Events June 21 and 22

This weekend you can take a history walk with the Walpack Historical Society, attend a Barn Sale at Lusscroft Farm, participate in Hampton Days, attend an Antique Boat Show at Lake Hopatcong or use you membership at  Sterling Hill to dig for minerals.

More on Pleasant Valley — Walpack Historical Society

Where Location: Walpack M.E. Church, Walpack Center within the Delaware Water Gap
Date Sun. June 22nd 1pm

Description : Walpack Historical Society will present “More on Pleasant Valley” by Myra Snook, historian. Myra’s talk will include information on the Van Horn family, Nicholas Tillman (stonemason), John Dimon, and their activities in the Tillman’s Brook area.
National Recreation Area, Sussex County, NJ.
Free and open to the public.
For more information call (973) 948-4903
Walpack Historical Society ~ PO Box 212, Layton, N.J. 07851

Lusscroft Farm Barn Sale

Where:  Lusscroft  Farm
50 Neilson Rd. Wantage, NJ
Entrance at Rt 519 at mile marker 81
Date: June 20th & 21,  9:00 AM- 3:00 PM

Description:Browse 2 old barns filled with toys, furniture, baskets, decorations, glassware, dishes, home/garden items, used books, and a bake sale. Proceeds go to restorations efforts at Lusscroft Farm.  Presented by non-profit Heritage & Agriculture Assoc. in cooperation with N.J. Dep/Div of Parks & Forestry
Free and open to the public

Contact Kathy Baklarz at

Hampton Day & 150th Anniversary Celebration!

Saturday, June 21st from 3:00pm-Dusk
at Hampton Park
Rain Date Sunday June 22nd, 2014

Come help celebrate Hampton Township’s 150th Anniversary! Many new things this year! 150th Ceremony, Township History & commemorative mugs for sale by the Hampton Township Historical Society, Prince & Princess Competition, Miss Hampton Competition, Talent Show, DJ Music by Kirk Kandel, The Hampton Fire Department will be selling grilled items in the pavilion, other food vendors, Various merchandise vendors, free attractions: trampoline bungee, 24′ rock wall, Wild One Obstacle course, castle bouncer, photo booth & pictures! Pie Eating contest, Egg Toss, Sack Races, Pony Rides, Fireworks and more!

40th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show

Where:Location: Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club in Arlington, NJ  
Date: Saturday June 21, 10:00 AM- 4:00 Pm
Description: this classic boat show sees people who love such classic models come from far and wide. All kinds of boats are on display, including antique and classic wooden boats that are meticulously preserved, and there is an award contest as well to recognize those that have preserved the condition and character of their classic vessels.a
Ken Heaton, VP & Show Chairman
Saturday, June 21st,

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill (Nighttime: Museum Members only)

Where: Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg, NJ
Time: 6:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.
Night collecting at Sterling Hill is scheduled twice a year for museum members only. Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump and in the Passaic pit  and “saddle” areas.  Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter’s claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection.  A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of fluorescent minerals. Read details Mineral Collecting.

Fees: $5 admission plus $1.50 per pound for any minerals taken. Fee does NOT include mine tour.
Age Requirements: 7 years & up on the Mine Run dump; 13 & up elsewhere
Contact:   973-209-MINE
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