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October 31, 2014

New Jersey Leisure Guide Monthly Newsletter
November , 2014

You'll find lots of interesting things to do in New Jersey in November. The month of November is the beginning of the winter holiday season with Thanksgiving, and the holiday festivals and events that begin as early as the Friday after Thanksgiving

 This Edition's Contents...

  • Popular November Events and Things To Do
  • Seasonal Frequently Asked Question
  • This Month's Featured Restaurant

Popular November 2014 Events and Things To Do

Note: 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.

Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody
Saturday, November 1, 2, 2014
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Victoria Theater
Newark, NJ

Gilbert Gottfried
November 1, 2014
Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Club
518 Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Website & Tickets

New Jersey Devils vs. St. Louis Blues
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 @7:00PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ

Second City
Friday, November 7, 8, 2014 @ 8:00PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Victoria Theater
Newark, NJ

Dreams In Minature
November 7, 8, 9, 2014
Crown Plaza Hotel
Route 70 (Marlton Pike)
Cherry Hill, NJ
This event feature the largest miniature show on the East Coast. Philadelphia Miniaturia brings artisans from around the world together for collectors of fine handcrafted miniatures. Featuring over fifty Miniature Workshops, Show Preview, Auction, Special Exhibit and Door Prizes!
This year's theme is The Stuff of Dreams
General Admission - Show hours Saturday 10 - 5, Sunday 11 - 4. Daily admission $10 Adults, $4 Children under 10
To be admitted on the 7th, you must purchase a preview ticket for $25 (covers full weekend admission

Peking Acrobats
Saturday, November 8, 2014 @ 8:00PM
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ

Wanda Sykes
Saturday, November 8, 2014 @9:00PM
Borgata Music Box
Atlantic City, NJ

Kelly Briggs In Concert
Sunday November 9, 2014
Sweet Lula's
29 South Broadway
Pitman, NJ
Reservations & Information: l 856-589-2400.
Broadway Actor/Singer Kelly Briggs( Les Miserables, CATS ) along with Musical Director John McMahon bring their Broadway World Award Winning Concert "Broadway & Beyond"
Kelly Briggs received the 2013 Broadway World Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical in "Mame" starring Andrea McArdle & Lea Delaria at the Media Theatre in Media,Pa. and the Bucks County Playhouse. "Broadway & Beyond" brings classic Broadway songs along with Pop & Jazz standards together for an evening of great music from the American Songbook.

Jazz and Soul: Fantasia & Philip Bailey
Thursday, November 13, 2014 @ 8:00PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ

Southside Johnny & The Poor Fools
November 14, 2014; @ 8:00 PM
Center for the Arts at Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue
west Long Branch, NJ 07764
(732) 263-6889
Tickets: $28; $38; $50 (Gold Circle)
Southside Johnny & The Poor Fools return for another riveting evening embarking on a stripped down journey through Johnny Lyon’s eclectic version of the Great American Songbook. Playing a wide range of music from Dylan, Mose Allison, Muddy Waters, NRBQ, Richard Thompson, Emmylou Harris, The Band, George Jones and more, The Poor Fools also dive into some of the Southside's Asbury Jukes material–revisiting some classics as well as the underperformed deep tracks

Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody
Friday, November 14, 15, 2014 @8:00PM
Sun National Bank Center (Formerly Sovereign Bank Arena)
Trenton, NJ

Usher, August Alsina & DJ Cassidy
Saturday, November 15, 2014 @7:30PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena - Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ

Open Cockpit Weekend
Nov 15, 16, 2014, 10am to 4PM
The Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey
400 Fred Wehran Road
Teterboro, NJ
A great indoor activity for parents and kids to experience the inside of of airplanes & helicopters from upfront in the seat of the cockpit. Step inside the museum's airplanes, helicopters, and a fire truck, and learn about how pilots fly and what the controls and instrumentations

Disney On Ice: Frozen
November 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2014
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ

Air Supply
Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 8:00PM
State Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ

Salsapalooza: Willie Colon, Ismael Miranda & Eddie Santiago
Saturday, November 22, 2014 @8:00PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ

Patti LaBelle
Friday, November 28, 2014 @8:00PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ

Festival of Trees
November. 28th -December 7th, 2014, 10am-4pm
Red Mill Museum Village
Clinton, NJ
This years' Festival of Trees begins with hot cider, music, lights and ornaments galore and showcases a collection of beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths and is a wonderful kick-off to the holiday season.

Holiday Express Concert & Town Lighting
November 28, 20134 @ 7:00pm
Red Bank, NJ
This event features the Santa Express Train from Little Silver to Red Bank, Parade from Red Bank Train Station down Monmouth Street to Holiday Express concert on Broad Street for annual Town Lighting,

Jerry Seinfeld
Saturday, November 29, 2014 @ 8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ

Theresa Caputo
Sunday, November 30, 2014 @ 3:00PM & 7:30PM
Tropicana Casino - Tropicana Showroom
Atlantic City, NJ

Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival
Sunday Nov 30, 2014 @1:00PM
Sun National Bank Center (Formerly Sovereign Bank Arena)
Trenton, NJ

This Months Frequently Asked Question

Question: Winter Holiday Dining - Looking to go out to a non-Chinese restaurant on Christmas Day. Do you know of any decent restaurants open on Christmas Day?
Answer: Here are some suggestions:
The Manor, West Orange, NJ- This landmark restaurant is set in an elegant country house with acres of magnificent gardens. Experience the color and contrast, seasoning skills and an atmosphere which reflects the total Holiday spirit.[ Read review ]
Fromagerie, Rumson, NJ - Famed Executive Chef David Burke serves up excellent cuisine in a stand alone old mansion. [ Read review ]
McCormick and Schmicks Seafood Restaurant, Brdgewater & Atlantic City, NJ - This seafood restaurant is a high end national chain with two locations in New Jersey. [ Read Review ]
For other restaurants open on Christmas Day, visit our page on Holiday Dining

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.

This Month's Featured Restaurant

Henchmen Inn
Metuchen, NJ 08840 
The ambiance is elegant, old world formal, suitable for celebrating a special occasion. A great place for a holiday dinner on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day.
[ Read review ]

For other top New Jersey Attractions, Events & Things to do:

Thanksgiving Weekend Events - The top 10 Thanksgiving events and activities in New Jersey throughout the holiday weekend.

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.

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