Warren County Cultural & Heritage Commission

8 Belvidere Avenue Oxford, NJ 07863

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2014 SHIPPEN MANOR LAWN CONCERTS

Rain Site Colonial United Methodist Church (Across the street)

YET ANOTHER NICE SUMMER SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES IN SWEET & SUNNY DOWNTOWN OXFORD

6 PM 8 PM Mostly

 

  June 15   Jug Town Mountain                Old Time String Band
     
  June 22  Poor Ole Shine                          Stompin' Country Swing
     
  June 29 Dustbowl Revival                       Hillbilly Folk Jazz
     
  July 6  Matuto                                       Brazilian Bluegrass
     
  July 13 Burning Bridget Cleary           High Energy Trad. Irish
     
   July 20  The WIYOS                          TinPan Alley/Alt Rock
     
   July 27  Ablemen                                   Polkas/American Medley
Aug. 3 BottomLine                              Country Western
     
   Concerts start at 5 PM Starting August 11
     
  Aug. 10     5 PM Blair Crimmins                       Ragtime Dixie Jazz
     
  Aug. 17     5 PM Hickory Project                       Contemporary Bluegrass
     
  Aug. 24     5 PM Church Point Riot                  Cajun/Zydeco
     
  Aug. 31     5 PM    Hot Seats                               String Band Modern
     
  Sept. 7      5 PM Paddy & the Pale Boys           Irish Pub Music
     
     
     

Bring Blankets, Lawn Chairs, Friends, a Picnic, & Your Best Easy Goin' Relaxin' Mood

THE MANOR LAWN IS REASONABLY ACCESSIBLE, ACCESSIBLE PARKING & LAVATORIES PROVIDED

Presented by the Warren County Cultural & Heritage Commission, supported by the Warren County Freeholders, and funded in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission

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June 1. 2014

The lives and times of New Jersey soldiers in the War of Independence


Featured at Shippen Manor Museum, the restored 18th Century ironmaster's mansion in Oxford, NJ, on Sunday, June 1, from 1-4 pm.

  Members of Helm's Company, 2nd New Jersey Continental Line, will discuss and demonstrate drill, tactics and weaponry as well as period food preparation. The group, composed of regional reenactors, recreates and commemorates a local unit that served in Washington's Army.  Musket-firing presentations will be offered throughout the afternoon. The program is suitable for all ages.

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April 20, 2014

Easter "Hope and Heritage" Service at Oxford Methodist Church

   Members of two recreated Civil War units will assist the Oxford Colonial United Methodist Church, Oxford New Jersey, in an Easter sunrise service on April 20 at 6:00am on the south lawn adjacent to the church at Oxford Furnace.

    Pastor Evan Rohrs-Dodge will be joined by Andrew Drysdale, Chaplain and John Covert, Captain, both of of the 27th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry based in Hackettstown. Belvidere resident Principal Musician

(Sergeant) Douglas Grunn of the 33rd New Jersey Zoauves will open the service by playing a traditional army church call on a reproduction 1861 French bugle. Later in the program, Sgt. Grunn will perform "Guide Me,O Thou Great Redeemer" and "Abide With Me" on an original 1880 cornet.

   Following a short service by Chaplain Drysdale, the program will move inside the church for a liturgy reading, prayers and traditional hymns including "The Battle Hymn of the Republic". The service will conclude with Sgt. Grunn playing "Amazing Grace" at approximately 6:45 am.

   A fellowship breakfast of ham and eggs will be offered on the church's first floor following the program. There is no fee, but pre-registration is requested by April 15 to permit adequate preparations. Please call

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April 5, 2014

Join us on Sunday, April 5th for "An 18th Century Kitchen-Not Just For Cooking"

Stop by the lower kitchen on your tour of the Manor and explore a few of the many activities that could have been performed there on a spring day in the 1700s. Food historian Bev Altrath, of Asbury, along with friends, will discuss a variety of typical kitchen chores, including pie preparation and even making organic paint for sprucing up furniture! 1-4 pm

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