10:00am – 11:30am
Through its changing exhibitions, theatre programs and host of special activities, the Morris Museum is an exciting venue to experience personal and shared discovery for kids and adults alike. The Museum excels at presenting programs based on the “real things”, including exhibits on the human body, rocks and minerals, mammals, dinosaurs and American Indians. For a list of current and upcoming kid-focused exhibits, visit www.morrismuseum.org.
11:30am – 12:30pm
Enjoy lunch in downtown Morristown, featuring over 75 restaurants with international cuisine options. These include Caribbean, Hispanic, Indian, Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Irish, Italian, Greek, New York deli-style, new American and an Afghani restaurant.
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm is a 200-acre farm that offers educational activities and demonstrations of 1920s farming methods and life. Visitors are encouraged to participate in various farm-related activities, such as churning butter, cracking corn and feeding it to the chickens, as well as tending the garden. Staff is dressed in period attire and interprets the lives and roles of Foster family members, domestics and farm laborers.
2:30pm – 3:30pm
The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts in Madison, houses a collection of 18th and 19th century tools and crafts and is devoted to preserving the history of Madison’s craftsmen and artisans. The most popular programs involve craftspeople - such as carpenters, coopers and blacksmiths - demonstrating the use of tools in the performance of their professions. Artifacts on exhibit at the museum include such items as buckets, powder horns, hay forks, cradle scythes and the ice saws used to cut and collect ice from the surface ponds in an era before refrigeration.