PACO PEÑA: FLAMENCURA. 8pm. 100 South Street.
CALL MR. ROBESON, A LIFE WITH SONG. This roller-coaster journey through Robeson’s remarkable and eventful life highlights how his pioneering and heroic (but largely forgotten) political activism led many to describe him as the forerunner of the civil rights movement. It features much fiery oratory and some of his famous songs, including a dramatic rendition of Ol' Man River. Edith Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
TOM CHAPIN. A tasty mix of his family music, story songs, sing-alongs, old-time folk classics and a favorite song or two of his late brother Harry’s in a Sensory-Friendly Performance. 7pm. $10 & $12. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
TURKEY TALK. Learn all about their feathers, calls and more. After taking a walk outside to find their favorite food and habitat, children return to class to create a pinecone turkey craft. 2 - 3:30pm. 11 Hardscrabble Road .
CRAFT SHOW & BAKE SALE. Crafters and vendors, tricky tray raffles. Refreshments available. Benefits students and charitable donations. 10am - 4pm. Free. Central School, 220 Baird Rd.
ANNUAL TURKEY TROT. 5K race and 1 mile run/walk. Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female 5K finishers in each of the several age groups. 4 - 9pm. Colonial Park.
LENAPE FAMILY DAY FAMILY FESTIVAL. John Kraft, the creator and director of Lenape Lifeways, will give presentations that focus on the culture of the Lenape Indians. Mr. Kraft uses authentic and recreated objects to teach about Lenape masks, clothing, musical instruments, and tools. Other activities include designing your own satchel, Indian corn weaving, a self-guided scavenger hunt, and interactive storytelling of Native American legends. 11am - 4pm. Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
STEVE CHAPIN BAND. A tribute to brother Harry. 7:30pm. $35. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.
DEPARTURE. As three individuals gather to help another move, doubts arise as to whether any of them even knows where they are going at all. Sat., 2 and 5:30pm, Sunday, 2pm. $20. Solitude House Museum, 7 River Road.
ART ON THE MOUNTAIN. The Hope Lodge will house more than sixty artisans on two floors. The artwork on sale will fit any budget. 11am - 5pm. Free. I 80, Exit 309.
BICKFORD BENEFIT BAND REUNION. Jazz Showcase 8pm. $18/ $15 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
GROW, COOK, EAT. Monthly garden series concentrates on winter squash, from spade to spatula. 7 - 8:30pm. $20/ $15 members. 353 East Hanover Ave..
THANKFUL LIGHTS. Floating luminaries is a traditional Japanese ceremony thought to awaken the spirit of nature within us. 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 - 6:30am. $12. 11 Layton Rd.
DINNER AND SPIRITS WITH LORRAINE MOORE. Gifted medium, psychic and clairvoyant with buffet dinner. 8pm. $62. 319 Hope Johnsonburg Rd. (Rt. 519).
TAMMY FAYE’S FINAL AUDITION. A funny, entertaining, and surprisingly moving look at the real life behind an unreal celebrity. Edith Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
BEER PAIRINGS EVENT. Pairing beer with food at a special event hosted by Garrett Oliver, brewmaster at the Brooklyn Brewery 6:30pm. Free. Park Avenue Club, 184 Park Ave..
HOLIDAY SWAG WORKSHOP. Get a jump on your holiday decorating by making your own outdoor swag. All materials are provided, but please bring your own pruners and a box in which to carry home your creation. 10am - noon. $35/40. 353 East Hanover Ave..
HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW. Over 100 craft tables/booths in three heated connected buildings. Hot food available, easy access and great parking. Sussex County Fairgrounds, Rt. 206 & Plains Rd..
AN EVENING WITH CHRIS THILE. 8pm. 100 South Street.
KINDLE THE LIGHTS THANKSGIVING CENTERPIECE. Using fresh flowers, greens, a specially decorated candle and their creativity, young designers will craft a Williamsburg-style Thanksgiving centerpiece perfect for the holiday table or buffet. 1 - 2pm. $25/30. 353 East Hanover Ave..
SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND. The singers, and Art of Time's world class orchestra, collaborate for an incredible night of music - with a couple of surprises to round out this historic performance. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THAT PLAY: A SOLO MACBETH. A wild and frightening 90 minute adaptation of Shakespeare’s play. 12 & 7. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
WALK OFF THE FEAST. Naturalist Janis Slutsky will lead a gentle three-mile guided hike. 10am. $10. 339 Pleasant Valley Road.
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.
AFTER THANKSGIVING SALE. Don't miss the biggest sale of the year, with exceptional holiday savings and extended shopping hours. Plan Ahead! Select stores open as early as 6pm on Thu, Nov 27 Thanksgiving Day. 1 Church Street .
ROCK AND MINERAL WEEKEND. Visit the mineral, gem, and fossil displays throughout the Museum. Members of the Morris Museum Mineralogical Society will be on hand to identify your mystery rocks and minerals. Families will be able to examine fossils, learn about fluorescent minerals, and listen to engaging presentations on various topics about geology and the Earth. Other activities include a sand box scavenger hunt and mineral magic show. Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
WINTER OPEN HOUSE. In-store demonstrations and winter treats. Visit the Peters Valley Gallery this holiday season for wonderful handcrafted items sure to please everyone on your gift list. 10am - 6pm. Craft Store and Gallery, 19 Kuhn Road (Rt. 615).
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.
MOOSELTOE. 1:30 & 4:30pm. 100 South Street.
CHRISTMAS EVERGREEN WREATH. Create your own fresh evergreen 16″ wreath using various types of pine and holly.Reservations required. $36. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
ALONE TOGETHER: RIO CLEMENTE AND CARRIE JACKSON. Jazz Showcase 8pm. $18/ $15 advance. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
CHRISTMAS FROM DUBLIN WITH THE THREE IRISH TENORS. 8pm. 100 South Street.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT. 7 - 9pm. $30. Ringwood State Park, 1304 Sloatsburg Road.
GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND. What started as a small display of gingerbread houses has now become an incredible 10-day exhibit of over 200 edible structures. Holiday shopping is easy at the Gingerbread Wonderland Craft Show, Dec. 5-6 & 12-13, now in its sixth year. You’ll find local crafters offering beautiful hand-made and affordable gifts perfect for yourself or that special person on your list. 9:30am - 5pm. $2 per person gains entry to both the Craft Show and Gingerbread Wonderland.. 353 East Hanover Ave..
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE. Open house for personalized holiday shopping featuring unique gifts and art, including a huge inventory of paintings, photographs, jewelry, fine woodworking, wooden toys, pottery, stain glass, quilting, handmade ornaments, cards and more. Meet the artists all day. 10am - 5pm. 23 Main Street.
FESTIVAL OF TREES. Trees are sponsored and/or decorated by individuals, families, businesses and organizations, and are offered for silent auction during the week-long event. Special activities are planned throughout the week to include Santa, Caroling, Sing A-long and Story Time. $8. Barn at Highland Ridge Park (across from Black River Middle School) 100 North Rd.
HOLIDAY SOIREE. This special after-hours party will feature live music and light refreshments, and the rare opportunity to visit the Log House and Holiday Shop in the evening. 5:30 - 8:30pm. Free with RSVP. 2352 Route 10 West.
HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE. Using holly and various types of fresh greens, create a delightful centerpiece for your holiday table. 1:30 - 3:30pm. $36. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH CHRIS WESTFALL. 7:30pm. $20. Investors Bank Theater, 72 Eyland Ave.
CRAFTS IN THE WARREN TECH. Over 140 quality crafters will line the halls and corridors, and fill the cafeteria and gymnasium of the school, offering a wide assortment of products—from the everyday to the more unique and unexpected. This is a juried craft fair, and all crafters and artisans are carefully reviewed and selected for the affordable and distinct products they sell. Shoppers will find familiar pieces such as handmade soy candles, body fragrances and natural soaps, holiday décor, unusual ornaments, jewelry, handmade sweaters, purses, handbags and other wearables. More unique offerings include framed art and photographs, vintage posters, handmade dolls and outfits, lighting fixtures, pet supplies, metal sculptures and wood carvings, homemade sauces and salad dressings, culinary treats and stylish kitchen accessories. All proceeds benefit Warren Tech students and will fund scholarships, academic, sports and cultural programs. 9am - 4pm. 1500 Route 57.
HOPE CHRISTMAS CRAFT MARKET. Juried craft show & sale. 10 - 5. $4. Hope School.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT RINGWOOD MANOR. Relive Victorian times and enjoy a festive celebration. 11am - 5. $8. 134 Sloatsburg Road.
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. 10am - 9pm. Free. White Deer Plaza, 21 Boardwalk.
HOLLY WALK 2015. Enjoy five Morris County historic sites decorated for the holidays. One ticket, one day. Special surprises and gift shops open with unique items. Free parking available at all sites. 12 - 5pm. $25 pre-sale. 6 Court Street.
THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER. A Christmas tradition and visual feast that creates lifelong memories for the whole family. 4 & 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
CANDLELIGHT TOUR. Explore early 20th century holiday traditions and Gustav Stickley's own ideas about the season on special after-hours guided Candlelight Tours of the decorated Log House. 5:30 - 7:30pm. $5 Member; $12 Non-Member. 2352 Route 10 West.
NEW JERSEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER. 100 South Street.
HOLIDAY CRAFTMORRISTOWN. Handmade gifts. $9. Morristown Armory.
QUILLING CREATIONS. Designs to create are snowflakes, flowers and animals. Cost includes quilling tool and paper you get to keep. Please bring scissors and tweezers. 1 - 3:30pm. 11 Hardscrabble Road .
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE. Stroll the Log House and North Cottage at your own pace, as the Stickley Museum suspends guided tours for the day. Spotlight talks given by our docent staff throughout the day will highlight aspects of the Stickley-era holiday traditions. 12 - 4pm. 10 Adults; $7 Seniors/Students; $4 Children. 2352 Route 10 West.
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.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT RINGWOOD MANOR. Relive Victorian times and enjoy a festive celebration. 11am - 5. $8. 134 Sloatsburg Road.
CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY. Music, refreshments and tree lighting at Ramsaysburg Homestead Historic Site. 1 - 4pm. Route 46 and Ramseyburg Road.
MESSIAH SING-ALONG. 2pm. $10. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 215 Boulevard.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL. This adaptation is rich with ensemble music, alive with color and movement and is created to tell this great and enduring tale in a manner that all ages will enjoy. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. It’s Christmas Eve in 1945, and only a handful of WVL Radio’s actors have braved the blizzard to perform that evening’s broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life and keep the station afloat. 2 & 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
ROBIN SPIELBERG HOLIDAY CONCERT. This Steinway Artist has been winning the hearts of listeners around the world with her compelling melodies and sensitive technique. 12 & 7pm. $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
A CHRISTMAS GATHERING. A taste of the extraordinary Christmas and Wrens Day events, which have been held, in communities both urban and rural, across Ireland for hundreds of years. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
HANDEL'S MESSIAH. 7:30pm. $30-$75. Ridge Performing Arts Center, 268 South Finley Avenue.
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.