Greater Morristown weekend preview: Father’s Day fun

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Treat Dear Old Dad to all kinds of fun in Greater Morristown this weekend:

Swordplay at The Shake. Variety off the Green. Ladies roller derby. Farm-fresh veggies. Sounds from his youth, from Elizabeth I to the Buckinghams, with a twist of Benatar.

These are just some of the possibilities.

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


THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2019:

The Morristown & Township Library continues its Pride Month film series with a free 7 pm screening The Miseducation of Cameron Post  (2017, not rated, starring Chloë Grace Moretz), a Grand Jury Prize winner at Sundance. Light refreshments. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

 

Stephen Fried will discuss his new biography of Founding Father Benjamin Rush.

New York Times bestselling author Stephen Fried will discuss his new biography of Founding Father Benjamin Rush at the 7 pm meeting of the North Jersey American Revolution Round Table, in the auditorium of the Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown. Free. At 30 Washington Place.

Steve Solomon

Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center presents Steve Solomon’s My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy!  at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $29-$49.  At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

Ken Ludwig’s The Three Musketeers kicks off the 57th season of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison. In previews at 8 pm. Tickets start at $29 for previews and $49 for the main run, which continues through July 7, 2019. At  Drew University, 36 Madison Ave., 973-408-5600.


FRIDAY, JUNE 14:

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 Morristown United Methodist Church presents its annual Variety Show at 7 pm, to benefit its youth service trip to Appalachia.  Cheer for local talent–you never know who will take the stage.  😉 Light refreshments. Tickets: $5 ages 6-12, $10 adults, $25 per family; ages 5 and under, free. At 50 South Park Place, across from the Morristown Green. Call (973) 538-2132 for more.

The Happy Together Tour returns to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm, featuring The Turtles, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, The Buckinghams, The Classics IV and The Cowsills. Tickets: $39-$89.  At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

The Three Musketeers continues in previews at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey at 8 pm. See Thursday entry for details.


SATURDAY, JUNE 15:

The Morristown & Township Library reviews Best Travel Apps for Mobile Devices at 10:30 am. The 90-minute session is free, but registration is required. Call 973-538-2592. At One Miller Road,  Morristown.

The Three Musketeers continues in previews at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey at 2 pm, with opening night at 8 pm. See Thursday entry for details.

Morristown’s Jerzey Derby Brigade battles Dirty Jersey Roller Derby in ladies rock ’em sock ’em action, at 6 pm at InLine Morristown. Doors open at 5 pm. Admission: $10 in advance, $12 at door; under 12, free. At 38 Dumont Place.


SUNDAY, JUNE 16, FATHER’S DAY:

The Morristown Farmers Market is back for its 38th season, from 8:30 am to 2 pm every Sunday through Nov. 24, 2019. The Burnham Boys will perform at 10 am. At Lot 10, behind the Post Office, between Dumont Place and Morris Street. Presented by the Morristown Partnership.

The Three Musketeers continues at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey with shows at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. See Thursday entry for details.

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey celebrates Queen Elizabeth I with a free concert at the Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown at 3 pm. Classical guitarist Stanley Alexandrowicz will be joined by Soprano Sungji Kim, performing poems of Elizabeth  (1533-1603) set to music by Maestro Robert Butts. At 30 Washington Place.

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will perform at Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $59-$129. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

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