This event will take place in the spacious Verve Restaurant in Somerville, NJ. Of course, this is a socially distanced event and all safety measures have been put into place for everyone’s protection. Verve is known for its extraordinary food and ambiance. Visitors will be offered a complimentary glass of wine as they shop.
CANCELLED due to COVID-19! OCT. 11, 2020
Princeton Communiversity Arts Fest | 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Produced by the Arts Council of Princeton with participation from the students of Princeton University and support from the town of Princeton, Communiversity features over 225 booths showcasing original art and contemporary crafts, unique merchandise, culinary masterpieces from local chefs, plus seven stages of continuous live entertainment. Communiversity ArtsFest draws over 40,000 art lovers and fun seekers to downtown Princeton, making it Central New Jersey’s largest and longest-running cultural event. For more information visit:
OCTOBER 3, 2020
RVATA Small Business Day | 3:00 pm
Support local small businesses by attending the RVATA Small Business Day. Raritan Valley ATA (RVATA) is generously hosting this event behind their martial arts studio. Stroll outside, safely socially distanced, and see what our small businesses have to offer. This event is free and open to the public. For more information visit https://rvata.com/
SUNDAYS DURING THE QUARANTINE
FREE Fluid Art Lessons | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
We all need some beauty in our lives right now, especially during these difficult times. It's also a great time to learn something new! Learn how to create your own fluid art pieces and much more. To sign up, please visit our Facebook event page at
CANCELLED due to COVID-19!SUMMER 2020
Historic Downtown Somerville Arts & Crafts Festival | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Over 125 talented artisans, craftsmen and photographers will be displaying and selling a wonderful mix of quality contemporary crafts as well as fine art. There will be original handmade works such as oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, decorative fiber works, metal works, paper, stone, garden works and so much more. Some exhibitors will be demonstrating their craft. For more information visit:
Come see Mike Beckwith create one of his amazing pieces live! Audience recommendations will shape the final product and all creations will be available for sale. For more information visit https://sclsnj.org/.
ONLINE - MAY 3, 2020
Handmade Hopewell | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This Makers Street Fair, conceived in 2015, melds a love of Hopewell, NJ and an appreciation of handmade things and the artists who make them. While you're here, don't forget to enjoy the restaurants, shops and cool folks that make up this small, but mighty town. For more information visit
OCTOBER 6, 2019
Somerville Street Fair | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Come on down for a day of family fun with original and interesting arts & crafts, shopping, kid's rides, live music, and great food. FREE admission to this event that attracts tens of thousands every year.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2019
Arts on Division, Somerville, NJ | 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Artists and craftspeople in all media and styles will be selling their wares. Enjoy the comfortable September air, music and festival atmosphere as you chat with passers-by. Besides the Artisan Market, there will be mural painters, art exhibits from local schools, a chalk artist, plenty of music, interactive performance group, demos, children’s activities and more.
JULY and AUGUST 2019
Gallery on Main, 30 West Main Street, Somerville, NJ
Gallery on Main's "Artist of the Month" series for both July and August features an exhibition of paintings by Branchburg, NJ-based artist Mike Beckwith, a Somerville native. Admission is free, and the paintings are available for purchase.