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Plays, Concerts and ShowsPlays, Concerts and Shows

Plays, concerts and shows are what we have coming up this weekend.  There are 2 plays – 1 for adults and 1 for children – plus 2 concerts and 2 trade shows for you.  Don’t forget that Winter Wonderland is still going on too in Van Saun Park.  If I were a youngster, I’d love those ice bumper cars.

I hope you signed up for maple sugaring at the Tenafly Nature Center 1 week ahead as I’d advised.  While it’s still going on, it get’s sold out so plan 1 week ahead.. You;ll see that some of these events are pretty full already too.  Let’s take a look now at what we have going on this weekend:

A Wonderful Musical Concert  and the world goes round

Starting Friday night and continuing on through early March, a wonderful musical concert is happening at Bergenstages.  And The World Goes Round is a musical review of John Kander and Frank Ebb.  While you might not recognize their names, you’ll recogonize their lyrics and music for the following musical plays:

  • Cabaret
  • Chicago
  • Funny Girl
  • Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • Zorba

Performances start Friday night at 7:30 for this 2 hour concert.  Get your tickets now for the performance time you want.  Tickets are only $15 (Students $5).  Concerts begin Thursday and go on the 2 following weekends.

the play that goes wrongAnother Fun Play by Bergen County Players

Do you feel like going to the theater?  Want to see a comedy?  Then come on out to the Bergen County Players Firehouse Theater Saturday night at 7:30 pm for the opening performance of The Play That Goes Wrong.   This is a very funny comedy about a troop of completely inept characters who try to put on a play.  In addition to very funny dialogue, there’s a lot of hilarious slapstick comedy.  This play will keep you laughing from the beginning to the end.

This comedy runs for the next several weekends and you get your tickets online.  Since tickets are only $24 (Friday/Saturday nights) and $21 (Sunday matinee), this is a wonderfully affordable live theater experience.  I’ve been to a lot of their productions and have never been disappointed.

Ever Thought About Opening A Franchise?  Meadowlands Expo Center

Have you ever wanted to start your own business?  Wondered about opening a franchise?  Not sure where to begin?  Come to the Meadowlands Expo Center (355 Plaza Dr in Secaucus) this weekend (Sat 11-5 & Sun 11-4) because you’ll learn all about it.

This weekend is “The Franchise Show” at the Meadowlands expo where you’ll get to see all sorts of franchise options.  In addition to franchises, there will be seveal learning seminars too.  Get your free tickets online – if you don’t it’s $10 at the door.

Home ImprovementsHome Improvement Show

The New Jersey Home Show is also going on this weekend at the Meadowlands Expo Center at 355 Plaza Drive in Secaucus.  The show is on 10-8 Saturday and 10-5 Sunday.  This is all about home improvements.  You’ll get to see and learn about all sorts of home improvements.  Because this covers both maintenance as well as enhancements, it pretty much has everything you’d want or imagined.  Plus you’ll get ideas you haven’t thought of too.

Whether you own a home or not, check this out.  It’s good information for everyone and make sure you get free tickets online because it’s $10 at the door.

Zoe Keating Concert  zoe keating

The annual Les Paul Concert is at Ramapo College’s Berrie Center (505 Ramapo Valley Rd in Mahwah) is this Saturday night at 8 pm.  It features the Emmy nominated Zoe Keating who brings her cello and laptop musical additions.  Because she will improvise as she plays, the music you listen to will be both rich and unique.  To hear someone who is nationally and internationally reknown create music in front of you is rare indeed.  Tickets are purchased only online and are at $35, $32 and  $25 (under 17 $18).  This is selling out fast so act right away.  No matter where you sit, this is an evening you’ll enjoy.

PaddingtonPaddington Gets Into A Jam

Paddingtonn Bear is a delightful character who comes to us from England.  He’s been a fixture in children’s literature every since the first book, A Bear Called Paddington, was published in 1968.

Paddington Gets Into A Jam is a new play for children.  Because Paddington is known for being a bit clumsy and prone to creating chaos, I’m sure you’ll see him create quite an adventure.  Don’t wait a minute to get your seats online for the 1 pm on Sunday performance.  This wonderful play which make Paddington come to life for any child you know.

Plays, concerts and shows fill this weekend with great options for you.  Since Saturday is going to be cold, why not think of another fun place I’ve written about before, Campgaw Mountain, where you can go skiing and tubing.  No matter what you choose, I hope you have a great weekend!

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