JVH Events Calendar

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

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.

Register

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.

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

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.

Tickets

Anne & Ridley Enslow – Music From The Hamilton Era @ Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum
Nov 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 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.

Tickets

Nov
23
Fri
16th Annual Colonial Christmas Tree Lighting @ Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

16th Annual Colonial Christmas Tree Lighting 

Friday, November 24 – 7  p.m.

Join us for caroling, hot chocolate, and hot pretzels, as we light our patriotic red, white, and blue Liberty Tree and ring in the holiday season.

Caroling with Harmonium Choral Society.

Free to the entire community!

 

Nov
24
Sat
16th Annual Colonial Christmas @ Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

16th Annual Colonial Christmas

The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House invite visitors of all ages to experience Christmas past and present when the circa 1772 Dutch Colonial home opens its wreath-clad doors Saturday and Sunday, November 24-25 and Saturday and Sunday, December 1-2. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

The popular fundraiser features: tours of the museum, which will be decorated for the holidays by talented New Jersey designers; holiday shopping with boutique merchants and artisans; Colonial musicians, re-enactors and crafters; military demonstrations; Santa visits; and more!