Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Bye Bye Summer !!! :(( Welcome Fall 2009!!!


It is a bit sad that there wasn't much of real summer days this year, and the temperature hardly touched 96 which was the maximum . When compared to the previous years . Anyways, welcome to the Tricks & Treats Halloween/Fall 2009! I kind of like fall season of all the seasons here. As there are lots of things to do around my area. But i hate winters. Especially with a kid, you cant really do much of activities , and tend to get winter blues.

NewJersey is a great place to visit during the fall .Especially there is nothing like coming to the Southern parts of New Jersey . There are many fall festivals including craft shows, pumpkin festivals and more. While in town take notice of all the beautiful colorful leaves on the trees. Golds, oranges, bright reds, and deep greens make it known that it is fall in Southern New Jersey.


Things you do to enjoy Fall around NJ and the Tri-state areas :


  • Check out your local newspaper or your county website for events such as fruit picking , like pumpkin picking , apple picking, and so on. Because its always fun for the kids.

  • You can enjoy the country fruit festivals like the Chatsworth Cranberry Festival in Chatsworth, NJ, set in the colorful trees of the Pine Barrens. Enjoy the local cranberry harvest with homemade cranberry baked goods, cranberry salsa, cranberry dressing and so much more.

  • I always love the South Jersey Pumpkin Show in early October . You'll enjoy a mini-haunted village, scarecrow displays, haunted hayrides, a fall art gallery, a fall garden, a music and food fest, free pumpkins for the kids, kiddy amusement rides, and over 200 craftsman displaying their wares. Various events take place at different times throughout the day. The Pumpkin show is located at: Cumberland County Fairground, 3001 Carmel Rd Millville NJ 08332.

  • Delaware Water Gap : A River and its Valley For 40 miles the Middle Delaware River passes between low forested mountains with barely a house in sight. Then the river cuts through the mountain ridge to form the famed "Water Gap." Exiting the park, the river will run 200 miles more to Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean at Wilmington, Delaware.There's still more to do; this valley has been a home for thousands of years, and dozens of historic structures dot the park's scenic byways. Source(s):
    http://www.nps.gov/dewa/index.htm
  • Please check local website (of yours) for more information :
  • September 13-15, 2009 Philadelphia Nat’l Candy Gift & Gourmet Show Atlantic City, New JerseyAmerica’s largest show dedicated to the retail confectioner, is sponsored by the Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia.
  • September 20, 2009 Cognac and Chocolate TastingCranford, New JerseyChocolate & Spirits tasting event featuring artisanal chocolates to compliment Pour Moi
  • October 27-28, 2009 KosherFestMeadowlands, New JerseyKosherfest is the #1 kosher food and beverage trade event serving the retail, foodservice, manufacturing and distribution industries. New Products Competition Oct 15 and 2nd Annual Kosherfest Culinary Competition Oct 27.
  • September 9, 2009 WLIW21 Autumn Gourmet ClassicNew York, New YorkThe ultimate "foodie" event in an intimate setting! Lidia Bastianich, Jacques P├ępin and John Barricelli team up for food, wine & culinary theater. Live demos, food tastings from around the New York metro area and wines from around the world.
  • September 16, 2009 Taste of the VillageNew York, New YorkMake the 7th Anniversary of this event by inviting friends who love extraordinary food from award-winning chefs such as Dan Barbar, named the nation’s top chef in 2009 by the James Beard Foundation, Mario Batali of International Acclaim and Chef Akhtar Nawab of Elettaria.
  • October 30-Nov 1, 2009 Chocolate ShowNew York, New YorkThe 12th Annual Chocolate Show in New York will, as years past, feature some of the most world renowned pastry chefs and chocolate makers from all over the world. As such, this show is one of the most exciting gastronomic events, enticing visitors from the entire United States to get a taste of their favorite sweet.


Thanks and have fun during this fall.



Resources :

Chatsworth Cranberry Festival

South Jersey Pumpkin Show

http://www.nj.com/

http://www.state.nj.us/

http://www.foodreference.com/

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