Do The Shore: Aug. 15 to Aug. 21

Cape May Lighthouse Family Fun Day
Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 9 a.m.
Cape May Lighthouse, 215 Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point

The 1859 Cape May Lighthouse, located in Cape May Point State Park, becomes a beacon for family fun this summer during Family Fun Days. Kids will enjoy hands-on activities like pirate hat-making, along with performers and kid-friendly entertainment, and adults will enjoy browsing among the crafts vendors, all at the base of the lighthouse. Family Fun Days are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 22. Admission is free to activities on the grounds and there is a separate admission to climb the lighthouse: $8 for adults and $5 for children (ages 3-12). For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Free Family Concert Series at the Ferry: Separate Ways the Band
Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 5:30 p.m.
Cape May Ferry Terminal, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May

Concerts run weekly every Wednesday evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. Guests are invited to bring a beach chairs, blankets, picnic snacks, family and friends and enjoy an evening of live music and the best sunsets. Parking is free and food and beverages are available to purchase. Please remember, carry-in alcoholic beverages are not permitted. On Aug. 15, Don’t Stop Believin’ with Separate Ways the Band and the music of Journey! For more information, visit www.cmlf.com.

Concert in the Park – Suite Inspiration
Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House

The Cape May County Park & Zoo is proud to announce a free summer concert series in the park. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the sounds of “Suite Inspiration” on Aug. 15. Now entering their 27th year as a Choral Band, the Suite’s musical range keeps expanding, covering everything from doo wop to country, vocal jazz to folk, calypso to contemporary Christian, and instrumental to A Cappella. For more information, visit www.cmczoo.com.

Harlem Globetrotters
Wednesday, Aug. 15 to Saturday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

The Harlem Globetrotters return to the Wildwoods Convention Center Aug. 15–18 at 7 p.m. nightly with four games and four clinics. The new arena configuration will have you closer than ever to the action. On the court, the Globetrotters bring a one-of-a-kind show that is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans. Plus, you can meet the team on the court before the game with the purchase of “Magic Pass” – a 30-minute pre-show that begins 5:30 p.m. – prior to the 7 p.m. game. Clinics take place each game day at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.m. –12 noon with stars of the team. Clinics cost only $49 and includes a ticket to the game (valued up to $45). For tickets and more information, visit www.HarlemGlobetrotters.com/Wildwood.

Anglesea Night Market
Thursday, Aug. 16 at 4 p.m.
North Wildwood Entertainment District, 2nd & Olde New Jersey avenues, North Wildwood

The Anglesea Night Market returns this year with nearly 20 food trucks! There will also be acoustic music, crafters and games. The event is dog-friendly. Visitors are invited to go into the surrounding restaurants to see all that they have to offer, including great beverage menus. The establishments in the area will have their own live music as well. Events hours will be from 4 to 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.angleseanightmarket.com.

Thursdays On Dune
Thursday, Aug. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
Veterans Plaza, 21st & Dune Drive, Avalon

Thursdays on Dune returns for 2018 with an amazing lineup of family-fun and music from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Kids will enjoy crafts, character appearances, face painting, balloon art, giveaways and more from 5:30 to 7 p.m., followed by a live band from 7 to 8:30 p.m.! This Thursday’s performance is by Jumper. For more information, visit www.visitavalonnj.com.

Middle Township Free Summer Concert: Brandon Tomasello & The City Rhythm Orchestra
Thursday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m.
Ockie Wisting Recreation Complex, 7 Fulling Mill Rd., Rio Grande

The Aug. 16 free concert features Brandon Tomasello & The City Rhythm Orchestra playing their hip and energetic music inspired by the late Frank Sinatra and the “Big Band” era. The concert will be held from 6–8 p.m. Residents and visitors are encouraged to bring their beach chairs and coolers and enjoy! For more information, visit www.middletownship.com/departments/special-events.

Yoga in the Zoo
Saturday, Aug. 18 at 8:45 a.m.
Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House

Bring a mat and water and join us for yoga by the animals in the zoo! Sponsored by ItsWell Yoga. Register in advanced online at www.itswellyogaandpaddle.com or meet at the zoo entrance no later than 8:45 a.m.

Village Field Day
Saturday, Aug. 18 and Sunday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9 S., Cape May

A fun filled weekend of 1800s games and frivolity will take place at the first Village Field Day. Bocce Ball, Town Ball demonstrations and much more. Games for young and old alike! The Village’s historic buildings will be open during regular museum hours, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with historically clothed interpreters teaching guests about the crafts, trades and lifestyles of Early America. For more information, visit www.hcsv.org.

Bay Atlantic Symphony Concert
Saturday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m.
Avalon Elementary School, 235 32nd St., Avalon

In the Bay Atlantic Symphony concert titled “The Classical Classics,” Gaylin will return as conductor as the symphony plays Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” and “Flute Concerto,” plus Beethoven’s renowned “Symphony No. 5.” Tickets are free of charge. For more information, call (609) 967-7155.

Ocean City Summer Concert Series: The Beach Boys
Monday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City

The Beach Boys have played to sold-out crowds on the Ocean City Music Pier for the past three summers, and they’re making good on a promise to keep returning. The tour features original member Mike Love and contributing member Bruce Johnston, along with a new band, performing Beach Boys hits. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000.

Sixers Summer Shore Tour
Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 12 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City

It’s the annual Philadelphia 76ers Summer Shore Tour presented by Dunkin Donuts! Come out to one of the five locations for a fun and free family event. There will be fun in the sun activities and games featuring appearances by 76ers players and alumni. All event locations are free and open to the public. All ages are welcome! For more information, visit www.nba.com/sixers/shoretour.

 

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