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Board of Chosen Freeholders

  1. Board of Chosen Freeholders Public Meeting

    October 14, 2020, 7:00 PM @ County Administration / Courts Facility

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  2. Board of Chosen Freeholders Public Meeting

    October 28, 2020, 7:00 PM

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Parks

  1. Birds of Prey Presentation

    August 18, 2020, 8:00 AM - October 31, 2020, 5:00 PM

    Discover the hawks, eagles, vultures, and owls that reside in Burlington County in this online photographic presentation. Learn about raptor adaptations, behaviors, migration patterns and conservation efforts to bring endangered species back from the brink of extinction. Presented by Park Naturalist Jen Bulava. This program will be available online beginning August 18.

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  2. SPECIES SPOTLIGHT - Red-winged Blackbirds

    September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - October 6, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Learn about various species that call Burlington County Parks home! Every other Wednesday, Naturalist Kate will post a new video that highlights a local animal species to better understand their behaviors, natural history and significance in the environment. The two species highlighted this month will be painted turtles and red-winged blackbirds.

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  3. Scarecrow Contest At Smithville Park

    September 28, 2020, 8:00 AM - October 11, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Historic Smithville Park & Smith's Woods

    Do you have a great idea for a scarecrow? Never created one, but want to try?  Here's an opportunity for some free, family fun this fall!  Beginning October 13, Smithville Park will have all of the scarecrows on display.  This is a great way to promote your business, civic group or organization, as our parks have never been more busy! Your scarecrow will be viewed by MANY visitors!  The best part is that this year's entry is FREE! Each scarecrow will be hung at the park for visitors to see.  Voting will be on Facebook!  Monetary prizes to be announced! Registration: September 28-October 10. Installation must be completed by the end of day on October 11. Voting will begin on October 13. First place prize: $250, 2nd place: 150 and 3rd place: $75. Don’t want to enter the contest? Be a part of the fun by visiting Smithville Park to see the scarecrows and casting your vote online!

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  4. 44th Annual Art Show

    September 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - October 31, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery

    The most anticipated art show of the year welcomes a plethora of outstanding artists that are featured at the Annex Gallery throughout the fall.  Typically, this exhibit is very competitive and draws thousands of visitors.  This year, due to COVID-19 closures, the show will be displayed in the gallery and online.

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  5. Invasive Insects Presentation

    September 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - November 1, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Presented by Park Naturalist Jennifer Bulava. In this new PowerPoint presentation, learn about some of the invasive species of insects that have made their way to NJ, how to recognize them, how they got here, and what we can do to help diminish their spread. Spotted lanternfly, emerald ash borer, Japanese beetle, Hemlock wooly adelgid, gypsy moth, and brown marmorated stink bug will be highlighted. This video will be available beginning September 29 on our website. After viewing the video on your own time, join us live on Zoom for Questions and Answers sessions on September 30 at 2:30pm or October 8 at 7:30pm.

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  6. SUSANNA EMLEN: 19th c. BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR

    October 1, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences

    In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hear the story of Susanna Emlen, the earliest known survivor of breast cancer in America. Learn her struggle, her surgery, which took place in her home in Burlington Township by leading doctors of the time, and her survival. This program will take place on Zoom. Registration required. You will receive a Zoom link prior to the program.

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  7. WETLANDS WALK

    October 2, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Long Bridge Park

    Why are wetlands so important? What makes an area a wetland? Are all wetlands the same? Learn the answers to these questions and more while joining Naturalist Kate on a walk. Register online. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required.

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  8. Country Line Dancing

    October 2, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Burlington County Fairgrounds

    It's back! Whether you want to learn how or you want to show off your moves, join us for these fun Fall nights in the outdoor pavilion at the beautiful Fairgrounds. All are welcome. No age restrictions. The dancing begins at 7. Space is VERY LIMITED due to social distancing. Masks are recommended. Note: Registration opens each Monday before the session for the week.

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  9. Farmers Market - Every Saturday!

    October 3, 2020, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

    As we wrap up the last month of the Burlington County Farmers Market, join us as we celebrate October and local fall produce. Apples are in, along with pumpkins and all varieties of squash, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, carrots, potatoes, lettuces and so much more. Artisan cheeses, fresh eggs, local honey, microgreens and mushrooms are always in season, along with local lamb, beef and pork. And don't forget about the garden! Fall is the best time to plant, so stop by for beautiful perennials. Enjoy seasonally inspired hot soups, coffee or tea and freshly made baked goods while enjoying live entertainment. Thank you for a fantastic season of supporting your local farmers and vendors. We look forward to our special holiday markets on November 21st and December 5th. Visit our website at burlcoagcenter.com or our Facebook page (Burlington County Farmers Market) for more details.

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  10. PARK CLEANUP

    October 3, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Amico Island Park

    Help keep our environment clean and green! Participate in cleaning up litter that has made its way into this 55-acre peninsula that is full of ecological diversity. Individuals, groups, and organizations are welcome. Bags, gloves, and grabbers will be provided. Please bring your own water and snacks, if needed. Masks will be required in the registration and supplies area as well as in areas where social distancing cannot be maintained. Masks will not be provided, please bring your own. If you need community service hours, please register by 4PM on Friday, October 2nd.

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  11. Drive In Movie at Smithville Park - Goonies

    October 3, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Historic Smithville Park & Smith's Woods

    The movies are back! Goonies will be shown on the big drive-in screen at Smithville Park in Eastampton! Stay in your car and tune the dial to the movie audio or sit directly in front of your vehicle. Space IS LIMITED. Upon arrival, vehicles will be directed to a required parking spot. This is a first come, first served event. Gates will open at 5:30 When spots are full, this Facebook page will be updated to let everyone know we are at capacity and cars will be turned away. Social distancing will be enforced. Masks are to be worn whenever you leave your car, such as when walking to the restroom area. Bring in your own snacks, no vendors will be onsite. Movie starts at 6:30 PM (or dusk). FREE family fun! We look forward to seeing everyone and ask for your cooperation in having a successful and safe drive-in movie! Follow the Facebook Event for updates.

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  12. Donuts from Scratch

    October 6, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

    Join Cara Griffin on Facebook Live as she teaches how to make fall-inspired donuts! She will be making one yeasted donut, a Maple and Custard filled donut, and a classic Apple Cider baked cake donut. Simply visit the Burlington County Agricultural Center Facebook page to tune in!

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  13. Species Spotlight (online video)

    October 7, 2020, 10:00 AM - October 20, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Learn about various species that call Burlington County Parks home! Every other Wednesday, Naturalist Kate will post a new video on our Programs and Events webpage that highlights a local species to better understand their behaviors, natural history and/or significance in the environment. This month will focus on great blue herons and goldenrods.

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  14. Sunset Yoga

    October 7, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

    OCTOBER 7, 5:30 PM – SUNSET YOGA, Burlington County Agricultural Center Slow down your week with Holly Horner of Balanced Planet Yoga with a vinyasa flow that will have a perfect balance of challenging and calming postures, and cool down with stretches that will end your night perfectly as the sun sets. Mats will be placed 6 ft. apart to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

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  15. BURLINGTON COUNTY 101: THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, 1776

    October 7, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences

    New Jersey has adopted the moniker of Crossroads of The American Revolution. If that is so, then Burlington County must be the crossroads of that crossroads. Burlington County not only furnished men and material for the war, but the war played out in her farm fields and villages. This class explores how the British Empire became fractured and how that immense empire brought the fight right to the front doors of the people of Burlington County. This program will take place on Zoom. Registration required. You will receive a Zoom link prior to the program.

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  16. Invasive Insects Live Q & A

    October 8, 2020, 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    After viewing the Invasive Insects Presentation video on your own time, join us live on Zoom for Questions and Answers sessions on September 30 at 2:30pm or October 8 at 7:30pm. Presented by Park Naturalist Jennifer Bulava. Registration required. Registrants will receive an emailed Zoom link prior to the Q&A session.

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  17. Country Line Dancing

    October 9, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Burlington County Fairgrounds

    It's back! Whether you want to learn how or you want to show off your moves, join us for these fun Fall nights in the outdoor pavilion at the beautiful Fairgrounds. All are welcome. No age restrictions. The dancing begins at 7. Space is VERY LIMITED due to social distancing. Masks are recommended. Note: Registration opens each Monday before the session for the week.

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  18. Farmers Market - Every Saturday!

    October 10, 2020, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

    As we wrap up the last month of the Burlington County Farmers Market, join us as we celebrate October and local fall produce. Apples are in, along with pumpkins and all varieties of squash, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, carrots, potatoes, lettuces and so much more. Artisan cheeses, fresh eggs, local honey, microgreens and mushrooms are always in season, along with local lamb, beef and pork. And don't forget about the garden! Fall is the best time to plant, so stop by for beautiful perennials. Enjoy seasonally inspired hot soups, coffee or tea and freshly made baked goods while enjoying live entertainment. Thank you for a fantastic season of supporting your local farmers and vendors. We look forward to our special holiday markets on November 21st and December 5th. Visit our website at burlcoagcenter.com or our Facebook page (Burlington County Farmers Market) for more details.

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  19. Tuesday Talk

    October 13, 2020, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Pennington Park

    A series of nature walks led by Naturalist Jen Bulava on select Tuesdays and Fridays. This program will repeat on Friday October 16. Mid-October is a great time to look for birds of prey, as well as some of the other later migratory birds such as kinglets, palm warblers and waterfowl. Join us for a guided walk through the mixed habitats of open field, marsh, and forest edges to hopefully get a glimpse of some of these species. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required.

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  20. Peer Poetry Workshop - online event

    October 15, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Worker's House and Gallery

    This class is an outlet for poets who want to meet other writers and grow through peer review. Attendees will receive feedback on their poetry as well as insight into what other current poets are working on. Personal feedback is one of the best ways to grow as a writer. Join us as we work through each others’ poems so that we can better understand what is effective and what might need focus and development with our own poetry. Please have three original poems and a pen/pencil. This will be a virtual event. Visit the programs and events page for more information.

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  21. The Legend of the Jersey Devil

    October 15, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences

    You probably have heard of the Jersey Devil, but do you know the story behind it? Is he real, a made up tale to scare the local people, or a marketing ploy by Benjamin Franklin? Hear the many stories that make up the legend of the Jersey Devil and the possible truth behind the story. This program will take place on Zoom. Registration required. You will receive a Zoom link prior to the program.

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  22. NOCTURNAL NATURE

    October 15, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Historic Smithville Park & Smith's Woods

    Explore our parks while enjoying the sunset! Join Naturalist Kate Forte on a hike to learn about the crepuscular animals that utilize this time of the evening to hunt and gather food. See for yourself which animals are active and why. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required. Meets at Smith's Woods Lot.

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  23. Friday Forum

    October 16, 2020, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Pennington Park

    A series of nature walks led by Naturalist Jen Bulava on select Tuesdays and Fridays. This is a repeat of Tuesday October 13. Mid-October is a great time to look for birds of prey, as well as some of the other later migratory birds such as kinglets, palm warblers and waterfowl. Join us for a guided walk through the mixed habitats of open field, marsh, and forest edges to hopefully get a glimpse of some of these species. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required.

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  24. Farmers Market - Every Saturday!

    October 17, 2020, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

    As we wrap up the last month of the Burlington County Farmers Market, join us as we celebrate October and local fall produce. Apples are in, along with pumpkins and all varieties of squash, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, carrots, potatoes, lettuces and so much more. Artisan cheeses, fresh eggs, local honey, microgreens and mushrooms are always in season, along with local lamb, beef and pork. And don't forget about the garden! Fall is the best time to plant, so stop by for beautiful perennials. Enjoy seasonally inspired hot soups, coffee or tea and freshly made baked goods while enjoying live entertainment. Thank you for a fantastic season of supporting your local farmers and vendors. We look forward to our special holiday markets on November 21st and December 5th. Visit our website at burlcoagcenter.com or our Facebook page (Burlington County Farmers Market) for more details.

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  25. Art Exhibit: The Art of Jonny Buss

    October 17, 2020, 10:00 AM - January 3, 2021, 4:00 PM @ Warden's House Gallery

    Jonny Buss, a handyman with the Burlington County Parks, creates abstract compositions through the use of digital data corruption, photocopy wheat paste and acrylic stenciling techniques. The aesthetic of his artwork is a commentary about the relationship between data, technology and contemporary society. Abstract Sound installations will accompany the visual art through the duration of the exhibit. Preview is available on the Burlington County Arts Facebook page.

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  26. Art Exhibit - Rancocas Nature Center Birds of NJ Photo Show

    October 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - January 3, 2021, 4:00 PM @ Worker's House and Gallery

    Experience the beauty of Burlington County birds in a photo exhibit at the Workers House Museum and Gallery. Beginning October 21, we will be hosting a display featuring photographs from the Rancocas Nature Center Outdoor Photography Club. You will be surprised to see the colorful diversity of avian species that are residents of our local area or that migrate through seasonally. Experience the beauty and diversity of the Rancocas Nature Center through an exhibit at the Workers House Museum and Gallery. Find out all the wonderful things the Nature Center has to offer. See the photos Gallery Hours: Wednesday 10 AM -4 PM and Sunday 12 PM – 4 PM

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  27. Fall Foliage Tree Hike

    October 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Crystal Lake Park

    Lace up your hiking boots and join Naturalist Jen Bulava on a hike at Crystal Lake. Learn about some of the interesting trees and shrubs found at Crystal Lake, some of which are not found in our other County Parks. Experience the brilliant orange and gold foliage around the lake. This hike includes some steep slopes as well as one short flat paved portion. Please wear proper footwear with treads for hiking on uneven, slippery, and root-laden terrain. This program will repeat on Saturday October 24. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required. Register online.

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  28. Species Spotlight (online video)

    October 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - November 3, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Learn about various species that call Burlington County Parks home! Every other Wednesday, Naturalist Kate will post a new video on our Programs and Events webpage that highlights a local species to better understand their behaviors, natural history and/or significance in the environment. This month will focus on great blue herons and goldenrods.

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  29. BURLINGTON COUNTY 101: THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, 1777-1778

    October 21, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences

    Part two of The American Revolution sees more losses for Washington’s army in Pennsylvania, at Brandywine and Germantown. In November of 1777, an army is assembled in Mount Holly for the purpose of regaining the recently taken Fort Mercer. Find out who the two famous generals were who spent a week in Burlington County assembling this force. In 1778, the British, fearing the French fleet would blockade the Delaware River, had to evacuate Philadelphia, and return to New York. For five days the 15,000-man British army rampaged their way through Burlington County before encountering Washington’s rejuvenated army at the Battle of Monmouth.

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  30. Wildlife Watch

    October 22, 2020, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Amico Island Park

    Observe and explore the diversity of the animal kingdom in our park system. Find out where certain animals take shelter, and what tools they use to do so. Grab your binoculars and cameras to see what we will find! Register online. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required.

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  31. Ghostly Happenings in Burlington County

    October 23, 2020, All Day @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences

    Ever wonder what inmates still linger in their cells at the Historic Prison Museum? Are H.B. and Agnes Smith still enjoying their mansion at Smithville? And what happened to a young member of the Langstaff family that has her still playing at the Lyceum? Just in time for Halloween, hear stories of paranormal activity at three of Burlington County’s historic sites, the Prison Museum, Smithville Mansion, and the Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences. This program will be available online beginning October 23.

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  32. Farmers Market - Every Saturday!

    October 24, 2020, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

    As we wrap up the last month of the Burlington County Farmers Market, join us as we celebrate October and local fall produce. Apples are in, along with pumpkins and all varieties of squash, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, carrots, potatoes, lettuces and so much more. Artisan cheeses, fresh eggs, local honey, microgreens and mushrooms are always in season, along with local lamb, beef and pork. And don't forget about the garden! Fall is the best time to plant, so stop by for beautiful perennials. Enjoy seasonally inspired hot soups, coffee or tea and freshly made baked goods while enjoying live entertainment. Thank you for a fantastic season of supporting your local farmers and vendors. We look forward to our special holiday markets on November 21st and December 5th. Visit our website at burlcoagcenter.com or our Facebook page (Burlington County Farmers Market) for more details.

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  33. Fall Foliage Tree Hike

    October 24, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Crystal Lake Park

    Lace up your hiking boots and join Naturalist Jen Bulava on a hike at Crystal Lake. Learn about some of the interesting trees and shrubs found at Crystal Lake, some of which are not found in our other County Parks. Experience the brilliant orange and gold foliage around the lake. This hike includes some steep slopes as well as one short flat paved portion. Please wear proper footwear with treads for hiking on uneven, slippery, and root-laden terrain. This is a repeat of the October 21 program. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required. Register online.

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  34. Drive In Movie at Smithville Park - Transylvania

    October 24, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Historic Smithville Park & Smith's Woods

    The movies are back! Transylvania will be shown on the big drive-in screen at Smithville Park in Eastampton! Stay in your car and tune the dial to the movie audio or sit directly in front of your vehicle. Space IS LIMITED. Upon arrival, vehicles will be directed to a required parking spot. This is a first come, first served event. Gates will open at 5:30 When spots are full, this Facebook page will be updated to let everyone know we are at capacity and cars will be turned away. Social distancing will be enforced. Masks are to be worn whenever you leave your car, such as when walking to the restroom area. Bring in your own snacks, no vendors will be onsite. Movie starts at 6:30 PM (or dusk). FREE family fun! We look forward to seeing everyone and ask for your cooperation in having a successful and safe drive-in movie! Follow the Facebook Event for updates.

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  35. Virtual Geology Tour of Main St. Mount Holly

    October 26, 2020, 1:00 PM - November 30, 2020, 1:00 PM

    Experience a virtual guided geology tour of the historic buildings found along Main Street in Mount Holly! Presented by Pierre Lacombe, retired USGS geologist. Pierre will discuss the local rock used to construct the Historic Prison Museum and other early buildings of Mount Holly, as well as the bricks and other local building materials. Learn why there is a Mount in Mount Holly and lots of other interesting geologic facts pertaining to this area. This video will be available on our Programs and Events webpage beginning October 26.

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  36. Tuesday Talk

    October 27, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Historic Smithville Park & Smith's Woods

    A series of nature walks led by Naturalist Jen Bulava on select Tuesdays and Fridays. This program will repeat on Friday October 30. Appreciate the incredible diversity of tree species at Smithville Park while admiring the beautiful colors of their fall foliage. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required.

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  37. Monster Mashup Cupcake Decorating

    October 28, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

    Join Cara Griffin virtually on Zoom while she teaches how to decorate fall and Halloween themed cupcakes! You will have a chance to pick up your pre-baked cupcakes and decorating kit at the Farmhouse before class. Each participant will be emailed a Zoom link prior to class to tune in! $35 for 6 cupcakes, $50 for 12 cupcakes

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  38. Colorful Fall Foliage (online video)

    October 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - November 20, 2020, 8:00 PM

    Nothing says “Autumn” more than the striking colors of leaves. But why exactly do leaves change colors? What factors make leaves more vibrant one year, and duller the next? Naturalist Kate will dive into the science behind fall foliage in this video! Be sure to check it out on Programs and Events webpage and Facebook Page.

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  39. CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN COLONIAL BURLINGTON COUNTY

    October 29, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences

    Crime and punishment were very different in colonial Burlington County then it is today. You could be arrested for debt and hanged for stealing. Punishment ranged from paying a fine to public humiliation. In this presentation, hear some of the stories of the crimes committed, their trials, and how justice was served. This program will take place on Zoom. Registration required. You will receive a Zoom link prior to the program.

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  40. Friday Forum

    October 30, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Historic Smithville Park & Smith's Woods

    A series of nature walks led by Naturalist Jen Bulava on select Tuesdays and Fridays. This is a repeat of Tuesday October 27. Appreciate the incredible diversity of tree species at Smithville Park while admiring the beautiful colors of their fall foliage. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required. Register online.

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  41. Farmers Market - Every Saturday!

    October 31, 2020, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center

    As we wrap up the last month of the Burlington County Farmers Market, join us as we celebrate October and local fall produce. Apples are in, along with pumpkins and all varieties of squash, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, carrots, potatoes, lettuces and so much more. Artisan cheeses, fresh eggs, local honey, microgreens and mushrooms are always in season, along with local lamb, beef and pork. And don't forget about the garden! Fall is the best time to plant, so stop by for beautiful perennials. Enjoy seasonally inspired hot soups, coffee or tea and freshly made baked goods while enjoying live entertainment. Thank you for a fantastic season of supporting your local farmers and vendors. We look forward to our special holiday markets on November 21st and December 5th. Visit our website at burlcoagcenter.com or our Facebook page (Burlington County Farmers Market) for more details.

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