ANNUAL PIG ROAST. A fun filled day of great food, your favorite wines, live music. 1 - 4pm. $45 pp, advance sale only; wine available by the glass, $5.. 594 State Highway 94.
GARLIC 101. Types of garlic, best planting practices and uses. 1 - 4pm. $10. 80 Route 206.
BOTTLE HILL DAY. The event features four stages with live entertainment all day, over 200 vendor booths, amusement rides, great shopping, delicious food and a Beer Garden.
DISCOVER MORRISTOWN: PEOPLE AND PLACES. Take a leisurely walking tour through Morristown with author Bonnie-Lynn Nadzeika. Her postcard book on Morristown will come alive as she points out architecturally important buildings that sit within the historic district, and hear the stories of past, prominent Morristonians. 11am. $15. 6 Court Street.
DRIED FLOWER ARRANGEMENT. Turn a vase into a lovely, lasting masterpiece using a colorful array of dried flowers. 10am - 12pm. $36. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
GUIDED HIKE TO ASSINIWIKUM MOUNTAIN. The hike will lead to the summit of Assiniwikam Mountain (1,200 feet) and offers expansive views from several rocky outcrops in a lesser-known part of Norvin Green State Forest.. 10am. $5. 150 Snake Den Road.
SUSSEX COUNTY HERITAGE WEEKEND. Twenty-four historical sites & museums in Sussex County will welcome you! 133 Spring St., Newton.
ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY SINGS ELLA FITZGERALD. Ann Hampton Callaway is one of the leading champions of the great American Songbook, having made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host and producer. 7:30pm. $40/ $35 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
THE LORD STIRLING 1770S FESTIVAL. Revolutionary War military detachment camps and conducts maneuvers, while Colonial trades and crafts, hayrides, clay crafts, stenciling, and toy making deploy on the lawns of the former Lord Stirling estate, who lived on the site and served under General George Washington. 11:30am - 4:30pm. $5. 190 Lord Stirling Road.
AUTUMN ADVENTURE FEST COMMUNITY DAY. The center celebrates its 110th anniversary with family fun activities, climbing wall, kayaking, hhiking, music, vendors, Octoberfest fare. 11am - 4pm. 158 Millbrook Road.
RIVERSIDE FALL FESTIVAL. Historic site tours and presentations, apple tasting, cider making, woodworking exhibitions, smokehouse demonstration. 10am - 4pm. Route 46 and Ramsaysburg Road on the Delaware.
OLD FASHIONED COUNTRY FAIR. Highlights of the fair are pumpkin painting, field maze, Clydesdale horse drawn wagon, create a scarecrow, live country/blues music and freshly prepared food by Bex Eatery. All proceeds benefit the important mission of protecting water. 11:30am - 4:30pm. $25 per vehicle. Fairview Farm, 2121 Larger Cross Road.
LAKE LOOP. Come enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Hopatcong on a 20, 40 or 62 mile scenic bike ride, and/or 1.5 mile or 5K adventure trail run/walk and/or a beautiful paddle on the lake itself. Participate in one, two or three events. Register at LakeLoop.org 8am - 3pm. 260 Lakeside Blvd.
EQUINE RESCUE OPEN HOUSE. Meet the rescue horses, silent auction, bake sale, vendors. 12 - 4pm. 227 Still Valley Rd.
DIANA KRALL. 8pm. 100 South Street.
BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON. Explore the Great Swamp and listen for animal sounds along the swampy trails 6:30am - 7:30pm. $6. 190 Lord Stirling Road.
AN EVENING WITH JOHN KERRY. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
BEYOND SACRED: VOICES OF MUSLIM IDENTITY. This interview-based theatre production stages the personal and complex stories of five young Muslim New Yorkers. Together, their experiences create a beautiful, funny, and intensely poignant cry for tolerance. 7. $15 & $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
FESTIVAL OF BOOKS. Authors will speak and answer questions at one of several convenient Morristown locations. It begins with a ticketed keynote address by John Kerry, former Secretary of State, on Friday evening at the Mayo Performing Arts Center. Saturday’s main festival sessions are free and feature over 50 award-winning authors at venues within walking distance of each other. Vail Mansion.
FALL PHOTOGRAPHY. Capture the beautiful fall colors of the Delaware Water Gap with Certified professional photographer, Kathy Peoples. Learn about exposure, composition and more. Geared towards DSLR type cameras. $290 includes lodging and meals. 538 Emery Road.
HUDSON FARM WALK. Hike for Byram's local charities. Enter trail between 7:00 & 11:00 a.m. 270 Stanhope-Sparta Rd.
ANNUAL WINE TASTING EVENT. Sample dozens of wines from around the world and premium craft beers. Free wine glass for the first 100 registrants. To complement your tasting, enjoy smoked trout courtesy of the Musky Trout and Fish Hatchery and light appetizers. 2 - 5pm. Warren County Rod and Gun Club, 279 Asbury Bloomsbury Rd..
SUSSEX COUNTY HARVEST, HONEY AND GARLIC FESTIVAL. The ninth annual countywide autumn celebration includes farmers market, family activities, craft demonstrations, agricultural exhibits and vendors. We’ll have a farmers market with Sussex County and Jersey Fresh products like fruit, veggies, flowers and wine. The Sussex County Beekeepers Assoc. will have educational displays, materials and an array of honey products. For those who love all things garlic, we’ll have the Garden State Garlic Growers. The Festival will also have displays and info from organizations highlighting northern New Jersey's open spaces and history. There will be activities like pumpkin painting and crafts for the kids and vendors for adults. 10am - 4pm. Free. Sussex County Fairgrounds.
DURHAM COUNTY POETS. Bluesy Soul/Folk from Québec 8pm. $25 – $30. 30 Main Street.
BIRD IN HAND!. This program will include a short discussion on the history of bird banding and the different techniques used to study birds, a live demonstration and a hands-on opportunity for participants to release banded birds. $5. 80 Route 206.
ANNUAL PRESSING DAY. Observe annual apple pressing on restored historic equipment and taste the fresh cider. Video, pressing, and Visitor Center exhibits. 1 - 4pm. $10. 336 Mendham Road West.
DISCOVER VICTORIAN MORRISTOWN. Learn about one of the grandest periods in Morristown's 300-year plus history, Victorian Morristown. Your guide will be Karen Ann Kurlander, a local expert in the period. Walk through Morristown, visiting commercial and residential buildings in the Historic District that date from 1850-1910. Karen Ann will also enlighten you on the social customs of the day, and explain how the houses known as "painted ladies" came to Morristown. 11am. $15. 6 Court Street.
PORK ROLL PALOOZA. Everything from Pork Roll Sliders to Deep Fried Pork Roll and even Pork Roll-themed Beverages! There will be vendors, activities and live music all day!
SOAP MAKING. Choose from a varied selection of fragrant essential oils and herbs – to create your own specialty soap. 1 - 3pm. $36. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
STILLWATER FALL FESTIVAL. Hayrides, crafters, food, pumpkins, antiques, pony rides, games and a baked apple anything contest! 11am - 4:30pm. Free. Stillwater School.
NJ’S BIGGEST & BEST OKTOBERFEST. Dust off your dancing shoes with live music all afternoon including Massachusetts’ best band, The Bavarian Brothers! Get a jump on holiday shopping from 60 local vendors selling a wide range of products. Kids will keep busy with amusement rides, inflatables and carnival booths. Indulge from the vast selection of German-American menu items including some of the classics, Bratwurst, Baurenwurst, Goulash, Spätzle, Potato Pancakes and more! Can’t forget Forest Lodge’s Famous Fried Chicken! Leave some room for the scrumptious German desserts. Finish up with a cold, crisp, German beer to wash it all down! Embrace your inner German and wear your Dirndl or Lederhosen! Rain date, Oct. 14. 11am - 5pm. $8. 11 Reinman Road.
CHESTER'S 35TH ANNUAL HARVEST CELEBRATION. Enjoy this free two-day event with live entertainment, games, pumpkin carving, antique car show, apple press. Don’t miss the Soup and Chili chef competition on Saturday! 11 - 5. Free. Routes 206 & 24/513.
THE STICKLEY WEEKEND. Join us, with attendees from all over the country, for this conference, party, and reunion - with Stickley at its heart - rolled into one packed weekend! On Saturday, 8th Annual Scholars Symposium and the Craftsman Gala. Sunday’s Open House is your opportunity to enjoy the Log House at your own pace. 2352 Route 10 West.
WEEKEND JOURNEY THROUGH THE PAST. Thirty historic sites countywide will be open free to visitors featuring tours led by costumed interpreters and actors portraying historical figures, special collections and exhibitions, musical performances and more! Ask for Weekend Journey Trading Cards, available at every site. Each card features a notable person, place, event, or theme taken from four centuries of Somerset County’s rich history and deals out unique facts, activities … and even a few mysteries to solve! Check the event website for site descriptions, special programs, and an interactive map. 12 - 4pm. Free.
LIVE ANIMAL SHOW. Meet some of nature's coolest creatures with ! Eyes of the Wild 1 - 2pm. $5. 190 Lord Stirling Road.
LIVING HISTORY DAY. Events at the King Store and Homestead 1 - 4pm. 209-213 Main Street.
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Seong-Jin Cho plays Chopin 3pm. 100 South Street.
LOS LOBOS. 8pm. 447 - $62. 234 Spring Street.
BIRDING FOR BEGINNERS. Join Don Torino, President of the Bergen County Audubon Society, for a fall birdwatching walk around our property. 10am. Free.. 150 Snake Den Road.
VAN CAMPEN DAY. Tours of the eighteenth-century Van Campen Inn presented by costumed guides, music provided by the Colonial Musketeers Fife and Drum Corps, colonial crafts, re-enacted encampment and hikes to Fort Shapanack, the slave cemetery, and Shapanack cemetery. 10 - 5. Old Mine Road.
PUMPKIN PICK AND PAINT. 11am - 2pm. $5 per pumpkin. 50 Neilson Road.
THE TENORS: FAN FAVORITES TOUR. 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
TIEMPO LIBRE. Hard-driving, seductive rhythms of "timba" - an irresistible, dance-inducing mix of Latin jazz and Cuban son 8. $15 & $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
WOODCUTTERS 2018. A volunteer opportunity to help Princeton-Blairstown Center prepare for the winter months ahead. Activity levels range from very easy to fairly physical - you get to choose. Lodging and food will be provided 158 Millbrook Road.
42ND ANNUAL MORRISTOWN CRAFTMARKET. Juried artists display extraordinary, one-of-a-kind works in jewelry, ceramics, glass, leather, wood, metal, wearable fiber, and more. Proceeds benefit not-for-profit organizations. 12pm - 5pm. National Guard Armory, 430 Western Avenue.
DOG WALK OF THE DEAD. Over 45 indoor vendors, costume contests, live music, classic car trunk or treat, blood drive, animal adoptions, giveaways and more to benefit One Step Closer Animal Rescue of Sparta 11am - 4pm. $3, under 12 free. Sussex County Fairgrounds.
FAR HILLS RACE MEETING. The 98th running of this prestigious steeplechase horse race benefits Somerset Medical Center. 8. Moorland Farms.
HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR FOR POHATCONG TOWNSHIP. Explore an eclectic mix of stone and clapboard structures dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. 10am - 5pm. $25 / $65 winery train. Alba Vineyard, 269 Route 627.
DISCOVER THE NJ SHAKESPEARE THEATRE’S REGGIE THE GHOST. This is a backstage tour at the Theatre’s Support Facility in Florham Park. This unique opportunity to tour the costume, props, and scenery shops and more has been customized for the Tourism Bureau for the Halloween season. There will be lots of surprises, refreshments, and stories about Reggie who haunts their theatre. Bonnie Monte, director of the company, will be on hand for a Q and A. Touring the shoe closet is worth the price of admission! 11am. $20. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Production Offices, 3 Vreeland Road.
THE CAPITOL STEPS. Political satire, a perennial favorite. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
FALL HARVEST CELEBRATION & EDGAR ALLAN POE. Acclaimed actor Bob Gleason, from the American Historical Theatre, will portray the father of the detective story, pioneer of science fiction and master of the macabre. Come enjoy a delicious feast and entertaining evening. 6 - 9pm. Rsrv. required. $75. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
SIGNS OF FALL HIKE. Changing animal behavior, why leaves change color, and why it’s the best season to be out and about! 10am - 12pm. $5. 538 Emery Road.
AUTUMN HOUSE TOUR. The 35th self-guided tour includes historic public and private sites and canal walks. 11pm - 5pm. $30/ $25 advance. Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead, Rt. 29.
FULL COUNT BIG BAND. This popular 17 piece big band has been entertaining New York and New Jersey audiences for more than a decade with an eclectic mix of music. 7:30pm. $35. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
FLOWER & LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP. Autumnal brilliance 9 - 11:30am. $15, preregistration. 11 Layton Rd.
HARVEST FEST 2018. Gourmet food, wine & beer tastings; raffles; live entertainment. Plus a live performance by the cast of The Wizard. Proceeds benefit arts programming for young audiences. 6 - 9pm. $50. Skylands Stadium Indoor Event Center, 94 Championship Place.
THE WAILERS. 8pm. $34 - $49. 234 Spring Street.
COLLABORATING WITH NATURE TO WRITE AND TELL STORIES. Led by experienced naturalists and storytellers, this Stories from the Land weekend retreat explores the teaching and healing power of nature… when combined with story writing and storytelling. As creative teams, participants learn how to develop and share their own stories, inspired by materials and stories drawn from nature. Six meals, lodging and all materials are included. $195. 80 Route 206.
FALL FESTIVAL. Themed hayrides, pony rides, and other child-friendly activities 5 - 8pm. 256 South Maple Avenue.
TRUNK OR TREAT AND HALLOWEEKEND MOVIE. Commons Park, Main Street.
DISCOVER THE FORD MANSION’S GHOSTS. Visit the Washington Headquarters’ Museum at Morristown National Historical Park, site of the Ford Mansion, for this special multimedia program with Gordon Thomas Ward, an author, musician and ghost hunter. Gordon will explain the art of collecting “spirit traces”. Bring your ghost stories as there will be a Q and A. 10am. $15. Morristown National Historical Park, 30 Washington Place.
THE NATURE OF FORGETTING. The story of a middle aged father struggling with the early stages of dementia. A journey of shining humanity, and a celebration of a life well lived. 8pm. $25 & $35. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
OPEN HEARTH COOKING. Demonstration of open hearth cooking on the H.P.S.P. Interpretive Center fireplace. Enjoy a sample tastings of delectable soups, meats, and desserts all cooked fireside. Seasonal crafts for children. Rain or shine. 11am - 3pm. Free, $5 donation per famiy appreciated. High Point State Park, 1480 State Route 23.
WARREN VACHE QUINTET. Sometimes narrowly classified as a swing musician, the cornetist regularly defies this or other labels. Vaché has listened to and absorbed all styles of music. His trumpet heroes include Louis Armstrong, Roy Eldridge, Bobby Hackett, Fats Navarro, Tom Harrell and Ruby Braff among others. 3pm. $30/ $25 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
GOOFS AND GHOULS. Crafting with nature, games, pumpkin bowling, and pumpkin painting. 1 - 3pm. Free. Mettlers Road.
HISTORIC DISTRICT HOUSE TOUR: A WALK THROUGH TIME. Visit seven historic properties in one of Morristown’s most prestigious Historic Districts. Each home, whether a private residence or historic house museum, retains its unique characteristics designed long ago, while incorporating personal touches added by residents over time. 11am - 5pm. $40 in advance; $45 event day. 45 Macculloch Avenue.
VELVET CARAVAN. Rooted in the gypsy jazz/swing and Latin swing styles, this high-energy, acoustic-based quintet of guitar, violin, standup bass, percussion and keyboards has emerged as one of the shining lights of Savannah’s burgeoning music scene. 1 & 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
GIRLS' ADVENTURE & LEADERSHIP WEEKEND. Join other girls (Grade 6-12) for a weekend of fun while building leadership skills at our beautiful 264-acre campus located near the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area. $100 includes programming, meals, and lodging. $85 early bird (10/5). 158 Millbrook Road.
BACKYARD BEEKEEPING. Get started with your own honeybee hives for next spring 10:30am - 12pm. $15. County Admin Building, 165 CR 519 South.
THE HEIMAT QUARTET IN RECITAL. All avid chamber musicians, each player brings a wide array of experience and renewed energy to both the music and the group. 3pm. $27 – $32. 30 Main Street.
NJ BALLET: ROMEO AND JULIET & MACBETH. For more than half a century, New Jersey Ballet has thrilled audiences from Bergen to Cape May with top quality professional ballet and has given hundreds of thousands of adults and children their first introduction to ballet and inspired in many a lifelong love of the arts. 3pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
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).
SEASONAL TREE ID HIKE. Join Certified Tree Expert Jack Kuhlman to find a deeper connection to New Jersey native trees and unique ornamentals as he teaches identification in different seasons using leaves, bark, fruit and flowers as clues. 9am - 12pm. $5. 80 Route 206.
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 in “a parade that stands still”. 11:30am - 3pm. Free. Hunterdon County Arboretum, 1020 Rt 31.
SOUL OF AMERICA. A power punch-packed performance of the greatest soul hits ever written, played by the people who helped make them famous and unforgettable to this day. 8pm. $25 & $35. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE. Join us as we kick off the holiday season with two fun days of shopping, refreshments and good cheer!! Featuring farm tables, women's apparel, jewelry, unique gifts and custom furniture. 285 Lamington Rd..
PLEIN AIR PAINTOUT. Main Street.
SALUTE TO MILITARY VETERANS. 7:30am - 2pm. Rt. 206 & Plains Rd..
LANTERN WALK. Celebrate “Lanternenlaufen,” a historic European festival marking the end of the agricultural year and the beginning of the harvest, with two walks through the meadows. $25. Fairview Farm, 2121 Larger Cross Road.
NJ BALLET: SLEEPING BEAUTY. This production is the full-length classical ballet that has drawn people to ballet for more than 100 years. 2pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
SMOKEHOUSE DEMONSTRATION. 1 - 4pm. Free, donations welcome. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road.
THE WOOD BROTHERS. Roots music trio brings a distinctive flair to their union of folk, blues, gospel, and jazz. Nicole Atkins opens 8pm. 100 South Street.
TUESDAY TREKKERS. Join volunteer April Oleksy to hike and explore the Iris Trail. 10:30am. $5 suggested donation. High Point State Park, Lake Marcia, 1480 State Route 23.
BOYS' ADVENTURE & LEADERSHIP WEEKEND. Join other boys (Grade 6-12) for a weekend of fun while building leadership skills at our beautiful 264-acre campus located near the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area. $100 includes programming, meals, and lodging. $85 early bird (10/5). 158 Millbrook Road.
APPLES IN WINTER. The play by Jennifer Fawcett is produced at Centenary Stage Company as a part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR. This memory play is the celebrated story of the World War I flying ace, credited with 72 victories and billed as the top pilot in the British Empire. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
DRIED FLOWER WREATH. Using a 12” grapevine base, create a 15” wreath using a wide selection of dried flowers, artemisia, and salal leaves. 1 - 3pm. $49. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
BICKFORD BENEFIT ALL-STARS. The annual benefit concert continues with band leader, Dan Levinson, assembling an evening of Jazz All-Stars 7:30pm. $20/ $17 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
SEEGER. America’s beloved folksinger/activist is brilliantly brought to life in this mesmerizing solo show. 1 & 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THANKFUL LIGHTS. Participants will create their own lantern decorated with a personalized message and attached to an illuminated float that will be released on Buck Garden’s Lower Pond. 5 - 6:30pm. $15. 11 Layton Rd.
RENAISSANCE. Annie Haslam’s still there. 8pm. $44 - $59. 234 Spring Street.
ANNUAL FALL CRAFT FAIR. Visit over 100 tables featuring the work of talented artists and crafters. Bake sale area features home baked goods including the school's famous homemade apple pies! Hot food concessions available all day. 10am - 4pm. Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Rd..
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.
BALLET FOLKLORICO DE MEXICO. Mexico’s most revered traditional dance company. 8pm. 100 South Street.
THE WATER GAP JAZZ ORCHESTRA PRESENTS THE MUSIC OF PHIL WOODS. Director, Matt Vashlishan, was part of the Phil Woods Big Band and has taken the reign to continue Phil’s legacy with The Water Gap Jazz Orchestra. Matt has had the fortune of sharing the stage with musicians such as Phil Woods, Ian Froman, Bill Goodwin, Phil Markowitz ,John Hart, Marko Marcinko, Steve Miller, Bruce Hornsby, Chuck Bergeron, Gary Campbell and many others. 3pm. $30/ $25 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
SONGS OF THE GAELS HARP. Concert with James Ruff 2 - 3:30pm. $20. 450 King George 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. 11am and 2 pm. Free, reservations are required.. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
JINGLE ON MAIN. Join us once again for a wonderful small-town tradition, featuring vendors, music, kids crafts, food and, of course, Santa in his own Winter Wonderland. Official Blairstown tree lighting! 12 - 5pm. Main Street.
HOLIDAY SWAG WORKSHOP. Colonial Park Gardens' creative staff will guide you while you work with materials such as fresh pine, fir, boxwood, cedar, and arborvitaes. 10 - 11:30am. $35, pre-reg by 11/19. 355 Milltown Road.
COLONIAL CHRISTMAS. Museum tours, holiday shopping with boutique merchants and artisans, festive music, period decorations, reenactors, Santa visits. 10am - 4pm. Vanderveer House, 3055 River Road, River Road Park.
ANIMAL TRACKING. Explore our natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory marks, chew marks, and other signs animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos. 10am - 12pm. $5. 538 Emery Road.
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS. Everyone's favorite holiday classic comes to life in the all-new touring production live on stage. 1pm. $56. 100 South Street.
CHRISTMAS EVERGREEN WREATH. Create your own fresh evergreen 16″ wreath using various types of pine and holly.Reservations required. 7 - 9pm. $39. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
PETER KARP AND THE ROADSHOW. 8pm. $25 – $30. 30 Main Street.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING. Main Street.
HOLLY DAY. Six local historic Morris County sites will be decorated for the holidays and there will be special events and surprises at each one. Purchase one ticket which is good all day at the six sites. Holly Day is a long-time, well loved tradition 10 - 4pm. $30 online, $35 at event. Children 12 and under, free.
A JOYFUL CHRISTMAS. Word-renowned violinist Eileen Ivers and her band joyfully perform a program of American and Irish songs, original tunes and holiday favorites. 8pm. $25 & $35. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
CHRISTMAS EVERGREEN WREATH. Create your own fresh evergreen 16″ wreath using various types of pine and holly.Reservations required. 10am - 2pm. $39. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
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. A schedule of performances will be posted at lusscroftfarm.org. Proceeds are for ongoing restoration efforts at this historic farm. 10am - 4pm. $5, under 17 Free. Lusscroft Farm, 50 Neilson Road.
GODSPELL. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as the story of Jesus' life dances across the stage. 114 Greenwich St..
WALPACK CHRISTMAS. Enjoy a Walpack Christmas at the Rosenkrans Museum and the Walpack Methodist Episcopal Church in the historic village of Walpack Center on December 2 and 3 and December 9 and 10 from 1pm to 4 pm. Both buildings will be decorated for the holidays and staffed with volunteers from the Walpack Historical Society. Come and experience Christmas traditions and exhibits from a late nineteenth-century rural farming community. 10 - 5. Old Mine Road.
HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. 1 - 5pm. $20. 450 King George Road.
DUTCH CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE. Open hearth cooking, colonial musicians and Sinterklass. 1 - 4pm. Free, donations welcome. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook 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. $40 & %40. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE. Using holly and various types of fresh greens, create a delightful centerpiece for your holiday table. 10am - 2pm. $39. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
EVERGREEN CHRISTMAS TREE. Create a long-lasting festive tree for your holiday table using fresh boxwood, holly, and assorted winter greens. 1:30 - 3:30pm. $45. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
HOUSTON PERSON WITH THE DAVE LEONHARDT TRIO. As eclectic as he is talented, Person has recorded everything from disco and gospel to pop and r&b, in addition to his trademark, soulful hard bop. David Leonhardt is a veteran jazz pianist with over 45 years of professional experience. 3pm. $30/ $25 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.
GLEN MILLER ORCHESTRA. 3pm. $29 - $44. 234 Spring Street.
THE NUTCRACKER. New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
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.
MICHAEL DAVIS AND THE NEW WONDER. Classic jazz from the 1920s and 30s, authentically performed by a New York group inspired by Bix Beiderbecke, Red Nichols, and the California Ramblers opens January Music Fest 2019. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
HARRY JAMES ORCHESTRA. January Music Fest. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
MICHAEL CLEVELAND AND FLAMEKEEPER. January Music Fest presents one of the premier bluegrass fiddlers of his generation with his band delivering some of the most powerful, exciting and authentic bluegrass you can find! 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
MARTHA REDBONE ROOTS PROJECT. Miss Redbone's music flows equally from her own unique, award-winning blend of Native American elements with funk and her deep roots in Appalachian folk and Piedmont blues. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Avenue.
OPEN HOUSE. The gallery’s annual open house includes refreshments, special guests, and door prizes to support the Mercer County Wildlife Center. 1 - 5pm. 55 Bridge St..
BIX BEIDERBECKE BIRTHDAY BASH. 7:30pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..