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Posted Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Enjoy a Special Day Filled with Scenic Nature, Beautiful Art, and the Masters Behind It

On Sunday, Sept. 15, from noon to 4 p.m., spend the day strolling the exquisite gardens and meeting local artists at Expressions of Nature at the Morris County Park Commission’s Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township.

Artist paints in nature

Admire the stunning, seasonal blooms, and watch firsthand as the artists create original masterpieces based on the Arboretum scenery. Flourish your creativity by interacting with the artists at work, learning about their techniques, motivations, and unique styles as they interpret their surroundings.

Artwork is available for purchase as well.

Admission to this event is FREE. Rain date is Sunday, September 22. For more information and directions to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township, visit or call 973.326.7601. To see a running list of events at the site, visit the Friends of Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

The Morris County Park Commission’s 18,704 acres are home to 38 specific sites, several of which are nationally recognized. Over 3 million people visit New Jersey’s largest park system annually, proving there really is something here for everyone. Over 150 miles of well-maintained trails wind through scenic Morris County, providing all kinds of educational, relaxing, active, fun, entertaining and memorable experiences.

Choose from a day of hiking, golf, biking, fishing, boating, swimming, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, arboretums, historic sites, recreational fields, outdoor environmental education, ice skating, sledding, ice fishing and special award-winning programming.