RETURN HOME

    Connect With Us

    eNews Signup

    Image of Facebook logo 120px

    < November 2014 >

    Saturday, November 1st, 2014

    Legend of the Jersey Devil show -- Albert Hall

     

    Time & Place

    7:30pm to 11:30pm
    Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road (Rt. 532), Waretown, NJ 08758

    event thumbnail

    Listen to the story of the legend of the Jersey Devil. Bring your cameras to get lots of photos of Albert Hall's funny and congenial Jersey Devil.

    The program features a live stage concert of bluegrass, country, and traditional music by regional bands from the tri-state area. This show is being presented in the new Albert Music Hall building.

    Appearing: Heidi Olsen & The Night, Rawhide, Jersey Devil, Basement Musicians, Acoustic Thunder, Pickin' Shed Jam (Events subject to change)

    Sound: Music Men Productions Ltd.

    Light refreshments and gift items may be purchased.

    No alcoholic beverages or smoking allowed.

    Admission: $5.00 for adults and $1.00 for children 11 and under.

    Doors open at 6:00 PM.

    All proceeds to benefit the Pinelands Cultural Society and the Albert Music Hall Scholarship Fund.

    More Information

    609-971-1593 | Web

    Find Related Info: Albert Music Hall, Jersey Devil, Bluegrass Music

     

    Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

    Interpretive Trail Hike at Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

    event thumbnail

    Join an RNC naturalist for an interpretive hike through our varied habitats. It's a great way to become familiar with our well-maintained trails.

    The pace is easy and suitable for all ages of adults and interested teenagers.

    Please pre-register. Cost: RNC members, FREE; nonmembers, $4/person, $10/family.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Rancocas Conservancy, adults, hike

     

    Dr. Still: Black Doctor of the Pines

     

    Time & Place

    2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Peachfield, 180 Burrs Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

    event thumbnail

    The story of Dr. Still, Black Doctor of the Pines, will be introduced by Samuel Still, a descendant of Dr. Still. A one act play entitled "Still Standing", written by Rev. Terrell Person, descendant of Dr. Still, that tells the tale of Levin and Charity Still, parents of Dr. Still, will be presented. The story follows their escape from slavery, Charity's recapture and finally her freedom. The play will be followed by "If These Stones Could Talk", a DVD produced by Rev. Person, which tells the story of the Still family.

    Admission is $5 per person; Friends of Peachfield admitted free of charge. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. This program is well-suited for children of all ages.

    NSCDA-NJ has received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

    More Information

    609-267-6996 | Email

    Find Related Info: Dr. James Still, All ages, history

     

    Thursday, November 6th, 2014

    RNC Outdoor Photography Series -- Photography Basics

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

    event thumbnail

    Want to learn techniques for taking outdoor photos in a beautiful setting? Join us for a series of outdoor photography workshops.

    Nature Photography Basics -- Discover new ways to capture the beauty of nature.

    Instructor: Tom Graf

    Cost: RNC members, FREE; nonmembers, $5/person.

    **Register for all five classes and receive a $5 discount.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Rancocas Conservancy, nature, photography

     

    Friday, November 7th, 2014

    Sunset Hike and Evening Campfire -- Historic Whitesbog Village

     

    Time & Place

    4:30pm to 6:30pm
    Whitesbog Village, 120 Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

    event thumbnail

    Take a guided hike along the cranberry bogs, ponds and canals as the day draws to an end. Then gather around the campfire for storytelling and marshmallow roasting. Please bring a flashlight.

    Pre-registration is required. Fee $10 per adult, Children are Free To register, call (609) 894-9311 x3027.

    Course # CFG 764-80

    Sponsored by Burlington County College Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies

    More Information

    BCC Pines | 609-893-1765 | Web

    Find Related Info: Whitesbog Village, hike, storytelling, Family Friendly

     

    Saturday, November 8th, 2014

    Cedar Creek at Double Trouble Village -- Batsto

     

    Time & Place

    1:00pm
    Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

    event thumbnail

    Beyond the Barrens: A Pinelands Speaker Series (2014) will take place on the Second Saturday of each month and will focus on natural, cultural, and historical aspects in and around Batsto. Programming begins at 1:00pm in the Batsto Visitor Center Auditorium. Admission is $2.00 per person.

    Cedar Creek At Double Trouble Village will be presented by Andrew Anderson

    More Information

    609-561-0024 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Batsto Village, Cedar Creek, Double Trouble State Park

     

    Healthy Hikes at the Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    10:30am to 11:30am
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

    event thumbnail

    Studies show that taking a nature walk is good for your physical and mental health.

    Join an RNC naturalist for a themed hike around the preserve. On today's hike, be on the lookout for burrows, nests, tracks, and other evidence of the many species of animals that make their home in Rancocas State Park.

    Hike is off-site. Please visit RNC's website for more details.

    For adults and interested teenagers. Cost: RNC members, $3/person; non-members, $5/person.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Rancocas Conservancy, adults, hike

     

    Revoluntionary War Tour and Campfire -- Batsto Village

     

    Time & Place

    4:00pm to 8:00pm
    Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

    event thumbnail

    Dark clouds were forming in South Jersey in the years 1775, 1776, and 1777. The talk of revolution could be heard from city taverns to small village inns. Tonight your guide from Revolution Tours Inc. will weave Batsto’s historical significance into the broader context of the Revolution.

    The American Revolution was a critical turning point in our nation’s history. Revolution was in the hearts and minds of the people. In this evening’s program are the detailed and individual story lines that tie the village and its people to revolution and an unknown future.

    The audience will be provided with a guided tour of Batsto Village lasting 1 ½ hours. A campfire will follow with light refreshments. There will be talks of treason, loyalists, spies in Batsto, and tales of the bloody battles fought nearby in South Jersey and beyond. Fee: $5.00 per person

    Space is limited, CALL Batsto Visitor Center to reserve your spot at (609) 561-0024!

    More Information

    Batsto Visitors Center | 609-561-0024 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Batsto Village, history, Revolutionary War, tour

     

    Sunday, November 9th, 2014

    Sips and Supper -- Smithville Park

     

    Time & Place

    4:00pm to 7:00pm
    Historic Smithville Park, 803 Smithville Road, Eastampton, NJ

    event thumbnail

    Enjoy an evening in beautiful Smithville Park while supporting local environmental education at Rancocas Nature Center.

    "Sips" will be provided by Flying Fish Brewery located in Somerdale, NJ. Sample local craft beer. Full pours will be available at the bar.

    "Supper" will be provided by Catering by Phillip. Fresh, seasonal ingredients will be featured.


    To purchase Tickets: Tickets are $40/person. Call the Center at (609) 261-2495 Mail a check to: Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060 or Stop by Rancocas Nature Center.

    Tickets must be purchased by November 1st.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Smithville Park, Rancocas Nature Center, fundraiser

     

    Hartford Crossing Park Cleanup & Trail Building Day -- Medford

     

    Time & Place

    10am to 2pm
    Canale Fieldhouse at Hartford Crossing, 120 Church Road, Medford, NJ

    event thumbnail

    Volunteers Needed!!

    Settled across from Lenape High School and between the sports fields of Hartford Crossing Sports Complex is some 120 acres of township-owned natural terrain offering outstanding trail riding for bicycles, nature walking, and hikers.

    A joint community effort comprised of citizens, local businesses, and government and local organizations has set forth to develop “Hartford Crossing Trails” as a place where the public can ride bikes, hike or simply enjoy the natural setting. For well over a year, the Harford Trails group has been working with Medford Township and the state to carve out some 5+ miles of natural trails for recreational public use. We have also been working with the Township and Guzzi Engineering of Medford to submit plans and drawings for State approval. Matthew Keane, a long time resident and The goal will be to clear away downed branches and trees as well as to clear pathways and remove some of the trash that has accumulated over the past year.

    Bring your friends and family (and rakes, shovels, wheel barrows, leaf blowers, bow saws, pole saws) and the will to work and help them create a great natural place to bike and hike in Medford. Work gloves and long pants are a must!

    For More Information, go to:

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/351915271572374/

    Beth Portocalis, Medford Township (609) 654-2608 x338 bportocalis@medfordtownship.com

    Larry Macdonald, Wheelies Bicycles (609) 953-9383 larrymacdonld@wheeliestore.com

    More Information

    Beth Portocalis | (609) 654-2608 ext 338 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Medford, clean-up, volunteer

     

    Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

    The Rancocas Creek: From Prehistoric Times to Present Day -- BurlCo Lyceum of History

     

    Time & Place

    3:00pm
    Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences, 307 High Street, Mount Holly, NJ 08060

    event thumbnail

    A first-hand look at the Rancocas Creek like you have never seen it before. Discover the origins of the creek and learn the role it played and continues to play in the lives of Burlington County residents, while viewing “Discovering the Rancocas Creek”, a museum-quality exhibit filled with photographs, artifacts and much more.

    Contact Marisa Bozarth via phone or email to reserve your spot.

    A second program will be held on November 13th at 6:30pm.

    More Information

    Marisa Bozarth | 609-265-5858 | Email

    Find Related Info: Burlington County, Rancocas Creek, history, education

     

    Thursday, November 13th, 2014

    The Rancocas Creek: From Prehistoric Times to Present Day -- BurlCo Lyceum of History

     

    Time & Place

    6:30pm
    Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences, 307 High Street, Mount Holly, NJ 08060

    event thumbnail

    A first-hand look at the Rancocas Creek like you have never seen it before. Discover the origins of the creek and learn the role it played and continues to play in the lives of Burlington County residents, while viewing “Discovering the Rancocas Creek”, a museum-quality exhibit filled with photographs, artifacts and much more.

    Contact Marisa Bozarth via phone or email to reserve your spot.

    Program is also offered on November 12th at 3:00pm.

    More Information

    Marisa Bozarth | 609-265-5858 | Email

    Find Related Info: Burlington County, Rancocas Creek, history, education

     

    Friday, November 14th, 2014

    Ranger Bill's Nature Hikes -- Preschoolers -- Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 11:00am
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

    event thumbnail

    Burlington County Ranger Bill will share his love of the outdoors with preschoolers ages 3-5 and their parent or guardian.

    Each session will feature a seasonal topic, an age-appropriate short hike, and a craft. Join the fun and give young children a chance to explore the outdoors. All hikes utilize the Rancocas Nature Center's Visitors Center and trail system.

    Cost per session: FREE (donations accepted at the Center)

    More Information

    609-261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: preschoolers, Rancocas Conservancy, hike

     

    Saturday, November 15th, 2014

    Home Place Festival -- Albert Hall

     

    Time & Place

    7:30pm
    Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road (Rt. 532), Waretown, NJ 08758

    event thumbnail

    Come to the Homeplace Festival and help us celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Albert Hall.

    This show will feature musicians and music from our original homeplace........the Albert brothers’ cabin. Join the singing, laughing, and socializing. You will be among friends both old and new. It will be just like way back when.

    Come and enjoy good food and good fun. Be prepared to be entertained Pinelands style with live stage presentations of bluegrass, country, and traditional music.

    More Information

    609-971-1593 | Web

    Find Related Info: Albert Music Hall, birthday, Bluegrass Music

     

    Sunday, November 16th, 2014

    Pinelands Dulcimer Society -- Pinelands Preservation Headquarters

     

    Time & Place

    1:00pm to 3:30pm
    Pinelands Preservation Alliance, 17 Pemberton Road, Southampton, NJ 08088

    event thumbnail

    Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society members desire to preserve folk instruments, among which the Appalachian mountain and hammered dulcimers stand out. The extended dulcimer family also includes other well-known instruments, like autoharp, banjo, bozouki, bass fiddle, folk harp, mandolin and penny whistle. Stop by and you'll hear a variety of playing styles, from old-time mountain music to Irish jigs and airs.

    The Pinelands Visitor Center will also be open,offering more than 150 books about the Pine Barrens, South Jersey, ecology and history, including the brand new book Batsto Village : Jewel of the Pines by Barbara Solem. PPA hats, water bottles and clothing are also available.

    All are welcome! Come to play, sing, dance or listen, but come mostly to have fun!

    Light refreshments will be served!

    Event is Free!

    More Information

    Mike | 609-859-8860 extension 15 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Pinelands Preservation Alliance, music, shopping

     

    Meet the Rancocas Animals -- Rancocas Nature Center

     

    Time & Place

    1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

    event thumbnail

    This program will tie participants a chance to have an up-close and personal visit with many of our Nature Center's resident animals, from our Guinea Pig, Carrot, to our numerous snakes and turtles.

    Get to know some of our newest additions, like our young box turtles and learn about the care they require.

    Cost: RNC members: $7/person, $15/family (limit 5); Non-members: $9/person, $21/family (limit 5).

    More Information

    609-261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Rancocas Nature Center, education, snakes, turtles

     

    Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

    Seventeen Trillion Gallons: Ecology and Water Resources of the NJ Pinelands

     

    Time & Place

    11:00am
    Medford Leas Theater, One Medford Leas, Medford, NJ 08055

    event thumbnail

    Dr. Amy Karpati, Director of Conservation Science for the Pinelands Preservation Alliance, will give an overview of the ecology of New Jersey's 1.1 million-acre Pinelands ecosystem to reveal the science behind what makes this place so special. Water resource protection is one of the most critical issues we face in the Pinelands, and Amy will discuss current research and the Alliance's ongoing conservation work to help protect our 17 trillion gallon freshwater aquifer.

    Public is welcomed. Please meet in the Theater.

    More Information

    800-331-4302

    Find Related Info: Medford, education, water

     

    Friday, November 28th, 2014

    Fruitcake Big Glass Blast -- Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ

     

    Time & Place

    All Day
    Wheaton Arts, 1501 Glasstown Road, Millville, NJ 08332

    event thumbnail

    Join artists Deb Czeresko, Skitch Mannion, and the Glass Blast team as they attempt to create the world’s largest glass fruitcake throughout the day!

    Features include:

    • Fruitcake and glass trivia
    • Fun holiday music and caroling in the Glass Studio
    • Free delicious fruitcake samples*, provided by Beatrice Bakery Co., “a gourmet handmade holiday tradition since 1917”
    • Free apple cider samples*
    • Holiday themed photo booth
    • Fruitcake and prize giveaways Kids coloring activity

    Enter to win: Bake and bring your own fruitcake to be entered in a Fruitcake Bake-off, judged by visitors.

    *samples available while supplies last

    More Information

    856-825-6800 ext 118 | Web

    Find Related Info: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, holiday celebration, kids

     

    Be sure to check back frequently for updates and new events!