From pancakes with Santa to pub crawls, there’s plenty of festive fun in Hunterdon County this weekend. Plus, you can always find even more things to do by visiting our Event Calendar. And be sure to check out our 2019 Holiday Guide and our list of Where to See Santa in Hunterdon County.
Free Whitehouse Wind Symphony Holiday Concerts
When: Thursday, December 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Flemington United Methodist Church, 116 Main Street, Flemington
When: Saturday, December 14, 3 p.m.
Where: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 West High Street, Somerville
Concertgoers will enjoy the band’s arrangements of classic Christmas carols such as “Good King Wenceslas,” “Hark The Herald Angels Sing,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” and “Oh Come, All Ye Faithful.” The band will also play holiday favorites such as “Jingle Bells,” “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” and “Frosty the Snowman.” Children will be invited to ring sleigh bells as the band plays “Sleigh Ride.” Audience members will also have the opportunity to sing along.
High Bridge Fire Department Santa Gift Delivery
Drop Off Date: Friday, December 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Delivery Date: Saturday, December 14 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. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. This experience costs $25 per household.
Christmas in Milford
When: Friday, December 13 at from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.,
Where: Downtown Milford
Treelighting, Santa visit and gingerbread lead this event sponsored by the Milford Merchant’s Association.
A Charlie Brown Christmas at Music Mountain Theatre
When: Saturdays, December 14 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Where: 1482 Route 179, Lambertville
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation. Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas play, and ultimately learn the true meaning of the season. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased here.
Revolutionary Pub Crawl
When: Saturday, December 14 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Starts at Lambertville Station Restaurant, 10 Bridge Street, Lambertville
Eat, drink and learn about the American Revolution! This unique bar crawl experience includes historical presentations by re-enactors, one free drink at 5 pubs, light fare at each pub, live music and more. Come in costume to get the full experience. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased online here.
Holiday Lantern Walk with Choir & Co.
When: Saturday, December 14 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: ArtYard, 62A Trenton Avenue, Frenchtown
Nationally recognized performer Kira Willey and musicians Eve Sheldon and Noah Jarrett will teach familiar holiday classics and festive pop tunes. After rehearsing for about an hour, the group will walk on the towpath—carrying beautiful paper lanterns—to Bridge Street and go a-caroling. Donations collected at this event will benefit Rolling Harvest Food Rescue.
Say Humbug to Hunger – A Dickens Classic
When: Saturday, December 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Presbyterian Church of Milford, 70 Bridge Street, Milford
River Union Stage performs a reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at the Presbyterian Church. Admission is a non-perishable grocery item for area food pantries.
Holiday Party at Artie’s
When: Saturday, December 14 at 8 p.m.
Where: 1121 State Route 12, Frenchtown
Need a break from holiday shopping? Eat, drink and dance with the Moore Bros. Band. There will be rock n’ roll with some Christmas songs thrown in, too!
Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Clinton Fire Station
When: Sunday, December 15 from 8 a.m. to noon
Where: 1 New Street, Clinton
Join in the holiday fun and help support Clinton’s Boy Scout Troop 121, and don’t forget to bring your camera for a Santa photo opportunity! Breakfast will include all-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea and OJ! Tickets can be bought in advance from any Troop Member or at the door: Adults $8, children 12 and under $4.
When: Sunday, December 15 from 12 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. Shop for a wreath, holiday crafts, decorations and more.