For anyone who complains, "there's nothing to do," read through this list of weekend activities. And, then, well, do them!
Where/When: From 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go: Because you are a beginner who wants to start running, regardless of age.
Where/When: At 7 p.m. on Thursday at .
Why Go: Those intrigued by the reality TV craze that’s swept the nation over the past few years can get a glimpse into the world with reality-TV blogger and author Arthur E. Perkins, Jr.
When/Where: From 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go: To find out how the library can help you land a new job. Community partners from local government, civic and non-profit groups will be on hand to guide your forward from the unemployment period.
Where/When: From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the .
Why Go: Because this art exhibit will feature 40 unique works by eight professional artists.
Where/When: At 11 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at in Morristown.
Why Go: To enjoy great live music.
Price: No cover.
Where/When: At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 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.
Where/When: From 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at .
Why Go: Because you can spend a Friday night with some wine and some beautifully serene landscapes made with pastels.
When/Where: From 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday at in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: To watch classic scenes from "Rear Window," "North by Northwest," "Psycho" and "The Birds," and see why Alfred Hitchcock is the master of suspense.
Pricing: Free. Registration required.
Where/When: From 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the in Madison.
Why Go: Because the free outdoor concert will feature the band “Big Bad Irish.”
Jon Zlock, "The Other JZ," at Hennessey's
Where/When: From 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at , Morristown.
Why Go: Because you dig his acoustic guitar stylings.
Where/When: From 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at 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.
Where/When: Starting at in Morristown at 9 a.m. on Saturday, 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.
Fribee Freestyle Jam Festival and Camp
Where/When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at , Morristown.
Why Go: Because Morristown resident Jens Velasquez is a five-time Frisbee World Champion. Also, all proceeds will go to the Neighborhood House.
Where/When: At 6 p.m. on Saturday at the in Madison.
Why Go: Because you can bring a blanket or chair for a free family-friendly outdoor music concert on the lawn of the museum.
Where/When: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at 146 Washington Valley Road, Morris Township.
Why Go: Who knows what treasures you’ll find?
Pricing: Bring your wallet.
Where/When: From 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at .
Why Go: You can stop by the library and check out this new collection of photographs.
When/Where: From 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at the in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: For children ages 7 to 9 to learn about the amazing life of the butterfly. Can you say lepidoptera?
Pricing: $9 per person. Registration required.
Inaugural Gran Fondo NJ
Where/When: Starts at 7 a.m. Sunday from
Why Go: You're an avid cyclist. You planned going last month . You want to support participants Grow it Green Morristown, and .
Pricing: See event listing.
Where/When: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in Parking Lot No. 10, at Spring and Morris streets, Morristown.
Why Go: Nothing beats fresh.
Pricing: Bring your wallet.
Where/When: From 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at .
Why Go: Because kids in grades 6-12 can play "Glee Karaoke Revolution 2" and enjoy snacks.