Honoring Those Lost and More This Weekend
Somber ceremonies to be held in Morristown and beyond.
There is a lot planned this weekend in and around Morristown, including a number of ceremonies commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Many other ceremonies will be held this weekend. Check our events page for more.
Running Company Beginner Group Runs
Where/When: From 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Morristown Running Company.
Why Go: Because you are a beginner who wants to start running, regardless of age.
The British Music of Kenny Cunningham
When/Where: From 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at the Warren Township Municipal Complex in Warren.
Why Go: The Music Under the Stars series continues with the sounds of the British '60s and '70s. Bring your picnic dinner and blanket and enjoy the music of Simon & Garfunkel, The Beatles, James Taylor, and more. Cunningham infuses finger-style guitar method to help soothe, relax and reminisce.
Comedian Jim Breuer Live
Where/When: At 8 p.m. on Thursday at Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown.
Why Go: Because a night laughing at Jim Breuer’s antics sounds like loads of fun.
Pricing: $32 to $67.
Medicinal Plants of the Civil War
Where/When: At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township.
Why Go: Because this exhibit, inspired by a collection of rare books at the arboretum, will focus on the roll of medical botany during the Civil War.
Rotary Family Festival
Where/When: From noon to 10 p.m. on Thursday through Sunday at the Madison Rotary Club.
Why Go: Because you can bring your family out for a great weekend of rides, food, games and great times with neighbors.
Pricing: $5 per person; $10 four-day pass.
Joan Lamensdorf Art Exhibit
Where/When: From 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Harding Gallery in Harding.
Why Go: Because you can spend a Friday night with some wine and some beautifully serene landscapes made with pastels.
'Othello' Playing at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Where/When: From 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison.
Why Go: Because a night at the theater sounds like a great way to spend your weekend. Plus, this play hasn’t been seen on The Shakespeare Theatre stage since 2003.
Pricing: $32 to $55.
9/11 Memorial on the Green
Where/When: From noon to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at The Green in Morristown.
Why Go: Because Americans for Liberty will be honoring the victims and heroes of Sept. 11, 2001.
Greystone Photo Exhibit
Where/When: From 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at The Morristown & Morris Township Library.
Why Go: You can stop by the library and check out this new collection of photographs recently added to its Digital Collections.
Saturday Morning Road Ride
Where/When: Starting at Marty’s Reliable Cycle at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 12 and trekking 20 miles through Harding and Chatham, then back to Morristown.
Why Go: Because you’d like a workout to start your Saturday morning, or because the weather is warming up. Rain or snow cancels.
Chatham Borough Farmers Market
Where/When: From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Railroad Plaza and Fairmont Avenue in Chatham.
Why Go: To get some of the best Jersey Fresh produce, Jersey Shore seafood, pasture-raised meat, poultry and eggs, honey, baked goods, fresh mozzarella, specialty prepared foods of all kinds, and more. The market will also have cooking demonstrations.
Pricing: Bring your wallet.
Multi-Family Garage Sale
Where/When: From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at 10 Arrowhead Road in Morris Township.
Why Go: Because their will be lots of furniture, toys, household items, bikes and sports equipment for the choosing.
Pricing: Bring your wallet.
Joyful Java Coffee House
Where/When: At 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Long Valley Presbyterian Church.
Why Go: Because performers such as Riverside Rhythm and Rhyme, Joe McKay and several others will be performing.
Learn to Backyard Compost
When/Where: From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills.
Why Go: To save money on soil amendments and fertilizer while joining the green movement. Get ready to get dirty and learn to enrich your garden soil and protect the environment.
Pricing: $12 per person. Registration required.
Seventh-Annual Century for the Cure Bike Ride
When/Where: From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday at Camp Riverbend in Warren Township.
Why Go: To cycle for proceeds to benefit cutting-edge research and programs at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Be a "Virtual Rider" and help raise funds without participating in the picturesque 40 or 80 mile route. Either way, you help pedal towards a cure.
Pricing: Donations gratefully accepted. Registration required.
Where/When: From 2:15 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday at The Library of the Chathams.
Why Go: Take some time out on Sunday to view “Spectral Selves,” an art show featuring paintings, prints, and drawings worked in oil, acrylic, and Conté.
Sixth Annual Warren Township Classic Car Show
When/Where: From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Municipal Grounds Park in Warren Township.
Why Go: To check out a wide variety of antique, classic, race cars, and motorcycles. Don't miss the Cub Scout Pinewood Derby.
Pricing: Free admission.
Sports Memorabilia Auction
When/Where: Events begin at 12:30 p.m. and continue throughout the doubleheader on Sunday at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater.
Why Go: To bid on high quality sports memorabilia and participate in a tribute to those who perished in 9/11. All monies raised from the auction will be donated to Operation Shoebox New Jersey.
Pricing: $10 for special reserved seating.
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Community Theatre
When/Where: Begins at 7 p.m. at The Community Theatre, and will move to the reflecting pool in front of Vail Mansion.
Why Go: Because you want to honor those lost, and those who aided others, on Sept. 11, 2001.