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.
42FT – A MENAGERIE OF MECHANICAL MARVELS. Cirque Mechanics $25 & $35. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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,.
JOHN LODGE. Moody Blue on his own. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
DAVID OSTWALD’S LOUIS ARMSTRONG ETERNITY BAND DIXIELAND JAZZ. Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America’s own great art form. 3pm. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
SHANGHAI OPERA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. 3pm. 100 South Street.
POLAR BEAR PLUNGE. Open to anyone interested in pushing their body to the limit for a jump into the cold winter waters of Fairview Lake. After registration, you'll receive information on how to earn a t-shirt or form a Polar Bear Plunge team. 2 - 4pm. $25. 1035 Fairview Lake Road.
KRISTIN ANDREASSEN. 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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.
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.
ANTIQUES IN LONG VALLEY. 9am - 4pm. $7. Long Valley Middle School, 51 W. Mill Rd..
JACKIE EVANCHO: AN EVENING WITH THE NEW AMERICAN SONGBOOK. 8pm. 100 South Street.
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..
JAMES MCMURTRY. 8pm. $32.50 – $37.50. 30 Main Street.
THE CLIMATE CHANGE IN NJ. Dr. Krassi Lazarova, Assistant Professor of Physics at Centenary University will address the causes of climate change and the effects we will encounter with a focus on New Jersey. The ways to adapt or mitigate will also be discussed. The Centenary Speaker Series, held each month at Rutherfurd Hall, brings experts in their field from Centenary College to speak at Rutherfurd Hall. 3pm. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
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.
WATERFOWL LECTURE. Ducks and duck-like birds in the local area. 7 - 8pm. $3. 1020 State Highway 31.
SHAUN BOOTHE’S UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY SERIES. noon and 7pm. $15 & $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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.
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.
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.
Weekends • THE PEQUEST TROUT HATCHERY AND NATURAL RESOURCE EDUCATION CENTER hosts a series of programs about the natural world around us for young and old alike. Preregistration is usually required. Topics range from a child’s first introduction to nature to seminars for expert fly fishers.
Tuesdays, February 5- March 19 • FLY TYING CLASS. At the end of this 7 consecutive week class, you will understand the insect life in the rivers and what insects the trout eat. You will learn the difference between a mayfly, a caddis fly, and a stone fly. You will learn how to tie popular flies that actually catch fish. We provide the materials and tools for you to use during the beginner class.Our Intermediate Fly Tying Class focusses on more complex flies, tying tips and tricks, and enhancing basic skills. Seven consecutive Tuesdays. 7 - 9pm. $50.
February 1-February 28 • FEATURED ARTIST: BROOKE VAN DERZEE. Brooke has been creating mixed media jewelry for over 14 years. She has experimented with many techniques but focuses most recently on metal work, wire work, cold connection, resin, and metal clay. She is a collector of all things old and discarded but especially vintage tins and buttons, which she loves to incorporate into her designs. Many of her pieces are one-of-a-kind and tend to have a natural, bohemian vibe. She also loves teaching and sharing her skills with others. Brooke is running a special for the month of February: take 20% off one of her designs.
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.
Ongoing • TOURS OF WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS AT THE FORD MANSION.
Headquarters Museum includes includes three exhibit galleries, a 30-minute introductory video, and the Discover History Center. Tours of Fords Manion will be made available at 10 and 11am and at 1, 2, 3 and 4pm. There is no entrance fee to visit the park’s Washington’s Headquarters Museum.
The park’s grounds, parking areas, tour road, 27 miles of hiking trails, and restroom facilities at the Jockey Hollow area are open to the public, seven days a week, 9:30am - 5pm.