Do The Shore: September 30 to October 6


Stone Harbor Lions Club Card Party and Luncheon
Thursday, October 1 at 12:30 p.m.
Women’s Civic Club, 96th Street and Beach, Stone Harbor
Support Stone Harbor’s local charities at the Stone Harbor Lions Club Card Party and Luncheon! The Card Party and Luncheon will be held on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 12 p.m. at the Women’s Civic Club on 96th and the Beach, Stone Harbor. Tickets are $20. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (609) 465-1602 or (609) 923-9603.

Cape May County Library – Learn to Line Dance – CANCELED
Friday, October 2 at 10:30 a.m.
Sea Isle City Library, 4800 Central Avenue, Sea Isle City
Are you looking for a fun social activity that will get your body moving? Look no further than the Sea Isle Library for “Learn to Line Dance.” Socialize, exercise and learn something new! Jennie Ayres has been a certified dance instructor for 40 years and a line dancing instructor for the past 20 years. Ayres has taken part in regional and international line dancing competitions, and is part of the local dance troupe, The Dancing Divas. This event is FREE but you must register in advance. For more information and to register, call (609) 463-6386, email or visit

John Walter Cape Community Band Concert – POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Friday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City
Enjoy a free indoor evening concert in Ocean City with the John Walter concert band at the Ocean City Library. Get your toes tapping and your hands clapping as the community concert band for Cape May County plays an exciting mix of marches, pop, rock and patriotic music that is sure to entertain audiences of all ages. There will be plenty of seats in the Senior Center for anyone interested in hearing live music on this Friday night. For more information, call (703) 362-6812 or visit

Olde Time Italian Festival – POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY, OCT. 24
Friday, October 2 – Saturday, October 3
Fox Park, Wildwood
Event is held at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood. An ‘Olde World’ family festival weekend including crafts, games, great Italian food and continuous FREE live entertainment! A grape stomping contest and spaghetti eating contest will both take place on Saturday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Admission to the festival is FREE. Friday: 5 p.m. to midnight; Saturday: noon to midnight. For more information, call (609) 374-0016 or visit

Morey’s Piers Boardwalk Bunk Down – CANCELED
Saturday, October 3, all day
Morey’s Mariner’s Pier, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Set up camp on Adventure Pier, then enjoy the rides on Mariner’s Pier all day Saturday. When you’ve had your fill of amusements, head back to Adventure Pier, grab your beach chair or blanket and settle in for a movie, with complimentary popcorn, under the Great White Roller Coaster. Rain or shine. For more information and to register, call (609) 522-3900 x1195 or visit

Saturday, October 3 at 9 a.m. (rain date Oct. 4)
Historic Jackson Street from Carpenter Lane to Beach Avenue
Celebrate the famous Bavarian tradition on Historic Jackson Street as it is transformed into a German promenade with authentic music and food. Visit the beer gardens and food courts and browse the artisans’ tables selling crafts, antiques and collectibles. Admission is FREE! For more information, visit

Harvest Festival Crafts & Collectibles Show – CANCELED
Saturday, October 3 at 10 a.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, Cape May
The vibrant colors of autumn in Cape May are the setting Saturday, October 3 for the Harvest Festival Crafts & Collectibles Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the beautiful grounds of the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). It’s a perfect day for families to enjoy some shopping, games and great food. Family-friendly events are a huge part of the day and are designed for hands-on fun. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or visit

Harborfest – CANCELED
Saturday, October 3 at 11 a.m.
Marina Park, Sea Isle
This bay-side festival celebrates Sea Isle’s fishing and nautical history. Festival-goers will enjoy delicious seafood, live music, nautical display, crafts and specialty vendors. For more information, call (609) 263-9090 or visit

Ed’s Funcade Boardwalk Treasure Hunt
Saturday, October 3 at 12 p.m.
Ed’s Funcade, 22nd and 23rd Avenues on the Boardwalk, North Wildwood
Treasure hunt for kids under the age of 12, in the hay! Noon to 2 p.m. FREE! For more information, call (609) 729-3223 or visit

5th Annual John R. Elliott HERO Walk – POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY, OCT. 10
Sunday, October 4 at 9 a.m.
6th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City
The John R. Elliott HERO Walk is dedicated to those whose lives have been impacted by drunken driving. Come support the campaign by joining us for our HERO Walk in Ocean City, N.J. on October 4, 2015. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 11 a.m. We’ll kick things off at 6th and the Boardwalk. Pre-registration donation for the HERO Walk is $25 for adults and $15 for students. On the day of the Walk, it will be $30 for adults and $20 for students. For more information, call (609) 626-3880, email or visit

Cape May County 4-H Fall Open House – POSTPONED UNTIL SUNDAY, OCT. 11
Sunday, October 4 at 1 p.m.
4-H Fairgrounds, 355 Court House South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House
Come see what 4-H has to offer for your child in Cape May County during the Cape May County 4-H Open House on Sunday, October 4 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the 4-H fairgrounds. The open house kicks off National 4-H Week from October 4-10. During the event, which is open to all, 4-H members and leaders from various 4-H clubs in the county will share information about their clubs and offer fun, hands-on children’s activities. The 4-H Open House will also feature a Halloween Fun Horse Show, which is open to all participants in 12th grade and under with their own horse. Costumed youth and horses will compete for prizes in fun classes such as a costume contest, the “Headless Horseman’s Hideout,” the “Team Witches’ Brew Relay Race” and the “Hairy Scary.” The 4-H Open House starts at 1 p.m. and runs until 4 p.m. at the Coover Livestock Pavilion located at the rear of the 4-H fairgrounds on 355 Court House South Dennis Road in Cape May Court House. The Halloween Fun Horse Show starts at 11 a.m. Entry fees are $1 per class. Both events are open to the public. For more information, call (609) 465-5115 ext. 605 or visit

Cape May County Library – Mosaic Suncatcher
Tuesday, October 6 at 3 p.m.
Woodbine Branch Library, 800 Monroe Avenue, Woodbine
Come and join us and create a unique, personalized mosaic suncatcher! With bits of stained glass, mirror, beads and other interesting materials, use your imagination to design a serving tray that is a reflection of your own personality. Instructor Michele Pasciullo is a graphic designer with an AA from Cumberland County College. A member of Ocean City Fine Arts League, she has displayed and sold her work at local shops as well as given home parties and workshops. Join her in creating your very own masterpiece! This event is FREE but you must register in advance. For more information and to register, call (609) 463-6386, email or visit

Ocean City Fire Department Open House
Tuesday, October 6 at 5 p.m.
550 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City
The Ocean City Fire Department and Ocean City Fire Fighters Local 4032 will hold an open house for the public from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 550 Asbury Avenue in Ocean City. There will be live fire demonstrations, a smoke house, tours of trucks, stop, drop and roll demonstrations, and hotdogs and pretzels! FREE! Public is invited.