Tromeo’s Halloween Scare
Thursday, Oct. 5 to Sunday, Oct. 8
St. Babs (Formerly Old Goshen Church), 321 N. Delsea Dr., Cape May Court House
Will Keenan premieres “Tromeo’s Halloween Scare!” at St. Babs church through Oct. 31. Highlights include a haunted tour, a “Zombie Prom” on Halloween night, Will Keenan’s special readings of the poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Oct. 7 at 8 p.m.; $10), and a “Trunk Or Treat” for parents and kids. For details such as dates of each activity and cost, visit www.facebook.com/stbabs.
Oktoberfest at Morey’s Piers
Friday, Oct. 6 to Sunday, Oct. 8
Morey’s Mariner’s Pier, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The ancient German tradition of merriment, roller coasters, tilt-a-whirls, beer, pretzels and bratwurst comes to the Wildwoods with Morey’s Piers Oktoberfest. Mariner’s Pier will be open for Oktoberfest from 5 to 11 p.m. on Friday, noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Jumbo’s restaurant will feature a special themed selection of Bavarian pretzels, bratwurst, German potato salad, schnitzel and more. On tap, guests will find a wide selection of beers and tasting flights to be enjoyed at an outdoor “biergarten” located behind Jumbo’s with live entertainment from The Oompah-Delics. Raise a glass and tap a toe as bands play throughout the night Friday and Saturday on the main stage from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call (609) 522-3900 or visit www.moreyspiers.com/oktoberfest.
Slither and Snore Sleepover at the Zoo
Friday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m.
Cape May County Park and Zoo, 707 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
Spend a night at the zoo! This event features a nocturnal tour of the zoo, campfire and s’mores (weather permitting), crafts, ice cream social, movies and popcorn, a continental breakfast, and an ambassador animal meet & greet. Ages 6 and older. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Cost is $60 per person – limited capacity so register early! For more information, visit www.cmcZoo.com.
8-Track: The Sounds of the ‘70s in Concert
Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company will present “8-Track: The Sounds of the ‘70s in Concert,” conceived by Rick Seeber with musical arrangements by Michael Gribin. Put on your leisure suits, halter tops and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down through 10 years of groundbreaking music. With its propulsive rhythms and dazzling harmonies, “8-Track” is a fast-paced musical romp through one of the most impassioned decades of the 20th century. The show features the music of The Emotions, The Carpenters, Patti Labelle, Barry Manilow, Marvin Gaye, the Doobie Brothers, the Bee Gees, Helen Reddy, KC and the Sunshine Band and more. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 and 7, and 2 p.m. Oct. 8. Tickets are $15 to $20 and are available at oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, (609) 399-6111, the City Hall Welcome Center or the Route 52 Roy Gillian Welcome Center.
Downtown Wildwood Fall Farmers Market
Saturday, Oct. 7 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.
Ocean City Fall Block Party
Saturday, Oct. 7 at 9 a.m.
5th Street to 14th Street on Asbury Avenue, Ocean City
More than 400 crafters, food vendors, musicians and more line a mile of downtown Asbury Avenue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A 9 p.m. fireworks display over the ocean caps off the evening. Free admission! Call 1 (800) BEACH-NJ for more information.
Greater Wildwood Chamber Seafood & Music Festival
Saturday, Oct. 7 at 11 a.m.
Atlantic Avenue between Wildwood and Schellenger avenues, Wildwood
The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce will host a FREE street fair from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. along Atlantic Avenue between Wildwood and Schellenger avenues in Wildwood. The festival will feature two stages of live music plus crafters, food vendors, games, a pie eating contest and much more! A “Kids Korner” with activities including pumpkin painting, crab hat making and inflatable bounce houses will take place from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call (609) 729-4000 or visit www.Wildwoods.com.
United Way Fall Fest for Impact
Saturday, Oct. 7 at 5:30 p.m.
Nauti Spirits Distillery, 916 Shunpike Rd., Cape May
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey is proud to announce its first ever Fall Fest for Impact at Nauti Spirits Distillery in Cape May from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Enjoy an evening under the stars at this picturesque Garden State farm with tours of grounds and facilities, locally crafted spirits, food by award-winning chef Lucas Manteca and a favorite local band – all while making a difference in the lives of local children and their families. Tickets are $60 and are available at www.unitedforimpact.org, or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rodeo at Fox Park
Sunday, Oct. 8 at 9 a.m.
Fox Park, Ocean Avenue between Montgomery and Burk avenues, Wildwood
This family-fun rodeo includes a Professional Bull Riding Show, a Beer Garden, fun games, great food, vendors and live music! Spectator fee is $30 for adults, $15 for children with all kids under 10 admitted FREE of charge. For more information, call (609) 287-3044.
Nature Center Hosts “CREATE TODAY”
Sunday, Oct. 8 at 9 a.m.
Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May
Join New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May as they host “Create Today” as part of the Monarch Migration Festival. Artists are invited to bring their supplies and create a work of art on the grounds of the Nature Center of Cape May between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. All artwork created will be for sale at a meet the artist’s reception from 3 to 4 p.m. on the same day. The reception is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. A portion of the proceeds will go to The Good Neighbor Fund, which provides Nature Center summer camp scholarships to children of Coast Guard families. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Artists will pay a $5 registration fee for each work of art exhibited at the reception and receive 80% of selling price if piece is sold. For more information, call (609) 427-3045.
Sunday, Oct. 8 at 11 a.m.
Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May will hosts its first ever Monarch Festival. Much is being planned for all ages, including crafts, games, tours, workshops, butterfly tagging demonstrations, a food and beer garden and live music by local Blue Bone favorite, Jay Bethel. A Migration Parade which will make its way down Delaware Avenue later in the day. For more information, call (609) 427-3045.
Fall Into Fashion
Sunday, Oct. 8 at 11:30 a.m.
Stone Harbor Yacht Club, 90th and Sunset Drive, Stone Harbor
The Garden Club of Stone Harbor presents its 2nd Annual Fashion Show on Oct. 8 at the Yacht Club of Stone Harbor. Fashions will be presented by “Talk of the Walk,” Stone Harbor, with doors opening at 11:30 a.m. The event includes a luncheon, and tickets ($40 per person) may be purchased at these Stone Harbor locations: Talk of the Walk, Chamber of Commerce, Diller and Fisher, and Long and Foster. For more information, visit stoneharbornj.org/gardenclub.
Wildwoods Restaurant Week
Starting Sunday, Oct. 8
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) Oct. 8 through Oct. 13. For more information, call (609) 707-7295 or visit www.ChewWildwood.com for a list of participating restaurants.