Tuesday, July 8, 2008

2nd Saturday this Saturday

This Saturday will be chock full of events in Newton, NJ as Main Street Newton, Inc. presents its first monthly 2nd Saturday, Painted Prose & Poetry. Join me at TraillWorks from 3 - 4pm to meet the chef/owner of NYTimes accoladed Andre's Restaurant. André will be here selling and signing his cookbook, My Dinner at Andre's, as well as offering a sampling of his cooking.

Stay in Newton through the evening for the following:
  • 4:30pm - go to Gallery by the Green to hear live readings by Francesca DeStefano, author of Living on Venetian Time
  • 5:30 - 6:30pm - go to the Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council Gallery for poetry readings by author, Jean LeBlanc
  • Andre’s Restaurant will host an exhibition titled Painted Prose and Pastry, a three-course dessert tasting at the restaurant located at 188 Spring St.
  • JC’s Grill House Restaurant, located at 144 Spring St., will offer the Second Saturday Early Bird Special from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Bula Restaurant, located across from TraillWorks, will offer Painted Prose & Pasta
  • The Craft Creators, located at 185 Spring St., will have a display of antiquated prints, art work and photos from 5 to 8 p.m. Artist Irena Schaeffer will be on-hand to do character drawings.
  • The Chocolaterie, located at 205 Spring Street, will have a chocolate tasting and a chocolate education class.
  • The SpringBoard Shoppes at Newton will feature Robin Lennon Inner Designs, original design handmade one-of-a-kind women’s jackets, wraps, scarves, carry bags and other accessories.
  • Six local bands will also be playing various genres of music and on or more poets/spoken word artists will entertain guests on the Newton Green. The event titled Something in the Square Youth Concert was organized by local youths.
  • Much, much more…
Go to www.mainstreetnewton.org for more information.

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