There’s so much to be thankful for this holiday season. It’s time to celebrate with food, family and friends. Whether you do that by indulging in the good eats, watching football, attending a parade, or playing board games with friends and family, our 2021 Thanksgiving Guide will help you enjoy all the festivities happening in Hunterdon County and get you into the holiday spirit. Happy Thanksgiving!


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Mountain View Chalet

154 Route 173, Asbury, NJ
(908) 735-4660

Make the Chalet a tradition this Thanksgiving Day!  Thanksgiving meals are $40 and include your choice of entrée (roasted turkey with stuffing, Virginia ham steak, or Long Island duckling), plus soup, salad, several sides, dessert and coffee. There is also a limited menu available.

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The Clinton House

2 W Main Street, Clinton, NJ
(908) 730-9300

Clinton House, voted Best Steak Dinner on the 2021 Hunterdon Happening List, has changed things up a bit in the wake of COVID-19. It’s offering curbside pick-up, a grocery delivery service as well as indoor dining. Reservations this year are a must.  The main dining room includes a fireplace.


Frenchtown Inn

7 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ
(908) 996-3300
www.frenchtowninn.com

The Frenchtown Inn is offering Turkey Takeout this year and the restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The takeout is a package deal, one price for all items. Choose between a cooked and uncooked turkey, a choice of dessert and which pick up time is most convenient. Pickup is on Wednesday, November 24th from 1 pm-3 pm. Each order will feed 8-10 people and will include turkey, sausage stuffing, candied sweet potatoes, broccoli and blue cheese, whipped potatoes, cranberry chutney, pan-juice gravy and dessert (pumpkin cheesecake or apple crumb). The package is $365 (tax is not included). Orders must be placed no later than November 17th and can be placed by phone only: (908) 993-3300.

Maddalena’s Cheesecake and Catering

415 Route 31 N, Ringoes, NJ
(609) 466-7510
www.maddalenascatering.com

Relax and enjoy the holidays with dinner prepared for you. Pick up your HOT turkey on Thanksgiving Day. You heat the sides at home. Pick up is from 11am-2pm. The family dinner package is designed for 8 guests and is $38.50. No orders will be accepted after November 18th. The menu includes oven roasted turkey, bread stuffing, old fashioned pan gravy, fresh whole cranberry sauce, buttered sweet corn, glazed baby carrots, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole topped/pecans, home made sweet dinner rolls, and pumpkin or vanilla cheesecake and Maddalena’s famous apple crumb pie. Read more here.

Market Roost

65 Main Street, Frenchtown, NJ
(908) 788-4949
www.marketroost.com

Place a takeout order at Market Roost. Packages serve 12 guests and include an oven ready turkey, gravy, dressing, shipped potatoes, a choice of two vegetables, brandied fresh cranberry walnut compote, and additional options to add on. View the full menu here.

15 Landsdowne Catering

29 Race Street, Frenchtown, NJ
(609) 212-0777
www.15landsdowne.com

Place an order to enjoy your holiday at home with a holiday package. Ordering deadline is November 10th for delivery or pickup on either November 23rd or 24th. Reheating instructions can be found on each item that requires reheating. 15 Landsdowne utilizes to go containers that are safe for microwave only. All selections that are to be reheated with a conventional oven will need to be transferred to an oven safe pan/sheet prior to going into the oven. View options here.


Just Chill Froyo

47 Main Street, Clinton, NJ
(908) 963-3491
www.justchillfroyo.com

While they’re typically known for their delicious froyo (earning them Hunterdon Happening List Winner status), Just Chill also makes custom pies!  One of the most popular flavors this time of year include pumpkin cheesecake in graham cracker crust topped with cheesecake bites, cinnamon strudel, caramel and pumpkin spice. Place your order soon.

Shady Brook Farm

931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA
215-968-1670

Pie options at Shady Brook Farm include Apple, Apple Caramel Walnut, Dutch Apple, Pecan, Pumpkin, Coconut Custard, Blueberry Crumb and Very Berry. You can also order Pumpkin Rolls, Apple Cider Donuts, and Uncle Dave’s Ice Cream. Order must be placed by November 15th. Pick up your order November 23 or 24 by 4 pm. Place your order here.

Market Roost

65 Main Street, Frenchtown, NJ
(908) 788-4949
www.marketroost.com

Order a pie or dessert from Market Roost. Pie options include pumpkin, southern pecan, granny smith apple crumb and fresh pear cranberry/lemon streusel. Other desserts on the menu are cannoli’s, key lime tarts, black velvet cake, coconut torte, scones and so much more. View the full menu here.

Maddalena’s Cheesecake and Catering

415 Route 31 N, Ringoes, NJ
(609) 466-7510
www.maddalenascatering.com

Order pumpkin or vanilla cheesecake and Maddalena’s famous apple crumb pie. Place your order asap here. All orders due November 18th.


Basil Bandwagon

Clinton- 38 Old Hwy 22 | (908) 735-3822
Flemington- 276 US Hwy 202/31 | (908) 788-5737
Lambertville- 239 N. Union St | (609) 460-4500
Open Everyday 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
www.basilbandwagon.com
Basil Bandwagon is your online headquarters for a stress-free Thanksgiving. In order to guarantee your order, all sides must be placed by 11/15 and all pies by 11/8. When ordering turkeys, size ranges are approximate and will vary depending on what the farms have available. There is a large variety of options on the website. Can’t decide which turkey to get? They can help!

Shady Brook Farm

931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA
215-968-1670

Fresh turkeys, fresh baked pies and delicious sides for your Thanksgiving feast are available for purchase. Orders must be placed by November 7th for turkeys and November 15th for sides and desserts. Pick up your order November 23 or 24 by 4 pm. Place your order here.

Lima Family Farms

826 Amwell Road, Hillsborough, NJ
(908) 336-8238

Lima Family Farms sells their pasture-raised turkeys that make for the perfect Thanksgiving centerpiece. Come by the store and fill out a reservation form. All turkeys are $5.50/lb and there is a $40 non-refundable deposit that will be applied to the final cost of the turkey. Reservations are on a first-come-first-serve basis and reservations are not accepted online. Orders will be vacuum sealed and available for pickup at the farm on Tuesday, November 23rd from 1-5pm and Wednesday, November 24th from 10am-2pm.


Steam Pub

606 Second Street Pike
Southampton, PA 18966
215-942-6468
www.steampub.com

Stop by Steam Pub, 2021 Happening List Winner for Martini, for delicious food and drink. Try one of their seasonal dishes! Steam Pub is hosting a Thanksgiving Eve Party with DJ Skipmode that kicks off on Wednesday, November 24th at 10 pm. There is no cover for this event.

LumiNature at Philadelphia Zoo

When: November 18th – January 9th
Where: Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo is excited to light up the holidays once again with the return of LumiNature, presented by Chase. The giant-sized holiday extravaganza will transform the entire zoo into a nighttime wonderland. Guests will experience a magical journey of lights, music, sounds and surprises. LumiNature will expand to feature 14 illuminated experience zones that will feature lively themed displays, newly-enhanced installations and thousands of twinkling lights. In addition, there will be seasonal fare, strolling performers, hot chocolate and ever-warming adult beverages to spark the holiday spirit.

Christmas Village in Philadelphia

When: November 25th – December 24th, 11 am – 7 pm
Where: Love Park and City Hall

Christmas Village in Philadelphia is an outdoor holiday market event in Center City Philadelphia, which is modeled after traditional Christmas Markets in Germany. Vendors in wooden booths will set up shop during the holiday season to sell a wide variety of international holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry and high-quality arts and crafts, as well as traditional European food, sweets and drinks. The unique atmosphere of lights and delicious smell of waffles, gingerbread, bratwurst and mulled wine will bring your family into the perfect Christmas spirit.

Peddler’s Village Gingerbread Display & Competition

2400 Street Road, New Hope, PA
(215) 794-4000
www.peddlersvillage.com

A holiday tradition at Peddler’s Village since 1984, the Gingerbread Competition and Display has more than 75 creative and whimsical entries in the categories of: NEW! Holiday on Wheels, Traditional, Authentic Reproduction Around the World, 3-D, Movie or TV Set, Winter Wonderland, Student and Kids Only. The Gingerbread entries will be on exhibit during shopping hours from November 19th through January 8, 2022. Admission is free.


Two Town Turkey Trot! Lambertville New Hope

When: Thursday, November 25th, 7:15 am
Where: Lambertville, NJ

Work off some pre-dinner calories at the Fifth Annual Two Town Turkey Trot. The streets of Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA will fill with runners working up an appetite for their turkey dinners. There will be a 5k run or a 1 mile walk. Race registration is required and prizes will be given. Early bib pick up is at the Lambertville House on Wednesday night (11/24) from 5-8 pm. Register here.

CEA Johanna Foods Turkey Trot

When: Thursday, November 25th
Where: Flemington, NJ

On Thanksgiving Day, participate in the 29th Annual CEA/JFI Turkey Trot. The even is New Jersey’s original Turkey Trot and consists of a 5k run and 2m walk through the streets of Flemington, NJ. Each year, the CEA/JFI Trot has attracted upwards of 6,000 runners and walkers who help raise funds for CEA’s employment programs that benefit hundreds of individuals with disabilities. The event will be hybrid this year with both in-person and virtual ways to participate. Learn more here.


Thanksgiving Gymnastics Camp

When: Wednesday, November 24th & Friday, November 26th, 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Dynamix Gymnastics, 181 Wheeler Ct. Suite C, Langhorne, PA

Get flipping with Dynamix Gymnastics this Thanksgiving break in the Thanksgiving themed Schools Out Camp! Visit the website to learn more and register: www.dynamixgymnastics.com.

Dance Academy’s Annual Food Drive

When: Now until November 20th
Where: The Dance Academy, 1476 Buck Road, Holland, PA

The Dance Academy’s Annual Food Drive is an opportunity to get all students involved in a community service project. It’s a chance for the TDA Family to come together and have fun, while supporting a great cause. TDA will be collecting non-perishable items such as cereal, canned soups and veggies, baby formula, peanut butter and other pantry staples through November 20th.

La Chelé Annual Food Drive

430 Union Square Drive, New Hope
215-862-6100

2911 S. Eagle Road, Newtown
267-753-7676

www.lachelemedspa.com

La Chele is collecting canned and packaged dry foods through the month of November. Donors will receive raffle tickets to enter to win complimentary filler, neurotoxin or Skinmedica products. Please drop donations into their “Spirit of Giving” barrels at both Newtown and New Hope, PA locations.

Beauty Releaf

www.beautyreleaf.com

Beauty Releaf is an anti-aging company that focuses on the skins wellness and its ability to repair, balance, detox, and heals itself. This approach helps to slow and reverse the aging process. Their pure 100% natural product line is free of toxins or synthetic compounds. Here are some of their gift sets being offered this year:

The Introductory Gift Set: The “On the GLOW” gift set helps make your beauty regime simple and luxurious, while achieving healthy glowing skin. It includes:

  • The Eye-Tasker: The “does it all” eye cream! The Eye-Tasker is your eye cream, eye makeup primer, and eye hydrating mask all in one! It will brighten, hydrate and repair and have your eyes looking bright and refreshed. The Eye-Tasker will help to diminish dark circles and fine lines and protect and prevent the delicate eye area from signs of aging.
  • Massage Tool: The perfect partner to transform each application into a spa experience. The Massage Tool will help to deliver the benefits of the Eye-Tasker. It will de-puff, soothe, and brighten the eye area.
  • The Multi-Tasker: An ultra-luxurious “all in one” Face Serum, Makeup Primer and Hydrating Mask; This super-hydrating skin serum will transform your skin. It will become brighter, smoother, softer, firmer, and makeup will stay fresh-looking all day. Your skin will appear to have a “lift from within” glow.
  • The Glo-Tasker Deluxe Mini: “Shade Sun kissed”; The world’s first CBD-infused body treatment shimmer. The Glo-Tasker provides super hydration that lasts up to 24 hours and provides a sophisticated golden, bronze shimmer to the skin.

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Radiance Spa

2600 York Rd., Jamison, PA.
215-343-0350 Ext.6
www.radiance-spa.com
Visit www.DaivasShop.com for skincare products.

Escape to Radiance Spa for the holiday and pamper yourself with our restorative treatments.  Select from our full menu of therapeutic massages that will help you relax and loosen tight muscles.  Bring your significant other and enjoy a Couples Massage in our romantic suite with complimentary champagne.  Our professional therapists will customize your massage based on your needs.

Winner of the 2020 Best Facial in Bucks County, we offer a full range of facials from our Radiance Signature facial to more advanced treatments including micro-needling, microdermabrasion, chemical peels and LED Light Therapy.  We also offer a scientific skin analysis using the Biologique Recherche Paris “Skin Instant Lab” and recently introduced our anti-aging Biologique Recherche Facial. Call us for a free consultation.

Is your body in need of some hydration? Look no further than our “Chocolate Fig Fondant Body Wrap and Massage” and “Dreamsicle” body treatments to give your body the hydration it needs. Rough skin is left polished and softened while the body is relaxed. Choose from a 60-min or 90-min option.

Shop online for your at-home treatments and skincare needs!

 

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By: Sophia DeWald

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