Five Things to Do in South Jersey This Weekend: October 7

Grab the whole family, your hiking shoes and a book. The fun can last all weekend long with these cool South Jersey events.


October Moonlight Walk

October 7
Explore Whitesbog Historic Village and bogs in Browns Mills by moonlight. This special walk is scheduled as close to the full moon as possible, and the guided tour will give insights into Whitesbog and the nature that surrounds it. Walks are roughly 3 to 5 miles in length. Dress for the weather, and meet the guide at the general store at 7 pm. For more information, visit the website.


Collingswood Book Festival

October 7
Book lovers are taking over Haddon Avenue from 10 to 4 pm for the annual Collingswood Book Festival. Stroll through the street filled with storytellers, poetry, readings, workshops and, of course, books to call your very own. Free. For more information, visit the website.


TRUCKerton Food Truck & Hard Cider Fall Fest

October 7
Head over to Tuckerton Seaport for a food truck and hard cider festival from 11 am to 6 pm. Grab a snack or sip on some spiced-up cider while strolling around the seaside museum. Admission to the event is $10. Rain date is Oct. 8. For more information, visit the website.


Discover the Pine Barrens

October 7
Take a guided stroll through the scenic Pine Barrens to learn about uplands and Atlantic Cedar Swamp habitats. This walk-and-paddle tour will take you trekking along the Mullica River and canoeing along the perimeter of a Pine Barrens lake. The trip runs from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. For more information, visit the website.


Sean Fischel Connect 5K

October 8
Hit the track to raise money for Sean Fischel Connect during this 5K and 1-mile fun run at Moorestown High School. The race begins at noon and is followed by food and dancing. Cost is $30. For more information, visit the website.


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