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Come discover our important American heritage treasures that have been attracting visitors and notable guests for over 300 years; General George Washington wintered here twice!

Thomas Nast, America’s most memorable political cartoonist, lived here, as did Gustav Stickley, founder of the arts & crafts movement.

It’s not surprising because we offer scenic country roads and quaint townships, nationally acclaimed entertainment venues, pubs, taverns,

and restaurants for every palette plus we have acres of wide-open space that together create a string of pearls worthy of a visit for the day or a weekend!

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Morris County Dance Connections Festival Week At Madison Community Arts Center

Morris County Dance Connections Festival Week At Madison Community Arts Center Shows Run November 28 Through December 4 (Madison, NJ) — The Madison Community Arts Center located at 10 King Street presents Morris County Dance Connections Festival Week from Monday, November 28, through Sunday, December 4. The programs feature dance in many formats from tap and swing to folk and modern. Tickets may be ordered through https://www.madisonartsnj.org/morris-county-dance-week-festival-events/ or www.lksentertainment.org Advance sale pricing is as low as $10 per ticket. The programs include: Swing Dancing with Nissreen Almazouni and the Bottle Hill Swing Band at 7:00 on Monday, November 28. Beginning dancers can take instruction from noted dance teacher Nissreen Almazouni starting at 7:00 and then the Big Band starts playing at 7:30. Nissreen will work with students throughout the evening and experienced swing dancers can just jump and jive to the music. Advance sale tickets are only $10! Tap Dancers Take the Lead with the Antoinette Montague Experience at 7:30 on Tuesday, November 29. Jazz and Blues Singer Antoinette Montague brings her trio to the Arts Center along with two professional tap dancers, A.C. Lincoln and Calvin Booker, who take the role of instruments. Her two dancers are regulars at Jazz at Lincoln Center and bring an excitement and creativity to jazz dance unlike anything most people have experienced. Advance sale tickets are only $20. Dance and Storytelling at 7:30 on Wednesday, November 30. An evening of storytellers and choreographers who challenge the audience with their very creative  approach to dance. Claire Porter, an internationally renowned dancer/actor, creates entertaining and unique movement/language experiences that blur the lines between theater and dance. Paul  Rabinowicz, the Executive Director of Arts by the People, will read selections from some of his short stories with the accompaniment of three dancers. Tickets are a low $20. Young Dancers Take the Stage with Drew University’s Kimani Fowlin at 7:30 on Thursday, December 1. College Students show off their skills in a program that bodes well for the future of dance. Drew University Assistant Professor of Dance Kimani Fowlin, an internationally recognized dancer, choreographer and educator, will bring her most advanced students for a program entitled Choice. Tickets are only $15 in advance. The Thomas Edison Film Festival Presents Award-Winning Films with Dance at 7:30 on Friday, December 2. The Thomas Edison Film Festival celebrates 40 years of great short films and will come to Madison for one evening only with a program of films using a dance motif. Formerly the Black Maria Film Festival, TEFF screens juried short films all over the world, advancing the creative power of film. Executive […]

Morris County Launches Interactive Story Map to Celebrate 20 Years of Historic Preservation Trust Fund

Locate, View, Access Audio/Visual Presentations of Each Preserved Site Morris County is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund by launching an interactive, online story map of all historic sites found in the county, specifically offering […]

Morris County Historical Society Receives $15,000 Morris County Grant

Nonprofits Also Assisted by Morris County Small Business Program The Morris County Historical Society received a $15,000 grant from the Morris County Board of County Commissioners this week through the county’s Small Business Grant Program, which was designed to aid both nonprofits and local […]

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