Do The Shore: August 24 to August 30

Wildwoods Restaurant Week
Wednesday, August 24 through Friday, August 26
Participating restaurants throughout the Wildwoods
Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants during the remainder of Wildwoods Restaurant Week. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and gratuity.) For more information, call (609) 522-1261 or visit for a list of participating restaurants.

Down Jersey Folk Music Series
Wednesday, August 24 at 5 p.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, Cape May
Historic Cold Spring Village presents free homegrown music every Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Village Pavilion. The Down Jersey Folk Music Series offers a wide range of music representing New Jersey’s rich heritage. This Wednesday is the originals and classic covers of Cape May trio The Squares. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 ext. 12.

Cape May Stage presents “Barefoot in the Park”
Wednesday, August 24 through Sunday, August 28, & Tuesday, August 30 at 8 p.m.
The Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May
“Barefoot In The Park” by Neil Simon is the story of newlyweds in their first apartment in a fifth floor walk-up in Manhattan with colorful neighbors and winded delivery men and relatives. He is a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and she’s a free spirit looking for the latest kick. She wants him to be more spontaneous and “running barefoot in the park” would be a start. Performance schedule: Aug. 3-Sept. 9, Tuesdays through Sundays at 8 p.m. Admission: $38 adults, $33 seniors (62+) and $18 students and active duty military. Presented by Cape May Stage in association with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit

East Lynne Theater Company’s “Dracula”
Wednesday, August 24 through Saturday, August 27 at 8:30 p.m.
The First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May
The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents “Dracula.” The quiet English countryside changed with the arrival of its newest neighbor, Count Dracula. Even Lucy Seward, the daughter of the psychiatrist in charge of the local sanitorium, is behaving strangely. Her mysterious oddities are noticed by Jonathan Harker, the man who loves her, and her father who sends for Dr. Van Helsing. Van Helsing believes Lucy might be a victim of a ghost that sucks blood at night from its victims. Tickets: $32 general; $27 senior (age 62 on up); $17 student and military (active/retired); ages 12 and under free. For tickets and more information, call (609) 884-5898 or visit

Ocean City Family Nights
Thursday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m.
6th to 14th Sts., Ocean City Boardwalk, Ocean City
During Ocean City Family Nights, enjoy entertainment on Boardwalk from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on 6th to 14th Sts. Sponsored by Playland’s Castaway Cove, Johnson’s Popcorn, Shrivers and Gillian’s Wonderland Pier. For more information, call (609) 399-1412.

Concert Under the Stars – The Bronx Wanderers
Thursday, August 25 at 8 p.m.
Lou Booth Amphitheater, Ocean Ave. & E. 2nd Ave., North Wildwood
North Wildwood’s 2016 Concerts Under the Stars series at the Lou Booth Amphitheater on most Thursdays and Saturdays through Labor Day Weekend. The series concludes on Saturday, September 3 with the traditional Beatlemania show. All shows are FREE and begin at 8 p.m. For more information, call (609) 522-7722, or toll free 1 (800) 882-7787.

Sports Card, Toy, Comic & Collectibles Show
Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Over 150 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Featuring sports cards, non-sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Pokemon, sets, supplies, unopened packs and boxes, toys, Legos, Funko Pops, games, comic books, coins, Beanie Babies, videos, posters, jerseys and much more. If you’re looking for it, it’s probably here! Celebrity appearance autograph sessions will occur throughout the weekend. Expo hours are 3 to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 26; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 27; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 28. Admission is FREE. For more information, visit

Fireworks on the Beach
Friday, August 26 at 10 p.m.
Pine Ave. Beach, Wildwood
Summer fireworks extravaganza on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood! Visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods! 10 p.m. Free. Rain date is Sunday night at 10 p.m. For more information, call (610) 523-1602 or visit

‘Tri the Wildwoods’ Triathlon, 5K & Kids Race
Saturday, August 27 at 6:30 a.m.
15th St., North Wildwood
Tri the Wildwoods: Storm the Boards, Run the Piers! Event will feature a Triathlon, 5K and Kids Race starting at 6:30 a.m. at 15th St. in North Wildwood. Whether you decide to race the Sprint or International distance, run in the 5K or have your child participate in the Kids Race, we’re confident you will have an experience to remember. All 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. INTERNATIONAL = .6 mile swim, 18.5 mile bike & 5 mile run. 5K RACE = 3.1 mile run. KIDS SPLASH ‘N DASH RACE (begins at 9 a.m.): Choose from “Little Kids” 100 meter swim and .5 mile run or “Big Kids” 200 meter swim and 1 mile run. Also, Stand Up Paddle Board Races will be held on Friday night! For more info, to register or to volunteer, visit

Autism Speaks Wildwood Boardwalk 5k Run
Saturday, August 27 at 7 a.m.
Wildwoods sign on the Boardwalk, Wildwood
Join Autism Speaks as we run to change the future for all those who struggle with Autism! Online registration is $25 and day-of registration is $30. Registration opens at 7 a.m. and race starts at 8:30 a.m. The awards ceremony immediately follows the race. For more information, please visit or call Emily at (856) 858-5400.

Cape May County Army National Guard Association Breakfast
Saturday, August 27 at 9 a.m.
Villas Diner, 2100 Bayshore Rd., Villas
The next Cape May County Army National Guard Association breakfast will be at 0900 hours on Saturday, August 27 at the Villas Diner. All branches of the military are welcome, and we look forward to meeting new members who have been honorably discharged from service, along with those currently serving. If you served and would like to regain that camaraderie, please come join us. See your old friends and make new ones. Call 729-1596 for more information.

Seafarers’ Weekend
Saturday, August 27 through Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, Cape May
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. Valhalla’s Pirates will join the event, bringing thrilling fight scenes. Captain Black and his crew will also meet with guests throughout the day to take pictures and tell tales of the sea. The Sea Dogs will perform sea chanties at the Village Gazebo. Be on the lookout for gold coins hidden throughout the Village that can be redeemed for a free treat in the Country Store! The Village buildings will also be open. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 ext. 10 or visit

17th Annual Sixers Beach Bash
Saturday, August 27 at 3 p.m.
Jack’s Place, 3601 Ocean Dr., Avalon
The Philadelphia 76ers will join fans at the Jersey Shore for their 17th Annual Sixers Beach Bash from 3 to 6 p.m., rain or shine. The first overall pick in the NBA Draft Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid will be in attendance to sign autographs for fans. All day passes to the Sixers Beach Bash, priced at $20, may be purchased at entry. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sixers Youth Foundation, a 501c3 public charity committed to coaching and mentoring underserved youth to be the next generation of leaders and innovators. Enjoy special performances, interactive games, inflatables, a dunk tank, face painters, food trucks and more.

Concert Under the Stars – Ladies of “Country”
Saturday, August 27 at 8 p.m.
Lou Booth Amphitheater, Ocean Ave. & E. 2nd Ave., North Wildwood
North Wildwood’s 2016 Concerts Under the Stars series at the Lou Booth Amphitheater on most Thursdays and Saturdays through Labor Day Weekend. The series concludes on Saturday, September 3 with the traditional Beatlemania show. All shows are FREE and begin at 8 p.m. Enjoy the sounds of the Ladies of “Country,” including Sara Spicer and Audra McLaughlin from “The Voice.” For more information, call (609) 522-7722, or toll free 1 (800) 882-7787.

Wildwood Summer Sunday Concert: The Philly Intruders
Sunday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Fox Park Amphitheatre, Wildwood
Sponsored by the city’s Tourism and Development Commission, each concert is free and begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Fox Park Amphitheatre on Ocean Avenue between Montgomery and Burk avenues. This Sunday will feature The Philly Intruders, a rhythm and blues vocal group.

Congress Hall Carnival
Monday, August 29 at 5:30 p.m.
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Pl., Cape May
On Monday night, Congress Hall is the place to be! The Grand Lawn transforms into a carnival festival with booths, carnival hosts, games for all ages, face painting, balloon twisting, food, treats, and more! Snack on some kettle corn popcorn while playing skee ball. Chow down on yummy hot dogs while taking part in a pig race. You can even take a train ride on our Congress Hall Express. The whole family is invited to take part! This is the last carnival of the season, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (609) 884-8421.

Stone Harbor Family Nights
Monday, August 29 at 7 p.m.
Stone Harbor Recreation – Stone Harbor Fire House, 175 96th St., Stone Harbor
Stone Harbor Family Nights feature magic shows, puppet theatre, story-telling, animal adventures and more! This event is open to the public and free for all. For more information, call (609) 368-1210.

Monday Night Concert Series: Lucinda Williams
Monday, August 29 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
Monday Night Concert Series at Ocean City Music Pier features Lucinda Williams. Tickets now on sale at or by calling 1 (800) 745-3000 (fees apply).

Magic Show
Tuesday, August 30 at 7 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Join Cape May for a night of FREE family fun at Cape May Convention Hall! The last Magic Show of the season will start at 7 p.m. Rich Lessig will perform a magic show sure to entertain children of all ages! For more information, call (609) 884-9565, email or visit