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Wine Festivals, Music and More This Weekend

A shortage of things to do? You must have looked in the wrong place.

Looking for a little music? A little (abridged) history? A little exercise? Perhaps, you're looking to support a cause while enjoying your weekend. Or, maybe you simply want to drink wine.

From Chatham to Morristown, there's an event for that.

Beppe Gambetta at Chatham House Concerts
When/Where: Friday, 7 p.m., 54 Mountainview Road, Chatham
Why Go: Hear Gambetta’s unmatched acoustic guitar interpretations of native Italian and American roots music. Seating is limited to the first 50 people to arrive.
Cost: $15

An Evening with Bernadette Peters
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: She's a legend and it's MPAC's opening night.
Cost: $69 to $129 

Friday Night Skate
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at Mennen Arena, Morris Township
Why Go: You want to get your ice skating on!
Cost: $7 admission, $3.50 skate rental 

Saturday Morning Road Ride from Marty's
When/Where: Saturday, 8 a.m., from Marty's Reliable Cycle, Morristown
Why Go: You want to test out those legs.
Cost: Free

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

Costume Swap
When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m. at Unity Charter School, Morris Township
Why Go: You want to swap a Halloween costume for another one for free, or buy one for $5
Cost: Free or $5 

Plein Aire Painting
When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m., Chatham New Jersey Transit Station, Fairmount Ave & Railroad Plz, Chatham
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

Square and Compass Day
When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. at the Morristown Masonic Center
Why Go: You want to learn more about the Freemasons organization.
Cost: Free 

Furnishing Solutions Grand Opening
When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Furnishing Solutions, Route 10, Parsippay
Why Go: You want to welcome Homeless Solutions' new store, enjoy refreshments and special promotions
Cost: Bring your wallet 

Grand Harvest Wine Festival
When/Where: Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morris Township
Why Go: You want to sample the delicious wines from nearly two-dozen New Jersey wineries.
Cost: $20 advance tickets; $25 at-the-door; free for non-drinkers  

Book Signing, 'The Weather House'
When/Where: Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Bookworm, 99 Claremont Road, Bernardsville
Why Go:
 Because Dr. Gary Eddey, a Morristown resident who also is on staff at the Matheny Medical and Educational Center in Peapack-Gladstone, will be on hand to meet and sign his book, "The Weather House."
Cost:
 Free to attend, book for purchase

'Light the Night' Walk
When/Where: Saturday, 5 p.m. from Headquarters Plaza, Morristown
Why Go: You are participating in the annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Society breast cancer awareness event or want to support those who are.
Cost: Free to attend 

Eleventh Hour Rescue Fundraiser
When/Where: Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. at Sona Thirteen, Morristown
Why Go: You want to enjoy an open bar event while supporting the organization's efforts to rescue dogs and cats.
Cost: $60 

'Abendmusik'
When/Where: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at Morristown United Methodist Church
Why Go: You like your classical music via organ.
Cost: $20 

The Complete History of America (Abridged)
When/Where: Saturday, 8 p.m. at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: You like your history light (and light-hearted)
Cost: $19 

Morristown Farmers Market
When/Where: Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spring and Morris streets, Lot No. 10
Why Go: You like to eat fresh.
Cost: Bring your wallet

Christopher and Susan Phillips Foundation 2nd Annual Wine Tasting and Tricky Tray
When/Where: 
Sunday at noon at Villa Rose Wine School in Madison
Why Go: 
You like the vino.
Cost: 
$20 pre-register; $25 at-the-door


When/Where: Sunday, 1 p.m. at Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, Morris Township
Why Go: You want to support the food bank and enjoy a meal while supporting the message of this program 
Cost: $15 

John Dunphy October 13, 2012 at 03:07 AM
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