Cape May Lighthouse Family Fun Day
Wednesday, Aug. 22 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.
Sixers Summer Shore Tour
Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 5 p.m., Carney’s, 411 Beach Ave., Cape May
Thursday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m., PigDog Beach Bar, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Friday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m., The Whitebrier, 260 20th St., Avalon
Saturday, Aug. 25 at 3 p.m., 82nd Street Rec Center, Stone Harbor
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.
Free Family Concert Series at the Ferry: Kevin Miller’s Smashed
Wednesday, Aug. 22 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. 22 enjoy the sounds of Kevin Miller’s Smashed! For more information, visit www.cmlf.com.
The Beach Bumz Band to Perform Free Concert in Cape May
Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
From the surf music of the Beach Boys to the island-inspired favorites of Jimmy Buffett, the Beach Bumz perform everyone’s favorite summer songs. For more than 15 years, the Baltimore-based Beach Bumz have been entertaining fans on the East Coast. Whether performing a Bob Marley classic or a one-hit wonder beach song, the Beach Bumz bring energy and excitement to each of their shows. In the event of rain, the concert will take place inside Convention Hall. For more information, visit www.DiscoverCapeMayNJ.com or call (609) 884-9565.
Thursdays On Dune
Thursday, Aug. 23 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 Robert Eric with a Billy Joel tribute. For more information, visit www.visitavalonnj.com.
Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show
Friday, Aug. 24 to Sunday, Aug. 26
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show will feature over 125 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet at the Wildwoods Convention Center! See sports cards – old and new – sets, autographed memorabilia, posters, supplies, toys, coins, beanie babies, comics, jerseys, videos and much more! Friday hours are 3 to 9 p.m., Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREE admission! For more information, visit www.RKSportsPromotions.com.
Wildwoods End of Summer Beach Bash and Bonfire
Friday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m.
Wildwood Beach at Rio Grande Avenue
Join the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce for their end of the summer bash! The event will be held on Rio Grande Avenue & the beach in Wildwood from 6 to 10 p.m. Entrance will be Rio Grande Avenue. Guests are invited to stay to watch the Friday Night Fireworks Spectacular at 10 p.m. Don’t miss out on a Game Garden, S’mores Pits, and food and beverage (coolers welcomed but no glass containers – plastic only). Admission is $10 per person over 12 years old and $5 per person under 12. Purchase your tickets the night of at the gate. For more information, call (609) 729-4000 or visit www.Wildwoods.com.
Wildwoods Got Talent
Friday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m.
Fox Park Amphitheater, Burk & Ocean avenues, Wildwood
Every Friday in July and August, 30 live entertainment acts competed for the top three spots in the Grand Finale on Aug. 24. Come witness these top three talented acts from 7 to 10 p.m. as they vie for the top spot! The show is free to attend. Just bring a beach chair or blanket! Food and other vendors will be on site. For more information, visit www.wildwoodsgottalent.com.
‘Tri the Wildwoods’ Triathlon, 5K & Kids Triathlon
Saturday, Aug. 25 at 9 a.m.
North Wildwood Beach
Event will feature a Triathlon, 5K and Wild Child Triathlon at 15th Street and the beach in North Wildwood. Whether you decide to race the Sprint or Olympic distance, run in the 5K, or have your child participate in the Wild Child Triathlon, we’re confident you will have an experience to remember. All adult participants receive an awesome T-shirt and medal as well as a hot breakfast buffet immediately following the finish. SPRINT = .25 mile swim, 10 mile bike & 3.1 mile run. OLYMPIC = .6 mile swim, 18.5 mile bike & 5 mile run. 5K RACE = 3.1 mile run (begins at 8 a.m.) WILD CHILD TRIATHLON = .25 mile swim, 2 mile bike, 1 mile run (begins at 9 a.m.). To register and for more information, visit www.DelmoSports.com.
Saturday, Aug. 25 and Sunday, Aug. 26 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9 S., Cape May
Ahoy, matey! Historic Cold Spring Village invites you to celebrate the maritime culture and history of the Jersey Cape at Seafarers’ Weekend. The event will feature pirates, music and family fun. The Village buildings will also be open, featuring historically clothed interpreters in who demonstrate the trades, crafts and lifestyles of Early America. Valhalla’s Pirates will join the event, bringing thrilling fight scenes both days. Captain Black and his crew will also meet with guests throughout the day to take pictures and tell tales of the sea. For more information, visit www.hcsv.org.