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This is Rutherford's Weekend Happenings {November 1 - 3, 2019}

By Tracy Leigh

TIR has your list of events happening in and around town.

Pumpkin People in the Park

October 19th - November 2nd

Lincoln Park, Rutherford

The Woman’s Club of Rutherford is proud to announce its 5th Annual Pumpkin People in the Park fundraiser. Slated for October 19 – November 2, 2019 this family-friendly event is a great way to show off your creativity and add some autumn flair to Lincoln Park, while supporting the many worthwhile endeavors of the Woman’s Club.

Fall Book Sale

Rutherford Public Library

The Friends of the Library of Rutherford will host their Fall Book Sale on:

Friday, November 1, 2019: 10 am – 5 pm

Saturday, November 2 2019: 10 am – 4 pm

Monday, November 4, 2019: 10 am – 6 pm

Stop by to browse books, DVDs, and CDs that you can purchase for your home collection. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Library of Rutherford, which generously funds the Library’s Children’s programming, as well as its monthly Film Tuesdays and more.

Visit the Meadowlands Museum

Saturday, November 2nd @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Meadowlands Museum is open every Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Come see where your history lives. Donation $5 adults, $3 children. 91 Crane Avenue, Rutherford, NJ 201-935-1175.

The Museum is home to the largest collection of historical artifacts of the Meadowlands Region of NJ, and includes a special exhibit on Notable Women of the Meadowlands (on exhibit until September 2019), and permanent exhibits on the geology of the Meadowlands Region, antique toys and dolls, a pre-electric kitchen, antique tools, and an exhibit dedicated to the life and work of Dr. William Carlos Williams – the area’s famous doctor/poet. The Museum is housed in one of oldest Dutch farmhouses of southern Bergen County, and was a private home until the Museum purchased the property in 1974.

REF Friendraiser

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 8 pm

Blarney Station Pub, East Rutherford

Rutherford’s Joe Whyte is back at the Blarney to benefit the Rutherford Education Foundation. $20 donation includes your first drink (wine/beer). Donation made payable at the door. Event is open to the public. Performance begins at 9:00 pm.

To find more events going on in town, check out Rutherford 365.

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