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Mar 31, 2017
Wine & Chocolate Pairing at J. Emanuel Chocolatier
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: J. Emanuel Chocolatier, 461B Main Street (behind Redwoods Grill & Bar), Chester, NJ

Let us guide your taste buds on a culinary journey through a series of chocolates, wines and wine truffles.

Learn the art of enjoyment while picking up some pointers on how wines and chocolates can be best paired. Pre-registration is required by contacting J. Emanuel Chocolatier as this class size is limited. 20 year anniversary pricing is still available for this class.

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Apr 1, 2017
Highlands Backyard Tree Fruit Seminar
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

You will have the opportunity to practice pruning techniques for apples, peaches, and summer & fall bearing brambles. You’ll also be able to ask questions about all aspects of fruit tree and small fruit tree care. Learn more on AlstedeFarms.com

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Apr 1 - 23, 2017
Easter and Springtime Family Festival
Times vary by day - please see website
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Enjoy scenic farm hayrides, baby farm animals, visit the Easter Bunny, Easter Egg hunts, games, pony rides, moon bounce, roast marshmallows by the campfire and lots more! Hours: April 1st and 2nd, April 8th and 9th, April 10th-15th, April 17th, April 22nd, and 23rd

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Apr 7 - 9, 2017
ART SHOW - Random Acts of Fresco Gallery 137
see times below
Location: Tent behind Fresco Mexican/Random Acts of Fresco
137 Main Street, Chester, NJ 07930

Join us for an exciting and colorful outdoor ART SHOW by Random Acts of Fresco Boutique!!

April 7th 5:00pm-9:00pm
April 8th 12:00pm-9:00pm
April 9th 12:00pm-7:00pm

Admission is Free. We will be showing Arts from Mexico. Hand carved wood pieces such as living room and dinning room sets, bars and stools, headboards, large folk art clay pieces, textiles, and more. Beautiful decor for your home or office space.

Refreshment will be served under two tents behind Fresco Mexican, located at137 Main Street

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Apr 16, 2017
Easter Sunrise Service at Alstede Farms
6:30 am
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Join us for Easter Celebration Sunrise service on our farm. All are welcome! Please note: we will be closed for regular business on Sunday, April 16th, 2017

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Apr 30, 2017
Free Ice Cream Day
10am - 6pm
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

We’re celebrating Farmer Kurt’s Birthday today! Help us celebrate – stop by any time between 10 am and 6 pm for a FREE cup or cone of our delicious homemade ice cream! While you’re here, enjoy lots of fun farm activities!

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May 13, 2017
Beekeeping Seminar
9 a.m. to 12:00
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

This course will take you through you everything you need to get started, from equipment, hive location, breed selection, biology, pest, and disease control. Seminar Participants will examine a nucleus hive and hive a 3lb package of bees.

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May 14, 2017
Mother's Day Brunch
9 am - 2 pm
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

This Mother's Day try doing something a little different: enjoy a scenic hayride around the farm to Harvest Hall to enjoy a delicious buffet style brunch! Relax in the delightful farm atmosphere with casual open table seating. Reservations required - see website for details. Children under 2 are free!

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May 14, 2017
Free Ice Cream For Moms
10 - 6
Location: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

There's no sweeter way to celebrate Mom on Mother's Day than with a free ice cream cone or cup. Stick around afterwards for tons of fun farm activities.

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Jun 3 - 4, 2017
19th Annual SPRING Chester Craft Show
10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Rain or Shine)
Location: Gazebo/Municipal Field
134 Main Street, Chester, NJ

Call your friends and make plans to attend the 19th Annual SPRING CHESTER CRAFT SHOW being held on Saturday and Sunday, June 3rd and 4th.

We are proud to announce that the Spring Chester Craft Show was ranked as one of the top 60 craft shows IN THE COUNTRY, WITH OVER 150 ARTISTS from around the region.

Admission: $4.00.  No dogs/pets allowed.

****$1.00 OFF* A SINGLE ADMISSION***
PRINT THIS AD AND PRESENT AT THE GATE TO RECEIVE $1.00 DISCOUNT.

Experience a wide variety of hand made items including traditional craft, fine art and country crafts.  Find unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list as well as beautiful handcrafted furnishings for your home. Be sure to stroll through Historic Chester and visit over 80 unique shops and eateries which are just steps away from the show. You will discover a wonderful selection of antiques, crafts, clothing, jewelry, home furnishings and accessories, gourmet pet products, confections and wonderful eateries. The Chester area is also home to wonderful parks and farms offering fun for the whole family.

Note: If you are a vendor and wish to exhibit at this show, please visit http://www.chestercraftshow.com.

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Sep 9 - 10, 2017
44th Annual FALL Craft Show
10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Rain or Shine)
Location: Gazebo/Municipal Field,134 Main Street, Chester, NJ
(Music Provided By S.C.3. Entertainment on Sat. & Sun.)


CHESTER CELEBRATES 44 YEARS OF FALL CRAFT SHOW

**RATED #1 IN NEW JERSEY AND ONE OF THE TOP 50 CRAFT SHOWS IN THE NATION**

Over 200+ Tents Filled with the Finest Handmade Crafts.

The most talented artisans on the East Coast will exhibit and sell their unique hand-crafted creations at the upcoming Chester Fall Craft Show, which will take place on September 9th and 10th at Municipal Field and Perry Street in Chester, NJ. This year marks the 44th anniversary of the award-winning 'rain or shine' weekend event, which is produced by the Historic Chester Business Association (HCBA).

Rated #1 in New Jersey and one of the Top 50 "Best Crafts Show in The Nation" by America's Premier Art and Craft Show Magazine, Sunshine Artist, previous shows have set all-time attendance records, with crafters and artisans from throughout the region offering an array of select, hand-crafted furniture, jewelry, apparel, ornaments, home accessories and more.

"For the past 44 years, Chester has been the home to one of the Northeast's most celebrated arts and crafts event." says Kathy Barbieri, President of the HCBA, "This is the perfect time for attendees to join in the celebration and kick-off their holiday shopping with one-of-a-kind gifts."

During this special weekend in September, Chester will host thousands of people from all over the country who come to enjoy this two-day, juried and tented arts & crafts expo. But this is not just an event to satisfy the artistic soul—be sure to stroll the brick-lined sidewalks and visit over 80 specialty shops featuring antiques, crafts, clothing, jewelry, home furnishings and accessories, gourmet pet products, confections and wonderful eateries.

Whether it's a decorative piece for your own home or a distinctive holiday gift for a friend, Chester is the place to discover that special something.  Children under 12 are free (no pets please).  Also, don't forget to enjoy all the natural beauty of the season, as Chester is home to wonderful parks and farms offering fun for the whole family.

Note: If you are a vendor and wish to exhibit at this show, visit http://www.chestercraftshow.com.

Admission: $5.00 per person

***$1.00 Off Single Admission with a printed copy of this event listing**

Crafters interested in participating in the show can call 973-377-6600 or visit www.chestercraftshow.com.

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Oct 14 - 15, 2017
34th Annual HARVEST Celebration
11:00 am to 5:00 pm (Rain or Shine)
Location: Downtown Chester, NJ

You couldn’t pick a better way to spend a weekend! 

Come and enjoy this FREE 2-day event in Historic Downtown Chester.

Sampling of Activities include...
*NBC Celebrity -  Produce Pete
*Apple Press Demonstrations
*Antique Cars
*Wood Carving Demo
*Pumpkin Painting

*Colonial Musketeers and much, much, more!!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS to be posted September 2017

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