Once again on Saturday January 26, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM downtown Mount Holly will be the place to warm your tummy and see lots of artistic eye candy while having plenty of free family friendly fun.
Jan 27: The Chocolate Expo will be a great opportunity to explore new and unique types of chocolates, artisan foods & local craft beverages, while finding the perfect Valentine’s gifts for your loved ones!
Jan 10-27: This year’s NJSO Winter Festival celebrates great works of music that were inspired by myths, stories and poetry through works like Tchaikovsky’s Manfred Symphony, Mahler’s Fourth Symphony and Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra.
Jan 6-Feb 24: Lovers of cinema can experience films on the big screen, from comedy to crime, as well as dramas examining backstage Broadway. Each film will be followed by a discussion led by a local film scholar or critic.
Jan 24-Feb 17: Based on the novel by E. L. Doctorow, the musical Ragtime is set in volatile New York City at the turn of the century. A Jewish immigrant, a Harlem musician and an upper-class motherare united by courage, compassion and a belief in a better tomorrow.
Jan 24-Feb 9: Set to ABBA tunes, the musical Mamma Mia follows Donna, who is preparing for her daughter Sophie’s wedding. Meanwhile, the bride-to-be has secretly invited three men from her mother’s past to the party. She hopes one of them is her birth father.
Feb 2-3: Colorful costumes, twirling ribbons and dancing dragons— New Jersey’s Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company celebrates Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig with a contemporary dance performance inspired by the art of Chinese calligraphy.
Feb 15-17: He had it coming! Inspired by real-life criminals, Chicago, the Broadway musical about female Prohibition-era inmates, satirizes corruption with classic show tunes such as “Cell Block Tango” and “All That Jazz.”
Jan 31: Former Florida governor Jeb Bush talks about his political career as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series. In 2016, he was a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. He currently serves as chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a nonprofit he founded.
Feb 7: At 14, LeAnn Rimes won two Grammys for her song Blue. She’s also known for “One Way Ticket” and “How Do I Live?” Last year, she released her 16th studio album, Remnants. See Rimes when she stops in Newton.
Feb 15: For 18 years, Kidz Bop has recorded kidfriendly versions of today’s biggest pop music hits. Hear songs such as “The Middle,” “Whatever It Takes” and “I Like Me Better” when the tour stops in Newark.
Feb 16: In 1960, Chubby Checker performed “The Twist” on American Bandstand. A year later, he won a Grammy for his second hit, “Let’s Twist Again.” Slip on your dancing shoes for his hip-shaking show in Atlantic City.
Jan 13-April 28: Photographer Kay Kenny’s passion for the arts began in a class at the Hunterdon Art Museum. Kenny returns there for her solo exhibition, “Kay Kenny: A Poetic Tribute to the Rural Night.” The exhibit showcases her outdoor photography and celebrates the rural night landscape.
Thru May 27: The Liberty Science Center’s new International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes takes you inside Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s books. See props from Sherlock Holmes movie sets, follow the clues to find missing items, and learn about modern forensic practices.
Thru Feb 12: Artist Nikolina Kovalenko is interested in humanity’s vanishing connection with nature and the consequences our everyday actions have on the environment. Her new exhibition, Reclamation, will be on display at the Watchung Reservation’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.
Sept 28-Jan 27: The exhibit “Kevin Blythe Sampson: Black and Blue” incorporates drawings, a site-specific mural, and porcelain sculptures responding to the Blue and Black Lives Matter movements from his perspective as a retired African-American police officer.