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Presidents’ Day Celebrations Around NJ

2-12-14

Presidents’ Day is Feb. 17 this year. There are many events throughout the state to celebrate the life and work of various presidents like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. If you know of other events, post them in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

BERGEN COUNTY
Presidents’ Day Camp
Date: Feb. 17 at 9 a.m.
Admission: $70 to $300
Location: Tenafly Nature Center; 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Website: http://www.tenaflynaturecenter.org/

ESSEX COUNTY
Historic House Tours
Date: Feb. 16 at 1 p.m.
Location: The Israel Crane House; 110 Orange Road, Montclair
Website: http://montclairhistorical.org/events/historic-house-tours-7/

President’s Day for Kids
Date: Feb. 17 at 10 a.m.
Location: Montclair Historical Society; 108 Orange Road, Montclair
Website: http://montclairhistorical.org/events/presidents-day-for-kids-3/

Presidents’ Day Celebration
Date: Feb. 17 at 1 p.m.
Location: Grover Cleveland Birthplace; 207 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell
Website: http://www.njfamily.com/NJ-Family/Calendar/index.php/name/Presidents-Day-Celebration/event/16277/

MERCER COUNTY
General Washington Speaks
Date: Feb. 16 at 12:30 p.m.
Location: Washington Crossing State Park; 355 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville
Website: http://www.njfamily.com/NJ-Family/Calendar/index.php/name/General-Washington-Speaks/event/16274/

George Washington’s Birthday Celebration
Date: Feb. 16 at 1 p.m.
Location: Washington Crossing State Park; 355 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/docs/wc_nature_grapevine.pdf

MORRIS COUNTY
Family Program: Abraham Lincoln Remembered
Date: Feb. 17 at 10 a.m.
Admission: $8 per child, $6 members, no fee for accompanying adult
Location: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown
Website: http://www.njfamily.com/NJ-Family/Calendar/index.php/name/Family-Program-Abraham-Lincoln-Remembered/event/16310/

Celebrate Presidents Day with a Log Cabin Craft
Date: Feb. 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Admission: $13.99 per child with pre-purchased tickets
Location: 4 Vreeland Road, Florham Park
Website: http://www.njkidsonline.com/events.php?id=14789

Family Program: Abraham Lincoln Remembered
Date: Feb. 17 at 1 p.m.
Admission: $8 per child, $6 members, no fee for accompanying adult
Location: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum; 45 Macculloch Ave., Morristown
Website: http://www.njfamily.com/NJ-Family/Calendar/index.php/name/Family-Program-Abraham-Lincoln-Remembered/event/16311/

The Making of An American Icon
Date: Feb. 16 at 1:30 p.m.
Admission: $4 per adult
Location: Washington’s Headquarters Museum, Morristown
Website: http://www.nps.gov/morr/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?eventID=418217-232573

Family Program: Abraham Lincoln Remembered
Date: Feb. 17 at 3:30 p.m.
Admission: $8 per child, $6 members, no fee for accompanying adult
Location: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum; 45 Macculloch Ave., Morristown
Website: http://www.njfamily.com/NJ-Family/Calendar/index.php/name/Family-Program-Abraham-Lincoln-Remembered/event/16312/