5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend: June 2-4

1. 3rd Annual ‘Anglesea Day’
Friday, June 2 at 10 a.m.
City Hall of North Wildwood, 901 Atlantic Ave., North Wildwood
Come celebrate the 132nd anniversary of the founding of the borough of Angelsea, now known as the City of North Wildwood, at the 3rd Annual “Anglesea Day!” At 10 a.m., there will be a presentation in the Council Chambers, 9th and Atlantic avenues, on the mayors of Anglesea from 1885 to 1906, including William A. Tompkins, Peter Jay Munro, Edwin S. Hewitt, Edward M. Shivers and Augustus Hilton. There will also be an unveiling of new historical markers (weather permitting) including the original location of Hereford Inlet Lighthouse (1874), the Manor Hotel (1907) and the boardwalk (1912).

2. Wildwood Historical Society Open House
Friday, June 2 at 6 p.m.
George F. Boyer Museum, 3907 Pacific Ave., Wildwood
You’re invited for a walk down memory lane. . . Come to the Wildwood Historical Society’s open house at the newly renovated Wildwood’s Historical Museum on June 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. Browse and explore the Museum’s many treasures and celebrate the rich history of the Wildwoods! There will be a special showing of a 1941 promotional film of Cape May County, from Ocean City to Cape May. Refreshments will be served. Bring a friend, mingle and reminisce! WHS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity. Donations are tax deductible and gladly accepted. For more information, visit www.wildwoodhistoricalmuseum.com.

3. West Cape May Annual Strawberry Festival
Saturday, June 3 at 9 a.m.
Wilbraham Park, Perry Street & Broadway, West Cape May
Come to the 19th annual Strawberry Festival in West Cape May from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This much anticipated event features over 100 food and artisan vendors, all celebrating the official fruit of spring! Live music will play all day featuring Bill the Steel Drum Guy, Blondage Rocks at 110, The Squares and The Geno White Trio. Crowning of the Strawberry King and Queen begins at 3 p.m. Come vote for your favorite strawberry-loving person! Admission is free. Rain date is June 4. Sponsored by the West Cape May Business Association. For more information, call Sharon Flanagan at (609) 886-0412.

4. 5th Annual Sea Isle City Beer Festival
Saturday, June 3 at 2 p.m.
Kix-McNutley’s, 63rd Street, Sea Isle City
Over 80 craft beers and ciders can be found at this year’s event. The full brewery list includes Cape May, Magic Hat, Brooklyn, Sierra Nevada, 7 Mile, Angry Orchard, Glasstown, Double Nickle, Flying Fish, Terrapin, Sly Fox, Forgotten Boardwalk, Evil Genius, Revolution, Leinenkugel, Slack Tide, Long Trail, Ludlam Island, Garden State, Samuel Adams, New Belgium, Traveler, Jack’s Cider, 1911 Cider, Schofferhofer, Shiner, Great Lakes, Twin Lakes, Blue Moon and Yuengling. There will also be plenty of your favorite outdoor games brought to life in large form, plus live music and merchants selling a variety of products. Jitney service will be available at the end of the festival for anyone staying in Sea Isle City for a small fee. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit seaislecitybeer.com

5. Champagne Jazz Brunch at Aleathea’s
Sunday, June 4 at 10 a.m.
Aleathea’s Restaurant, 7 Ocean St., Cape May
Linger over a Sunday morning champagne brunch buffet with live jazz from The Great American Songbook, featuring The Herb Moore Duo. Part of the Cape May Music Festival, 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.capemaycountyherald.com/calendar.

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