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Nature’s Splendor: New Jersey Highlands Juried Art & Photography Exhibit

Aug 16, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Thursday, August 1 – Sunday, November 3, 2019.  Organized by the New Jersey Highlands Coalition, in association with the Morris Museum, the 6th Annual Highlands Juried Art exhibit will once again incorporate paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, and sculpture that celebrate the wealth of natural and cultural resources found throughout VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Families, For Grown-ups, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals)

The American Arts & Crafts Chair: “A Message of Honesty and Joy”

Aug 16, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The exhibition will feature thirteen exemplary examples of side chairs by handicraft-oriented furniture manufacturers--among them Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Workshops, the L&JG Stickley Company, the Charles P. Limbert Company--as well as smaller, craft-oriented workshops such as Charles Rohlfs, the Roycroft Shops, Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, and Rose Valley Association. The exhibition will VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Families, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours)

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Parent Networking Support Group

Aug 16, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Don’t do it alone! Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising a child with special needs. Meet other families in the community experiencing challenges with children and grandchildren who struggle with emotional, behavioral, mental health, and other challenges. Learn about services available to you, participate in personally VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Free Events, Parenting (seminars, workshops, events, mom/dad groups), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs)

Birds, Bees & Mushroom Hike

Aug 16, 2019 @ 06:00 PM

Grab your binoculars and field guides for a Friday evening hike with our knowledgeable naturalists at the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. The blue bird parking lot trail offers a variety of habitats and critters to see, including a pair of nesting bald eagles if we're lucky! Summer is in VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals)

Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series

Aug 16, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

One of many activities sponsored by the Folk Project, a nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers. Friday night concerts generally include an opening act and a main act. Second Friday of the month is usually Open Stage. Adults $10 at regular concerts; children 12 and under, free. Wheelchair accessible; free VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

Camp Bow Wow Rockaway

Aug 17, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

Camp Bow Wow Rockaway is now open to the public and offers premier dog day care, dog boarding & more. Treat your pup to a pawsitively fun & safe experience! VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Free Events

Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sale

Aug 17, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Shop with top mineral, gem, and fossil dealers. Thousands of specimens, books, jewelry, and more (including overstock from the Morris Museum collection) will be offered for sale. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Peach Harvest Festival

Aug 17, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Savor the true taste of summer with farm fresh peaches at our peach harvest festival on our farm. Enjoy a day of peach picking and panoramic photo opportunities along with scenic tractor drawn wagon rides to our beautiful fields and orchards.  Children may participate in pony rides, playing in the VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), For Families, Outdoor Activities

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Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival

Aug 17, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Saturday, August 17 Now in its ninth year the Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival is one of the summer’s most popular free music festivals. Thanks to Mayor Tim Dougherty and the Town of Morristown, music fans of all ages enjoy great performances on the beautiful Green located in the center VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), For Families, Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

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Storytime at 2

Aug 18, 2019 @ 02:00 PM

Celebrate American Artist Appreciation Month with a story and art project. FREE with museum admission and for members. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Families, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Preschooler (2-5)