The Weekend: Music, Medieval Times and Morrow Turnover Sale
Patch Picks for local entertainment this weekend.
Dance, sing along, or just get your groove on this weekend!
With concerts and musical events with such diverse genres as swing, Latin, big band and Springsteen, there is something for everyone. The kids might enjoy the Medieval Times players at the Zoo, and shoppers will not want to miss the Turnover Sale at Morrow Church. Read on for all the details, and enjoy!
The Luna Stage will host a bi-lingual, multi-cultural celebration of summer with a benefit event featuring the ensemble from their holiday show, Mi Casa, Tu Casa. Including performances from The Casa Band and a pair of host storytellers, the evening promises joyous fun with audience participation. $20 adult, $10 children under 12; Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; West Orange
Enjoy the 10th Annual Maplewood SummerMusic concert at the Memorial Park amphitheater, where the community band, led by Tom McGee, will feature "a musical world tour,” and Swing Town – Maplewood’s 22-piece big band led by Ben Williams - will perform a broad mix of jazz and swing classics. Free; Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; Maplewood
Rent Party continues to help fight hunger in our community with night of music from Zombies of the Stratosphere, Shark Hat and Lieder at Elks Lodge 1154 . It’s only $5 to get in, but you’ll feel better if you contribute more! $5; Friday at 8 p.m.; South Orange
The Memorial Field Gazebo will be rockin’ with the sounds of the Boss when the B Street Band pays tribute to Bruce Springsteen as part of the Livingston Summer Concert Series. If it rains, the show will move into the high school auditorium. Free; Sunday at 7 p.m.; Livingston
Brave knights will search the Turtle Back Zoo for dragons as the Medieval Times performers, in honor of the Zoo’s new komodo dragon, celebrate the Year of the Dragon with shows at 11 a.m.,12:30 and 2 p.m. Included in the regular price of admission. Adults $10 Children $7 Seniors $7 Under 2 Free; Saturday; West Orange
Temple Beth Shalom invites those of all abilities to an inclusive Shabbat and special Oneg following services. Dance, play instruments and pray without being concerned about distracting anyone with a family member's physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral issues. Everyone is welcome! Free; Friday at 6:15 p.m.; Livingston
Morrow Memorial United Methodist Church will be transformed into a department store for its 78th annual Turnover Sale, to raise funds for mission and charitable projects. Two full floors of the church plus a 40 x 40 tent will offer everything from clothing to furniture. Free; Saturday 9 a.m. to noon; Maplewood.