THIS WEEKEND: Food Truck Festival, Mutt Strut and More!

Mummers String Band Weekend
Friday, September 11th, all day
Where: Olde New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood
Mummers String Band Weekend – Free: Olde New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood

Osprey Point’s Patriot Day Service
Friday, September 11th at 10 a.m.
Where: Godfrey Memorial Park, Osprey Point, 1731 Route 9, Seaville
Commander Mick Scott, Training Officer of the Coast Guard’s Recruit Training Center in Cape May, will speak about his recollections of 9/11. He was young Junior Officer underway on a 110′ Patrol Boat conducting a Caribbean-based counter-narcotics patrol when he learned of the attacks on our homeland. He will share his experience in the days, weeks, and months after the attacks, how it deeply and permanently impacted his crew and their missions, and how the event ultimately strengthened their resiliency. Commander Charles Adelizzi of VFW Post 8695 and Commander Dennis DeSalvo of American Legion Post 239 will lead the flag salute. The Upper Township Fire and Rescue Squads will be represented by personnel and a display of equipment. Visitors and dignitaries will be acknowledged. All are welcome to attend this Patriot Day Service to remember and honor those who have fallen or suffered grievous harm on this day of disaster.

Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival
Friday, September 11th to Sunday, September 13th
Where: Kix McNutley’s, 63rd St, Sea Isle City
The Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival will feature roughly a dozen food trucks from across the Northeast featuring different styles of cuisines from award winning food trucks. There will also be crafters, family entertainment, live music, great drinks and more…Friday: 4-9pm; Saturday: 12pm to 8pm; Sunday: 11am to 4pm

19th Annual Cape May Food & Wine Celebration
Saturday, September 12th to Sunday, September 20th
Where: Various locations throughout Cape May

Street Rod Exhibition
Saturday, September 12th at 8 a.m.
Where: Tabernacle Grounds, 550 Wesley Avenue, Ocean City
This popular rally, features modified, classic cars on display. It will celebrate its 41st year with a one day exhibition. Cars will be featured at Tabernacle Grounds, 550 Wesley Ave., from 8 a.m. until noon, and then be shown on the Boardwalk until 4 p.m. Many of the vehicles are enhanced by artwork. Owners will be on site to discuss features of their vehicles. Call (609) 399-6111 for information.

Mutt Strut
Saturday, September 12th at 8 a.m.
Where: Cape May Promenade, Cape May
The annual Mutt Strut gives owners and their canines a morning to enjoy a walk on the Cape May Promenade and celebrate the end of the dog days of summer. The 9th annual event will this year highlight dog costume and dog trick contests and a dog obedience demonstration. Half the proceeds benefit No Dog Gets Left Behind, with the remainder to CMCDOTC, the event sponsor. Register on date of event on Promenade near Convention Hall. Raindate is 9/13. Come! Have Fun!

End of Summer Shop Hop
Saturday, September 12th at 9 a.m.
Where: Avalon Shopping District, Dune Drive, Avalon

Ocean City Airport Festival
Saturday, September 12th at 10 a.m.
Where: Ocean City Municipal Airport, 26th and Bay Avenue, Ocean City
Annual festival at the Municipal Airport, 26th & Bay Ave. 10am – 3pm. Features include a ground display of unusual airplanes ranging from World War II Planes to Classics and Warbirds. Meet the performers for the next day’s Aerobatic Air Show. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Barefoot Ball
Saturday, September 12th at 5 p.m.
Where: Windrift Hotel, 105 80th Street, Avalon

Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow
Sunday, September 13th at 1 p.m.
Where: 6th to 14th Streets and Boardwalk, Ocean City
Thrill to some of the best stunt pilots and aerobatic champions in the world plus military demonstrations. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Morey’s Piers ‘Gone to the Dogs’
Sunday, September 13th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Morey’s Pier, Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk, Wildwood
Your pooch can paddle in the pools of Raging Waters Water Park at Morey’s Piers “Gone to the Dogs!” Man’s best friend can enjoy an evening swim from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. (check in starts at 4:45 p.m.) located at the rear of Morey’s Mariner’s Pier at Schellenger Ave. and the Boardwalk. Water bowls and free dog treats will be stationed throughout the water park for dogs to recharge as they paddle around the river adventure or play in the fountain pool. A variety of activities are scheduled including a doggy swimsuit competition starting at 6:15 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Wrecker’s Beach Grille. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 609.522.3900 or visit