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Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

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Choose from 10,000 trees at Evergreen Valley Christmas Tree Farm!

Tuesday, 16; North Branch

TUESDAYS WITH STORIES: THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS CAROL. This performance will take you to the night in 1843 when Charles Dickens dreamed up his idea for the famous ghostly tale. 12 & 7. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Thursday, 18; North Branch

DAVE LEONHARDT TRIO. A Jazzy Christmas 7pm. $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Friday, 19-21; Hackettstown

THE NUTCRACKER. The New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

Saturday, 20; North Branch

FROSTY. Can Frosty the snowman help Billy find his real family in time for Christmas? Sampler Series: Recommended 4+ 1 & 3:30pm. $10. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.

The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Sunday, 28; Allamuchy

HARRY ALLEN QUINTET. Performance spotlights the outstanding talent of 13 year old trumpet prodigy Geoff Gallante. $22.50 Advance - $27.50 Door. 1686 Route 517.

Rutherfurd Hall; 908/852-1894x138

Wednesday, 31; Morristown

First Night Morris; 973-455-0708

Future Events...

Ongoing Theater and Concerts

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison

December 3-December 28 • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.

F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre 36 Madison Avenue. ; 973/408-3807

The Planetarium at RVCC, North Branch

Route 28 & Lamington Road. ; 908/231-8805

Ongoing Programs and Events

Historic Chester Business Association, Chester

Routes 206 & 24/513. ; 908/897-2900

Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center, Oxford

Weekends • A series of programs about the natural world around us for young and old alike. Preregistration is usually required. Topics range from a child’s first introduction to nature to seminars for expert fly fishers.

605 Pequest Rd.; 908/637-4125

Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown

Ongoing • TOURS OF WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS AT THE FORD MANSION. The Washington’s Headquarters Museum includes includes three exhibit galleries, a 30-minute introductory video, Tours of the furnished house will be made available at 10 and 11am and at 1, 2, 3 and 4pm. Adults (Age 16 and up): $4.00, cash or check only, Children: Free

30 Washington Place; 973/539-2016 x210