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June 2017

Roses to Rock Gardens 2017 – Annual Garden Tour

June 2, 2017 - June 3, 2017
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One event on November 22, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$30 – $150

Friday, June 2 & Saturday, June 3 Guest Speaker 9:30 a.m. Gardens Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Come spend a day (or two!) enjoying very distinctive gardens in Montclair & Glen Ridge Tickets may be purchased at Van Vleck House & Gardens on Saturday, June 3rd. Tickets/Friends of Van Vleck - $35 Tickets/General Admission - $40   Guest Speaker - Kelley Forsyth from Kelley Garden Design Presents  "Banish Gardeners' Guilt!  Easy methods to improve your relationship with your garden!"…

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Garden Explorations

June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $10

June 24 – Edible Gardening Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Come to Van Vleck and visit our Education Center anytime between 10 am to 1:00 pm. An environmental educator will discuss various topics relating to nature in and around the gardens. A simple craft will be offered, as well as supplies for a self-guided activity on the property. Everything you need to enjoy quality time with your family is here…

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August 2017

Outdoor Adventures: Butterflies

August 16, 2017 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $10

Join us on Wednesday anytime between 2:30 and 4 pm for an afternoon of fun and adventure for kids and their families. Every program will include a mini lesson or discussion in the Van Vleck Visitor Center as well as a hands-on activity or outdoor exploration. Fair weather only. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program runs from 2:30 to 4 pm so you can drop in with your child at any time.

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September 2017

Birding Hike for Families

September 10, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5

Early September is a wonderful time of year in the gardens. There are sure to be migrating birds stopping off on their way South, plenty of flowers and butterflies, too. Join us for a stroll through the gardens at a leisurely pace to see the many species passing through. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars, if you have them. This hike is for families, but individuals without children are also welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult.…

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Outdoor Adventures: Monarch Butterflies

September 23, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Come to Van Vleck and visit our Education Center anytime between 10 am to 1:00 pm. An environmental educator will discuss various topics relating to nature in and around the gardens. A simple craft will be offered, as well as supplies for a self-guided activity on the property. Everything you need to enjoy quality time with your family is here for you. Activities are designed for children ages 4 and up;…

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Gardening for the Birds

September 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$10 – $15

What types of plants, bushes, or trees would make a good place for a bird to build a nest? What plants provide the best food sources for birds? What plants provide good nesting materials? What can you do to supplement the plants already in your yard? This class will help you come up with ideas to create a habitat for migrating and resident birds. Come and join us for a host of good ideas in this 90-minute class. We will…

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October 2017

Outdoor Adventures: Birds of Prey

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $10

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Come to Van Vleck and visit our Education Center anytime between 10 am to 1:00 pm. An environmental educator will discuss various topics relating to nature in and around the gardens. A simple craft will be offered, as well as supplies for a self-guided activity on the property. Everything you need to enjoy quality time with your family is here for you. Activities are designed for children ages 4 and up;…

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November 2017

What’s in Bloom Guided Walk is Cancelled!

November 2, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $7

See the garden from a horticulturist's point of view. Join Laura Roberts, Garden Manager of Van Vleck, for a refreshing stroll through the grounds to discover the beauty of the autumn season. Deadline to register: November 1st. Call 973-744-4752 or email education@vanvleck.org.

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Outdoor Adventures: Animals in Winter

November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Come to Van Vleck and visit our Education Center anytime between 10 am to 1:00 pm. An environmental educator will discuss various topics relating to nature in and around the gardens. A simple craft will be offered, as well as supplies for a self-guided activity on the property. Everything you need to enjoy quality time with your family is here for you. Activities are designed for children ages 4 and up;…

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February 2018

Winter Seasonal Interest Guided Walk

February 16, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $7

See the garden from a horticulturist’s point of view. Join Laura Roberts, Garden Manager of Van Vleck, for a refreshing stroll through the grounds to discover the beauty of the season. Tour will feature all that is exciting at the moment from enchanting details to majestic specimens.  Rain or shine – please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Small groups welcome. Tour group will  meet in the Visitor Center.

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June 2018

Roses to Rock Gardens 2018

June 1, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$30 – $35

Go beyond the curb and check out the hidden gems to be found in local private gardens at our annual garden tour, Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd. Start either day off by joining us for a presentation by speaker Jenny Bakshi, of Urban Oasis Landscape Design, at Van Vleck House & Gardens on June 1st or 2nd at 9:30 am. Ticket Price: $30 for Friends of Van Vleck ($40 at the door); $35 for General Public ($45 at…

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Roses to Rock Gardens 2018

June 2, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$40 – $45

Go beyond the curb and check out the hidden gems to be found in local private gardens at our annual garden tour, Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd. Start either day off by joining us for a presentation by speaker Jenny Bakshi, of Urban Oasis Landscape Design, at Van Vleck House & Gardens on June 1st or 2nd at 9:30 am. Ticket Price: $40 at the door for Friends of Van Vleck; $45 at the door for General Public.…

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What’s in Bloom Guided Walk

June 8, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $7

See the garden from a horticulturist's point of view. Join Laura Roberts, Garden Manager of Van Vleck, for a refreshing stroll through the grounds to discover the beauty of the season. Tour will feature all that is exciting at the moment from enchanting details to majestic specimens.  Rain or shine – please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Small groups welcome.  Tour group will meet in the Visitor Center. Registration required. To register email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext…

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May 2019

CANCELLED – Spring Seasonal Interest Guided Walk May 14th

May 14 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $7

Celebrate National Public Gardens Week.  Explore the grounds with Garden Manager, Laura Roberts, and discover the beauty of the season. Rain or shine – please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Small groups welcome. Registration required. Tour group will meet in the Visitor Center. $5 per person for Members/ $7 per person for General Public

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June 2019

20th Annual Roses to Rock Gardens Tour

June 7 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 AM, repeating until June 8, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$40 – $45

UPDATE: Online tickets sales are closed. Tickets to Roses to Rock Gardens will be available for purchase at the door at Van Vleck on Friday, June 7th & Saturday, June 8th beginning at 10 am. $40 per ticket for Members; $45 per ticket for General Public. Each year, Van Vleck’s can’t-miss tour of local, private gardens invites garden enthusiasts beyond the curb and into some of the most special and unique properties in our area. Celebrating its 20th year, the…

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20th Annual Roses to Rock Gardens Tour

June 8 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 AM, repeating until June 8, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$40 – $45

UPDATE: Online tickets sales are closed. Tickets to Roses to Rock Gardens will be available for purchase at the door at Van Vleck on Friday, June 7th & Saturday, June 8th beginning at 10 am. $40 per ticket for Members; $45 per ticket for General Public. Each year, Van Vleck’s can’t-miss tour of local, private gardens invites garden enthusiasts beyond the curb and into some of the most special and unique properties in our area. Celebrating its 20th year, the…

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