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Presented by the Milltown Historical Society

On Saturday, December 14th, the Milltown Historical Society will be presenting the second annual Milltown Holiday Festival and Concert. Held at the American Legion, Joyce Kilmer Post 25 at 4 JFK Drive in Milltown, proceeds from the event will be used to preserve and maintain the historical museum in town as well as acquisition and restoration of Milltown antiquities. It is the Historical Society’s main fundraising event for the year. 

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens, and children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult with a paid ticket. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Doors will open at 11:00am for guests to view historic Milltown artifacts curated by the Milltown Historical Society. 

For the second year, The Central Jersey Wind Ensemble, conducted by Barbara Krauss Santoro, will be volunteering their time and providing the music for the event. The concert will begin at 1:00pm. 

Founded in 1993, The Central Jersey Wind Ensemble is a professional organization comprised of some of the top wind and percussion instrumentalists in the state and dedicated to promoting the performance of wind band literature throughout the Central Jersey area, as well as providing concerts and clinics for thousands of students participating in school band programs. The musicians give freely of their time and talents, often participating in fundraisers to benefit schools and non-profit organizations. 

Special guest, Santa, will be arriving at 2:00pm and will pose with families to take their own commemorative photos.

Milltown Historical Society merchandise, including the collectible annual holiday ornament, will be available for purchase. Other commemorative items will be available for purchase as well. 

Several local businesses have donated items for door prizes. 

Refreshments, including hot dogs, will be available for sale throughout the event by the American Legion’s Women's Auxiliary. 

Donations to support the efforts of the Milltown Historical Society can also be sent to: Milltown Historical Society, Attention:  Barbara Wright, President, PO Box 96, Milltown NJ, 08850.2018 ornament. This year's commemorative ornament will be red and feature a drawing of Jacob Bergen's famous mill that gave Milltown its name.

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