SHARING THE WORLD WITH RAPTORS. Learn what raptors are and discover the different adaptations that these fascinating predatory birds use as daytime (diurnal) and nighttime (nocturnal) hunters. 10am - 1pm. $10. Schiff Nature Preserve 339 Pleasant Valley Road.
GROW, COOK, EAT. Monthly garden series concentrates on Brassicas: Broccoli, Cabbage and Cauliflower. 7 - 8:30pm. $20/ $15 members. 353 East Hanover Ave..
LIBERA. British vocal group. 8pm. $29-$59. 100 South Street.
GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP. Beginner and intermediate flower and landscape photography class. 9 - 11:30am. $35. 11 Layton Rd.
CHESTER'S FAMILY EASTER EGG HUNT. The 20th annual hunt, with 5,000 filled eggs, prizes, music, and the Easter Bunny. 10:30am. Gazebo Field on Main Street.
SPRING WATERFALLS. Join us as we travel to some truly magnificent waterfalls. Dress in warm layers, wear sturdy footwear, and bring a camera! Call to reserve a seat in the van. 1 - 3pm. $12. 538 Emery Road.
EASTER BUNNY VISIT & EGG HUNT. The Easter Bunny arrives Saturday morning at the center’s main entrance (next to Carter's). Hundreds of plastic eggs filled with treats & prizes for children will be hidden throughout the village. The annual egg hunt will follow. 9:45 - 11am. 1 Church St..
GARDEN TROUGH. Create two of your own hypertufa troughs with that Old English look. Resv. required. 10am - 12pm. $46. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
HERBAL PLANTER. Create a rustic container using grapevine, moss and soil. Resv. required. 10am - 12pm. $36. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
BAREFOOT GRAPE STOMPING. Featuring a formal wine tasting and appetizing buffet style meal, the day is sure to leave you satisfied with award winning wines from the list of over 25 varieties. Then, its barrel time with an educational wine cellar tour and more tasting. 2 - 5pm. $53.50. 783 County Route 519, 10 Doe Hollow Lane.
LISA WILLIAMS: MESSAGES FROM BEYOND. World-renowned medium and clairvoyant 8pm. $29-$80. 100 South Street.
GIVING TREES. If you love trees, you’ll love this program! In this hands-on class you’ll learn about tree folklore, enhance your basic tree identification skills, and discover the healing characteristics of our local trees. Come find out why trees are considered the elders of the botanical world. 7 - 8:30pm. $10 members /$15 nonmembers. 339 Pleasant Valley Road.
SPUYTEN DUYVIL. Robinson Treacher opens. 8pm. $8. Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Rd..
PAULA COLE. 8pm. $24 - $34. 234 Spring Street.
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION. A round robin of carnival-like games, and fun challenges all made from repurposed or recyclable items. 6:30 - 8:30pm. $3. Deer Path Park, 20 West Woodschurch Road.
WILD PLANT CULTURE!. From the slender sassafras tree to the common dandelion, this class will explore the myriad uses for introduced and native plant species, as fruits and spices, as well as in preparations such as teas, salves, oils, and more. We will also discuss each plant's role within its natural habitat 9:30am - 12:30pm. Pre-registration is required. 80 Route 206.
BRINGING UP BIRDIE. Take a close-up look at the Trust’s collection of actual nests and eggs, and peek in on the nests of several endangered NJ raptors by way of nest cam 2 - 4pm. $10, registration required. 1452 White Bridge Road.
NEW JERSEY FOLK FESTIVAL. This year is the fortieth festival, presenting diverse folk artists, juried crafts. 10am - 6pm. Free. Eagleton Institute (Woodlawn), at the corner of George Street and Ryders Lane.
THE SWINGLE SINGERS. A cappella repertoire encompasses classical, jazz, Latin, pop and rock, all accompanied by their own vocal rhythm section. 8pm. $25 & $35. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
SUPER DIG. Special tours and events. See the nighttime illumination of the famous “Fluorescent Wall” in the Fill Quarry. And, collect minerals in all 3 collection areas on the property. Excess rocks, minerals, mining and lapidary equipment are priced to sell to the public both days. 9am - 11am. Special Saturday tours, $20.. 30 Plant St.
STARTING YOUR OWN HERB GARDEN. Site determination, layout and design, soil preparation and plant selection will put you on the right path for a beautiful and bountiful garden. Resv. required. 10am - 12pm. $20. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
MILITARY VEHICLE SHOW AND SWAP MEET. Historic military vehicles from World War 2, Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf Wars are on display. Over 200 vendors and reenactors. $5. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Rt. 206 & Plains Rd..
SPRING PLANT SALE AND EARTH DAY CELEBRATION. Plant sale, garden lectures, and guided tours. 10am - 5pm. 11 Layton Rd.
ANNUAL GEM AND MINERAL SHOW. Cosponsored by the Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, the New Jersey Earth Science Association and the Sterling Hill Mining Museum this show hosts over 100 dealers, special exhibits showing Lapidary, fossils, minerals, as well as an extensive presentation of the world famous deposits of Sussex County's fluorescent minerals. Sat., 9-5:30; Sun., 10-5. Franklin Elementary School,.
HOFF-VANNATTA OPEN HOUSE. Tours of restored farmstead including barn, house, wagon shed and summer kitchen. Open hearth cooking demonstrations, war re-enactors, live demonstrations. 11 - 3. Free. 3026 Belvidere Road (Rt. 519).
SHAD FESTIVAL. Artists, crafters, shad hauling demonstrations, guide walking tours, entertainment, and a shad dinner. 12:30 - 5:30pm. Bridge and Union Streets.
MARCH FOR BABIES. Register to walk at marchforbabies.org. 9. Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road.
PROJECT E.A.R.T.H. - SWAMP SEARCH!. Scavenger hunt teaches about the importance of the Great Swamp as an ecological and recreational resource. Enjoy environmental activities and games for children of all ages. 12 - 4:30pm. 190 Lord Stirling Road.
SALAMANDERS, FROGS AND MORE. Explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses. 1 - 3pm. $5. 538 Emery Road.
WALK MS 2014. Participants stroll along a beautiful route that winds through Flemington. Registrants will receive lunch and a Free VIP Coupon Book ($5 value) with additional store discounts. 9am - 1pm. 1 Church St..
WALKER BROTHER'S CIRCUS. 37 Plains Rd..
MERLE HAGGARD AND THE STRANGERS. 7:30pm. $29-$80. 100 South Street.
MINSTREL CONCERT SERIES. Shows every Friday, presenting traditional American and ethnic "folk" music, as well as music of contemporary, primarily acoustic songwriters. The second Friday of the month is an open stage/audition night. 8 - 11pm. $8 adults; children 12 and under free.
Saturdays • NATURE WALKS. Hike the Paulinskill Valley Trail. Hike different sections with various themes. Hikes leave from Kitatinny SP, Warbasse Jct., or Footbridge Park in Blairstown. Free.
Weekends • ASTRONOMY PROGRAMS. New Jersey Astronomical Association Observatory is open to the public every weekend from Memorial Day to Halloween. Saturday evening programs begin at 8:30 PM and include a tour of the facility and public viewing of planets/deep space objects through the 26" telescope, as well as other smaller scopes. On Sunday afternoons from 2-5 PM, the public is invited to look at sun spots through the 10" scope equipped with special solar filters. For additional information, call or visit NJAA’swebsite.
Saturdays • PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT UACNJ OBSERVATORY. Astronomy presentations followed by observing sessions, weather permitting.
Weekends • A series of programs about the natural world around us for young and old alike. Preregistration is usually required. Topics range from a child’s first introduction to nature to seminars for expert fly fishers.
Sundays • SKYLANDS MANOR TOURS. Free guided tours are conducted on the first Sunday of each month, March through November at 2pm.
Permanent • THE HALL OF CHAMPIONS. The signature architectural space in the Arnold Palmer Center for Golf History celebrates every USGA champion and championship to date, housing all 13 USGA national championship trophies, while the names of every USGA champion are inscribed on bronze panels that encircle the room.
Ongoing • TOURS OF WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS AT THE FORD MANSION. The Washington’s Headquarters Museum includes includes three exhibit galleries, a 30-minute introductory video, Tours of the furnished house will be made available at 10 and 11am and at 1, 2, 3 and 4pm. Adults (Age 16 and up): $4.00, cash or check only, Children: Free