2020 Special Events

Bwana Jim
June 6, 2020    6pm
James G Atkinson Park
138 Bethel Mill Rd, Sewell
Bwana Jim is an experienced animal handler filled with enthusiasm and wit. He presents a crazy and educational wildlife show. Bwana Jim specializes in reptiles such as snakes, alligators, and turtles, as well as, other animals such as armadillos, wallabies and exotic birds.

Water Fest
June 7, 2020    11am-4pm
Scotland Run Park
980 East Academy St, Clayton
Event is FREE!! Rain or shine!
The 22nd annual Water Fest is the County's largest environmental fair featuring live animal shows, canoeing & kayaking, exhibits, crafts, food, and a 24 hour Bio Blitz . Live music provided by the Ian Goode Trio during the event.

Bio Blitz: Didn't get enough of Water Fest? If you want you stay and have a great time exploring natural attractions while helping the local science community please join our Park Naturalist and Rowan Professor for our Bio Blitz. A Bio Blitz is a 24 hour event that focuses on identifying and quantifying as many species as possible in Scotland Run Park. The community and researchers work together to learn more about local biodiversity. The Bio Blitz will begin at 11am, June 7 and run through 11am, June 8. The public is welcome to pitch a tent and stay overnight!

Father's Day Baseball Demonstration

June 20, 2020    12pm-4pm
Red Bank Battlefield 
Come learn about America’s favorite pastime.
Baseball exists as a uniquely American endeavor, and is not only an important part of American history, but also an important part of American culture and society. Through its historical influence, and representation of culture, baseball continues to make an imprint on American society. Join us for an old fashion game of baseball and sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery at the Red Bank Battlefield. For more information about this event please call 856-307-6456. 

Moth Night
June 20, 2020    8pm-12am
Scotland Run Park
980 East Academy St, Clayton
Moths are just as beautiful as butterflies. Join our Park Naturalist for a night of moth exploration! This will be a great opportunity to see many different types of moths that are local to the South Jersey area.

Movies in the Park - Throwback June
The Muppet Movie
June 26, 2020    Dusk
After Kermit the Frog decides to pursue a movie career, he starts his cross-country trip from Florida to California. Along the way, he meets and befriends Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and rock musicians Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem.

Annual Flower Show and Garden Festival
June 28, 2020    12pm-4pm
Red Bank Battlefield
100 Hessian Ave, National Park

Join us for our annual flower show! Enjoy vendors, gardening activities, kid's fun and beautiful plants on display. Learn about how to keep that garden growing throughout the summer, tour the beautiful Whitall gardens and enjoy family friendly activities.

Movies in the Park - Christmas in July
The Nightmare Before Christmas
July 17, 2020    Dusk
A tale about Jack Skellington's plan to kidnap Santa Claus and celebrate a very different type of Christmas.

Butterfly Festival at Red Bank Battlefield

July 18, 2020    12pm-4pm
Join us for a day all about Bees and pollinators. Come learn the importance of both and how you can attract them to your yard. Enjoy tours of the butterfly house, free classes, a bug parade and other fun family activities. For more information please call (856)853-5120.
Archeology Day!
August 16, 2020    12pm-4pm
Come learn about the history of archeology at Red Bank Battlefield Park! Meet real archeologists, learn about their methods, and see the amazing treasures found within the park! Special archeology walking tours will be offered throughout the afternoon.

2020 Kid's Fishing Contest
September 13, 2020    8:30am-11:30am
Scotland Run Park
980 East Academy St, Clayton
For kids 18 years and younger.
Its Free!!!
Boating and non boating categories.
Trophies for 1st and 2nd place in each categories.

Contest Rules
Only one rod my be used at a time
Bring your own bait
Kids 16 and older must be licensed
Return uninjured fish to the lake
Final weigh in at 11:30am
Rain or shine
For more information call (856)251-6710

Children's Haunted House/Fall Fest
Red Bank Battlefield
100 Hessian Ave, National Park
October 24, 2020    12pm-4pm
Join us for a day full of fall family fun including a straw bale maze, games, crafts and more. Then stop in for a tour of the "spooky" Whitall House.

18th Century Field Day

Red Bank Battlefield, National Park
October 25, 2019    10am-3pm
Rain Date: November 1, 2020    10am-3pm
Free admission
Enjoy battle reenactments, colonial demonstrators, vendors, food, and fun! Learn about the Battle of Red Bank and why New Jersey is called “The Crossroads of the American Revolution.” Tour the Whitall House and visit with our hearth cookers preparing delicious fall-inspired food. Cheer on the Jonas Cattell Run participants at the finish line. Fun, food, and activities for everyone!


Jonas Cattell Run & Fort Mercer 5K
October 25, 2020    8am
Rain or Shine!
This is a historical run to commemorate Jonas Cattell's warning Fort Mercer of attack on October 22, 1777.
This scenic 10 mile race begins at Mechanic Street and Kings Highway in Haddonfield and ends at Red Bank Battlefield in National Park.

The 2nd annual Fort Mercer 5K run is another option for those who don't want to run the 10 miler. This race begins and ends at Red bank Battlefield.

 Fort Mercer Results 2019 (462.4 KB)
 Jonas Cattell Results 1980 (84.6 KB)
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 Jonas Cattell Results 2017 (451 KB)
 Jonas Cattell Results 2018 (416.1 KB)
 Jonas Cattell Results 2019 (472.9 KB)
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