WHERE: 35 Wright Way, Fairfield
WHEN: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHY GO: “Aluminum Overcast,” the Experimental Aircraft Association’s restored B-17 bomber, returns to the sky on August 10, 11, and 12 at Essex County Airport in Fairfield as part of the 2012 “Salute to Veterans” national tour. Members of the EAA Warbirds of America who are experienced in World War II airplane operations fly the airplane, which is painted in the colors of the 398th Bomb Group. The airplane’s crew is available at each stop to answer questions.
COST: $10 for ground tour, $435 for ride (1-800-359-6217)
WHERE: Municipal Lot between Smull and Personette (behind the Caldwell Cinema)
WHEN: Friday from noon to 6 p.m.
WHY GO: The market is a seasonal open air market featuring Jersey fresh produce in season as well as specialty vendors offering farm raised meats, locally produced cheeses, pies, breads and other fresh baked goods, gourmet nuts, olive oils, freshly made pastas, and prepared foods.
WHERE: West Caldwell Library, 30 Clinton Ave., West Caldwell
WHEN: Friday at 1 p.m.
WHY GO: A fresh and funny retelling of the Snow White legend features breakout star Lily Collins as Snow White, a princess in exile, and Julia Roberts as the evil Queen who ruthlessly rules her captured kingdom. Seven courageous rebel dwarfs join forces with Snow White as she fights to reclaim her birthright and win her Prince in this magical comedy filled with jealousy, romance, and betrayal. The film also stars Armie Hammer as the Prince, and Nathan Lane as the hapless and bungling servant to the Queen. (PG 106 min.)
WHERE Congregation Agudath Israel of West Essex, 20 Academy Road, Caldwell
WHEN: Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m.
WHY GO: The weekly Shabbat Morning Parsha Study group meets with Susan Werk to study the weekly Torah Portion. There is hidden meaning and learning within each parsha. Our active, engaged group of adults dissects the words searching for the true meaning of the text, and often applying it to our every-day lives.
WHERE: Franklin Steak House, 318 Passaic Ave., Fairfield
WHEN: Monday from 4:30 to 11 p.m.
WHY GO: Come see classic cars through September 2012 weather permitting.
WHERE: Montclair Art Museum Front Lawn, 3 South Mountain Ave., Montclair
WHEN: Friday from 7 to 8 p.m.
WHY GO: Enjoy music, food, and fun for free, sponsored by the Montclair Art Museum and Whole Foods Market Montclair.
WHERE: Tapestry Restaurant, 12 Church Street, Montclair
WHEN: Friday from 7 to 10 p.m.
WHY GO: Romeria Flamenca, a flamenco song and dance troupe led by singer/guitarist Reynaldo Rincon, and featuring Flamenco dancer Willa Bronce as solois returns to Tapastry Restaurant. For reservations, call 973-233-0216. Enjoy authentic Spanish tapas (small plates), paella and sangria while watching a world class performance. There is no cover charge.
WHAT: WHERE: Tierney’s Tavern, 136-138 Valley Rd, Montclair
WHEN: Sunday, Seating 7:30 p.m. -- Show 8 to 9:45 p.m.
WHY GO: Enjoy some of the area's best rising stars with Special Guests from Comedy Central, HBO, Network TV, XM/Sirius radio, major comedy clubs, casinos, etc.