5 Favorite Things: February 8th - 14th

Now that it’s back to feeling like winter, we found some great family activities sure to make everyone toasty and warm! Plus, some fun ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day!


Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Friday, February 8th @ 7 pm & Saturday, February 9th @ 2 & 7:30 pm

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical that puts a contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations, and all the moments you love: the pumpkin, glass slipper, masked ball, and some surprising new twists.

 Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved songs in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes.

Tickets $59-$99

For tickets & info, click here.


Chocolate Family Day

Morris Museum

Saturday, February 9th - 11 am - 4 pm

Join us for a sweet adventure by participating in chocolate inspired activities:

  • Showcase of Chocolate – vendors will be on hand to present their treats in our Museum Court

    • Ava’s Cupcakes

    • The Chocolate Path

    • Zigarelli Chocolates

  • Presentations by Susan Fine, The Chocolate Path

    • 12:15PM- 12:45PM – A Chocolate Tasting/Presentation

    • 2:45PM – 3:15PM – A History of Chocolate Presentation

Susan runs The Chocolate Path, an online shopping destination for dark chocolate coupled with a live tasting, teaching and pairing service.

  • Craft Making – children will create a Valentine Love Bug for someone special.

  • Touch the Music with Claudia Lemmerz – a hands-on exploration of different musical instruments. Drop-in from 10:00PM – 2:00PM.

    Visit the museum’s website for more info.

And while you are at the museum, check out a show!


Morgan’s Journey

Bickford Theater

Saturday, February 9th - 11 am & 1:30 pm

Starting at the moment of his birth, follow Morgan on an intriguing journey of discovery, learning valuable lessons on the way about love, friendship, and the true meaning of happiness. Enjoy this interactive theatrical magic.

Visit the Bickford website for ticket info.

Maple Sugaring Demonstrations

Great Swamp OEC

Saturday, February 9th - 1 pm & 2:30 pm

Families can learn about the process of maple sugaring from start to finish—identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. Afterward, taste-test different syrups, including syrup made at the Outdoor Education Center. 


Registration is required. Visit the website for more details.


IndigoKids Presents: Peppa Pig

Sunday, February 10th - 12 pm

Indigo welcomes the little ones to celebrate the Year of the Pig with Peppa. Participants will read the Peppa’s Chinese New Year storybook and make our their own New Year Dragon.


Visit their website for more info.