Do The Shore: June 13 to June 19
Final Week of 29th Annual Cape May Music Festival
Wednesday, June 13 to Friday, June 15
Music lovers are invited to enjoy the final week of the 29th Annual Cape May Music Festival. On June 13 at the Carriage House Café & Tearoom will be Bach's Lunch, a mini-concert by members of the Bay Atlantic Symphony that accompany a delicious Tea Luncheon. On Thursday, June 14 at Episcopal Church of the Advent will be the New York Chamber Ensemble. On Friday, June 15 the Friends of the Cape May Music Festival present an encore performance by members of the New York Chamber Ensemble in "Musical Desserts," capping off this year's festival. For specific times and admission prices, visit capemaymac.org.
Miss New Jersey Pageant
Wednesday, June 13 to Saturday, June 16
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
The Miss New Jersey Pageant includes a Boardwalk Parade at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, and preliminary competitions at the Music Pier on Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. The finals will be on Saturday at 7:30 p.m., also at the Music Pier. Purchase tickets at showtix4u.com. For more information, visit missnewjersey.net.
Jeep Beach Invasion
Friday, June 15 to Sunday, June 17 at 9 a.m.
Beach at Andrews & Cresse avenues, Wildwood
Over 2,100 Jeeps of all makes and models will be showcased throughout the weekend along with fun activities for the entire family. The weekend includes Jeeps on display, vendors, live music, a “Show & Shine,” raffle prizes, a beach obstacle course and more. Evening activities will be hosted by Morey’s Piers at Mariner’s Pier with food, music and a beach bonfire! Participants are encouraged to decorate their Jeeps; the best-decorated Jeep will be awarded a prize. FREE for the public to attend. Proceeds go to the Community Food Bank of South Jersey. For more information and a detailed schedule of events, visit NJJeepInvasion.com.
40th Annual Cape May Point 5 Mile Run
Saturday, June 16 at 8:15 a.m.
Cape May Point Fire Station, 412 Yale Ave., Cape May Point
Join us for the 40th Annual Cape May Point 5 Mile Run, benefitting the Cape May Point Vol. Fire Co. The 2 Mile Run starts at 8:15 a.m. and the 5 Mile Run is at 9 a.m. Registration is at the Cape May Point Fire Station. Early registration can be done by mail or in person on Friday night, June 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration on race day starts at 7:30 a.m. The entry fee is $25 by mail and on Friday night. Race day registration fee is $30. Each entrant will be given a complimentary T-shirt and there will be beverage and refreshments after the run. For more information and to register, visit cmp5mile.com or call (609) 425-4140.
Sea Isle City’s Skimmer Festival Weekend
Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17 at 9 a.m.
The Promenade and Excursion Park, Sea Isle City
Skimmer Festival is Sea Isle’s largest summer festival, featuring two days of family-friendly activities and entertainment. The festival includes a Seaside Vendor Craft Market, the popular Skimmer Food Court, live music, a variety of free family activities, an Antique Auto Show, free Guided Historical Trolley Tours, an awards ceremony and a parade. In case of rain, most activities will be cancelled. The Seaside Craft Market and Food Court are rain or shine; however, some vendors may choose not to participate. Jitney Service will be available on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. For more information and a detailed schedule of events, go to visitsicnj.com.
Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9 S., Cape May
Interested in the Civil War or World War II? Want to learn about the weaponry and tactics used by the British infantry in the Victorian Era? Or maybe you are just a history buff who loves it all. Historic Cold Spring Village will host its annual Military Timeline Weekend June 16-17 featuring encampments, weaponry displays and demonstrations from living history groups depicting various conflicts throughout the centuries. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit hcsv.org.
Wildwoods Restaurant Week
Starting Sunday, June 17
Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants June 17-21. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and gratuity.) For more information, call (609) 707-7295 or visit www.ChewWildwood.com for a list of participating restaurants.
National Marbles Tournament
Starting Monday, June 18 at 8 a.m.
Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue & the beach, Wildwood
Games are held 8 a.m. to noon daily June 18-21 at Ringer Stadium in Wildwood. This is the official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 that have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States. More than 1,200 games of marbles will be played throughout the tournament! The "King" & "Queen" of marbles will be crowned on the last day. FREE to spectators. Call (304) 337-2764 or visit NationalMarblesTournament.org for more information.
Ocean City Summer Concert Series: Aimee Mann
Monday, June 18 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
This year, concert promoter Bob Rose and BRE Entertainment introduce Aimee Mann, a singer-songwriter with a career that has spanned four decades as solo artist and with bands such as ‘Til Tuesday and The Young Snakes. Her hits include “Save Me” from the film “Magnolia.” Purchase tickets at ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000.
John Walter Cape Community Band Concert
Tuesday, June 19 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City
Enjoy a free indoor evening concert in Ocean City with the John Walter concert band at the Ocean City Senior Center, hosted by the Ocean City Free Public Library. Get your toes tapping and your hands clapping as the community concert band for Cape May County plays an exciting mix of marches, pop, rock and patriotic music that is sure to entertain audiences of all ages. There will be plenty of seats in the Senior Center for anyone interested in hearing live music on this Tuesday night. Also, the band is collecting non-perishable food items to benefit local area food banks and shelters. For more information, visit johnwalterband.org.