Morris County 4-H Fair – July 18th-21st
The annual 4-H Fair will be held at Chubb Park, in Chester, New Jersey (across from Alstede’s). The Fair will open Thursday from 5:00pm-9:30pm, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m., and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Details here.
Summer Weekend Photo Scavenger Hunt – July 20th
Hunt is held at the Frelinghuysen Aboretum, in Whippany from 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m., on Saturday, July 20th. Details here.
Boonton Main Street Farmer’s Market – July 20th
Jersey Fresh comes to Boonton! Approximately a dozen vendors will be on hand, offering a selection of fresh from the farm produce, nuts, pickles, baked goods, honey, frozen meats, seafood, and more. Every Saturday through November 16 in the Upper Plane Street parking lot, rain or shine. Details here.
Unplugged – July 20th
Want to UNPLUG your family and enjoy some “old school” board games? Come to the Frelinghuysen Arboretum and try out Butterfly Bingo, Garden-opoly, Double Take Plants & Flowers Memory Game, Walk in the Woods, and many more! See the receptionist at the Haggerty Education Center to rent a game or two and she can suggest areas on our grounds that may be suitable for play. Details here.
Imagine That! Weekend Craft – July 20th & 21st
Imagine That!!!, A New Jersey Children’s Museum, is one of the few local museums that specializes in pre-school age and young school children. Imagine That!!! provides safe, educational fun for children at our large facility in Florham Park, NJ. There is a wide variety of exhibits and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Details here.
Family Walk – July 20th
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, captures the spirit of life at the turn of the 20th century through weekly activities presented on the farm, in the 1920’s farmhouse and at The Willows, the mansion built by Joseph Revere, grandson of Paul Revere. The staff is dressed in appropriate period attire and interprets the lives and roles of farm laborers, domestic workers and Foster family members and friends. They perform a daily regimen of farming and domestic chores, and raise livestock and crops by historical methods. Details here.
New Jersey Reptile Show – July 20th
An event that brings together reptile, amphibian, and exotics hobbyists with some of the country’s top breeders and reptile supply vendors. We offer a place for the Reptile Community to interact & share knowledge, as well as allowing everyone the opportunity to get a glimpse of some of nature’s truly exotic animals. Whether your passion is snakes, chameleons, bearded dragons, lizards, or frogs, our show has something for everyone. Details here.
Flower Power Family Day – July 21st
Decorate your wagon or stroller and join a flower power parade led by GIANT, fanciful, puppets. Sing along to happy tunes at a concert provided by Ira and Julia Levin. Explore the many beautiful gardens of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum with science experiments and craft making. Details here.