Weekend Planner: Area Holiday Shows
Events in and around Manchester this weekend
Looking for something to do locally this weekend? Check out these nearby events and feel free to contribute your own, either in the comments section below or on our events calendar.
1. The Performing Arts Ensemble will present the holiday classic, "The Nutcracker," at the Strand Theatre in Lakewood at 2 p.m. Sunday. Ticket information is available online or by calling 732-367-7789.
2. America's Keswick in Whiting will hold its Celebration Choir Concert, "Majesty of Heaven," at 7 p.m. Saturday. The concert is free is free and open to all, though a love offering for the Addiction Recovery Ministries will be received. More information is available online.
3. Sky and laser shows at Ocean County College's Robert J. Novins Planetarium run on Saturday and Sunday. "The Stars from My Backyard," "Wonders of the Winter Sky" and "Laser Pink Floyd: The Wall" are just some of the offerings. Check out the full schedule and pricing information at the planetarium website.
4. The Lakehurst Historical Society will be open Sunday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. House in the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Ocean County on 300 Center St. in Lakehurst, the society houses artifacts from the borough's rich history. A friendly staff is more than willing to provide tours and answer questions. Call 732-657-8864 for more information.
5. Mrs. Gould's 10th Annual Holiday Social at Georgian Court University's Great Hall will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Call 732-987-2263 for ticket information.