Do The Shore: July 27 to August 2

Harlem Globetrotters Basketball Skills Clinic
Wednesday, July 27 through Saturday, July 30 at 10 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their most epic tour in history, as the world famous team celebrates its 90th anniversary world tour! The Globetrotters are offering a 2-hour Basketball Skills Clinic at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.m. until noon daily. The clinic is led by Globetrotters players and is designed to take fans ages 6 to 12 behind the magic of the Globetrotters’ skills, and participants will also learn about the importance of staying active and eating healthy. Participants in the clinic do not need prior basketball experience. A spot in the Skills Clinic costs $49 and includes a voucher for one complimentary ticket to any of the four games in Wildwood (valued up to $45.) Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000, or at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office. The Box Office will be open 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. each clinic day. Space in the clinic is strictly limited to ensure each participant has the best experience. For more information visit www.HarlemGlobetrotters.com/Wildwood.

Down Jersey Folk Music Series – The Squares
Wednesday, July 27 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 during July and August. The Down Jersey Folk Music Series offers a wide range of music representing New Jersey’s rich heritage. This program is made possible in part by a grant administered by the Cape May Cultural & Heritage Commission from funds granted by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. This week is the originals and classic covers of Cape May trio The Squares. Check the Village website (www.hcsv.org) for the offerings at the Cold Spring Grange Restaurant and Cold Spring Brewery. Bring a beach chair or blanket and make it a perfect happy hour outing. For more information, please contact Mark Stanton at (609) 898-2300, ext. 12 or mstanton@hcsv.org.

Glimmer Twins Concert
Wednesday, July 27 at 5:30 p.m.
Cape May Ferry Terminal, 1200 Lincoln Dr., North Cape May
The Glimmer Twins perform a Rolling Stones tribute on the Cape May Green. Free admission and free parking! Info: (800) 643-3379 or www.capemaylewesferry.com.

The Harlem Globetrotters
Wednesday, July 27 through Saturday, July 30 at 7 p.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Returning to the Wildwoods Convention Center Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. nightly featuring four games and four clinics to celebrate the team’s 90th year! The new arena configuration will have you closer than ever to the action. On the court, the Globetrotters’ 90-year celebration brings a one-of-a-kind show that is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans. Plus, you can meet the team on the court before the game with the purchase of “Magic Pass” – a 30-minute pre-show that begins 5:30 p.m. – prior to the 7 p.m. game. Clinics take place each game day at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.m.-12 noon with stars of the team. Clinics cost only $49 and includes a ticket to the game (valued up to $45). Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000, at www.HarlemGlobetrotters.com/Wildwood or at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office. The Box Office will be open 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. during game days. Discounts are available for groups of 10+, Boy/Girl Scouts, corporations and non-profits; contact Globetrotters group sales at (800) 641-4667.

Mila Smith Piano Concert
Wednesday, July 27 at 7 p.m.
St. Simeon’s by the Sea Church, 2502 Central Ave., North Wildwood
Listen to the sounds of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Debussy every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m., June 27 through Sept. 14.

Avalon Players Presents Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.”
Wednesday, July 27 at 7 p.m.
Avalon Elementary School Auditorium, 32nd & Ocean Dr., Avalon
Avalon Players presents Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.”. July 27, 29 & 30 at 7 p.m. and July 31 at 5 p.m. For more information please visit www.avalonplayers.org.

Magic Show by Michael Grasso
Wednesday, July 27 at 8 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Are you ready to experience the magic of the Jersey Shore? Michael Grasso, the “King of Magic,” is ready to amaze audiences during his second appearance at Cape May Convention Hall. Prepare for an unforgettable evening of true magic – not tricks. Michael has spent a summer wowing judges and millions of viewers on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” He has also made appearances on TLC’s “The History of Magic,” the hit NBC series “Totally Hidden Extreme Magic” and an MTV show titled “Room 401.” Michael was also awarded with ‘Illusionist of the Year’ in 2011 by the Society of American Magicians. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Box Office at (609) 884-9563 or visit discovercapemaynj.com.

Cape May Stage presents “Sex with Strangers”
Wednesday, July 27 through Friday, July 29 at 8 p.m.
The Robert Shackleton Playhouse, 405 Lafayette St., Cape May
“Sex With Strangers” by Laura Eason is the story of a twenty something star blogger and memoirist who tracks down his idol, the 40ish gifted but obscure novelist at a bed and breakfast in rural Michigan. She gives him class, he gives her sex. It is a compelling comic drama about letting go of the past and embracing the future. Tickets are Price: $18-$53. To purchase, call (609) 770-8311 or visit www.capemaystage.org.

East Lynne Theater Company presents “Dracula”
Wednesday, July 27 through Saturday, July 30 at 8:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May
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 sanatorium, 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. Admission: $32 general, $27 seniors (age 62+) and those with disabilities and their companions, $17 full-time students and military/veterans; children 12 and under free. Sponsored by East Lynne Theater Company in association with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). Call (609) 884-5898 for tickets.

Thursdays on the Lawn – Heart to Heart, Grover & Laurie Bradshaw
Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 95th & Third Ave., Stone Harbor
All are welcome to enjoy free musical entertainment by local musicians. Set aside Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. beginning July 7 through August 11. Bring a chair or blanket and 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. For more information, call (609) 368-0950.

Concert Under the Stars – The Diamonds
Thursday, July 28 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 from early July through Labor Day Weekend. The 16-show 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.

13th Annual Chip Miller Surf Fest & Slide for Amyloidosis
Friday, July 29 at 8 a.m.
7th Street Surfing Beach, Ocean City
The waves of the Atlantic along the Ocean City boardwalk will be home to the 13th Annual Chip Miller Surf Fest, a community-wide surf contest and family event that has grown to be one of the largest surf events on the East Coast. This year, the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation (CMAF) will be expanding the event to include something new for 2016: “Slide for Amyloidosis.” – formerly known as the Surf Fest After Party, will be a family fun night at the OC Waterpark that includes private access to the waterslides, dinner, drinks and a huge raffle. For more information, to register or to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, visit ChipMiller.org, email Nickb@chipmiller.org or call (609) 231-1562.

Ultimate Beach Frisbee Tournament
Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31
Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters, Schellenger Ave., Wildwood
It’s the largest beach frisbee tournament in the world, featuring more than 400 teams from all over the globe! This annual event is held on the beach at the Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters at Schellenger Avenue. Sat: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The tournament is a 4-on-4 team competition for players of all skill levels, ages 18 and over. FREE to spectators. For more info or to register, visit www.WildwoodUltimate.com.

2016 Jersey Cape Antique Auto Show
Saturday, July 30 at 10 a.m.
Jackson Street Parking Lot, Cape May
Motor into Cape May for the Jersey Cape Antique Auto Show. Spend time with antique car enthusiasts who share a passion for vintage vehicles, and enjoy beautifully restored cars that span the eras of automotive history. Sponsored by the Antique Automobile Club of America, the show runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Jackson Street Parking lot across from The Rotary Park Bandstand. To learn more about the Antique Automobile Club of America, visit www.aaca.org. For additional information, visit discovercapemaynj.com or contact The City of Cape May at (609) 884-9565.

Hands-on History Weekend
Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, Cape May
Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basketweaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village’s 26 restored, historic buildings and interact with historical interpreters to learn and create-the way our ancestors did! Children can get their ‘Pastport’ stamped for each hands-on activity they complete, and redeem it for a free treat in the Country Store! Adults: $12, Children 3-12: $10, Children under 3: Free, HCSV Members: Free, Active Duty Military (with ID): Free; A 10% discount on admission is offered to military veterans with their Military ID or Cape May County Veteran’s Photo ID Card. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 ext. 10.

Festival of Lights
Saturday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Stone Harbor Yacht Club, 9001 Sunset Dr., Stone Harbor
The Festival of Lights returns! Boat Parade leaves from Yacht Club of Stone Harbor and travels through the Great Channel and into the basins along the bay. Everyone is invited to participate with decorated boats and decorated bay front properties. After-party immediately following at the Yacht Club. For more information, visit www.ycsh.org.

Concert Under the Stars – The Cameo’s
Saturday, July 30 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 from early July through Labor Day Weekend. The 16-show 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.

‘Queen of the Crest’ Women’s Triathlon
Sunday, July 31 at 6 a.m.
Wildwood Crest Beaches
Swim-bike-run competition for female competitors only beginning at 6 a.m. Swim held in ocean at Rambler Road, bike through the streets of Wildwood Crest, and run on the hard-packed sand of the beautiful Crest beaches. For more information or to register, call (609) 523-0202 or visit www.memracing.com/queen-of-the-crest.

Wildwood Summer Sunday Concert: Purple Reign
Sunday, July 31 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. Purple Reign is a top 40 band.

Ocean City Pops – Night at the Oscars
Sunday, July 31 at 8 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace
The Ocean City Pops presents Night at the Oscars: Lights! Camera! Action! Walk down the red carpet to hear the Pops bring music from the silver screen to the Boardwalk. Featuring Oscar winning music from great dramas, romances and classics. Special guest artists-Rich and Brandon Ridenour, virtuosic performers on piano and trumpet. Tickets $20/15 at www.ocnj.us/boxoffice, (609) 399-6111, (609) 525-9248 or at the Music Pier Box Office.

Congress Hall Carnival
Monday, August 1 at 5:30 p.m.
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Pl., Cape May
Monday nights at 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! Carnival is 5:30 to 9 p.m. every Monday through August 29. For more information, call (609) 884-8421.

16th Annual Artist and Friends Art Show and Sale
Tuesday, August 2 at 6 p.m.
Avalon Yacht Club, 7th & the Bay, Avalon
The 16th Annual Artists and Friends Art Show & Sale will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. A suggested donation of $15 for adults, $10 for ages 12-18, and under 12 free. Tickets are available at the door. The evening includes artwork from all types of artistic disciplines and ages. Artwork includes: painters, sculptures, jewelry designers, potters and collectibles. All money raised will help support pediatric cancer patients and their families in the Atlantic and Cape May counties. All net proceeds will be donated to the recently established Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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