Afternoon Tea in the Gardens at Liberty Hall Museum
Escape the chaos of working from home and enjoy a calm, quiet morning sipping on tea and surrounded by beautiful flowers. The Liberty Hall Museum, part of Kean University, is hosting a mid-morning tea party in honor of Mary Alice Kean, a staple in the university’s history. The menu consists of scones, assorted pastries, finger sandwiches, and fresh fruit. Hop on a tour of the Liberty Museum afterwards for a dose of New Jersey history. Make sure to reserve a spot via phone or email before the event.
Afternoon Tea, Liberty Hall Gardens, 1003 Morris Avenue, Union; 908-734-1671
Farmer’s Market at Juniper Hill, Annandale
Every Thursday, 4–7pm
The seasonal kitchen at Juniper Hill is celebrating local business in their own backyard. Farmers and producers in the area gather once a week to share their goods with the surrounding communities. Products include produce, baked goods, meats, and other specialty items. Juniper Hill has recently reinstated their three-course Market Menu, available for $35 per person every Thursday from 5–9pm. The menu will feature fresh items from that day’s vendors, which will also be available for customers to purchase. The Farmer’s Market comes to Juniper Hill every Thursday from 4–7pm.
Farmer’s Market at Juniper Hill, 73 Beaver Avenue, Annandale; 908-335-8905
Mac and Cheese Festival, Hoboken
Hoboken Happy Hour presents the city’s second annual Mac and Cheese festival, which was rescheduled from March’s original date. With over 10 vendors focused on everyone’s favorite cheesy side dish, the festival is going to be filled with all kinds of creations. Mac and cheese must-haves include Doughnut Evolution’s Mac and Cheese Doughnut, Texas Arizona’s Buffalo Mac, and Ghost Truck Kitchen’s Smoked Garlic Mac and Cheese. Tickets include a sample from every participating vendor, as well as live music, activities, prizes, and more! Session 1 is from 12:30pm–2:30pm and Session 2 is from 3:30–5:30pm. Discounts are included in groups of 4 or 6.
Mac and Cheese Festival, Our Lady of Grace Church (Gym Space), 422 Willow Avenue, Hoboken