Featured New Jersey Events

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New Year’s Eve Party at iPlay America

Sunday, December 31, 2017: Bring the entire family and enjoy a night of rides, party favors and giveaways! There will be confetti cannons at midnight as you watch the ball drop


New Year's Eve Extravaganza at Piazza di Roma

Sunday, December 31, 2017: Piazza di Roma presents a New Year's Eve Extravaganza! 8:00 pm - 1:00 am 5 Hour Premium Open Bar Three Course Sit Down Dinner / Champagne Toast and Ballroom Drop at Midnight / Cocktail Hour Featuring Mike Pantina of Total Sound Entertainment Book Your Tickets by calling 732-583-3565 Check Piazza di Roma's website for more information.    

Marvel Superheroes United

Marvel: Superheroes United

Sunday, January 21, 2018: Marvel: Superheroes United at iPlay America! Loki, bent on revenge, plots to steal Captain Americas shield, so he casts a spell on Captain America to aid in his plan. Captain, falls under Loki’s spell and assists him in defeating Thor and the Super Heroes. Enlisting help from the audience, the Super Heroes turn the table on Loki and good ultimately triumphs. Check website for tickets and more information.

Bridal Expo

Bridal Expo by Bridal Expo of New Jersey

Monday, January 22, 2018: Exclusive Event and Wedding Planning Showcase for Engaged Couples "Where engaged couples and wedding businesses meet" Live Entertainment, DJ & Runway Shows, Show Specials and Discounts, Door Prizes, Food Samples, Bands, Orchestras, DJ’s, Bridal Gowns and Tuxedo, Catering and Wedding Cake, Floral, Honeymoon, Hair and Makeup, Invitations, Plus FREE $200 Gift Card to Each Bride who signs up in advance and attends. To register please visit: https://www.facebook.com/bridalshowsbybridalexpo/ Click on flyer for additional information. Or visit http://bridalexpoandtradeshow.com/  

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New Year’s Eve at Crystal Springs Resort

Sunday, December 31, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018: New Year’s Eve at Crystal Springs Resort The countdown is on for 2018 and this year Crystal Springs is pulling out all the stops! They've got the hottest parties around and they'll be selling out fast. Don't miss out on an outrageous, rockin' celebration without the overcrowded NYC streets. From an out-of-this-world open bar bash in the Biosphere Pool Complex to exquisite dining and family fun, they've got the venue and party to suit your style. Check website for dining, parties and …

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New Brunswick Silver Jubilee Holiday Celebration

Friday, December 1, 2017 - Sunday, December 31, 2017: In honor of New Brunswick's 25th Tree Lighting, they invite you to the City Center for plenty of free community activities all throughout December! The celebration will kick off with the tree lighting on Friday, December 1st from 5 PM - 7 PM, featuring holiday music, live performances, a cook-off competition, a visit from Santa, a holiday market, and more! On December 9th you'll be able to take photos with Santa at The United Methodist Church at New Brunswick between 11 AM …

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Diamond Castle Liquidation Sale

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - Saturday, January 13, 2018: To make room for the Castle Couture expansion, Maurice Payami's entire Diamond Castle jewelry inventory will be liquidated at amazing discounts! Maurice Payami has always had a love for jewelry, a lot of ambition and a dream to own his own business. In 1989 after a lot of determination and hard work that dream came true and Diamond Castle was born. Weddings and brides have been very good to Maurice Payami, Owner of Diamond Castle and Castle Couture, which specializes in High-End …

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Fall In Love Package at Crystal Springs Resort

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Monday, December 18, 2017: Crystal Springs Resort is the ideal place to bring that special someone. Turn up the heat with their ‘Fall in Love’ package, where chocolate covered strawberries, a 50-minute side-by side couples massage and 5-course dinner at award-winning Restaurant Latour await your arrival. Book online or call(844) 203-5674 to speak to a Reservations Specialist. Includes: Accommodations at Minerals Hotel or Grand Cascades Lodge, as selected Chocolate covered strawberries delivered to your room 50-minute side-by-side couples massage 5-course dinner at 4-star Restaurant Latour Complimentary access …

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Crystal Springs Resort Fall Fun Package

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Thursday, December 21, 2017: FALL FUN PACKAGE Enjoy that crisp autumn air in the beautiful background of the changing leaves all within the relaxation and adventure offered at Crystal Springs Resort. Plan your getaway today and take advantage of these hot rates! The longer you stay - the greater your savings and the fun, at Minerals Hotel or Grand Cascades Lodge. PLUS Fantastic amenities at the Northeast's Largest Golf & Spa Resort! See website for reservations and additional information. STAY 1 NIGHT: GET $50 RESORT CREDIT …

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Crystal Springs Resorts Thank Girls It’s Friday Package

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Friday, December 22, 2017: IT'S TIME... GIRL TIME! It's no secret - Girls love to sip wine, gossip, be pampered and indulge! Gather your besties and head to the Northeast's premier resort destination where you can have it all with this TGIF [Thank Girls It's Friday] Girlfriends Getaway Package. Gather your girlfriends for a 2-night escape - where you can catch up, unwind, have fun, and indulge in all of the unique experiences Crystal Springs has to offer. They've made it easy for you by packaging …

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Thursday/Friday Gourmet Getaway at Crystal Springs Resort

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Saturday, December 23, 2017: Thursday/Friday Gourmet Getaway! Escape for 2 nights to the beautiful countryside at Crystal Springs Resort this fall and enjoy the ultimate dining experience in Restaurant Latour, showcasing the best of New Jersey’s bountiful farms and artisan producers. This package reflects a 50% discount off the room and includes overnight accommodations at Grand Cascades Lodge or Minerals Hotel, wine & cheese basket delivered to room upon arrival, a 5-course wine pairing dinner at 4-star Restaurant Latour, access to their 7 indoor/outdoor tropical pools, …

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Crystal Springs Resort Special & Packages

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Sunday, December 31, 2017: Crystal Springs Resort When it’s time to get away, Crystal Springs offers unique packages and savings crafted just for you. Go ahead, check out what they consider to be their best packages of the season. Find the best deals, newest packages and promotions and book your vacation, staycation, or mini getaway today!

Calandra's Mediterranean Grill

Family Night at Calandra's Mediterranean Grill

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - Sunday, December 17, 2017: Every Sunday is Family Night at Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill! During this special night, two children (per table) under 13 eat free from their children’s menu, all bottles of Calandra wine are half price and a magician performs tableside. Because of Calandra’s partnership with MetLife and Prudential Center, they also offer amazing giveaways to sporting events and upcoming concerts. This Sunday our giveaway is: Two tickets to the NY Jets VS. Carolina Panthers match at MetLife Stadium on 11/26 at 1:00PM. Tickets are …

La Taverna

Trivia Night – Every Thursday from 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm at La Taverna

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Thursday, December 28, 2017: Every Thursday between 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm at La Taverna, located inside Calandra’s Italian Village. Visit La Taverna, located inside Calandra’s Italian Village for happy hour from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm and stick around for Trivia Night from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm for half-price draft pitchers and the chance to win some great prizes! Call (973) 226-8889 to make a reservation and visit www.calandrasitalianvillage.com for more information.

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Live Music – Every Friday and Saturday night at La Taverna

Friday, September 22, 2017 - Saturday, December 30, 2017: On most Friday and Saturday nights at La Taverna, located inside Calandra’s Italian Village, there is live music after 8:00 pm. They feature a variety of genres and artists, so call ahead to see who will be featured! Call 973-226-8889 to make a reservation and visit www.calandrasitalianvillage.com for more information.

Calandra's Catering

Tailgate Catering

Monday, September 18, 2017 - Saturday, December 30, 2017: This football season let Calandra’s upgrade your tailgate! Every Sunday during the 2017-2018 season, Calandra’s Italian Market and Deli, located inside Calandra’s Italian Village, is offering 20% off tailgate catering orders! You’ll receive this special discount on Calandra’s sub sandwiches by the foot (3-6) feet, and sandwich platters. For additional information and to place an order, please call Calandra’s Italian Market and Deli at 973-226-8889 option 3 or visit: www.calandrasitalianvillage.com

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20% Off Take Out – All three Calandra Restaurant Locations

Monday, September 18, 2017 - Saturday, December 30, 2017: 20% Off Take Out – All three Calandra restaurant locations (Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill, Cucina Calandra, and il Vecchio Café) Finding tasty and wholesome takeout is difficult to find and sometimes, after a long day, you want to be able to feed your family a meal that is both delicious and homemade without spending hours in the kitchen. Simply order off the standard lunch or dinner menu of any Calandra’s location and receive 20% off any night of the week! For a full …


Garden State Wine Growers Association “At the Vineyard” Show

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - Monday, April 30, 2018: The Garden State Wine Growers Association (GSWGA), the advocacy organization that represents over 50 wineries, grape growers and associated member companies in New Jersey today released the first edition of its new At the Vineyard show on You Tube, featuring Four Sisters Winery located in Belvidere, NJ. The At the Vineyard show is funded through a USDA Crop Grant and by the Garden State Wine Growers Association. Funding for Crop Grants is not included in the Trump Administration’s proposed 2018 budget. “The …

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Decorate a Tree for Wildlife

Friday, December 15, 2017: Winter is a difficult time for birds and other animals to find food. In this workshop children will create edible ornaments to hang on a tree near the Elephant Tree …

Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan

The Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan Visit

Friday, December 15, 2017: Come join in at Dearborn Market’s parking lot on December 15th from 6pm – 9pm. The first 300 guests can receive a free 8 oz. glass of Coke (to be …

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Holiday Benefit Concert

Friday, December 15, 2017: Enjoy live performances by UCMP’s three orchestras and their Children’s Chorus. Savor hors d’oeuvres and cocktails while supporting the 5th anniversary of launching UCMP’s programming that helps low-income children and …


NGJ at Lenape Lodge

Friday, December 15, 2017: Check out the live performance by Andover, NJ based artist, John E. Knehr - who fronts the trio Nice Guy Johnny. His music can best be described as acoustic "Dark …

Daria Jones Live

Friday, December 15, 2017: Daria Jones Live! One of many entertaining and captivating concert series. Come out and experience the happiness and joy that leaves her audience in awe. This event will help the …

Christmas Extravaganza

2017 5th Annual Christmas Extravaganza

Saturday, December 16, 2017: The Christmas Extravaganza will feature vendors selling arts, crafts, jewelry, clothing, and specialty food items. The popular Cookie Walk is back! Visit the Christmas craftmarket place and shop til you …

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Breakfast with Santa at Blend on Main

Saturday, December 16, 2017: They are offering two seatings are 9:15 & 10:45. Santa will visit every table and feel free to take as many pictures as you like. A vast breakfast buffet of fresh …

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Cooking Class, Holiday Cake Pops

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Kids 6 and older (kids under 6 with adult only) - Learn how to make cake pop dough, dip, and decorate with a fun holiday theme! Each child will get …

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How the Grinch Stole LEGO®

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Children ages 5-10. We all know Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a classic, but do you know about the Grinch who stole LEGO®? In this festive workshop, …

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NJPAC Kwanzaa Festival and Marketplace

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Celebrate the Nguzo Saba at NJPAC’s 19th annual NJPAC Kwanzaa Festival and Marketplace, featuring an Arts and Crafts Village and music and dance activities. Admission is free! Info


Lunch with Santa at Andre's Restaurant

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Reservations between 11:30 to 2:30. 3 Course Luncheon $ 35, Kids $ 15. Get your picture taken with Santa. Make your reservations Now!! Info

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Winter Wonderland Run

Saturday, December 16, 2017: 1st Annual Winter Wonderland Run! There will be a post-run celebration with costume contests, live music and food and drink specials. They will be collecting toy donations for the HFD …

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Tips & Tricks for Conquering College Interviews

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Presenting Perfection is hosting a Tips & Tricks for Conquering College Interviews workshop at Montclair Tutor Center. Workshop will cover body language, interview questions and self confidence. Email kathryn@presentingperfection.com. Info

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Free Photos with Santa @ Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Free Photos with Santa at Jenkinson’s South Arcade (Arnold and Ocean Avenue) on December 16th from 2:30-5:30pm! Plus! Half-Price Arcade Play All Day Long when you Use a Playcard Card! …

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Murder Mystery at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, December 16, 2017: The event begins with a formal wine tasting, followed by a delicious dinner of Baked Ziti, Meatballs, Garden Salad, Bread & Dessert. And, now it's time for an unraveling plot, …


Arts in Bloom: Holiday Gala

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Music by Jazztones, spiced tea, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, wine available. Auction and Door Prizes! Info

Chanukah on Ice

Chanukah on Ice

Saturday, December 16, 2017: The area's ultimate celebration of Chanukah - "Chanukah On Ice." A family event you will not want to miss. The program will begin with open skating where children and adults …

Let it Begin with Me

“Let it Begin with Me"

Saturday, December 16, 2017: “Let it Begin with Me – A musical garland of peace, hope and goodwill.” This concert will feature beautiful seasonal melodies that are sure to illuminate the human spirit, as …

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Laura Cantrell

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Laura Cantrell is a Nashville-born, New York-based country music artist. Since her critically acclaimed debut, 2000's Not The Tremblin' Kind, Cantrell’s music has been celebrated in The New York Times, …

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Wizards of Winter

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Wizards of Winter present their holiday rock opera, Tales Beneath a Northern Star. The group features former members of The Trans- Siberian Orchestra (TSO) and rock industry veterans from Rainbow, …

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Breakfast With Santa & Holiday Show at The Flanders Hotel

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Breakfast With Santa & Holiday Show. December 17th from 10 am To 12 Noon. For More Information Call 609-399-1000. Info

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Dickens Feast at The Mansion

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Sunday Brunch! Join in for this Award-Winning Champagne Sunday Brunch with Christmas Carolers, Holiday Specialties & Décor! Info

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Advent Lessons & Carols at All Saints' Church

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Sunday, Dec 17th, All Saints' Church will hold their annual Lessons & Carols service at 10:15am. This is a wonderful way to usher in the Christmas season with advent scriptures …

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Brunch with Santa at Amalfis Restaurant and Bar

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Brunch with Santa at Amalfis Restaurant and Bar! Take a picture with Santa! Info

Christmas at Allaire

Christmas at Allaire

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Join in at the Historic Village at Allaire as they celebrate the joys of Christmas past. Experience the sights and smells of an early American Christmas with hearth cooking,  singing, …


Paws & Pinot

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Paws & Pinot will feature a variety of local pet rescue groups, artists and pet-related vendors. The event will be the perfect time to purchase gifts for any animal lover or …

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Snow Day at Six Flags

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Join Six Flags to take part in one massive family friendly snowball fight! Be one of the first 200 guests to receive your event wristband to participate in the World’s …

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Holiday Market at HCCC

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Join in for a day of great gift buys from local businesses and family fun, including a magician, puppet show, face painting, balloon animals, holiday book readings, kids' crafts, Selfies …

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Hooray for Hanukkah

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Listen to Hanukkah stories, create holiday snacks and enjoy hands-on Hanukkah crafts with Rosie Hymerling. Info

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Santa’s Workshop at The Hermitage

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Santa Claus and his elves will be back in his workshop at the Hermitage Museum’s Visitor Center to greet children and families while preparing for the big night! There will …


Skating with Santa

Sunday, December 17, 2017: The guy in the big red suit takes to the ice for this special skating session. Don't be surprised if you see some of his frosty friends join him for …

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Breakfast with Santa at Pilsener Haus Biergarten

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Join Santa for Breakfast! Santa will be taking photos with the kids! No reservations needed!  Info


A Kwanzaa Dance and Drum Experience

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Celebrate Kwanzaa at the Newark Museum with a dance and drum workshop presented in collaboration with NJPAC. Info

Let it Begin with Me

“Let it Begin with Me"

Sunday, December 17, 2017: “Let it Begin with Me – A musical garland of peace, hope and goodwill.” This concert will feature beautiful seasonal melodies that are sure to illuminate the human spirit, as …

Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Shows  at 1pm & 4pm. Sundog Theatre presents Scrooge, the three Ghosts of Christmas, Tiny Tim, and a host of other Dickensian characters in this beloved tale of redemption and enchantment. …

Car Menorah Parade

South Jersey's Annual Car Menorah Parade

Sunday, December 17, 2017: South Jersey's Car Menorah Parade & 18' Menorah Lighting at Barclay Shopping Center. Info

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Sinatra Red Sauce Sunday

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Served family style! 2 Seatings 4:45pm and 7:15pm. For Reservations 732-571-7900. Info

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Family-friendly Seasonal Sing

Sunday, December 17, 2017: On this last Sunday in Advent, Ember offers an interactive family event in the heart of Montclair for all to sing seasonal favorites, both sacred and secular. Children, in particular, …

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Broadway Stars Dinner Show

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Celebrate the holidays “Broadway-Style” as five of Broadway’s finest vocalists come to iPlay America for a special concert event! This special Holiday Dinner Show at which the performers will recreate …


Holiday Banding Concert

Sunday, December 17, 2017: Hear some of your favorite, classic, holiday songs performed and reformed by your favorite local musicians. There are sure to be some new originals as well. Info

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The Ritz Holiday Spectacular!

Sunday, December 17, 2017: The Ritz Holiday Spectacular will be an exciting, fast paced one-night-only holiday extravaganza suitable for the entire family! There will also be a very special visit from Santa and Mrs. …

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Monday, December 18, 2017: Performances at 3 and 6pm. The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters …

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Community Menorah Lighting at Fair Lawn Borough Hall

Monday, December 18, 2017: Join in lighting the menorah in front of Fair Lawn's Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave. With the honorable Mayor John Cosgrove and Council members. Fresh donuts, treats, music, and …

Moorestown Menorah Lighting

Moorestown Menorah Lighting

Tuesday, December 19, 2017: Join the Moorestown community for the lighting of the lawn menorah at the Moorestown Community House. Info

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Franklin Woman’s Club Features Handbell Choir Performance

Tuesday, December 19, 2017: The Franklin Woman’s Club will feature the St. Matthias Handbell Concert at their Dec 19 th meeting. The ten – member choir, formed in 2009 and under the direction of Dr. …


Jewel’s Handmade Holiday Tour

Tuesday, December 19, 2017: Singer-songwriter Jewel will perform Holiday classics, Holiday originals and classic Jewel songs alongside special guests, her father Atz and brothers, Atz Lee and Nikos Kilcher (Alaska: The Last Frontier). Info


Kids Can Cook! Culinary Creations for the Holiday

Wednesday, December 20, 2017: Join in the historic Wisner House kitchen to create delicious, edible holiday treats. As a bonus, you'll get to eat and enjoy your creations! Recipes will be provided for you …

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Phil Vassar & Kellie Pickler: A Christmas Tour

Wednesday, December 20, 2017: See Phil Vassar and Kellie Pickler in a Country Christmas performance of hits and holiday favorites! Country music star and songwriter Phil Vassar has released nine studio albums. Kellie Pickler became popular …

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Holiday Dinner with Nate Butler from The Voice

Thursday, December 21, 2017: Take time out with friends and family to listen to a mix of soul and Christmas songs while you enjoy a fantastic dinner. Reservations are recommended! Call 609-268-6731. Dinner service …

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"Jingle & Mingle"

Thursday, December 21, 2017: Enjoy the glitz, glimmer & holiday shimmer of the season and join in for Posada, a community Christmas celebration with music, pinatas, art, stories and food. Info

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Winter Solstice Celebration

Thursday, December 21, 2017: This Winter Solstice, celebrate with Grow It Green Morristown and your community with an evening at the Early Street Community Garden. Enjoy s’mores and songs by the fire, and renew …


Country Christmas Showdown

Thursday, December 21, 2017: Maxwell's Country Series presents "Country Christmas Showdown" on Thursday, December 21st. Lauren Davidson, SPINN special guests including Copperline Shine, October Rose, Carolyn Miller, Ben O'Connor and more! Hosted by Matt Burrill. Come out …

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Sunset Candlelit Service at Allaire Chapel

Saturday, December 23, 2017: Join in for the final event of the season, a sunset candlelit service at 4:00pm in the Historic Allaire Chapel. Info


HO! HO! HOEY Rockin' Holiday Tour

Saturday, December 23, 2017: Maxwell's Blues Series presents world renowned blues/rock guitarist Gary Hoey on Saturday, December 23rd as he celebrates his 22nd annual Rockin' Holiday Tour! Join in for this very special night featuring a …


Ugly Sweater Party

Saturday, December 23, 2017: It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Which means it’s time for the annual Ugly Sweater Holiday Party again!! 15% discount of your total bill if you come dressed …

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A Morning Pajama Party and an Afternoon Candlelight Service

Sunday, December 24, 2017: The 10 AM service will feature a family-friendly Pajama Party! The 4 PM service – also family-friendly – will include candlelight, carols and perhaps some of the creatures who were with Joseph and Mary in the …

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Christmas Eve at Winberies Restaurant and Bar

Sunday, December 24, 2017: On Christmas Eve, Winberies is open from 10 am until 8 pm serving brunch and dinner. Bar is open until 9 pm. Info

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Christams Eve at Salt Creek Grille

Sunday, December 24, 2017: New Jersey’s most popular waterfront American grille – is pleased to present a new holiday offering this year with a very special Christmas Eve Sunday Brunch (11-2:30) plus the traditional special dinner …

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Christmas Eve at Wet Willie's

Sunday, December 24, 2017: Christmas Eve at Wet Willie's! Mix your own drinks at Wet Willie's of Atlantic City NJ! Info

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Christmas Eve at Biagios

Sunday, December 24, 2017: For Christmas Eve Biagios will be serving a special holiday menu. Info

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