Museum Calendar 2014

Revised 10/8/14


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Craft Days,  Every Saturday,   1 0 AM - 4 PM

Join us at the Museum every Saturday for drop-in seasonal crafts. September’s theme is “Back to School.” Learn how to make a simple folio book and write in it with a quill pen and ink. This craft is a great way to enhance school assignments! Adults $5.00, Students & Children $3.00, Members Free.


Bottle Hill Day,  Saturday, September 27th  11 AM - 4 PM

Enjoy a town wide festival that is free to the public.  For more information visit or call 973-377-2982 x10.  FREE! Scheduled events on our lawn include: militia maneuvers, carpentry, and an herb bottle craft.


Harp Ensemble Concert,  Friday, October 10th  7 PM

Crowd favorite Odarka Stockert returns with a new concert. Join musician Odarka Stockert as she gathers several of her fellow harpists in one unbelievable evening of “murder ballads.” Be swept away with the beauty of the ensemble’s sound.  Space is limited, call to reserve your spot.  973-377-2982 x10.


Exhibit Lecture,  Sunday, October  19th  1 PM - 3 PM

Join SAR member Norm Goos as he explores the role the 3rd Gloucester Battalion played in the Battles of Trenton and PrincetonAdmission $7 for Non-Members, $5 for seniors and students & $3 for Members.  Advance registration recommended; call 973-377-2982.


Pumpkin Illumination, Friday, October 24th 5:15 – 6:30 PM

Join us for Madison’s first annual Pumpkin Illumination. Bring your carved pumpkin to the Museum’s front lawn at 5:15, then join us inside for story-time, arts and crafts. We will begin the Pumpkin Illumination at 6:15. This will be an evening of Halloween-y family fun for all ages! Participation on the lawn is free; admission for indoor activities is $5 per adult, $3 per child. For more information call 973-377-2982 x12.


Teddy Bear Picnic,  Friday, November 14th  4 PM - 5 PM

Bring your teddy bear and help us honor National Teddy Bear Day, with a Teddy Bear Picnic for both human and stuffed visitors alike.  Gather around our Museum Educator and listen to teddy bear stories.  Take part in a fun teddy bear craft.  Enjoy yummy teddy bear treats and an afternoon of teddy bear fun!  Appropriate for children 2-6 years old.  Advanced registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  $3 admission/ participant & Regular Admission for all others.


Exhibit Lecture  Sunday, November 16th  2 PM

Linda Barth, a life-long resident of the Garden State, is a trustee of Celebrate New Jersey!, a grassroots movement that builds pride in and fosters a brighter future for New Jersey through educational programs and public initiatives. Join us in welcoming Linda as she explores the many ways in which Garden Staters can Celebrate New Jersey. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Admission is $10 for Non-Members & $5 for Members.  Call 973-377-2982 x10 for reservations.

Exhibit Lecture, “Forged in Philadelphia” Sunday, DECEMBER 7th  2 PM
Forged in Philadelphia depicts a time in America’s history that is often overlooked: it’s 1792 and the war for independence has ended, yet personal independence is still elusive for many. Join Chatham author Rebecca Gibby as she explores issues of race, foreign policy, and family dynamics of the post Revolutionary War era. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Admission is $10 for Non-Members & $5 for Members.
Call 973-377-2982 x10 for reservations.


Harp Ensemble Concert,  Sunday, January 4th  2 PM

Join musician Odarka Stockert as she gathers several of her fellow harpists, known as Harpantics, in one unbelievable afternoon of music.  Be swept away with the beauty of the ensemble’s sound.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is strongly recommended.  Admission is $10 for Non-Members & $5 for Members.  Call 973-377-2982x14 for reservations.



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