5 Favorite Things: September 20th - 26th

It’s going to be a beautiful week! We’ve got plenty of stuff to do in the area to keep you and your kids happy, full and, best of all, BUSY! Go check out a few street fairs in the area this weekend, or take in a museum or a show.

Smithsonian Museum Day

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Saturday, September 21st - 10 am - 4 pm

In case you didn’t already know, METC is participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s national Museum Day, offering free admission to all Museum Day ticket holders. Tickets will be available for the public to download beginning August 15, 2019 at www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday.


Peppa Pig Live! Peppa’s Big Adventure

Saturday, September 21st - 12 pm & 4 pm

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Peppa Pig Live! is here with the all new action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters. in her new live show.

Join Peppa on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of singing, dancing, games and surprises.

Tickets between $40-$60

Ages 4+

Visit the theatre website for more info.


Millburn - Short Hills Street Fair

Sunday, September 22nd - 11 am - 5 pm

Main Street, Millburn

Live music, bounce houses, yummy food, greart vendors…count us in! Head to downtown Millburn on Sunday for this great family day—there’s something for everyone!


Westfield FestiFall

Sunday, September 22nd - 10 am - 5 pm

Broad & Elm Streets

Celebrate fall in Westfield at this 29th annual festival. The event will feature entertainment, fantastic food, over 300 vendors and more. A special KidZone houses rides, games and activities just for children.

The event will take place rain or shine.

All ages



After School @ The Museum

Tuesday, September 24th - 4:15 - 5:15 pm (for 8 weeks)

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Discover the important contributions of both famous and ordinary New Jersey women from the 18th and 19th centuries. Explore the wide range of roles women have played throughout New Jersey history and create related crafts, including basket making and sculpture, in this interactive and hands-on program.

For 1st through 4th grade.

$96 for 8 week session (membership discount available).

Pre-registration is required for this event. More information and pre-registration is available here.