Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey @ Absecon Lighthouse



Regular admission, kids 11 and under are free


Festival of Fine Craft

The 21st annual Festival of Fine Craft takes place at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center on October 5 & 6, 2019, rain or shine! This event, sponsored by Avalon Flooring and OceanFirst, features the works of 150+ juried contemporary and traditional artists and craftspeople. Throughout the WheatonArts campus, artists working in clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, wearable art, wood, and more will exhibit and sell their unique works of art. Visitors can interact with demonstrating artists working in a variety of mediums, listen to live music, relax in the Beer & Wine Garden, engage in complimentary family art activities, and enjoy refreshments from gourmet food trucks. The crowd-favorite “WheatonArts Glass Pumpkin Patch” will be displayed at the center of WheatonArts’ campus with over 6,000 handcrafted glass pumpkins for the picking! The Festival of Fine Craft is included with General Admission to WheatonArts. Visit wheatonarts.org for more information and event updates.


Collingswood Book Festival

A week of activities will culminate with the all-day festival in historic Collingswood, NJ on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Join fellow book lovers for the largest literary event in the region. Meet authors and illustrators and browse thousands of new and used books. You’ll find book-related merchandise and crafts, storytelling, workshops, panel discussions, poetry readings, exhibits, kid friendly activities and entertainment.

This is a great way to get involved in your town! We are looking for people of all ages to help with recruiting authors, publicity, entertainment, children’s events and day-of activities.

The Collingswood Book Festival…It’s Where You Want to Read!


Autumn with the Animals

Autumn with the Animals is a much-anticipated fall family tradition in Southern New Jersey.  Children and adults of all ages enjoy our wildlife programs, live music, nature hikes, child friendly games, crafts, food and fun!  We look upon this day as a way for our members and friends to reconnect with each other and the environment.
Special Guests for Kids:  Cedar Run's Mascot SCOUT
Face painting, games, marshmallow roasting by the fire, hikes, animal encounters, canoeing and more!

Hands-On-History

Children will be given a “Pastport” at the start of their Village trip, which can be stamped at the buildings they visit after completing a take-home craft or activity, like writing with a quill pen, carding wool or making a pinch pot.
Pastports can be redeemed at the Country Store for a free treat!
To sponsor this event click here

Fire Muster

WheatonArts and the Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade host the 39th annual Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day on August 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 80 antique fire trucks from the Mid-Atlantic States will be on display on the grounds. Highlights include a firefighter competition to show how firefighters use their training and skills to battle fires, a water barrel fight using high-pressure fire hoses, bucket brigade, and pumping displays of fire hoses on numerous fire trucks. Admission to the Fire Muster and WheatonArts is FREE for the day, part of “Family Days! Presented by PNC Arts Alive!”


Eagle Theatre Summer Conservatory

Eagle Theatre Conservatory Presents

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Summer 2019 – Ages 8-18

CAMP: JULY 8 – AUGUST 7
PERFORMANCES: AUGUST 7 – 18 

A Summer Theatre Intensive Designed to Educate, Enlighten, & Entertain!

Eagle Theatre Conservatory is proud to announce their 2019 Summer Theatre Intensive, guaranteed to shine the spotlight on both TRAINING & PERFORMANCE, while offering opportunities for aspiring actors to build skills that will be applied in front of a live audience.


Each day a variety of intensives will be held by our professional teaching artists, including; acting, music, improvisation, dance, audition prep, scene study, stage combat, sketch comedy, technical theatre, and more! Camp concludes with a 2-week performance run of a full length musical!


AVIATION CAREER ACADEMY CAMP 2019

Open to students ages 9-12. $175.00
Tuition includes snacks, drinks, pizza party and a camp shirt.
Space is limited so don't delay.
Call (609) 886-8787 or
Click Here to download the Registration Form!

Sponsor the Aviation Career Academy Camp... CLICK HERE for Info.

CLICK HERE for Info on the Thaddeus Lazowski Memorial Aviation Career Scholarship!


Hands-On-History

Children will be given a “Pastport” at the start of their Village trip, which can be stamped at the buildings they visit after completing a take-home craft or activity, like writing with a quill pen, carding wool or churning butter. Other family-friendly activities include games and live entertainment from traditional local musician Mary Roth.
Pastports can be redeemed at the Country Store for a free treat!
To sponsor this event click here

Fantasy Faire

Join us for Fantasy Faire, a family-friendly festival of medieval folklore & fun on Saturday & Sunday, June 22 & 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fantasy Faire features talented performers as they bring to life the “Kingdom of Wheaton” by enacting a series of interconnected shows that tell the story of the day. Interact with strolling costumed characters, portraying historical and mythical figures, throughout WheatonArts’ campus both days. Everyone is welcome to come dressed in their favorite fantasy garbs to enjoy a variety of live performances including storytellers, dancing, and drumming, as well as sword demonstrations, retail vendors, pirate games, scavenger hunts, and archery games. Four stages will host live performances from 10:30 a.m. till 4 p.m. Presented in partnership with Mystic Realms, Ltd, the event is included with general admission to WheatonArts: $10 adult, $9 senior, $7 student, children 5 & under are free.