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Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Citizens Committee of the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens invite the public to view an elaborate display of carved botanic, floral and Halloween themed pumpkins created by students at “Gardens Aglow” at the Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair. The free event will be held as follows: Date:            Friday, October 26, 2018                     Rain Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018  Time:           6 to 9 p.m. Place:          Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens                                         474 Upper Mountain Avenue                                         Upper Montclair, NJ   “The County of Essex is proud to showcase the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens during the autumn season. I invite you to visit the gardens and this unique and colorful jack-o-lantern display. Then, enjoy a glass of cider at sunset while watching the gardens glow,” DiVincenzo said. Area high schools have been invited to demonstrate and showcase their creativity and carve pumpkins for the event. All jack-o-lanterns will be lit with candles and lined around the flower beds to help illuminate the gardens. Seasonal refreshments will be available. Admission is free. For information, please call 973-268-3500. The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens were initially conceived in 1927 as a tribute […]


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