Events March 15, 2018

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Events after March 15, 2018

Mar 16 - 18, 2018
30th Annual Orchid Open House at Stony Hill Gardens
10am-5pm
Location: Stony Hill Gardens, 8 Rte 24, Chester, NJ 07930

Features free seminars, refreshments, wine tasting, cheese samples, orchids for sale.

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Mar 16, 2018
Paint & Wine at The Hive
7:00pm-9:30pm
Location: The Hive, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ (next to ShopRite)

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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Mar 17, 2018
Drop-In Art and Minecraft at The Hive
2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: The Hive, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ (next to ShopRite)

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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Mar 17, 2018
Art on the Farm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Relax, enjoy meeting new friends and explore your inner artist while creating a beautiful painting using acrylic paint on canvas! The Art on the Farm painting event will be led by an experienced local artist utilizing techniques that make the class exciting for all level artists. Wine will be available for purchase and tastings provided by Tomasello Winery on site. Price: $24.99 per person Includes: art instruction, all supplies needed, tasty appetizers, and refreshments. Registration is required. Seating is limited. Please note this is an adults only event.

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Mar 18, 2018
Peaceful Planting Class at Alstede Farms
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Come spend a soothing hour of planting and connecting with the natural environment and with others. This premier event will be directed by local Horticulture Therapist. Realize the psychological, physical and social benefits of engaging with planting materials. You will create an individualize project in our greenhouse that you will take home to nurture and grow. No green thumb required, just bring your curiosity and willingness to explore. This inclusive activity is open to all ages and abilities, all are welcomed.

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Mar 24 - Apr 8, 2018
Easter and Springtime Family Festival at Alstede Farms
Times vary by day - please see website
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Enjoy springtime fun during the Easter and Springtime Family Festival at Alstede Farms. We'll have our baby farm animals, Easter egg hunts, a cozy campfire with marshmallows to toast, the Easter bunny, and lots more! Check our website for schedule of events and event times.

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Mar 24 - 25, 2018
Breakfast With the Easter Bunny
9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Admission includes an All-You-Can-Eat hearty farm breakfast, a wonderful photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, and access to all activities at our Easter and Springtime Family Festival including hayrides, pony rides, Easter Egg hunt, baby farm animals, warm campfire and lots more! Breakfast reservations are required. Tickets can be purchased online. Breakfast will be held on these dates and times: Sat. March 24th & Sun. March 25th ,9 am - noon, Friday, March 30th & Saturday March 31st, 9 am - noon. Please see our website for complete details.

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Mar 24, 2018
Drop-In Art and Minecraft
2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: The Hive, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ (next to ShopRite)

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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Mar 26 - 30, 2018
Spring Break Camps at The Hive
9:00pm-3:00pm
Location: The Hive, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ (next to ShopRite)

JOIN US FOR AN EXCITING STAY-CATION IN CHESTER! Half-day or full-day camps available. Join for one day or more, up to all 5 days! 9:00am - 1:00pm half-day 9:00am - 3:00pm full-day TOPICS TO ENGAGE EVERYONE! Mornings are filled with inspiring art projects followed by exciting science exploration in age appropriate groups. Snack (nut free) is provided by MCAW. Bring your own Bagged Lunch (nut-free please). Afternoon choose Chess, arts & crafts, Minecraft, Makerspace, games, or participate in the Lego Challenge of the day! Lots more! Visit our website to learn more or to register.

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Mar 31, 2018
Drop-In Art and Minecraft at The Hive
2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: The Hive, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ (next to ShopRite)

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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Mar 31, 2018
Open Mic Night at The Hive
7:00-11:00pm
Location: The Hive, 197 Route 206 North, Chester NJ (next to ShopRite)

Calling all musicians, poets, fans! Artists of all genres are invited to step up to the stage at The Hive. Come on out and perform or just enjoy and watch the show! Spoken word artists, 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. With the help of many talented artists and an inspiring atmosphere, performer feel free and safe to grow as artists and as people. Visit our Facebook page at CHESTER OPEN MIC NIGHTS to get updates and latest pictures. Questions? sarah@mcartsworkshop.com or 908-883-0159

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Apr 1, 2018
Easter Sunrise Service at Alstede Farms
6:30 am
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Our Sunrise Service on Easter Sunday is a Christian Ecumenical service that celebrates the true meaning of Easter. The service starts at 6:30 am on the hill behind our Farm Store. Allow yourself about 10-15 minutes of time before hand to walk up to the hill from the parking lot. We will also have a hay wagon ride available for anyone that needs assistance. Please note that we will be closed for business on Easter Sunday.

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Apr 7, 2018
Opening Day at Cooper Gristmill
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Cooper Gristmill 66 State Route 24 Chester, NJ 07930-2411 - (908) 879-5463

Celebrate the 40th season at Cooper Gristmill! Discover its amazing history, take a guided tour of the water powered machinery on all four floors, and learn how much flour can be produced daily. Last tour is at 3:30pm.

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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Apr 7 - 8, 2018
Springtime Family Breakfast
9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Celebrate spring on the farm! Join us for a hearty, farm buffet breakfast which includes: eggs, bacon, sausage, french toast, breakfast potatoes, hot and cold beverages. After breakfast, enjoy all the fun activities at our Springtime Family Festival.

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Apr 13 - 15, 2018
Festival of Arts at Random Acts of Fresco
See below.
Location: Tents behind Fresco Mexican/Random Acts of Fresco
137 Main Street, Chester, NJ 07930

Join us for an exciting and colorful outdoor FESTIVAL OF ARTS SHOW by Random Acts of Fresco Boutique

Schedule is as follows:
Friday, April 13th: 4pm to 8pm
Saturday, April 14th: 11am to 7pm
Sunday, April 15th:11am to 7pm (with Live Music from 11am-1pm)

We will be showcasing Arts from the Mountains of Mexico, The Lands of Guatemala, Jewelery from renown names from New York and Many other parts of the World.

"Sing up and Win" drawing Sunday at 5:30 pm to win one of our beautiful artistic pieces from Random Acts of Fresco. Hand carved wood pieces such as living room and dinning room sets, bars and stools, headboards, large folk art clay pieces, textiles, and more. Beautiful decor for your home or office space.

Light Refreshment will be served.

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Apr 14, 2018
Fruit Tree Pruning Seminar
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

This is a great seminar for beginners and experienced pruners alike. Whether you are just starting to grow your back yard trees or are looking to get some tips from the pros, you will be sure to walk away with some good ideas and new knowledge. We will demonstrate pruning new trees, as well as mature and abandoned trees. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, enjoy some refreshments and check out some useful tools and techniques to make your back yard amazing!Seminar participants will be eligible for a special 15% discount off any purchases that are made at Alstede Farms’ Farm Store that day. Tickets may be purchased online at www.theticketbarn.com

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Apr 21, 2018
Art on the Farm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Relax and enjoy meeting new friends while you explore your inner artist! Create your own beautiful painting using acrylic paint on canvas. Our Art on the Farm painting event will be led by an experienced local artist utilizing techniques that make the class exciting for all level artists. Includes: art instruction, all supplies needed, tasty appetizers, and refreshments. Registration is required. Seating is limited. Please note this is an adults only event. Wine will be available for purchase and tastings provided by Tomasello Winery on site.

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Apr 28, 2018
Grand Opening of ARTSi Studio
1:00pm-5:00pm
Location: ARTSi Studio, 125 Main Street, Chester NJ 07930

You are cordially invited to the Grand Opening of ARTSi Studio in Chester. Stop by for FREE art making, refreshments, and a raffle.

We can't wait to celebrate with you!
12:30pm: Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Hoven
1:00pm-5:00pm pm: Open House.

#artsicommunity #mainstreet #chester

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Apr 28, 2018
Hooked on Rugs Demonstration at Cooper Gristmill
1:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Cooper Gristmill 66 State Route 24 Chester, NJ 07930

See how rugs were made by 'rug-hooking.' Loops of yarn or fabric are pulled through a woven base using a hook. Cooper Gristmill will host demonstrations of this colonial skill, crafts, and tours.

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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Apr 29, 2018
Hair Tinsel (aka Fairy Hair) Event!
11:00am-3:00pm
Location: You're Not In Kansas Anymore, 35 Perry Street, Chester, NJ 07930

Make your hair glitter with "HAIR TINSEL" a thin, lightweight ribbon that is knotted into your hair. This beauty trend has been sported by glitter queens Ke$ha and Beyoncé, and is now being offered at You're Not In Kansas Anymore. Come to this "Sparkling" event and have Hair Tinsel Expert - Fairy Kate - add some shine and whimsy to your hair. Cost is $25. Sparkling refreshments will be served.

In addition, Fun, Fabulous and Flirty Spring and Summer Fashions will be available for purchase, including the newly arrived collections.

SPECIAL OFFER:
Spend $200, get $50....for next shopping trip
Spend $125, get a $25...for next shopping trip

CLICK HERE to sign up for a Hair Tinsel time slot. :)

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