Greater Morristown weekend preview: Happy Easter!

easter lily
Easter lily, image via Wikimedia.org.
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The calendar is a lighter than usual this weekend because of the holiday, but you still can find some fun around Greater Morristown.

Scroll down for details. Check our handy calendar for even more activities–and add your own events, too.

And to all who celebrate this weekend, we wish you a joyous Easter!


THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017:

Sustainable Morristown presents Animals in the Communitya 6 pm talk at the Morristown & Township Library by Alison Deeb. Deeb, a Morristown councilwoman, has been active as a puppy raiser for The Seeing Eye Inc. As a founder of the Morristown Area Responsible Dog Owner’s Group, she also was instrumental in creation of a dog park. Admission: Free. At One Miller Road, Morristown.


FRIDAY, APRIL 14, GOOD FRIDAY:

Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes returns to the Morristown & Township Library at 9:30 am. Free. Bring a yoga mat. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

The Presbyterian Church in Morristown presents a special musical service at noon. Matthew Webb directs the Chancel Choir and full orchestra in Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living, followed by Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, Movement 2. Free. At 57 East Park Place.

Video: Good Friday rehearsal at The Presbyterian Church

Morristown Game Vault Opens on South Street
The Morristown Game Vault

Experience Halloween in April, at Cosplay Night at the Morristown Game Vault. Prizes awarded for top costumes; for all ages. (Please keep costumes family-friendly.) Admission: $15. At 22 South St.

It’s open stage night at The Minstrel in Morris Township. Show what you can do, starting at 7:30 pm.  Admission: $10. To secure a performance slot, call 973-335-9489, or visit site above. At the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road.

Get the Led Out, The American Led Zeppelin comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm. Tickets: $29-$59. At 100 South St., Morristown. Call 973-539-8008.


SATURDAY, APRIL 15:

Entrance fees are waived today and Sunday at the Washington’s Headquarters Museum. Check out the Treasured Landscapes Exhibit, highlighting works from the National Park Service Art collection. At 30 Washington Place, Morristown, 973-539-2016 ext. 210.

Ride the 25th annual Easter Bunny Express, at the Whippany Rail Museum. Ten-mile roundtrips depart on the hour between 1 pm and 4 pm. Tickets:Adults $14, children (under 12): $9; age 1 and under, free.  At One Railroad Plaza. Call(973) 887-8177.

The Illusionists: Live from Broadway come to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center for shows at 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm.  Tickets: $49-$89. At 100 South St., Morristown. Call 973-539-8008.

The Illusionists


SUNDAY, APRIL 16, EASTER:

Happy Easter!

easter lily
Easter lily, image via Wikimedia.org.

Entrance fees are waived today at the Washington’s Headquarters Museum, 30 Washington Place, Morristown.

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