5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend: March 31-April 2

1. Ocean City High School Drama Guild Presents ‘Bye Bye Birdie!’
Thursday, March 30 to Saturday, April 1
Ocean City High School, 501 Atlantic Ave., Ocean City
Ocean City High School (OCHS) Drama Guild proudly presents “Bye Bye Birdie!” at the high school’s Hughes Performing Arts Center. A classic among American High School Productions, “Bye Bye Birdie!” is a Tony award-winning musical, which first appeared on Broadway in 1963. Over 100 OCHS students are involved in the production, including the cast, stage crew, tech crew, set design, marketing and make-up. Show times are Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased in advance by contacting the Box Office at (609) 399-1290 ext. 1442. For more information, visit the OCHS Drama Guild Facebook page, or email ochstheaterboosters@gmail.com.

2. Girls Weekend
Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2
Asbury Avenue, 6th and 14th Streets, Ocean City
It’s time to put yourself first! Girls Weekend in Downtown Ocean City begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31 with a Fashion Show featuring men’s and women’s clothing available in local stores. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling (609) 399-1412 or by visiting the City Hall Welcome Center, Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue; the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway; 7th Street Surf Shop; Ta-Dah, 1040 Asbury Ave. location; or The Sneaker Shop, 704 Asbury Ave. The show will be held at Glazed Over Studios, also at 704 Asbury Ave., and doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, visit the Girls Weekend Facebook event page, or call 1 (800) BEACH-NJ or (609) 399-1412.

3. OC Con – Comic Book & Memorabilia Show
Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
Hollywood icons Billy Dee Williams and Seth Gilliam will be special guests at the OC-Con Comic Convention on April 1 and 2. OC-Con features meet-the-artist sessions, discussion panels, costume contests, a superhero run, and the display and sale of comic books and memorabilia. Tickets are available at oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, by calling (609) 399-6111, at the City Hall Welcome Center on Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue, or at the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway. For more information, visit ocnjcon.com.

4. Wildlife Gardening Workshops with Pat Sutton
Saturday, April 1 at 10 a.m.
New Jersey Audubon’s Goshen Center for Research and Education, 600 Rt. 47 N., Cape May Court House
Nobody better understands the connection between gardening for wildlife and the use of native plants than Pat Sutton. This workshop focuses on landscape design with wildlife in mind. The workshop is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost for the workshop is $40 for NJ Audubon members and $50 for nonmembers. Please note that there is a 20 participant limit. Preregistration is required, so call (609) 427-3045 today and reserve your space. For more information, visit www.PatSuttonWildlifeGarden.com.

5. Seasonal Science Activities and Crafts
Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2 at 10 a.m.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor
We believe children and adults learn a great deal through moments of self-exploration. Each week we will offer a new self-guided science activity or craft related to seasonal changes in nature. We provide the supplies and you create the learning! Possible activities related to migration, geology, outdoor exploration, nature crafts, simple science experiments and much more! FREE with admission. For more information, visit wetlandsinstitute.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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