Morris County and Morristown NJ offers much in the way of historic getaways, cultural heritage, parks and recreation, wedding and banquet facilities, meeting spaces, cultural venues and events.
The Morris Museum, the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, Revolutionary War sites and Morristown National Historical Park are just a few of the world class attractions that we have to offer travelers to New Jersey. Ideally located 25 miles west of New York City, Morris County makes a perfect location for a diverse vacation with your family.
1. "Paper or Plastic?"
Speakeasy Art Gallery
December 6 - February 2 (Opening reception: Friday, December 6th 6-9pm)
Speakeasy Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of it's winter group exhibit, "Paper or Plastic?". The theme of this exhibit is all about medium. All works included will either be composed from paper, plastic or both. Speakeasy Art Gallery's curators have assembled an impressive line up of artists who have all interpreted the theme in their own unique way. The exhibit will feature original works on paper, editioned prints, collage, custom toys, originals sculptures and much more. "Paper or Plastic?" will feature past and future Speakeasy Art Gallery solo exhibitors in addition to some new first time exhibitors. Join us for this playful exhibit featuring an eclectic mix of art with multiple price points for any art enthusiast's budget.
Contributing artists include:
Rob Hessler, Jan Huling, Dave Calver, Mike Moran, Chip 7, Anthony "Weird Eye" One, Richard Elaver, Aaron Beebe, Richard Bedkowski, Zach Collins, Ted Tollefson, Florence Weisz, Rob Kemos, Elaine Walton, Rob Barth, Letty Oratowski, Sheila Marcello, Tobias Waite, Geoff Flash, Paul Jach, Kristy Brucale Jach
2. Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 14
Come meet Santa and Mr. Sawdust at the Farm! It begins with a scenic Hayride to Harvest Hall, where you’ll enjoy an All You Can Eat Breakfast which includes: Pancakes; our Special Topping and whipped cream; Applewood Smoked Bacon; Sausage Patties; Scrambled Eggs; and Choice of Beverage – Chocolate Milk, Milk, OJ, Coffee or Apple Cider.
3. Breakfast with Santa!!! at Imagine That!!!
Saturday, December 14
Santa Claus is Coming to Town!!!
Join us for a holiday visit from Santa himself! Come have a magical breakfast with Santa Claus including bagels, juice and coffee. Sit on Santa's lap and tell him whether you've been a good boy or girl this year, take some photos and don't forget to bring your Christmas list for him! All paid children will receive a special present from Santa too! Then stay at our museum and play the whole day!! Limiting seating available, so make your reservation today!
4. Children’s Theatre: Teddy Bear Tea
Guests will be treated to scrumptious treats, a festive performance in the Bickford Theatre and a special visit from Santa, who brings a gift for each child. Perfect for families with children ages 3 to 8, this event offers a great opportunity for a holiday family photo. Advanced reservations are required. Seatings at 11:00AM, 1:00PM, and 3:00 PM
5. Holidays in the Log House: Candlelight Tour
Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms,
Explore early 20th century Christmas traditions amid beautiful Arts-and-Crafts-inspired period decorations.
6. Free Christmas Concert
First Presbyterian Church, Hackettstown, NJ
The Stone Soup Symphony, conducted by Ed Meisner and comprised of area volunteer musicians, is a Northwest Jersey treasure. The group, from all walks of life are joined by a single desire – making beautiful music together. Music features Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus, Christmas Classics, and more. No tickets required. Bring your family and friends
and get into the holiday spirit!
7. Grain House Caroler Brunch
Grain House Restaurant
Enjoy our spectacular Sunday brunch while you listen to our strolling carolers. This is a wonderful way to get into the spirit of the season with your family. RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED at 908-221-1150.
8. Something Merry This Way Comes
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
A perfect antidote to all the holiday glitz and commercialism. This popular one-night only event will feature a joyful cornucopia of sparkling and inspiring holiday tales, songs and poems read by members of our venerable company of actors.
9. Green Drinks and Holiday Craft Bazaar
Join us for a special edition of Green Drinks! Sustainable Morristown is hosting Green Drinks as well as a special artisan craft bazaar. This is the perfect place to shop for the holidays, support our local economy and meet new people! Come to the Hyatt Morristown on Wednesday, December 18th for a night to remember. Green Drinks is a fun , unstructured place for people passionate about sustainability to get together, share an idea and meet new people. Stop by and see for yourself!
10. Tackle the Trail 5K
Springs is finally here, so put on the running shoes and have a blast at the tri-state annual 5K. Or you can take your favorite K-9 companion and have fun in the 1-mile fitness/dog walk. The course features soft, rolling hills, a mixture of grass and gravel, and natural trail surfaces with beautiful views. Enjoy DJ entertainment, refreshments, custom t-shirts, awards, and raffle prizes.