This weekend will be a busy one for . Besides their normal services, they have two events lined-up: To start the weekend off, a musical celebration of Black History Month with
“He’s a popular performer,” said Dee Klikier, facilities manager at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. “We’re very much looking forward to having him here … I think that educating ourselves musically is important … this is a wonderful opportunity to take advantage of that.”
Wilson will perform with Eric Olsen on piano and perform such works as “Pilgrimage,” by Carlisle Floyd and a version of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech set to music by Lee Hoiby.
This performance is part of a concert series at St. Peter’s that usually runs monthly, but there are already two events scheduled in March, the details of which can be found, along with more information on Wilson’s upcoming performance, on St. Peter’s website.
The suggested donation for this weekend’s performance is $15 for adults and $10 for students.
On Sunday, Feb. 13, St. Peter’s will host another event, the third installment of their four-part Adult Education series, “How to Talk With God,” from 10 to 11 a.m.
“It’s been really well received so far,” Klikier said.
More events in Morristown this weekend:
Where/When: Friday, Feb. 11 at the at 8 p.m.
Why Go: Because this performance is part of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts’ American Masterpieces series–and they should know what’s good, right? Glover is known for his rhythmic abilities as a tap dancer with his own unique style, he has choreographed and starred in a Tony award winning musical, and he held a regular role on Sesame Street.
Pricing: Tickets range in price from $37 to $87 and are available on the Community Theatre’s website.
at The Minstrel
Where/When: From 8 to 10 p.m. at the on Friday, Feb. 11.
Why Go: Because this is one of The Folk Project’s biggest events of the year, complete with performances by their Valentine’s Day Loving Hearts Club Band and Frank Sole’s Valentine’s Love Trio.
Pricing: $7 on the way in and whatever you think the music was worth on the way out.
Where/When: Friday, Feb. 11 from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at .
Why Go: Because you love acoustic music, especially when played by locals, and especially when you get to hear some originals and some of your favorite covers throughout the evening.
Pricing: No cover!
at the Library
Where/When: From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the on Saturday, Feb. 12.
Why Go: Do you really need a reason to eat chocolate? And besides eating it, this event for anyone 6th grade or older will also include chocolate pudding painting and chocolate contests.
Where/When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Zebu Forno on Saturday, Feb. 12.
Why Go: Because you like live acoustic music, and because you want to get 20 percent off your order if you mention Patch.
Pricing: No cover.
Where/When: 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12 at the .
Why Go: Because you like musicals, you are critical of love and relationships, you love off-Broadway musicals, or all of the above.
Pricing: Tickets range from $32 to $57 and are available on the Community Theater’s website.
Local Cover Band
Where/When: from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12.
Why Go: Because 13th Floor has four years of experience covering such bands as Sublime, The Beatles, and Green Day.
Pricing: No cover.
Where/When: on Sunday, Feb. 13 from 3 to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Because you love Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin–that will be the book read and signed by the translator of the new bilingual translation of the book, Henry Hoyt.
Pricing: Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, and free for children twelve or younger.