Greater Morristown weekend preview: Halloween, and then some

Glenda Furman of Morristown with Kalee, 1 1/2, and Kennyea, 10, on Halloween 2018 in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Glenda Furman of Morristown with Kalee, 1 1/2, and Kennyea, 10, on Halloween 2018 in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
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Concerts. Authors. Movies with the director.

And Halloween, too!

Greater Morristown has it all this weekend. You even get an extra hour’s fun– remember to turn back your clock at 2 a.m. on Sunday.

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


THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 2019: HALLOWEEN

Calling all little ghosts and goblins: It’s Trick or Treat time in downtown Morristown, from 3 pm to 5 pm, courtesy of local businesses and the Morristown Partnership. Need more treats? Head to town hall, 200 South St., where the mayor’s office will supply the candy.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison presents Romeo and Juliet at 8 pm. Tickets start at $49. The show runs through Nov. 17, 2019. At 36 Madison Ave., 973-845-6723.


FRIDAY, NOV. 1:

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 & Township Library presents a free 7 pm concert by the Notables Singers, featuring Broadway-, jazz- and pop favorites. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

The Notables Singers
Zoe Mulford

The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series in Morris Township presents Zoe Mulford, with openers Peter Fischman & Deb O’Hanlonat 7:30 pm. Admission: $10; ages 12 and under, free. At the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road.

Morristown’s 70 South Gallery presents the Cirotti Trio in concert at 7:30 pm. Admission: $20. At 70 South St.

The County College of Morris presents a free 7:30 pm screening of Karl Marx City at the Morris Museum’s Bickford Theatre in Morris Township. A Q & A with co-director Petra Epperlein follows the film. It’s part of CCM’s Legacy Project series focusing on “War, Peace and Healing.”  To guarantee seating, please RSVP here. At 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morris Township, (973) 971-3700.

Tango Cumparsita de Argentina comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm. Tickets: $29-$69. A presentation of LatinX ConeXiones, a program of the Arts & Culture Collaborative.  At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

Tango Cumparsita de Argentina

Romeo and Juliet continues, at 8 pm at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison. See Thursday entry for details.


SATURDAY, NOV. 2:

The Adult Choir of Grace Episcopal Church presents a candlelight Evensong at 5 p.m.  at Grace Church, Madison. Free. At 4 Madison Ave. at Kings Road. 973-377-0106 x17.

NPR’s From the Top, showcasing top musical talent between ages 8 and 18, will record two editions for re-broadcast, starting at 7:30 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Morristown.  Tickets: $25 to $75. Get a $5 discount by entering the code PCMFTT. At 57 East Park Place. Run time is 2:20 with intermission.

Country music star Vince Gill comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm, with opener Jedd Hughes. Tickets: $69-$119. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

Vince Gill

Romeo and Juliet continues at 2 pm and 8 pm, tickets starting at $49, at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison. See Thursday entry for details


SUNDAY, NOV. 3:

Did you remember to turn back your clock by an hour?

Photojournalist Jim DelGiudice

The Morristown Farmers Market continues its 29th season, from 8:30 am to 2 pm every Sunday through Nov. 24, 2019. At Lot 10, behind the Post Office, between Dumont Place and Morris Street. Presented by the Morristown Partnership.

The Morristown & Township Library presents 1969:The Miracle Year, a free lecture by photojournalist Mike DelGiudice, at 2 pm. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

 

Opera at Florham presents La Bella Musica di Bel Canto, featuring young professional opera singers performing in the Bel Canto style, at 2 pm at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison. Admission: $30.  At 285 Madison Ave., 973-443-8620.

The Morris Museum’s Bickford Theatre presents The Telegraph Quartet and composer Robert Sirota for a performance of Sirota’s Wave Upon Wave at 2 pm. Tickets: $25-$40. At 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morris Township, (973) 971-3700.

The Telegraph Quartet and composer Robert Sirota

Morristown’s Temple B’nai Or presents a meet-and-greet with New York Times best-selling novelist Susan Isaacs, at 2 pm. Admission: $15, includes coffee and dessert. Books available for sale. RSVP here.  At 60 Overlook Road.

Romeo and Juliet continues at 2 pm, at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison. Tickets start at $49. See Thursday entry for details.

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