Events August 25- September 1

There are a number of events this week, visit a canal, mine minerals, visit an art gallery and attend a Scandinavian fete.

Stewards of Park History — Meeting and Dessert
Monday August 25, 6:45-9:00 pm
Call 973-534-2845 for more information
Email: for more information

Waterloo Canal Heritage Day
Saturday Aug. 30 11:00am-5:00pm
Waterloo Village
525 Village of Waterloo
Stanhope, NJ 07874
Phone: 908-722-9556
Web Page Canal Society of New Jersey

Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.

Sussex County Senior Citizen Art Show
The show is on display at the SCAHC until Sept. 16, 2014
Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council
133 Spring Street Newton, NJ

Arts Festival
SCAHS  is also selling tickets for the 2nd annual festival of art, which is hosted by the Lake Mohawk Pool,  The festival take place on Sunday Sept 7 (rain date Sept 14)

Purchase tickets by phone (973) 383-0027
or online

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill Mine
Sunday August 31 9:00-3:00
Sterling Hill Mine
30 Plant Street
Ogdensburg, NJ
Phone: 973-209-6463

Description: Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run Dump and in the Passaic Pit and the  saddle area.  This event is open to the public. Wear  study footwear, a strong hammer, (carpenter claw hammers are not allowed),  and eye protection. A dark room with short wave ultra-violet light is provided.  Read more details about the Mineral collecting at

Fee: $5.00 admission and $1.50 per pound of  mineral taken. Fee does not include the mine tour.
Age Requirement: Must be at least 7:00 year old for  Mine Run dump and 13 and up elsewhere.

30th Annual Scandinavian Fete
Sunday August 31 10:00am-6:00pm
Vasa Park
One Wolfe Rd
Fee: $14.00

The heritage festival celebrates the Nordic regions: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden. Food, crafts, authentic gifts, entertainment, dancing, folk dress, vikings, kids’ events, and re-enactors. This year’s featured guests are Telge Glima, Swedish wrestlers who practice and show old sports and games.

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