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Music, Fear of Bees Will Get You Moving

Plenty to do this weekend in Jefferson and beyond.

Music, Fear of Bees Will Get You Moving

In the mood for music? How about a little history?

Been meaning to get in shape—or well on the way there?

Get Out's got you covered with a weekend of activities for art and music lovers, history buffs, athletic types. We'll even tell you how to check out the inside of a honeybee colony, if you're looking for something more ... off-bee-t.

(OK. We're really sorry for that pun. Let us make it up to you with the helpful listings ahead.)


Where/When:
 From 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go:
 To enjoy a fun beginner group run. 
Pricing: 
Free.

 
Where/When:
 From 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. on Thursday at  in Hopatcong.
Why Go:
 To learn the ability to defend yourself in potentially life-threatening situations with the help of the Gen Lee Ju-Jitsu Club.
Pricing:
 $10 per class.


Where/When:
 At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the in Morris Township.
Why Go:
Because Author Kathy West will present memorabilia, pictures, video and music about the Myddle Class, a mid-60s garage band of five suburban New Jersey teenagers. After the presentation, West will sign copies of her book, "A Song for You: The Quest of the Myddle Class."
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 9 to 11 p.m. on Thursday at in Hopatcong.
Why Go:
 It’s karaoke. What else do you need to know?
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Sunday at in Morristown.
Why Go:
Because the exhibit focuses on the three centers of American silver-making in the 18th century—featuring Boston, New York and Philadelphia silversmiths and exploring the master-apprentice relationships.
Price: Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and students; and free for those 12 and under.


Where/When:
 From 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday at  in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because Morristown jazz vocalist Laura Hull and DIVA Jazz Orchestra pianist Tomoko Ohno will present a program of American popular songs, jazz standards and obscure gems.
Pricing:
 No cover.

 
Where/When:
 From 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday .
Why Go:
 To bring the whole family by and belt out some tunes with Kip.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday at the .
Why Go:
Families can enjoy the benefits of yoga by learning a variety of classic poses, presented by Michelle Magnotti of Yoga Flows Inc.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 8 to 10 p.m. on Friday at the .
Why Go:
Come by for the viewing of "Cats & Dogs," with all proceeds from refreshments going to Project Graduation.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When: 
From 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at in Madison.
Why Go: 
Because enjoying Dario Fo’s brilliantly funny, scathing political farce is a terrific way to spend your weekend.
Pricing:
$32 to $55.


Where/When:
 From 3 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the  in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because this historic Morristown walking tour covers nearly a mile within Morristown’s historic district, including more than 300 years of Morristown history.
Pricing:
 $10.


Where/When:
 From 3 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because you can get a chance to see the inner workings for a honeybee colony.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When: Starts at , makes its way through Harding and Chatham, then back to Morristown, beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturdays.
Why Go: The pace will be moderate for this 20-mile ride. So if you’re looking to get back into tip-top shape for the summer, this weekly bike road might be a good way to start.
Pricing: Free.

Where/When: 9 a.m. on Saturday at the .
Why Go: To start off your Saturday with a 5-mile group run and finish it off with a free bagel.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When:
 From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at 201 Howard Blvd, Mount Arlington.
Why Go:
Because you can pick up some great stuff at fair prices.
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.


Where/When:
 From 7 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Amphitheatre, 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong.
Why Go:
To enjoy this tribute to the '80s rock band Journey.
Pricing:
All $20 adult or $15 senior tickets (for anyone over 62) purchased in advance will include $2 food coupon to be used the night for which the ticket was purchased. Child tickets (for those under 15) are $10. Children age 9 and under admitted free with paid adult.


Where/When:
 From 3 to 10 p.m. on Saturday at East Lake Shore Trail in Sparta.
Why Go:
To enjoy music by Christian Morelli, Something About January, Goodbye Friday and Trapt in Jersey.
Pricing:
The cover charge is $10, or the family charge is $25.


Where/When:
 At 8:30 a.m. on Sunday at .
Why Go:
 You’re interested in a 30-to-50-mile, hilly bike ride.
Pricing: 
Free.


Where/When:
 From 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at in Hopatcong.
Why Go:
Come by and enjoy a free concert, along with ice cream and face painting among other things, on Sunday night with all proceeds going to families in need.
Pricing:
 Free.

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