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Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend


MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The weather outside is frightful.....or so the song goes. Hopefully, not too frightful to keep you from the over 46 activities happening in Morristown this weekend. Have a great weekend everyone!


Friday December 8

Gingerbread Wonderland & Craft Show;  Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 10am - 7:30pm

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Trunk Show; 23 South Boutique; 11am - 4pm

Holiday Concert; Newark Boys Chorus; Morristown Medical Center; 12 noon in the Malcolm Forbes Auditorium

Trunk Show at Lucy's Gift; 187 Columbia Turnpike Florham Park; 12 noon - 6pm

Holiday CraftMorristown; Morristown Armory; 4pm -8pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Santa House; 2pm - 8pm

Morris Township Christmas Tree Sale; HIllside Hose Co.; 3pm - 9pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Holiday Crafts with the Morris Museum; 3pm - 5pm

Cosplay Night; Morristown Game Vault; 7pm

MHS Boys Basketball Practice and Shooting Clinic, MHS Gym; 7:30pm - 8:45pm (for students; 1st -8th grade in the Morris School District)

The Minstrel presents The Green Planet (a kids band); Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; 7:30pm


Saturday December 9

Mrs. Wilson's Pointsetta Sale, Mrs. Wilson's (56 Mt. Kemble Avenue); 9am

Holiday Craft Bazaar; 70 South Gallery; 10am - 6pm

Gingerbread Wonderland & Craft Show;  Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 10am - 4:30pm

Cheese Festival; ShopRite of Greater Morristown; All Day

Morris Township Christmas Tree Sale; HIllside Hose Co.; 10pm - 9pm

Holiday Craft Boutique; Center for Spiritual Living Morristown; 10am - 3pm

Holiday CraftMorristown; Morristown Armory; 10am - 6pm

Lucy's Gifts Cyber Sale; Fee Faux Clutch with purchase; 187 Columbia Turnpike; Florham Park; 12 noon 

Christmas Festival on the Green; Santa House; 12 noon - 7pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Thomas Nast Ornament Makeing by Macculloch Hall Historical Museum; 1pm - 3pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; The Education Association of Morris and Bath Fitter Exhibit; 1pm - 5pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Ice Sculpting demo courtesy of JCP&L; 2pm - 5pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Miniature Train Rides; 2pm - 6pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Holiday Performances with the Original Music School; 5pm - 7pm

The Nutracker; Mayo Performing Arts Center; 1pm & 6pm

Bike Safety Class in Spanish sponsored by Bike Walk Morristown; St. Margaret's Church (6 Sussex Ave); 2pm

Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl sponsored by Jersey Club Sports; Begins at Famished Frog; 3pm - 8pm

Harmonium Choral Society; Morristown United Methodist Church; 8pm

Holiday Spectacular XV; Resounding Joy; Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum; 8pm


Sunday December 10

Morris County Winter Farmers' Market; Alexander Hamilton School (24 Mills Street); 10am - 2pm

Holiday CraftMorristown; Morristown Armory; 10am - 5pm

Gingerbread Wonderland & Craft Show;  Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 10am - 4:30pm

Morris Township Christmas Tree Sale; HIllside Hose Co.; 10pm - 9pm

Santa Visit and Support the Community Soup Kitchen; Blue Morel Breakfast Buffet and Kids Eat Free; (Westin Hotel); 11am - 1pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Santa House; 12noon - 7pm

Christmas Festival on the GreenPinot's palette Popsicle Stick Ornament Making; 1pm - 4pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Caroling on the Green by Brightest Star Select Chorus; 2pm - 3pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Miniature Train Rides; 2pm - 6pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Holiday Performance by The Original Music School; 5pm - 7pm

The Nutcracker; Mayo Performing Arts Center; 1pm &6pm

Walking Tour to celebrate the life of Thomas Nast; Morristown & Morris Township Library; 1:30pm

Childern's Christmas Party; Hillside Hose Firehouse; 132 Western Avenue; 2pm - 4pm

Messiah Sing Along; St. Peter's Episcopal Church;  2pm - 4pm

Rio Clement in Concert; Temple B'nai Or; 2pm - 4pm

Caroling for One Love; Lawn of Vail Mansion and Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen; 2:30

Harmonium Choral Society; Morristown Methodist Church; 3pm - 5pm

Holiday Spectacular XV; Resounding Joy; 3pm - 5pm

Free Film Screening; Scarlatti in New Jersey; Washington's Headquarter; 7:30pm - 8:30pm

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