BREWS CRUISE. Beer enthusiasts unite! Board Miss Lotta for one of the most elegant tastings you have been to yet! Sample our fine selection of beers from local breweries in the tri-state area. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
POCONO GARLIC FESTIVAL. Over 60 vendors, garlic eating contest, cooking contests, Peters Valley Artisan tent & more. 11am - 5pm. $8.50-$12.50. 401 Hollow Road.
WILDLIFE AND SPORTING ART SHOW. The annual show features the original paintings and woodcarvings by some of America’s most acclaimed sporting artists. Past shows have included Al Agnew, Al Barker, Josh Brewer, Richard Clifton, John Crouse, Frank Finney, Jim and Joe Hautman, Ben Heinemann, Fred Kinne, Bonnie and Karen and Rebecca Latham, Rob Leslie, Krystii Melaine, Darren Miller, Manfred Scheel, Ken Scheeler, Adam and Dan Smith, George Strunk, Jack Wood and others! 55 Bridge St..
32ND ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN FEST. Heritage festival celebrating Nordic/Scandinavian cultures:foods, entertainment, reenactors, handcrafts & gifts, kids'events, demonstrating artisans, Vikings (limited pillage & ravaging), talks, and the 8th annual all-Jersey wife-carry contest! 10am - 6pm. $11, $13, $14. Vasa Park, 1 Wolfe Rd.
SUSSEX HILLS KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW. 8am - 5pm. $5, $3 seniors, $2 under 12. Mennen Sports Arena 161 East Hanover Ave.
PADDY & PALE BOYS. Irish Pub Music 5pm. 8 Belvidere Ave..
SCHOOLEY'S MOUNTAIN KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW. 9am - 4pm. $5. William G. Mennen Sports Arena 161 East Hanover Ave.
LADIES NIGHT OUT. 178 Airport Rd.
LYRA. Vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia perform chants of Russian Orthodox Church and folk songs 7pm. $20/ $10 student. 346 High Street.
CIGAR AND WHISKEY. Sample some of the finest craft whiskeys and bourbons in the area while you watch cigars being hand-rolled right in front of you! This cruise comes with a complementary tasting and two cigars. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
TACO FESTIVAL. 10am - 8pm. 37 Plains Road.
CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS. The 39th annual COTA festival brings world-class jazz ensembles to the Delaware Water Gap for three days of performance. Festival site activities include food concessions, arts and crafts booths, strolling musicians, a monitored childrens’ area, storytelling and other surprises during stage changes. Plenty of free parking, a rain tent in case of inclement weather, and handicapped facilities are provided.
FALL FESTIVAL. This year’s theme is"Spread your wings for conservation" Activities include archery, trail walks, free food, free drinks, heavy equipment viewing, Birds of Prey, nature games, face painting, river seining, children's arts and crafts, and nature pla. 10:30am - 3:30pm. Helen Fenske Visitor Center, 32 Pleasant Plains Rd.
FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. Celebrate 15 years of supporting local artists of all kinds with demonstrations by wood artists, jewelers and potters. Meet the artists, refreshments. 12 - 5. 23 Main Street.
AUTUMN IN THE PERENNIAL GARDEN. Plant care and gardening techniques. 9 - 11am. $15. Colonial Park Perennial Garden (Parking Lot F).
SOURLAND SPECTACULAR BIKE RALLY. Cyclists come for the low traffic roads, lovely woods, scenic vistas, mountain streams and postcard-perfect farms.
HERB VINEGARS, OILS, AND PESTO. 1pm. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
BAIT AND BOAT FESTIVAL. Family fun day on Lake Marcia. Activities include boat races; fishing and sandcastle contests; pond study with the Park Naturalist; crafts; and campfire with s'mores. Pack a picnic. Raindate Sunday Sept 11. 1 - 6:30pm. $5 suggested donation. High Point State Park, Lake Marcia, 1480 State Route 23.
BELVIDERE’S VICTORIAN DAYS. This annual event transforms Belvidere into the Victorian village that it was over a century ago and celebrates its heritage through a festive two day event that offers a taste of the old and a touch of the new, with over 100 antique, craft, and food vendors, quilters, lacemakers, fashion show, horse & carriage rides, and an antique car show that surrounds the entire town square. Entertainment includes a Vintage Fashion Show, a Gentlemens’ Picnic Auction and concerts. Tickets for walking tours, historic house tours, and a cemetery tour are available online or can be purchased during the event. Rt. 80, Exit 12, Rt 519 South to Belvidere. Rt. 80, Exit 12, Rt 519 South to Belvidere.
43RD ANNUAL FALL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL. Over 200 tents filled with the finest handmade crafts. 10am - 5pm. $5. Municipal Field; Gazebo Park on Main Street.
SHEEP AND FIBER FESTIVAL. Sheep shows, shearing, spinners, vendors, artisans, food, children's activities, llamas, alpacas, fleece contest, photo contest, skein contest and more! 99am - 5pm. $10/carload, $5/single. Hunterdon County Fairgrounds.
GRAN FONDO NJ. Cycling challenges along 18, 42, 62 or 107 -mile loops include entertainment and various activities, as well as timed hill climbs, add to the Gran Fondo excitement. 7am - 5pm. Starting/finishing on Speedwell Avenue.
NETCONG DAY. Entertainment, food trucks, 5K Walk/Run , family fun area. free parking. 8:30am - 5. Main Street.
AUTUMN LAMPLIGHT DINNER. Enjoy a night under the stars, sampling Hackettstown restaurants’ diverse culinary specialties. Features live, local entertainment for dining and dancing pleasure. 5pm - 9pm. $45. Main Street Gazebo.
CENTRAL JERSEY JAZZ FESTIVAL. Freddi Hendrix, Jeremy Pelt, Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Ache along with many others perform during three days of jazz in Flemington (Friday), New Brunswick (Saturday) and Somerville (Sunday). Free.
HAWK WATCH. Join RVC Trustee & Naturalist Dennis Briede for a hike to the top of the Raccoon Ridge Hawk Watch. 8am - 2pm. 16 Main St..
CASINO NIGHT ON MISS LOTTA. Four casino dealers, prizes, and passed hors’deuvres… All the proceeds donated directly to Lake Hopatcong Foundation. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
FALL FAMILY DAY. Hayrides, pumpkin painting, old-fashioned games and races, and indoor and outdoor scavenger hunts encourage children to explore the landscape that was once Gustav Stickley's home and farm. 12 - 4pm. $7 per child, adults accompanying children are free. . 2352 Route 10 West.
PRESSED FLOWER WORKSHOP. 10am. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.
UNCLE FLOYD. 6pm. Free. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.
TOWN WIDE YARD SALE. Proceeds support community charitable giving, scholarships, and military.
MILLBROOK DAYS. All aspects of pioneer life are demonstrated by skilled and dedicated docents throughout the village. Although it has been more than 250 years since Van Campen built his first mill, the legacy lives on in this re-created 1800s community. 10 - 5. 12 mi north of Rt 80 at Old Mine Road and Rt 602.
WILBUR’S COUNTRY CRAFT FAIR. The 36th autumn fair features craftspeople and artists from four states, held in charming country setting. Crafts include, jewelry, pottery, quilting, folk art, dolls. Decorative signs and country wood items, silk and dried flower arrangements, stained glass creations, pillows, toys, children’s clothes, bird houses and much, much, more. 10am - 4:30pm. Free admission and parking. 735 Route 94.
JOHN BASILONE PARADE CELEBRATION. The annual event honors the World War II Marine hero with a parade, fireworks, and commemorative concerts. Boro of Raritan, LaGrange St to Somerset Street.
BILL MAYS AND TED ROSENTHAL. 3pm. $30/ $25 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
CHAMPION OF THE GRILL. Grillers compete, music. 12 - 5:30pm. Free. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Plains Rd..
DOG DAYS COMPETITION. Canines of all shapes and sizes are invited along with their human companions to take part in contests and events. 2pm. 256 South Maple Avenue.
BLACKSMITH HAMMER-IN & TOOL SWAP. 10am - 4pm. $9. Red Mill, 56 Main St..
FALL STREET FAIR. Sidewalk sales, displays, vendors. 11am - 5pm.
NEW JERSEY STORYTELLING FESTIVAL. Forty storytellers tell tales for all ages, morning storytelling workshops, tell your own story at the Story Slam at noon 12 - 6pm. Grounds For Sculpture 126 Sculptors Way.
HIGHLANDS FESTIVAL AT WATERLOO. An environmental festival celebrating local food, music, arts, history and natural resources. Celebrate all things local with live bands on two stages, local food court, crafts marketplace, Living Green Expo, workshops, art show, Lenape Village activities, canal rides, kayaking, and guided nature hikes. $15-25. Waterloo Village, 525 Waterloo Rd..
LENORE RAPHAEL TRIO. 8pm. $20/ $17 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
WINE & CHEESE. Enjoy an informational night about wine while enjoying a selection of artisan cheeses selected by our very own chefs from our sister properties! 3 - 5pm. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
THE DOO WOP PROJECT. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
BONNIE BRAE POLO CLASSIC. Equestrian contests, art exhibit, antique and classic car parade, polo cuisine. 12 noon - 6pm. Hillsborough Country Club..
BIG TREE HIKE. Visit a few of the largest trees in the state, including the 4th largest Red Oak in New Jersey (our State tree!), many other Champion trees, and quite a few trees that haven’t made the official list but are impressive in their own right 10am - 2pm. $15. 80 Route 206.
MILFORD ALIVE. Music and arts festival in lovely river town. Live music, face painters, puppet shows, arts, demonstrations, fireworks. Wacky "bed race" at 2pm. Free. Bridge Street.
ANNUAL MOUNT TABOR HOUSE TOUR. Get an inside look at more than fifteen Victorian cottages, historic buildings and sites. View a heritage quilt show and furnished replica camp meeting tent. Box lunches available. For free parking use 864 Park Rd Morris Plains. Shuttle bus. 11am - 4pm. $30/ $25 advance. Simpson Ave., near the Tabernacle.
TERRY BOZZIO. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
FRONTIER TECHNOLOGY. 10:30am. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.
WALPACK WILDERNESS CHALLENGE. Duathlon (6k run/21k bike/2k run), benefits local non-profits. 9am.
FESTIVAL IN THE BOROUGH. Warren County’s largest music and street festival features three stages of entertainment with an array of musical genres, vendors, children's activities, rides, an assortment of food.
ANNUAL PETERS VALLEY CRAFT FAIR. Beautiful American Craft made by 150+ exhibiting artists from across the country. This a juried show of exhibitors, who are each selected for excellence and originality in twelve different media. 10 - 6pm. $9. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Plains Rd..
ANNUAL ARTSEE OPEN STUDIO TOUR. Visit twenty-one artists in their studios, including seven at the Farmstead Arts center. Painters, potters, jewelers, sculptors, illustrators and more. participate in the self-paced tour. 12 - 5pm. Free. Bernardsville and Bernards Twp..
OKTOBERFEST AND ANTIQUE CAR SHOW. German music, food, and dance, and a special Oktoberfest beer only available for a short time. 12 - 8pm. $6, under 12 free. Chubb Park, Rt. 513.
60TH ANNUAL FRANKLIN-STERLING HILL GEM AND MINERAL SHOW. Dealers, gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, stone carvings, lectures, literature, fluorescent mineral exhibits, mineral collecting, museum tours and the traditional swap/sell. $7/ $4 ages 6-16. Franklin School, Washington Ave..
SONNY LANDRETH AND CINDY CASHDOLLAR. 7:30pm. 30 Main Street.
FALL FESTIVAL ON THE GREEN. Entertainment, food, and exhibits of historic, recreational and educational aspects of life in Morristown.
FAME – THE MUSICAL. A full-throttle journey through the struggles, fears, and triumphs of young artists navigating the worlds of dance, music and theatre. 3pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
SCOTCH & CHOCOLATE. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
JOSÉ FELICIANO. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
SWING INTO THE ARTS AND DANCE WITH THE STARS. Dinner, dance competition and auction fundraiser. 6 - 11pm. $110 pp. Skyview Golf Club, 226 Lafayette Rd..
FESTIVAL OF BOOKS. Authors will speak and answer questions at one of several convenient Morristown locations. Book sales and signings, following author presentations, will occur at a tent on the grounds of the historic Vail Mansion. Vail Mansion.
ANNUAL PIG ROAST. A fun filled day of great food, your favorite wines, live music. 1 - 4pm. $45 pp, advance sale only; wine available by the glass, $5.. 594 State Highway 94.
BLAST FROM THE PAST CRUISE. Use your imagination to experience the lake circa 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. Taste the food that the hotels had to offer, listen to the music that the amusement parks played on the weekends. Narration by Lake Hopatcong’s very own historian, Marty Kane. 11am - 1pm. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
FERNS AND THEIR SHADY FRIENDS. Both common and uncommon types will be discussed and shown in a slide presentation. Fern life cycles, propagation and companion plants will be covered as well. 10am. $15 members / $20 non-members. 353 East Hanover Ave..
EDGAR WINTER BAND. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.
THE LORD STIRLING 1770S FESTIVAL. Revolutionary War military detachment camps and conducts maneuvers, while Colonial trades and crafts, hayrides, clay crafts, stenciling, and toy making deploy on the lawns of the former Lord Stirling estate, who lived on the site and served under General George Washington. 11:30am - 4:30pm. $5. 190 Lord Stirling Road.
THE SEEING EYE DOGGY DASH. There will be a leisurely walk, followed by a dog pageant, a costume contest, music, food, a raffle, and more. The first 300 registrants get a free goodie bag. 11am - 2pm. 10 Washington Valley Road.
ANNUAL AUTUMN LEAVES HIKE . Guided group hike. Pre-register with leader, Kevin Mitchell, at firstname.lastname@example.org. 2 - 3:30pm. Free. 50 Neilson Road.
ANNUAL WINE TASTING EVENT. Live music, finger-foods, cheeses & fresh Musky smoked trout. First 100 prepaid get souvenir wine glass. 2 - 5pm. $35. Warren County Rod and Gun Club, 279 Asbury Bloomsbury Rd..
SUSSEX COUNTY HARVEST, HONEY AND GARLIC FESTIVAL. The seventh annual countywide autumn celebration includes farmers market, family activities, craft demonstrations, agricultural exhibits and vendors. We’ll have a farmers market with Sussex County and Jersey Fresh products like fruit, veggies, flowers and wine. The Sussex County Beekeepers Assoc. will have educational displays, materials and an array of honey products. For those who love all things garlic, we’ll have the Garden State Garlic Growers. The Festival will also have displays and info from organizations highlighting northern New Jersey's open spaces and history. There will be activities like scarecrow making for the kids and vendors for adults. 10am - 4pm. Free. Sussex County Fairgrounds.
THE COURTSHIP OF BETSY SCHUYLER AND ALEXANDER HAMILTON. During the Revolutionary War, a young and dashing Alexander Hamilton, General George Washington’s aide-de-camp at the Ford Mansion, spent the winter and spring in Morristown while his future wife, Betsy Schuyler, was nearby at the home of the Campfields. Hear the romantic tale of their courtship from members of the D.A.R., the conservators of the c. 1760 Schuyler-Hamilton House. This tour will only be given once this year. 10am & 1pm. $15. Schuyler-Hamilton House, Five Olyphant Place.
AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET. This exciting three-part performance includes Rite of Spring, inspired by revolutionary works by Ballets Russes. 3pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
FALL HARVEST CELEBRATION & AMELIA EARHART. Pat Jordan from the American Historical Theatre will portray Earhart in captivating stories of this inspirational woman. 6 - 9pm. $67. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
WATERLOO CANAL HERITAGE DAYS. Guided tours of the village and Morris Canal, special presentations, exhibits and craft demonstrations. Waterloo Village.
BARN DANCE. Dance the night away at the Bouman-Stickney Farmstead! No experience is necessary for this family-friendly event! 7 - 9pm. $5. Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road.
AUTUMN TIMBER FESTIVAL. Lumberjack competitions, blacksmith demos by Jim Doherty, saw mill demos, chainsaw sculptures, K-9 dog shows, live music, childrenâs activities and food & craft vendors galore. 11am - 5pm. $12-$15. 401 Hollow Road.
PATHWAYS OF HISTORY MUSEUM TOUR. Visit northern Morris County landmark sites. A brochure and map will be available at each venue. 10am - 4pm. Free.
WEEKEND JOURNEY THROUGH THE PAST. More than 25 historic sites countywide will be open free to visitors featuring tours, history interpretations, exhibitions, participatory programs, arts and more. 10am - 4pm. Free.
LAKE LOOP. Come enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Hopatcong on a 20, 40 or 62 mile scenic bike ride, and/or 1.5 mile or 5K adventure trail run/walk and/or a beautiful paddle on the lake itself. NEW this year we have added a dog walk. 8am - 4pm. 260 Lakeside Blvd.
WANTAGE TOWNSHIP 9TH ANNUAL VETERANS MEMORIAL CAR, TRUCK & BIKE SHOW. Food, live music, 50/50, tricky tray. Proceeds benefit Welcome Home Vets Fund of New Jersey Inc. 11am - 4pm. Woodbourne Park, 145 Sherman Ridge Road.
PARIS WASHBOARD. 8pm. $20/ $17 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
OKTOBERFEST. For a delicious meal and festive experience on the lake, join us for a lavish buffet-style meal prepared specially for you. The selections are sure to delight, from Saurbraten to Spatzel. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
D-GENERATION – AN EXALTATION OF LARKS. Puppet theater piece explores creativity and communication in people with late-stage dementia. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
40TH ANNUAL MORRISTOWN CRAFTMARKET. Juried artists display extraordinary, one-of-a-kind works in jewelry, ceramics, glass, leather, wood, metal, wearable fiber, and more. Proceeds benefit not-for-profit organizations. 12pm - 5pm. National Guard Armory, 430 Western Avenue.
CRYSTAL BOWERSOX. 8pm. $35 - $40. 30 Main Street.
CELEBRATING APPLES. Try a hand-cranked apple peeler and assist with cider pressing as it was done in 1880's Milltown. 1 - 3:30pm. 66 Route 24.
FAR HILLS RACE MEETING. The 96th running of this prestigious steeplechase horse race benefits Somerset Medical Center. 8. Moorland Farms.
HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR FOR POHATCONG TOWNSHIP. Explore an eclectic mix of stone and clapboard structures dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. 10 - 4. $25 / $55 winery train. Alba Vineyard, 269 Route 627.
GHOSTLY REVELATIONS AT THE FORD MANSION . Photos, audio recordings, developing theories, and information collected from a paranormal study of the Ford Mansion, General George Washington’s home for 200 days in 1780, and the Jacob Ford family’s home for three generations. 10am. $15. Schuyler-Hamilton House, Five Olyphant Place.
6TH ANNUAL SCHOLARS SYMPOSIUM. Presentations will focus broadly on topics related to American Art Pottery and will specifically highlight the rich history of Newcomb pottery. 9am - 12:30pm. $7 per child, adults accompanying children are free. . 2352 Route 10 West.
PLANT MEDICINE. Learn how to make your own creams and salves for topical applications. 1 - 3pm. $24. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
STILLWATER FALL FESTIVAL. Hayrides, crafters, food, pumpkins, antiques, pony rides, games. 11am - 4:30pm. Stillwter School.
ANNUAL HARVEST CELEBRATION. Enjoy this free two-day event with live entertainment, games, pumpkin carving, antique car show, apple press. Don’t miss the Soup and Chili chef competition on Saturday! 11 - 5. Free. Routes 206 & 24/513.
POCONO FOOD TRUCK & ART FESTIVAL. 30 food trucks from the Pocono Mountains, New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia. The Hope Lodge will house 60+ artists and artisans on two floors. 11am - 5pm. $8-$10. 401 Hollow Road.
HOUSTON PERSON. with Dave Leonhardt Trio. 3pm. $30/ $25 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
RIVERSIDE FALL FESTIVAL. Music, storytelling by the campfire, pumpkin painting, corn husk dolls, wine tasting, tours of the Ramsaysburg Homestead historic site, refreshments. 1 - 3pm. Route 46 and Ramsaysburg Road.
AUTUMN HOUSE TOUR. Historic public and private sites and canal walks. 11pm - 5pm. $25/ $20 advance. Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead, Rt. 29.
MURDER ON THE NILE. Aquila Theatre 4pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
VAN CAMPEN DAY. Tours of the eighteenth-century Van Campen Inn presented by costumed guides, music provided by the Colonial Musketeers Fife and Drum Corps, colonial crafts, re-enacted encampment and hikes to Fort Shapanack, the slave cemetery, and Shapanack cemetery. 10 - 5. Old Mine Road.
ARACHNIDS. Much like bats and black cats, spiders are a symbol of Halloween, but what makes them so scary? Learn about some of the spiders that make New Jersey their home and what the wolf spider looks like. 10am - 5:30pm. $15. 11 Layton Rd.
BADI ASSAD. Transcending traditional styles of native Brazilian music with a mixture of pop, jazz and ethnic sounds from around the world 12 & 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
PUMPKINFEST. Enjoy a night of magic with face painting, balloon artists, horse-drawn hay rides and more.
SUGARLOAF CRAFTS FESTIVAL. 10 - 6. $10. Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Dr..
OCTIVITIES. From 3-6 pm, village buildings will be open with self-guided tours and historic demonstrations, and a variety of seasonal crafts will be offered for children including apple-head and corn husk dolls. Beginning at 6:30 pm, park rangers and volunteers will offer guided tours of the village by lantern light and storytelling around a crackling campfire. Tours begin in the parking lot and run every half hour. Participants should bring a flashlight and wear good walking shoes. Light refreshments will be available during the event. Free. Old Mine Road & Cty Route 602.
THE CAPITOL STEPS. A unique blend of music and political comedy. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
SOAP MAKING. Choose from a varied selection of fragrant essential oils and herbs – to create your own specialty soap. 1 - 3pm. $35. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
BRIGADE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION RE-ENACTMENT. Watch re-enactors portraying Continental soldiers, Hessians, and militiamen build fortifications, practice drilling, maneuver artillery, and even skirmish with British Redcoats! $5. Vanderveer House, 955 US Highway 202/206.
RICKIE LEE JONES. 7pm. 234 Spring Street.
FRANK VIGNOLA TRIO WITH JON-ERIC KELSO. 8pm. $20/ $17 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
MURDER MYSTERY. Experience a fun and interactive play which follows the life of Miss Lotta Crabtree. Who will make it to shore alive? There is only one way to find out… 7 - 9pm. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
KICK. Follow former Rockette Bernie from a kick line to "A Chorus Line" to Hollywood and back in a powerful one woman show that weaves a tale with wisdom and humor. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHT. Enjoy the holiday without the crowds on this two hour cocktail cruise. Costumes highly encouraged! 6 - 8pm. 37 Nolans Point Park Rd..
A MILLER'S HALLOWEEN. Create corn husk dolls, color pumpkins, and play old time games. 1 - 3pm. 66 Route 24.
THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE. Composer-conductor Benoît Charest leads Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville in a live performance of his original score, in tandem with a screening of the outrageous and universally acclaimed animated film, The Triplets of Belleville. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
OPEN HEARTH COOKING. Demonstration of open hearth cooking on the H.P.S.P. Interpretive Center fireplace. Enjoy a sample tastings of delectable soups, meats, and desserts all cooked fireside. Seasonal crafts for children. Rain or shine. 11am - 3pm. Free, $5 donation per famiy appreciated. High Point State Park, 1480 State Route 23.
NJ BALLET: DON QUIXOTE. Cervantes' masterpiece about an old knight, his squire, and their foray into the age of chivalry. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
HOFF-VANNATTA OPEN HOUSE. Tours of restored farmstead including barn, house, wagon shed and summer kitchen. Open hearth cooking demonstrations, re-enactors, house and barn tours. 10 - 4. Free. 3026 Belvidere Road (Rt. 519).
NJ BALLET: PINOCCHIO. Ages 5 - adult. 8pm. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
THE SHANE GANG SWINGS AGAIN. 8pm. $20/ $17 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
HARD TRAVELIN WITH WOODY. Woody Guthrie is memorialized in multimedia solo show. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
SAMANTHA FISH. 8pm. $25 - $30. 30 Main Street.
NEW JERSEY BALLET. Carmen with Don Quixote and Tango. 8pm. 100 South Street.
ANNA & ELIZABETH. Traditional music using guitar, banjo, fiddle and moving picture scrolls, called “crankies.” 12 & 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THE OTHER MOZART. Untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus - prodigy, keyboard virtuoso, and composer - who performed throughout Europe with her brother, to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
THANKFUL LIGHTS. Participants will create their own lantern decorated with a personalized message and attached to an illuminated float that will be released on Buck Garden’s Lower Pond. 5 - 6:30pm. $15. 11 Layton Rd.
JAMES MADDOCK. 8pm. $25 - $30. 30 Main Street.
CRAFT SHOW & BAKE SALE. Handmade crafts, door prizes, bake sale, refreshments, and free parking. Benefits students and charitable donations. 10am - 3pm. Free. Central School, 220 Baird Rd.
THANKSGIVING FLORAL ARRANGEMENT CLASS. Create a long-lasting fall holiday centerpiece with harvest flowers, fruit, and even vegetables. 10am - 12pm. $45. Colonial Park Perennial Garden (Parking Lot F).
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE. C. S Lewis’ beloved novel told through dance by 10 Hairy Legs dance company. 3pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
BICKFORD BENEFIT BAND. The annual benefit concert continues with band leader, Dan Levinson, assembling an evening of Jazz All-Stars 8pm. $20/ $17 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
HOLIDAY GREENHOUSE TOUR. Welcome in the holidays and dispel the winter doldrums by joining Cyrus Hyde for an informative lecture-tour of his collection of herbs from around the world. This is a wonderful way to learn about the rare and unusual, as well as familiar herbs. Reservations are required. 11am and 2 pm. Free. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
DICKENS' DAYS. Annual holiday extravaganza along Main Street featuring horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers and music and street performers.
COLONIAL CHRISTMAS. Tours of the circa 1772 Dutch Colonial home, which is decorated for the holidays by celebrated New Jersey floral designers; holiday decorating workshops for the whole family; holiday shopping with boutique vendors and artisans. $10. Vanderveer House, 955 US Highway 202/206.
BILL CHARLAP. Solo piano. 3pm. $30/ $25 advance. 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
CHRISTMAS EVERGREEN WREATH. Create your own fresh evergreen 16″ wreath using various types of pine and holly.Reservations required. $37. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES. Based on Dylan Thomas’ classic story. F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue.
HOLIDAY CONCERT. Lady Jane’s Deligth 7 - 9pm. $30. 134 Sloatsburg Road.
CHRISTMAS PARADE. The thirtieth annual parade takes place in the center of Clinton. 7pm. Main Street.
GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND. Over 200 edible structures with crafters offering beautiful hand-made and affordable gifts. 9:30am - 5pm. $2 per person gains entry to both the Craft Show and Gingerbread Wonderland.. 353 East Hanover Ave..
HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE. Using holly and various types of fresh greens, create a delightful centerpiece for your holiday table. 1:30 - 3:30pm. $37. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
HOPE CHRISTMAS CRAFT MARKET. Juried craft show & sale. 10 - 5. $4. Hope School.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS. The buildings will be decorated with old time decorations and volunteers and park staff in period clothing will demonstrate how the season was celebrated in years past. The kids can make a decoration or play with some of the wonderful old time toys and games that will be in the parlor. An old fashion Christmas service and carol singing will be held in the Millbrook Church at 5 PM Sunday evening followed by a fellowship get together in the VanCampen Farmhouse. Old Mine Road & Cty Route 602.
HOLLY WALK 2016. Enjoy Morris County historic sites decorated for the holidays. 12 - 5pm. 6 Court Street.
LAKE MOHAWK GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKET. Shop a fabulous selection of quality merchants or stroll the boardwalk enjoying mulled Gluhwein, German beer & brats. Proceeds benefit local charities. Free. White Deer Plaza, 21 Boardwalk.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE BENEFIT FUNDRAISER. Explore the Turner Mansion & Manager's Dwelling, festively decorated and filled with vendors, farmers, a bake sale, and a gift shop. Proceeds for ongoing restoration efforts at this historic farm. 10am - 3pm. $5, under 17 Free. Lusscroft Farm, 50 Neilson Road.
SHADOWS OF THE 60S . A Holiday Tribute to Motown 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER. Moscow Ballet’s spectacular scenic design, gorgeous costumes and the exquisite artistry of 40 top Russian dances have made The Great Russian Nutcracker an American holiday tradition not to be missed. 4 & 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
NEW JERSEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER. 100 South Street.
EVERGREEN CHRISTMAS TREE. Create a long-lasting festive tree for your holiday table using fresh boxwood, holly and assorted winter greens. You will then decorate with pine cones, stars, ribbon and other novelties. Reservations required. $42. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY. Music, refreshments and tree lighting at Ramsaysburg Homestead Historic Site. 1 - 3pm. Route 46 and Ramseyburg Road.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Nebraska Theatre Caravan 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THIS WONDERFUL LIFE. One-man play, based on the iconic 1946 film. 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
CANDLELIGHT NIGHT. Luminaries line the streets, horse-drawn carriages, and late-night shopping. 5 - 9pm. Main Street.
DAVID LEONHARDT JAZZ TRIO. A swinging take on seasonal favorites. 12 & 7pm. $15. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
FIRST NIGHT MORRIS. New Jersey’s biggest and brightest alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts features over eighty performances - representing dance, drama, music and visual arts at venues in and around Morristown. Enjoy live performances, exhibits, activities and demonstrations ranging from popular to classical, homegrown to international. Plus there will be two rounds of fireworks, one at 9:15pm and the other at midnight! 4:45pm - midnight. $20 before December 27.
BUCK PIZZARELLI’S BIRTHDAY BASH. 8pm. $20/ $17 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..