Arts & Entertainment Top Stories

December 9, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - In an exclusive interview with TAPinto Nutley, Santa Claus said "I can't wait to take my annual ride through the township next Saturday." We caught up with Santa last night as he was catching a train ride with the Chieffo family of Gerard Rd. for their annual toy drive for children ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."  The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The curtain goes up on the world premiere of "And My True Love Gave to Me," an original Christmas comedy written by township resident Luigi Jannuzzi on Thursday, Dec. 13 at the Hudson Theatre Works, 80 Hauxhurst Ave., Weehawken. Show times are 8 p.m. Dec. 13-15, and 5 p.m.

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The curtain goes up on the world premiere of "And My True Love Gave to Me," an original Christmas comedy written by township resident Luigi Jannuzzi on Thursday, Dec. 13 at the Hudson Theatre Works, 80 Hauxhurst Ave., Weehawken. Show times are 8 p.m. Dec. 13-15, and 5 p.m.

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."  The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 ...

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Advertise  HOLMDEL, NJ -  The Christmas season is 'lighting up' in the area. You can see by this video that festive homeowners in the Boxwood Terrace neighborhood of Holmdel wouldn't mind a few extra guests this year. They have an exciting reason to stop by!  Drive by this beautiful  Boxwood ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."  The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Santa Claus will be taking time off from his own busy schedule on Sat., Dec. 22, to deliver holiday gifts to township homes _ and to raise funding for the all-volunteer Basking Ridge and Liberty Corner fire companies. Those who order gifts ahead can help firefighters at the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Hundreds braved the frigid temperatures this past Friday night in downtown New Providence to gather and enjoy what has become a cherished holiday tradition in Centennial Park, the lighting of the tree in the pavilion.  Friends, families, and neighbors came together in ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sheriff Jim Gannon presented the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Michael Knowle Of Parsippany BSA Troop 72. Joshua was surrounded by family and local officials as he received the prestigious award. Sheriff Gannon had this to say "Joshua is a sharp and ...

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ROSELLE, PARK, NJ - Santa arrived in style on Friday night as Roselle Park held their annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Gala at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park. At the stage was a myriad of entertainment with live seasonal music by the Roselle Park High School, Middle School and Elementary ...

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UNION, NJ - A viewing of the film, "Lies I Told My Little Sister", written and produced by a Union native, will be hosted by the Friends of the Union Public Library and BCB Bank on Thursday, Jan. 24. Writer/Producer Jonathan Weisbrod was born and raised in Union and has produced several film ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."  The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS— The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) presents a concert featuring the CAFÉ Choir on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Chatham United Methodist Church located at 460 Main Street in Chatham. The concert is free and open to the public. Under the ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Without the Monmouth County Arts Council (MA), we may not have had the Count Basie Theater. It all began with a little seed capital from the Junior League and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.  An anonymous donor in 1973 provided Monmouth Arts with funds to purchase ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Area children have a new holiday event this year.  A Candy Cane Hunt and Fair will be held at Titan Gymnastics on December 9 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event is presented by Macaroni Kid, a Sussex County organization and will feature games, music, gymnastics demonstrations and ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Without the Monmouth County Arts Council (MA), we may not have had the Count Basie Theater. It all began with a little seed capital from the Junior League and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.  An anonymous donor in 1973 provided Monmouth Arts with funds to purchase ...

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RED BANK, NJ –  Calling all Sherlocks.  Think you're smart?  Then get in on the 12 Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt! Here’s how it works:  More than two dozen stores will have a festive window display inspired by the classic 12 Days of Christmas tune. You have to match that display to its day ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Weekend fun in Morristown starts now! There are over 46 activities to keep you entertained. Whether you sit back and relax or head into town this weekend, have a great time!   Friday December 7 27th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 10am - ...

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WARETOWN - On Sunday, December 9, the Waretown Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting their Annual Holiday Gift Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 117 Wells Mills Road, Waretown NJ 08758.  A special appearance by Santa Claus rom 12-3 p.m. For photos with Santa please bring your own camera.  There ...

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SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There are three holiday celebrations this Saturday, Dec. 8, in South Orange and Maplewood. Here's what's going on: SOUTH ORANGE'S HOMETOWN HOLIDAY From the South Orange Village website: Join us on Saturday, December 8th for Hometown Holiday. Our annual ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Weekend fun in Morristown starts now! There are over 46 activities to keep you entertained. Whether you sit back and relax or head into town this weekend, have a great time!   Friday December 7 27th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 10am - ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Enjoy tree lightings and holiday lights, a walk outside, and more this weekend.  Here are a few ideas for you, some in Plainfield, and some nearby. FRIDAY:  The Historical Society of Plainfield is holding its 22nd Annual Tree Lighting ceremony at the Drake House Museum.  ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season. Every night, through December 31, guests are invited to enjoy the lights at Essex County's most popular park. The lights will not be on December 24 and 25 The 'Holiday Lights ...

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RARITAN, NJ - The Raritan Borough Fire Department is holding its Candy Cane Run 2018 Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. Santa will be traveling around the streets of Raritan to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, and he and his firefighter elves will be handing out candy canes to all the children.

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Get ready to be merry and bright with Joe Fischer's Holiday Magic Show at the Nutley Public Library on Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 AM!  This fun-filled family event for all ages will feature Joe Fischer's mystifying magic, as well as a special holiday craft participants can make and take home ...

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HOLMDEL & COLTS NECK:  The Christmas trees and Menorah candles are lit, as Holmdel and Colts Neck set the scene for the Holiday Season. Colts Neck gathered last Saturday, with the Mayor JP Bartolomeo and the Deputy Mayor Tommy Orgo leading the town in singing Christmas carols while the jazz ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On the fourth night of Hanukkah, the Township of Livingston celebrated the Festival of Lights by joining together to the light the Menorah as part of the Camuso Holiday Display at the Memorial Oval on Wednesday. Mayor Ed Meinhardt, along with Councilmen Shawn Klein and Rudy ...

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Chabad of Parkland’s Lego Building and Lighting Event will take place on Sunday, December 9, from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at Pine Trails Park.  This free family friendly event is a great way to enjoy the holiday season. The event will host fun activities for all ages including laser tag, bounce house, rock ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Get ready to laugh, because there are two nights of comedy at the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts (10 Durand Rd.) this weekend. FRIDAY, DEC. 7 - JERSEY 'PROV II - THIS TIME IT'S PERSONAL Friday night is Jersey 'Prov II - This Time It's Personal with two shows of ...

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