Events October 10, 2017

May 27 - Oct 31, 2017
The Historic Chester Courtesy Coach
Weekends and Monday Holidays
Location: See complete details below.

Explore and Experience Historic Chester...for FREE!

A complementary transportation service− THE HISTORIC CHESTER COURTESY COACH − is available to and from 2 of Chester's renowned locations. Runs on weekends and Monday holidays (from May to the end of October) to enhance your Historic Chester Experience.

Details of Service

*Gladstone Station Train Arrivals: 11:05 am, 12:05 pm, 1:05 pm (At Station)

*Gladstone Station Train Departures: 4:30 pm, 5:30 pm. 6:30 pm (At Station)

* Continuous loop from Alstede Farms to the Historic Shopping & Dining District on Main
Street from 11 am to 6:30pm with stops cycling every 20 minutes.

THE HISTORIC CHESTER COURTESY COACH stops are marked by signage with the official logo and are located at:
*Alstede Farms (Back Parking Lot)
*92 Main Street (Next to the Chester Clock)

For details, call 908-879-7189

**The Historic Chester Courtesy Coach is sponsored by Alstede Farms and The Historic Chester Business Association.

 

 

 

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Sep 22 - Oct 28, 2017
Harvest Moon Hayride and Night Time Corn Maze Event
6 pm - 10 pm (last ticket sold at 9:00 pm)
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Enjoy delightful harvest moon hayrides and night time corn maze fun. Delight in picking your own pumpkin, enjoy live entertainment, sip fresh pressed cider, all while creating the perfect family memories. This event is held Fri and Saturday nights and also on Sunday, Oct. 7th.

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Oct 10, 2017
Paint & Wine at The Hive
7:00pm-9:30pm
Location: The Hive at the Chester Springs Shopping Center, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ

Sip your wine or drink (BYOB) while you create your very own version of this painting. No previous experience needed! We will teach you everything you need to know. Come early to meet and greet, find your seat, get your paint, apron & drink. Meet and greet is from 6:30-7pm. Painting is from 7 - 9:30pm The price includes all materials, instruction, aprons and a 16x20 take-home canvas! Alcohol consumption is permitted only for adults over 21. Have a great night out by yourself, with friends, or with a club or group. Private events also available; contact Jane at (908) 531-8433 or jane@mcartsworkshop.com

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Oct 10 - 12, 2017
Open Studio Art at The Hive
10:00-12:00
Location: The Hive at the Chester Springs Shopping Center, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ

Expand your skill set and sense of an artist community by working alongside other creative individuals! When you are involved with Open Studio you will not have to pay an entrance fee when showcasing your art for a student exhibit at the Hive. 10:00am - 12:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at The Hive

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Events after October 10, 2017

Oct 12, 2017
Wine with Friends at The Chester Library
7:00pm to 9:00 pm
Location: The Chester Library, 250 West Main Street, Chester, NJ

WINE WITH FRIENDS AT THE CHESTER LIBRARY

Join us for a fun evening of International and Domestic Wines, Hors D'Oeuvres, Chocolate, Silent Auction and Music!

Tickets are $50 per person in advance, $60 per person at the door.

Tickets available for purchase at The Chester Library with proceeds benefiting the Chester Library programs.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Library: www.chesterlib.org

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Oct 14 - 15, 2017
34th Annual HARVEST Celebration
11:00 am to 5:00 pm (Rain or Shine)
Location: Downtown Chester, NJ

You couldn’t pick a better way to spend a weekend! 

Come and enjoy this FREE 2-day event in Historic Downtown Chester.

Sampling of Activities include...
*NBC Celebrity -  Produce Pete (Sat. Oct. 14th from 12pm-3pm
*Antique Apple Press Demonstrations
*Blacksmith Demo
*Clown Performances
*Face Painting
*Ford V-8 Antique Car Show
*Wood Carving Demo
*Pumpkin Painting
*Pumpkin Carving Demos

*Colonial Musketeers and more!

Special Musical Guests Include:

*Morgan Treni
Singer/Songwriter
Jazz - Folk - Pop
Sat. & Sun.
Oct. 14th & 15th from 1pm-4pm

and
*The Morris Music Men Barbershop Chorus
Sunday, October 15th
2pm to 4pm

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Oct 14, 2017
Celebrating Apples
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: Cooper Gristmill 66 State Route 24 Chester, NJ 07930-2411 - (908) 879-5463

Try a hand-cranked apple peeler and assist with a demonstration of cider pressing as it was done in 1880s Milltown.

Apple head dolls are on display, and you can decorate an apple to take home.This event is at the Cooper Gristmill. Donations are greatly appreciated.

Admission: (Suggested Donation for Mill Tours)

$3 Adults, $2 Senior Citizens, $1 Children 4-6, FREE for children under age 4
Friends of Fosterfields and Cooper Gristmill members - FREE with valid membership card.Discounted fees for special events.

For additional information, please call 908-879-5463.

Directions: Copper Gristmill is located on County Highway 513 (old Route 24) in Chester Township, NJ. 1.3 miles west of the Route 206 intersection.

GPS: 66 Washington Turnpike (old state route 24), Chester, NJ 07930

Online Map Directions: 74 County Highway 513, Chester, NJ 07930

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Oct 15, 2017
Cider Press Demostrations at the Annual Harvest Celebration
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: The Cooper Gristmill Display (Main Street) - Downtown Chester

As part of the Historic Chester Business Assocation's Annual Harvest Celebration, see the Cooper Gristmill's apple cider press demonstration booth on  Main Street in Chester. We will be located near the Stained Glass Boutique, 76 E. Main Street and will be one of many activities throughout Chester.

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Oct 17 - 19, 2017
Open Studio Art at The Hive
10:00-12:00
Location: The Hive at the Chester Springs Shopping Center, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ

Expand your skill set and sense of an artist community by working alongside other creative individuals! When you are involved with Open Studio you will not have to pay an entrance fee when showcasing your art for a student exhibit at the Hive. 10:00am - 12:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at The Hive

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Oct 20, 2017
Paint & Wine at The Hive
7:00-9:30pm
Location: The Hive at the Chester Springs Shopping Center, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ

Sip your wine or drink (BYOB) while you create your very own version of this painting. No previous experience needed! We will teach you everything you need to know. Come early to meet and greet, find your seat, get your paint, apron & drink. Meet and greet is from 6:30-7pm. Painting is from 7 - 9:30pm The price includes all materials, instruction, aprons and a 16x20 take-home canvas! Alcohol consumption is permitted only for adults over 21. Have a great night out by yourself, with friends, or with a club or group. Private events also available; contact Jane at (908) 531-8433 or jane@mcartsworkshop.com

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Oct 21, 2017
Drop & Shop at The Hive
2:00-4:00 pm
Location: The Hive at the Chester Springs Shopping Center, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ

Are you wondering how you are going to get all of your shopping and last minute errands done in a day? Drop your child off at the Hive located at the Chester Springs Shopping Center (next to Shop-Rite) for our Saturdays Drop 'n Shop program! Let the children have fun at the Hive while you get your errands done efficiently. We offer: Drop In Art (ages 4-12) Drop In Minecraft (ages 6-12) Cost: $5 per hour per child online ($8 at door); $10 per 2 hours online ($15 at door) Questions? Contact Jane at (908) 531-8433 or jane@mcartsworkshop.com

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Oct 22 - 23, 2017
Elements Massage Grand Opening and Blood Drive
11am to 4pm
Location: Elements Massage, The Streets of Chester Shopping Center, 270 Route 206 South, Chester, NJ

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Oct 22, 2017
GET FIT SPORTS CHALLENGE
1pm-4pm
Location: Grove Street Park 7 Grove street - Chester NJ

GET FIT SPORTS CHALLENGE

Our annual Get Fit Sports Challenge will take place on Sunday Oct. 22nd at 70 Grove Street in Chester. This year's theme is Get Fit For The Holidays. Our goal is to raise $25,000 dollars that will be used to help boys and young men facing challenges from a lack of educational opportunities, drug addiction, and the criminal justice system. As a leadership development organization, we aim to help our youth make intelligent, thoughtful decisions that enrich their lives and the communities they live in. At least a $10 donation is required to register.

By giving to this annual event you'll be supporting Platinum Minds and other local organizations with a mission to support our young men so they make better choices and become positive leaders of tomorrow. We ask that you will consider a sponsorship donation of at least $500.00 Your donation will be recognized at our event in several ways. As a sponsor, your name will be placed on all materials and banners that publicize the event as well as announced verbally at the event itself.

Key objectives of the Event include promoting:
• Healthy choices and fitness
• Community and team building
• To raise awareness to the importance of addressing challenges facing our youth and young adults

For additional information about the event and/or to make a donation, please visit: https://www.crowdrise.com/get-fit/fundraiser/platinummindsinc

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Oct 28, 2017
A Miller's Halloween at The Cooper Gristmill
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: Cooper Gristmill 66 State Route 24 Chester, NJ 07930-2411 - (908) 879-5463

A Miller's Halloween at the Cooper Gristmill:

Come in costume for a fun-filled afternoon! Enjoy spooky story telling at 1pm & 2:30 pm, make corn husk dolls, create creepy crafts, and play old time games. In the Gristmill, be alert for spooks, spiders, skeletons, and surprises!

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Donations are greatly appreciated.
Admission: (Suggested Donation for Mill Tours)
$3 Adults, $2 Senior Citizens, $1 Children 4-6, FREE for children under age 4
Friends of Fosterfields and Cooper Gristmill members - FREE with valid membership card.Discounted fees for special events.

For additional information, please call 908-879-5463.

Directions: Copper Gristmill is located on County Highway 513 (old Route 24) in Chester Township, NJ. 1.3 miles west of the Route 206 intersection.

GPS: 66 Washington Turnpike (old state route 24), Chester, NJ 07930

Online Map Directions: 74 County Highway 513, Chester, NJ 07930

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Oct 28, 2017
Howl-O-Ween Pawty at Woof Gang Bakery & Pet Grooming
1:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Woof Gang Bakery & Pet Grooming, The Streets of Chester Shopping Center, 270 Route 206 South, Chester, Nj 07930

Bring your beloved pets for an afternoon of fun at Woof Gang Bakery & Pet Grooming's HOWL-O-WEEK PAWTY!

*Pet Costume Contest with Prizes!* Prizes award for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Plus - Lovable, adoptable rescues from 11th Hour Rescus from 12:00pm-4:00pm.

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Oct 28, 2017
Drop & Shop
2:00-4:00 pm
Location: The Hive at the Chester Springs Shopping Center, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ

Are you wondering how you are going to get all of your shopping and last minute errands done in a day? Drop your child off at the Hive located at the Chester Springs Shopping Center (next to Shop-Rite) for our Saturdays Drop 'n Shop program! Let the children have fun at the Hive while you get your errands done efficiently. We offer: Drop In Art (ages 4-12) Drop In Minecraft (ages 6-12) Cost: $5 per hour per child online ($8 at door); $10 per 2 hours online ($15 at door) Questions? Contact Jane at (908) 531-8433 or jane@mcartsworkshop.com

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Oct 29, 2017
Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast at Alstede Farms
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Enjoy a Hay Wagon ride around our beautiful farm and a delicious ‘all you can eat’ breakfast featuring our own delicious pumpkin pancakes along with eggs, bacon, and more!! Price includes breakfast, admission to our pick your own fields and orchards.

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Nov 3, 2017
Youth Talent Night at The Hive
6:30pm-8:30pm
Location: The Hive, Chester Springs Shopping Center, 197 Route 206, Chester NJ

Young artists of all genres are invited to the stage at The Hive. Come on out and perform or just enjoy and watch the show! Singers, musicians, comedians, dancers or actors are welcome to create memorable performances. The atmosphere is very supportive. The focus is the stage and the person(s) performing. At the Hive stage, performer feel free and safe to grow as artists and as people.

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Nov 4, 2017
Drop-in Art and Minecraft at The Hive
2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: The Hive, Chester Springs Shopping Center, 197 Route 206, Chester NJ

Are you wondering how you are going to get all of your shopping and last minute errands done in a day? Drop your child off at the Hive located at the Chester Springs Shopping Center (next to Shop-Rite) for our Saturdays Drop 'n Shop program! Let the children have fun at the Hive while you get your errands done efficiently. We offer: Drop In Art (ages 4-12) Drop In Minecraft (ages 6-12) Cost: $5 per hour per child online ($8 at door); $10 per 2 hours online ($15 at door) Questions? Contact Jane at (908) 531-8433 or jane@mcartsworkshop.com

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Nov 7, 2017
Paint & Wine at The Hive
7:00pm-9:00pm
Location: The Hive, Chester Springs Shopping Center, 197 Route 206, Chester NJ

Sip your wine or drink (BYOB) while you create your very own version of this painting. No previous experience needed! We will teach you everything you need to know. Come early to meet and greet, find your seat, get your paint, apron & drink. Meet and greet is from 6:30-7pm. Painting is from 7 - 9:30pm The price includes all materials, instruction, aprons and a 16x20 take-home canvas! Alcohol consumption is permitted only for adults over 21. Have a great night out by yourself, with friends, or with a club or group. Private events also available; contact Jane at (908) 531-8433 or jane@mcartsworkshop.com

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