Here’s a list of upcoming events across the region courtesy of our friends at Visit South Jersey, the official Destination Marketing Organization for Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem counties, and the Outer Coast Plain Wine Region in South Jersey.
Arts in Bloom
May 15th – 16th | 10 AM – 5 PM
Arts in Bloom is an event where artists from all over Salem County come together to share their studios with the public for a two-day, county-wide event. “Salem County Arts in Bloom”, the free two-day art event spans many locations throughout Salem County, NJ (towns such as Alloway, Canton, Elmer, Elsinboro, Lower Alloways Creek, Monroeville, Pedricktown, Pennsville, Pittsgrove, Salem, and Woodstown).
Guests enjoy open studio and gallery tours featuring local artists, with activities including pottery demonstrations, painting, fiber arts, puppetry, and much more.
Find out what’s happening in Cinnaminson with free, real-time updates from Patch.
Some tours will be in-person following social distancing guidelines, and others will be virtual.
Find out what’s happening in Cinnaminson with free, real-time updates from Patch.
Collingswood Farmers Market
Saturday, May 15th | 8 AM – 12 PM
Aside from all the usual offerings of Jersey fresh fruits and vegetables, organic produce, fruit & veggie pies, pot pies, cheeses, pork and beef, chickens and eggs, fruit preserves, jams, butters, flowers, dog treats, soaps and more, baby greens and produce seedlings can be found at the Market. The market isn’t just for your fridge. Get to landscaping with big selections of bedding/landscaping plants, potted herbs, hanging plants, potted arrangements and cut flowers.
The Market also hosts occasional “Cooking Jersey Fresh” seminars featuring cooking demonstrations from area chefs and call attention to the popular “Farm to Fork” restaurant event hosted by the SJ Hot Chefs Association. There will be pie contests, a salsa contest, live music and other events for Market shoppers.
Fire the Battleship’s Saluting Gun!
Saturday, May 15th | 12 PM – 2 PM
Battleship NJ, Camden
The Battleship will allow guests touring the ship to pull the trigger and fire a salute every Saturday from 12pm to 2pm. Guests can shoot the saluting gun for a $50 donation to the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.
Guests can make a $50 donation online at or at the Battleship’s Ticket Office on Saturday morning.
Want to get more bang? You can pull the trigger to fire the portside 5-inch gun for a $500 donation! Five-inch gun shoots must be scheduled in advance. Call 866-877-6262 ext. 108 to schedule your shoot!
Shoots will begin at 12:00pm and continue until all donated shots are fired.
NJ Quarter Horse Show
May 13th – 16th | 8 AM – 5 PM
DREAM Park, Logan Township
The Gloucester County DREAM Park is hosting many “free to spectate” top-rated horse shows and competitions this May.
More information on the Therapeutic Riding Program can be found here: https://www.gloucestercountynj.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=120
For more information visit: https://NJQHA.com
Virtual Paperweight Fest 2021
May 14th – 16th | Times Vary
Wheaton Arts, Virtual
An All-in-One Experience Available Nowhere Else! Submerse yourself in knowledge with Paperweight Presentations by Gay LeCleire Taylor, Angela Bowey, Marek Kordasiewicz, and Andy Dohan.
Watch live demonstrations by Don Friel, David Graeber, & Skitch Manion as they attempt to create the World’s Largest Millville Rose Paperweight!
Engage with Loren Stump as he demonstrates the making of a Millville Rose Murrini. Slices of the Murrini will be sold to support WheatonArts.
Join Meet the Artist Break Out Sessions with Paul Stankard, Damon MacNaught, Cathy Richardson, Clinton Smith, Mayauel Ward, Chris Sherwin, Alison Ruzsa, or Melissa Ayotte, as well as a 50th Anniversary Exhibit Tour with Kristin Qualls.
Shop & Visit with Artists & Dealers: Tad McKeon’s Paperweights for Collectors, Cathy Richardson, Ken Rosenfeld, William Pitt Paperweights, and the A.G. Paperweight Shop.
Presented in association with the Delaware Valley Paperweight Collectors Association. Sponsored by L.H. Selman Ltd.
Live Music Series
May 13th – 16th | Times Vary
Sharrott Winery, Hammonton
Enjoy live music at Sharrott Winery throughout the weekend. Wine will be sold by the glass and bottle during the performances, and The Wine Bar Kitchen will be open.
Thursday: Mike Beck
Friday: Bria Elena
Saturday: Avi Wisnia, Brian & Mindy
Sunday: Mike Beck
Friday Night Happy Hours
Friday, May 14th | 4 PM – 6 PM
Bellview Winery, Landisville
Why limit happy to only one hour? For the month of May Bellview Winery will be offering Happy Hour Specials between 4pm-6pm every Friday evening.
Bring your friends and family out for a glass of wine and Happy Hour platters, on special from 4-6pm. With the warmer spring weather, they welcome you to enjoy one of their picnic tables on the lawn overlooking the vines.
They also offer indoor seating in our Veranda, but seating is limited and reservations are strongly suggested.
Food Truck Friday at WHW
Friday, May 14th | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
White Horse Winery, Hammonton
Join White Horse Winery for an evening of delicious food truck fare from Tacos al Carbon, and performances by Nicki Sbaffoni!
Except for special events, admission is always free at WHW! Reservations are not required, but recommended. Come out for a bottle of wine, and enjoy yourself by a FREE fire pit or on one of their spacious decks. Limited indoor seating available as well.
Vintage Day: Costumes, Vendors, Flea Market
Saturday, May 15th | 11 AM – 3 PM
Whitesbog Preservation Trust
Join Whitesbog Preservation Trust in vintage dress, bring out your classic car, truck, bike or tractor and check out the old bottles, antiques, junk, and music in the 1920’s era Historic Farm Village!
Cranberry & Blueberry Museum will be open for exploring and they have a band or two playing on the outdoor stage!
Costume Contest: Judging and Prize at 1 pm
Audience Choice Award for Best Vehicle
Antique Displays in 1900’s-1920’s era Farm buildings and Barns
Vintage and Classic vehicles welcome!
this is a small venue event, max 300 people for the day and parking for 100 cars
May 15th – 16th | 12 PM – 5 PM
Autumn Lake Winery, Williamstown
Spring is upon us! The vineyard is waking from its winter slumber, and so begins the budding of the next vintage.
To celebrate, they’re announcing their annual Bloom Festival: May 15-16 from 12-5PM. Bring your family and friends to spend the day by the lake enjoying live music, fresh food, and your favorite Autumn Lake wine. Admission is $15.00 per person , which includes: parking, souvenir glass, wine tasting & entertainment.
Food will be available for purchase, provided by Big Papa Jai’s, Top Shelf Mobile and Mary’s Mobile Diner. Music by PoorMouth Henry on Saturday, with Grass ‘n Gravel on Sunday. Please bring your own chairs and blankets. Friendly dogs on leashes (with waste bags) are also welcome! Elderly and handicap drop-off area. Outside alcohol prohibited by law.
Main Street Wellness Walk
Saturday, May 15th | 1 PM – 4 PM
Main Street, Medford
Go on a wellness journey from 1:00-3:00, visit the Merchants on Main Street to get your clues for the wellness mystery hunt message.
At 3pm head to The Center, Life in Balance, 45 S Main, and go on their wellness walk lead by intuitive spiritual guides using sage and crystals to energetically cleanse ourselves & Main Street.
Finally join in a gathering circle to let go of any unwanted energies in a healing release & burn ceremony!
All are welcome! Tickets Required
$5 per person (Early ticket sale price!)
ages 4 -15 will receive an amethyst crystal
ages 15 and up will receive sage to burn.
Children under 4 are free
Virtual Chamber Series
Sunday, May 16th | 4 PM
Symphony in C, Virtual
Enjoy this free virtual concert from Symphony in C, showcasing Piano Trio no. 1, in D minor, op. 49, by composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
I. Molto allegro agitato
II. Andante con moto tranquillo
III. Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace
IV. Finale: Allegro assai appassionato
Claire Bourg, violin
Arlen Hlusko, cello
Janice Carissa, piano
There will be a pre-concert talk that will begin at 3:30pm on May 16, 2021 just prior to the release of the concert at 4:00pm on Symphony in C’s YouTube channel.
Cabin Fever Astronomy – Live
Monday, May 19th | 9 PM – 10:15 PM
Edelman Planetarium, Virtual
Join Edelman Planetarium as they stream live video from telescopes in their observatory straight to your living room. Each month, weather permitting, they will set up a few telescopes on their observing deck and share views of planets, stars, and more via Facebook and YouTube Live. They hope to recreate virtually the experience of their Observatory Open House nights.
Lots of celestial wonders await, including Mercury, Venus, the Moon, and Mars.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting. Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
You may also watch live on YouTube or Facebook.
Pour into Summer Wine Festival
May 22nd – 23rd | 12 PM – 5 PM
Byrne Plaza, Wildwood
Get ready to “Sip. Savor. Celebrate” at the Pour Into Summer Wine Festival! Come wine down with some of New Jersey’s best wineries as they kick off the summer season in style at the first “Socially Distanced” wine festival for 2021!
Tickets to Pour Into Summer Wine Festival are on sale now for $25. Tickets can be purchased online. Tickets will be available at the gate for cash only. Attendees must be 21+ to purchase tickets. All guests must have a paid ticket. Price includes a sampling glass. Tickets are only good for the date purchased and cannot be used for either day of the festival.
Wineries on site include: DiMatteo Vineyards, Terra Nonno Winery, Salem Oak Vineyards, White Horse Winery, Villari Vineyards, and Wagonhouse Winery.
A New View – Camden
Now through October 31st | All Day
Tour the Art Installations of A New View Camden!
Visit their website www.anewviewcamden.com for a map and audio tour to start you on your way! See for yourself the sculpture that transformed Camden lots from dumping hot-spots to community sculpture gardens.
Together with A New View we are reclaiming our environment through art!
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