Ice Cream and Wine, Music and Shakespeare
The last Sanctuary Concert of the year, and the opening of a new season at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.
If you are looking for some ideas to help you plan your weekend, look no further than the combined Get Out/Grab & Go column.
Here are some events happening in and around Chatham this weekend:
End of Year Ice Cream Social/Concert
Where/When: At 8 p.m. on Saturday at The Sanctuary Concerts in Chatham.
Why Go: Because the 2010/11 season was such a hit, The Sanctuary Concerts is celebrating its loyal audience with an ice cream social, followed by a show by Columbia Records artisits The Burns Sisters at 9 p.m.
Great Wines of France
Where/When: From noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Gary’s Wine & Marketplace in Madison.
Why Go: In celebration of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s 2011 Season opening production of The Misanthrope, Gary’s Wine & Marketplace will hold a free Great Wines of France wine tasting featuring a repertoire of France’s finest summer rosés, reds and whites. During the tasting, each location will hold a raffle to win a pair of tickets to The Misanthrope, which begins performances on June 1 and continues through June 26 at The Shakespeare Theatre’s F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre in Madison.
Where/When: At 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison.
Why Go: To enjoy a night out in Madison experiencing Molière’s comedic masterpiece about the hypocrisy of polite society.
Pricing: $32 to $55.
Comic Artist/Legend Joe Kubert at Dewey’s Comic City
Where/When: From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Dewey's Comic City in Madison.
Why Go: Joe Kubert, whose remarkable career ranks him among the all-time comic book greats, will be appearing for a rare in-store appearance on Saturday, June 4, from 1 to 3 pm. Kubert will be meeting fans and autographing copies of his entire body of work, including recent additions to DC Comics’ Joe Kubert Library: "Jew Gangster," "Yossel: April 19, 1943," and "Dong Xoal, Vietnam 1965."
Bill Cosby Live
Where/When: At 8 p.m. on Saturday, at the Community Theatre in Morristown.
Why Go: Comedy icon Bill Cosby dazzles fans young and old with humor that transcends age, gender and cultural barriers.
Pricing: Ranging from $52 to $107.
Morristown Relief Effort for Alabama Tornado Victims
Where/When: On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Morristown Town Hall.
Why Go: Because people are teaming up to send a truckload of relied supplies to the communities in Tuscaloosa that were devastated by the tornadoes last month. Non-perishable foods, water, cleaning supplies, paper products, tarps to cover roofs, school supplies, pet supplies and food, plastic storage containers, pots and pans, gently used children and teen clothing, among other things, are needed.
Pricing: How much can you donate?
Where/When: At 6:15 p.m. on Thursday at The Morristown & Morris Township Library in Morristown.
Why Go: You can see The Illusionist, a French animated film directed by Sylvain Chomet.
Acoustic with Brian Leopold
Where/When: From 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on Friday at Hennessey's Washington Bar in Morristown.
Why Go: Come see Morristown’s own Brian Leopold, a one-man band who will play your favorite songs from bands like The Beatles, Billy Joel, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Allman Brothers and more.
GRAB & GO KIDS' PLANNER
Pond Discoveries Event
Where/When: At 2 p.m. on Saturday at The Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham.
Why Go: Children ages 6 and older can dig into the pond and learn about what lives there. It’s suggested to wear clothing that can get muddy or wet.
Pond Life Event for Kids
Where/When: At 2 p.m. on Sunday at The Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham.
Why Go: Children ages 10 and older will learn about aquatic invertebrates with a naturalist.
Dig It! Archeology for Kids
Where/When: From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Historic Speedwell Village in Morristown.
Why Go: Children ages 7 to 11 will get the chance to learn the basic skills of archeology and unearth some treasures of their own.
Pricing: $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, $2 for children.