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Events

Dec
15
Fri
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
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.

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!
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.

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!

“A Holiday Music Celebration!” with the Atlantic Pops Orchestra @ Stafford Township Arts Center
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
"A Holiday Music Celebration!" with the Atlantic Pops Orchestra @ Stafford Township Arts Center | Stafford Township | New Jersey | United States

“A Holiday Music Celebration” with the Atlantic Pops Orchestra Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 2pm. They will play many Christmas songs.

Dec
19
Tue
(Mostly) True Things Storytelling Show @ Center Players Theater
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(Mostly) True Things Storytelling Show @ Center Players Theater  | Freehold | New Jersey | United States

(mostly) TRUE THINGS is a game wrapped in a storytelling show with a side of music. Four terrific multigenerational storytellers tell true stories about the holidays from their own lives. Three of those stories include little white lies woven into the narrative – details you have to listen closely to detect. The audience gets to interview the storytellers, then votes for the person they think told it straight. Winners get a prize.

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.