Greater Morristown weekend preview: Quartets, cabarets, bones and stones


Looking for diversions this weekend in Greater Morristown?

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THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2022:

The Morristown & Township Library presents yoga on its side lawn at 10 am. Free. Please bring your own yoga mat and equipment. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

Looking for a quick and easy summer road trip? the Somerset Patriotsthe Yankees’ AA affiliate, play the Hartford Yard Goats (?) at 11 am at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater.

Morristown’s Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents Art in the Garden with Lisa Madsen, at 1 pm. This free session will focus on printing techniques. Smock recommended. At 45 Macculloch Ave., 973-538-2404.

Jazz favorite Grover Kemble performs at Rockaway’s Caffe Navona, 147 Route 46, from 6 – 9 pm. See our review of his recent Troubadour gig.


FRIDAY, AUG. 12:

The Folk Projects Open Stage is back– in live mode– at 7:30 pm. To sign up to perform two songs, please email here.


SATURDAY, AUG. 13:

The Morris Plains Farmers Market is back for 20th season, from 9 am – 1 pm every Saturday through Oct. 8, at 771 Speedwell Ave., the Speedwell Avenue Extension — across from The Plaza Restaurant and Taylor’s Consignment Shop.

The Morris County Tourism Bureau concludes its 2022 Summer Walking Tours at 11 am, with Bones and Stones. Tickets: $25, registration required. Guided by Carol Barkin, this tour begins at 6 Court St., Morristown, and winds from the 1827 Courthouse to the historic 1733 graveyard. Tour recipients will receive $10 gift certificates from the Morristown Partnership. Email here for more, or call 973-631-5151.

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey continues its Summer Festival with a 7:30 pm Summer Cabaret, featuring orchestra singers and pianist John Pivarnik. Tickets: $25. At Grace Church, 4 Madison Ave., Madison, 973-669-1640.

the Lot of Strings Music Festival welcomes the Boston based Balourdet Quartet to the parking deck roof at the Morris Museum in Morris Township, at 8 p.m. Each 8-by-8 foot block is $50 and accommodates two patrons. BYOB and BYO chairs and picnics. Rain moves the show inside the Bickford Theatre. At 6 Normandy Heights Road, 973-971-3721.

The Balourdet Quartet

SUNDAY, AUG. 14:

The Morristown Farmers Market is back for its 32nd season, every Sunday through Nov. 20, 2022, from 8:30 am to 1 pm, behind the Post Office in Morristown Parking Authority Lot 10 at Spring and Morris Streets. Presented by the Morristown Partnership.

the Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall in Morristown presents A Tale of Two Sisters: Mary & Julia Crane, a 1 pm tour of Crane family treasures. Admission: $5-$7. At 68 Morris Ave., 973-267-3465.

Mary and Julia Crane

The Junior Colonials Ice Hockey program will also be hosting a free sunday night skate at Mennen Arena in Morris Township for boys and girls ages 6 through middle school, from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

The Junior Colonials

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