RORY BLOCK. 8:30pm. $30. 30 Main Street.
HYPERTUFA WORKSHOP. Hypertufa is a handmade material that resembles “tufa” (too-fa), a rugged volcanic rock used to make troughs that are especially suited for small rock garden plants. 10 - 11:30am. $35. 11 Layton Rd.
SMOKEY JOE'S CAFÉ. The Coasters headline this salute to legendary songwriters Leiber and Stoller in a raise the roof, song-and-dance celebration of some of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest hits! 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
BENEFIT BARN SALE. Two Barns filled with furniture, toys, home/garden items, used books, tools, sporting goods, and miscellaneous treasures. Bake Sale too. 9am - 3pm. Free. 50 Neilson Road.
ANNUAL WINE TASTING EVENT. Sample over 50 imported and domestic wines (and some beer) with an array of delicious finger foods, (all included with admission) near the banks of the Musconetcong River. 2 - 5pm. $25 advance, $30 at door. Warren County Rod and Gun Club.
DAY AT THE RACE'S. Enjoy the farm and all it’s bounty with food games/prizes and live music. 93 Belcher Rd.
ANNUAL PIG ROAST. A fun filled day of great food, your favorite wines, live music. 1 - 4pm. $50 pp, advance sale only; wine available by the glass, $5.. 594 State Highway 94.
HIGH BRIDGE PAINT OUT. Plein air art show featuring original paintings and drawings created in one day by several artists. Enjoy a downtown walk, live music, light refreshments and silent auction. Rain date Oct. 5 4 - 7:30pm.
HARVEST FESTIVAL. Over forty vendors, arts, crafts, live music, food, kid fun,. 11am - 4pm. 561 Blairstown Rd.
AUTUMN IN THE VALLEY. Historic house tour through the old German Valley area. 11am - 4pm. $20/ $25. 6 Fairview Avenue.
THE WHIPPANY BURYING YARD AND FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Tour of the earliest graveyard in Morris County, burying ground for the county’s first established church, the First Presbyterian Church of Whippany. Visit the graves and hear stories about Revolutionary and Civil War soldiers and the earliest Morris County settlers. 10am. $15. Route 10 East, just east of Troy Hills Road.
4TH ANNUAL ARTSEE OPEN STUDIO TOUR. Seventeen area artists will open their studio doors to the public on Saturday and Sunday from 12-5pm both days. FREE, self-paced tour. Download tour map at www.ARTseeTour.com. 12 - 5pm. Bernardsville and Bernards Twp..
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.
THE LORD STIRLING 1770S FESTIVAL. Revolutionary War military detachment camps and conducts maneuvers, while Colonial trades and crafts, hayrides, clay crafts, stenciling, and toy making deploy on the lawns of the former Lord Stirling estate, who lived on the site and served under General George Washington. 10 - 4:30. $4. 190 Lord Stirling Road.
MATH IN NATURE: FRACTAL HIKE. Discover the mathematical patterns in nature! 1 - 3pm. $5. 538 Emery Road.
WINE CAMP OCTOBERFEST. Join Expert Wine Sommelier Alex Meloi on a virtual journey through the World's greatest wine growing regions. 1 - 2:30pm. $25. 141 Clove Road.
PETER GROS. Peter Gros shares his exciting animal world experiences, introduces friendly exotic animals to audience members, and tells inspirational stories dealing with issues of conservation, travel, and wildlife filming. 1:30 & 4:30 pm. 100 South Street.
MIRACLES MADE SIMPLE GOLF INVITATIONAL. fun-filled day of golf, a luncheon, cocktails, awards dinner, auction and more. Proceeds benefit local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. 900 Lamington Road.
DELAWARE WATER GAP AUTUMN WANDERINGS WEEKEND. $179, $149 member. 50 Camp Rd.
COLUMBUS DAY SALE. Shop brilliantly at this colonial American shopping village with additional discounts off the everyday savings of 25% - 65% off. For more information visit www.premiumoutlets.com/libertyvillage 1 Church Street .
SUSSEX COUNTY HARVEST, HONEY AND GARLIC FESTIVAL. Countywide autumn celebration includes farmers market, family activities, craft demonstrations, agricultural exhibits and vendors. 10am - 4pm. Free. Sussex County Fairgrounds.
CELEBRATING APPLES. Try a hand-cranked apple peeler and assist with cider pressing as it was done in 1880's Milltown. 1 - 3:30pm. 66 Route 24.
TRIAL OF THE 19TH CENTURY: ANTOINE LEBLANC. Learn all about Morristown’s most famous murder trial as you sit in the actual courtroom where Antoine LeBlanc was tried in 1833 for the murder of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Sayre and their servant Phoebe. Limited group size. 10am. $15. 6 Court St.
FALL HARVEST CELEBRATION & THEODORE ROOSEVELT. Acclaimed actor, Peyton Dixon, from the American Historical Theatre will portray President Roosevelt in a captivating re-enactment; combining his passion for performance and American history. Come enjoy a delicious feast and entertaining evening. Reservations are required. 6 - 9pm. $63. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.
OKTOBERFEST 2014. Food, beverage, kids’ fun 11 - 5pm. $7, under 10 free. Forest Lodge, 11 Reinman Road.
ANNUAL HARVEST CELEBRATION. Live entertainment, games, antique car show, chili cook-off. 11 - 5. Free. Routes 206 & 24/513.
PATHWAYS OF HISTORY MUSEUM TOUR. Visit twenty northern Morris County landmark sites. A brochure and map will be available at each venue. 10am - 4pm. Free.
AUTUMN TIMBER FESTIVAL. Timber Team Lumberjack Shows include log rolling, pole climbing, ax and chain saw competitions, buck sawing and more. Music, pig races, food and craft vendors and skydiving exhibitions make for nonstop fun! 11am - 5pm. $15/ $12 advance. I 80, Exit 309.
WEEKEND JOURNEY THROUGH THE PAST. Twenty-six historic sites countywide open free to visitors. Tours, history interpretations, exhibitions, programs, arts and more. Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 12-4pm. Free.
OLD FASHIONED COUNTRY FAIR. Hayrides, Clydesdales, field maze, scarecrows, face painting, farm animals, music 11:30am - 4:30pm. $20 per vehicle. Fairview Farm, 2121 Larger Cross Road.
RIVERSIDE FALL FESTIVAL. Music, storytelling by the campfire, pumpkin painting, corn husk dolls, wine tasting, tours of the Ramsaysburg Homestead historic site, refreshments. 1 - 4pm. Route 46 and Ramsaysburg Road.
CARMINA BURANA. This monumental work for chorus and orchestra features poetry that celebrates life's playful pleasures, while its music thrills with earth-shaking sound. Music Director Jacques Lacombe revisits the piece that introduced him to NJSO audiences! 3pm. 100 South Street.
IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE. Young Audience Series 11am. The Little Theater.
NJ350 LECTURE: THE GARDEN STATE STOMP. Is it possible to sum up the state's music history in 350 songs? Journalist Jay Lustig talks about his online project to do just this, and gives attendees an opportunity to argue for their choices. 3pm. Free, reserve your tickets. 100 South Street.
A BRONX TALE. Chazz Palminteri in the original one-man show he wrote and performed in 1989 that made him an in-demand character actor. 8pm. 100 South Street.
RONNIE EARL AND THE BROADCASTERS. 8pm. $29 - $39. 234 Spring Street.
YOGA ON THE MOUNTAIN. Enjoy the view while relaxing your mind and body. All levels of experience are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat. Registration is suggested, but not required. 5:30pm. $5 suggested donation. Interpretive Center, 1480 State Route 23.
PIANO EXTRAVAGANZA. Rutherfurd Hall, 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
HARVEST FESTIVAL. Live music, food, crafts and free wine tasting. 93 Belcher Rd.
A MILLER'S HALLOWEEN. Create corn husk dolls, color pumpkins, and play old time games. 1 - 3:30pm. 66 Route 24.
FAR HILLS RACE MEETING. The 94th running of this prestigious steeplechase horse race benefits Somerset Medical Center. 8. Moorland Farms.
20TH ANNUAL HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR FOR POHATCONG TOWNSHIP. Self-guided tour includes numerous homes and structures built in the late 1700s the 1800s and benefits local historic and environmental preservation efforts. Or ride the steam train from Phillipsburg and visit selected historic homes by bus, finish with wine tasting. 10 - 4. $25 / $55. Alba Vineyard, 269 Route 627.
BARN DANCE. With easy to follow instructions. 7 - 9:30pm. $5. 114 Dreahook Road.
BONES AND STONES . Fall historical graveyard tour explores historic bones and decorative stones at the Presbyterian Church. 4:15pm. $12. 57 East Park Place.
CAPITOL STEPS. For this show, they’re bringing Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Marco Rubio, Pope Francis and many more. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
MINERAL COLLECTING. Public collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump and in the Passaic pit and "saddle" areas. A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of fluorescent minerals. Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter's claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection. 9am - 3pm. $5 admission plus $1.50 per pound for any minerals taken. Fossil Discovery Center, 30 Plant St.
LAST FLING PUMPKIN SLING. Aerial pumpkin team catapult competition is accompanied by two days of prime autumn activity. Proceeds will benefit Rolling Thunder NJ #3, the Viper Program at WCCC and the Poconos Salvation Army. 9am - 6pm. $6/ $4, ages 5-12. Pocono Raceway, Long Pond Rd.
POCONO FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL. A weekend of delicious street eats that will satisfy the savory, sweet and hard to please taste buds, featuring food trucks from the Pocono region, New Jersey, NYC and Philadelphia. Also, two live bands, monster truck rides, scenic chairlift rides, Mark Clark's Juggling Show and the FMX Freestyle Motocross Show. 11pm - 5pm. Rt. 80 Exit 309, Hollow Rd..
AUTUMN HOUSE TOUR. Historic public and private sites and canal walks. 11pm - 5pm. $25/ $20 advance by mail. Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead, Rt. 29.
HISTORIC DISTRICT HOUSE TOUR: A WALK THROUGH TIME. Visit eight historic properties in one of Morristown’s most prestigious Historic Districts. 11am - 5pm. $40 in advance; $45 event day. 45 Macculloch Avenue.
FALL FESTIVAL. Apple tasting, special desserts, entertainment, and more! Free admission. 359 Ridge Road (Rt. 519).
UP ON THE ROOF. Tony Pace in a one-man, semi-autobiographical show recalls legendary entertainers such as Sammy Davis Jr. and Danny Kaye. 8pm. Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
MISCHIEF NIGHT MADNESS. Play miniature golf with the ghouls. Wear your Halloween costume and get a free Halloween goodie bag. Admission includes Spooky Tales from the Witches Cauldron and Moonlight Hayrides (non-scary variety). 4 - 9pm. $8 for family of two; $10 for family of three or more.. Colonial Park Putting Course.
SUGARLOAF CRAFTS FESTIVAL. 10 - 6. $10. Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Dr..
STROLL THROUGH FLEMINGTON. Historic house tour through an eclectic mix that includes six private homes of different styles and time periods. The styles include Federal, Georgian Colonial, Victorian and Post-Victorian and have been chosen because there are aspects to each that are of historical significance to Flemington. 11am - 5pm. $20 pre / $25 day of .
THE AMAZING FACE. A special selection of fun and surprising StoryFaces. 2pm. Little Theatre, Centenary College.
AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET. A world premiere by ARB Resident Choreographer Mary Barton, Kirk Peterson’s dynamic and lyrical Tears of the Moon, and more. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
COMEDY NIGHT. Carla, Phil Sweet, Robin Fox, Tim Hayes 7:30pm. $35 incl hor d’oeuvres, beer and soda. Flynn’s, 341 Pursel St..
SOAP MAKING. Choose from a varied selection of herbs to create your own specialty soap. 1:30am - 3:30pm. $34. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.
BONES AND STONES . Fall historical graveyard tour explores historic bones and decorative stones at the Presbyterian Church. 3 & 4:15pm. $15. 57 East Park Place.
PUMPKIN ILLUMINATION. Artistically-carved pumpkins will be lit up by the reflective pool in front of the mansion as part of the fourth annual community-wide Halloween celebration. 5pm. Vail Mansion, 110 South St..
THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS. Nebraska Theatre Caravan with one-woman play about Ann Landers. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
ROBIN TROWER. 8pm. $29 - $39. 234 Spring Street.
MIKE AIKEN. Mike has consistently had his songs on the Country/Roots and Americana Charts in both the USA and Europe. 7pm. $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST AND PARADE. Parade, trick or treat, refreshments on Main Street. Cash prizes for best costumes: $500/$200/$100 2 - 5pm. Free. Routes 206 & 24/513.
HALLOWEEN TRICK-OR-TREAT CHILDREN’S’ ENTERTAINMENT. Children of all ages can visit participating stores throughout the Village. Entertainment starts at 4pm. 3:15 - 5pm. 1 Church Street .
FROM ROMANCE TO TRAGEDY; GREAT MOMENTS IN BALLET. New Jersey Ballet’s Season Opening Night 8pm. 100 South Street.
SLAPSTICK SONATA. Set to the music of Mozart, Handel, Shostakovich and others, this is an absurd yet poetic theater piece without text or words. Visual poetry meets physical comedy with a dash of contemporary circus. 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
OPEN HEARTH COOKING DEMO. Learn about 18th century cooking 1 - 4pm. Free. 114 Dreahook Road.
VOCA PEOPLE. No instruments, no sound effects - just eight incredible, talented singer-comedians. 8pm. 100 South Street.
NJ BALLET: BALLET ON BROADWAY. From Seven Brides for Seven Brothers to Kiss Me Kate, New Jersey Ballet presents some of the Broadway’s most memorable dance sequences, set to the music of Sondheim, Cole Porter, and the duo of Saul Chaplin and Gene de Paul. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
DOG EXPO. Join local rescue groups and business owners for a celebration of all things dog. 11am - 3pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
YOGA ON THE MOUNTAIN. Enjoy the view while relaxing your mind and body. All levels of experience are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat. Registration is suggested, but not required. 9:30am. $5 suggested donation. Interpretive Center, 1480 State Route 23.
NOT JUST WINE TRAIL. Visit Vintage North Jersey wineries this weekend to receive coupons, discounts and directions to nearby restaurants, hotels, farm markets and stands, specialty food stores, unique shops and more.
NJ BALLET: PETER & THE WOLF-BEAUTY & THE BEAST. The power of courage and kindness are at the heart of this delightful double feature. 2pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
10 HAIRY LEGS. Randy James’ all-male repertory dance company. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
NJ350 LECTURE: TRAVELS ACROSS NEW JERSEY: THE BOLD, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE UNUSUAL. Pete Genevese reveals some of New Jersey’s best known, least known and most interesting Jerseyanna. 7:30pm. Free, reserve tickets. 100 South Street.
AN EVENING WITH MARIO BATALI. Co-host of TV’s The Chew will speak on all things food 8pm. 100 South Street.
KEN WALDMAN ALASKAS FIDDLING POET: PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST AS SANTA CLAUS. One-part Appalachian-string band concert, one-part riveting storytelling, one-part poetry reading, and one-part early Christmas gift exchange. 8pm. Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
PETER ROWAN. 8:30pm. $30. 30 Main Street.
CRAFT SHOW & BAKE SALE. Crafters and vendors, tricky tray raffles. Refreshments available. Benefits students and charitable donations. 10am - 4pm. Free. Central School, 220 Baird Rd.
IF YOU GIVE A PIG A PANCAKE. Young Audience Series The Little Theater.
MANXMOUSE: THE MOUSE WHO KNEW NO FEAR. Sampler Series: Recommended 6+ 1 & 3:30pm. $10. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
ART ON THE MOUNTAIN. The Hope Lodge will house more than sixty artisans on two floors. The artwork on sale will fit any budget. 11am - 5pm. Free. I 80, Exit 309.
RAINBOW MAGIC LIVE!. Children's books come to life in a musical stage production, ages 4-10 1:30 & 4pm. Free, reserve tickets. 100 South Street.
BEADS FOR PEACE. Artist Maya Bloom leads this beading workshop using natural materials and dove beads symbolizing peace. 1pm - 3pm. $20/ $25 member. 353 East Hanover Ave..
GROW, COOK, EAT. Monthly garden series concentrates on winter roots: Turnips, Rutabagas, Parsnips. 7 - 8:30pm. $20/ $15 members. 353 East Hanover Ave..
ERIC JOHNSON AND MIKE STERN. 8pm. $29 - $39. 234 Spring Street.
GOT SWAG? . Make your own outdoor holiday swag under expert tutelage. 10am - 12pm. $40/ $30 member. 353 East Hanover Ave..
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER. First airing in 1964, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has become a beloved Christmas classic – capturing the hearts and wonder of generations of fans. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THANKSGIVING CENTERPIECE WORKSHOP. Make a stunning low arrangement in an attractive container using a selection of autumn foliage, seasonal berries, pods, wheat, vegetables, and of course flowers. 10am - 12pm. $75/ $65 member. 353 East Hanover Ave..
AFTER THANKSGIVING SALE FEATURING MIDNIGHT MADNESS. Get additional discounts on top in addition to the everyday savings of 25%-65%. Most stores open at midnight on Thanksgiving night, some earlier. Visitors will enjoy strolling carolers plus an array of other festive touches throughout the center. 1 Church Street .
CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE. Special demonstrations, greenhouse tour, complimentary hot mulled cider and cookies. 9am - 5pm. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
FESTIVAL OF TREES. Donated, decorated trees on view in the mill with holiday music/entertainment. Weekends. 10 - 4pm. $5. Red Mill, 56 Main St..
SHADOWS OF THE 60S. A tribute to Motown super groups: The Four Tops, Temptations & Supremes. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
TWO TENORS FROM PHILLY. Rutherfurd Hall, 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
MOOSELTOE. Enchanting holiday “moosical” for ages 4-10 11am, 1:30 & 4pm. 100 South Street.
CHERYL WHEELER & PATTY LARKIN. 8:30pm. $30. 30 Main Street.
DAVE KOZ & FRIENDS. 8pm. 100 South Street.
GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND. What started as a small display of gingerbread houses has now become an incredible 10-day exhibit of over 200 edible structures. 9:30am - 5pm. 353 East Hanover Ave..
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE. Open house for personalized holiday shopping featuring unique gifts and art, including a huge inventory of paintings, photographs, jewelry, fine woodworking, wooden toys, pottery, stain glass, quilting, handmade ornaments, cards and more. Meet the artists all day. 10am - 5pm. 23 Main Street.
CELTIC THUNDER: SYMPHONY. Irish vocal group, backed by a symphony, performs traditional carols and cherished contemporary favorites 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE. Using holly and various types of fresh greens, create a delightful centerpiece for your holiday table. 2 - 4pm. $34. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
HOLIDAY BENEFIT AT LUSSCROFT FARM. Explore the Turner Mansion & Manager's Dwelling, festively decorated and filled with vendors, farmers, a bake sale, a gift shop. 50 Neilson Road.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT RINGWOOD MANOR. 11am - 5. $8 adults; $6 seniors; $5 children. 134 Sloatsburg Road.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING. Santa visits, refreshments 5pm. Free. Routes 206 & 24/513.
DUTCH CHRISTMAS. Sint Nikolaas Day. 1 - 4pm. Free. 114 Dreahook Road.
AN IRISH CHRISTMAS. Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul 4pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER. Moscow Ballet 4 & 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
NEW JERSEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER. 100 South Street.
HOLIDAY CRAFTMORRISTOWN. Handmade gifts. $9. Morristown Armory.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Moscow Ballet 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
DAVE LEONHARDT TRIO. A Jazzy Christmas 7pm. $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THE NUTCRACKER. The New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
FROSTY. Can Frosty the snowman help Billy find his real family in time for Christmas? Sampler Series: Recommended 4+ 1 & 3:30pm. $10. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
HARRY ALLEN QUINTET. Rutherfurd Hall, 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).