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ATLANTIC COUNTY


Winter Wine Weekend

This weekend, we will be hosting our annual Winter Wine Weekend with new wine releases, special platters just for the weekend, an acoustic guitarist playing tunes in our tasting room and a toasty bonfire to get rid of that winter chill! Speaking of wine releases, for the first time the 2014 vintage of Petit Verdot will be available for tasting and purchase. We will also be releasing one other wine to be determined! Admission to our Winter Wine Weekend is free. Wine tasting is optional at $5* for eight tastings and a souvenir glass to bring home. *Tasting is purchased same day. No need for advance reservation.

Date: January 21st, 2017 - January 22nd, 2017
Location: Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic St, Landisville, NJ 08326


CAPE MAY COUNTY


Boardwalk Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show

AKC All breed dog show featuring Best of Breed Competition, Police K-9 Unit Demonstration, Obedience and Rally Trials, vendors and much more! Competitions begin at 8 am daily. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $5 for Senior Citizens, children 12 and under $2.

Date: January 18th, 2017 - January 22nd, 2017
Location: Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260

Comedy UnCorked

Comedy Uncorked: Social hour 6 - 7 pm (Cash Bar) Seating starts at approximately 6:15 pm 3 Course wine paired dinner begins at 7 pm Comedy Show immediately following dinner, 8 pm featuring 3 amazing NYC comics and comedic host Sam Mushman. $50 per person. All tickets are purchased in advance & prepaid via phone or in person at the winery. All sales are final and non refundable.

Date: January 21st, 2017
Location: Willow Creek Winery
168 Stevens St., West Cape May, NJ 08204


ESSEX


Second Annual Lunar New Year and Welcome Spring Celebration

Shake off the winter blues and help welcome the Lunar New Year by following our Lion through the woods. Be prepared to make some noise as we welcome spring with games, trivia, crafts, stories and more! $8 per person.

Date: January 22nd, 2017
Location: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum
324 Forest Dr. S., Short Hills, NJ 07078


HUDSON COUNTY


Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED

Venture back to a time when dinosaurs roamed the earth at Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED. Experience up-close encounters with a lifelike Stegosaurus, Velociraptor and the king T-Rex in this walk-thru exhibit. Beyond the exhibit, additional activities are available for kids of all ages including riding a dinosaur, themed inflatables, a dino dig, fossil panning, crafts and more. It's family fun of prehistoric proportions! Saturday & Sunday: 9 am - 8 pm. $24 adults, $28 children, $21 seniors. Children under two are free with a paid adult. All-inclusive T-Rex Tickets (ages 2-12) are available for $58.

Date: January 21st, 2017 - January 22nd, 2017
Location: Meadowlands Expo Center
355 Plaza Dr., Secaucus, NJ 07094


HUNTERDON COUNTY


Wine & Cheese Weekend

Wine & Cheese Weekend January 21 and 22, 2017 from Noon to 5 pm. Join us for a special wine and cheese pairing in our Tasting Room. We will be featuring an assortment of premium cheeses from Cabot Creamery that are complimentary with your purchase of a wine tasting. A regular wine is $7 per person over age 21. Cabot Creamery is a cooperative of over 1,200 New England Farm Families that make some of the best cheddar cheeses in the world.

Date: January 21st, 2017 - January 22nd, 2017
Location: Old York Cellars Winery
80 Old York Rd., Ringoes, NJ 08551


MERCER COUNTY


Read and Explore Program: Gingerbread Man

Terhune Orchards Read and Explore Program is our winter education series, following the popular seasonal Read and Pick Program. Our first Read and Explore program at 10 am and 1 pm, when we will read The Gingerbread Man and learn about how the gingerbread man comes from a farm. Then each child will decorate a big gingerbread man cookie to take home. Everyone is welcome. Please call to register. The fee is $7 per child.

Date: January 21st, 2017
Location: Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540

Story Time at the Museum

Join us on the 3rd weekend of every month for a story and a craft activity. Story time is always at 2:00 pm in the Discovery Den on Saturday and Sunday. Stories relate to current exhibits and collections and are always entertaining. Crafts are simple and a great way to remember the fun you had at the Museum! January's book is "A Snowy Owl Story." Written especially for preschool age children, this is a story of conservation, habitat, migration and adaptation. After the story families can create a forest animal puppet show in Discovery Den and make an owl puppet to take home. Visit the owl on display in the Natural History Hall and learn more about owls that live in New Jersey.

Date: January 21st, 2017 - January 22nd, 2017
Location: New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08625


MIDDLESEX COUNTY


50th Annual New Jersey RV & Camping Show

2017 will be the 50th Annual New Jersey RV & Camping Show, the "go-to place" to begin planning your camping vacations for the coming season, trading up to your dream RV, see the new 2017 RVs, or just learn about the joys of travel in a recreational vehicle! New RVers or those old hands at traveling the RV high road will discover the New Jersey RV & Camping Show is the ideal site in the New York Metro Market to learn about new RV products, campgrounds, travel destinations and the RV lifestyle.

Date: January 20th, 2017 - January 22nd, 2017
Location: New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave., Edison, NJ 08837

Dr. Kaboom: Live Wire!

Join Dr. Kaboom on a riotous romp through the history and fundamental principles of electrical energy. What is it? What does it do for us? Where does it come from? Equipped with Tesla coils, Van de Graaf generators, and a ping-pong-ball-shooting robot, Doktor Kaboom explains everything from voltage, current, magnetic fields, conductors, plasma, and resistance to energy conservation and safety. There's lots of audience participation, a ton of laughs, and some serious science! 1 pm.

Date: January 21st, 2017
Location: State Theatre
15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901


MONMOUTH COUNTY


Build Your Own Terrarium Night

Tying into the gardening theme of our upcoming production of Hurricane Diane, we would like to invite you to get your hands dirty and exercise your green thumb at Two River's "Build Your Own Terrarium" Plant Night! Bring your best buds (pun intended) to create your own table top terrarium garden complete with plants, decorative accents, and full instruction from a Plant Nite party host. Time: 6 - 8 pm. Cost: $48 per person; includes all terrarium supplies and snacks by Kitch Organic. BYOB. Space is limited to 30 attendees.

Date: January 22nd, 2017
Location: Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank, NJ 07701

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