Here’s a roundup of events happening this weekend in South Jersey:
Second Friday in Bivalve: The Tides of March, Oyster Cracker Cafe and on the wharves in Bivalve. Friday, March 8 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Enjoy food, music, gallery exhibits, lectures, vendors and craft activities in a beautiful waterfront setting. www.bayshorediscovery.org.
Food Around the World with the Silver Diner, Garden State Discovery Museum, Cherry Hill. Saturday, March 9 from 11 am to 2 pm. Eat well and enjoy an all-American tasting menu with the Silver Diner.
Stone Harbor Shiver Weekend, 96th Street and the Beach, Stone Harbor. Saturday, March 9 starting at 10 am. Food vendors, bonfire, costume contest, parade and Plunge. Cost is $30 for adults and $15 for students. Proceeds benefit the Cape May County Special Services School, Friend in Need and the Friends of Stone Harbor 9/11 Point of Peace Park. Register online at www.stone-harbor.nj.us.
Wine Making Class, Sharrott Winery, Blue Anchor. Saturday, March 2 from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Want to learn how to make wine at home or make better wine? Larry Sharrott Sr will be offering a class aimed at the home or casual wine maker. We will cover the whole wine making process that is used in small batch production. $25 tuition – advance registration and payment is required. Call the winery at 609-567-9463 or visit SharrottWinery.com.
Levram The Great, 18th century Magician, Indian King Tavern, Haddonfield. Saturday, March 9 at 2 pm and 3 pm. Visiting the Indian King Tavern is like stepping back in time to the Colonial Era, with its period rooms, authentic décor, and historical details. Free magic show featuring tricks and slight of hand from the Colonial Era.
Romance, Music and Wine, Southwind Vineyard, Millville. Saturday, March 9. Features a discussion of “Battle for Love and Wine” with southern New Jersey romance and drama author Joanna Swank at 2 pm, and music by guitarist David Spoltore from 4 to 6 pm. Free.
Sunday Morning at Turkey Point, Cumberland County. Sunday, March 10 at 8 am. Meet Cape May Bird Observatory naturalists for a walk to see winter birds, Sundays through March 24. Meet at the end of Turkey Point Road in Cumberland County off of Route 553 south of Dividing Creek. Fee: $6 for members and $10 for nonmembers. www.birdcapemay.org.
The 8th Annual “Lines on the Pines” Artists and Authors Event, 755 South White Horse Pike, Hammonton. Sunday, March 10 from 11 am to 4 pm. Meet artists from New Jersey working in a variety of mediums. Their works will be available for purchase. South Jersey authors will be on hand with their books for sale. Don’t forget to get them signed! Catered dinner with informational lecture and live entertainment at 4:30 pm - reservations and prepayment required.
France on Tour, Bellview Winery, Landisville. March 23 & 24 from 11 am to 5 pm. Join us as we showcase our fine French-style wines, like Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Alongside these classic wines we will be offering a “French Picnic Buffet”. $5.00 admission includes wine tasting, winery tour, souvenir wine glass and parking.
Wine & Cheese Pairing Class, Sharrott Winery, Blue Anchor. Saturday, March 23 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. An introduction to the classic and complex aspects of pairing wine and cheese. Tuition for the class is $25 and advance registration and payment is required. Please call the winery at (609) 567-9463 or BUY TICKETS ONLINE to register. Taught by yours truly!
PAWS for Art, Wheaton Arts, Millville. Sunday, April 7. This free community day event welcomes humans and their dogs to Wheaton Arts. Includes animal-themed activities and vendors.
Have a great weekend, and don’t forget to Spring Forward early Sunday morning!