What’s happening in the Hunterdon area this weekend and beyond (March 25-31)

WHAT’S 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. Visit the venues’ websites to learn more about current COVID-19 safety measures.

“Hoof n Mouth” by one of the works in the “Evermore Nevermore” at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton. The artist Malcolm Mobutu Smith will give an online conference on Saturday March 26.Courtesy of Malcolm Mobutu Smith.

Art museums

IN PROGRESS

BRANCHBOURG Annual Student Art Exhibition, Part I, works by art and design students, until March 28. 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. “Highlight Member – Hetty Biaz,” face paintings made by weaving printed paper and jute into small squares, through April 24. “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 “Sky is the limit,” Exhibition of members of Art Venture, until May 6. Factory Fuel Co. Coffee House, 2 Stangl Road. artventurenj.com, 908-581-1187.

MORRISTOWN “The 8 Dissolutions”, installation of fiber sculptures by New York artist and costume designer Erik Bergrin, until July 10. “A Cache of Kinetic Art – Timeless Movements”, 35 works of kinetic art by 26 artists, until August 28. “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 “Angela Davis – Seizing Time,” more than 250 objects centered on the life and image of the activist, until June 15. “Painting in Excess – kyiv Art Renaissance, 1985-1993,” until April 10. “How Do You Say – Learn Animal Names with Illustrator Art Seiden,” 33 illustrations with labels in Spanish and English, until July 31. “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.

MARCH 26

CLINTON Virtual Artist Conference, online chat with Malcolm Mobuto Smith about his solo exhibition “Evermore Nevermore,” 7 p.m., Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center St. hunterdonartmuseum.org, 908-735-8415.

The comedy

MARCH 25

NEW BRUNSWICK Alingon Mitra, 7 and 9 p.m. March 25-26, Stress Factory Comedy Club, 90 Church Street. $25 and minimum of two items. stressfactory.com, 732-545-4242.

MARCH 26

GLEN GARDNER Glen Gardner Comedy Night, dessert show hosted by the Glen Gardner Women’s Club with comedians Teddy Daniels, Troy Moore and Brendan Donegan, cash bar and 50/50 raffle, 8 p.m., Spruce Run Memorial VFW Hall, 179 Main St. $40 per purchase at the just advance. eventbrite.com, 908-303-1223, [email protected]

STOCKTON “Catskills on the Delaware,” charcuterie dinner and comedy show with Joey Novick, Gladys Simon and Bob Greenberg, 8 p.m., The Borscht Belt, 19 Bridge St. $55. 609-460-4051.

MARCH, 31ST

NEW BRUNSWICK Renny, 7:30 p.m., Stress Factory Comedy Club, 90 Church Street. $25 and minimum of two items. stressfactory.com, 732-545-4242.

To dance

MARCH 25

FRENCHTOWN SBB Company, free dance rehearsal “Embarqued—Stories of Soil,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m., also March 26 and 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. McDonnell Theatre, ArtYard, 13 Front St. artyard.org, 908-996-5018.

NEW BRUNSWICK Tentacle Tribe, Montreal contemporary dance company, 7:30 p.m., New Brunswick Center for the Performing Arts, 11 Livingston Avenue. $5 to $15; registration required. nbpac.org, go.rutgers.edu/nbpac.

MARCH 27

MORRISTOWN New Jersey Ballet, “Hansel and Gretel,” 3 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $15-$25. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

NEW BRUNSWICK “Memphis Jookin’ – The Show” starring Lil Buck, 7 p.m., State Theater New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $15 – $55. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.

MARCH 30

FRENCHTOWN SBB Company, free preview “Embarqued—Stories of Soil,” 1 p.m., also March 30, 7:30 p.m. McDonnell Theatre, ArtYard, 13 Front St. artyard.org, 908-996-5018.

Literature/Books

MARCH 26

FRENCHTOWN Laurie Zaleski, speak with the author and founder of Funny Farm Rescue at Mays Landing, 5:30 p.m., Frenchtown Bookshop, 28 Bridge St. frenchtownbookshop.com, 908-628-9297.

MARCH 27

FRENCHTOWN “Invisible Frenchtown” free walk and poetry workshop with Dodge poet Vasiliki Katsarou and local historian Rick Epstein, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., McDonnell Theatre, ArtYard, 13 Front St. $35. artyard.org, 908-996-5018.

The music

MARCH 25

MORRISTOWN The Devon Allman Project, Allman Brothers and Greg Allman tribute with Jimmy Hall and Larry McCray and Samantha Fish Band, 8 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $29-$69. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

MARCH 26

MORRISTOWN Postmodern Jukebox by Scott Bradlee, “Grand Reopening” Tour, 8 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $39-$59. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

MARCH 27

LAMBERTVILLE Larry Wohl, 2-4 p.m., Tomasello Winery Tasting Room, 1 N. Union St. 800-666-9463.

MORRISTOWN Trio by Larry Fuller, 2 p.m., Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. $25. morrismuseum.org, 973-971-3706.

MARCH 28

NEW BRUNSWICK Rutgers Opera Theater, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with the Rutgers Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Rutgers University, Nicholas Music Center, 85 George St. $5-$15; registration required. masongross.rutgers.edu, 848-932-7511.

MARCH 29

MORRISTOWN Straight without a hunter, “Back in the High Life” Tour, 7:30 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $39-$79. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

MARCH, 31ST

NEWARK New Jersey Symphony, “Beethoven’s Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 5” with soloist Louis Lortie, 1:30 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Prudential Hall, 1 Center St. $25-$90. njsymphony.org, 800-255-3476.

Theater

MARCH 25

HAMPTON “The Return of Sherlock” Original Immersive Musical Dinner Show, 11:30 a.m., also March 26, 6:30 p.m.; March 29-31, 11:30 a.m. Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, 88 Route 173 West. $79.50 – $89.50. hhplayhouse.com, 800-447-7313.

HILLSBOROUGH “Barefoot in the Park” Comedy Neil Simon, 8 p.m., also March 26, 8 p.m.; March 27, 2 p.m. Somerset Valley Playhouse, 689 Amwell Road (Route 514). $18 to $20. svptheatre.org, 908-369-7469.

LAMBERTVILLE “Moon over Buffalo”, comedy about two failing actors hoping for another shot at stardom, 8 p.m., also March 26, 8 p.m.; March 27, 3 p.m. Music Mountain Theatre, 1483 Route 179. $23 to $25. musicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.

MARCH 26

LAMBERTVILLE “The beauty and the Beast,” family musical production, 11 a.m., also March 26, 1 p.m. Music Mountain Theatre, 1483 Route 179. $10. musicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.

MARCH, 31ST

HACKETTSTOWN “Wood Nightjar”, Centenary Stage Company production of a drama about a young girl investigating what happened to her missing father, 7:30 p.m., Centenary University, Sitnik Theatre, Lackland Center, 400 Jefferson St. $15-$29.50. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.

Other

MARCH 25

FRANKLIN Online Auctions, virtual fundraiser, Woodlands Wildlife Refuge in Pittstown. woodlandswildlife.org/springforwildlife, 32auctions.com/springforwildlife22.

MARCH 26

AMWELL EAST Ringoes Walking Tour, Free Hunterdon 300 outing led by East Amwell Historical Society founding member Dave Harding, 10-11:30 a.m., Marion F. Clawson Memorial Park, 1050 Old York Road in Ringoes. Registration required. eventbrite.com, [email protected]

MARCH 27

ALEXANDRIA Upholstery Sale, Riding with Heart discounted rider fund sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 26; noon-3 p.m. March 27, Riding With Heart, 639 Route 513 in Pittstown. ridingwithheart.org, 908-735-5912.

NEW BRUNSWICK Brunch Drag “The Golden Gays”, Benefit for the Theater’s LGBTQ Community Engagement Committee, 11 a.m., State Theater New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $100. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.

MARCH 28

BETHLEHEM Woodcock Watch, for 5-year-olds and adults, 7:15-8:15 p.m., Tower Hill Reserve, 944 Mountain View Road in Asbury. Registration required. $3. co.hunterdon.nj.us, 908-782-1158.

FLEMINGTON Blood collect, by appointment, 1-7 p.m., Flemington Elks Lodge 1928, 165 Route 31 South. nybloodcenter.org, 800-933-2566.

KINGWOOD “New Jersey’s Climate Change”, Kingwood Environmental Commission webinar by state climatologist David Robinson, 7 p.m., kingwoodtownship.com, 908-996-4276, press 1.

MARCH 29

GLEN GARDNER Vietnam Veterans Dinner, free meal for veterans and their guests, 5 p.m., Spruce Run Memorial VFW Hall, 179 Main St. [email protected], 908-537-4525.

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