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Weekend: Music, Art, History & More

We have this weekend covered.

If you're in the mood for music, if you've got a hankering for history or if you sure can shop, there's a lot going on this weekend.

There's family fun, concerts and shows decidedly aimed at the adults, and plenty of chances to help the local community. Read on:


Where/When:
 From 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go:
Because you can bring a favorite poem with you, create a design and cut it on a printing block.
Price:
$5.


Where/When:
 From 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go: 
Because simple stories, songs and finger plays for kids ages 6 and up will be the focus of the program.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 10:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday at in Chatham.
Why Go:
Mothers and their babies can come to this fun, social time and receive expert advice in a safe and supportive environment. 
Pricing:
 Free.


When/Where:
At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the in Basking Ridge.
Why Go:
To hear local youth talent perform a light-hearted musical with a good, solid message. The lively '70s tunes will have the whole family smiling.
Pricing:
$12 for adults. $10 for students and seniors.


When/Where:
At 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the in Basking Ridge.
Why Go:
To discover the difficulties and magic of love in Shakespeare's most beloved comedy performed under the stars.
Pricing:
Free.


Where/When:
 From 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Sunday at in Morristown.
Why Go:
Because the exhibit focuses on the three centers of American silver-making in the 18th century—featuring Boston, New York and Philadelphia silversmiths and exploring the master/apprentice relationships.
Price: Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and students; and free for those 12 and under.


Where/When:
 At 6 p.m. Friday at the in Madison.
Why Go:
Because you can bring a blanket or chair and enjoy a free family-friendly outdoor music concert on the lawn of the Museum.
Price:
Free.


Where/When:
 On Friday at in Morris Township.
Why Go:
Because you can tour The Willows, a Gothic Revival-style house museum at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township that was originally built in 1854 for a grandson of Paul Revere.
Price:
$6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $4 for children 6 to 14, $2 for children 2 to 3.


Where/When:
 From 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday at the .
Why Go: 
Because kids can have fun on Friday moving, playing and singing around a giant rainbow colored parachute.
Pricing:
 Free. 


Where/When:
 From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at in Morristown.
Why Go:
It’s an open drawing opportunity that includes models, still-lifes, architecture, abstract and more.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 At 7 a.m. on Friday at the in Parsippany.
Why Go:
It’s a day of golf and helps the fire department. What else do you need to hear?
Price:
$115.


Where/When:
 From 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday at the in Chatham.
Why Go:
Because you’re a new dad and you have some important questions.
Price:
Free.

Where/When: 9 a.m. on Saturday at the .
Why Go: To start off your Saturday with a 5-mile group run and finish it off with a free bagel.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When:
 From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at The Merchant Block of Morris Plains.
Why Go:
 You can pick up some homemade mozzarella and ravioli, freshly baked bread and some of New Jersey's best cheesecakes.
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.


Where/When:
 From 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because this historic walking tour covers nearly a mile within Morristown’s historic district covering more than 300 years of Morristown history.
Price:
$10.


Where/When:
 At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday at the in Morris Township.
Why Go:
Because you get a chance to listen to some great music and all proceeds will benefit educational programs at Historic Speedwell.
Pricing:
 $8.

 
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.


Where/When:
 From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the .
Why Go:
Because it’s a great way to start keeping track of what you eat and the amount of physical activity you participate in each week.
Pricing:
 Free.

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When/Where:
From 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at the in Bridgewater.
Why Go:
Because it an evening of makeovers, manicures, discount shopping and more, all benefiting Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity. Now, that's a good reason to go shopping.
Pricing:
$5 donation.


When/Where: From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday in the parking lot behind on Morris Street.
Why Go: Nothing beats fresh.
Pricing: Bring your wallet.


Where/When:
 At 4 p.m. on Sunday at in Morristown.
Why Go:
Because Adriane Post, the great-granddaughter of Dorothea Miller Post, who lived at Macculloch Hall, will perform.
Price:
Adults $6; Senior & Students $5; Members and children under 12 are free.

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