1. Flower Show Presented by the Garden Club of Cape May
Friday, May 13 at 12:30 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
“You’re Invited,” the theme for the 2016 Flower Show, celebrates memorable occasions in life. View artistic designs of happy occasions that lift our hearts – Garden Wedding, US Coast Guard Graduation, Family Reunion, Silver Wedding Anniversary, Sweet Sixteen Birthday Party and fun occasions such as Men’s Night Out (by men only), Bon Voyage and a Masked Ball. Horticulture exhibits grown and nurtured by the members will be displayed. The artistic designs created by the Cape May City Elementary School First Graders are a favorite repeat attraction. Lively marketplace. Free admission and refreshments. For more information, call Pat at (609) 884-6787.
2. American Legion Oldies Concert
Friday, May 13 at 7 p.m.
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrance & the Boardwalk, Ocean City
The American Legion Oldies Concert will feature Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners. The opening act will be 45 RMP, along with Billy & the Essentials and The Sole Survivors. Concert starts at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $39. Purchase tickets online at www.ocnj.us/boxoffice. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.
3. Wild Half Race Series Weekend
Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15
The Wild Half Race Series Weekend will feature a Wild Child 1 Mile Beach Run for kids 12 and under on Saturday, and a Wild Half Marathon, 8K and 5K on Sunday. Prizes will be awarded and there will be an after party featuring live music, food and drinks. For more information or to register, visit www.WildHalf.com.
4. The 5th Annual Clam-A-Rama Clamshell Pitching Tournament
Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m.
Beach Shack/Rusty Nail, 205 Beach Ave., Cape May
The Beach Shack and Rusty Nail have been preparing all winter long for the most anticipated event of the season: the 5th annual Clam-A-Rama Clam Pitching Tournament. Join us on the beach in front of the Beach Shack and engage in a friendly competition against your friends, family or some clam pitching pros! Tournament registration fee includes entry into the tournament, a 2016 Clam-A-Rama T-shirt and a discount on your meal from the Rusty Nail. Check in at the Rusty Nail begins at 10 a.m. A tutorial begins on the beach in front of the Beach Shack at 11 a.m. At 12 noon, let the Clam Pitching begin! The festivities will be continuing all day and night at the Rusty Nail with clam specials, drink specials and live entertainment. To register for the event, call (609) 884-6583.
5. Captain Kidd Pirate Day Parade & Treasure Hunt
Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m.
Parade: 26th Street & the Boardwalk; Treasure Hunt: 19th Street & the Beach, North Wildwood
Calling all pirates! Don your pirate best and join us in North Wildwood for a Yo Ho Ho good time! The pirate costume parade begins on 26th & the Boardwalk at 11 a.m. You must pre-register your child for the parade and they must be in costume to participate. A fun treasure hunt will follow at 19th & beach for children ages 12 and under. During the treasure hunt, we have music, pirates, parrots, balloon artists and activities to make it fun for the whole family. Prizes for the judged costume parade and raffle include bikes, weekend stays, gift cards and more! To register your child for the Pirate Parade, call (609) 522-2955. Registration not necessary to participate in the treasure hunt.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.dotheshore.com/events.