Do The Shore: Aug. 9 to Aug. 15

Family Fun Days at the Cape May Lighthouse
Wednesday, Aug. 9 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, Lower Township, becomes a beacon of fun. Enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and crafts vendors at the base of the lighthouse. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org

Cape May Ferry FREE Wednesday Concert Series
Wednesday, Aug. 9 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. 9, cruise on down for some smooth soul with the Sensational Soul Cruisers. For more information, call (800) 643-3779 or visit cmlf.com.

Art Party at the Café
Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 5:30 p.m.
Carriage House Café & Tearoom, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
Create your own masterpiece during a fun-filled, two-hour paint lesson instructed by professional art teacher Juliana Jost. Learn how to make rustic wooden decor! Register by visiting www.artpartyink.com or emailing artpartyink@gmail.com. This event will be held in the Carriage House Cafe, Emlen Physick Estate. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org

Free Concert in the Park
Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
Bring a blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the sounds of the John Walter Cape Community Band, recognized as the community concert band of Cape May County. Celebrating its 21st year, the John Walter Cape Community Band consists of volunteers of different ages and skill levels with a common interest – a love of playing music and entertaining others. The band plays a variety of musical styles, including marches, pop, rock, show tunes, movie themes, jazz and patriotic music.

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
Wednesday, Aug. 9 and Saturday, Aug. 12 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 from June 28 through Aug. 30. All shows are free and open to all ages. Attendees should bring a blanket or a chair. Aug. 9 will be Fuse Box with classic rock tunes, and Aug. 12 will be Jamison Celtic Rock with pop/dance/rock hits with an Irish twist. 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: Aaron Neville
Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 8 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
On Wednesday, Aug. 9, the smooth vocals of Aaron Neville will fill the Cape May Convention Hall. Neville followed his 1966 hit single “Tell It Like It Is” with “Everybody Plays the Fool,” which reached number one on the Adult Contemporary Chart and number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1967. More than two decades later, his duets with Linda Ronstadt, “Don’t Know Much” and “All My Life” also held the number one spot on the Adult Contemporary Chart. In addition to his successful 57-year solo career, Neville has also performed along with his three siblings as The Neville Brothers. 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.

Anglesea Night Market
Thursday, Aug. 10 at 4 p.m.
North Wildwood Entertainment District, Olde New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood
Enjoy some of the best food from the region and everything North Wildwood has to offer! The event runs from 4 to 10 p.m. The Anglesea Night Market will feature award-winning food trucks, gourmet food vendors, high end crafters, live music, art and yoga, and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District! For more information, call (609) 318-4504 or visit www.AngleseaNightMarket.com for a list of featured vendors.

108th Annual Ocean City Baby Parade
Thursday, Aug. 10 at 5 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
Genevieve Goings and Constantine “DC” Abramson, the stars of Disney Junior’s “Choo Choo Soul,” will lead the 108th annual Ocean City Baby Parade. Registration is open for anybody who wants to participate in the parade, which features children age 10 and under. The parade route is from Sixth Street to 12th Street on the Ocean City Boardwalk. For an entry form and more information, visit ocnj.us/babyparade.

Thursdays on Dune Music Series: Jersey Sound
Thursday, Aug. 10 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. 10 will be Jersey Sound. For more information, please visit www.visitavalonnj.com.

Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebrations
Thursday, Aug. 10 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.

Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash
Friday, Aug. 11 at 12 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 12 and Sunday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Rebel Image Tattoo presents a full-blown tattoo expo and show in the Wildwoods Convention Center. It’s a weekend full of incredible artistry and fun events, including major national tattoo artists, live tattooing, art exhibits, contests, side shows and much more. Hours are Friday noon to 11 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $20 per day or $40 for all three days; children under 12 are free. For more information, call (609) 972-6671 or visit www.WildwoodTattoo.com for a detailed schedule of events. For more information about Rebel Image Tattoo, visit www.RebelImageTattoo.com.

Wildwood Beach Baseball Tournament
Saturday, Aug. 12 and Sunday, Aug. 13 at 9 a.m.
Beach at Rio Grande Avenue, Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood
All games will be held on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Winners of each division will play in a championship game Sun. Aug. 13. According to organizers, multiple playing fields created on the beach will offer ample space for players and for baseball lovers to sit and watch the games and enjoy panoramic views of the Boardwalk and ocean. Team participants ranging in age from 9 to 12 and their families will not only enjoy playing on a diamond made of sand, but will also enjoy Wildwood’s world-class hotels, restaurants and local entertainment venues. For additional information, please email DeBlasio at marcdeblasio@comcast.net or call (609) 480-5098.

Promenade Craft Show
Saturday, Aug. 12 and Sunday, Aug. 13 at 10 a.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
The City of Cape May Craft Shows and the Promenade Art Show are free to attendees and are located in a high traffic area in the charming town of Victorian Cape May. Unless otherwise noted, the shows take place on the Beach Avenue Promenade, and are rain or shine events. To download registration forms, please visit www.discovercapemaynj.com. For further information, call (609) 884-9565 or email craftshows@capemaycity.com.

Classic Car Show
Saturday, Aug. 12 and Sunday, Aug. 13 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9, Cape May
See beautifully restored and preserved vehicles, from muscle cars to light trucks, from the 1910s to the 1980s, parked along the Village’s tree-lined, shell-paved lanes. Talk with the owners and learn about the process of restoring a classic automobile as well as the fascinating stories behind their development and use. On Saturday, members of the Jersey Cape Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America will show their antique vehicles, while hotrods and other classics will be presented by Gary McGhee on Sunday. For more information, visit hcsv.org.

Stone Harbor Go Green Fair 2017
Saturday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m.
Water Tower Plaza, 95th Street & 2nd Avenue, Stone Harbor
This event will provide educational informational on solar energy, water conservation, incentives available, native plants, healthy living, clean ocean/bay protection, electric cars and much more! Free, fun, family entertainment will be offered throughout the event! Crafts, face painting, Eyes of Wild Animal Show and 3 R’s (Recycle, Reuse, Reduce) Magician Show are all scheduled to be a part of this great event! Rain date is Saturday, Aug. 19 at 11 a.m.

3rd Annual Jus Nice Sneaker Convention
Saturday, Aug. 12 at 12 p.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The convention is a chance for the ever-growing ‘sneaker head’ community to buy, sell and trade some of the most unique and in-high-demand sneakers available. There will be lots of giveaways and raffles throughout the day. Sneaker legend Mayor will be in the building all day, and DJ Cree will be spinning live throughout the event. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at (800) 745-3000, or at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office. For additional information, call (609) 305-3658 or visit www.AlwaysDopeInc.com.

Survivors of Cancer (SOCs) Summer Fundraiser
Saturday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m.
The Bolero Resort, Atlantic & Oak avenues, Wildwood
Join Survivors of Cancer (SOCs) at the Bolero Resort in Wildwood for their annual “Beverage and Buffet” summer fundraiser! Enjoy great food and drinks, and continues entertainment! Tickets are a $25 donation. For tickets and more information, call Eddie at (609) 465-7655.

Atlantic City Jazz Band – Traditional Jazz
Sunday, Aug. 13 at 2 p.m.
Cape May VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., Cape May
Enjoy the sounds of the Atlantic City Jazz Band featuring Tommy Quaile on trombone, Franny Smith on banjo, Bob Rawlins on clarinet, Bob Ferguson on trumpet, John McClernan on tuba, Chuck Harms on drums and Nancy Rawlins on keyboard playing great traditional Dixieland Jazz. Tickets are $15 advance purchase, $15 for CMTJS members, or $20 at door; students are free with school ID or parents. Free parking, cash bar, optional dinner at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank of Southern Jersey to help support local needs. Concert is sponsored in cooperation with The Center for Community Arts and WCFA Radio 101.5 FM. Come and enjoy some great Dixieland music! Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com or call (609) 675-0175.

Wildwood Summer Performance – Jimmy Lee & Night Fever Rainere Martin
Sunday, Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Fox Park Amphitheater, Ocean Avenue between Montgomery & Burk, Wildwood
Enjoy a tribute to the Sound of Philadelphia, and a tribute to Donna Summer with Jimmy Lee & Night Fever Rainere Martin at the 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.

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