Weekend Events: Live Music, Comedy, Film, a Pride Walk, and More!

This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.

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Here’s your guide to weekend events, both virtual and in-person, to enjoy:

Live Music & Theater

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  • Broadway in the Bricks is a new live performance series at Newark Museum that brings Broadway’s best and brightest talents to Newark. Join Broadway in the Bricks host and executive producer, Daryl Stewart as he brings Broadway to Newark Museum of Art’s Garden for an intimate, elegant and socially distanced one night only evening of stories, standards and show tunes. Saturday, June 13 at 2 pm.
  • Check out this weekend’s live music at Just Jake’s: John & Taylor and The Benjamins.
  • Check out this weekend’s live music at Montclair Brewery: Engineers, DJ Ritters, and BARD Band.

 

Film

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  • The Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation (MAAHF) & BDP Holdings are collaborating to celebrate Juneteenth with two Black Culture Classics from famed screenwriter & Montclair resident, Richard Wesley. First up, “Uptown Saturday Night” on Saturday, June 12 at 7 pm. (rain date Sunday, June 13th). 1974 Black Culture Classic, with special guest, the movie’s film writer, and Montclair resident, Richard Wesley.

Comedy

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  • New York native Eric D’Alessandro’s passion for comedy is equally credited to his creative mindset, as well as his big Italian family, which inspires his raw comedic sketches and uncensored, relatable rhetoric. See him at Mayo PAC this weekend at one of five performances.

Social Events

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  • Van Vleck’s Roses to Rock Gardens Tour is back and better than ever! Explore seven private, unique garden getaways nestled in Montclair and Llewellyn Park. The tour will give you an intimate peek of outdoor living spaces and gardens that make the perfect getaway, right at home. The tours will take place on Friday, June 11, and Saturday, June 12.
  • Join the Out Montclair team in the 12th Annual Garden State Equality Pride Walk on Saturday, June 13 at 1:30 pm at First Congregational Church of Montclair, 40 S. Fullerton Ave., Montclair. This is Garden State Equality’s largest annual community fundraiser that Out Montclair is delighted to support. Register or donate via Out Montclair’s team here.

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