December 1, 2009
Welcome to The New Jersey Leisure Guide Times!
In this newsletter we'll bring you a capsule of popular upcoming leisure events and information about New Jersey.
This Edition's Contents...
- Popular December Events and Happenings
- This Month's Featured Fine Dining Restaurant
Popular December Events and Happenings
With the Holiday Season in full force and the malls packed with shoppers, we'll bring you a capsule of some of the popular events that New Jersey leisure buffs are sure to find interesting and fun.
Holiday Lights Trolley Rides
From now until January 2, 2010
Cape May, NJ
Call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 for dates & reservations.
Ride through Cape May’s Historic District to see festively decorated inns and homes as guides talk about Victorian Christmas traditions, lead sing-alongs, and play Christmas music.
Country Folk Art Craft Show
December 4, 2009
New Jersey Convention & Expo Center
Featuring artisans from across the country offering unique decorating and gift items including handcrafted furniture, home and garden decor, quilts, florals, framed art, ironwork, shabby chic, primitive, holiday decor, lamps, rugs, jewelry, wearable art, candles, gourmet delights and more!
Kwanzaa Festival and Marketplace
December 16 - 20, 2009
New Jersey Performing Arts Center One Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102
The annual Kwanzaa Festival and Marketplace is one of the only endowed Kwanzaa celebrations in the United States. An integral part of NJPAC’s holiday celebrations each year, Kwanzaa, a week long secular cultural and community celebration, is observed through varied dance and music performances, a tribute to community elders, a marketplace for holiday shopping, free activities for children and families, and ceremonies honoring members of the community. The Kwanzaa Marketplace runs the entire week of NJPAC’s presentation of Oprah Winfrey Presents: The Color Purple.
Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 1:30 pm and 4 pm
Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
100 South Street
Meet a Moose with an impossible dream – to fly with Santa’s reindeer! Enjoy the whimsy and magic of the holiday spirit in this enchanting holiday “moosical.” Ages 4-8
Washington Crosses the Delaware River
December 25, 2009 1:00 pm
McKonkey Ferry Inn Section of the Washington Crossing Historic Park.
The most historic of all the New Jersey Christmas events. See the 55th annual Crossing of the Delaware at this traditional recreation of a crucial historic event.Guided tours and access to historic structures are NOT available on Christmas Day. Visitors should arrive before 1:00 on Christmas day to assure parking and to take a place along the viewing line.
This Month's Featured Fine Dining Restaurant
Cape May, NJ
Open year round, they are located in the Alexander's Inn Bed & Breakfast and offers a fine dining experience in elegant Victorian style. For diners looking not to drive on New Years Eve, they offer an excellent room and dinner package.
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Looking for Christmas events and things to do, check out our guide.
Looking for a New Year's Eve Party? Check out our listing of New Year's Parties and Venues.