What’s Happening in South Jersey This Weekend and Beyond (June 24-30)
WHAT’S GOING ON? Here’s a small sample of events in the area that you might want to check out in the coming days.
DEPTFORD “The Art Board” exhibition of works by nine artists, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays, until August 31. Deptford Municipal Building, 1011 Cooper St. deptford-nj.org609-509-5423.
HAMMONTON “Mommer’s Autism Series,” posters by Nick St. Clair, through June 28. Noyes Gallery at Kramer Hall, Stockton University, 30 Front St. noyesmuseum.org609-626-3420.
MILLEVILLE “People, Place, Process – 50 Years of Glassmaking at WheatonArts,” until December 1. “Sons of Time and Wisdom – Chilean Textiles and Horsehair Miniatures,” visual comparison between the traditional textiles of the Chilean Mapuche people and the Guatemalan Mayans, until November 13. “Collecting and Connecting – Museum of American Glass Recent Acquisitions,” until December 31. Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Road (Route 55). www.wheatonarts.org856-825-6800.
MOORESTOWN Annual exhibition of members and professors, Perkins Center for the Arts, 395 Kings Highway. perkinscenter.org856-235-6488.
DEPTFORD “The Art Board” reception for an exhibition of works by nine artists, 2-4 p.m., Deptford Municipal Building, 1011 Cooper St. deptford-nj.org609-509-5423.
PITMAN “The Golden Games” Parody of the musical game show “Golden Girls,” 8 p.m., Broadway Theater of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. $30. thebroadwaytheatre.org856-384-8381.
SOMERS POINT Joe Conklin and the City Rhythm Orchestra, comedy and music, 5 p.m., also June 25, 8 p.m. Gateway Playhouse, 738 Bay Ave. gatewaybythebay.org609-653-0553.
PITMAN Italian comedy night, Peter Revello, Anthony DeVito, 8 p.m., Pitman’s Broadway Theater, 43 S. Broadway. $25. thebroadwaytheatre.org856-384-8381.
ATLANTIC CITY Atlantic City Seafood and Music Festival, 4pm-9pm, also June 25, 11am-9pm; June 26, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Bader Field, 500 Albany Ave. Free Friday; $11 Saturday-Sunday, with an $80 VIP package available. www.acseafoodandmusicfest.com609-513-1690.
WENNAH firefly festival, educational stations along a 3-mile trail sponsored by the Gloucester County Nature Club, 8-10 p.m., Tall Pines State Preserve, Bark Bridge Road and Indian Trail. Free but registration required. friendssoftallpinespreserve.org[email protected]
GLASSBORO summer festival, free outdoor concert, food trucks, beer and wine, storytelling, 5-9 p.m., Glassboro Town Square, North Main Street and Rowan Boulevard. [email protected], 856-881-9230.
Food, drinks and meals
CAMDEN Battleship Craft Beer Festival, over 30 area breweries, concerts, crafts and ship tours, 1-5 p.m., Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place. $50 to $75; Designated drivers $20. battleshipnewjersey.org, njbeer.ticketleap.com.
CAMDEN Music Festival “Summer Solstice”, free performances by Mark Stinger Band, John Torres Band, Ronstadt Revue, Brown Sugar and All Souled Out, with food trucks, traveling entertainment, petting zoo, beer garden and children’s play area, from 4 p.m. at 10 p.m., Haddon Avenue, between Strawbridge and Cooper Streets. haddontwp.com, shophaddon.com.
VIGNELAND Awake, Yes Tribute, 8 p.m., Landis Theater, 830 E. Landis Ave. $15-$30. thelandistheater.com856-794-4100.
STILL “Gospel Folk Thunder,” free outdoor concert with Vanilla Fudge founding member Vince Martell and vocalist Peg Pearl, John Keith Davis and Howard Valentine, 6-7:30 p.m., Camp Edge, 26 Camp Edge Road. pantinghart.org856-935-6376.
ATLANTIC CITY Andrea Bocelli, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Etess Arena, 1000 Boardwalk. $249 to $549. hardrockhotelatlanticcity.com800-736-1420.
CAMDEN Jack Johnson, 7:30 p.m., Freedom Mortgage Pavilion, 1 Harbor Blvd. $41 to $161. livenation.com/venues/14115/bb-t-pavilion856-365-1300.
CAPE MAY Paula Johns Trio, Cape May Music Festival Outdoor Concert, 7 p.m., Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. $45-$50. capemaymac.org609-884-5404.
PITMAN Rainbow full of sound, Tribute to the Grateful Dead, 8 p.m., Broadway Theater of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. $35. thebroadwaytheatre.org856-384-8381.
VIGNELAND Just Sabbath, Tribute to Black Sabbath, with tribute to Yngwie Malmsteen, 8 p.m., Landis Theater, 830 E. Landis Ave. $20. thelandistheater.com856-794-4100.
BERLIN Mike Ian, 8 p.m., The Vault Concert Stage, Victor Records Museum, 250 S. White Horse Pike. $22. victorrecords.com844-802-2557.
CAMDEN Kelly machine gun, 7:30 p.m., Freedom Mortgage Pavilion, 1 Harbor Blvd. $63 to $1,500. livenation.com/venues/14115/bb-t-pavilion856-365-1300.
PITMAN The Duprés, 2 p.m., Pitman’s Broadway Theater, 43 S. Broadway. $35. thebroadwaytheatre.org856-384-8381.
MOORESTOWN “Irish Music and Dance”, Free “World Stage” outdoor concert, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Perkins Center for the Arts, 395 Kings Highway. perkinscenter.org856-235-6488.
SOMERS POINT Curfew, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Tribute, 8 p.m., Gateway Playhouse, 738 Bay Ave. $29. gatewaybythebay.org609-653-0553.
CAPE MAY Atlantic Bay Symphony, Cape May Music Festival Concert with works by Tchaikovsky and Beethoven, 7 p.m., Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave. at Stockton Place. $25 to $35. capemaymac.org609-884-5404.
VIGNELAND The Rhythm Wranglers, free outdoor concert, 7 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2384 E. Landis Ave. redeemerlutheran.net856-691-4278.
Sports and leisures
DEPTFORD Free Kayak Expedition And Picnic, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Old Pine Farm Natural Lands Trust, Willoughby House, 340 Pine Ave. at Blackwood Terrace. oldpinefarm.org856-340-3208.
NATIONAL PARK Historic Baseball Day, “Stealing Home – How Jackie Robinson Changed America” memorabilia exhibit, interactive demonstration of vintage baseball, trapball and other games, 12-4 p.m., Red Bank Battlefield Park, 100 Hessian Ave. nj-gloucestercounty.civicplus.com/1339/Family-History-Day—-Vintage-Baseball-De856-224-8045.
VIGNELAND Fourth Annual The Ave 5K Run, 9 a.m., Downtown Vineland, Landis Avenue and the Boulevard. Registration of runners from $10 to $30. theave.biz856-794-8653.
OAKLYN “The Marvelous Marvels” black-box production by a musical ensemble at a 1958 high school prom, 8 p.m., also June 25, 8 p.m.; June 26, 2 p.m. Ritz Theater, 915 Whitehorse Pike. $27. ritztheatreco.org856-858-5230.
ATLANTIC CITY Masters of illusion, 8 p.m., also on June 25, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; June 28-30, 7 p.m. Harrah’s Atlantic City, Concert Hall, 777 Harrah’s Blvd. $28 to $48. harrahsresort.com800-242-7727.
GALLWAY car cruise, 5-8 p.m., Historic Smithville/Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road in Smithville. historicsmithville.com609-748-8999.
THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER 4th of July party, 11:00 a.m. parade of bikes and buggies from Gloucester Towne to Martin Lake Park for children’s games and snacks, 5:30 p.m. concert ending with fireworks, Martin Lake Park, Johnson Boulevard and Baynes Avenue. cityofgloucester.org856-456-0205.
VOORHEES large opening, tours of the new adoption and education center with free family activities and crafts, 1 p.m., Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Blvd. awanj.org856-424-2288, [email protected]
WOODBURY “They Slice the Air” Free program inspired by June 19 based on documented slave stories, spirituals and poetry, 2 p.m., Bethlehem Baptist Church, 414 Mantua Pike. bethlehembaptistwoodbury.org856-845-1150.
CLAYTON Community Garage Sale, benefit for Gloucester County Animal Shelter; attendees asked to bring donations for the Pet Food Pantry, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Gloucester County Complex, 1200 N. Delsea Drive. 856-881-2828.
PENNSVILLE Friends of Pennsville Library Fundraiser, 1 to 4 p.m., Riverview Beach Park, North Broadway and West Pittsfield Street. 484-524-5698.
Salem 300th anniversary, church founding celebration with eucharistic service followed by picnic with games, contests and bouncy house, 10 a.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 76 Market St. stjohnssalemnj.org856-935-1798.
WOODSTOWN Cowtown Showdown Antique and Custom Motorcycle, Auto and Truck Show, with swap meet, vendors, crafts, contests, entertainment and food, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Highway (Route 40). salemcountyfair.com856-728-6699.
WEST DEPTFORD “Delaware Valley – Center of American Shipbuilding, Civil War to World War I”, Lecture by Peter Walzer, Former Camden Dockyard and Maritime Museum Guide, 2 p.m., West Deptford Free Public Library, 420 Crown Point Road. Registration required. westdeptford.lib.nj.us856-845-5593.
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