All Events

October 2, 16, 23  and 30, 2017 3:30 to 4:30 (Mondays)

Kids After School Art Workshop for Grades K-2
Children from grades K-2 will learn the foundation of drawing skills and color theory through interactive games and fun drawing sessions,  Children can be walked over from Mnt. Villa School with permission slip.


October 2, 16, 23, and 30, 2017 3:30 to 4:30

Kid's After School Drawing and Color Theory Workshop with Miss Kerri.

for Children 3rd through 8th grade

Does your child love Art? If so, join us for a 4 week after school art program designed specifically for your creative child. These workshops will focus on:

Drawing Skills & Techniques, Learning how to use the color wheel, watercolor & colored pencil techniques, perspective & compositionCreativity exercises  

*Allamuchy Township School children can no longer take bus over*

October 16 through November 20, 2017 Mondays at 4:00 and 5:15 pm

Yoga Classes  with Delia

6 Week Session from Oct 16th through Nov 20th, 2017

4:00 Beginner Yoga-Gentle Options will be given for beginners. 

5:15 5-Techniques of Yoga ( Advanced/Beginner and Intermediate )

Pre-pay $78 for 6 Weeks ($13 per class) or $16 per Walk-in Class


October 18, 2017 at 7:00pm

Centenary University Lecture Series 

Speaker: Dr. Gina M. Galiano, Psy.D, LPC is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology and Counseling Department at Centenary University.

Topic: "The Thrill Seeker Mentality of Todays Youth"  We will investigate and discuss High Potential Lethality (HPL) Behaviors in Adolescents: Choking Game, Car Surfing, and Russian Roulette.

THIS IS A FREE LECTURE-Sponsored by the House of the Good Shepherd


October 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Free Lecture of the Rutherfurd Women by Joan Salvas, Historian of Rutherfurd Hall. Learn about 200 years of the wives, sisters, aunts and cousins of the famous Rutherfurds of NY and Allamuchy, NJ. Sponsored by the Allamuchy Historical Society. 

October 28, 2107 

*Halloween Gala Postponed until Next Year*

We are sorry for any inconvenience. Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!

November 1, 2017  5:30 to 8:00 pm *New Date*


5:30-6:30 p.m. Networking/Cocktails with hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer, and the evening’s signature cocktail The Reinvention Dimension. Tours of Rutherfurd Hall will run at this time.

6:30-7:15 p.m. WOW Talk

7:15-8:00 p.m. Dessert and “Meet the Speaker”

Sponsorship Opportiunities Available!

November 8, 2017 6:30-7:30 pm

Rutherfurd Hall Introduces a Meditation Class with Jean Marie DuHamel, MA of Fostering the Journey.
Brief Lesson, Silent Meditation, & Q&A session
Oct. 4, Nov. 8, & Dec. 13
6:30 - 7:30 pm

All 3 Classes - $39 or $15 per Class 

November 12, 2017 • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grant Stewart has a sheer creative spark and spontaneity in his solos...When Stewart gets hot the questions of individuality evaporate amid the in-the,moment thrills of his invention.

Three Divas
Jackie Warren on piano, Amy Shook on bass, Sherrie Maricle on drums plays original, traditional, and contemporary standards
from all genres of music with their own unique style, innovative arrangements, and unified musical joy.

November 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Centenary University Lecture Series-FREE Lecture
Speaker: Dr. Michael C. Russell  assistant professor of business and economics at Centenary University.

He will speak about the Business Case for Sustainability: Connecting Studies and Business Education.

December 2, 2017 12:00-2:00 pm

Celebrate the Holidays at Rutherfurd Hall. Visit the historical mansion while it is decorated for the holidays.Family photo ops with Santa, music, holiday crafts and much more. FREE Event (Donations gladly accepted) 

December 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Live Comedy Show! Doors open at 7pm - show starts at 8:00 pm. Holiday Comedy - featuring several NY/NJ comedians.   An evening of fun and laughs; and refreshments, Cash Bar-wine and beer will be available.  Over 21 please - content is for mature audiences.

December 3, 2017 11:00 am - 2:00  pm

Visit Historical Rutherfurd Hall while the mansion is decorated in all it's holiday glory! Enjoy a delicious catered brunch by Stella G's   Take a tour with one of our docents, then capture your outing with family photos using the beautiful Mansion's decorated rooms as your back drop. Kick off the holidays with friends and family.   Two seatings 11:00 am and 12:30 pm.


Sunday, December 10, 2017 • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Award winning tenor jazz saxophonist & record producer, Houston Person is known for his distinctive sound and his expressive style of playing.
David Leonhardt, jazz pianist and composer, is a highly skilled and versatile artist with a passion to bring the jazz and creative music experience to as many people in the world as he can.

January 14, 2018, 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. 

2nd Annual Aging Gracefully/Self Care Retreat: Aging Gracefully is about the choices we make.
Food for Healing, Mind for Clearing, Spirit for Understanding, Body for Movement

 January 21, 2018 • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bill Charlap has performed with many leading artists of our time. He is known for his interpretations of American popular songs and has recorded albums featuring the music of Hoagy Carmichael, Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin. 
Peter Washington is a jazz double bassist. He initially played classical bass and worked with electric bass in bands and bacame interested in jazz while attending Berkley going on to perform with many outstanding jazz musicians.

February 25, 2018 3:00-5:00 pm

18 Piece Big Band! Music of Count Basie

Comprised of outstanding musicians who have played under Basie, Ellington, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Wynton Marsalis, and so many others.


March 25, 2018 3:00-5:00 pm

Virtuoso instramentalist and composer Hendrik Meurkens began his career in Germany playing vibes. At 19, he heard Toots Thielemans play harmonica, which totally changed his musical life. His career has taken him from Brazil to Germany, then throughout the European continent where he became a pivotal force on the studio and jazz scene, performing, composing, recording, and touring extensively with his own ensembles as well as with visiting legends Harry Sweets Edison and Buddy Tate.

April 22, 2018 3:00-5:00

Tony DeSare Inimitable song stylist & pianist. Tony DeSare performs with infectious joy, wry playfulness and robustmusicality. Named a Rising Star Male Vocalist in Downbeat magazine, DeSarehas lived up to this distinction by winning critical and popular acclaim for hisconcert performances throughout North America and abroad. From jazz clubs to Carnegie Hall to Las Vegas headlining with Don Rickles and major symphony orchestras, DeSare has brought his fresh take on old school class around theglobe. Notwithstanding his critically acclaimed turns as a singer/pianist, DeSare is also an accomplished award-winning composer.