Middletown residents are invited to celebrate the season with local festivities this weekend.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County in Lincroft will hold its Winter Solstice Celebration Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
The program will feature performances from the Giving Voice Women's Chorus, Core of Fire Dance Ensemble and ViRAGO Drummers, according to the congregation.
Admission is $10 for adults and free for children. Call 732-747-0707 for tickets and more information.
Then on Sunday, the tree at the Middletown Arts Center will be illuminated beginning at 5 p.m.
Caroling, a visit from Santa, crafts, refreshments and selections from the Winter Wonderland Variety Show are all scheduled, according to the center.The MAC can be reached at 732-706-4100.