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Events

Dec
15
Fri
The Historic Village at Allaire Christmas Lantern Tours @ The Historic Village at Allaire
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A 90 minute tour of the Historic Village at Allaire that will surely get you into the holiday spirit! This tour features a walk through of the lantern lit village, music, and history of the town and what Christmas was like in the 1800’s.

Glen Burtnik’s Xmas Extravaganza @ Strand Center for the Arts
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Glen Burtnik’s Xmas Extravaganza @ Strand Center for the Arts  | Lakewood Township | New Jersey | United States

For over 20 years, Glen Burtnik has presented numerous holiday performances. Starting in 1990 in Asbury Park, graduating to New York City for 10 years, then back to New Jersey, filling larger theaters. Burtnik’s legendary holiday shows have always included performances by surprise guests with a remarkable and diverse repertoire of entertaining music. There will be Christmas caroling, hot chocolate, doughnuts, candy canes, and, of course, a special visit from Mr. and Mrs Claus and their elves.

Dec
16
Sat
Metuchen Cookie Walk @ Social Center Building
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Metuchen Cookie Walk @ Social Center Building | Metuchen | New Jersey | United States

The Metuchen Cookie Walk started in 2015 as a holiday fundraiser for the Fuccile Foundation, which provides financial assistance to local families impacted by tragedy. The premise of the Cookie Walk is simple: bake, buy, give. Cookie Walk attendees purchase either a small ($10) or large ($20) box(es) to fill with homemade cookies.
In 2015, over 5,500 homemade cookies were donated and sold. In 2016, the event grew to over 15,000 cookies and raised over $7,500 for the Fuccile Foundation and local families in need.

 

Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre  | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

The Community House is the most beautiful and joyful place to visit during Christmastime. Our production of Scrooge has become a holiday tradition for generations of families. If you’ve never experienced this spectacular production, treat yourself and your loved ones to our thirty-fifth annual production. The tale of the mean, old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge is known and loved by everyone. No one does it better, we promise! Order early, we usually sell out by Thanksgiving. Thank You Very Much, Happiness, Father Christmas, The Wish, Beautiful Day are some of the beloved songs that are part of this legendary musical.

Monmouth Museum Kids: How the Grinch Stole LEGO @ Monmouth Museum
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Monmouth Museum Kids: How the Grinch Stole LEGO @ Monmouth Museum  | Middletown | New Jersey | United States

Kids will recreate the Grinch with legos. There will be holiday games.

Santacon @ Hooks Bar
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Santacon @ Hooks Bar | Seaside Heights | New Jersey | United States

Join Seaside Heights Santa Claus convention for your chance to spread holiday cheer in the most magical way possible. Santa loves creativity, be sure to dress from head to toe and don’t forget to bring an unwrapped toy and 2 non-perishable food items for local charities.

St. Nick’s Party @ 4JG's Vineyard
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
St. Nick's Party @ 4JG's Vineyard | New Jersey | United States

A holiday tradition at 4JG’s! Some holiday treats and a relaxing break for the over 21 set. St. Nick is at the Vineyard in spirit only…

Visit with Santa @ Longstreet Farm
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Visit with Santa @ Longstreet Farm | Holmdel | New Jersey | United States

Come to Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy an old-fashioned Victorian Christmas. Children can visit with Santa, then take a walk to the farmhouse and have a cup of cider. Be sure to bring your camera. FREE!

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians @ Jersey Shore Arts Center
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians @ Jersey Shore Arts Center | New Jersey | United States
  • The Christmas cult-classic shown on the silver screen in the historic Joseph A. Palaia Theater in the Jersey Shore Arts Center. As seen on Mystery Science Theater 3000, A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All, and Elloise at Christmas. Perfect for the family or your sci-fi nerd best friend. This film is sure to put you in the cosmic Holiday spirit!
The NJCYB’s Nutcracker @ Stink Theatre
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The NJCYB's Nutcracker @ Stink Theatre  | Hackettstown | New Jersey | United States

Come to the Stink Theatre and watch the New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker! The NJCYB consists of over 50 talented dancers from across New Jersey  to perform for you the wonderful story of Clara Stahlbaum and her unforgettable Christmas.

 

 

Holiday Show with Singing Santa @ Albert Music Hall
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 17 @ 5:18 pm
Holiday Show with Singing Santa @ Albert Music Hall | Ocean Township | New Jersey | United States

A live concert of bluegrass and country music by regional musicians from the tri-state area. Our Singing Santa will appear during the 8 pm musical set and lead a holiday sing-a-long. Children will be invited to join him on stage and to visit and talk with him afterward. Bring your camera and enjoy this fun holiday night. Tickets must be purchased at the door on the night of the show. Doors open at 6 pm – Music 7:30 to 11 pm. For more info visit our web: www.alberthall.org

Santa for Lunch Break @ Count Basie Theatre
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Santa for Lunch Break @ Count Basie Theatre | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

In what’s quickly becoming an annual Jersey Shore holiday tradition, the sixth installment of Santa For… events is stuffing your stocking with a night “of awesome music and offensive jokes” according to Brian Kirk. Designed to raise funds and awareness to help combat hunger, this three-hour jingle balling of a show boasts the comedic antics of Brian Kirk and the musical talent of the Jirks together with more special musical acts.

Dec
17
Sun
Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre
Dec 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre  | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

The Community House is the most beautiful and joyful place to visit during Christmastime. Our production of Scrooge has become a holiday tradition for generations of families. If you’ve never experienced this spectacular production, treat yourself and your loved ones to our thirty-fifth annual production. The tale of the mean, old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge is known and loved by everyone. No one does it better, we promise! Order early, we usually sell out by Thanksgiving. Thank You Very Much, Happiness, Father Christmas, The Wish, Beautiful Day are some of the beloved songs that are part of this legendary musical.

Holiday Ceramics Sale @ Montclair Art Museum
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Holiday Ceramics Sale @ Montclair Art Museum  | Montclair | New Jersey | United States

Join us for an afternoon of lively holiday shopping, featuring pottery by some of the best local ceramic artists, including instructors in MAM’s Yard School of Art. A variety of items, at a range of price points, will be available from glass jewelry and ornaments, to ceramic sets, and large-scale decorative pieces. Admission to the sale is free and light seasonal refreshments will be served. Families are invited to participate in Drop-In Studio to make a holiday-themed item. This sale is fun for the whole family.

St. Nick’s Party @ 4JG's Vineyard
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
St. Nick's Party @ 4JG's Vineyard | New Jersey | United States

A holiday tradition at 4JG’s! Some holiday treats and a relaxing break for the over 21 set. St. Nick is at the Vineyard in spirit only…

Visit with Santa @ Longstreet Farm
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Visit with Santa @ Longstreet Farm | Holmdel | New Jersey | United States

Come to Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy an old-fashioned Victorian Christmas. Children can visit with Santa, then take a walk to the farmhouse and have a cup of cider. Be sure to bring your camera. FREE!

Magic and Mistletoe with Magician Joe Holiday @ Algonquin Arts Theatre
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Magic and Mistletoe with Magician Joe Holiday @ Algonquin Arts Theatre  | Manasquan | New Jersey | United States

A classic traditional Holiday magic show with comedy, magic and Illusions starring Joe Holiday with a very special appearance by Santa & Mrs. Claus.

 

Stocking Making Demo at Langosta Lounge @ Langosta Lounge
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Stocking Making Demo at Langosta Lounge @ Langosta Lounge  | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

Looking for a fun event of arts and crafts for you and your kids? Well look no further! Bring your family for an afternoon of treats, music, and a stocking making demo hosted by Marilyn Schlossbach and the family at the Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park!

 

 

 

PJC Hanukkah Party & Showtime by Ronny Rom @ Perrineville Jewish Center
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
PJC Hanukkah Party & Showtime by Ronny Rom @ Perrineville Jewish Center | Millstone | New Jersey | United States

Join us for our annual Hanukkah party and Showtime with the incredible Ronny Rom!
Arrive at 5:30 for a traditional candle lighting, yummy latkes, sufganyot, beverages and desserts.
Then be prepared to be AMAZED as PJC proudly presents SHOWTIME WITH RONNY ROM!

Dec
20
Wed
‘A Souled Out Christmas’ Starring Miss Darlene Love @ Count Basie Theater
Dec 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
‘A Souled Out Christmas’ Starring Miss Darlene Love @ Count Basie Theater  | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

Darlene Love and friends will be bringing the holiday spirit to the stage, performing both Christmas classics and Love’s own greatest hits. Her Billboard hits include: “The Boy I’m Gonna Marry,” “Wait ‘Til My Bobby Gets Home,” “He’s Sure the Boy I Love” and the #1 holiday classic “Christmas Baby Please Come Home,” a song that she performed annually with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Symphony Orchestra on The Late Show With David Letterman for 29 years.

Dec
21
Thu
A Garfield Christmas @ Grunion Center for the Arts at Ocean County College
Dec 21 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
A Garfield Christmas @ Grunion Center for the Arts at Ocean County College  | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

Bring your family and enjoy a holiday musical featuring your favorite cat Garfield! The performance will include a list of timeless holiday classics, from “Jingle Bells” to “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” Singalong and help Garfield and his friends save Christmas!

 

Dec
23
Sat
Sunset Candlelit Service @ Allaire Chapel
Dec 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunset Candlelit Service @ Allaire Chapel | Wall Township | New Jersey | United States

Join us for our final event of the season, a sunset candlelit service at 4:00pm in the Historic Allaire Chapel.

The Big Dance Machine – Holiday Bash @ Tim McLoone's Supper Club
Dec 23 @ 8:00 pm
The Big Dance Machine - Holiday Bash @ Tim McLoone's Supper Club | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate the second annual Holiday Bash with The Big Dance Machine (formerly known as “The Big Swing Machine”) at the beautiful Tim Mcloone’s Supper Club. The Big Dance Machine recreates the greatest dance music of all time! So whether your thing is Swing, Latin, Disco, Rock or R&B, The Big Dance Machine has you covered!

Led by musical director Charlie Clarke and his dynamic rhythm and horn section and silky vocals of “Sherri Pie”, they are sure to have your holiday season humming happily along, with renewed pep in your step and jump in your Jive! Back for their fifth annual appearance!! Come Dance the night away with The Big Dance Machine.

Dec
31
Sun
Monmouth Museum Kids New Years Parade and Toast @ Monmouth Museum
Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Monmouth Museum Kids New Years Parade and Toast @ Monmouth Museum  | Middletown | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate New Year’s Day at the Monmouth Museum. The kids will create noisemakers, hats, and masks and then have a parade through the museum. At 2 p.m. there will be a ginger ale toast for the New Year.

New Years Eve Party @ Toms River Elks Lodge
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm
New Years Eve Party @ Toms River Elks Lodge | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

No Better Place To Ring In The New Year!
Dinner and beverages all included.
$75 per person.
Entertainment By Ol’ Skool Band
More details coming soon……..
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