This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.
Here’s your guide to weekend events to enjoy:
- Tonight, Thursday, December 16 at 8 pm, The Wellmont presents Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party.
- Check out this weekend’s live music at Just Jake’s: Aftershock, Alternate Groove, & The Benjamins
- Check out this weekend’s live music at DLV Lounge: Richard Pierson’s Life Story Band every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
- Check out this weekend’s live music at Ruthie’s: Jacquie Lee Student Jazz Session & Jam and VD King Holiday Show
- See Duel of the Decades: 80s vs. 90s at The Wellmont on Friday, December 17 at 8 pm.
- Smooth Jazz New Jersey and the Maplewood Division of Arts and Culture Presents MARION MEADOWS AND ALEX BUGNON HOLIDAYS AT THE WOODLAND on December 17, at 8 p.p.
- Bergen PAC presents Kenny G: The Miracles Holiday and Hits Tour on Saturday, December 18 at 8 pm.
- Mayo PAC presents Grammy Nominated Jim Brickman: The Gift of Christmas as a live stream event on Saturday, December 18 at 9 pm.
- The Clairidge presents Holiday Classics all month! See It’s a Wonderful Life on Sunday, December 19 at 12:30 pm.
Theater & Dance
- The Hip Hop Nutcracker returns to the NJPAC stage with MC Kurtis Blow for its seventh season on tour this Saturday, December 18 at 2 pm and 8 pm.
- Studio Players presents Greater Tuna this weekend. Greater Tuna is a comedy lampooning the attitudes, conventions, and customs of a deep-south small-town community with rich, biting satire.
- Enjoy New Jersey Ballet’s beloved annual tradition of Nutcracker all weekend at Mayo PAC.
- Peak Performances presents the U.S. PREMIERE of Fractales all weekend. The language of the circus and dance movement highlight the physical potential of the acrobatic body as performers are confronted by a landscape in transformation.
- Vanguard Theater Company presents Home For The Holidays!: A Fundraising Concert to Replenish the Scholarship Fund on Sunday, December 19 at 7 pm.