Whats happening in NJ this weekend - NJ Events - 11/23/13 -Living Rich With Coupons®

NJ Happenings: Meadowlands Pet Expo & more!

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What’s Happening in NJ this Weekend

What’s happening in NJ this weekend ? Here are some great free or inexpensive activities to do with your family over the weekend! It’s always nice to have a plan!

Saturday 11/23/13:

St. Luke’s Holiday Fair- Winter Wonders

Cost:  FREE
Description: The theme this year is “Winter Wonders”.  The fair, a tradition dating back to the 1950s, includes shopping and activities for the whole family: handcrafted ornaments, hand knit items, floral topiaries and wreathes, home baked goods, frozen gourmet foods, a children’s boutique (which allows only youngsters to shop for family and friends at appropriate prices), photos with Santa, and more! Lunch is sold from 11:30 until 1. Admission to the fair is free. All proceeds from the Fair are used to fund mission programs such as the Community Soup Kitchen, Interfaith Hospitality Network, and Houses to Homes.
Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 182 Main St , Gladstone, NJ
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
More Info: St. Luke’s Holiday Fair- Winter Wonders

Meadowlands Pet Expo

Cost:  $12.00 adult and $5 children (ages 11 and under), 3 and under are admitted free
Description: The sixth annual Meadowlands Pet Expo will feature many pet vendors, educational and entertaining performances, special attractions, hands-on-petting opportunities, pet adoptions, and outstanding holiday shopping for pet lovers and their pets.
Location: Meadowlands Expo Center, 355 Plaza Drive , Secaucus, NJ
Time: 10 am – 7 pm
More Info:  Meadowlands Pet Expo

Sunday 11/24/13:

Apple Cidering

Cost:  $3/person
Description: Take part in the hands-on process by helping to prepare the apples, grinding them, turning the old-fashioned press, and collecting the cider. This engaging experience is topped off with a delicious sample of fresh, homemade cider! You will also learn some amazing facts about the apple’s place in history and in the natural world.
Location: Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ
Time:  2 pm – 3 pm
More Info:  Apple Cidering

“The Velveteen Rabbit” adapted by Jenn Bornstein

Cost: $8 for General and $5 for Children 3yrs + and Seniors
Description:  The Velveteen Rabbit- by JAM Theater Company. The Velveteen Rabbit tells the story of a child whose love brings a favorite toy to life. In his adventures, the stuffed rabbit learns about friendship and what it truly takes for a toy to become “real.” Join us for a modernly magical take on this timeless classic that will be fun for the whole family
Location: Investors Bank Theatre, 72 Eyland Ave, Succasunna, NJ
Time: 12 pm – 1 pm
More Info: The Velveteen Rabbit- by JAM Theater Company

Be sure to check out NJ Family for even more Family Friendly activities. Feel free to add more events below to share with others.  I love to see what’s happening in your neck of the woods :) I would love to know what you’re doing!


  • Marcia

    Family fun, free, indoors! Sunday, 11/24, Columbia HS in Maplewood hosts one of the two largest robotics tournaments in NJ. Come see teams from all over the state (hs kids) compete to make their robots perform tasks and do stunts. Kids dress up, team spirit galore, and visitors can try out robotics and robots. Bake sale and pizza, etc. on sale all day. Admission is free; hours and details on attached flyer. (And come say hi to Marcia at the bake sale table!) If you know a kid even a little interested in building stuff, or making things go, this is perfect (and FREE)!








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