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Two events hosted by the Moorestown Historical Society but it’s not the only event happening this weekend. Find out what other events are scheduled around the region.

In Moorestown

· This weekend Moorestown residents should be sure to check out the series of spooky Ghost Tours being held Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. and again at 9 p.m. Each walking tour will begin and end at the Smith-Cadbury Mansion located at 12 High St. with stops along the tour including two graveyards and the old town jail. A smoke machine at the Smith-Cadbury Mansion, which will be decorated for Halloween, will help set the spooky mood on these nights.

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Tickets for the event are $15 for adults, $12 for society members and seniors and $10 for students. Children under the age of 6 are free, and the Historical Society will accept checks or cash only. For more information or to book large groups and private tours, contact Maravich at (856) 266–7606 or by email at

Then, on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the Moorestown Historical Society will be hosting it’s event, History Rocks! The new exhibit, History Rocks: Interpreting the Archaeological Discoveries of Moorestown, will open with a special demonstration of tool and weapon making techniques by local archaeologist Jack Cresson.

Around South Jersey

· On Saturday, the Borough of Haddonfield will host its annual Fall Festival and juried Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Activities will take place on Kings Highway between Haddon Avenue and the PATCO speedline. The sidewalks will be lined with nonprofits and crafter. The Haddonfield Farmers Market will also be open at Borough Hall during the event. Some activities include scarecrow building and carriage rides. The event is free and open to the public. Visit for more information.

· Fall, fire prevention and Halloween will come together in Winslow Township on Saturday at the second annual Halloween and Fire Prevention Festival. The event will take place at Miller’s Farm from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids will get a chance to hop in a fire truck and meet firefighters. There will also be a scarecrow-building contest. In addition, there will be crafters, vendors, entertainment and food. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

At the Jersey Shore

· On Saturday, the Cape May Artists’ Cooperative Gallery is hosting its annual Pumpkin Festival. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 122 Sunset Boulevard in Cape May. The festival will include artist demonstrations, mask making, painting, sewing, carving, glass-blowing and more. There will also be refreshments. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page at

· In Mays Landing, enjoy autumn activities and crafts at the 14th annual Fine Crafts Fall Festival. The event will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at War Memorial Park, located at Main Street and Route 50. The event includes a scarecrow building contest, pumpkin painting, mummy wrapping, train rides, a bounce castle, food, crafts, music and more. For more information, visit

In Philadelphia

· Help support the fight against HIV and AIDS on Sunday at the 30th annual AIDS Walk/Run Philly 5K. The run begins at 7:30 a.m. at the foot of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with the walk to follow the run at 9 a.m. Funds raised at the event will go toward advances in the treatment of HIV and AIDS and new prevention strategies. To sign up or for more information, visit

· The annual South Street Blocktoberfest will take place on Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. South Street will be full of food vendors, entertainment and family-friendly activities. A wide selection of craft beers and beverages will be available along the street. Proceeds from the event go toward community schools, project and other area organizations. For more information, visit


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