Wednesday, September 29, 2021

 Fall Happenings at Farmstead Arts  

Farmstead Arts Center, located at 450 King George Road in Basking Ridge, has announced a 2021 fall reopening of events featuring a Farm-to-Table Gala, Weekend Journey Through the Past, and a very special Art Exhibition. 

Farmstead Arts is pleased to present internationally recognized artist, Serena Bocchino, and her “ALL IN” art exhibition from September 25 – October 30. Serena will exhibit American contemporary paintings, sculptures, and a unique veil installation inside three gallery rooms at Farmstead Arts Center.
Gallery hours: Sun 1-4pm, Weds. and Fri. 11am-2pm, or by appointment.  

October 2nd features a Farm-to-Table Colonial dinner inside the beautifully restored 18th century English barn and outdoors under a tent. Guests will enjoy chef-prepared cuisine courtesy of Les Marmitons, a recollection of history, and a colonial-style concert by the Enslows. 

This is a fundraising celebration of history, art, and community.  

Somerset County’s Weekend Journey through the Past on October 9th and 10th welcomes visitors to tour the buildings and grounds of the Farmstead. Listen to live music and step back in time with colonial craft making and merriment. Saturday 10am – 5pm. Sunday 12pm – 4pm.  

Classes continue to run virtually with select in-person offerings. Students can choose from Art, Guitar, and Photography options. One-day workshops are also available. Details and descriptions can be found on the website.   

To purchase tickets for any event or register for classes, please visit:  

Farmstead Arts Center Membership benefits include reduced ticket prices for most special events, theater, and concert performances as well as member rates for art classes, workshops and more. To become a member, please visit

About Farmstead Arts Center 

Located at 450 King George Road in Basking Ridge NJ on the grounds of the historic Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead, Farmstead Arts is a center for fine, performing and practical arts offering year-round programming of concerts, lectures, theater, art exhibitions and special events. Artists in residence offer all varieties of art classes and workshops. More information:  


Trustees, staff, volunteers and members manage Farmstead Arts activities as well as help preserve the historic property that is listed on the National & NJ Registers of Historic Places. The Friends of the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead (dba as Farmstead Arts) is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization. 


Events are made possible, in part, by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.