Do The Shore: June 19 to June 25
Last Days of Wildwoods Restaurant Week
Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20
Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and gratuity.) For more information, call 609-522-0033 or visit www.ChewWildwood.com for a list of participating restaurants.
Last Days of National Marbles Tournament
Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20 at 8 a.m.
Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue & the beach, Wildwood
Games are held 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily at Ringer Stadium in Wildwood. This is the official national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8 to 14 that have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States. More than 1,200 games of marbles will be played throughout the tournament! The "King" & "Queen" of marbles will be crowned on stage on the last day. FREE to spectators. Call 304-337-2764 or visit NationalMarblesTournament.org for more information.
25th Annual North Wildwood Italian-American Festival
Friday, June 21 to Sunday, June 23
Olde New Jersey Ave, North Wildwood
The 25th Annual North Wildwood Italian-American Festival is back in the Wildwoods with a weekend celebration of great food, family fun, and Italian-American heritage. Activities take place from 4-10 p.m. on Friday, June 21; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 22; and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Festivities during the three-day event include live Italian music, street vendors displaying Italian merchandise, food vendors offering a variety of Italian and non-Italian food and treats, meatball relay races, the iconic signing of the olive tree, grape stomping, Little Miss Italy Pageant, and more. The event is FREE to attend. For additional information, please call 609-408-5793.
Cape May Hops Festival
Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, Cape May
Help us kick off summer in Cape May with some blues, brews and BBQ! This all-day outdoor family festival on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate will feature local breweries, live music on the outdoor stage, and food vendors serving up some tasty BBQ favorites, plus a crafts and collectibles show and kids activities. This event is FREE to attend! Varying costs for food, beer, and crafts vendors.
2nd Annual Wildwood Truck Invasion
Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 at 9 a.m.
Wildwood Boardwalk, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The 2nd annual NJ Truck Invasion comes to the beautiful beach and Boardwalk in Wildwood June 22 and 23. The NJ Truck Invasion is open to all 4wd and 2wd Trucks and Jeeps. All 4wd Trucks and Jeeps will be displayed on the beach and limited 2wd parking is available on the boardwalk. The beach area will also host the vendor area and a beach driving obstacle course. A Show & Shine competition will also be part of the event, with trophies awarded to the top show vehicles picked by our judges. Pre-registration is required. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite. For more information, contact the organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grand Opening of Surfside Park
Saturday, June 22 at 6 p.m.
Surfside Park, 29 Street & Avalon Avenue, Avalon
Mark your calendar! Avalon will hold its official grand opening of the brand new Surfside Park on Saturday, June 22. The grand opening celebration will include live music, children’s activities, and appearances by Philadelphia-area sports celebrities. Avalon will welcome Philadelphia sports personality Fran Dunphy to introduce Jimmy and the Parrots. The festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. For more information, visit avalonboro.net.
Quilt & Fiber Arts Show
Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9 S., Cape May
Historic Cold Spring Village is featuring fiber arts at the 28th annual Cape May Quilt and Fiber Show, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days. The event will feature demonstrations and vendors of quilting, textiles, knitting, crocheting, basket weaving, broom making, wool dyeing, spinning and more! Regional vendors are attending with quilting and sewing fabrics, yarn, baskets, supplies, and equipment to help inspire the creation of an heirloom project. For more information, visit hcsv.org.
11th Annual Avalon Lions Charities Foundation Golf Classic
Sunday, June 23 at 10 a.m.
Avalon Golf Club, 1510 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
The 11th Annual Avalon Lions Charities Foundation Golf Classic will be held Sunday, June 24 at the Avalon Golf Club. Registration will be at 10 a.m. Registration includes golf, barbecue lunch, dinner, and a goodie bag filled with golf attire, hats and shirts. Cost is $160 per golfer. The Awards Dinner for non-golfers is $35. Proceeds benefit the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children. For more information, call Mike Sowers at 609-967-5788 or Sue White at 609-425-2078.
Ocean City Summer Concert Series: Buddy Guy and Richard Thompson
Monday, June 24 and Tuesday, June 25 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
The 26th Annual Summer Concert Series at the Ocean City Music Pier is back, bringing a wide variety of contemporary performers to the stage in Ocean City, with most concerts on Monday night. On Monday, June 24, Buddy Guy will take the stage to perform “the Chicago Blues.” On Tuesday, June 25, Joan Osborne will open for Richard Thompson, who will perform his folk-rock hits. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.