Is it still winter? Spring? Summer? The weather can’t make up its mind. But don’t let Mother Nature snow you: Plenty of fun and stimulating pursuits beckon in Greater Morristown this weekend, regardless of the forecast.
THURSDAY, FEB. 22, 2018:
The Morristown & Township Library continues its film tribute to the Coen Bros. with a 6:45 pm screening of No Country for Old Men (rated R). Free. At One Miller Road, Morristown.
Democratic candidates for Congress in the 11th District will speak at 7 pm, at a forum at the Alfred Vail School, 125 Speedwell Ave., Morris Plains.
Award-winning author and historian Robert M. Dunkerly, new acting chief of interpretation for the Morristown National Historical Park, will discuss the Battle of Cold Harbor at the North Jersey Civil War Round Table, at 7:14 pm at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township. Free. At 353 E. Hanover Ave.
Chefs: The Sizzling Kitchen Showdown comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm. Admission: $29-$49. At 100 South St. Call call 973-539-8008.
FRIDAY, FEB. 23:
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.
Anne Matlack continues her annual Lenten organ series with a 12:15 pm concert at Grace Episcopal Church in Madison. She will honor the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by playing variations of Ein feste Burg (A Mighty Fortress-Martin Luther), including a complete performance of Daniel Gawthrop’s Reformation Symphony. Free. Lunch available for $7. At 4 Main St.
The 70 South Gallery in Morristown hosts Family Movie Night with a screening of Disney’s Frozen at 7 pm. Admission: $7 adults, $2 child. Come at 6 pm for a photo with Elsa, $5 includes print. Hot chocolate and waffles with ice cream will be served.
What’s an Appalachian dulcimer? Find out when virtuoso Butch Ross performs at The Minstrel in Morris Township, at 7:30 pm. Opener: Hiroya Tsukamoto. Admission: $10; 12 and under, free. At the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road.
Cesar Millan Live! comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm. Admission: $49-$135. At 100 South St. Call call 973-539-8008.
SATURDAY, FEB. 24:
Author Jeff Finegan will speak on his book series I Knew George Washington at 1 pm at the Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown. For all ages. Free. At 30 Washington Place. Call 973-539-2016 ext. 260.
Experience maple sugaring demonstrations at 1 pm and 2:30 pm, at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township. Also on Sunday. Admission: $3. Call 973.635.6629 for directions.
SUNDAY, FEB. 25:
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Guinness Collection of music boxes, automata and mechanical toys, at noon at the Morris Museum in Morris Township. Admission: $15. At 6 Normandy Heights Road. Call the Morris County Tourism Bureau: 973-631-5151.
Maple sugaring demonstrations at 1 pm and 2:30 pm, at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township. See Saturday entry for details.
The Morristown & Township Library hosts a free talk, Social Injustices and the Black Lives Matter Movement, at 2 pm. Featuring BLM Morristown Founder T’Anna Kimbrough. At One Miller Road, Morristown.
Tour the exhibit Navigating New Jersey: Maps at Macculloch Hall with curator Ryan Hyman at Morristown’s Macculloch Hall Historical Museum at 2 pm. Free with admission ($4-$8) and for members. At 45 Macculloch Ave.
The Discovery Orchestra presents Dueling Pianists Strike Again, featuring Suejin Jung and Péter Tóth, at 3 pm at Drew University in Madison. They perform favorites by Franz Liszt, with commentary from Maestro George Marriner Maull. Tickets: $30-$40. At 36 Madison Ave.
The Drew University community will remember the late actor, director and professor Rodney Gilbert with testimonials and performances at 6 pm, in the Thomas Kean Black Box Theatre at the school in Madison. Gilbert, who died last November, was a co-founder of Advantage Arts, which brought Newark high school students to Drew to work with mentors to create original productions. Donations in Gilbert’s memory may be made here. Drew is at 36 Madison Ave.