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71 Events in The Montclair + North Jersey Area | December 7-December 10

by The Montclair Girl Team
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Essex County is gearing up for Christmas, Hannukah, and all of the other holidays at this festive time of year. This week’s local Montclair + North Jersey area events guide has you covered with a Sew a Denim Stocking Workshop at The Eclectic Chic Boutique, the Seton Hall University Annual Winter Concert at SOPAC, Shimmering Snowfall at Pinot’s Palette, and more. Check out the list of all the events + things to do in North Jersey this weekend, December 7th – December 10th, 2023.

Disclaimer: These events are included editorially as a community resource, and The Montclair Girl is not affiliated with hosting unless explicitly stated. For the most up-to-date and accurate info including inclement weather cancellations, please contact the host directly.

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Annual Holiday Sale + Trunk Shows at Frederic’s Fine Jewelers

Friday, December 8th through Sunday, December 10th and Friday, December 15th through Saturday, December 16th| START SHOPPING


This weekend, Frederic’s Fine Jewelers, located at 233 Bellevue Avenue in Uptown Montclair, is hosting its annual holiday sale in which the entire store will be discounted up to 50% off from Friday, December 8th through Sunday, December 10th. The Montclair store will also be hosting a Paul Morelli trunk show on December 8th-December 9th with a curated selection of pieces that are not readily available in-store, as well as Marco Bicego trunk show on December 15th-December 16th. Plus, you can receive an extra 10% off already discounted items or 20% off any full-priced items when you mention ‘Montclair Girl’ in-store throughout the month of December (certain exclusions apply).

Click here to start holiday shopping and learn more about Frederic’s Fine Jewelers.

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Ruff to Fluff Bar Expands to Montclair


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Ruff to Fluff Bar, a grooming and blowout bar for dogs, recently expanded into Montclair, at 127 Valley Road, and is changing the dog grooming scene one pup at a time. With an open-concept design, dogs and dog parents can feel at ease every step of the way. While your pup is getting groomed or bathed, you can relax and watch the process while WFH in their waiting area or viewing bar and even enjoy some complimentary refreshments. Plus, they have monthly bath memBARships with perks including signature fragrances, monthly surprises, accessories, guaranteed booking, and a complimentary sniff bar.

Click here to book your pup’s appointment and learn more about Ruff to Fluff Bar.

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The Best of Montclair 2023 Guide Finalists Announced — VOTE NOW!

Ongoing until December 8th | VOTE NOW

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The finalists for the Best of Montclair 2023 Guide are in! Thank you to everyone who nominated local businesses and people in Montclair + greater Essex County to receive the recognition that they deserve. You can vote once per day in all categories, now through Friday, December 8th at 11:59PM. The winners will be announced in mid-December once the categories are tallied.

Click here to vote for your favorites and learn more about MG’s Best of Montclair 2023 Guide.

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The Montclair Girl’s Holiday Shopping Deals Guide 2023

Ongoing until December 25th | VIEW HOLIDAY DEALS

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We’ve put together a holiday shopping guide so our readers can get acquainted with local businesses in the North Jersey area. Many of the businesses are sharing exclusive deals for The Montclair Girl readers, and all you have to do is mention ‘The Montclair Girl’ in-person or follow the instructions in our article to redeem online. All the deals are valid now through Monday, December 25th at 11:59PM, so make sure to book, buy, and schedule your appointments now — and don’t forget to mention The Montclair Girl so they know we sent you.

Click here to browse holiday deals and learn more about MG’s Holiday Shopping Deals Guide.

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The Local Girl Real Estate Listings


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To make home hunting that much simpler, our parent brand The Local Girl has a Real Estate Listings Directory. The directory is an ever-growing, curated list of 80+ real estate properties throughout New Jersey and New York, from Montclair + Glen Ridge to Brooklyn and the Jersey Shore. Whether you’re looking for a new house, condo, rental, or you’re looking to list your property as a realtor or owner, we’re here to help you find your way home.

Click here to browse The Local Girl’s real estate listings directory and click here to learn more about how it works.

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This dog-friendly events section is brought to you by Doggie Road Trippin’. Follow on Instagram here.

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First Seventh-Day Adventist Church Soup Kitchen | 15 Elmwood Avenue, Montclair

Every Sunday from 12PM-2:30PM, the soup kitchen at the First Seventh-Day Adventist Church is available to those in need in the community. Join as a volunteer in this ministry that has been in and of service for over a decade. Volunteers are needed to prepare + serve food. Learn more here.

LGBT Rain Foundation Essex County | 168 North Park Street, East Orange

The mission of LGBT Rain Foundation of Essex County is to get 18-26 LGBTQ+ people experiencing homelessness on the path from transitional housing to permanent housing. A variety of tasks are needed to run this foundation. Volunteers are asking to make a six-month commitment at a time to allow for relationship-building with the residents. Learn more here.

Montclair Neighborhood Development Corporation | 228 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair

Recreation, community, + education are essential to childhood development. Through various programs, the Montclair Neighborhood Development Corporation is able to provide a positive environment for children in the community. The year-long program, Project Oasis, is broken up into two seasons + focuses on closing the achievement gap among African-American youth. These services are only made possible by the support of volunteers, mentors, + donors. Learn more here.

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Have a great weekend, xo

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