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Beekeeping, Biking, Butterflies This Weekend

There are plenty of activities to consider.

Lots of options to consider this weekend:

Where/When: From 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at  in Morristown.
Why Go: Because the exhibit focuses on the three centers of American silver-making in the 18th century—featuring Boston, New York and Philadelphia silversmiths and exploring the master-apprentice relationships.
Price: Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and students; and free for those 12 and under.


Where/When: 
From 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at  in Madison.
Why Go: 
Because enjoying Dario Fo’s brilliantly funny, scathing political farce is a terrific way to spend your weekend.
Pricing: 
$32 to $55.


When/Where: 
At 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Villagers Theatre in Somerset. 
Why Go: 
Because it's the last weekend to pay homage to the pop songs of the 1980s with this song-and-dance extravaganza.
Pricing: 
$16 per ticket. 


When/Where: 
From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday at  in Bridgewater.
Why Go: 
To enjoy the largest event in Somerset County recognizing the accomplishments of the 4-H members. It offers a variety of live animals, performances, demonstrations, contests and entertainment for all. Free shuttle buses will be available. It's free family fun.  
Pricing: 
Free admission.


Where/When:
 From 3 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the  in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because this historic Morristown walking tour covers nearly a mile within Morristown’s historic district, including more than 300 years of Morristown history.
Pricing:
 $10.


Where/When:
 From 3 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at  in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because you can get a chance to see the inner workings for a honeybee colony.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When: Starts at , makes its way through Harding and Chatham, then back to Morristown, beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturdays.
Why Go: The pace will be moderate for this 20-mile ride. So if you’re looking to get back into tip-top shape for the summer, this weekly bike road might be a good way to start.
Pricing: Free.

Where/When: 9 a.m. on Saturday at the .
Why Go: To start off your Saturday with a 5-mile group run and finish it off with a free bagel.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When:
 From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Merchant Block of Morris Plains.
Why Go:
 You can pick up some homemade mozzarella and ravioli, freshly baked bread and some of New Jersey's best cheesecakes.
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.

 
Where/When:
 From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the .
Why Go: 
Because it’s a great way to start keeping track of what you eat and the amount of physical activity you participate in each week.
Pricing:
 Free.

 
Where/When:
 From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Railroad Plaza and Fairmont Avenue in Chatham.
Why Go:
 To get some of the best Jersey Fresh produce, Jersey Shore seafood, pasture-raised meat, poultry and eggs, honey, baked goods, fresh mozzarella, specialty prepared foods of all kinds and more. The market will also have cooking demonstrations.
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.


Where/When:
 From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at 201 Howard Blvd, Mount Arlington.
Why Go: 
Because you can pick up some great stuff at fair prices.
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.


Where/When:
 From 7 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday at the  Amphitheatre, 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong.
Why Go: 
To enjoy this tribute to the '80s rock band Journey.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 3 to 10 p.m. on Saturday at East Lake Shore Trail in Sparta.
Why Go: 
To enjoy music by Christian Morelli, Something About January, Goodbye Friday and Trapt in Jersey.
Pricing:
 The cover charge is $10, or the family charge is $25.


When/Where: 
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the in Hillsborough.
Why Go: 
Because it's a national skills competition for boys and girls between ages 6 and 15 to compete separately against their peers in a fun and engaging forum.
Pricing: 
Free. 


Where/When: From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday at Spring and Morris streets, in parking lot behind  in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because you can pick up fresh produce and fruits (including organic), flowers, herbs, eggs, cheese, baked goods, pickled products, honey, fish, poultry, pork, and grass-fed beef. 
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.

 
Where/When:
 At 8:30 a.m. on Sunday at .
Why Go:
 You’re interested in a 30-to-50-mile, hilly bike ride.
Pricing: 
Free.


Where/When:
 From 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at  in Hopatcong.
Why Go: 
Come by and enjoy a free concert, along with ice cream and face painting among other things, on Sunday night with all proceeds going to families in need.
Pricing:
 Free.


When/Where: 
From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at the  in Basking Ridge. 
Why Go: 
To take a leisurely walk through the new butterfly garden and learn about butterfly-friendly native plants and what's fluttering about.
Pricing:
 Free.


When/Where: 
At 7 p.m. on Sunday at  in Bridgewater.
Why Go: 
To spread your blanket and enjoy a live performance of classic R&B hits. Listen to You Belong To Me and My Own True Love with your "special someone" under the summer sky.
Pricing: 
Free.


When/Where: 
From 3 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the  in Bridgewater. Games begins at 5:05 p.m.
Why Go: 
To show off your own vehicle or just interact with other car lovers as the Patriots host their Car Show Night in the parking lot prior to the game. A night parade of cars will take place on the warning track and free t-shirts to the first 2,000 fans, giveaways and promotions will add to the fun. 
Pricing: 
$7 to $13.50 per ticket.

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