What’s happening in the Hunterdon area this weekend and beyond (March 18-24)

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

The Seamus Egan Project will perform on Sunday March 20 at Centenary University in Hackettstown.Centenary Stage Company / Kyle Johnsen

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 “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.

“Always Never Again” ceramics and drawings by Malcolm Mobutu Smith, 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.

The comedy

MARCH 20TH

NEW BRUNSWICK Mike Ross, 7 p.m., Stress Factory Comedy Club, 90 Church St. $20 and minimum of two items. stressfactory.com, 732-545-4242.

MARCH 23

NEW BRUNSWICK Andrew Kim, 7:30 p.m., Stress Factory Comedy Club, 90 Church Street. $20 and minimum of two items. stressfactory.com, 732-545-4242.

To dance

MARCH 18

FRENCHTOWN SBB Company, free dance rehearsal “Embarqued—Stories of Soil,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m., and March 19-20, March 23-24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. McDonnell Theatre, ArtYard, 13 Front St. artyard. org, 908-996-5018.

MARCH 24

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

The music

MARCH 18

HAMPTON “The Irish Cabaret” dinner show with Andy Cooney, 11:30 a.m., also March 19, 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; March 20, 2:30 p.m. Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, 88 Route 173 West. $79.50 – $89.50. hhplayhouse.com, 800-447-7313.

MARCH 19

MORRISTOWN Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro “Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret,” 8 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $39-$89. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

MARCH 20TH

HACKETTSTOWN Seamus Egan, 2 p.m., Centenary University, Sitnik Theater, Lackland Center, 400 Jefferson St. $15-$25. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.

MARCH 24

MORRISTOWN The fabulous four, Tribute to the Beatles, 7:30 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. $39-$59. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

Theater

MARCH 18

HILLSBOROUGH “Barefoot in the Park” Comedy Neil Simon, 8 p.m., also March 19, 8 p.m.; March 20, 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 19, 8 p.m.; March 20, 3 p.m. Music Mountain Theatre, 1483 Route 179. $23-$25.usicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.

MORRISTOWN “Discovering Antarctica: Heroic Tales of Shackleton, Crean and Scott”, solo performance by Aidan Dooley set in the early 1900s “Age of Antarctic Exploration”, 8 p.m., also March 19 and 20, 2 p.m. Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. $40. morrismuseum.org, 973-971-3706.

NEW BRUNSWICK “Baipas”, U.S. premiere of the English-language production of director/choreographer Julio Monge’s romance, 8 p.m., also March 19, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; March 20, 2 p.m. George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick Center for the Performing Arts, 11 Livingston Avenue. $25 to $70. georgestplayhouse.org, 732-246-7717.

“Cats,” “Broadway Series” production, 8 p.m., also March 19, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; March 20, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. State Theater New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. $40 to $98. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.

MARCH 19

LAMBERTVILLE “The beauty and the Beast,” family musical production, 11 a.m., also March 19, 1 p.m. Music Mountain Theatre, 1483 Route 179. $10. musicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.

MARCH 22

HAMPTON “The Return of Sherlock” Original Immersive Musical Dinner Show, 11:30 a.m., also March 23 and 24, 11:30 a.m. Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, 88 Route 173 West. $79.50 – $89.50. hhplayhouse.com, 800-447-7313.

Other

MARCH 18

FRANKLIN Online Auctions, virtual fundraiser, March 20-25; online preview begins March 18, Woodlands Wildlife Refuge, 676 Route 513 in Pittstown. woodlandswildlife.org/springforwildlife, 32auctions.com/springforwildlife22.

MARCH 19

DECK WATER Fourth Annual Spring Training 5K and 2 Mile Walk, Hybrid Center for Education fundraiser, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Duke Island Park, 191 Old York Road. $25. cea-nj.org, 908-782-1480.

FLEMINGTON “Sober Strike-Out,” optional family dinner 5-6:30 p.m. by reservation followed by bowling 7-10 p.m. at Oakwood Lanes, 234 Route 31 in Washington, 7-10 p.m., Open Door Recovery Center, 5 E. Main St .docs.google.com/…/1oyeTB67Hw5odX5womt0nJMQ…/edit, 908-520-6812.

LAMBERTVILLE Exhibition of old miniature trains, 6 a.m.-4 p.m., Golden Nugget Market, Route 29 North. gnflea.com, 609-397-0811.

LAMBERTVILLE Mala-making workshop “A string and a prayer”, class in mantra recitation and traditional Buddhist techniques for making and using a mala, 1-3 p.m., Menlha Buddhist Center, 54 Coryell St. Registration required. $40. www.meditationinnewjersey.org, 609-397-4828.

MARCH 23

CLINTON Knee Pain Workshop, in-person program with physiotherapist Todd Robbins, 2 p.m., Hunterdon County Library, North County Branch, 65 Halstead St. Registration required. hlibrary.us, 908-730-6135.

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