5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: 12/9 - 12/15

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Lots of local, holiday (and non) fun for kids of all ages so close to home this week!

Spotlight Kids Company Presents Peter Pan!

December 9 @ 7 pm, December 10 @ 2 & 7 pm, December 11 @ 2 pm.

Join local kids of all ages as they take you back to Neverland with the classic story of the Darlings, Peter, Hook and Tink!

Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps., 29 Prospect Street, Madison

http://www.spotlightkidscompany.com

Holiday Craft Morristown

December 10 from 10 am - 6 pm/ December 11, 11 am - 5 pm

Do some holiday shopping while supporting local artists. Over 165 vendors from near and far come together to show up their wares and celebrate the holiday season.

Morristown Armory, 430 Western Avenue, Morristown

http://www.artrider.com

NJ Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Through December 24 (see website for showtimes)

The NJ Ballet and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra once again join forces to bring this family favorite back to Morristown.

Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South Street, Morristown

http://www.mayoarts.org

Home for the Holidays Concert

December 11 @ 3 pm

Drew University, The Concert Hall in the Dorothy YOung Center for the Performing Arts

Limmie Pulliam, one of The Three Holiday Tenors, will join the Drew University New Jersey Festival Orchestra for “Home for the Holidays”

36 Madison Ave., Madison,

$28 to $76 for adults and $15 for students K-12

www.njfestivalorchestra.org, 908-232-9400

Gingerbread Wonderland

December 10 & 11 from 10 am - 4:30 pm

Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 535 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Plains

Every year over 100 people enter their own gingerbread creations to this 25 year tradition. And it's not too late to enter (http://arboretumfriends.org/images/2016-4Fall/GBW_Entry_Form.pdf)! There is also a Holiday Craft Show to enjoy after you take in the sites (and smells) of all those gingerbread houses!

Admission $2, for both the Gingerbread competition and the craft show.