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DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES that await you in Salem County, New Jersey

With a rich legacy of historical places and events, a vast array of natural resources and open spaces, a stable farming community, and a strong economic job base, Salem County offers a very unique quality of life. Nestled in the southwest corner of New Jersey, Salem County is within easy driving distance of Philadelphia, New York, Wilmington, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Atlantic City. Leave the urban sprawl behind, get away for a day or a weekend to the scenic landscapes, living history and lively arts of Salem County. Whether you plan to spend the day discovering Salem County’s many historic sites, exploring our natural wonders, or enjoying the diverse culture of our community, we have something waiting for you. The hospitality you’ll receive makes staying another day or two an easy choice.

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Upcoming Events in Salem County

You can view the monthly calendar of events here.

Jan
20
Sat
History Matters Program at Historical Society @ Salem County Historical Society
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am

Date & Time: Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Location: Salem County Historical Society, 83 Market Street, Salem, NJ 

Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Please RSVP

Contact: Andrew Coldren, Administrator/Curator of the Salem County Historical Society
(856) 935-5004 or www.salemcountyhistoricalsociety.com

The Salem County Historical Society continues its quarterly program at the Society entitled, “History Matters.” This program is an effort to create dialogue and discussion about broader topics in history. The next program will be presented by the Society’s Administrator and Curator Andrew Coldren and is entitled, “Jersey Boys: Five Interesting New Jersey Guys in American History.” The program will feature famous and infamous characters such as Aaron Burr, Thomas Edison and Woodrow Wilson.  This free educational program will take place from 10:00AM until 12:00PM on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Space is limited so please RSVP by Wednesday, January 17th by calling (856) 935-5004.

Burr

Mar
16
Fri
Girl Scout Overnight Camp for Juniors, Cadets and Seniors – Jamboree (Registration Required) @ Appel Farm Arts Camp
Mar 16 – Mar 18 all-day

Registration Required

Date: March 16 – 18, 2018

Location: Appel Farm Arts Camp, Elmer, NJ 08318, USA

Contact: 856-358-2472

Website: www.appelfarm.org

Cadettes

Mother Daughter Art Retreat Weekend (Registration Required) @ Appel Farm Arts Camp
Mar 16 – Mar 18 all-day

Registration Required
Visual and Performing Arts Workshops for mothers, daughters, sisters and grandmothers. A multi-generational, all-inclusive retreat for women.

Date: March 16 – 18, 2018

Location: Appel Farm Arts Camp, Elmer, NJ

Contact: 856-358-2472

Website: www.appelfarm.org

MotherDaughter

Mar
24
Sat
Salem County Art Express @ Salem Community College’s Davidow Hall
Mar 24 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Art ExpressA joint program of Salem Community College, Salem County Art League, & The Salem County Cultural & Heritage Commission

Art Express is an opportunity for Salem County artists to display and sell their work in the lower lobby of Salem Community College’s Davidow Hall.

Partial List of 2018 Gallery Dates Available

  • March 24 4-9 PM Along with Music Around the County’s free Jazz Concert
  • June 29 5-10 PM Along with Oakwood Summer Theater’s Production
  • August 11 5-10 PM Along with Oakwood Summer Theater’s Production

General Information:

  • Art Shows will be held in conjunction with other events scheduled at the venue.
  • Art Shows are Free to the public
  • Shows will be regularly scheduled starting in March, 2018 (2018 part-year calendar attached)
  • Your Art show will be promoted by the College & Salem County Tourism, as well as, by you the artist
  • Prompt and clear communication with the organizer and facility is required
  • Ads will begin in 2018 to promote Art Express’ March launch.

College to Provide:

  • 6’ Tables – limited quantity
  • Chairs
  • Hanging rods – limited quantity
  • Secure Building (overnight)
  • Clean Area
  • Trash Removal

Artists to Provide:

  • Any food/drink for an opening reception – no alcohol permitted
  • Original artwork
  • Muscle to hang/set and remove artwork. Additional tables/displays/easels as needed.
  • A donation of a piece of artwork to be auctioned at the SCC Foundation’s Glass Ball

This event provides great exposure for your artwork, and a tax deduction.
Joint shows are encouraged! Team up with a friend and promote your art show together.

Floor plan of the area attached – CLICK HERE

If you are interested in any 2018 date or have questions please contact:
Charles Erhardt, cerhardt@salemcc.edu, 856-351-2603
Bill Clark, bclark@salemcc.edu, 856-351-2602

Apr
6
Fri
Girl Scout Overnight Camp for Brownies and Juniors – Crafty Campout (Registration Required) @ Appel Farm Arts Camp
Apr 6 – Apr 8 all-day

Registration Required
All-inclusive Badge award workshop weekend

Date: April 6 – 8, 2018

Location: Appel Farm Arts Camp, Elmer, NJ

Contact: 856-358-2472

Website: www.appelfarm.org

Crafty Campout

Jun
29
Fri
Salem County Art Express @ Salem Community College’s Davidow Hall
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art ExpressA joint program of Salem Community College, Salem County Art League, & The Salem County Cultural & Heritage Commission

Art Express is an opportunity for Salem County artists to display and sell their work in the lower lobby of Salem Community College’s Davidow Hall.

Partial List of 2018 Gallery Dates Available

  • March 24 4-9 PM Along with Music Around the County’s free Jazz Concert
  • June 29 5-10 PM Along with Oakwood Summer Theater’s Production
  • August 11 5-10 PM Along with Oakwood Summer Theater’s Production

General Information:

  • Art Shows will be held in conjunction with other events scheduled at the venue.
  • Art Shows are Free to the public
  • Shows will be regularly scheduled starting in March, 2018 (2018 part-year calendar attached)
  • Your Art show will be promoted by the College & Salem County Tourism, as well as, by you the artist
  • Prompt and clear communication with the organizer and facility is required
  • Ads will begin in 2018 to promote Art Express’ March launch.

College to Provide:

  • 6’ Tables – limited quantity
  • Chairs
  • Hanging rods – limited quantity
  • Secure Building (overnight)
  • Clean Area
  • Trash Removal

Artists to Provide:

  • Any food/drink for an opening reception – no alcohol permitted
  • Original artwork
  • Muscle to hang/set and remove artwork. Additional tables/displays/easels as needed.
  • A donation of a piece of artwork to be auctioned at the SCC Foundation’s Glass Ball

This event provides great exposure for your artwork, and a tax deduction.
Joint shows are encouraged! Team up with a friend and promote your art show together.

Floor plan of the area attached – CLICK HERE

If you are interested in any 2018 date or have questions please contact:
Charles Erhardt, cerhardt@salemcc.edu, 856-351-2603
Bill Clark, bclark@salemcc.edu, 856-351-2602

Aug
11
Sat
Salem County Art Express @ Salem Community College’s Davidow Hall
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art ExpressA joint program of Salem Community College, Salem County Art League, & The Salem County Cultural & Heritage Commission

Art Express is an opportunity for Salem County artists to display and sell their work in the lower lobby of Salem Community College’s Davidow Hall.

Partial List of 2018 Gallery Dates Available

  • March 24 4-9 PM Along with Music Around the County’s free Jazz Concert
  • June 29 5-10 PM Along with Oakwood Summer Theater’s Production
  • August 11 5-10 PM Along with Oakwood Summer Theater’s Production

General Information:

  • Art Shows will be held in conjunction with other events scheduled at the venue.
  • Art Shows are Free to the public
  • Shows will be regularly scheduled starting in March, 2018 (2018 part-year calendar attached)
  • Your Art show will be promoted by the College & Salem County Tourism, as well as, by you the artist
  • Prompt and clear communication with the organizer and facility is required
  • Ads will begin in 2018 to promote Art Express’ March launch.

College to Provide:

  • 6’ Tables – limited quantity
  • Chairs
  • Hanging rods – limited quantity
  • Secure Building (overnight)
  • Clean Area
  • Trash Removal

Artists to Provide:

  • Any food/drink for an opening reception – no alcohol permitted
  • Original artwork
  • Muscle to hang/set and remove artwork. Additional tables/displays/easels as needed.
  • A donation of a piece of artwork to be auctioned at the SCC Foundation’s Glass Ball

This event provides great exposure for your artwork, and a tax deduction.
Joint shows are encouraged! Team up with a friend and promote your art show together.

Floor plan of the area attached – CLICK HERE

If you are interested in any 2018 date or have questions please contact:
Charles Erhardt, cerhardt@salemcc.edu, 856-351-2603
Bill Clark, bclark@salemcc.edu, 856-351-2602

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