Our closing event of the year, the annual holiday party, always puts us in a great mood. The Association officers and volunteers have fun planning activities and decorating the House to welcome our friends and members for a bit of cheer. There will be caroling by the fireside, too. You're invited!
Join us as we remember our friend and talented Artist-in-Residence, Barbara Della Peruta, through this exhibition of her work. All proceeds will benefit the Blackwells Mills Canal House and the Hunterdon Cancer Center.
Our favorite animal friends, the alpacas from Swallow Hill Farm, will be at the Blackwells Mills Canal House on Saturday, October 28th. Kushing Girls Farm will also be on hand to demonstrate wool carding and spinning. Soft, warm alpaca goods will be on display and available for purchase. Join us!
Local photographer, Nat Clymer, will display his work at the Blackwells Mills Canal House for your purchase and enjoyment. For information about the artist and to see some of his images, please click the button, below.
The Blackwells Mills Canal House Association invites you to come and enjoy live music by the Six Mile Run Bluegrass Band. One of our most popular events, the band plays outdoors by the banks of the beautiful D&R Canal. Try your luck at our raffle, too!
Local artist, Amoid Khan, will display his landscapes and other work at the Blackwells Mills Canal House.
"The Late 19th Century New Brunswick Economy or Why I Love the Canal House" - July 15, 2017 - 2PM to 4PM
The Blackwells Mills Canal House Association welcomes Nancy Lasher, currently an Associate Professor of Marketing and Interdisciplinary Business at The College of New Jersey to the Canal House on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Her undergraduate research in Economic History as a Henry Rutgers Scholar focused on the economic, social, and political network of the elite "class" in New Brunswick during the late nineteenth century. Her talk, "The Late 19th Century New Brunswick Economy or Why I Love the Canal House" will focus on New Brunswick as a manufacturing hub during this time period.
Halina Nawrot, a local artist, will be displaying her work at the Canal House. To learn more about the artist, please visit her website halinanawrot.com
The Blackwells Mills Canal House Association will sponsor Linda J. Barth, local historian and author, as she presents the history of the Delaware & Raritan Canal followed by a book signing. Afterwards, join Bob Barth for a short walk along the historic towpath.
Select from our assortment of plants to meet your gardening or gift-giving needs. Expert on hand to answer your questions. Donations are welcome - please call 908 369-0357 to make arrangements for drop off. Try your luck at our raffle!