Decorate for the fall at the Lodge Nov. 8

Marianne Axon of Homemade by Marianne will demonstrate a fall, harvest-themed tablescape and lead attendees in hands-on crafts, such as decorating pumpkins and creating glass luminaries at 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at The Lodge at Thompson Park, 1701 Perrineville Road, Monroe.

The free event is funded by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders. For more information call 732-745-4489 or visit