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.
PRETTY POTS. Paint and plant 178 Airport Rd.
ALL-COUNTY GARAGE SALE. Benefits the historic site. 9am - 4pm. $5. Mennen Arena, 161 East Hanover Ave.
PUBLIQUARTET. 7:30pm. $21; $14 for students and seniors. Prallsville Mills 22 Risler Street (Route 29).
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. 9am - 3pm. Free admission. 353 East Hanover Ave..
DOWNTON ABBEY STYLE MOTHER’S DAY TEA & LUNCHEON. Limited seating for this special event! Admission includes includes soup, salad, an assortment of gourmet tea sandwiches and delicious desserts. Tours of the mansion will be available after lunch. 12pm. $45. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
PETERS VALLEY ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE. Tour eight professional studios and enjoy artist demonstrations in blacksmithing, ceramics, fine metals, fiber arts, glass, photography, woodworking and weaving. There will be live music, great food, kids activities, a mini craft fair and exhibit. 12 - 5pm. Free. 19 Kuhn Road (Rt. 615).
ZHANG CONDUCTS MOZART & BRAHMS. 3pm. 100 South Street.
MARIACHI DEL SOL. 8pm. 100 South Street.
MEXICAN FESTIVAL. Dine on a fine array of authentic Mexican food while you sail around Lake Hopatcong aboard Miss Lotta. Sip on our specialty margaritas and kick back as you celebrate Cinco de Mayo! 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
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.
CINCO DE MAYO WITH PUPS. Enjoy a block party and Dog Fiesta in our indoor pool, enjoy fajitas and more. RSVP your pup. $59.95. 120 Sand Spring Road.
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.
WILDERNESS FIRST AID. Get certified through fun hands-on exercises. Lodging and meals included. $331, $299 Member Rate.Retail coupon code: Skylands. 50 Camp Rd.
MOTHER AND BABY YOGA CLASS. Free! 10:15 - 11am. 57 Main Street.
SECOND ANNUAL LAKE HOPATCONG BLOCK PARTY . Visit the museum or some 200 vendors who will be at the park, including great food, boats, and demonstrations. 323 Lakeside Blvd.
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.
PROJECT TRIO. Music from Bach to Beethoven to Django Reinhardt to Jethro Tull and plenty of PROJECT Trio originals. 7:30pm. $21; $14 for students and seniors. Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church 17 Greenwich Church Road.
RESOUNDING JOY. Dr. Christopher Shepard, finalist in Masterwork's music director search, conducts. 8pm. $25. Calvary Church, 31 Woodland Ave.
MOTHER'S DAY SANGRIA PICNIC WEEKEND. Sip some wine or Sangria and enjoy your family and a pinic on one of our scenic picnic spots. 12 - 5pm. Free. 141 Clove Road.
AMERICAN BANJO MUSIC. World renowned concert banjoist Drew Fetch, with Becky Schneider, perform music from different times on instruments from appropriate periods, from the Early Minstrel Age and Southern plantation traditions to stage, and concert hall music. 7pm. $15/ $20 family, $10 student. High Street.
MOTHER’S DAY HORSEBACK RIDE. Registration is necessary 11am. 256 South Maple Avenue.
MOTHER’S DAY HIGH TEA. What better way to honor the beautiful woman that raised you than with a High Tea Brunch on Lake Hopatcong! Dine on our fine buffet of English inspired foods and teas while you cruise around Lake Hopatcong aboard Miss Lotta. This cruise is a must do for anyone looking to treat his or her mom to a truly unique Mother’s Day experience. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
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.
SALAAM SHRINE CIRCUS. 161 East Hanover Avenue.
MUSIC UNDER THE STARS. Take yourself back in time to a caberet setting presenting some of the best standards mixed with new coffee house favorites while you sail around Lake Hopatcong aboard Miss Lotta. Sip on our specialty margaritas and kick back as you celebrate Cinco de Mayo! 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
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..
NEWMAN & OLTMAN. Guitar Duo with Collegial Colleagues La Guitaromanie perform music by Schubert, Rossini, Giuliani, Diabelli. 7:30pm. $21; $14 for students and seniors. Clinton Presbyterian Church, 91 Center Street.
NEW JERSEY BALLET. Tappin’ at the Ballet 8pm. 100 South Street.
MUSES IN THE VINEYARD. A festival of music of the women, by the women and for everyone! $27.50/day $45/weekend advance. Four Sisters Winery, 783 County Route 519.
MEDICINE WHEEL GARDEN FESTIVAL. Music, gardening workshops, tours, plant sale, craft and food vendors, childrens’ activities and more to support the continued restoration of the gardens and historical buildings. 10am. 50 Neilson Road.
15TH ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW. Classic cars, oldies 10am - 3pm. $3. Routes 206 & 24/513.
20TH ANNIVERSARY LILAC PARTY. The men’s a cappella chorus “The Ten” at Lilac Party Garden fundraiser. Spring Artisan wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, Silent Plant Auction. Tickets required 5:30pm. Willowwood Arboretum, 300 Longview Road.
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.
ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY SIDEWALK SALE. Enjoy additional discounts off the everyday savings of 25% - 65% off at this colonial American shopping village. 10am - 9pm. 1 Church St..
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.
IVAN GOFF AND CLEEK SCHREY. Repertoire from Irish Traditional and American Old-Time Music. Within the lush textures, intertwining drones, and subtle timbres of this duo, Cleek and Ivan interpret old and new material from the Irish traditional and American old time repertoire. They each have journeyed beyond and within to mine depth and sound that offers new sonic perspectives in the way we listen to music. 7:30pm. $21; $14 for students and seniors. Stanton Reformed Church 1 Stanton Mountain Road.
SHAWNEE CELTIC FESTIVAL. Two days of music, dance, crafts, food, drink and fun as the the sights and sounds of the Emerald Isles and Scottish Highlands fill the Poconos. Entertainment includes non-stop Celtic music, working sheep dogs, Irish step dancers, and a variety of Celtic craft and food vendors. 11am - 6pm. $15/ $12 advance; 2 day: $24/20. I 80, Exit 309.
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.
RAMSAYSBURG PICNIC BY THE RIVER. Music, tours, BYO picnic at the Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead along the Delaware River. Ramsaysburg Rd, and Rt 46.
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.
CRAWFISH FESTIVAL. 4 - 8pm. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Rt. 206 & Plains Rd..
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.
THE BLACKTAILS. An afternoon of music and food at the farm. The six-member band features standards and originals, and their energetic sound has a wide appeal, drawing from American Roots Music to West Coast Swing, Gypsy Jazz, Latin, Surf Rock and Electric Blues. 1 - 4pm. $20/ $15 adv, under 10 free. 369 Stamets Road.
NAST THE HOMEBODY. Talk by Ken and Nancy Miller. 4:30pm. 45 Macculloch Avenue.
HIKE, PADDLE, AND PLAY GETAWAY. Escape to nature and meet new friends. Lodging and meals included. $198, $165 Member Rate.Retail coupon code: Skylands. 50 Camp Rd.
BIG GREEK FESTIVAL. Live Greek music and entertainment featuring Greek folk dancing. traditional Greek food, wines and liquors 11am - 8pm. 1447 Sussex Tnpk.
PERENNIAL FEST. Gardening demonstrations, seminars, guest speakers, contests, activities for kids, food. Display gardens include a Woodsman’s Garden, a New Suburban Garden, and a Terraced Garden. Speakers will discuss the newest and most interesting perennials, deer resistant varieties, and the essentials of installing and caring for your plants 10am - 6pm. 178 Airport Rd.
A GREAT SAIL FOR SINGLES. You’re welcome to bring a friend with you and by all means, meet new ones. The captivating sunset on the lake acts as the perfect ice breaker as you cruise around Lake Hopatcong aboard Miss Lotta. This cruise is designed for the 45+ crowd looking to meet others with a great sense of adventure and all things fun. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. 8pm. 100 South Street.
WOMEN’S OUTDOOR SKILLS. Gain fundamental skills in this empowering hands-on course. Lodging and meals included. $198, $165 Member Rate.Retail coupon code: Skylands. 50 Camp Rd.
40TH ANNUAL ROSE DAY. Enjoy more than 3,000 roses representing over 325 different varieties, in peak bloom in the Rudolf van der Goot Rose Garden. Lectures and demonstrations will be presented and the horticulture staff will be available to answer questions. 10am - 3pm. $3 suggested donation. Mettlers Road.
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.
BELVIDERE IN BLOOM. A summer festival of artisans, antiques and activities. Castles and cottages tours, secret garden tea, sacred stained glass tours, Belvidere After Dark Blithe Spirit Ghost tours and the Garden Club of Belvidere presents their "Secret Garden Tours."
41ST ANNUAL ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC BOAT SHOW. Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, North Bertrand Road and Willow Street.
FATHER'S DAY SANGRIA PICNIC WEEKEND. Sample award winning wines, sip some Sangria and enjoy a day on the farm. 12 - 5pm. Free. 141 Clove Road.
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.
MEGHAN CARY. A Father’s Day afternoon of music and food at the farm. Named Billboard Magazine's Critic's Choice for Best Newcomer when she hit the music scene, Meghan is a powerful storyteller and a natural onstage. 1 - 4pm. $20/ $15 adv, under 10 free. 369 Stamets Road.
PETER FRAMPTON. 3pm. 100 South Street.
ROCK, RIBS & RIDGES FESTIVAL. Charlie Daniels, Marshall Tucker and food. Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road.
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.
SHAWNEE 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS. Live DJ, food vendors and magic show before the fireworks display at dusk. 7 - 10pm. $10 per car load. I 80, Exit 309.
FAMILY ADVENTURE GETAWAY. Kids stay and eat for FREE! Crafts, games, swimming & more. Lodging and meals included. $198, $165 Member Rate.Retail coupon code: Skylands. 50 Camp Rd.
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..
ASTRONOMY AND HIKING. Study the night sky with physics experts for the weekend. Lodging and meals included. $198, $165 Member Rate.Retail coupon code: Skylands. 50 Camp Rd.
WNTI STAGE 2015. Three day music festival at the Lions Club Pavilion Delaware, NJ Two stages under pavilion and big top tent, food and craft vendors, free parking. Headlining: The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Steve Forbert, The Smithereens, Chubby Checker Friday and Sunday $15 ppSaturday $20 pp. Lions Club Pavilion, 89 Rt. 46 West.
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..
POCONOS' WURST FESTIVAL. Wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and polka! Plus, sausage making demos, bier stein olympics, beer belly contest, german dancing, kids area and more... 12 - 6pm. I 80, Exit 309.
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..
HIKE, YOGA, NUTRITION AND INDIAN FOOD. Relax and learn with the health experts. Lodging and meals included. $198, $165 Member Rate.Retail coupon code: Skylands. 50 Camp 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..
POCONO CHICKEN WING OFF. Sample over 30 sauces at the region’s largest wing tasting competition. Benefits the Monroe County Meal on Wheels. I 80, Exit 309.
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.
SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN MUD RUN. Get dirty in our 5k trail run with 13 obstacles, including an ice bath, mud pit, wall climb and swamp crossing. Kids can join our mini mud run too. Help support the Pocono Chapter of Girls on the Run. Click or call for entry fees.. I 80, Exit 309.
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.
SOME LIKE IT HOT CLUB. An afternoon of music and food at the farm. Gypsy Jazz is a musical style that combines the beauty and sophistication of 1920's-30's Europe with the creativity and excitement of American art jazz. 1 - 4pm. $20/ $15 adv, under 10 free. 369 Stamets Road.
POCONO GARLIC FESTIVAL. Over 50 food and craft vendors will be offering everything from garlic vinegar and garlic ice cream to garlic-themed pottery and paintings. I 80, Exit 309.
42NDANNUAL FALL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL. Find unique gifts for everyone on your shopping list as well as beautiful handcrafted furnishings for your home in a wide variety of tents filled with the finest hand made items including traditional craft, fine art and country crafts. 10am - 5pm. $5. Municipal Field; Gazebo Park on Main Street.
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.
RODEO AND CHILI COOKOFF. Pro cowboys compete in saddle bronc riding, bull riding, bareback bronc riding, calf roping and bull dogging. Come early and sample a variety of chilies from mild to hot and everywhere in between at the sixth annual Chili Cook-Off. 11:30pm - 5pm. Rt. 80 Exit 309, Hollow Rd..
ANNUAL PETERS VALLEY CRAFT FAIR. Beautiful American Craft made by 150+ exhibiting artists from across the country. Come & discover the pleasure of living with handmade objects and the beauty they bring to your life. Browse five buildings of amazing artwork, meet the makers, watch an array of artist demonstrations and find the perfect gift for yourself or someone special. This a juried show of exhibitors, who are each selected for excellence and originality in twelve different media. There are always ongoing artist demonstrations, live music, great food and kid's art activities. 10 - 5pm. $9. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Plains Rd..