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Jul
23
Mon
Youth Archaeology Camp @ Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm

Youth Archaeology Camp

July 23-27

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Our award-winning youth Archaeology Camp is back by popular demand!

The 5-day camp offers participants in Grades 3-7 a unique opportunity to explore and investigate the world of archaeology as it relates to local history dating back to the American Revolution. Participants will work alongside professional archaeologists at an actual archaeological site at Bedminster’s historic Jacobus Vanderveer House. They will learn to measure, plot, dig, sift, sort, wash and categorize the artifacts found.

Register directly with Bedminster Recreation www.bedminster.us.

Support for this program is provided by a grant from the Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation and Investors Bank Foundation. 

 

Jul
29
Sun
Yoga In The Park @ Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum
Jul 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Yoga In The Park

July 29

10:30 a.m. too 12:30 p.m.

Enjoy a Yoga class with certified instructor Lisa Poggi on the grounds of the Jacobus Vanderveer House located inside River Road Park, Bedminster.

The class will be followed by light breakfast and a tour of the museum.

The program is $10 per person. Members Free.

Children 12 and under, free.

 

Sep
21
Fri
Paint & Sip @ Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Paint & Sip

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Learn to paint with Center for Contemporary Art’s Priscilla Flores as she guides you through the creative process. Relax and unwind with friends as you learn painting styles and techniques while creating your own masterful design using acrylics on canvas.

Cost of the program is $35 or Members $25. Includes supplies for painting and sipping.

Oct
13
Sat
Weekend Journey Through The Past @ Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Weekend Journey Through The Past

Saturday & Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission, thirty (30) of the County’s significant historic sites open their doors for the weekend–many with significant Revolutionary War histories. Local historians will be on hand to share their knowledge and stories about Somerset County’s history.

Admission to all sites is free.

 

For more information, visit

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/public-works/cultural-heritage/weekend-journey

 

Oct
14
Sun
Weekend Journey Through The Past @ Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Weekend Journey Through The Past

Saturday & Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission, thirty (30) of the County’s significant historic sites open their doors for the weekend–many with significant Revolutionary War histories. Local historians will be on hand to share their knowledge and stories about Somerset County’s history.

Admission to all sites is free.

 

For more information, visit

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/public-works/cultural-heritage/weekend-journey

 

Oct
27
Sat
Bedminster Charities Fall Fest @ River Road Park, Bedminster, NJ
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bedminster Charities Fall Fest

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visit us at Bedminster’s annual fall festival in River Road Park. Stop by the Jacobus Vanderveer House booth for Colonial games and demonstrations.

Admission to Fall Fest is $5 per person. Children 3 and Under Free.

Oct
28
Sun
Halloween Treat Decorating @ Jacobus Vanderveer House
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Halloween Treat Decorating

2 p.m.

Come and have a ghoulish time decorating delicious Halloween treats to share with family and friends. All supplies included. Class is appropriate for ages 6 to adults. Pre-registration is required.

Program begins at 2 pm and is $20 per kit, limited to one child & one adult per kit. Registration is limited.

The Jacobus Vanderveer House will also be open for tours.  Admission is $10 per person. Members free. Children 12 and under, free.

Nov
11
Sun
Anne & Ridley Enslow – Music From The Hamilton Era @ Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Anne & Ridley Enslow

Perform Music From The Hamilton Era

Performances at 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Museum Open 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The overwhelming success of the musical “Hamilton” has brought about a resurgence of interest in America’s first Treasury Secretary. Enjoy an up close and personal 60-minute show with Anne and Ridley Enslow as they present a narrative of Hamilton’s life, interspersed with 18th -century music that’s relevant to key episodes in his life.

Anne and Ridley appear in period dress, and play instruments that are appropriate to the Colonial period. $20 per person. $10 Members. Children 12 and under, free.