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Holiday Events
Holiday House Tour
Thursday, December 6 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

There's still time to pick up tickets at the Arboretum for Thursday's tour!  Six Summit houses will be on this year's tour, including a charming and cozy residence on the grounds of RRA. Tickets are on sale now! 

Please click here for a preview of one of the homes featured in the Star Ledger.

Please click here for more information. 
Holiday Boutique
Thursday, December 6 from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

Don't miss the Arboretum's annual Holiday Boutique!  Twenty curated vendors will feature a fabulous collection of holiday gifts, treats and accessories sure to please everyone on your list. Our horticulturists will also have a gorgeous selection of greens, wreaths and arrangements for sale.

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa
Saturday, December 8
RRA Family Level Members and Above Only: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
General Public: 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Drop by Reeves-Reed Arboretum for Cookies & Cocoa and have your picture taken with Santa in the Arboretum's beautifully decorated, historic Wisner House. Holiday portraits will be taken by local photographer Lisa Berkery.  

Please click here for more information. Pre-registrations will not be taken.
Just a few seats left! Cyrille Aimée in Concert with Vodka & Latkes
Saturday, December 8 at 7:00 pm

Reeves-Reed Arboretum welcomes the extraordinary Cyrille Aimée in a concert that is sure to turn up the heat on any frosty holiday weather.
Immediately following Cyrille's performance, the Arboretum will offer a tasting of iced cold vodkas, brought to you by Claremont Distillery, and a sampling of a holiday indulgence, potato latkes, provided by David Ellis Events - a truly festive treat that will be sure to keep the most diehard Scrooge's spirits bright.

Please click here to register.
Nurturing Nature 2018
Dear Friends, 

At this time of year, if you're like me, you're being bombarded by organizations asking you to give because it's Giving Tuesday, or what have you.

Well, our big news, every dollar donated online from today through December 31 will be matched by the generous support of our Board of Trustees, up to $30,000. Yes, a one to one match - double your impact!

And by doing so, see how your contribution transforms lives and the community!

Happiest of Holidays,
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Frank and the Staff and Trustees of Reeves-Reed Arboretum

P.S. We're nearly halfway to our goal - help make the difference.

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Children's Programs  
Upcycled Holiday Crafts!
(for children ages 6-9)
Thursday, December 13 from 4 :00 pm to 6:00 pm

Turn your trash to treasure at this unique holiday workshop! Children will create one-of-a-kind gifts and decorations using recycled materials. This is a drop off program so it's ideal if you need a little extra time for holiday errands. Registration is required.

Please click here to register. 

Winter Solstice Celebration
(for families with children ages 4 and up)
Friday, December 21 from 4 :00 pm to 5:30 pm

Celebrate the shortest day of the year with stories, a craft, a campfire and cocoa as we reflect on the ancient traditions surrounding the first day of winter. A wonderful opportunity to pause and regroup heading into the hectic holiday weekend. Registration is required.

Please click here to register. 

Other News
Holiday Prep and Decorating Volunteers Still Needed!

Please volunteer at RRA as we get ready for the holiday season! Holiday prep (for those who are not artistic but want to help anyway) and holiday decorating (for those with a basic understanding of floral arranging and other crafts) volunteers are needed. 

Please click here to learn more about these opportunities.

To volunteer, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Trish Cassin at 908-273-8787 ext. 1616 or at

Help Us Every Time You Shop at Amazon!

Please consider using Amazon Smile this holiday season and designating Reeves-Reed Arboretum as your charity.  We will receive a portion of your purchase price!

Please click here to make Amazon purchases help RRA or use this URL:

Thank you in advance for your generosity !

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Santa Fe: through the lens of
Marilyn Pfaltz

 Photographs of eternally blue skies, beautiful multi-tone landscape palette and a colorful culture.

At the Hat Tavern
 in the Grand Summit Hotel

The artist will donate 100% of art sales to
Reeves-Reed Arboretum.

Extended through January 2019.

Please click here for more information about this exhibit.


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