Submit your work to the Gaelen Juried Art Show

WHIPPANY, NJ — The 18th annual Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale, sponsored by the Audrey & Norbert Gaelen Endowment, announces a call for entries for this year’s show. Categories for entry are: oil, acrylic or watercolor painting; mixed media; sculpture; drawing or pastels; and photography. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, and […]

Celebrate the holiday season at Durand-Hedden

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Celebrate the season at the Durand-Hedden House & Garden on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. with gingerbread houses, a paper ornament activity, treats and shopping. Gingerbread house contestants must enter by Dec. 9; visit for details and to enter. Children, families and adults are welcome; note that Durand-Hedden […]

Tony winner Benanti lends her skills to WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “I Like Musicals,” an original song penned by Tony winner and multiple Tony nominee Laura Benanti, will be a featured musical piece at the West Orange High School holiday concert on Thursday, Dec. 8, and the trip from Broadway to West Orange is one of friendship and camaraderie that spans decades. […]

1978 to hold its annual Art Shop

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — 1978 Maplewood Arts Center is holding its annual holiday Art Shop, featuring small-scale, affordable, original artwork and crafts by local and regional artists. There will be an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. The Art Shop will remain open for two weekends — Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. […]

LSO concert set for Dec. 17

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Maestro Anthony LaGruth and the Livingston Symphony Orchestra invite you to join them on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. for their winter concert at Livingston High School Auditorium, 30 Robert Harp Drive, Livingston . The second performance in the orchestra’s 2016-2017 season, the concert includes works from venerated composers such as […]

Studio B’s Bizarre Bazaar returns

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Forty talented artists, crafters and collectors will gather at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood, for the 2016 Studio B Holiday Bizarre Bazaar on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The artists selected for this highly curated event will bring their handmade jewelry, fine art, sewn and knitted […]

Irvington prepares for annual Holiday Tree-Lighting Spectacular

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s annual Holiday Tree-Lighting Spectacular is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 5 p.m. at the Municipal Building in Civic Square. The event will feature an appearance by Santa Claus and Santa’s helpers, as well as the usual cast of characters from children’s books, movies and videos, such as Elmo from “Sesame […]

Winter wonderland at the Maplewood Library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Midtown Direct Rep performers Ed Bolin and Allison Posner will help craft a Winter Wonderland Library Foundation event at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Join your neighbors in the Maplewood Library Children’s Room for an afternoon of storytelling, singing and fun. Storytime […]