Greater Morristown weekend preview: Get creepy and spooky with the Addams Family, then explore poetry and politics

From the 2019 Morristown High School production of 'The Addams Family': From left, Brenna Thornton, Will Delargy, Nya Federoff. Photo by Michailia Monfalcone.
From the 2019 Morristown High School production of 'The Addams Family': From left, Brenna Thornton, Will Delargy, Nya Federoff. Photo by Michailia Monfalcone.
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From spooky hilarity to probing poetry, Greater Morristown offers a plethora of diversions this weekend.

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


THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019:

Cat & Nat bring their #Momtruths Live show to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $25-$99. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.


FRIDAY, MARCH 22:

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.

Grace Community Music in Madison continues its half-hour Friday Lenten lunchtime organ meditations at 12:15 pm with Jeff Clearman presenting a potpourri of German, French, English, and American Lenten music. Free. Drinks and dessert after each performance; a local gourmet sandwich shop will provide sliders and salads for suggested $7 purchase. At Grace Church, 4 Main St., 973-377-0106.

Bob Ross
Bob Ross

The Morristown & Township Library presents Paint & Sip with Bob Ross from 4 pm to 5:30 pm. Free. Art materials and sparkling cider will be provided. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

Morristown High School presents its spring musical, The Addams Family, at 7 pm. Tickets: $8 to $15.  The show runs through Sunday. Read all about it.  At 50 Early St.

MORTICIA & GOMEZ: A.k.a., Brenna Thornton and Will DeLargy, in Morristown High's 2019 production of 'The Addams Family.' Photo by Katelyn Nagy.
MORTICIA & GOMEZ: A.k.a., Brenna Thornton and Will DeLargy, in Morristown High’s 2019 production of ‘The Addams Family.’ Photo by Katelyn Nagy.
Tom Chapin
Tom Chapin

The Minstrel in Morris Township presents Tom Chapin, with opener Dan Pelletier, at 7:30 pm. This one’s sold out; $10 tickets are available to watch via video in an overflow room for the first 20 patrons to arrive; some may be admitted into the hall if there are no-shows.  At the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morris Township.

 

 

 

 


SATURDAY, MARCH 23:

The Whippany River Watershed Action Committee has scheduled the ninth annual clean-up of the Whippany River, from 8:30 amto Noon. Anyone interested in volunteering should come to the Bethel AME Church at Spring Street in Morristown. Garbage bags, gloves, and safety vests will be provided.

The Dodge Foundation presents Poetry & Democracy, a series of free talks and performances exploring the power of poetry, from noon to 8 pm in Morristown. Venues are the Church of the Redeemer, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, the Morristown & Morris Township Library and the Mayo Performing Arts Center.  The schedule is here.

'Poetry & Democracy' is coming to Morristown, March 23, 2019
‘Poetry & Democracy’ is coming to Morristown, March 23, 2019

Morristown High School presents its spring musical, The Addams Family, at 2 pm and 7 pm. See Friday entry for details.


SUNDAY, MARCH 24:

The Morris County Winter Farmers Market holds the penultimate session of its sixth season, from 10 am to 1 pm at Morristown’s Alexander Hamilton School, 24 Mills St. Presented by the Foodshed Alliance and Grow It Green Morristown.

Morristown High School junior Sheetal Bangalore has recruited more than 80 musicians–students and professionals–to perform the music of Bach from noon to 5 pm in the entrance pavilion of the Morris Museum in Morris Township. It’s Bangalore’s Gold Award project for Morristown Girl Scout Troop 80727. She also plays flute and piccolo with the high school’s Wind Ensemble, the Delbarton Abbey Orchestra and the youth orchestra of New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Admission to the performances is free. At 6 Normandy Heights Road, off Columbia Turnpike.

Morristown High School’s spring musical, The Addams Family, concludes its run with a 2 o’clock matinee. See Friday entry for details.

Conductor Xian Zhang conducts the New Jersey Symphony in a program of Schubert and Dvorak, featuring cellist Johannes Moser, at 3 pm in Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center. Tickets: $43-$92.  At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

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