Thanks to Donors, The Mansion at the Loyola Jesuit Center Receives Extensive Renovations

October 21, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Through generous contributions, the Loyola Jesuit Center has completed extensive renovations to its 110-year old mansion, which included roof and masonry work, structural repairs and architectural and engineering designs. Thanks to donors, projects completed in the last 2 years totaled $3M.  The donations also make it possible for individuals who are unable to pay ...

Peony Propagation Workshop Offered

SOMERSET, NJ - On Thursday, Oct. 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Kathleen Gagan, a National Peony Expert and owner of Peony's Envy, will lead the educational hands-on workshop that will address how to dig, divide, plant herbaceous peonies, and grow herbaceous peonies from seed.

The second portion of the workshop will cover how to graft and plant tree peonies.

Participants will meet at the ...

Bargains Sprout from Farmfield in Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Antiques, household wares, collectibles, artwork, books, and an eclectic variety of imported chairs were scattered about the field at the Hillsboro Farm Market alongside the Van Nuys old farmhouse Saturday afternoon.

Vendors bought their 10x10 space for $10, with proceeds donated to Farmers Against Hunger, a nonprofit organized through the NJ Agricultural Society. Vendors ...

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Train Through Time Rolls on Four Centuries In A Weekend

October 20, 2017

Bring the kids, bring a friend, because once again it’s that time to ride the rails into history.

On October 21 and 22, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when historic sites and museums across the County open their doors to the public, free of charge.

Many of the sites are within walking distance of the train stations across the County, with some sites offering ...

Limited RV Camping Coming to Watchung Reservation for Four Centuries in a Weekend History Event

A limited number of camping slots for RV enthusiasts will be set aside in the Deserted Village during the Four Centuries In A Weekend history event under a Union County Parks trial program.

The eight slots will be created in a field in the Deserted Village located in the 2,200-acre Watchung Reservation, part of the Union County parks system. All RVs (recreational vehicles) must be ...

Annual Fall Festival at Lord Stirling Stables Coming soon

Halloween is coming to Lord Stirling Stable and the Friends Of Lord Stirling Stables invite members of the public to the Annual Fall Festival from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm on Saturday, Oct. 28 for some fun fall activities! 

Enjoy pony rides, kid-friendly Halloween-themed games and activities, fall-themed food, and fun, and event-filled hayrides on our trails. Costumes are ...