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By Suzanne MacDowell | Agent in 07856

Top Ten Things To Do in Morris County New Jersey This February

Top Ten in February 2011


1. Teapots By Design On exhibit through April 3. Over 150 Teapots from the private collection of Unjeria Jackson, MD ranging from classic Chinese styles to elegant Victorian creations. Morris Museum, Morristown. (973) 971.3700 www.morrismuseum.org


2. Maple Sugaring Demonstrations. February 5, 12, 13,19,20,26. Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. Taste test different syrups at the end! All Ages! Great Swamp, Chatham. (973) 635-6629. www.morrisparks.net

3. Winter's Day on the Farm. February 6. Tap maple trees; watch an evaporator demo, and taste-test maple syrups with the MCPC Outdoor Education staff. Weather permitting; watch the Fosterfields' farmers harvest ice on the pond. Help saw wood, crack corn, and collect eggs. See wood stove cooking in the Farmhouse and The Willows. Enjoy a wagon ride. Make a take-home children's craft. Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morristown. (973)326-7645. www.morrisparks.net


4. I Love You, Your Perfect, Now Change. February 12. A comic joyride through the jungle of the modern-day mating game. The Community Theatre, Morristown. (973)539-8008. www.mayoarts.org


5. A Valentine Workshop For Men Only, February 12. Impress your significant other with a beautiful hand- made floral arrangement for Valentine’s Day. Are you man enough? With the help of Floral Designer Marge Hulstrunk, this will be a gift that is sure to surpass any other. The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown. (973) 326-7603 www.arboretumfriends.org


6. The Little Dog Laughed through Feb. 13. Don’t miss Douglas Carter Beane’s hilarious, biting Hollywood-New York showbiz satire about a screen idol hiding in the closet, an ambitious male prostitute and his naïve girlfriend, and a brash, driven Hollywood agent who is determined to keep the closet door shut. A naughty comedy about a dirty business! Bickford Theatre, Morristown (973)971.3706. www.bickfordtheatre.org


7. The Black Maria Film Festival. February 18. An evening of short films and videos selected from over 700 entries to this year's festival. Check out the website for more venues in Morris County! Sponsored by the Madison Arts and Culture Alliance. Madison Public Library, Madison. www.blackmariafilmfestival.org.

8. Bad Dates. Feb. 18-Mar. 6. From the author of last season’s hit Loose Knit. Haley Walker, a transplanted Texan tries to balance the pressures that come with a new career as a fashionable New York City restaurateur, raising a teenage daughter, and a too-close-for-comfort relationship with the Romanian mob-and does so without neglecting to find the perfect pair of shoes. Sitnik Theatre, Hackettstown. (908) 979-0900. www.centenarystageco.org


9. Swingin Tern Contra & Square Dancing. February 19. Join Melanie Axel-Lute & Off’n Ensemble for an evening of contras and squares. First Presbyterian Church, East Hanover. (973) 551-4441 www.folkproject.org


10. Brad Zimmerman: My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy. February 24. Comedian Brad Zimmerman weaves a bittersweet tale of one man’s lengthy (and we mean lengthy) struggle to make it as an actor in New York. The Community Theatre, Morristown. (973)539-8008. www.mayoarts.org

For more things to do, visit the Morris County Tourism Bureau here:  http://www.morristourism.org/index.html

Comments

Hi Suzanne,
Such useful information for your local followers. Who said Realtors only speak about real estate...:)
 
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