5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend: August 5-7

1. Autumn de Forest – The Journey Continues
Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7 at 10 a.m.
Ocean Galleries, 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor
“Autumn de Forest – The Journey Continues” opens on Friday, August 5 and runs through Sunday, August 7 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, with all artwork available for acquisition. Guests will have the opportunity to meet Autumn de Forest when she signs purchased artwork from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6, and from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 7. For more information, call (609) 368-7777, email PR@oceangalleries.com or visit www.oceangalleries.com.

2. 84th Annual Baby Parade
Friday, August 5 at 11 a.m.
Congress St. & Beach Ave., Cape May
Don’t miss the most adorable parade in the Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort. The 84th Annual Cape May Baby Parade scheduled for Friday, August 5 steps off at 11 a.m. from Congress Street and Beach Avenue. Grand Marshal Devon Vanderslice, Miss Cape May County 2016, will lead the procession down Beach Avenue from Congress Street to Howard Street where the parade ends. Participants are invited into Cape May Convention Hall immediately following the parade for the awards ceremony. To register, call the Office of Civic Affairs at (609) 884-9565, or email at recdept@capemaycity.com. Register in person at Cape May Convention Hall.

3. Down on the Farm Weekend
Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, Cape May
Visit with your favorite barnyard animals, make take-home crafts, enjoy a horse & carriage ride with Levi the Horse and celebrate all things on the American farm! For more information, call (609) 898-2300 or visit www.hcsv.org.

4. 5th Annual Craft Beer & Crab Festival
Saturday, August 6 at 11 a.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., come to the beautiful grounds of the Physick Estate and experience what CBS NY named one of New Jersey’s Top Five Summer Festivals! This all-day festival features local craft beers to wash down favorite summer picnic foods such as steamed crabs, crab cakes, steamed shrimp, pulled pork, corn on the cob, potato salad and more. Enjoy live music all day on the outdoor stage. Have fun with jugglers and acrobats, crafts and food vendors, a farmers’ market and more. Admission to the grounds is free. There will be a charge for food, beverages and some activities. Bring home a commemorative pint glass or T-shirt. Presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) and sponsored by PNC Bank. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org. Proceeds benefit MAC’s educational outreach programs.

5. National Lighthouse Day
Sunday, August 7 at 9 a.m.
Cape May Lighthouse, Cape May Point
Enjoy a pirate invasion and family activities at the base of the lighthouse including pirate-hat making, characters, games, music and craft vendors. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. Free admission to activities on the grounds. 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 all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.dotheshore.com/events.

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