THIS WEEKEND: Christmas, Crabs, and a Night in Venice

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun going on at the shore!

Crabulous Crab Day
When: Friday, July 19, 2013 – 9:30 AM – 3 PM
Where: Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor

Join us the Wetlands Institute for a day filled with Crabulous fun and see just how much you can learn about crabs! Featuring Crab Races and Games, Crabbing Tips and Tricks, Crab Cake Cook-off and Cooking Lessons, Crab Teaching Tank, Crabbing Tournament, and Crabulous Trivia.

Cape May County 4-H Fair
When: Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20 – 12 PM – 9 PM
Where: 355 S. Dennisville Rd., Cape May Court House

The 4-H Fair is an annual showcase of youth held each year at the 4-H fairgrounds, 355 Courthouse – S. Dennis Road in Cape May Court House, NJ. The celebration features 4-H project displays, small animal and livestock shows and exhibits, live entertainment, horse shows, commercial exhibitors, a pet show, amusement rides, games, great food, and interesting and informative demonstrations. Wizard’s Festival of Fun Amusements is always a favorite with the kids, featuring clean and safe rides for the whole family.

Beach Sports Weekend including LAX, Hockey & Rugby
When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 19-21 – 5 – 9 PM
Where: Wildwood

Morey’s Piers presents one of the only beach sports tournaments in the world, located on the beach north of Morey’s Mariners Landing Pier at Schellenger Avenue in Wildwood. This tournament gives players of all ages a chance to enjoy the game in a new and exciting way.

New Jersey State Crab Festival
When: Saturday, July 20 – 11 AM – 11 PM
Where: Ice House Bar & Restaurant, 4415 Park Blvd, Wildwood

“Crabby” fun for all ages! Blue Claw crabs! Beer Garden, “must try” crabby bloody mary! Vendors and exciting things for the kids including a crab race at 6 pm. Live outdoor entertainment all day.

Night in Venice
When: Saturday, July 20 – 6 – 10 pm
Where: Starts at the Longport Bridge to Tennessee Ave. along the bay in Ocean City

The City’s annual boat parade is one of the largest in the world. Starts at the Longport Bridge to Tennessee Ave. along the bay. For more information call 609-525-9300.

Christmas in July Boat Parade & Celebration
When: Saturday, July 20 – 7:30 – 11 PM
Where: Lighthouse Pointe Restaurant, 5101 Shawcrest Road , Wildwood

Join Lighthouse Pointe for their blowout celebration of Christmas in July this coming Saturday, July 20th. A Wildwood tradition, the annual Christmas in July Boat Parade kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and will proceed from Shawcrest Marina to West Wildwood. To keep diners jolly, Lighthouse Pointe will be serving a full course Turkey Dinner special all weekend long. Enjoy the very merry Christmas Party beginning at 8 p.m. with The Fabulous Greaseband.