Pinto Carpentry's Community Calendar of Events for November 2023 (Plainfield NJ Area)
We’re back with one of our favorite blog features: The Pinto Carpentry Calendar of Events! When we’re not out in the shop workin
g for clients or creating our own personal woodworking projects, we like to go out and about with our families. This month we’ve gathered our picks for some great family friendly events, musical performances, holiday fun, and even local arts and vendor fairs to do some early shopping. Got an event our readers will enjoy? Let us know in the comments!
What’s hip and happening near Plainfield in November:
On November 4th, the Plainfield Public Library is hosting a virtual event via Zoom entitled “Archaeology and the Delaware Nations” with host Richard Veit. Learn about New Jersey’s rich Native American Heritage and history!
On November 4th from 12PM to 1PM at the Plainfield Public Library, local friends from Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center are presenting the award-winning bilingual play “Mariposa/Butterfly” in the ALD Room. A fun children’s craft will follow the drama program. It’s a free event recommended for Pre-K and Early elementary ages.
On Saturday November 4th from 7PM to 9PM, enjoy an evening of live music at Forest Road Park in Fanwood as part of The Fanwood Performance Series. Plainfield-based saxophonist, flautist, and clarinetest Anthony Nelson Jr. will be joined by fellow musicians Matthew Parish on acoustic bass and Vince Ector on drums.
Shop your heart out at the return of the annual Rahway Craft and Art Fair at the Rahway Recreation Center in Rahway on November 4th from 11AM to 4PM with more than 60 vendors!
The New Providence Fall Festival is back on Sunday November 5th! Enjoy a plethora of family friendly activities including carnival rides, a petting zoo, face painting, live entertainment and so much more!
On November 5th in Fanwood from 10AM to 5PM head over to the Fanwood Vendor Pop-Up for November, where you can do a little shopping with 40 local exhibitors selling handcrafted gifts, artisan goods, and so much more! Jump start your holidays at the Fanwood Train Station event.
On November 5th, 11th, 12th, and 18th, head on over to North Bergen for a chance to learn all about modern woodworking with a Festool Tracksaw, Router, and domino joiner tool. Select your date and time and book an admission here.
On Sunday November 12th at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, enjoy an afternoon of classical music as the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) presents its first concert of the 30th Anniversary Season from 3PM to 5PM. It’s a free concert and open to all.
On Saturday, November 18th in Bridgewater, Barry’s Appliance is hosting a magical evening of Beaujolais Nouveau wine teasting! Enjoy a taste of this season’s finest offerings for just $25 per person; event runs from 6PM to 8:30PM
On November 19th at the Miller-Cory House Museum of Westfield, take a step back in time to the Colonial days from 2 to 4PM to experience “A Colonial Thanksgiving” feast and special historical demonstration.
On November 19th, enjoy an afternoon trail hike at South Mountain Reservation for the “Pre-Holiday Gobble Gobble Hike and Party” from 10AM to 12:30PM
On Thanksgiving Morning, November 23rd, head over to Green Brook Middle School from 8AM to 11AM for the Patanella’s Green Brook THankgiving Turkey Trot of 2023!
Get some holiday shopping done on Saturday November 25th from 10AM to 3PM at the Holy Savior Academy of South Plainfield for their annual Holiday Vendor Fair Event.