Here’s a city-by-city look at some of the holiday-themed activities scheduled until January 1.

The annual Six Flags Great Adventure “Vacation in the Park” experience and drive-thru will begin November 18 in Jackson.sixflags.com

BEDMINSTER: Liberty Tree lighting, photos with Santa, live holiday music, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ reading, holiday raffle, poinsettia sale and gingerbread man decoration, 4 pm to 7 pm. December 4. Jacobus Vanderveer House, River Road Park, 955 Route 202/206 South. jvanderveerhouse.org, 908-396-6053.

CHESTER: Memorial 5K Turkey Trot, with fun run, 7 a.m. on November 25. $ 25. Registration required. West Central Morris High School, 259 Bartley Road. wmcturkeytrot.com, [email protected]

CLINTON: Winter Village, outdoor, tented and heated market with more than 40 local artisans, food activities and trucks, annual auction of decorated trees and wreaths, tours of 12 historic buildings and “Dickens Days” theater singers, 10 am at 5:26 p.m. – Nov. 28 $ 10. Red Mill Village Museum, 56 Main Street theredmill.org, 908-735-4101.

DEPTFORD: 17th annual antique toy train exhibition, O and O-27 gauge toy trains, 1930s to 1950s, 10 am to 3 pm Thursdays and Sundays Nov 26 to Jan 2. $ 4, $ 3 children. American History Museum in Deptford, 138 Andaloro Way. southjerseymuseum.org, 856-812-12121.

EDISON: Edison Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov 14 $ 10, 11 and under free. New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, 97 Sunfield Ave. artfestival.com, [email protected] or561-746-6615.

FRANKFORD: Christmas Lights Show and Village, Annual holiday attraction, 5-8:30 p.m. 24, 26-28 November, 2-5 December, 9-12, 14-23, 26-30, January 1 and 2. $ 29 per car for a light show; advance purchases only. Skylands Stadium, 94 championship place in Augusta. skylandsstadium.com/lightshow, 973-383-7644.

FRANKLIN LAKES: Christmas evening, Fundraising for the Académie du Très-Saint-Sacrement with shows, cocktails, canapés and a delicate platter, at 7 p.m. on December 14. $ 100 to $ 125. Franklin Lakes Indian Trail Club, 830 Franklin Lakes Road. ambschristmas.eventbrite.com, 917-348-0837.

GALLOWAY: Dickens Fest, The Riddlesbrook Touring Theater Company’s Charles Dickens Celebration with an Original Musical Adaptation of “A Christmas Carol,” at 1 pm and 7 pm on November 27; 1 p.m. November 28. Historic Smithville / Greene Village, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road to Smithville. riddlesbrood.com/christmas-carol, 866-276-6399.

HADDONFIELD: 5 km snowflake run / walk, half of proceeds to benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation, 7:30 a.m. Dec. 4. $ 30 to $ 40. Crows Woods Nature Preserve, Upland Way. thehaddonfortnightly.org, haddonfieldsnowflakerun @ gmail.comhaddonfieldsnowflakerun @ gmail.comhaddonfieldsnowflakerun @ gmail.com.

HAMMONTON: DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express, train ride through millions of Christmas lights, with Santa and his elves, stories, photos and chats with Mrs. Claus and other attractions, 5 p.m., November 14, 19-21, 26-28 ; 4:45 p.m. December 1-23, 26-29. $ 17.95. DiDonato Family Entertainment Center, 1151 White Horse Pike. didonatofuncenter.com, 609-561-3040.

HOLMDEL: “Magic of lights”, driving display of holiday scenes and characters, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20, Dec. 26-27, Dec 3-4, Jan 10-11, 17-18, Jan 24-25 and Jan 1; 5-10 p.m. Nov 21-25, Dec 28 December 2, 5-9, January 12-16, 19-23, 26-30 and 2. $ 15- $ 80. PNC Bank Arts Center, Garden State Parkway, exit 116. ticketmaster.com/PNC-Bank-Arts-Center-tickets-Holmdel/venue/16839, 732-203-2500.

HOPE: “Moravian Christmas” walking tours of the village with costumed guides, 3 p.m. on December 11. $ 20- $ 25. Hope Community Center, Walnut Street. 908-459-4277.

JACKSON: “Holidays in the park”, Holiday light displays, shows, snacks, rides, photo ops with seasonal characters, Nov 18 to Jan 2; Drive-Thru “Vacation in the Park”, Illuminated Holiday Displays, Nov 18-Jan. 2. Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd. on route 537. sixflags.com, 732-928-1821.

JEFFERSON: “Christmas in the village”, museum visits, Christmas carols and other holiday music, craft vendors, gingerbread house contests, visits with Santa Claus, holiday tree sales, 10 am to 4 pm. December 4. Village of Milton, Milton Road and Dover-Milton Road in Oak Ridge. jeffersonarts.org, 973-697-3828.

KENILWORTH: Holiday Model Train Open House, three interactive model railroad exhibits, from 11 am to 6 pm, from November 26 to 28, from December 4 to 5 and from 11 to 12. $ 6, 60 years and over $ 5, 3-11 years $ 4. Model A. Paul Mallery Railway Center, Lenape Park, Kenilworth Boulevard. tmrci.org, [email protected]

LAMBERTVILLE: Sixth Annual River Valley Realty Two Town Turkey Trot, 5K run through New Hope and Lambertville to benefit the Lambertville Chamber of Commerce and local non-profit Fisherman’s Mark, with in-person or virtual options, at 7:15 a.m. on November 25. $ 35. Inn at Lambertville station, 11, rue Bridge lambertvillechamber.com/turkey-trot, 609-397-0055.

Circus Dreams Holidaze

Cirque Dreams Holidaze will be performing at the State Theater New Jersey in New Brunswick on December 8 and 9.stnj.org

MAPLEWOOD: Handcrafted Holiday Craft Market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. December 19. The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road. marketspacevendorevents.com, 908-514-8431.

MILLVILLE: “The Polar Express”, annual holiday screening with hot chocolate and cookies, 10:30 a.m. on December 4. $ 12. Levoy Theater, 126-130 N. High St. levoy.net, 856-327-6400.

MONTCLAIR: Holiday circuits for children, 4 p.m. on December 3. $ 5 to $ 8. Candlelight visits, Recommended for ages 10 to adults, 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. December 9 and 16. $ 20. Essex County Historic Holiday Homes Tour Weekend, free visits, 10 am-3pm December 11-12. Crane House and Historic YWCA, 110 Orange Road. montclairhistory.org, 973-744-1796.

Circus Musica Holidays, 7 p.m. on December 11. $ 34 to $ 99. Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour Street thewellmonttheater.com, 973-783-9500.

MORRISTOWN: “A magical circus Christmas” 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. December 4. $ 39 to $ 69. Morris first night, over 30 performances and 80 virtual and in-person screenings in 12 locations, 4 p.m. on December 31. $ 25. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St. mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008.

“Deck the Halls”, Holiday fundraiser to benefit Acorn Hall and the Macculloch Hall Historical Museum with live music, Thomas Nast Christmas scenes and photo ops from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 3; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec 4 $ 6, $ 5 seniors, $ 3 students, free 11 and under. Morris County Historical Society, Acorn Hall, 68 Morris Ave. morriscountyhistory.org, 973-267-3465.

Holiday CraftsMorristown, arts and crafts show with more than 150 vendors sworn, organized by the Kiwanis Club of Randolph, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 10; 10 am-6pm December 11; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. December 12. $ 8 to $ 10. Morristown National Guard Armory, 430 Western Avenue artrider.com, 845-331-7900.

NEW BRUNSWICK: Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Holiday-themed acrobatics and music, at 8 p.m., December 8 to 9. $ 40 to $ 98. State Theater New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. stnj.org, 732-246-7469.

NEWTON: Newton’s Holiday Parade, thematic floats hosted by local organizations, musical groups, community groups and Santa Claus, November 27 at 10 a.m. Newton Town Center, Spring Street. Greaternewtoncc.com/newton-parades, 973-300-0433.

NORTH HALEDON: 62nd annual model railroad show, 1,200 square foot HO scale layout, 1 pm to 5 pm, November 26-28, December 4-5, and 11-12 $ 8, ages 9 and under free. Garden State Model Railway Club, 575 High Mountain Road. gsmrrclub.org, 973-738-6346.

RARITAN: “Christmas in Raritan”, food, drinks, crafts, activities, singers and Santa Claus, sponsored by the Raritan Economic Development Committee, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. December 11. Raritan Town Center, Somerset Street. makeraritanyours.com.

BANQUE ROUGE: “A magical circus Christmas” Holiday-themed acrobatics and music, 7:30 p.m., November 23. $ 35- $ 99. Count Basie Theater, 99 Monmouth Street countbasietheatre.org, 732-842-9000.

SOMERVILLE: Holiday Jubilee 2021, music, visit from Santa Claus, tree lighting, carriage rides, “Frozen” characters, ice sculpture and other seasonal activities, 5 pm. December 3. Downtown Somerville, Division Street. Downtownsomerville.com, 908-524-0104.

STOCKTON: 27th annual visit to the studios of the craftsmen of the covered bridge, Free, self-guided tour of seven art studios in Lambertville, Stockton, New Hope and Sergeantsville and exhibition of 14 artists at the Sergeantsville Fire Hall, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 26 to 28. coveredbridgeartisans.com/tourfromhome, 609-397-1535.

SWEDESBORO: southern Jersey light show, steering wheel display, 5 p.m. to 11:19 p.m., Nov 26-27, Dec 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25; 5-10 p.m. Nov 20-21, Dec 20-27; 5-9 p.m. November 25, 28, 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 21-23, 26, 28-30. $ 23 to $ 25. Bridgesport Speedway, 83 Flood Gate Road. southjerseylightshow.com, 856-213-2838.

VINELAND: Main Street Vineland Christmas Parade, 5 p.m. November 27; rain date November 28. Downtown Vineland, Landis Avenue and the Boulevard. vinelandcity.org, 856-794-8653.

WALLINGTON: Holiday Parade, procession of over 200 lighted and decorated fire trucks and floats from across the East Coast, 6 p.m. Nov. 27. Wallington Fire Department Holiday Parade from Mount Pleasant Avenue to Azalea Drive. wfdholidayparade.wixsite.com/parade2021, 973-473-7612.

WASHINGTON: Gretna Wilkinson and Sander Zulauf, reading holiday poems, 7:30 p.m., November 19. Warren County Community College, 475 Route 57 West. warren.edu, 908-835-9222.

WAYNE: Christmas Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 20. St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1219 Ratzer Road. stmichaelswayne.org, 973-694-1026.

WESTFIELD “A colonial thanksgiving”, Colonial cooking demonstration using period recipes and seasonal ingredients, presentation of early American manners and table arrangements, and farm tours, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 21, Miller- Cory House Museum, 614 Mountain Ave. Registration required. $ 3 to $ 5. millercoryhouse.org, 908-232-1776.

WOODLAND PARK: Holidays, Food trucks, vendors, merry-go-rounds, holiday tree lighting, parade and tours with Santa Claus, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on November 27. Downtown Woodland Park, McBride Avenue and Dowling Parkway. wpnj.us, 973-345-8100.

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