Do the Shore: 2/18-2/24

Do something fun this week at the shore! There is something for everyone including movie nights, a casino night and a wine tasting. Here are our top 5 picks for this week. You do not want to miss out!

Award Season Film – Birdman
February 19 at 6 PM
Where: Avalon Free Public Library

Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero — as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself. Rated R for language and sexual content.

Murder Mystery Weekend
February 20 at 9 AM
Where: The Henry Sawyer Inn

Retired Philadelphia police detective Frank Smith is on hand to provide just enough information to keep the investigation going. Packages include Friday night appetizers, dinner at one of Cape May’s fine restaurants, breakfast, and a dessert reception on Saturday evening – all while guests continue to gather clues to solve the crime.

Wine Tasting Fundraiser for the William J. Moore Scholarship Foundation
February 21 at 6 PM
Where: Willow Creek Winery

Includes Wine Tasting, Barrel Tours, Vineyard Tours, and “Light Fare” Door Prizes and Raffles. For tickets and/or questions: Karann Murphy-Coleman-884-4521 Or email

Wildwoods Casino Night
February 21 at 7:30 PM
Where: Bolero Hotel Resort and Conference Center

The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Foundation presents a night of fun, food and gambling at the Bolero Hotel Resort and Conference Center, 3320 Atlantic Avenue in Wildwood. 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Try your luck at Blackjack, Craps or Roulette! Tables open at 7:30 p.m. Great prizes will be offered and all proceeds go toward scholarships for local students. For more information, early bird specials and tickets, stop in at the GWCOC at 3306 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood. 609.729.4000 or You can bet on a fun time!

Award Season Film – Whiplash
February 24 at 6 PM
Where: Avalon Free Public Library

Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band, forever changing the young man’s life. Andrew’s passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher continues to push him to the brink of both his ability-and his sanity. Rated R for language and sexual content.

For more information about these and other community events, see the Herald’s online calendar.

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