1. Sports Card, Toy, Comic & Collectibles Show
Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Over 150 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Featuring sports cards, non-sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Pokemon, sets, supplies, unopened packs and boxes, toys, Legos, Funko Pops, games, comic books, coins, Beanie Babies, videos, posters, jerseys and much more. If you’re looking for it, it’s probably here! Celebrity appearance autograph sessions will occur throughout the weekend. Expo hours are 3 to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 26; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 27; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 28. Admission is FREE. For more information, visit www.RKSportsPromotions.com.
2. Autism Speaks Wildwood Boardwalk 5k Run
Saturday, August 27 at 7 a.m.
Wildwoods sign on the Boardwalk, Wildwood
Join Autism Speaks as we run to change the future for all those who struggle with Autism! Online registration is $25 and day-of registration is $30. Registration opens at 7 a.m. and race starts at 8:30 a.m. The awards ceremony immediately follows the race. For more information, please visit events.autismspeaks.org/wildwoods5k or call Emily at (856) 858-5400.
3. Seafarers’ Weekend
Saturday, August 27 through Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, Cape May
Historic Cold Spring Village invites you to celebrate the maritime culture and history of the Jersey Cape at Seafarers’ Weekend. The event will feature pirates, music and family fun. Valhalla’s Pirates will join the event, bringing thrilling fight scenes. Captain Black and his crew will also meet with guests throughout the day to take pictures and tell tales of the sea. The Sea Dogs will perform sea chanties at the Village Gazebo. Be on the lookout for gold coins hidden throughout the Village that can be redeemed for a free treat in the Country Store! The Village buildings will also be open. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 ext. 10 or visit www.hcsv.org.
4. 17th Annual Sixers Beach Bash
Saturday, August 27 at 3 p.m.
Jack’s Place, 3601 Ocean Dr., Avalon
The Philadelphia 76ers will join fans at the Jersey Shore for their 17th Annual Sixers Beach Bash from 3 to 6 p.m., rain or shine. The first overall pick in the NBA Draft Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid will be in attendance to sign autographs for fans. All day passes to the Sixers Beach Bash, priced at $20, may be purchased at entry. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sixers Youth Foundation, a 501c3 public charity committed to coaching and mentoring underserved youth to be the next generation of leaders and innovators. Enjoy special performances, interactive games, inflatables, a dunk tank, face painters, food trucks and more.
5. Concert Under the Stars – Ladies of “Country”
Saturday, August 27 at 8 p.m.
Lou Booth Amphitheater, Ocean Ave. & E. 2nd Ave., North Wildwood
North Wildwood’s 2016 Concerts Under the Stars series at the Lou Booth Amphitheater on most Thursdays and Saturdays through Labor Day Weekend. The series concludes on Saturday, September 3 with the traditional Beatlemania show. All shows are FREE and begin at 8 p.m. Enjoy the sounds of the Ladies of “Country,” including Sara Spicer and Audra McLaughlin from “The Voice.” For more information, call (609) 522-7722, or toll free 1 (800) 882-7787.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.dotheshore.com/events.