5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend! 3/4 – 3/6

1. Avalon Shop-A-Holics Weekend
Thursday, March 3 to Sunday, March 6
The Princeton and The Whitebrier, 20th St., Avalon
The popular Shop-A-Holics weekend event returns to The Princeton and The Whitebrier from March 3-6, featuring extended shopping hours and a Thursday night preview party. Grab your girlfriends and get ready for spring with designers, drinks and deals in two great locations with even better prices. This year’s event will benefit the Play With Jack Foundation, which raises funds and awareness in an effort to fight cancer in memory of Jack Cremin. Shoppers are encouraged to pay a $5 cover charge on Friday evening beginning at 5 p.m. Monetary donations will be accepted throughout the weekend as well. The hours for the event are Thursday, March 3, from 5 to 9 p.m.; Friday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, March 5, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.visitavalonnj.com.

2. Cape May–Lewes Ferry Seasonal Beer Dinner Series
Friday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m.
Cape May Ferry Terminal, Cape May
The Ferry has partnered with craft breweries in Delaware and New Jersey to host a series of unique dinner and beer pairing inside both the Cape May and Lewes Ferry Terminals. The cost for the all-inclusive, four course dinners is $59 per person. For the menu and beer selections for each beer dinner, please visit at www.cmlf.com. Reservations required. To reserve tickets for a beer dinner, please contact our Guest Services Department at 1-800-643-3779 (FERRY) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

3. “Chase-the-Winter-Chill-Away” Chili Cook-off and Vendor Fair
Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m.
South Seaville United Methodist Church, 111 Corson Tavern Rd., South Seaville
CHILI COOK-OFF! Vendors, food, crafts and more at the South Seaville United Methodist Church, across from Gem Market. Want enter the chili contest? Just enter a pot of your homemade chili by 10:30 a.m. Call (609) 624-1425 if you have any questions. VENDORS: Call (609) 284-5247 to reserve your space now!

4. Dinner and Hypnotist Show
Saturday, March 5 at 7 p.m.
Avalon Links Restaurant, 1510 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
The Cape May County Technical High School After Prom Committee will be hosting a Dinner and Hypnotist Show to benefit the After Prom party. We need your support to keep our kids safe on prom night. We provide a safe, alcohol and drug-free environment where the kids and their guests can have fun and be safe. Cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (609) 408-2061 or email cmtafterprom@gmail.com.

5. Atlantic City Jazz Band
Sunday, March 6 at 2 p.m.
VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., Cape May
Cape May Traditional Jazz Society Presents Traditional Jazz from 2 to 4 p.m. Come and enjoy some great Dixieland music from the Atlantic City Jazz Band – Franny Smith on banjo, Bob Rawlins on clarinet, Bob Ferguson on trumpet, John McClernan on tuba, Tom Quale on trombone, Chuck Harms on drums and Nancy Rawlins on keyboard. Cost is $15 in advance and for Cape May Traditional Jazz Society members, and $20 at the door. Free parking, cash bar and optional dinner at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to “Food Bank of Southern Jersey” to help support local needs. For more information, call (609) 884-7961.