Explore nature beneath the full moon and starlit sky at the Full Harvest Moon Nature Walk. Join Camden County’s Environmental Educator in a nighttime stroll through the park. Pack a flashlight to search for local nocturnal wildlife throughout the park and binoculars to better help you gaze at the stars. Learn about points of interest, seasonal highlights and indigenous wildlife. 7-9 p.m., Camden County Environmental Center, 1301 Park Drive, Cherry Hill, CamdenCounty.com
Taste of the Town
On The Town Food Tours invites you to experience a taste of Haddonfield. Adventure through Haddonfield’s colonial streets and sample some of the town’s best and most unique dishes. Taste a variety of food from around the world from Great Britain, Thailand and even the Mediterranean. Try something new and enjoy mouthwatering cuisine from local favorites. Locations vary, Haddonfield,OnTheTownFoodTours.com
Autumn with the Animals
Reconnect with the great outdoors at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge’s Autumn with the Animals. Get up close with nature as volunteers lead guests on guided hikes and interactions with its wildlife ambassadors. The family friendly event features live music, games, crafts, food and allows children to learn about local wildlife in a fun and interactive way. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, 4 Sawmill Road, Medford, CedarRun.org
Keep on Trucking
Oaks Integrated Care’s Touch A Truck event allows children to see, touch and explore their favorite trucks. The showcase includes construction trucks, police cars, tow trucks, fire trucks, street sweepers and tractor trailers. The family-friendly atmosphere features face painting, food, music and many other fun activities. It’s a great way for children to have fun while learning about their community. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Moorestown Mall, 400 Route 38, Moorestown, OaksIntCare.org
After last year’s record-breaking turnout, the 21st Annual Woofstock Festival hopes to be the biggest yet. The large outdoor event, hosted by the Voorhees Animal Orphanage, invites families and their pets to participate in the shelter’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The festival features live music, dog demonstrations, gourmet food trucks, a raffle basket pavilion, an alumni parade and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., John Connolly Park, 605 Centennial Blvd., Voorhees, VAONJ.org
Happy Harvest Fest
This year’s Evesham Harvest Fest is an excellent way to entertain the entire family. Rain or shine, the festival features art from over 90 crafters and artists including glass art, jewelry, hot sauce, fine photography and more. A variety of classic foods from over 25 local vendors will also be served to enjoy or take home. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Main Street, Marlton, EveshamCelebrations.org
Sip and Support
The 10th annual Paulsdale Uncorked event invites you to sip on wine for a good cause. Enjoy a relaxing evening of wine and gourmet food while socializing and enjoying a tranquil night along the charming wrap-around porch or surrounding lawn. Proceeds support the continued maintenance and preservation of historic Paulsdale. 5-7:30 p.m., 128 Hooton Road, Mount Laurel, AlicePaul.org
Harmony in the Park
The third annual “Harmony in the Park” looks to build a fun and family-friendly experience for kids. The event keeps children busy and entertained with a day full of games and activities. Enjoy live music, bounce houses, free hot dogs, a Washington Township Police Department K9 demonstration and more. The event is sponsored by the Washington Baptist Church and local businesses. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Washington Lake Park, 626 Hurffville Crosskeys Road, Washington Township, WBChurch.org
Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 8, Issue 6 (August, 2017).
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