If all the your December weekends seem to be consumed with nothing but shopping, you need to put all that bargain hunting aside my friend, and have some fun!

'Tis not just the season for finding the perfect parking spot at Kohl's; it's the most wonderful time of the year to have a good time!

Here are a variety of suggestion in the South Jersey Weekend Happenings...

Atlantic City...

- Boardwalk Hall: Deck the Hall Festival of Trees, Fri.12/4 thru 1/2/16,benefiting CASA,  free & open to the public

- Caesars: Babyface, Fri. 12/12

- Golden Nugget: Tribute band, "Red Not Chili Peppers", Fri 12/12

- Golden Nugget: Michael Bolton, Sat. 12/12

- Borgata: Handel's Messiah, presented by the Stockton Performing Arts program, Sun. 12/13

- Tropicana: Holiday Magic, various days and times

Other fun things to do this weekend...

- Cape May: Old fashioned Christmas Exhibit, daily thru 1/216, Emlen Physick Estate

- Smithville: Holiday Light Show, daily thru 1/6/16, Christmas trees and decorations floating on Lake Meone

- Wildwood: Jaycees Christmas Parade, Fri. 12/11 @ 7:15p, Convention Center, 609-729-9000

- Ventnor: Living Nativity, Holy Trinity Parish children, Fri. 12/11 from 6-9:30p, 609-822-7105

- Cape May Court House: Jersey Shore Pops Christmas Show, Fri. 12/11from 3-5p, Middle Township PAC, 609-628-4544

- Northfield: Latke Fest, Congregation Beth Israel, 2501 Shore Road, Fri. 12/11, 609-641-3600

- Somers Point: Cookie Walk, Grace Lutheran Church's 8th annual, Sat.12/11 @ 9AM, 609-432-7069

- Absecon: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church Cookie walk, Sat.12/12 @ 9a, 609-641-1480

- Egg Harbor Township: Laureldale Fire Rescue's Cookies with Santa, Sun 12/13 @ 1p, 609-204-1393

- Woodbine: Holiday Parade, Sat. 12/11 @ 6P, 609-861-5301

- Ocean City: Photos with Santa in a lifeboat, Sat-Sun from noon-3p, Music Pier

- Ocean City: Free Horse and Carriage Rides, Sat-Sun from noon-3p, City Hall

- Stockton PAC: The Nutcracker Ballet, Fri-Sat. 12/11-12

- Ocean City:The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company presents "Swingin' into the Holidays", Fri-Sun. 12/11-13, Music Pier

- Wildwood: Family Holiday Celebration, Fri-Sat. 12/11/12, Convention Center