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Fall Festival at Alstede Farms

Oct 18, 2019

Enjoy lots of fall farm fun: pick your own apples, pumpkins, hay wagon rides, corn maze, live entertainment(weekends only) and more. Children's activities include pony rides, moon bounce, visiting our friendly farm animals and much more!  Come spend a day making fresh discoveries and fun family memories at Alstede Farms. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families

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

Oct 18, 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”

Oct 18, 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)

‘The Time to Mourn’

Oct 18, 2019 @ 01:00 PM

Ages 12 & Up. Tour the Foster family home, The Willows, to explore the unique death and mourning traditions of the Victorian period. Customs, now considered strange, influenced loved ones for months and years after the deceased had passed. Wednesdays and Sundays, October 2 through October 31. Tours Take Place VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Outdoor Activities

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Parent Networking Support Group

Oct 18, 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)

Harvest Moon Hayride and Night Time Corn Maze Event

Oct 18, 2019 @ 06:00 PM

Every Friday and Saturday evening, enjoy a family-friendly fall night out sipping our own fresh-pressed apple cider around a cozy campfire while listening to live music. S’mores kits will be available for purchase and our Hen House food truck (serving hot food and snacks) and ice cream window will be VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

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Halos for Angels Fright Factor

Oct 18, 2019 @ 07:00 PM

Halos for Angels presents Fright Factor!  Florham Parks Ultimate Pathway to Terror  - Open Every Weekend in October  - Enter if you Dare Scare Attraction  Fridays & Saturdays 7pm-11pm Family FUN Festival  Saturdays 3pm-6pm & Sundays 1pm-4pm  - kiddie tours, face painting, pumpkin picking, games, prizes, music, food & more. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Holiday (seasonal events)

Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series

Oct 18, 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)

Touch A Truck

Oct 19, 2019

The Learning Experience of   Whippany is having its 1st Annual Touch a Truck Event to benefit MAKE A WISH! All families and children are welcome. A donation of choice will be requested to benefit a local MAKE A WISH child. The event will allow your child the opportunity to touch VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Free Events, Preschooler (2-5)

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Scarecrows at Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Oct 19, 2019

Beginning Saturday, October 19 through Sunday, December 1, explore the beautiful gardens of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township, and spy dozens of festive, fall scarecrows designed by individuals, businesses, organizations, scout groups, and school classes. Visit the Haggerty Education Center for a map of locations to find these crafty creations. Keep VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), For Families, Free Events, Holiday (seasonal events)