Our Events & Speaker Series

As of April 5, 2019

Delaware Bay Speakers Series:  A series of lectures and programs moving between the serious and the lighthearted to educate and entertain.  Ticketed events.  Bayshore Center at Bivalve, 2800 High Street, Port Norris  6pm

Apr  25                 Forests:  Ecological Approach to Forest Management and Its Importance to the Environment with Robert Williams, Pine Creek Forestry, LLC

May 23                 History:  Working the Delaware Estuary: African American Cultural Landscape the Contours of Environmental Experience    Presenter, Mike Chiarappa

2nd Friday on the Bay:  An open house at the Delaware Bay Museum featuring live music, topical presentations, food, beverages and fun! Free Admission.  Bayshore Center at Bivalve, 2800 High Street, Port Norris  5:30-8:30pm

Apr  12                 Music: The Shell Back Boys     Presentation:  Meerwald Family & 2019 Crew Introduction

May 10                 Music: C. Lynne Smith      Presentation: Maurice River Cove w/Drew Tomlin & Rachel Dolhanczyk

Jun 14                   Music: The Jazztones     Presentation: Native Plant Garden w/The Master Gardeners

Jul  12                    Music:  The Lois Smith Jazz Trio  Presentation: Turtle Talk w/The Wetlands Institute

Aug 9                     Music: Buckshutem Country Band  Presentation: Victory Gardens w/Bernie Sypniewski

Sep 13                   Music:  Eddie Morgan Jazz Duo    Presentation: TBA, presenter, Jane Galetto

Oct 11                   Music: Train Wreck  Presentation: Ichabod Crane, Washington Irving and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow w/Neill Hartley via NJ Council for the Humanities' Public Scholars Project

Nov 8                    Music: Spook Handy   Presentation: Trails, Inns & Charcoal Stations of Old Vineland via South Jersey Cultural & History Center

Delaware Bay Museum Exhibits: Historical exhibits in museum’s gallery. Bayshore Center at Bivalve, 2800 High Street, Port Norris

April 12 – November 30 Tue-Sun, 11am-3pm

Apr 12- Jun 30 Sailing Through History Exhibit celebrates the 90th birthday of NJ's Tall Ship, the A. J. Meerwald. It features each decade of the boat's history juxtaposed with national historic events of the same time frame.

Jul 12-Sep 30 Historic Tools of the Trade & Home Exhibit features small historic utilitarian tools on loan from Cumberland County historical societies and from the Delaware Bay Museum’s collection.

Oct 11-Nov 30 Treasures from the Bayshore Center Vault Treasured photographs and items rediscovered from the Delaware Bay Museum archives

Bayshore Center & A J Meerwald Celebrating Community during Bay Day
Jun 1   11am to 4pm
Bayshore Center at Bivalve, 2800 High Street, Port Norris

A festive community event featuring story gathering, a  memory wall, watermen challenges , shucking and crab picking contests and contest for the kids as well as local author presentations , good food and lots of fun.

Saturday, June 1    11:30am to 3:30pm
Bayshore Center at Bivalve

Community teams from watermen to firemen/rescue squads, law enforcement officers to local taverns & restaurants and many other community teams will participate in friendly challenges at the Bayshore Center's activity on Bay Day.

Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place

Saturday, June 1
11:30am -3:30pm

Register online HERE or call 856-785-2060

Cultural Cruises:   Cultural Cruises marry the traditions of the Bay with the cultures of today using culturally diverse music and dance for cross cultural communication and interaction.

Bayshore Center at Bivalve, 2800 High Street, Port Norris   Check Sail Schedule for Sail Times
Perfomances on Wharves FREE & Open to Public

Jun 8  - On Wharves at 4pm: John Howard, Jr. and the End Time Levites (Contemporary Gospel)

Jun 9 -  On Wharves at 12 noon: Jimmy Jorge & The Latin Express  (Salsa Music and Dance Demonstration)

Jun 9 – On Wharves at 3:30pm:  Zoay Jazz (Jazz trio)

960 Ye Old Greate Street, Greenwich    11am on Main Stage    1pm & 5pm on A J Meerwald

Sep 28 -  Libby Prison Minstrels  performs at Artisans' Faire and on Meerwald

Sep 29 - Magnolia Street String Band performs at Artisans' Faire and on Meerwald

856-785-2060    www.bayshorecenter.org