Morristown Events

Free Showing of ‘Black Panther’ Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at Mayo PAC. Superhero Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world, from a dissident who wants to sell the country’s natural resources to fund an uprising. Stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman. Rated PG-13. You may reserve up to 4 tickets. Please be aware seating is limited and this event is in high demand. If your plans change, please let us know so we can release the tickets.

Exploring Paranormal March 1 at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm Don’t miss out on this haunting lecture! Enjoy a spooky night out with Specter Seekers Paranormal Society’s Founder and 25-year veteran paranormal investigator Frank Rigillo, and discover the science of ghost hunting. Learn the different methods and equipment used during an investigation, and check out real ghost hunting equipment. Date: Friday, March 1 Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Location: Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township. Cost: $25 per person. Contact: Preregistration is required. To register, https://tinyurl.com/ParanormalLecture2019.

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show-business on March 1 at 8 p.m. From MPAC: Featuring North Carolina-based bluegrass group Chatham County Line and renowned pianist and Jimmy Kimmel Live band member Jeff Babko. Steve Martin is one of the most well-known talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award®, five Grammy® awards, an Emmy®, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors. Martin began his career on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” (1967-1969), for which he earned his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music in 1969. In the mid-1970s, Martin shone as a stand-up on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Martin’s films are widely popular successes and are the kind of movies that are viewed again and again: The Jerk (1979), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Roxanne (1987), Parenthood (1989), L.A. Story (1991), Father of the Bride (1991), and Bowfinger (1999). Steve Martin is also an accomplished Grammy Award-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass banjoist and composer. In 2013, Martin […]

From Gladstone Tavern: Celebrate Mardi Gras with your friends at the Gladstone Tavern and Live Music by the Hot Takeout Band on March 1 at 8 p.m.!

From Morris Museum: Dr. Seuss Family Fun Day Saturday, March 2, 2019, 11:00AM – 4:00PM Early Access for Families with Disabilities at 10:00AM Celebrate the birthday of one of the most beloved children’s authors. Enjoy readings of Dr. Seuss classics throughout the day and make a hat like the Cat’s. Kids are welcome to come dressed as their favorite Seuss character. Enjoy the children’s show Seussology in the Bickford Theatre at 11:00AM and 1:30PM (separate admission fee of $12).

From Morris Museum: Dr. Seuss Family Fun Day and Children’s Theatre (Seussology) March 2 at Morris Museum It’s the 114th birthday of Dr. Seuss – don’t miss this fantastical day of celebration! Make a Hat like the Cat’s, create a greeting to share on our birthday board, find a quiet time and comfy chair to explore a Dr. Seuss book with your child, explore photo op stations, experience a children’s show (Seussology) in our theatre at 11:00AM and 1:30PM (separate fee) and more! There is early access for families with Disabilities at 10:00AM. For Family Fun Day: FREE for Museum Members, FREE with Museum Admission for Non-Members. Children’s Theatre: $11 for Members, $14 for Non-Members. For $15 get a Combo ticket with Museum Admission and a Childdren’s Theatre ticket.

From The Morris Museum: The Brass Project Pops at Morris Museum March 3 at 2 p.m. This group of inspired musicians will perform a joyful Pops program presented in conjunction with the landmark exhibition “Trumpets, Weird and Wonderful: Treasures from the National Music Museum”. They will program will feature old favorites such as West Side Story and some surprise current hits. Visit the exhibition after the concert for an additional fee of just $3 payable on-site. Tickets: $30.

2019 Grand Marshal: Father Patrick “Paddy” O’Donovan March 9, 2019 Morristown, NJ – 12 p.m. More information  

From ArtRider: Spring CraftMorristown is New Jersey’s most unique spring art and shopping experience March 15 -17. This thoughtfully curated shopping event brings winter-weary craft and design lovers the opportunity to get “first dibs” on the year’s newest creations from 165 of America’s best craftspeople. Spend the day shopping for original fashions, accessories and jewelry; functional and sculptural works in ceramics, glass, metal, fiber, wood and mixed media; fine art painting, printmaking, drawing and photography; and handcrafted gourmet specialties, foods and beverages. Admission cash or check only General $9 Seniors (62 and up) $8 Under 16 FREE

Legendary singer Johnny Mathis, celebrating over 60 years as a recording artist, performs his greatest hits such as “Chances Are” and “Misty” as well as his personal favorites March 15 at 8 p.m. at Mayo Performing Arts Center. From MPAC: Come hear why Johnny will always be the Voice of Romance! The fourth of seven children, John Royce Mathis was born on September 30, 1935 in Gilmer, Texas to Clem & Mildred Mathis. As a small boy, the family moved to Post Street in San Francisco. It was there that he learned an appreciation of music from his father Clem who taught him his first song, “My Blue Heaven”. At age eight, Johnny’s father purchased an old upright piano for $25, which wouldn’t fit through the front door when he brought it home. So that evening, he stayed up all night to watch his father dismantle the piano, move the pieces into the small living room of their basement apartment, and then reassemble it. Clem, who worked briefly as a musician back in Texas playing the piano and singing on stage, would continue to teach his son many songs and routines. Johnny had proven to be the most eager of […]

Songs of Ireland – A Celtic Celebration Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM at Mayo PAC. Enjoy an exhilarating and unique musical approach to universally loved songs with all original arrangements drawing from Irish traditional folk songs, the Great American songbook, Broadway hits and contemporary music. Songs of Ireland presents an exhilarating and unique musical approach to universally loved songs and arias with all original arrangements drawing from Irish Traditional folk song; opera arias, duets, trios, quartets and ensembles; songs from the great American songbook; Broadway hits; and “modern” contemporary popular repertoire. The company features 4 tenors, 4 sopranos, 1 pianist, and 3 traditional Irish instrumentalists (Uilleann Pipes, Whistles, Fiddle, and Concertina) as well as some familiar faces from the popular Columbia Artists’ presentation of the Five Irish Tenors. Tickets: $29 – $59.

From Mayo PAC: Cat & Nat: #MOMTRUTHS Live, Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 PM Hilarious best friends and online sensations Cat and Nat share their ultra-real and just a bit R-rated dispatches from the mom trenches. From what not to eat a few days postpartum (chicken wings) to the most effective ways to avoid post-partum sex, Cat & Nat’s newest book and new live show, Mom Truths, is everything no one will tell you about having kids. Adults only Tickets start at $25.