The December holidays are in full swing. Hanukkah has begun tonight and Christmas is coming next. Here are some Christmas events in Bergen County for you to enjoy –
Bergen County’s Winter Wonderland is back again this year and it’s bigger and better than ever. This event is located in Van Saun Park and is one of the most popular family activities of the season.
Young children will love Jack and the Beanstalk at the Bergen County Players in Oradell. This musical production is simply terrific and runs through December 16th. Because it’s aimed at young children, this play runs 1 hour in length which is ideal for youngsters. The cast meets with the children afterward for pictures and autographs.
The Hermitage is a fabulous historical museum that hosts non stop holiday events every year. Santa’s Workshop on December 16th is from 1 to 3 pm. Santa and his elves welcome children in and pictures can be taken. It’s a lot of fun. There’s also Home for the Holidays Tours depicting what Christmas was like for a family in the 1930’s. These tours run through January and
are held Wednesdays – Sundays at 1:15, 2:15 and 3:15.
Bergen Pac has several holiday specials. The Vienna Boys Choir is on December 13th and A Christmas Carol is on December 15th and 16th.
The Nunnbetter Dance Theater presents the Nutcracker once again on December 7th-9th at various times.
Many towns had Christmas tree lightings around Thanksgiving this year when public menorahs were lighted. There are some that still have Santa and holiday parades to come. Check with your town and local Chamber of Commerce to see if anything is on the horizon.
There are also commercial establishments where you can meet Santa. Of course you have the malls but there’s also Abma’s Farm in Wyckoff (through the 16th) and