A Peaceful Autumn in the Wesson Nature Grove (November 2018)
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Nurturing Nature 2018

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

Save the date for the 26th Annual Holiday House 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 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 Members 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.
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.
Children's Programs  
Discovery Saturdays
Saturday, November 17 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Our last Discovery Saturdays for 2018 focuses this week on WILD TURKEYS! No registration is required. 

Please click here for more information.

Let's Get Growing for Kids:
Garden Scavenger Hunt!
(for children ages 5-10)
Saturday, November 17 from 9 :00 am to 10:30 am

On the grounds of the Arboretum, we will search high and low for special hidden items. When our hunt is over, we'll head to the historic Wisner House kitchen to enjoy a special Fall treat. This class was rescheduled from October 27.  R egistration is required. 

Please click here to register. 

Kids Can Cook: Holiday Treats!
(for children ages 5-10)
Tuesday, December 11 from 4 :00 pm to 5:30 pm

The holidays are the perfect time to create special treats both to eat and to share. In the Historic Wisner House kitchen we'll whip up special holiday goodies to share with those we love. 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 Needed!

Please volunteer during November and December 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 t.cassin@reeves-reedarboretum.org

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!

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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.


Reeves-Reed Arboretum

165 Hobart Avenue, Summit, New Jersey  07901





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