Trains and Animals at the NJCEC

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Greenberg Train and Toy Show is back at the NJCEC!!!

Those looking to become involved with model railroading can learn about the different scales and gauges. Our shows offer free workshops on a variety of topics as well as demonstrations. Our shows also attract dealers from across the country that carry rare and hard to find items not offered in local hobby shops.  Our shows are designed to promote toy trains to even the youngest enthusiast. At most of our shows, there is a train that kids can ride. Kids will be amazed by the huge operating train layouts that are on display.

Event hours: 10am-4pm, both days

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Commerford Zoo is at the NJCEC this weekend:

Our kids fun fairs, held year-round up and down the east coast, are a fun, friendly, and safe place to bring your family! We have rides, games, and a unique chance to interact with exotic animals.

Hours of operation

  • Saturday 10am-7pm
  • Sunday 10am-6pm

Ticket Prices (tickets are only good for rides}

  • Single Ticket $1.50

Value Packs

  • 12 tickets $15.00 (savings $3.00)
  • 24 tickets $30.00 (savings $6.00)
  • 36 tickets $45.00 (savings $9.00)


  • Animal rides (5 tickets)
  • Kidde rides (2 ticket)
  • Games
  • Face Painting
  • Souvenirs
  • Petting Zoo


Boat Show!


This show will have hundreds of new boats on sale from the top dealers in the state, representing boating’s most popular brands.  Attendees will be able to board and buy over 50 models and brands.


Thursday & Friday:  12pm-8pm

Saturday: 10am – 8pm

Sunday:  10am-5pm

Admission: $8 (16 & under free)

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Flower Show is BACK!!!

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At the New Jersey Flower & Garden Show, expect rivers of color and fragrance in beautiful display gardens, sit in on seminars and shop ‘til you drop in the Great Garden Marketplace.
The New Jersey Flower Show attracts over 25,000 flower and garden enthusiasts annually, highlighting fabulous display gardens, a Standard Flower Show presented by the Garden Club of New Jersey, the Garden Marketplace, top-quality seminars and so much more!


Thurs: 1-8pm;  Fri & Sat: 10am-8pm;  Sun: 10am -6pm

Ticket information: Adults: $15; Kids 12-17: $6; Seniors (65+) $10

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Pet Show Show



  • FUN—Exciting Edutainment for Pet Lovers
  • SHOP—Shop 150+ Local & National Exhibitors
  • ADOPT – Meet Adoptable Pets
  • LEARN—Learn About Different Pets and Pet Related Products
  • PLAY—Leashed Pets Welcome – Retractable Leashes NOT Permitted
  • SEE—Dogs, Cats, Birds, Reptiles, Small Animals and More
  • NEWCanine Good Citizen Testing with the AKC, the Aquarium Experience and Cat-Centric Exhibitors

Fri: 4-9pm,

Sat: 10am-7pm,

Sun: 10am-5pm


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A Special Bodnar Auction


February 5, 2015:

1000+ Lots Discovery and Table Lot Public Auction

This will be a Special Added Discovery Table Lot Auction. Over 100 Tables will be offered packed with quality Antiques and Collectibles! Our normal Box-Lot Section and Table Lot Section. All will be dropped off to us the day before the sale. No Preview the Night Before Just Sale Day! Who Knows what Could Show Up!

Preview Thursday:  Doors open at 8:30am.

Box-lots begin at 10:00am

Bodnar’s box lot section is packed full with Lenox, Belleek, Mikasa, Noritake and many other full & partial dinnerware sets, crystal, silver plated flatware sets and silver plated tea sets, Carnival glass, flash ruby glassware, Stangl dishes, Flow Blue and Blue Willow dishes, reference books, coffee table books, Depression glass, cut and etched glass, and cranberry glass. There is oriental porcelain figurines and china, and Asian figures. We also have a large selection of artwork including prints, Victorian engravings, and oil-on-canvas. Just a look through the treasure trove that is our box lot section and you will find many names such as Limoges, Royal Doulton, Goebel, Fenton, Swarovski and many more, sometimes displayed, and sometimes peeking out of a box waiting to be found! Don’t forget about our newest section to the box lot sale, our shelf lot sale where you can find a large collection of Hummels, Lenox giftware, serving pieces, large selection of 1940’s nick-naks and collectibles, collection of salt and peppers, nice pieces of art, and dinner sets. We also have candlewick, a nice selection of beer steins, many silver plated serving pieces. Of course our box lot sale does not just include antique items. We are chock full of new items in boxes including many household and small kitchen appliances still in the box. We also have tools including grinders, multiple power saws and drills, a tile saw, sanders, many tool boxes, and car parts. Don’t forget about electronics! We have a mix of stereo equipment and DVD players, as well as CD’s, DVD’s, records, VHS tapes, and other quality related items.