Ready to get out and enjoy the upcoming fall weekend? We have lots of ways for you to do just that. Take your pick!
Where/When: From 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the . Why Go: Because you are a beginner who wants to start running, regardless of age. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: From 10:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday at in Chatham. Why Go: Mothers and their babies can come to this fun, social time and receive expert advice in a safe and supportive environment. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the . Why Go: Because this art exhibit will feature 40 unique works by eight professional artists. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: At 11 p.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 botany during the Civil War. Price: Free.
Where/When: From 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at . Why Go: Because you can spend a Friday night with some wine and some beautifully serene landscapes made with pastels. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: From 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday . Why Go: To bring the whole family by and belt out some tunes with Kip. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday at the . Why Go: Because families can enjoy the benefits of yoga by learning a variety of classic poses, presented by Michelle Magnotti of Yoga Flows Inc. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: At 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Brundage Park Playhouse, 2 Bungalow Lane in Randolph. Why Go: Because this adaptation combines Shakespeare’s Henry VI Part I with the first three acts of Part 2—it packs a whole lot of the Bard into one show. Pricing: $10
Where/When: From 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Friday and Saturday at 229 Main Street in Belleville. Why Go: Halloween is coming, and the State Scare Haunted Attraction promises to terrify you. Pricing: $15 to $30.
Where/When: From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the in Morris Township. Why Go: Because this exhibit will feature some of the coolest bikes from the past 100 years. Pricing: $10 for adults, or $7 for children, students and seniors.
Where/When: From 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at in Madison. Why Go: Because a night at the theater sounds like a great way to spend your weekend. Plus, this play hasn’t been seen on The Shakespeare Theatre stage since 2003. Pricing: $32 to $55.
Where/When: From 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at in Morris Plains. Why Go: Because you can find the newest member of your family. Pricing: Adoption prices vary.
Where/When: Starting at in Morristown at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and trekking 20 miles through Harding and Chatham, then back to Morristown. Why Go: Because you’d like a workout to start your Saturday morning, or because the weather is warming up. Rain or snow cancels. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: At 6 p.m. on Saturday at the in Madison. Why Go: Because you can bring a blanket or chair for a free family-friendly outdoor music concert on the lawn of the museum. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: From 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at . Why Go: You can stop by the library and check out this new collection of photographs. Pricing: Free.
When/Where: At 2 p.m. on Saturday at Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park in Basking Ridge. Why Go: For families and all ages to bid farewell to the butterfly for the season. Learn where they go for the cold weather and all about their lifecycles. Pricing: Free. Registration required.
When/Where: From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Central Jersey Regional Airport in Hillsborough. Why Go: To step inside a Blackhawk helicopter, sit at the controls, and get your picture taken with Somerset County resident Tony Gianno, who pilots this workhorse of the U.S. military. It's a kid-friendly event that benefits Operation Shoebox and our troops. Pricing: Free. Donations gratefully accepted.
Where/When: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the in Lake Hopatcong. Why Go: Because you have a chance to get pumpkins and mums from the Jefferson Consolidated PTA. Pricing: Prices vary.
Where/When: At noon on Sunday at in Hopatcong. Why Go: While summer is over, the car shows are still around for a limited time. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: From 2:15 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at . Why Go: Take some time out on Sunday to view “Spectral Selves,” an art show featuring paintings, prints, and drawings worked in oil, acrylic and Conté. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday in Parking Lot No. 10, Spring and Morris streets, Morristown. Why Go: Nothing beats fresh. Pricing: Free.
Where/When: From noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday on the Green, and various points of interest. Why Go: It's one of Morristown's biggest annual events, with lots to see and do. Pricing: Free.