NJ Heartland Winter Survival Guide
A few more upcoming events and ideas to fill your January and February calendar, courtesy of New Jersey’s Heartland!
For Music Lovers:
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: This musical features an unforgettable collection of songs by the Sherman Brothers. Thru February 7, 8 PM, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; Broadway Theatre, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman. $28
Sha Na Na: Fifties music legends will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of the movie Grease in which they co-starred with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Friday, February 12, 8 PM; Broadway Theatre, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman. $40
The Hit Men: Former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Friday, February 20, 8 PM; Broadway Theatre, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman. $40
The Duprees: Romantic interpretations of the most beautiful love songs ever! Saturday, Match 26, 8 PM; Broadway Theatre, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman. $35
Woodstown Music presents Craig Simmons Live at Auburn Road Vineyards: Local singer-songwriter Craig Simmon will be performing on the Vineyard stage! Enjoy delicious wood-fired brick oven pizza cooked on site. Saturday, January 23, 7 PM to 9 PM; Auburn Road Vineyards, 117 Sharptown-Auburn Road, Pilesgrove. Admission $5.
For Art and Theatre Lovers:
Stephen Sondheim’s, Assassins: Assassins is an exhilarating fanfare that examines nine individuals who attempted to assassinate a President of the United States. January 22 through February 21, days and showtimes vary. The Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine Street, Downtown Hammonton. Tickets $30.
Jeanne Jaffe/Elegy for Tesla: “A piece of work created by Jeanne Jaffe that integrates technology with sculpture, evocative soundscapes, and theatrical sets to create a psychological dreamscape and biographical narrative”. Daily, thru January 31; Rowan University Art Gallery; 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro. Free
First South Jersey Craftsmen & Artists Show: Browse through showcased handmade items with Winter and early Spring themes! There will be baskets, quilts, wreaths, pottery, jewelry, ceramics and more for purchase. Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM, Sunday 11 AM to 4 PM, January 23-24. Virtua Total Turf Experience, 614 Lambs Road, Pitman. Admission and parking is free.
“Back to the Basics” in Watercolor: A great opportunity for new, advanced, or experienced students who want to learn or improve their water color technique. January 28 and February 4 & 11, 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM; St. Bridget Church Hall, Church Street, Glassboro. Cost $210.
The Genealogical Society of Salem County presents “The French and Indian War”: A program on “The French and Indian War” will discuss the often forgotten and misunderstood war during the colonial period of American History. Tuesday, February 9, 7 PM; Friends Village, One Friends Drive, Woodstown. Free.
Peace, Love & Land Preservation: Annual fund raiser for non-profit South Jersey Land Water Trust. BYOB (beer or wine only). Sunday, January 31, 2 PM to 5 PM; Bus Stop Music Café, 148 S. Broadway, Pitman. $20.
Mid-Winter Antiques Show: An annual tradition at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, the Mid-Winter Antiques Show will showcase a wide selection of antique furniture, books, ceramics, glass, jewelry, linens, memorabilia, paper, toys, pottery, primitives, and vintage accessories. Perfect two-day event for collectors and those who are interested in antiques! Saturday, February 6, 10 AM to 5 PM, Sunday, February 7, 10 AM to 4 PM; Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 501 Glasstown Rd, Millville. Admission free for WheatonArts members. General public: $5
For Wine and Beer Lovers and Party Goers:
Cash Assault at Tropical Latin Restaurant: Main Street will roll out their Fourth Fridays series events with a cash assault! An event designed to get a lot of customers in one business on a specific day. There will be a DJ starting at 9:00 PM and lunch and dinner specials throughout the day! Friday, January 22, 11 AM to 2 AM; Main Street, Vineland.
Three 3’s Brewing Co Grand Opening Weekend: Explore the 5,000 square foot taproom full of fresh, quality beer selections for every craft lover! January 22 thru January 24, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 5 PM to 9 PM; 50 13th St. (corner of 13th and Washington), Hammonton.
Winter Wine Weekend: Enjoy some wine, good food, live an acoustic guitarist, and stay warm with a toasty bonfire! Saturday and Sunday, January 30 & 31st, 12PM to 5PM; Bellview Winery, 150 Atlantic St. Landisville. Admission is free. Wine tasting is optional at $5 for 8 tastes and a souvenir glass to bring home.
Village on High Adult Coloring Event: The new and popular trend that’s bringing friends together by coloring together! Sunday, February 7, 2 PM to 4 PM; Village Gallery, Cottage E at Village on High. $20 per person includes wine, snacks and coloring supplies!
For the Family:
YMCA Open House: Family activities, group exercise classes, giveaways and more! Saturday, January 23, 10 AM to 1 PM; YMCA of Gloucester County, 235 E. Red bank Avenue, Woodbury. Seven-day free pass for new members.
14th Annual Antique Toy Train Show: Features O and O-27 gauge trains from the ‘30s, ‘40s, and ‘50s, as well as Plasticville buildings from the ‘50s. Friday, January 22, 1 PM to 5 PM; South Jersey Museum of American History, 123 High Street E. Glassboro. Adults $4, Children $3
Baby Bounce—Storytime with Miss Linda: Storytime for ages 1-2 and their caregivers. Tuesdays thru March 15, 11:15 AM; Free Public Library of Monroe Township, 713 Marsha Avenue, Williamstown.
The Frozen Princess: Be whisked away into a wintry adventure that’s perfect for the entire family! Friday and Saturday, January 29 and 30, 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM; Broadway Theatre, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman. Tickets $7-$9.
Love on the Bay at Bayshore Center: Enjoy a reception in the Bayshore Gallery with live music, a raw bar, Jersey Fresh wine and beer, a lecture, featuring partner organizations, and specials in the Oyster Cracker Café! Friday, February 12, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM; 2800 High Street, Port Norris.
Bucks and Bags Bingo: PTA game night for designer handbags. Friday, January 22, 7 PM; St. Mary School Gym, 735 Union Road, Vineland. $30.