HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. Find that special something for that special someone, in a fun, local event. 1720 Route 57.
HOFF-VANNATTA OPEN HOUSE. Tours of restored farmstead including barn, house, wagon shed and summer kitchen. Open hearth cooking demonstrations, re-enactors, house and barn tours. 10 - 4. Free. 3026 Belvidere Road (Rt. 519).
TOUCH-A-TRUCK DAY. Over forty dump trucks, fire trucks, ambulances, police cars, military jeeps and lots more parked in one place so kids of all ages can get a close-up look. 11:30am - 3pm. Free. Hunterdon County Arboretum, 1020 Rt 31.
LORRIE MORGAN. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
NEW JERSEY BALLET. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
ANNUAL AFRICAN VIOLET SHOW. The theme for the fifty-fifth annual show and plant sale is “Violets in the Kitchen”. Free. Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 53 East Hanover Ave..
GREAT TREE MEN AND WOMEN OF AMERICA. Naturalists such as J. Sterling Morton, the founder of Arbor Day, and Henry David Thoreau wrote extensively about the nature that surrounded them. Mary Fenimore Cooper described nature in a refreshing, poetic way. These three and others, such as John Muir and Teddy Roosevelt, brought environmental concerns to the public's attention. 10 - 11:30am. $15, preregistration. 11 Layton Rd.
MUTTS GONE NUTS!. A canine comedy stunt show like no other, featuring high-flying frisbee dogs, tightrope dogs, dancing dogs and of course, the one and only Sammie the Talking Dog! 1:30 and 4:30pm. 100 South Street.
SMOKEHOUSE DEMONSTRATION. 1 - 4pm. Free, donations welcome. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road.
SEEGER: A MULTIMEDIA SOLO SHOW. Randy Noojin resurrects Pete Seeger, vocalizing a brilliant script, and projecting mesmerizing visuals. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
COMEDY NIGHT. 7 - 11pm. $20. 666 Macopin Rd.
JOAN OSBORNE. Songs of Bob Dylan 8pm. $25 - $30. 30 Main Street.
CRANKIE STORYTELLING. A variety of shadow puppet crankies based on songs and tales. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
GRANT STEWART AND 3 DIVAS. 3pm. $25/ $30 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
THE STANLEY CLARKE BAND. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
TUESDAY TREKKERS. Join volunteer April Oleksy to hike and explore Sawmill Lake and the Blue Dot Trail 10:30am. $5 suggested donation. High Point State Park, Lake Marcia, 1480 State Route 23.
MY NAME IS GIDEON: IM PROBABLY GOING TO DIE EVENTUALLY. With his banjo Rossana under his arms, Gideon invites you into his own living room on the stage. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
ROOMFUL OF BLUES. 8:30pm. $25 - $30. 30 Main Street.
CRAFT SHOW & BAKE SALE. Handmade crafts, door prizes, bake sale, refreshments, and free parking. Benefits students and charitable donations. 10am - 3pm. Free. Central School, 220 Baird Rd.
IN THE DOORYARD: ESSENTIAL WEEDS AT OUR FEET. This presentation weaves together the ecology of common native and non-native plants with their modern and historical uses as food and medicinal remedies. Learn which common weeds are high in healthy fats, and where to find the plant called “nature’s bandage”. 10am - 12pm. Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 53 East Hanover Avenue.
NOBUNTO. A cappella quintet from Zimbabwe. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
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.
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.
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.
HOLLY WALK 2016. 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 12 - 5pm. $30 online, $35 at event. 6 Court Street.
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.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE BENEFIT FUNDRAISER. Explore the Turner Mansion & Manager's Dwelling, festively decorated and filled with vendors, farmers, a bake sale, and a gift shop. Proceeds for ongoing restoration efforts at this historic farm. 10am - 3pm. $5, under 17 Free. Lusscroft Farm, 50 Neilson Road.
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.
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.
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 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.
BILL CHARLAP & PETER WASHINGTON. 3pm. $30/ $35 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
HENDRIK MEURKENS QUARTET. 3pm. $25/ $30 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
TONY DESARE. 3pm. $25/ $30 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).