Holidays Dominate Weekend Activities
But, you also can take in some ice skating, cycling and even a little free yoga.
Man, you'd think with all of these Christmas and general holiday-themed events going on this weekend, there was some kind of holly jolly event coming soon. Wait a minute ...
Craftsman Farms Holiday Trunk Show
When/Where: Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, Parsippany
Why Go: Because it's the last weekend to check out this crafts gift showcase
Friday Night Skate
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at Mennen Arena, Morris Township
Why Go: You want to start your weekend on ice
Cost: $7 admission, $3.50 skate rental
Christmas Festival at the Morristown Green
When/Where: Every weekend until Christmas on the Green in Morristown
Why Go: You want to get into the holiday spirit with a visit to Santa's Workshop, by checking out ice sculpting and more
Cost: Free, click here for schedule of events
Saturday Morning Road Ride from Marty's
When/Where: Saturday, 8 a.m., from Marty's Reliable Cycle, Morristown
Why Go: You want to test out those legs.
9th Annual Holiday Gift Fair
When/Where: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, Morris Township
Why Go: They will have a bunch of neat things to buy for gifts, as well as other items including "gifts of conscience."
Cost: Free to browse
All-Abilities Run from The Running Company
When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m., from Morristown Running Company
Why Go: Cycling's not your thing, but running is!
When/Where: Saturday, 1 p.m. at Morristown High School
Why Go: Because, hey, no Christmas is complete without at least one Nutcracker performance
Christmas Market to Benefit Africa Surgery
When/Where: Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 7 p.m. at Assumption Church, Morristown
Why Go: You'd like to do some light, inexpensive shopping while helping a good cause
Cost: Free to browse
A Holiday Celebration with New Jersey Youth Chorus
When/Where: Sunday, 3 p.m. at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: Because these angelic voices are sure to get even the coldest of hearts into the Christmas spirit.
Harmonium Choral Society Presents 'Angels of Light'
When/Where: Saturday, 8 p.m. (also Sunday, 3 p.m.) at St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Why Go: Because the church's acoustics are perfect for an angelic choral performance
Sandy Shore Relief Effort
When/Where: Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Morristown Firehouse
Why Go: Because the work isn't finished
Cost: Your donations
Sing Handel's 'Messiah' with The Masterwork Chorus
When/Where: Sunday, 2 p.m. in Mountain Lakes
Why Go: Because you can't get enough "hallelujah!"
Cost: $10 suggested donation
Free Community Yoga
When/Where: Sunday, 4 p.m. in Denville
Why Go: Because yoga classes can get a little pricey, and it's a good way to meet other likeminded pennypinchers!
Cost: Uh, do you have to ask?
Child ID Program
When/Where: Sunday, 4 to 7 p.m. on the Morristown Green
Why Go: Because it's a proven way of keeping important records on your children in case they ever go missing