Free family fun in Greater Morristown, Aug. 6-10

Tavche Gravche
Tavche Gravche


By Carly Cannavina

Morristown’s family-friendly activity scene is in full swing in this first full week of August 2018. Here’s what’s coming up:

Tuesday, Aug. 7:

Music Beyond Borders at the Morristown Green. The summer’s final concert in the lunchtime series features the energetic Balkan music of Tavche Gravche, from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. Free.

The Ginty Concert Series in Morris Township presents the band Due South at Ginty Field at 7 pm. All ages are welcome. Guests should bring their own blankets or chairs for seating. Free.

Wednesday, Aug. 8:

Broadway Unbound: Intent on “breaking barriers belt by belt,”  this free evening of cabaret presented by the Mayo Performing Arts Center showcases local performers singing songs from a range of musicals, meant for a range of roles— even if they don’t fit the typical molds of those roles. Starts at 7:30 pm, at the 70 South Gallery, 70 South St., Morristown.

Urban Farm Stand: From 3 pm to 6 pm, Grow It Green Morristown hosts its weekly pop-up farm stand, this time at the Morristown Neighborhood House, 12 Flagler St., Morristown.

Friday, Aug. 10:

Morris Arts continues its Gateway Totems series from 5 pm to 7 pm with an exhibition by photographer Jake Santiago, with music by Sanelsane. The series highlights “artists of all backgrounds and artistic abilities” while aiming to “celebrate Morristown’s immigrant community.”  At the Gateway Totems, outside the Early Street Community Garden. Rescheduled from Aug. 1. Free.

gateway totems aug 1 2018 posterTouch the Music: From 1 pm to 5 pm, Claudia Lemmerz will lead children of all ages in hands-on exploration of a variety of instruments at the Morris Museum. Admission: $7-$10. At 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morris Township.

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