Do The Shore: September 4 to September 10
Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Rally
Thursday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Cape Classics Motorcycle Club presents one of the largest motorcycle rallies in the Northeast from Thursday, Sept. 5 to Sunday, Sept. 8! Enjoy daily motorcycle vendors, food and merchandise vendors, live entertainment and activities surrounding the Wildwoods Convention Center and at Oak and Atlantic Avenues in Wildwood. For a detailed schedule of events, visit www.RoarToTheShoreOnline.com. For more information, call (609) 729-8870.
Street Rod Weekend
Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7
Street rods and other classic cars will be on display during Ocean City's annual Street Rod Weekend! Friday evening will feature a sock-hop party on the grounds of the Tabernacle from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with dancing, games, family fun, and more! On Saturday, cars will be displayed at the Tabernacle grounds from 8 a.m. to noon and will then proceed to the Ocean City Boardwalk to be displayed until 4 p.m. An awards ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday in front of the Music Pier. For more information and to register, visit www.ocnj.us/carshow.
North Wildwood Recreation Department Surf Fishing Competition
Friday, Sept. 6 to Sunday, Sept. 8 at 7 a.m.
Registration for North Wildwood’s annual surf fishing competition is held at the Gazebo at 3rd & JFK Blvd. in North Wildwood. Participation fee is $15. The competition will take place Friday and Saturday from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Sunday from 7-11 a.m. Prizes will be awarded at noon on Sunday for adult and youth divisions. For more information call 609-522-2955 or visit www.northwildwood.com.
End-of-Summer Shop Hop
Friday, Sept. 6 to Sunday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m.
Avalon Shopping District, Avalon
Avalon's End-of-Summer Shop Hop is almost here! Following Labor Day Weekend, be sure to return to your favorite shore town for a weekend full of shopping. Enjoy drastic discounts and year-end sales at more than 30 participating stores throughout Avalon, featuring clothing, accessories, beach gear, home decor and more! And remember to take a mid-day and early-afternoon break for special cocktail and lunch specials at Bobby Dee's Rock'n Chair restaurant. Visit www.visitavalonnj.com for more information and a full list of discounts and shopping steals and deals!
Free Concerts at the Rotary Park
Friday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.
Rotary Park, 400 Lafayette St., Cape May
The City of Cape May is excited to again host free evening outdoor concerts in Cape May, offering excellent entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere. On Friday, Sept. 6, catch Blue Bone live! Concerts in the Park runs through Sept. 15. Bring a beach chair or blanket to comfortably enjoy the entertainment. For more information, visit www.discovercapemaynj.com or call (609) 884-9565.
Dog Obedience Training Club’s Mutt Strut
Saturday, Sept. 7 at 8 a.m.
Cape May Promenade
The Cape May County Dog Obedience Training Club (CMCDOTC) is celebrating the end of the dog days of summer by inviting local dog owners to stroll Cape May’s Beachfront Promenade with their pooches. Owners can strut with their dogs on the Promenade anytime between 8 a.m. and noon for a requested donation of $1 per leg ($2 per person, $4 per dog). Registration is required. Adding to the enjoyment are dog trick and dog costume contests with prizes, auction and dog information. So, practice your tricks, dress up your mutt, and come strut your stuff! Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 8. For more information, visit www.cmcdotc.com.
Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival
Saturday, Sept. 7 to Sunday, Sept. 8 at 12 p.m.
63rd Street & Landis Avenue
The Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival will feature more than 15 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. Hours are Friday and Saturday 12 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 12 to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/seaislecityfood.
Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
Saturday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest
Enjoy live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. The concert on Sept. 7 . Don’t forget to bring a blanket or chair! This event is FREE to attend. For more information, call 609-523-0202.
Morey’s Piers Doggie Dash & Splash
Sunday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m.
Morey's Piers, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
With a full line-up of fido-friendly events, pups, mutts, and purebreds of all shapes and sizes are invited to celebrate the dog days of summer. The Doggie Dash kicks-off the tail-wagging events when pooches set the pace for the 5K and 1 mile races on the beach adjacent to Raging Waters Water Park. The day continues with a splash for the fifth annual puppy pool party at Raging Waters “Water Bark.” Five dollars from every Doggie Dash registration will be donated to Team Foster. Registration takes place at 9 a.m. For pricing and admission information for the Doggie Dash and Doggie Splash, visit www.moreyspiers.com/splashanddash.