Special Events 2017

Opening Day Fishing 2017
Greenwich Lake Park
Trout Season Opens on Saturday, April 8, 2017 @8:00am
The New Jersey Department of Fish and Game stock Greenwich Lake Park with trout several times a season.  The boat launch is open on weekends only from the start of trout season until Labor Day.  The park is open from April to November, sunrise to sunset.
Fishing licenses are required for those 16 and older (15 and under do not require a license to fish).

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Water Fest 2017
Scotland Run Park
Sunday, June 4, 2017 11am to 4pm
980 East Academy Street
Clayton, NJ, 08312
The 20th Annual Water Fest is the County’s largest environmental fair featuring live animal shows, exhibits, crafts, food, live music, canoeing, kayaking. The event is FREE and held rain or shine.

Animal Shows at 12 noon, 1:30 and 3pm
Face Painting   11:30 to 3:30pm
Canoeing and Kayaking   12:30 to 3:30pm
Concert on the beach 3:30


Flower Show and Garden Festival
Red Bank Battlefield, Hessian Avenue, National Park
Sunday, June 18, 2017: 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm
Get ready for gardening season with the Whitall House annual flower show! Enjoy vendors, gardening activities, kids’ fun, and beautiful plant specimens on display in the Whitall House. Learn about how to keep that garden going throughout the summer, tour the beautiful Whitall gardens, and enjoy family-friendly activities.
Open to all non-professionals. Call (856) 853-5120 for more information.


2017 Kids Fishing Contest
Scotland Run Park, Clayton, NJ
Saturday, September 9, 2017. 8:30am to 11:30am
For Kids 18 years and younger
IT'S FREE
Boating and Non-boating categories
Trophies for 1st and 2nd place in each category
Contest Rules:
One Rod and Reel per person
Bring your own bait
Kids 16 years and older must be licensed
Return un-injured fish to lake
Final weigh -in at 11:30am
Rain or shine!
For more information contact 856-251-6710

18th Century Field Day

Red Bank Battlefield, National Park, NJ
Sunday, October 22, 2017. 10am to 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. Take in a spectacular sword fight and enjoy a colonial magic show. Cheer on the Jonas Cattell Run participants at the finish line. Fun, food, and activities for everyone!

CALL (856)853-5120 FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT EIGHTEENTH CENTURY FIELD DAY

Jonas Cattell Run
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 in Red Bank Battlefield in National Park.

This Years Race is SUNDAY OCTOBER 22, 2017 at 8:00am.
Jonas Cattell Run Registration 2017

Candlelight Tours at Red Bank
James and Ann Whitall House
Friday, December 8, 2017    6 to 9pm
Saturday, December 9, 2017   3 to 9pm
Experience the Whitall House by the glow of candlelight.
Beautiful, natural decorations created by the Whitall House Volunteers.
Free admission.
Friday, December 8, 2017    6 to 9pmSaturday, December 9, 2017   3 to 9pmExperience the Whitall House by the glow of candlelight.Beautiful, natural decorations created by the Whitall House Volunteers.Free admission.

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