1. Jeep Beach Invasion
Friday, June 16 at 5 p.m., and Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18 at 9 a.m.
Fox Park, Wildwood
The event kicks off Friday night at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue across from the Wildwoods Convention Center with Jeeps on display, live music, a beer garden, food trucks and lots of vendors. Saturday is a ‘Show & Shine’ on the beach at Schellenger Avenue featuring the latest and greatest Jeeps, followed by obstacle course races and an awards ceremony. The obstacle course re-opens on Sunday with a jungle-themed beach parade. The event is FREE for the public to attend. So, bring your family and friends for two fun days on the beach! For more information, visit www.WildwoodMotorEvents.com or www.NJJeep.org.
2. Military Timeline Weekend
Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9, Cape May
Interested in the Civil War or World War II? Want to learn about the weaponry and tactics used by the British infantry in the Victorian Era? Or maybe you are just a history buff who loves it all. Historic Cold Spring Village will host its annual Military Timeline Weekend on Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18, which will feature encampments, weaponry displays and demonstrations from living history groups depicting various conflicts throughout the centuries. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 or visit hcsv.org.
3. Antiques and Fine Crafts
Saturday, June 17 at 9 a.m.
Wilbraham Park, Broadway & West Perry streets, West Cape May
On Saturday, June 17, join the Greater Cape May Historical Society for an Antiques & Fine Crafts Fair in West Cape May’s Wilbraham Park. The fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free! Rain date is Sunday, June 18. For more information, call (609) 898-1236 or visit www.capemayhistory.org.
4. Morey’s Piers’ Art & Music Festival
Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18 at 9 a.m.
Adventure Pier, Wildwood
Morey’s Piers’ Art & Music Festival takes over Adventure Pier on Father’s Day Weekend. From Saturday, June 17 to Sunday, June 18, meet local artists, listen to live bands and enjoy some delicious food, as art and music collide in an authentic space. Peruse ARTbox, an artistic village erected from 11 shipping containers, and rock out with some of the most talented kid musicians in the country. Visit www.MoreysPiers.com for more information. Dads also ride FREE on Father’s Day!
5. Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Maritime Festival
Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18 at 10 a.m.
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, 105 N. Central Ave., North Wildwood
The Maritime Festival will take place on the grounds of the historic Hereford Inlet Lighthouse and along Central Avenue fronting the lighthouse in North Wildwood. The outdoor festival is a celebration of New Jersey’s rich maritime history. Historians and authors will join dozens of artists and seashore/maritime themed vendors for a weekend long feast for the eyes and mind. The festival will also feature great food and music as well as history, music and activities for the kids, Pirates wandering the grounds. Tours of the historic 19th century lighthouse and award-winning English Gardens will be offered too. Festival admission is FREE with Lighthouse tours for $5 for adults and $1 for children. Hours are Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; light rain or shine. For additional information, visit www.HerefordLighthouseFestivals.org.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.capemaycountyherald.com/calendar.