/12/21

NEW JERSEY WEEKEND ESTATE SALES

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

NJ Labor Day Weekend Historical Happenings: 9/4/21-9/5/21

 New Jersey Weekend Historical Happenings

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Saturday, September 4 - Holmdel, Monmouth County
Yarn Bee
Ages 10+

Whether starting a new hobby or working on an old project, all are welcome to this gathering on Saturday at Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel! The relaxed atmosphere means no pressure - you can knit or crochet at your own pace, and farm staff will be on hand to assist those wanting to learn a new skill. Bring your own supplies or borrow ours for the session. Open to ages 10 and up; under 18 with adult. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only. This event run from 12:00 noon - 2:30 pm.

Historic Longstreet Farm is located at 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ. For more information, call 732-946-3758 or visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com.

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Saturday, September 4 - Holmdel, Monmouth County
Cookstove Demonstration
Children Friendly Site & Event


On Saturday, visit Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel to stop by the out kitchen to see what’s cooking on the wood-fired stove. Discover how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s. This free events run from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Historic Longstreet Farm is located at 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ. For more information, call 732-946-3758 or visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com.

NJ Weekend Estate Sales: 9/3/21 - 9/5/21

NEW JERSEY WEEKEND ESTATE SALES

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Thursday, August 26, 2021

NJ Weekend Historical Happenings: 8/28/21-8/29/21

 New Jersey Weekend Historical Happenings

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Saturday, August 28 - Princeton, Mercer County
Stony Brook Walking Tour

Before there was a "Princeton," six Quaker families established a community on the fertile ground along Stony Brook. This two-hour hike explores the lives of the early settlers and the community they established, while following a portion of the trail George Washington took from Trenton to the Princeton Battlefield. Stops include the Stony Brook Meeting House and Burial Ground, walking a portion of the "hidden" back road into Princeton, and a view of the Battlefield.

Admission: $10 per person. Tours begin at the Updike Farmstead farmhouse, 354 Quaker Road, Princeton, NJ at 11:00 am. Space is limited. For more information and to reserve tickets, call 609-921-6748 or visit www.princetonhistory.org.

NJ Weekend Estate Sales: 8/27/21 - 8/29/21

NEW JERSEY WEEKEND ESTATE SALES

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