Upcoming Events

May
6
Sat
Annual Native Plant Sale @ Lake Hopatcong Station
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
A chance to plants some great varieties while helping the lake’s environment.  Place your orders ahead and pick up that day.  This sale will include many varieties of native plants so they should take well to your yard.
May
13
Sat
Hopatcong Charity Hike at Hudson Farm @ Hudson Farm
May 13 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am

Hike an amazing property and earn donations for local charities.  A great day for the community!

May
20
Sat
Lake Hopatcong Block Party @ Hopatcong State Park
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

One of the best days at Lake Hopatcong.  Food, shopping, demonstrations, boat rides and more.  And the Museum is open all day!

Jun
6
Tue
“Our Neighboring Lakes (Bear Pond, Lake Rogerene & Lake Shawnee)” @ Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A look at the development of the three lakes which border Lake Hopatcong and helped influence its history.  Part of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum’s dinner program series.

Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 4 weeks before the event.

Jun
24
Sat
Annual Lake Hopatcong Veteran’s Cruise @ Lake Hopatcong Cruises (Miss Lotta)
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

A wonderful salute to our veteran’s as only Lake Hopatcong could host!

Jun
30
Fri
Annual Lake Hopatcong Fireworks @ Lake Hopatcong - Main Lake
Jun 30 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Always a special night at Lake Hopatcong!

 

Rain Date – July 7, 2023.

Jul
12
Wed
Boating Regulations Commission Meeting at Lake Hopatcong @ Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Boating Regulations Commission will conduct their July 2023 meeting at Lake Hopatcong.

Jul
13
Thu
“Salute to Bertrand Island Park” (Marking 40th Anniversary of Its Closure) @ St. Jude's Church Parish Hall
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Special salute to the park which helped define summers at Lake Hopatcong from 1921-1983.  Video history, special panel of children of park concessionaires, and many, many surprises!  An amazing evening not to be missed.

 

 

 

Aug
15
Tue
Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum Program – “Stars of Glory” (Silent Movie Filmed on Location at Lake Hopatcong in 1918!) @ The Palace Theatre
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

To be shown for the first time in over 100 years!  The “Stars of Glory” a Perret Production, Fort Lee, NJ (1919).  Filmed on location at Lake Hopatcong.  To be shown at the beautifully restored Palace Theatre (which coincidentally also opened in 1919), home of The Growing Stage, The Children’s Theatre of NJ.

Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 4 weeks before the event.

Oct
1
Sun
Annual Lake Loop @ Hopatcong State Park
Oct 1 @ 9:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Annual bike, run, paddle challenge at the lake.  Museum also open!

Nov
8
Wed
Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum Dinner Program – “Built By Rail” (Lake Hopatcong’s Rise as a Great Resort) @ Windlass Restaurant
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Part of the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum’s dinner program series.  Flyer to be forwarded to all museum members approximately 4 weeks before the event.

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Hours of Operation

We have no public hours in January & February but are happy to schedule appointments for you to visit us.  We must just plan around work being performed during our annual winter break.

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Please email us at LHHISTORY@att.net or telephone 973-398-2616 for research requests, gift shop questions, to schedule an appointment to visit the museum outside of public hours, or any other inquiries.