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Learn to Cook With Blueberries at Frelinghuysen Arboretum

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Learn to Cook With Blueberries at Frelinghuysen Arboretum

This weekend, you can learn all about blueberry recipes with a chef and master gardener at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. There's also an opportunity to enjoy a three-day Independence Day festival in Montville.

So if you're all out of ideas for things you can do with the family this weekend, here are a few ideas we've put together:

Where/When: From 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the  in Morris Township.
Why Go: To join chef and master gardener Cynthia Triolo as she presents four different recipes featuring blueberries. Recipes and samples will be provided.
Pricing: Free.

Where/When: At 8:15 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at 6 Court Road in Morris Plains.
Why Go: Learn all about this famous murder trial as you sit in the actual courtroom where Antoine LeBlanc was tried in 1833 for the murder of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Sayre and their servant, Phoebe.
Pricing: $10.

Where/When: From 9 to midnight on Friday and Saturday at  in Morristown.
Why Go: Because you want to enjoy a night of music this weekend.
Pricing: No cover.

Where/When: At 8 a.m. on Saturday at .
Why Go: To start off your Saturday with a pleasant 20-mile ride through Morristown, Harding and Chatham.
Pricing: Free.

Where/When: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at The Merchant Block of Morris Plains.
Why Go: Your interested in getting some homemade mozzarella and ravioli, freshly baked bread and, some of New Jersey's best cheesecakes.
Pricing: Bring your wallet.

Where/When: From 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at  in Hopatcong.
Why Go: To work out at a two-hour Zumba class to raise funds for a mobility push chair for Lake Hopatcong resident Adam Varda’s father.
Pricing: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

Where/When: At 6 p.m. on Thursday at 100 Horseneck Road in Montville.
Why Go: Among other reasons, to watch the second annual Summer Idol amateur talent competition as part of the Montville Township Independence Day Celebration.
Pricing: $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

Zumba Fitness Class
Where/When: From 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Butler VFW, 69 Carey Avenue in Butler.
Why Go: Because you’d like to enjoy this Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning, dance fitness class.
Pricing: $10

Where/When: From 8 to 11 p.m. on Saturday at .
Why Go: To see legendary songwriter Craig Bickhardt and Ronstadt Generations perform a night of music, stories and more.
Pricing: $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

Where/When: From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the  in Morris Township.
Why Go: You’re interested in seeing more than 130 artifacts from the museum's costume collection, ranging from the 18th to 20th centuries.
Pricing: $10 for adult museum admission, or $7 for senior and children museum admission.

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