Tourism

December 14, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - One of the holiday season's most popular family events -- the 41st Annual Festival of Trees at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge -- will be open daily for public tours through most of December. The Somerset County Park Commission's EEC each year presents ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Holiday activities at the nearby Historic Village at Allaire are among a host of events planned this month at New Jersey state parks, culminating with the annual re-enactment of Gen. George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Day. At Allaire State Park in ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Santa for Lunch Break. Tickets are on sale for Brian Kirk & the Jirks annual “Santa for Lunch Break” concert at 8pm, Saturday, Dec. 22nd at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank. Tickets: $75, $50, $35, $25, $20  Limit 8 tickets per billing address. To purchase ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Holiday activities at the nearby Historic Village at Allaire are among a host of events planned this month at New Jersey state parks, culminating with the annual re-enactment of Gen. George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Day. At Allaire State Park in ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Holiday activities at the nearby Historic Village at Allaire are among a host of events planned this month at New Jersey state parks, culminating with the annual re-enactment of Gen. George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Day. At Allaire State Park in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Just a couple more weeks left in December before we start the new year. If you still have events you want to attend or activities you want to do, do them! Below is a list of events going on this week, so you can make what’s left of 2018 a great one. Monday, December 10 An ...

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RED BANK, NJ – The Red Bank RiverCenter really does come up with fun and clever ideas. Their Winter on Broad Street showcased downtown Red Bank with an ice-skating rink and a life-sized snow globe set up between Monmouth and White Streets. Making it even more joyful was the Calvin Bell Ringers ...

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WHARTON, NJ – Operation Toy Train will make stops in Morris County for the third consecutive year on Dec. 8 and 9. Operation Toy Train is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates a special annual collection train for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation in northern New Jersey ...

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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 – Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S economy.  Firms with fewer than 500 workers accounted for 99.7% of those businesses. They create jobs in the local community and your tax dollars stay local.  Shopping at one local business helps other local businesses, they offer more ...

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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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EDISON, NJ – Edison Township’s 29th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting took place on Thursday at The Heritage at Clara Barton. Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey lit the tree alongside Santa and the Grinch. Also present at the event were members of the Edison Township Council. The event featured musical ...

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

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RED BANK, NJ – What are you doing tonight? Why you’ll be going to Red Tank Brewing for a Brews and Schmooze with the Monmouth Arts Council! Come learn what the MA is all about.  They are the official county arts agency, whose goal is, “To perpetuate a vibrant arts community that truly ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Land of fire and Ice! Iceland is a country of sharp contrasts. A place where fire and ice co-exist. Where dark winters are offset by the summer’s midnight sun. A country where insular existence has spurred a rich and vibrant culture. From a geological standpoint, Iceland is a ...

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American Repertory Ballet The Nutcracker Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7pm Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1pm or 6pm Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1pm Celebrate the 55th year of American Repertory Ballet's beloved The Nutcracker!  Wonderment abounds as Clara embarks on a magical ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -   The 27th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland at Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a candy lovers dream.  The incredible masterpieces can be viewed through Sunday, December 9. There is also a Craft Show on weekends. The Gingerbread Wonderland gives people of all ages an opportunity to ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -   The 27th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland at Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a candy lovers dream.  The incredible masterpieces can be viewed through Sunday, December 9. There is also a Craft Show on weekends. The Gingerbread Wonderland gives people of all ages an opportunity to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - ‘Tis the season to gather with your neighbors for the Township’s Annual Christmas tree lighting on Friday, Dec. 7th at 7:00 p.m. The family event will take place on the front lawn of the Piscataway Municipal Complex at 455 Hoes Lane.   Hot chocolate and cookies will be served ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerville Chamber Choir will perform at the 11th annual Stars & Promises Holiday Concert Dec. 7, which features Peter Mayer, lead guitarist for Jimmy Buffet’s Coral Reefer Band, at the United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at ...

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EDISON, NJ – The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park hosted its third annual tree lighting on Nov. 29 at the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park. The night featured musical performances by the John. P Stevens Choir and Band Ensemble, and Tower Carolers, and hot chocolate and cookies, which were ...

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Red Bank, NJ - This is a great business idea.  Never picked up a paint brush?  So what? TAPinto Red Bank attended a fundraiser at Pinot’s Palette for M.A.S.T., the Marine Academy of Science & Technology hosted by Dorothy Lucyk who has a son in the academy “We’re a group of mom’s and ...

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 Donations will be collected on behalf of the Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad’s campaign for a new ambulance. Ambulance tours will be available outside the theater. Seats are limited for ELF, please RSVP by Nov 27 by scanning the QR code or emailing ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Holiday tunes, Neapolitan songs and classic arias, including selections from the “Great American Song Book” will be included in upcoming performances by the New Jersey Festival Orchestra. For David Wroe, the orchestra’s music director, picking a favorite part of the orchestra’s ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -   The 27th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland at Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a candy lovers dream.  The incredible masterpieces can be viewed from Friday November 30 through Sunday December 9. Last year, over 179 edible masterpieces were crafted by schools, scouts, families and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Learn how the 2nd NJ Brigade soldiers prepared food, built winter huts to keep warm, and wrote letters home to loved ones. Stop by the historic Vail House to read actual letters from Union troops, and admire the simple, yet elegant, period decorations to provide a touch of ...

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

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EDISON, NJ – The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park (TECMP) will be hosting its third annual Tree Lighting on the grounds of the Edison Memorial Tower on Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Thomas Edison Center, the Township of Edison, and the Edison Police and Fire Dept., is free, and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was built in 1739 on a rise overlooking the Raritan River. George Washington visited it, so did British soldiers, who according to legend left their marks that are still visible today on the heavy wood floors. Buccleuch Mansion, in Buccleuch Park, is still standing and ...

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