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Holiday Events
Holiday House Tour
Thursday, December 5 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

The 27th Annual Holiday House Tour is this Thursday! Five Summit homes will be on this year's tour. Tickets are on sale now!

Please click here  for more information.

Holiday Boutique
Thursday, December 5 from 9:00 am to 6:00 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. 

This succulent creation could be yours! Pick up one raffle ticket at each of the five homes on our Holiday House Tour, and then drop off the raffle tickets at the Holiday Boutique! You'll have five chances to win!

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa
Saturday, December 7 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
(Members only from 10:00 am to 11:00 am; 
Non-Members from 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 7 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 evening.
Immediately following Cyrille's performance, the Arboretum will offer a tasting of ice cold vodkas, brought to you by the Jersey Spirits Distilling Company, 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.

Winter Solstice Celebration
(for families with children ages 4 and up)
Friday, December 20 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 week ahead. Registration is required.

Please click here to register.

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Volunteering Can Put You In the Holiday Spirit! 

Join us during December as we get the Arboretum ready for the holiday season. From decorating Wisner House inside and out, creating winter displays in flower pots and garden beds, to crafting unique centerpieces and wreaths to sell in our holiday garden shoppe, you'll have tons of opportunities to unleash your imagination! Come join the fun; all are welcome!  Please click here for more information and to sign up for a festive 2-hour shift!

Any questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Trish Cassin, at

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Reeves-Reed Arboretum

165 Hobart Avenue, Summit, New Jersey  07901



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