Looking for something to do in Greater Morristown this weekend?
How about watching enough birds to give Alfred Hitchcock a shiver?
Enjoy one of America’s great songwriters, or one of its premier TV personalities.
Take a spin in an electric car…from 1917. Check out some roller derby action. Cheer a recovery walk. See a hilarious play.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 14, 2017:
Learn strategies for filling out college financial aid forms, at the Morristown & Township Library at 7 pm. Free. This is the first of three programs. At One Miller Road, Morristown.
Girls Night, The Musical comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm. Tickets: $29-$69. At 100 South St. Call 973-539-8008.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison presents What the Butler Saw, Joe Orton’s 1960s comedy about the power of truth, at 8 pm. Directed by Paul Mullins. Adult subjects not suitable for younger audiences. Tickets: $49-$59. At 36 Madison Ave. Call 973-408-5600. Read our review.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 15:
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.
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Harding presents a one-woman play about Joan Chittister, the Benedictine nun who co-founded the Women’s Global Peace Initiative, at 7:30 pm. Joan Chittister: Her Story, My Story, Our Story stars singer/writer/actress Teri Fiorito Bays. Admission: $12. At 100 Harter Road. Call 973-620-9352 for more, or email here.
The Minstrel in Morris Township presents The Loving Hearts Club Boogie Band, a 10-piece band comprised of Folk Project members, at 7:30 pm. Admission: $15. At the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road.
Award-winning composer Randy Newman comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm. Tickets: $49-$99. At 100 South St. Call 973-539-8008.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison presents What the Butler Saw, in previews, at 8 pm. Please see Thursday entry for details.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 16:
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 second annual Morris County Recovery Walk is planned for 9 am at Ginty Field in Morris Township. It’s a joint effort of Freedom House New Jersey and The George Gramby Observance Committee. The $10 entrance fee supports programs of these two nonprofits. Call 908.617.5492 for more.
The Electric Car Show returns to the parking lot of Morristown’s Presbyterian Parish House, from 10 am to 2 pm. Everything from new Teslas to a 1917 Detroit Electric will be on display. Admission: Free. At 65 South St.
Bring your binoculars to Bernardsville between 10 am and 3 pm for a spectacular natural show: The migration of thousands of Broad-winged Hawks. NJ Audubon’s Birding Ambassador, Pete Dunne, will be at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, at 11 Hardscrabble Road. Admission: Free.
The Morristown High School football team (0-1) will try to rebound from last week’s 28-20 defeat in Roxbury by tackling Randolph, at home, at 1 pm. Go Colonials!
The Jerzey Derby Brigade opens its women’s roller derby season against the Salisbury All-Stars at 7 pm, at InLine Morristown. Doors open at 6:15 pm. Tickets: $12 at the match, $10 in advance. Children under 12 free. At 38 Dumont Place.
CNN’s Anderson Cooper speaks at Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm. Tickets: $59-$150. At 100 South St. Call 973-539-8008.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison presents What the Butler Saw, in at 2 pm and 8 pm. Please see Thursday entry for more details.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 17:
Girl Guts Glory is back for year three. The ladies duathlon — running and mountain biking–starts at 8 am at Sunfish Pond in Lewis Morris Park in Morris Township. Proceeds benefit the Mental Health Association of Morris & Essex Counties. Registration: $70. Prizes for top finishers. Register online or at event.
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 Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison presents What the Butler Saw, at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. Please see Thursday entry for more details.