Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

Upcoming events forward from January, 2020

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January 1;

FIRST DAY HIKES. Guided hikes are scheduled at High Point, Stokes, Kittatinny Valley, , Round Valley, Spruce Run, Washington Crossing, , Wawayanda and other NJ State Parks.

NJ Parks and Forests;

January 4; Columbia

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FUNDRAISER. Live music by Crescent City Maulers, dinner, winetasting, silent auction supports efforts opposing over-development. 6 - 10pm. $75 (Please reserve by Dec. 28). Brook Hollow Winery, 594 State Highway 94.

Citizens for Sustainable Development; 614/578-9764

January 5; Morristown

NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Winter Festival: Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

January 10; Morristown

THE CAPITOL STEPS. The Lyin’ Kings 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

January 10; Newton

BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

January 11; Belvidere

BACKYARD BEEKEEPING. Learn all there is to know about how to get started with your own colony of bees, 10 - 11:30am. $10. Wayne Dumont Jr. Administration Building.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension; 908-475-6507

January 11; Columbia

BRIDAL SHOW. 12 - 5pm. Free, registration required. 594 State Highway 94.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

January 11; Hackettstown

RODNEY MARSALIS PHILADELPHIA BIG BRASS. Composed of some of America’s top brass musicians dedicated to bringing the joyous experience of great music to a wide range of audiences 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.

Centenary Stage Company January THAW Music Festival; 908/979-0900

January 11; Lebanon

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

January 11; Morristown

REZA: EDGE OF ILLUSION. 7pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

January 15; Lebanon

LEARN ABOUT LICHENS!. Slideshow & samples. 7am - 8:30pm. $3. Hunterdon County Arboretum, 1020 State Highway 31.

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

January 15; North Branch

DOKTOR KABOOM AND THE WHEEL OF SCIENCE. Grades: 3+ 10am. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

January 18; Gillette

OWLS IN THE HOUSE. education staff will present a program about these magnificent nighttime creatures, and introduce you to one of our “education ambassador” owls live and in person! 1pm. $10. The Meyersville Inn,632 Meyersville Rd,.

The Raptor Trust; 908/647-1091

January 18; Hackettstown

BOSSA NOVA WAVE. Featuring guitar master Diego Figueiredo and clarinetist/sax great Ken Peplowski 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.

Centenary Stage Company January THAW Music Festival; 908/979-0900

January 18; Morristown

AUDRA MCDONALD. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

January 24; Morristown

THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

January 24; Ringwood

ACTING IMPROV WORKSHOPS. No experience necessary. In a supportive environment we will explore some basic improvisation, movement, and acting exercises. 7:30 - 9pm. Free.. 150 Snake Den Road.

The New Weis Center; 973/835-2160

January 25; Blairstown

SELDOM SCENE. Bluegrass legends 8pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

January 25; Columbia

WHERE IN THE WORLD TRIVIA. with Wine and Food Pairing 6 - 9pm. $25 pp. 594 State Highway 94.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

January 25; Gillette

TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE TRUST. Come test your knowledge about corvids (Ravens, Crows, Jays, and Magpies) in our first trivia event of the year! 2pm. $10. The Meyersville Inn,632 Meyersville Rd,.

The Raptor Trust; 908/647-1091

January 25; Hackettstown

SAM REIDER AND THE HUMAN HANDS. Irresistible melodies, fiery improvisation and otherworldly sounds collide in what Songlines Magazine has dubbed "mash-up of the the Klezmatics 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.

Centenary Stage Company January THAW Music Festival; 908/979-0900

January 25; Ringwood

The New Weis Center; 973/835-2160

January 26; Allamuchy

THE NICK SCHEUBLE QUARTET. Featuring Tomoko Ohno on piano and Max Morden on trumpet. 3 - 5pm. $30 in advance & $35 at door. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894 x338

January 26; Ringwood

MUSIC AT MIDVALE: ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC. Showcase your special musical talent in the tradition of music halls and hootanannies of yesteryear. 3 - 5pm. $5. 150 Snake Den Road.

The New Weis Center; 973/835-2160

January 27; Lebanon

WOODPECKERS OF NEW JERSEY. Learn all about these unique birds 7am - 8pm. $3. Echo Hill Park, 42 Lilac Drive.

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

January 30; Morristown

THE 5 BROWNS. The 5 Browns are delivering on their dream to wake up classical music by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audience they can find. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 1; Morristown

VIVA MOMIX. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 2; Washington

Tibetan Buddhist Learning Center;

February 6-10; Hackettstown

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

February 12; Morristown

THE DREW UNIVERSITY FORUM PRESENTS GENERAL JOHN KELLY. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 13; Morristown

THE TAP PACK. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 13; Morristown

DARLENE LOVE. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 16; Morristown

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF UKRAINE. 3pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 20; Morristown

ELVIN BISHOP AND CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 21; Blairstown

YARN. 8pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

February 21; Newton

MARDI GRAS BOOGALOO 2020. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

February 23; 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

February 29; Newton

10,000 MANIACS. featuring Mary Ramsey 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

March 1; Newton

THE HIGH KINGS. 7pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

March 1; North Branch

CHERISH THE LADIES. This Irish-American super group creates an unforgettable performance that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, and stunning step dancing. 2am. $30 & $40. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

March 7; Hackettstown

MOE - TION DANCE THEATER. Known for their site-specific work, Glennon Clayton's company is dedicated to creating new forms of expression through movement and dance. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

March 8; Hackettstown

VINTAGE MICROPHONE. Join us for a musical journey starring last season's Irish Tenor, Tim Smith, in a new show that shows our beginnings never know our endings. 2pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

March 14; Blairstown

ROBBIE FULKS. 8pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

March 14; Flemington

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

March 14; Hackettstown

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

March 19-23; Hackettstown

THE BACHELORETTE. NEXTstage Repertory performs a wicked black comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess. 8pm. The Little Theatre : 400 Jefferson St..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

March 20; North Branch

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

March 21; Newton

AL DI MEOLA ACROSS THE UNIVERSE. Across the Universe record release tour 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

March 22; Allamuchy

DAN LEVINSON SEXTET. 3 - 5pm. $30 in advance & $35 at door. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894 x338

March 27; North Branch

NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS. Astonishing athletes defy gravity and execute breathtaking feats as they stretch the limits of human ability in this spellbinding show that draws upon 2,000 years of Chinese circus traditions. 7am. $30 & $40. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

April 3; Newton

AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WINSTON. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

April 4; Blairstown

KAT WRIGHT. 8pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

April 5;

TROUT SEASON OPENS. Don’t forget your 2020 fishing license!

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April 17; Newton

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

April 17-26; Hackettstown

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

April 19; Allamuchy

THE HARRY ALLEN AND GRANT STEWART QUINTET. 3 - 5pm. $30 in advance & $35 at door. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894 x338

April 22;

EARTH DAY.

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April 25-26; Lambertville

SHAD FESTIVAL. Artists, crafters, shad hauling demonstrations, guide walking tours, entertainment, and a shad dinner. 12:30 - 5:30pm. Bridge and Union Streets.

Lambertville Chamber of Commerce; 609/397-0055

May 3; Hackettstown

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

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