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4th annual Arc of Warren County Food Truck Festival scheduled for July 23 at Donaldson Farms

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – The 4th annual Arc of Warren County Food Truck Festival will be on Saturday, July 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Donaldson Farms in Mansfield Township.

The outdoor festival will include 12-14 gourmet food trucks, craft beer and hard seltzer, live bands and farm-fun activities throughout the day. The event will benefit The Arc of Warren County.

Donaldson Farms and MegaBite Events have collaborated for the fourth year to host this premiere food truck festival which will feature delicacies from more than a dozen specialty food trucks including Latin Bites, Chanks Pizza Cones, James on Main, Why Not Burgers and more.

Live music will be performed by Naughty Humphrey from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Gladys & The Powertones from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Attendees can also pet ponies, enjoy hayrides and more. Craft beer and hard seltzer will be available for purchase from Czig Meister Brewing Company. The Arc of Warren County’s gift shop, Serendipity, will be selling candles, soaps and jewelry.

Activities that are priced individually include a Throw House Hatchet Toss, Boardwalk style games, hayrides, pony visits and more.

Attendees are asked to bring their own picnic blankets and lawn chairs. Chairs with umbrellas are allowed, but no freestanding beach umbrellas or pop-up tents are permitted for safety reasons.  No pets are allowed except for service dogs.

“It is exciting that we can work with Donaldson Farms again this year and hold The 4th Annual Arc of Warren County Food Truck Fest,” said John Whitehead, CEO of The Arc of Warren County.  “My intention is that it will provide families with the experience of a relaxing and enjoyable day. It also provides the Agency with an opportunity to raise awareness about the organization.”

Cost to attend the Food Truck Fest is $7 for pre-sale adult tickets and $8 that day ($5 for children 4-10 day of and $4 in advance). An optional $5 donation can be made directly to the Arc of Warren County if you purchase tickets online. Tickets can be purchased at

The following organizations are serving as sponsors: The House of the Good Shepherd (Biergarten Sponsorship), John Johnson Auto Group (Music Sponsor), Warren County Community College (Hayride Sponsor), Hunterdon Healthcare (Greeting Sponsor), Fulton Bank (Cooling Tent Sponsor), Kid’s Corral Pony Area Sponsor (Warren County Community College) and Friendship Plus Sponsors (Mutual of America and AssuredPartners/Walsh Benefits).

The following organizations are Friendship Sponsors to date: Community Blend, James on Main, Valley Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Lawn Sprinklers, LLC., Maguire-Scala Funeral Home, David A. Santini, CPA, LLC., Viking Pest Control, Visions Federal Credit Union and Unity Bank.

The Arc is a national organization that serves individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their family members since 1950.  The Arc of Warren County is one of 700 chapters of The Arc and serves more than 1,100 people annually for the past 68 years.  Programs include residential group homes and supervised apartments, day services, community-based supports, advocacy services, recreation and summer camp, Special Olympics training, early intervention and a wide variety of additional social services.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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