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Morven Museum & Garden's 2018 Festival of Trees showcases Holidays at Morven Through the Centuries

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Juried Trees on display November 21, 2018 through January 6, 2019 in

Morven Museum's newly reimagined galleries

PRINCETON, N.J. - Oct. 29, 2018 - PRLog -- "Morven's annual Festival of Trees has been a holiday highlight for years, and this year we're enhancing it by presenting Holidays at Morven Through the Centuries," Morven Executive Director Jill Barry shared recently.

Morven's Festival of Trees is a juried collection of trees and mantles displayed throughout the museum's galleries, upstairs and down.  This year's theme invites visitors to tour the newly reimagined first floor galleries, featuring trees inspired by 18th through 20th century decor, and the second floor galleries where imagination runs free.

Festival of Trees decorators include:
  • C. Raymond Davis & Sons
  • Contemporary Garden Club
  • Garden Club of Princeton
  • Homestead Princeton
  • Keris Christmas Shop and Tree Farm
  • McCarter Theater
  • Stony Brook Garden Club
  • West Trenton Garden Club

Morven's Festival of Trees co-chairs are Carolyn and John Healey, Alex and Howie Powers, and Lisa and Michael Ullmann.

December highlights of this year's Festival include a Family Gingerbread House Workshop, Colonial Christmas Tea, Morning with Santa, and Pajama Storytime with Gennady Spirin.  Docents will be on hand throughout the galleries, however no formal tours are given during the Festival.

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ,  is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Festival of Trees included with Museum admission of $10.00; $8.00 for Seniors; Free for Friends of Morven and Children 6 years old and under.

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For more than 200 years Morven has played a role in the history of New Jersey and the nation. Originally part of a 5,500-acre tract purchased from William Penn in 1701 by the Stockton family, is the home of Richard Stockton, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and four subsequent Stockton generations, home to the families of Robert Wood "The General" Johnson Jr., and eventually five New Jersey governors, as well as three generations of enslaved families, respective domestic workers, and staff.

Debi Lampert-Rudman, Curator of Education
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Festival of Trees Opens Nov 21 - Holiday Party set for Nov 29

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