5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend: Oct. 14-16

1. Fabulous ‘50s & Beyond Celebration
Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15
Fox Park, Ocean Ave. between Burk & Montgomery Aves.; and Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Wildwoods celebrate their Doo Wop roots with the Fabulous ‘50s & Beyond Celebration. Friday night features a Nifty ‘50s Dance Party at the Wildwoods Convention Center with The Cameos from 7-10:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. A FREE street fair will take place at Fox Park in Wildwood on Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. featuring classic cars, food and craft vendors, a Doo Wop Bus Tour and live entertainment. Saturday night features a star-studded concert in the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring Bobby Rydell, Little Anthony & The Imperials and Shirley Alston Reeves. Tickets are $49.50 for stadium seating or $65.50 for floor seating, and can be purchased through Ticketmaster at www.Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000, or at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce, 3306 Pacific Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert begins at 7 p.m. For additional information, visit www.gwcoc.com.

2. 25th Annual Lower Twp. Rotary Pumpkin Festival, Halloween Parade & Costume Contest
Saturday, October 15 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9, Cape May
It’s the spookiest time of the year at the Village! Celebrate all things Halloween and autumn at the 25th Annual Pumpkin Festival. This fun, free event will take from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain date: Sunday, October 16. The event is presented by the Lower Township Rotary Club. Admission is free! Guests are encouraged to donate non-perishable goods to the ‘Share the Harvest’ Food Drive. Families can enjoy pumpkin painting and games throughout the day. A variety of crafters will sell their wares along the Village’s shell-paved lanes. Vendors will be selling hot dogs, funnel cake and other snacks. Visit a haunted house at the Village Barn and hop on a fall hayride through the farm. Don’t miss the Children’s Halloween Parade. Please call the Lower Township Recreation Department at (609) 886-7880 for parade registration information.

3. Harvest Fair on the Farm
Saturday, October 15 at 10 a.m.
Rea’s Farm, 4th Ave. & Bayshore Rd., West Cape May
Don’t miss our annual Harvest Fair on the farm which includes hayrides to the pumpkin patch, kid’s games, and delicious farm made foods including artisan breads, pies and cookies as well as our own produce canned in our kitchen. We have honey from our own hives and beach plum jelly made with our own fruit. Visit the more than 25 vendors with something for everyone from face painting to antiques to pork barbecue! Admission is free.

4. 4-H Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch & Fun Farm Activities
Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16 at 11 a.m.
Lehner Farm & Nurseries, 175 S. Delsea Dr., Cape May Court House
Join us for some fun fall farm family fun at Lehner Farm & Nurseries! There will be a 5-Acre Scare-Free Corn Maze, Tiny Tykes Hay Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zoo, Games, Pumpkin Decorating, Corn Stalks for sale and refreshments available. No children allowed without adult supervision. Cost is $5 per person, or $20 for a family of 5 or more. Under 2 years old is free.

5. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Sunday, October 16 at 8:30 a.m.
Ocean City Boardwalk, 9th St. & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Help raise funds for groundbreaking breast cancer research, life-saving education and critical patient services by walking in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Ocean City. Get ready to join more than one million volunteers nationwide. When you sign up, fundraise and participate in one of our noncompetitive, three- to five-mile walks, you will be there to support every person affected by breast cancer. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 10 a.m. For more information, to register online or to donate, visit makingstrides.acsevents.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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