10 Weekend Events to Kick Off Your November

Halloween might be over, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Here are 10 fantastic events happening this weekend in South Jersey:


1. Frankenstein
November 1, 2, 3, & 4 | Showtimes Vary
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Camden

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original publication of Mary Shelley’s horror story, Frankenstein, Rutgers-Camden Theater kicks off its season with this thrilling and faithful stage adaption! The brilliant Dr. Frankenstein creates life in his laboratory, but he soon realizes that he can’t control it and must destroy it. Widely regarded as the original science fiction novel, the amazing twists and turns of this classic tale have gripped generations of readers and will keep audiences on the edge of their seats. MORE >


2. Into the Woods
November 2, 3, & 4 | Showtimes Vary
The Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township

The Ritz Theatre Company closes their 33rd year with a Stephen Sondheim classic, Into the Woods. Little Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, Cinderella, and the Witch return for a triumphant encore! Act One introduces you to all of your favorite fairytale characters, but then in Act Two, the beans, the giant, the witch, and the beanstalk all come tumbling down. The music you love, the stories you’ve known…or have you? Don’t miss out! The show runs through November 18th. MORE >


3. Food Truck Friday
Friday, November 2 | 5 PM – 8:30 PM
White Horse Winery, Hammonton

Start your weekend off right with food trucks and live music at White Horse Winery! White Horse Winery’s live music performances are held in their spacious tasting room or on their outdoor patio depending upon weather. This week’s featured food truck is Baby Blue Rolling Kitchen and performing live is Nicki Sbaffoni. MORE >


4. Friday Live Music Series
Friday, November 2 | 6 PM – 9 PM
Sharrott Winery, Hammonton

Come enjoy wine and live music at Sharrott Winery! Live music will be in Sharrott’s new tasting room with indoor and outdoor seating available. Wine tastings are $10 per person and include six samples of Sharrott’s award-winning wines. They also have delicious food options and gourmet flatbreads from their new wine bar menu. Can’t make it out on Friday? Don’t worry, Sharrott Winery has live music performances every Saturday and Sunday as well! MORE >


5. Wine & Music Series: Live Music
Friday, November 2 | 7 PM – 10 PM
Summit City Winery, Glassboro

Summit City Winery believes that wine and live music make a perfect pair! Join them for an enjoyable evening of live music from Acoustic Soul and great wine. There is no cover charge and you are welcome to bring your own food. Can’t make it out? Don’t worry! Oldies Night with Johnny Tocco will be held on Saturday night. MORE >


6. Apple Harvest Festival
November 3 & 4 | 8 AM – 5:30 PM
Hill Creek Farms, Mullica Hill

Join Hill Creek Farms for their first ever End of Apple Harvest Celebration! There will live music, barrel train rides, hayrides, and free face painting. Enjoy great food prepared by Rastelli Market Fresh and of course, don’t forget about the hot apple cider doughnuts, hot apple cider drinks, apple fritters, apple cakes, caramel apples, cider slushies, fresh pumpkin pies, cakes, and more! There will also be a bonfire blazing where you can toast marshmallows! MORE >


7. Batona Trail Hike
Saturday, November 3 | 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Pinelands Adventures, Shamong

Get your hiking shoes out for a trek along the Batona Trail with guide John Volpa! This eight-mile hike will be at a moderate pace with frequent stops for stories and exploration of the Pine Barrens flora and fauna in wetlands and uplands. Dress in layers for the weather and bring water, snacks, and lunch. MORE >


8. Adventure Aquarium Mermaids
November 3 – 11 | 9:30 AM – 5 PM
Adventure Aquarium, Camden Waterfront

Are mermaids real? Adventure Aquarium invites you to believe in the possibility! Your family can experience the magical world of mermaids every day during this limited engagement. Prepare to be mesmerized as you witness a real-life mermaid swimming among the largest collection of sharks on the east coast, stingrays, and hundreds of fish. You can even visit with a mermaid on dry land during daily meet and greets! MORE >


9. Vinyasa & Vino
Sunday, November 4 | 11 AM
Bellview Winery, Landisville

Vinyasa and Vino is a monthly yoga program at the winery on the first Sunday of the month starting at 11 AM. Enjoy a one hour Vinyasa (breath for breath flow) right next to the vineyard, guided by Joy Torres from Peace Love Yoga. This class is suitable for all levels and is beginner friendly. All you need to do is bring a yoga mat, a bottle of water, and a friend to enjoy your wine with! After the class ends, choose a wine to enjoy and unwind. MORE >


10. Pumpkin Board Painting Workshop
Sunday, November 4 | 1 PM – 3 PM
A Whole New Light, Elmer

Join professional artist, Kimberly English, and learn how to paint a rustic pumpkin board sign! The rustic board has a galvanized metal border on two sides and a galvanized metal “Harvest” sign will be provided to each participant to attach to their finished sign. No experience is necessary and class size is very small to ensure everyone has an enjoyable experience. The cost is $35 per person and includes all supplies and refreshments. MORE >