NUTLEY, NJ - Known for wanting the spoil the fun of children, reports of the Grinch appearing around town Sunday morning spread across social media quickly, but don't fret, both Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli and Rev. David LeDuc confirmed that tonight's festivities are "all systems go!"

The Grinch may have attempted to spoil everyone's fun by making it rain, but this is Nutley and Grinchly attitudes, like dungarees, are frowned upon. 

The musical portion of tonight's celebration begin at John H. Walker Middle School at 5:30 p.m.

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The fun then spills out onto Franklin Avenue where horse drawn buggies, chestnuts roasting on an open fire, more music will entertain the crowds in advance of the tree and Menorah lighting.

At 7:00 p.m. everyone is invited to visit the Living Nativity at Vincent Church where the Story of Christmas will be told multiple times until 8:00 p.m. 

Related stories from the celebrations in 2017: 

Looking Back at Nutley's Living Nativity at Vincent Methodist Church in 2017

Holiday Memories: Live Music, Horse and Buggy Rides, and Chestnuts at Nutley's Tree Lighting Celebration in 2017  is the only locally owned news organization serving the Township of Nutley and is a member of the New Jersey Press Association. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @TAPintoNutley  and Instagram @TAPintoNutley

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