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2014 Calendar of Events

Most events begin and end at the Whitesbog General Store, with convenient parking and handicapped-accessible restroom facilities. Program participants are encouraged to make reservations and obtain directions before your visit. Call (609) 893-4646 or email Whitesbog with questions.

The Whitesbog General Store is Closed for the month of January.     The building will only be open for scheduled events, with sales resuming the 1st weekend in February 2014.

January 4, 2014 – 10 AM to 3 PM - postponed to 1/11/14

WPT Volunteer Workday  – Have fun with friends, working in the gardens, repairing trails, restocking the General Store and working around the Village.  Lunch provided.

January 11, 2014 – 10AM 

Tundra Swan tours- Enjoy a power point presentation of our stunning winter visitors in the Pinelands of New Jersey.  Topics will include: general characteristics, migration, nesting, breeding, feeding and behaviors of these beautiful birds.  Then walk or drive to their habitat for observations.

Pre-registration is required.  Fee is $10.00.  Call 609-893-4646.    Wear appropriate clothing.

January 12, 2014 – 2PM to 4PM

Please join us at Alice Paul Institutes 29th Annual Meeting: Celebrating 350 Years of New Jersey Women. Sunday, January 12th at the Doane Academy, 350 Riverbank Street, Burlington, NJ 08016. Business meeting: 1 p.m. Public program: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Learn about Burlington County women like Alice Paul, Elizabeth Coleman White, Emily Roebling, Clara Barton, Elizabeth Doane, and more! Enjoy a virtual tour of the New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail on the new New Jersey Women’s History website <http://www.njwomenshistory.org/> .

Opening remarks by New Jersey State Senator Diane Allen, sponsor of legislation funding the New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail. Musical entertainment by Doane Academy students.

Presentations by the Alice Paul Institute <http://www.alicepaul.org/> , Bordentown Historical Society <http://bordentownhistory.org/> , Peachfield Plantation <http://nscda.org/museums2/nj-peachfield.html> , the Roebling Museum <http://roeblingmuseum.org/> , Historic Museum <http://roeblingmuseum.org/> , Historic Smithville Park <http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/pages/pages.aspx?cid=620> , West Hill Manor House, and the Whitesbog Preservation Trust <http://www.whitesbog.org/> .

Presentations will be followed by refreshments and information tables. Tickets can be purchased for $5 through Eventbrite <https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apis-29th-annual-meeting-celebrating-350-years-of-new-jersey-women-tickets-9697446323> or by contacting Claire Schmieder,Program Associate, at 856.231.1885 or claires@alicepaul.org.

January 14, 2014 – 10AM – 12PM – through P.I.N.E.S.

Tundra Swan tours- Enjoy a power point presentation of our stunning winter visitors in the Pinelands of New Jersey.  Tops will include: general characteristics, migration, nesting, breeding, feeding and behaviors of these beautiful birds.  Then walk or drive to their habitat for observations. Call BCC’s P.I.N.E.S. Program at 609-893-1765 for more information.

Pre-registration is required.  Fee is $10.00.  Call 609-894-9311, ext. 3027 to register.    Please wear appropriate clothing.

January 18, 2014 – 7PM

Moonlight Walk -Listen to the night sounds of the Pines, learn all about Whitesbog and experience the seasonal changes of the Pinelands. All walks are     3- 5 miles in length, weather permitting and led by experienced guides.

A $5 donation per person and reservations are requested.

February 1, 2014 – 1PM

Whitesbog Village Tour – Stroll the Historic Village, learn about Whitesbog’s role in history and visit Suningive, Elizabeth White’s historic home, the worker’s cottages and other buildings that speak of Whitesbog’s heritage.

February 1, 2014 – 10AM to 3PM

WPT Volunteer Workday  – Have fun with friends, working in the gardens, repairing trails, restocking the General Store and working around the Village.  Lunch provided.

February 4, 2014 – 10AM – 12PM – through P.I.N.E.S.

Tundra Swan tours- Enjoy a power point presentation of our stunning winter visitors in the Pinelands of New Jersey.  Tops will include: general characteristics, migration, nesting, breeding, feeding and behaviors of these beautiful birds.  Then walk or drive to their habitat for observations.  Call BCC’s P.I.N.E.S. Program at 609-893-1765 for more information.

Pre-registration is required.  Fee is $10.00. Call 609-894-9311, ext. 3027 to register.  Please wear appropriate clothing.

February 9, 2014 - 1PM

Origami comes to Whitesbog -Enjoy the fine art of paper folding with origami instructor Martie Ellen Burton – Martie Burton has taught origami for 19 years.  She currently leads an origami club in Mt. Laurel and has held origami sessions at libraries in the area.  Pre-registration required.  Fee $10.00 includes materials.  Call 609-893-4646.

February 15, 2014 – 7PM

Moonlight Walk -Listen to the night sounds of the Pines, learn all about Whitesbog and experience the seasonal changes of the Pinelands. All walks are     3- 5 miles in length, weather permitting and led by experienced guides. A $5 donation per person and reservations are requested.

February 15, 2014 – 5PM – 7PM –  through P.I.N.E.S.

Owl Prowl - Most active during this time of year, the great horned owl is busy getting ready for mating/nesting season.There will be a brief introduction to native owls and their behaviors to help you make observations on your evening walk in the woods.  Wear appropriate footwar and dress for the weather.  Binoculars and flashlights are also recommended.  Pre-registration is required.  Fee $10.00.  Call 609-894-9311 ext. 3027 to register.

February 16, 2014 – 10AM – 12PM

Tundra Swan tours- Enjoy a power point presentation of our stunning winter visitors in the Pinelands of New Jersey.  Tops will include: general characteristics, migration, nesting, breeding, feeding and behaviors of these beautiful birds.  Then walk or drive to their habitat for observations.  Wear appropriate clothing.

Pre-registration is required.  Fee is $10.00.  Call 609-893-4646.

March 1, 2014 – 1PM

Whitesbog Village Tour – Stroll the Historic Village, learn about Whitesbog’s role in history and visit Suningive, Elizabeth White’s historic home, the worker’s cottages and other buildings that speak of Whitesbog’s heritage.

March 1, 2014 – 10AM to 3PM

WPT Volunteer Workday  – Have fun with friends, working in the gardens, repairing trails, restocking the General Store and working around the Village.  Lunch provided.

March 9, 2014 – 11AM to 4PM

The 9th annual Lines on the Pines will be held at Kerri Brooke Caterers, 755 White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ. This is a fun, free event and open to the general public. The Lines on the Pines event provides a networking and social environment for local authors and artists as well as historical and environmental groups of the New Jersey Pine Barrens to showcase their talents, sell their products and share information. The primary purpose is to educate the public and create a general awareness and appreciation of this vast area. Join us and visit the Whitesbog exhibit.

March 12, 2014 – 1PM-3PM - through P.I.N.E.S.

Fire in the Pines Van Tour - Travel to controlled burn sites to learn about maintenance and the regrowth of the forest after a fire.  Learn about the species adapted to survive and thrive after a fire.  Pre-registration required.  Fee $10.00.  Call 609-894-9311 ext. 3027 to register.

March 15, 2014 – 7PM

Moonlight Walk -Listen to the night sounds of the Pines, learn all about Whitesbog and experience the seasonal changes of the Pinelands. All walks are 3- 5 miles in length, weather permitting and led by experienced guides.  A $5 donation per person and reservations are requested. Call 609-893-4646.

March 23, 2014 – 1PM – 3PM

Living History Tour -  Experience a life in the1920’s and tour the Village museums with the J. J. White, Elizabeth White, Charles Beckwith, and others, played by historical interpreters. $15 donation – Reservations required.

April 5, 2014 – 1PM

Whitesbog Village Tour – Stroll the Historic Village, learn about Whitesbog’s role in history and visit Suningive, Elizabeth White’s historic home, the worker’s cottages and other buildings that speak of Whitesbog’s heritage.

April 5, 2014 – 10AM to 3PM

WPT Volunteer Workday  – Have fun with friends, working in the gardens, repairing trails, restocking the General Store and working around the Village.  Lunch provided.

April 12, 2014 – 7PM

Moonlight Walk -Listen to the night sounds of the Pines, learn all about Whitesbog and experience the seasonal changes of the Pinelands. All walks are 3- 5 miles in length, weather permitting and led by experienced leaders. $5 donation/person, reservations requested.

April 27, 2014 – 10AM

Emerging Plant Tour-Explore Suningive’s gardens, the nearby bog and surrounding Pinelands areas with botinist Mark Szutarski to discover and identfy native plants as they begin their springtime display.  $5 donation/person, reservations requested.

April 27, 2014 – 12AM

Annual Membership Meeting  

April 27, 2014 – 1PM – 3PM

Living History Tour - Experience a life in the1920’s and tour the Village museums with historical interpreters.  $15 donation – Reservations required.

May 3, 2014 – 10AM to 3PM

WPT Volunteer Workday  – Have fun with friends, working in the gardens, repairing trails, restocking the General Store and working around the Village.  Lunch provided.

May 3, 2014 – 1PM

Whitesbog Village Tour – Stroll the Historic Village, learn about Whitesbog’s role in history and visit Suningive, Elizabeth White’s historic home, the worker’s cottages and other buildings that speak of Whitesbog’s heritage.

May 10, 2014

New Jersey State History Fair - See Whitesbog at this year’s NJ 350 years of history  event at Washington’s Crossing State Park.   FREE

May 10, 2014 – 7PM

Moonlight Walk -Listen to the night sounds of the Pines, learn all about Whitesbog and experience the seasonal changes of the Pinelands. All walks are 3- 5 miles in length, weather permitting and led by experienced guides. $5 donation/person, reservations requested.

May 11, 2014 – 1PM

Quarterly Lecture Series -  Whitesbog’s Quarterly Lecture Series offers  visitors  a unique glimpse into the history and heritage of Whitesbog.  Speaker:  Albertine Senske.    $5 members, $7 non-members, by reservation

May 18, 2014 – 10AM

Suningive in Bloom - Explore Suningive’s gardens, the nearby bogs  and surrounding Pineland areas in bloom with Whitesbog botanist, Mark Szutarski.  $5 donation/person, reservations requested

May 25, 2014 – 1PM – 3PM

Living History Tour – Experience a life in the1920’s and tour the Village museums with historical interpreters. $15 donation – Reservations required.

June 28, 2014 – 10AM – 4PM

31st Whitesbog Blueberry Festival – save the date to celebrate all things blueberry.

The Whitesbog Preservation Trust has received an 2014 General Operating Support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

July 5, 2014 – 1PM

Whitesbog Village Tour – Stroll the Historic Village, learn about Whitesbog’s role in history and visit Suningive, Elizabeth White’s historic home, the worker’s cottages and other buildings that speak of Whitesbog’s heritage.

July 6, 2014 – 1PM

Blueberry Tasting – Learn all about Whitesbogs role in blueberry cultivation from Mark Ehlenfeldt, Blueberry Geneticist with the USDA.  Sample unique and hard to find varieties and special blueberry baked goods.  $5.00 donation/person, reservations required.

July 12, 2014 – 10AM – 3PM

WPT Volunteer Workday  – Have fun with friends, working in the gardens, repairing trails, restocking the General Store and working around the Village.  Lunch provided.

July 12, 2014 – 7PM

Moonlight Walk -Listen to the night sounds of the Pines, learn all about Whitesbog and experience the seasonal changes of the Pinelands. All walks are 3- 5 miles in length, weather permitting and led by experienced guides. $5 donation/person, reservations requested.

July 19, 2014 – 7PM

Fiddling in the Forest Concert – $5 donation/person, reservations requested.

July 25, 2014 - 7PM-11PM

National Moth WeekThere are thousands of moth species, as beautiful as their coloful butterfly cousins- and just as important to the ecosystem.  Join the count – Free

July 26, 2014 – 7PM – 9PM

Whitesbog Summer Concert Series, “Fiddling in the Forest” featuring Tony Pileggi and the Basement Musicians playing the best country Music in town. $5/donation per person

July 27, 2014 – 1PM – 3PM

Living History Tours – Experience life in the 1920′s and tour the Village museums with historical interpretors.  $15 donation/person- Reservations required.

August 2, 2014 – 10AM – 3PM

WPT Volunteer Workday  – Have fun with friends, working in the gardens, repairing trails, restocking the General Store and working around the Village.  Lunch provided.

August 2, 2014 – 1PM

Whitesbog Village TourStroll the Historic Village, learn about Whitesbog’s role in history and visit Suningive, Elizabeth White’s historic home, the worker’s cottages and other buildings that speak of Whitesbog’s heritage.

August 2, 2014 – 7PM – 9PM

Whitesbog Summer Concert Series, “Fiddling in the Forest” featuring “The Rake“, music by Harry Pomeroy and Harry Parks. $5/donation per person

August 9, 2014 – 7PM

Moonlight Walk -Listen to the night sounds of the Pines, learn all about Whitesbog and experience the seasonal changes of the Pinelands. All walks are 3- 5 miles in length, weather permitting and led by experienced guides. $5 donation/person, reservations requested.

August 9, 2014 – 6PM – 8PM

Whitesbog Summer Concert Series, “Fiddling in the Forest” featuring ”Random Notes“, playing original music and classic rock.  $5/donation per person

August 16, 2014 – 6PM – 8PM

Whitesbog Summer Concert Series, “Fiddling in the Forest” featuring “Tony Pileggi and Joe Stamboni” playing classic country, mostly from the 50′s, 60′s and 70′s. $5/donation per person

August 17, 2014 – 1PM

Quarterly Lectures Series – The Whitesbog Experience – An exchange of memories, experiences and recollections of life at Whitesbog.  Facilitator: Sharon Goodman.  $5 members, $7 non-members, Reservations required.

August 23, 2014 – 6PM – 8PM

Whitesbog Summer Concert Series, “Fiddling in the Forest” featuring “Clan Suibhine” playing Celtic Nations Folk and Greenglass originals, highlighting the music of Ireland, Scotland and Wales.  They’re not just a band, they are a clan!  $5/donation per person

August 24, 2014 – 1PM – 3PM

Living History Tours – Experience life in the 1920′s and tour the Village museums with historical interpretors.  $15 donation/person - Reservations required.

August 30, 2014 – 6PM – 8PM

Whitesbog Summer Concert Series, “Fiddling in the Forest” featuring “Elaine & the Cimarron Sky Band” playing country, harmony driven music.   $5/donation per person

Cranberry Industry Bus Tours –  Register Now for October Tours

View a modern wet-harvest and learn about the history and cultivation of cranberries in N.J.  Call for dates and times.   Space is very limited.  Call 888-272-6264 for dates, rates and reservations.

September 6, 2014 – 10AM – 3PM

WPT Volunteer Workday  – Have fun with friends, working in the gardens, repairing trails, restocking the General Store and working around the Village.  Lunch provided.

September 6, 2014 – 1PM

Whitesbog Village TourStroll the Historic Village, learn about Whitesbog’s role in history and visit Suningive, Elizabeth White’s historic home, the worker’s cottages and other buildings that speak of Whitesbog’s heritage.

September 6, 2014 – 6PM – 8 PM

Whitesbog Summer Concert Series, “Fiddling in the Forest” featuring “Denise Sullivan and Friends”, playing acoustic Versions of many classic songs from the 60′s to the present – from the Beatles to Neil Young, CCR to Stevie Nicks and many more.   $5/donation per person

September 6, 2014 – 7PM

Moonlight Walk -Listen to the night sounds of the Pines, learn all about Whitesbog and experience the seasonal changes of the Pinelands. All walks are 3- 5 miles in length, weather permitting and led by experienced guides. $5 donation/person, reservations requested.

September 14, 2014 – 10AM

Suningive’s Gardens – Join botanist Mark Szutarski to explore Whitesbog’s unique plant collection, trails, gardens and surrounding Pine Barrens landscape.  $5 donation/person, reservations requested.

September 21, 2014 

Art in the Park at Smithville Park - Stop by our table to celebrate Women’s History Trail and the cranberry harvest.  Sample our cranberry and blueberry products grown here at Whitesbog.  Be sure to bring the kids.  Free