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Holiday and Christmas Events in Ocean County This Weekend. Dec. 1-3, 2017

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Event:  Our Gang Players presents Miracle on 34th Street
Date:  12/1/2017 – 7pm,  12/2/2017 – 7pm,  12/3/2017 – 2pm,  (more)
Venue:  Stafford Township Arts Center
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Description The famous movie from the streets of New York City takes the stage in Manahawkin this holiday season as Our Gang Players brings the famous characters to life! Join us as we experience the joy of the season in full color and musical splendor!
Cost $10-18
Business Our Gang Players
Address 1000 McKinley Ave
Town Manahawkin (Stafford Township)
Contact Sherry Schnepp
Phone 609-597-0553
Email ogmamma@comcast.net
Website http://www.ourgang.org
Event:  Christkindlmarkt
Date:  12/1/2017 – 11am – 4pm,  12/2/2017 – 11am – 4pm,  12/3/2017 – 11am – 4pm,  (more)
Venue:  Tuckerton Seaport
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Description Tuckerton Seaport rolls out the holly for the Annual Christkindlmarkt on December 1st, 2nd and 3rd – a true Christmas village atmosphere! This is a European style holiday market outdoors and under huge heated tents. Craft and gift vendors, fabulous food court, kiddie rides, Santa, rolling chair sleigh rides on the boardwalk, horse and wagon rides, demonstrations, great entertainment and holiday fun! Come jump start your holiday shopping, get in the holiday spirit with a horse drawn wagon ride.
Cost $5 and members are free
Business Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum
Address 120 W Main St
Town Tuckerton Borough
Contact Brooke Salvanto
Phone 609-296-8868
Email brookes@tuckertonseaport.org
Website http://www.tuckertonseaport.org
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Event:  Winter Solstice Celebration
Date:  12/2/2017 – 11am – 3pm
Venue:  Cattus Island County Park
When 12/2/2017 – 11am – 3pm
Description The Winter Solstice Celebration is a FREE family event in the spirit of the holiday season! Kids can enjoy games, crafts, and a candy cane hunt. Local vendors will be selling goods, and food trucks will be cooking up some tasty treats. Activities include a campfire, horse-drawn carriage rides, and even a visit with Santa! Festivities will take place both outdoors and inside the renovated Cooper Environmental Center.
Cost FREE
Business Cattus Island County Park
Address 1170 Cattus Island Boulevard
Town Toms River Township
Contact Jason Hoger
Phone 732-270-6960
Email jhoger@co.ocean.nj.us
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org/ContentPage.aspx?ID=0751673c-9513-4ecc-8f3e-3e65
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Event:  A Christmas Carol
Date:  12/2/2017 – 1pm
Venue:  Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
When 12/2/2017 – 1pm
Description Main Stage A Grunin Center Tradition, this musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol is the timeless tale of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge who hates Christmas. Shocked into action by visits from three ghosts that take him on a journey to the past, present, and the future; Scrooge discovers the true meaning of Christmas. The music and dancing of A Christmas Carol will help put everyone in the holiday spirit! This show is eligible for the FAST Pack Subscription!
Cost Adult $12, Child $10
Business Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Address Ocean County College, College Drive
Town Toms River Township
Contact Grunin Center Box Office
Phone 732-255-0500
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu
Website http://www.grunincenter.org
Event:  The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Date:  12/1/2017 – 7:30pm,  12/2/2017 – 8pm,  12/3/2017 – 2pm,  (more)
Venue:  Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
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Description OCC Repertory Theatre Company Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson A unique and entertaining spin on an age-old tale. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever has an edge – but the edge is funny, irreverent, and irresistible. Author Barbara Robinson’s prose is fast, clever, and very funny. Though it’s all in fun, it offers a subtle but important lesson: Just because you’re bad doesn’t mean you’re hopeless.
Cost $15
Business Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Address Ocean County College, College Drive
Town Toms River Township
Contact Grunin Center Box Office
Phone 732-255-0500
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu
Website http://www.grunincenter.org/event/best-christmas-pageant-ever/

 

Event:  Tim McLoone & the Holiday Express Band presents: Holiday Express Family Matinee
Date:  12/3/2017 – Noon
Venue:  Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
When 12/3/2017 – Noon
Description The acclaimed philanthropic group, Holiday Express, is making a rare public appearance. A family friendly matinee at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center will feature professional musicians and singers on stage, as well as Santa, The Grinch, and other holiday favorites. All proceeds from the event will support the nonprofits mission to deliver the gift of human kindness to those who need it most.
Cost Adult $12, Child (12 and under) $10
Business Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Address Ocean County College, College Drive
Town Toms River Township
Contact Grunin Center Box Office
Phone 732-255-0500
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu
Website http://www.grunincenter.org/event/tim-mcloone-holiday-express-band-presents-holiday-express-family-matinee/

 

Event:  Toyland at the Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ
Date:  12/1/2017 – Noon – 4pm,  12/2/2017 – 10am – 4pm,  12/3/2017 – Noon – 4pm,  (more)
Venue:  Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ
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Description A holiday display of cars such as a Corvette, Porsche, Austin Bantam, 3/4 Midget etc. that any adult would love to find under their Christmas Tree and a collection of pedal cars, a large train layout, and numerous model, die-cast and slot cars on a slot track to appeal to the young and young at heart. The display includes an eclectic collection of automobilia, vintage auto service equipment, and a host of period antiques.
Cost Admission is free, however donations are welcome.
Business Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey
Address 1800 Bay Ave.
(contd) Bldg. 13 (end of Meadow Lane) next to NJ Museum of Boating
Town Point Pleasant Borough
Contact Ray Patnaude
Phone 732-899-0012
Email Rgailwarnings@aol.com
Website http://www.vintageautomuseum.org

 

Event:  Ronnie Spector’s Best Christmas Ever!
Date:  11/30/2017 – 8pm
Venue:  The Strand Theater
When 11/30/2017 – 8pm
Description Ronnie Spector is one of those artists: the embodiment of the heart, soul, and passion of female rock and roll in the 60s. To this day, no one has ever surpassed Ronnie’s powerful trademark vocals, her gutsy attitude, or her innocent but knowing sexuality. Beginning in ’63, Ronnie recorded a long string of classic pop hits: powerful, poignant teen anthems like “Walking in the Rain,” “Do I Love You,” “Baby I Love You,” “The Best Part of Breaking Up,” “I Can Hear Music,” and the international #1
Cost $37-$75*
Business Strand Center for the Arts
Address 400 Clifton Ave.
Town Lakewood Township
Contact Kristi
Phone 732-367-7789
Email kristi@strand.org
Website http://www.strand.org
Event:  38th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade
Date:  12/2/2017 – 1pm
Venue:  From 5th to 25th St. along Long Beach Blvd.
When 12/2/2017 – 1pm
Description This is an Annual Christmas Parade, this year’s theme is Deck the Hulls.
Cost no charge
Business Ship Bottom Borough
Address
Town Ship Bottom Borough
Contact Kathleen Wells
Phone 609-494-2171
Email kwells@shipbottom.org
Website http://www.shipbottom.org
Event:  Holiday Open House
Date:  12/2/2017 – 1pm – 4pm,  12/3/2017 – 1pm – 4pm,  12/5/2017 – 1pm – 4pm,  (more)
Venue:  Ocean County Artists’ Guild
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Description Visit our lovely Victorian home filled with beautiful gifts for the holidays. December 2-22, Tuesday-Sunday, 1-4PM
Cost free
Business Ocean County Artists’ Guild
Address 22 Chestnut Street
Town Island Heights Borough
Contact Tamara Woronczuk
Phone 732-270-3111
Email TWoronczuk@Yahoo.com
Website http://www.ocartistsguild.org

 

Event:  Reindeer Ornament
Date:  12/2/2017 – 10am – 12pm, 1pm, – 3pm,  12/3/2017 – 10am – 12pm, 1pm, – 3pm,  (more)
Venue:  Tuckerton Seaport
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Description Just in time for the Holiday Season! Join Mary for her annual ornament class at Tuckerton Seaport’s Christkindlmarkt event. This unique ornament is woven flat in the shape of a deer and measures 6” tall. Pre-registration is encouraged but walk-ins are welcome!
Cost $15 members/ $20 nonmembers
Business Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum
Address 120 W Main St
Town Tuckerton Borough
Contact Brooke Salvanto
Phone 609-296-8868
Email brookes@tuckertonseaport.org
Website http://www.tuckertonseaport.org

 

Event:  Holiday Victorian Tea
Date:  12/5/2017 –
Venue:  600 Main Victorian Tea Room and Bed and Breakfast
When 12/5/2017 –
Description Boost your holiday spirit in the beautiful vintage home creatively decorated in its holiday finery. Enjoy tempting scones, tea sandwiches, yummy desserts, and fine teas served by professional staff.. Door prizes for lucky winners.
Cost $27 for members; $30 for non-members
Business Ocean County Historical Society
Address 600 Main Street
Town Toms River Township
Contact Barbara Reusch
Phone 732-341-1880
Email freusch@verizon.net
Website http://www.oceancountyhistory.org
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