Arts & Entertainment

June 9, 2021

WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Library System has a new fun and exciting way for children and families to experience the joys of reading together in the great outdoors. A StoryWalk pathway opened Wednesday next to the amphitheater adjacent to the Burlington County Library in Westampton.

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – Burlington County’s diverse and rich history was showcased again with this year’s History Recognition Award recipients — and two Bordentown Historical Society programs were honored with awards.  Awarded annually by the Burlington County Commissioners for more than 25 years, the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — Ever wonder about the story behind that family heirloom? Is it worth more than you thought? You have until June 7 to apply to get an expert opinion of an appraiser with Antiques Roadshow before it comes to Hamilton Township to film an episode of the show.  Marsha Bemko, Executive ...

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MANSFIELD, NJ — What better way to celebrate the re-opening of modern society, than to attend an outdoor, local Renaissance Faire that incorporates social responsibility into its theme?  The New Jersey Renaissance Faire (NJRF) will be holding court at Liberty Lake Day Camp on Saturday and ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Parks System is once again bringing back its very popular Drive-In Movie series to Smithville Park in June and July.  On Saturday, June 26, bring the family to a showing of the film Shrek, and come back on Saturday, July 17 for a viewing of Incredibles ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - After extensive discussions with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, local and state health officials, and the Office of Emergency Management, Royal Caribbean is planning to sail its first cruise ship out of Port Liberty in Bayonne in August, TAPinto Bayonne has ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ ­— The Bordentown Regional High School Theatre Club will be treating the community to a free showing of the children’s play Peter Pan by Patrick Flynn this weekend, which theater-goers will be able to watch from the comfort of their homes. The play will be live-streamed on the ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ — Grab your popcorn! The weather is looking perfect on Saturday for the Burlington County Parks System's free Drive-In Movie Night!  Back to the Future will be showing on the big screen on Saturday, May 15 starting at 8PM. The movie had been rescheduled from last weekend due to ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The Bordentown Historical Society (BHS) was recently honored with countywide awards for two of its recent projects which sought to educate the public about different aspects of Bordentown’s history, some of which many in the community may be unaware of. The BHS was given ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — What better way to celebrate the re-socialization of modern society than to attend an outdoor local Renaissance Faire that incorporates social responsibility into its theme?  The New Jersey Renaissance Faire (NJRF) will be holding court at Liberty Lake Day Camp on Saturday and ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ — Disappointing news for movie fans! Due to the rain forecasted for Burlington County on Saturday evening, the Burlington County Parks System is postponing its Drive In Movie Night which was scheduled to take place tomorrow night in Smithville Park in Eastampton.  Instead, ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ — If you are looking for a safe, fun and free night out for the entire family, the Burlington County Parks System has just the event for you. Following its huge success of last Fall, the Parks System is bringing back Drive-In Movie Nights to Smithville Park in Eastampton on ...

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COLUMBUS, NJ – Another local tradition will not be taking place for the second year in a row due to the ongoing pandemic.  Organizers of the Burlington County Farm Fair announced on Friday night that the 2021 event has been officially canceled.  Wring that she had a "heavy heart after much ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Parks System is bringing back its popular and free "Music in the Park" series to historic Smithville Park in Eastampton beginning this weekend. Starting on Friday, April 2, visitors will be able to listen to talented, acoustic musicians while strolling the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) will be taking virtual submissions for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition, his office announced on Thursday. The Art Competition, an annual tradition since 1982, gives high school students across Burlington and Ocean Counties an opportunity for ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ – Exciting news if you are a book fan! The Burlington County Library System (BCLS) is expanding its operating hours to better serve residents. The eight libraries, including the Bordentown Branch Library, will be open Monday through Thursday from 10am to 8pm and Friday and ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Trenton City Hall posed as the United States Capitol recently as TV star Patrick Dempsey and the crew of the upcoming CBS program "Ways and Means" shot scenes for the show in New Jersey's capital city. In looking for a location to shoot the political drama, the show re-imagined ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — This Thursday, Middlesex County officials got to meet Chris Meloni and some Law and Order: Organized Crime crew members as they set up to film at the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Training Center in Edison. Filming gave some locals a behind-the-scenes look at the ...

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COLUMBUS, NJ -- Country line dancing is back at the County Fairgrounds in Columbus! If you are an experienced dancer, or have ever wanted to learn, now is your chance to put on your boots and head out to the Burlington County Fairgrounds for the return of the Burlington County Parks System's ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – One of Burlington County’s most popular historic sites is expected to undergo a major renovation with the help of preservation funds from the New Jersey Historic Trust. The Burlington County Board of County Commissioners voted last week to accept a $526,500 grant from the New ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ -- COVID is once again disrupting a beloved Bordentown City tradition, as the 2021 Bordentown Street Fair is being rescheduled due to the uncertainties presented by the ongoing pandemic.  Organizers made the announcement in a message posted on the Street Fair's Facebook page ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Parents of toddlers should make some time on their weekend calendar to enjoy active fun at the indoor trampoline park Sky Zone in Hamilton. Their new Little Leapers program allows parents and kids age five and under to explore, play, and grow together. Through a mix of structured ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – Clara Barton is among the historical American figures slated to be honored in the planned National Garden of American Heroes monument that was originally announced by President Donald Trump in July. Trump, in the last two days of his Presidency, amended his original Executive ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- New Jerseyan rockers Bruce Springsteen adn Jon Bon Jovi is among numerous stars from the entertainment world who will perform during Joe Biden's Inauguration TV Special that will take place instead of a traditional Inaugural Ball. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ— We have something to look forward to this Fall: the Cranberry Fest has been set for 2021. Cranberry Fest is one of Bordentown City’s annual signature events, drawing thousands of people to town on the first weekend of October every year. The event has become one of the ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ – Families searching for a safe way to enjoy the holidays are finding it at Historic Smithville Park, where a nightly light show is wowing visitors with scenes of wonder and joy. Each night when the sun sets, the Victorian village comes alive with scenes of holiday magic, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- For 35 years, Hamilton's Martel family has been bringing their holiday cheer to the community. Now, after being crowned Champions of The Great Christmas Light Fight on Wednesday, the entire country knows their dedication to creating a Christmas Wonderland in their yard. Under the ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ—Boomer did not let an impending snow storm keep him away from Bordentown on Wednesday. The Trenton Thunder mascot rolled through parts of Bordentown Township and Bordentown City yesterday on the Thunder Truck as part of the “Boomer in Your Neighborhood” program. “Boomer in Your ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ—Have you checked out all of the decorated holiday trees at Smithville Park yet? If so, it’s time to vote for the First Annual Holiday Tree Decorating Contest, organized by the Burlington County Parks System. Fourteen trees were elaborately decorated by individuals, families, ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ – Claude Monet had the Seine River and Van Gogh the countryside in Arles, France. Both artists would likely be envious of the majestic views and landscapes available to “plein air” painters in Burlington County Parks, which have become popular destinations for artists across the ...

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