Make this weekend an awesome one with everything from pumpkins to brews. We’ve got the South Jersey events you can’t miss.


Fall Heart Walk

October 21
Take steps for a healthy heart during the American Heart Association’s Southern NJ Fall Heart Walk at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken. Registration starts at 8 am, and the walk ends at noon. SJ Magazine is a proud media sponsor of this event. For more information, call 609-223-3708 or visit the website.


Suicide Prevention Walk

October 21
Raise awareness and funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at Laurel Acres Park in Mount Laurel. Registration begins at 9:30 am followed by the walk at 10:30 am. Online registration closes at noon on the Friday before the walk, but anyone who would like to participate can register in person before the walk begins. For more information, visit the website.


Pumpkin Festival

October 21
Historic Cold Spring Village in Cape May will hold its annual pumpkin festival from 10 am to 4 pm. Take a hayride on the grounds, visit a haunted house, paint a pumpkin and more at this family-friendly event. For more information, visit the website.


Bordentown RiverFest

October 21
Head to Bordentown for RiverFest, a family-friendly event and four-acre beer garden at Bordentown City Beach. Enjoy 12 beers on tap, wine, live music and children’s activities from noon until 10 pm. Free parking is on-site, and there will be a shuttle service from three off-site parking locations. Admission to the event is by donation and supports Hope Hose Humane Company No. 1, the town’s oldest all-volunteer fire company. For more information, visit the website.



October 21
Moorestown Theater Company will host its annual fundraiser at The Mansion in Voorhees. Cocktail hour will run from 6 to 7 pm with youth cabaret performers. From 7 pm until midnight, guests will dine, dance and participate in various games. Black-tie is optional. Tickets are $150 for reception and dinner, or $50 for cabaret only. For more information, visit the website.


Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard”

October 22
The department of theatre and dance at Rowan University will present Anton Chekhov’s final play at Tohill Theatre. “The Cherry Orchard” tells the complex tale of a Russian aristocrat returning to her family estate as it’s facing foreclosure. Showtime is 2 pm. For more information, call 856-256-4545.

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