National Marbles Tournament
Now through Thursday, June 22 at 8 a.m.
Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue & the beach, Wildwood
The Wildwoods will host its National Marbles Tournament at Ringer Stadium at Wildwood Avenue and the beach in Wildwood. This year marks the official 93rd anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 that have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States. More than 1,200 games of marbles will be played throughout the tournament! The “King” and “Queen” of marbles will be crowned on the last day. The tournament takes place 8 a.m. – noon daily through Thursday, June 22 and is FREE to spectators. For more information, visit www.NationalMarblesTournament.org.
Wildwoods Restaurant Week
Now through Friday, June 23
Wine and dine in some of the Wildwoods’ finest restaurants through Friday, June 23. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and gratuity.) Additional Restaurant Weeks in the Wildwoods include Aug. 27-Sept. 1 and Oct. 8-13. For more information, call (609) 707-7295, or visit www.ChewWildwood.com for a list of participating restaurants.
North Wildwood Italian-American Festival
Friday, June 23 at 4 p.m., and Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25 at 10 a.m.
North Wildwood Entertainment District, Olde New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood
Celebration of Italian-American heritage, food and music will be held in beautiful North Wildwood along Olde New Jersey Avenue. Authentic Italian-American foods, vendors, dancing, children’s games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, olive tree signings, raffles and FREE live entertainment will take place all weekend long. The festival is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus #2572, North Wildwood. For more information, visit www.NorthWildwood.com or www.kofc2572.org.
APAC 30th Art Show & Sale
Friday, June 23 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 24 at 10 a.m.
Avalon Elementary School, 235 32nd St., Avalon
The Avalon Performing Arts Council is pleased to announce its 30th Annual Art Show and Sale. Featuring over 50 artists from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New York, the artists’ original work will be exhibited and sold. Artists’ works will be judged in several categories: oil, acrylic, watercolor, works on paper/mixed media and photography. A silent art auction will be held both days. Admission is free. Donations are accepted. For more information, call (609) 967-3066 or visit www.avalonperformingarts.org.
Bonfire on the Beach
Friday, June 23 at 8 p.m.
Wildwood Beach at Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood
The bonfire will be from 8 to 11 p.m. with fireworks beginning at 10 p.m. Spectators are welcomed to bring a blanket and beach chair and enjoy live entertainment from Kicking Sunrise and DJ Reed Streets. Admission is $10, and kids under 12 are $2. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call (609) 523-1602.
Fireworks on the Beach
Friday, June 23 at 10 p.m.
Wildwood Beach, Pine Avenue, Wildwood
Summer fireworks extravaganza in the Wildwoods on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood will take place every Friday night – visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods! The FREE Fireworks Shows begin at 10 p.m. Rain date is Sunday night at 10 p.m.
Cape Express Beach Blast Soccer Tournament
Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25 at 8 a.m.
Wildwood Beaches, Between Spencer and Poplar Avenues, Wildwood
Over 1,000 teams will compete on the sand in the largest beach soccer tournament in the world! Saturday and Sunday’s games are played on the Wildwoods Beaches, between Spencer and Poplar Avenues. There will be an entrance fee for participants but is FREE to spectators. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. For more information, visit www.CapeExpress.com. For tournament inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Antique Auto Show
Saturday, June 24 at 9 a.m.
Ocean City Tabernacle, 6th and Asbury Ave., Ocean City
See more than 300 vintage vehicles from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ocean City Tabernacle grounds at Sixth Street and Asbury Avenue. A boardwalk parade will take place after at 2 p.m. To register and for more information, visit jerseycape.aaca.com.
Cape May Hops Festival
Saturday, June 24 at 10 a.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
Enjoy local breweries, live blues music on the outdoor stage, and food vendors serving up some tasty BBQ and other favorites, plus a crafts and collectibles show and kids activities. Sponsored 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.
Quilt & Fiber Arts Show
Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9, Cape May
The Quilt & Fiber Arts Show will feature demonstrations and vendors of quilting, textiles, knitting, crocheting, basket weaving, broom making, wool dyeing, spinning and more! 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 or visit hcsv.org.
4th Annual OC’s Got Talent Show
Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk, Ocean City
Talented people with backgrounds in vocal, dance, instrumental, drama, comedy and more will compete for prizes in front of a special guest panel of judges. The show is open to the public and begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door with the proceeds benefiting the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company. To compete, visit oceancitytheatrecompany.com or call (609) 398-1118. For tickets, call (609) 399-6111 or visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice.
Vanessa Williams to Open 2017 Ocean City Pops Season
Sunday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Get ready for a spectacular opening to the 2017 Ocean City Pops season! Vanessa Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in the entertainment industry today. Her critically acclaimed work in film, television, recording and the Broadway stage has earned her four Emmy nominations, 11 Grammy nominations, a Tony nomination, three SAG award nominations, seven NAACP Image Awards and three Satellite Awards. Her platinum single “Colors of the Wind” from the Disney film “Pocahontas” won the Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe for Best Original Song. Backed by Ocean City’s renowned Pops orchestra, Williams will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 25 on the Ocean City Music Pier. Ticket prices are $85, $75 and $65. They will be available at oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, by calling (609) 399-6111, or in-person at the City Hall Welcome Center or the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway.
Monday, June 26 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
For more than 50 years, The Temps have celebrated a rich history of smash singles. “My Girl,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was A Rolling Stone” and “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” are among the band’s astonishing 32 Top 20 singles. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. Tickets start at $59. Visit ticketmaster.com or call 1 (800) 745-3000.
Downtown Wildwood FREE Movie Night
Tuesday, June 27 at 7:30 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, 3501 Pacific Ave. (on the corner of Schellenger and Pacific Avenues). 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 fine downtown restaurants before the show! Rain date is scheduled for Wednesday. This week’s movie is Storks, rated PG.
Avalon Free Movies Under the Stars
Tuesday, June 27 at 8:45 p.m.
30th Street Beach, Avalon
Join us for a movie on the beach! Tuesday Big Beach Movies start at 8:45 p.m. or dark at 30th Street Beach. In case of inclement weather, the event will be located inside Avalon Community Hall, when available. Bring a beach chair or blanket! This week’s movie is SING. For more information, call (609) 967-3066.