BUCK PIZZARELLI’S BIRTHDAY BASH. 8pm. $20/ $17 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
CAPTAIN SCOTT KELLY. The astronaut reflects on his experiences and delivers unparalleled life lessons, fascinating stories and candid commentary on his epic 143-million mile journey. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
THE BEST OF SECOND CITY. The greatest songs and improvisations from the group’s fifty-two year history. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
HOO DOO LOUNGERS. The band's sound encompasses the traditional jazz, brass, classic R&B, and funk along with a blend of original music. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
VOCALOSITY. Arrangements that set a new standard for 10-part harmony. 8pm. 100 South Street.
3HREE FOR LOUIS: A TRIBUTE TO LOUIS ARMSTRONG. One of New York's most versatile musicians, Eddie Allen brings THREE trumpeters and an all-star ensemble to pay tribute to the legacy and music of jazz great and American icon, "Satchmo." 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
ZUKERMAN & BEETHOVEN’S VIOLIN CONCERTO. 3pm. 100 South Street.
MURDER AT THE GAMESHOW. The mystery will begin at 7pm with dinner and dessert around 8pm. Choose to be an active or passive participant. Limited active and passive roles available, the rest will be spectators, don't miss out! 7 - 9pm. $40. 594 State Highway 94.
SWEET PLANTAIN. Blending jazz, Latin, hip hop, and classical styles, this virtuoso quartet brings a freshness and inventiveness to every note they play. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
WINTER FESTIVAL. Activities will include winter themed crafts, story corner, guided hike, sing along, hot cocoa & cookies by the fire, winter weather program, and snowshoeing and ice-fishing demonstrations (conditions permitting). 12 - 3pm. Interpretive Center, 1480 State Route 23.
SING-A-LONG MOVIE: WIZARD OF OZ. 3pm. 100 South Street.
TOMMY: A BLUEGRASS OPRY. The Who’s iconic rock opera has been transformed into a full-length bluegrass tribute—with all of the original record’s energy, instrumental showmanship and rock star vocals intact. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
GLEN RIDGE ANTIQUES SHOW. The longest running antiques show in the state. 10am - 4pm. $8. 195 Ridgewood Ave..
LISA BALDWIN AND DAVE HANEY. Benefit Concert for 'Innovation Initiatives' by faculty, staff, and students of Centenary University. Reservations recommended. 8pm. $10. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
ANNUAL BLACKBURN SCHOLARSHIP TEA. William Thomas from Chanticleer Garden will speak 2pm - 4pm. $20. 353 East Hanover Ave..
CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL. Attend a performance of Alice in Wonderland in the Bickford Theatre, enjoy chocolate tastings, make desert themed crafts, and listen to love songs from the Museum’s collection of automated musical instruments. 11am - 4pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
INTO THE WOODS. Musical about the power of wishes and what really happens after they come true. 3pm. 100 South Street.
TAJ EXPRESS. Celebration of Indian pop music and Bollywood culture and traditions. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
CHIFLON, ELL SILENCIO DEL CARBON. This exquisitely eloquent retelling of a story by the distinguished Chilean author Baldomero Lillo is played out in silence using simple white marionettes. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
ONCE. Tale of a Dublin street musician 2 & 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
VALENTINE'S DAY DINNER. Enjoy a romantic evening with your loved one with your choice of a bottle of wine, savory entrees, and live music. 594 State Highway 94.
DAR HE: THE STORY OF EMMETT TILL. In 1955, a 14-year-old black Chicago youth traveled to Mississippi with kinfolk and southern cooking on his mind. He walked off the train into a world of color lines, class systems and unspeakable taboos 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
COMEDY NIGHT AND DINNER. Three comedians, dinner, dessert, wine. 7 - 9pm. $25. 594 State Highway 94.
THE LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS. In the heat of the 1960s sexual revolution, a middle-aged married man sets off to celebrate the decade of free love... before it's too late! 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF UKRAINE. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
OPEN HOUSE. The gallery’s annual open house includes refreshments, special guests, and door prizes to support the Mercer County Wildlife Center. 1 - 5pm. 55 Bridge St..
RACHMANINOFF’S SECOND PIANO CONCERTO. Kirill Gerstein 3pm. 100 South Street.
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. The keynote speaker this year is Peter Hatch, an independent scholar living in Albemarle County, Virginia, where he gardens, lectures, consults, and writes about garden history. 9am - 4:30pm. $50 per person before Feb. 1, $60 pp on or after Feb.1. 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..
KORESH DANCE COMPANY. Celebrating its 25th season, the critically-acclaimed company presents a program drawn from 60+ existing works by Artistic Director Ronen Koresh. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
SUGAR MAPLE CELEBRATION. Tap a tree and enjoy the maple sugaring process with Duke Farms Executive Director Michael Catania. Participate in activities and nature hikes focused on wildlife, tree identification, best forestry practices, and climate change as it relates to the Sugar Maple and our native forests. Share the taste of New Jersey maple syrup, visit a live sawmill demonstration, and don’t miss your chance to try the maple syrup specialty items that will be served all day in our café! 10am - 2pm. $25. 80 Route 206.
THE TARTAN TERRORS. With an arsenal featuring classic pipes and fiddle, driving drum tones, and signature guitar styles, the performance also features award-winning Step and Highland Dancers. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
MASTERS OF DANCE AND MUSIC. American Repertory Ballet 3pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
SPRING CRAFT. Artists, designers and craftspeople from across the country. Morristown Armory.
THE WURST NIGHT AT THE WINERY. Enjoy a dinner filled with mouthwatering cheeses, meats, and wine and celebratory music! 7 - 9pm. 594 State Highway 94.
XY DANCE PROJECT. A style that blends contemporary dance through the spiritual rhythms of African dance, the grace and peace of Tai Chi and the heart of street dance. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
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..
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.
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.
TROUT SEASON OPENS. Don’t forget your 2016 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.
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. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
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.
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.
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.
BEND BEND. Using shadow and projection, theatre artist Kimi Maeda retells the story of her father and Noguchi, both of whom were incarcerated in a camp in Poston, Arizona. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
WARREN COUNTY PRESERVATION DAY. Explore the Van Nest Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead on the Delaware River and learn about similar sites and programs in Warren County. 10am - 4pm. Free. 150 Route 46 at Ramseyburg Road.
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.
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. Call for fees.
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,.
WILBUR’S COUNTRY CRAFT FAIR. The 37th summer fair features craftspeople and artists from four states, held in charming country setting. Crafts include, jewelry, pottery, quilting, folk art, dolls. Decorative signs and country wood items, silk and dried flower arrangements, stained glass creations, pillows, toys, children’s clothes, bird houses and much, much, more. 10am - 4:30pm. Free admission and parking. 735 Route 94.
WARREN COUNTY FARMERS’ FAIR AND BALLOON FESTIVAL. The 80th annual fair celebrates the fabric of life! The 20th annual traditional arts expo, livestock and small animal shows, agricultural exhibits, antique and stock tractor pulls, demolition derbies, mud bogging, crafters, carnival rides, and plenty of food. Admission also includes the 17th annual 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! $13/ $6 ages 6-12/ $9 Senior. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Rt. 206 & Plains Rd..
33ND ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN FEST. Heritage festival celebrating Nordic/Scandinavian cultures:foods, entertainment, reenactors, handcrafts & gifts, kids'events, demonstrating artisans, Vikings (limited pillage & ravaging), talks, and the 8th annual all-Jersey wife-carry contest! 10am - 6pm. $11, $13, $14. Vasa Park, 1 Wolfe Rd.
BELVIDERE’S VICTORIAN DAYS. This annual event transforms Belvidere into the Victorian village that it was over a century ago and celebrates its heritage through a festive two day event that offers a taste of the old and a touch of the new, with over 100 antique, craft, and food vendors, quilters, lacemakers, fashion show, horse & carriage rides, and an antique car show that surrounds the entire town square. Entertainment includes a Vintage Fashion Show, a Gentlemens’ Picnic Auction and concerts. Tickets for walking tours, historic house tours, and a cemetery tour are available online or can be purchased during the event. Rt. 80, Exit 12, Rt 519 South to Belvidere. Rt. 80, Exit 12, Rt 519 South to Belvidere.
MILLBROOK DAYS. All aspects of pioneer life are demonstrated by skilled and dedicated docents throughout the village. Although it has been more than 250 years since Van Campen built his first mill, the legacy lives on in this re-created 1800s community. 10 - 5. 12 mi north of Rt 80 at Old Mine Road and Rt 602.
ANNUAL MOUNT TABOR HOUSE TOUR. Get an inside look at more than fifteen Victorian cottages, historic buildings and sites. View a heritage quilt show and furnished replica camp meeting tent. Box lunches available. For free parking use 864 Park Rd Morris Plains. Shuttle bus. 11am - 4pm. $30/ $25 advance. Simpson Ave., near the Tabernacle.