Do The Shore: Sept. 19 to Sept. 25

Irish Fall Festival
Thursday, Sept. 20 to Sunday, Sept. 23 at 8 a.m.
Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs

Come join the largest Irish Festival on the East Coast, celebrating Irish heritage with dancing, music, food and craft vendors from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily along Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs in North Wildwood. Bus service will be available throughout the event dates. Other festivities include a golf tournament, Irish dance lessons, a 5K run and 1 mile walk, a pipe exhibition, a food court stage and beer garden, and a Catholic Mass. The events conclude with a parade on Surf Avenue from 20th to Spruce and Olde New Jersey avenues, North Wildwood. For more information and a detailed schedule of events, visit www.CMCAOH.com.

Thursday Ghost Walks
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m.
Cold Spring Brewery, 733 Seashore Rd., Cape May

Join Bob Bitting on a 45-minute lantern-lit ghost walk around Historic Cold Spring Village. Bob will regale of the mysterious spectral happenings reported by Village staff and revealed by paranormal investigation teams. Please bring bug spray. No Bite Me Cream will be available for sale. Tickets are available at Cold Spring Brewery. Space is limited and advance purchase is strongly encouraged. $15 per person, $12 children 3-12 years old. *Weather permitting. Tours start at Cold Spring Brewery. For more information, visit www.hcsv.org.

Morey’s Piers Oktoberfest
Friday, Sept. 21 to Sunday, Sept. 23
Morey’s Mariner’s Pier, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

This fall, Oktoberfest takes over Morey’s Piers with three consecutive weekends of German-themed revelry, live entertainment, a kids “Rootbier Garten” activity area and much more. Wilhelm’s Bier Garten, the home of Oktoberfest, will serve ice-cold German draft beer along with local and domestic imports and wine. Visitors can feast on German fare aplenty. The kid’s zone with a “Rootbier Garten” will include a pumpkin and cookie decorating station. Oktoberfest dates are Sept. 21-23, Sept. 28-30 and Oct. 5-7, and times are 5 to 11 p.m. on Fridays; 12 to 11 p.m. on Saturdays; and 12 to 5 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, visit www.moreyspiers.com/oktoberfest.

‘See You in September’ Benefit Concert
Friday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Cape May Convention Center, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May

Rock into the fall with local legends Bluebone and more! They’ll all be appearing on Friday, Sept. 21 at a Cape May Convention Hall benefit concert for the Center For Community Arts (CCA) and WCFA 101.5 FM. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and available at www.discovercapemaynj.com, or by calling (609) 884-9565. Refreshments will be provided by the Washington Inn; cash bar.

Seafarers’ Celebration
Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.
Sunset Lake and Centennial Park

This massive bayfront street festival will be held at Sunset Lake from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., followed by live music at 7:30 p.m. with Big City and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. at Centennial Park. The festival includes live music, craft vendors, food, family entertainment and children’s activities including a performance by the Vahalla Pirates, magic shows, a live turtle exhibition, interactive games, roving street performers, pie-eating contests, bounce houses, face painting and more. Free admission. Handicapped accessible. For more information, visit www.WildwoodCrest.org.

Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market
Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.
Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave., Wildwood

The Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market will be held at Byrne Plaza every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Oct. 27. There is still lots of great farm fresh produce, eggs, plants, honey and flowers available through the fall, and you’ll be able to find all that and more on Saturdays in Downtown Wildwood! Vendors will also be selling fresh baked goods, wine, prepared meals to go, jewelry, soy candles, soaps, scrubs and lotions, and more. For more information, visit www.DOOWW.com.

10th Annual Walk for the Wounded
Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City

On Saturday, Sept. 22, Operation First Response marks an important milestone: the 10th Annual Walk for the Wounded on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Since Ocean City’s first Walk for the Wounded in 2009, hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised to help Operation First Response offer financial and emotional support to injured soldiers and their families. For more information and to register to walk, call Tricia Ciliberto at (609) 402-5190 or visit www.OperationFirstResponse.com.

 

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