2020-2021 Special Events
NJFO is back with a roar to present an afternoon of blistering hits from the big band era and beyond. Swing time will delight music lovers and swing dancers of all ages and is guaranteed to chase the blues away.
This is a socially distanced LIVE music event in the spacious rear gardens at 241 E. Dudley Avenue, Westfield. Covid Protocols will be strictly observed. Pods for up to a total of 4 people are available for only $150 per pod. Individual tickets will not be available for this event. Get your group of 4 together and come and have some fun!
Big Band standards from the 30s to the 50s
David Wroe Conductor and Band Leader
New Jersey Festival Orchestra
Rear gardens at 241 E. Dudley Avenue, Westfield, NJ
Saturday, October 17, 2020 2pm
Chase the Blues Away with NJFO
Celebrate the New Year with NJFO
NJFO’s quintessential New Year’s celebration promises a superb revue of Broadway classics in glorious symphonic splendor. Come revel in the musical genius of America's great composers. Join the festivities as dancers from Dance Theatre of Harlem join Maestro David Wroe and guest Broadway soloists to swing to favorites from America’s Great Songbook.
Best of Broadway favorites and renowned
classics from the Great American Songbook.
David Wroe Conductor
Dancers from Dance Theater Harlem
New Jersey Festival Orchestra
Fellowship Cultural Arts Center, Basking Ridge, NJ
Friday, January 1, 2021 2:30pm
Westfield High School Auditorium, Westfield, NJ
Thursday, December 31, 2020 7pm
BROADWAY THROUGH THE AGES
PLEASE NOTE: Ticket sales are currently on hold for this concert. We are awaiting updates from our venue partners and from the State of NJ concerning indoor performance guidelines. Please check back for updates.
Come support your New Jersey Festival Orchestra and join us in tasting a symphony of fine wines! Tickets $75. Cigars and a Macallan Scotch tasting (including a rare cask) available for extra donation.
Under the Tents at Shackamaxon Country Club
Friday, October 23, 2020 6:30pm
A TOAST TO NJFO
Presented by the Friends of NJFO
Scotch Plains, NJ
An elegant evening of casino games, gourmet dining, premium open bar, upscale auctions, live music and more!
All guests will receive $100 complimentary casino play money.
Black Tie optional.
Shackamaxon Country Club, Scotch Plains, NJ
Saturday, April 19, 2021 6:30pm
NJFO Gala 2021
Saturday, May 8, 2021 10am-3pm
A stylish medley of distinguished residences reflecting Westfield's rich and diverse architectural history will be open on Saturday, May 8th to benefit New Jersey Festival Orchestra. This year’s tour pays homage to preserving the past while embracing the modern.
As part of Westfield’s 300th Anniversary, and working in collaboration with the Westfield Historical Society, the Friends of the NJFO will also present the Reeve House, home to the Historical Society and graciously restored to its authentic 1870’s roots.
A TOUR OF NOTABLE HOMES