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Events for October 19, 2020
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Cape May Recreation is now offering beach yoga and Zumba at Rotary Park. Beach yoga for all levels takes place Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings at 8:00 am on the beach behind Convention Hall located at 714 Beach Avenue. Classes are $5 cash. Class size is limited to 50 participants and all...Find out more »
The Scarecrow Walk returns to Downtown Toms River for the 5th Year! The streets will be lined with this crazy cast of characters! Come downtown to pick the winners - VOTE for your favorite! Scarecrows will be on display along Washington Street from October 13 - October 31, 2020. Participating shops will have ballots. Just look...Find out more »
Branchville Borough Historical Society and Broad Street Books are hosting the 5th Annual Branchville Scarecrow Contest! 5th Annual #BranchvilleScarecrowContest Rules: Must use a REAL PUMPKIN for the head! Please keep it family friendly! Must be a Branchville Resident or Branchville Business. Call 973-948-2840 if you are a #Branchville resident in need of a scarecrow frame...Find out more »
Main Street Vineland is again planning two downtown major events for the Halloween season—a month-long Scarecrow Challenge on The Ave contest and a Pumpkin Patch Party on Saturday, October 31. The Scarecrow Challenge on The Ave is returning this year, again in partnership with the Vineland Board of Education. All Vineland public and private schools,...Find out more »
Mayor Bert Steinmann, the Ewing Green Team, Ewing Arts Commission and Art Has No Boundaries are pleased to announce that our 2nd All Around Town Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt is now open. 49 Ewing local businesses, civic groups, organizations, schools and residents have signed up to create and display their very own scarecrows! We invite you to join the hunt and test your hometown knowledge...Find out more »
The Friends of the Keyport Public Library present: Keyport’s 6th Annual Scarecrow Contest! Yes, it’s that time again to get super creative in the making of Keyport’s Best Scarecrow! Prizes to the winners! Generously sponsored by the Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative . SCHEDULE: Drop Off Finished Scarecrows at the Library - Friday, October 16, 2020...Find out more »
Thursday, October 8 - Monday, November 2 The scarecrows will be on display on the Front Lawn of Borough Hall until November 2. The displays will be fun for everyone! For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event...Find out more »
Friday, October 9 - Monday, October 26 *Mondays - Fridays* Scarecrows in the Garden The arboretum is open, and during the month of October, scarecrows will be on display throughout the gardens. Take a leisurely stroll or challenge yourself with a scarecrow scavenger hunt to win a prize. Cost: $10 per family. Time: 8 a.m....Find out more »
October 12th – November 8th ~ There is NO theme this year! The Hackettstown Business Improvement District in partnership with WRNJ Radio, will hold the 8th Annual Scarecrow Contest. The HKTWN BID businesses will be displaying Scarecrows around town. This year, the BID again invites visitors and residents to take a Scarecrow Selfie, and submit...Find out more »
Scarecrow Creations - Scarecrows made by the Linden Public Schools will be on display in front of City Hall from Monday, October 19 until Saturday, October 31.Find out more »
Scarecrow Display - October 18, 2020 - November 7, 2020 On 10/30, winners will be announced online at www.palmyrahalloweenparade.com and Facebook @palmyrahalloweenparadeFind out more »
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm Drive Thru Tours See Fosterfields Living Historical Farm like never before! Take a drive-thru tour of the farm from the comfort and safety of your vehicle! See your favorite Fosterfields animals including Hobbes, the retired Belgian draft horse, sheep, including our newest Shropshire breed, the Jersey cows, and of course, Carl...Find out more »
October 9 - November 7, 2020 at the Emlen Physick Estate The grounds of Cape May’s original haunted house, the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., have been transformed for the spooky season. Scarecrow Alley is a highlight of the Estate’s Halloween decorations. Walk the grounds and vote for your favorite ghoulishly gruesome or foolishly...Find out more »
Details about the Tuckerton Seaport's annual Halloween event, the Haunted Seaport with scary and nonscary activities.Find out more »