Holiday Events In Ocean County

Dated: 12/04/2014

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  Looking for something to do other than shopping this holiday season.  Here are a few ideas that are reasonably priced and will put you in the holiday spirit!

Event: Grunin Family Series presents Yates Musical Theatre's "A Christmas Carol"
Description: The timeless tale of Scrooge, who hates Christmas. Shocked into action by visits of three ghosts, he discovers the true meaning of Christmas. This lively production includes music and dancing. Another Ocean County favorite, which is sure to sell out!
Business: Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College
When: 12/6/2014 - 1pm Cost: $12 for all Street: College Drive Town: Toms River Township
Contact: Bobbi Krantz Phone: 732-255-0400 Email: [email protected] Website:
Event: Ocean County College's Concert Band presents "A Christmas Potpouri"
Description: The OCC Concert Band will perform music for the holiday season, which will run the gamut from the traditional "Sleigh Ride" and "Christmas Festival" by Leroy Anderson to the jazz idiom of "Fireside Christmas" to the popular, "Let It Go" from the Disney film "Frozen". Come and smell the musical aromas!
Business: Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College
When: 12/6/2014 - 8pm
Cost: $20 adult/$17 senior/$10 student Street: College Drive Town: Toms River Township
Contact: Bobbi Krantz
Phone: 732-255-0400 Email: [email protected] Website:
Event: Christmas Joy Concert
Description: The Sanctuary Choir, with orchestra and soloists, ushers in the Christmas season with John Rutter's GLORIA along with familiar carol arrangements.
Business: Presbyterian Church of Toms River
When: 12/7/2014 - 4pm
Cost: Suggested donation: $12.00 Street: 1070 Hooper Ave. Town: Toms River Township
Contact: Barbara Reusch Phone: 732-349-2792
Email: [email protected] Website:
Event: Holiday Happenings at Jackson Premium Outlets
Description: Enjoy holiday entertainment at Jackson Premium Outlets! Beginning November 29 through December 21, weekends only, visit with our strolling Santa every Saturday from 1-4pm. Don't forget your camera and wish list! Come hear your favorite holiday songs performed by Victorian Carolers from 12-3pm every Sunday.
Business: Jackson Premium Outlets
When: 12/6/2014 - 1pm - 4pm 12/7/2014 - Noon - 3pm 12/13/2014 - 1pm - 4pm 12/14/2014 - Noon - 3pm 12/20/2014 - 1pm - 4pm 12/21/2014 - Noon - 3pm

Cost: 0 Street: 537 Monmouth Rd Town: Jackson Township
Contact: Stephanie Weaver Phone: 732-833-0503 Email: [email protected] Website:
Event: The Gift of the Magi
Description: Actress and international jazz singer Maggie Worsdale will perform a reading of O. Henry's short story, Gift of the Magi, followed by holiday tunes in celebration of the season. Call 732-341-1880 to reserve your seat. Wine and cheese will be served.
Business: Ocean County Historical Society
When: 12/6/2014 - 7pm
Cost: Donation $10.00 Street: 26 Hadley Ave. Town: Toms River Township
Contact: Barbara Reusch Phone: 732-341-1880 Email: [email protected] Website:
Event: Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Description: Holiday season celebration.
When: 12/6/2014 - Street: Plumsted Municipal Building 121 Evergreen Rd. Town: New Egypt (Plumsted Township)
Phone: 609-758-2241

Event: Christmas at the Museum
Description: Victorian Christmas Celebration complete with costumes and a Victorian Santa, visit the farm house for a trip back in time to see how Christmas trees were trimmed in several time periods, complete with model trains and toys for the period.
When: 12/5/2014 - 3pm - 7pm 12/7/2014 - 
Cost: $5, Children 12 and under Free Street: Havens Homestead Museum 521 Herbertsville Rd. Town: Brick Township
Phone: 732-785-2500

Event: The Wizard of Oz For the Holidays
Description: A classic tale of a young girl, her dog and her pair of ruby red slippers.
When: 12/5/2014 - 7:30pm 12/6/2014 - 2pm, 7:30pm 12/7/2014 - 1:30pm 12/9/2014 - 2pm 12/10/2014 - 6:30pm 12/11/2014 - 2pm 12/12/2014 - 7:30pm 12/13/2014 - 2pm, 7:30pm 12/14/2014 - 1:30pm 12/16/2014 - 2pm 12/17/2014 - 6:30pm 12/18/2014 - 2pm 12/19/2014 - 7:30pm 12/20/2014 - 2pm, 7:30pm 12/21/2014 - 1:30pm
Cost: $45
Street: Surflight Theatre 201 Engleside Ave. Town: Beach Haven Township
Phone: 609-492-9477

Event: Christmas Tree Lighting
Description: Featuring the Monsignor Donovan Chorus, Toms River Alumni Band, Broadway Bound Dance Centre, Bill & Casey, Twas the Night Before Christmas read by Mrs. Claus, cookies, hot chocolate and photos with Santa.
When: 12/5/2014 - 6pm - 9pm Street: Downtown Toms River Washington St. Town: Toms River Township
Phone: 732-341-8738
Event: The Music Man Ugly Christmas Sweater Cabaret
Description: Ugly Christmas Sweater Cabaret
When: 12/6/2014 - 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm
Cost: When you order an ice cream, the show is Free.
Street: The Music Man Ice Cream Shoppe 2305 Grand Central Ave. Town: Lavallette Borough Contact:
Phone: 732-854-2779 Email:

Event: Christmas Tree Lighting Description: Holiday festivities celebration. When: 12/6/2014 - 7pm Street: Long Beach Island Museum 129 Engleside Ave. Town: Beach Haven Township
Phone: 609-361-1000
Event: The Lacey Christmas Parade
Description: Holiday season parade marches down Lacey Rd. to the Municipal Building.
When: 12/7/2014 -
Street: Lacey United Methodist Church Lacey Rd Town: Forked River (Lacey Township) Contact:
Phone: 609-693-1281

Event: Festival of Trees
Description: Feature dozens of trees, each decorated for a local non-profit organization.
When: 12/5/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/6/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/7/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/8/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/9/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/10/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/11/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/12/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/13/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/14/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/15/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/16/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/17/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/18/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/19/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/20/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/21/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/22/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/23/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/24/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/25/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/26/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/27/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/28/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/29/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/30/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/31/2014 - 10am - 5pm 1/1/2015 - 10am - 5pm 1/2/2015 - 10am - 5pm 1/3/2015 - 10am - 5pm 1/4/2015 - 10am - 5pm 1/5/2015 - 10am - 5pm 1/6/2015 - 10am - 5pm 1/7/2015 - 10am - 5pm
Cost: General admission.
Street: Tuckerton Seaport 120 W. Main St. Town: Tuckerton Borough
Phone: 609-296-8868
Event: Christkindlmarket 2014
Description: Holiday market and fair under huge heated tents, Santa, craft and gift vendors, fabulous food court, horse drawn cart rides, kiddie rides, trackless train, make & take crafts, hot Gluhwein, rolling chair sleigh rides on the boardwalk, entertainment and wine tasting.
When: 12/6/2014 - 10am - 5pm 12/7/2014 - 10am - 4pm
Street: Tuckerton Seaport 120 W. Main St. Town: Tuckerton Borough Contact:
Phone: 609-296-8868 Email:
Event: 24th Annual Christmas Bazaar and Gourmet Cupboard
Description: Holiday market and fair.
When: 12/6/2014 - Street: First Presbyterian Church 210 E. Main St. Town: Tuckerton Borough Contact:
Phone: 609-296-8894 Email:

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