Wednesday, August 28, 2019

THINGS TO DO IN MORRIS COUNTY PARKS

Morris County Park Commission

Meet the ServantsMEET THE SERVANTS AT THE WILLOWS

August 31

During a special, hands-on guided tour at Fosterfields, learn about the domestic help at the Foster home, The Willows, during the WWI era. Help the maid with household chores, and assist in the preparation of historic foods for the cook to bake in the wood-burning cook stove. Learn more here.


FA tour


TOUR THE FRELINGHUYSEN ARBORETUM

September 1

Tour the grounds, learn the site’s history, and enjoy the beauty of this exceptional horticulture site with a knowledgeable tour guide. I want to learn more.


expressions of natureEXPRESSIONS OF NATURE

September 15

Stroll through the gardens and meet local artists recreating the beautiful scenery through their art. Learn about their techniques, inspirations and styles. Artists display many of their works for viewing and purchase. Tell me more.


butterfly bonanzaBUTTERFLY BONANZA

September 14

Discover New Jersey’s fabulous butterflies and other pollinators, and how they contribute to the natural world at this annual festival. Games, crafts, live music, activities, bug safaris and so much more! Check it out!


canoeFLAT WATER CANOE SKILLS & EVENING PADDLE

September 4

Learn canoe strokes, equipment and safety before enjoying a leisurely, late summer paddle. Canoes, life vests and paddles are provided for this great adventure! I want to learn more.


little farm friendsLITTLE FARM FRIENDS: IT’S A BIRD’S WORLD

September 7

Birds play an important role in a farm, helping crops grow by transporting seed. Learn about birds’ homes by building your own nest, sing songs and create a craft to help you birdwatch. Learn more here.


fall harvest fest


FALL HARVEST FEST AT FOSTERFIELDS

September 15

Bring the entire family to a one-of-a-kind fall festival! Fosterfields will have farm animals, wagon rides, live music, hands-on farm and harvest activities, old-fashioned games, wood-burning cook stove demos and historic house tours. Check it out!