5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend: May 12-14

1. Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show
Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13 at 10 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Spectators will have the opportunity to view and admire an incredible collection of hundreds of classic and vintage cars and trucks displayed on the world-famous Wildwoods Boardwalk from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. And don’t miss the parade of beautiful cars and trucks as they cruise down the Boardwalk at 3 p.m. each day. On Saturday evening at 5 p.m., a “Winner’s Circle” event will convene in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center in the turnaround circle. This will feature a display of the “Boardwalk Top 40” winners as well as the vote for overall “Best in Show.” Admission for spectators is FREE. For more information or to register a car, visit www.WildwoodMotorEvents.com or call (609) 522-3644.

2. Beach Classic International Gymnastics Championship
Friday, May 12 at 5 p.m., and Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14 at 9 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Over 600 talented athletes from across the globe will compete on the floor, balance beam, uneven bars and vault. The competitions will be choreographed to music, and prizes will be awarded to the top finishers. Competitions for the Beach Classic International Gymnastics Championship will be held Friday, from 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (609) 704-9700 or visit www.usaigc.com.

3. 38th Annual Great Cape May Footrace
Saturday, May 13 at 6:30 a.m.
Perry Street and Beach Avenue, Cape May
Cape May Running Co. and The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May host the 38th Annual Great Cape May Footrace. The race will feature both a 5k and 10k distance. An awards ceremony and after party will be at the Beach Shack (Rusty Nail, 205 Beach Ave., Cape May) immediately following the last finisher. Parking is free until 11 a.m. at all meters around race start and finish. Packet pick will be at Cape May Running Co. located at 305 B Beach Ave. on Friday. Online registration is available as well as race-day registration. Online registration is $25 for the 5k and $35 for the 10k; race-day is $30 for the 5k and $40 for the 10k. Visit runsignup.com/Race/NJ/CapeMay/AnnualGreatCapeMayFootRace.

4. 6th Annual Clam-A-Rama
Saturday, May 13 at 10 a.m.
Rusty Nail, 205 Beach Ave., Cape May
Welcome summer with a day of clams and competition in Cape May as the Beach Shack celebrates the long and storied game! Clamshell Pitching, a classic Jersey Shore activity, comes to the Beach Shack. A quick lesson will take place at 11 a.m. before the games actually begin at 12 p.m. Clam pitching is a game that can be compared to corn hole or horse shoes. Registration fee for those participating is $35, and includes a T-shirt and food and drink specials. The festivities will continue all day a night, and will include live entertainment. Check in begins at 10 a.m. To register, call (609) 884-6583.

5. Cape May County Marbles Tournament
Saturday, May 13 at 3:30 p.m.
Ringer Stadium in Wildwood, Wildwood Avenue and the Beach, Wildwood
Children ages 7-14 who are Cape May County residents are eligible to participate. Registration will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. on the day of the tournament. The boy and girl champions will compete in the National Marbles Tournament held June 19-22. The preliminary rounds will be a round-robin competition with games comprised of six innings. The semi-final and final rounds will be games of Ringer. There will be girls’ and boys’ divisions. For more information, contact Jerry Sieber at (609) 287-1622 or Betty Harshaw at (609) 827-2082. Demonstrations of marbles shooting techniques and explanation of the game can be arranged. Rain date will be Sunday, May 14.

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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