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.

Nov
17
Fri
PTHS Christmas Open House
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dates & Times: December 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: 86 Church Landing Rd, Pennsville, NJ 08070

Cost: FREE. Donations gratefully accepted

Contact: Email Gail Mangiocco at gmman1953@gmail.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pennsville-Township-Historical-Society-291880372272/

The Pennsville Township will hold its Annual Christmas Open House the first three Sundays in December. The 1840 Victorian Farmhouse will be beautifully decorated for the holidays, as well as special Christmas decorations throughout our seven outbuildings. It’s a Winter Wonderland and Santa will be there, too!
Weather permitting, we have special outdoor activities for the children. You don’t want to miss hearing our expert musicians play our antique organ, see our “Little Women” re-enactment, sample authentic Wassail and homemade baked goods.

When you leave you’ll definitely have a smile on your face and the Christmas Spirit in your heart!

Nov
18
Sat
Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, Inc.’s ‘Work Days at the Park’ @ The Danna Trailhead Property
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm

The Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, Inc. is announcing the return of monthly “work days at the Park” for 2017!

PleasePlan your schedule to be available for the third Saturday every month to donate your time to help keep Parvin State Park the “gem” we all like to visit!

There is possible work for everyone according to your abilities. We have trail work that is still needed from the devastating storms of 2012 at Parvin State Park. There are clean up possibilities in various areas. We need to have you tell us when you are able to come out and show your dedication and willingness to volunteer your talents to make a major difference in your community! This is a fabulous opportunity to work on those volunteer hours necessary for many resumes. Chat with your family, friends and groups you are involved with and make a plan to help get and keep a great Park ready for continued use!

For more information or to let us know you will be joining us, please email parvinvolunteerspio@gmail.com, visit us on Facebook or twitter.

Nov
28
Tue
Salem American Legion Band @ Salem Community College
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm

Date & Time: Tuesday November 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Location: Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave, Carneys Point

Under the direction of Pat Bullock

 

Dec
1
Fri
Woodstown By Candlelight @ Woodstown, NJ
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Date & Time: December 1, 2017
Craft Fair: 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
House Tour: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Cost: $15 or $12 in advance, $6 students k-12

Website: woodstownbycandlelight.org

Dec
2
Sat
30th Annual Yuletide in Salem @ Salem Main Street
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Date & Time: December 2, 2017
Yuletide Tour of Historic Salem: 1-6 pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony: Follows Tour

Location: Salem City, NJ

Cost: $15 or $10 in advance

A Holiday Affair, A Holiday Concert with the Bay Atlantic Symphony Quartet @ Friends Village at Woodstown
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm

Date & Time: December 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Location: Friends Village at Woodstown

Contact: Arianne Hegeman, 856-823-0786, ahegeman@fhaw.org

Website: www.friendsvillage.org/holiday

Friends Village at Woodstown, a nonprofit, continuing care retirement community that has been serving South Jersey seniors for more than 120 years is hosting a holiday fundraiser: “A Holiday Affair- A Holiday Concert with the Bay Atlantic Symphony Quartet” on Saturday, December 2, 2017 starting at 7pm. The evening will feature a wine and cheese opening reception and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Resident Benevolence Fund that provides critical funding that closes the gap between the rising costs of healthcare for seniors who are outliving their savings.

Dec
3
Sun
PTHS Christmas Open House
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dates & Times: December 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: 86 Church Landing Rd, Pennsville, NJ 08070

Cost: FREE. Donations gratefully accepted

Contact: Email Gail Mangiocco at gmman1953@gmail.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pennsville-Township-Historical-Society-291880372272/

The Pennsville Township will hold its Annual Christmas Open House the first three Sundays in December. The 1840 Victorian Farmhouse will be beautifully decorated for the holidays, as well as special Christmas decorations throughout our seven outbuildings. It’s a Winter Wonderland and Santa will be there, too!
Weather permitting, we have special outdoor activities for the children. You don’t want to miss hearing our expert musicians play our antique organ, see our “Little Women” re-enactment, sample authentic Wassail and homemade baked goods.

When you leave you’ll definitely have a smile on your face and the Christmas Spirit in your heart!

Salem County Brass Christmas Concert @ Salem Community College's Davidow Hall
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Date & Time: December 3, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Location: Salem Community College’s Davidow Hall, 460 Hollywood Ave, Penns Grove, NJ 08069

FREE

Great Holiday music for the whole family!

Dec
8
Fri
Oak Singers Holiday Concert @ Salem Community College’s Davidow Hall
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening Reception Friday, December 8 5-7 PM
Featuring Holiday Music by Woodstown High School Choir and Pennsville Memorial High School’s Strolling Strings

Date & Time: Saturday, December 8, 2017 from 5-7 PM

Location: Salem Community College’s Davidow Hall

Cost: $7.00

Click to download PDF

Dec
9
Sat
The Premiere of Art Express @ Salem Community College
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Date & Time: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 2-5 PM

Location: Salem Community College

Cost: FREE to public

Donna Beales – jewelry
Dana Gayner – jewelry, miniature paintings Karla Lehnhoff – watercolor paintings Leda Manfre – photography
Carol Ott – jewelry
Mary Waddington – photography
Marion Williams – jewelry, porcelain

Click to download flier

Dec
10
Sun
PTHS Christmas Open House
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dates & Times: December 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: 86 Church Landing Rd, Pennsville, NJ 08070

Cost: FREE. Donations gratefully accepted

Contact: Email Gail Mangiocco at gmman1953@gmail.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pennsville-Township-Historical-Society-291880372272/

The Pennsville Township will hold its Annual Christmas Open House the first three Sundays in December. The 1840 Victorian Farmhouse will be beautifully decorated for the holidays, as well as special Christmas decorations throughout our seven outbuildings. It’s a Winter Wonderland and Santa will be there, too!
Weather permitting, we have special outdoor activities for the children. You don’t want to miss hearing our expert musicians play our antique organ, see our “Little Women” re-enactment, sample authentic Wassail and homemade baked goods.

When you leave you’ll definitely have a smile on your face and the Christmas Spirit in your heart!

Dec
16
Sat
Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, Inc.’s ‘Work Days at the Park’ @ The Danna Trailhead Property
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm

The Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, Inc. is announcing the return of monthly “work days at the Park” for 2017!

PleasePlan your schedule to be available for the third Saturday every month to donate your time to help keep Parvin State Park the “gem” we all like to visit!

There is possible work for everyone according to your abilities. We have trail work that is still needed from the devastating storms of 2012 at Parvin State Park. There are clean up possibilities in various areas. We need to have you tell us when you are able to come out and show your dedication and willingness to volunteer your talents to make a major difference in your community! This is a fabulous opportunity to work on those volunteer hours necessary for many resumes. Chat with your family, friends and groups you are involved with and make a plan to help get and keep a great Park ready for continued use!

For more information or to let us know you will be joining us, please email parvinvolunteerspio@gmail.com, visit us on Facebook or twitter.

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