Greater Morristown semi-virtual weekend preview: Tusk, Mammals and more



Compiled by Nicholas Voltaggio and Kevin Coughlin

As we approach the holidays, we’re guessing entertainment once more will take a virtual turn.

But you still have a couple shots at live events this weekend in Greater Morristown, with two socially distanced performances at MPAC and the season finale of the Morristown Farmers Market.

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

THURSDAY, NOV. 19, 2020:

Local jazz favorite Grover Kemble performs weekly on the patio of Rockaway’s Caffe Navona, 147 Route 46, from 6 – 9:30 pm.

The Morristown and Morris Township Library continues its Virtual Classics Book Club series at 7 pm with a discussion of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The House of the Seven Gables. Free and open to all via GoToMeeting.

The North Jersey Civil War Round Table presents its 16th annual Legal Issues Meeting via Zoom, at 7:14 p.m.  Lawyer presentations will include Restricting Slavery: From the Northwest Ordinance to the Emancipation Proclamation, and a talk about the Thirteenth Amendment. Email here for a link to watch the meeting.


Mike + Ruthy of The Mammals

Start your Friday at 9:30 am with morning yoga. In-person and socially distanced, weather permitting, on the side lawn of the Morristown and Morris Township Library. Free. Attendees should bring their own yoga mats. The library also offers free yoga classes on Monday evenings.

At 7 pm, the Folk Project welcomes Mike + Ruthy of The Mammals, featuring the husband-and-wife team of Mike Merenda and Ruth Ungar, to its Acoustic Stayaway virtual stage. Free.


The Interfaith Food Pantry in will be collecting frozen turkeys and nonperishable items for the holidays from 10 am to 2 pm at the Presbyterian Church in Morris Plains, 400 Speedwell Ave. See poster for most needed items, or call 973-539-3481.

Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center presents the Fleetwood Mac tribute band Tusk for two socially-distanced performances, at 6 pm and 8:30 pm. Tickets: $39-$59; livestream at home, $20. At 100 South Street,  973-539-8008.


Check out singer Brynn Stanley and her girl-next-door charm, live from from her living room, every week at 8 pm


The Morristown Farmers’ Market closed out its 30th season, from 8:30 am until 2 pm, behind the Morristown Post Office in Municipal Lot 10, between Morris Street and Dumont Place. Safety protocols will be maintained for everyone’s health.

The Folk Project presents Joe Guzzo’s Stayaway Sundays Show at 3 pm. Guzzo shares performances and interviews with Folk Project favorites.

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