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Your October 29th & 30th Weekend Guide to Events in Central New Jersey

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

It's Halloween Weekend! Still considering what to do? Here are few happenings around Central New Jersey that you and your loved ones might be interested in! 

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

1. A Night with The King of Pop

If you're up for some "Thriller" nights with the late Michael Jackson, then Who’s Bad’s live show is sure to please you. Witness a top-notch performance from the longest-running Michael Jackson tribute band and gets some chills reliving the MJ experience. 

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center - 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

When: Saturday, October 29, 8:00 p.m


2. Skippy Jon Jones, Snow What? (& the 7 Chihuahuas)

There's nothing more enjoyable than seeing your child happy and laughing, and this show is a shoo-in to get those waves of laughter out! Spend the day with your kids and watch the cast as they perform the story of chihuahuas and a Siamese cat with a twist of the classic fairytale Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

Where: Paper Mill Playhouse - 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ, United States

When: Saturday, Oct 29, 2016, at 10AM - Click here for Ticket Pricing

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3. Breeders Crown Night 2

See the top trotters and pacers compete for the Breeders Crown! If you can't come to the track - watch the special Breeders Crown SNY broadcast from 9-10 pm

  • $600,000 2YO Colt Trot - $600,000 2YO Filly Trot - $600,000 2YO Colt Pace - $600,000 2YO Filly Pace - $500,000 3YO Colt Trot - $500,000 3YO Filly Trot - $500,000 3YO Colt Pace - $500,000 3YO Filly Pace

Where: Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment - 109 South Main Street, Suite 18, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3174

When: Saturday, October 29, Special Post Time 6:35pm 

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4. Ghostly Tales and Legends from the Somerset Hills

Gordon Thomas Ward, author, singer-songwriter, and presenter will share the thrilling stories from the Somerset Hills and areas nearby.

Where: Bridgewater Public Library - 1 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: Saturday, Oct. 29 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Ticket Pricing: Free.

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5. Granny's House Holiday Bazaar

Bradley Gardens Community Church invites you to visit Granny’s kitchen, Granny’s attic, Granny’s Trifles & Treasures, Granny’s baked goods and Granny’s garden. You can even try the $5 pancake breakfast or get some lunch through them as well.

Where: Bradley Gardens Community Church -124 Old York Rd, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: Saturday, Oct. 29, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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6. Brite Nites 2016

Now on its 6th year, Wagner Farm Arboretum’s features sensational Halloween-themed event “Brite Nites” showcases a display of the most extravagant and intricately hand-carved and lighted pumpkins. 

Where: Wagner Farm Arboretum 197 Mountain Ave. Warren Twp, NJ 07059. 

When: October 29th and 30th, Get your tickets HERE! 

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7. Bane Haunted House 

Known as “The Scariest Haunted House in New Jersey.”

Where: 630 W. Mount Pleasant Ave., Livingston, NJ 07039

When: October 29th and 30th, 6:30 am - 9:00 pm, Get tickets HERE.  

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8. Keeping Babies Safe 5K Walk & Run

Join your friends and family on a 5K walk and run. Keeping Babies Safe is a national organization committed to providing low-income parents with safe cribs for their babies. This is a fundraiser that aims to safeguard babies in our communities and across America and also the First Ever Kids-Themed Race and Pumpkin Painting!! Make your weekends a little bit more exciting and unconventional that can wow your kids.

Where: Harry Dunham Park - Liberty Corner Road Bernards, NJ 07920

When: Sun, October 30, 2016, 8:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m.

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9. Dress for Success Morris County Clothing Drive

Help change other people's lives. Join Diamond Dream in support of Dress for Success Morris County by donating business-appropriate apparel, shoes, and accessories like handbags, cosmetics or jewelry. Donations of plus size professional attire are particularly appreciated. 

Where: Diamond Dream, 12 Mine Brook Road Bernardsville, NJ07924

When: Monday, October 10 - Monday, Oct 31

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10. Gary Westerhoff, Nature Photographer, To Exhibit at Bernardsville Library

Bernardsville Library is featuring the works of the nature photographer Gary Westerhoff’s. The exhibit focuses on portraits of American Wildlife including mountain lions, wild horses, wolves, bears, Florida birds, wolves, and coyotes. shot in the most stunning landscapes. Gary Westerhoff's professional photos serve as an inspiration to other photographers due to its majestic location, a wonderfully good sight to a photographer's eye. More information at

Where: Bernardsville Public Library - 1 Anderson Hill Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

When: Oct. 29 to Nov. 30 - Ticket Pricing: Free.

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