Do The Shore: Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Free Family Concert Series at the Ferry: Stellar Mojo & Tweleve:01
Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 5:30 p.m.
Cape May Ferry Terminal, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May

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. 29, enjoy the sounds of Stellar Mojo and Tweleve:01! For more information, visit www.cmlf.com.

2018 AirFest
Friday, Aug. 31 to Monday, Sept. 3 at 9 a.m.
NASW Aviation Museum, Hanger #1, Erma

The Collings Foundation “Wings of Freedom” tour will be in attendance throughout the weekend with iconic World War II aircraft, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell and P-51 Mustang available for tours and rides! There will also be a host of other family fun activities, live musical entertainment, special guest speaker Mr. David Wisnia (Auschwitz Survivor and WWII vet), food and beverages, a beer and wine garden, and vendors offering a variety of goods and information. All of the museum’s regular exhibits will be open. Purchase tickets at www.usnasw.org or at the gate. NASW members receive free entry. For more information, call (609) 886-8787.

Autumn de Forest – The Power of She
Friday, Aug. 31 to Monday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m.
Ocean Galleries, 9618 3rd Ave., Stone Harbor

Ocean Galleries welcomes Autumn de Forest over Labor Day weekend with an all new collection of paintings. “Autumn de Forest – The Power of She” runs Friday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The exhibit includes many fun-loving sea creature images, a variety of floral-themed art, as well as imagery inspired by her studies of dreams and psychology. Meet the 16-year-old artist at receptions from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit www.oceangalleries.com.

2018 Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament
Friday, Aug. 31 at 11 a.m.
Windsor Beach, across from Congress Hall, Cape May

Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the tournament starts at noon.  The tournament is free and open to boys and girls in two age groups, ages 6 to 11 and ages 12 to 17. Each player will toss a clamshell about 25 feet towards a small hole dug into the sand in an attempt to get the clamshell in the hole. All winners and runners-up in singles and doubles competition will receive a trophy.  For more information, visit www.discovercapemaynj.com or call (609) 884-9565.

Cape May Summer Concert Series: The Spinners
Friday, Aug, 31 at 8 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May

From “I’ll Be Around” to “Could It Be I’m Falling In Love,” The Spinners recorded seven Top 10 hits between 1972 and 1980. The legendary group concludes the Cape May Summer Concert Series. Tickets are $48 for reserved seats and can be purchased in person at Cape May Convention Hall or online at www.DiscoverCapeMayNJ.com. For more information, call (609) 884-9565.

Hands-on History
Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9 S., Cape May

Two days of family-friendly, interactive and educational fun are planned for Historic Cold Spring Village’s “Hands-on History” Weekend from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Children will be given a “Pastport” at the start of their Village trip, which can be stamped at the buildings they visit after completing a take-home craft or activity, like writing with a quill pen, carding wool or churning butter. Pastports can be redeemed at the Country Store for a free treat! For more information, visit www.hcsv.org.

John Walter Cape Community Band Concert at Sunset Beach
Saturday, Sept. 1 at 6 p.m.
Sunset Beach Gift Shops, 502 Sunset Blvd., Cape May Point

Enjoy a free outdoor evening concert at Cape May’s Sunset Beach with the John Walter concert band. Get your toes tapping and your hands clapping as the community concert band for Cape May County plays an exciting mix of marches, pop, rock and patriotic music that is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.  Bring your own chairs or blankets to spread out along beach at the end of Sunset Boulevard as the sun sets over the Delaware Bay.  The band concert will immediately follow the flag lowering ceremony that starts at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.johnwalterband.org.

Wildwood Block Party & Music Festival
Sunday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m.
Fox Park, Ocean Avenue between Burk & Montgomery avenues, Wildwood

From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., enjoy a family festival including crafts, games, rides, great food and continuous FREE live entertainment. Scheduled performers include Star Band, Kenny Jeremiah with Bittersweet, Just in Time, First Ladies of Rock & Soul, Reign/Cecil Parker, Blue Magic, Rochelle Fleming, Thelma Houston and Tavares. For more information, call (609) 522-2444 or visit www.WildwoodNJ.org.

USCG Sunset Parade
Sunday, Sept. 2 at 6:58 p.m.
USCG Training Center Cape May, 1 Munro Ave., Cape May

Sunset Parades are colorful, inspiring military ceremonies featuring the Recruit Precision Drill Team, marching troops and cannon fire. They take place at sunset on TRACEN’s Parade Grounds and are free and open to the public. On Sept. 2 (Labor Day), gates open at 5:30 p.m., guests must be seated by 6:40 p.m. and the estimated start time is 6:58 p.m. Guests are not permitted to bring bags of any kind to the seating area. Cameras must be removed from their bags prior to arriving at the seating area. For more information, call (609) 898-6362.

 

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