Featured Central Jersey Events

These are our featured events going on this week, this weekend, and this month in Central Jersey. This regional list features events chosen by our editors and sponsors from all over the region. You’ll find events from Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Union County.


Nutcracker - American Repertory Ballet

Friday, December 21, 2018 - Sunday, December 23, 2018: American Repertory Ballet's Nutcracker will be at State Theatre New Jersey December 21-23, 2018!   The only American Repertory Ballet performances featuring a live orchestra and choir!   Dec 21 at 7:30 pm; Dec 22 at 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm, Dec 23 at 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm. Click Here …

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Man vs. Machine

Monday, December 10, 2018 - Friday, March 29, 2019:

Wake and Rake: Exit Velo and Bat Speed Program

Monday, December 10, 2018 - Thursday, March 28, 2019:

Catch 15: Advanced Catching Instruction

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - Thursday, February 28, 2019:

Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - Thursday, December 13, 2018: The full three-day range of topics will include: Pesticide Toxicity and Environmental Contamination Landscape IPM Philosophy Turf IPM Fundamentals Landscape IPM Monitoring Tree/Shrub Insect Mite Pests (ID/Life Cycles) Key Turf …

Operation & Maintenance of Pumps

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - Thursday, December 13, 2018: Topics covered in the Operation & Maintenance of Pumps class will include: Types and uses of pumps Terms and classifications Mechanical seals Pump head calculations Performance curves

Identification of Wetland Plants in Winter

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - Friday, December 14, 2018: Through a combination of classroom and field training, nationally recognized wetland expert Ralph Tiner will give you the tools to gain a competitive edge in the field of wetland delineation …

New Brunswick Jazz Project - Lance Bryant Quartet

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Saxophonist, arranger and vocalist Lance Bryant performs in the New York/New Jersey area. When Lance is not performing his own music he is touring with revered South African pianist, Abdullah …

Riedel Winter Warehouse Sale

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - Saturday, December 15, 2018: Dec 13 2018 until Dec 15 2018Event Type PUBLIC Websitehttps://www.riedel.com/en-usDetails:HOLIDAY WAREHOUSE SALE!Great Holiday gifts!Wine glasses, Decanters, Crystal Vases,Serving Platters and more!UP TO 75% OFF RETAIL!!December 13th: 9am-6pmDecember 14th: 9am-6pmDecember 15th: …

Angel Paws Gift Wrapping

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Today's gift wrapping is provided by Angel Paws.

Captivate Users Forum

Thursday, December 13, 2018: By Surveyors. For Surveyors. Learn about our innovative Captivate software, our NEW Office software Infinity, and our seamless integration into Civil 3D. Be more productive, learn some new tips & …

Open House & Cobot Workshop

Thursday, December 13, 2018: We're launching a monthly "open house," inviting you to our offices to see cobots in action and to discuss applications for them in your manufacturing process. Check out end-of-arm tools as …

Lunch Bunch

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Bring your lunch and a blanketSpead out on the meeting room floorShort video and books featuring music with Ms. Jennifer This is a family style event. Adults should remain with children.  …

Chaotic Spyder Gift Wrapping

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Today's gift wrapping is provided by Chaotic Spyder.

Drop-In Holiday Craft @ the Library

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Drop-In Holiday Craft @ the Library|Join us at the Kenilworth Public Library Thursday December 13, 2018 for a drop-in holiday craft.  Stop by between 3:00-7:00 pm to help us create …

Creative Intellect Series: A Conversation with Jonah Herzog-Arbeitman

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Join Jonah Herzog-Arbeitman ’19 and Professor Brian Herrera for a conversation about Herzog-Arbeitman’s ongoing exploration of the instructive congruities guiding his work in improvisational comedy, creative poetry and theoretical physics. …

Hamilton Colloquium Series: "Metabolic Networks from Genomes to Ecosystems"

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Daniel Segre, Professor of Biology, Biomedical Engineering & Physics, from Boston University will present "Metabolic Networks from Genomes to Ecosystems" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, December 13, in Jadwin Hall, Room …

StudioLab Open Hours

Thursday, December 13, 2018: StudioLab Open HoursJoin us in the StudioLab for open hours to work on a project, explore and experiment with the latest technology in 3D printing, virtual reality, cutting, milling and more. Mondays …

Poetry Workshop w. Maxine Susman on "Lovely As Tree" Exhibit, D&R Greenway Dec. 13

Thursday, December 13, 2018: D&R Greenway Reflects on ‘Lovely as a Tree’ Art Exhibition with Maxine Susman Poetry Workshop Cool Women Poet and writing instructor Maxine Susman offers participants a chance to tap into …

Make a Difference: Volunteer with Youth in Need

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Would you like to make a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable and at-risk youth in our community? At LifeTies, it is our goal to provide a nurturing, safe …

College Placement Test Workshops

Thursday, December 13, 2018: The College Placement Test Workshops are free, two hour sessions to help you understand and prepare for the College Placement Test. At the workshop, you will learn about the College …

Music and Merlot

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Live music, wine by the glass or bottle and light fare menu for purchase

Thursday Wine and Music

Thursday, December 13, 2018: LIVE music every Thursday, no cover.  Wine by the glass or bottle available for purchase. Cheese plates & light fare menu & Sicilian pizza available for purchase. 

Thursday Wine and Music

Thursday, December 13, 2018: LIVE music every Thursday, no cover. Wine by the glass or bottle available for purchase. Cheese plates & light fare menu & Sicilian pizza available for purchase. Live Music with …

WARM/Road to Hope Holiday Fundraising Dinner

Thursday, December 13, 2018: WARM/Road to Hope proudly presents the Holiday Fundraising Dinner featuring a live performance by Secret Sound! There will be a buffet, cash bar, and a tricky tray for all to enjoy. …

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Library Board of Trustees Meeting|The Library Board of Trustees meets monthly on the 2nd Tuesday, except for July and August. Library Board Meetings are open to the public.

Tinsel & 'Tinis Holiday Fundraiser

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Stop by the Plainfield Rescue Squad to enjoy some signature cocktails during the holiday season. There is a recommended donation of $50; proceeds will go towards education for Cadet and …

Breaking Benjamin

Thursday, December 13, 2018:

East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals - Thursday

Thursday, December 13, 2018:

Free Salsa Lessons

Thursday, December 13, 2018: FREE Salsa & Bachata LessonHosted by NJ Salsa9pm- 10:30 Lessons 10pm Weekly Guest DJ

Planning Bd Workshop/Reg Mtg

Thursday, December 13, 2018: Planning Bd Workshop/Reg Mtg|Workshop starts at 7 pm, Regular meeting immediately following 7:30 pm


VIP Macallan Singel Malt Tasting and Seven Course Dinner

Thursday, December 13, 2018: The guests will experience the history and intricate taste of seven scotches including the illustrious Macallan Edition No. 4 and Rare Cask while indulging in seven amazing courses throughout the …

Open Space

Thursday, December 13, 2018: 12/13/2018 7:30 PM

Brian Fallon

Thursday, December 13, 2018: with Jared Hart

Brian Fallon Tickets (21+ Event)

Thursday, December 13, 2018:

Free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Gandhian Going Global, Celebrating 150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Friday, December 14, 2018 - Sunday, December 16, 2018: Dec 14 2018 until Dec 16 2018Event Type PUBLIC Websitehttp://www.gandhigoingglobal.comDetails:Gandhi going Global is a thoughtful movement that aims to captivate & motivate the youth, to imbibe Gandhian Philosophy and jut …

L1B MRC Winter Classic

Friday, December 14, 2018 - Sunday, December 16, 2018:

Manchen Friday Night "U" Foil

Friday, December 14, 2018: Manchen Friday Night "U" Foil Dec 14, 2018 Unrated Foil starts at 6:15 pm. This event is sanctioned by the USFA's NJ Division. You must be born in 2005 or …

The Ultimate Landscaper Design/Build Sales Process

Friday, December 14, 2018: Learn how to: Keep your competitors away; Design an "Unbiddable Master Plan;" Create a "Killer Proposal Template;" Perform the perfect "Kitchen Table Presentation;" and Sell more work, period!

9:00am, Dec 14: Primetime Shopper ~ Holiday Sale

Friday, December 14, 2018: Dec 14, 2018 - 9:00am ADMISSION! Don't have time to Volunteer but still want the chance at the first deals? This pass will allow you to shop starting at 9:00am...BEFORE …

JBF Somerset/Middlesex Holiday 2018 - Vendor & Sponsor Opportunities

Friday, December 14, 2018: Thank you for your interest in vendor participation at the JBF Somerset/Middlesex Sale. We appreciate your interest and participation. We LOVE to support local businesses and are here to help! …

Sylvia Nobel

Friday, December 14, 2018: Join us in welcoming Sylvia Nobel to our store. She will be signing copies of her award-winning mysteries, the Kendall O'Dell series. Come in to meet her and get a …

The Winter Semester Sampler Week: Gouache Technique with Mickey Waring

Friday, December 14, 2018: This sampler class, Mickey will demonstrate the technique of using gouache over an acyrlic base. 

Angel Paws Gift Wrapping

Friday, December 14, 2018: Today's gift wrapping is provided by Angel Paws.

A Holiday Samiracle!

Friday, December 14, 2018: It's the holiday season and what better way to give back than helping Samir get back on his feet! Together as a family, we WILL succeed!

High School Holiday Choral Concert

Friday, December 14, 2018: Sponsored and organized by the Somerville High School Music Department, several local high school choirs gather to sing music of the season in the sanctuary of United Reformed Church. Admission …

Rhone Valley France Pour At 4 Wine Sampling

Friday, December 14, 2018: Friday, December 14th  4 - 7pm Rhone Valley France "Pour At 4" Wine Sampling   Hosted by Jacky Ruette, French Wine Ambassador Sample selections from producers visited by Debbie Kirch …

Youth Gospel Explosion and Food Tasting honoring Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver

Friday, December 14, 2018: Join us from 4pm-6:30pm for a Restaurant Food Tasting featuring up to 20 local restaurants, and from 7pm-9pm for the Youth Gospel Concert featuring 2-time Emmy award winning "Gospel for …

Hightstown HS Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Robbinsville HS

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Ian McBride

Friday, December 14, 2018: Happy hour solo acoustic gig. 5:30-8:30

Music and Merlot

Friday, December 14, 2018: Live music, wine by the glass or bottle and brick oven pizza for purchase

Friday Wine and Music

Friday, December 14, 2018: LIVE music every Friday, no cover.  Wine by the glass or bottle available for purchase. Cheese plates & light fare menu & Sicilian pizza available for purchase.

The Bunny The Bear

Friday, December 14, 2018: 12/14/2018 Doors at 6:00 PM All Ages/21+ to drink $12/$15 Nice Guy Booking Presents: The Bunny The Bear https://www.facebook.com/thebunnythebear More TBA The Backstage at Championship Bar 931 Chambers Street Trenton, …

Victor Tarassov

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Russell Norkevich

Friday, December 14, 2018: PIANO PLAYER & VOCALIST RUSSELL NORKEVICH Similar Artists: Elton John & The Beatles A Local, Family-Owned Restaurant: Old Croton Bar & Grill is a local, family-owned business with over 20 …

woodBRIDGE to ART – A Woodbridge 350th Event

Friday, December 14, 2018: Woodbridge Public Library will host woodBRIDGE to ART: a 350th anniversary celebration, a special after-hours, public art show with live music, to celebrate Woodbridge Township’s 350th Anniversary on Friday, December …

Taking Back Sunday - 2 Day Pass

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Big Band Dance

Friday, December 14, 2018: On December 14th come experience the sounds of the Princeton High School Bands and maybe dance a little!Tickets $5-$10.  7pm to 10pm in the PHS Cafeteria Walnut Lane, Princeton.This is a …

Boheme Opera: Space, Sound, and Pattern

Friday, December 14, 2018: Boheme Opera: Space, Sound, and Pattern Boheme Opera NJ returns to Grounds For Sculpture in a performance inspired by James Carl: Woof, an exhibition that explores the relationships of space, …

East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals - Friday

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Friday Nights

Friday, December 14, 2018: Glo Ultra Lounge is an Intimate Lounge where you can catch up with friends over Speciality Cocktails & Small Plates. Glo features Nightly DJ's & there is NEVER a Cover.


Friday, December 14, 2018:

NJ Events Silver Pine Branch Christmas in New Jersey

Irish Heritage Christmas Party

Friday, December 14, 2018: Join the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick and the Daughters of Ireland for our annual Christmas Party featuring a buffet, open bar, and karaoke! 21+ only, please. Bring an unwrapped …

Ladies Night

Friday, December 14, 2018: Glo Ultra Lounge Presents  Ladies Night Every.         2nd Friday of The Month 1/2 Priced Drinks for Ladies All Night NEVER A COVER.   Small Plate Menu Until …

Lion King Jr.

Friday, December 14, 2018: RAFIKI gathers the ANIMALS of the Pridelands to welcome the newborn cub of King MUFASA and Queen SARABI ("Circle of Life with Nants' Ingonyama"). The king's jealous brother, SCAR, no …

Taking Back Sunday

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Brian Fallon Tickets (21+ Event)

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Dave Orban & the Mojo Gypsies

Friday, December 14, 2018: Catch the Mojo Gypsies as we return to the legendary Freddie's Tavern, in West Trenton (Ewing), NJ. We play from 8-11pm, so come early, grab a bite, and listen as …

FiL Wisneski

Friday, December 14, 2018: An Irish Christmas with Shenanigans.


Friday, December 14, 2018: This is a 21+ show Admission: $10

NJ 101.5' and Chasing News Host Bill Spadea and Jay Black with Frankie

Friday, December 14, 2018:


Friday, December 14, 2018: “I DOUBT I’LL SEE A BETTER PRODUCTION IN MY LIFETIME.” — The Wall Street Journal Two worlds collide in this “breathtaking and exquisite” (The New York Times) musical, based on …

The King and I

Rodgers & Hammerstien's The King and I

Friday, December 14, 2018 - Saturday, December 15, 2018: Dec 14: 8pm; Dec 15: 2pm & 8pm. Two worlds collide in this musical, based on the 2015 Tony Award®-winning Lincoln Center Theater production. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, The …

The Hot Sardines

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Uncle Floyd

Friday, December 14, 2018: Also Featuring Tom Mongelli Floyd Vivino began his career in show business as a child performer, giving piano recitals and appearing as a dancer with Sandra Lee and Jill Davison. …

Finally Friday DJ Amixx

Friday, December 14, 2018: Finally Friday Presents Guest DJ AMIXX Resident DJ Jae T & MC Uro In The Lounge DJ CRUZE Ladies FREE b4 11pm $150 Bottles of Ciroc B412 FREE B Day's …

Latin Vibe Fridays

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Too Many Godz

Friday, December 14, 2018: Too Many Godz returns to The Stagehouse! Come join the TMG revolution!

Too Many Godz

Friday, December 14, 2018: Details: Too Many Godz returns to The Stagehouse! Come join the TMG revolution!

Arts Council of Princeton announces 3rd annual Soul-Filled Bowls Fundraiser

Saturday, December 15, 2018: The Arts Council of Princeton’s ceramics community is hosting the 3rd annual Soul-Filled Bowls fundraiser event on Saturday, December 15, 11am-2pm. Come to the Arts Council’s Taplin Gallery to purchase …

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