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Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  This weekend's weather is projected to be in the low 80's. Perfect for walking around Morristown! Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday July 14

Women Build Event for Morris Habitat for Humanity; Harding Avenue Site in Dover

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Jazz in July - 100th Anniversary Dixiland and Wing; Morristown Library; 7pm - 8pm

The Minstrel present Open Stage; Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; 7:30pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream; College of Saint Elizabeth; 8pm

Karaoke; Tiff's Grill and Ale House; 9pm

 

Saturday July 15

Tri Harder Kid's Triathlon; Ginty Pool and Ginty Field Complex; 8;30am

Dig It! Plant it! Eat it! Program; Macculloch Hall Museum; 10am - 11:30am (Free)

The Seeing Eye Walking Tour; Tours Begin at 14 Maple Avenue; 10am

10 Gardens Open during Morris County Community Gardens Open Gates Weekend;  9am - 1pm

Beginner Flower Arrangement Class; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 1pm - 3:30pm

Caroline’s Special Place: Cottage Garden; Fosterfields Living Historic Farm; 1:45pm2:30pm

Family I-Spy Tours; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 2pm - 3pm

West Point Band's Patriotic Showcase; Rockaway Valley Aerodrome Fields; 3pm - 10pm

Blues Traveler; Mayo Performing Arts Center; 8pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream; College of Saint Elizabeth; 8pm

 

Sunday July 16

Tour de Marty's Bike Tour; Marty's Reliable Cycle; 8:30am

Morristown Farmers Market; Behind Spring and Morris Streets; 8:30am - 2pm

Learn to Ride a Bike; Transoptions will teach Balancing, Starting, Stopping, Steering and Helmet Fit; 175 South Street; 10am - 12noon

Farmers' Market Yoga; Morristown Farmers Market; 10:30am - 11:30am

10 Gardens open during Morris County Community Gardens Open Gates Weekend; 1pm - 5pm

The Broody Hen; Fosterfields Living Historic Farm; 1pm & 2pm

Carriage House Craft: Silhouettes; Historic Speedwell; 2pm - 4pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream; College of Saint Elizabeth;4:30pm & 8pm

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