1. Crabulous Crab Day
Friday, July 22 at 9:30 am.
The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor
Join us at The Wetlands Institute for a day filled with Crabulous fun, and see just how much you can learn about crabs! On the program: Crab Races and Games, Crabbing at the Dock, Crabbing Tips and Tricks, Crab Teaching Tank, Crabbing Tournament, Crabulous Trivia, and more! And don’t forget to get your official Crab Day T-Shirt! For more information, visit www.wetlandsinstitute.org.
2. 2nd Annual 4-H Color Fun Run
Saturday, July 23 at 8 a.m.
Cape May County 4-H Fairgrounds, 355 Court House–South Dennis Rd., Cape May Court House
The 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk/Run on Saturday, July 23 will have same day registration starting at 8 a.m. followed by the Color Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. The race takes place at the 4-H Fairgrounds located at 355 Court House – South Dennis Road in Cape May Court House. The Color Fun Run is a great family event that gives children and adults the opportunity to have fun together while getting exercise at the same time. So, if you love color and you like to walk or run, you can support the 4-H Program Advisory Council by participating in the 4-H Color Fun Run or by stretching out along the race route to cheer on the runners by tagging them with a blast of color as they race toward the finish line. Call (609) 465-5115 ext. 605 to register or for more information. Parking for the race is available in the ACCC parking lot next to the fairgrounds.
3. Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market Peach Party & Perfect Peach Pie Contest
Saturday, July 23 at 8 a.m.
Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market, 3501 Pacific Ave., Wildwood
On Saturday, July 23, the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market will host the 1st Annual Peach Party & Perfect Peach Pie Baking Contest! Many of our 25+ vendors will also be offering peachy items: Blue Eden Peach Soap, Dolly’s Peach Pizzelles & Biscottis, JD Gourmet Southern Peach White Balsamic, S&S Kitchen’s Gluten Free & Regular Peach Cakes, Babies & Bows “Peach Patterned” 18” Doll Dresses, Empanada Mama’s Sweet and Savory Peach Empanadas, Visalli Farms’ Peach Cider, Salsa and BBQ Sauce, and more! Of course all our farmers will be selling Jersey Fresh Peaches! For more information, call (609) 523-1602.
4. West Cape May Elementary PTA’s Art and Heritage Festival
Saturday, July 23 at 10 a.m.
Wilbraham Park, Perry St., West Cape May
The WCM Elementary School PTA’s “Art & Heritage Festival” is the place to be mid-summer. Held in West Cape May’s beautiful Wilbraham Park from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m., this festival will include all art media, artisanal and local food specialties, local farm products, music, art activities, and educational opportunities. We are excited to present a festival focusing on the best that our community has to offer. Join us to help fund cultural and scholastic enrichment activities for the children of West Cape May Elementary school! Rain date July 24.
5. Summer Music Series – Don’t Call Me Francis
Saturday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park, Fern Rd. & Ocean Ave., Wildwood Crest
Hands down one of the most requested and most popular bands in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area and beyond, Don’t Call Me Francis once again brings its thrilling, non-stop, high-energy show to the Crest’s Centennial Park. Performing many of the most recognized and popular party and dance hits from across multiple generations of music, Don’t Call Me Francis has been voted the best band in South Jersey and the Delaware Valley by the Camden Courier-Post‘s Readers’ Choice Awards. FREE all-ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. Info: (609) 523-0202 or www.francisband.com.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.dotheshore.com/events.