Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

Upcoming events forward from November, 2017

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November 4; Hackettstown

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. Find that special something for that special someone, in a fun, local event. 1720 Route 57.

TCFC Auxiliary;

November 4; Harmony

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).

Harmony Historic Preservation Commission; 908/213-1600

November 4; Lebanon

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.

Hunterdon County Parks; 908/782-1158

November 4; Newton

LORRIE MORGAN. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

November 4-5; Hackettstown

NEW JERSEY BALLET. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

November 4-5; Morristown

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..

Tri-State African Violet Society; 973/326-7600

November 5; Far Hills

Leonard J. Buck Garden; 908/234-2677

November 5; Morristown

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.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

November 5; Stanton

SMOKEHOUSE DEMONSTRATION. 1 - 4pm. Free, donations welcome. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road.

Readington Museums; 908/236-2327

November 9-12; Hackettstown

SEEGER: A MULTIMEDIA SOLO SHOW. Randy Noojin resurrects Pete Seeger, vocalizing a brilliant script, and projecting mesmerizing visuals. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

November 10; West Milford

COMEDY NIGHT. 7 - 11pm. $20. 666 Macopin Rd.

Apshawa Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary; 201/306-1174

November 11; Blairstown

JOAN OSBORNE. Songs of Bob Dylan 8pm. $25 - $30. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

November 11-12; North Branch

CRANKIE STORYTELLING. A variety of shadow puppet crankies based on songs and tales. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

November 12; Allamuchy

GRANT STEWART AND 3 DIVAS. 3pm. $25/ $30 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894x138

November 12; Newton

THE STANLEY CLARKE BAND. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

November 14; Sussex

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.

Friends of High Point State Park; 973/702-0488

November 16-19; Hackettstown

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..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

November 17; Blairstown

ROOMFUL OF BLUES. 8:30pm. $25 - $30. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

November 18; Branchburg

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.

Branchburg Womans’ Club; 908/866-1824

November 18; Morristown

Wild Ridge Plants; 908/319-7230

November 19; North Branch

NOBUNTO. A cappella quintet from Zimbabwe. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

November 24-25; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

November 25; Blairstown

Greater Blairstown Business Association; 908/854-9887

November 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

November 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

November 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

November 30; North Branch

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

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

November 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 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

December 2; Newton

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

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

December 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

December 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

December 2-3; Hope

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

Hope Recreation Commission; 908/459-5127

December 2-3; Millbrook

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

December 2-3; Morristown

Morris County Tourism Bureau; 973/631-5151

December 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

December 2-3; Wantage

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.

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 973/271-6771

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

December 3; North Branch

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

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

December 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

December 5; North Branch

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

December 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

December 8-10; Morristown

NEW JERSEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

December 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

December 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

December 10; North Branch

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

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

December 31; Morristown

First Night Morris; 973-455-0708

January 21; Allamuchy

BILL CHARLAP & PETER WASHINGTON. 3pm. $30/ $35 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894x138

March 25; Allamuchy

HENDRIK MEURKENS QUARTET. 3pm. $25/ $30 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894x138

April 22; Allamuchy

TONY DESARE. 3pm. $25/ $30 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894x138

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