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The Nutcracker and Gingerbread Wonderland 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. 12 through Dec. 18. If you have an upcoming event to share, email news@njtvonline.org with “Community Events” in the subject line.

The Nutcracker Performed by New Jersey Ballet
Friday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13 at 1 and 6 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m.
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South St.
Morristown
973-539-8008
Purchase tickets here: http://www.mayoarts.org/event/new-jersey-ballets-nutcracker

Holiday Craft Morristown
Friday, Dec. 12 through Sunday, Dec. 14
Morristown Armory
http://artrider.com/mtownH14.html

The Nutcracker Performed by American Repertory Ballet
Saturday, Dec. 13 at 1 and 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m.
Algonquin Arts Theatre
60 Abe Vorhees Drive
Manasquan
732-528-9211
Purchase tickets here: http://americanrepertoryballet.org/ARB/Nutcracker-5

NPR’s From the Top Live with Host Christopher O’Riley
Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m.
Alexander Kasser Theater
Montclair State University
1 Normal Ave.
Montclair
973-655-5112
Purchase Tickets here: http://peakperfs.org/peak-programming-2014-15/from-the-top/

Magical Talking Tree
Saturday, Dec. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 14 from noon to 5 p.m.
Historic Smithville
Smithville
http://colonialinnsmithville.com/blog/events/december-smithville/

Breakfast with Santa
Sunday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Vincent DePaul School
Mays Landing
https://k12.niche.com/st-vincent-de-paul-regional-school-mays-landing-nj/

Annual Cookie Walk
Sunday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Ocean Heights Prebyterian Church
Egg Harbor Township
http://www.ohchurch.org/

Holiday JamFest
Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.
Dover Little Theatre
Dover
http://www.doverlittletheater.org/

Holiday Craft Morristown
Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Morristown Armory
Morristown
http://artrider.com/

Gingerbread House Workshop!
Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m.
Liberty Hall Museum
Union
http://www.kean.edu/libertyhall/

Christmas Carnival
Saturday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
St. Thomas the Apostle School
Old Bridge

23rd Annual Gingerbread Wonderland Exhibit
Now through Sunday, Dec. 14
Open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, closes at 7:30 p.m. on Friday
$2 per person
353 East Hanover Ave.
Morris Township
973-326-7601
http://arboretumfriends.org/Events#2062

The Nutcracker Performed by Atlantic City Ballet
Thursday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m.
Celebrity Theater at Claridge Hotel
Atlantic City
Purchase tickets here: http://www.acballet.org/index.php

Holiday Jubilee
Now Through Sunday, Dec. 21
Crossroads Theater Company
Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick
http://www.crossroadstheatrecompany.org/

Sanford Biggers: Danpatsu Exhibition
Now through Sunday, Jan. 4
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountainside Ave.
Montclair
https://montclairartmuseum.org/exhibition/sanford-biggers-danpatsu

From Heart to Hand: African-American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Exhibition
Now through Sunday, Jan. 4
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountainside Ave.
Montclair
https://montclairartmuseum.org/content/heart-hand-african-american-quilts-montgomery-museum-fine-arts

Kongo Across the Waters Exhibition
Now through Sunday, Jan. 25
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton
609-258-3788
http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1619

Chigusa and the Art of Tea in Japan Exhibition
Now through Sunday, Feb. 1
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton
609-258-3788
http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1574

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