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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.

Link to the Salem County History Project page

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Diva and Piano

Upcoming Events in Salem County

You can view the monthly calendar of events here.

Feb
25
Sun
Music Around the County Presents: Diva & Piano: A Concert of Classics @ Haven United Methodist Church
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm

Date & Time: Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Haven United Methodist Church, 354 Bridgeton Pike, Quinton, NJ

Cost: FREE

Diva and Piano

Mar
12
Mon
Arts Lab @ Appel Farm Arts Camp
Mar 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Register your child for a 10 week arts Arts Lab program at Appel Farm.

Date(s) and Time:  March 12th- May 14th, 2018 on Mondays 4:00-5:30 pm.

Location: Appel Farm Arts Camp

Cost: $100 for 10 classes

Contact: Zoe Bulitt, (856) 358-2472 ext. 115, zbulitt@appelfarm.org

Website: https://www.appelfarm.org/programs/arts-at-appel-farm/arts-lab/

GRADES K – 6TH

Your K-6th grade kids won’t want to miss Arts Lab! This weekly art class provides an opportunity for kids to try four different art forms, make new friends and have fun. This year class sessions include Painting like the Greats, Creative Clay, Making Instruments and Music, and Pop-Art Printmaking. Parents are encouraged to attend the first class for Family Fun Day to connect with Appel Farm teachers and staff. Arts Lab will conclude with an art show celebrating students work. We hope you will join us!

For more information, visit: https://www.appelfarm.org/programs/arts-at-appel-farm/arts-lab/

Mar
15
Thu
Celebrate Spring With Wine, Cheese and Flowers
Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Make your own glass window medallion with Deb DiMarco

Date & Time: March 15, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Cost: Material fee: $20, includes wine, cheese and kiln fusing

Contact: Gallery 50 Inc. at 856-575-0090
or Deb DiMarco at 609-217-1350

Please register in advance

Ornaments will be kiln fired starting Friday, March 16th and may take up to 2 weeks to complete.

Ornaments

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
19
Mon
Arts Lab @ Appel Farm Arts Camp
Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Register your child for a 10 week arts Arts Lab program at Appel Farm.

Date(s) and Time:  March 12th- May 14th, 2018 on Mondays 4:00-5:30 pm.

Location: Appel Farm Arts Camp

Cost: $100 for 10 classes

Contact: Zoe Bulitt, (856) 358-2472 ext. 115, zbulitt@appelfarm.org

Website: https://www.appelfarm.org/programs/arts-at-appel-farm/arts-lab/

GRADES K – 6TH

Your K-6th grade kids won’t want to miss Arts Lab! This weekly art class provides an opportunity for kids to try four different art forms, make new friends and have fun. This year class sessions include Painting like the Greats, Creative Clay, Making Instruments and Music, and Pop-Art Printmaking. Parents are encouraged to attend the first class for Family Fun Day to connect with Appel Farm teachers and staff. Arts Lab will conclude with an art show celebrating students work. We hope you will join us!

For more information, visit: https://www.appelfarm.org/programs/arts-at-appel-farm/arts-lab/

Mar
24
Sat
240th Anniversary of the Hancock House Massacre @ Hancock House
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Date & Time: March 24 & 25, 2018 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Hancock House, 3 Front Street, Hancock’s Bridge, NJ

In March of 1778, Salem County was invaded by a British foraging expedition sent down-river from Philadelphia. Today the event is commemorated with living history: military encampment, musket and drill demonstrations, tours and so much more. Fun for the entire family!

Hancock's House

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

Midiri Brothers Sextet: An Evening of Jazzy Favorites @ Davidow Hall of Salem Community College
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm

Date & Time: March 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Location: Davidow Hall of Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave

Free jazz concert by the renown Midiri Brothers, brought to you by the volunteers of Music Around the County.

ART EXPRESS – Welcome Spring
Also enjoy a free art show from 4-9 pm – A variety of art by Salem County artists.

Midiri

Mar
25
Sun
240th Anniversary of the Hancock House Massacre @ Hancock House
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Date & Time: March 24 & 25, 2018 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Hancock House, 3 Front Street, Hancock’s Bridge, NJ

In March of 1778, Salem County was invaded by a British foraging expedition sent down-river from Philadelphia. Today the event is commemorated with living history: military encampment, musket and drill demonstrations, tours and so much more. Fun for the entire family!

Hancock's House

Mar
26
Mon
Arts Lab @ Appel Farm Arts Camp
Mar 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Register your child for a 10 week arts Arts Lab program at Appel Farm.

Date(s) and Time:  March 12th- May 14th, 2018 on Mondays 4:00-5:30 pm.

Location: Appel Farm Arts Camp

Cost: $100 for 10 classes

Contact: Zoe Bulitt, (856) 358-2472 ext. 115, zbulitt@appelfarm.org

Website: https://www.appelfarm.org/programs/arts-at-appel-farm/arts-lab/

GRADES K – 6TH

Your K-6th grade kids won’t want to miss Arts Lab! This weekly art class provides an opportunity for kids to try four different art forms, make new friends and have fun. This year class sessions include Painting like the Greats, Creative Clay, Making Instruments and Music, and Pop-Art Printmaking. Parents are encouraged to attend the first class for Family Fun Day to connect with Appel Farm teachers and staff. Arts Lab will conclude with an art show celebrating students work. We hope you will join us!

For more information, visit: https://www.appelfarm.org/programs/arts-at-appel-farm/arts-lab/

Apr
2
Mon
Arts Lab @ Appel Farm Arts Camp
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Register your child for a 10 week arts Arts Lab program at Appel Farm.

Date(s) and Time:  March 12th- May 14th, 2018 on Mondays 4:00-5:30 pm.

Location: Appel Farm Arts Camp

Cost: $100 for 10 classes

Contact: Zoe Bulitt, (856) 358-2472 ext. 115, zbulitt@appelfarm.org

Website: https://www.appelfarm.org/programs/arts-at-appel-farm/arts-lab/

GRADES K – 6TH

Your K-6th grade kids won’t want to miss Arts Lab! This weekly art class provides an opportunity for kids to try four different art forms, make new friends and have fun. This year class sessions include Painting like the Greats, Creative Clay, Making Instruments and Music, and Pop-Art Printmaking. Parents are encouraged to attend the first class for Family Fun Day to connect with Appel Farm teachers and staff. Arts Lab will conclude with an art show celebrating students work. We hope you will join us!

For more information, visit: https://www.appelfarm.org/programs/arts-at-appel-farm/arts-lab/

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