Greater Morristown weekend preview: From Cinderella to the CIA

Sonya Headlam will perform African American spirituals and hymns, accompanied by pianist Matthew Webb, at the Presbyterian Church in Morristown, Feb. 10, 2019.
Sonya Headlam will perform African American spirituals and hymns, accompanied by pianist Matthew Webb, at the Presbyterian Church in Morristown, Feb. 10, 2019.
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From Cinderella to the CIA, Greater Morristown offers a little something for everyone this weekend.

Celebrate Black History Month, and a Jewish milestone, with music. Kick back with a screwball comedy. Dip your family in chocolate.

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


THURSDAY, FEB. 7, 2019:

'Twentieth Century' movie posterThe Morristown & Township Library presents a free screening of the 1930s screwball comedy Twentieth Century, starring Carole Lombard and John Barrymore, at 6:45 pm. With Laurel & Hardy, Three Stooges, Little Rascals, music and more. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

 

 

 


FRIDAY, FEB. 8:

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.

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: $10; $5 for anyone under age 21. At the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morris Township.

Minstrel open stage logo

Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, for three shows this weekend, starting tonight at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $59-$99.At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.


SATURDAY, FEB. 9:

Community Options Inc., a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities, hosts its annual Cupid’s Chase 5K at 10 am, starting and ending at 150 Speedwell Ave., Morristown.

The Morris Museum in Morris Township presents Chocolate Family Day from 11 am to 4 pm. At 6 Normandy Heights Road, call 973.971.3706.

Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. Tickets: $59-$99. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

The Morristown Jewish Center celebrates its 120th anniversary with a 7 pm concert featuring its community choir, Kol Dodi. A dessert reception follows the performance. RSVP here. At 177 Speedwell Ave.

Kol Dodi

Morristown’s Bishop of Jazz, Rio Clemente, leads an all-star roster in a Valentine Tribute to the American Song Book, at 8 pm at the Watchung Arts Center. Tickets: $18 in advance, $20 at the door. At 18 Stirling Road, 908-753-0190.


SUNDAY, FEB. 10:

The Morris County Winter Farmers Market continues its sixth season, every Sunday morning from 10 am to 1 pm through March 31, 2019, at Morristown’s Alexander Hamilton School, 24 Mills St. Presented by the Foodshed Alliance and Grow It Green Morristown.

Morris County Moms Demand Action presents a free 1 pm screening of Under the Gun. Narrated by Katie Couric, the film examines the gun debate, from the viewpoint of families affected by mass shootings. At the Parsippany Library, 449 Halsey Road.

The Hanover Wind Symphony performs a special 2 pm concert, And the Trumpets Shall Sound, at the Morris Museum in Morris Township. Tickets: $15-$25. At 6 Normandy Heights Road, call 973.971.3706.

The Hanover Wind Symphony
The Hanover Wind Symphony

 

Violinist Mikhail Kuchuk
Violinist Mikhail Kuchuk

The Presbyterian Church in Morristown celebrates Black History Month with a 3 pm concert featuring soprano Sonya Headlam and pianist Matthew Webb. Tickets: $30. At 65 South St.

The MacDowell Club of Mountain Lakes presents a 3 pm concert featuring the Russian duo of violinist Mikhail Kuchuk and pianist Dmitri Korneev. Admission: $10. At the Saint Francis Residential Community, 122 Diamond Spring Road, Denville.

Former CIA Director John Brennan
Former CIA Director John Brennan

The Drew Forum presents former CIA Director John Brennan at 7 pm at Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center. Tickets: $50-$75. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

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