Boring Weekend? Travel to Morristown this Weekend - There is Plenty to Do!


MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's time for some fun! Celebrate the first weekend in June with over 30 fun filled activities, sure to make you smile!


Friday June 1

 National Donut Day; Learn about the Salvation Army Lassies who baked donuts for the troops; sample a free donut; Fosterfields; 1pm - 2:30pm

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Friday Films - The Greatest Showman (PG) 1hr & 45 mins; Morris County Library; 2pm - 5pm

Pajama Neshama; Adath Shalom Synagogue; 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Shrek the Musical; Mayo Performing Arts Center; 7:30pm

The Minstrel presents Toby Walker; Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; 7:30pm


Saturday June 2

Family Scavenger Hunt; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; any time between 9am - 3:30pm

​​​​​​​Outdoor skills: orienteering; Great Swamp (Chatham); 10am - 12noon

​​​​​​​Ladybug Release; Urban Farm; 10am​​​​​​​

Spring Chester Craft Show; Municipal Field in Chester; 10am - 5pm

Book Sale; Morristown Library; 10am

​​​​​​​Hitch a Ride on an Open Air Wagon; Fosterfields; 10:15am - 12noon

​​​​​​​Mixed Martial Art Tournament; Mennen Arena; 11am - 7pm

Open Hearth Cooking Demo: George Washington's Birthday; Historic Speedwell; 12noon - 6pm

Buzzes and Baas on the Farm; Fosterfields; 1pm - 3:30pm

​​​​​​​Savor and Stroll Culinary Tours; Meet at Washington and Court Streets; 1:30pm

Family Nature Crafts: Fairy Furniture: Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 1:30pm - 3pm

Shrek the Musical; Mayo Performing Arts Center; 2pm & 8pm

Tie-Dye Workshop; Morris County Library; 2pm - 3pm

Mens Soccer FC Motown will take on New Jersey Copa FC at St. John Vianney High School; 4:30pm

Fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Morris County; Play Tennis & Pickleball, enjoy food, drinks and auctions; Mendham Health & Racquet Club (90 E. Main St); 5:30pm - 9pm

Sunday June 3

Open House: Fabulous home for sale in Morris Plains; open 1pm - 4pm

Family Scavenger Hunt; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; any time between 9am - 3:30pm

​​​​​​​Great Swamp Bonsai Society's Open House; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 10am - 4pm

Spring Chester Craft Show; Municipal Field in Chester; 10am - 5pm

Scavenger Hunt: We The People; Historic Speedwell; 12noon - 6pm

Trail Treasure Hunt: Great Swamp (Chatham); 1pm - 2pm

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum and Gardens; Exhibit and museum open from 1pm - 4pm

80's Wedding Gown Collection; Acorn hall; 1pm - 4pm

Springtime Sunday Tai Chi; Morristown Library; 1:30pm

First Sunday Tour of the Frelinghysen Arboretum; 2pm - 3pm

Shrek the Musical; Mayo Performing Arts Center; 2pm

Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey performs with guest soloist Hyunjin Cho; College of St. Elizabeth; 3pm

Paint Beach Signs; Pinot's Palette; 2pm

Fashion for Hope; Wear white to show support. Enjoy a night of fashion, food & artists (event benefits the MHS Arts Program); Blowout Salon in the Courtyard (10 Cattano Avenue)

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