5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: February 9 - 15

This weekend brings lots of love, fun and entertainment in our area!!

Chocolate Family Festival

Morris Musem

Saturday, February 10, 11 am - 4 pm

Join the Morris Museum for a sweet adventure by participating in a Touch the Music workshop, making a special card in time for Valentine’s Day, and seeing a performance of The Fairy Tale Monster Mystery in the Bickford Theatre.

Ticket prices vary.



Matilda's Tea: Tally Ho!

Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Saturday, February 10, 10 am

At this annual winter tea, learn about horses and the carriages that are on display. Enjoy a delicious brunch and an illustrated talk, and make a fun hobby horse to ride. Best of all, take a horse and carriage ride.

Registration is required. Ages 6 and up.

$35 per person



Stained Glass Drop-In Craft

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Saturday, February 10, 11 am - 3 pm

Discover the beauty of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts' 56 original stained glass windows, then join in making your own beautiful tissue paper window to take home.

Free for kids up to age 5, $3 for children, $5 for adults.


The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid Tales

South Orange Performing Arts Center

Saturday, February 10, 2 pm

Poor Jack. He’s got to use his wits to save himself from the terrible Giant, but a host of other fairy tale characters keep dropping in and messing up his plans—and where did that annoying Stinky Cheese Man come from?

Tickets $18 - $25



Mammoth Follies

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Sunday, February 11, 1:30 pm

Dinosaurs roam the MPAC stage! Explore scientific facts and explode myths about the dinosaur era in this prehistoric musical revue presented by Hudson Vagabond Puppets and performed by enormous creatures up to 22 feet long.

Tickets $12 - $15