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Visit Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s Gingerbread Wonderland Craft Show. A candy lover’s dream, now in its 27th year! Marvel at the creativity and skill displayed at this festive and charming exhibit featuring 150+ edible masterpieces crafted by local schools, scout troops, and families. With past creations from Hogwarts, to enchanted gardens, pirate ships, and Santa’s Workshop, this is a must see for all ages. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite! This event is sponsored by The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Monday – Thursday & Weekends: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fridays: 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Complete your holiday shopping with ease at the 9th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland Craft Show. Check out local artists and crafters’ beautiful and affordable handmade creations, perfect for that special person on your list. Craft Show is Weekends Only: December 1, 2, 8 & 9 – 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Date: Friday, November 30—Sunday, December 9 Time: Monday – Thursday & Weekends: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fridays: 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Location: Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township. Cost:$2 per person gains entry to both the Holiday Craft Show and Gingerbread Wonderland. Children under age 2 are FREE. Contact:973.326.7601. Groups of […]

Asbury Park holds its Holiday Bazaar, Kick-Off Weekend, 11am-6pm (Convention Hall) on Sunday, November 25 Photos with Santa – Sundays through Christmas, 12pm-3pm (Grand Arcade).

Girls’ Night Out Bubbles & Boutique Where: Van Vleck House & Gardens 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair When: Thursday, November 15th 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Floral demonstration at 5:00 pm Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and shopping with friends at this fun(d)-raising event to kick off Deck the Halls! The boutique will feature 14 fantastic vendors, promising something for every woman—and don’t miss a DIY holiday flower demonstration that you can make at home. Tickets: $100 Friends of Van Vleck $125 General Public To become a Friend, see link on upper right. Online Registration: Click Here.

Cocktail Mixology Workshop takes place on Thursday, November 15 at the Gladstone Tavern. This workshop includes cocktails, appetizer pairings, take-home bar accessories EAT, DRINK AND LEARN ABOUT COCKTAILS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018 • 7PM Hosted by Robby Seibert Gladstone Tavern Mixologist $60 pp, includes cocktails, snacks, recipes & more Learn and develop your bartending skills at our hands-on mixology workshop. Robby will be covering techniques such as muddling and stirring drinks. This unique evening will be fun, informative and highly interactive event, pairing specialty cocktails with snacks. Sign up today for this popular event! Reserve Your Spot for This Event

Van Vleck House & Gardens hosts Open House & Holiday Shopping Where: Van Vleck House & Gardens 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair  When: Friday, November 16th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Enjoy the wares of 14 fabulous vendors and a rare opportunity to visit inside the Van Vleck House, which will be decked for the holidays! Tickets: Free for Friends of Van Vleck $10 for General Public at the door No pre-registration. We hope to see you there!

Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite comes to life as you and your family take a trip on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride in Whippany from Nov. 16 through Dec. 30. 2018 Season Pricing Coach Class Value: $45 Adult, $40 Child (2-11)  Standard: $55 Adult, $50 Child (2-11) │ Peak: $65 Adult, $60 Child (2-11) First Class Value: $65 Adult, $60 Child (2-11)  Standard: $70 Adult, $65 Child (2-11) │ Peak: $75 Adult, $70 Child (2-11) Tickets for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride are not refundable For ticketing assistance please contact our reservations office at 973-419-6255 For times and tickets, visit the website.

SAVE THE DATES! Holiday Lights Spectacular is back at the Turtle Back Zoo. Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 16- 18, November 23-25, November 30- December 2 Every Night: December 7 – 31 Closed: December 24 & 25 5pm to 9pm Free Admission *Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats. Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. What to see: Meet & Greet with Mrs. Claus *option to purchase professional photos Friday, November 16 – Sunday, November 18 @ party gazebo Meet & Greet with Santa Claus *option to purchase professional photos Friday, November 23 – Sunday, November 25 Saturday, December 1 & Sunday, December 2 Saturday, December 8 & Sunday, December 9 Saturday, December 15 & Sunday, December 16 Saturday, December 22 & Sunday, December 23 @ party gazebo Character Weekends! Superheros- Friday, November 30 – Sunday, December 2 Princesses – Friday, December 7 – Sunday, December 9 Home for the Holidays- Friday, December 14 – Sunday, December 16 @ picnic pavilion Ice Carver Friday, November 23 & Saturday, November 24 Friday, December […]

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