Morris County Tourism Bureau

Newsletter * September 2019
Mansions, music, history, Halloween and more are on tap for the Morris County Tourism Bureau's Fall 2019 historical tours and programs. Tickets may be purchased through

Sep 21 Historic Speedwell
Oct 5 Victorian Morristown Walking Tour
Oct 19 Morristown National Historical Park Archives
Oct 20 Gilded Age Morristown-Foote Mansion
Oct 26 Halloween Happening

Read the tour descriptions at the link below:

Pre-register and pre-pay. Tickets are $15 and $20

Musical Offerings:
The Troubadour Friday 9/6
Formerly The Minstrel, now The Troubadour, is a Friday night concert series by the Folk Project held at the Morristown Unitarian Church. This week's performers are David Stoddard and Sharon Goldman.

The show begins at 7:30 pm. $10 admission

Stone Soup Orchestra Concert
9/8 3:30 pm to 5 pm
Enjoy Stone Soup Symphony’s fall repertoire. Admission is free. The symphony will perform Selections from the opera Carmen, Phantom of the Opera, Gershwin By George! and others.

Seeing Eye Doggy Dash
Walk and 5K Run
Saturday 9/7
The Seeing Eye Doggy Dash’s 7th event will once again feature a popular USATF certified 5k course with awards for top finishers, and all walk and 5k pre-registrants get a free t-shirt.

8:00 am to 11:00 am

Garden State Fondo in Morristown 9/7-9/8
Sunday, September 8

Rated #1 Gran Fondo in the USA for 2019 by Gran Fondo Guide.
The Garden State Fondo brings together over 2,500 riders at all levels. A choice of 6 routes ranging 18-125 mile are available.

Mayor's Kid Fondo 9/7
Kid Fondo will be held Saturday, September 7 from 10 am to Noon.

Saturday, September 7 at Fort Nonsense from 1 pm to 3 pm

ALERT: Fort Nonsense will be closed to visitors during the Uphill Time Trial
Gran Fondo Bicycle Film Festival on Saturday, September 7 at 8 pm

Alstede Farms Apple Pancake Breakfast 9/7 8 am - 12:30 pm
Enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat apple pancake breakfast on the farm-homemade pancakes with Alstede fresh apple topping, as well as sausage, eggs, bacon, potatoes and beverages. Ticket includes admission to the pick your own fields, tractor-drawn wagon rides as well as admission to a giant corn maze.
Touch-A-Truck 2 and Train Rides at the Whippany Railway Museum
This family event offers children of all ages a hands-on opportunity to explore working trucks of all types, as well as meeting the people who build, protect and serve the local community. Attendees can climb into the cabs, honk the horns, examine the equipment, flash the lights and creatively explore the trucks.

Family & friends visiting?
Have a Visitor's Guide on hand when the relatives show up. Order yours today.

Many thanks to our supporters:
The MCTB received funding through a grant from the NJ Dept. of State, DIvisionof Travel & Tourism