MAPLE SAP COLLECTION. Walk to the sugar bush to collect that day’s sap. 1 - 2:30pm. $3. Echo Hill, 42 Lilac Drive.
BLACK MARIA FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL. The evening will feature a number of short films and videos from 45 winning films selected from over 700 entries. 2 & 8pm. $10. Madison Public Library, 39 Keep Street.
REVOLUTIONARY FIRST LADIES. Re-enactors portraying First Ladies Abigail Adams and Martha Washington will discuss their lives during the American Revolution and the role of women in a democracy. 1 - 4pm. Vanderveer House, 955 US Highway 202/206.
THE JAMMIN' DIVAS. Aoife Clancy, Nicole Zuraitis, Hadar Noiberg & Kath Buckell come together to perform traditional and contemporary original music from their cultures. 7pm. $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
TIMBER!. Clearly off the beaten track, this show’s creators designed unusual apparatus inspired directly from the forestry resources available on their real-life family farm. The experience feels and smells authentic. 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
ORCHID OPEN HOUSE. Hundreds of varieties and thousands of orchid blooms in a wide range of colors. 8 Route 24.
SUGAR SHACK SCRAMBLE. Use a map and compass to reach the sugar shack and then enjoy hot cocoa and pancakes with fresh maple syrup! Spaces limited. 9am - 12:30pm. $10. 538 Emery Road.
COMMUNITY GARDEN CONFERENCE. Meet other gardeners, expand your gardening knowledge, find out what is working and what is not in other gardens and become part of a wonderful network of community gardeners. This day-long program begins with keynote speaker, Joseph Simcox, a botanical explorer in the mode of 18th century adventurers. He has travelled the continents searching, not for gold, nor the fountain of youth, but for food. As an ethnobotanist and food security specialist, his work has taken him to the most remote regions, documenting and tasting thousands of little known edibles. 9am - 4:30pm. $60. 353 East Hanover Ave..
DR. SEUSS FAMILY FESTIVAL. Celebrate the birthday of beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel with a host of readings and activities. 11am - 4pm. $7/child, $10/adult. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
COME AWAY. Sun Min Lee, finalist in Masterwork's music director search, conducts works by Brahms, Paulus, Sametz and Hogan, exploring the joys, sorrows, and hopes shared by mankind across the centuries. 8 - 9:30pm. $25. Calvary Church, 31 Woodland Ave.
ONE SINGULAR NIGHT: THE MUSIC OF GEORGE GERSHWIN AND MARVIN HAMLISCH. Interpretations by national and international young piano virtuoso, Thomas Pandolfi. 2pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
SPRINGFEST GARDEN SHOW. Discover charming shops and horticultural services tucked among colorful garden displays. 10am - 5pm. $11 adult. 37 Plains Rd..
SPRING CRAFT MORRISTOWN. 150 modern American makers, artists, designers and craftspeople from across the country. Morristown Armory.
SUGARLOAF CRAFTS FESTIVAL. Contemporary crafts and fine art. 10am - 6pm. $9/ under 12 free. Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Dr..
WOODCOCK WALK. See the mysterious woodcock and its spectacular springtime mating display. Ages 10+ please. 6:30 - 8:30pm. Free. 538 Emery Road.
COLCANNON. Authentic, joyous Irish music, traditional with a touch of chamber music and music hall. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET. Inspired by the 20th-century works of Sergei Diaghilev's revolutionary Ballets Russes, this evening includes Artistic Director Douglas Martin’s Firebird. 2 & 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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 while supplies last. 10am - 3pm. 50 Neilson Road.
ABC'S OF DNA. Prize-winning photographer and public speaker Walter Choroszewski talks about ABCs of DNA: Introduction to Genetic Genealogy and Genomics. The public is invited. Refreshments served. 2pm. Free. Flemington Presbyterian Church 10 East Main Street.
ST. PATRICK'S PARADE. Attracting over 14,000 visitors, the streets come alive with area families lining the streets celebrating this Irish-American tradition.
BLOOD TYPE RAGU. A hilarious and poignant exploration of the Sicilian immigrant experience based on the life of writer and performer Frank Ingrasciotta. 2pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
LUCK OF THE FARM: FARM HANDS AND HOUSE MAIDS. Join the celebration of the Irish who worked at Fosterfields during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Help with farm and domestic chores, and tour The Willows to discover what jobs house servants performed for the Foster family. Learn about the Irish culture through dance, crafts, and music. 12 - 4pm. $8/adult, $7 seniors (65+), $6/child 4 – 16, $4/child 2 & 3, FREE for children under age 2.. 73 Kahdena Road.
CHRIS BERGSON BAND. 8:30pm. 30 Main Street.
BROADWAY CABARET II. Harmonium members with a passion and talent for musical theatre will perform songs from Hammerstein and Kern to Jason Robert Brown and Andrew Lippa that promise to rival anything you may hear on the other side of the Hudson. 7:30 - 10pm. $30 - $40. Grace Episcopal Church, 4 Madison Avenue at Kings Road.
FOCUS ON RAPTORS PHOTO EVENT. An opportunity for committed shutterbugs to take close-range photographs of our educational raptors in outdoor settings. Registration required. 2 - 4pm. $150 per person. Schiff Nature Preserve 339 Pleasant Valley Road.
NATURE DISCOVERY DAYS FOR KIDS. Program includes explanation, activities, & time on the trail. Ages 6 & up drop off; caregivers may stay with younger children. 9:30 - 11am. $10 pp members; $15 non members. 339 Pleasant Valley Road.
SINATRA AND ALL THAT JAZZ. Rob Zappulla, backed by his five piece band. 2pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
PRUNING FUNDAMENTALS. Learn how to maintain the health and beauty of your home garden. 9 - 11am. $12. 11 Layton Rd.
ANNUAL BLACKBURN SCHOLARSHIP TEA. Ornithologist Randolph Scott Little treats us to his talk on “Bird Songs in Your Garden” based on a book he helped produce with the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. 1pm - 3pm. $55/ 50 members. 353 East Hanover Ave..
MOE-TION DANCE THEATER. Contemporary modern dance company dedicated to experimenting and creating new forms of expression. 7:30pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
NAI-NI CHEN. The dances of Nai-Ni Chen fuse the dynamic freedom of American modern dance with the grace and splendor of Asian art. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
THEATRE OF ILLUSION. Combining theatre with cutting-edge illusions, the Spencers bring the age-old art of magic into the 21st century. 2 & 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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..
TUMBLING WATERS HIKE. This 3 mile loop features a beautiful waterfall and a scenic overlook of the Delaware River Valley. 1 - 4pm. Free. 538 Emery Road.
WILD EDIBLES WALK. Call to reserve a seat in the van. 10am - 12pm. $5. 538 Emery Road.
CLAIRE PORTER. American choreographer/comedienne known for blending comedic monologues with dance movement. 5pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
WINTER PLANETARIUM SHOWS. Winter Skies, laser concerts and children’s shows include:
Earth, Moon, Sun & Coyote: Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 3 p.m. Coyote has a razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he sees in the sky. Join this amusing character (adapted from Native American oral traditions) in a fast-paced and fun, full-dome show that tells Native American stories and explores lunar phases, eclipses and other puzzles. Engaging and immersive, “Earth, Moon, Sun & Coyote” also examines how humans learn through space exploration. (Recommended for ages 6-12)
Laser Pop Rock: Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 4 p.m. Enjoy a laser concert featuring songs by a variety of artists including LMFAO, One Direction and Black Eyed Peas.
Winter & Spring Skies: Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 7 p.m. The brightest stars of the year are clustered in the winter night sky. Learn how to use Orion as a guide to finding other stars and constellations this season. Weather permitting, the 3M Observatory will be open for visitors after the show.
Best of Pink Floyd: Saturdays, March 7, 21, 8 p.m. Lasers dance across the Planetarium’s dome while audience members listen to Pink Floyd songs including “Comfortably Numb,” “Another Brick in the Wall, part 2” and “Money.”
Laser U2: Saturdays, March 14 & 28, 8 p.m. Enjoy a laser concert featuring some of U2’s more popular songs including “Pride (In the Name of Love),” “Beautiful Day” and “Unforgettable Fire.”
Rockin’ Rocket Ride: Sunday, March 15, 2 p.m. Put on your space suit and blast-off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun and planets. 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, Sunday: March 15, 3 p.m. Our youngest audience members can sing along with songs by mr. RAY (“Family Ride,” “Kalien the Alien”) and Jane Murphy (“Moon Rock Rock,” “The Planet Song”). Some songs are illustrated with lasers while other songs feature video images. (Recommended for ages 3-8)
Route 28 & Lamington Road.
Tuesdays, Febrary 3- March 17 • 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 hottest and newest flies out there and learn how to use many of the newest synthetic materials on the market! Seven consecutive Tuesdays. $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. 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