Hanukkah Celebration, Knitting for Good and A Very Electric Christmas in NJ This Week


The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Dec. 16 to Dec. 22. If you have an upcoming event to share, email with “Community Events” in the subject line.

Farmers Market
Friday, Dec. 16 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Downtown Highland Park
Raritan Avenue
Highland Park

Asbury Park Holiday Bazaar
Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 17 and 18 from noon to 5 p.m.
Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Ave.
Asbury Park

Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, Dec. 17 at 10 a.m.
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave.

Knitting for Good
Saturday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Jersey City Public Library
678 Newark Ave.
Jersey City

Hot Chocolate Hike
Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 17 and 18 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum
324 Forest Drive S.
Short Hills

A Very Electric Christmas
Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.
William Paterson University Shea Center
300 Pompton Road

Hip Hop Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Singing Santa Holiday Show
Saturday, Dec. 17 at 8 p.m.
Albert Hall-131 Wells Mill Road

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
Sunday, Dec. 18 from 7:30 a.m. to noon
Hampton Fire House
1 Wells Ave.

Morris County Winter Farmers’ Market
Sunday, Dec. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Alexander Hamilton School
24 Mills St.

Hanukkah Celebration
Sunday, Dec. 18 at 11 a.m.
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1000 Village Drive

Colonial Era Texting
Sunday, Dec. 18 from  1 to 4 p.m.
Deserted Village of Feltville
9 Cataract Hollow Road
Berkeley Heights

Monmouth Civic Chorus presents: Joy to the World
Sunday, Dec. 18 at 4 p.m.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St.
Red Bank

Christmas Putz and Christmas Room
Monday, Dec. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Edgeboro Moravian Church
645 Hamlton Ave.

Read to Ella
Monday, Dec. 19 at 2 p.m.
Five Corners Branch Library
678 Newark Ave.
Jersey City

Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 11 a.m.
Mercer County Library
276 Abbington Drive
East Windsor

Preschool Story Hour
Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Newfield Public Library
115 Catawba Ave.

Farmers Market
Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Trenton Makers Market
141 E. State St.

Lenape Life Along Saucon Creek
Thursday, Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Museum of Indian Culture
2825 Fish Hatchery Road
Salisbury Township

Looking for a place in New Jersey to cut down your own Christmas tree? Find the location closest to you here!