5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison NJ - 10/14 - 10/20
Fall Fun is everywhere this weekend!
33rd Annual Harvest Festival in Chester
Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16
Antique cars, colonial musketeers, pumpkin painting, wood-carving demonstration, NBC Celebrity-Produce Pete apple press demonstrations. Sample culinary delights from Morris County’s favorite restaurants and eateries. Sunday: Cooper Grismill will be demonstrating apple cider making on Main Street near the Stained Glass Boutique, 76 E. Main Street
11 am -5 pm, Chili Cook Off 12 pm-3 pm
$20 adults/$10 kids; under 6 free
Make Cider at Cooper Gristmill
Saturday, October 15
Use the hand-cranked cider press to make apple cider as it was done in historic 1880s Milltown, now known as Chester. View a unique display of apple-head dolls and use an old-fashioned apple peeler to make one for yourself.
1 pm - 3 pm
Cooper Gristmill, 66 Route 513, Chester Township
For more information call 908-879-5463
Whippany River History Hike/Walk in Morristown
Sunday, October 16
Two-hour, 2-mile interpretive hike along the Patriots’ Path, from Acorn Hall to the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, and back. The hike highlights four distinct cultural and natural history features of the Whippany River Watershed. Enjoy light refreshments, and the WRWAC’s documentary film, “A River’s Journey.”
Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, 68 Morris Avenue, Morristown 973-267-3465 or 973-290-9338
Halloween Fun Walk/Run at Lewis Morris Park
Sunday, October 16
Put on your costume, lace up your sneakers and walk or run for those in need at the "Nothing Is Impossible" Halloween Trick or Trot 5K Run/1K Walk.
270 Mendham Road, Morristown
$25 adults, $10 for 12+; $5 under 12
For more information call 973-822-1110
Morristown CraftMarket at the Armory
Friday, October 14 - Sunday, October 16
One of the nation’s longest running fine art and craft shows. Featured artists, selected in a juried competition, display one-of-a-kind works in jewelry, ceramics, glass, leather, wood, metal, wearable fiber, and more.
$10; $12 for 3 days. Under 12 free. A coupon for $2 off the $10 admission is available online at www.MorristownCraftMarket.org