Events of New Jersey

By Esra & Virginia

Festival of Trees

November 23-25 and November 27 -December 2, 2012
Red Mill Museum Village
Clinton, NJ

This years' Festival of Trees begins with hot cider, music, lights and ornaments galore and showcases a collection of beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths and is a wonderful kick-off to the holiday season. Trees and wreaths decorated by local individuals, organizations and businesses will be on display and up for auction in the Red Mill during Dickens's Days in Clinton. Entrance Fee: $5 (Members and Children 12 and under are FREE)

Holiday Open House

Friday, Saturday, and Sundays November 23, 2012 - January 6, 2013

Craftsman Farms

Morris Plains, NJ

This holiday event will feature beautiful period decorations festooning the Log House and hot cider and cookies on the porch. With cranberry stringing in the girl's bedroom ad the dining room sideboard set for guests, the Open House will give you a "peek" into the holiday preparations typical for families in the early 1900s.

Jul Dans - Scandinavian Christmas Festival

Saturday, November 24, 2012
Viking Hall
Vasa Park
Budd Lake, NJ

All night dancing around the Christmas tree with music provided by Jeanne Widman Anderson and Smorgasbandet. Fresh ham dinner, Swedish meatballs and other traditional Scandinavian specialties. Candle-lit ceremony and pageant of Santa Lucia. A visit from Santa.