City Paths

City Paths

City Paths are our day excursions to the parks, museums and neighborhoods of our metropolitan areas. Led by AFW members and an experienced trip coordinator, City Paths are our “urban hikes.” A day of walking and sightseeing often includes a lunch or dinner in a local restaurant.




Grounds for Sculpture Guided Tour, Hamilton, NJ

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Join us for a 1-hour guided walking tour of the Grounds for Sculpture. A trained guide will cover a selected number of sculptures in the park and may briefly introduce special exhibitions in the Museum and Domestic Arts Buildings. We will have time to explore on our own after lunch.

There will be an optional bagged lunch available for pre-order to enjoy at the Peacock Café. Please note no outside food is allowed on the grounds. Lunch cost is additional.

Please register with full payment by April 13, 2019. Group size is limited and space is available on a first-paid/first-served basis. Fees are non-refundable because AFW must pre-pay for the event.

FEE: $45 (members $35). Includes admission and guided tour. Lunch cost is additional.
DATE: Saturday, April 27, 2019, rain or shine.
TIME: 10:30am - 4pm
MEETING PLACE: Hamilton, NJ
GUIDE: Grounds for Sculpture
TRIP LEADER: Christine

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"Through a Glass Brightly" at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, Madison, NJ

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Get the insider view of the stained glass windows at the Museum, many adorned with quotes from the arts, sciences, and humanities. During the 1-hour presentation, participants will observe the beautiful details of the window designs and learn about the quotes and writers depicted in the windows. After that, we will see the original windows while strolling through the Museum.

There will be an optional lunch (~12:30pm) at a local restaurant (TBD) after our tour. Lunch cost is additional.

Please register with full payment by May 11, 2019. Fees are non-refundable because AFW must pre-pay for the event.

FEE: $30 (members $20). Includes presentation and admission. Lunch cost is additional.
DATE: Saturday, May 18, 2019
TIME: 9:45am – 3pm
MEETING PLACE: Madison, NJ
GUIDE: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
TRIP LEADER: Christine

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Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate + Union Church of Pocantico Hills, NY

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Explore the Rockefeller Legacy during our 2¼-hours guided tour (which includes a shuttle bus ride to the estate). We will be visiting the main floor of the house, art galleries, Inner Garden, golf room, and Coach Barn. After lunch, we will admire stained glass windows by Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse, which were commissioned by members of the Rockefeller family.

There will be an optional lunch (~12:30pm) at a local restaurant (TBD) or boxed lunches (TBD). Lunch cost is additional and will vary with what you order.

Please register with full payment by June 3, 2019. Fees are non-refundable because AFW must pre-pay for the event.

FEE: $55 (members $47). Includes admission fees. Lunch cost is additional.
DATE: Saturday, June 15, 2019, rain or shine
TIME: 9:30am. Shuttle leaves at 10am sharp.
MEETING PLACE: Sleepy Hollow, NY
GUIDE: Historic Hudson Valley
TRIP LEADER: Christine

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Walking Tour of Bordentown, NJ

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Join us on a tour of Bordentown, NJ, given by the Bordentown Historical Society. Many famous people lived there, including Francis Hopkinson (signer of the Declaration of Independence), Thomas Pain (author of Common Sense) and, would you believe, Joseph Bonaparte (the elder brother of Napoleon).

The tour will be about 2 hours and will include Thompson Street, famous for its amazing Halloween decorations. After the tour, we will have lunch at a local restaurant (TBD). Lunch cost is additional and will vary with what you order.

Please register with full payment by October 20, 2019. Group size is limited to a maximum of 20 participants.

FEE: $45 (members $30). Lunch cost is additional.
DATE: Saturday, October 26, 2019
TIME: 11am – 3pm
MEETING PLACE: TBD
GUIDE: Bordentown Historical Society
TRIP LEADER: Judy

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