Discover Colonial Morristown

discover-colonial-morristown-30

Stroll through downtown Morristown with local historian and Alexander Hamilton expert, Pat Sanftner.  You’ll visit Revolutionary War sites and hear the stories of the Continental Army’s time in Morristown during two winter encampments. Tour begins at 6 Court Street.  $15.00 pp Limited to 30. More info:  973-631-5151

Saturday, July 21st from 10 AM to 12 PM

Advertisements

Discover Victorian Morristown Walking Tour

34532881_10155826327314865_2619667327410503680_n

The Morris County Tourism Bureau (MCTB) welcomes you to “Discover Morris County” and join us again for our annual summer walking tour and lecture series. Experience the rich history that Morris County has to offer with a knowledgeable guide. Summer programs will be held over nine successive Saturday mornings during June, July, and August.

Some programs will be held only once, and others multiple times. Starting times and places vary. Tours last between 60 and 90 minutes. Tickets are $15 per person. Please pre-register and pre-pay online and eventbrite.com or morristourism.org/tours. Call the office at (973) 631-5151 for more information.

Learn about one of the grandest periods in Morristown’s 300-year plus history – Victorian Morristown. Your guide will be Karen Ann Kurlander, a local expert in the period. Walk through Morristown, visiting commercial and residential buildings int he Historic District that date from 1850-1910. Karen Ann will also enlighten you on the social customs of the day, and explain how the houses known as “painted ladies” came to Morristown.

Volunteer day at Vallevue

34726139_1827742137535345_3588090372854644736_n

Sunday, June 17th

Come outside and enjoy Fathers Day, 6.17.18, while lending a hand at Vallevue of Morristown. (Rain date 6.24.18). This beautiful property – many of you have come to know and love – is hosting a “field day” for the community. The goal is to bring people together for a fun day filled with education, recreation, and service. This event strives to be a collaborative effort, “crowd sourced”, where the feed back from those coming determine the activities/programming provided.

Some ideas for activities include:
feeding the resident farm animals, planting tree seedlings, picking up sticks for a campfire, spreading wood chips and compost, learning about gardening and farming, drone flying, kite flying, yoga, music, water slide, obstacle course, scavenger hunt, food truck, byob picnic, hay rides, and other ideas you guys come up with.

Please reach out if you have knowledge that you would be willing to share or resources that could enhance this event. Only together can we make this happen.

Spring Wine and Cheese Member Recruitment Event

30582071_10156381358875152_6378351636598751232_n

Prospective members of the Junior League of Morristown are invited to join in Thursday, May 10th 2018 at 7 p.m. for wine & cheese at the Kellogg Club in Morristown and learn about the mission of the JLM, their activities and to speak with current members about volunteer and social experiences within the organization.

To RSVP, email membership@jlmnj.org.

 

Bike Party to Celebrate Spring!

28577093_1793702750651669_4052690229773815315_n

Friday, April 27th at 6:30 PM beginning at the Whole Foods Market

For this end of month ride, we celebrate Spring! Let’s use this trip around town to spread some extra happiness!

Wear bright, fun colors and together we will glide through the streets of Morristown, a kinetic rainbow!

Meet at Whole Foods on Washington Street for a fun easy paced ride around Morristown that will be around 3-miles. Great way to get confidence riding the roads and send the message that Morristown is a bike-friendly community.

Riders of all ages welcome (under 12 must be accompanied by an adult). Bikes must be road ready–please check your wheels and brakes before the ride. No training wheels or tricycles.

Wine Glass Painting

29496626_10160228977455375_8153163679676244720_nFriday, April 20th from 7 PM to 10 PM at The Glassworks Studio located at 151 South Street

A new experience at Glassworks Studio!

Join us for our first Wine Glass Painting night for an introductory rate of $15 for 1 glass and $28 for 2 glasses.

We provide all of the materials that you will need for the evening. Come along with a few ideas of what you may wish to paint.

You are welcome to BYOB. Adults only. Book now!

TICKETS