Caldwell College Concert Series, Tree Lightings, Christmas Walk And More

Check out what's happening in and around the Caldwells on Friday and this weekend.

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Caldwell College Concert Series On Friday

Celebrate the holiday season with the High School Honor Band and Caldwell College Wind Ensemble and Choir on Friday. The winter concert will begin at 8 p.m. at Caldwell College Student Center Auditorium, 120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell. 

The concert series will feature works by New Jersey composer Joseph Turrin and an international Christmas celebration and culminating with the annual carol sing along, under the direction of Laura Greenwald and Rebecca Vega. Admission is $20 General and $15 for students and seniors. For more information, visit www.caldwell.edu or call 973-618-3520. 

Caldwell Tree Lighting On Saturday

Caldwell’s tree lighting will be held on Saturday at 5 p.m. on the Town Green in Caldwell. The Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department will welcome the arrival of Santa Claus with his helpers, and there will be a sing-a-long of holiday songs, provided by DJ Joe Garamella, before the lighting of the holiday tree. 

Open Houses 

Get a rundown of open houses in and around the Caldwells. 

Upcoming Yard/Garage/Estate Sales

Get ready for your weekend garage/yard/estate sale by filling out this easy (and free!) form. Patch will use the information build an interactive map for people to find your weekend sale. 

Caldwells Christmas Walk

It's that time of year again for the annual Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex Christmas Walk. 

The local club and more than 80 volunteers are putting final touches in place for this Saturday's Christmas Walk featuring three restored 19th-century homes on two historical sites. 

In addition, shops noted on the ticket will offer discounts or special gifts for shopping as well as noted restaurants giving discounts to those holding Christmas Walk tickets.

Tickets may be purchased at Caldwell Flowerland, at 329 Bloomfield Ave. in Caldwell.

Light refreshments will be available at Caldwell Flowerland during the event. 

For more information call: 973-228-4067 or send an email to Kiwanis006@aol.com. 

JCHS Holiday Fair On Saturday

The James Caldwell High School swim team is sponsoring a holiday fair on Saturday in the high school cafeteria between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Proceeds from the fair will help go toward scholarships for high school seniors.

Shop from a wide variety of vendors plus that day and bring your unwanted gold jewelry and get cash on the spot! Various Chiefs merchandise will be available, in addition to poinsettias, baked goods, fake tattoos for the kids, hourly giveaways and more! 

West Caldwell Tree Lighting On Sunday

West Caldwell’s tree lighting will take place on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the gazebo in Crane Park. Santa is scheduled to arrive at 5:15 pm. Pictures with Santa will follow at the Civic Center, located on the corner of Fairfield Avenue just off of Bloomfield Avenue. 

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