Columbus Day Weekend Wine Tasting in NJ with Art, Theater & Film


Photo from 2004 Wine Tasting

Frenchtown NJ celebrates the best of two worlds on Columbus Day Weekend. The worlds of fine wine and fine arts are featured in this small river town October 6th through Ocotober 9th, during the second annual Frenchtown Wine and Arts Weekend. The event is organized by The Frenchtown Business and Professional Association (*FBPA).

The Festivities begin with two preliminary events on Thursday and Friday and move into full swing on Saturday and Sunday with a full weekend of scheduled events.

Frenchtown Wine and Arts Weekend Schedule:

Thursday, Ocotober 6th, 8 PM

Theater:
Brilliant Traces by Cindy Lou Johnson
Presented by River Union Stage
Frenchtown School Theater, 902 Harrison Street
Price: $17.50 adults $15.00 students and seniors
Info: Call 908-996-3685 or online at River Union Stage

Friday, October 7th, 7 PM

Wine and Art Dinner: SOLD OUT
Kathleen Connally: A Walk Through Durham Township
Presented by Indian Rock Inn and Frenchtowner.com
Indian Rock Inn, 2206 River Road, Upper Black Eddy
Price: $31.80 plus gratuity, reservations required
Info: Call 610-982-9600 or online at Frenchtown NJ Blog

Friday, October 7th, 8 PM

Theater:
Brilliant Traces by Cindy Lou Johnson
Presented by River Union Stage
Frenchtown School Theater, 902 Harrison Street
Price: $17.50 adults $15.00 students and seniors
Info: Call 908-996-3685 or online at River Union Stage

Saturday, October 8th, 11 AM – 5 PM

Artist reception:
Birgitta Kappe: California Impressionist
Presented by The Frame Carriage
10 Bridge Street, Suite 6, Frenchtown NJ
Price: Free, open to public
Info: Call 908- 996-7702 or online at Birgitta Kappe’s Website

Saturday, October 8th, 12 AM – 9 PM

Art Exhibition:
Kathleen Connally: A Walk Through Durham Township
Presented by Indian Rock Inn and Frenchtowner.com
Indian Rock Inn, 2206 River Road, Upper Black Eddy
Price: free, open to public
Info: Call 610-982-9600 or online at Frenchtown NJ Blog

Saturday, October 8th, 12 AM – 5 PM

Jewelry Art Show:
Pennsylvania Jeweler and Bead Artist Gloriel
Presented by Alchemy Creative Clothing
17 Bridge Street, Frenchtown NJ
Price: free, open to public
Info: Call 908-996-9000 or online at The Alchemy Website

Saturday, October 8th, 1 – 6 PM

Olive Festival + Prize Drawing:
Tasting of Olive Oil, Foccacio, and Olive Tapenade
Presented by The Studio
12 Bridge Street, Frenchtown NJ
Price: Free, open to public
Info: Call 908-996-7424 or online at The Studio’s Website

Saturday, October 8th, 1 – 6 PM

18KT + Diamond Jewelry Extravaganza:
By New York Designer Yves Kamioner
Presented by Mendham Gallery
33 Bridge Street, Frenchtown
Price: Free, open to public
Info: Call 908-996-2243

Saturday, October 8th, 1 – 4 PM

Film Screening:
River Moon Film Festival
Presented by River Union Stage
Borough Hall, Frenchtown New Jersey
Price: Free, with wine tasting ticket
Info: Call 908-996-3685 or online at The Frenchtown New Jersey Blog

Saturday, October 8th, 1 – 6 PM

Wine Tasting:
Passport to the World of Wines
Presented by The FBPA*
11 Tasting Stations throughout Frenchtown
Price: $19.00 advance tickets $25.00 day of event
Info: Online at NJ Wine Tasting
Ticket Purchase: Online at LocalWineEvents.com

Saturday, October 8th, 3 PM

Theater:
Brilliant Traces by Cindy Lou Johnson
Presented by River Union Stage
Frenchtown School Theater, 902 Harrison Street
Price: $17.50 adults $15.00 students and seniors
Info: Call 908-996-3685 or online at River Union Stage

Saturday, October 8th, 8 PM

Theater:
Brilliant Traces by Cindy Lou Johnson
Presented by River Union Stage
Frenchtown School Theater, 902 Harrison Street
Price: $17.50 adults $15.00 students and seniors
Info: Call 908-996-3685 or online at River Union Stage

Sunday, October 9th, 11 AM – 5 PM

Artist reception:
Birgitta Kappe: California Impressionist
Presented by The Frame Carriage
10 Bridge Street, Suite 6, Frenchtown NJ
Price: Free, open to public
Info: Call 908- 996-7702 or online at Birgitta Kappe’s Website

Sunday, October 9th, 12 AM – 5 PM

Jewelry Art Show:
Pennsylvania Jeweler and Bead Artist Gloriel
Presented by Alchemy Creative Clothing
17 Bridge Street, Frenchtown NJ
Price: free, open to public
Info: Call 908-996-9000 or online at The Alchemy Website

Sunday, October 9th, 1 – 4 PM

Art Exhibition & Reception:
Kathleen Connally: A Walk Through Durham Township
Presented by Indian Rock Inn and Frenchtowner.com
Indian Rock Inn, 2206 River Road, Upper Black Eddy
Price: free, open to public
Info: Call 610-982-9600 or online at Frenchtown NJ Blog

Sunday, October 9th, 1 – 4 PM

Film Screening:
River Moon Film Festival
Presented by River Union Stage
Borough Hall, Frenchtown New Jersey
Price: Free, with wine tasting ticket
Info: Call 908-996-3685 or online at The Frenchtown New Jersey Blog

Sunday, October 9th, 1 – 6 PM

18KT + Diamond Jewelry Extravaganza:
By New York Designer Yves Kamioner
Presented by Mendham Gallery
33 Bridge Street, Frenchtown
Price: Free, open to public
Info: Call 908-996-2243

Sunday, October 9th, 1 – 6 PM

Jewelry Artist Show:
Colleen Bell from Springtown, PA
Presented by Sassafras Cards, Gifts and Home
45 Bridge Street, Frenchtown NJ
Price: free, open to public
Info: Call 610-982-3945 or online at The Sassafras Website

Sunday, October 9th, 1 – 6 PM

Olive Festival + Prize Drawing:
Tasting of Olive Oil, Foccacio, and Olive Tapenade
Presented by The Studio
12 Bridge Street, Frenchtown NJ
Price: Free, open to public
Info: Call 908-996-7424 or online at The Studio’s Website

Sunday, October 9th, 1 – 6 PM

Wine Tasting:
Passport to the World of Wines
Present
ed by The FBPA*
11 Tasting Stations throughout Frenchtown
Price: $19.00 advance tickets $25.00 day of event
Info: Online at NJ Wine Tasting
Ticket Purchase: Online at LocalWineEvents.com

Sunday, October 9th, 3 PM

Theater:
Brilliant Traces by Cindy Lou Johnson
Presented by River Union Stage
Frenchtown School Theater, 902 Harrison Street
Price: $17.50 adults $15.00 students and seniors
Info: Call 908-996-3685 or online at River Union Stage

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This event is sponsored by the Frenchtown Business and Professional Association and the Skylands Tourism Council. Visit their website by clicking here or on the logo below.

Skylands Tourism Logo

Funding for this project was provided in part through the Cooperative Marketing Sponsorship Program of the New Jersey Commerce, Economic Growth and Tourism Commission, Office of Travel and Tourism. Visit their website by clicking here or on the logo below.

NJ Tourism Logo

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