Collingswood hosts Sunset Music Sessions
Collingswood Partners and the Borough of Collingswood invites you to “bring your own chair” to a fun music series to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month from April through July at Haddon Avenue and Powell Lane in Downtown Collingswood.
The April 28 performance will feature Snacktime Philly, a high-energy, six-piece brass band.
For information, visit www.facebook.com/CollingswoodNJ.
Relief for Ukraine event planned in Millville
The Ukrainian American Community of Millville, in cooperation with Glasstown Brewing Company and Smith & Jackson Military Antiques and Firearms, will host Relief for Ukraine, a fundraiser for the Ukrainian Nation under siege, from noon to 5 p.m. April 30 at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church.
The event will feature a Polka band and local musicians, food trucks, American and Ukrainian Food, cotton candy, ice cream, popcorn and snow cones available for purchase. Plus, free non-alcoholic beverages will be available.
There will also be crafts, games including cornhole, face painting and more.
A donation of $20 is requested for ages 19 and older with attendees age 18 and younger admitted free. Additional contributions are welcome. All proceeds will be forwarded to the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee (www.uuarc.org).
Donations may be made via Venmo, Edward Romanik @relief-for-Ukraine, go fund me at Ukrainian Americans Stand with Ukraine by Gary Romanik or mailed to Edward Romanik, 640 Shewchenko Ave., Millville, NJ 08332.
The church is at 824 Carmel Road in Millville.
For information, call (856) 305-7028.
Join the Kids at CP for ‘Alice in Wonderland’
Cumberland Players’ Kids at CP will present “Alice in Wonderland” at 7 p.m. April 29 and 30 and 2 p.m. May 1 at the Little Theater.
The show features a creative retelling of the classic children’s tale by a cast featuring young people age 8 to 18. This production is perfect for audiences both young and young at heart.
Tickets are $15 and are available on the website or at the door.
The theater is at 66 E. Sherman Ave., in Vineland.
For tickets or information, call (856) 692-5626 or visit www.cumberlandplayers.com.
Bridge Players Theatre Company presents ‘Dead Accounts’
The Bridge Players Theatre Company will present ‘Dead Accounts’ by Theresa Rebeck at 8 p.m. April 29 and 3 p.m. May 1, virtually.
It’s the story of a brother, a sister and a $27 million secret that proves that the truth can be complicated!
Jack’s unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna needs answers. Is he coming home or running away? Where is his wife, who everyone hates? And how did he get all that money?
This comedy tackles the timely issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back with no questions asked.
Tickets are $9.99 plus $2.95 fee. A free account with Broadway On Demand is required to purchase tickets and view the performance.
For tickets or information, visit www.bridgeplayerstheatre.com/tickets.
Manuel and Joyner to appear at Sports Memorabilia Show in Ocean City
Former Philadelphia Phillies Coach Charlie Manuel and former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Seth Joyner will be part of the fourth annual Sports Memorabilia Show scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 30 at the Ocean City Music Pier.
Manuel managed the Phillies from 2005 to 2013 and led the team to a World Series title in 2008 and five consecutive National League East titles from 2007 to 2011. He has been a player and coach in Major League Baseball for more than 40 years.
Joyner was a Pro Bowl linebacker and fan favorite with the Eagles during a career that extended in Philadelphia from 1986 to 1993 and continued with the Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos.
Joyner will participate in a free question and answer session at 11 a.m., and Manuel’s free question and answer session will be at 2 p.m. Following these sessions, they will be available for meet-and-greets with fans. Tickets are $25 for the opportunity to get an autograph and photo with Joyner, starting at 11:30 a.m., or Manuel, starting at 2:30 p.m. Visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice or call (609) 399-6111 for tickets.
Vendors with merchandise and collector’s items representing a variety of sports and teams will be on display and for sale at the show.
The Music Pier is at Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.
For information, visit www.ocnj.us/sportsshow.
Juried Fine Art & Craft Fair planned at Medford Arts
Medford Arts will host its first Juried Fine Art & Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 30.
The event will feature fine arts and crafts on display in the center and around the grounds. Visitors will have an opportunity to meet the artists and makers and learn about the center too.
The center is at 8 N. Main St., in Medford.
For information, visit www.medfordarts.com.
Levoy Theatre hosts a variety of concerts and shows
A variety of events are planned at the Levoy Theatre.
The schedule includes:
- Comedian Jeff Allen, The America I Grew Up In Tour, 8 p.m. April 29, tickets $30 to $35.
- Titans of 80s Rock Tribute Show, features Wanted DOA, a tribute to Bon Jovi, and Shot of Poison, a tribute to Poison, 8 p.m. April 30, tickets $32 to $59.
- Hot Peas ‘N Butter, recommended for children in preschool through third grade, 10 a.m. and noon May 6, tickets $12.
- Tusk, a Fleetwood Mac tribute, 8 p.m. May 7, tickets $39 to $49.
- “Disney’s Frozen Jr.,” presented by the Levoy Theatre and Off Broad Street Players, various times May 13 to 22, tickets $18.
The theater is at 130 N. High St., in Millville.
For tickets or information, call (856) 327-6400 or visit levoy.net.
The Road Company presents ‘Evita’
The Road Company will present “Evita,” with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, various times from April 28 to May 14 at the Grand Theatre.
Set in Argentina between 1934 and 1952, this Tony award-winning musical follows Eva Duarte on her journey from poor illegitimate child to ambitious actress until she becomes Eva Peron, wife of a military leader-turned-president, Juan Peron.
Songs including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” and “Buenos Aires” are featured.
Also, quilting/folk art by Carla Ezell will be on display in the theater’s Grand Galleria from April 28 through June 3.
Tickets are $20 to $30.
The theater is at 405 S. Main St., in Williamstown.
For tickets or information, call (856) 728-2120 or visit www.roadcompany.com.
Visit Duffield’s Farm for food truck fare and crafts
Duffield’s Farm will host its second Spring Food Truck & Craft Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30.
Fifty crafters, with a wide assortment of crafts, are expected to attend.
Food trucks scheduled to attend include: Walking Taco, Cannoli Express, Mama’s Meatballs, Fireman Freddie’s BBQ, CrawDaddy’s Cajun, The Little Sicilian, Grubbin Gringos, Dan’s Waffles, Ilfuoco Dentro Pizza, Sharkbait, Crepe Truck, Mary’s Mobile Dinner, Traveling Tomato, Red’s Rolling Restaurant and Domonic’s Tavern.
Hayride tickets are $5 and must be purchased online in advance.
The farm is at 280 Chapel Heights Road in Washington Township.
For hayride tickets or information, visit www.duffieldsfarm.com.
Bay Atlantic Symphony presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
The Bay Atlantic Symphony invites the community to enjoy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
The symphony will perform Mendelssohn’s “Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467, Mahle’s “Adagietto” from Symphony No. 5, Fauré’s “Masques et bergamasques” and Falla’s “Ritual Fire Dance” from El amor brujo.
Pianist Terrence Wilson will join the symphony for this performance.
Concerts will be presented at 3 p.m. April 30 in the Frank Guaracini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center on the campus of Rowan College of South Jersey-Cumberland in Vineland and at 2 p.m. May 1 in the Performing Arts Center at Stockton University in Galloway.
Tickets are $5 to $33.
For tickets or information, call (609) 449-8780 or visit www.bayatlanticsymphony.org.
Climb the stairway to the stars in Cape May
Without the light of the moon, you will see the stars shine!
Climb the 199 steps to the top of the Cape May Lighthouse on evenings of the New Moon and the start of a new lunar cycle, when the moon is so dark it blends in with the night sky and is invisible to the naked eye. Stars and constellations will be more visible. Binoculars are permitted if securely worn around the neck at all times
Stairway to the Stars events will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. April 30 and May 9 and 8 to 10 p.m. June 28, July 28 and Aug. 27.
Tickets are $20 for ages 13 and older and $10 for ages 3 to 12 and free for ages 2 and younger. Tickets will be available from the Lighthouse Keeper on the evening of the event.
The lighthouse is at 215 Lighthouse Ave., in Cape May Point State Park.
For information, call (609) 884-5404 or visit www.capemaymac.org.
Landis Theater hosts a variety of events
The Landis Theater will host a variety of events including:
- Kix, with opener Cat Manning and MC Don Jamieson, 8 p.m. April 29, tickets $35.
- Brain Damage, a Pink Floyd tribute, 8 p.m. April 30, tickets $20.
- Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow, features a high energy, rock-n-roll circus stunt show with loud music and strobe lights, some stunts may be considered extreme, parental guidance suggested, www.hellzapoppin.com, 8 p.m. May 4, tickets $20 to $30.
- Deaf Leopard, a Def Leppard Tribute, 8 p.m. May 6, tickets $20.
- Greg Hawkes with Eddie Japan, performing the music of The Cars, 8 p.m. May 7, tickets $30.
- Stryper, with Emerald Rising, 8 p.m. May 10, tickets $35.
- The Iron Maidens with Burning Witches, Hell Hath No Fury Tour 2022, 8 p.m. May 12, tickets $25.
The theater is at 830 E. Landis Ave., in Vineland.
For tickets or information, call (856) 691-3600 or visit thelandistheater.com.
Renault Winery hosts the 2022 Bloom Market Festival
Renault Winery and Asbury Fresh will present the 2022 Bloom Market Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 and May 1, 7 and 8.
Visitors are invited to shop from the event’s curated collection of 20 local makers, and sample champagne and wine from one of the oldest vineyards in the U.S.
The winery is at 72 N. Bremen Ave., in Egg Harbor City.
For tickets or information, call (609) 739-7670 or visit www.renaultwinery.com.
Croft Farm hosts Art Blooms exhibit
Croft Farm Arts Center will host a juried art exhibit, Art Blooms, from May 1 to 15.
The center is at 100 Bortons Mill Road in Cherry Hill.
For exhibit hours and information, call (856) 488-7868 or visit www.chnj.gov/ArtBlooms.
Need a few laughs? Plan to attend a Kricket Comedy show
Kricket Comedy has a variety of shows planned in South Jersey including:
- 8 p.m. April 29, features Scott Friedman, David Primiano, Shana Harton and Eddie Gallagher, tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of show, Cape May Brewing Co., 1250 Hornet Road, Rio Grande.
- 7:30 p.m. April 30, features Troy Moore, David Primiano, Jim Kelly and Eddie Gallagher, tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of show, Terra Nonno Winery, 370 Garrison Road, Millville.
- 8 p.m. May 7, features Missy Hall, Andy Nolan and Chica Loca, tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of show, Core 3 Brewery, 609 N. Delsea Drive, Clayton.
- 7:30 p.m. May 12, features Lamarr Todd, John Montague, Jack O’Connell, Jess Carpenter and Fenris, tickets $15 in advance, $20 day of show, Dr. Brewlittle’s Beer Co., 108 E. Main St., Maple Shade.
For tickets or information, visit www.kricketcomedy.com.
Sustainability Festival and Plant Sale planned in Camden
The Camden County Board of Commissioners and the Camden County Office of Sustainability will host a Sustainability Festival and Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30.
The event will feature children’s activities and family fun, an electric vehicle showcase, free tree saplings, information regarding Sustainable Jersey Grants and Certification, an air quality discussion, tours of the hydroponic greenhouse, vineyards and tool lending library, South Jersey Wineries and Vineyards, music and food trucks.
Also, thousands of annuals, perennials, vegetable and herb plants will be available for sale.
The event will be held at the new Camden County Sustainability Complex and education center at 508 Lakeland Road in Blackwood.
For information, visit camdencounty.com.
Olde Stone House Historic Village hosts the Classic Car Show
The Olde Stone House Historic Village will host its 14th annual Classic Car Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30. The rain date is May 1.
The event will feature food, music, a basket auction and historic house tours.
Registration for cars will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the railroad station. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 registered cars. Registration fee is $20.
The village is at 208 Egg Harbor Road in Sewell.
For information, visit www.oldestonehousehistoricvillage.org or https://www.facebook.com/oldestonehousehistoricvillage.
Collingswood invites you to go green
The Collingswood Green Day, an annual green resources event presented by Sustainable Collingswood and the Borough of Collingswood, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30 at the Zane School.
The event will provide a variety of eco-friendly activities and resources for all ages and support for everyone as they journey toward sustainable living.
Highlights will include
- Sale of herbs, plants and flowers.
- Free tree saplings and discounted shade trees.
- Sale of discounted composters and rain barrel sales.
- Recycling of electronics and paper shredding.
- Information on bike share.
- “Green” educational materials.
The event will be held in the school’s rear lot at Haddon and Irving avenues in Collingswood.
This year’s event will not include a hazardous waste collection. For a schedule of hazardous waste disposal events, visit camdencounty.com.
For information, including how to pre-purchase plant kits, rain barrels and composters, visit collingswood.com.
Stockton PAC presents ‘Spamilton: An American Parody’
Stockton University will present the hit musical comedy “Spamilton: An American Parody” at 7:30 p.m. April 29 in the college’s Performing Arts Center in Galloway.
Created by Gerard Alessandrini, who wrote “Forbidden Broadway,” and performed by a versatile cast, the show offers a parody of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” and more.
Tickets are $35 with discounts available for seniors, students and groups.
For tickets or information, call (609) 652-9000 or visit www.stockton.edu/pac.
Enjoy live music at the Cape May Music Festival
After mostly virtual concerts in 2020 and a hybrid of virtual and in-person concerts in 2021, the 33rd annual Cape May Music Festival, presented by Cape May MAC, will return to a live, in-person, indoor and outdoor concert schedule from May 1 through June 30.
It will feature 15 classical, chamber, jazz, Americana and brass band musical performances, some of which are free to attend.
Classical music devotees will welcome the return of the New York Chamber Ensemble, the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Players and the Bay Atlantic Symphony performing concerts including the music of Mozart, Brahms and Tchaikovsky, Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring,” Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, selections from outstanding female composers and Latin composers, “ChamberJazz” and more.
Jazz lovers will enjoy a Jazz Brunch at Vintage, Paula Johns on the outdoor stage at the Emlen Physick Estate, and the return of the George Mesterhazy Tribute Concert.
Nashville-based Nora Jane Struthers and her power trio come to the outdoor stage at the Emlen Physick Estate and bring stellar musicianship and unexpected arrangements that blur the line between folk, roots and rock.
Also, the award-winning Atlantic Brass Band, a 35-piece brass band, will present a free, outdoor concert during Memorial Day Weekend.
For a schedule, to purchase tickets or for information, call (609) 884-5404 or visit capemaymac.org.
Visit Mauricetown for crafts, baked goods and yard sales
Mauricetown Historical Society will hold a craft and bake show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 at the Mauricetown Fire Hall at 9544 Noble St.
There will also be a town-wide yard sale beginning at 8 a.m.
For information, call (856) 785-0456.
Gloucester Township hosts Arts Market and Green Fair
Gloucester Township will host an Arts Market and Green Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 1 in the parking lot behind the Gloucester Township Library. The rain date is May 7.
The event will feature arts, crafts, food trucks and more.
The library is at 15 S. Black Horse Pike.
For information, visit https://glotwp.com.
Spend the day at Bayfest!
Somers Point Bayfest will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30 along Bay Avenue.
This free event is sponsored in part by the Somers Point Bayfest Committee and is the largest outdoor festival in Somers Point.
It will feature numerous live music stages, many crafters, a wide assortment of food vendors, antique boats, activities for children and more.
For information, visit somerspointgov.org.
Barrington Day will feature family fun
Barrington Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 behind Woodland School.
The event will feature blow ups, mini golf, human foosball, family games, face painting, balloon art, snacks and more.
Admission is free.
The school is at 311 Reading Ave., in Barrington.
For information, email Councilmann Kyle Hanson at [email protected]
Borgata to host Savor Borgata Culinary Series
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will offer new events in the Savor Borgata Culinary Series. Each interactive experience is curated by Borgata’s chefs and culinary team with foodies in mind.
- Luck O’ The Irish Whiskey, Long Bar, 1 p.m. April 30, guests will indulge in three dishes inspired by traditional Irish fare: Seafood Satay, Relleno de Papa, Grilled Apricot Chili and a dessert course by Executive Pastry Chef Deborah Pellegrino. Each dish is paired with cocktails featuring Jameson Irish Whiskey. Tickets are $55.
- Lunch & Learn with Executive Chef Aram Mardigian, American Bar & Grille, noon May 7, guests will learn how to prepare some of the chef’s favorite dishes during an interactive cooking demonstration and enjoy a multi-course lunch with wine. Tickets are $59.
- Beer & Bites, BetMGM Sportsbook & Bar, 4 p.m. May 13, guests will enjoy expertly paired craft beer and delicious bar bites; a four-course, snack-and-sip menu prepared by Chef Bruce Tice will be served while brew lovers explore must-try brews. Tickets are $44.
- A Salute to Sinatra, Old Homestead Steakhouse, 8 p.m. June 3, guests will join Old Homestead co-owners Marc and Greg Sherry for a taste of some of Frank Sinatra’s favorite food paired with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskeys; tribute artist Robert Pollilo will set the stage, and each guest receive a bottle of Jack Daniel’s Bottled in Bond to take home. Tickets are $225.
Borgata is at 1 Borgata Way in Atlantic City.
For event tickets, visit https://bit.ly/39amQlS.
For information, call (609) 317-1000 or visit theborgata.com.
Plan to attend the Galloway Arts Festival
The Galloway Arts Festival, featuring music, dance, visual arts and interactive activities, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30 at Historic Smithville. The rain date is May 1.
The village is at Route 9 and Moss Mill Road in Smithville.
For information, visit www.historicsmithville.com.
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