Also check out what other events are scheduled around the Philadelphia area.
Festival and events for all types of people are taking place this weekend. There will be a festival for food fans in Marlton and Cherokee High School’s spring musical, a parade of pirates in North Wildwood and a festival for artists in Oxford Mills. Check out what other events are scheduled around the Philadelphia area.
- Food lovers will flock to Evesham Township on Sunday, May 21, for the annual Taste of Evesham. It will take place along Main Street from 1 to 4 p.m. Dozens of restaurants are scheduled to appear at the event and offer samples of their best dishes to guests. There will also be food demonstrations and live entertainment. The cost of admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 12. Children ages 3 and under are admitted for free. Visit www.eveshamcelebrations.org for more information.
- Cherokee High School’s production of “Anything Goes” debuts on May 19, with repeat performances on May 20, May 26 and May 27 at the school’s Performing Arts Center, located at 130 Tomlinson Mill Road. All shows start at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for $12 each and can be purchased before the shows at www.cherokeedrama.org. Tickets will also be available during the evening of the performances starting at 5 p.m. Senior Citizen “Gold Cards” can only be used for the Saturday, May 20 performance. Any questions about tickets or the shows can be directed to the box office at (856) 983–3366.
- On May 20, residents are invited to attend a free opioid epidemic awareness and educational expo entitled “Conquering the Epidemic” at DeMasi Middle School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is being sponsored by non-profit “King’s Crusade,” which was formed by Marlton resident Sue Harrison and her sister in memory of their brother, who they lost to a heroin-fentanyl overdose in October of last year.There will be speakers and classrooms with interesting topics and important information to choose from. Visit www.kingscrusade.org to learn more.
Around South Jersey
- Washington Township is hosting its annual Super Saturday community event at Washington Lake Park on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event includes entertainment, food, vendors, activities, amusement rides and more. It is free to attend. Visit www.twp.washington.nj.us for more information.
- Locals can lend a helping hand to the Cherry Hill High School East chapter of Habitat for Humanity on Saturday. The group will hold its semi-annual Stuff-A-Truck event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cherry Hill East student parking lot. Locals are invited to donate a variety of items, including appliances, furniture, building materials, outdoor equipment, clothing, blankets and shoes. For a full list of items to donate and more information, visit www.cherryhillsun.com/cherry-hill-easts-habitat-for-humanity-chapter-hosting-stuff-a-truck-event-on-may-20-6d214b3e4710.
- Food lovers will flock to Evesham Twp. on Sunday for the annual Taste of Evesham event. It will take place along Main Street from 1 to 4 p.m. Dozens of restaurants are scheduled to appear at the event and offer samples of their best dishes to guests. There will also be food demonstrations and live entertainment. The cost of admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 12. Children ages 3 and under are admitted for free. Visit www.eveshamcelebrations.org for more information.
At the Jersey Shore
- The Wetlands Institute and Delaware Bay Shorebird Initiative will host the Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival this weekend in Stone Harbor. The festival takes place at the Wetlands Institute, located at 1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard. Guests can enjoy guided shorebird walks along the beach, interactions with horseshoe crabs along the Delaware Bay, crab walks, demonstrations, educational activities and more. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.wetlandsinstitute.org for more information.
- There will be pirates galore in North Wildwood on Saturday as the town celebrates Captain Kidd Pirate Day with a slew of activities. The day kicks off with a pirate costume parade at 26th Avenue and the Boardwalk at 11 a.m. Following the parade, there will be a treasure hunt at 19th Avenue and the beach. The activities are for children 12 and under. Prizes include motel stays, restaurant gift certificates, bikes and more. For more information, visit the North Wildwood Recreation and Tourism Facebook page at www.facebook.com/North-Wildwood-Recreation-and-Tourism-268155922823.
- The ArtWell Festival returns to Oxford Mills this May. This year’s festival will take place on Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. along Hope Street between Front and Howard Streets. The event is an interactive street festival where guests can participate in a variety of art activities. There will be activity stations, face painting, music, poetry, word artists and art on display. The event is free to attend. Visit http://theartwell.org for more information.
- The African People’s Education and Defense Fund will host its first Uhuru Flea Market of the year on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Clark Park, located at 43rd Street and Chester Avenue in West Philadelphia. The flea market is an economic development project supporting self-determination programs and putting health, education and economic development in the hands of the local African community. There will be bikes, art, crafts, jewelry, clothes, food, antiques, books, records, collectibles and more available to purchase. The rain date is Sunday. Visit http://uhurufleamarket.blogspot.com for more information.
To see more events taking place in Philadelphia this weekend, visit www.philadelphiaweekly.com.