Cape May Ferry FREE Wednesday Concert Series
Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 5:30 p.m.
Cape May – Lewes Ferry, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May
Come out and enjoy a FREE, live concert on the Cape May’s Ferry Terminal Lawn. These events are put on in partnership with Lower Township. Bring your beach chairs or picnic blankets! On Aug. 23, Don’t Stop Believin’ with Separate Ways the Band and the music of Journey. For more information, call (800) 643-3779 or visit cmlf.com.
Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
Wednesday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park, Fern Road & Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest
The 2017 Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series includes 24 shows, making it one of the largest free concert series in the region. The series includes many of the most popular cover bands and tribute acts on the East Coast. Shows will be held each Saturday through Sept. 16 and each Wednesday through Aug. 30. All shows are free and open to all ages. Attendees should bring a blanket or a chair. Aug. 23 will be Star Band with oldies, Motown and doo wop, and Aug. 26 will be B Street Band with a Bruce Springsteen tribute. The Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series is hosted by the Wildwood Crest Recreation and Tourism Department and supported by the Wildwood Crest Tourism Development Commission. For more information, visit www.visitwildwoodcrest.com or call (609) 523-0202.
Cape May Summer Concert Series: Mary Wilson of The Supremes
Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
On Wednesday, Aug. 23, Mary Wilson of The Supremes concludes the Summer Concert Series. With The Supremes, Wilson recorded twelve Number 1 hit singles, including “Where Did Our Love Go?”, “Baby Love,” “Come See About Me,” “You Keep Me Hangin’ On,” “Stop! In the Name of Love,” “You Can’t Hurry Love,” and “Back in My Arms Again.” In 1988, The Supremes became the first all female group to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. After the group disbanded, Wilson continued performing as a solo artist and wrote two best-selling autobiographies. Tickets for each concert are $42 for reserved seats and can be purchased in person at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave. or online at DiscoverCapeMayNJ.com. For more information, call (609) 884-9563 or (609) 884-9565.
Philadelphia 76ers Summer Shore Tour
Thursday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m.
ICONA Diamond Beach Resort, 9701 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest
Saturday, Aug. 26 at 3 p.m.
82nd Street Recreation Center, Stone Harbor
The Philadelphia 76ers will visit fans at the Jersey Shore during a tour which will feature players, alumni, and the Sixers ENT comprised of the Sixers Dunk Squad (presented by Dunkin’ Donuts), Sixers Dancers and mascot Franklin. There is no cost to enter. Food, beverages, interactive activities and games are available for purchase. Fans may buy All-Access Day Passes that include a 76ers beach towel and unlimited access to face-painting, inflatable zones, Dunkin’ Dunk Tank and a nine-hole mini golf course. To purchase or learn more about All-Access Day Passes, go to Sixers.com. A limited number of free autograph vouchers for attending Sixers players and alumni will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis inside the event. A portion of the proceeds from the Summer Shore Tour will benefit the Sixers Youth Foundation.
Thursdays on Dune Music Series: Jumpers
Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m.
Avalon’s Veterans Plaza, 21st Street & Dune Drive, Avalon
The Borough of Avalon, the Avalon Chamber of Commerce, and the 7 Mile Business and Community Association hosts the annual “Thursdays on Dune” concert series every Thursday through Aug. 24. The Avalon Chamber of Commerce will sponsor various fun activities throughout Avalon’s downtown district starting at 5:30 p.m. before the weekly concert begins at 7 p.m. All activities and performances are free to the public. Performing Aug. 24 will be Jumpers. For more information, please visit www.visitavalonnj.com.
Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebrations
Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunset Lake, New Jersey Avenue between Atlanta & Miami Avenue, Wildwood Crest
Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebration is an all ages, family-friendly FREE event running every Thursday evening until Aug. 24. Enjoy live music, children’s activities, street performers and a family portrait photography service along beautiful Sunset Lake, which features some of the most stunning sunsets at the Jersey Shore. For more information, visit visitwildwoodcrest.com.
Veterans Celebration Weekend
Friday, Aug. 25 and Saturday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m.
Fox Park Amphitheater, Ocean Avenue between Montgomery and Burk avenues, Wildwood
The weekend includes two festivals, The BBQ & Blues Bash and the Rock the Veterans Concert, both featured at Fox Park. The BBQ & Blues Festival will feature live blues music from bands. Food trucks and tents will offer barbecue varieties, a beer garden will be open through the day, retail shopping will be available through the vendor row, and kids can enjoy the KidZone. The event has free entry all day, and will be from 1-9 p.m. Rock the Veterans is a rock concert benefitting the two organizations. Tickets are required; $7 pre-purchased tickets and $10 door tickets. $5 from each ticket will be donated to the charities. In addition to the concert, food and beverage vendors will be available including the beer garden, and children can enjoy the KidZone. Tickets can be found on the website, or at the door, and the event will be from 1-9 p.m. Throughout the two days, Boardwalk Entertainment will honor veterans in multiple ways. For more information and tickets, visit www.wildwoodveteransweekend.com.
Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show
Friday, Aug. 25 at 3 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 26 and Sunday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectible Show, taking place in the Wildwoods Convention Center, features collectibles, memorabilia, guest star appearances and over 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet. Browse sports cards old and new, sets, autographed memorabilia, posters, supplies, toys, coins, beanie babies, comics, jerseys, videos and much more. Hours are Friday, 3-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is FREE! For more information, call (732) 422-9365 or visit www.RKSportsPromotions.com.
Cape May County Museum Haunted Tour
Friday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m.
Cape May County Museum, 504 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
Spine-chilling experiences await you when The Museum of Cape May County opens its doors for a walk through more than 500 years of haunted history. On Friday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m., members of The Museum staff as well as a team of investigators from EVP Paranormal and Morning Star Paranormal will take you on a tour of the historic Cresse-Holmes house and introduce you to The Museum’s resident ghosts. Like the resident spirits that haunt The Museum’s Cresse-Holmes House, the tour is open to all ages; however parental discretion is suggested. Admission is $10 per person. For more information, call (609) 465-3535 or visit www.cmcmuseum.org.
Educator Appreciation Day
Saturday, Aug. 26 at 9:30 a.m.
Morey’s Piers, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Before you head back to the classroom, Morey’s would like to show their appreciation for all you do during Educator Appreciation Day. Educators receive complimentary admission to Morey’s Piers amusement rides and water parks for the day! Enjoy rides, slides and have a memorable day with your friends and family just before the school year starts! Educators with valid School District ID or current pay stub receive a complimentary wristband. Check in time is 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Event HQ tent on Mariner’s Pier. Your admission gives you an access to both water parks, all three piers and the tram car from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Herald Community Day, CELEBRATING 50 YEARS!
Saturday, Aug. 26 at 10 a.m.
Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
Come celebrate the Cape May County Herald’s 50th Anniversary at the Cape May County Park & Zoo! Enjoy live music, bounce houses, games, giveaways, caricature drawings, character appearances, food and refreshments, Kona Ice and more throughout the day. It’s guaranteed to be a fun day for those of all ages! Rain date is Sunday, Aug. 27. For more information, visit capemaycountyherald.com/heraldday or call (609) 886-8600 ext. 18.
Saturday, Aug. 26 and Sunday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9, Cape May
Seafarers’ Weekend at Historic Cold Spring Village will feature pirates, music and family fun! The Village buildings will also be open, featuring historical interpreters in period clothing who demonstrate the trades, crafts and lifestyles of Early America. This event sponsored by Sunset Liquors and Ocean Club Hotel. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 or visit hcsv.org.
The Beach Bumz Band Free Concert in Cape May
Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
The Beach Bumz Band will perform a free beach concert on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. on the deck at Cape May Convention Hall. The Beach Bumz Band is a Baltimore and Orlando based beach tribute band performing music from Jimmy Buffet, the Beach Boys and many more summer music classics. Bring a beach chair to enjoy this free family-friendly concert on the beach in Cape May! For more information, visit discovercapemaynj.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call at (609) 884-9565.
Wildwoods Restaurant Week
Starting Sunday, Aug. 27
Wine and dine in some of the Wildwoods’ finest restaurants from Sunday, Aug. 27 through Friday, Sept. 1. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and gratuity.) An additional restaurant week will take place Sunday, Oct. 8 through Friday, Oct. 13. For more information, call (609) 707-7295 or visit www.ChewWildwood.com for a list of participating restaurants.
Wildwood Summer Performance – First Ladies of Rock & Soul
Sunday, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Fox Park Amphitheater, Ocean Avenue between Montgomery & Burk, Wildwood
Enjoy a ‘60s girl group experience with the sounds of the First Ladies of Rock & Soul at Fox Park Amphitheater, Burk & Ocean avenues, Wildwood. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or a beach chair. For more information, call (609) 522-2444 or visit www.WildwoodNJ.org.