BACKYARD BEEKEEPING. How to get started 10 - 11:30am. $10. County Admin Building, 165 CR 519 South.
GALA CELEBRATION. Feast on appetizers, main courses and desserts created with the finest local ingredients at eight tasting stations prepared before you by our region’s finest chefs. Let them entertain and inform you with their cooking techniques and tips! Open bar features NJ wines, craft beer and spirits. 6pm. $100. Blair Academy.
ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. Fly Casting demonstrations, water and field dog demonstration put on by our local NAVHDA chapter. Raffles for door prizes and we will be offering a 10% discount all weekend long in preparation for the upcoming Trout Season! Food and refreshments. 11am. 61 State Route 94.
COLIN QUINN. Best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, on MTV's 1980's game show Remote Control, and as executive producer and host of Comedy Central's late-night panel show Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
A FESTIVAL OF MUSIC 3 TO BENEFIT THE SEEING EYE. Beacon Hill Musicians is returning to the stage with our third annual benefit concert. 7:30 - 9:30pm. Drew University Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, 36 Madison Avenue.
NEW JERSEY CANALS AND LOCAL HISTORY SYMPOSIUM. Enjoy a day of presentations focused on a wide range of canal and local history topics. Plan on a full day, including snacks and lunch, with the Canal Society’s traveling exhibit, artifacts, books for sale and videos. 9am - 3pm. $15. Haggerty Center at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 E. Hanover Ave..
ANNUAL FUND RAISING BANQUET. Raffles, silent auctions for fishing gear, guided trips, jewelry support restoration of Sparta Glen. Open bar, 6pm, dinner, 7:30. $62. Perona Farms, Andover-Sparta Rd.
MAPLE SUGARING OPEN HOUSE. Learn how sap becomes delicious maple syrup. Ongoing demonstrations of tapping the trees, collecting the sap, and operating the evaporator. Fresh maple syrup available for purchase. 10am - 3pm. 50 Neilson Road.
CHICO MENDOZA LATIN JAZZ SEXTET. 3pm. $30/ $25 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
MOE - TION DANCE THEATER. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
CHE MALAMBO. Argentine-based company excites audiences through precise footwork and rhythmic stomping, drumming and singing. 3pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
A WOMAN’S STORY: A CELEBRATION OF CULTURE. The program will consist of presentations by a five-member panel of women from a variety of cultural backgrounds who will discuss their experiences as immigrants to the United States. A question-and-answer period will follow. 7 - 9pm.
POLLINATORS IN PERIL – NATIVES TO THE RESCUE!. discover why some native plants are more important to butterflies and moths and how people can help increase the numbers in the home garden. 2 - 3pm. $7. 190 Lord Stirling Road.
DON KINCAID AND THE WAIT. 8pm. $25 - $30. 30 Main Street.
OPENING DAY AT COOPER GRISTMILL. Join in celebrating the beginning of our 38th season 10am - 5pm. 66 Route 24.
MILITARY REENACTMENT DAY. Civil War and Revolutionary War reenactments on site in conjunction with our WWI centennial exhibition opening on April 6th. Free to all active military, veterans and their families. 10am - 4pm. Red Mill, 56 Main St..
NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY. The dances of Nai - Ni Chen fuse the dynamic freedom of American spirit with the grace and splendor of the Asian soul. 2pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
A LIFE WITHOUT BEAUTY IS ONLY HALF LIVED. Greg Wittkopp, Director of Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, will explore the history of the Arts and Crafts movement in Michigan and the movement’s connections to the Cranbrook Educational Community. 5:30pm. $10 Members; $12 Non-Members. Morris Tap and Grill, 500 Route 10 West.
ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE AND FISHERMAN’S FLEA MARKET. Activities include kids trout fishing, shotgun and archery ranges, crafts and other kids activities, wildlife artists and conservation groups, a fishing flea market and more! 10am - 4pm. Free. 605 Pequest Rd..
GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS. The best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. 3pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET THEATRE: SWAN LAKE. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
SHEMEKIA COPELAND. The New Queen of Blues! 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
COMEDY NIGHT. Three comedians, BYOB and snacks. 8. $30.
TROUT SEASON OPENS. Don’t forget your 2017 fishing license!
8TH ANNUAL WALK WITH ME AND 5K RUN. A fun-filled day for kids, adults, families and friends to raise funds for people living with disabilities and special needs in our local communities. 9am.
SOURLANDS SMACKDOWN. New Jersey’s only outdoor bouldering competition is a fun day for participants and spectators. 9am.
GO GREEN WITH HOPE. Electronic waste collection, paper shredding, Medicine Drop, clothing and goods collection; towels, blankets and pet items for local animal shelters, Green Market, Informative tables, T-shirt totes demo and give-away. 10am - 1pm. Free. Municipal Bldg, 401 Hope-Great Meadows Rd. (CR 611).
FIGHT INVASIVES. GO NATIVE!. The ten most common invasive plants found in Morris County and various methods for their removal. 10 - 11am. $12/ $8. 339 Pleasant Valley Road.
BROADWAY'S NEXT HIT MUSICAL. Master improvisers gather made-up hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor and laughter. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
BATTLE OF BOUND BROOK. Living History Weekend at the Abraham Staats House remembers Washington’s army at Middlebrook with American and British soldiers re-enacting battles in street and field, Colonial crafters, encampment, children’s activities, special programs and tours and more.
DRAKESVILLE OPEN HOUSE. Tours of King Canal Store, King House Museum and Main Street, Drakesville historic district. 1 - 4pm. Free. 209-213 Main Street.
MATZOH MAKING WORKSHOP. Make "Biblical" matzoh in our wood-fired oven. $15. 369 Stamets Road.
ANNUAL VERNAL POOL EXPLORATION. Visit vernal pools to explore these habitats and learn why these sites are important to many species of amphibians, reptils, insects, and other wildlife. Guided group hike. Pre-register with leader, Kevin Mitchell, at firstname.lastname@example.org. 2 - 3:30pm. Free. 50 Neilson Road.
TEA GARDEN: GROWING, HARVESTING, AND PREPARING HERBS FOR TEA. Growing your own tea herbs makes for a fresh, tasty beverage. In this hands on class, we’ll prepare tisanes of many herbs – familiar mints, increasingly popular herbs from abroad like lemon grass and tulsi, and even delicious native herbs. Learn how to harvest and prepare herbal brews, and how to properly store herbs for year-round use for both tea and general cooking needs. 11am - 12pm. High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building, 95 West Main Street .
CARBON LEAF. Ether-Electrified Porch Music. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
CHRIS BERGSON BAND. 8pm. $25 - $30. 30 Main Street.
THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY. 4:30 & 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
DEL & DAWG. Del McCoury and David Grisman 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
CROAKS, TRILLS, AND SPLASHES!. Start with a short slide presentation of the frogs of the sanctuary, and then we’ll head out with flashlights, buckets, and nets to the ponds. 7 - 8:30pm. 11 Hardscrabble Road .
KINKY FREIDMAN. 8pm. $25 - $30. 30 Main Street.
CAREGIVERS CONFERENCE IN SUSSEX COUNTY. Free event for caregivers featuring three workshops, free breakfast and lunch Registration required. 9am - 1pm. Newton Medical Center Romano Conference Center.
A LEGACY OF VEGETABLE GARDENING. Sussex County Master Gardener presents on different aspects of vegetable gardening 10:30 - 11:30am. Free. Catherine Dickson Hoffman Library 4 Lambert Road.
APPALACHIAN TRAIL DAY. A designation ceremony at Blair Falls, formally naming Blairstown and the Greater Blairstown Area as an official Appalachian Trail Community (the first in the State of NJ)will be followed by a Street Fair, live music, food, walking tours and special trolley tours to Catfish Fire Tower and Millbrook Village. 11am - 5pm.
27TH ANNUAL STREAM CLEANUP. A large-scale effort which last year drew over 1,350 volunteers to dozens of river and stream sites in Hunterdon, Somerset and Morris counties 9am - 12pm. Natirar Park, 2 Main Street.
FOLK 60’S MUSIC WITH CHARLIE ZAHM. 7:30 - 9:30pm. $20/ $15 online. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.
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.
TONY DESARE. 3pm. $30/ $25 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
BROOK HOLLOW WINERY COOK OFF!. Sign up to be a contestant or a judge. The only requirement for this cook off is that your recipe must incorporate at least one wine from Brook Hollow Winery! 1 - 4pm. 594 State Highway 94.
EARTH DAY FAMILY WOODLAND WALK. An easy, kid-friendly walk in the Garden's woodlands 10am. $5; Seniors: $3; Ages 6-18: $1; Under 6: free. 20 Morris Rd..
ARTISANS FAIRE. Professional artisans featuring artwork, photography, pottery, sculpture, floral & fiber arts. Music & light refreshments. Benefits the Richards Building Renovation Project 5 - 9pm. 37 Plains Rd..
MARTY STUART AND HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES. 7:30pm. $45. 31 Simpson Ave..
FLEA MARKET. Refreshments for sale. Free parking. 10am - 2pm. Branchburg Central Middle School, 220 Baird Rd.
HOFF-VANNATTA OPEN HOUSE. Tours of restored farmstead that dates from the late 18th and 19t centuries, riber arts and craft demonstrations, open hearth cooking, war re-enactors, hit-and-miss engines. 10am - 4pm. Free. 3026 Belvidere Road (Rt. 519).
NEW JERSEY FOLK FESTIVAL. Turkish Traditions! Live music and dance performances, an astounding array of crafts and food vendors as well as children's activities and heritage demonstrations. Free. Eagleton Institute (Woodlawn), at the corner of George Street and Ryders Lane.
TAYLOR, CHAPIN & EVA. Together, the exceptional artistry of these renowned musicians create an unparalleled musical dynamic and unique new sound. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
ARTS, SWEETS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL. 10am - 5pm. Washington Ave.
NATIVE PLANT SALE. Native plants can eliminate the need for pesticides and the need less water to survive. 9am - 2pm. River Resource Center, 10 Maple Ave..
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. $6. Franklin Elementary School, 50 Washington Ave..
SHAD FESTIVAL. Artists, crafters, shad hauling demonstrations, guide walking tours, entertainment, and a shad dinner. 12:30 - 5:30pm. Bridge and Union Streets.
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.
The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg will present a variety of star shows and laser concerts for all ages in March. The following shows have been scheduled:
Perfect Little Planet, Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, 3 p.m.; sensory-friendly show, March 4, 5 p.m. A family from another star system is seeking the perfect vacation spot. (Recommended for ages 6-12)
Laser Pop Rock, Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, 4 p.m.
Astronomy Tonight, Saturday, March 4, 7 p.m. Using the Planetarium’s DigitalSky digital theater, experience a guided tour of the night sky.
Laser U2, Saturday, March 4, 18, 8 p.m.
Two Small Pieces of Glass, Saturdays, March 11, 18, 25, 7 p.m. Trace the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass—using two small pieces of glass—to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy.
Laser Led Zeppelin, March 11, 25, 8 p.m.
Rockin’ Rocket Ride, Saturday, March 25, 3 p.m. The show offers a lively experience for young people with selected music from "Journey Into Space" by Jane Murphy. (Recommended for ages 3-8)
SkyLights, Saturday, March 25, 4 p.m. Sing along with songs by mr. RAY (“Family Ride,” “Kalien the Alien”) and Jane Murphy (“Moon Rock Rock,” “The Planet Song”). (Recommended for ages 3-8)
Tuesdays, February 7- March 21 • FLY TYING CLASS. The Beginner class includes tools, materials and instruction – learn how to master the basics! The Intermediate class must bring your own tools and thread, some materials are provided. Learn how to tie the flies you usually buy as well has new techniques and materials. Learn the names of the different dry flies, nymphs, streamers and attractors and how to fish them. Seven consecutive Tuesdays. 7 - 9pm. $50.
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.
Ongoing • TOURS OF WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS AT THE FORD MANSION.
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): $7, Children: Free
Please note that the grounds of the entire park will remain open seven days per week along with the restroom facilities at the Jockey Hollow area, per park hours listed at www.nps.gov/morr.