Do The Shore: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Middle Township Restaurant Week
Now through Friday, Sept. 28
Throughout Middle Township

Middle Township’s Restaurant Week is a six-day promotion that features unique dining options in Middle Township and the surrounding area. Participating restaurants will offer diners discounts on full course menus while smaller eating establishments will offer discounted specials Sept. 23-28. Chefs will prepare delicious menus at mouthwatering prices! All costs are exclusive of tax, beverages and gratuity. No tickets or special passes are needed. However, reservations are strongly recommended. For a list of participating restaurants and more information, visit

First Annual MudHen Brewing Co. Oktoberfest
Friday, Sept. 28 to Sunday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m.
MudHen Brewing Co., 127 W. Rio Grande Ave., Wildwood

MudHen Brewing Co. will extend the season and host the First Annual MudHen Oktoberfest! Enjoy live music, activities, lawn games and Oktoberfest menu items, as well as a special MudHen Festbier served with an authentic commemorative MudHen Oktoberfest Beer Stein. Oktoberfest is a family event with face painting for the kids on Saturday afternoon, lawn games and a Cornhole Tournament at 2 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, visit

Olde Time Italian Festival
Friday, Sept 28 at 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 29 at 12 p.m.
Fox Park, Ocean Avenue between Montgomery and Burk avenues, Wildwood

A heaping helping of Olde World Italy will be served with amore and plenty of green, white and red during the 14th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival! The FREE two-day festival celebrates Italian culture and heritage with a Procession of the Saints, Italian crafts, authentic Italian cuisine, games for the little ones, a spaghetti eating contest and continuous FREE live entertainment. Festival hours are Friday 5-11 p.m. and Saturday 12-11 p.m. For more information, call (609) 729-7499.

‘Monsters on the Beach’ Monster Truck Races
Friday, Sept. 28 to Sunday, Sept. 30
Wildwood Beach, Lincoln to Spencer avenues, Wildwood

The thrill and exhilaration of monster truck racing comes to the Wildwoods’ award-winning beaches! The Monster Truck Show will feature the country’s biggest trucks squaring off on a custom beach race course. Friday night features a free Monster Mash, a family-friendly monster truck block party, from 6-9 p.m. Saturday features races at 1-7 p.m., including exciting intermission entertainment. Sunday features a final deciding race at 1 p.m., after which the 2018 “BEAST OF THE BEACH” will be named. For more information, ticket prices and to purchase tickets, visit

Morey’s Piers Oktoberfest
Friday, Sept. 28 to Sunday, Sept. 30
Morey’s Mariner’s Pier, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

This fall, Oktoberfest takes over Morey’s Piers with 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. 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

Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market
Saturday, Sept. 29 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.-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

Sea Isle City Harborfest
Saturday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m.
Marina Park. 42nd & the Bay, Sea Isle City

Sea Isle City’s annual Harborfest is a bayside festival that will feature live music, specialty vendors, fun activities and fresh seafood. It will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., rain or shine. In the event of heavy rain, it would be moved indoors to The Oar House Pub, formerly The Lobster Loft. For more information, visit

4th Annual 4-H Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m.
Lehner Farm & Nurseries, 175 S. Delsea Dr., Cape May Court House

The public is invited to come to the 4th Annual Cape May County 4-H Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch, hosted by the Cape May County Board of Agriculture and the 4-H Livestock Program. The event is both family and wallet friendly with many games and activities. Admission is $5; children two and under are free, and there is a discount for larger family groups. Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch runs Sept. 29-30, Oct. 6-7 and Oct. 13-14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, visit

Annual Miss Cape May County and Miss Cape Resort Pageant
Saturday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.
Avalon Elementary School, 235 32nd St., Avalon

The Cape Scholarship Foundation will be holding its annual Miss Cape May County and Miss Cape Resort Pageant. Local contestants will compete for scholarship awards and the chance to represent our area throughout the year. This year’s pageant theme is “Superheroes! From the Cape to the Crown!” Tickets are $20 at the door.