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November 01, 2011

November 1, 2011

- Welcome to The New Jersey Leisure Guide Times!

This newsletter brings you a capsule of popular leisure events and things to do in New Jersey during the month of November, 2011.

This Edition's Contents...

  • Popular November Events and Things To Do
  • This Month's Featured Restaurant

November in New Jersey is the start of the winter holiday season beginning with Thanksgiving and the kick off of many Holiday tree lighting ceremonies and events in towns across the State.

With the onset of winter, many popular activities and attractions can be found indoors at the larger indoor venues.

Popular November 2011 Events and Things To Do

The Second Annual Grape Adventure Wine Festival
Saturday and Sunday, November 5, 6, 2011, Noon to 5 pm.
Six Flags Great Adventure
Route 537 Jackson, NJ or 732-928-2000, x2850
This event can be enjoyed by the entire family and features the opportunity to sample over 140 local wines and enjoy live music and entertainment with a journey through the craft village. Kids will be able to visit the activities at the Animal Adventure Camp area. Note: The Theme park is not open during this event.

Cape May Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
November 5, 2011
Star of the Sea Parish Hall
Lafayette & Ocean Sts.
Cape May, NJ 08204
More than 40 vendors come to Cape May to sell hand-made novelties including seasonal decorations, gift items and more.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ocean City Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
November 19, 20, 2011, 10am – 5pm
The Music Pier
Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terr.
Ocean City, NJ
Santa himself welcomes everyone to his wonderland of surprises for decorating and gift giving. This Music Pier gala features gingerbread houses, specialty baskets, fashions, jewelry, angels, toys, dolls, trains, fine art, dazzling seashore themed Christmas trees and much, much more. Inhale the crisp ocean breezes and park free on lots at 8th Street and the Boardwalk

Celebrate The Start of the Holiday Season at a Tree Lighting Ceremony.
These events traditionally start on either the Friday or Saturday after Thanksgiving. (Please confirm date & time with local sponsors). Popular events include; Festival of Trees November 25, 26, 27 Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton, Princeton Tree Lighting Ceremony, Friday, November 25: Red Bank Holiday Express Concert & Town Tree Lighting Ceremony (TBA). Visit Christmas Tree lighting events for a listing of more events and times.

Take the Kids to see Disney Live! Phineas and Ferb
They are appearing at two venues:
Sunday November 20, 2011 at 2:00PM and 5:00PM
Sun National Bank Center Trenton, New Jersey
Friday November 25, 2011 at 1:00PM, 4:00PM & 7:00PM
State Theatre New Brunswick, New Jersey

This Month's Featured Restaurant

For a traditional Thanksgiving Day Dinner......
Frenchtown Inn
Frenchtown, NJ
This charming restaurant is in a scenic location in a 19th century building on the banks of the Delaware River. They are a favorite during the holiday season for diners who enjoy game such as Roast Goose stuffed, pheasant, wild boar, as well as turkey .For the Frenchtown Inn restaurant review.....

For information on many of the best restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day, please visit our Holiday Dining Guide.

New Jersey Restaurant Reviews - New Jersey has over 23,000 restaurants and finding about them is often times a time consuming task. Check out our comprehensive ratings and reviews gathered from diners, critics, and personal visits by New Jersey Leisure Guide.

For other top New Jersey Attractions & Things to do in November:

Top Events in November - A schedule of the most popular events at the larger venues for concerts, theatre, entertainment, and festivals.
Top Things To Do in November - Our recommendations for the most popular seasonal outdoor and indoor activities, events, attractions, and points of interest for people of all ages.

Note: Most of this information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

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