After a controversial disagreement stemming from groups banned from the Towaco Jazz Festival, Montville political groups and the Towaco Civic Association came to a compromise with the council acting as a mediator at their last meeting.
Now that that's behind them, the TCA is moving forward with the 13th Annual Towaco Music, Arts and Crafts Festival. It's Saturday Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Towaco Train Station at 630 Rt 202.
The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to
"This year's event features artist and crafters with handmade pottery, jewelry, paintings, artwork, crocheted baby items, Fall flower arrangements and more. Have your portrait sketched, or treat yourself to some of the gourmet foods, organic soaps and lotions," according to a release from TCA President Kim Bott.
Bring the whole family, there will be plenty for the kids:
- face painting
- pumpkin painting
- bouncy house
Hungry? Stop by and fill up on sausage & peppers, crepes, smoothies, pizza, cheese steak, zeppoles, ice cream, candy popcorn, honey and baked goods.
There will also be live music at the festival. Here's a look at the lineup:
- Music starts around 11 a.m.
- 11 a.m. Common Conviction – Classic rock favorites from the 60's thru the 90's
- 1 p.m. - Black Lace Blues Band - Blues, rock, reggae, funk and fusion
- 3 p.m. - Rhonda Schuster – Folk, blues, soulful jazz
- 4 p.m. - Zeke Carey Band - classic songs and harmonies, invigorating rhythms and fun
Parking is available at the Towaco Train Station, behind the Towaco shops and Sovereign bank, and also in the Methodist Church and Towaco Fire Department parking lots.
Boiling Springs Saving Bank is the official sponsor for this event. For more information, call 973 394-1100 or visit www.towacocivicassociation.org