Where’s YDKJ This Week? December 6th thru December 12th

by Alice Magdziak • December 5, 2019 • EventsComments (0)826

Want to know where we’re going each week so you can join us? We get invited to events, hear about fun exhibits and are interested in lots of different places all the time. Here’s what is on our radar this week. We can’t guarantee that we’ll go to all these places but there’s a good chance we’ll be at some of them. Support local arts or get outside and do something with us!

Cape May Holiday Lights Trolley Rides

November 24 through December 31, Cape May

Tours offered nightly Nov 24th- Dec 31st except Thanksgiving and Christmas

Ride through Cape May’s Historic District to see festively decorated inns and homes as guides talk about Victorian Christmas traditions, lead sing-alongs, and play Christmas music. Rides last about 30 minutes.

Rides start at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, except Nov. 17, when rides start at the Physick Estate.

Tickets $15 adults; $10 children (ages 3-12)

For more information, please call 609-884-5404

First Annual Asbury Lanes Toy Drive

Friday, December 6th, Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park

Donate a wrapped toy to win free swag!
Jesse Elliot, Brianna Musco, New Narratives, Elaine Rasnake
FRI, 6 DEC 2019 at 07:00PM EST
Ages: 18 & Over
Doors Open: 06:00PM

Free Rock N Roll At Stosh’s

Friday, December 6th, Stosh’s, Fair Lawn

Free At Stosh’s, 7:30pm – December 6th

Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market 2019 Holiday Market!

Saturday, December 7th, Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, Croydon, PA

The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market returns to Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company for the annual Holiday edition of the TPRFM on December 7, 2019 from 12pm-7pm!
– Over 130+ different, unique, hand-picked vendors accounting for over 185 tables!
– The area’s finest food trucks!
– Pictures with “Surly” Santa Clause!
We’re harder at work that a workshop full of pudgy ass elves as we prepare for you a holiday market of epic proportions!
You heard that right, our libation loving friends… The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market has teamed up once again with our friends and Bucks County beer powerhouse, Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, where we’ll be bringing you over 100 unique, hand-selected vendors and over 185 vendor tables that will be packed to the pint glasses with Vinyl, Cassettes and CD’s; Taxidermy and Other Macabre; Silkscreened posters and Original Clothing; Vintage Clothing and Toys; Classic Video Games; Handmade Jewelry; Original Artwork; Antiques and Collectibles; Comic Books and much, much more!
PaperMill – Home of the Spurrito
House of Cupcakes
Cone Appetit
Tower Dogs
Farmstead Foods
More TBA!
Join us as we present over 130 different (185+ vendor tables!), hand-picked vendors as selected by the TPRFM Crew! Horror! Vintage! Vinyl! Art! Antiques! Like, whoa!
Screw getting those cheesy Santa portraits at the mall… Pay a Scrooge-like $3 and support a local charity by coming to the Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market and getting your pics taken on Surly Santa’s lap! Professional photo’s will be taken and will be made available on Facebook after the TPRFM for sharing!
Whether it’s a beard trim or a hair cut, the TPRFM Is all about looking fresh and clean! Come on down to the TPRFM at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company and get a shape up by the one and only Shear Revival Grooming & Beauty Co.!
The first 100 people in the door will receive a FREE Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market “Black Swag Bag” that’ll be loaded with goodies and other cool stuff such as records, tshirts, jewelry, handmade items, hand made soap and more (items vary per bag). Most of which is donated directly from our vendors! Be sure to check out your bag when you get one for money saving coupons that you can use at the flea market!
DATES: Saturday December 7, 2019, 12pm-7pm
ADDRESS: 909 Ray Ave, Croydon, PA 19021
Rain or Shine, punks!
Plenty of street parking is available. Please be mindful of the neighborhood and those that reside there. Avoid blocking driveways and be respectful!

Krampus AP Ginger Bread House Contest

Saturday, December 7th, Krampus Asbury Park

Do you have mad gingerbread skills? DO you have mediocre gingerbread skills? Why not put them to the test this Krampus Asbury park! What are the rules? well, we’re still making them up! But what we are looking for is a bunch of awesome people interested in making some fun things for other people to look at and judge. It can be holiday themed, Krampus themed, monster themed, what ever you like! Just fill out the form to be considered for judging and make sure we get your application for December 1! We will stage your Gingerbread Mansion for you or if you are an Asbury Park Business, we will bring the crowds to your location to see your creation! DM for details! Judging will be December 7 by Tour attendees! Prizes TBA.

The Dickens Festival In Medford, NJ!

Saturday, December 7th, Braddock’s Tavern, Medford

The 2019 Dickens Festival Will Be Held On Saturday, December 7th From 4:30pm-9:00pm!!

Main Street Will Be Closing At 2:00pm

“Venture back to a simpler, magical time for children and grown-ups alike. This will be the 29th year that Main Street in Medford will be transformed into a quaint winter wonderland, featuring holiday festivities galore with an old-time flair. The festival is free and typically attracts more than 10,000 people from Medford and many surrounding communities. Locals never fail to catch up with old friends on the street; there’s something for everyone!”

More Information: https://www.medfordbusiness.org/events/dickens/

Victorian Carolers Concert & Tree Lighting w/ Santa & Mrs Claus!

Saturday, December 7th, Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery, Jersey City

Chestnuts will be roasting & hot cider warming, as we enjoy the holiday classics by the Yuletide Carolers, with a Surprise visit by Mr & Mrs. Claus! The little ones will be thrilled, as they have an early start with giving their Christmas List directly to Santa! The young & old will join in with singing along with the Yuletide Carolers, & choosing their favorite holiday tunes, & our All-volunteer mission will again look forward to ending a most successful fundraising season! Join us, won’t you please? And finally the countdown, ten, nine, eight ……..one !! As we light our beautiful natural Christmas tree !

Season of Light

Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday, December 7th, 8th, and 10th, Montclair and Ridgewood

With voices uplifted in joy and celebration, NJCS will present Season of Light in Montclair on Saturday, December 7 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 8 at 3:00pm. Then, on Tuesday, December 10, we bring the music of the holidays to Ridgewood with a performance at 7:30pm.

All three performances feature the NJCS outreach group, Chanteurs, under the leadership of 35-year member, Jill Guartafierro who has been taking her band of singers throughout northern NJ for ten years, bringing music to libraries, senior centers and nursing homes to audiences which would otherwise be unable to attend our performances. Jill will lead Chanteurs and the entire chorus in a charming rendition of Elizabeth and Bruce Tippette’s Season of Light.

For tickets, contact any chorus member, visit njcs.org or call us at 201-379-7719.

Bizarre Bazaar

Sunday, December 8th, Von Gogh’s Ear, Union

A pop up shop at Van Gogh’s Ear Cafe, Jammed Up Bakery, and Beyond Yarn

Frank Lombardi / Renee Maskin

Sunday, December 8th, Langosta Lounge, Asbury Park

Afternoon vibes with Frank Lombardi and Renee Maskin at Langosta Lounge.
No cover


Sunday, December 8th, St. Paul’s, Englewood

Join the St Paul’s Choirs and Orchestra for our annual performance of the Christmas portion of Handel’s beloved oratorio “Messiah” with soloists Mara Adler O’Kelly, Melissa Kelley, Giulia Utz, Keaun Guy, Nigel Sangster; Catherine Yang, concertmaster and Mark Trautman, conductor. Suggested donation $20/$10 students and seniors. Everyone is welcome!

Look At My Records!: 100th Episode Celebration!

Thursday, December 12th, Pet Shop, Jersey City

Come celebrate the centennial episode of Look At My Records! at Jersey City’s finest establishment, Pet Shop!

Performances by:



50 ft. Furies

Shred Flintstone

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