Do The Shore: July 6 to July 12

Family Fun Day at the Cape May Lighthouse
Wednesday, July 6 at 9 a.m.
Cape May Point State Park, 305 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 unique craft vendors at the base of the lighthouse from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission to activities on the grounds. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit

Summer Music Series – Stellar Mojo
Wednesday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park, Ocean Ave. & E. Fern Rd., Wildwood Crest
Fronted by Crest native resident John King, Stellar Mojo has become one the Delaware Valley’s hottest acts in recent years. Performing an interesting blend of pop, rock, dance, funk, rap and R&B, Stellar Mojo brings something for everyone each time they take the stage. Electrifying crowds with dynamic vocal harmonies, spot on musicianship, out-of-this-world lighting and staging, as well as exciting and unique medleys and sets designed and tested to make you dance and sing every time, Stellar Mojo has brought it south to Key West and north to New England. FREE all-ages show, bring a blanket or a chair. Info: or (609) 523-0202.

Broadway Night at the POPS!
Wednesday, July 6 at 8 p.m.
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
The Ocean City Pops presents BROADWAY NIGHT at the Pops featuring vocalists Jim Schubin (Sound of Music) and Joan Schubin. A delightful evening of the best music of Broadway. Also featuring first prize winner of the Philadelphia International Music Festival, violin virtuoso David Brill playing Tchaikovsky. Tickets $20/$15 at, (609)525-9248 or (609) 399-6111, or the Music Pier Box Office.

Cape May Children’s Theater Series: Frog and Toad
Thursday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company along with The City of Cape May presents “Frog and Toad” based on Arnold Lobel’s beloved children’s books, “A Year with Frog and Toad.” A whimsical musical that tells the story of two best friends: the cheerful Frog, and curmudgeonly Toad. The musical follows Frog and Toad through four colorful seasons, from hibernation to hibernation. Children and adults alike will relish in the joyful vignettes of “A Year With Frog and Toad,” which feature catchy tunes, funny dialogue, and bright, memorable characters! Tickets are $10. Call (609) 884-9565 or visit

Freckle Contest
Thursday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Freckle Contest begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Music Pier. Registration begins 6 p.m. in front of the Music Pier. For more information, call (609) 399-6111 or visit

Thursdays on the Lawn – Jim Bannach of BLT
Thursday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 3rd Ave. & 95th St., 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.

Sundown Celebration – Special Coast Guard Recognition
Thursday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunset Lake, Louisville & New Jersey Aves., Wildwood Crest
On Thursday, July 7 from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., a special recognition will be paid to the Coast Guard to show appreciation for TRACEN’s contribution to the CMC/WC community.

BeachGlow Music Festival
Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9
Beach at Burk Ave., Wildwood
BeachGlow Concerts for Charity, Inc., the only non-profit EDM concert producer in the nation, will bring a concert to the beach in Wildwood at Burk Avenue. The festival will feature a variety of vendors where guests can shop, eat and explore, along with a general store selling essentials, BeachGlow T-shirts and EDM merchandise. There will also be professional body painters working the festival, a dunk tank, beach games and activities, and a beer tent for ages 21 and over. Support the cause, join the movement, and see you on the beach for a weekend of sun, sand, surf, and sound! Headliners include Nico and Vinz, Audien, and Slander. Also performing are Elephante, Gazzo, EDM DJ Fareoh, Duo Two Friends, Synchronice, and Dane Kunkle. All proceeds benefit ‘Little Kids Rock,’ which brings music programs, teacher training, and new musical instruments to underserved public schools in Wildwood and Philadelphia. Show times: Friday 7-11 p.m., Saturday 3-11 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets ($39 – $89) visit

NJ State BBQ Championship & Anglesea Blues Festival
Friday, July 8 through Sunday, July 10
2nd & Olde New Jersey Aves., North Wildwood
Experience the BEST in Barbecue & Blues at this exciting three-day festival. Live cooking demonstrations, incredible food and top regional and national blues acts on our FREE main stage. Fri: 4 – 11 p.m., Sat: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. For more information, call (609) 523-6565, or visit or for a detailed schedule of events.

Cape May County Lifeguard Championships
Friday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Beach at Rambler Rd., Wildwood Crest
Beach patrols from Cape May County compete in the 33rd annual event featuring various rowing, swimming and running competitions that showcase lifeguarding skills. Hosted by the Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol. FREE. For more information, call (609) 522-3825 or visit

Morey’s Piers Beach Sports Weekend
Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10
Morey’s Mariner’s Pier, Schellenger Ave., 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, call (609) 522-3900 x 1195 or visit

Wildwood Cornhole Tournament
Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10
Beach between Wildwood & Oak Aves., Wildwood
The bags will fly on the Wildwoods beach during this double elimination tournament. Teams of two will compete in the popular tailgating bean bag toss game. Saturday’s event is $25 registration fee 11 a.m. start time. All ages are eligible to register. Sunday hosts the main event cash prizes. Must be 18 and older. This tournament will start at 10:30 a.m. and costs $45 per team of two if pre-registered or $50 per team day of event. For more information, call (609) 729-8870 or visit

30th Exchange Club of Ocean City Annual Fishing Tournament (The Ocean City 1000)
Saturday, July 9 at 7 a.m.
Ocean City
On July 9, 2016, the Exchange Club of Ocean City is hosting its 30th Annual boat only Fishing Tournament commonly known as The Ocean City 1000. Prizes will be awarded for the heaviest Flounder and heaviest Bluefish. Fishing is 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Great awards and BBQ to follow at 4 p.m. to be held at All Seasons Marina at the foot of the 34th Street Bridge in Marmora. Proceeds will benefit the Marine Mammal Stranding Center with children’s educational programs in Cape May County and the Randles Boys Foundation to assist families with Cystic Fibrosis. The Captain’s Meeting is Friday, July 8 at the Ocean City VFW at 7 p.m.

Sidewalk Chalk Competition
Saturday, July 9 at 9 a.m.
Bill Henfey Park, 8th and Central Aves., North Wildwood
Held at the Bill Henfey Park in North Wildwood for the sidewalk chalk drawing competition. Competition begins at 9 a.m. and you can register the day of the event. Judging begins at 10:15 a.m. All ages are welcome to participate and prizes will be awarded. FREE. For more information, call (609) 522.2955 or visit

Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival
Saturday, July 9 at 9 a.m.
Beach at Heather Rd., Wildwood Crest
Grab your buckets and shovels and head to the beach at Heather Road in Wildwood Crest (alongside the Beach Pier) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival will feature an amateur sand sculpting contest, amazing sand sculpture designs, live music and games right on the beach. Rain date is Sunday. Registration is FREE and begins at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to multiple divisions. The contest is organized in conjunction with Can You Dig It Sand Tools and directed by internationally known sand sculptor Matt Long. For more information, call (609) 523-0202 or visit

Jersey Cape Foodways Weekend
Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, Cape May
Historical cooking demonstrations, local food and beverage vendors, and more from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day! For more information, visit

Burke Motor Group Car, Truck & Cycle Show
Saturday, July 9 at 12 p.m.
Burke Motor Group, Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House
Join us for our Annual Car, Truck & Cycle Show featuring a live band, vendors, silent auction, complimentary BBQ, monster truck, and fun for the whole family! Enjoy this special event on a summer weekend at the beautiful Jersey Shore! Display your car, truck or motorcycle for just $10. Your entry fee includes full BBQ, welcome gift, awards, and more! If you are displaying a vehicle, pre-registration is mandatory. For more information, visit

6th Annual Brendan Borek Low Tide Beach Ride
Saturday, July 9 at 6 p.m.
9th Street Beach, Avalon
This year’s Low Tide Beach Ride kicks off at 6 p.m. on July 9. Sign up at or at Brendan’s Fund Store, 2170 Dune Dr., Avalon. Check-in/day-of registration is at the 9th Street Beach Path entrance in Avalon at 5:30 p.m. The two-mile ride goes from the 9th Street Beach to the Avalon Fishing Pier, then turns around and returns. 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.

Summer Music Series – Purple Reign
Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park, Ocean Ave. & E. Fern Rd., Wildwood Crest
FREE outdoor concert with one of the great party bands of the Delaware Valley, performing many of the most popular dance, pop, party, disco, oldies and Motown hits of all-time. Bring a blanket or a chair. Info: (609) 523-0202 or

Wildwood Summer Sunday Concert: The Trammps
Sunday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Fox Park Amphitheatre, Wildwood
Groove to this 70s disco group at this FREE concert! Sponsored by the city’s Tourism and Development Commission, each concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Fox Park Amphitheatre on Ocean Avenue between Montgomery and Burk avenues.

Monday Night Concert Series: The Beach Boys
Monday, July 11 and Tuesday, July 12 at 7 p.m.
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Monday Night Concert Series at Ocean City Music Pier features The Beach Boys, and extends until Tuesday, July 12 (2 shows nightly). Tickets now on sale at or by calling 1-800-745-3000 (fees apply).

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage
Monday, July 11 at 8 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Part of the 2016 Cape May Summer Concert Series. Individual tickets: $38 plus a $4 facility/ticketing fee. For more information, call (609) 884-9565 or visit

Children’s Shows: Alice in Wonderland
Tuesday, July 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Tickets are $10-$12. Reserved seating. Tickets on sale now at, at Ocean City Welcome Centers (Route 52 Causeway, and City Hall at Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue), or by calling (609) 399-6111.

West Side Story
Tuesday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th St. & Atlantic Ave., Ocean City
The Ocean City Pops presents “West Side Story.” From the first notes to the final breath, “West Side Story” is one of the most memorable musical and love stories of all time. The Pops and the Ocean City Theatre Company present this masterpiece of Bernstein and Sondheim. Tickets: Adults $30/Children 12 and under $25, available at, at (609) 525-9248 or (609) 399-6111, or the Music Pier Box Office.

Downtown Wildwood FREE Movie Night – Monsters, Inc.
Tuesday, July 12 at 8:15 p.m.
Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market Lot, 3501 Pacific Ave., Wildwood
FREE family movies will be shown every Tuesday night at dusk at the Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market Lot. Bring a blanket or beach chair. FREE parking is available behind the movie lot – enter on Schellenger or Oak Avenue. Come visit early and have dinner in one of our many downtown restaurants before the show! Rain date is scheduled for Wednesday. Featured movie is Monsters, Inc.