Events calendar

Sunday. 19 September, 2021 - Saturday. 25 September, 2021
Sunday. 19 September, 2021
8:00 am

Boating Safety Course 09/19/2021

Garden State Yacht Club

Boating Safety First is offering a course and exam on Sunday September 19th, 2021 sponsored by the Garden State Yacht Club to obtain the NJ Boating Safety Certificate (NJ BSC) to operate a Power Boat/PWC (Jet Ski) legally on NJ inland waterways. GSYC address is: 33 Point Pleasant Rd, Hopatcong, NJ 07843.

9:00 am

Hopatcong Chiefs Music Programs - Car Wash

Lakeside Tire and Auto

Hopatcong Chiefs Music Programs - Car Wash - $5.00 at Lakeside Tire

10:00 am

Sparta NJ Renaissance Festival (4)

Camp Sacajawea

Come with us as we embark on an adventure! The Sparta NJ Renaissance Festival held its first festival in 2017 and it well exceeded our expectations!

The festival take place at our permanent home, Camp Sacajawea in Sparta NJ. Please consider supporting our endeavor and joining us through volunteering, vending, entertaining or by patronage. Join our family and be a part of the magic! Visit our website at

12:00 pm

5th Annual Sussex County Day – Vendor & Contest Registration Now Open

Sussex County Fairgrounds

Looking for a free, family fun day? Join the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce for the 5th Annual Sussex County Day at the Sussex County Fairgrounds.

There will be fun for kids and adults of all ages including a Sussex County Idol singing contest for kids K‑12 grade, scavenger hunt, mini petting zoo, exhibits, delicious food, and entertainment.

6:00 pm

Jersey Girl Country Store Music Stage: The Kootz

Jersey Girl - Operation Market Garden

The Jersey Girl Operation Market Garden is pleased to present the music of "The Kootz" NJ’s Legendary Top Rock & Roll Group.

Monday. 20 September, 2021
6:30 pm

Meet Hopatcong Mayor Mike Francis!

Hopatcong Community Center

Come on out and meet Mike the Mayor!

He will be here to answer any questions you may have and share his vision for our beautiful town. Open Forum/AII are welcome.

The 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30pm at the HCRWC 47 Hopatchung Rd in the Hopatcong Plaza (next to the deli)

Tuesday. 21 September, 2021
11:00 am

Family Promise of Sussex & Walgreens offer Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

Family Promise of Sussex County

Newton, NJ. (September 8, 2021) - Family Promise of Sussex County is working with Walgreens in Newton to offer free flu vaccines to community members.

1:00 pm

PSS Journey Bus in Hopatcong

Hopatcong Community Center

Project Self-Sufficiency’s mobile services vehicle, PSS Journey, has returned to the road after a year-long hiatus due to the public health crisis.  This year, the RV will be joined by the agency’s mobile food delivery van, The Food Project, with regularly scheduled visits to Franklin, Hopatcong, Netcong, Sussex, and Vernon.  Individuals and families are encouraged to check the Project Self-Sufficiency website, or their own municipal websites, for the itinerary.

3:00 pm

Learn about the Prevention of Child Sexual Assault - Online Workshop


Newton, NJ (September 13, 2021) - Teens and adults are invited to learn about the prevention of child sexual assault at free online training sessions offered on the third Tuesday of each month; the next session will be held September 21st, 3:00 p.m. 

7:00 pm

Grow and Preserve Culinary Herbs for Year Round Enjoyment


Learn how to grow a multitude of different herbs both perennial and annual either from seeds or plants.

You will be shown different methods of preserving your herbs so you can continue to enjoy them throughout the winter. The proper way to winterize your herbs in your garden as well as those that can be grown indoors will be discussed.  After this presentation, buying herbs at the grocery store will be a distant memory.

Saturday. 25 September, 2021
9:00 am

Hopatcong Litter Clean-Up Day

Hopatcong Borough Building

The Borough of Hopatcong is holding its annual Fall litter clean-up day on September 25th, 2021, from 9am to 12pm. Volunteers will meet on the Borough Hall Parking Lot, corner of Hopatchung and River Styx Road, for a brief orientation and to collect gloves and bags for their assignments.

9:00 am

Roxbury 8th Annual Community Yard & Craft Sale

Horseshoe Lake

The 8th Annual Roxbury Community Yard & Craft Sale at Horseshoe Lake will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021.
This rain or shine event will run from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. and provide one-stop shopping right at the Horseshoe Lake pavilion area (far left rear of the park).
10:00 am

Hopatcong Marketplace 2021: Farm Fresh Produce – Food – Local Crafters

Hopatcong Park & Ride Lot

The Hopatcong Marketplace is returning after an extraordinarily first year in 2020, where the event gained recognition across the State, as the Largest in Sussex County. This year for 2021 they are expanding the days, space, dining area with many several events and entertainment throughout the season.


10:00 am

Historical cruise and guided hike

Hopatcong State Park

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation, in cooperation with Musconetcong Watershed Association, will host a sightseeing cruise on the LHF Floating Classroom followed by a hike along the Morris Canal Towpath to discover the history of Lake Hopatcong and the Morris Canal. 

11:00 am

Hopatcong Police PBA 149: Food Truck Fest – Three Bands – Hot Rod Car Show

Civic Center Field

It’s that time again… for the Hopatcong PBA 149 Food Truck and Music Fest that has grown into a major Lake Hopatcong event! And this year they are hosting their archrivals the aka. “the Hot Rodders”, that are known for zipping around Lake Hopatcong leaving rubber on the road.
12:00 pm

Hackettstown Oktoberfest 2021

Downtown Hackettstown

Join us as we celebrate the 5th annual Hackettstown Oktoberfest! Czig Meister Brewing Company, Man Skirt Brewing and Bea McNally's Irish Pub and Eatery will host activities, contests, craft vendors, music, drinks and food.

7:30 pm

Robert Gordon Rockabilly Legendary performer @ Stanhope House

Stanhope House

Gordon brings that sound - and a sense of rockabilly history - to the Stanhope House on Saturday Sept. 25. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. 

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