Wildwoods Restaurant Week
Wednesday, Oct. 11 to Friday, Oct. 13
Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert, for $30 (plus tax and gratuity) through Oct. 13. For more information, call (609) 707-7295 or visit www.ChewWildwood.com for a list of participating restaurants.
Fabulous ‘50s & Beyond Celebration
Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 14
Wildwoods Convention Center and Fox Park
Friday night features a Nifty ‘50s Dance Party with The Cameos at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 plus tax per person. A free street fair will take place at Fox Park in Wildwood on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring classic cars, food and craft vendors, a Doo Wop Bus Tour and live entertainment. Saturday night features a star-studded concert in the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) featuring Frankie Avalon, The Duprees, Danny & The Juniors and The Ladies of Shake, Rattle ‘n Roll. Tickets are $54 per person for stadium seating (including tax & facility fee) and $71.50 per person (including tax & facility fee) for floor seating, and can be purchased through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com/event/02005299A09AC4C1 or (800) 745-3000, or at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce, 3306 Pacific Ave.
NJBBA’s Great Fall Classic Surf Fishing Tournament
Saturday, Oct. 14 at 5 a.m.
Anglesea Firehouse, 201 New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood
Registration begins at 5 a.m. on the day of the tournament at the Anglesea Firehouse. Entry fee is $50 per six-man team and $10 per individual. ASAC sanctioned tournament will run from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Individual tournament (not ASAC sanctioned) starts at 5 a.m. For more information, call (856) 228-2642 or visit www.njbba.org.
Downtown Wildwood Fall Farmers Market
Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 a.m.
Farmers Market Lot, 3501 Pacific Ave., Wildwood
New for 2017, the Downtown Wildwood Fall Farmers Market will take place every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. until Oct. 28. Farm goods, regular and gluten free baked goods, wine, honey, fall flowers and produce, gourmet sauces, guacamole, salsas, nuts, dried fruits, soaps, lotions & scrubs, pulled pork, twice baked potato pots, dog treats, pickles, breakfast sandwiches and more will be sold! 98.7 The Coast will broadcast live from the Fall Farmers Market and provide music from 8 to 10 a.m. There will be strolling children’s entertainers and live music from 9 to 11 a.m. most weeks. Free parking is provided as well as free DOOWW magnets and tote bags, while supplies last! For more information, visit www.DOOWW.com.
Greater Woodbine Chamber of Commerce Sixth Annual Car Show & Swap Meet
Saturday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m.
Woodbine Bike Path, Route 550, Woodbine
The Greater Woodbine Chamber of Commerce Sixth Annual Car Show and Swap Meet will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. along Route 550 in Woodbine along the three-mile bike path. A portion of this year’s proceeds will be donated to CASA of Cape May and Atlantic counties. There will be plenty of beautiful show cars, antiques, muscle cars, race cars, hot rods, military vehicles and anything unique. Trophies will be awarded in over 10 categories, plus the first 250 exhibitors will receive dash plaques. There will be plenty of craft vendors, food vendors, and opportunities to swap and sell your extra car parts, tools and more. Rain date is Sunday, Oct. 15. For more information, call (609) 780-3088.
17th Annual Applefest
Saturday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m.
John Wesley Gandy Farmstand, 26 Tyler Rd. (Route 616), Greenfield
The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township presents the 17th Annual Applefest. Enjoy bee keeping demonstrations, flintlock musket demonstrations, restored 1812 farm equipment, an antique tool display, live music, food, contests, children’s activities and more. Refreshments include cider-grilled hot dogs, bratwurst, sauerkraut, chips and fresh apple dumplings. An apple pie baking contest begins at 2 p.m. for children and adults. Rain date is Sunday, Oct. 15.
Fall at the Farm
Saturday, Oct. 14 at 11 a.m.
Beach Plum Farm, 140 Stevens St., West Cape May
Warm autumn afternoons were meant to be spent on the farm. Come on out to Stevens Street in West Cape May for Beach Plum Farm’s “Fall at the Farm” celebration. Have a seat in the shade and enjoy delicious food, and sip on seasonal craft beer. Hop on a hayride or take a stroll around the beautiful, wide-open 62 acres. Enjoy live entertainment by the SunDogs and Dale Barth. Activities include hayrides, pumpkin picking, pumpkin decorating, crafts and face painting for a small charge. Please note the farm will close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14 for a private event.
3rd Annual 4-H Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
Saturday, Oct. 14 and Sunday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m.
Lehner Farm & Nurseries, 175 S. Delsea Dr., Cape May Court House
Join 4-H and the CMC Board of Agriculture for the third annual Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch at Lehner’s Farm & Nursery. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., you will find a family and wallet friendly day of fun with a five-acre scare-free corn maze, hay rides, a pumpkin patch, tiny tykes hay maze, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow making, petting zoo, games and refreshments. Cost is $5 per person, or $20 for a family of five or more, and 2 years and under free. On Oct. 14, there will be a 4-H Open House on site for the public to explore the variety of 4-H clubs available in Cape May County.
Junior Miss Ocean City Pageant
Saturday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
The City of Ocean City will host the 12th annual Junior Miss Ocean City Pageant at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Twenty contestants will compete in interview, talent, evening gown and on-stage question. The 2018 theme is “Remember My Name” with a focus on the bright futures ahead for all of our contestants and reigning titleholder. Stella Schwartz will crown her successor after a dynamic year of service. Contestants, who range in age from 12 to 15, are either year-round residents in Ocean City, attend Ocean City schools or are the daughters of Ocean City property owners. Tickets ($10) are available at oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, (609) 399-6111 or at the door on the night of the event.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk
Sunday, Oct. 15 at 8:30 a.m.
Ocean City Boardwalk, Ninth Street & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Registration for this non-competitive walk of 3 to 5 miles begins at 8:30 a.m. at Ninth Street and Boardwalk. The walk begins at 10 a.m. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is where participants have the opportunity to unite, honor and celebrate breast cancer survivors while raising awareness and funds to help the American Cancer Society. For more information, call (856) 673-5721.
O.C. American Legion Auxiliary Fall Fashion Show
Sunday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m.
Flanders Hotel, 719 E. 11th St., Ocean City
The members of Ocean City’s American Legion Auxiliary will host their Fall Fashion Show featuring clothing by Chico’s and Tommy Bahama. This annual fall show and luncheon will be held at The Flanders Hotel to benefit the Legion’s Building Fund. Tickets are $40 per person. Doors open at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Fashion Show Chairwoman Joanne Marzulli at (609) 731-8140, or Donation Chairwoman Pat Chapman at (215) 266-8029.
Dog Day at the Pool
Sunday, Oct. 15 at 12 p.m.
The Montreal Beach Resort, 1024 Beach Ave., Cape May
The Montreal Beach Resort will ‘go to the dogs’ just prior to closing its pool for the season, hosting a ‘Dog Day at the Pool’ fundraiser to benefit Animal Outreach of Cape May. Dogs will be the guests of honor for a day of relaxation and fun at the pool from 12 to 3 p.m. The donation fee of $10 per pet will go directly to the Animal Outreach of Cape May. Dogs will receive treats, and their humans can take advantage of food and drink specials from Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille. Feel free to bring pool toys and/or anything fun for your dogs and their friends to enjoy.
Avalon Lions Pasta Dinner
Sunday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m.
Windrift Hotel, 80th Street & the Beach, Avalon
The Avalon Lions Club hosts its annual Pasta Dinner on Sunday night from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Windrift Hotel. On the menu is delicious spaghetti and meatballs, salad, Italian bread and a large selection of desserts. The evening will also feature a silent auction and take out will be available. The pasta dinner is a major fundraiser for the Lions Club that supports more than a dozen charities in Cape May County. Tickets can be purchased at the Pudgie Pelican and Long and Foster Real Estate offices. For more information, call Jim Lutz at (609) 254-2763 or Tony Adamoli at (917) 846-6587.
ELTC Fundraiser at Nauti Spirits
Sunday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m.
Nauti Spirits Distillery, 916 Shunpike Rd., Cape May
East Lynne Theater Company announces its upcoming fundraiser at Nauti Spirits Distillery from 6 to 9 p.m. In keeping with East Lynne’s mission of preserving America’s arts heritage, sportsman and celebrated folk artist Cooper Rossner of Cape May Decoys will be on hand to demonstrate his duck decoy and shorebird carving techniques. Live music will be provided by Bill Caterini and cast members of East Lynne’s “A Year in the Trenches.” In addition to their full bar menu, Nauti Spirits will be offering seasonal draft specials and will have staff available to provide tours of the distillery. There will be complimentary food prepared and served by the management of Cold Spring Grange Restaurant. Door prizes will be awarded. A suggested donation of $5, or donations in any amount, will be graciously accepted at the door to benefit the ongoing work of East Lynne Theater.