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Candlelight Open House

Take a break from holiday shopping to step back in time. FREE with museum admission. RSVP: [email protected]

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Curator’s Tour

Join F.M. Kirby Curator of Collections Ryan Hyman for a tour of Thomas Nast Follows Giuseppe Garibaldi in Italy. FREE with museum admission and for members.

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America’s Most Influential Journalist: The Life, Times and Legacy of Thomas Nast

Join Nast scholar and Lincoln Prize winner John Adler as he previews his forthcoming biography of Thomas Nast. Reception to follow. FREE with museum admission and for members.

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The Stickley Weekend- Craftsman Gala and Symposium

Craftsman Gala is celebrating 30 Years of the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms with cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions. The 9th Annual Symposium will feature David Cathers and end with lunch and a hardhat tour of the new

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Classical Guitar from Argentina with Carlos Pavan

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with New York-based composer Carlos Pavan who skillfully blends Argentine rhythms with classical and jazz concepts. FREE with Museum admission and for members. Event is part of LatinX ConeXiones, for more events please visit their

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Fall Family Day

Join us in celebrating the fall harvest and Craftsman Farms’ agricultural past at our 13th Annual Fall Family Day. This traditional fall festival is the museum’s biggest family program of the year! Fall Family Day features seasonal fun with hayrides

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The Franklin Park Tragedy

On March 1, 1894, two African American men broke into a home in rural Franklin Park and murdered a white woman and her daughter before her husband fought and killed the attackers. The newspapers called it the “Franklin Park Tragedy,”

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Tea for Two

Celebrate Grandparents’ Day with tea and dessert in the Museum’s Center Hall at 1:15 or 3:15. Enjoy a story and a special craft. Pre-registration required. Recommended for children ages 4 and older. $20 per child/adult pair, $10 for museum members.

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44th annual Canal Day Music & Craft Festival

Canal day is an old-time country fair that celebrates the Morris Canal, and its technological innovations that contributed to the industrial revolution and the development of Northern NJ. Learn local history. Come and enjoy free kayak rides, and narrated boat

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Storytime at 2

Celebrate American Artist Appreciation Month with a story and art project. FREE with museum admission and for members. Pre-register with Cynthia Winslow, (973) 538-2404, ext. 16 or [email protected]

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Morris County, located 30 miles west of NYC, is home to some of America’s most important history and culture just waiting for you to explore. Start by walking in the footsteps of Revolutionary icons such as George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, then pick apples right off the tree at one of our verdant farms and end your day having a delicious dinner; discover how to make my weekend Morris County!
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-631-5151
Leslie Bensley Photo of Jane Joe Executive Director at Morris County Tourism Bureau
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
973-631-5151 [email protected]