Sep
3
Sun
“America Invaded” Book Presentation and Author Meet-and-Greet @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
"America Invaded" Book Presentation and Author Meet-and-Greet @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship New Jersey will host a presentation on the new book, “America Invaded,” with co-author Christopher Kelly in the Officers’ Wardroom from 10am to 2pm on Sunday, Sept. 3.  The event, which will include a presentation on the book, sales of the book and book signing by Mr. Kelly, can be experience for free with the purchase of a Fire Power or Turret II tour.

Mr. Kelly, a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the former chairman of Chyron Corporation, has had a lifelong passion for military history.  He is co-author of “America Invaded” and “Italy Invades,” and the editor of “An Adventure in 1914,” a memoir of his great-grandfather’s time in Europe at the state of World War I.

Fireworks: Labor Day Weekend on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fireworks: Labor Day Weekend on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Watch the Labor Day Weekend Fireworks on Sunday night, September 3, from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey!

We’ll have music, food concessions, bar service, face painting for the kids and the amazing view of the fireworks at dusk.  The Battleship will open at 7pm.  Just a $10 donation per person gets you aboard.  All proceeds go to the on-going restoration of our nation’s most decorated battleship, now a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront!

For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108 or stop by the Ticket Office any day between 9:30am and 5pm or before the fireworks begin on Sept. 3.

Sep
9
Sat
WMGK Brew Blast 2017 @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket to this year’s beer festival!  We’ll see you on the fantail from 1pm to 5pm for some great beer, music and food!he

If you want to take a tour of the Battleship — which is included with your Brew Blast ticket — we recommend you come early, around 11am – 11:30am.  The Fire Power tour is approximately 90 minutes.  Touring early will give you plenty of time to experience our nation’s most decorated battleship and be ready for beer, which will be available at precisely 1pm.

HANG WITH THE MGK DJS
WMGK’s John DeBella, Debbi Calton, Andre Gardner & Ray Koob will be on board ready to talk music & beer with you. There will also be great food available for purchase.

ATTENTION DESIGNATED DRIVERS –
All patrons entering the MGK Brew Blast event space must be 21 years or older, including Designated Drivers.

THE BEERS
This year’s line-up is here. More may be added.

Allagash, Ballast Point, Blue Moon, Boulevard, Brooklyn, Devil’s Backbone, Dogfish Head, Double Nickel, Evil Genius, Evolution, Flying Fish, Forgotten Boardwalk, Founders, Glasstown, Great Lakes, Harpoon, Heavy Seas, Lagunitas, Leinenkugel, Magic Hat, Modelo Especial , Neshaminy Creek, New Belgium, Ommegang , Owl’s Brew, Pacifico, Revolution Brewing, Saint Benjamin, Shipyard, Sly Fox, Southern Tier, Terrapin, Three3’s, Troegs, Tuckahoe, Village Idiot, Yuengling, 1911 Ciders.

PARKING
$10 parking is available at the garage next to BB&T Pavilion. It is a short walk from the parking garage to the Battleship.

GET SOCIAL
If you’re posting about going to the Brew Blast on social media or posting pictures of the event while there, make sure you tag @WMGK and/or use the hashtag #MGKBrewBlast .

GETTING THERE WITHOUT DRIVING
Riverlink Ferry:
Those coming from Philadelphia can take the Riverlink Ferry to the Entertainment Center stop and take a short walk directly to Battleship NJ from the parking lot.

Riverline Light Rail Train:
Ride NJ TRANSIT’s River LINE to the Battleship!
Exit at Entertainment Center and walk around the Susquehanna Bank Center. For information, rates and schedules visit www.riverline.com or call 973-275-5555.

PATCO:
If taking PATCO from Philadelphia or within NJ, you can take PATCO to the Broadway Station/Walter Rand Transportation Center stop. You can purchase a ticket and get on the Riverline Light Rail Train and take that to the Entertainment Center/BB&T Pavilion stop. Once off the train you can walk around the Susquehanna Bank Center (about 2 or 3 minute walk) to the Battleship.

 

 

 

 

Sep
23
Sat
Rock the Boat Music Fest on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Rock the Boat Music Fest on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Rock out on the Battleship with bands on the ship’s fantail (tented rear deck) throughout the day on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Bands scheduled to perform are Aftershock, Glowin Green, Sara James & the Hess Brothers, Rock University, Stone Groove, Mantis, South 47 and more!  We’ll also have food concessions and bar service for adults!  The event will being at 10am and run throughout the day to 10pm.

Tickets are just $25 per person and proceeds will go to the Sara James Music Foundation and the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  Guests attending the Rock the Boat tickets can also experience a Fire Power self-guided tour of the Battleship for just $10 per person.  Tour tickets will be available for purchase on the fantail during the show.

For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108 or buy at the Battleship’s Ticket Office any day during tour hours and throughout the day on Sept. 23.

Sep
25
Mon
Battleship’s Annual Golf Tournament @ Pennsauken Country Club
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Battleship's Annual Golf Tournament @ Pennsauken Country Club | Pennsauken Township | New Jersey | United States

Sink some for the Battleship! Our annual golf tournament will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 at Pennsauken Country Club, Pennsauken, NJ. Cocktails, dinner and great prizes. There will once again be a morning session and  an afternoon session.  Greens fee is a $185 donation per golfer. Partnerships, including hole sponsorships and banners, are available.

For more information, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 or email groups@battleshipnewjersey.org.

Oct
5
Thu
Veterans Job Fair Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Veterans Job Fair Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Veterans can meet over 30 employees on the historic fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship!  Free parking in Lot #1, across from the BB&T Pavilion.  Use the Clinton St. entrance.  We’ll also provide free shuttle service to take you from the parking lot to the Battleship Pier.  Lunch provided by Wawa. 
 
Job seekers can register at www.delawarevalleyveterans.com
Oct
8
Sun
View Light Show Live Now! @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VIEW THE LIGHT ART SHOW LIVE

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Experience the unique Light Art work of world-renowned Swiss Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter and his daughter, Céline Hofstetter. of
Hofstetter Inc., Los Angeles. A free show with Light Art projected onto the Battleship will take place on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 7pm to 9pm.

Guests can experience the unique light designs from the pier and promenade. The Light Art Show will take place rain or shine!

The “Light Art Grand Tour USA” will feature one U.S. monument/landmark per state and for one night project a free public light art performance for around 2 hours to highlight the friendship between US and Switzerland. The pioneering spirit of the “Light Art Grand Tour USA” characterizes America’s history. The monuments featured in this extraordinary Light Art Tour will recall the history surrounding each individual location. Each one is an important piece in the jigsaw puzzle making up the founding of the United States of America and plays a role in fostering friendships with other countries, including Switzerland.

The show is made possible by donations from former Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and Assemblywoman Patricia Jones and former Chairman of the Board and current Chairman of the Curatorial and Education Committee Dennis Levitt.

Information and illumination schedule see www.grandtour-usa.ch

Oct
11
Wed
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Adults can learn about the mature-side of the Battleship with this Curator-led tour of the dark Battleship! All guests will receive a complimentary flashlight to guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear adult tales. Complete your tour with a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink on the deck.

Tours for adults only are $34.95. call 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Oct
12
Thu
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moonlight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Adults can learn about the mature-side of the Battleship with this Curator-led tour of the dark Battleship! All guests will receive a complimentary flashlight to guide them through the ship as they check out sailor art and hear adult tales. Complete your tour with a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink on the deck.

Tours for adults only are $34.95. To purchase your ticket, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Oct
14
Sat
Girls Only Overnight Encampment! @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm
Girls Only Overnight Encampment! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Tonight the girls are in charge!

Your Girl Scout troop is invited to a spend a fun, educational and totally cool night aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Our award-winning overnight encampment program features dinner and breakfast served from the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the 4D Flight Simulator and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did!

Plus, girls can participate in a USO-style show, complete with performers in period dress and learn about how women helped build the Battleship during WWII.  Girl Scouts will also get a “Women Serving Our Nation” badge!

Girls Only Nights are scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 and Saturday, October 14, 2017.

The Battleship’s Girls Only Night is $69 per person.  To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

Nov
1
Wed
Help Give Toys for Tots at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am – Dec 21 @ 3:00 pm
Help Give Toys for Tots at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Help a child in the area enjoy a nicer Christmas!  The Battleship is partnering with the US Marine Corps Reserves “Toys for Tots” Program.  People who bring in a new toy or game to donate to Toys for Tots can get a 20% discount off their tour purchase.  The program will run through Dec. 21.  So bring in your new toys and games, and give a child in the area a better Holiday Season!

Nov
11
Sat
Veterans Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Veterans Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship New Jersey will honor and remember all our veterans with a ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11am. This free ceremony will feature keynote speakerBruce Heilman, a WWII Marine veteran and National Spokesman for The Greatest Generation Foundation. Capt. Walt Urban, USN (ret), the Battleship’s Military Liaison Officer and Chairman of the Board of Trusttees, will serve as MC. The ceremony will end with the casting of a memorial wreath upon the Delaware River to remember all veterans who have passed.

The Battleship will also allow vets to tour the ship that day for any donation amount. Just check in at the Battleship’s Ticket Office for a Fire Power self-guided tour for whatever donation you can make. Tours will be available from 9:30am to 3pm on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Further, the Battleship will host a Veterans Classic Car Show on the pier from noon to 3pm. Guests touring the Battleship are welcome to check out the vehicles.

Classic Car Show on Veterans Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Classic Car Show on Veterans Day @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
The Veterans Group will host its 2nd Annual Car Show on Saturday, Nov. 11 on the Pier of the Battleship! A tour of the ship is included for any car owner who registers their vehicle for the show.
 The Car Show will be available for guests to check out from noon to 3:30pm.
The Veterans Group will also be raffling a beautiful 1969 Chevy Corvette Stingray. The lucky winner will be randomly selected at the show on Nov. 11.

To pre-register your classic car, you can purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-veterans-group-2nd-annual-car-show-tickets-32803754914. Click on the “TICKETS” button above and select your registration type.

Proceeds go to benefit the resident Veterans of The Veterans Group to provided housing, warm meals, access to educational programs, PTSD care, and recovery, and job training.

Free Haircuts for Vets by Franco’s On Location on Veterans Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free Haircuts for Vets by Franco's On Location on Veterans Day @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Veterans can receive a free haircut by Franco’s On Location on the pier of the Battleship on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 from noon to 3pm.
  Franco’s On Location was launched early this year.  Their custom Airstream barbering trailer is now on location throughout the area. To find out where Franco’s On Location will be, check out their website — www.francosbarbering.com.
Nov
18
Sat
Suds & Stogies at the Ship @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Suds & Stogies at the Ship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Enjoy samples of holiday craft beers and cider on the fantail (tented rear deck), samples of cigars on the pier, a tour of the Battleship, live music and food concessions.  Must be 21 or older to attend.  Saturday, Nov. 18 from 1pm to 5pm.

On Saturday, Nov. 18, we’ll be pouring Yuengling, New Belgium Brewing, Brooklyn Brewing, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s. Sam Adams, Angry Orchard; Magic Hat, Jack’s Cider, Rivertowne, Heavy Seas. Sly Fox and Double Nickel! Tickets available at www.battleshipnewjersey.org

Tickets are $45 per adult. Designated driver tickets are also available.

To purchase tickets, visit http://sudsandstogies.upcomingevents.com/batshinj/ .