Morristown Area Events & Happenings – May 2017

Fiesta de Musica
Friday, May 5th, 2017
7:00pm – 10:00pm
40 Market Street, Morristown, NJ

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with great food, music, drinks, family and friends at Pinot’s Palette. Grab a Cerveza and let’s fiesta! All attendees will receive a $5.00 off class code for your next visit. For more information, please visit https://www.pinotspalette

Festival Earth
Saturday, May 6th, 2017
  11:00am – 2:00pm
                                             Morristown Town Hall at 200 South St., Morristown, NJ

Earth Day is not the only time to celebrate the planet.  Festival Earth is a collaboration of area corporations, local businesses, nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and schools to promote the people, planet, and prosperity of the Morristown community. We are receiving an impressive group of participants, exhibitors, and vendors. Past years have included: Sustainable Living Expo, Presentation Stage, Arts Showcase, Farmers’ Market, Hybrid – Electric Auto Show, Healthy Foods Pavilion, Valet Bike Parking, and much more. The Sustainable Living Expo featured vendors and exhibits ranging from hydroponic gardens to solar energy and holistic wellness. Dozens of booths will be set up this year around the Vail Mansion Green to showcase things like sustainable agriculture, food, transportation, wellness, and energy solutions, and electric cars.
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Eating with the Seasons
Sunday, May 7th, 2017
2:00pm -4:00pm
Schiff Nature Center
339 Pleasant Valley Rd., Mendham, NJ

Join Off the Grid Team at Schiff Nature Preserve to explore ways to cook for a compassionate planet, healthy body, and peaceful mind. This workshop will focus on fresh greens and herbs of spring, guests will go home with a good sense, of how to consume and cook for the seasons. For more information, please visit http://eatingwiththeseasons

National Public Gardens Day 
Friday, May 12th, 2017
2:00pm – 5:00pm
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum 4
5 Macculloch Ave., Morristown, NJ

Enjoy an afternoon in Macculloch Hall’s historic garden buzzing with family activities and presentations. Pre-registration required. For more visit http://publicgardensday

Our House Our Run
4 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
Broad St. and Summit Ave., Summit, NJ

 8:30 am Registration, 9:45 am Call to start, 10:00 am 4 Miler starts, 
10:15am 2 Mile walk begins, 11:00 am Everyone’s a Winner Race for Our House residents.                      Our House 4 Miler will be here before you know it with over 500 participants and a great course which runs through beautiful and upscale Summit, NJ. All staging is done on The Green with non-stop DJ music and fun pre-race activities. .Why should you run Our House? Well, besides the great course, sleeveless tech tee, super giveaways and terrific refreshments, we can’t think of any good reason. But many of our previous runners will return for the high quality and great fun. For more information, visit http://njbeerbbqfest.com

Saturday, May 20th, 2017
12:00pm – 1:00pm VIP HOUR
1:00pm – 5:00pm GENERAL ADMISSION

Lewis Morris Park – Dow Meadow Field
270 Mendham Rd., Morristown, NJ

The Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown is New Jersey’s first festival, featuring only New Jersey Beer, coupled with restaurants, gourmet food trucks & Chefs, offering a delicious array of mouthwatering BBQ & Bacon creations, all available for purchase. There will be a competition to showcase their culinary skills, with a panel of celebrity judges choosing the best of the best, along with People’s Choice awards for Best Dish & Best Beer.
30 New Jersey Breweries will be in attendance, each bringing four styles of Beer. One of these styles will be either a rare Beer or a Brew created specifically for this event. The event will take place outdoors and under tents, with some fantastic Music! This is destined to become a New Jersey Spring Classic. For more information visit

Superhero Half Marathon & Relay
Sunday, May 21, 2017
8:30am – 11:00am – Awards Ceremony
49 Woodland Ave., Morristown, NJ

You will love this scenic, single-loop course! There are some moderate hills in the first 3 miles of the race, but the last 10 are flat to gently rolling. There will be plenty of water stations and cheering spectators along the way. Large Superhero medals to all finishers. Prizes for top male, female and mixed relay teams. Don’t feel like running 13.1 miles? Find a partner and split the distance.
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Morristown Events & Happenings

May 2017 Area Events and Happenings


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