Do The Shore This Weekend: Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Check out what’s happening this weekend!

Olde Time Italian Festival
Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30
Fox Park, Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery avenues, Wildwood
Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery avenues in Wildwood on Friday from 5 to 11 p.m. and on Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. Come experience an ‘Olde World’ family festival including a Procession of the Saints, delicious Italian food favorites, merchandise vendors, games and continuous FREE live entertainment. A grape stomping contest and spaghetti eating contest will take place as well. Admission to the festival is FREE. For more information, call (609) 729-7499 or visit

Sea Isle City Harborfest 2017
Saturday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m.
SIC Marina Park, 341 42nd Pl., Sea Isle City
This bay-side festival celebrates Sea Isle’s fishing and nautical history. Festival-goers will enjoy delicious seafood, live music, clam eating contest, crafts and specialty vendors from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Harborfest will be held rain or shine. In case of heavy rain, the event will be moved indoors to the Lobster Loft Restaurant. For more information, visit, call (609) 263-9090 or email

Critter Festival 2017
Saturday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m.
Cape May Point State Park, Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point
Don’t miss Critter Festival 2017! Meet all kinds of live animals, and enjoy Marshall Steve’s pony rides, an exhibition from the Cape May County Zoo, Dorothy’s chinchillas, hayrides with Rea’s Farm around the Point of Cape May, Smokey Bear, firetrucks, a touch tank from the Wetlands Institute, hawk banding demonstrations, greyhound adoptions, Paws Seeing Eye Pups, 4-H Small Livestock, tortoise and hare races, dog agility training with Brutus the Wonderdog, pet rock making to bring home, plus other kids activities! Don’t forget to bring your hermit crab along to enter it in the hermit crab races! This event is indoors and out, rain or shine. Cost is $3 per person, ages 3 and under FREE.

ENTERTAINMENT: Tom Powdermaker
Friday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m.
Barefoot Bar & Grill, 501 Beach Ave., Cape May

Saturday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.
Tuckahoe Inn, 1 Harbor Rd., Marmora

Saturday, Sept. 30
Joey M’s La Piazza, 800 Pacific Ave., Wildwood