5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend: May 6-8

1. 2016 Coast Guard Community Festival
Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8
Cape May
Cape May County will host its 2nd annual, three-day-long Coast Guard Community Festival to honor and celebrate U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) personnel and their families, and the relationship between the region and the USCG. The weekend will include a “Farewell to Captain Prestige” BBQ dinner, ship, base and harbor tours, Coast Guard-related entertainment and cultural/historical exhibits, a Mother’s Day Brunch and more! For a full schedule of events, visit coastguardcommunity.org.

2. Boardwalk Classic Car Show
Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show schedule is as follows: Friday and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Boardwalk Top 40 displayed Saturday at 5 p.m. with drive-in movie to follow; Sunday awards ceremony at 9 a.m. For more information, email wmeemily@gmail.com, call (609) 522-4546 or visit www.wildwoodmotorevents.com.

3. Avalon Wine & Spirits Festival
Friday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Avalon Community Hall, 3001 Avalon Ave., Avalon
There is no better way to kick off Mother’s Day Weekend in Avalon than at the Avalon Wine & Spirits Festival. Visitors will feel like they are right in the vineyard as they sample more than 200 wine and spirits from different distributors. There will be live entertainment, passed hors d’oeurves and a silent auction throughout the night. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door. They are available for purchase online by visiting www.visitavalonnj.com/wine-tickets. For more information, visit www.visitavalonnj.com.

4. Spring Tide Festival
Saturday, May 7 at 11 a.m.
Downtown 96th Street, Stone Harbor
The festivities for the Spring Tide Festival will take place on 96th Street between Second and Third Avenues. Enjoy a big boat display, food vendors, an artisan tent, a touch tank with critters, a kids’ bracelet-making stand, a “real” pirate troupe, a beer and wine tent, live music and more! Rain date is Sunday, May 8. For more information, visit www.stoneharborbeach.com.

5. Morey’s Piers Mother’s Day Celebration
Sunday, May 8 at 11 a.m.
Morey’s Mariner’s and Surfside Piers, Boardwalk, Wildwood
Celebrate Mother’s Day with the entire family! While there’s always fun for everyone at Morey’s Piers, Mom gets some extra TLC! From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., mothers ride FREE on Mariner’s and Surfside Piers located on the Wildwoods Boardwalk. All moms can pick up a complimentary wristband at any ticket booth. Take mom for a spin with rides, games, food and entertainment for the whole family! For more information, call (609) 522-3900 or visit www.moreyspiers.com.

To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.dotheshore.com/events.