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Events: Musters, Flea Markets, Fundraisers, etc. that are located in or near NJ
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Info on memorial fundraisers is also on the memorial's facebook page.
Work details! The NJ Fire Museum is holding work details at the office and storage buildings: 4 Polhemustown Rd, Allentown, NJ. We are always there the first Saturday of each month. We are also adding some Sunday work days.
The next few work details are scheduled for:
Sunday, November 20th
Saturday, December 3rd
Sunday, December 18th
Saturday, January 7th
We start around 9AM, and finish when we finish. We plan to be there until at least noon - we'll provide the coffee! There's lots of work to do, so join us for a day of work and fun! And bring a friend!
Feb 18 & 19, Long Island Fire Rescue & EMS Mega Show, Long Island.
April 22 Allentown, PA, Firematic Auction at the Allentown Fairgrounds, Agricultural Hall, 17th St. and Chew St. Opens at 7 AM, auction starts at 9AM. $5 contribution for admission.
April 23, Allentown, PA, Spring Melt Flea Market at the Allentown Fairgrounds, Agricultural Hall, 17th St. and Chew St. Opens at 9 AM, $10 contribution for admission. For more info visit www.unionhistoricalfiresociety.com.
April ??, Rutherford, NJ, Annual Extrication Competition and Family Fun day. This event is being held at the Meadows Office Complex, 301 Route 17 North, Rutherford, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
May 13, Annual “Spirit of the Jerseys” State History Fair 11AM-5PM at Monmouth Battlefield State Park. Period games, crafts, living history, food, music, vintage fire apparatus and bucket brigade for children. For more info, or to view a video of last year's event, check out the Spirit of the Jerseys web page.
May 13, Succasunna, Annual Spring Antique Apparatus Fire Muster at Horseshoe Lake Park, Eyland Ave, Succasunna, NJ 07876 www.afanj.org.
May 20, Hudson, NY, muster at the FASNY Museum, 117 Harry Howard Ave.
May ??-??, Lancaster County Firemen's Association Fire Expo, Pennsylvania State Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA. For more info, visit www.lcfa.org/fire-expo.html
June 4, Newark, NJ, Muster and Parade at Washington Park, near The Newark Museum. 11:00 till 3:00. No registration fee. All antique apparatus welcomed!
June ??, Memorial Lake Park Muster – 10AM to 3PM, Woodstown, NJ, on South Main St., one-half mile off Rte 40. Run by the Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade. For more info, visit www.gafb.net.
June ??, East Islip, NY, Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Photo Shoot 2016, Heckscher State Park, 9AM to 3PM. All hand/horse drawn and motorized apparatus (1800's-1980's, retired or active duty) from fire departments/EMS agencies & privately owned are invited. For 2016, we are looking to make this an even greater "epic event" in fire service history - your support & participation is greatly encouraged and appreciated! For info, visit their Facebook page .
June 25, Jamesburg, NJ, Muster, Parade and Flea Market - 10AM - 3PM at Thompson Park, Forsgate Drive & Perrineville Rd (Middlesex County). Off exit 8A of the NJ Turnpike. Tri Counties Fire Association. The NJ Fire Museum is planning to have a table at this event!
July 8, Harrisburg, PA, Muster, Parade and Flea Market - 10AM - 4PM at River Park, across from Harrisburg Hospital, run by Pennsylvania Pump Primers. For more info visit www.papumpprimers.org/muster.html.
July ??-??, Freehold, NJ, Monmouth County Fair. Look for our exhibit of trucks in the Outdoor Entertainment Area. For more info visit Monmouth County Parks.
August ??, 9AM - 4PM, Rain or shine. New Hampton, NY, Orange County Fire Training Center, muster run by the Catskill Fire Cats. 9 Training Center Ln, New Hampton, NY 10958. For more info visit www.catskillfire-cats.org.
August ??, CLAFAA muster, Cherry Hill, NJ. Delaware Valley Fire Muster run by the Cradle of Liberty Antique Fire Apparatus Association. Cooper River Park, North Park Drive, Cherry Hill. For more info visit clafaa.org.
August ??, Circleville, NY, at the apparatus warehouse, open house run by the Fairchester Hose Haulers. For more info visit fairchesterhosehaulers.org.
August ??, Warminster, PA - German American Firefighters Association. Vereinigung Erzgebirge, 130 Davisville Rd., Warminster, PA - Gates open to public at 10:00 AM - Awards Ceremony at 3:00 PM igafa.org
Aug 20, Millville, NJ, Muster and Flea Market at Wheaton Arts Millville NJ. Muster starts 10 AM. No admission charge for the muster, only for the Wheaton exhibits. The NJ Fire Museum and Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial is planning to attend this event! For more info visit www.gafb.net.
Aug ?? - Denville, NJ, 2nd Annual Revolutionary FOOLS Fire Muster and Model Show. Denville FD #1, 2 Indian Rd., 9 am - 3 pm. Contact Steve Jason 973-214-4305 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept 15 & 16, Wildwood, NJ, Convention & Expo – The NJ Fire Museum & Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial will be selling patches, hats, books, toys and more. We'll have a table inside the convention hall, and we'll also be just outside the Convention Center, near the boardwalk in Campbell Supply's truck display.
Oct ?, Newton, NJ, Fall Foliage Muster, Truck Show & Flea Market on the grounds of the Sussex County Public Safety Training Academy, 114 Morris Turnpike.
Oct 22, Allentown, NJ, OPEN HOUSE - 4 Polhemustown Rd, Allentown, NJ 08501. The NJ Fire Museum & Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial will be having an open house
Oct --, Philadelphia, PA, Fireman's Hall Fire Safety Expo & Muster, held at the Philadelphia Fire Academy. Was not held in 2016. They plan to return in 2017.
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