Scarecrows in the Garden

Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township, 07960.

All ages. 

Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the Morris County Park Commission's 65th anniversary. Visit them all to see if your favorite park is represented. 

Cost: FREE.

Contact: For more info, call 973.326.7601.

This event is happening on:

  • Tuesday, October 19 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Wednesday, October 20 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Thursday, October 21 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Friday, October 22 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Saturday, October 23 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Sunday, October 24 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Monday, October 25 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Tuesday, October 26 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Wednesday, October 27 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Thursday, October 28 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Friday, October 29 : 8 AM - 6 pm

  • Saturday, October 30 : 8 AM - 6 pm

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 19 : 8 AM - 6 pm

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Tuesday, October 19 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

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Tuesday, October 19 : 3 :30PM - 4 :30pm

Discovering Nature Through Technology

Ages 10 & up.Getting to know the natural world has never been easier with popular apps like...

Wednesday, October 20 : 8 AM - 6 pm

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Wednesday, October 20 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

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Wednesday, October 20 : 4 PM - 5 pm

Bio-Illustration for Teens

Ages 11 - 17.Stroll through the gardens and observe the plants and scenery with the eye of a...

Thursday, October 21 : 8 AM - 6 pm

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Thursday, October 21 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Thursday, October 21 : 12 PM - 12 :45pm

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Willowwwood Open House

Adults.Enjoy a rare peek inside the Tubbs House, home of botanizing brothers, Henry and Robert Tubbs....

Thursday, October 21 : 1 PM - 2 :30pm

Home School Days: Not So Creepy!

Ages 6 - 10.Despite their fearsome reputations, many of the creatures that we consider “creepy” are...

Friday, October 22 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Friday, October 22 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Friday, October 22 : 3 :30PM - 4 :30pm

Garlic Galore!

All ages. Get the garlic ready! This fall, our farm staff is planting garlic to get...

Friday, October 22 : 3 :30PM - 5 pm

Orienteering Adventure

Ages 8 & up.Learn the basics of map and compass use and then try out your skills...

Saturday, October 23 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Saturday, October 23 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Saturday, October 23 : 10 AM - 2 :30pm

Fall Farm Fun

All ages. Timed entry: 10 a.m, 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m.Celebrate the...

Sunday, October 24 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Sunday, October 24 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Monday, October 25 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Monday, October 25 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Tuesday, October 26 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Tuesday, October 26 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Tuesday, October 26 : 3 :30PM - 4 :30pm

Kids in the Wild: Tent Camping

Ages 7 - 11.In this after school program, kids learn different outdoor skills. Learn how to find a...

Wednesday, October 27 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Wednesday, October 27 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Wednesday, October 27 : 10 AM - 10 :45am

Toddler Trek: Animal Homes

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.Where do animals find shelter out in the wild?  Hear a...

Wednesday, October 27 : 3 :45PM - 4 :30pm

Toddler Trek: Animal Homes

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.Where do animals find shelter out in the wild?  Hear a...

Thursday, October 28 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Thursday, October 28 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Thursday, October 28 : 3 :30PM - 4 :30pm

Leaf Peeping Hike

Ages 6 & up.The leaves are at the peak of fall colors!  Join a naturalist for...

Friday, October 29 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Friday, October 29 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Friday, October 29 : 10 AM - 2 :30pm

Spooky Story Scavenger Hunt

All ages. Timed entry: 10 a.m, 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m.Explore Fosterfields...

Friday, October 29 : 4 PM - 5 pm

Virtual: Not So Creepy!

Ages 5 & up.Despite their fearsome reputations, many of the creatures that we consider “creepy”...

Saturday, October 30 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Saturday, October 30 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Saturday, October 30 : 10 AM - 2 :30pm

Spooky Story Scavenger Hunt

All ages. Timed entry: 10 a.m, 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m.Explore Fosterfields...

Sunday, October 31 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Sunday, October 31 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Monday, November 1 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Monday, November 1 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Tuesday, November 2 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Tuesday, November 2 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Wednesday, November 3 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Wednesday, November 3 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Thursday, November 4 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Thursday, November 4 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Thursday, November 4 : 10 AM - 11 am

Pre-K Nature on the Farm

Ages 2 - 4 with an adult.Families with pre-K kids will take a walk on the trails and...

Friday, November 5 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Friday, November 5 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Saturday, November 6 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Saturday, November 6 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

Sunday, November 7 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. Scarecrows have returned to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and this year they help celebrate the...

Sunday, November 7 : 8 AM - 6 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Scarecrows in the Garden

All ages. The scarecrows are back!  Can you use the clues to find all the...

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