Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

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November 19; Ringwood

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-9534

November 19-20; Basking Ridge

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. Local artisans present unique, handcrafted holiday gifts including jewelry, artwork, tote bags, note cards, woodwork, accessories, and more! 1 - 5pm. 450 King George Road.

Farmstead Arts; 908/636-7576

November 20; Ringwood

MANOR TOURS. NJBG volunteer docents lead visitors on a tour of the architecture and history of Skylands Manor. 11am - 3pm. Adults: $7; Seniors: $5; Students 13-18: $5; Children 6-12: $3; Under 6: Free. ($5/car State Park parking fee). 20 Morris Rd..

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-9534

November 20; Ringwood

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-9534

November 20; Ringwood

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-9534

November 25-27; Clinton

DICKENS' DAYS. Annual holiday extravaganza along Main Street featuring horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers and music and street performers.

Clinton Guild;

November 26; Blairstown

JINGLE ON MAIN. A wonderful small-town tradition featuring vendors, music, kids crafts, food and, of course, Santa in his own Winter Wonderland. Official Blairstown tree lighting! 10am - 4pm. Main Street.

Blairstown Enhancement Committee; 201-919-0013

November 26; Hackettstown

SHOP SMALL SATURDAY.

Hackettstown BID; 908/850-5004

November 26; Wantage

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 973/288-2760

December 1-4; Ringwood

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-9534

December 1-11; Hackettstown

CINDERELLA. Family Holiday Spectacular! Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

December 2; Clinton

CHRISTMAS PARADE. 7pm. Main Street.

Clinton Guild; 908/735-8614

December 2; Newton

FAIRVIEW LAKE ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING. A fun evening of singing and creating! Tap into your inner cookie designer to sharpen your confectionary crafting skills. Play some of our wintery games as a family. Free. 1035 Fairview Lake Road.

Fairview Lake Camp & Conference Center; 973/383-9282

December 2; Washington

HOMETOWN HOLIDAY. Free family event with tree lighting, selfies with Santa and the Frost Princess, strolling brass band, Victorian photo booth, hot cider & cookies, horse drawn carriage rides (weather permitting). 5 - 8pm. Free. 44 East Washington Avenue.

Washington Business Improvement District; 908/689-4800

December 2-4; Hackettstown

Hackettstown BID; 908/850-5004

December 2-4; Morristown

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Acorn Hall; 973/538-2404

December 2-4; Port Murray

HOLIDAY GREENHOUSE TOURS. Join us for an informative lecture-tour of our collection of herbs from around the world. Resv required Free. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

Weekends, Dec 2 - 17; Ringwood

North Jersey Highlands Historical Society;

December 3; Bedminster

Friends of Jacobus Vanderveer House; 908/396-6053

December 3; Blairstown

AZTEC TWO-STEP. 8pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy's Hall; 908/362-1399

December 3; Port Murray

CHRISTMAS EVERGREEN WREATH. Create your own fresh evergreen 16? wreath using various types of pine and holly.Reservations required. 10am - 2pm. $40. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

December 3-4; Blairstown

Antler Ridge Wildlife Sanctuary; 973/980-8531

December 3-4; Hope

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

Hope Recreation Commission; 908/459-5127

Dec. 3, 10 & 11; Walpack

Walpack Historical Society; 973/948-4903

December 4; Oxford

VICTORIAN CANDLELIGHT TOURS. Docents to discuss Victorian Christmas traditions during a candlelight tour of the main floor. Pre register for hourly tours. 1, 2 and 3pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Museum; 908/453-4381

December 6; Harmony

FATHER CHRISTMAS AT THE FARMSTEAD. Children of all ages can visit with Father Christmas by the fire in the summer kitchen. 5 - 7pm. Free. Van Nest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead, 3026 Belvidere Road (Rt. 519).

Harmony Historic Preservation Commission; 908/213-1600

December 6; Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

December 9; Morristown

CELTIC ANGELS CHRISTMAS. Featuring the impeccable five-part harmonies of the Celtic Angels, the show-stopping step dancing of the Celtic Knight Dancers and music by Trinity Band Ensemble. 100 South Street.

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

December 10; Blairstown

A VERY SLAMBOVIAN CHRISTMAS. 8pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy's Hall; 908/362-1399

December 10; Port Murray

HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE. Using holly and various types of fresh greens, create a delightful centerpiece for your holiday table. 10am - 2pm. $40. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm; 908/852-5390

December 10-11; Morristown

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS. The 20th anniversary of the commissioning of Matthew Harris's setting of Dylan Thomas's A Child's Christmas in Wales for chorus and chamber orchestra. 3pm. $30. Presbyterian Church, 57 E. Park Place.

Harmonium Choral Society; 973/538-6969

December 10-18; Belvidere

CHRISTMAS AT COUNTRY GATE. Join Country Gate performers for a holiday song event, featuring classic favorites and new melodies to celebrate the season. Santa will make an appearance as well! 114 Greenwich St..

Country Gate Players; 908/475-1104

December 11; Oxford

VICTORIAN CANDLELIGHT TOURS. Docents to discuss Victorian Christmas traditions during a candlelight tour of the main floor. Pre register for hourly tours. 1, 2 and 3pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..

Shippen Manor Museum; 908/453-4381

December 15; Clinton

CANDLELIGHT NIGHT. Luminaries line the streets, horse-drawn carriages, and late-night shopping. 5 - 9pm. Main Street.

Clinton Guild; 908/735-8614

December 15; Morristown

CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRANES. An immersive evening created from historic family letters, photographs, and documents. Refreshments will be served. Space is limited, and registration is required. 4 - 6pm. $25. Acorn Hall, 68 Lafayette Ave..

Morris County Historical Society; 973/267-3465

December 16-18; Hackettstown

THE NUTCRACKER. The talented young dancers of the New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet, Warren County's only non-profit ballet company, featuring professional dancers from around the world. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

Dec. 16,17,18,23,24,26,27; Morristown

Mayo Performing Arts Center; 973/539-8008

December 18; Ringwood

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-9534

December 31; Morristown

FIRST NIGHT MORRIS. Performances for one price at inside venues, fireworks, free shuttle bus services 4:45pm - midnight.

First Night Morris; 973-455-0708

January 1; Ringwood

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-7031

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