Events & Happenings

EVENTS AND HAPPENINGS

Hamilton Township Art in the Park

Saturday, Sept. 16th from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Memorial Park, Route 50 and Main Street, Mays Landing

The Township of Hamilton Historical Society will host their “Art in the Park” craft sale on Saturday, Sept. 16th. For more information or to become a vendor, visit http://www.hamiltonhistorical.com.

Linwood Farmers Market

Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Central Square 199 New Road

Come out to the Linwood Fall Farmers Market, running Saturdays from Sept. 16th to Nov. 4th. The market will serve to support local growers and businesses by bringing the community together.

Ocean City Airport Festival

Saturday, Sept. 16th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Ocean City Airport 2600 Bay Avenue

Annual festival at the Municipal Airport, 26th Street and Bay Avenue 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Features include a ground display of unusual airplanes ranging from World War II Planes to Classics and Warbirds. Meet the performers for the next day’s Aerobatic Air Show. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Ironman 70.3 Atlantic City Triathlon

Sunday, Sept. 17th

Atlantic City Boardwalk

Race this flat and fast course through the Classic Jersey Shore resort of Atlantic City and its surrounding communities. Athletes will love the 99 percent closed bike course and run on the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk, with sun, sand, casinos and amusements for the entire family.

The easily accessible, historic seaside resort of Atlantic City is home to world-class sports, cultural and entertainment events. With its world-famous Boardwalk, luxury hotels and stunning beaches, athletes, friends and family can expect to experience the best of what Absecon Island has to offer including casinos, shopping, dining, and entertainment against a stunning backdrop of sea, sun, and sand.

The race begins at sunrise with a 1.2-mile sheltered swim in the beautiful back bays of Atlantic City. Framed by the Atlantic City skyline, spectators may view the entire swim course from the shore. This 2.5-time loop bike course will be 99 percent closed to vehicular traffic and will take athletes into Atlantic City via the Atlantic City Expressway, which athletes will ride toll-free! Finally, the 13.1-mile run course features striking views of the Atlantic Ocean on the world-famous Atlantic City Boardwalk, a one-of-a-kind race experience for both athletes and spectators. For more information or to register visit http://www.ironman.com.

Historic Smithville Car Show: Antique Auto Day

Sunday, Sept. 17th from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

615 E. Moss Mill Rd. Smithville

Come spend a day in the Village and see some spectacular vehicles from days gone by or show off one of your own! There are anywhere from 75 to 150 cars showing off their stuff for the GM and Corvette show. It’s a fun day to stroll the village and the cars. Cruise on down to Smithville and hang out!

Galloway Green Market

Sundays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Galloway Municipal Complex

Come enjoy Galloway’s very own farmer’s market, Sundays 10am-1pm now through October 15th at the Galloway Municipal Complex. Go Green Galloway is proud to sponsor the Galloway Green Market featuring local produce, baked goods, fresh food, flowers, honey, kids crafts, yoga and more! Free yoga class at 11 a.m. by Grow Yoga!

Ocean City Boardwalk Aerobatic Show

Sunday, September 17th from 1-5pm

6th – 14th Streets along the Beach and Boardwalk

1 p.m., 6th – 14th Streets over the ocean. Thrill to some of the best stunt pilots and aerobatic champions in the world plus military demonstrations. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Margate Fall Funfest

Saturday, Sept. 23rd from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 24th from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Amherst Avenue between Decatur & Coolidge Ave.

Rest up, we have a big party planned! Stretching six blocks along Amherst Avenue, the Margate Fall Funfest will feature amusement rides, a drag race challenge, fitness demonstrations, original crafters, food trucks & stalls, and a character parade! Meet Miss New Jersey, Kaitlyn Schoeffel, on Saturday at 1pm. For more information, call 609-822-1129.

2017 South Jersey Wine and Food Festival

Saturday, Sept. 23rd & Sunday, Sept.  24th from 12-5 p.m.

Lake Lenape East 753 Park Road, Mays Landing

Presented by the Mays Landing Merchants Association, the 7th Annual South Jersey Wine and Food Festival is returning to serene Lake Lenape Park East in Mays Landing, on Saturday, Sept. 23rd and Sunday, Sept. 24th from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Come out to meet some of South Jersey’s best wine makers and culinary personalities and sample their delicious creations!

 

General admission tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the gate, which includes wine samples and a commemorative sampling glass. A limited number of VIP tickets will also be available for $50 in advance and $60 at the gate (if available). VIP includes wine samples, a commemorative sampling glass and lanyard, priority entrance at 11 a.m. and reserved parking. This year, the Festival has added a $10 Designated Driver tickets which will allow you access to the Designated Driver tent and 4 complimentary non-alcoholic beverages throughout the day. Designated Driver tickets can be purchased at the gate only. Attendees under 21, will be charged $10 at the gate and children 12 and under are free with a paying adult.

Galloway Movies in the Park

Friday, Sept. 29th at 7:30 p.m.

Galloway Municipal Complex

Mark your calendars for the Galloway Movie in the Park on Friday, Sept. 29th featuring Beauty and the Beast. Bring a blanket or chairs.

Mays Landing Movies in the Park: Moana

Friday, Sept.  29th at 8 p.m.

129 Old Egg Harbor Rd. Mays Landing

Back by popular demand, the Mays Landing Merchants Association proudly presents another community service to our area with a Fall Movies in the Park series! We are excited to partner with the May’s Landing Athletic Association (offering parking, bathrooms and concessions) and Eye To Eye Media LLC (offering the screen and sound) to make this happen free of charge! All movies will begin at 8pm and will be shown at Underhill Park! Grab a blanket or a chair and bring the friends and family out for some quality time under the Fall night skies!

Smithville Italian Festival

Saturday, Sept. 30th from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Historic Smithville 615 E. Moss Mill Rd.

The Smithville Village has recently added an Italian Festival to its great list of events and we are super excited. The event will feature live music, delicious food and delectable desserts, wine tasting vendors, Italian folk dancing, children’s activities, vendors and more. Come and enjoy a taste of Italy!

Sea Isle City Harborfest

Saturday, Sept. 30th from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Marina Park 42nd Place & the Bay

This bay-side festival celebrates Sea Isle’s fishing and nautical history. Festival-goers will enjoy delicious seafood, live music, clam eating contest, crafts and specialty vendors. Harborfest will be held rain or shine.  In case of heavy rain, the event will be moved indoors to the Lobster Loft Restaurant.

Atlantic City Events

Rick Springfield

Sunday, Sept. 23rd at 8 p.m.

Tropicana Showroom

Tickets start at $55

Phone: 1-800-843-8767

Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and pop rock musician Rick Springfield will perform live in the Tropicana Showroom at Tropicana Atlantic City on Saturday, Sept. 23. Show time is 8 pm. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Over the past three decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl” and “Don’t Talk to Strangers.”

Orleans

Thursday, Sept. 28th at 8 p.m.

Harrah’s Resort

Tickets start at $15

Phone: 609-441-5000

Best known as the Pop/Rock band that brought you the 70s hits “Still The One,” “Dance With Me” and “Love Takes Time,” Orleans has a wonderful music career that has spanned many decades. Come out to The Concert Venue on Thursday, Sept. 28th as Soft Rock Month comes to a close.

2017 Garden State Country Music & Food Truck Festival

Saturday, Sept. 30th & Sunday, Oct. 1st

Bader Field

Tickets start at $45

Phone: 732-956-9000 x1010

2 Days, 2 Stages, 20 Artists, 40 Food Trucks!! The Garden State Country Music and Food Truck Festival is coming to Bader Airfield in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Sept. 30th and Oct. 1st.
Garden State Festival is the only multi-day festival in the Tri-State area bringing together nationally headlining country music artists and over 40 of the area’s top food trucks. For tickets and more information visit https://www.gardenstatefestival.com.

Free Community Events

Little Learners’ Craft Class

Friday, Sept. 15th at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Warren Fox Nature Center 109 Route 50, Estell Manor

Open to ages 3-5 preschoolers accompanied by an adult. Transform everyday objects into works of art. Time permitting; children will have the opportunity to “show and tell.” Specify morning or afternoon session when registering. Register by calling the Nature Center office at 609-625-1897.

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Sunday, September 24th from 9-11am

240 Old Turnpike Rd. Pleasantville

Have your cat(s) in a carrier and your dog(s) on a leash. If you have proof that your animals have received a rabies vaccine in the past and bring proof with you. Cats and dogs must be 4 months of age to receive this vaccine. Pregnant or sick animals will not be vaccinated.

Egg Harbor Township Bus Trips

Interested in getting away for a day? Try one of our bus trips!

All day trips leave from the Egg Harbor Township Municipal building located at 3515 Bargaintown Road.  Seats are limited so register early. Participants’ minimum age is 10 years, ages 10-17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration will be taken by phone 609-272-8120 by the EHT Recreation Department or in person at the EHT Community Center at 5045 English Creek Ave, Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Washington, D.C.

Saturday, Sept. 23 – The bus will drop you off at the Air/Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institute where you can make your own connections to other points of interest.  Whatever you decide to do, it will be a fun-filled day for all. (Cost $40)

Inner Harbor, Baltimore

Saturday, Oct. 7 – A myriad of activities, historical attractions and shopping within strolling distance await you along with the National Aquarium, home of over 8,000 specimens of fish, birds, mammals and amphibians. (Cost $38)

New York City, NY

Saturday, Oct. 21, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, Saturday, Dec. 16 – Explore the city that never sleeps!  We get you there what you do is entirely up to you.  Where we drop you off is where we pick you up. (Cost $40)

Fitness

Zumba Class

Tuesday, September 19th from 5-6pm

Lake Lenape East  753 Park Road, Mays Landing

Zumba is a Latin dance that will help you get in shape while listening to Lain music and have fun. For more information call 609-625-1897.

Wellness

Young Adults with Anxiety/Depression

This peer-run group is for individuals age 20-30 who live with anxiety and/or depression.   Topics include wellness tools, mutual support, and resources.  Monthly meetings are 6 pm on the third Monday at Allies in Caring, 18 Central Avenue, Hammonton.  No cost to attend. Offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County.  Call 652-3800 or cquinn@mhanj.org.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Rutgers Cooperative Extension Family Community Health Sciences Grandparents Support Group will meet from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May, 355 Courthouse-South Dennis Road in Cape May Courthouse. A light supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will follow at 6 p.m. There is no charge for this program, however, advanced registration is required. Call Marian at 609-465-5115 ext. 3609 for more information or to register