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Concerts in New Jersey


Kolotov Ballet's The Nutcracker 2019

Where: Berrie Centre for the Arts – 12/14/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Now in its seventh year, Kolotov Ballet's production of The Nutcracker features students of Kolotov Ballet Studio, with original choreography, professional costumes, stunning scenery, and…


The Band of the Two Rivers Holiday Concert

Where: Middletown Public Library – 12/14/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday Concert


A John Denver Christmas

Where: Newton Theatre – 12/14/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A John Denver Christmas


A John Denver Christmas Special, starring Ted Vigil

Where: Newton Theatre – 12/14/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The heartwarming holiday show A John Denver Christmas has become a tradition at The Newton Theatre and will return on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at…


Princeton Symphony Orchestra: Holiday POPS!

Where: Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University – 12/14/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, the Princeton High School Choir, and the New Jersey Tap Dance Ensemble for a seasonal celebration that’s sure to delight…


Sherry Lynn- Bar None Band

Where: Dominic’s Tavern – 12/14/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bar None Duo returns to Dominic's 4-7


Oliver Dagum

Where: Johnson’s Farm – 12/14/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Air Force Veteran, MUNY performer Oliver Dagum is performing at Johnsons Farm in Medford from 5-8PM. He is an upcoming Singer/Songwriter and Recording Artist. One…


Megan Knight

Where: Sharrott Winery – 12/14/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Megan Knight


New Politics, Plain White T's & The Mowgli's - The 3 Dimensional Tour

Where: The Stone Pony – 12/14/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Politics, Plain White T's & The Mowgli's - The 3 Dimensional Tour


Plain White T's

Where: The Stone Pony – 12/14/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Plain White T's


Princeton Symphony Orchestra: Holiday POPS!

Where: Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University – 12/14/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, the Princeton High School Choir, and the New Jersey Tap Dance Ensemble for a seasonal celebration that’s sure to delight…


Christmas in Manasquan Concert
4th Annual Christmas in Manasquan Concert

Where: Manasquan High School – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the 4th Annual Christmas in Manasquan Concert. Manasquan Bank presents Chris Pinnella (Trans-Siberian Orchestra) as he returns.


An Evening with Popa Chubby

Where: The Stanhope House – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Popa Chubby : The Stooges meets Buddy Guy, Motörhead meets Muddy Waters, and Jimi Hendrix meets Robert Johnson


Holiday Concert
Ars Musica Chorale's Holiday Concert

Where: West Side Presbyterian Church – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Enjoy the Ars Musica Chorale's Holiday Concert! Features the angelic voices of the New Jersey State Children’s Chorus. Christmas and Hanukkah music.


Borgata Holiday Show

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Borgata Holiday Show


Face Without Fear

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Face Without Fear


Holiday Doo Wop Featuring Lou Christie, The Capris and The Happenings

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday Doo Wop Featuring Lou Christie, The Capris and The Happenings


Holiday Doo-Wop

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday Doo-Wop


Kolotov Ballet's The Nutcracker 2019

Where: Berrie Centre for the Arts – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Now in its seventh year, Kolotov Ballet's production of The Nutcracker features students of Kolotov Ballet Studio, with original choreography, professional costumes, stunning scenery, and…


Motor City Revue: Debbie's Birthday Bash

Where: Wonder Bar – 12/14/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Motor City Revue: Debbie's Birthday Bash


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey



Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


Tomasello Winery - Holiday Opera Gala

Where: Tomasello Winery – 12/15/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Held in our versatile Vintner’s Room, the Opera Gala at Tomasello Winery presents four times a year. These afternoon events are a thrilling matinée for…


Spaghetti with Santa at Di Paolo's
Spaghetti with Santa at Di Paolo's

Where: Di Paolo’s Italian Restaurant – 12/15/2019: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come have Spaghetti with Santa at Di Paolo's! Each family will receive a complimentary 5x7 photo and a gift from Santa. $15 per child, $25 per adult.


Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 12/15/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery Sunday December 15, 20194-7 pm There's a mysterious event at the winery with an unraveling plot, a victim,…


Murder Mystery Event at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 12/15/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Murder Mystery Dinner at Four Sisters Winery Sunday December 15, 2019 4-7 pm There's a mysterious event at the winery with an unraveling plot, a…


Christmas bagpipes
Dinner and Christmas Show at Summit House

Where: Summit House – 12/15/2019: 4:30 pm
Details: Enjoy Dinner and Christmas Show at Summit House. Feed your soul with an evening of music & food for the whole family. Three-course prix fixe menu Dinner.


Dinner with Santa at Chevys Fresh Mex
Dinner with Santa at Chevys Fresh Mex

Where: Chevys Fresh Mex – Clifton – 12/16/2019: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Dinner with Santa at Chevys Fresh Mex. Kids Eat Free promotion. Plus, cookie decorating and a photo opportunity with Santa Claus.


Dinner with Santa
Dinner with Santa at Quaker Steak & Lube

Where: Quaker Steak and Lube – 12/16/2019: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Quaker Steak and Lube is getting into the holiday spirit with its Dinner with Santa. Kids Eat Free promotion, and a photos with Santa Claus.


Cookie Decorating Workshop
Ugly Sweater Cookie Decorating Workshop!

Where: Platinum House Of Sweets – 12/16/2019: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Ugly Sweater Cookie Decorating Workshop at Platinum House Of Sweets. Put on your ugliest sweater and join in for a night of cookie decorating


Jerry Blavat's Wine and Dine
Jerry Blavat's Wine and Dine Monthly Dance Party

Where: Renault Winery – 12/17/2019: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Jerry Blavat's Wine and Dine Monthly Dance Party is back! Break out your dancing shoes along with your best outfit to meet on the dance floor.


Christmas Edible Bouquet (Ages 7 - 12 yrs)

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 12/18/2019: All Day
Details: Christmas Edible Bouquet (Ages 7 - 12 yrs)


Feast of the Seven Fishes at ITA101
Feast of the Seven Fishes at ITA101

Where: ITA101 – 12/18/2019 - 12/24/2019: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Come celebrate Feast of the Seven Fishes at ITA101. December 18 - December 24, Christmas Eve. Smoked fish with mozzarella puree and crostini.


Challah Breadmaking
Hands-on Challah Breadmaking Class

Where: Cafe Du Pain Bakery – 12/19/2019: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Details: A Special Hands-on Challah Breadmaking Class Cafe Du Pain Bakery! Challah is a special bread in Jewish culture. Braided and eaten on ceremonial occasions.


Pies and Pints II
Pies and Pints II: The Holiday Edition

Where: Montclair Brewery – 12/19/2019: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Join in Pies and Pints II: The Holiday Edition! Pies and Pints is back again with an assortment of holiday goodies. Bring your sweet tooth.


Ugly Sweater Wine & Chocolate Night

Where: Trina’s Treats – 12/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Ugly Sweater Wine & Chocolate Night at Trina's Treats. Decorate 1/2 Dozen Ugly Sweater Sugar Cookies. This class is BYOB.


Ugly Sweater Party
Ugly Sweater Parties at The Shannon Rose Irish Pub

Where: The Shannon Rose Irish Pub – 12/19/2019 - 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Ugly Sweater Parties at The Shannon Rose Irish Pub! Guests 21+ should break out their ugliest holiday sweaters. In Clifton and Ramsey.


Cookie Sale
Zion's Annual Cookie Sale

Where: Zion United Methodist Church – 12/20/2019 - 12/21/2019: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Zion's Annual Cookie Sale! A wide variety of homemade cookies to choose from. You pick the cookies you want!! Perfect for a gift your holiday parties!


Cookie Walk
The 2019 Metuchen Cookie Walk

Where: First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen – 12/21/2019: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: Join in the Metuchen Cookie Walk. The premise of the Cookie Walk is simple: bake, buy, give. Local families donate thousands of homemade cookies.


Barefoot Grape Stomp Event at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 12/21/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery Saturday December 21, 2019 4-7 pm It's Stomping Time! Yes, it's Barefoot Grape Stomping A bit of nostalgia,…


Barefoot Grape Stomping Dinner at Four Sisters Winery

Where: Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms – 12/21/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery Saturday December 21, 20194-7 pm It's Stomping Time!  Yes, it's Barefoot Grape Stomping  A bit of nostalgia, a…


Beach Plum Farm's Holiday Dinner Series

Where: Beach Plum Farm – 12/21/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Start a new tradition this season with a festive holiday farm-to-table dinner at Beach Plum Farm.  Begin your evening with a stroll among the twinkling…


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Sea of Lights
Jenkinson's Sea of Lights

Where: Jenkinson’s Boardwalk – 12/13/2019: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Join Jenkinson's for an Indoor Holiday Lights Spectacular. This winter wonderland includes treats, crafts, pictures with Santa & friends, games & more!


holiday cookies
Bellview Winery Holiday Cookie Swap

Where: Bellview Winery – 12/13/2019: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Join in the Bellview Winery Cookie Swap. To help get into the Holiday spirit and maybe cut down on the baking time Bellview Winery is hosting a cookie swap!


First Christmas in London
First Christmas in London Musical

Where: Laurel Hill Bible Church – 12/13/2019 - 12/15/2019: 7:00 pm
Details: Enjoy the First Christmas in London Musical. Laurel Hill Bible Church presents an original musical to celebrate the Christmas season. A heart-warming story.


The Wag’s Christmas Spectacular
The Wag’s Christmas Spectacular at Laurita Winery

Where: Laurita Winery – 12/13/2019: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Enjoy The Wag’s Christmas Spectacular at Laurita Winery. This holiday show features their take on your favorite classics. Along with some fun surprises.


Lights, Camera, Christmas
Ocean City Theatre Company's Holiday Spectacular

Where: Ocean City Music Pier – 12/13/2019: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Ocean City Theatre Company presents Lights, Camera, Christmas : 2019 Holiday Spectacular. Come "rock around the Christmas tree"


Nutcracker
American Repertory Ballet Nutcracker

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 12/13/2019 - 12/15/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: American Repertory Ballet (ARB) returns to The State to perform the beloved classic Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky's magnificent score, stunning sets, thrilling choreography, and a cast of…


Joe's Crab Shack
Breakfast with Santa at Joe's Crab Shack

Where: Joe’s Crab Shack – 12/14/2019: 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Details: Breakfast with Santa. Come meet Santa at Joe's Crab Shack! Enjoy a buffet of breakfast favorites. Take your own photos with Santa. Enter to win prizes.


breakfast with Santa
Breakfast with Santa at Rainforest Cafe

Where: Rainforest Cafe – 12/14/2019 - 12/22/2019: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Details: Don't miss Breakfast with Santa at Menlo Park Rainforest Cafe. Join Cha! Cha! and Santa at Rainforest Cafe. Enjoy the Breakfast Buffet, Raffle & Prizes.


Elf N Cocoa Run
Elf N Cocoa Run

Where: Riverwinds Community Center – 12/14/2019 - 12/15/2019: 8:45 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Elf N Cocoa Run! Awesome New Swag and Sweet Hot Cocoa! 8K and 5K Runners get a custom knitted Pom Pom Hat by BOCO Gear.…


‘Pinch the GrYnch’ Boardwalk 5K Run
‘Pinch the GrYnch’ Boardwalk 5K Run

Where: Wildwoods Convention Center – 12/14/2019: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: ‘Pinch the GrYnch’ Boardwalk 5K Run! This holiday boardwalk 5K run and 1 mile walk is fun for all ages! Event starts at 10 am – rain or shine.


Santa on Battleship New Jersey
Breakfast with Santa at Battleship New Jersey

Where: Battleship New Jersey – 12/14/2019: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Details: Breakfast with Santa at Battleship New Jersey! Enjoy a hot delicious breakfast served from the Chow Line. Mingle and have a picture taken with Santa.


Ugly Sweater Shuffle 5K
Ugly Sweater Shuffle 5K

Where: Saddle River County Park- Otto C. Pehle Entrance – 12/14/2019: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Join in for the Inaugural Ugly Sweater Shuffle 5k to be held in the Saddle River County Park. a disposable chip-timed event. Festive dress is encouraged!


Santa
Wildwoods' Family Holiday Celebration

Where: Wildwoods Convention Center – 12/14/2019: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Details: Join in Wildwoods' Family Holiday Celebration. Enjoy a family-friendly event at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Features free admission.


Nature Storytime for Sprouts 2019: Earth's Layers

Where: Duke Farms – 12/14/2019: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Children ages 3-6 and their adult caregivers are invited to join us for a two hour nature-themed monthly program. Each month our “sprouts” will use…


Dave & Buster’s Breakfast with Santa
Dave & Buster’s Breakfast with Santa

Where: Dave & Buster’s Wayne – 12/14/2019: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Come join in Dave & Buster’s Breakfast with Santa - Wayne, NJ. Enjoy a Breakfast Buffet with Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Roasted Potatoes.


Cheerleading Festival
Spirit Brands Cheerleading Festival

Where: Wildwoods Convention Center – 12/14/2019: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Details: Come to the Spirit Brands Cheerleading Festival. Competition features performances choreographed to music and sound effects.


Cookie Wars at Bay Village
5th Annual Cookie Wars at Bay Village

Where: Bay Village – 12/14/2019: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: The 5th Annual Cookie Wars at Bay Village. Taste Gingerbread cookies from participating stores in Bay Village & Schooners Wharf. Vote for your favorite!


Frozen Tales

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 12/14/2019: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Anna and Elsa are off on another adventure! Students discover their potential to make a difference while learning about ecology and the environment. Participants are…


Paper Shapers (Origami) Meeting

Where: Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library – Main Branch – 12/14/2019: 12:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come for any length of time. Adults and children are welcome. All children younger than 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Bring…


scrooge
A Christmas Carol: The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge

Where: Castle Theatre – 12/14/2019: 1:00 pm
Details: A Christmas Carol: The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge. A Classic tale of a miser's redemption geared towards Children! Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean old geezer.


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


From Good Homes

Where: Newton Theatre – 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The genesis of From Good Homes dates back to a high school band, when childhood friends Todd Sheaffer, Brady Rymer, and Patrick Fitzsimmons came together…


bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 1:00PM

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/21/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 1:00PM


The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/21/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Hip Hop Nutcracker


A Hip Hop Nutcracker Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 12/21/2019: 2:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A Hip Hop Nutcracker Parking


bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 4:30PM

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/21/2019: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 4:30PM


Bergen Sinfonia

Where: Ciccone Theatre – 12/21/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Classical performances from the Bergen Sinfonia Orchestra highlight its annual holiday concert, “An Evening of Festive Music for a Festive Season,” on Saturday, December 21…


Fiddler On The Roof

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 12/21/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Fiddler On The Roof


National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation - Film

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) – 12/21/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation - Film


Our 2019 Holiday Musical

Where: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse – 12/21/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Our 2019 Holiday Musical


bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 1:00PM

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/22/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: bergenPAC Presents - A Christmas Carol - 1:00PM


A Christmas Carol Dinner Theatre!

Where: Braddock’s Tavern – 12/22/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A CHRISTMAS CAROL DINNER THEATRE AT BRADDOCK'S TAVERN! DECEMBER 8, 15 & 22


Atlantic City Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 12/22/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Atlantic City Ballet Presents The Nutcracker


Atlantic City Ballet: The Nutcracker

Where: Caesars Atlantic City – 12/22/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Atlantic City Ballet: The Nutcracker


New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 12/26/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra


Cinderella - The Musical

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 12/27/2019: 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cinderella - The Musical


New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 12/27/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra


Holiday Dreams Tickets

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 12/28/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday Dreams Tickets


Bert Kreischer

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


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 12/28/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat


Michael Carbonaro Live!

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 12/28/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Michael Carbonaro Live!


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