Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

Upcoming events forward from January, 2017

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January 9; Morristown

BUCK PIZZARELLI’S BIRTHDAY BASH. 8pm. $20/ $17 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..

Morris Museum Bickford Theater; 973/971-3700

January 12; Morristown

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.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

January 13; North Branch

THE BEST OF SECOND CITY. The greatest songs and improvisations from the group’s fifty-two year history. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

January 14; Hackettstown

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..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

January 21; Morristown

VOCALOSITY. Arrangements that set a new standard for 10-part harmony. 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

January 22; Hackettstown

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

January 22; Morristown

ZUKERMAN & BEETHOVEN’S VIOLIN CONCERTO. 3pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

January 28; Columbia

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

January 28; Hackettstown

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..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

January 28; Sussex

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.

Friends of High Point State Park; 973/875-4800

January 29; Morristown

SING-A-LONG MOVIE: WIZARD OF OZ. 3pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 3; North Branch

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.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

February 3-4; Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE ANTIQUES SHOW. The longest running antiques show in the state. 10am - 4pm. $8. 195 Ridgewood Ave..

Glen Ridge Congregational Church; 973/743-5596

February 4; Hackettstown

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..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

February 4; Morristown

ANNUAL BLACKBURN SCHOLARSHIP TEA. William Thomas from Chanticleer Garden will speak 2pm - 4pm. $20. 353 East Hanover Ave..

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 973/326-7601

February 4; Morristown

Morris Museum Astronomical Society; 973/971-3700

February 5; Morristown

INTO THE WOODS. Musical about the power of wishes and what really happens after they come true. 3pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 7; Morristown

TAJ EXPRESS. Celebration of Indian pop music and Bollywood culture and traditions. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 10-11; North Branch

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.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

February 12; Morristown

ONCE. Tale of a Dublin street musician 2 & 7:30pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 14; Columbia

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.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

February 17; North Branch

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

February 18; Columbia

COMEDY NIGHT AND DINNER. Three comedians, dinner, dessert, wine. 7 - 9pm. $25. 594 State Highway 94.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

February 18; North Branch

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.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

February 23; Morristown

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF UKRAINE. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

February 26; Frenchtown

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..

Decoys and Wildlife Gallery; 908/996-6501

February 26; Morristown

RACHMANINOFF’S SECOND PIANO CONCERTO. Kirill Gerstein 3pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

March 4; Morristown

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 973/326-7601

March 4; Morristown

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..

Morris Museum ; 973/971-3700

March 4; North Branch

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.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

March 4-5; Hillsborough

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

March 11; Hackettstown

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..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

March 11; North Branch

MASTERS OF DANCE AND MUSIC. American Repertory Ballet 3pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

March 17-19; Morristown

SPRING CRAFT. Artists, designers and craftspeople from across the country. Morristown Armory.

ArtRider; 845/331-7900

March 18; Columbia

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.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

March 18; Hackettstown

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..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

March 25; Hackettstown

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

March 26; Hackettstown

MOE - TION DANCE THEATER. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

March 26; North Branch

CHE MALAMBO. Argentine-based company excites audiences through precise footwork and rhythmic stomping, drumming and singing. 3pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

April 1-2; Oxford

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..

Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center ; 908/637-4125

April 2; North Branch

GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS. The best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. 3pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

April 8;

TROUT SEASON OPENS. Don’t forget your 2016 fishing license!

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April 8; East Rutherford

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.

Easterseals New Jersey; 732/257-6662

April 8; Hackettstown

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..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

April 8; North Branch

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.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

April 22;

EARTH DAY.

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April 23; Columbia

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.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

April 29; North Branch

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.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

May 6-7; North Branch

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.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

May 21; Harmony

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.

Warren County Dept. Land Preservation; 908/453-2650

May 26-29; Somerville

Tour of Somerville; 908/725-7223 x13

June 17-23; Delaware River

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.

Delaware River Sojourn; 646/205-2724

July 1-9; Kutztown, PA

Kutztown Folk Festival; 610/683-1537

July 8-9; Newton

Wilbur’s Country Store; 908/362-8833

July 29-5; Harmony

Warren County Farmer’s Fair; 908/859-6563, www.warrencountyfarmersfair.org

August 4-13; Augusta

New Jersey State Fair; 973/948-5500

September 3; Budd Lake

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.

Scandinavian Fest, Inc; 610/417-1483

September 9-10; Belvidere

Belvidere Victorian Days; 908/310-4283 or email daysvictorian@aol.com

September 16-17; Millbrook Village

Millbrook Village Society/National Park Service; 908/496-4458

September 23; Mount Tabor

Mount Tabor Historical Society; 973/975-0001

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