CHAD DAROU AND STEALING TIME. 8:30pm. 30 Main Street.
TROUT SEASON OPENS. Don’t forget your 2014 fishing license!
SPRING PRUNING DEMONSTRATION. Basic pruning techniques and proper tools used for pruning. 9 - 11am. $12. Mettlers Road.
TUESDAYS WITH STORIES: NOTES TO THE MOTHERLAND. Do you know the stories of how your ancestors came to America? What about the stories left behind? 12 & 7. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA. 8pm. 100 South Street.
TALLEY’S FOLLY. At the end of World War II, Matt comes calling on Sally at her rural Missouri home. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
CIRQUE ZIVA. Golden Dragon Acrobats with a fast-paced, technically innovative and beautifully presented new show of an art form dating back more than two thousand years. 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. 100 South Street.
SPRING PEEPER SEARCH. Listen to the impressive choir made by these tiny, but very vocal, tree frogs as we carefully catch, study, and release them. 8 - 9pm. $5. 538 Emery Road.
CLUELESS. This fun, interactive detective romp will have everyone laughing and wondering who the real murderer is. 2pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
ALL ABOUT OWLS. An in-depth look at the lives of these interesting and often misunderstood masters of camouflage. Learn about the special adaptations that make these nocturnal birds of prey such amazing nighttime hunters, and get to know the eight species of owls that can be found right here in New Jersey. Preregistration required. 2 - 3:30pm. $10. Schiff Nature Preserve 339 Pleasant Valley Road.
LUSTIG DANCE THEATRE. A contemporary ballet company, LDT is recognized for innovative, dynamic performances that promise to “awaken your love of dance!” 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS DAY. Come and experience various health and wellness services and participate in interactive workshops provided by 20 local practitioners. Attendees can experience any or all services and workshops that interest them, all for one admission price. 11am - 4pm. $20 at the door or 2 for $30 for seniors in advance. St. Thomas the Apostle church hall, 210 Route 206 N,.
ANNUAL BATTLE OF BOUND BROOK. Washington’s army at Middlebrook: American and British soldiers re-enacting battles in street and field, Colonial crafters, encampment, children’s activities, special programs and tours and more.
WILDERNESS SKILLS. Learn a variety of outdoor survival skills, ranging from fire building and camping preparedness to tracking and stalking animals. Ages 10+ please. 1pm - 3pm. $5. 538 Emery Road.
7TH 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.
RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS SWAN LAKE. 8pm. 100 South Street.
ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK. 8pm. 100 South Street.
WALK WITH ME 5K RUN. Benefits local people with disabilities and special needs 8am. Metlife Stadium, One MetLife Stadium Drive.
WALK WITH ME 5K RUN 2015. Join us for our 6th Annual Walk With Me & 5K Run to benefit people with disabilities and special needs right here in your community! MetLife Stadium, 1 MetLife Stadium Drive.
SOURLANDS SMACKDOWN. New Jersey’s only outdoor bouldering competition. 9am.
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.
THEATRE OF ILLUSION. Combining theatre with cutting-edge illusions, the Spencers bring the age-old art of magic into the 21st century. 2 & 7. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATRE. A blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets. 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
CHUGGINGTON LIVE! THE GREAT RESCUE ADVENTURE. Based on the popular Disney Junior TV show. 2 & 5pm. 100 South Street.
BUTTERFLY!. Hudson Vagabond Puppets for ages 4-12. 10 am & 4pm. 100 South Street.
GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP. Beginner and intermediate instruction from Brien Szabo. 9 - 11:30am. $35. 11 Layton Rd.
LYLE LOVETT AND JOHN HIATT. 8pm. 100 South Street.
PETER SCHICKELE. 8pm. 100 South Street.
EARTH DAY FESTIVAL. Interpretive hikes, conservation exhibits, animals, crafts, food, music. 10am - 4pm. $5 per car. 538 Emery Road.
BRINGING UP BIRDIE. Baby bird season is just around the corner! Learn about this amazing time in the lives of New Jersey’s birds as they build their nests, lay their eggs, and begin to care for their hungry hatchlings. Take a close-up look at the Trust’s collection of actual nests and eggs, and peek in on the nests of endangered NJ raptors by way of nest cam. Preregistration required. 2 - 3:30pm. $15. Schiff Nature Preserve 339 Pleasant Valley Road.
TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS /FELIX CAVALIERE. 8pm. 100 South Street.
STEPCREW. Ottawa Valley stepdance, Irish stepdance, and tap come together as this cast of champions show you the amazing similarities and differences between these three captivating styles. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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,.
SHAD FESTIVAL. Artists, crafters, shad hauling demonstrations, guide walking tours, entertainment, and a shad dinner. 12:30 - 5:30pm. Bridge and Union Streets.
NORTH AMERICAN GRAPPLING ASSOCIATION'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. America's largest mixed grappling tournament circuit. 10am - 6pm. $10 in advance & $15 after 4/17 Children under 7 are FREE. William G. Mennen Sports Arena 161 East Hanover Ave.
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.
INTRODUCTION TO FLY FISHING. Join Will Daskal from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited for a fun afternoon and learn some new skills. 9am - 12pm. $15. 538 Emery Road.
THE MORRIS CANAL & THE MORRIS CANAL GREENWAY. Talk by Joe Macesek. 4:30pm. 45 Macculloch Avenue.
2CELLOS. 8pm. 100 South Street.
THE SUBDUDES. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
TODD RUNDGREN. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
LIFEBOAT. An extraordinary true story set in World War II. It is a story of courage, a story of survival and a story of the enduring friendship of two fifteen-year-old girls. 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
RUMMAGE SALE. NJ's oldest and largest rummage sale. 75,000 square feet of goods for sale. Rain or shine. Parking is free. 9:30am - 3:30pm. Far Hills Fairground, Route 202 & Peapack Road.
ANNUAL PLANT SALE. The 20th annual plant sale in the area features a wide selection of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals with a special focus on plants with fragrance. Knowledgeable Plant Advisors will be ready to answer your questions and provide valuable information about the plants offered. Free admission. 353 East Hanover Ave..
PETERS VALLEY ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE. Studio tours and demonstrations, craft exhibitors and an exhibition of work by the area’s most talented artists combine with historical exhibits, memorabilia and talks.that remember Bevans, the village that pre-dated Peters Valley. 12 - 5pm. Free. 19 Kuhn Road (Rt. 615).
ZHANG CONDUCTS MOZART & BRAHMS. 3pm. 100 South Street.
MARIACHI DEL SOL. 8pm. 100 South Street.
REINVENTING RADIO. Ira Glass, creator of This American Life and editorial advisor for Serial, talks about pushing broadcast journalism to do things it doesn't usually do. 8pm. 100 South Street.
UNSINKABLE WOMEN: STORIES AND SONGS FROM THE TITANIC. Based on diaries, letters and interviews, this piece brings to life nine famous figures. 12 & 7. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
LAUGHTER AND REFLECTION WITH CAROL BURNETT. 8pm. 100 South Street.
PINK MARTINI. A hypnotic sound that transcends cultures and languages. 8pm. 100 South Street.
MEMPHIS. The story of a radio DJ who wants to change the world and a club singer who is ready for her big break. 100 South Street.
SPIRIT OF THE JERSEYS STATE HISTORY FAIR. Award-winning historical festival is fun for the entire family! Special activities throughout the day including period games, reenactors, and music. 11am - 5pm. Free/$10 parking. Monmouth Battlefield State Park, 16 State Route 33.
ANNUAL WORLD SERIES OF BIRDING. Teams and individuals have up to 24 hours to count as many species as they can identify by sight or sound. Each species seen or heard counts as one. There are four levels of competition. Most teams use the event as a fund-raiser through pledges for an organization, bird club, or favorite conservation organization. Over $500,000 is raised annually by all participants all on behalf of conservation.
MOTHER’S DAY HORSEBACK RIDE. Registration is necessary 11am. 256 South Maple Avenue.
PAT BENATAR AND NEIL GIRALDO. 8pm. 100 South Street.
GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP. Alternative approaches to landscape and flower photography. 9 - 11:30am. $35. 11 Layton Rd.
DON RICKLES. 8pm. 100 South Street.
VINCE GILL. 8pm. 100 South Street.
HUDSON FARM SPRING CHARITY HIKE. Hike trails at Hudson Farm which will donate $1 for each year of age of each hiker to Hopatcong's local serivce organizations & provide a free lunch & gift. No strollers or pets. Enter trail between 7:30& 11:30 a.m. 270 Stanhope-Sparta Rd.
FRENCH ALLIANCE BALL. To commemorate the original event at the Pluckemin Artillery Park in 1779, cannons will fire and the Ball will commence Vanderveer House, 955 US Highway 202/206.
BOURBON STREET BLUES FEST. The non-profit festival, which features a top-flight line up of nationally known and local blues talent, raises funds for local charities and community projects. 11:30am - 9pm. Lebanon Township Memorial Park, 70 Bunnvale Rd..
NEW JERSEY BALLET. Tappin’ at the Ballet 8pm. 100 South Street.
15TH ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW. Classic cars, oldies 10am - 3pm. $3. Routes 206 & 24/513.
NEW JERSEY BALLET. Sleeping Beauty 1 & 4pm. 100 South Street.
CURIOUS GEORGE. 4pm. 100 South Street.
VALINOR QUARTET. A new ensemble fusing Sergei Teleshev, on accordion, with the members of last season's popular International String Trio. 7pm. $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
ACOUSTIC GETAWAY. A three-day musical mini-vacation featuring 150 Folk Project members and friends and Lucy Kaplansky, Pat Donohue, The Wiyos, Claudia Schmidt, Stuart Fuchs, Brendan Taaffe, Ken & Pat & Henry, Kate Hedman and more. Preregistration is required. YMCA Camp Bernie.
TOUR OF SOMERVILLE CYCLING SERIES. The annual three-day Tour of Somerville Cycling Series culminates every Memorial Day with the fifty-mile Kugler-Anderson race, named in honor of its first winners, Furman Kugler of Somerville (1940, 1941) and Carl Anderson of Clifton (1942). Both men lost their lives during World War II. Furman’s father, Fred “Pop” Kugler, whose strength and skill in his era as a cycling champion were the foundation of the enterprises that informed the rest of his career, advanced the sport of competitive cycling by coaching succeeding generations of cyclists and developing racing bikes. Begun under his direction, the Tour of Somerville has consistently drawn the best racing cyclists in America to the roadways of Somerset County. Today, the event organizer and beneficiary is Middle Earth, a non-profit agency that helps middle and high school children become responsible and productive community members. Known as the "Kentucky Derby of Cycling." The Tour is the oldest major bicycle race in the United States and a legend in the lore of bicycle racing. Free admission. Main Street.
ST MICHAEL SCHOOL ITALIAN FESTIVAL. Rides, games, international food, vendors, entertainment, beer/wine garden. Proceeds support Saint Michael parochial school in Cranford, NJ. Waterloo Village.
SPRING CRAFT SHOW. Ranked as one of the top sixty craft shows in the country, quality crafters represent many types of wares. 10 - 5. $4. Routes 206 & 24/513.
WARREN COUNTY PRESERVATION DAY. Explore the Rutherfurd Hall historical site and learn about county-wide similar programs. 10am - 4pm. Free. Rutherfurd Hall, 1686 Route 517.
NAST THE HOMEBODY. Talk by Ken and Nancy Miller. 4:30pm. 45 Macculloch Avenue.
BIG GREEK FESTIVAL. Live Greek music and entertainment featuring Greek folk dancing. traditional Greek food, wines and liquors 11am - 8pm. 1447 Sussex Tnpk.
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. 8pm. 100 South Street.
FREE FISHING DAY. You don’t need a license to fish this Saturday! 605 Pequest Rd..
BONNIE BRAE POLO CLASSIC. Equestrian contests, art exhibit, antique and classic car parade, polo cuisine. 12 noon - 6pm. Fieldview Farm, 342 Quakertown Road.
BILLY STRAYHORN ORCHESTRA. 3pm. 100 South Street.
41ST ANNUAL ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC BOAT SHOW. Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, North Bertrand Road and Willow Street.
ANNUAL DELAWARE RIVER SOJOURN. A seven-day guided paddling trip on the wild and scenic Delaware River, combining canoeing/kayaking, camping, educational programs, historical interpretation, and more. This year’s theme is “Birthplace of America”. Call for fees.
PETER FRAMPTON. 3pm. 100 South Street.
KUTZTOWN FOLK FESTIVAL. America’s oldest continuing folk life festival offers genuine Pennsylvania German and Early American folk art and crafts by over 200 craftsmen, the largest exhibit and sale of authentic Pennsylvania Dutch quilts in the nation, folk life and folk lore programs, historical reenactments, six stages of continuous entertainment, strolling musicians, a wide array of children’s activities, all-you-can-eat Pennsylvania Dutch dinners, and much more. 9am - 6pm. $14/ $13 senior (55+),/ $5 junior (13-17)/ 12 & Under, free. All-week pass, $24. Kutztown Fairgrounds, 225 N. White Oak St,.
CURRIER & IVES: MORE THAN A CHRISTMAS CARD. Talk by Steve Miller. 4:30pm. 45 Macculloch Avenue.
KENNY BRAWNER IS RAY CHARLES. Summer Jamfest Series. This brand new hybrid concert/theatre work brings the music and story of the great Ray Charles to vivid life! Portraying Ray, master pianist/vocalist Kenny Brawner leads his 12 - piece orchestra and 3 sultry vocalists ( a la Raelettes) performing this American legend's most popular hits. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
AL CHEZ AND THE BROTHERS OF FUNK. Summer Jamfest Series. Along with unique musical arrangements of Rock-Soul-Jazz-Blues-Standards and original tunes, frontman Al Chez stratospheric trumpet playing and soulful vocals, make for a magical memorable show! 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
ULTIMATE MICHAEL JACKSON EXPERIENCE. Summer Jamfest Series. No other can parallel the uniqueness of The King Of Pop more precisely than Joby Rogers 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
WARREN COUNTY FARMERS’ FAIR AND BALLOON FESTIVAL. Feel like a kid again at the 78th annual fair! Livestock and small animal shows, agricultural exhibits, antique and stock tractor pulls, demolition derbies, mud bogging, crafters, carnival rides, a traditional arts expo, and plenty of food. Admission also includes the Hot Air Balloon Festival, with mass balloon ascensions at 6:30 each evening. $7/ $4 ages 5-12. Farmer’s Fairgrounds, Rt. 519 near Stryker’s Rd..
NEW JERSEY STATE FAIR / SUSSEX COUNTY FARM AND HORSE SHOW. This ten day event, NJ’S Largest Agricultural Fair, features agricultural events and education, animals, exhibits, horse shows, carnival, petting zoo, vendors, craft tent, flower and vegetable shows, art, photography, 4-H, chainsaw artist and auction, fair food, free entertainment and much more! This year is the 75th anniversary. $12/ $6 ages 6-12/ $9 Senior. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Rt. 206 & Plains Rd..
CSN SONGS. Summer Jamfest Series. Seasoned and talented musicians perform all of your favorite and timeless Crosby Stills Nash & Young hits. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
SOMERSET COUNTY 4-H FAIR. Family fun in 15 acres of exhibits, entertainment and food concessions recognizing the accomplishments of 1,000 Somerset County 4-H members. North Branch Park, Milltown Road.
WARREN COUNTY ANTIQUES SHOW AND VINTAGE MARKET PLACE. More than 150 dealers are located indoors and outdoors for a rain-or-shine show! 10am - 4pm. $7 (check www.warrencountyantiqueshow.com for discount coupon). Warren County Farmers’ Fairgrounds, Route 519.