This Weekend in Union County: September 29-October 1

Photo Credit: Wightman Farms in Morristown, NJ (

Friday, September 29

Pick-your-own apples at Hillview Farms in Gilette, producing 53-acres of locally grown goodness for almost 150 years. Also featuring locally-grown natural raw honey in the Farm Store.

Transport yourself to the Pacific Northwest by visiting the “Sea Lion Sound Exhibit” at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. The exhibit has views from underwater in a lower level area, at water level under a “sea-side” dock structure and above water at the beach area (ongoing).

Saturday, September 30

Aveda Complimentary Facial at The Mall at Short Hills. Experience brighter, beautiful skin everyday with Tulasara Wedding Masques for overnight for face and eyes. September 30 is the final day for this offer. Reserve your complimentary facial by calling Aveda at (973) 467-4500.

Cheese 101 Class entitled, “Europass” at The Creativity Caravan in Montclair.

Unionville Vineyards Fall Harvest Festival in Ringoes. Winery tours, food trucks, hayrides, live music, and more.

American rock band Blues Traveler performs at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway.

Sunday, October 1

Pick-your-own apples, hayrides, and more at Wightman Farms in Morristown. Shop freshly baked pies, apple cider, and cider donuts at the Farm Store. Also, try your hand at the giant corn maze!


Wednesday, October 4

Pascack Valley Medical Center “Break Free,” located at 150 Old Hook Road in Westwood. Get tips on sustaining bone health in women.

Thursday, October 5

Country music singer Easton Corbin performs at The Wellmont Theater in Montclair.

Sunday, October 29

Celebrate Halloween in downtown Westfield with a Trick-o-Treat Parade and Costume Contest. Bring the kids downtown in their costumes to trick-or-treat in the retail stores and restaurants throughout from 12 to 2 p.m. The costume contest, sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation, starts at 2 p.m. and continues with the parade (rain or shine). Costume contest judges will watch the parade and hand out medals and winner cards. All prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m.