Do The Shore: August 12th to August 18th

Cape May Court House Movie Night
Wednesday, August 12th at 6 p.m.
Where: Cape May Court House Library, 30 Mechanic Street
Each month, the Cape May County Public Library hosts a movie night for adults at two of its branch locations. A different movie is selected each month. We show wide-release, limited-release, independent, and documentary films. Our intention is to appeal to many tastes at Cape May County Public Library movie nights!

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series – Ribic’s Cube
Wednesday, August 12th at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest
The Borough of Wildwood Crest has planned its largest Summer Music Series schedule to date.
A total of 29 evenings of live musical entertainment for the entire family are on tap in the eighth annual Wildwood Crest Free Summer Music Series, which is set to begin next week. Live music will be held at 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday and Saturday from June 24 through Sept. 5 at the entertainment pavilion at Centennial Park, located at Fern Road and Ocean Avenue.

Thursdays on Dune
Thursday, August 13th at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Dune Drive, Avalon
Make plans to spend Thursday nights in Avalon this summer as the popular Thursdays on Dune returns for a second year of family fun. Hosted by the Avalon Chamber of Commerce, 7 Mile Business Community Association and the Borough of Avalon, the event features activities for kids from 5:30-7 p.m. before a concert from 7-8:30 p.m. Vacationers and residents alike are invited to take a stroll through the heart of Avalon every Thursday from July 2 to Aug. 20 to enjoy live music, activities and giveaways for the entire family – all for free.

106th Annual Baby Parade
Thursday, August 13th at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Ocean City Boardwalk, 6th to 12th Street, Ocean City
One of the oldest baby parades in the country. On the Boardwalk, 6th – 12th Sts. at 5:30pm. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Natural Cape May with Mike Crewe
Thursday, August 13th at 6 p.m.
Where: Lower Cape Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas
Take a look at the natural world in Cape May County and find out what’s happening in the world beyond the front door. Birds, mammals, flowers, insects and much more, all come under the spotlight as we look at what to expect now and in the coming month. Mike Crewe is the Program Director for New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory and, though a recent migrant to the area, he has wasted no time in getting to know Cape May’s intimate corners. Mike has worked as a horticulturalist, bird tour guide and environmental consultant and likes nothing better than getting outside and getting dirty!

Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.
Thursday, August 13th at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Middle PAC, 212 Bayberry Drive, Middle Township
Shore Productions Camp presents the musical: Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.

Thursdays on the Lawn Summer Concert Series
Thursday, August 13th at 7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 3rd Avenue & 95th Street, Stone Harbor
All are welcome to enjoy free musical entertainment by local musicians. Set aside Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 PM beginning July 9th through August 13th. Bring a chair or blanket, bring a friend to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at 95th & Third Ave in Stone Harbor. Presentations are held outside on the front lawn. Provisions have been made for inclement weather in the Parish Hall.

Cold Spring Village Ghost Tour
Thursday, August 13th at 8 p.m.
Where: Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Shore Road, Cape May
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8pm. Cost is $15 per person. Advance registration is suggested. Call (609) 898-2300 x10 for more information or to get tickets!

Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.
Friday, August 14th at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Where: Middle PAC, 212 Bayberry Drive, Middle Township
Shore Productions Camp presents the musical: Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry’s “Rock the Boat” Cruise
Friday, August 14th at 6 p.m.
Where: Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal, 1200 Lincoln Drive, Cape May
Boatloads of great live music! Get ready to “Rock the Boat!” this summer aboard the Cape May – Lewes Ferry! Ready those dancing shoes and rock on as the ferry takes the party off dry land with their “Rock the Boat!” cruises this summer. The ferry’s “Rock the Boat!” cruises take place every Friday evening through August 28, 2015.

Sea Isle City’s Got Talent
Friday, August 14th at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard, Sea Isle City
Starting June 26, the Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization’s “Sea Isle City’s Got Talent” contests will take place on Fri. evenings at the Band Shell, where an impressive line-up of amateur performers will compete for cash prizes – and the chance to advance to the event’s Grand Finale on August 21

Fireworks on the Beach
Friday, August 14th at 10 p.m.
Where: Beach at Pine Avenue, Wildwood
Summer fireworks extravaganza on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, every Friday night! Visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods! 10 p.m. Free. Rain date is Sunday night at 9 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DoWildwood.com

Micro World Life of Little Animals Nature Walk
Saturday, August 15th at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Upper Township Library, 2050 Tuckahoe Road, Woodbine
The Nature Center of Cape May will present a nature walk series for all ages on the third Saturday of each month. This month, Sam will focus on tiny animals and organisms all around! All materials will be provided or found in nature. Participants are encouraged to bring their own binoculars. There will be a limited quantity available. All children attending are required to have adult supervision. Sam Wilson is a teacher and naturalist at the New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May. His passion is teaching about science and nature, and conveying the importance of the conversation of our natural resources and wildlife.

Back Bay Boat Cruise
Saturday, August 15th at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Begins at Lower Cape Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas
The Cape May County Library invites the public to join, “Back Bay Boat Cruise on the Osprey” presented by Sam Wilson at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 15th. This family program will begin at the Lower Cape Branch Library located at 2600 Bayshore Road in the Villas. Gain access to some of Southern New Jersey’s wildest places aboard the M.V. Osprey. Wilson will give a short multimedia presentation at the Lower Township Library before the voyage. We will then travel a short distance to board the Osprey in Cape May and take a two hour tour of the back bays. While cruising through secure waterways aboard a stable pontoon boat, wonderful opportunities arise to see wildlife. The Osprey is captained by Bob Lubberman, a seasoned Captain who has over twenty years experience in driving vessels. Ages six and up are welcome to join the cruise. Binoculars are recommended.

16th Annual Peach Festival
Saturday, August 15th at 2 p.m.
Where: Our Lady of Angels Church, 38 E. Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House
Our Lady of Angels Church, East Mechanic Street and The Parkway, in Cape May Court House will be holding our 16th Annual Peach Festival, Saturday, August 15th, 2015 from 2 pm to 6 pm and Sunday, August 16th from 9 am to 1 pm. All kinds of Peach Treats – pies, cakes, ice cream, jam, salsa, etc. Also a bake table, raffle table and peaches for sale.

Festival of Lights
Saturday, August 15th at 7 p.m.
Where: Begins at the Stone Harbor Yacht Club, 9001 Sunset Drive, Stone Harbor

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series – Jamison Celtic Rock
Saturday, August 15th at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest
The Borough of Wildwood Crest has planned its largest Summer Music Series schedule to date.
A total of 29 evenings of live musical entertainment for the entire family are on tap in the eighth annual Wildwood Crest Free Summer Music Series, which is set to begin next week. Live music will be held at 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday and Saturday from June 24 through Sept. 5 at the entertainment pavilion at Centennial Park, located at Fern Road and Ocean Avenue.

Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.
Friday, August 15th at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Middle PAC, 212 Bayberry Drive, Middle Township
Shore Productions Camp presents the musical: Disney’s The Lion King, Jr.

Sea Isle City’s Free Concerts Under the Stars: Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks Tribute
Saturday, August 15th at 8 p.m.
Where: Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard, Sea Isle City
Sea Isle’s free Concerts Under the Stars, hosted by the resort’s Division of Tourism, take place each Saturday Night at the Excursion Park Band Shell, 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Guts & Glory 5k Run/Walk
Sunday, August 16th at 8 a.m.
Where: Boardwalk, Ocean City
5k run/walk to benefit Crohn’s & Colitis. Early registration $25.00 includes t-shirt, day of event $30.00 registration. Register team or individual online @ http://online.ccfa.org/gutsandglory Chronotrack bib timing – certified course. Gather your family and friends for an event you don’t want to miss. For more information call 215-396-9100 ext. 2 or email: dhalsey@ccfa.org

16th Annual Peach Festival
Sunday, August 16th at 9 p.m.
Where: Our Lady of Angels Church, 38 E. Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House
Our Lady of Angels Church, East Mechanic Street and The Parkway, in Cape May Court House will be holding our 16th Annual Peach Festival, Saturday, August 15th, 2015 from 2 pm to 6 pm and Sunday, August 16th from 9 am to 1 pm. All kinds of Peach Treats – pies, cakes, ice cream, jam, salsa, etc. Also a bake table, raffle table and peaches for sale.

Al Harrison Dixieland Band
Sunday, August 16th at 2 p.m.
Where: VFW Post 386, 419 Congress Street, Cape May
“Al Harrison Dixieland Band” Al Harrison trumpet, Joe Midiri clarinet, Fred Scott trombone, Bill Schilling piano, Bill Stumm bass, Chick Sperell drums with a red hot, swinging, fun show. $15 advance purchase $20 at door – everyone is welcome, $15 CMTJS member price. Proceeds donated to “Food Bank of Southern Jersey” to help support local needs. Free Parking – Cash Bar – Optional Dinner 4:30 pm

United Way County Rubber Ducky Regatta
Sunday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Morey’s Piers, Raging Water Waterpark, Schellenger Avenue, Wildwood
Join the fun as thousands of rubber race ducks take to the water for the 22nd Annual United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Rubber Ducky Regatta, benefiting Cape May County. This free event supports the work of United Way to improve Education, Income and Health in the local community. Great prizes accompany the winning ducks, which are on sale all summer at locations throughout the county. Free to spectators. Call 609.568.1179 or visit http://unitedforimpact.org/cape-may/local-initiatives/rubber-ducky-regatta.

St. Mary’s Peach Festival
Sunday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m.
Where: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 9425 3rd Avenue, Stone Harbor

Jimmy’s Smokin’ Pig Roast
Monday, August 17th at 4 p.m.
Where: The Rusty Nail, 205 Beach Avenue, Cape May
Come watch grill Master Jimmy Burton in action at The Rusty Nail as he roasts a whole Berkshire pig from Cape Resorts’ very own Beach Plum Farm. Piggy Platters and Porkwiches are palate pleasers for all ages. Starts at 4pm on Monday nights- this is a popular event, so get there early.

Stone Harbor Family Nights
Monday, August 17th at 7 p.m.
Where: Stone Harbor Firehouse, 2nd Avenue and 96th Street, Stone Harbor
Every Monday through August 31st. Magic shows, Puppet Theater, storytelling, animal adventures, and more! The event is open to the public and free for all.

Sea Isle City’s Farmers Market
Tuesday, August 18th at 8 a.m.
Where: Excursion Park, Sea Isle City
On Tues. mornings, a weekly Farmers Market, hosted by the Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization, will feature fresh produce, crafts and other items at Excursion Park from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., June 23 to Sep. 1 (609-263-9090).

4th Annual Reeds ‘n Seeds Watermelon Party
Tuesday, August 18th at 10 a.m.
Where: Water Star Grille at The Reeds at Shelter Haven, 9061 3rd Avenue, Stone Harbor
On Tuesday, August 18 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., The Reeds at Shelter Haven will host their fourth-annual Reeds ‘n’ Seeds Watermelon Festival at their wildly popular outdoor restaurant, Water Star Grille. First hosted by the hotel’s predecessor, the Shelter Haven Hotel, more than a century ago, Reeds ‘n’ Seeds has become a beloved tradition. Locals and visitors alike gather to snack on the quintessential summer food – watermelon, and watch (or join in!) the watermelon-eating contest and other fun, food-focused entertainment. The event is free and open to the public.

Funtastic Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 18th at 10 a.m.
Where: Asbury Avenue, Ocean City
10am – 1pm on Asbury Ave. Entertainment, Face Painters, Balloon sculptors.

Paint a Decorative Seashell – Registration Only
Tuesday, August 18th at 2 p.m.
Where: Wildwood Crest Branch Library, 6301 Ocean Avenue, Wildwood
The possibilities are endless when it comes to painting sea shells. This class will help you create a particular design or pattern you want to put on your shell. Participants are required to bring their own brushes including a ½-inch angle brush, a fine liner brush, a #1 round brush, and a picture to paint on the shell.

Stone Harbor Concert Series: Tuesdays at the Tower – The Seabilly’s
Tuesday, August 18th at 7 p.m.
Where: Water Tower Plaza, 95th Street & Second Ave, Stone Harbor
Tuesdays at the Tower: Stone Harbor Concert Series continues this Tuesday, August 11th with Hawkins Road. The Borough of Stone Harbor and Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce invites the public to attend this free 90 minute concert that begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Water Tower Plaza, on 95th Street & Second Ave in Stone Harbor, New Jersey.

Mummer’s Night
Tuesday, August 18th at 7 p.m.
Where: 6th to 14th Street on the Boardwalk, Ocean City
Strutting 7pm – 9pm on the boardwalk, 6th– 14th Sts. Sponsored by: Henry’s, Prep’s Pizzaria, Ocean Paradise & Shrivers

Sea Isle City’s Free Movies Under the Stars
Tuesday, August 18th at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Excursion Park, Sea Isle City
Movie – “Dolphin Tale 2”

Cold Spring Village Ghost Tour
Tuesday, August 18th at 8 p.m.
Where: Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Shore Road, Cape May
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8pm. Cost is $15 per person. Advance registration is suggested. Call (609) 898-2300 x10 for more information or to get tickets!

Downtown Tuesday Family Movie Nights
Tuesday, August 18th at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Pacific Avenue and Schellenger Avenue, Wildwood
Downtown Tuesday Family Movies will begin at dusk on Tuesdays through September 1st. The weekly movie title, restaurants offering Movie Night Specials and any weather related updates, will be announced on Facebook at Wildwood By The Sea and at www.DOOWW.com.

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