THANKSGIVING GRAB & GO SALE. Save 30% on items taken at time of purchase (excludes T-Shirts). 9am - 5pm. 390 Route 57 West,.
HOLIDAY GREENHOUSE TOUR. Come experience the pleasure of our greenhouses – filled with unusual blossoms and exotic scents. Join us for an informative lecture-tour of our collection of herbs from around the world. This is a wonderful way to learn about the rare and unusual, as well as familiar herbs. Reservations are required. Free. 11am and 2 pm. Free. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
HOLIDAY ARTS FESTIVAL. 34 events at eleven venues in the center of Madison. Information tent at the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts.
BLAIRSTOWN JINGLE ON MAIN. The Jingle On Main celebration is a family friendly event featuring vendors, free children's activities, photos with Santa, caroling and great food along Blairstown's Historic Main Street. Official tree lighting at 4:30 pm. 10am - 4pm. 31 Main Street.
CELTIC THUNDER SYMPHONY TOUR . 8pm. 100 South Street.
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.
THE ELEPHANT IN EVERY ROOM. This intimate solo piece is about living with Tourette's Syndrome. 1 & 7. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
CHRISTMAS EVERGREEN WREATH. Create your own fresh evergreen 16 wreath using various types of pine and holly.Reservations required. $37. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
TIM FARRELL. Fingerstyle guitar. 1 & 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT. Preview concert featuring Lady Jane's Delight. 7 - 9pm. $30. Ringwood State Park, 1304 Sloatsburg Road.
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..
CHRISTMAS WITH THE CELTS. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS SHOW (ABRIDGED). Three Wise Guys send-up and celebrate your favorite winter holiday traditions. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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.
HOLLY WALK 2017. Holly Walk is a long-standing Morris County tradition that offers visitors and residents the opportunity to visit local historic sites decorated for the holidays, with one admission ticket. In addition to the sites being open, their gift shops will be brimming with unique merchandise, so bring your holiday gift lists, and support local historic sites and preservation efforts. Six sites will participate this year: Acorn Hall, Macculloch Hall, Ford Mansion, Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, Schuyler-Hamilton House, and Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms 12 - 5pm. $30 online, $35 at event. Children 12 and under, free. 6 Court Street.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE BENEFIT FUNDRAISER. Get in the holiday spirit shopping, enjoying music, and exploring three historic buildings at Lusscroft Farm - the Turner Mansion, the "Christmas Cottage" Manager's Home, and the Carriage House/Garage. All three buildings will be festively decorated and filled with interesting vendors, live music and special performances, history displays, food, the Lusscroft Gift Shop, a Bake Sale, the Gingerbread Contest Display, and more! Horse drawn carriage rides add to the festivities. Check our website for schedule of performances. Proceeds are for ongoing restoration efforts at this historic farm. 10am - 4pm (3pm on Sunday). $5, under 17 Free. Lusscroft Farm, 50 Neilson Road.
CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS AT RUTHERFURD HALL. Visit the historical mansion while it is decorated for the holidays.Family photo ops with Santa, music, holiday crafts and much more. On Sunday, enjoy a delicious catered brunch , take a tour with one of our docents, then capture your outing with family photos. ($32.50/adults $20/Kids) 1686 Route 517.
HOPE CHRISTMAS CRAFT MARKET. Juried craft show & sale. 10 - 5. $4. Hope School.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS. The buildings will be decorated with old time decorations and volunteers and park staff in period clothing will demonstrate how the season was celebrated in years past. The kids can make a decoration or play with some of the wonderful old time toys and games that will be in the parlor. An old fashion Christmas service and carol singing will be held in the Millbrook Church at 5 PM Sunday evening followed by a fellowship get together in the VanCampen Farmhouse. Old Mine Road & Cty Route 602.
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.
FESTIVAL OF TREES. Decorated holiday trees in a winter wonderland setting. Santa & Mrs Claus, caroling, and storytime $10. 100 North Rd.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT RINGWOOD MANOR. Relive Victorian times and enjoy a festive celebration. 11am - 5. $8. 134 Sloatsburg Road.
WALPACK CHRISTMAS. and Walpack Church Christmas 10 - 5. Old Mine Road.
CHRISTMAS WITH THE ANNIE MOSES BAND. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
DUTCH CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE. Open hearth cooking, colonial musicians and Sinterklass 1 - 4pm. Free, donations welcome. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road.
DECEMBER FAIRE. Numerology and holistic vendors. 7 - 10pm. Madison Masonic Lodge, 170 Main Street.
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. It’s Christmas Eve in 1945, and only a handful of WVL Radio’s actors have braved the blizzard to perform that evening’s broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life and keep the station afloat. 2 & 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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.
NEW JERSEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER. 100 South Street.
A MORAVIAN CHRISTMAS. Lantern tour of the historic village (call for resv.), original moravian farmhouse, old grist mill, St. Lukes chuch, museum, Moravian Gemeinhaus live nativity and Christmas tree decorating, "Christmas eve sermon", a reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, 1000 luminaries, village shoppes will stay open late. 4 - 7pm. $5, children free..
HOUSTON PERSON WITHTHE DAVE LEONHARDT TRIO. 3pm. $25/ $30 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY. Music, refreshments and tree lighting at Ramsaysburg Homestead Historic Site. 1 - 3pm. Route 46 and Ramseyburg Road.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Nebraska Theatre Caravan 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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.
FIRST NIGHT MORRIS. New Jersey’s biggest and brightest alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts features over eighty performances - representing dance, drama, music and visual arts at venues in and around Morristown. Enjoy live performances, exhibits, activities and demonstrations ranging from popular to classical, homegrown to international. Plus there will be two rounds of fireworks, one at 9:15pm and the other at midnight! 4:45pm - midnight. $20 before December 27.
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.
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.
Saturdays • PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT UACNJ OBSERVATORY. Astronomy presentations followed by observing sessions, weather permitting.
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.
Ongoing • TOURS OF WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS AT THE FORD MANSION.
Headquarters Museum includes includes three exhibit galleries, a 30-minute introductory video, tours of the furnished house will be made available at 10 and 11am and at 1, 2, 3 and 4pm. Adults (Age 16 and up): $7, Children: Free
Please note that the grounds of the entire park will remain open seven days per week along with the restroom facilities at the Jockey Hollow area, per park hours listed at www.nps.gov/morr.