This Week in New Jersey’s Heartland: October 24
With Halloween just around the corner, things are really starting to get spooky in New Jersey’s Heartland! This week is packed with events like a walking ghost tour, zombie run and Halloween parade!
AtlantiCare Lunch and Learn
Stockton University Kramer Hall
30 Front St., Hammonton
Wednesday, October 26 | 12pm to 1pm | Free
Join AtlanticCare for an interactive presentation about treatment options related to weight loss and maintenance, including bariatric surgery. with Dr. Samir Patel, AtlantiCare Bariatric Surgeon.
Taste of Vineland and Volunteer Recognition Event
Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Club
4049 Italia Ave, Vineland
Wednesday, October 26 | 6pm to 9pm | $40 per person
Join Main Street Vineland for their signature fundraising event! Vineland’s finest restaurants will be on site serving up appetizers, main courses, and desserts. There will also be live music performed by local singer/songwriter Matt Adams, a fabulous silent auction, and more!
Main Street Vineland also uses this event to thank their volunteers for their service and dedication to the community. All proceeds will go toward downtown beautification, business recruitment and development, and events.
Kiwanis Halloween Parade
Wednesday, October 26 | 7pm to 10pm
A spooktacular evening of floats, bands, costumes, and fun in Downtown Hammonton! The parade begins at Egg Harbor Road and Bellevue Avenue, then travels up Bellevue Avenue to Third Street.
Salem City Walking Ghost Tour
Royal Port Antiques
13 Market Street, Salem
Friday, October 28 | 7pm to 9pm | $5
The Salem County Historical Society will be hosting the Salem City Walking Ghost Tour in conjunction with both Royal Port Antiques and Music around the County. The tour will begin and end at Royal Port Antiques and refreshments will be available there after the tour. All proceeds will directly benefit the John S. Rock Memorial Scholarship at Salem Community College.
Tickets may be purchased at the Historical Society or at Royal Port Antiques.
For additional information please call (856) 339-0400.
Zombie Invasion Run
Central Rd, Pedricktown
Saturday, October 29 | 9am to 3pm
A 5K Zombie run, costume contest, DJ dance party, and food!
Pumpkin Patch Day
Saturday, October 29 | 10am to 5pm
A great fall event for kids at Vineland’s Mini Park in downtown Vineland (Landis & Blvd). There will be all kind of games, pumpkin painting, and a DJ dance party! The mini park will be decorated for fall with hay bales, corn stalks, and pumpkins.
Bay Atlantic Symphony
830 E Landis Ave, Vineland
Saturday, October 29 | 8pm to 10pm
This a performance you don’t want to miss! The concert will feature masterpieces by Tchaikovsky and Mozart. Under the direction of Music Director Jed Gaylin, the concert will be one of contrasts. Tchaikovsky’s suave, charming, spirited Serenade for Strings comes from a composer known for works full of passion and brooding. The Requiem will feature soprano Natalie Conte, mezzo-soprano Jessica Renfro, tenor Gran Wilson, and bass-baritone Robert Cantrell, with Choral Arts of South Jersey and Stockton Chorale.
Funny Farm Fall Family Festival
6908 Railroad Blvd, Mays Landing
Sunday, October 30 | 9am to 4pm
Visit Funny Farm Animal Rescue for good old fashioned family fun! There will be a hayride, face painting, pumpkin painting, sponsor an animal, pony rides, and much more!