Several tree lighting and holiday events have been scheduled to take place in the next few weeks.
Check out our list of all the local celebrations.
• Eatontown Tree Lighting and Community Sing: Friday, Dec. 1 at 4:30 p.m. at Eatontown Borough Hall, 47 Broad St.
• Oceanport Tree Lighting: Sunday, Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. at the Port Au Peck Firehouse on Myrtle Avenue. The festivities will include a sing-a-long, giveaways, refreshments and Santa will be on hand for free pictures.
• Ocean Township Tree Lighting: Sunday, Dec. 3 at 4:30 p.m. at the Ocean Township Historical Museum, 703 Deal Road. There will be caroling, Santa will arrive on a fire truck and showing of Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer.
• Little Silver Tree Lighting: Sunday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. on the front lawn of Little Silver Borough Hall. According to the borough web site, "a special guest will be making an appearance."
• West Long Branch Christmas Sing-A-Long: Sunday, Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. at Franklin Lake Park.