Check out the many festivals, activities and events happening in the area
This weekend’s events include peaches in Hammonton, Frisbees in wildwood and dancing in Philadelphia. Don’t have any plans yet? Check out what’s going on around the region on Saturday and Sunday.
In Mullica Hill
- The Gloucester County 4-H Fair returns to the fairgrounds in Mullica Hill this weekend. The fair kicked off Thursday and will run through Sunday. Visitors can participate in a variety of activities, view displays, enjoy a pony ride, watch a K-9 demonstration, listen to live music and more. The fairgrounds are located at 275 Bridgeton Pike in Mullica Hill. For more information and a full list of activities, visit http://gloucester.njaes.rutgers.edu/4hfair.
Around South Jersey
- There will be peaches galore in downtown Hammonton this weekend as the town hosts its fifth annual Peach Party on Saturday. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Vine Street parking lot across from Eagle Theatre. The event includes peach-themed activities, peach-inspired foods, a visit from Peach Queens past and present, live music, giveaways and more. Visit https://www.downtownhammonton.com/events for more information.
- Hundreds of youth swimmers from around Cherry Hill will dive into the pool at Kingston Estates Swim Club on Saturday for the 58th annual Cherry Bowl. The morning will kick off with a parade of Cherry Hill’s swim clubs at 8 a.m., with the meet kicking off at 9 a.m. Tickets are $7 per person. The cost of a program is also $7. Tickets can be purchased at the door. For information, visit www.cherrybowl.org.
- If swimming isn’t your thing, head out to the Cherry Hill Public Library on Saturday morning and enjoy a relaxing session of yoga. The library will hold its Yoga for Beginners class at 10 a.m. in the library’s multicultural room. The class will be an introduction to Vinyasa Flow yoga, where students will learn to coordinate movement with breath to flow from one pose to the next to reduce stress and increase strength. The event is free to attend. Visit https://chplnj.org for more information.
At the Jersey Shore
- If you’re visiting Wildwood this weekend, be sure to check out the largest beach Frisbee tournament in the world. More than 400 teams will be in Wildwood this weekend for the town’s Ultimate Frisbee Tournament. This is a 4-on-4 team competition for adult players of all levels. Games will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the beach between Oak and Rio Grande Avenues. The games are free to watch for spectators. Visit www.WildwoodUltimate.com for more information.
- Historic Cold Spring Village in Cape May will be hosting Hands-On History all weekend. At this special event, children will be given a “pastport” and can get it stamped after completing crafts and activities. The village is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for ages 3 to 12. Visit www.hcsv.org for more information.
- There will be plenty of classic cars in East Passyunk this weekend as the 12th annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival takes place on Sunday. The festival will be open along East Passyunk Avenue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes more than 140 antique, show, classic and custom vehicles, as well as live music, activities for kids, food and more. The event is free for attendees. Visit http://www.visiteastpassyunk.com/events/2017-car-show-and-street-festival.php for more information.
- Philadelphia Dance Day is Saturday and there will be chances for dancers of all ages to get in on the fun. Workshops and performances will be taking place at multiple locations in the city all day Saturday. All of the workshops are free and no pre-registration is required. For a full list of workshops, visit https://philadelphiadanceday.com.
To see more events taking place in Philadelphia this weekend, visit www.philadelphiaweekly.com.