After several weeks of packed-to-the-brim weekends, this one appears to be a bit lighter. We guess everyone is going to be on the Morristown Green for the Christmas Festival!
First Night 'Battle of the Bands' Pre-Event Performance
When/Where: Friday, 5:30 p.m. at Morristown Deli
Why Go: You want to enjoy the sounds and cheer on the young artists
Cost: Free admission
'Spread the Merry for Kerry' Fundraiser
When/Where: Friday, 6 to 10 p.m. at Hennessey's Washington Bar, Morristown
Why Go: You want to help a good cause while having a good time
Cost: $20, includes food, drink coupon and door prizes
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.
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 and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Morris Plains
Why Go: You want to support the church through cookie sales, local craft and artisan sales and you just want to have a good time
Cost: Free admission
Miss Carol Family Holiday Storytime
When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. at the Madison Public Library
Why Go: You want to dance and sing with Miss Carol. And, your kids do, too!
'We Wish You a Thirteen Christmas'
When/Where: Saturday, 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Morristown
Why Go: Because it's the season for song
Cost: Freewill donation
Thomas Nast's Historical Icons—Including Santa
When/Where: Sunday, 4:30 p.m. at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown
Why Go: You want to attend a lecture about and see the work of the man who popularized the Republican elephant, Democrat donkey, the modern-day image of Santa Claus and more
Cost: $8 museum admission