Art & Things to Do

Special Events

*FREE*

2007 Open House & Air Expo

Precision flying, vintage miltary aircraft & more. Contact 609-754-1919. McGuire Air Force Base, Defense Access Road, Wrightstown; 609-724-4111. public.mcguire.amc.af.mil. 5/12-5/13 9 am-5:30 pm.

*FREE* Afternoon Pizza & Movie Mabel Kay Hospitality House, 24 Walnut St., Haddonfield; 856-354-8789. 5/18 1-3 pm.

*FREE* Annual Plant & Bake Sale Bedding plants & hanging baskets for sale along with delicious baked goods. Old Orchards United Methodist Church, 1995 Marlton Pike E, Cherry Hill; 856-424-1859. oldorchardsumc.org. 5/12 9 am-1 pm.

*FREE* Book Exchange Mabel Kay Hospitality House, 24 Walnut St., Haddonfield; 856-354-8789. 5/11 10 am-noon.

Camp Jam in the Pines Music festival with overnight camping. Tony Trischka, Sharon Katz, Robert Hazard & more. Paradise Lake Campgrounds, 500 Paradise Dr., Hammonton; 609-561-7095. $40-$45, $20-$25 teens advance; $50-$55, $30-$35 teens day of event. 5/11 6 pm-midnight. 5/12 1 pm-midnight.

Cinco de Mayo Mexican holiday celebration with language activities. Garden State Discovery Museum, 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. www.discoverymuseum.com. Included in admission. 5/5 9:30 am-5:30 pm.

Fit & Fun Festival Festival showcaess easy & fun ideas for a healthy lifestyle. Camden Children's Garden, 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. www.camdenchildrensgarden.org. Included in admission. 5/26 11 am-4 pm.

*FREE* Franklin Carr Iris Festival & Art Show Downtown Bordentown, Farnsworth St., Bordentown; 609-298-0604. www.downtownbordentown.com. 5/12 10 am-7 pm.

Jewelry Arts Expo Chase Center on the Waterfront, 800 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-425-3929. www.centerontheriverfront.com. $10. 4/29 11 am-5 pm.

*FREE* Kuser Farm: A Joy Forever Kuser Farm Mansion, 390 Newkirk Ave., Hamilton; 609-890-3630. www.hamiltonnj.com. 4/30 7 pm.

Memorial Day Wreath Ceremony Memorial Day tribute. Battleship New Jersey Museum, 62 Battleship Pl., Camden; 866-877-6262. www.battleshipnewjersey.org. Included with tour purchase. 5/28 12:15 pm.

Richard Jordan: The Preacher & the Pattern Includes a trip to Richard Jordan's one-time homestead & burial place. Camden County Historical Society, 1900 Park Blvd., Camden; 856-964-3333. www.cchsnj.com. $5; free for members. 5/20 1 pm.

*FREE* Shadfest Annual celebration featuring over 75 arts & crafts vendors, fantastic food, live music, family activities, educational programs & more. Rain or shine. Downtown Lambertville; www.lambertville.org. 4/29 12:30-5:30 pm.

Southern New Jersey Waterfront Master Plan Discussion of DRPA's waterfront plan. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2349 W. Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill; 856-665-6666. $50. 5/18 7:45 am.

*FREE* Spring Family Festival Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Borton's Mill Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-488-7868. 5/21 noon-4 pm.

*FREE* Spring Fling Attic treasures, homemade baked goods, luncheon. Held rain or shine. Church of the Atonement, 233 Fairmont Ave., Laurel Springs; 856-784-8666. www.cotalsnj.org. 5/5 9 am-2 pm.

Spring Fling Dance Ballroom dance featuring live music by Jonathan & His Orchestra. Bellmawr Park Fire Hall, 12 Essex Ave., Bellmawr; 856-931-7151. 5/6 1-4 pm.

Step Up To The Mic Bernard Collins hosts this poetry reading event. Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center, Second & Cooper Sts., Camden; 856-964-8300. www.waltwhitmancenter.org. $5. 5/8 & 5/22 8 pm.

Trips

Camden County Historical Society Trips

Pattern Brick Houses of Western New Jersey - Join Bob Thompson to see some fine local examples of surviving pattern brick houses. $5. 5/20. Richard Jordan: The Preacher & the Pattern - Includes a trip to Richard Jordan's one-time homestead & burial place. $5. 5/20. 1900 Park Blvd., Camden; 856-964-3333.

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Collingswood AARP Trips King Tut in Phila: Tut, Tastes & Tour - This Philadelphia tour is designed for locals. $159. 6/21. Eat Your Way Through France & Switzerland - Enjoy a culinary, wine tasting & European River Cruise to France & Switzerland. 7/15-7/29. Amish Adventure - Enjoy a show, dinner with an Amish family & a tour of Lancaster County. $149. 9/29. 500 S. Park Dr., Westmont; 856-854-1596. www.aarp.org.

East Lynne Theater Company host a day at Peddler's Village $63 includes lunch. For reservations contact Frank Smith, 609-884-5898. East Lynne Theater Company, 121 4th Ave., West Cape May; 609-884-5898. www.eastlynnetheater.org. $63. 4/29-5/10.

New York City Trip Visit the historic Central Synagogue & the Jewish Museum. Congregation M'Kor Shalom, 850 Evesham Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-4220. www.mkorshalom.org. $55. 6/14.

Art Exhibits

Home Fine Art

2 Church St., Mount Holly; 609-261-8634.

. Imagination IS Everything, Let Your Dreams Become - Work in various media by Sandra Fell. Closes 5/13. Wed.-Fri. 11 am-6 pm; Sat. 10 am-6 pm; Sun. 11 am-4 pm.

Jim's of Lambertville 6 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-7700. www.artnet.com/gallery/574/jims-of-lambertville.html#. Anthony Michael Autorino: Y Not! - Painting exhibit. Closes 4/29.

Perkins Center for the Arts 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. Watercolor Exhibition. Closes 5/20.

Rutgers University - Camden Center for the Arts 311 N. Fifth St., Camden; 856-225-2700. rcca.camden.rutgers.edu. Glass on Film - Part of a national celebration of Philip Glass in his 70th year. Closes 5/2.

In Concert

*FREE*

Acoustic Cafe

Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282.

. 5/2 7-9 pm.

*FREE* Bob Anderson Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282. www.coffee-works.com. 5/19 8-11 pm.

Charlie Zahm Charlie Zahm performs Celtic, maritime & traditional American music. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 499 Rte. 70 E., Cherry Hill; 856-428-2050. www.trinpres.org. Donations accepted. 4/29 7:30 pm.

Cherry Hill Ensemble Series: Clarendon Brass Ensemble Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Borton's Mill Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-488-7868. $15; $12 seniors. 4/29 3 pm.

Chip & Anne Mergott Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, 457 Shirley Rd., Elmer; 609-358-2472. www.appelfarm.org. $5. 5/19 7:30 pm.

Dan Levinson & The Mama's Boys St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 327 Marlton Pike W., Cherry Hill; 856-429-4469. www.gbgm-umc.org/standrewsnj. $20; $15 Tri-State Jazz members; $10 students. 5/13 2 pm.

Delaware River Folksong Fellowship Monthly opportunity for area musicians to meet others & share their work. Mount Holly Friends Meeting House, 81 High St., Mount Holly; 609-261-7575. 5/13 4 pm.

Evanescence Tweeter Center at the Waterfront, One Harbour Blvd., Camden; 856-365-1300. www.tweetercenter.com/philadelphia. $49.50. 5/20 1 pm.

First Thursday Jazz Series Collingswood Community Center, 30 W. Collings Ave., Collingswood; 856-854-4440. www.collingswood.com/parks_community.html. $10; $5 students. 5/3 7:30 pm.

Friday Night Dance Party Dance party broadcast live on 106.1 with music by DJ Robbie Rob. 9 pm-3 am. Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773. www.coastlinerestaurantbar.com. $5.

Gwen Stefani Tweeter Center at the Waterfront, One Harbour Blvd., Camden; 856-365-1300. www.tweetercenter.com/philadelphia. $25-$69.50. 5/24 7:30 pm.

*FREE* Joann Ellis Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282. www.coffee-works.com. 5/25 8-11 pm.

Jody Kessler Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware, 33739 Marsh Rd., Unit 2, Lewes; 302-645-6334. www.uusd.org. $10. 5/19 7 pm.

Kate Youngah Suk, Violinist Perkins Center for the Arts, 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. $12; $10 students & seniors. 4/29 4 pm.

Kiss Concert 2007 Tweeter Center at the Waterfront, One Harbour Blvd., Camden; 856-365-1300. www.tweetercenter.com/philadelphia. $35-$200. 5/19 1 am.

Lisa Loeb Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, 457 Shirley Rd., Elmer; 609-358-2472. www.appelfarm.org. $32.50. 5/4 8 pm.

*FREE* Marc Sengin Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282. www.coffee-works.com. 5/5 8-11 pm.

*FREE* Mark Steele Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282. www.coffee-works.com. 5/12 8-11 pm.

*FREE* Monday Night Dance Party Dance party with free buffet. 5 pm. Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773. www.coastlinerestaurantbar.com.

*FREE* Once Upon a Full Moon Night Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282. www.coffee-works.com. 5/4 8-11 pm.

Open Mic Night A showcase of talent. Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282. www.coffee-works.com. $3 minimum. Sign-up: 7:15 pm, show: 7:30-10 pm. Tue. 7:15-10 pm.

Philip Glass, Pianist Rutgers University - Camden Center for the Arts, 311 N. Fifth St., Camden; 856-225-2700. rcca.camden.rutgers.edu. $26-$30. 4/29 8 pm.

Red Molly Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, 457 Shirley Rd., Elmer; 609-358-2472. www.appelfarm.org. $7. 5/4 8 pm.

Saturday Night Dance Party Popular night for Bachelorette parties. 9 pm. Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773. www.coastlinerestaurantbar.com. $5 cover after 9 pm.

*FREE* She Hates Me Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282. www.coffee-works.com. 5/11 8-11 pm.

*FREE* Trio Nova Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282. www.coffee-works.com. 5/26 8-11 pm.

*FREE* Yearlongday Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees; 856-784-5282. www.coffee-works.com. 5/3 7:30-9:30 pm.

Theater

Aquila Theatre Company: Romeo & Juliet

Opens 5/4 - Aquila Theatre Company performs Shakespeare's classic tragedy. Rutgers University - Camden Center for the Arts, 311 N. Fifth St., Camden; 856-225-2700. rcca.camden.rutgers.edu. $16-$20.

Dames at Sea Opens 5/3 - A songwriter saves the show & the hometown girls find both stardom & love. Closes 6/2. Ritz Theatre, 915 Whitehorse Pike, Haddon Township; 856-858-5230. www.ritztheatreco.org. $17-$25.

*FREE* Eleanor Roosevelt: A New Woman Opens 4/30 - Solo theatrical presentation about the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 Kings Hwy. N., Cherry Hill; 856-667-0300. www.cherryhill.lib.nj.us.

No Sex Please, We're British Opens 5/3. Haddonfield Plays & Players, 401 Kings Hwy. East, Haddonfield; 856-429-8139. www.haddonfieldplayers.com. $14-$16.

The Story of Joseph Grapevine Players present this production, based on the biblical account of Joseph. Closes 4/29. Bethel Baptist Church, 1704 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-2331. www.bethelonline.org. $8.

Dance

Burlington County Single Parents Society Social & Dance

Free refreshments & dance lessons offered on the 2nd & 4th Thu. 856-829-3506. Stardust Ballroom, Rte. 73, Pennsauken; 856-663-6376.

. $10; $6 members.

Friendly Singles 50 Plus Every Fri. 8 pm. (Open dance 3rd. Fri.) Berlin VFW, 34 Chestnut Ave., Berlin; 856-767-9728. $8.

*FREE* Open House Party Fortuna's Universal Dance Studio, 41 S. Crescent Blvd., Collingswood; 856-869-0010. dwp.bigplanet.com/unidancesport. 5/12 7:30 pm.

Saturday Dance Party Fortuna's Universal Dance Studio, 41 S. Crescent Blvd., Collingswood; 856-869-0010. dwp.bigplanet.com/unidancesport. $10-$15. 5/26 7:30 pm.

Single Parents Society Dance Stardust Ballroom, Rte. 73, Pennsauken; 856-663-6376. www.time2dance.com/stardust. $10. Every Sun. 7-11 pm.

West Coast Swing Dance Lessons Weekly beginner & intermediate classes. Drop-ins welcome. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken; 856-661-9166. www.atriumdance.com. $10. Call for days & times.

West Coast Swing Party Swing & country dancing. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken; 856-661-9166. www.atriumdance.com. $5. Wed. 8:45-11:30 pm.