MCTB's Insider Newsletter

Helping you find something perfect to do in Morris County.

February 2020
A Winter's Day on the Farm
Sunday, 2/2
Enjoy this outdoor family adventure, and experience life on an early 20th century farm during the cold winter months. Meet the cows, horses, and sheep. Follow the scents of seasonal foods cooking on the wood-burning stove at the farmhouse. Pitch in with daily farm chores, climb aboard the tractor-pulled, open-air wagon for a memorable ride around the farm. Create a fun craft to take home.

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morris Township, from Noon to 4 pm.
Nature and Art:
Monarch Sanctuary at the Morris Museum
Sunday, 2/2 through 8/2
As part of the museum's relationship with the Smithsonian, and in celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22), the Morris Museum presents the installation  Monarch Sanctuary in their pavilion. It is a proposal for a habitable urban structure for migrating Monarch butterflies, whose wild populations are being wiped out by climate change. It examines biodiversity, ecosystems, and the important role that artists and designers can play by providing solutions for the prevention of species extinction at this time of climate crisis.
The Flame Fighters of Morristown
Sunday, 2/2 at 1:30 pm
Join Dr. Robert J. Fredericks, local historian, for a presentation on " The Flame Fighters of Morristown" , his definitive book on the history of the Morristown Fire Department. Book signing to follow. Pre-registration required by January 29. Call 973-267-3465 or email

Swingin' Tern
Saturday, 2/1
Come Contra Dance with Carl Levine and Sanity Clause. Join in for an evening of lively music and great fun dancing Contras. There will be a Waltz Workshop at the break. Beginner’s workshop at 7:00 pm. Dance follows 7:30 pm–10:30 pm. Just listening to the band is worth the admission, and listeners are always welcome.
Art History:
DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience
Tuesday, 2/4 at 7 pm

Art expert Mark Rodgers takes audiences on an awe-inspiring journey through the Italian Renaissance as seen through the eyes of monumental geniuses Leonardo DaVinci and Michelangelo. This multi-media event features video, 3-D animations and images of DaVinci’s and Michelangelo’s inventions, sketches, paintings and sculptures. At the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown. More
Maple Sugaring Demonstrations

The trees are tapped, and the firewood is chopped - it’s maple sugaring season at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center. Experience the fascinating process of maple sugaring from tree to pancake topping. Rain or shine . All ages. Weekends now through
March 8th.
Call: 973-635-6629
Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
Paper Mill Playhouse now until
March 1
One of the most successful musical theater composers of all time takes audiences behind the scenes in  Unmasked , a world-premiere featuring stories and songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s remarkable life and celebrated work. This funny and warm musical portrait, a concert for the theater, looks at Lloyd Webber’s decades in the spotlight, from his quirky family and bohemian youth in London to the creation of his hits:  Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, Phantom of the Opera , and  Sunset Boulevard .

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The MCTB received funding through a grant from the NJ Dept. of State, Division of Travel & Tourism and an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.