Holly Day 2018 to continue Greater Morristown tradition, Dec. 1

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From the Morris County Tourism Bureau:

 
The Halls will all be Decked on Holly Day

 

The Morris County Tourism Bureau and its partners are pleased to announce the return of Holly Walk, newly renamed as Holly Day 2018.  

This long-standing Morris County tradition offers visitors the opportunity to visit six local historic sites decorated for the holidays, with one admission ticket, during one day.

This year the event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm. Participating sites include:

*The Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall

*The Ford Mansion at Morristown National Historical Park

*Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

*The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

*The Schuyler-Hamilton House

*The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms

 

Upside-down Christmas tree at Acorn Hall.
Upside-down Christmas tree at Acorn Hall.

All the sites’ gift shops will be brimming with unique and reasonably priced merchandise, so bring your holiday gift lists, and support these Morris County historic sites.

Each site will offer something special for visitors.  Acorn Hall will be decorated to complement its current exhibit:  Iconic Culture:  From Little Black Dress to Bell Bottoms.  There will also be piano music and the crowd-favorite Victorian upside down Christmas tree.

The Ford Mansion, Schuyler-Hamilton House and the Stickley Museum will offer musical interludes throughout the day. At Macculloch Hall visitors can make a Thomas Nast-inspired ornament to hang on a tree.

Actor Tom Sellwood
Actor Tom Sellwood

At the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, musical entertainment will be provided by Broadway actor, singer, and musician Tom Sellwood at 1 pm.

Holly Walk tickets are $30 per person and may be purchased online through morristourism.org, at Eventbrite.com or from the Morris County Tourism Bureau, 6 Court St., Morristown. 

For more information call 973-631-5151.  Tickets may be purchased on the day of the event at Macculloch Hall, 45 Macculloch Ave., Morristown, beginning at 9:30 am.

The Morris County Tourism Bureau is a Destination Marketing Organization that positively affects the economy of Morris County by promoting the area’s exceptional historic, cultural and recreational opportunities.

Holly Walk is being generously underwritten by the Washington Association of New Jersey, Normandy Partners, NJM Insurance Group, Jeanne and Joe Goryeb and The New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel & Tourism.

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