1. 2017 Coast Guard Community Festival
Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m. and Sunday, May 7 at 9 a.m.
U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May; Cape May-Lewes Ferry
On Saturday at TRACEN, enjoy walking tours of Coast Guard Ships; trolley tours of Training Center Cape May; static helicopter display; meet & greet with the crew; family-friendly boat tours of Cape May Harbor; children’s activities including face-painting, games, kit-building, animals and a bounce house; extensive cultural, historical and Coast Guard exhibits; photo booth; displays; vendors; food and beverages; K-9 demonstrations; silent drill team performances; helicopter search & rescue demonstrations over Cape May Harbor; and live music all day! On Sunday, head to the Ferry for breakfast with Coast Guard families, an awards ceremony and more. For more information and a full schedule of events, visit www.coastguardcommunity.org.
2. Spring Celebration Crafts & Collectibles
Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
The Emlen Physick Estate becomes an outdoor marketplace as vendors from throughout the Northeast display their wares. 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.
3. Stone Harbor Spring Tide Festival & Boat Show
Saturday, May 6 at 11 a.m.
Downtown 96th Street, Stone Harbor
During Stone Harbor’s Spring Tide Festival & Boat Show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., enjoy boats, pirates, local brews, delicious food, live music and more! For more information, visit www.stoneharborbeach.com.
4. Philly Soul and Rock & Roll Concert to Benefit OC American Legion
Saturday, May 6 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Tickets are now on sale for the Philly Soul and Rock & Roll Concert, featuring Philadelphia music legends The Trammps, The Dovells and The Blue Notes, live at Ocean City’s Music Pier. This one-night-only event will include such top 10 hits as “Disco Inferno” and “Hold Back the Night” by The Trammps; “Bristol Stomp” and “You Can’t Sit Down” by The Dovells; and “The Love I Lost” and “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” by The Blue Notes. All tickets are $40 and can be purchased at: City Hall, 861 Asbury Ave.; The Ocean City Causeway Welcome Center; The Ocean City Music Pier Box Office; by phone at (609) 525-9248; or online at www.ocnj.us/Boxoffice.
5. 2K17 Glow Run
Saturday, May 6 at 7 p.m.
Beachcomber Camping Resort, 462 Seashore Rd., Cape May
Join Beachcomber’s 2K Glow Run Fundraiser with Olympic Triathlete Joe Maloy! Check-in is at 7 p.m. with an 8 p.m. start time. After the run, stick around for the blacklight dance party with live music provided by ‘Loud N Klear.’ Registration is $25 for runners and $10 for non-runners wanting to join the dance party only. Proceeds to benefit Wildwood Catholic High School. For more information, call (609) 886-6035 ext. 4 or visit to www.beachcombercamp.com.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.capemaycountyherald.com/calendar.