RIDGEWOOD, N.J. -- Ring in the holiday weekend downtown in Ridgewood Saturday through Monday.
The weekend begins with Santa in the Park on Saturday from noon-2 p.m. at Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, on E. Ridgewood Avenue and Oak Street.
A Christmas Eve Service takes place from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 14 Hope St., Ridgewood. All are invited to join in Emmanuel's traditional punch and cookie reception after the service.
A Menorah Lighting takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 26 at Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, on E. Ridgewood Avenue and Oak Street.