1. 32nd Annual Wildwoods International Kite Festival
Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28 at 9 a.m., and Monday, May 29 at 11 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The kite festival officially starts at 9 p.m. on Friday, featuring an illuminated night kite fly on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue. The Kite Festival continues on Saturday and Sunday, starting at 9 a.m. daily, with the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships. Also during the weekend, join in the Candy Drop, Running of the Bols, Rev Games or Rokkaku Team Challenge; fly a kite on the Learn to Fly Field or watch the Fighter Kite Competition. More fun is to be had with kite exhibits and workshops on the beach. The Wildwoods International Kite Festival Auction will be held on Saturday in the Convention Center. The kite festivities conclude with the World Indoor Kite Competition in the Oceanfront Arena at the Convention Center on Monday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information and a detailed schedule of events, call (609) 732-822-4884 or visit www.SkyFestivals.com.
2. Stone Harbor Library Grand Opening
Friday, May 26 at 10 a.m.
Stone Harbor Library, 9516 2nd Ave., Stone Harbor
Join us for an all-day celebration to commemorate the beautiful new Stone Harbor Library branch. The festivities will begin at 10 a.m. with a ceremonial welcome, coffee and donuts. Throughout the day, we invite you to stop and enjoy the many stations we will be hosting to demonstrate the diverse programming and services available at your local library. Keep an eye out for Clickety, our beloved library mascot, who will be making special appearances throughout the day. For more information and a full schedule of events, call (609) 463-6386 or visit www.cmclibrary.org.
3. Boardwalk Craft Show
Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 at 9 a.m.
Wildwoods Boardwalk, Rio Grande Ave., Wildwood
Happening in the Wildwoods this weekend is the Boardwalk Craft Show – featuring all handmade products – from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday on the Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue (rain or shine). This event is free to attend. For more information, visit www.BoardwalkCrafts.com.
4. Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Concert
Sunday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest
Wildwood Crest’s Summer Kickoff Concert will take place on Sunday, May 28 in Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, at 7:30 p.m. The FREE outdoor all-ages concert will feature dance and party hits by The Fabulous Greaseband – marking an exciting start to the summer season. Bring your friends and family out for an incredible time – and don’t forget your beach chair! For more information, call (609) 523-0202 or visit www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com.
5. KC and the Sunshine Band
Sunday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
KC and the Sunshine Band will create instant happiness and launch the summer season at 7:30 p.m. on the Ocean City Music Pier. With over four decades of success, they have produced hit singles including “That’s the Way (I Like It),” “Get Down Tonight,” “(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty” and “Boogie Shoes.” General admission ticket is $75. For tickets and more information, call (609) 399-6111 or visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.capemaycountyherald.com/calendar.