December is an exciting time of year in Orange and East Orange, NJ. This month residents and visitors can take advantage of a few holiday events taking place in Orange, NJ. Here are just three of the many events you’ll find.
Holiday Lights Spectacular
Taking place at the Turtle Back Zoo from 5-9 PM every day, this is an event the whole family will enjoy. The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo invites friends and family to view the holiday displays and illuminated lights through the park. Gently used or new winter coats, unwrapped toys, and non-perishable food items for the needy are appreciated.
Historic House Holiday Tours
At the Montclair Historical Society, visitors will be taken through guided tours that are personalized for each group. Guests will tour the Charles Shultz House, Nathaniel Crane, and Israel Crane. Enjoy stories of the way residents of each house may have celebrated the holidays, as well as stories about the occupants and the houses themselves.
The Captivating Cosmos Exhibition
This is an amazing exhibition that takes on the daunting task of blending astrophysics with art. It hopes to further the understanding of the universe in new, creative ways and according to reviews so far proves to be an incredible and enlightening experience.