PHOTOS: Santa and Frosty visited the Winding River Ice Rink from 2 to 4 pm.
Santa is pretty good on ice skates. But the younger set can literally skate circles around him. Well, children could also crowd around Saint Nick and Frosty the Snowman, give them hugs, and share some high-fives on ice skates, too. That was part of the fun of Santa and Frosty's visit to the Winding River Ice Rink from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in Toms River. The holiday icons hung out with skaters and did plenty of ice skating themselves. Check out our gallery from the rink event.
The Ocean County Historical Society takes us back in time with its annual Holiday Tea.
Fresh scones and piping hot darjeeling, crisp linen tables and Victorian dresses, plus the twinkle of holiday candles. This is the annual Victorian afternoon tea to celebrate the holidays, at the Ocean County Historical Museum. Twice a year, in May and December, the Ocean County Historical Museum holds an afternoon tea. The event is now a tradition itself, but it holds dear the traditions of a Victorian afternoon tea. Held this afternoon, the sold-out event packs the Pierson-Sculthorp House in Downtown Toms River. Marylou Unger, the host for the event, led guests through the traditions of the period. She said most of their information is acquired from research through various historical books and other afternoon teas, such as the one at…