There are only two weekends left before Christmas! There are so many festive events in Hunterdon County that it’s tough to fit in everything. We’re highlighting just a few of our favorite activities each weekend. Here are our picks for December 14 through December 16. You can always find even more things to do by visiting our Hunterdon Happening calendar and our 2018 Holiday Guide.
High Bridge Fire Department Santa Gift Delivery
Drop Off Date: December 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Delivery Date: December 15 starting at 4 p.m.
Where: 7 Maryland Avenue, High Bridge, NJ
Santa will deliver gifts right to your house riding on a fire truck! Bring a wrapped gift (1 per child) to High Bridge Fire Department, and Santa will bring it to your home the following day. Click here for the form and more information or call (909) 638-6383. This experience costs $25 per household.
Hunterdon Hills Ballet’s “Our Clinton Nutcracker”
When: Friday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, December 15 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 16 at 1 pm
Where: Clinton Township Middle School, 34 Grayrock Road, Clinton
Hunterdon Hills Ballet proudly presents “Our Clinton Nutcracker!” Enjoy the familiar story of Clara and the Nutcracker, with a twist – the story is set in beautiful Clinton, NJ. The whole family will enjoy this fun take on a classic tale. Tickets start at $20. Click here to purchase.
Family Fun Concert: Lucy Kalantari & The Jazz Cats
When: Saturday, December 15 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Hopewell Theater, 5 S. Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell
Lucy Kalantari & The Jazz Cats present ‘It’s the Holidays’ a seasonal concert featuring music from their holiday EP with original songs commemorating Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s celebrating community, unity and togetherness.
Kalantari is an award winning children’s artist based in Brooklyn, New York, making jazz age inspired music for families. Starting Fall 2017 Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats will be featured on Sprout House, the musically-infused programming block on Universal Kids. Her songs are on steady rotation on SiriusXM Kids Place Live and other family radio programs around the country.
Whitehouse Wind Symphony Free Holiday Concert
When: Saturday, December 15th at 3 p.m.
Where: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 West High Street in Somerville
This is the third concert in a series of four from The Whitehouse Wind Symphony, a community band under the direction of Branchburg resident James P. Sheeley, Jr. This annual concert series is one of the band’s most highly anticipated annual events. This year’s program is entitled “A Holiday Celebration!” Get more details about the Whitehouse Wind Symphony Holiday Concert Series here.
Santa at Schaefer Farms
When: Saturday, December 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Schaefer Farms, 1051 County Route 523, Flemington
Visit with Santa while shopping for your tree at Schaefer Farms. Bring your camera to take your own photos with The Big Guy. While you’re there, you can also enjoy a free art show with vendors. Shop for a wreath, holiday crafts, decorations and more. For more information visit www.schaeferfarms.com/winter.php or call (908) 782-2705.
Stangl Factory Holiday Show and Sale
When: Sunday, December 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Stangl Factory, 4 Stangl Road, Flemington
Stangl Factory’s Annual Holiday Show and Sale features more than 30 artisans and vendors. Shop for unique gifts in the the magical, historic Stangl Factory.
Christmas BINGO at Chirp Workshop
When: Sunday, December 16 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: Chirp Workshop, 26 Fulper Road, Flemington
Kids ages 3 through 11 can enjoy playing BINGO for prizes! If your child is on the younger side, you can stay and play with them. If you have an older child and want to run some errancs, feel free to drop off and pick up! This event is $10 per player. Register in advance here. (No player will go home without a prize!)