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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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Upcoming Events in Salem County

You can view the monthly calendar of events here.

Dec
15
Fri
Alloway Pottery Open House @ Alloway Pottery
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Time: 10 am – 5 pm

Location: Alloway Pottery, 76 N Greenwich St, Woodstown, NJ 08098

Contact: 856-935-6585.

Refreshments and door prizes.
A 5% discount to those who bring a friend.

Dec
16
Sat
Alloway Pottery Open House @ Alloway Pottery
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Time: 10 am – 5 pm

Location: Alloway Pottery, 76 N Greenwich St, Woodstown, NJ 08098

Contact: 856-935-6585.

Refreshments and door prizes.
A 5% discount to those who bring a friend.

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.

Arts in Bloom: Holiday Gala @ The Inn at Salem Country Club
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Date & Time: December 16, 2017 from 6pm – 10pm

Location: The Inn at Salem Country Club, 91 Salem Country Club Rd, Salem

Cost: $5

Contact: Mary at 856-358-3169 or aib.ticketleap.com/gala/

Dec
17
Sun
PTHS Christmas Open House
Dec 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!

Jan
1
Mon
Second Annual First Day Walk @ Parvin State Park
Jan 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Parvin State Appreciation Committee, Inc. is announcing the Second Annual First Day Walk at Parvin State Park beginning New Year’s Day promptly at 1pm.

Fabulous way to start the NEW YEAR where you can get exercise, enjoy the scenery and learn some of the fascinating history of Parvin State Park! 

We will meet at Parvin Grove and hike to Fisherman’s Landing during which time we will take a look back to the early 1920’s in this area.

Excellent time to gather your family and friends to get a jump on your New Year’s Resolutions for 2018!

For more information, follow us on Facebook.

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

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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