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Love Gardens? Join the Naturalists of Somerset County on Garden Discovery Tours

Discovery Tours will leave from the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge. Credits: Somerset County Park Commission

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ –  Adults are invited to join the Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) on a series of Garden Discovery Tours to some of the area’s most interesting destinations. Registration begins today for all trips. 

On Thursday, October 19, the Tour will visit Storm King Art Center, one of the world’s leading sculpture parks on a pristine 500-acre landscape of fields, hills, and woodlands. Among the colorful fall foliage back drop, visitors will tour the collection of more than 100 sculptures created by acclaimed artists. Registration begins Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Fee is $60 per adult and $50 per senior.

On Thursday, December 7, 2017 the Tour will celebrate the holiday season with a day at Holiday Time Longwood Gardens, combining horticulture, architecture, theater, and music into a unique holiday experience. Visitors will enjoy gardens twinkling with decorative lights, a conservatory of holiday plants and colors, and fountains moving in time to carillon. Registration begins September 13, 2017. Fee is $65 per adult and$55 per senior.

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Registration is required for all Discover Tours and is available now at. http://www.somersetcountyparks.org or by calling 908-766-2489. All tours will depart from the EEC at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge

Information on all of the Somerset County Park Commission activities and programs is available at www.somersetcountyparks.org or by calling 908-722-1200.

 

 

 

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