Greater Morristown weekend preview: Go Blue, or go for baroque

Ron White
Ron White
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Guffaw at some Blue Collar humor. Experience an eight-sided premiere. Show off your musical chops. All in Greater Morristown, this weekend.

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


FRIDAY, AUG. 11:

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.

Comedian Ron White of Blue Collar Comedy fame returns to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center for an evening of politically incorrect humor. Mature content, language. Adults Only. Shows at 7 pm and 9:30 pm. Tickets: $49-$99. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

Ron White
Ron White

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.


SATURDAY, AUG. 12:

The Morris Plains Farmers Market is back, every Saturday through Oct. 7, from 9 am to 2 pm on Merchant’s Block, near the Model Railroad Club Building.

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey presents its Summer Cabaret, featuring selections by Mozart, Puccini, Webber, Weill, Lerner and Bernstein, at 7:30 pm at Grace Church in Madison. Tickets: $25.  At 4 Madison Ave. Call 973-366-8922.

The Baroque Orchestra of NJ Summer Cabaret
The Baroque Orchestra of NJ Summer Cabaret

 


SUNDAY, AUG. 13:

The Morristown Farmers Market is back for its 26th season, every Sunday through Nov. 19, between 8:30 am and 2 pm. Outdoors in the parking lot between Morris and Spring Street, off Dumont Place. Presented by the Morristown Partnership. Call 973-455-1133 for more.

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey’s Summer Music Festival continues with Chamber Music, featuring selections by Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořák, Telemann, and the world premiere of Octahedron — a work for eight cellos by composer David Williams, at 3 pm in Grace Church, Madison. Tickets: $20. At 4 Madison Ave. Call 973-366-8922.

David Williams will premiere 'Octahedron,' his work for eight cellos.
David Williams will premiere ‘Octahedron,’ his work for eight cellos.

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