‘Tis the season for winter holiday festivities, many of which will premiere in Rumson starting Friday.
First, Friday is opening night of the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School Tower Players’ production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. The show, which is also being produced in line with a celebration of Dickens’ 200th anniversary, will run at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the high school’s auditorium. The show will close on Sunday with a 1 p.m. matinee.
On Saturday, Dec. 1, Rumsonites can look forward to the annual holiday bazaar at Deane-Porter where a lot of to socializing and gift shopping is characteristically done from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school.
Then, on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m., Rumson will host its annual holiday celebration and tree lighting at Victory Park.
The festivities at the park will include performances of Tim McLoone and the Shirleys, the R-FH Tower Singers and Deane-Porter’s third grade chorus.
“There will be refreshments for all and everyone is invited to attend this special evening with (your) Rumson friends and neighbors, which is a wonderful start to your holiday season,” Rumson Mayor John Ekdahl said.
And then there are school concerts: Deane Porter will host its annual holiday concert at 10 a.m. at the Forrestdale School gym. And Forrestdale will host its annual concert on Dec. 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the school’s gym.
Congregation B'nai Israel will also be having a Chanukah party on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 4:30 p.m.
Let us know if there are any other holiday events coming up in Rumson that we’ve missed. Happy holidays!