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Your Weekend (Unless the Hurricane Shuts Everything Down)

All events should probably include an asterisk.

Here is what's happening this weekend that doesn't include anything about hurricanes. That said, keep in mind, Hurricane Irene is still threatening to hit the area, and some events may be canceled. Please call ahead before making any plans.


Where/When:
 From 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go:
 To enjoy a fun beginner group run. 
Pricing: 
Free.


When/Where:
From 8 to 11 p.m. on Thursday at in Warren.
Why Go:
Because jazz vocalist Laura Hall presents a program of American popular songs, jazz standards and Brazilian music.
Pricing:
No cover charge.


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:
 From 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday .
Why Go:
 To bring the whole family by and belt out some tunes with Kip.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at 214 West Mill Road in Long Valley.
Why Go:
 The Fuzzbox is a place for students in grades seven through 12 can hang out in a fun, supervised atmosphere where they can go to be involved in sports, games, music, art, and more, while being provided with free food and drinks. Fridays are for high school students and Saturdays are for middle school students.
Pricing: 
Free.


Where/When:
 From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the  in Long Valley.
Why Go:
 Because it’s a celebration of Long Valley resident Michael Goodwin’s outdoor photography.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When: 
From 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at in Madison.
Why Go: 
Because enjoying Dario Fo’s brilliantly funny, scathing political farce is a terrific way to spend your weekend.
Pricing:
$32 to $55.


Where/When:
 From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at  in Madison.
Why Go:
 Because this exercise technique can help you relieve pain and tension, develop greater flexibility, and optimize your performance in activity.
Pricing:
Individual class for $35, or five Weeks for $150.


Where/When:
 At 8 p.m. on Saturday at  in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because a Saturday night laughing at Jim Breuer’s antics sounds like loads of fun.
Pricing:
$32 to $67.


Where/When: Starts at , makes its way through Harding and Chatham, then back to Morristown, beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturdays.
Why Go: The pace will be moderate for this 20-mile ride. So if you’re looking to get back into tip-top shape for the summer, this weekly bike road might be a good way to start.
Pricing: 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 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 your amount of physical activity each week.
Pricing:
 Free.

 
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:
 At 10 a.m. on Saturday at in Parsippany.
Why Go:
 Because not only can you workout, but you can raise money for a good cause at the same time.
Pricing:
 Free.

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When/Where:
At 8 a.m. on Saturday for adults and on Saturday and Sunday for the family-friendly adventure. The events begin at the in Basking Ridge.
Why Go:
Because it's "The Amazing Race," Somerset County-style. This interactive game will have participants traveling throughout the Somerset County parks and facilities performing tasks and racing each other. Its' not just a game. It's an adventure.
Pricing:
Free. Registration required.


When/Where:
From 9 to 11 p.m. on Saturday at in Warren.
Why Go:
To enjoy classic rock and roll performed by H.S.R (Hard Scrabble Road) in a setting that's all about comfort and tasty food.
Pricing:
No cover charge.


Where/When:
 From 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at  in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because you can stop by the farm with the kids and participate in some farm chores, or just sit back, relax and enjoy your weekend.
Pricing:
Free.  


Where/When:
 At 1 p.m. on Sunday at , in Morris Township.
Why Go:
 Because you can spend your Sunday learning about life as a child in the 1800s during this family-friendly fashion show.
Pricing:
 $6 adults; $5 seniors; $4 children.


Where/When: From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday at Spring and Morris streets, in parking lot behind in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because you can pick up fresh produce and fruits (including organic), flowers, herbs, eggs, cheese, baked goods, pickled products, honey, fish, poultry, pork, and grass-fed beef.
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.


When/Where:
At 7 p.m. on Sunday at in Bridgewater.
Why Go:
To experience the country rock sound of a group that, in its original lineup, included several member of the Grateful Dead.
Pricing:
Free.

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