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Bayou Food, Bike Rides, Brass Bands This Weekend

It's time to plan your weekend.


Where/When:
 At 11 a.m. on Thursday at in Morris Township.
Why Go: 
Because the band will play some of your kids' favorite songs.
Price: 
$12.


Where/When:
 At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at  in Morris Township.
Why Go: 
Because Dewar MacLeod, professor at William Paterson University, and Claudia Ocello, project coordinator for the Jersey Rocks exhibition, will talk about the role of rock and roll clubs in the Garden State.
Price: 
$10.


Where/When:
 From 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go: 
Because the Chatham Brass, made up of members of the Chatham Community Band, will be performing music from the roaring '20s.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 9 to 11 p.m. on Thursday at  in Hopatcong.
Why Go:
 It’s karaoke. What else do you need to know?
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at  in Morristown.
Why Go: 
To enjoy great live music.
Price: 
No cover.


Where/When:
 At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at  in Morris Township.
Why Go: 
Because this exhibit, inspired by a collection of rare books at the arboretum, will focus on the roll of medical botanies during the Civil War.
Price: 
Free.


Where/When:
 From 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Sunday at  in Morristown.
Why Go: 
Because you’re interested in seeing more than 30 holiday images by Thomas Nast including paintings, pen and ink drawings, printer’s proofs and engravings.
Price: 
Adults, $6; Seniors and students, $5; Members and children under 12, free.


Where/When:
 From 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday and 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 Adults; $5 Seniors & Students; 12 and under and museum members are free.


Where/When:
 At 7 p.m. on Friday at the  in Morris Township.
Why Go: 
Because the concert will feature artists Sammy and the Del-larks, Quiet Storm, Joe Z, and Bobby Thomas’s Tribute to the Orioles.
Price: 
$25.


Where/When:
 From 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday at the .
Why Go: 
Because kids can have fun on Friday moving, playing and singing around a giant rainbow colored parachute.
Pricing:
 Free.

Monthly Community Bike Ride + Zebu Afterparty
When/Where: The monthly community bike ride begins at 6:30 p.m. from the parking lot at Morristown ; the after party follows the ride at . 
Why Go: It's a fun and casual couple miles around town. Then, everyone is invited over to Zebu Forno, on South Street, where 20 percent of sales will be donated to the new "Bike and Walk Morristown" organization (formerly Bike Morristown).
Pricing: The ride is free, then it's a matter of how big your appetite is.


When/Where: 
At 7:05 p.m. on Friday at  in Bridgewater.
Why Go: 
To celebrate the spirit of Christmas early by bringing a new unwrapped toy and receive a ticket voucher to enjoy a future game. Come early, the first one thousand fans also receive a T-Shirt.
Pricing: 
$7 to $13.50 per ticket.

When/Where: At 8:30 p.m. on Friday at  in Bridgewater.
Why Go: 
To watch a teenage descendant of a Greek god set out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods. Don't worry, your car will keep you safe from stolen lightening bolts. 
Pricing: 
Free.

When/Where: At 8:30 p.m. on Friday at The Planetarium at The Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg.
Why Go: To see colorful laser lights choreographed to the music of ELO's "Don't Bring Me Down."
Pricing: $6. 


When/Where: 
At 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at  in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: 
To enjoy a Shakespearian play about two couples in love with the wrong partners. The complications become fantastically funny.
Pricing: 
Free. 


Where/When:
 At 8 a.m. on Saturday at .
Why Go: 
Because starting off your Saturday with a pleasant 20-mile bike ride sounds like a great idea.
Price: 
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 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the  in Morristown.
Why Go: 
 Because this historic walking tour covers nearly a mile within Morristown’s historic district covering more than 300 years of Morristown history.
Price: 
$10.


Where/When:
 At 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at  in Convent Station.
Why Go: 
Because a Saturday evening of enjoying this Shakespeare classic on the outdoor stage sounds like a great plan.
Price: 
$33 adults, $17 children.

 
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.


When/Where: 
At 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: 
Because kids ages 4 to 6 will learn all about dinosaurs with games and activities.
Pricing: 
$9 per person. Registration required.


When/Where: 
From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday at  in Hillsborough.
Why Go: 
To bike under the light of the moon past lakes, waterfalls, and the beauty of Duke Farms.
Pricing: 
$10 per person. $5 per children in a bike seat or a trailer. Registration required.


When/Where: 
From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday at in Bridgewater.
Why Go: 
Because besides great Louisiana music and dancing, the party includes sensational selections of Cajun and Southern Cooking. Get ready for a Zydeco good time.
Pricing: 
Free.


When/Where: From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday in the parking lot behind  on Morris Street.
Why Go: Nothing beats fresh.
Pricing: Bring your wallet.

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