THIS WEEKEND: Wine & Spirits Fest, Footrace, & Tea with Mom!

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

Wine & Spirits Festival
Friday, May 9th from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Avalon Community Hall – 30th St & the beach, Avalon

The Festival will feature over 200 wines and flavored vodkas. Appetizers will be presented by the island’s finest restaurants. The Silent Auction features items from the island’s top businesses. Tickets are available for purchase at Fred’s Avalon Liquor Store.

Avalon Lions Charities Huge Yard Sale and Free Book Sale!
Saturday, May 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Helen L. Diller Home – 127 26th St, Avalon

The largest yard sale in Avalon will be held at the Helen L. Diller Home, 127 26th St. during Avalon’s “Island Wide Yard Sale Weekend”. Hours are 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. If you have any items that you would like to donate, please call John Molnar at (609) 602-5617.

The Free Book Sale will feature a great selection of Used Books for the whole family! Even better the books are free! We only accept donations at your discretion. Due to the size and selection of books we have expanded to two locations. The first is our traditional location: the Helen L. Diller Home, 127 26th St. and the second will be at Coldwell Banker Real Estate located between 26th and 27th streets on Dune Drive. Hours are 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Please call John Molnar at (609) 602-5617 for additional information.

35th Annual Great Cape May Footrace
Saturday, May 10th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Beach Ave, Cape May

For the 35th year, The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May will transform the Cape May beachfront into certified 5k & 10k racecourse. Come for the race and stay for the day! Runners will enjoy the fast flat course that loops throughout Cape May. Register online at

Morey’s Piers Mother’s Day Celebration
Sunday, May 11th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Morey’s Piers, Wildwoods

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the entire family! While there’s always fun for everyone at Morey’s Piers, Mom gets some extra TLC! From 11 a.m until 5 p.m. Mothers ride FREE on Mariner’s Landing and Surfside Piers located on the Wildwoods Boardwalk. All moms can pick up a complimentary wristband at any ticket booth. Take Mom for a spin with rides, games, food and entertainment for the whole family! For more info, call 609-522-3900 or visit

For more information about these, and other community events, see the Herald’s online calendar.

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