Do The Shore: May 9 to May 15

Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show
Friday, May 11 to Sunday, May 13
The Wildwoods Boardwalk
The Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show takes place every Mother’s Day weekend along the famous Wildwoods Boardwalk. Cars in the Spring Classic can be any make or model but must be at least 10 years of age or older. The vehicles will line the boardwalk on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. An awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. Participants enjoy exclusive events throughout the weekend including a kick-off dinner party and discounts and specials provided by local restaurants and businesses. For more information, call (609) 522-3644 or visit

Beach Classic International Gymnastics Championship
Friday, May 11 to Sunday, May 13
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Over 600 talented athletes from across the globe will compete on the floor, balance beam, uneven bars and vault. The competitions will be choreographed to music, and prizes will be awarded to the top finishers. Competitions will be held Friday 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for children. Tickets will be available at the Convention Center Box Office on the days of the competitions. Hosed by the United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs (USAIGC ). For more information, call (609) 704-9700 or visit

The Art on Asbury Art Show & Exhibition
Friday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m.
Ocean City Fine Arts League, 711 Asbury Ave., Ocean City
The Art on Asbury Gallery presents “Sunrise/Sunset” Art Show & Exhibition at its new location. There will be a “Meet The Artist” reception and awards presentation on Friday, May 11 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (609) 814-0308 or visit us at and like us on Facebook.

Avalon Wine & Spirits Festival
Friday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Avalon Community Hall, 30th Street & Avalon Avenue, Avalon
The Chamber’s annual Wine & Spirits Festival kicks off the weekend on Friday, May 11 at Avalon Community Hall. More than 200 high-end wines and spirits from around the world are included in the event, along with hors d’oeuvres, cheeses, seafood and live music from Black Dandelion. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., and tickets are available; additional details are available on the Chamber’s website,

World Series of Birding: Celebrating 35 Years
Saturday, May 12
Cape May Point State Park, Lighthouse Avenue, Cape May Point
The World Series of Birding is open to anyone, at any age or skill level. Participants can join contest categories that would prompt them to travel, or categories in which they are restricted to a county or specific location. Great local spots are the Cape May Bird Observatory and Cape May Point State Park. There is also a separate competition for children, from grades 1-5, grades 6-8 and grades 9-12. For a full list of competitions and more information, visit

Cape May’s ‘Sip Into Spring Festival’
Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
Enjoy mimosas, Bloody Marys, wine, craft beers, nature and gardening demonstrations, crafts and collectibles, festival food including empanadas, a variety of cheeses, crepes and BBQ by local food vendors. Local duo The Calamity Janes will entertain with live music throughout the day. Special programs include a plant-inspired craft project and high energy food carving demos. Admission is free. There will be a charge for food, beverages and some activities. Some demonstrations are weather-dependent. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit

Modern Muscle Car Invasion
Saturday, May 12 at 12 p.m.
Ocean City Boardwalk
Modern Muscle Cars will be displayed on the Ocean City Boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit or email

Jon Dorenbos Magic Show in Ocean City
Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Former Philadelphia Eagles long-snapper Jon Dorenbos will return to the Ocean City Music Pier on May 12 with a show that mixes his mind-blowing magic talents with inspirational stories. Tickets are $45, $35 and $30. They are available at, 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.

Martin Z. Mollusk Day
Sunday, May 13 at 11 a.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Ocean City’s hermit-crab mascot seeks his shadow in a local version of Groundhog Day. Martin Z. Mollusk has successfully predicted an early summer every year for more than four decades. Special guest will be Jon Dorenbos. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.

Morey’s Piers Mother’s Day Celebration
Sunday, May 13 at 12 p.m.
Mariner’s and Surfside Piers, Wildwood
Mothers visiting Morey’s Piers this Mother’s Day will ride free from 12 to 5 p.m. on Mariner’s and Surfside Piers. From 12 to 2 p.m., families are invited to Mariner’s Pier to grab a seat in an oversized “English tea cup” and sip complimentary afternoon tea with an assortment of cookies, biscotti and biscuits. Kids can also decorate personalized sugar cookies next to the Tea Cup ride. Live music, a balloon artist and dance performances will take place throughout the day. The Parents Pavilion on Mariner’s Pier will be transformed into a photo area with signs and props. For more information, visit

Atlantic City Jazz Band
Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m.
VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., Cape May
Cape May Traditional Jazz Society Presents Traditional Jazz from 2 to 4 p.m. The Atlantic City Jazz Band features Tommy Quaile on trombone, Franny Smith on banjo, Bob Rawlins on clarinet, Bob Ferguson on trumpet, John McClernan on tuba, Chuck Harms on drums and Nancy Rawlins on keyboard playing great Traditional Dixieland Jazz. Tickets are $15 advance purchase or CMTJS member, or $20 at the door. Students are free with school ID or parents. Free parking and a cash bar will be available. Proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank of Southern Jersey to help support local needs. For more information, visit or call (609) 675-0175. Concert sponsored in cooperation with The Center for Community Arts and WCFA Radio 101.5 FM.