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BATTLESHIP MUSEUM AND AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TEAM UP FOR JERSEY FRESH DAY
Contact: Jeff Beach
(CAMDEN) – The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial and the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s “Jersey Fresh” program are joining forces to host the fourth annual “Celebrate Jersey Fresh Day” on the Battleship in Camden, Saturday, Sept. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The celebration gives residents a chance to show their support for New Jersey’s hard-working farm families, who have faced a season in which weather extremes made for challenging growing conditions.
The event will feature various food items from all over the Garden State. Take home free fruit and vegetables, enjoy freshly shucked New Jersey oysters for sale, sample beer and wine -- all grown, harvested or made right here in the Garden State. Plus, there's live music and a chance to win prizes, meet some of the state’s dairy princesses, learn about New Jersey’s honeybee colonies, 4H clubs, cranberry industry and much, much more.
The festival will be held rain or shine under the ship’s fantail tent. It is free with any Battleship tour, or tickets for only the “Jersey Fresh” event on the fantail can be purchased for $10 per person at the gate.
For more information, please visit http://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/.
From South in NJ
Take I-295 North or Rte 55 North to Rte 42 North. Exit 42 North on to I-676 North. Take I-676 North to Martin Luther King Blvd exit. Follow directions below "From Martin Luther King Blvd."
From North in NJ
Take NJ Turnpike South to Exit 4. After exit, take Rte 73 North approximately a mile and exit on to I-295 South. Take I-295 South to the next exit - Rte 70 West. Follow Rte 70 West and signs for Benjamin Franklin Bridge on to Rte 30 West (Admiral Wilson Blvd.) Follow Rte 30 West to Martin Luther King Blvd exit (Before Benjamin Franklin Bridge). Follow directions below "From Martin Luther King Blvd."
From Walt Whitman Bridge
Take I-95 or I76 East to Walt Whitman Bridge. Exit Walt Whitman Bridge at first ramp follow signs to I676 North. Take I676 North to Martin Luther King Blvd. Exit. Follow directions below "From Martin Luther King Blvd."
From Benjamin Franklin Bridge
Take I676 South to Martin Luther King Blvd exit. Follow directions below "From Martin Luther King Blvd."
From Martin Luther King Blvd
Take Martin Luther King Blvd. West toward Waterfront. Follow until you come to the Wiggins Park circle, turn right past Aquarium, turn right again at end of street and right again on Delaware. Garage entrance is on your right. After parking, take elevator or stairs and exit facing the Aquarium across the street. The Battleship Shuttle can be picked up outside that garage exit.