Sophisticated Productions National Dance Competition
Now through Saturday, July 22 at 8 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Wildwoods Convention Center will host a National Dance Competition, featuring solos, duets, trios, small groups, large groups, lines and productions, ranging from amateur to experienced dancers. All performances are choreographed to music and are exciting to watch! Dancers from all over the country will be competing for cash and prizes. Dance competitions begin at 8 a.m. daily and admission is FREE! For more information, visit www.SophisticatedProductions.com.
Breakfast with the Pirates
Wednesday, July 19 at 9:30 a.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
It’s a breakfast fit for a matey! Children hear a story over a yummy breakfast and then put on a vest and eye patch to go on a pirate-y treasure hunt on the grounds. Wait… what is all that ruckus? It’s a band of pirates! $18 admission. Presented 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, July 19 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! It’s not a rumor! Enjoy the music of the Amish Outlaws on July 19.
Cape May Summer Concert Series: Arlo Guthrie with Special Guest Sarah Lee Guthrie
Wednesday, July 19 at 8 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
On Wednesday, July 19, the City welcomes Arlo Guthrie with Special Guest Sarah Lee Guthrie. Guthrie is best known for “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” an anthem of 1960s counterculture combining spoken word and a catchy chorus. He also starred in the Hollywood film inspired by the song. One of the performers at the historic Woodstock Festival, Guthrie is also known for “Coming into Los Angeles” and his rendition of Steve Goodman’s “City of New Orleans.” His daughter, Special Guest Sarah Lee Guthrie, has followed in the footsteps of her father and her grandfather, Woody Guthrie. Her signature combination of pop, folk, and rock impresses music critics and concertgoers alike. 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.
Thursday, July 20 and Friday, July 21 at 12 p.m., and Saturday, July 22 at 10 p.m.
4-H Fairgrounds, 355 Court House – South Dennis Rd., Cape May Court House
4-H Fair attendees can look forward to exciting entertainment, a variety of activities for young and old alike, diverse food vendors, and educational and fun exhibits. Some returning events include a color run, a butterfly garden, a children’s pet show (open to all), livestock and horse shows, a Market Animal Auction, Farmers’ Market, bouncy houses, and a bigger and better Maker Space that combines even more elements of innovation, do-it-yourself skills, crafts and technology. Thanks to the work of the Rutgers Master Gardeners, the Irma McVey Memorial Herb Garden will be open for touch, taste and smell tours, plus there will be a number of “How To” Talks taking place throughout the fair. Admission is free! For more information, visit cmc4h.com or call (609) 465-5115 ext. 605.
Downtown Wildwood Marketplace
Thursday, July 20 at 4 p.m.
Downtown Wildwood Marketplace, 3501 Pacific Ave., Wildwood
The Downtown Wildwood Marketplace will be held in the Farmers Market lot in Downtown Wildwood from 4 to 9 p.m. This shopping extravaganza offers over 20 vendors with something for everyone! There will be local wine, jewelry, clothing; including LuLaRoe and Ry-Bandz, all kinds of hand crafted glass, candles, signs and gifts plus beautiful flower pots, herbs and much more. In addition to the great vendors, there will be live music beginning at 7:30 p.m. Before, during and afterwards be sure to stop by the many great stores, clubs and restaurants in Downtown Wildwood! Visit www.DOOWW.com for more information.
Thursdays on Dune Music Series: Legendary Bar Busters
Thursday, July 20 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 July 20 will be Legendary Bar Busters. For more information, please visit www.visitavalonnj.com.
Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebrations
Thursday, July 20 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 beginning Thursday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m. – 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.
Aldo Luongo – Reflections of Summer
Starting Friday, July 21 at 10 a.m.
Ocean Galleries, 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor
Ocean Galleries hosts Aldo Luongo July 21-26 with his “Reflections of Summer” exhibit, an amazing new collection of impressionistic-style paintings inspired by an innate love of summer and the seashore. Guests will have the opportunity to meet Aldo Loungo from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and all artwork is available for acquisition. For more information, call (609) 368-7777 or visit www.oceangalleries.com.
Dinner Theater Cabaret Style
Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 at 6 p.m., and Sunday, July 23 at 3 p.m.
Cape Trinity Early Education Center, 2900 New Jersey Ave., Wildwood
Notre Dame de la Mer Music Ministry presents our second annual Dinner Theater Cabaret Style, a night of Broadway through the ages. There will be music, singing, dancing and lots of laughter. For dinner you get your choice of entree from breaded honey mustard chicken or Fiesta Grilled chicken stuffed with roasted corn and sun dried tomatoes. Both will include salad, grilled summer veggies, potatoes, dessert, coffee, iced tea or lemonade. BYOB. Tickets are $25. For tickets and more information, call Jude at (609) 972-9051 or MaryJane at (609) 780-3754. Seating is limited so call and reserve your seats TODAY!
Boardwalk Antique Car Show
Saturday, July 22 at 9 a.m.
Wildwoods Boardwalk, between 16th & 26th avenues, North Wildwood
The Wildwoods will host the Boardwalk Antique Car Show, sponsored by the Jersey Cape Region Antique Automobile Club of America, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Boardwalk between 16th and 26th avenues in North Wildwood. For more information, call (609) 390-3241.
New! Race Roll Dye 5K Color Run
Saturday, July 22 at 9 a.m.
Wildwoods Boardwalk and Beach, Rio Grande Avenue & the Boardwalk, Wildwood
Join the fun of a Race Roll Dye 5K Color Run on the Wildwoods Boardwalk and Beach, starting at Rio Grande Avenue and the Boardwalk. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. This two-mile walk/run offers a blast of color at the start and colorful dye stations along the beach before tackling the sand-made obstacles. Registration includes a FREE T-shirt, bib and other race day goodies. Children 10 and under are FREE with an adult registration. For more information or to register, call (856) 203-0395 or visit www.RaceRollDye.com.
Avalon Historical Society Clam Shell Pitch Competition
Saturday, July 22 at 9 a.m.
Avalon Recreation Department, 30th Street & the Beach, Avalon
Try your hand at this fun, horseshoes-like sport, historically played on Avalon’s beaches! No experience necessary. Tournaments for singles and doubles. Register and practice beginning at 8:30 a.m. at 30th Street beach. For more information, call (609) 967-7155 or visit www.avalonhistorycenter.org.
Morey’s Piers Beach Sports Weekend
Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 at 9 a.m.
Beach north of Mariner’s Pier, Schellenger Avenue, Wildwood
Morey’s Piers presents one of the only beach sports tournaments in the world, featuring lacrosse, field hockey, foot golf and track events, located on the beach north of Mariner’s Pier at Schellenger Avenue in Wildwood. This tournament gives players of all ages a chance to enjoy the games in a new and exciting way. For more information, visit www.MoreysPiers.com.
West Cape May Elementary PTA’s Art and Heritage Festival
Saturday, July 22 at 10 a.m.
Wilbraham Park, Broadway and Myrtle Avenue, West Cape May
This festival will include all art media, artisanal and local food specialties, local farm products, music, art activities and educational opportunities. We are excited to present a festival focusing on the best that our community has to offer. Join us to help fund cultural and scholastic enrichment activities for the children of West Cape May Elementary school! We are West Cape May Proud! For more information, call (732) 447-7168.
Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9, Cape May
Visitors will find presentations, railroad displays, working model trains and garden railways from a variety of groups throughout the Village. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 or visit www.hcsv.org.
Peach Party & Perfect Peach Pie Contest
Saturday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market, 3501 Pacific Ave., Wildwood
Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market vendors will be selling Jersey Fresh Peaches and many more “peachy” items! Amateur bakers are invited to enter the Perfect Peach Pie Baking Contest by pre-registering and delivering their pie and recipe to the Farmers Market Peach Party booth by 10:30 a.m. The Downtown Wildwood Perfect Peach Pie winner will be announced at 11:30 a.m. Details and entry forms can be picked up at the Farmers Market DOO WW information Booth or online at www.DOOWW.com.
Ocean City’s Night in Venice Celebration
Saturday, July 22 at 5 p.m.
Ocean City’s Night in Venice celebration will be “Rockin’ Through the Decades” this year for the 63rd annual bayfront celebration. Night in Venice boat parade is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, July 22. Alfonso Ribeiro will be grand marshal, as well as host a meet-and-greet. Ribeiro is the new host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and created the memorable character of Carlton Banks opposite Will Smith in “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” Night in Venice also will celebrate its “Rockin’ Through the Decades” theme this year with concerts by O-Town with Ryan Cabrera and Gloria Gaynor with the Ocean City Pops orchestra. For a detailed schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit oceancityvacation.com.
Jersey Shore Pops Present “Iconic Voices” with Travis Turpin
Saturday, July 22 at 7 p.m.
Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House
In-demand singer, musician and impressionist Travis Turpin joins the Pops for “Iconic Voices.” Travis’ vocal talents encompass multiple genres, including Broadway, Pop, Rock and Country. His impressions include show business legends like Sammy Davis Jr., Joe Cocker, Ray Charles, the incomparable Elvis, Neil Diamond, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Johnny Cash. Tickets range from $25 to $40. To order, please call the JSP Ticket Office at (800) 838-3006, or choose your own seats online by going to the Pops website at www.JerseyShorePops.org.
WWE Live Summer Slam Heatwave Tour with John Cena
Saturday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Anything can happen as tempers heat up on the road to this summer’s hottest event! Don’t miss the chance to witness your favorite WWE superstars in action featuring John Cena, AJ Styles, Jinder Mahal, Shinsuke Nakamura, Naomi and many more! Tickets start at $15 and are available at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office, or through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000. For more information about World Wrestling Entertainment, visit www.WWE.com.
NEW! Brazil at the Beach
Saturday, July 22 at 8 p.m.
Wildwoods Beach, Garfield Avenue, Wildwood
Celebrate the sights and sounds of Brazil right here in the Wildwoods! Bring your friends and family out to one epic nighttime beach celebration complete with beautiful samba dancers, live Brazilian music, the best of Brazilian foods and treats, a performance by capoeira dancers, drummers, LED DJ and more! Starting at 9 p.m., join the bonfire celebration and continue the fun all night long with all the activities. This celebration is FREE.
Joe Holiday’s Summertime Magic Show
Sunday, July 23 at 9:30 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Harbor Square Theatre, 96th Street, Stone Harbor
This family-friendly magic show will have two performances. For the morning performance, doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the show starts at 10 a.m. Tickets are $15 for children and $20 for adults. For the evening performance, for teens and adults, doors open at 9 p.m. and the show starts at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets in advance, visit www.HarborSquareTheatre.com or call the box office at (609) 830-3566. For more information about Joe Holiday, visit www.JoeHoliday.com.
Wildwood Summer Performance – Sensational Soul Cruisers
Sunday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Fox Park Amphitheater, Ocean Avenue between Montgomery & Burk, Wildwood
Enjoy a tribute to classic performers from Otis Redding and the Drifters to Barry White and the Commodores 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.
Christmas in July at the Cape May Lighthouse
Tuesday, July 25 at 10 a.m.
Cape May Lighthouse, 215 Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point
Celebrate Christmas in July at the Cape May Lighthouse! There will be games, crafts, gifts and children can visit with Santa. Forget the snow, forget the cold weather, bask in the sun and celebrate Christmas this summer. Admission to climb the lighthouse is $8 for adults and $5 for children (ages 3-12). Sponsored by the Friends of the Cape May Lighthouse, an affinity group of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.