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Santa at the Commons

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Here Comes Santa Claus! The Jolly O’ St. Nick welcomes children of all ages for enchanted visits filled with holiday magic. Located in Center Court on the shopping center’s Lower Level, visits to Santa Celebration will begin Saturday, Nov. 12 through Saturday, Dec. 24. Set amongst 25 garland-topped light curtains (each adorned with thousands of white, glistening lights) and candy-cane inspired twists cascading from high above, Santa Celebration will feature an authentic Kris Kringle perched in his grand velvet chair on an elevated platform behind his adoring guests.  A bright and cheery, red photo frame sits in front of the famed wish-fulfiller proclaiming, “Holiday Joy.” Photo reservation and schedule page coming soon! Santa Photo Special Events Santa’s Luau! - Wed, Nov. 30, 4pm – close. Santa may work in the cold during the holidays, but he loves the tropics too! Don your best Hawaiian gear and join the fun! Santa Cares Day – Sunday, Dec. 4, 10am – 11am and Sunday, Dec. 18, 9am – 10am. Visits with Santa for those community members with special needs including and beyond that of autism. Children and adults within all spectrums of special needs and their families are welcome to their sensory-friendly event to experience

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Bernardsville Farmers’ Market

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The Bernardsville Farmers’ Market features local farmers, bakers, florists and specialty food preparers, along with live music by PB&J, pop-up vendors and special events. Located in the parking lot of the historic Bernardsville train station, this market is open every Saturday from 9am-1pm from June 11 to December 17 (except October 15 and November 26).

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Festival of Trees

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December is the time to visit the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) to welcome winter and get into the holiday spirit! The festival is an indoor exhibit of decorated trees by various community groups and individuals alike. Enjoy holiday music and relax while viewing the beautiful trees! Please call 908-722-1200 (ext. 5328) or email mjuhasz@scparks.org to participate as an exhibitor and decorate a tree, to make group reservations or for more information. Suggested donation: $5.00 per person Friday, December 2 through Thursday, December 29, 2022, 9:00am-4:30pm 9:00am-4:30pm **Please note the EEC will be closed December 23, 24, 25, & 26**

HOLIDAY WREATH MAKING

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Hanging a fresh wreath kicks off the holiday season and fills your environment with spirit and festive fragrance. Learn how to make a traditional, lush mixed-green wreath, sure to wow you and your guests. We will use evergreens, berries, fruit, pinecones, pods, nuts, and ribbons to embellish your creation. All materials and supplies will be provided, but please bring a box to carry home your beautiful creation. Please meet at the reception area of the Park Commission Headquarters, North Branch Park, Bridgewater by 9:45am for the registration. Pre-registration and payment is required by December 5 by visiting http://www.somersetcountyparks.org or calling 908 722-1200 ext. 5721. Program is limited to 12 people. If you have individualized needs due to a disability, please call the Therapeutic Recreation Department of the Somerset County Park Commission at 908 526-5650 after you have registered for the program and they will arrange reasonable modifications. Three weeks' notice is required to ensure that the appropriate modifications can be provided. Individuals with a hearing/speech impairment, please call the Relay Service at 711.

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Meet Santa in Montgomery

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You are cordially invited to "Meet Santa" at our Keller Williams Cornerstone office. Take pictures with Santa, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate, and pick up a goodie bag. This event is open to the public so please share. We are also collecting toys for Toys for Tots. Please bring new unwrapped toys to the Market Center.

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4-H Holiday Craft Festival

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Join the Somerset County 4-H Association for the annual Holiday Craft Festival. The free two day event will be filled with holiday cheer, including artists, vendors, and a gingerbread contest. There will also be an opportunity for photos with Santa!

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Flounder’s 2nd Annual Kringle Market

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Christmas at Carriage Farm is starting to take shape as Events on the Farm NJ presents the 2nd Annual Flounder Kringle Market! December 10th and 11th 11:00 am - 5:00 pm (Brewery & Distillery open to 10) $10 parking/entry per car CASH only 30+ craft vendors expertly curated by Marketspace Vendor Events Pictures with Santa in the brewhouse Flounder's Brass Band bringing the Christmas music Alcohol sales benefiting Steps Together while you walk the market (beer, wine, mulled spirits) Central Jersey Nurseries Christmas tree lot Special drinks at Flounder Brewing and Bellemara Distillery Rain dates 12/17-18 This event is presented by Events on the Farm NJ and not produced by Flounder Brewing. No vendors are located on Flounder Brewing premises but will be out front on Carriage Farm property. Vendor inquiries can be made to Marketspace Vendor Events.   this market is produced by Events on the Farm NJ and vendors are coordinated by Marketspace Vendor Events. Neither Flounder Brewing or Carriage Farm have anything to do with the vendors. Any messages to Carriage Farm or Founder Brewing about being a vendor will not receive a reply

The Polar Express

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All aboard the Polar Express! Bring the whole family to the historic Brook Theater (Brook Arts Center) and join a young boy on a magical adventure to the North Pole abroad The Polar Express. This classic Christmas story, inspired by the 1985 storybook, is enjoyed by children of all ages year after year! Come watch The Polar Express on the big screen in your comfiest pajamas with friends and family. Get your Golden Ticket and enjoy the movie, cookies, and a sleigh bell for every child, given out by Santa himself. Tickets are $12 for Children (includes a Golden Ticket, a visit with Santa, cookies, bell and a special surprise) and $7 for Adults ( Golden Ticket Admission & Santa visit)  Golden Tickets are available at www.brookarts.org or 732-469-7700 The Brook Arts Center is in Bound Brook, NJ, one block from the Bound Brook Train station and a few short miles from Rt 22, 287, and 78.

Jersey Cyclone’s Ugly Sweater Party

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It's that time of year to get that sweater out of your closet. The uglier. The better. Then head to Jersey Cyclone Brewing for a beer - and a stop on our Sip & See passport!

Santa Arrives in Raritan

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Santa is coming to Raritan. This is a free event!! Sit with Santa and tell him all your Christmas wishes. Visit with Santa Dec 10th 1-3pm at the Nevius Street Bridge, Raritan NJ.

NJ Audubon Make Your Own Bird Feeders Workshop

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Led by Stephanie Punnett, Program Director The Creative Hands Club features workshops that upcycle or use natural/sustainable materials to create beautiful additions to your home or garden. Make your own upcycled bird feeders in this in-person DIY workshop! Winter is a critical time for the birds to find food. Make a log suet feeder and a decorative seed feeder from repurposed materials. We’ll have all the ingredients to make your own suet mix for the log feeder and a bonus suet cake to take home. All materials included. PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL BE USING PEANUTS AND PEANUT BUTTER. COST: $18 members, $22 nonmembers. One person per ticket. Ticket sale ends 12/8 at 4:00 PM. You must pre-register, walk-ins will not be allowed to participate. One person per ticket. Limit 12.

Warren Township Holiday Festival

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All age groups can enjoy this event due to various activities such as horse and carriage rides, petting zoo, ice carver and iceless skating rink. Carnival games provided by the Recognized Sport Groups, hot chocolate and much more! The event will take place at the Municipal Complex located at 46 Mountain Blvd, Warren, NJ from 4:00-7:00pm. Bonfire at 4:15pm Tree Lighting at 6:50pm Fireworks by Garden State Fireworks at 7:00pm Santa will also be making a visit at the event! In case of inclement weather or if you have any questions please contact the Recreation Office by phone at 908-753-8000 x 271 or by email at recreation@warrennj.org Food Vendors: Big John’s Gourmet Burgers Cas's Pierogi and Kielbasa Truck Dilly Dilly Donuts Let’s Have a Ball Latin Bites

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Pre Winter Farm Days

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It's that feeling you get when Christmas time comes, and you smell the cookies baking in the oven and the sound of holiday music coming from your Bluetooth speakers. So why not upgrade your yuletide joy with a holiday hayride at Norz Hill Farm! Norz Hill Farm offers Hayride experiences complete with holiday lights, animal and outdoor interactive displays, a spin by the animals, and perhaps a stop by Santa's cornfield office! Bring the blankets and bundle up for a cozy, heart-lifting time. Bring your camera and take your Holiday Pictures (no professional photographers, please) Warming Fire - toast up some marshmallows and enjoy some hot cocoa. The Home Farm Stand will be open so you can stock up on meats, pies, pasta, and so much more. Tickets are available for evenings every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from November 25th through December 18th. Click here to dates and times. So after the football and naps or holiday shopping—treat yourself and join us at Norz Hill Farm! *If the weather forces us to cancel, you will be contacted by the email you used to book your reservation.

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3rd Annual North Pole on North Maple

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A free drive-thru festival of lights. Donations merrily accepted and will benefit NJ State Elks Veterans Welcome Home Kit program. Bring your letters to Santa!

Amani’s 19th Annual Holiday Celebration at Watchung

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Amani was formed to share the concept of peace through music, performing for people of all ages, races, and religious affiliations. Amani performs hits from a variety of genres including The Great American Songbook, Gospel, R&B, jazz, Bossa nova, and Broadway. This performance, of course, will include a selection of holiday favorites. The members of the group are veteran musicians led by Marty Eigen on woodwinds, vocalist Stephen Fuller, pianist Tomoko Ohno, bassist Ben Rubens, Gordon Lane on drums and Flip Peters on guitar. This will be the 19th Annual Holiday visit to the WAC by Eigen, who has been a frequent contributor to the Center’s “JaZZ in the Gallery” series, with his Beacon Hill Jazz Band as well as with other noted jazz performers. Tickets are $25 per person and should be purchased in advance. Limited tickets available at the door. Masking is on a voluntary basis.

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“A Wicked Christmas Carol”

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December 2 - December 18 Friday & Saturday - 8PM Sunday - 2PM ** Additional matinee on Saturday, December 10th at 2PM ** Adults $20 - Seniors/Students $18 The Wicked Witch of the West wasn't always that way, and when a ghostly figure whisks her away on a journey through her past, present, and future, she may find a second chance on Christmas Eve. Can familiar faces help to melt the Witch's heart, or is she doomed to melt away herself? A Christmas classic gets a thrilling transformation, set in the magical world of L. Frank Baum's Oz books.

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