Where to Commemorate Women’s History Month in New Jersey

Featuring music, education and wine, these events shine a spotlight on women from all walks of life.

Resistance Revival Chorus
Resistance Revival Chorus will introduce its joyous performance to South Orange. Photo courtesy of SOPAC

Pay homage to trailblazing women this month via local concerts, wine tastings and more.

Resistance Revival Chorus

March 10Joy is an act of resistance to this group of over 60 womxn and nonbinary singers, who will bring fervor to their performance in South Orange. 7:30 pm; $29–$39.
South Orange Performing Arts Center, South Orange; 973-313-2787.

A Toast to Women Winemakers

Thursday nights all March: Porter’s beverage director Tara Glick will be pouring glasses in tribute to exceptional wines made by women. No event charge; wines priced by the glass.
Porter, Weehawken; 201-430-8415.

A Virtual Seminar on the Women of the Van Riper-Hopper House

March 12: The Van Riper-Hopper House in Wayne has been home to four generations of the Van Riper family, as well as several paid and enslaved laborers. In “Women of the Van Riper-Hopper House (and How to Find Them),” Tessa Payer will be focusing on the female members of the household, presenting the house as a case study for researching and integrating women’s history in historic house museums.
Wayne Museum, Wayne; 973-706-6640, ext. 1156.

The Queen Of Soul: A Tribute To Aretha Franklin

March 17: Aretha Franklin is recognized as the most successful female recording artist in history. Musician, vocalist and composer Damien Sneed pays homage to the Queen of Soul with fresh renditions of her most cherished hits. Backed by an accomplished cast of musicians and vocalists, this multimedia tribute is a tender and spiritual reflection upon the life of a music icon. 7:30 pm; $39–$69.
Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown; 973-539-8008.

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