Manhattan Comedy Night
Jan 24: An adults-only stand-up show with
comics from New York City clubs. 8 PM; $25.
Mayo PAC, 100 South St, Morristown (973-539-
Jan 25: The comedian and voice-over artist
is known for impersonating the Chipmunks,
Elvis Presley, Gollum from the Lord of the Rings
trilogy and more. 8 PM & 11 PM; $35-$39.50.
Borgata Hotel, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City (609-
Ultimate Elvis Birthday Bash
Jan 17: Two famed Elvis Presley tribute artists,
Mike Albert and Scot Bruce, arrive at the Count
Basie Theatre for the venue’s annual birthday bash
for the King. 8 PM; $20-$40. 99 Monmouth St, Red
Bank (732-842-9000, countbasietheatre.org).
Lambertville Winter Festival
Jan 18-26: Head to the border for the Lambert-ville-New Hope Winter Festival (the towns face
each other on either side of the Delaware River).
Both sides bust out with ice sculptures, a parade,
snow folk art, live music, a chili cook-off, the Beef
N Brew (hot roast beef sandwiches and beer),
the Taste of Winter Fest and the Fire and Ice Ball
featuring fire dancers and more. Ticket prices vary
2014 Indoor Auto Racing
Jan 24-25: Indoor auto races return to Boardwalk
Hall for the 12th consecutive year with more
than 200 teams competing in three types of
race cars: TQ Midgets, Slingshots and Champ
Karts. Fri, 7: 30 PM; Sat, 7 PM. Boardwalk Hall,
2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City (609-348-7000,
Country Folk Art Craft Show
Jan 24-26: Peruse handcrafted folk art ranging
from French country to rustic, fine, cottage and
contemporary styles. Fri, 5-9 PM; Sat, 10 AM- 5
PM; Sun, 10 AM- 4 PM. New Jersey Convention &
Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave, Edison (248-634-
Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic
Jan 3 - Feb 2: Disney on Ice tours the state to
celebrate 100 years of iconic films and stories
starring 65 beloved characters, including Simba,
Pinocchio, Mulan, Goofy, Woody, the Incredibles
and more. Jan 3-5: Izod Center, East Rutherford. Jan 15-20: Prudential Center, Newark. Jan
29-Feb 2: Sun National Bank Center, Trenton.
Ticket prices and times vary ( disneyonice.com).
Dragon Tales Pajama Party
Jan 14: Head to the Museum of Early Trades &
Crafts to meet Hermione, the story-telling dragon
puppet. Bring kids in their pajamas to make
dragon crafts. Children 2-6 years. 4 PM; $3. 9 Main
St, Madison (973-377-2982 ext. 12, metc.org).
Dinosaur Train Live!
Buddy’s Big Adventure
Jan 26: Based on the children’s television show
on PBS Kids!, this afternoon of fun will take
Buddy and his dinosaur friends on the train ride
of their lives. 1: 30 PM & 4: 30 PM; $15-$30. Mayo
PAC, 100 South St, Morristown (973-539-8008,
mayoarts.org). Jan 29: 3 PM; $22.50-$26.50.
Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St, Red
Bank (732-842-9000, countbasietheatre.org).
Model Railroad Open House
Jan 4-5: The Garden State Model Railway Club
hosts the 56th annual Model Railway Show, in-
cluding coal, steam and diesel trains and a Thomas
the Tank Engine and Santa Claus Express trains
for children. Fri, 7-10 PM; Sat & Sun, 1-5 PM; adults,
$5; children under 12, free. 575 High Mountain
Road, North Haledon ( gsmrrclub.org).
Five Day Classic Dog Show
Jan 29-Feb 2: The Boardwalk Kennel Club of
Cape May County hosts the Five Day Atlantic Ocean Classic Dog Show Cluster at the
Wildwood Convention Center. Events include
all-breed dog shows by the Union County, Sand
& Sea and the Boardwalk kennel clubs. Also featured: Best Puppy in Show competition, police
K- 9 demonstration, Best Veteran in Show competition and obedience and rally trials. Adults,
$8; seniors, $5; children under 12, $2. Wildwood
Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Jan 18: The Polar Bear Plunge for Special
Olympics New Jersey is hosting a deep sea dive
for those willing to brave the cold. Participants pledge $100 or more to take the plunge
to support training and competition for more
than 21,000 athletes of Special Olympics New
Jersey. Registration, 10 AM; Plunge 1 PM; $100.
Wildwood Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk,
Wildwood ( njpolarplunge.org).
Winter Waterfowl Walk
Jan 4: On a tour of the Hudson River shore,
guides from the Liberty State Park Nature Interpretive Center will point out the many species
of birds that dwell in the area during the winter.
Bring binoculars. 10 AM-noon; free, pre-regis-tration required. 200 Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey
City (201-915-3402 ext 109, njparksandforests.
Historic Holiday House Tours
Thru Jan 30: The Macculloch Hall Historical
Museum in Morristown hosts docent-led holiday
tours of the 1810 home each Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The period rooms are adorned
with traditional fresh holly and boxwood and
historically inspired Christmas decor. Purchase
the limited-edition Thomas Nast ornament at
the gift shop. 1-4 PM; adults, $8; seniors and
students, $6; children 6-12 years, $4; children
under 5, free. 45 Macculloch Ave, Morristown
Jan 25: Historic Mount Holly hosts
the annual Fire and Ice Festival, featuring pro and amateur ice sculptors
carving works of art from 300-pound
blocks of ice. Experience the fire on
the Chili Crawl at shops and restaurants in town and at the cook-off
among 40 chili chefs from Burlington County. There’s a Gingerbread
House decorating contest for those
who can’t take the heat. 10: 30 AM- 4
PM ( fireandicefestival.com).
Jan 3-4: Muscle-bound trucks will barrel over—or smash through— obstacles
at Monster Jam, a high-energy show for all ages at the Sun National Bank Center.
Fri, 7: 30 PM; Sat, 2 PM & 7: 30 PM; $10-$55. 81 Hamilton Ave, Trenton (609-656-