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Chocolate Festival, Murder Mystery in Morris This Weekend

Winter weekend photo scavenger hunt also ahead.

There’s a lot to do in and around Morris County this weekend.

  • Winter Weekend Photo Scavenger Hunt, Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Saturday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Attendees can pick up a list of items at the Haggery Education Center, take a picture of every item, and return to the center to get a prize. It is a nice way to explore the 127-acre arboretum. Cost: $10 per family. For more information call 973-631-5004 or click here.
  • Chocolate Festival, Morris Museum, Saturday, Feb. 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.-Enjoy a day of sweet fun. Attendees can create a clay “doughnut,” play Name That Chocolate,” create a cupcake creature magnet, craft a love bug, and enjoy some of the area’s finest chocolate. Cost: free for museum members, non-members: $7 for children, $10 for adults. Click here for more information.
  • Lego Art Workshop — Printmaking, Morris Museum, Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 to 11 a.m. Young attendees will have the opportunity to make projects using Legos. To register call 973-971-3718 or e-mail programs@morrismuseum.org to register. A materials list will be provided with registration. Cost: $10 a child for museum members, $15 for non-museum members. Click here for more information.
  • Mega Model Trains, Morris Museum, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.-Train enthusiasts can check out a 288-square-foot, interactive model railroad.  Cost: $7 for children and senior citizens, $10 for adults. Click here for more information.
  • “Murder in Green Meadows,” Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, Friday, Feb. 15 beginning at 8 p.m.-“Murder in Green Meadows” is a psychological thriller about two couples living in a quite suburban neighborhood where middle-class citizens hide a diabolical plot of deception, murder, and mind games. Cost: between $20 and $45.
  • From Masters to Manufacturers- The Silver Industry and Early American Life, Macculloch Hall Historical Museum and Gardens, Sunday, Feb. 17 beginning at 4:30 p.m.
  • Decorative arts collector Ken Miller will talk about the silver industry in the early American colonies. Changers in social and commercial life in the colonies went through significant changes early in the colonies’ early history can be seen in the lives of their silversmiths. Cost: Members will be admitted free. Non-members: adults $8; senior citizens and students, $6; children 6 to 12 years old, $4. Children younger than 5 will be admitted free. For more information call 973-538-2404.

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