Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

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February

Friday, 15; Morristown

DISNEY’S DCAPPELLA. Disney Music Group’s new a cappella group featuring seven world class vocalists, embarks on its first North American tour. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

Friday, 15; North Branch

42FT – A MENAGERIE OF MECHANICAL MARVELS. Cirque Mechanics $25 & $35. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Saturday, 16; Gillette

OWLS IN THE HOUSE. Join us in our education center to learn about New Jersey’s owls, meet a live owl, and build an owl house for your own backyard! A 1pm. $10. The Meyersville Inn,632 Meyersville Rd,.

The Raptor Trust; 908/647-1091

Saturday, 16; Newton

JOHN LODGE. Moody Blue on his own. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

Sunday, 17; Allamuchy

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894 x338

Sunday, 17; Morristown

SHANGHAI OPERA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. 3pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

Sunday, 17; Newton

Fairview Lake Camp & Conference Center; 973/383-9282

Thursday, 21; North Branch

KRISTIN ANDREASSEN. 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Friday, 22; Blairstown

DRIFTWOOD. The band possesses a unique sound that reflects not only the working-class ethos of their Binghamton, New York hometown, but a coalescing of identity, influence, and uninhibited musical spirit. 8pm. $25 – $30. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

Saturday, 23; Blairstown

CREATE A GLASS ART PENDANT WITH BROOKE VAN DERZEE. No sign up is necessary but space and supplies will be on a first come, first served basis. Brooke has been creating mixed media jewelry for over 14 years. 1:30 - 3:30pm. $25. 23 Main Street.

Gallery 23; 908/362-6865

Saturday, 23; Long Valley

ANTIQUES IN LONG VALLEY. 9am - 4pm. $7. Long Valley Middle School, 51 W. Mill Rd..

Long Valley Woman's Club; 908/876-3279

Saturday, 23; Morristown

JACKIE EVANCHO: AN EVENING WITH THE NEW AMERICAN SONGBOOK. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

Sunday, 24; Frenchtown

OPEN HOUSE. The gallery’s annual open house includes refreshments, special guests, and door prizes to support the Mercer County Wildlife Center. 1 - 5pm. 55 Bridge St..

Decoys and Wildlife Gallery; 908/996-6501

Tuesday, 26; Blairstown

JAMES MCMURTRY. 8pm. $32.50 – $37.50. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

Wednesday, 27; Allamuchy

Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894x138

Wednesday, 27; Hampton

MERCURY & THE EARLY EVENING SKY. See Mercury up close and then some other celestial features as the sky turns to night. 5:45 - 7:30pm. $3. Hoffman Park, 26 Baptist Church Road.

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

Thursday, 28; Lebanon

WATERFOWL LECTURE. Ducks and duck-like birds in the local area. 7 - 8pm. $3. 1020 State Highway 31.

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

Thursday, 28; North Branch

SHAUN BOOTHE’S UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY SERIES. noon and 7pm. $15 & $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420


Upcoming Events...


Ongoing Theater and Concerts

Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown

February 15-March 3 • AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. Henrik Ibsen’s play follows Doctor Thomas Stockmann, who discovers dangerous water pollution in the Springs, a highly anticipated resort that recently opened in his Norwegian town. In Tom's mind, the path to a solution is clear: inform the public and close the resort to prevent a crisis. With clear present-day relevance, this high-intensity drama is a powerful investigation of ambition, integrity and the price we pay for the truth.

Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave.. ; 908/979-0900

The Folk Project, Morristown

MINSTREL CONCERT SERIES. Shows every Friday, presenting traditional American and ethnic "folk" music, as well as music of contemporary, primarily acoustic songwriters. The second Friday of the month is an open stage/audition night. 7:30pm. $10 adults; children 12 and under free.

Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road. ; 973/335-9489

Ongoing Programs and Events

Paulinskill Valley Trail, Andover to Columbia

Saturdays • NATURE WALKS. Hike the Paulins Kill Valley Trail. Hike different sections with various themes. Hikes leave from Kittatinny SP, Warbasse Jct., or Footbridge Park in Blairstown. Free.

Paulinskill Vally Trail Committee; 908/684-4820

Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center , Oxford

; 908/637-4125

Fred S. Burroughs North Jersey Trout Unlimited, Sparta

Sparta VFW, 66 Main St.. ; 201/207-0928

Ongoing Tours and Exhibits

Gallery 23, Blairstown

23 Main Street. ; 908/362-6865

ArtYard, Frenchtown

January 12-April 14 • THE CREATIVE COMMONS. Works from three non-profit studios influenced by the work of Creative Growth founders Florence and Elias Katz.6 - 8pm.

62A Trenton Ave. ; 908/996-5018

Morristown National Historical Park Morristown

The Discover History Center at the Washington Museum

30 Washington Place; 973/539-2016 x210

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