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August/September 2019

by Sarahjane Massaud and Joe Metz

September 5
Haddonfield Night Market
Kings Highway makes way for Haddonfield’s unique and family-friendly festival. Haddonfield Night Market Food Truck Festival offers a wide variety of cuisine and fun. Festival goers are encouraged to come with empty stomachs and to try each truck’s diverse spin on cuisine. Finish the night with a leisurely stroll through downtown as the streets fill with live music by the All SOULed Out Band. 4 p.m., 200 Kings Highway E., Haddonfield, 

September 7
Maple Shade Sidewalk Sale & Festival
Welcome back Maple Shade’s free annual Sidewalk Sale and Festival. Lose yourself in the car show while the kids enjoy their designated fun zone. Support local artists and shop until you drop from the arts and crafts vendors fair. Live entertainment and food will top off this festival for a day full of family fun. 9 a.m., Downtown Main Street, Maple Shade, 

September 7-8
South Jersey Apple Fest
This two-day celebration welcomes the autumn air to kick off the apple season. Families are invited to enjoy everything apple from the sweet fruits and fritters to the sugary apple pies. The delicious treats aren’t all the Fest has to offer; as there will also be a craft show with over 75 vendors, hayrides, pony rides and much more. 10 a.m., Cumberland County Fairgrounds, 3301 Carmel Road, Millville, 

September 13-October 6
The Pajama Game
The Broadway Theatre of Pitman presents the Tony Award-winning musical The Pajama Game. It tells the story of a conflict over a 7-cent raise between the management and labor workers of the SleepTite Pajama Factory in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The romance  between new superintendent Sid Sorokin and leader  of the union grievance committee Babe Williams is  threatened by this, setting the stage for a battle of the  sexes. Which side will prevail?  Showtimes vary,  The Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman,, $33 

September 14
Italian  Heritage Festival
Immerse yourself in Italian culture at the annual St. Anthony’s Italian Heritage Festival at the Glassboro Town Square. A variety of events will be held including carnival games, live entertainment, cultural exhibits, a beer garden and best of all—fresh Italian cuisine. In addition to the homemade wine competition, the stakes will be even higher at the cannoli eating contest. 2 p.m., Glasstown Town Square on Rowan Boulevard, Glassboro, 

September 20-21
The Camden County Fair
Say goodbye to summer at the Camden County Fair. Enjoy free admission and parking along with continuous excitement with rides and games for all ages. You won’t be able to resist the numerous food vendors and food trucks while enjoying live entertainment from the main stage. 4 p.m., County Fairgrounds, 508 Lakeland Road, Gloucester Township,  

September 28
23rd Annual Woofstock Festival
Voorhees Animal Orphanage is proud to host another year of four-legged fun at the Voorhees Town Center. This festival has over 100 vendors for you and your furry friends. Come meet your local animal rescue groups, enjoy dog agility demonstrations and don’t forget to enter the popular basket raffle. 11 a.m., 2120 Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees, 

September 28
Hoot, Waddle and Stroll 5K Trail Run
This fifth annual event supports and educates children about the nearly 4,700 animals that Woodford’s Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge cares for annually. This all-inclusive event has an intermediate trail as well as a half-mile stroll suitable for the whole family’s participation. 9 a.m., Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, 4 Sawmill Road, Medford,

Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 6 (August 2019).
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