Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

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Holly Walk at Craftsman Farms

November

Tuesday, 21-25; Washington

THANKSGIVING GRAB & GO SALE. Save 30% on items taken at time of purchase (excludes T-Shirts). 9am - 5pm. 390 Route 57 West,.

Warren County Habitat for Humanity;

Friday, 24-25; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

Friday, 24-25; Madison

HOLIDAY ARTS FESTIVAL. 34 events at eleven venues in the center of Madison. Information tent at the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts.

Madison Arts & Culture Alliance

Saturday, 25; Blairstown

Greater Blairstown Business Association; 908/854-9887

Saturday, 25; Morristown

CELTIC THUNDER SYMPHONY TOUR . 8pm. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

Weekends; November 25 - December 4; Bedminster

COLONIAL CHRISTMAS. Holiday shopping, festive music, period decorations, reenactors, Santa visits and a special exhibition of Revolutionary War artifacts $10. Vanderveer House, 3055 River Road, River Road Park.

Friends of Jacobus Vanderveer House; 908/396-6053

Tuesday, 28; North Branch

THE ELEPHANT IN EVERY ROOM. This intimate solo piece is about living with Tourette's Syndrome. 1 & 7. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Tuesday, 28; Port Murray

CHRISTMAS EVERGREEN WREATH. Create your own fresh evergreen 16 wreath using various types of pine and holly.Reservations required. $37. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

Thursday, 30; North Branch

TIM FARRELL. Fingerstyle guitar. 1 & 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Thursday, 30-1; Ringwood

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT. Preview concert featuring Lady Jane's Delight. 7 - 9pm. $30. Ringwood State Park, 1304 Sloatsburg Road.

Woman's Club of West Milford; 973/853-0336

December

Friday, 1-10; Morristown

GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND. Over 200 edible structures with crafters offering beautiful hand-made and affordable gifts. 9:30am - 5pm. $2 per person gains entry to both the Craft Show and Gingerbread Wonderland.. 353 East Hanover Ave..

Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 973/326-7601

Saturday, 2; Newton

CHRISTMAS WITH THE CELTS. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

Saturday, 2; North Branch

THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS SHOW (ABRIDGED). Three Wise Guys send-up and celebrate your favorite winter holiday traditions. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Saturday, 2; Port Murray

HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE. Using holly and various types of fresh greens, create a delightful centerpiece for your holiday table. 1:30 - 3:30pm. $37. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

Saturday, 2-3; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

Saturday, 2-3; Wantage

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 973/271-6771

Saturday, 2-3; Allamuchy

Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894

Saturday, 2-3; Hope

HOPE CHRISTMAS CRAFT MARKET. Juried craft show & sale. 10 - 5. $4. Hope School.

Hope Recreation Commission; 908/459-5127

Saturday, 2-3; Millbrook

Millbrook Village Society/National Park Service ; 973/875-3461

Saturday, 2-3; Sparta

LAKE MOHAWK GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKET. Shop a fabulous selection of quality merchants or stroll the boardwalk enjoying mulled Gluhwein, German beer & brats. Proceeds benefit local charities. Free. White Deer Plaza, 21 Boardwalk.

Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market; 973/462-5152

Saturday, 2-9; Chester

FESTIVAL OF TREES. Decorated holiday trees in a winter wonderland setting. Santa & Mrs Claus, caroling, and storytime $10. 100 North Rd.

Senior Resource Center; 908/79-2202

Weekends, Dec 2 - 10; Ringwood

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT RINGWOOD MANOR. Relive Victorian times and enjoy a festive celebration. 11am - 5. $8. 134 Sloatsburg Road.

North Jersey Highlands Historical Society; 973/853-7258

Weekends, Dec. 2 - 10; Walpack

WALPACK CHRISTMAS. and Walpack Church Christmas 10 - 5. Old Mine Road.

Walpack Historical Society; 973/948-4903

Sunday, 3; North Branch

CHRISTMAS WITH THE ANNIE MOSES BAND. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Sunday, 3; Stanton

DUTCH CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE. Open hearth cooking, colonial musicians and Sinterklass 1 - 4pm. Free, donations welcome. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road.

Readington Museums; 908/236-2327

Tuesday, 5; Madison

DECEMBER FAIRE. Numerology and holistic vendors. 7 - 10pm. Madison Masonic Lodge,  170 Main Street.

AHA  Association of Higher Awareness;

Tuesday, 5; North Branch

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Friday, 8; North Branch

THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER. Moscow Ballet’s spectacular scenic design, gorgeous costumes and the exquisite artistry of 40 top Russian dances have made The Great Russian Nutcracker an American holiday tradition not to be missed. 4 & 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Friday, 8-10; Morristown

NEW JERSEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

Saturday, 9; Hope

908/459-5643

Sunday, 10; Allamuchy

HOUSTON PERSON WITH THE DAVE LEONHARDT TRIO. 3pm. $25/ $30 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894x138

Sunday, 10; Delaware

CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY. Music, refreshments and tree lighting at Ramsaysburg Homestead Historic Site. 1 - 3pm. Route 46 and Ramseyburg Road.

Knowlton Township Historic Commission; 908/475-5352

Sunday, 10; North Branch

A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Nebraska Theatre Caravan 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Sunday, 31; Allamuchy

FIRST NIGHT WARREN. Family friendly New Years Eve Event with Live Entertainment, Music, Magic, Food Vendors and an awesome Fireworks Display! 4 - 8pm. $10. 1686 Route 517.

Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894

Sunday, 31; Morristown

First Night Morris; 973-455-0708


Upcoming Events...


Ongoing Theater and Concerts

The Folk Project, Morristown

MINSTREL CONCERT SERIES. Shows every Friday, presenting traditional American and ethnic "folk" music, as well as music of contemporary, primarily acoustic songwriters. The second Friday of the month is an open stage/audition night. 7:30pm. $10 adults; children 12 and under free.

Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road. ; 973/335-9489

Ongoing Programs and Events

Paulinskill Valley Trail, Andover to Columbia

Saturdays • NATURE WALKS. Hike the Paulinskill Valley Trail. Hike different sections with various themes. Hikes leave from Kittatinny SP, Warbasse Jct., or Footbridge Park in Blairstown. Free.

Paulinskill Vally Trail Committee; 908/684-4820

Saturdays • PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT UACNJ OBSERVATORY. Astronomy presentations followed by observing sessions, weather permitting.

Jenny Jump State Park ; 908/459-4366

Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center, Oxford

Weekends • A series of programs about the natural world around us for young and old alike. Preregistration is usually required. Topics range from a child’s first introduction to nature to seminars for expert fly fishers.

605 Pequest Rd.; 908/637-4125

Ongoing Tours and Exhibits

Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown

30 Washington Place; 973/539-2016 x210

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