Check out some of the events taking place this weekend.
There will be plenty of activities for families to enjoy this Father’s Day weekend. Looking for something to do with your dad? Check out some of the events taking place this weekend.
- Dads, grandpas, and uncles are encouraged to join the library for story time on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with their kids ages 6 years and under. Join Miss Kristie for stories, games and a simple craft all about the awesome men in our lives. Registration is not required.
Around South Jersey
- The CHAI Community Development Corporation will host Freedom Day 2017 on Saturday in Burlington City. The event will take place at the Riverfront Promenade, 127 East Pearl Street, from 2 to 7 p.m. Guests can enjoy music, food, games, crafts, vendors, a kids zone and more. The rain date will be Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/freedom-day-juneteenth-celebration-2017-tickets-24330263473 for more information.
- Monster trucks will roar into South Jersey this weekend as Miller Farms LLC hosts a three-day monster truck show from Friday through Sunday. The show starts at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday, with gates opening two hours early. The show will feature monster trucks performing signature stunts and thrilling tricks. Guests who arrive early can meet drivers and take pictures. Tickets are $30 per person. Guests can buy one adult ticket and get one kid ticket free. Visit www.millerfarmsllc.com for more information.
- Moorestown residents, as well as those from surrounding towns, are invited to kick off the summer season at Trinity Episcopal Church’s 10th annual Blueberry Festival on Friday, June 16. The event draws several hundred people to enjoy live music, kids activities and, of course, lots of blueberries. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children and free for kids under 3 and are purchased at the door. All proceeds will benefit the church. For more information, visit www.trinitymoorestown.org.
At the Jersey Shore
- Skimmer Festival 2017 will take over Sea Isle City this weekend. The festival will be open beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The event will include craft and food vendors, live music, children’s activities and amusement rides. There will be a dance party on Saturday night. On Sunday, visitors can enjoy a vintage car display and historic trolley tours. The festival will take place along the Promenade. In case of rain, most activities will be canceled. Saturday’s craft market and food court will be open, rain or shine. Visit www.visitsicnj.com/featured-event for a full schedule of activities.
- The Hereford Intel Lighthouse at 111 N. Central Avenue in North Wildwood will host its Maritime Festival this weekend. The festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The event will feature historical displays from maritime and lighthouse museums, more than 100 crafters and vendors, historical lectures and activities for kids. Admission to the festival is free. Visit www.herefordlighthouse.org for a full list of activities.
- The sixth annual Disability Pride Parade will take place on Saturday in Philadelphia. The event will begin at 10 a.m. with opening ceremonies at the National Constitution Center. After speeches and a performance from local artists, the parade will travel down Market Street to City Hall and Dilworth Park. There will be activities following the parade, including more speeches, performances and activities for kids. For more information, visit Disability Pride Philadelphia’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DisabilityPridePhiladelphia.
- Adults can enjoy a tasty scavenger hunt at Reading Terminal Market on Saturday. From noon to 3 p.m., Watson Adventures will hold a Munch Around the Market scavenger hunt. Participants will try to answer some tricky questions and sample some of the best food from the terminal market and Chinatown. The cost to participate is $22, plus $10 is needed to purchase food. Visit www.watsonadventures.com/public/event/the-munch-around-the-market-hunt to sign up.
To see more events taking place in Philadelphia this weekend, visit www.philadelphiaweekly.com.