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Things To Do In Monmouth County Over Winter Break

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Home for the holidays? There’s plenty to do in Monmouth County over Winter break. Freehold Regional High School District  (FRHSD) will be closed Dec. 24- Jan 3. Here’s a list of great activities for the whole family to engage in before classes begin again on January 4th.

Thursday, Dec. 31: Celebrate New Years Eve enjoying a performance by the Desert Highway Band, A Tribute to the Eagles. Shows are at 6 and 9 pm at the Algonquin Arts Theatre. For ticket prices and more, click here. In the meantime, check out a video from the Desert Highway Band’s YouTube account below.

Saturday, Jan. 2: Visit Deep Cut Gardens in Middletown for the grand opening of the Weather or Not – Photography Exhibit. Visitors will have the chance to meet and speak with the photographers with accompanying refreshments from 1-3 pm. Opening reception and daily exhibit are free and no pre-registration is required.

rose_garden_scenicAlso check out Drop-in Surprise Story Time from 11-11:45 a.m. on Saturday Jan. 2. Recommended for ages 3-7. For more information about Deep Cut Gardens and Drop-in Surprise Story Time, click here.


Sunday, Jan. 3: Hangout at the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center in Lincroft! Open Ceramics will be happening from 12:30-4:30. All ages welcome to make their own pottery. $6 per hour plus the cost of bisque-ware. For more information, click here.

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Need to plan something on your own time? Here’s some ideas:

Visit Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari for Holiday in the Park. The transformed park will look like a winter wonderland and will be open from 1-9 pm through Sunday Jan. 3. This will be your last time to get in some thrills until late March!


Head over to the Red Bank Armory to get your Winter skating fix. The ice complex is open for public skating 12:30-2:30 pm on weekdays and 1:15-2:45 pm on weekends. For more information, click here.

The Wall Jersey Shore Arena has additional public skating sessions due to the Winter holiday week, with special night sessions on Friday and Saturday with a live DJ and light show, 7:45-10:30 pm. For all information, click here.

Check out The Amazing Escape Room, located in Freehold. Your team will be locked in a themed room for one hour and will need to solve clues in order to escape! Our team here at The Home Shoppe Group checked it out recently, and we had a blast! For more information, click here.


From all of us at Home Shoppe, have a Happy New Year!

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