What’s happening in the Hunterdon area this weekend and beyond (February 11-18)

WHAT IS GOING ON? Here’s a small sample of events in the area that you might want to check out in the coming days. Check ahead as some events are postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 issues. Also visit the venues’ websites to learn more about current COVID-19 safety measures.

The Nerds are due to play Artie’s Bar and Grill in Flemington on Saturday February 12.Courtesy of Nerds

Art museums


BRANCHBOURG “Broadening the gaze on photography: from realism to abstraction”, Department of Arts and Design exhibition of works by 10 photographers, through February 18. Raritan Valley Community College, Art Gallery, 118 Lamington Road. raritanval.edu/arts, 908-526-1200.

CLINTON “Always Never Again” ceramics and drawings by Malcolm Mobutu Smith, until April 17. “Do/Cancel” works by Thea Clark dealing with climate change, until March 6. “Form Follows Function – The Art of Nanette Carter,” abstract works, until April 17. Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center St. hunterdonartmuseum.org, 908-735-8415.

FLEMINGTON “Off The Record – Celebrating Music,” Exhibition of Art Venture members, until March 4. Factory Fuel Co. Cafe, 2 Stangl Road. artventurenj.com, 908-824-7824.

MORRISTOWN “The 8 Dissolutions”, installation of fiber sculptures by New York artist and costume designer Erik Bergrin, until July 10. “Body Double – The Sarafani Sisters,” new video painting and installation by Iranian identical twin artists Bahareh and Farzaneh Safarani, through April 24. Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. morrismuseum.org, 973-971-3700.

NEW BRUNSWICK “Painting in Excess – Kiev Art Renaissance, 1985-1993,” until March 30. “Angela Davis – Seizing Time,” more than 250 objects centered on the life and image of the activist, until June 15. “Microcosm of Mexico”, 100 woodcuts by Jose Guadalupe Posada, until March 31. Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Rutgers University, College Avenue Campus, 71 Hamilton St. zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu, 848-932-7237.

To dance

FEB. 17

NEW BRUNSWICK Ballet Folklorico of Mexico, 8 p.m., State Theater New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $15 to $55. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.


FEB. 11

FRANKLIN Nick Dunbar and Sad Cowboy 8 p.m., American Spirits Roadhouse, 1090 Route 173 in Asbury. americanspiritsroadhouse.com, 908-735-0101.

FRENCHTOWN victim of revenge, Tribute to Judas Priest, with Sixx Seconds to Mars, Grindhouse, 7 p.m., Artie’s Bar and Grill, 1121 Route 12. $10-$60. arties-frenchtown.com, 908-996-1203.

FEB. 12

FRENCHTOWN Intellectuals, At the Apollo, 7 p.m., Artie’s Bar and Grill, 1121 Route 12. $20. arties-frenchtown.com, 908-996-1203.

MORRISTOWN New Jersey Youth Symphony, concert with Youth Orchestra, Fortissimo Flutes, Clarinet Ensemble and CL4tet, 7 p.m., Saint Elizabeth’s College, Dolan Performance Hall at the Annunciation Centre, 2 Convent Road. $15 to $20. whartonarts.org, 908-771-5544.

“Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Rock’n’Roll Dream Tour,” holographic performance with live band and backing vocals, 3 p.m., also Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $29-$59. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

FEB. 13

LAMBERTVILLE Jeff Fadden and Dave Paller, 2-4 p.m., Tomasello Winery Tasting Room, 1 N. Union St. 800-666-9463.

NEW BRUNSWICK “Casablanca in concert” film screening with live orchestral accompaniment by the New Jersey Symphony, 3 p.m., State Theater New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $39 – $89. njsymphony.org, 800-255-3476.


FEB. 11

BRANCHBOURG “Letters from Anne and Martin” virtual production of a drama using excerpts from “Anne Frank – The Diary of a Young Girl” and “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King Jr., 10-11 a.m., Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28 West and Lamington Road in the North Branch. [email protected], bit.ly/3K3Z0pG.

HACKETTSTOWN “Book of Days” NextStage Directory Production of Lanford Wilson’s Small Town Murder Drama, 8 p.m., also Feb. 12, 8 p.m.; February 13, 2 p.m.; Feb. 14, 7 p.m. Centenary University, Little Theater, 400 Jefferson St. $10-$15. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.

HILLSBOROUGH “The Hollow,” Agatha Christie Mystery, 8 p.m., also February 12, 8 p.m.; February 13, 2 p.m. Somerset Valley Playhouse, 689 Amwell Road (Route 514). $18 to $20. svptheatre.org, 908-369-7469.

LAMBERTVILLE “Noise off”, backstage comedy, 8 p.m., also Feb. 12, 8 p.m.; Feb. 13, 3 p.m. Music Mountain Theatre, 1483 Rte 179. $23-$25. musicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.


FEB. 15

NEW BRUNSWICK “Scooby Doo! And the Lost City of Gold”, family show, 7:30 p.m., State Theater New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $22 to $180. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.

FEB. 16

BRANCHBOURG “Poetic Justice,” Black History Month Online Roundtable, 4 p.m., Raritan Valley Community College. Registration required. www.raritanval.edu, [email protected]

LEBANON Online information session on volunteers, noon on February 15 and 16, CASA of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren. Registration required. casashaw.org, 908-689-5515.

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