Looking for fun this weekend?
Greater Morristown offers plenty!
THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018:
Danny Bacher and his All-Star Band continue the Summer JazzFest at the Morris Museum’s Bickford Theatre in Morris Township. It starts with a food truck picnic in the parking lot at 5:30 pm, followed by the 7:30 pm concert. Tickets: $18 for members, $20 for non-members. At 6 Normandy Heights Road, 973-971-3706.
The Morristown Women in Business bring their monthly gathering to Morristown’s 70 South Gallery, from 6 pm to 8 pm. Featured speaker: Jennifer Wehring of the Morristown Partnership. Food and drink provided. Tickets: $35 in advance, $40 at the door.
The Friends of Foote’s Pond will lead a nature walk at the pond at 6:30 pm. It’s on James Street in Morristown, next to the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School.
Andrew Dice Clay brings his standup comedy to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm, with opener Eleanor Kerrigan. Adults only. Tickets: $39-$79. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents an outdoor production of The Servant of Two Masters, an 18th-century slapstick romp directed by Doug West. Showtime is 8 pm. Tickets: $38; 18 and under, free. At the College of Saint Elizabeth amphitheater, 2 Convent Road, Morris Township, through July 29, 2018. Call 973-408-5600. Read our review.
FRIDAY, JULY 13:
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.
Jazz in July returns for its 14th summer, over the next two Fridays at the Morristown & Township Library. Showtime is 7 pm. Admission: $20; proceeds benefit the library. Refreshments will be served. At One Miller Road, Morristown.
The Minstrel’s revamped open stage offers two stages, to ensure everyone gets a shake at performing. Arrive at 7 pm to sign up; performances start at 7:30. Admission: $5; age 25 and under, free. At the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morris Township.
SATURDAY, JULY 14:
The Morris Plains Farmers Market is back, from 9 am to 2 pm every Saturday through Oct. 6, 2018, on Merchant’s Block, next to the Model Railroad Club.
Morristown celebrates its 25th annual George Gramby Day, honoring the late substance abuse counselor, from 9 am to 6 pm. Activities start with men’s softball games at George Gramby Park on Abbett Avenue. At noon, the Cauldwell Playground will host food, kiddie activities, a deejay, awards presentations, live entertainment and basketball games. Free, all are welcome.
Dig it! Plant it! Eat it! at Morristown’s Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, from 10 am to 11:30 am. Children can learn how Macculloch Hall grew, prepared, and stored fruits and vegetables in olden days; also explore the garden, observe pollinating insects and birds, and create art. Free, but pre-registration is required. Contact Cynthia Winslow, (973) 538-2404, ext. 16. At 45 Macculloch Ave.
Discover Victorian Morristown on a walking tour presented by the Morris County Tourism Bureau, at 11 am. Karen Ann Kurlander is your guide, starting at 11 Court St. Tickets: $15. Limited to 30 people. Call 973-631-5151.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents The Servant of Two Masters, at 8 pm under the stars. Please see Thursday entry for details.
SUNDAY, JULY 15:
The Morristown Farmers Market is back, at 8:30 am every Sunday through Nov. 18. At Lot 10, behind the Post Office, between Dumont Place and Morris Street. Presented by the Morristown Partnership.
Author Mark Maloy will give a free talk about his book, Victory or Death:
The Battles of Trenton & Princeton, December 25, 1776 – January 3, 1777, at 2 pm in the Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown. Malloy is a historian for the National Park Service in Virginia. After his talk he will sign copies of his book, which will be available for sale. At 30 Washington Place. Call 973-539-2016 x-210 for more.
Wendell Brady, who passed away last month, was a fixture in Morristown for decades. Friends will remember him today, on what would have been his 85th birthday, at 3 pm at Willow Hall, 330 Speedwell Ave., Morristown.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents The Servant of Two Masters, at 4:30 pm and 8 pm under the stars. Please see Thursday entry for details.