A VIRTUAL JULY 4TH. Visit the Facebook page of Morristown National Historical Park to hear some history about the Declaration of Independence, followed by a rousing reading of it. 1 - 1:30pm. South Street and Park Place.
GITAN MAGIQUE. Join us for our 7th annual gypsy jazz afternoon on the lawn! Steeped in the 1930s French jazz of Django Rienhart and Stephan Grapelli, but with contemporary attitude, Gitan Magique performs unique arrangements of well known jazz and classical repertoire as well as engaging original works. Their combination of extraordinary musicianship and seasoned showmanship lets them easily to connect with a wide variety of listeners be it jazz, pop or ethnic music. Gitan Magique is: David Rimelis, Violin, Flip Peters Guitar, Larry Maltz, Guitar, Kevin Brown, Bass. It's the perfect way to celebrate summer... We will be serving up our own cheese plates, 100% grass-fed burgers, and house made hot dogs, available for purchase at the show! Please plan to wear a mask while purchasing your food, and bring blankets, lawn chairs, and umbrellas. We will not be setting up the tables under the tent, to keep social distancing. Reservations are essential, as we are limiting the capacity to 100 guests, in order to make sure everyone can set up their "camp" comfortably. 1 - 4pm. $5. 369 Stamets Road.
OPEN HOUSE. Free informative lectures, herb & perennial presentations, tours of our spectacular gardens, as well as a special ‘Friends of Well-Sweep’ Craft and Farmers’ Market – featuring a variety of vendors. Our largest selection of herb plants will be available on this day. Homemade refreshments can be enjoyed by all. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch or enjoy freshly prepared food from local restaurants. 9am - 5pm. Free admission and parking.. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
ESSEX HORSE TRIALS (CANCELED). Top equestrian competition featuring nation’s top up-and-coming riders, benefiting Greater Newark Life Camp in Pottersville. Outdoor family activities include farm-to-table food, shopping, classic car show, children’s activities. Moorland Farms.
WARREN COUNTY FARMERS’ FAIR AND BALLOON FESTIVAL (CANCELED). The 83nd annual fair has been canceled with dates set for July 31-August 7, 2021. The 20th annual Hot Air Balloon Festival has been rescheduled for August 21-23. Farmer’s Fairgrounds, Rt. 519 near Stryker’s Rd..
HISTORY OF ORGANIC FARMING. Presentation by Joseph Heckman. 7 - 8:30pm. Free, donations welcome. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road.
HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL AT THE WARREN COUNTY FARMERS’ FAIRGROUNDS. Mass morning launches morning and evening, drone demos, tethered rides, entertainment, food trucks. Let’s fly! The event is sponsored by Alston Construction. Visit www.balloonfestnj.com for online tickets (coming soon.) 5:30 - 11:30am: $4 per person; 2:30-9:30pm: $6 per person (processing fees may apply). Warren County Farmers’ Fairgrounds, 1350 Strykers Road.
MINSTREL CONCERT SERIES. Shows every Friday, presenting traditional American and ethnic "folk" music, as well as music of contemporary, primarily acoustic songwriters. The second Friday of the month is an open stage/audition night. 7:30pm. $10 adults; children 12 and under free.
Saturdays • NATURE WALKS. Hike the Paulins Kill Valley Trail. Hike different sections with various themes. Hikes leave from Kittatinny SP, Warbasse Jct., or Footbridge Park in Blairstown. Free.
Weekends • THE PEQUEST TROUT HATCHERY AND NATURAL RESOURCE EDUCATION CENTER hosts a series of programs about the natural world around us for young and old alike. Preregistration is usually required. Topics range from a child’s first introduction to nature to seminars for expert fly fishers.
Ongoing • TOURS OF WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS AT THE FORD MANSION.
Headquarters Museum includes includes three exhibit galleries, a 30-minute introductory video, and the Discover History Center. Tours of Fords Manion will be made available at 10 and 11am and at 1, 2, 3 and 4pm. There is no entrance fee to visit the park’s Washington’s Headquarters Museum.
The park’s grounds, parking areas, tour road, 27 miles of hiking trails, and restroom facilities at the Jockey Hollow area are open to the public, seven days a week, 9:30am - 5pm.