Do The Shore: June 22 to June 28

93rd Annual National Marbles Tournament
Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23 at 8 a.m.
Wildwood Beach
The final two days of the official National Marbles Competition for boys and girls ages 8-14 will be Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. For more information, call (304) 374-2764 or visit

2016 Sara the Turtle Festival
Wednesday, June 22 at 7 p.m.
Excursion Park, Sea Isle City
The festival will include a variety of free family activities, live entertainment, nature displays and the chance to pet a menagerie of exotic animals from 7 to 9 p.m. Rain date will be Thursday, June 23. For more information, call (609) 263-8687 or visit

Cape May Stage Presents “The Whipping Man”
Wednesday, June 22 through Friday, June 24 at 8 p.m.
The Robert Shackleton Playhouse, 405 Lafayette St., Cape May
The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez takes place in Richmond, Va. in April 1865. The Civil War is over and Caleb Deleon, a Jewish Confederate officer is home after being severely wounded. His two former slaves care for him on the last night of Passover-the ancient celebration of the freeing of the Hebrew slaves from Egypt, noting with particular satisfaction the parallels to their current situation. But the pain of their enslavement will not be soothed by this tradition, and deep buried secrets from the past refuse to be hidden forever as the play comes to its shocking climax. Admission $38 adults; $33 seniors (62+); $18 students and active duty military. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit

East Lynne Theater Presents “Rodgers’ Romance”
Wednesday, June 22 through Saturday, June 25 at 8:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May
An exciting New Jersey Premiere directed by David-Michael Kenney who first created this musical event for Sellersville Theatre in 2004 and reprised it at Act II Playhouse in 2007. Four singers present 24 songs by American greats Rodgers & Hart and Rodgers & Hammerstein, accompanied by musical director Charles Gilbert. Harking back to a time before microphones, none will be used in this production, allowing the singers’ voices to be heard naturally in the excellent acoustics of ELTC’s performance space. The musical revue includes a trivia competition, with the winner of the night receiving a gift certificate to a local business. Admission: $32 general, $27 seniors (age 62+) or disabled, $17 full-time students and military; children 12 and under free. For more information, call (609) 884-5898 or visit

ELTC’s 27th Season of “Tales of the Victorians”
Thursday, June 23 at 4 p.m.
The Blue Rose Inn and Restaurant, 653 Washington St., Cape May
The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company’s popular “Tales of the Victorians” returns for its 27th year! Take tea at a lovely inn, indulge in homemade tasty treats and listen to stories by famous American authors like O. Henry, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mark Twain and Zora Neale Hurston, read by ELTC performers and friends, for only $12. Children are always welcome, and ages 12 and under are free. The summer schedule is 4 p.m. on most Thursdays beginning on June 23 at The Blue Rose Inn and Restaurant with Stephanie Garrett and Lee O’Connor performing. For information and to make reservations for “Tales of the Victorians” and the mainstage season, call (609) 884-5898 or visit

Kiddie Karaoke
Thursday, June 23 and Tuesday, June 28 at 5 p.m.
Keenan’s Irish Pub, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood
Bring out the family for dinner and kiddie karaoke this summer! Join us outdoors every Tuesday and Thursday this summer, now through August 30, 5 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (609) 729-3344.

North Wildwood Italian-American Festival
Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
Olde New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood
Celebration of Italian-American heritage, food and music held in beautiful North Wildwood on 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. Fri: 4-10 p.m. Sat: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun: 12-6 p.m. For more information, call (609) 780-2563 or visit

2nd Annual Sea Isle City Food Truck Invitational
Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26 at 12 p.m.
Kix McNutley’s, 63rd St. & Landis Ave., Sea Isle City
The best food trucks will be returning to the shore for the 2nd Annual Sea Isle City Food Truck Invitational. The Sea Isle City Food Truck Invitational includes at least 16 food trucks, crafters, live music and a play area for the kids. This year’s hours for the event will be noon to 8 p.m. on Friday June 24 and Saturday June 25, along with noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday June 26. Craft beer, cocktails and other drinks are available on-site via the bar at Kix McNutley’s. Patrons can eat outside or bring their food inside and enjoy a drink. There is no fee to enter the Sea Isle City Food Truck Invitational. For more information, visit

North America Flow Tour
Friday, June 24 at 5 p.m.
Flow House, Cedar Ave. & the Boardwalk, Wildwood
Held at the Flow House on the Wildwood Boardwalk, this action-packed event will feature top national competitors on the FLOWRIDER showing off their impressive boarding skills. This North American competitive tour will showcase pro, master and junior classes starting at 5 p.m. FREE to spectators, entry fee for participants. For more information, call (609) 729-5600 or visit

Fireworks on the Beach
Friday, June 24 at 10 p.m.
Pine Ave. Beach, Wildwood
The Wildwoods’ first Friday Night Fireworks show for the summer will be on Friday, June 24 at 10 p.m. The summer fireworks extravaganza takes place on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, every Friday night! The fireworks are visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods, so bring a beach chair or blanket, or just stop in your tracks on the Boardwalk. Free. Rain date is Sunday night at 10 p.m.

10th Annual Grassy Sound Marina Flounder Tournament
Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 a.m.
Grassy Sound Marina, 13 Old N. Wildwood Blvd., North Wildwood (Grassy Sound)
The Flounder Tournament will travel from Corson’s Inlet to Cold Spring Inlet. A Captain’s Meeting will be held Friday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, June 25, depart time is 7:30 a.m. Weigh-in is 4:30 p.m. sharp at the Marina. Registration fee is $225.00 per boat. For more information, call (609) 846-1400, email or visit

Bushido Open East National Martial Arts Championship
Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Bushido Open National Martial Arts Championship is a multi-style open Karate, Kajukenbo, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, Wushu, self defense and Brazilian Ju Jitsu tournament. Competitors from far and wide will converge in the Wildwoods Convention Center to test their skill, determination and discipline against top fight competition. Competitors for this world-class event include kids, teens and adults. 7:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Admission is $15 per person. For more information, call (510) 459-4971 or visit

Antique Auto Show
Saturday, June 25 at 9 a.m.
Ocean City Tabernacle, Asbury Ave. & E. 6th St., Ocean City
Over 300 vintage vehicles will be showcased during one of the longest running antique auto exhibits on the East Coast. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.

Cape May Hops Festival
Saturday, June 25 at 10 a.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
You’ll help kick off summer in Cape May with some blues, brews and BBQ during the new Cape May Hops Festival, Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This all-day outdoor family festival on the beautiful grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate will feature local breweries, live music on the outdoor stage, and food vendors serving up some tasty BBQ favorites, plus a crafts and collectibles show and kids activities including Alice in Wonderland characters and featuring a mini-circus act: The Give & Take Jugglers. Musical headliner is the James Supra Band taking the outdoor stage at 3 p.m. Also entertaining at the estate will be Cape May favorites Gordon Vincent and the Overwhelming Everything, and Bluebone. Admission to the grounds is free. There will be a charge for food, beverages and some activities. Bring home a commemorative pint glass or T-shirt. A free trolley shuttles between Washington Street Mall and the Estate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit

Spin to Stitch: Cape May Quilt and Fiber Arts Show
Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, Cape May
Historic Cold Spring Village is featuring all things fiber arts at the 29th annual Cape May Quilt and Fiber Show, Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26. Sponsored by the Chatlos Foundation, the event will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. both days and will feature demonstrations and vendors of quilting, textiles, knitting, crocheting, lace making, basket weaving, broom making, wool dyeing, sheep shearing and more. Lectures on knitting and historic quilting, discussions with authors, and a film on Cape May County mittens are featured from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 or visit

Latin Heritage Festival
Saturday, June 25 at 12 p.m.
Pacific Ave., Wildwood
Latin Heritage Festival will be a culinary extravaganza with a Latin flair on Saturday, June 25, along Pacific Avenue between Spicer and Lincoln Avenues in Wildwood from noon to 8 p.m. The festival will include music, entertainment, an artisan area, children’s activities, cuisine and much more! A FREE and fun festival for the entire family!

Summer Music Series – Parrotbeach (Jimmy Buffett Tribute)
Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park, Ocean Ave. & E. Fern Rd., Wildwood Crest
An appropriate way to kick off the 2016 Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series, featuring a tribute band that covers one of the most iconic sumertime entertainers of all time — Jimmy Buffett. From “Margaritaville” to “Come Monday” to “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and everything in between, Parrotbeach brings all the hits of Jimmy Buffett to life in a fun-filled party setting. FREE, all-ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. For more information, call (609) 523-0202 or visit

3rd Annual Talent Show and Competition
Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
3rd Annual Talent Show and Competition starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. Tickets are $25 for Auditorium and $20 for Solarium (reserved seating).

Wildwood Summer Sunday Concert: Sensational Soul Cruisers – Rock, Rhythm & Blues
Sunday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Fox Park Amphitheatre, Ocean Ave., 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.

Ocean City Pops Presents The Great American Songbook
Sunday, June 26 at 8 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
How do you roll up all the music from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley into one evening? Broadway performers Christiane Noll and Doug LaBrecque join the Pops to entertain you with the music of Arlen, Berlin, Ellington, Mercer, Porter, Rodgers, Hart and Hammerstein and more. 8 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. Tickets $25/20 available at or call (609) 399-6111.

Monday Night Concert Series: Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone
Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
Enjoy the second concert in Ocean City’s Monday Night Concert Series at Ocean City Music Pier. Tickets now on sale at or by calling 1 (800) 745-3000. Fees apply.

Boardwalk Parade – Cape Atlantic Irish Pipe Brigade
Monday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Wildwoods Boardwalk
Boardwalk parades at 7:30 p.m., starting at 16th Avenue and ending at the Wildwoods Convention Center. For more information, call (609) 523-1602 or visit

Magic Show
Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Cape May FREE Family Fun at Cape may Convention Hall! Magic Show will be Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. Rich Lessig performs a magic show sure to entertain children of all ages! For more information, call (609) 884-9565, email or visit

Wildwood Talent Showcase
Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m.
Schellenger Beach Stage, Schellenger Ave. & the Boardwalk, Wildwood
7 p.m. nightly through August 19, dancers ages 6 to 18 will perform. FREE. For more information, call (413) 454-4523.

Boardwalk Parade – Main Stage Harmony Performers
Tuesday, June 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Wildwoods Boardwalk
Boardwalk parades at 7:30 p.m., starting at 16th Avenue and ending at the Wildwoods Convention Center. For more information, call (609) 523-1602 or visit

Avalon’s Big Beach Movies: Cinderella
Tuesday, June 28 at 8 p.m.
30th Street Beach, Avalon
The Avalon Department of Recreation will kick off its new season of Big Beach Movies on Tuesday, June 28. The movie Cinderella will be shown on a large screen at the 30th Street Beach. The movie is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Downtown Wildwood FREE Movie Night: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Tuesday, June 28 at 8:30 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. 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 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.