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Santa Time!

It's Santa Time! It seems like the jolly old elf in the red suit is everywhere. Here's your guide on where he's wandering in Warren County, in chronological order! Keep scrolling to see what's happening in the days ahead!

Hackettstown's Hometown Holiday
Friday, December 1, 2017 – 5:00pm to 9:00pm
219 Main Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
The Hackettstown BID will host the 11th Annual Hometown Holiday celebration with horse-drawn carriage rides through the Historic District, shopping, Santa parade, tree lighting, Santa Selfie Station and much more! Click here for more details.

Breakfast with Santa at Huntington Fire Co #1
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 8:00am to 11:00am
1 Maple Ave, Pohatcong, NJ 08865
Support the Ladies Auxiliary of Huntington Fire Company #1 and bring your appetite to this breakfast buffet. There is a wide selection of food available. $10 for adults. $5 for children 10 and under.  Children 3 and under are free.  Santa will be there for a free picture. For more information, click here.

Celebration of the Holidays at Rutherfurd Hall
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Rutherfurd Hall
1686 Route 517, Allamuchy, NJ 07820
Come by and visit the historical mansion while it is decorated for the holidays. There will be family photo opportunities with Santa, music, holiday crafts and much more. Free event (Donations gladly accepted). Click here for more details.

Pet Photos with "Santa Paws"
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Pet Valu in The Shoppes at Mansfield
1930 NJ Route 57, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Bring your furry family members for a chance to get their picture taken with Santa Paws! For each $5 donation, you will receive a photo of your pet in a holiday frame. Our PAL volunteer elves will be ready for you and to help make sure you get that perfect shot. 100 percent of the proceeds go to PAL animals waiting for homes. Click here for details.

Belvidere's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Riverside Park
Corner of Market Street and Water Street, Belvidere, NJ 07823
The annual Tree Lighting includes a visit from Santa, holiday music, hot chocolate/cookies/hot dogs and a trackless train!

Annual Breakfast with Santa
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church
17 Church Road, Stewartsville, NJ 08886
The Boy Scout Venture Crew #63 is hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa at Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church - in Memorial Hall - from 8am-12pm. The cost is $6 for adults, $5 for youth and is free for children under five years old. Come and enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast of eggs, pancakes, sausage and beverages, plus get your picture taken with Santa! Call 908-268-4086. More information is here.

Brunch With Santa at The Architects Golf Club
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
The Architects Golf Club
700 Strykers Road, Lopatcong, NJ 08865
Santa Claus will be visiting during their regular Sunday Brunch. Ol' Saint Nick will be taking photos with good children and listening to their Christmas wish lists. Get the family together for a Christmas brunch celebration! Adults tickets are $15.95, kids are $9.95 and kids 4 & under are free. Click here for further information.

Pet Photos with Santa
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Post Time Pub
25 Main St, Blairstown, NJ 07825
Have your pet photographed with Santa. Click here for further information.

Father Christmas at the Farmstead
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
The VanNest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead
3026 Belvidere Road, Rt. 519, Harmony Township, NJ 08865
Come to the farmstead on a magical night and visit with Father Christmas in the Summer Kitchen by the fire! A wonderful time for children of all ages! Find them on the web here.

Hometown Holiday in Washington Borough
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Washington Ave. & Broad Street, Washington, NJ 07882
Hometown Holiday is a can’t-miss celebration that will light up the downtown in more ways than one. Once again, there will be two tree lightings, first at the Town Hall and then in the Downtown Pocket Park by the Town Clock. Join the parade from one tree lighting to the next and await the arrival of Santa Claus around 6:15 p.m. Also taking place that evening are meet-and-greet photo opportunities with Santa Claus at Hometown Fried Chicken (Bring your cameras!) with Frosty the Snowman, Mr. Penguin, and Santa’s Elves, and other seasonal characters including a host of "Dickens" special guests. There are more activities as well.  Come out for a fun night with the family. Details at this link.

Breakfast with Santa at Almond Tree Manor
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
319 E Central Ave., Alpha, NJ 08865
Free breakfast and photos with Santa! Call ahead to make your reservation. Click here for details.

Christmas In The Country at Ramsaysburg Homestead
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Ramsaysburg Homestead
Ramseyburg Road and Route 46, Knowlton Township, NJ 07832
Activities for this annual event are planned to include historic site tours, tree lighting, holiday music, caroling, Santa’s visit and children’s crafts. Click here to learn more.

Breakfast with Santa at Chick-fil-A
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am
1194 US Highway 22, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Have a memorable morning filled with fun, Christmas activities and a Breakfast with Santa! Click here for more.

Christmas Party at Lopatcong Fire Company #2
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Lopatcong Fire Company #2
224 Strykers Road, Lopatcong, NJ 08865
Bring your family to the firehouse for a fun afternoon.  Santa will be there for a photo. There will be hot dogs, snacks, cookies, water and hot chocolate.  While waiting to see Santa, watch a kid-friendly Christmas movie, or get your face painted by Faces By Ferdinand.  This event is free and for all to enjoy. Click here for more information.

Breakfast with Santa at Camp Mason
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 8:00am to 11:00am
YMCA Camp Mason
23 Birch Road, Hardwick, NJ 07825
Santa will arrive at 9am for this breakfast hosted by Blairstown Hose Co. #1! $6/adult; $5 per child/senior; free for kids under the age of 4. Click here for more information.

DASACC Hosts Holiday Shoppe Week
Monday, December 18, 2017 to Friday, December 22, 2017
Domestic Abuse and Sexual Abuse Crisis Center of Warren County
29 Broad St, Washington, NJ 07882
Last year, The Domestic Abuse and Sexual Abuse Crisis Center Holiday Shoppe helped over 275 families with gifts for the season. They are looking forward to their fourth annual holiday shoppe this year! You do not have to be a DASACC client to attend the Shoppe!  Santa will be visiting Tuesday evening from 6-8pm. Click here for more information.