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


With the first week of school under most of our belts, don't forget to try to squeeze in some fun with the whole family this week!

1. Sunnyside Jazz Performs at METC

Friday, September 9 from 6 - 8 pm

Fans of Ms. Wallace and Mr. Bradshaw (both teachers in the Madison schools) show your love and support as their band plays in the downtown concert series.

FREE, rain or shine

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, 9 Main Street, Madison

2. 17th Annual Fall Festival - Spread Your Wings for Conservation

September 10, 10 am - 3:30 pm

This year they are celebrating the centennial of the International Migratory Bird Treaty Act! A day of fun activities for all—with free hot dogs on the grill.

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, New Vernon, NJ

3. Sugar Rush Turns 1!

Sugar Rush is having a first birthday celebration this Saturday from 12 - 4 pm.

There'll be glitter tattoos, face painting, candy giveaways and more!

Stop in for some sweet fun!

Sugar Rush Candy & Gift Boutique is @ 10 Waverly Place in downtown Madison


4. Chester Fall Craft Show

High quality artists await at the annual fall fair. Then walk around downtown Chester and get some awesome Mexican food at Fresco Mexican (137 Main Street), and yummy ice cream at Taylor's Ice Cream (18 Main Street).

September 10 & 11, 10 am - 5 pm, rain or shine

$5 admission, children under 12 are free!!

Municipal Field


5. 4th Annual Chatham Area Fine Arts and Crafts Festival

If you feel like staying a little closer to Madison, then check out the Chatham Arts & Crafts Fair

Sunday, September 11, 10 am - 5 pm

Chatham Train Station Main Lot