October Happenings

Friday, October 23rd

Burlington City Ghost Tours departing every half-hour from the anchor at the end of High and Pearl streets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 and 24. Admission $10; children and seniors $5. Call Lisa at 609-386-0200 ext. 114.burlingtonnj.us

The Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences  “Paranormal 101”  at The Lyceum at 307 High Street in Mt. Holly from 7pm to 9pm. Visitors can see equipment used in ghost-hunting and hear stories of paranormal sightings. For additional information all 609-267-7111. http://njrope.com

Bordentown Township Haunted Hayride on October 23rd from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at the
Joseph Lawrence Park. http://www.bordentowntownship.com/upcoming_events

Egg Harbor City’s Halloween Parade. October 31st  at the municipal building. http://www.eggharborcity.org/events-calendar/#

Laurel Hill Haunted History Halloween Tour on October 23rd at 7pm. Behold the return of Laurel Hill Cemetery’s annual Halloween flashlight tours of yore. No longer featuring the actors, the program will return to its roots as extended nighttime walking tours of the cemetery, focusing on its rich history, and covering its enchanting art and landscape. Tours will last approximately two hours, and will be followed by complimentary cookies and cider aside blazing fire pits. Bring your own flashlights. http://www.thelaurelhillcemetery.org/index.php?m=4

Paws Farm Nature Center Halloween Bash October 23rd 6pm-8:30pm. http://www.pawsfarm.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Halloween-Flyer-20151.jpg

Voorhees Town Center Boscov’s Annual Spooktacular Evening 6:30-8:00pm! Meet our friendly witch, Wanda, and bring your cameras for a photo opportunity at the mall entrance on the lower level.
Kids can take home a craft they make themselves. Free tattoos and Halloween treats! http://voorheestowncenter.com/calendar/event/18809-boscovs-spooktacular-evening-part-of-thriller-night

V&V Adventure FarmsZombie Invasion Shootout  Hayride Friday and Saturday 7pm-10pm. The Zombie apocalypse has come to V & V Adventure Farm. Help save the farm by joining the “hunt”. We have built a zombie destroying trailer and a special kind of weapon and ammo to stop these flesh eating zombies. Help us contain the infestation. Join us today and help us save the world!The zombies will not be shooting back at you. The guns are mounted to arcade like swivels so you cannot shoot your neighbor and they cannot shoot you. You cannot bring any of your own ammo. We will supply everything you need.Age limit:We recommend ages 10 and up. Children younger than 10 years may not be able to reach the mounted guns. For your safety, no lap riding is allowed. http://vvadventurefarm.com/vv1/Zombie.html

Saturday, October 24th

Camden Children’s Garden Goblins in the Garden October 24th 1pm-5pm. Come in costume and have howling good time! Take a Haunted Train Ride, encounter characters throughout the garden, and meet the bumbling burglars! Trick or Treat during our Costume Parade! The Costume Parade will take place on the Main Plaza at 2pm. http://www.camdenchildrensgarden.org/events/

Cinnnaminson’s Second Annual Trunk or Treat Event is scheduled for Saturday, October 24th, 6 pm to 8 pm. The location for this event is Cinnaminson’s Wood Park and pre-registration is required. To register, please click this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cinnaminson-township-trunk-or-treat-community-event-october-24-2015-tickets-18718584791

Clayton Fall Fest on October 24th from 10am-3pm. The Clayton Fall Festival will be held on October 24, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Sandelier Park (behind Borough Hall). Please click on the following for details! http://claytonnj.com/public/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/FallFestival.pdf

Delran Township Trunk or Treat is a fun celebration of Halloween for all Delran families. This year it will be Sat. October 24, starting at 2:30 (festivities begin at 3PM) at Delran Community Park. Rain Date is Sunday, October 25.There is a limited number of tickets (based on capacity) at $10 per car. The proceeds will help Build Jake’s Place- Delran, our all accessible playground, to be built at Delran Community Park. Delran Residents have first priority for tickets. After Delran Day any remaining tickets will be available to the public.

Eastampton Trunk or Treat and Dog Parade on October 24th from 1pm-4pm at Veterans Park in front of Manor House. http://www.eastampton.com/filestorage/2141/Flyer_-_2015_Dog_Parade_and_Trunk_or_Treat.pdf

Egg Harbor City Knights of Columbus Trunk or Treat. October 24th 5pm-7pm. in parking lot of the Knights of Columbus at 243 St. Louis Ave. There will be a contest for best decorated trunk. Treat bags required and are $4 per child; http://kofc3500.wix.com/trunktreat-ehc

The Gibbsboro Halloween Parade starts 2 p.m.  at the borough hall and Gibbsboro School parking lot. Costume judging starts at 1:45.http://www.gibbsborotownhall.com/files/halloweenflyer2015.pdf

Gloucester Township Recreation Center Halloween movie night -“Hotel Transylvania” and party at 5 p.m. Guests are asked to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to a local food bank. Admission free. 80 Broadacres Drive, Clementonhttp://www.glotwp.com

Historic Smithville Costume Pet Parade on October 24th at 1pm. his event is hosted by Paw Dazzle, a shoppe in the Village Green that caters to animals. Last years Costume Pet Parade had over 103 pets registered! There were so many furry fellows in the village that they had to halt registration. Here at Smithville, we are always amazed by the imaginations that each pet owners has. We are looking forward to what each pet is dressed as this year and we hope to see you here!http://colonialinnsmithville.com/blog/2011-pet-parade-in-historic-smithville/

Laurel Hill Haunted History Halloween Tour on October 23rd at 7pm. Behold the return of Laurel Hill Cemetery’s annual Halloween flashlight tours of yore. No longer featuring the actors, the program will return to its roots as extended nighttime walking tours of the cemetery, focusing on its rich history, and covering its enchanting art and landscape. Tours will last approximately two hours, and will be followed by complimentary cookies and cider aside blazing fire pits. Bring your own flashlights. http://www.thelaurelhillcemetery.org/index.php?m=4

Laurel Springs Fall Fest & Monster Bazaar Saturday, October 24th, 2:00pm-7:00pm Location: Downtown Area 800 Block of W. Atlantic Avenue

Medford Halloween Parade on October 24thThe Parade starts at 7:00pm, Main Street closes to traffic at 6:00pm. The 1 mile long parade starts at the float staging ground located at St. Mary’s of the Lakes School and continues East onto Fire House Lane then turns right onto Main Street and continues south to Maurice and Everett Haines School.http://www.medfordhalloweenparade.com/index.php

Monroe Township’s Fall Festival on October 24th 10am-2pm at Owens Memorial Park. Pumpkins, Hayrides, Pony rides, games and much more. http://mtprnj.org

Monroe Township’s Halloween Parade on October 24th at 7pm starting at the CVS heading up main street. http://mtprnj.org

Mt. Ephraim Schools Educational Foundation Halloween Social & Basket Auction
Saturday, October 24, 2015, 7pm-11pm, MEPRI Hall, Kings Highway, Mt. Ephraim, NJ, 08059. Adult beverages on tap–
soda–DJ and Dancing–Basket Auction–hot Roast Beef and salads. BYOB welcome. $25.00 in advance; $30.00 at the door. For tickets and more info, call Mario at 609-472-4417 or Michelle at 609-792-1026. Costumes are encouraged but not required.

Please Touch Museum’s Monster Mash on October 24th 530-830pm. Please Touch Museum Members and Guests will enjoy:Trick-or-treating throughout the Museum galleries with goodie bags you can design yourself! Themed art activities, ghoulish treats and a Halloween-themed photo booth!
FREE and unlimited carousel ridesLight refreshments. Spooktacular dance party, and much more! http://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/event/11467/

Rastelli’s Kids 3rd Annual South Jersey’s Childrens’ Halloween Fest, Sewell on October 24th from 11:00am to 8:00pm. This is Halloween fun exclusively for children under 12 years old and held indoors. Everyone is invited to wear their favorite Halloween costume! Enjoy games, magic shows, Fall Arts & Crafts, Trick or Treat Stroll, House & Home Exhibitors, Stilt Walkers, The Monkey Man, Jugglers, Brainwash Game Show, Money Machine, Halloween Décor, delicious food, daily drawings and Give-a-Ways.http://www.alwayspositivegroup.com/press-releases/2015/fall-shows/3rd-annual-south-jerseys-childrens-halloween-fest-press-release.html

Stone Harbor Harvest Festival on October 24th 11am-5pm. Trick or Treat in shops and businesses, fall crafts and activities as well as free hay rides. http://stoneharborbeach.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/HarvestFest2015poster.png

Stratford Fall Festival on October 24th from 10am-4pm @ Yellin School (111 Warwick Rd.) FREE Admission & Parking, Live Entertainment on 2 Stages –Free, HUGE Craft & Business fair / Food vendors (with 145+ vendors), Large Petting Zoo with 20 animals –Free to feed & pet, Pumpkin Painting –Free pumpkins for 700 kids, Car Show in Swim Club Lot (sponsored by American Pride), Face Painting –small donation to the Historical Commission, Tons of rides ($10 wristband)  http://shopstratfordnj.com

Stratford’s Halloween Parade October 24, 12 pm
There will be prizes for the various categories of Most Horrible, Most Original, Fancy and Comical. Come in your favorite costume with your three initials on your back (if you do not have a middle initial, create one!). Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion. The parade will begin at the Laurel Mill Shopping Center and continue across the street to Yellin School parking lot. If inclement weather it will take place inside Yellin School.

V &V Adventure Farm, Shamong. The Adventure Farm has a lot to offer, choose from a wide range of activities for the whole family:11 Acre Corn maze,Flashlight Corn Maze, Hayrides & Pumpkin Picking, Zombie Invasion Shootout Hayride, Jersey Devil Haunt, Pillow Bounce, Haybale Maze, Playground, Giant Slide, Corn Kernel Box, Rubber Duck Races, Pumpkin Shooting Gallery, Corn Cannon, Cow Barrel Train Ride, Pedal Kart Track, Tricycle Track, Pumpkin Decorating. Saturday and Sunday 11am-6pm. http://vvadventurefarm.com/vv1/pricing.html

V&V Adventure Farms Zombie Invasion Shootout Hayride Friday and Saturday 7pm-10pm. The Zombie apocalypse has come to V & V Adventure Farm. Help save the farm by joining the “hunt”. We have built a zombie destroying trailer and a special kind of weapon and ammo to stop these flesh eating zombies. Help us contain the infestation. Join us today and help us save the world!The zombies will not be shooting back at you. The guns are mounted to arcade like swivels so you cannot shoot your neighbor and they cannot shoot you. You cannot bring any of your own ammo. We will supply everything you need.Age limit:We recommend ages 10 and up. Children younger than 10 years may not be able to reach the mounted guns. For your safety, no lap riding is allowed. http://vvadventurefarm.com/vv1/Zombie.html

William Sonoma Junior Chef Class Halloween Party on October 24th at 10am.
Calling all ghosts and goblins! Let’s throw a party and serve some bewitching treats. We’ll make cheesy crackers, popcorn balls and Halloween cookies that you can decorate as you please. Suitable for ages 5–13.http://www.williams-sonoma.com/pages/store-events/store-events/junior-chef-classes.html

Sunday, October 25th

Bordentown City’s 45th Halloween Parade begins at 2 p.m. on Farnsworth Avenue; visit bordentownhalloween.com or register for the parade here. http://www.bordentownhalloween.com/parade.html

Bordentown City’s Historic Ghost Walk, a one-hour guided tour, from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission $10; $6 for children under 8. Meet at Old Book Shop, 200 Farnsworth Ave. For tickets call 609-324-9909; visit

Camden Children’s Garden Goblins in the Garden October 25th 1pm-5pm. Come in costume and have howling good time! Take a Haunted Train Ride, encounter characters throughout the garden, and meet the bumbling burglars! Trick or Treat during our Costume Parade! The Costume Parade will take place on the Main Plaza at 2pm. http://www.camdenchildrensgarden.org/events/

Haddon Township Music Festival 1pm-10pm. Haddon Township is celebrating it’s 150th birthday, and what better way to celebrate than a music festival?! Join us on Sunday, October 25th for a beer gardens, food trucks, food court, belly dancers, jugglers, lawn games, car show, DJ Dave Michaels, and a kids stage! You will not want to miss this event happening on the avenue!http://heyevent.com/event/kl7ncow3f77s6a/haddon-township-music-festival

Seneca’s Character Breakfast on October 25th between 9am-12pm. The Seneca High School clubs annually entertain the children in the community while promoting good decision making. Families are encouraged to attend and enjoy breakfast while their children meet their favorite characters, play games and do crafts with dedicated teen role models. The cost of the event is $5 per person. – http://www.tabernaclesun.com/2014/10/17/seneca-host-character-breakfast-saturday-oct-25/

Halloween in the Park-Voorhees on October 25th from 1pm-4pm at John Connolly Memorial Park605 Centennial Blvd, Voorhees. http://www.voorheesnj.com/pdf/VOORHEES%20TOWNSHIP%20COMMITTEE%20PRESENTS.pdf

Tah-Ko-King Weekend Harvest Celebration at the Churchville Nature Center in Churchville, PA on October 25th 12pm-4pm. Tah-Ko-King returns to the Center’s Lenape Village with lots of family fun and excitement for all to enjoy. Churchville Nature Centers unique Lenape Village will be all set up similar to a working Lenape village of the distant past. Our guides dressed in authentic buckskin clothing will take visitors on a special journey to learn about the Lenape Native Americans while interacting in many hands on activities such as cordage making, fire-making, pottery and crafts, or take part in a candy dance. Learn about Lenape culture at the family life station or enjoy Lenape foods at the cooking station. Take part in unique and fun-filled Lenape games and crafts. Please don’t miss this very special Lenape Village celebration which is not only educational but has lots of fun things to do for the whole family. There is really nothing quite like it.$10.00 per person. http://www.churchvillenaturecenter.org/sm_db_item.php?featuretype=event&id=239

Little Chiefs Trick or Treat-Marlton on October 25th from 2-5pm at Cherokee High School
Come experience indoor trick-or-treating through the halls of Cherokee High School. Enjoy games and activities organized by students and staff. All community members and their families are welcome to attend. Free and open to children 12 and under. Children should be in costume.http://www.evesham.k12.nj.us/cms/lib04/NJ01000514/Centricity/Domain/282/Document7.pdf

The Mad Hatter’s Tree Party on Ocotber 25th 1-4pm, Wehonah. A 45-minute walk (with music) in Wenonah Woods… followed by light refreshments with the MadHatter. Great for families. Free. Rain or shine.  Walk begins at Eldridge Trail, intersection of E. Pine St and S. Princeton Ave. No pre- registration necessary. Sponsored by the Gloucester County Nature Club and the Wenonah Environmental Commission. http://www.wenonahenvironmentalcommission.org/Mad_Hatter_brochure.pdf

The Woodlands Halloween Family Fun Day on Sunday, October 25th from 12pm-4pm . Join your neighbors for Halloween Family Fun Day at The Woodlands! We have tons of activities for the whole family! A “Mini Mütter Museum” will be setup here at The Woodlands as well as a Pet Costume Contest, Halloween Scavenger Hunt , All Hallow’s Read, and a Civil War Medicine Walking Tour. Sponsored by: Baltimore Avenue Pets, The Mutter Museum, Curio Theatre. This is an outdoor event. Most activities are accessible on paved roads. The mansion is not currently wheelchair accessible. For specific questions please call 215-386-2181 or email us at info@woodlandsphila.org    http://woodlandsphila.org/events-calendar/familyfunday

Williams-Sonoma – Halloween Block Party Technique Class on October 25th. On that most frightful of holidays, turn your home into Halloween Central and host a block party before the trick-or-treating begins. We’ll show you how to make some devilishly delicious food that’s perfect for a hungry crowd—think one-pot chili, cornbread and pumpkin cupcakes. It’s easy (we promise) because you can do most of the work in advance.Class size is limited – call 856-661-0383 to register and for more information.

Thursday October 29th

Downtown  Beverly Trick or Treat on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 4-6pm
* Rain or Shine *Our annual Downtown Trick or Treat event is a safe and fun way for little ones in costumes to get their treats! Stop in at businesses on Cabot and Rantoul Streets that have an orange flyer displayed in their windows and receive a fun treat.  New this year – Cabot Street will be closed to cars during the event, from Dane St to Railroad Ave. As always, please take care when crossing the street.See our Facebook event for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1646890742225970/

Stratford Public Library Halloween Party, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29TH 6PM.  CHILDREN & PARENTS ARE INVITED TO AN EVENING OF GHOST STORIES, TREATS, PRIZES & MAGICFEATURING THE RETURN OF THE COMBS FAMILY MAGIC SHOW!KIDS, COME IN COSTUME: 3 SPECIAL PRIZES FORTHE SCARIEST COSTUME, THE MOST ORIGINAL COSTUME
ANDTHE MOST BEAUTIFUL COSTUME.THE EVENT IS FREE BUT PLEASE PRE-REGISTER IN PERSON, BY PHONE, OR EMAI: LIBRARY@STRATFORDNJ.ORG

 

Friday October 30th

Bellmawr Trunk-or-Treat has contests for best costumes, jack-o’-lanterns and trunk-decorating. $10 per car in advance includes four wristbands for trick-or-treating ($15 at gate); $3 for trick-or-treating wristbands. 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Bellmawr Recreation Center. Registration and money can be submitted to any Bellmawr school or the police department.https://www.facebook.com/events/1670159829874175

The Garden State Discovery Museum Halloween Hootenanny on October 30th from 6:30-8:30pm.
Come into the museum for a happily haunted Halloween! Make your way through each Halloween themed exhibit. You’ll have a chance to do Halloween crafts and show off your best dance moves. Then, come outside for Trunk or Treat! You can trick or treat from the trunks of cars in the museum parking lot! Kick off Halloween early with the Discovery Museum. $15 Non-Member Children, $10 Member Children and $5 for Adults.http://www.discoverymuseum.com

Magnolia’s Halloween Parade, Friday, October 30 at 6:30PM. Starting at the Borough Hall. http://www.magnolia-nj.org/newsEvents/events/displayEvent.asp?ID=3059

MT. EPHRAIM HALLOWEEN PARADE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 6:15pm. Pre-registration is appreciated but walk-up registrations will begin at 5:00pm and continue through 6:00pm. No registrations will be accepted after 6:00pm. Parade will begin at 6:16 at the corner of Kings Highway and Center Avenue. Judging will take place at Norcross Park. Categories for the parade: Infant, Age 2 to 4, Age 5 to 7, Best Group, Best Flat and Best Pets.

The Southampton School/Southampton Township Halloween Parade at 1:30 p.m. on Main Street in Vincentown.http://www.southamptonnj.org

Saturday October 31st

Camden’s Adventure Aquarium Weeki Wachee Mermaids on Halloween. Guests are asked to wear costumes of aquatic or any other themes. The aquarium, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 31, is at 1 Riverside Drive in Camden. Admission $25.95 for visitors 13 and up, $18.95 for visitors ages 2 to 12, free for children under 2 with paying adulthttp://www.adventureaquarium.com

Camden Children’s Garden Halloween Spooktacular on October 31st from 1pm-4pm. Come in costume and have howling good time! This special Halloween event features fun crafts, an inflatable bounce house, planting activity, touch a truck exhibit, and much more! Trick or Treat during the Costume Parade starting at 2pm on the Main Plaza.  Enjoy Scarecrow Building – (for a small fee) – while supplies last.http://www.camdenchildrensgarden.org/events/

Laurel Hill Cemetery Fall Family Day: Halloween Picnic and Parade on October 31st from 1pm-3pm.  Spend an autumn afternoon exploring the many wonders and mysteries of Laurel Hill Cemetery while celebrating Halloween! Fall Fun for the Family at Laurel Hill will thrill and chill both the young and old! The cemetery’s primary location overlooking the Schuylkill River will offer visitors majestic views of the colorful fall foliage and vibrant landscape along Kelly Drive. Activities will include arts and crafts, a pumpkin patch, Halloween games and goodies, and festive readings by The Storybook Fairy. http://www.thelaurelhillcemetery.org/index.php?m=4

LINDENWOLD’S HALLOWEEN PARADE, OCTOBER 31st 11am-1pm. Line up and Registration from 11:00 am -11:45 am at the Lindenwold High School Parking Lot. At 12:00 pm, the Parade begins from Lindenwold High School along Egg Harbor Rd. to Lindenwold Park. Trophy’s will be awarded as well as a Haunted Egg Hunt. Treat Bags for all children participants.

The Tropicana Casino and Resort’s Ultimate Halloween. October 31st from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the boardwalk with a Halloween-themed light and sound show, a “Thriller” dance with the “Boogie Nights” cast at 8 p.m. (the first 100 dancers to register get a trick-or-treat bag), and a costume contest in the Tropicana Quarter from 9 to 10 p.m http://tropicana.net

 

William Sonoma Junior Chef Class Thanksgiving Helper on October 31st at 10am.
Calling all ghosts and goblins! Let’s throw a party and serve some bewitching treats. We’ll make cheesy crackers, popcorn balls and Halloween cookies that you can decorate as you please. Suitable for ages 5–13.http://www.williams-sonoma.com/pages/store-events/store-events/junior-chef-classes.html

 

 

 

 

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