ALEXIS P. SUTER BLUES BAND. Benefit concert also features the VooDUDES. 7 - 11pm. $25. Sitnik Theater at Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave.
FROM ROMANCE TO TRAGEDY; GREAT MOMENTS IN BALLET. New Jersey Ballet’s Season Opening Night 8pm. 100 South Street.
SLAPSTICK SONATA. Set to the music of Mozart, Handel, Shostakovich and others, this is an absurd yet poetic theater piece without text or words. Visual poetry meets physical comedy with a dash of contemporary circus. 7pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
WOOF-A-PAWLOOZA. A fun day for pets and people featuring 40+ vendors. crafts, handmade items, direct sales, pet related items, baked goods, treats for fido, contests, live music, face painting, ballon artist, adoptable dogs and more! 11am - 5pm. Free. 169 Stonetown Road.
BRICKFAIR NJ 2014. LEGO Fan Festival celebrates the most awesome toy ever, with displays, games, building and creating, prizes, and more. 11am - 4pm. $10. Garden State Expo Center, 50 Atrium Drive.
OPEN HEARTH COOKING DEMO. Learn about 18th century cooking 1 - 4pm. Free. 114 Dreahook Road.
VOCA PEOPLE. No instruments, no sound effects - just eight incredible, talented singer-comedians. 8pm. 100 South Street.
NJ BALLET: BALLET ON BROADWAY. From Seven Brides for Seven Brothers to Kiss Me Kate, New Jersey Ballet presents some of the Broadway’s most memorable dance sequences, set to the music of Sondheim, Cole Porter, and the duo of Saul Chaplin and Gene de Paul. 8pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
DOG EXPO. Join local rescue groups and business owners for a celebration of all things dog. 11am - 3pm. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..
YOGA ON THE MOUNTAIN. Enjoy the view while relaxing your mind and body. All levels of experience are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat. Registration is suggested, but not required. 9:30am. $5 suggested donation. Interpretive Center, 1480 State Route 23.
NOT JUST WINE TRAIL. Visit Vintage North Jersey wineries this weekend to receive coupons, discounts and directions to nearby restaurants, hotels, farm markets and stands, specialty food stores, unique shops and more.
NJ BALLET: PETER & THE WOLF-BEAUTY & THE BEAST. The power of courage and kindness are at the heart of this delightful double feature. 2pm. Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
10 HAIRY LEGS. Randy James’ all-male repertory dance company. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
NJ350 LECTURE: TRAVELS ACROSS NEW JERSEY: THE BOLD, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE UNUSUAL. Pete Genevese reveals some of New Jersey’s best known, least known and most interesting Jerseyanna. 7:30pm. Free, reserve tickets. 100 South Street.
KEN WALDMAN ALASKAS FIDDLING POET: PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST AS SANTA CLAUS. One-part Appalachian-string band concert, one-part riveting storytelling, one-part poetry reading, and one-part early Christmas gift exchange. 8pm. Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
PETER ROWAN. 8:30pm. $30. 30 Main Street.
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.
HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA. Fair trade gifts, handmade crafts and home baked goodies, Soups to G, and more! Tea with Savories and Sweets will be available. 10am - 3pm. 220 Main Street.
IF YOU GIVE A PIG A PANCAKE. Young Audience Series The Little Theater.
MANXMOUSE: THE MOUSE WHO KNEW NO FEAR. Sampler Series: Recommended 6+ 1 & 3:30pm. $10. Rt. 28 and Lamington 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.
BEADS FOR PEACE. Artist Maya Bloom leads this beading workshop using natural materials and dove beads symbolizing peace. 1pm - 3pm. $20/ $25 member. 353 East Hanover Ave..
GROW, COOK, EAT. Monthly garden series concentrates on winter roots: Turnips, Rutabagas, Parsnips. 7 - 8:30pm. $20/ $15 members. 353 East Hanover Ave..
ERIC JOHNSON AND MIKE STERN. 8pm. $29 - $39. 234 Spring Street.
GOT SWAG? . Make your own outdoor holiday swag under expert tutelage. 10am - 12pm. $40/ $30 member. 353 East Hanover Ave..
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER. First airing in 1964, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has become a beloved Christmas classic – capturing the hearts and wonder of generations of fans. 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THANKSGIVING CENTERPIECE WORKSHOP. Make a stunning low arrangement in an attractive container using a selection of autumn foliage, seasonal berries, pods, wheat, vegetables, and of course flowers. 10am - 12pm. $75/ $65 member. 353 East Hanover Ave..
AFTER THANKSGIVING SALE FEATURING MIDNIGHT MADNESS. Get additional discounts on top in addition to the everyday savings of 25%-65%. Most stores open at midnight on Thanksgiving night, some earlier. Visitors will enjoy strolling carolers plus an array of other festive touches throughout the center. 1 Church Street .
CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE. Special demonstrations, greenhouse tour, complimentary hot mulled cider and cookies. 9am - 5pm. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
FESTIVAL OF TREES. Donated, decorated trees on view in the mill with holiday music/entertainment. Weekends. 10 - 4pm. $5. Red Mill, 56 Main St..
SHADOWS OF THE 60S. A tribute to Motown super groups: The Four Tops, Temptations & Supremes. 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
TWO TENORS FROM PHILLY. Rutherfurd Hall, 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).
MOOSELTOE. Enchanting holiday “moosical” for ages 4-10 11am, 1:30 & 4pm. 100 South Street.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS BUS TRIP TO LONGWOOD GARDENS & WINTERTHUR. Winterthur Yuletide: guided tour, Costumes of Downton Abbey exhibit. Wander on your own at Longwood Gardens Christmas. Lots of shopping! Info & to register: website or email $77.
CHERYL WHEELER & PATTY LARKIN. 8:30pm. $30. 30 Main Street.
DAVE KOZ & FRIENDS. 8pm. 100 South Street.
GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND. What started as a small display of gingerbread houses has now become an incredible 10-day exhibit of over 200 edible structures. 9:30am - 5pm. 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.
CELTIC THUNDER: SYMPHONY. Irish vocal group, backed by a symphony, performs traditional carols and cherished contemporary favorites 7:30pm. 100 South Street.
HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE. Using holly and various types of fresh greens, create a delightful centerpiece for your holiday table. 2 - 4pm. $34. 205 Mt. Bethel Rd.
HOLIDAY BENEFIT AT LUSSCROFT FARM. Explore the Turner Mansion & Manager's Dwelling, festively decorated and filled with vendors, farmers, a bake sale, a gift shop. 50 Neilson Road.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT RINGWOOD MANOR. 11am - 5. $8 adults; $6 seniors; $5 children. 134 Sloatsburg Road.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING. Santa visits, refreshments 5pm. Free. Routes 206 & 24/513.
DUTCH CHRISTMAS. Sint Nikolaas Day. 1 - 4pm. Free. 114 Dreahook Road.
AN IRISH CHRISTMAS. Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul 4pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER. Moscow Ballet 4 & 8pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
NEW JERSEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER. 100 South Street.
HOLIDAY CRAFTMORRISTOWN. Handmade gifts. $9. Morristown Armory.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Moscow Ballet 2pm. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
DAVE LEONHARDT TRIO. A Jazzy Christmas 7pm. $25. Rt. 28 and Lamington Road.
THE NUTCRACKER. The New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..
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.
HARRY ALLEN QUINTET. Rutherfurd Hall, 1686 Route 517 (Mountain Villa School).