Yet More Activities for the Holiday Weekend
Enjoy some time out with or without the kids.
As always, we're ready and willing to do the work for you, to find fun things to do for the weekend and beyond. So pick a place, then get out and enjoy yourself!
Where/When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Morris Museum in Morristown.
Why Go: You’re interested in seeing over 100 artifacts from the museum's costume collection, ranging from the 18th to 20th centuries.
Warhol and Cars: American Icons
Where/When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Montclair Art Museum.
Why Go: Because the exhibit will have 35 to 40 works on load for the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh.
Road Ride Sundays
Where/When: 8:30 a.m. on Sunday at the Loantaka Brook Reservation in Morris Township.
Why Go: Because you’re a seasoned biker who is looking for a new challenge in the form of a 30- to 50-mile long, hilly, ride.
On-the-Green Midday Concerts
Where/When: From 12:15 to 12:55 p.m. on Friday at The Presbyterian Church in Morristown.
Why Go: Because a nice afternoon with live music and lunch after sounds like a great way to start your weekend.
World War I Remembered
Where/When: From 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township.
Why Go: To celebrate Memorial Day weekend by learning how the how Americans supported the troops in WWI by conserving food, rationing supplies, making care packages and more.
Pricing: $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (65-plus), $4 for children ages 4 to 16, $2 for children ages 2 and 3, and free for children under age 2.
Wine and Music at Alice’s Restaurant
Where/When: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday at Alice's Restaurant in Lake Hopatcong.
Why Go: To enjoy a night of wine and music. If you’re in the mood for dinner afterward, receive 10 percent off of your bill.
Beginner Ballroom Dancing Class
Where/When: From 7 to 7:40 p.m. at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Morristown.
Why Go: Because you’ve always wanted to learn how to ballroom dance. Bring a partner or go solo; everyone is welcome.
Pricing: $10 per person.
Blues and Wine Festival
When/Where: Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 from noon to 5 p.m. at Natirar Estate Park in Far Hills.
Why Go: To raise you glass to great blues music, crafts and fine wines from New Jersey wineries. Attendees must be age 21 and older.
Scout Day at TD BallPark
When/Where: Sunday, May 29 at 1:35 p.m. at TD Bank BallPark in Bridgewater.
Why Go: Because Sparkee at the Somerset Patriots are honoring all scouts and their leaders with a pre-game parade. Come dressed in uniform and pride!
Pricing: $7 to $15 per ticket.
Washington Valley Fire Co. Flea Market
When/Where: Sunday, May 29 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Washington Valley Fire Company in Warren.
Why Go: To stop by for a great buy and find that perfect "something" you have been searching for.
Pricing: Free admission.
GRAB & GO KIDS PLANNER
Where/When: From 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the Madison Area YMCA.
Why Go: Sing and dance to Broadway and pop music in this new group for children ages 8 to 12. The events culminate with a performance in June.
Pricing: Check with Madison YMCA website.
Where/When: From 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday and Saturday at Express Yourself Studios in Maplewood.
Why Go: Because children ages 2 to 4 are invited to play with paint, pinch and pound clay, make collages and explore art.
Pricing: $15 per child.
Terrific Turtles Event
Where/When: From 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday at The Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham.
Why Go: Because children ages 6 to 11 can learn about turtles at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center.
Learn to Play Chess
Where/When: At 6 p.m. (ages 6 to 8) and 7 p.m. (ages 9 to 13) on Friday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Springfield.
Why Go: Because children ages 6-13 can learn the ins and outs of chess for free.
Super Science Saturdays
Where/When: From noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Morris Museum in Springfield.
Why Go: Kids ages 5 and older are invited to conduct experiments and observe the results. This week, kids get to make their own sidewalk chalk.
Pricing: $3 for non-members, and free for members.
Power Wheels Race Series
Where/When: From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Jefferson Township High School.
Why Go: If you don’t think this race for 2- through 8-year-olds sounds like a ton of fun, then you must have never owned Power Wheels as a child. And you were deprived.
Pricing: $20 registration