1. ‘War at the Jersey Shore’ National Youth Wrestling Championships
Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 at 8 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Atlantic Coast Wrestling Association will host this annual event featuring National Folkstyle Wrestling Championships with more than 2,000 wrestlers representing over 20 states. The ‘War’ features a youth tournament with over 50 weight classes spread across 5 age divisions, and a High School Division with 16 weight classes. A girls division, K-12, will also be featured. Weigh-ins take place Thursday night from 5-9 p.m. Competitions start at 8 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students 6 and older, and free for ages 6 and under. For more information, visit www.AtlanticCoastWrestling.com.
2. The Wetlands Institute Hosts 6th Annual Turtle Fest
Saturday, March 26 at 9 a.m.
The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor
The Wetlands Institute will be hosting its 6th Annual Turtle Fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This fun-packed day will kick-off with a pancake breakfast (reservations recommended). Children can enjoy a different twist on the traditional egg hunt with a terrapin-themed egg hunt. They can also create arts and crafts, help a naturalist search for turtle hatchlings along the Salt Marsh Trail, and stop by the aquarium to watch the animals have breakfast, too! For ticket information and reservations, visit wetlandsinstitute.org/events/turtle-fest or call (609) 368-1211.
3. Woofin’ Paws Pet Fashion Show
Saturday, March 26 at 11 a.m.
Carey Stadium, 6th St. off Boardwalk, Ocean City
Dress your pets in their Easter best! Registration begins at 10 a.m. A $5 entry fee benefits the Ocean City Humane Society. Spectator admission is free. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.
4. Cape May Wine Trail
Saturday, March 26 at 12 p.m.
The Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St., Cape May
Spend the day visiting Cape May County’s wineries and sampling the unique flavors of each. Begin with lunch at The Mad Batter, then board the trolley to Willow Creek Winery, Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery and Natali Vineyards. $75 includes lunch, wine tastings at each vineyard and a wine tasting glass. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information or to make reservations, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.
5. Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour
Saturday, March 26 at 8:30 p.m.
Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean St., Cape May
Take this spine-tingling, 45-minute evening trolley ride through the streets of Cape May with a guide who relates the paranormal findings of Ghost Writer Craig McManus. $12 for adults, $8 for children (ages 3-12). Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.
To see how to Do The Shore this weekend for Easter, check out our Easter “Hoppenings” article HERE!
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.dotheshore.com/events.