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Food Festivals in New Jersey

Celebrate food in all its forms at these annual festivals throughout the state.

The Best NJ Spots to Get Apple Cider Doughnuts

Nothing says fall like these farm- or oven-fresh bundles of dough.

Heads Up, Chocoholics! A Nutella Cafe Is Coming to NYC Next Year

You’ll be able to taste the cocoa-hazelnut spread in tons of new ways.

This NJ City Is One of the Top 20 Best Coffee Spots in the US

You can’t get a better priced cappuccino anywhere else, according to a new survey from WalletHub.

10 Things to Know Before You Go to the New Wegmans Set to Open Sunday

We got a sneak peek of the next-level supermarket two days before it's set to open in Montvale.

5 Treats to Make With Leftover Halloween Candy

Make treats the whole family will love long after trick-or-treating is over.

5 Fast & Easy Halloween Desserts To Make for School or Parties

Hit their sweet spot this Halloween with one of these easy-to-make and super cute treats.

Tips for Building a Better Lunchbox

Tired of the same sandwich every day? Here are some great ways to make sure she's eating a healthy lunch.

Fudgie the Whale Is Turning 40!

Carvel’s most famous ice cream cake is celebrating a milestone birthday in a big (and generous) way.

Sweet News For Your Sweet Tooth: NYC’s First Chocolate Museum Is Here!

Jacques Torres’ Choco-Story New York is a chocoholic’s dream come true

The Cutest Christmas Cookie Recipes Ever

The perfect sweet treats and cookies to make your holiday or Christmas party amazing.

Christmas Cookie Swap: Gingerbread Christmas Trees

Put a beautiful twist on traditional gingerbread men.

Christmas Cookie Swap: Reindeer Gingersnaps

Rudolph and his crew are bound to love these.

Christmas Cookie Swap: Snow Globe Cookies

These snow globes are almost too stunning to eat (...almost).

Big News for Girl Scout Cookie Fans

Move over, Thin Mints, a brand new Girl Scout cookie flavor has been released - and it’s bound to become the new fan favorite.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2016: NJ's Best Donuts

We polled our readers to find out the very best donut shops in NJ.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2016: NJ's Best Cupcakes

We polled our readers to find the best places to indulge in a sweet cupcake treat.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2016: NJ's Best Ice Cream

We asked our readers for their favorite ice cream spots around NJ.

Perfect Bento Lunchboxes for School Days

Skip the brown bags. Send the kids back to school with a waste-free bento box.

What You Need to Know About Meal Delivery Services

Looking to up your dinner game? These meal kits sent right to your door, make it easy to introduce your crew to new food.
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December 2017

Give a family joy and hope this holiday season. Participate in the Summit YMCA's Holiday Angel Tree program. Simply come to the Summit YMCA lounge where our tree stands and pick a present tag off...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit YMCA
67 Maple Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Area YMCA
Telephone: 908 273-3330 x 1126
Contact Name: Terri Clinton
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The Somerset County Park Commission announces that openings are available for Winter Horseback Riding Classes at Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ....

Cost: $375 & $525

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, New Jersey’s largest...

Cost: N/A

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Curious visual perspectives, questions of what you see, looking deep into an abyss… but, maybe you’re wrong, maybe you’re really looking up. Shadows that trick you, light that deceives you,...

Cost: free

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Ave
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: Morris County Library
Telephone: 973-283-6930
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Santa Claus is coming to BSC! Join us for some holiday family fun. Guests will enjoy the BSC PlayMaze, Bounce Houses, Games, Activities as well as a visit from Santa!

Cost: $15 Per Child

Where:
Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Vertical Adventures Track and Field produces the BEST Track & Field related Camps, Clinics, Competitions, Exhibitions, and more! We are the ONLY Track & Field Camp In The World Staffed...

Cost: Variable, depending on event!

Where:
Various Locations In New Jersey & Beyond!
, NJ


Sponsor: VS Athletics

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PROJECT FEEDER WATCH Saturdays and Sundays, November 11 – April, when the Center Building is open 12:00 – 2:00 (one hour session required) Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Plainsboro, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center will present Somerset County’s most creative and beautiful winter spectacular, the 40th Annual Festival of Trees at the...

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Monica Juhasz
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Timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the American intervention into World War I, this exhibition showcases the posters and flags used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war. These...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Homes are a reflection of ourselves and the environment in which we live. This was especially true for the Native Americans of North America. In this fascinating new exhibition, visitors will...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully...

Cost: $49.50* - $69.50

Where:
DR2
103 East 15 Street
new york, NY  10003
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Sponsor: JT Public Relations
Telephone: 646-481-6583
Contact Name: joe
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SPARK! The Explosive and Dirty History of Light illuminates the 18th and 19th century experience with light, and tells the story of the dirty and sometimes explosive fuels that created that light....

Cost: General Admissions

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Sponsor: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Erin O'Donnell
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SANTALAND: November 24th – December 24th Opening the day after Thanksgiving and running through Christmas Eve, Macy’s Santaland transports the young and young-at-heart into a fantasy world of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Macy's Herald Square
151 West 34th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY  10001
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Sponsor: Macy's
Telephone: 646-429-5232
Contact Name: Alicia Hart
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Please join us as we enjoy delightful choral holiday music performed by the members of the Bernards High School Choir throughout brunch.

Cost: Adults $29.95, Children 4-10 $12.00

Where:
Grain House Restaurant
225 Route 202
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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The Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County celebrates Hanukkah in partnership with Ramah Day Camp in Nyack’s rollicking rompers as part of our ever-popular Sundays@Schechter...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
275 McKinley Avenue
New Milford, NJ  07646
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Sponsor: The Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County
Telephone: 120-126-29898213
Contact Name: Audrey Bickel
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Hosted by Invite An Enchanted Princess and Friends. Join the Snow Queen, Ice Princess and the Island Princess (and a special guest or two) to celebrate the holidays with singing, dancing, stories,...

Cost: 18.75

Where:
Brookside Community Center
1 East Main Street (Brookside)
Brookside is near Mendham
Brookside, NJ  07926
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Sponsor: Invite An Enchanted Princess And Friends
Telephone: 732-641-0849
Contact Name: Lisa Levin
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Christmas Wonderlands recreated Christmas as it was in the 1960's to 70's. You will see over a dozen animated scenes that were once displayed in large department stores such as Macy's. You will see...

Cost: 10

Where:
Maple leaf farms
525 rt 9 south
manalapan, NJ  07726
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Sponsor: brett
Telephone: 732-484-5119
Contact Name: brett
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Our Holiday Lunch Buffet is such a great way to take a break from your holiday errands or to celebrate the season with friends or co-workers! Come for a fireside lunch in the cozy historic Grain...

Cost: $23 per person

Where:
Grain House Restaurant
225 Route 202
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Filmed...

Cost: Museum Plus One includes one special exhibition, giant-screen 2D or 3D film, or

Where:
The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St
New York, NY  10024
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Home for the Holidays Saturday, December 2nd to Monday, December 30th 12 Noon to 4 PM Closed on Mondays and December 24th Visit Kip’s Castle during the month of December for a self-guided...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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Free for Attendees! Join us 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'...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Culinary Conference Center
161 Newkirk Street
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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The only American Repertory Ballet performances featuring a live orchestra and choir! American Repertory Ballet brings the beloved classic Nutcracker to the stage with Tchaikovsky’s magnificent...

Cost: $35-$85

Where:
State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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The Crane House and Historic YWCA and Shultz House will be open for self-guided tours. See the Crane House & Historic YWCA decorated by the Garden Club of Montclair, then visit the hearth to learn...

Cost: Suggested donation $5 per person. Members free

Where:
Crane House and Historic YWCA
110 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair History Center
Telephone: 973-744-1796
Contact Name: Montclair History Center
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Pretty Little Gia Boutique presents Winter Wonderland Ball for TCF *** ALL CHILDREN UNDER 12 IN FREE*** Pre Sale tickets here at $10 per adult. Pre sale ticket sales available for a limited time...

Cost: $10 advance $15 door anyone 12y & up

Where:
The Wayne Pal
1 Pal Dr
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Pretty Little Gia
Contact Name: Ginger Pierro
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Everyone’s favorite tank engine is coming to New Jersey! Thomas & Friends™ – Explore the Rails helps kids learn about science, technology, engineering and math through play. Kids can climb up...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday,...

Cost: Museum admission is free to all New York City school and camp groups. Pay-what-y

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Learn more about the Olympic Sport of Fencing! Durkan Fencing Academy offers an intro fencing program for beginners ages 6 to 12 years old. All equipment is provided. The first class is Free!

Cost: Free

Where:
Durkan Fencing Academy
60 Saddle Rive Ave
South Hackensack , NJ  07606
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Sponsor: Durkan Fencing Academy
Telephone: 201-880-7029
Contact Name: Amy Durkan
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Monday, November 20–Sunday, January 7 An annual Museum tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree and two merrily lit 19-foot Holiday Barosaurs welcome visitors to the Museum...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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For the past 60 years Santa has visited his home away from home at Kale’s Garden Center. This tradition continues beginning Friday November 24 from 10am -4pm. Santa will continue his visits...

Cost: Free

Where:
133 Carter Road
Kale's Garden Center
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Kale's Nursery and Landscape
Telephone: 609-921-9248
Contact Name: Lisa
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The Grand Central Holiday Fair returns for almost six weeks with 40 artisans selling art and home goods; holiday-themed items; bath and body products; toys; and clothing and accessories for men,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
89 E. 42 St.
New York , NY  10017
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Kick off to the Christmas Season begins at Kale’s Garden Center Princeton, NJ- It’s official Santa has cleared his schedule to make his first stop of the season at Kale’s on Friday November...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kale's Garden Center
133 Carter Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Telephone: 160-992-19248
Contact Name: Lisa Hendricks
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Enrollment for religious education programs at Central Unitarian Church in Paramus is now open. The new church year begins on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 10:30 a.m. with an all-ages music and worship...

Cost: Free. Donations welcome

Where:
Central Unitarian Church
156 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Sponsor: Central Unitarian Church
Telephone: 201-262-6300
Contact Name: David M. Horst
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Come on over to Santa’s Country Corner! He will be visiting us at the farm and would love to take a photo with you – so make sure you bring your camera! Enjoy Christmas music and a cozy...

Cost: free

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Take a trip inside the Intrepid Museum's planetarium to learn myths from around the world that explain the stars in the sky. Then create your own constellation and myth in a storytelling activity.

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NY  10036
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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Visit Jersey Shore Premium Outlets to see Strolling Santa. Children can whisper wishes and capture photo memories with Santa EVERY WEEKEND through December 17th.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jersey Shore Premium Outlets
1 Premium Outlet Blvd
Tinton Falls, NJ  07753
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Old or new, many or few, book art is exactly as it reads—art composed of books. A versatile form of modern art, book art is a medium that can be as subtle as adding a drawing or text to a page,...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Unusual and intriguing objects will give you clues as to how, when, or even why these objects were made. This interactive exhibit will require visitors to use their observation and problem-solving...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This exhibition presents the whimsical illustrations of established and emerging illustrators whose works will literally jump off the page before your very eyes!

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This December, the Morris Museum is reopening its Mega Model Trains exhibit, an intricate model train set that meanders across a 288-square-foot landscape replicating a bustling city and pastoral...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Bring the family down to the Third Avenue Pavilion - home to Langosta Lounge, Pop's Garage, and the Asbury Park Yacht Club - every Sunday this fall for $5.00 kids meals, plus choice of milk or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Langosta Lounge
1000 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ  07712
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Sponsor: Langosta Lounge
Telephone: 732-455-3275
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Youth with special needs or those who could use a little help and encouragement in participating in recreation are welcome to register for several “TryCAN” programs being offered by Summit...

Cost: See flyer for prices

Where:
See flyer
See flyer
, NJ
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Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Kevin Taylor

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What would the holidays be without toys? No matter the generation, you will always remember that favorite doll, toy car or truck—whether lost to time or tucked away. Check out the unique...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Journey to the Land of the Sweets for Philadelphia’s most beloved holiday tradition. Giant mice, dancing snowflakes, a growing Christmas tree, and an enchanted nutcracker are sure to delight the...

Cost: $45-$159

Where:
Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Ivan Wong’s outdoor art installation, Monster, is the artist's impassioned response to the increasing number of natural and human-made disasters. The large enamel and vinyl billboard recreates...

Cost: Free

Where:
1207 Ocean Avenue
Mantoloking, NJ  08738


Sponsor: DANIELLE
Contact Name: Danielle Sweet
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Drop-In Studio Every Sunday, 1–4 p.m. (December 24 and 31 1-3 p.m. FREE members/included in Museum admission Visitors of all ages are invited to explore a new activity each week with a MAM...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo
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The most popular comprehensive childbirth class in the NYC metro area....FREE! This class is designed to minimize your apprehension about the birth process. Experienced instructors will help you...

Cost: FREE

Where:
RIVERSIDE MEDICAL GROUP
714 10TH STREET
SECAUCUS, NJ  07094
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Sponsor: RIVERSIDE MEDICAL GROUP
Telephone: 120-155-22333
Contact Name: JANICE CHARLES
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Drop-In Studio Every Sunday, 1–4 p.m. FREE members/included in Museum admission Visitors of all ages are invited to explore a new activity each week with a MAM studio instructor. Come in for 20...

Cost: FREE for members/included in Museum admission

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo
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CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT Sunday, December 17 All Day Join our team! Every year we have a team that explores Central New Jersey counting birds for the Christmas Bird Count. If you are interested in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-352
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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On Sunday, December 17, celebrate the holiday season with the family at Langosta Lounge and the Third Avenue Pavilion! Marilyn Schlossbach and the family will be hosting a stocking making demo,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Langosta Lounge
1000
Asbury Park, NJ  07712


Sponsor: Langosta Lounge
Telephone: 732-455-3275
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" ANNUAL CHRISTMAKWANZUKAH SHOW" It’s that time of the year again! Time to rediscover family togetherness and strange religious traditions! Come stop on by and chat with us about our very deep...

Cost: $18 + a one item minimum

Where:
Gotham Comedy Club
208 W 23 St
New York, NY  10011
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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Get into the spirit of winter and enjoy an afternoon of skating at Summit's Miracle on Elm Street. Warm up around one of the bonfires with a cup of chili or soup from our feature food trucks....

Cost: Free

Where:
Village Green
365 Broad Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Department of Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: David Guida
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Celebrate Hanukkah with a special Jewish cultural music performance and sing along. Shows start at 2 and 3 pm.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Back by popular demand, Brian Szura, an Irish Set Leader, will perform traditional Irish melodies and dance tunes on one of Ireland’s most prized instruments, the Irish Uilleann Pipes. These...

Cost: FREE (Registration Required)

Where:
John F. Kennedy Library
500 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Office of Arts and History
Telephone: 732-745-4489
Contact Name: Sharon Marsh
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Holiday Greetings...yes, it's almost that time. Save the date for the 'Lights and Carols for a Claus' light show and concert at the Iantosca Home at 43 Heather Drive in Manalapan again this year...

Cost: Free

Where:
Iantosca Home
43 Heather Drive
Manalapan, NJ  07726
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Sponsor: CentraState Healthcare Foundation

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Author and music critic Will Friedwald will speak about the jazz and pop vocal albums that have defined the musical tastes of generations of musicians, singers, and listeners. Friedwald considers...

Cost: $10 per person

Where:
Flemington Jewish Community Center
5 Sergeantsville Road
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Sponsor: Flemington Jewish Community Center
Telephone: 908-782-6410
Contact Name: FJCC Office
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Flemington Ice Arena will be holding their 1st Skate with Santa on December 17 from 2:30-3:45. More details TBA! Like our facebook page "Flemington figure skating academy" for details when they are...

Cost: $7+

Where:
Flemington Ice Arena
426 Case Blvd
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Telephone: 19082371423 x202
Contact Name: Julie DiLiberto
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There’s magic in the air and sparkle in every smile when Nutcracker comes to town! Over 50 talented dancers and actors from Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties have earned roles in the...

Cost: $28 Adults, $15 Children

Where:
Sitnik Theater, Centenary College
400 Jefferson Street
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: The New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet
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Who says French Food has to be fancy? This class is for children 8 years old and up with their favorite adult. Come join us for Fun French Food. Menu includes Vichyssoise, Croque Monsieur...

Cost: $60 per pair

Where:
Kings Cooking Studio
778 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ  07078
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Telephone: 973-258-4009
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New Providence - The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will continue its 2017-2018 season with their annual Family Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 17th. The performance will begin at...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Providence High School
35 Pioneer Drive
New providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra
Telephone: 908-603-7691
Contact Name: Mary Beth Sweet
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Jersey City Ballet Theater, a registered New Jersey non-profit 501(c) performing arts organization, presents A Charlie Brown Christmas, dances set to the music of Vince Guaraldi. *Featuring* the...

Cost: General admission: $21; Children 12 and under: $11; Seniors: $16

Where:
ROY IRVING THEATER, St Peter's University's
2641 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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Sponsor: Jersey City Ballet Theater
Telephone: (551) 655-9875
Contact Name: Sonya Cole
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Winter is a time of year to be cozy and crafty. Adults and families with children 5 and up will join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator to design winter decorations using natural...

Cost: Members: $8/person; Non-Members: $12/person

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson ave
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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Telephone: 2-1-568-6093
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The only American Repertory Ballet performances featuring a live orchestra and choir! American Repertory Ballet brings the beloved classic Nutcracker to the stage with Tchaikovsky’s magnificent...

Cost: $35-$85

Where:
State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Come celebrate the Menorah Lighting on December 17th at 5:00 PM in celebration of Hanukkah. Service provided by Chabad Center of Northwest New Jersey. This event will take place on the lower level,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mt Hope Ave
Rockaway , NJ  07866
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Families can drop into the Museum on Sundays between 1:00–4:00 PM for casual art-making and free family-friendly activities. Designed for children ages 3 and up with accompanying...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th St.
New York, NY
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Come celebrate the Menorah Lighting on December 17th at 5:00 PM in celebration of Hanukkah. Service provided by Chabad Center of Northwest New Jersey. This event will take place on the lower level,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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The Ember vocal ensemble presents the joyous tradition of its annual holiday concert, Ember December, at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Montclair, NJ, on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 5...

Cost: $20 online; $25 at the door; Children under 18 are free; seniors/students $15

Where:
Church of the Immaculate Conception
30 N. Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ  10510
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An evening of song and celebration featuring the music of Stephen Schwartz (WICKED, PIPPIN, HUNCHBACK of NOTRE DAME, CHILDREN of EDEN, and more)! This special event welcomes Pixie Dust Players, a...

Cost: $10 - $15

Where:
Union County Performing Arts Center
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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  The Asbury Park Bazaar and the Asbury Park Boardwalk have partnered to bring you one of the most spectacular holiday markets in New Jersey!  The Holiday Bazaar will feature a...

Where:
Asbury Park Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ
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NJCYB Nutcracker December 15-17 $28 Orchestra, $25 Balcony, $15 Child (-12) Fri 7PM, Sat 2PM & 7PM, Sun 3PM There’s magic in the air and a sparkle in every smile when The Nutcracker comes to...

Cost: $28.00/$25.00/$15.00

Where:
Centenary Stage Company
715 Grand Avenue
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Centenary Stage Company
Telephone: 908-979-0900
Contact Name: Catherine Rust
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Where:
Asbury Festhalle Biergarten
527 Lake Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ
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World renowned jazz artists and Rahway's own, Reut Regev and Igal Foni headline a full jazz ensemble at the UCPAC's Hamilton Stage. The Hamilton Stage Fazioli Room transforms itself into a full on...

Cost: $15

Where:
Union County Performing Arts Center Fazioli Room
360 Hamilton Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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During the holidays, take a guided tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn its history. Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays December 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14,...

Cost: $8 entrance fee

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
Verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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Our annual seasonal favorite enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, live orchestra, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic. Showtimes: December 8 - 24;...

Cost: $29 - $69

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-539-8008
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Santa’s Paradise Express A Christmas tradition since 1959, Strasburg Rail Road welcomes a very special visitor every November and December. That’s right, Santa himself will...

Cost: Cost, times and dates vary

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA  17572
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Telephone: 866-725-9666
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The always popular Pet Photo Night with Santa will occur on December 17th from 8:00 - 9:00 PM. All animals must be leashed and/or in a carrier. Many pet owners view their pet as an integral member...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mt Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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The beloved Latin Grammy winning musicianMister G is set to raise the roof and celebrate Hanukkah with a dynamic concert for all ages at 11:30...

Where:
The Jewish Museum
109 5th Ave at 92nd St.
New York City, NY
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Telephone: 508-647-0097
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Drop-In-Studio Every Sunday, 1–4 p.m. FREE for members/included in Museum admission Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork...

Cost: FREE for members/included in Museum admission

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo
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Recognized in 2007 as one of the top holiday markets in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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A Seussified Christmas Carol By Peter Bloedel Directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina What happens when you mix Charles Dickens’ beloved Christmas tale with a collection of your favorite Dr....

Cost: 8

Where:
Studio Playhouse
14 Alvin Place
Upper Montclair, NJ  07043
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Sponsor: Studio Playhouse
Telephone: 973-744-9752
Contact Name: Samantha Silver
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Learn to Skate at Flemington Ice Arena! Group lessons for ages 3 to adult. Fall session September-October, Winter session November-December. Wednesdays 5-6, Sundays 1-2. Weekday morning classes can...

Cost: $7+

Where:
Flemington Ice Arena
426 Case Blvd
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Telephone: 908-237-1423 x202
Contact Name: Julie DiLiberto
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! To celebrate, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub, providing an authentic Irish experience by combining the design and décor of the Emerald Isle...

Where:
Shannon Rose Irish Pub
Clifton and Ramsey, NJ


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Calling all those naughty and nice! Liberty Hall’s hot breakfast buffet and photos with Santa are the perfect way to celebrate with your little one. They’ll never forget hopping in...

Cost: $30/adults, $25/kids

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave.
Union, NJ
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From clockwork imps to a luminous owl that flies above the audience, mice dressed in polka dots and dancers dancing with huge chopsticks, this timeless, re-imagined classic bursts with energy and...

Where:
Florence Gould Hall
55 E. 59th St.
New York City, NY
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Madison Square Park Conservancy is proud to announce its thirty-fifth exhibition, Whiteout by artist Erwin Redl. The project features a luminous white carpet of LED lights across...

Where:
Madison Square Park Conversatory
New York City, NY


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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive...

Cost: $30/carload, $12/person wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Telephone: 121-596-81670
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Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated "Bah! Humbug!" Scrooge summates his...

Cost: $22/adult

Where:
Music Mountain Theatre
1483 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Sponsor: Music Mountain Theatre
Telephone: (609)397-3337
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Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Our culinary team spends weeks cooking up and creating the beauty of our life-size gingerbread house you and your pack can dine inside. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, your pack can experience this one...

Where:
Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Dr.
Scotrun, PA
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Telephone: 800-768-9653
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‘Tis the season to come home for the holidays! Join us as we kick off the holiday season with a life-size gingerbread house, story time by the fireplace and our tree lighting...

Where:
Skytop Lodge
1 Skytop Lodge Rd.
Skytop, PA
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Telephone: 855-345-7759
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Taste of Home, the leading food and entertaining brand, brings its Gingerbread Boulevard installation to New York City’s Madison Square Park for the fourth consecutive holiday season....

Cost: Free

Where:
Madison Square Park
23rd-26th Sts. b/w 5th and Madison Aves.
New York, NY
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The only outdoor ice skating rink in Jersey City is open for the 2017/2018 season. Skating lovers can once again enjoy beautiful views of the New York City skyline while zooming around the rink at...

Cost: $7

Where:
95 River Drive South
Jersey City, NJ
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Weihnachtsmarkt, or Christmas Market is a European Holiday tradition originating from German Austria, Italy and France.  The history of the markets go back to the late Middle ages with...

Where:
Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten (on the roof)
Asbury Park, NJ

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  DECEMBER SUNDAYS: GREEN GREETINGS ‘Tis the season of giving at December Family Sundays. Make a holiday card for your loved ones out of recycled and natural materials and explore...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rubin Museum of art
150 West 17th St.
New York City, NY
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Bring the kids to the Physick Estate on weekends for a ride around Cape May with stories and songs led by Mrs. Claus.  Santa will greet children with a sweet in the Carriage House. ​...

Cost: $8 kids; $10 adults; times vary

Where:
Carriage House at the Physick Estate
1048 Washington St
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Vendor Village- Open Friday November 24-December 31 Thursdays from 5pm-9pm Fridays 5pm-10pm Saturdays 9am-10pm Sundays 9am-6pm *Christmas Eve 9am-5pm...

Where:
Cape May, NJ

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BR&W's North Pole Express is the perfect way to get the entire family into the Christmas spirit! This popular annual event features interaction with Santa's Elves, an opportunity to...

Cost: $29.50 ages 3 and up

Where:
Black River and Western Railroad
80 Stangl Rd.
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Based on the 1991 Academy Award-winning animated feature film, Beauty and the Beast, the musical, features music by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Wolverton. Including...

Cost: $20

Where:
Axelrod Arts Center
100 Grant Ave.
Deal Park, NJ
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Give a family joy and hope this holiday season. Participate in the Summit YMCA's Holiday Angel Tree program. Simply come to the Summit YMCA lounge where our tree stands and pick a present tag off...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit YMCA
67 Maple Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Area YMCA
Telephone: 908 273-3330 x 1126
Contact Name: Terri Clinton
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, New Jersey’s largest...

Cost: N/A

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the American intervention into World War I, this exhibition showcases the posters and flags used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war. These...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Homes are a reflection of ourselves and the environment in which we live. This was especially true for the Native Americans of North America. In this fascinating new exhibition, visitors will...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Curious visual perspectives, questions of what you see, looking deep into an abyss… but, maybe you’re wrong, maybe you’re really looking up. Shadows that trick you, light that deceives you,...

Cost: free

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Ave
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: Morris County Library
Telephone: 973-283-6930
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A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully...

Cost: $49.50* - $69.50

Where:
DR2
103 East 15 Street
new york, NY  10003
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Sponsor: JT Public Relations
Telephone: 646-481-6583
Contact Name: joe
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SPARK! The Explosive and Dirty History of Light illuminates the 18th and 19th century experience with light, and tells the story of the dirty and sometimes explosive fuels that created that light....

Cost: General Admissions

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Sponsor: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Erin O'Donnell
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SANTALAND: November 24th – December 24th Opening the day after Thanksgiving and running through Christmas Eve, Macy’s Santaland transports the young and young-at-heart into a fantasy world of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Macy's Herald Square
151 West 34th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY  10001
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Sponsor: Macy's
Telephone: 646-429-5232
Contact Name: Alicia Hart
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Christmas Wonderlands recreated Christmas as it was in the 1960's to 70's. You will see over a dozen animated scenes that were once displayed in large department stores such as Macy's. You will see...

Cost: 10

Where:
Maple leaf farms
525 rt 9 south
manalapan, NJ  07726
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Sponsor: brett
Telephone: 732-484-5119
Contact Name: brett
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Our Holiday Lunch Buffet is such a great way to take a break from your holiday errands or to celebrate the season with friends or co-workers! Come for a fireside lunch in the cozy historic Grain...

Cost: $23 per person

Where:
Grain House Restaurant
225 Route 202
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Filmed...

Cost: Museum Plus One includes one special exhibition, giant-screen 2D or 3D film, or

Where:
The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St
New York, NY  10024
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Home for the Holidays Saturday, December 2nd to Monday, December 30th 12 Noon to 4 PM Closed on Mondays and December 24th Visit Kip’s Castle during the month of December for a self-guided...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Holiday Greetings...yes, it's almost that time. Save the date for the 'Lights and Carols for a Claus' light show and concert at the Iantosca Home at 43 Heather Drive in Manalapan again this year...

Cost: Free

Where:
Iantosca Home
43 Heather Drive
Manalapan, NJ  07726
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Sponsor: CentraState Healthcare Foundation

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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 from the special including Santa and Mrs....

Cost: $35-$55

Where:
State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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We'll be reading Death of a Cozy Writer by G.M. Malliet After the deaths of a wealthy mystery writer and his oldest son during a gathering at his mansion, Detective Chief Inspector St. Just...

Cost: 0

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Avenue
Whippany, NJ  07981
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For all ages. Celebrate the Winter Solstice by participating in fun carnival games! We'll have beanbag toss, bowling, pin the tail on the donkey, and make & take crafts. We'll watch How the Grinch...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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During the holidays, take a guided tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn its history. Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays December 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14,...

Cost: $8 entrance fee

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
Verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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Celebrate the holidays by decorating holiday themed cupcakes. The top three cupcakes win fun prizes.

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: SCLSNJ
Telephone: 190-852-64016
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Our annual seasonal favorite enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, live orchestra, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic. Showtimes: December 8 - 24;...

Cost: $29 - $69

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-539-8008
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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The Stony Brook: Connecting Us, a diverse multi-media art exhibit by Hun School students, is on view in D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Olivia Rainbow Gallery through January 3. The Stony Brook,...

Cost: free

Where:
D&R Greenway Land Trust
One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Telephone: 609-924-4646

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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center will present Somerset County’s most creative and beautiful winter spectacular, the 40th Annual Festival of Trees at the...

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Monica Juhasz
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Everyone’s favorite tank engine is coming to New Jersey! Thomas & Friends™ – Explore the Rails helps kids learn about science, technology, engineering and math through play. Kids can climb up...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday,...

Cost: Museum admission is free to all New York City school and camp groups. Pay-what-y

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Monday, November 20–Sunday, January 7 An annual Museum tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree and two merrily lit 19-foot Holiday Barosaurs welcome visitors to the Museum...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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The Grand Central Holiday Fair returns for almost six weeks with 40 artisans selling art and home goods; holiday-themed items; bath and body products; toys; and clothing and accessories for men,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
89 E. 42 St.
New York , NY  10017
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The annual Museum Stores Holiday Sale begins Monday, December 18, 2017, and continues through Sunday, December 31, 2017. We will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2018. Selected stores merchandise...

Cost: General Admission Required

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Marcy Peterson
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Old or new, many or few, book art is exactly as it reads—art composed of books. A versatile form of modern art, book art is a medium that can be as subtle as adding a drawing or text to a page,...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Unusual and intriguing objects will give you clues as to how, when, or even why these objects were made. This interactive exhibit will require visitors to use their observation and problem-solving...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This exhibition presents the whimsical illustrations of established and emerging illustrators whose works will literally jump off the page before your very eyes!

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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What would the holidays be without toys? No matter the generation, you will always remember that favorite doll, toy car or truck—whether lost to time or tucked away. Check out the unique...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This December, the Morris Museum is reopening its Mega Model Trains exhibit, an intricate model train set that meanders across a 288-square-foot landscape replicating a bustling city and pastoral...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Youth with special needs or those who could use a little help and encouragement in participating in recreation are welcome to register for several “TryCAN” programs being offered by Summit...

Cost: See flyer for prices

Where:
See flyer
See flyer
, NJ
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Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Kevin Taylor

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Ivan Wong’s outdoor art installation, Monster, is the artist's impassioned response to the increasing number of natural and human-made disasters. The large enamel and vinyl billboard recreates...

Cost: Free

Where:
1207 Ocean Avenue
Mantoloking, NJ  08738


Sponsor: DANIELLE
Contact Name: Danielle Sweet
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive...

Cost: $30/carload, $12/person wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Telephone: 121-596-81670
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The City Winery team is bringing back a new fall/winter concert series featuring acclaimed national touring artists (including John Doe, Kristin Hersh, and Marshall Crenshaw) to City Vineyard, the...

Cost: Tickets range from $20 — $30; food and drink are sold separately

Where:
City Vineyard
233 West Street
1000
New York, NY  10013
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Telephone: 212-334-1212
Contact Name: Rachel Newman
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Recognized in 2007 as one of the top holiday markets in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Madison Square Park Conservancy is proud to announce its thirty-fifth exhibition, Whiteout by artist Erwin Redl. The project features a luminous white carpet of LED lights across...

Where:
Madison Square Park Conversatory
New York City, NY


Website »

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Our culinary team spends weeks cooking up and creating the beauty of our life-size gingerbread house you and your pack can dine inside. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, your pack can experience this one...

Where:
Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Dr.
Scotrun, PA
View map »


Telephone: 800-768-9653
Website »

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‘Tis the season to come home for the holidays! Join us as we kick off the holiday season with a life-size gingerbread house, story time by the fireplace and our tree lighting...

Where:
Skytop Lodge
1 Skytop Lodge Rd.
Skytop, PA
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Telephone: 855-345-7759
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Taste of Home, the leading food and entertaining brand, brings its Gingerbread Boulevard installation to New York City’s Madison Square Park for the fourth consecutive holiday season....

Cost: Free

Where:
Madison Square Park
23rd-26th Sts. b/w 5th and Madison Aves.
New York, NY
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The only outdoor ice skating rink in Jersey City is open for the 2017/2018 season. Skating lovers can once again enjoy beautiful views of the New York City skyline while zooming around the rink at...

Cost: $7

Where:
95 River Drive South
Jersey City, NJ
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Annie, the world’s best-loved family musical returns to Paper Mill Playhouse just in time for the holidays. Little orphan Annie is taken from her orphanage, and the clutches of cruel Miss...

Cost: $34-$102

Where:
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive
Millburn , NJ  07041
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Sponsor: Paper Mill Playhouse
Telephone: 973 376 4343
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Give a family joy and hope this holiday season. Participate in the Summit YMCA's Holiday Angel Tree program. Simply come to the Summit YMCA lounge where our tree stands and pick a present tag off...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit YMCA
67 Maple Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Area YMCA
Telephone: 908 273-3330 x 1126
Contact Name: Terri Clinton
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, New Jersey’s largest...

Cost: N/A

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the American intervention into World War I, this exhibition showcases the posters and flags used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war. These...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Homes are a reflection of ourselves and the environment in which we live. This was especially true for the Native Americans of North America. In this fascinating new exhibition, visitors will...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Curious visual perspectives, questions of what you see, looking deep into an abyss… but, maybe you’re wrong, maybe you’re really looking up. Shadows that trick you, light that deceives you,...

Cost: free

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Ave
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: Morris County Library
Telephone: 973-283-6930
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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully...

Cost: $49.50* - $69.50

Where:
DR2
103 East 15 Street
new york, NY  10003
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Sponsor: JT Public Relations
Telephone: 646-481-6583
Contact Name: joe
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SPARK! The Explosive and Dirty History of Light illuminates the 18th and 19th century experience with light, and tells the story of the dirty and sometimes explosive fuels that created that light....

Cost: General Admissions

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Sponsor: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Erin O'Donnell
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SANTALAND: November 24th – December 24th Opening the day after Thanksgiving and running through Christmas Eve, Macy’s Santaland transports the young and young-at-heart into a fantasy world of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Macy's Herald Square
151 West 34th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY  10001
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Sponsor: Macy's
Telephone: 646-429-5232
Contact Name: Alicia Hart
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Two-time Super Bowl champion and New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will be hosting an autograph session at Time Square’s NFL Experience on Tuesday, December 19th from 10am to 11am. Also,...

Cost: Free

Where:
NFL Experience
20 Times Square
New York, NY  10036
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Christmas Wonderlands recreated Christmas as it was in the 1960's to 70's. You will see over a dozen animated scenes that were once displayed in large department stores such as Macy's. You will see...

Cost: 10

Where:
Maple leaf farms
525 rt 9 south
manalapan, NJ  07726
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Sponsor: brett
Telephone: 732-484-5119
Contact Name: brett
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Our Holiday Lunch Buffet is such a great way to take a break from your holiday errands or to celebrate the season with friends or co-workers! Come for a fireside lunch in the cozy historic Grain...

Cost: $23 per person

Where:
Grain House Restaurant
225 Route 202
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Filmed...

Cost: Museum Plus One includes one special exhibition, giant-screen 2D or 3D film, or

Where:
The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St
New York, NY  10024
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Home for the Holidays Saturday, December 2nd to Monday, December 30th 12 Noon to 4 PM Closed on Mondays and December 24th Visit Kip’s Castle during the month of December for a self-guided...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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Join Miss Jody in making a seasonal craft, all materials provided. Registration is required; please register online or at the branch.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Open to all school-aged children, attendees will light Chanukah candles, enjoy latkes and apple sauce, and participate in a craft to be donated to people in need. Attendees are also invited to...

Cost: free

Where:
Congregation B'nai Israel in Emerson
53 Palisade Avenue
Emerson, NJ  07630
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Sponsor: Congregation B'nai Israel in Emerson
Telephone: office@bisrael.com
Contact Name: Marie
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Is Yoga a valuable activity for my children? Big YES! If you are looking for a fun and stress-free environment for your child to try something new- try Yoga at HRC Fitness. There are many benefits...

Cost: $0

Where:
HRC Fitness
30 Brower Lane
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Youth In Motion at HRC Fitness
Telephone: 9083593600 x 112
Contact Name: Sydney Peason
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Madison Square Park Conservancy is proud to announce its thirty-fifth exhibition, Whiteout by artist Erwin Redl. The project features a luminous white carpet of LED lights across...

Where:
Madison Square Park Conversatory
New York City, NY


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During the holidays, take a guided tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn its history. Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays December 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14,...

Cost: $8 entrance fee

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
Verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Our annual seasonal favorite enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, live orchestra, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic. Showtimes: December 8 - 24;...

Cost: $29 - $69

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-539-8008
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Brooklyn Opera Works presents their first annual Liederabend: Art Song Recital on December 19, 2017 at 7:30pm at BMS Playhouse, 126 St. Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY. Tickets are $15 and are...

Cost: $15

Where:
, NJ

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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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The Stony Brook: Connecting Us, a diverse multi-media art exhibit by Hun School students, is on view in D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Olivia Rainbow Gallery through January 3. The Stony Brook,...

Cost: free

Where:
D&R Greenway Land Trust
One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Telephone: 609-924-4646

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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center will present Somerset County’s most creative and beautiful winter spectacular, the 40th Annual Festival of Trees at the...

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Monica Juhasz
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Everyone’s favorite tank engine is coming to New Jersey! Thomas & Friends™ – Explore the Rails helps kids learn about science, technology, engineering and math through play. Kids can climb up...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday,...

Cost: Museum admission is free to all New York City school and camp groups. Pay-what-y

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Monday, November 20–Sunday, January 7 An annual Museum tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree and two merrily lit 19-foot Holiday Barosaurs welcome visitors to the Museum...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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The Grand Central Holiday Fair returns for almost six weeks with 40 artisans selling art and home goods; holiday-themed items; bath and body products; toys; and clothing and accessories for men,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
89 E. 42 St.
New York , NY  10017
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The annual Museum Stores Holiday Sale begins Monday, December 18, 2017, and continues through Sunday, December 31, 2017. We will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2018. Selected stores merchandise...

Cost: General Admission Required

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Marcy Peterson
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Old or new, many or few, book art is exactly as it reads—art composed of books. A versatile form of modern art, book art is a medium that can be as subtle as adding a drawing or text to a page,...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Unusual and intriguing objects will give you clues as to how, when, or even why these objects were made. This interactive exhibit will require visitors to use their observation and problem-solving...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This exhibition presents the whimsical illustrations of established and emerging illustrators whose works will literally jump off the page before your very eyes!

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This December, the Morris Museum is reopening its Mega Model Trains exhibit, an intricate model train set that meanders across a 288-square-foot landscape replicating a bustling city and pastoral...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Ivan Wong’s outdoor art installation, Monster, is the artist's impassioned response to the increasing number of natural and human-made disasters. The large enamel and vinyl billboard recreates...

Cost: Free

Where:
1207 Ocean Avenue
Mantoloking, NJ  08738


Sponsor: DANIELLE
Contact Name: Danielle Sweet
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‘Tis the season to come home for the holidays! Join us as we kick off the holiday season with a life-size gingerbread house, story time by the fireplace and our tree lighting...

Where:
Skytop Lodge
1 Skytop Lodge Rd.
Skytop, PA
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Telephone: 855-345-7759
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The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the November dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for...

Cost: $50

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Taste of Home, the leading food and entertaining brand, brings its Gingerbread Boulevard installation to New York City’s Madison Square Park for the fourth consecutive holiday season....

Cost: Free

Where:
Madison Square Park
23rd-26th Sts. b/w 5th and Madison Aves.
New York, NY
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What would the holidays be without toys? No matter the generation, you will always remember that favorite doll, toy car or truck—whether lost to time or tucked away. Check out the unique...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive...

Cost: $30/carload, $12/person wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Telephone: 121-596-81670
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The next session of Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble begins Nov. 21 and runs until May 1. The ensemble, open to serious musicians ages 13-18, is held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Nicholas Music Center, 85...

Cost: $565

Where:
Nicholas Music Center
85 George St
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Mason Gross Extension Division
Telephone: 848-932-8618
Contact Name: Chris Kenniff
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Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Recognized in 2007 as one of the top holiday markets in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Come learn and play at this weekly local West Coast Swing Class taught by WCS National Champion Arjay Centeno. Have fun with your fellow "westies" with social dancing after the lessons. No partner...

Cost: $5-15

Where:
Brix Restaurant and Bar
371 S Franklin Ave
Belleville, NJ  07109
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Annie, the world’s best-loved family musical returns to Paper Mill Playhouse just in time for the holidays. Little orphan Annie is taken from her orphanage, and the clutches of cruel Miss...

Cost: $34-$102

Where:
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive
Millburn , NJ  07041
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Sponsor: Paper Mill Playhouse
Telephone: 973 376 4343
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Our culinary team spends weeks cooking up and creating the beauty of our life-size gingerbread house you and your pack can dine inside. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, your pack can experience this one...

Where:
Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Dr.
Scotrun, PA
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Telephone: 800-768-9653
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The only outdoor ice skating rink in Jersey City is open for the 2017/2018 season. Skating lovers can once again enjoy beautiful views of the New York City skyline while zooming around the rink at...

Cost: $7

Where:
95 River Drive South
Jersey City, NJ
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The City Winery team is bringing back a new fall/winter concert series featuring acclaimed national touring artists (including John Doe, Kristin Hersh, and Marshall Crenshaw) to City Vineyard, the...

Cost: Tickets range from $20 — $30; food and drink are sold separately

Where:
City Vineyard
233 West Street
1000
New York, NY  10013
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Telephone: 212-334-1212
Contact Name: Rachel Newman
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Give a family joy and hope this holiday season. Participate in the Summit YMCA's Holiday Angel Tree program. Simply come to the Summit YMCA lounge where our tree stands and pick a present tag off...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit YMCA
67 Maple Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Area YMCA
Telephone: 908 273-3330 x 1126
Contact Name: Terri Clinton
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, New Jersey’s largest...

Cost: N/A

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
View map »

More information

Timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the American intervention into World War I, this exhibition showcases the posters and flags used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war. These...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
View map »


Website »

More information

Homes are a reflection of ourselves and the environment in which we live. This was especially true for the Native Americans of North America. In this fascinating new exhibition, visitors will...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
View map »


Website »

More information

Curious visual perspectives, questions of what you see, looking deep into an abyss… but, maybe you’re wrong, maybe you’re really looking up. Shadows that trick you, light that deceives you,...

Cost: free

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Ave
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: Morris County Library
Telephone: 973-283-6930
Website »

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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: (215) 409-6600
Website »

More information

A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully...

Cost: $49.50* - $69.50

Where:
DR2
103 East 15 Street
new york, NY  10003
View map »


Sponsor: JT Public Relations
Telephone: 646-481-6583
Contact Name: joe
Website »

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SPARK! The Explosive and Dirty History of Light illuminates the 18th and 19th century experience with light, and tells the story of the dirty and sometimes explosive fuels that created that light....

Cost: General Admissions

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Erin O'Donnell
Website »

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SANTALAND: November 24th – December 24th Opening the day after Thanksgiving and running through Christmas Eve, Macy’s Santaland transports the young and young-at-heart into a fantasy world of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Macy's Herald Square
151 West 34th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY  10001
View map »


Sponsor: Macy's
Telephone: 646-429-5232
Contact Name: Alicia Hart
Website »

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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Join Miss Lindsay for a very special story time! More information to be announced. Come listen to stories, sing songs, and make a themed craft each week! Registration is required; please sign up...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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The Drumthwacket Foundation in partnership with New Jersey Garden Clubs presents “The Holidays at Drumthwacket,” this year’s holiday décor theme for...

Where:
Drumthwacket Foundation
354 Stockton St.
Princeton, NJ
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Christmas Wonderlands recreated Christmas as it was in the 1960's to 70's. You will see over a dozen animated scenes that were once displayed in large department stores such as Macy's. You will see...

Cost: 10

Where:
Maple leaf farms
525 rt 9 south
manalapan, NJ  07726
View map »


Sponsor: brett
Telephone: 732-484-5119
Contact Name: brett
Website »

More information

Our Holiday Lunch Buffet is such a great way to take a break from your holiday errands or to celebrate the season with friends or co-workers! Come for a fireside lunch in the cozy historic Grain...

Cost: $23 per person

Where:
Grain House Restaurant
225 Route 202
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »

More information

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Filmed...

Cost: Museum Plus One includes one special exhibition, giant-screen 2D or 3D film, or

Where:
The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St
New York, NY  10024
View map »


Website »

More information

Home for the Holidays Saturday, December 2nd to Monday, December 30th 12 Noon to 4 PM Closed on Mondays and December 24th Visit Kip’s Castle during the month of December for a self-guided...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
verona, NJ  07044
View map »


Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
Website »

More information

The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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Journey back in time to learn about the trail of the famous Blue Comet train all the way to its final destination of Atlantic City. This program will also include an up and close look at artifacts...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty State Park CRRNJ Terminal
1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-544-5185
Contact Name: Nature Center
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During the holidays, take a guided tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn its history. Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays December 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14,...

Cost: $8 entrance fee

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
Verona, NJ  07044
View map »


Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
Website »

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Our annual seasonal favorite enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, live orchestra, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic. Showtimes: December 8 - 24;...

Cost: $29 - $69

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973-539-8008
Website »

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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, including hit...

Cost: $35-$75

Where:
State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Dina Healey
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The Stony Brook: Connecting Us, a diverse multi-media art exhibit by Hun School students, is on view in D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Olivia Rainbow Gallery through January 3. The Stony Brook,...

Cost: free

Where:
D&R Greenway Land Trust
One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Telephone: 609-924-4646

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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center will present Somerset County’s most creative and beautiful winter spectacular, the 40th Annual Festival of Trees at the...

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Monica Juhasz
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Our preschool preparation drop off class will nurture your child’s enthusiasm for learning. Our certified and experienced teacher, Alyssa Englert, will lead activities focusing on a gentle...

Cost: $99 for 4 weeks

Where:
Giggles
103 Miln Street
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Sponsor: Giggles
Telephone: 908-272-4380
Contact Name: Amanda Prieto

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Everyone’s favorite tank engine is coming to New Jersey! Thomas & Friends™ – Explore the Rails helps kids learn about science, technology, engineering and math through play. Kids can climb up...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday,...

Cost: Museum admission is free to all New York City school and camp groups. Pay-what-y

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Monday, November 20–Sunday, January 7 An annual Museum tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree and two merrily lit 19-foot Holiday Barosaurs welcome visitors to the Museum...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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The Grand Central Holiday Fair returns for almost six weeks with 40 artisans selling art and home goods; holiday-themed items; bath and body products; toys; and clothing and accessories for men,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
89 E. 42 St.
New York , NY  10017
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The annual Museum Stores Holiday Sale begins Monday, December 18, 2017, and continues through Sunday, December 31, 2017. We will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2018. Selected stores merchandise...

Cost: General Admission Required

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Marcy Peterson
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Old or new, many or few, book art is exactly as it reads—art composed of books. A versatile form of modern art, book art is a medium that can be as subtle as adding a drawing or text to a page,...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Unusual and intriguing objects will give you clues as to how, when, or even why these objects were made. This interactive exhibit will require visitors to use their observation and problem-solving...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This exhibition presents the whimsical illustrations of established and emerging illustrators whose works will literally jump off the page before your very eyes!

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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What would the holidays be without toys? No matter the generation, you will always remember that favorite doll, toy car or truck—whether lost to time or tucked away. Check out the unique...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This December, the Morris Museum is reopening its Mega Model Trains exhibit, an intricate model train set that meanders across a 288-square-foot landscape replicating a bustling city and pastoral...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Ivan Wong’s outdoor art installation, Monster, is the artist's impassioned response to the increasing number of natural and human-made disasters. The large enamel and vinyl billboard recreates...

Cost: Free

Where:
1207 Ocean Avenue
Mantoloking, NJ  08738


Sponsor: DANIELLE
Contact Name: Danielle Sweet
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Visit us for this open house event for parents, caregivers, and grandparents with children from birth to age 6. Registration preferred; please contact Barbara Mann at 845.356.2514 x326 or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Green Meadow Waldorf School, Nursery Building
307 Hungry Hollow Rd
Chestnut Ridge, NY  10977
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Sponsor: Green Meadow Waldorf School
Telephone: 845-356-2514 x311
Contact Name: Vicki Larson
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Presented by Colleen Meitzler, the 2016-2017 Governor’s Award for Educational Services Professional of the Year recipient. Colleen specializes in sharing her passion and love of dance by...

Cost: $200

Where:
Dance Designs Studio
12-38 River Road
Fair Lawn, NJ  07410
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Sponsor: Dance Designs Studios
Telephone: 201-791-8873
Contact Name: Gayle Naftaly
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Help your kids experience early on the wonderful benefits yoga can provide. Plus, enjoy yoga for yourself at the same time! AGES 6-9 WEDNESDAYS 4:15pm-5:00pm (Adult classes will run the same...

Cost: $49.00-$99.00 (multiple options please see website)

Where:
purespace studio
40 E.Mill Rd
Long Valley, NJ  07853
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Sponsor: purespace studio
Telephone: 908-876-1876
Contact Name: Alyssia Saporito
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Learn to Skate at Flemington Ice Arena! Group lessons for ages 3 to adult. Fall session September-October, Winter session November-December. Wednesdays 5-6, Sundays 1-2. Weekday morning classes can...

Cost: $7+

Where:
Flemington Ice Arena
426 Case Blvd
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Telephone: 908-237-1423 x202
Contact Name: Julie DiLiberto
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive...

Cost: $30/carload, $12/person wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Telephone: 121-596-81670
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Recognized in 2007 as one of the top holiday markets in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Madison Square Park Conservancy is proud to announce its thirty-fifth exhibition, Whiteout by artist Erwin Redl. The project features a luminous white carpet of LED lights across...

Where:
Madison Square Park Conversatory
New York City, NY


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Want to brush up on your Spanish and learn more about customs, food and traditions? Are you planning a trip and would like to feel comfortable conversing in Spanish?

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Rd.
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: SCLSNJ
Telephone: 190-852-64016
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Our culinary team spends weeks cooking up and creating the beauty of our life-size gingerbread house you and your pack can dine inside. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, your pack can experience this one...

Where:
Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Dr.
Scotrun, PA
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Telephone: 800-768-9653
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Taste of Home, the leading food and entertaining brand, brings its Gingerbread Boulevard installation to New York City’s Madison Square Park for the fourth consecutive holiday season....

Cost: Free

Where:
Madison Square Park
23rd-26th Sts. b/w 5th and Madison Aves.
New York, NY
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Parents Anonymous® SEAS (Support, Education, Advocacy, Strenth) support group in Sussex County NJ open to all parents, grandparents and caregiver. This free comprehensive family strengthening...

Cost: FREE

Where:
NORWESCAP
186 Halsey Road
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Parents Anonymous® SEAS
Telephone: 973-270-4851 or 862-
Contact Name: Danielle or Laura
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Youth aged 10-17 are invited to audition for our Quiet Storm Dance Drill Team on the following Saturdays 9/23 from 1 pm-3 pm at the YMCA of Newark and Vicinity at 600 Broad Street, Newark, NJ,...

Cost: $350 members and $425 non-members

Where:
YMCA of Newark and Vicinity
600 Broad Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-624-8900
Contact Name: Julia Robbins
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‘Tis the season to come home for the holidays! Join us as we kick off the holiday season with a life-size gingerbread house, story time by the fireplace and our tree lighting...

Where:
Skytop Lodge
1 Skytop Lodge Rd.
Skytop, PA
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Telephone: 855-345-7759
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Annie, the world’s best-loved family musical returns to Paper Mill Playhouse just in time for the holidays. Little orphan Annie is taken from her orphanage, and the clutches of cruel Miss...

Cost: $34-$102

Where:
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive
Millburn , NJ  07041
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Sponsor: Paper Mill Playhouse
Telephone: 973 376 4343
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The only outdoor ice skating rink in Jersey City is open for the 2017/2018 season. Skating lovers can once again enjoy beautiful views of the New York City skyline while zooming around the rink at...

Cost: $7

Where:
95 River Drive South
Jersey City, NJ
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During the holidays, take a guided tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn its history. Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays December 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14,...

Cost: $8 entrance fee

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
Verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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The most popular comprehensive childbirth class in the NYC metro area....FREE! This class is designed to minimize your apprehension about the birth process. Experienced instructors will help you...

Cost: FREE

Where:
RIVERSIDE MEDICAL GROUP
714 10TH STREET
SECAUCUS, NJ  07094
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Sponsor: RIVERSIDE MEDICAL GROUP
Telephone: 120-155-22333
Contact Name: JANICE CHARLES
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Our annual seasonal favorite enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, live orchestra, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic. Showtimes: December 8 - 24;...

Cost: $29 - $69

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-539-8008
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Celebrate the season with Thursday Night Holiday Lights! Stroll Historic Flemington’s beautifully decorated streets with over 600 luminaries. Enjoy free carriage and antique firetruck rides,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Historic Flemington
Flemington, NJ

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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, New Jersey’s largest...

Cost: N/A

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the American intervention into World War I, this exhibition showcases the posters and flags used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war. These...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Homes are a reflection of ourselves and the environment in which we live. This was especially true for the Native Americans of North America. In this fascinating new exhibition, visitors will...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Curious visual perspectives, questions of what you see, looking deep into an abyss… but, maybe you’re wrong, maybe you’re really looking up. Shadows that trick you, light that deceives you,...

Cost: free

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Ave
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: Morris County Library
Telephone: 973-283-6930
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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully...

Cost: $49.50* - $69.50

Where:
DR2
103 East 15 Street
new york, NY  10003
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Sponsor: JT Public Relations
Telephone: 646-481-6583
Contact Name: joe
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SPARK! The Explosive and Dirty History of Light illuminates the 18th and 19th century experience with light, and tells the story of the dirty and sometimes explosive fuels that created that light....

Cost: General Admissions

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Sponsor: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Erin O'Donnell
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SANTALAND: November 24th – December 24th Opening the day after Thanksgiving and running through Christmas Eve, Macy’s Santaland transports the young and young-at-heart into a fantasy world of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Macy's Herald Square
151 West 34th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY  10001
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Sponsor: Macy's
Telephone: 646-429-5232
Contact Name: Alicia Hart
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Christmas Wonderlands recreated Christmas as it was in the 1960's to 70's. You will see over a dozen animated scenes that were once displayed in large department stores such as Macy's. You will see...

Cost: 10

Where:
Maple leaf farms
525 rt 9 south
manalapan, NJ  07726
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Sponsor: brett
Telephone: 732-484-5119
Contact Name: brett
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Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Filmed...

Cost: Museum Plus One includes one special exhibition, giant-screen 2D or 3D film, or

Where:
The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St
New York, NY  10024
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Home for the Holidays Saturday, December 2nd to Monday, December 30th 12 Noon to 4 PM Closed on Mondays and December 24th Visit Kip’s Castle during the month of December for a self-guided...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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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 your spirit...

Cost: This event is free for all ages.

Where:
Early Street Community Garden
17 Early Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Grow It Green Morristown
Telephone: 973-206-4177
Contact Name: Linda Chang
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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The Stony Brook: Connecting Us, a diverse multi-media art exhibit by Hun School students, is on view in D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Olivia Rainbow Gallery through January 3. The Stony Brook,...

Cost: free

Where:
D&R Greenway Land Trust
One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Telephone: 609-924-4646

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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center will present Somerset County’s most creative and beautiful winter spectacular, the 40th Annual Festival of Trees at the...

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Monica Juhasz
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Everyone’s favorite tank engine is coming to New Jersey! Thomas & Friends™ – Explore the Rails helps kids learn about science, technology, engineering and math through play. Kids can climb up...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

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The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday,...

Cost: Museum admission is free to all New York City school and camp groups. Pay-what-y

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the November dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for...

Cost: $50

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


Website »

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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center, located at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey is taking registration for the December sessions of “Swamp...

Cost: $18

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Christa Wood
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Recognized in 2007 as one of the top holiday markets in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


Website »

More information

Madison Square Park Conservancy is proud to announce its thirty-fifth exhibition, Whiteout by artist Erwin Redl. The project features a luminous white carpet of LED lights across...

Where:
Madison Square Park Conversatory
New York City, NY


Website »

More information

Our culinary team spends weeks cooking up and creating the beauty of our life-size gingerbread house you and your pack can dine inside. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, your pack can experience this one...

Where:
Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Dr.
Scotrun, PA
View map »


Telephone: 800-768-9653
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Home School Day 3rd Thursday of the month, 12–2 p.m. $18 per family/$6 Family Members and above Enjoy a fun and educational afternoon including a gallery tour and studio art project. Children are...

Cost: $18 per family/$6 Family Members and above

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo
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‘Tis the season to come home for the holidays! Join us as we kick off the holiday season with a life-size gingerbread house, story time by the fireplace and our tree lighting...

Where:
Skytop Lodge
1 Skytop Lodge Rd.
Skytop, PA
View map »


Telephone: 855-345-7759
Website »

More information

The only outdoor ice skating rink in Jersey City is open for the 2017/2018 season. Skating lovers can once again enjoy beautiful views of the New York City skyline while zooming around the rink at...

Cost: $7

Where:
95 River Drive South
Jersey City, NJ
View map »


Website »

More information

Monday, November 20–Sunday, January 7 An annual Museum tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree and two merrily lit 19-foot Holiday Barosaurs welcome visitors to the Museum...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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The Grand Central Holiday Fair returns for almost six weeks with 40 artisans selling art and home goods; holiday-themed items; bath and body products; toys; and clothing and accessories for men,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
89 E. 42 St.
New York , NY  10017
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The annual Museum Stores Holiday Sale begins Monday, December 18, 2017, and continues through Sunday, December 31, 2017. We will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2018. Selected stores merchandise...

Cost: General Admission Required

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Marcy Peterson
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Vendor Village- Open Friday November 24-December 31 Thursdays from 5pm-9pm Fridays 5pm-10pm Saturdays 9am-10pm Sundays 9am-6pm *Christmas Eve 9am-5pm...

Where:
Cape May, NJ

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Old or new, many or few, book art is exactly as it reads—art composed of books. A versatile form of modern art, book art is a medium that can be as subtle as adding a drawing or text to a page,...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »

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Unusual and intriguing objects will give you clues as to how, when, or even why these objects were made. This interactive exhibit will require visitors to use their observation and problem-solving...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »

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This exhibition presents the whimsical illustrations of established and emerging illustrators whose works will literally jump off the page before your very eyes!

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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What would the holidays be without toys? No matter the generation, you will always remember that favorite doll, toy car or truck—whether lost to time or tucked away. Check out the unique...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This December, the Morris Museum is reopening its Mega Model Trains exhibit, an intricate model train set that meanders across a 288-square-foot landscape replicating a bustling city and pastoral...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Ivan Wong’s outdoor art installation, Monster, is the artist's impassioned response to the increasing number of natural and human-made disasters. The large enamel and vinyl billboard recreates...

Cost: Free

Where:
1207 Ocean Avenue
Mantoloking, NJ  08738


Sponsor: DANIELLE
Contact Name: Danielle Sweet
Website »

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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive...

Cost: $30/carload, $12/person wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
View map »


Telephone: 121-596-81670
Website »

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Annie, the world’s best-loved family musical returns to Paper Mill Playhouse just in time for the holidays. Little orphan Annie is taken from her orphanage, and the clutches of cruel Miss...

Cost: $34-$102

Where:
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive
Millburn , NJ  07041
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Sponsor: Paper Mill Playhouse
Telephone: 973 376 4343
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‘Tis the season to come home for the holidays! Join us as we kick off the holiday season with a life-size gingerbread house, story time by the fireplace and our tree lighting...

Where:
Skytop Lodge
1 Skytop Lodge Rd.
Skytop, PA
View map »


Telephone: 855-345-7759
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The only outdoor ice skating rink in Jersey City is open for the 2017/2018 season. Skating lovers can once again enjoy beautiful views of the New York City skyline while zooming around the rink at...

Cost: $7

Where:
95 River Drive South
Jersey City, NJ
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Weihnachtsmarkt, or Christmas Market is a European Holiday tradition originating from German Austria, Italy and France.  The history of the markets go back to the late Middle ages with...

Where:
Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten (on the roof)
Asbury Park, NJ

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SANTALAND: November 24th – December 24th Opening the day after Thanksgiving and running through Christmas Eve, Macy’s Santaland transports the young and young-at-heart into a fantasy world of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Macy's Herald Square
151 West 34th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY  10001
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Sponsor: Macy's
Telephone: 646-429-5232
Contact Name: Alicia Hart
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Christmas Wonderlands recreated Christmas as it was in the 1960's to 70's. You will see over a dozen animated scenes that were once displayed in large department stores such as Macy's. You will see...

Cost: 10

Where:
Maple leaf farms
525 rt 9 south
manalapan, NJ  07726
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Sponsor: brett
Telephone: 732-484-5119
Contact Name: brett
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Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Filmed...

Cost: Museum Plus One includes one special exhibition, giant-screen 2D or 3D film, or

Where:
The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St
New York, NY  10024
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Home for the Holidays Saturday, December 2nd to Monday, December 30th 12 Noon to 4 PM Closed on Mondays and December 24th Visit Kip’s Castle during the month of December for a self-guided...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Journey to the Land of the Sweets for Philadelphia’s most beloved holiday tradition. Giant mice, dancing snowflakes, a growing Christmas tree, and an enchanted nutcracker are sure to delight the...

Cost: $35-$149

Where:
Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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For ages 3-8. Color in your own Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer stocking, then watch the classic Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (rated G, 52 min. run time) while drinking hot chocolate and munching...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Our annual seasonal favorite enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, live orchestra, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic. Showtimes: December 8 - 24;...

Cost: $29 - $69

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-539-8008
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“Sparkling, fresh and lively.” –Los Angeles Times The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to State Theatre New Jersey. The spirited, romantic, and beloved...

Cost: $35-$98

Where:
State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Recognized in 2007 as one of the top holiday markets in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Madison Square Park Conservancy is proud to announce its thirty-fifth exhibition, Whiteout by artist Erwin Redl. The project features a luminous white carpet of LED lights across...

Where:
Madison Square Park Conversatory
New York City, NY


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During the holidays, take a guided tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn its history. Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays December 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14,...

Cost: $8 entrance fee

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
Verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
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Our culinary team spends weeks cooking up and creating the beauty of our life-size gingerbread house you and your pack can dine inside. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, your pack can experience this one...

Where:
Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Dr.
Scotrun, PA
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Telephone: 800-768-9653
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Gingerbread Lane- An Elf Block Party Event On December 22nd from 6p-8p, Meet Santa's Silly Elves at the Brick Pal! Ring the bells on gingerbread lane and invite all the elves out to play in...

Cost: $15

Where:
Brick PAL
60 Drum Point Road
Brick, NJ  08723
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Sponsor: Enspirited Projects
Telephone: 732-773-5062
Contact Name: Colleen Finnegan
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Monday, November 20–Sunday, January 7 An annual Museum tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree and two merrily lit 19-foot Holiday Barosaurs welcome visitors to the Museum...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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Bring your son or daughter and decorate chocolate treats. Learn how to make hand-made sweets and play with a real chocolate fountain. Reservations are required.

Cost: $30 per parent/ child pair; $10 for each additional children

Where:
Chocolate Works
42 South Park St. Next to Starbucks
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Telephone: 973-744-0500
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The annual Museum Stores Holiday Sale begins Monday, December 18, 2017, and continues through Sunday, December 31, 2017. We will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2018. Selected stores merchandise...

Cost: General Admission Required

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Marcy Peterson
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What would the holidays be without toys? No matter the generation, you will always remember that favorite doll, toy car or truck—whether lost to time or tucked away. Check out the unique...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive...

Cost: $30/carload, $12/person wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Telephone: 121-596-81670
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Old or new, many or few, book art is exactly as it reads—art composed of books. A versatile form of modern art, book art is a medium that can be as subtle as adding a drawing or text to a page,...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Unusual and intriguing objects will give you clues as to how, when, or even why these objects were made. This interactive exhibit will require visitors to use their observation and problem-solving...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This exhibition presents the whimsical illustrations of established and emerging illustrators whose works will literally jump off the page before your very eyes!

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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This December, the Morris Museum is reopening its Mega Model Trains exhibit, an intricate model train set that meanders across a 288-square-foot landscape replicating a bustling city and pastoral...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Ivan Wong’s outdoor art installation, Monster, is the artist's impassioned response to the increasing number of natural and human-made disasters. The large enamel and vinyl billboard recreates...

Cost: Free

Where:
1207 Ocean Avenue
Mantoloking, NJ  08738


Sponsor: DANIELLE
Contact Name: Danielle Sweet
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One of many activities sponsored by the Folk Project. Friday nights concerts generally include an opening act and a main act. Second Friday of the month is usually Open Stage. Wheelchair...

Cost: Adults $10/12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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Exclusively for Adults 21 and over, the doors to NOCTURNAL open every Friday night at 10 PM with POWER PLAY PASSES available for $24.99! iPlay America, New Jersey’s premier entertainment center,...

Cost: $24.99

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Annie, the world’s best-loved family musical returns to Paper Mill Playhouse just in time for the holidays. Little orphan Annie is taken from her orphanage, and the clutches of cruel Miss...

Cost: $34-$102

Where:
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive
Millburn , NJ  07041
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Sponsor: Paper Mill Playhouse
Telephone: 973 376 4343
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Vendor Village- Open Friday November 24-December 31 Thursdays from 5pm-9pm Fridays 5pm-10pm Saturdays 9am-10pm Sundays 9am-6pm *Christmas Eve 9am-5pm...

Where:
Cape May, NJ

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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, New Jersey’s largest...

Cost: N/A

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the American intervention into World War I, this exhibition showcases the posters and flags used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war. These...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Homes are a reflection of ourselves and the environment in which we live. This was especially true for the Native Americans of North America. In this fascinating new exhibition, visitors will...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Curious visual perspectives, questions of what you see, looking deep into an abyss… but, maybe you’re wrong, maybe you’re really looking up. Shadows that trick you, light that deceives you,...

Cost: free

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Ave
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: Morris County Library
Telephone: 973-283-6930
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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully...

Cost: $49.50* - $69.50

Where:
DR2
103 East 15 Street
new york, NY  10003
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Sponsor: JT Public Relations
Telephone: 646-481-6583
Contact Name: joe
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SPARK! The Explosive and Dirty History of Light illuminates the 18th and 19th century experience with light, and tells the story of the dirty and sometimes explosive fuels that created that light....

Cost: General Admissions

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Sponsor: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Erin O'Donnell
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American Repertory Ballet brings the beloved classic The Nutcracker to the stage with Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, thrilling choreography and a cast of more than 100. A holiday tradition...

Cost: $35/adults, $25/students, $32/seniors

Where:
Axelrod Arts Center
100 Grant Ave.
Deal Park, NJ  07723
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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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The Stony Brook: Connecting Us, a diverse multi-media art exhibit by Hun School students, is on view in D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Olivia Rainbow Gallery through January 3. The Stony Brook,...

Cost: free

Where:
D&R Greenway Land Trust
One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Telephone: 609-924-4646

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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center will present Somerset County’s most creative and beautiful winter spectacular, the 40th Annual Festival of Trees at the...

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Monica Juhasz
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Everyone’s favorite tank engine is coming to New Jersey! Thomas & Friends™ – Explore the Rails helps kids learn about science, technology, engineering and math through play. Kids can climb up...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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One of many activities sponsored by the Folk Project. Friday night concerts generally include an opening act and a main act. Second Friday of the month is usually Open Stage. Wheelchair...

Cost: Adults $10/12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday,...

Cost: Museum admission is free to all New York City school and camp groups. Pay-what-y

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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The Grand Central Holiday Fair returns for almost six weeks with 40 artisans selling art and home goods; holiday-themed items; bath and body products; toys; and clothing and accessories for men,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
89 E. 42 St.
New York , NY  10017
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Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon® Santa Photo Experience at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, New Jersey’s largest...

Cost: N/A

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
View map »

More information

Timed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the American intervention into World War I, this exhibition showcases the posters and flags used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war. These...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
View map »


Website »

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Homes are a reflection of ourselves and the environment in which we live. This was especially true for the Native Americans of North America. In this fascinating new exhibition, visitors will...

Cost: free with Museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
View map »


Website »

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Curious visual perspectives, questions of what you see, looking deep into an abyss… but, maybe you’re wrong, maybe you’re really looking up. Shadows that trick you, light that deceives you,...

Cost: free

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Ave
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: Morris County Library
Telephone: 973-283-6930
Website »

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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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Join us on Saturday December 23, 2017 for our FREE holiday movies! You will have two movies to choose from: "Elf" (2003) starring WIll Ferrell and Zooey Deschanel Rated PG Running Time 1hr, 37...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Washington Township Cinemas
249 Pascack Road
Washington Township, NJ  07676
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A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully...

Cost: $49.50* - $69.50

Where:
DR2
103 East 15 Street
new york, NY  10003
View map »


Sponsor: JT Public Relations
Telephone: 646-481-6583
Contact Name: joe
Website »

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SPARK! The Explosive and Dirty History of Light illuminates the 18th and 19th century experience with light, and tells the story of the dirty and sometimes explosive fuels that created that light....

Cost: General Admissions

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Erin O'Donnell
Website »

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SANTALAND: November 24th – December 24th Opening the day after Thanksgiving and running through Christmas Eve, Macy’s Santaland transports the young and young-at-heart into a fantasy world of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Macy's Herald Square
151 West 34th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY  10001
View map »


Sponsor: Macy's
Telephone: 646-429-5232
Contact Name: Alicia Hart
Website »

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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
View map »

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LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUMMIES AT THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY THE EXHIBITION, WHICH SHOWCASES 18 RARELY SEEN MUMMIES, WILL CLOSE JANUARY 7, 2018 WHEN: Mummies closes on January 7, 2018...

Cost: $22.50-$28

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
View map »

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Christmas Wonderlands recreated Christmas as it was in the 1960's to 70's. You will see over a dozen animated scenes that were once displayed in large department stores such as Macy's. You will see...

Cost: 10

Where:
Maple leaf farms
525 rt 9 south
manalapan, NJ  07726
View map »


Sponsor: brett
Telephone: 732-484-5119
Contact Name: brett
Website »

More information

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Filmed...

Cost: Museum Plus One includes one special exhibition, giant-screen 2D or 3D film, or

Where:
The American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St
New York, NY  10024
View map »


Website »

More information

Home for the Holidays Saturday, December 2nd to Monday, December 30th 12 Noon to 4 PM Closed on Mondays and December 24th Visit Kip’s Castle during the month of December for a self-guided...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
verona, NJ  07044
View map »


Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
Website »

More information

The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

“Sparkling, fresh and lively.” –Los Angeles Times The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to State Theatre New Jersey. The spirited, romantic, and beloved...

Cost: $35-$98

Where:
State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
View map »

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In its 4th year partnering with The Garden State Philharmonic, The Atlantic City Ballet’s Nutcracker, is one of the areas time honored traditions and a treasured classic. The ballet tells the...

Cost: Tickets $40 Orchestra, $50 Loge, $25 Mezzanine & Tier $20 Seniors all seats $15

Where:
Strand Center for the Arts
400 Clifton Ave
Lakewood, NJ  08701
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Telephone: 173-236-77789
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During the holidays, take a guided tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn its history. Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays December 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14,...

Cost: $8 entrance fee

Where:
Essex County Kip's Castle
22 Crestmont Rd
Verona, NJ  07044
View map »


Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973.433.7469
Contact Name: terri guess
Website »

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Our annual seasonal favorite enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, live orchestra, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic. Showtimes: December 8 - 24;...

Cost: $29 - $69

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973-539-8008
Website »

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St. Joseph's of the Palisades Annual Christmas Concert. Join us and enjoy the Children's and Adult Choir singing your favorites Holiday Songs ! This is a Free Event

Cost: 0

Where:
Church of St Joseph of the Palisades
6401 Palisades Avenue
West New York, NJ  07093
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Telephone: 201-854-7006

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PROJECT FEEDER WATCH Saturdays and Sundays, November 11 – April, when the Center Building is open 12:00 – 2:00 (one hour session required) Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Plainsboro, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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The most popular comprehensive childbirth class in the NYC metro area....FREE! This class is designed to minimize your apprehension about the birth process. Experienced instructors will help you...

Cost: FREE

Where:
RIVERSIDE MEDICAL GROUP
714 10TH STREET
SECAUCUS, NJ  07094
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Sponsor: RIVERSIDE MEDICAL GROUP
Telephone: 120-155-22333
Contact Name: JANICE CHARLES
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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center will present Somerset County’s most creative and beautiful winter spectacular, the 40th Annual Festival of Trees at the...

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Monica Juhasz
Website »

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Everyone’s favorite tank engine is coming to New Jersey! Thomas & Friends™ – Explore the Rails helps kids learn about science, technology, engineering and math through play. Kids can climb up...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday,...

Cost: Museum admission is free to all New York City school and camp groups. Pay-what-y

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
View map »

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Learn more about the Olympic Sport of Fencing! Durkan Fencing Academy offers an intro fencing program for beginners ages 6 to 12 years old. All equipment is provided. The first class is Free!

Cost: Free

Where:
Durkan Fencing Academy
60 Saddle Rive Ave
South Hackensack , NJ  07606
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Sponsor: Durkan Fencing Academy
Telephone: 201-880-7029
Contact Name: Amy Durkan
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Monday, November 20–Sunday, January 7 An annual Museum tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree and two merrily lit 19-foot Holiday Barosaurs welcome visitors to the Museum...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

More information

The Grand Central Holiday Fair returns for almost six weeks with 40 artisans selling art and home goods; holiday-themed items; bath and body products; toys; and clothing and accessories for men,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
89 E. 42 St.
New York , NY  10017
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The annual Museum Stores Holiday Sale begins Monday, December 18, 2017, and continues through Sunday, December 31, 2017. We will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2018. Selected stores merchandise...

Cost: General Admission Required

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Marcy Peterson
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The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable Saturday Dog Walks on the trails at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ, will continue weekly...

Cost: $3

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Come on over to Santa’s Country Corner! He will be visiting us at the farm and would love to take a photo with you – so make sure you bring your camera! Enjoy Christmas music and a cozy...

Cost: free

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees among everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie...

Cost: $8/ticket

Where:
Music Mountain Theatre
1483 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Sponsor: Music Mountain Theatre
Telephone: (609)397-3337
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Old or new, many or few, book art is exactly as it reads—art composed of books. A versatile form of modern art, book art is a medium that can be as subtle as adding a drawing or text to a page,...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Unusual and intriguing objects will give you clues as to how, when, or even why these objects were made. This interactive exhibit will require visitors to use their observation and problem-solving...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This exhibition presents the whimsical illustrations of established and emerging illustrators whose works will literally jump off the page before your very eyes!

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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What would the holidays be without toys? No matter the generation, you will always remember that favorite doll, toy car or truck—whether lost to time or tucked away. Check out the unique...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This December, the Morris Museum is reopening its Mega Model Trains exhibit, an intricate model train set that meanders across a 288-square-foot landscape replicating a bustling city and pastoral...

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Youth with special needs or those who could use a little help and encouragement in participating in recreation are welcome to register for several “TryCAN” programs being offered by Summit...

Cost: See flyer for prices

Where:
See flyer
See flyer
, NJ
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Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Kevin Taylor

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Ivan Wong’s outdoor art installation, Monster, is the artist's impassioned response to the increasing number of natural and human-made disasters. The large enamel and vinyl billboard recreates...

Cost: Free

Where:
1207 Ocean Avenue
Mantoloking, NJ  08738


Sponsor: DANIELLE
Contact Name: Danielle Sweet
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Presented by Colleen Meitzler, the 2016-2017 Governor’s Award for Educational Services Professional of the Year recipient. Colleen specializes in sharing her passion and love of dance by...

Cost: $200

Where:
Dance Designs Studio
12-38 River Road
Fair Lawn, NJ  07410
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Sponsor: Dance Designs Studios
Telephone: 201-791-8873
Contact Name: Gayle Naftaly
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Santa will be in Greensleeves Village Bake Shop in Suite 31 starting Saturday, November 25th from 1-5pm! Make sure to bring your wishlist and a camera to capture the moment! View more dates...

Cost: Free

Where:
Liberty Village Outlet Marketplace
1 Church St.
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Journey to the Land of the Sweets for Philadelphia’s most beloved holiday tradition. Giant mice, dancing snowflakes, a growing Christmas tree, and an enchanted nutcracker are sure to delight the...

Cost: $45-$159

Where:
Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Crest Savings Bank presents "BATTLE AT THE BOARDS" inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. This special one day basketball tournament will feature a handful of area and out-of-area boys and girls...

Cost: Visit Website

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ  08260

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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive...

Cost: $30/carload, $12/person wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Telephone: 121-596-81670
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Youth aged 10-17 are invited to audition for our Quiet Storm Dance Drill Team on the following Saturdays 9/23 from 1 pm-3 pm at the YMCA of Newark and Vicinity at 600 Broad Street, Newark, NJ,...

Cost: $350 members and $425 non-members

Where:
YMCA of Newark and Vicinity
600 Broad Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-624-8900
Contact Name: Julia Robbins
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Stop by the Autism Friendly Bowl with Santa Event at Bowlero North Brunswick, which will be hosted in partnership with the New Jersey chapter of Autism Speaks. On December 23rd, Bowlero...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bowlero North Brunswick
1 Carolier Lane
North Brunswick, NJ
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Recognized in 2007 as one of the top holiday markets in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the...

Where:
Lehigh Valley, PA


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Madison Square Park Conservancy is proud to announce its thirty-fifth exhibition, Whiteout by artist Erwin Redl. The project features a luminous white carpet of LED lights across...

Where:
Madison Square Park Conversatory
New York City, NY


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Our culinary team spends weeks cooking up and creating the beauty of our life-size gingerbread house you and your pack can dine inside. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, your pack can experience this one...

Where:
Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Dr.
Scotrun, PA
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Telephone: 800-768-9653
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‘Tis the season to come home for the holidays! Join us as we kick off the holiday season with a life-size gingerbread house, story time by the fireplace and our tree lighting...

Where:
Skytop Lodge
1 Skytop Lodge Rd.
Skytop, PA
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Telephone: 855-345-7759
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The only outdoor ice skating rink in Jersey City is open for the 2017/2018 season. Skating lovers can once again enjoy beautiful views of the New York City skyline while zooming around the rink at...

Cost: $7

Where:
95 River Drive South
Jersey City, NJ
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Come visit the Gardens and have a buffet breakfast with Santa! Your admission includes a catered brunch, garden admission, picture with Santa, holiday crafts and a ride on the Garden...

Cost: $26/person, $10/child under 2

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856-365-8733
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  The Asbury Park Bazaar and the Asbury Park Boardwalk have partnered to bring you one of the most spectacular holiday markets in New Jersey!  The Holiday Bazaar will feature a...

Where:
Asbury Park Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ
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Weihnachtsmarkt, or Christmas Market is a European Holiday tradition originating from German Austria, Italy and France.  The history of the markets go back to the late Middle ages with...

Where:
Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten (on the roof)
Asbury Park, NJ

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Where:
Asbury Festhalle Biergarten
527 Lake Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ
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Vendor Village- Open Friday November 24-December 31 Thursdays from 5pm-9pm Fridays 5pm-10pm Saturdays 9am-10pm Sundays 9am-6pm *Christmas Eve 9am-5pm...

Where:
Cape May, NJ

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American Repertory Ballet brings the beloved classic The Nutcracker to the stage with Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, thrilling choreography and a cast of more than 100. A holiday tradition...

Cost: $35/adults, $25/students, $32/seniors

Where:
Axelrod Arts Center
100 Grant Ave.
Deal Park, NJ  07723
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