5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: June 1-7



Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown

Friday, June 1 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, June 2 @ 2 & 7:30 pm

Sunday, June 3 @ 2 pm

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek the Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure that brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears.

Shrek The Musical will feature the same level of top-notch talent and production values represented in our previous Spring Productions, with over 50 Young Performers and Professional Guest Artists, professional sets, costumes and puppetry from 3-D Theatricals, a 16-piece orchestra, custom designed and styled wigs, and professional make-up and prosthetics.

Tickets: $20 - $30



Friday, June 1, 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Madison Public Library

Kids grades 5 and up can drop in to this STEAM event at our own library. Play with Spheros, legos, and snap circuits. Meet in the Chase Room at 3:30pm.

Come when you want, leave when you want!


JerseyFest Food Truck Mash Up

Saturday, June 2 @ 12 Noon


Chow down on fare from New Jersey and Philly's best food trucks, plus enjoy kids' activities and harness racing.

$5 online, $8 at the door. Kids Under 5 FREE



E.T. The Extra Terrestrial Live with NJSO

Saturday, June 2 @ 8pm

NJPAC, Prudential Hall, Newark

Don't miss Steven Spielberg's cinematic masterpiece with John Williams' original score performed live by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets: Start at $20



American Girl Luncheon

Sunday, June 3, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Florham Mansion, FDU

Join the Friends of Florham for this exciting event that merges your child’s love of American Girl® with the past and present in the beautiful Florham mansion, gilded-age home of Florence Vanderbilt Twombly and Hamilton Twombly. Enjoy a special doll collection, crafts, raffles and a special lunch. Children will have the opportunity to take photos with their dolls, and every child will receive a goodie bag! Register at http://www.myfdu.net/agfof. Space is limited! Imagine, Samantha might have lived in a home as beautiful as the Florham mansion! Maybe she even visited Florence Vanderbilt Twombly with her Grandmary.

$350 table of 10 $ 35 per Adult $ 30 per child