Crane’s Mill Blog: Live Entertainment

Summer Breeze: Live Updates from our Sinatra-Style Event!

Be sure to check out our Facebook page for a number of fun updates from today’s event! Guests were treated to an outstanding lunch menu, including a choice of Chicken Francaise or Eggplant Parmesan, plus antipasto, Italian bread, pasta, veggies, and yummy Italian pastries for dessert! As for the entertainment, Stan Gilbert and his band did not disappoint. They played a smooth, seamless hour-long set of crowd favorites including “Fly Me to the Moon” and “The Way You Look Tonight,” before closing with a climactic rendition of “New York, New York.” The dance floor was a welcome addition to the Candleberry …Read More »


August 2016 Millstream Calendar is Now Up!

Don’t miss the August edition of the Millstream calendar, featuring hundreds of on- and off-campus activities! This month features a lunch cruise on Lake Hopatcong, a trip to see “Fiddler on the Roof” on Broadway, a guided tour of the Yogi Berra Museum, plus live entertainment in Hinman Hall, daily exercise classes, socials, club meetings, and more! Check out the calendar here! …Read More »


Live Tonight in Hinman Hall: Sylph Chamber Music Trio

Our residents are excited to welcome this renowned trio to our very own Hinman Hall! Crane’s Mill is well-known for having top entertainment just a few (indoor!) steps from our residents’ front door, and tonight is no exception. This evening, we welcome the Sylph Chamber Music Trio for what promises to be a delightful performance. Chamber music is just one of our residents’ favorites, and this New York City-based group is simply wonderful. You can visit their website by clicking here—be sure to navigate over to the “recordings” section to hear a number of samples from their performances! …Read More »


Live Tonight in Hinman Hall: Harmonium Choral Society

Crane’s Mill is proud to welcome another night of exceptional live entertainment! It’s always fun, and always free for our residents! Tonight’s special guest performers are the Harmonium Choral Society, an exceptional chorus from nearby Morristown, New Jersey. They’ve performed here in the past, so we know we are in for a treat! To see their performance schedule and to learn more about the group, visit their website. …Read More »


Happy New Year from Crane’s Mill!

Happy New Year from your friends at Crane’s Mill! This year, our residents are continuing their tradition with a fun-filled cocktail party followed by a live performance by the Dean Tomanelli Jazz Trio! We with you a fun and safe New Year’s Eve, followed by a New Year filled with love, laughter, and friendship. …Read More »


Live Tonight in Hinman Hall: Sinatra & His Friends!

Our residents are lining up to enjoy the music of Frank Sinatra as well as other members of the “Rat Pack” at tonight’s live musical performance in Hinman Hall! Tonight, Donnie Farraro returns to Crane’s Mill as the incredible voice of Frank Sinatra, except this time he is bringing a few friends along for the ride! We can’t wait —should be a swinging good time! Also—be sure to check out our Millstream page to see what our residents are up to. The calendars is updated every month with hundreds of activities, programs, trips, outings, performances, and more! …Read More »


Live Tonight in Hinman Hall: The Music of Tchaikovsky!

For Crane’s Mill residents, live entertainment in Hinman Hall is always included. Imagine having your very own concert venue, lecture hall, auditorium, meeting room, and more—all rolled into one! That’s the reality for Crane’s Mill residents who enjoy having Hinman Hall—a lovely and versatile multi-purpose room—just a short, indoor walk from their apartments! Tonight, like many Thursday nights, Hinman Hall will play host to a live musical performance. This evening’s program is The Music of Tchaikovsky. The Millstream newsletter describes the event: Pianist Inna Leytush returns to Crane’s Mill with two very talented sopranos for a concert that pays tribute …Read More »


Live Tonight in Hinman Hall: The Best Crooners of the 30s, 40s, and 50s!

Crane’s Mill residents will enjoy another exciting night of live entertainment right in their own home! Thursday is a hot night for entertainment here at Crane’s Mill, and this week is no exception. Tonight, our community welcomes The Best Crooners of the 30s, 40s, and 50s—LIVE in Hinman Hall! Other activities on today’s Millstream calendar include pilates, “great courses” #2, happy hour, and more! To keep up to date on all the latest activities offered, be sure to check out our Millstream page where you can view each month’s calendar! …Read More »


Live Tonight at Crane’s Mill: Montclair Opera Theatre presents “The Magic Flute”

Another exceptional evening of entertainment ahead at Crane’s Mill! Tonight in Hinman Hall, residents will enjoy a special liver performance of “The Magic Flute” presented by the Opera Theatre of Montclair. Imagine this for an evening: you take an indoor walk down to the Candleberry Dining for a five-course dinner. Your friends are waiting for you, gathered on comfy couches as chairs. You are greeted by our hostess, who seats your group at your favorite table without even needing a reservation. The wait staff knows your drink order before you even ask, and knows to bring you whole wheat dinner rolls …Read More »


Today and Tomorrow Feature a String of Fun Programs at Crane’s Mill and Beyond

Every month, our Millstream calendar is filled with fun events ranging from activities and exercise to live entertainment and outings. When we took a look at today and tomorrow on the activities calendar, it was too fun not to share with our readers! Today, July 30, features some residents favorites such as stretch class, needleworks, lap swimming, and Catholic mass. This evening kicks off with our usual resident happy hour at 4:30, followed by dinner in the Candleberry, and capped with the Stirling Brass Band live in Hinman Hall. (As always, the entertainment at Crane’s Mill is free to our …Read More »