Angelina Jolie stars as a Montana smokejumper who protects a young boy on the run in Taylor Sheridan’s wilderness thriller ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead.’
Paperweight Fest 2021 goes virtual
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, in association with the Delaware Valley Paperweight Collectors Association, invites glass enthusiasts to attend the virtual version of Paperweight Fest 2021 from May 14 to 16.
The event will feature:
- Paperweight presentations by Gay LeCleire Taylor, Angela Bowey, Marek Kordasiewicz and Andy Dohan.
- Live demonstrations by Don Friel, David Graeber and 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 Wheaton Arts.
- Meet the Artist Break Out Sessions with Paul Stankard, Damon MacNaught, Cathy Richardson, Clinton Smith, Mayauel Ward, Chris Sherwin, Alison Ruzsa or Melissa Ayotte.
- 50th anniversary exhibit tour with Kristin Qualls.
- An opportunity to shop and visit with artists and dealers: Tad McKeon’s Paperweights for Collectors, Cathy Richardson, Ken Rosenfeld, William Pitt Paperweights, and the A.G. Paperweight Shop.
Tickets are $45.
For tickets or information, call (856) 825-6800 or visit www.wheatonarts.org.
It’s time for the Pour into Summer Wine Festival
Get ready to sip, savor and celebrate at the Pour Into Summer Wine Festival from noon to 5 p.m. May 22 and 23, rain or shine, at Byrne Plaza.
Guests, ages 21 and older, are invited to taste wines from DiMatteo Vineyards, Terra Nonno Winery, Salem Oak Vineyards, White Horse Winery, Villari Vineyards and Wagonhouse Winery.
Tickets are $25, includes admission, sampling and wine glass.
The plaza is at 3400 Pacific Ave., in Wildwood.
Masks and social distancing will be required.
For information, visit www.newjerseywineevents.com.
Whitesbog hosts Vintage Day
Join Whitesbog Preservation Trust from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 15 for Vintage Day.
Wear your best “vintage” clothes for the costume contest and to check out the classic cars, trucks, bikes and tractors.
The event will also feature an opportunity to:
- Visit the Cranberry & Blueberry Museum.
- Listen to music.
- View antique displays in the 1900 to 1920 era farm buildings and barns.
- Visit a variety of vendors.
Attendance is limited to 300. Once capacity is reached entry will be closed.
The village is at 120 W. Whites Bogs Road in Browns Mills.
For information, visit https://bit.ly/3f5KVJS.
‘Art is in bloom’ in Salem County
Salem County Arts in Bloom is a two-day, county-wide, art event, which offers an opportunity to visit artists in their studios and galleries. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15 and 16.
The artists will share their work and activities will include pottery demonstrations, painting, fiber arts, puppetry and more.
Some tours will be in-person following social distancing guidelines, and others will be virtual.
For a list of participating artists and other information, visit www.artsinbloomnj.com.
Enjoy the Cape May Music Festival
Cape May MAC announced the 2021 Cape May Music Festival Series will include both live and virtual concerts with classical, jazz and brass band music.
Launching this year’s festival is a free, classical music concert, presented virtually, at 5:30 p.m. May 13 at capemaymac.org.
Virtual concerts are pre-recorded and presented by a collaboration between Cape May MAC, the New York Chamber Ensemble and the Bay Atlantic Symphony. Viewers and listeners may enjoy these concerts at any time after the concert.
A live question and answer session following each concert encourages viewers to engage with the artists. Viewers may register to participate in these sessions at capemaymac.org.
Live concerts continue the 32-year festival tradition of bringing classical, brass band and jazz music to Cape May.
This year, the live concerts kick off on Memorial Day Weekend.
Concerts scheduled include:
- Atlantic Brass Band, 7 p.m. May 30, free, Rotary Park Bandstand, 400 Lafayette St.
- New York Chamber Ensemble/Bay Atlantic Symphony, live classical music concerts, 7 p.m. June 3 and 17, rain dates, June 4 and 18, on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., admission $25 adults, $20 seniors and $15 students. Concerts are currently planned for the outdoor stage at the Physick Estate, but might be offered virtually.
- New York Chamber Ensemble, traditional Friends of the Cape May Music Festival benefit, 4 p.m. June 16, Vintage at the Emlen Physick Estate, event raises funds to help share outstanding classical music with the community throughout the year. Tickets are no longer available for this event.
- Paula Johns, “The Real Me,” jazz concert, 7 p.m. June 27, rain date June 28, on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, admission $25 adults, $20 seniors and $15 students.
Bring blankets and chairs for outdoor concerts.
Masks and social distancing will be required indoors and outdoors at Cape May MAC locations.
For tickets or information, call (609) 884-5404 or visit capemaymac.org.
Hunt for pirate treasure in North Wildwood
The notorious privateer Captain William Kidd has been spotted off our shores aboard his Adventure Galley and is rumored to have hidden his treasure in North Wildwood. To uncover the loot, the City of North Wildwood will hold a Captain Kidd Pirate Day, complete with a parade and treasure hunt, on May 15, beginning at 16th and the Boardwalk.
Children, ages 12 and younger, are invited to wear their best pirate apparel and participate in a parade of brave buccaneers and swashbuckling scallywags to where ‘X’ marks the spot on the 20th Street beach.
The parade route has been updated to reflect social distancing regulations. Check-in, lineup and judging of costumes will take place at 16th and the Boardwalk and the surrounding beach area from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The parade will proceed down the boardwalk to 20th and the beach, where Captain Kidd is said to have buried his famous treasure, at 11 a.m.
Once the treasure hunt is complete, everyone is asked to disperse.
The award ceremony will not be in person. It will instead be broadcast live on the North Wildwood Recreation and Tourism Facebook page, time to be announced.
Winners may claim their prizes at the North Wildwood Recreation Center at 900 Central Ave., or call to arrange for pick up.
To register for the pirate parade or for information, call the North Wildwood Recreation Department at (609) 522-2955.
For Wildwood information, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call (800) 992-9732.
Seashore Lines celebrates 25th anniversary
Join the Seashore Lines for a 25th anniversary celebration at the Richland Train Station on May 15 and 16.
Short excursion trains will operate from the station for this event. Trains will depart at 11 a.m., and 12:30, 2 and 3:30 p.m. from the station at 1272 Harding Highway in Richland.
Plus, railroad equipment and antique automobiles will be on display. Radio personality Jimmy Brown of WNJH Radio will provide the entertainment.
The Seashore Lines will also have merchandise available for purchase.
Also, the Patcong Valley Model Railroad Club will operate its trains from noon to 3 p.m. May 15 and 16 at the club at Route 40 at Fir Avenue in Richland.
Seashore Lines will roll back fares to those on its inaugural passenger trains on May 18, 1996.
Tickets are $7 for ages 13 and older and $4 for ages 2 to 12.
For tickets or information, visit www.seashorelines.org or Cape May Seashore Lines on Facebook.
Main Street Wellness Walk set for Saturday in Medford
Visit the merchants on Main Street in Medford from 1 to 3 p.m. May 15 to get your clues for the wellness mystery hunt message.
At 3 p.m., stop by The Center, Life in Balance, 45 S. Main St., to join a wellness walk lead by intuitive spiritual guides using sage and crystals to energetically cleanse participants and Main Street.
Finally join in a gathering circle to let go of unwanted energies in a healing release and burn ceremony!
Tickets are $5 for ages 4 and older, includes an amethyst crystal for participants ages 4 to 15 and sage to burn for ages 15 and older.
For tickets and information, visit main-street-merchants.square.site.
View the stars from your living room
The Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University will host Cabin Fever Astronomy Live, virtually, from 9 to 10:15 p.m. May 19.
The planetarium will stream live video from telescopes in the observatory straight to your living room to share views of planets, stars, and more via Zoom, Facebook and YouTube Live.
The event is meant to virtually recreate the planetarium’s Observatory Open House nights.
To register for the Zoom meeting, visit bit.ly/3bkfMS1.
Symphony in C presents virtual concert
Join Symphony in C, the Mid-Atlantic region’s young professionals orchestra, for a virtual concert featuring musicians Claire Bourg, violin, Arlen Hlusko, cello, and Janice Carissa, piano, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. May 16.
The event will begin with a pre-concert conversation.
For information, call (856) 963-6683 or visit symphonyinc.org.
Second Friday by the Bay returns
The Bayshore Center at Bivalve will host Second Friday by the Bay from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 9.
The event will feature music by Randy & Ryan and a chance to enjoy beer, wine, oysters from the raw bar and café fare from the Oyster Cracker Café.
The center is at 2800 High St., in Port Norris.
For information, call (856) 785-2060 or visit Bayshorecenter.org.
Check out the Downe Township Horseshoe Crab Festival
Horseshoe Crabs will be celebrated during the Downe Township Horseshoe Crab Festival, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 15 in Fortescue.
The event will feature guided beach walks, a sea glass expo and craft station, a Horseshoe Crab rescue demonstration, a photography contest, activities for kids, local vendors, food and more.
Swing That Cat, Steve Byrne, Joseph Kille, Jill Ransom, Rich Fuller, John Paul Austin, Bill Gatier, Buckshutem Country and DJ Tony Campbell will provide the entertainment.
Masks and social distancing will be required.
For information, visit www.facebook.com/DowneTownshipHorseshoeCrabFestival.
Motorless fun scheduled at New Jersey Motorsports Park
Calling all bicyclists, skateboarders, rollerbladers, runners, walkers and parents with strollers! New Jersey Motorsports Park will host its next Inspira Health Motor(less) Night on May 20. Gates will be open from 6 p.m. to sunset for this free event.
Visitors are invited to bike, skate, rollerblade, run and walk along one of the park’s road courses. Proper personal protective equipment and social distancing are required.
Motor(less) Nights will be held on the third Thursday of the month through October.
The park is at 8000 Dividing Creek Road in Millville.
For information, call (856) 327-8000 or visit www.njmp.com.
What’s happening at South Jersey wineries
Here’s a look at what’s happening at some South Jersey wineries:
Bloom Festival, enjoy wine, food from Big Papa Jai’s, Mary’s Mobile Diner and Brotherly Love Cheesesteak, plus music by Poor Mouth Henry, noon to 5 p.m. May 15; and food from Top Shelf Mobile, Big Papa Jai’s and Mary’s Mobile Diner, plus music by Grass ‘n Gravel, noon to 5 p.m. May 16, admission $15, includes parking, souvenir glass, wine tasting and entertainment, bring a chair or a blanket, Autumn Lake Winery, Williamstown, (856) 516-4594, autumnlakewinery.com.
Live Music Series, enjoy wine, food from the Wine Bar Kitchen, and music by Mike Beck, May 13, Bria Elena, May 14, Bria Elena, May 15, and Mike Beck, May 16, reservations required, Sharrott Winery, Hammonton, (609) 567-9463, sharrottwinery.com.
Friday Night Happy Hours, features wine and Happy Hour platters, 4 to 6 p.m. May 14, indoor and outdoor seating available, reservations suggested, Bellview Winery, Landisville, (856) 697-7172, bellviewwinery.com.
Fridays in the Grove, features wine and food outdoors in the Grove, noon to 7 p.m. May 14, registration required, Laurita Winery, New Egypt, (609) 752-0200, lauritawinery.com.
Food Truck Friday, features wine, fire pits, music by Nicki Sbaffoni, and food from Tacos al Carbon, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 14, White Horse Winery, Hammonton, reservations recommended, (609) 270-1411, www.whitehorsewinery.com.
Wine and Karaoke Night with DJ Gary See’s, bring your favorite song requests or just enjoy listening and some wine, 7 to 10 p.m. May 14, Summit City Winery, Glassboro, (856) 881-2930, summitcityfarms.com.
Live music, sip wine and listen to Vic Rubino singing songs from the great American songbook, 2 to 5 p.m. May 15, DiMatteo Vineyards, Hammonton, (609) 704-1414, www.dimatteowinery.com.
Totally Tenors Opera Gala, features wines, four-course gourmet dinner, and selected operatic arias, 2 to 6 p.m. May 16, in the Vintner’s Room, reservations required, Tomasello Winery, Hammonton, (800) 666-9463, tomasellowinery.com.
Country Sundays, features wine and music by Stonewood, noon to 4 p.m. May 16, Renault Winery, Egg Harbor Township, (609) 739-7670, www.renaultwinery.com.
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