5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend: Sept. 30-Oct.2

Photo courtesy of Cape May Today

1. CANCELED: Olde Time Italian Festival
Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1
Fox Park, Ocean Ave. between Burk & Montgomery Aves., Wildwood
This event is canceled due to the chance of inclement weather.
Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at Fox Park in Wildwood on Friday from 5 to 11 p.m. and on Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. Come experience an ‘Olde World’ family festival including a procession, crafts, games, delicious Italian food favorites and continuous free live entertainment. A grape stomping contest and spaghetti eating contest will take place as well. Admission to the festival is free. For more information, visit www.sonsofitalywildwood.org.

2. Oktoberfest on Jackson Street
Saturday, October 1 at 10 a.m.
Historic Jackson Street, Cape May
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., celebrate the famous Bavarian tradition on Historic Jackson Street as it is transformed into a German promenade with authentic music and food. Visit the Beer Gardens and Food Courts browse the artisans tables selling crafts, antiques and collectibles. Rain date is Sunday, October 2. For more information, visit www.capemaychamber.com.

3. CANCELED: Autumn Festival Crafts & Collectibles Show
Saturday, October 1 at 10 a.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
This event is canceled due to the chance of inclement weather.
Celebrate the fall season with your family at the beautiful Emlen Physick Estate at the Autumn Festival Crafts & Collectibles Show on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafters and collectibles dealers from throughout the region display and sell their wares on the lawn. Festival includes hands-on activities and games for children including pumpkin painting. Free admission with a charge for some activities. For more information, visit www.capemaymac.org.

4. Sea Isle City Harborfest
Saturday, October 1 at 11 a.m.
SIC Marina Park, 341 42nd Pl., Sea Isle City
Featuring live music and delicious seafood, this bay-side festival honors Sea Isle City’s fishing industry. The event is held at Marina Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. including a variety of craft and specialty vendors, nautical displays, entertainment throughout the day and of course, all of the area’s finest and freshest seafood and more. For more information, visit www.seaislechamber.com.

5. NEW LOCATION: Chili-Chowder Festival
Sunday, October 2 at 12 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
From noon to 4 p.m., enjoy chili and chowder at the Ocean City Music Pier. Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Ocean City. For more information, call (570) 579-8500 or visit www.eatinocnj.com.

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