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Jazz Series, New Play Reading Festival In NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Nov. 14 through Nov. 20. If you have an upcoming event to share, email news@njtvonline.org with “Community Events” in the subject line.

Jazz: Chris Botti
Friday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m.
NJPAC
1 Center Street
Newark
1-888-466-5722
Purchase tickets here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/00004CAC420C351E?brand=njpac&camefrom=cfc_njpac_NJPACWebsite

4th Annual New Play Reading Festival
Friday, Nov. 14 through Sunday, Nov. 16
The Growing Stage: The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey
7 Ledgewood Avenue
Netcong
Festival schedule can be found here: http://www.growingstage.com/new-play-reading-festival/

The Quiet Festival
Saturday, Nov. 15 at noon
Community Center
Ocean City
http://www.ocnj.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&id=44653&typeID=176
 
Thanksgiving Pie-Tasting Party
Saturday, Nov. 15 and Sunday, Nov. 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Johnson’s Corner Farm
Medford
http://johnsonsfarm.com/event_calendar/
 
Lenape Family Day
Saturday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Morris Museum
Morristown
http://johnsonsfarm.com/event_calendar/
 
Christmas Craft Fair
Saturday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Jude’s Parish Center
Hopatcong
973-398-6377
 
Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Brighton at Barnegat Social Club
Branegat
609-698-4134

Sixth Annual Cape May County Community Disabilities Awareness Day
Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Avalon Elementary School
Avalon
609-886-2784

BGCN 5K Run for Literacy
Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon
Branch Brook Park
Newark
http://www.bgcn.org/category/news/

Jazz: Michael Franks with Raul Midden
Saturday, Nov. 15 at 5 and 8 p.m.
NJPAC
1 Center Street
Newark
1-888-466-5722
Purchase tickets here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/venueartist/308/737007?brand=njpac&camefrom=cfc_njpac_NJPACWebsite

Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
Sunday, Nov. 16 at 3 p.m.
NJPAC
1 Center Street
Newark
1-888-466-5722
Purchase tickets here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/00004CA85C5D42D8?brand=njpac&camefrom=cfc_njpac_NJPACWebsite

Sen. John A. Girgenti Civic League 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
San Giuseppe Hall
131 Wagaraw Road
Hawthorne

Sanford Biggers: Danpatsu Exhibition
Now through Sunday, Jan. 4
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountainside Ave.
Montclair
https://montclairartmuseum.org/exhibition/sanford-biggers-danpatsu

From Heart to Hand: African-American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Exhibition
Now through Sunday, Jan. 4
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountainside Ave.
Montclair
https://montclairartmuseum.org/content/heart-hand-african-american-quilts-montgomery-museum-fine-arts

Kongo Across the Waters Exhibition
Now through Sunday, Jan. 25
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton
609-258-3788
http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1619

Chigusa and the Art of Tea in Japan Exhibition
Now through Sunday, Feb. 1
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton
609-258-3788
http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1574