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In and out of town, we've got you covered.

What, no plans for the weekend? Well that stops right now. We have all kinds of ideas for you!

When/Where: Saturday at 8 p.m. at the 
Why Go: Because those painted faces are just what you need to see on a Saturday night
Cost: $20 for adults, $12 for seniors, $10 for kids; children under 10 free with an adult ticket

When/Where: Sunday at 9 a.m. at the Hopatcong Municipal Building
Why Go: To stock up on your supply of fresh fruits and veggies
Cost: Bring your wallet

When/Where: Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson Township Historical Museum
Why Go: To learn cool stuff about the township
Cost: Free

Swimming Lessons
When/Where: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the .
Why Go: Because the summer is here and we love swimming! The Starfish Aquatic Club will be offering swim lessons to children of all ages through mid August. Visit the website for more information and to register.
Cost: $80 for all lessons.

Dog Adoption Event at Bridgewater PetSmart
When/Where: Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bridgewater .
Why Go: Because aren't you looking for your new best friend? The store is hosting a People for Animals adoption day with many dogs looking to find a new home.
Cost: Free.

Girls Night Out
When/Where: Saturday at 6 p.m. at  .
Why Go: Because who doesn't love a girls night out? The mall is holding its annual event with mini makeovers, shopping sprees, refreshments and lots of giveaways.
Cost: Free.

Summer Concert Series with Ken Navarro
When/Where: Sunday at 7 p.m. at  .
Why Go: It's another night of great music at the park with jazz guitarist Ken Navarro.
Cost: Free.

When/Where: Friday, 6 p.m. at Lewis Morris Park, Morris Township
Why Go: You're looking for a little music and BBQ to go with your Shabbat.
Cost: $10

When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: You know just because they're "oldies" doesn't make them not "goodies!"
Cost: $67 to $97

When/Where: Saturday, 8 a.m., from Marty's Reliable Cycle, Morristown
Why Go: It's summer and you want to test out those legs.
Cost: Free

When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m., from Morristown Running Company
Why Go: Cycling's not your thing, but running is!
Cost: Free

When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Urban Farm at Lafayette, Morristown
Why Go:  and can't make the Morristown's Farmers Market on Sunday.
Cost: Bring your wallet

When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m. at the Morris County Courthouse, Morristown
Why Go: It's one of the most historic trials in a deeply historic town.
Cost: $12

When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Morristown Green
Why Go: Not only do you get a concert, you get a warm fuzzy feeling when you donate non-perishable goods.
Cost: Free, except for your donations

When/Where: Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Morristown
Why Go: You want to eat fresh.
Cost: Bring your wallet

When/Where: Sunday, 5 p.m. at the Urban Farm at Lafayette, Morristown
Why Go: Hanging out in the garden, live music and fresh pizza made out of a converted REO Speedwagon. Need anymore reasons?
Cost: $75, advance ticket sales only

When/Where: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at in the center of Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Because these kids in the church's summer theater camp, led by director Jaye Barre of Trilogy Repertory Company, are really good! Easy to watch and enjoy. Plus, some of the funds to to the church's youth programs. 
Cost: $12 for adults, $10 for children and senior citizens. Buy tickets at door, or call 908-766-1108, ext. 101.

"Inherit the Wind"
Where/When: Show time at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2-4, at the outdoor amphitheater at, off Valley Road in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Because you can see some classic drama — a staging of a play based on the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial involving a teacher who taught evolution in the 1920s — in a beautiful setting, as performed by the increasingly well-known Trilogy Repertory Co. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets.
Cost: Free, or donation. For information, call Bernards parks & recreation dept. at 908-204-3003.

Introductory Western Ride at Lord Stirling Stable
Where/When: Registration open for Sunday, Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. Western-style ride and introductory lesson at  in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Because you haven't ridden yet, and you'd like to try; or you haven't ridden for a while, and you want a refresher; because you want to enjoy a trail ride without making a commitment.
Cost: Official deadline is end of Thursday prior to each ride, walk-in registration must be done at stable office, open 7 days at week at 256 S. Maple Ave. Fee $35 for Somerset County residents, $45 for out of county. For more info, call 908-766-5955.

Saturday Night Dog Walks at Lord Stirling Stable
When/Where: Meet at 6:45 p.m. on Saturday evening for 7 p.m. strolls with you, your dog and other canine and human friends on the trails at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 S. Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Enjoy time out on the trails — with the dog walks as the only sanctioned walk that allows those on foot (or paws) to explore Lord Stirling's property.
Cost: $3, with pets to be leashed at all times. For more information about the program, call Martha at 973-635-8672.

When/Where: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Railroad Plz & Fairmount Ave, Chatham
Why go: Stop by and say hello to the Peach Princess at this weekend's Farmers Market, and pick up Jersey Fresh produce while you're at it!
Cost: Bring your Wallet

When/Where: 9 a.m. Saturday, , Fairmount Ave & Railroad Plz, Chatham, NJ
Why go: Bring your easel and paints and enjoy a day of painting with your fellow local artists at Chatham's Reasoner Park
Cost: Free


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