Whether you like classical, country, accoustic or Latin, there's something for every musical taste in Chatham this weekend ... and sometimes from very unlikely places! Take in a cast of over 70 students in the play, or go watch the Rev. Shawn Garvey of show an "alternative" side.
When/Where: Chatham Middle School, 480 Main St, Chatham. Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m.
Why go: Watch a cast of 73 middle schoolers portray the tale of a young girl trying to find a role in traditional Chinese society.
When/Where: Saturday, 7:30 p.m., 94 Fairmount Ave, Chatham
Why go: Because how often do you get to see your church minister rocking out on the guitar? Rev. Shawn Garvey and Talley Summerlin play alternative acoustic music for congregants. Plus, there's food.
When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m.,
Why go: Hands-on experiments and displays to help kids of all ages learn a little more about the earth, from plant DNA to outer space.
When/Where: , Saturday, 8 p.m.
Why go: Founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in a rare solo performance.
When/Where: , Sunday, 3 p.m.
Why go: Take in a little classical music before the Super Bowl begins.
Where/When: All day Saturday, , 170 Ridgedale Ave.
Why Go: Dodgers host teams from Scotch Plains, Highland Park, and Columbia.
Where/When: Saturday at 1 p.m., , 39 Keep St.
Why Go: Because you can't get enough North Jersey swing, R & B, and blues.
When/Where: 5 p.m. Saturday at , 36 Madison Ave.
Why Go: A weekend wine-tasting to benefit Grace's community services.
Cost: $85 per person
When/Where: Sunday at 2 p.m., , 9 Main St, Madison
Why Go: To ring in the Year of the Dragon!
Cost: $3 for participants.
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: You like cool jazz, Latin and classical sax and clarinet from a master of the craft.
Cost: $37 to $67
When/Where: Saturday, 8 a.m. from Marty's Reliable Cycle, Morristown
Why Go: You refuse to take the winter off from your training regimen.
When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m. at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morris Township
Why Go: You want to enjoy nature and have an adventure in a beautiful place.
When/Where: Saturday, 8 p.m. at Morristown Jewish Center - Beit Yisrael
Why Go: Three professional comedians, dessert, coffee and tea makes for a nice night out.
When/Where: Sunday, 11:30 a.m. from 31 South St., Morristown
Why Go: Before you plop in front of the tube for the Super Bowl, put on your running shoes and join 1,000 other runners for this inaugural event.