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November 28: Celebrate Thanksgiving at Little Town Hoboken, where you can enjoy a festive three-course, prix-fixe dinner. Enjoy locally sourced farm-fresh turkey, hearty stuffing, house-made gravy, pumpkin pie and more favorites prepared by Executive Chef Jordan Andino. Little Town also offers a full holiday catering menu for you to enjoy at home. 310 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, 201-706-7070. Visit Little Town’s website for details or to make reservations.
November 29 – December 1: Holiday Wine Trail Weekend. Kick off the holiday season by getting outdoors and visiting a winery here in New Jersey, and finding that special gift for someone on your list, as part of the Holiday Wine Trail Weekend Nov. 29 – December 1 at participating wineries throughout the state. These wine trails offer guests the opportunity to plan special day trips to New Jersey’s wineries. Create your own NJ Wine Trail! Start and finish wherever you’d like, and visit the wineries in the order that you choose! Please check to make sure each winery you plan to visit is participating before you start. For a complete list of participating locations, visit newjerseywinetrails.com.
November 30: Holiday Feast and Pig Roast. On the weekend after Thanksgiving, Geraghty’s Pub and Restaurant is throwing the party! They will be pouring all your favorite winter beers and big beers to keep you warm as winter approaches. They’ll also be roasting a whole pig for a celebratory feast! 148 West Broad Street, Burlington, 609-386-1121, geraghtyspub.com.
November 30: Sparkling Wine Open House. No beverage says “celebration” quite like sparkling wine. Passion Vine Wine Company’s Sparkling Wine Open House on Saturday, November 30 will help you find the ideal bottle of bubbly, whether you’re searching for the perfect sparkler to complete your holiday meal or looking to secure something special to ring in the new year. As a guest, you will have the opportunity to sample a broad selection of sparkling wines and Champagnes, from every day treats to high-end treasures. You are welcome to visit and taste any time between 2 and 4 p.m. for this casual open house event, and a tasting tour will be offered to the first 50 guests. Limited seating available and prepayment for this event is required. Call 888-601-VINE (8463) to reserve your seat or book online.
December 3: Unleash your wild side in this game tasting event on Tuesday, December 3, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at newly opened Terre à Terre (www.terreaterre.biz) in Carlstadt. With a menu focused exclusively on locally grown and sustainable foods, Chef Todd Villani will prepare a multicourse wild game tasting, featuring local bison, duck, lamb and venison. For more information, pricing, and reservations, call 201-507-0500 or visit http://terreaterre.biz/events/
December 7 – 8: Crystal Springs Resort is hosting a Champagne Weekend with a Vintage Champagne Dinner on December 7, featuring guest Sommelier Laura Maniec. Dinner is $325 (excluding tax and gratuity). On December 8, there will be a Champagne tasting seminar from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $40. Menu and details can be found on their website, and reservations can be made by calling 973-827-5996 extension 3. Crystal Springs Resort, 1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg.
December 12: Celebrate the birthday of music legend Frank Sinatra on Thursday, December 12 at Little Town Hoboken with hits by tribute singer and swing band vocalist Eric DeLauro. This one-of-a-kind Jersey style bash celebrates the birth of Sinatra with live music, delicious food and cocktails.
February 15: The Big Beer Brew Festival is returning to the Morristown Armory and will feature more than 250 craft beer tastings. VIP ticket holders will enjoy another 25 special and rare beers, an extra hour of tasting per session and a gourmet buffet presented by Morris Tap and Grill of Randolph with menu designed by Food Network Chopped Champion (and Morris Tap & Grill Chef and partner) Chef Eric LeVine. The first session begins at 1 p.m. and the second begins at 7 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets. For a list of participating breweries, click here. Morristown Armory, 430 Western Ave., Morristown. Go to bigbeerbrewfestival.com or Facebook for updates.