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The Wellmont Theater - 2019 Calendar of Events

Photo of Wellmont Theater

Where: Wellmont Theater – 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019
Details: The Wellmont Theater is Montclair, NJ's premier theater and concert venue. Click here for the best 2019 events coming soon to The Wellmont Theater.


The Mosa Social - Bottomless Brunch

Poster for Mosa Social Bottomless Brunch at Piazza di Roma

Where: Piazza di Roma – 02/03/2019 - 12/29/2019
Details: The Mosa Social is the bottomless brunch experience you have been yearning for. So grab your sexy “I woke up like this” outfit and stop by.


Celebrate the Ultimate Sweet Sixteen at Piazza di Roma

Piazza DiRoma Sweet 16 dining room

Where: Piazza di Roma – 07/01/2019 - 12/29/2019
Details: Piazza Di Roma creates the music, the memories, and the magic. Let them provide the perfect space to bring your sweet sixteen vision to life.


Thanksgiving Dessert from Calandra’s Bakery

Calandra’s Bakery Thanksgiving

Where: Calandra’s Bakery: Caldwell – 10/09/2019 - 11/28/2019
Details: This year, let Calandra’s Bakery prepare your Thanksgiving Desserts! All three Calandra’s Bakery locations are open until 5:00 pm on Thanksgiving.


Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli Thanksgiving Catering

Thanksgiving Catering

Where: Calandra’s Italian Village – 10/09/2019 - 11/22/2019
Details: Let Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli Cater Your Thanksgiving Dinner. Our catering experts have created a delicious Thanksgiving catering menu.


Tropicana Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Musical Light Show

Tropicana holiday musical light

Where: Tropicana Atlantic City – 11/20/2019
Details: Official Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Musical Light Show at Tropicana Atlantic City. A 35-foot tree with festive lights synchronized to music.


Jets vs Raiders Tailgate Experience

spirit night

Where: Secaucus Junction Train Station (Edison Parking Lot) – 11/24/2019
Details: Join Gameday Tailgate Experience for a large outdoor tailgate before the New York Jets host the Oakland Raiders. Special guests and former athletes!


Special Thanksgiving Buffet at il Vecchio Cafe

il Vecchio Cafe NJ Restaurant Open on Thanksgiving

Where: Il Vecchio Cafe – 11/28/2019
Details: Enjoy a Special Thanksgiving Buffet dinner at il Vecchio Cafe with your loved ones! Featuring a full buffet with seasonal dishes crafted by Chef Francesco.


Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner at Cucina Calandra

Cucina Calandra Restaurant Open on Thanksgiving

Where: Cucina Calandra – 11/28/2019
Details: Thanksgiving Dinner at Cucina Calandra. Chef Costantino has a Thanksgiving Special Menu! Also entrees from our regular a la carte menu. Fine wines.


Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet

Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill NJ Restaurant Open On Thanksgiving

Where: Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill – 11/28/2019
Details: Join us at Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill for our Annual Deluxe Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet. Featuring a carving station serving prime rib, ham, and turkey.


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Comedy Events in New Jersey


Photo of Wellmont Theater
The Wellmont Theater - 2019 Calendar of Events

Where: Wellmont Theater – 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019: 12:00 am
Details: The Wellmont Theater is Montclair, NJ's premier theater and concert venue. Click here for the best 2019 events coming soon to The Wellmont Theater.


Fuddy Meers
Fuddy Meers

Where: Black Box Performing Arts Center – 11/01/2019 - 11/17/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Fuddy Meers tells the story of Claire, who has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep.


Love Song
Love Song by John Kolvenbach

Where: Jersey City Theater Center – 11/07/2019 - 11/17/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Come see Love Song by John Kolvenbach at Jersey City Theater Center. Funny, enchanting and wonderfully touching. John Kolvenbach's offbeat comedy.


Funny Women of a Certain Age
Funny Women of a Certain Age

Where: Hopewell Theater – 11/19/2019: 7:00 pm
Details: Women of a Certain Age Comedy is a show straight from the unfettered mouths and uninhibited minds of the funniest, most daring, most experienced people…


The Teachers’ Lounge
Comedy Live! Improv with The Teachers’ Lounge

Where: Riverview Live – 11/20/2019: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Details: Comedy Live! Hungry for a midweek comedy snack? Join in the Upstairs Lounge at Riverview for a night of improv led by “The Teachers’ Lounge.”


The Jim Breuer Residency Comedy, Stories & More Vol. IV

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 11/23/2019: All Day
Details: Breuer came to national attention during his years on “Saturday Night Live” and the cult classic film “Half Baked” with Dave Chappelle. Today, he can…


Comedy Show
Ramsey Theatre Live Stand-up Comedy Show

Where: Ramsey Theatre – 11/23/2019: 9:30 pm
Details: The Ramsey Theatre Live Stand-up Comedy Show is Saturday, November 23rd! Regina DeCicco will be performing. She is an actress and stand-up comedian.


Stand-Up for Something
Stand Up For Something: Autism

Where: Hopewell Theater – 12/06/2019: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Stand Up For Something is a series of comedy shows. Each show benefits a different, local charity. This event supports Autism Speaks.


Bobby Collins

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 12/06/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Special Event! One Night Only Special Event $28 Your Chance to See A Legend A Comics Comic Comedian Bobby Collins has an ability to truthfully…


Stephen Colbert and Julia Louis-Dreyfus
An Evening with Stephen Colbert and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/07/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: 9th Annual Montclair Film Benefit: An Evening with Stephen Colbert and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Your chance to experience two of the sharpest comic minds.


Fred Rubino

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 12/07/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Freddy Rubino was born on the lower east side of Manhattan in New York City and then moved to Brooklyn. It is here where Fred…


Comedy Night With Jo Selito Da Puppet

Where: The Early American Tavern – 12/14/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tickets are $25 with a 2 item minimum general - $22.00


Uncle Floyd

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 12/20/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 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…


Stand-Up Comedy Night

Where: 208 Vine St – 12/21/2019: All Day
Details: Please join us for our Comedy Series, featuring some of the country’s best comics. Hosted by Kevin Hurley and always at least one featured comic…


Uncle Floyd

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 12/21/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 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…


Jim Breuer - Soundwaves

Where: Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City – 12/27/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jim Breuer - Soundwaves


Chris Monty

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 12/27/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Monty is one of New Yorks busier comedians. Along with being a regular at New Yorks best comedy clubs, Chris is a terrific actor…


Bert Kreischer

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 12/28/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bert Kreischer


Jim Breuer - Soundwaves

Where: Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City – 12/28/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jim Breuer - Soundwaves


Capitol Steps: The Lyin' Kings

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/11/2020: All Day
Details: The Capitol Steps began in 1981, at a Christmas party in the office of former Senator Charles Percy. Like most things in Congress, they never…


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Concerts in New Jersey


Photo of Wellmont Theater
The Wellmont Theater - 2019 Calendar of Events

Where: Wellmont Theater – 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019: 12:00 am
Details: The Wellmont Theater is Montclair, NJ's premier theater and concert venue. Click here for the best 2019 events coming soon to The Wellmont Theater.


Jazz Night
NJCU Jazz Ensembles Swing into Downtown Jersey City

Where: Headroom Bar & Social – 11/18/2019: 7:30 pm
Details: Members of the NJCU Jazz faculty bring a swinging night of music to downtown Jersey City. The event will take place at HeadRoom, an active music venue.


Boz Scaggs (Rescheduled from 6/25)

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 11/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Boz Scaggs (Rescheduled from 6/25)


Nemr

Where: Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City – 11/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nemr


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Presents Emerging Artists & Open Session – Gabriel Bar-Cohen

Where: Garden State Ale House – 11/19/2019: All Day
Details: Part of NBJP's mission is to showcase the next generation of jazz musicians...the future "greats!" This is a chance to see them NOW! Tuesday, drummer,…


Iraqi Maqam and Religious Rituals with Hamed Al-Saadi & Amir Elsaffar

Where: Dana Room – 11/19/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This lecture-performance explores the relationship between the centuries old Iraqi maqam tradition and religious rituals in Judaism, Christianity, Islam and beyond. Hamed Al-Saadi is the…


Music and Merlot

Where: Hopewell Valley Vineyards – 11/19/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Live music, wine by the glass or bottle and brick oven pizza for purchase


Brian Setzer Orchestra

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 11/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Brian Setzer Orchestra


Nemr

Where: Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City – 11/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nemr


Free Library Concert

Where: Ocean Township Library – 11/20/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Charlie's Band features live music that adults know and love. Join us for an hour of songs from the Great American Songbook as well as…


Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Christmas

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 11/20/2019: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Christmas


Wings -N- Sing: A Night of Lip Sync Battles

Where: Millburn High School Cafe – 11/20/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the MHS Drama Club, the MHS Faculty & The Limelight Players as they host a night of the timeless form of "expression": LIP SYNCING!!!…


With Confidence, Seaway, Between You and Me & Doll Skin

Where: House Of Independents – 11/20/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: With Confidence, Seaway, Between You and Me & Doll Skin


High On Fire & Power Trip

Where: Asbury Lanes – 11/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: High On Fire & Power Trip


Magic Beans / Mungion

Where: Wonder Bar – 11/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Magic Beans / Mungion


Postmodern Jukebox - Count Basie Center

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 11/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Postmodern Jukebox - Count Basie Center


Victor Wainwright

Where: The Lizzie Rose Music Room – 11/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Showtime- 7:30 pm 3 Time BMA Piano Award Winner and BB KING Entertainer of the Year Award and Band of the Year Award winner, Victor…


With Confidence – The Love And Loathing Tour

Where: House Of Independents – 11/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: With Confidence – The Love And Loathing Tour


Paul J Baccash

Where: Ariane Kitchen & Bar – 11/20/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Paul sol,o 7:30pm til 9:30pm


Brian Setzer Orchestra

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 11/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Brian Setzer Orchestra


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


Rowan College of South Jersey
Transfer Fair

Where: Rowan College of South Jersey – 11/19/2019: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: Rowan College of South Jersey, Gloucester Campus would like to invite you to participate in the Fall 2019 Transfer Fair! At the Lobby at Eugene…


Hospitality Fiesta 2019
Atlantic City Hospitality Fiesta 2019

Where: Noyes Arts Garage – 11/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join in the Atlantic City Hospitality Fiesta 2019. Business networking and a night of celebration. The who's who of New Jersey's public and private sectors.


Big Santa
Big Santa Lighting Extravaganza!

Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza – 11/22/2019: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Details: You won't want to miss The Big Santa Lighting Extravaganza! The lighting of 50-foot tall Big Santa and a Magical Journey to Find Santa.


Jersey City Wine Fest
Jersey City Wine Fest

Where: Harborside 3 Atrium – 11/23/2019: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Come out to the Jersey City Wine Fest. Get Ready to travel on a world tour of wines! Over 100 Varieties to try all on the beautiful Jersey City Waterfront.


Harry Potter at Liberty Hall!

Where: Liberty Hall Museum – 11/29/2019: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: The Christmas Tour Begins: Harry Potter at Liberty Hall! Join in this holiday season as Liberty Hall steps into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.


Vernon Lights Festival
Vernon Lights Festival

Where: Vernon Lights Festival – 11/29/2019 - 02/02/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Vernon Lights Festival is a Wonderland of Lanterns and Light. Don’t miss this walk-through wonderland of family fun. See massive lighting displays.


41st Annual Festival of Trees

Where: 190 Lord Stirling Rd. – 12/01/2019: All Day
Details: December 1-28 (Closed December 24-25 in observance of the Christmas holiday) 9:00 am – 4:30 pmThe December is the time to visit the Environmental Education…


41st Annual Festival of Trees

Where: 190 Lord Stirling Rd. – 12/01/2019: All Day
Details: December 1-28 (Closed December 24-25 in observance of the Christmas holiday) 9:00 am – 4:30 pmThe December is the time to visit the Environmental Education…


Christmas Festival at the Morristown Green
Christmas Festival at the Morristown Green

Where: Morristown Green – 12/01/2019 - 12/22/2019: 12:00 am
Details: The Christmas Festival at the Morristown Green. This month-long family event kicks off on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Witness Santa’s rooftop arrival.


Santa
Central Jersey SantaFest by The Goddard School

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Princeton – 12/01/2019: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Join CentralJersey.com for their second annual SantaFest, presented by The Goddard School. Including holiday movies, crafts, and photo with Santa.


Christmas Castle
Grand Opening of Bettē & Eddie’s Christmas Castle at Laurita

Where: Laurita Winery – 12/01/2019: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Grand Opening of Bettē & Eddie’s Christmas Castle at Laurita. Each visitor will be given tokens that they can disperse in the ‘Giving Wells’


Christmas Castle
Bettē & Eddie’s Christmas Castle at Laurita

Where: Laurita Winery – 12/04/2019 - 12/08/2019: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come to Bettē & Eddie’s Christmas Castle at Laurita Winery. Each visitor will be given tokens that they can disperse in the ‘Giving Wells’


IRW Undergraduate Learning Community Final Project Presentations and Podcast Festival

Where: Rutgers University – Douglass Student Center – 12/05/2019: All Day
Details: IRW Undergraduate Learning Community Final Project Presentations and Podcast Festival


Christmas Festival

Where: Lacordaire Academy – 12/05/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join the cast of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" as well as grades 4-8 as they bring some Christmas cheer to Lacordaire Academy! The…


The Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble
The Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble at Laurita!

Where: Laurita Winery – 12/06/2019: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Hear The Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble at Laurita! A community ensemble comprised of auditioned, and advanced-level handbells ringers.


West Cape May Christmas Parade

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 12/07/2019: All Day
Details: West Cape May Christmas ParadeStarts at 5:00pm sharp from the WCM Volunteer Firehouse and marches South on Broadway, winds East on Perry, and onto Carpenter…


Snowmen
Crafts in the Warren Tech

Where: Warren County Technical School – 12/07/2019: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Come out to Crafts in the Warren Tech 10th Annual Event. This is a fun-filled holiday shopping experience! Non-Perishable Food Drive!


Duffield's Christmas Festival
Duffield's Christmas Festival

Where: Duffield’s Farm Market – 12/07/2019: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Christmas Festival at Duffield's Farm. Join in to celebrate the season. Christmas photo area! Santa and Mrs. Clause are coming.


Verona Fair in the Square
Verona Fair in the Square

Where: Downtown Verona – 12/07/2019: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Verona Fair in the Square! Come out to the 23nd annual festival for Verona and its surrounding communities. Celebrate the upcoming holiday season with crafters,…


Dickens Festival
The Dickens Festival In Medford, NJ!

Where: Braddock’s Tavern – 12/07/2019: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Join in The Dickens Festival In Medford, NJ! Holiday Carolers, Great Food, Hot Chocolate, Magic, Comedy, Juggling, Live Presentations and more.


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Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


Poster for Mosa Social Bottomless Brunch at Piazza di Roma
The Mosa Social - Bottomless Brunch

Where: Piazza di Roma – 02/03/2019 - 12/29/2019: 10:00 am
Details: The Mosa Social is the bottomless brunch experience you have been yearning for. So grab your sexy “I woke up like this” outfit and stop by.


Connections + Cocktails
Connections + Cocktails

Where: Tio Juan’s Margaritas – 09/23/2019 - 11/25/2019: 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Connections + Cocktails is held on the 4th Monday of every month. This is the event where existing and potential chamber members can connect with…


Calandra’s Bakery Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Dessert from Calandra’s Bakery

Where: Calandra’s Bakery: Caldwell – 10/09/2019 - 11/28/2019: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Details: This year, let Calandra’s Bakery prepare your Thanksgiving Desserts! All three Calandra’s Bakery locations are open until 5:00 pm on Thanksgiving.


Thanksgiving Catering
Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli Thanksgiving Catering

Where: Calandra’s Italian Village – 10/09/2019 - 11/22/2019: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Let Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli Cater Your Thanksgiving Dinner. Our catering experts have created a delicious Thanksgiving catering menu.


Ocean Eats
Ocean Eats Restaurant Week

Where: Ocean Casino Resort – Ovation Hall – 11/03/2019 - 11/29/2019: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Noodle & Sushi, and Villain & Saint Ocean Eats Atlantic City is a 6 day celebration of dining at Ocean Casino Resort. Enjoy $39 dinners at American Cut.


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Brick Farm Market Thanksgiving

Where: Brick Farm Market – 11/09/2019 - 11/23/2019: 8:00 am
Details: Brick Farm Market offers a deliciously prepared pasture-raised Thanksgiving dinner. Order a complete meal, or add to your home cooked specialties.


Thanksgiving pumpkin
The German Butcher Thanksgiving

Where: The German Butcher – 11/10/2019 - 11/23/2019: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: The German Butcher is now taking Thanksgiving dinner orders until November 23. Their menu features uncooked turkeys as well as fully cooked options.


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Friendsgiving Dinner at 100 Ocean

Where: 100 Ocean – 11/14/2019 - 11/27/2019: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Details: Friendsgiving Dinner at 100 Ocean! Enjoy a 3-course dinner served family style. $45 per friend. Grab your crew for turkey, fixings and loads of fun!


The Brian Westbrook Show LIVE at PJ Whelihan’s Cherry Hill

Where: P.J. Whelihan’s Cherry Hill – 11/18/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: P.J. Whelihan’s Cherry Hill will host former Eagles Running Back Brian Westbrook for a live broadcast of 97.5 The Fanatic’s The Brian Westbrook Show every…


Thanksgiving
UBS Cooking School: Thanksgiving Essentials

Where: UBS Cooking School – 11/19/2019: 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Details: Join in the UBS Cooking School: Thanksgiving Essentials. Thanksgiving isn't complete without having sides at the table. Come learn how to make stuffing.


Italian wine dinner
A Tour of Italy Wine Dinner at Eno Terra

Where: Eno Terra Restaurant – 11/19/2019: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: A Tour of Italy Wine Dinner at at Eno Terra. Join in for a fun and informative All Italian wine dinner! Enjoy Five courses and Seven wines.


Bell's Mansion
Bell's Mansion Thanksgiving Catering

Where: Bell’s Mansion – 11/20/2019: 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Thanksgiving Catering. Leave the cooking to them - let Bell's Mansion cater your Thanksgiving Dinner! Place your order by November 20th.


Morristown Besties Friendsgiving
Morristown Besties Friendsgiving

Where: Town Bar + Kitchen – 11/20/2019: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Morristown Besties Friendsgiving is back where it all started - at Town Bar and Kitchen in Morristown. There will be speciality cocktails, games, giveaways.


wild game dinner
Pascal & Sabine Dinner Series

Where: Pascal & Sabine – 11/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Join Pascal & Sabine for a six-course dinner based around seasonal wild game. Including venison, rabbit and pheasant. You won't want to miss this dinner.


Cooking for Diabetics

Where: Ocean County Library – Little Egg Harbor Branch – 11/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Join Shoprite Dietician Jennifer Klein as she talks about cooking for diabetics as well as a cooking demo. Please register.


Trina's Treats
Friendsgiving Wine & Chocolate Night

Where: Trina’s Treats – 11/21/2019: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: A Friendsgiving Wine & Chocolate class! Make their gourmet style chocolate covered pretzels & chocolate covered strawberries.


Spanish Wine Tour Tasting
Spanish Wine Tour Tasting

Where: Barrel & Brew Bar & Liquor – 11/21/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Barrel and Brew Bar will be hosting a Spanish wine tasting. Touring the region of Spain with live music and charcuterie board pairings.


sparkling wine
Holiday Walk Around Wine Tasting at Restaurant Nicholas

Where: Restaurant Nicholas – 11/22/2019: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Details: Tis the season! Restaurant Nicholas is hosting a walk around tasting. The event showcases 16 "must have" wines for the holidays. Nicholas chose these wines.


Mad Batter Restaurant
Mad Batter Wine Dinner: Autumn Flavors

Where: Mad Batter Restaurant – 11/22/2019: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Mad Batter Wine Dinner: Autumn Flavors. Savor the flavors and colors of autumn during this five course seasonal menu paired with wine.


Kids cooking class
Kids Thanksgiving Cooking Class - Hackensack

Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy – 11/23/2019: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Details: Join the Kids cooking class at Maggiano's Little Italy. Kids will decorate their own Thanksgiving Day Cupcakes! First decorate their own Chef hat.


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Photo of Wellmont Theater
The Wellmont Theater - 2019 Calendar of Events

Where: Wellmont Theater – 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019: 12:00 am
Details: The Wellmont Theater is Montclair, NJ's premier theater and concert venue. Click here for the best 2019 events coming soon to The Wellmont Theater.


Piazza DiRoma Sweet 16 dining room
Celebrate the Ultimate Sweet Sixteen at Piazza di Roma

Where: Piazza di Roma – 07/01/2019 - 12/29/2019: All Day
Details: Piazza Di Roma creates the music, the memories, and the magic. Let them provide the perfect space to bring your sweet sixteen vision to life.


Bee on Coneflowe
Photo Contest

Where: Somerset County Administration Building – 08/07/2019 - 11/29/2019: All Day
Details: Amateur or professional photographers living in Somerset County are invited to submit photos that showcase the vibrant communities, historic sites, and engaging community events. Like…


holiday-toy-drive
Holiday Toy Drive

Where: Buena Vista Township Municipal Complex – 09/02/2019 - 12/02/2019: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Holiday Toy Drive. Give a child a happy holiday experience! Donate unopened and unwrapped toys for all ages. Santa and Mrs Claus will hand out…


HM Walking Tour
Hall-Mills Murders Walking Tour

Where: Rutgers University – Douglass Student Center – 09/13/2019 - 11/29/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Hall-Mills Murders Walking Tour. Friday nights at 8 pm from September 13 to November 29, 2019. Walk the streets of New Brunswick where the star-crossed…


Scarecrow
Scarecrows in the Garden

Where: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum – 10/19/2019 - 12/01/2019: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Scarecrows in the Garden at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Take a stroll through the gardens to see dozens of ghoulish, whimsical, and colorful scarecrows.


Holiday Craft Show
Classic Creations Holiday Craft Show

Where: The Hermitage Museum – 10/25/2019 - 12/01/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Shop at the Classic Creations Holiday Craft Show at The Hermitage. Hundreds of artisans and crafters offer unique holiday decorations and gifts.


Fuddy Meers
Fuddy Meers

Where: Black Box Performing Arts Center – 11/01/2019 - 11/17/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Fuddy Meers tells the story of Claire, who has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep.


SantaHQ
Santa HQ at Deptford Mall

Where: Deptford Mall – 11/06/2019 - 12/24/2019: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Deptford Mall partners with HGTV to present “Santa HQ.” Families can explore the wonder of Santa in the digital age. A custom photo opportunity with Santa.


Santa HQ
Santa HQ at Freehold Raceway Mall

Where: Freehold Raceway Mall – 11/08/2019 - 11/29/2019: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Santa HQ at Freehold Raceway Mall! Visitors can use the workshop’s Magic Mirror to transform into one of Santa’s elves. Explore Santa’s Workshop.


Project SEARCH
Project SEARCH at Jefferson Health Open Houses

Where: Jefferson Health – Management Services Center – 11/14/2019 - 12/06/2019: 6:30 pm
Details: Y.A.L.E. School welcomes school districts, parents and students to attend a free Open House. Learn about Project SEARCH at Jefferson Health in Cherry Hill.


Seasons Greeting lights
Skylands Stadium Christmas Light Show & Village

Where: Skylands Stadium – 11/15/2019 - 12/30/2019: 5:00 pm
Details: Skylands Stadium's spectacular Christmas Light Show & Village is back! With more than two million dazzling lights on a mile-long drive-through course.


The Polar Express Whippany
The Polar Express

Where: Whippany Railway Museum – 11/16/2019 - 12/30/2019: 11:35 am
Details: The Polar Express at Whippany Railway Museum. Relive the magic of the classic story as you are whisked away for a magical one-hour trip to the North Pole.


storybookland chimney santa
Christmas Fantasy with Lights at Storybook Land

Where: Storybook Land – 11/16/2019 - 12/23/2019: 4:30 pm
Details: Join in the Christmas Fantasy with Lights at Storybook Land. Santa appears at the chimney, waves his wand and magically lighting up the park.


Games Galore in Bridgewater

Where: Postal code 08807, US – 11/19/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sponsored by: Complete Care Green Knoll Minimum age: 17 Games Galore is a team of volunteers who assist the staff of a long-term care Senior…


Christmas in the Ballantine House
Christmas in the Ballantine House

Where: Newark Museum – 11/20/2019 - 01/05/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: The 1885 Ballantine House Christmas depicts Christmas in late Victorian Newark. In these times, the English, German and Dutch holiday traditions merged.


Crafternoon

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 11/20/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: CrafternoonJoin with other crafters to complete a fun craft! This program is geared towards older crafters who have more scissor/glue experience as the crafts will…


Tropicana holiday musical light
Tropicana Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Musical Light Show

Where: Tropicana Atlantic City – 11/20/2019: 5:00 pm
Details: Official Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Musical Light Show at Tropicana Atlantic City. A 35-foot tree with festive lights synchronized to music.


Lego Master Builders

Where: Gloucester County Library – 11/21/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Creative challenges and free-build time with the library's unique LEGOs. Build a spectacular creation or the stage of your own stop-motion video! Ages 6-17 accompanied…


PROJECT RAINBOW for LGBTQ Teens

Where: Katz JCC of Cherry Hill NJ – 11/21/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A safe, affirming, and fun monthly gathering for high school students (grades 9 - 12) who identify as LGBTQ and their allies. A collaboration of…


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Lily
Lily

Where: New Jersey Repertory Company – 10/24/2019 - 11/24/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Aging country superstar Toby Crenshaw is ready for his usual post-performance "meet and greet" with a line of eager, young groupies. But when Lily, the…


Fuddy Meers
Fuddy Meers

Where: Black Box Performing Arts Center – 11/01/2019 - 11/17/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Fuddy Meers tells the story of Claire, who has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep.


Guys and Dolls
Guys and Dolls

Where: Axelrod Performing Arts Center – 11/01/2019 - 11/17/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Considered by theater critics and lovers to be “the perfect musical comedy,” Guys and Dolls is Frank Loesser’s masterpiece. Written for Broadway in 1950, Guys…


Youth Art & Painting Class - Nov 18

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 11/18/2019: All Day
Details: Youth Art & Painting Class - Nov 18


TAIJE SILVERMAN

Where: Monmouth University – 11/18/2019: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: TAIJE SILVERMAN


Art of Yoga

Where: Dineen Hull Gallery Atrium, 6th Fl. – 11/19/2019: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Reflecting back, moving forward. Join entrepreneur and creator of Mindful Play Yoga Jamie Wilson Murray for a 50-minute yoga session. This partnership supports themes in our…


A Drag Queen Christmas - The Naughty Tour

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 11/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A Drag Queen Christmas - The Naughty Tour


Adult Painting Class - Nov 19

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 11/20/2019: All Day
Details: Adult Painting Class - Nov 19


Daytrip: Ripcord-Ives Auditorium

Where: Maplewood Parks and Recreation – 11/20/2019: All Day
Details: Daytrip: Ripcord-Ives Auditorium


Folk Art Painting

Where: Civic Center – 11/20/2019: All Day
Details: Folk Art Painting


Pastel Still Life Workshop

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 11/20/2019: All Day
Details: Pastel Still Life Workshop


Tina Turner Broadway trip

Where: Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center – 11/20/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Oakeside offers a bus trip to New York City to see TINA - The Tina Turner Musical


Cinderella - The Musical

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 11/20/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cinderella - The Musical


Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling Live

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 11/20/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling Live


Lore Podcast Live

Where: Scottish Rite Auditorium – 11/21/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lore Podcast Live


A Midsummer Night's Dream - National Theatre Broadcast

Where: Pollak Theatre – 11/21/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A Midsummer Night's Dream - National Theatre Broadcast


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Where: Monmouth University – 11/21/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play.…


Dale K: Hypnotist

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 11/21/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hollywood’s fabricated theory of Hypnosis usually involves Lightning Bolts, Zombie like Trances and Humans Clucking like Chickens. During his performances, Dale challenges these theories proving…


10 Hairly Legs
Trouble Will Find Me

Where: Bickford Theatre of the Morris Museum – 11/21/2019 - 11/23/2019: 9:00 pm
Details: Trouble Will Find Me: Remixed – 10 Hairy Legs and Doug Elkins. New Jersey’s own dance heroes, 10 Hairy Legs, celebrate the artistry of the…


42nd Street - National Theatre Broadcast

Where: Pollak Theatre – 11/22/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 42nd Street - National Theatre Broadcast


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