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Your November 26th & 27th Weekend Guide to Central New Jersey's Local Happenings

Cathy Cooper

Cathy comes to the Weiniger Group with a varied background.

Cathy comes to the Weiniger Group with a varied background.

Jan 24 6 minutes read

Cheers to another weekend! Check out the best spots to celebrate and enjoy what the wonderful towns in Central NJ have to offer. 

Below, find upcoming happenings and events that we came across in Central New Jersey!

Areas we cover each week include:

Basking Ridge | Bedminster  | Berkeley Heights | Bernardsville | Bridgewater | Green Brook | Long Hill | Warren | Watchung | Fanwood | Far Hills |  Millburn | New Providence | Scotch Plains | Summit | Westfield

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1. NJ Audubon: Nature Infused Yoga Fall Series

When: Nov 26, 2016 at 9:30am

When: Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Yes, you DO deserve a break! Nurture your inner being and reconnect with nature by spending a quiet morning regrouping with a yoga session headed by Kristin Mylecraine, Yoga Teacher, and NJ Audubon Senior Research Scientist. A minimal $15 for non-members and $10 for members will be charged for the 75-minute session that will surely get you centered.

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2. Liberty Travel Black Friday Sale

When: Nov 26, 2016 at 9:00am

Where: Liberty Travel Watchung, 1680 US 22 East Watchung, NJ 07069

Thinking of the perfect Christmas gift to give your loved ones? See smiles spread on faces and hear squeals of glee when they find their ticket to adventure under the tree! Save up to 69% on ticket purchases to that dream get-away you've been talking about and start packing. Click here for details.

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3. "Black" Saturday Sales Thrift Shop

When: Nov 26, 2016 at 10:00am (Free Event)

Where: Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop, 1741 East 2nd. St. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop will be closed on Nov 22-25 for Thanksgiving but throws open its doors on Saturday, November 26 for Black Sale Saturday. Well-stocked with odds and ends, trinkets and knick-knacks and running over with cookware, home decor and hard to find gift items, the SLPSL Thrift Shop promises to be shoppers haven! Bring your pre-loved usable and park for free. Call 908-322-5420 for info.

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4. Saturday Morning Dog Walks at Lord Stirling Stable

When: Nov 26, 2016 at 10:15am (Paid Event)

Where: Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

The breathtaking equestrian trails at Lord Stirling Stables open weekends to you and your furry friends. Leash up your faithful companion and bring $3 for registration which starts at 10:15. Commence the hour long walk at 10:30 as you enjoy, breathe in fresh air and leave your cares.

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5. A Photo-Op with Santa - Get Your Pets in the Picture

When: Nov 26, 2016 at 11:00am 

Where: Pupcakes & Pawstries, 411 King George Road Basking Ridge, NJ

Whether dressed down or up, it makes no difference! Bring over your loyal pooch or aloof kitty and have them sit for a Christmas perfect picture with Santa at Pupcakes & Pawstries! Your $15 benefits homeless animals under the care of FOWA Rescue. Check out for details.

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6. The Green Team - Head's Up Budding Environmentalists!

When: Nov 26, 2016 at 1:30pm (Free Event)

Where: Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Have you got a budding Darwin or Galileo living with you? Encourage your child's passion and smarts by getting them registered at Give them the opportunity to thrive and be amongst like-minded individuals where they can contribute their talents and genius. Call 908-766-2489 now.

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7. More Than Art (Fundraiser for More Than Me)

When: Nov 26, 2016 at 5:00pm (Free Event)

Where: Starbucks Bernardsville, 80 Morristown Rd. Route 202 Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Head on over to Starbucks in Bernardsville this Saturday and be part of the set that makes a difference. More Than Art is featuring artwork by Bernardsville local, Laura Skerratt Shabazz. Half of the proceeds of art sales this day will go to More Than Me, an organization established to help girls from Liberia to get out off the streets and back into schools.

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8. A Night Magnificent - A Christmas Concert by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea

When: Nov 27, 2016 at 3:00pm (Paid Event)

Where: Our Lady of Peace Church, 111 South Street New Providence, NJ 07974

Celebrate the spirit of Christmas with the joyful ensemble of the renowned Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea. Under the baton of the respected Reverend Alphonse Stephenson, the program will include popular favorites, traditional music, and holiday classics. Tickets are at $75 for premier seating and $50 for general admission. Visit for advanced ticket purchase or call 201-452-4996.

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