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Top Things to Do with Children in Summit, NJ this Fall

Posted by Meghan Hodgin on Oct 5, 2017 4:20:23 PM

Fall is in the air and Pumpkin Spice Cheerios are on the shelves in a supermarket near you. With apple picking, Halloween candy and blowup decorations on your neighbor’s lawn in mind, we wanted to provide you with a list of our favorite events in the Summit, New Jersey area this fall. This list will be updated as we hear of more events throughout the fall! Have an event you think should be included in our list? Email the details to communications@oakknoll.org for consideration.


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Halloween Haunted House Decorating WorkshopOctober 22, 2017

Bring your spooky chef and get creative decorating your very own Haunted House with candy and icing in this Halloween workshop. Pre-registration is required two days before. All children must be accompanied by a parent. Sponsored by the Summit Area YMCA

Summit Farmers Market Pumpkin PaintingOctober 29, 2017

Children of all ages are invited to embrace their inner artist and paint a pumpkin at the Summit Farmers Market! For one day only, small pumpkins will be on sale for $3 at the painting booth, but you can purchase your squash to paint from any of the farmers selling them. Painting supplies will be provided. Sponsored by Summit Downtown

Trick-or-Treat Downtown  October 31, 2017

Children are invited to don their costumes and venture into downtown Summit after school on Tuesday, October 31. Downtown businesses displaying a Trick-or-Treat poster in their window will be waiting to hand out treats! Sponsored by Summit Downtown

24th Annual Royal BoutiqueNovember 2-4, 2017

It’s never too early to get a head start on your holiday shopping! Join us November 2-4 during Oak Knoll School's annual Royal Boutique shopping extravaganza! More than 50 exclusive vendors with an exceptional array of unique gifts, toys, specialty food, jewelry, clothing and much more! Admission is free. Sponsored by Oak Knoll School

Lacrosse Skills 'n' Drills  November 5, 2017

Boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to a free instructional Lacrosse Skills 'n' Drills clinic run by Oak Knoll School's state championship girls' lacrosse head coach, Rachel Lasda. Enjoy a day of learning the game and working on skills with a fun and experienced coaching staff! All skill levels welcome and every registered participant will receive a free Oak Knoll Lacrosse shirt. Sponsored by Oak Knoll School

Summit Farmers Market Pumpkin/Sweet Potato Pie ContestNovember 12, 2017

Amateur bakers are invited to bring their best pumpkin or sweet potato pie to the Summit Farmers Market by 10:45 a.m. on November 12. Judging begins at 11 a.m. Pies will be judged on their crust, filling and appearance. After the pies are judged, the public will be able to sample them! Pies must be made from scratch; no premade crusts allowed. All types of pumpkin and sweet potato pies are allowed: pumpkin custard, pumpkin pecan, etc. Entrants must bring a copy of their recipe to the contest with them. The winners will receive Fun Money to be spent at the market. Sponsored by Summit Downtown

Discovery Day for Children - November 13, 2017

Your child will spend an afternoon delving into the wonders of literature, art and science through hands-on exploration! Activities are free, fun, engaging and age-appropriate  all taught by Oak Knoll's expert educators! Sponsored by Oak Knoll School


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