Country Fair 2018

“The Country Fair is why we moved to Metuchen 20 years ago!” Verbatim was told us by friends from town. And we tend to agree. The event, organized by the Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce is an anchor event that draws hundreds if not thousands of people. And people from all over come to enjoy […]

The Metuchen Arts District

Back in August 2018, the Metuchen Council started the process of creating the Metuchen Arts District which is the first step to preserve and restore the Forum Theater. The new district includes the Forum Theater and the abandoned gas station at the corner of Main Street and Amboy Avenue. The Borough Council approved resolutions at […]

Downtown After Hours 2018

Metuchen’s night out was presented by the Metuchen Downtown Alliance. A fun night out in Downtown Metuchen with your significant other, a group of besties, or just fly solo! Metuchen After Hours was an event for everyone. Remember, what happens in Downtown, stays Downtown!

Shakespeare on the Plaza – Romeo & Juliet

On August 24 and 25, 2018, Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center presented a very special performance of Romeo & Juliet at Shakespeare on the Plaza. Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center is dedicated to celebrating diversity through arts education, dramatic performances, and creation of new works. Dragonfly is committed to reaching all the diverse communities of Central New […]

‘Twas the Night that is Junebug

‘Twas the night that is Junebug, when all over town Every creature was stirring, and headed on down; The artworks were hung by the store windows with care, In hopes that a shiny new ribbon soon would be there; The children were stomping the water nestled on the streets; While visions of face paintings danced […]

4-on-1 Painters on Canvas, LIVE!

(Model: Nadine Stevens) Did anyone notice the artists magnificently painting over the drizzle? The artists and the model didn’t mind the rain! And the results were awesome! 4-on-1 Painters on Canvas: The Surrealist Vision. Featuring four local artists painting live: Easton Davy, Ed Wetzel, Billy Seccombe and Enrique Zaldivar. Ed Wetzel: An iconic and original player […]

Metuchen Rocks! features David Cedeno

Metuchen Rocks! Summer Concert Series begins June 17 at 8:30 on Main St featuring the stylings of David Cedeno and his American Salsa Orchestra, that will sure to inspire conga lines. David’s orchestra offers a sizzling variety of music including Latin Jazz, salsa, meringue, and ballads. Believing that music was made to be shared, David has […]

Junebug ArtFest 2017 Second Night

“This 10th Anniversary edition of Junebug will carry on the Metuchen tradition as a ‘haven for the arts’ with programming that combines diverse local and regional talent with a more highly curated display of street art, gallery art, music performances and live art events,” commented Planning Team Leader Bob Diken. “All of this will culminate […]

The Lonesome Pines @ the Main Stage

JUNEBUG ARTFEST SECOND NIGHT: SATURDAY JUNE 10th The Lonesome Pines‘ Paul Caluori, Steve Frank, Justin Hopkins, Steve Kaplan appear on @ the Main Stage on Junebug Plaza, opposite Lollipop Land as part of the METUCHEN ROCKS! Summer Concert Series. With a repertoire ranging from roots-based Alt Country originals to traditional acoustic Americana, The Lonesome Pines’ […]

Cai’s Café corner Arts central!

JUNEBUG ARTFEST SECOND NIGHT: SATURDAY JUNE 10th. Open Mic Night @ Cai’s Café (420 Main Street, indoors)- Hosted by Danny Adlerman Cai’s Creativity Corner – Corner of Main Streetand Hillside Avenue • Create Your Own Junebug Tie Dye T-Shirt – Visitors will create handmade tie-dye T-shirts using sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol- fireworks full of […]