Please Note: This Page Is From Last Year's Riverfest - 2007. For Information On The 2008 Riverfest,
See Riverfest 2008

Frenchtown Business & Professional Association

River Fest Weekend 2007


River Moon Film Festival


2007  - River Fest in Frenchtown, NJ

River Fest in Frenchtown, NJ

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Frenchtown's Annual River Fest Weekend

Sept 1-3, 2007 - Labor Day Weekend

The theme is Go Green for Frenchtown's third annual celebration of life along the Delaware River, with emphasis on the environment, conservation and preservation. In addition to a half-dozen local not-for-profit organizations, the Frenchtown Business and Professional Association (FBPA) has invited local manufacturers and vendors of green products, as well as providers of green services, to demonstrate products and answer questions.

River Fest Scene in Frenchtown, NJThe event kicks off Friday night at 6:30 with a wine tasting fundraiser for the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance (HLTA). Tickets are $25 each and available in advance from HLTA in Flemington or that day at the tent entrance. Music on Saturday and Sunday will be provided by Blue Number 9, blue number 9 at Frenchtown River Festback by popular demand - and on Sunday the Gospel choir will again perform.

 Among the popular events that will be part of RiverFest/Go Green is the Pet Show on Saturday afternoon. The theme this year is Recycled Couture. To enter your pet, contact Cleo Sharplin at Alchemy, (908) 996-9000.

For real couture, there will be a fashion show on Sunday.

The "Fourth Annual River Moon Film Festival" in Frenchtown will feature award-winning independent films. The film festival will be held Saturday and Sunday. For information, go to Among the special films shown this year will be the French film Lafayette (1961), dubbed in English, and starring Orson Welles as Benjamin Franklin.

River Fest t-shirtsNearly two dozen juried arts and crafts vendors will be returning to the festival throughout the weekend. Shops in Frenchtown will be featuring green products and restaurants throughout town will feature organic foods.
Drawings of the much anticipated Frenchtown River Park will be on display and drawings of other Frenchtown developments can be see in the Bridge Street office of Coldwell-Banker, a festival sponsor.

Most festival activities will take place beginning each day at 11a.m. in the tented lot next to the Frenchtown Inn on Bridge Street or in the TD Banknorth parking lot (at noon on Saturday). Parking signs will guide visitors to regular lots and to special lots at local churches and at the Frenchtown Park at the northern edge of town.River Fest Tents in Frenchtown, NJ

Reprint permission granted by Primetime Art & Entertainment.

And, while you're in town for the Riverfest, be sure to stop by the Race Street venue of the River Moon Film Festival - and then follow the crowds to the American Legion Hall at 6:00 pm Saturday for a special viewing of the new film "Silent Wings" - the story of WW II Glider Pilots in Europe - including a special guest appearance by one of the pilots who flew on silent wings into the farm fields of Normandy during the D-Day invasion.

River Moon Film Festival

Silent Wings at River Moon Film Festival

Including a Special Viewing of
Silent Wings
The Story of the America glider pilots of WW II
from Local Film Producer Rob Child

And, including a guest appearance by Dr. Milton Dank, former
Lt. Milton Dank, Combat Glider Pilot who flew into Normandy on D-Day and served in Europe in 1944.

At the Frenchtown American Legion Hall on 6th Street
at 6:00 P.M. Saturday, Sept 1, 2007

FBPA Riverfest Weekend  Events for Frenchtown in 2007 will continur to be updated and published here as plans evolve.

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