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  13th Annual Flounder Tournament: 29th:
North Wildwood. At Grassy Sound Marina with catch prize categories, door prizes, BBQ and entertainment. 846-1400 or www.grassysoundmarina.com
JULY
Independence Day Celebrations: July 4th:
Fireworks, parades and special events held throughout the Jersey Cape, 465-7181 or visit www.jerseycapevacationguide.com
Sand Sculpting Contest: 4th: Ocean City. The first of the season. Categories for kids, adults & families. www.ocnj.us or 399-6111.
NJ State Barbeque Championship & Anglesea Blues Festival: 12-14th: North Wildwood. Barbeque, live blues music and FREE family fun. Fri: 4pm – 11pm, Sat. 10am – 11pm, Sun. 10am – 6pm, FREE to spectators. 523-6565 or www.njbbq.com, www.angleseablues.com
Night in Venice: July 13th: Ocean City. 6:30 p.m. 525-9300 or www.ocnj.us
Jersey Cape Antique Auto Show: 20th:
Classy and vintage cars on display from 9:30am – 2pm at Colliers lot on Jackson St., 884-9565 or www.discovercapemaynj.com
WWE Live Summer Slam Heatwave Tour: 20th: Wildwoods Convention Center. Your favorite WWE Superstars where anything can happen as tempers heat up on the road this summer. 7:30 p.m. www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
Railroad Days: 20 - 21th: Historic Cold Spring Village. Model railroads, garden displays, vendors and more, discover all things locomotive. 898-2300 or www.hcsv.org
Twins Contest: 31st: Prizes for who look the most and least alike 6pm, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City, www.ocnj.us or 525-9300.
AUGUST
57th Annual Ocean City Boardwalk Art Show: 2 - 4th: Leading artists from throughout the East Coast exhibit and sell their work. An ideal place to buy fine art- work at reasonable prices. Fri. & Sat. 10am – 8pm, Sun. 10am – 6pm. 399-6111.
Craft Beer & Crab Festival: 3rd:
Local and regional craft beers with summer picnic foods at the beautiful Emlen Physick Estate in Cape May, 10–6pm. Admission to grounds is free with food & beverage extra, www.capemaymac.org or 884-5404.
56th Annual Stone Harbor Arts & Crafts Festival: 3-4th: Recreation field. Nationally ranked event. Over 200 artisans from more than 12 states displaying their work. 9am – 5pm Sat., 9 – 4pm. Sun. www.shacfest.com
Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant: 14th: Ocean City’s original beauty contest for crustaceans. Families are invited to enter their crustacean. Winner receives the Coveted Cucumber Rind Cup and walks down a flowery runway. Free. 5:30pm at 6th St. Beach. 399-6111.
SEPTEMBER
23rd Annual AIRFEST: Aug. 30 - Sept. 2nd:
Cape May County Airport. At Aviation Museum with tours of WWII aircraft: B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress, P-51 Mustang. Open to vendors. With exhibits, kids activities & food. 886-8787 or www.usnasw.org
Revolutionary War Encampment: 7 - 8th:
A glimpse of American history during the Revolutionary War period at Historic Cold Spring Village. 898-2300 or www.hcsv.org
Cape May Food & Wine Celebration:
13 - 22nd: Indulge your taste buds in one of “America’s Best Food Cities” Presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the
Arts & Humanities (MAC). 884-5404 or www.capemaymac.org
Civil War Reenactment: 14 -15th:
A military encampment at Historic Cold Spring Village. 898-2300 or visit www.hcsv.org
Fall Family Festival Weekend:
Sept. 14 - 15th: JFK Blvd. & The Promenade, Sea Isle City. Sand sculpting, seaside market, food court, children’s activities & 8pm concert. Antique Auto Show. sictour@seaislecitynj.us or visit www.seaislecitynj.us
Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow: 15th:
Ocean City, 1:00 pm, between 6th – 14th Sts. on the boardwalk. Thrill to some of the best stunt pilots and aerobatic champions in the world plus military demonstrations. 525-9300. www.ocnj.us
Irish Fall Festival: 19 - 22nd: The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast. Dancing, music, vendors & crafts. Daily 8am – 10:30pm; Sun. 8am to 7pm and parade is at 1pm Bus service. 729-0075; 800-IRISH91 or www.CMCAOH.com
Savor September Wine, Beer & Food Festival: 21st: Enjoy tasting tents, a grape stomping competition, live music, talented art vendors and more. 12pm – 9pm. www.stoneharborbeach.com
Monster Truck Beach Races: 27-29th:
Wildwood Beach from Lincoln to Spencer Aves. The thrill and exhilaration of monster truck racing. Fri: 7 – 10pm, Sat: 1pm – 4 pm, 6 - 10pm, Sun: 1 – 5pm. Ticket Fee. 522-4546. www.WildwooodMotorEvents.com
OCTOBER
The Race of Gentlemen: 4 - 6th:
Vintage Car & Motorcycle Beach Drag Races where over 100 vintage auto (pre-1934) and motorcycles (pre-1947) compete in a beach race at the water’s edge between Schellenger and Spicer Aves. in Wildwood. www.theraceofgentlemen.com
Seafood & Music Festival: 5th:
Wildwood. Street fair, food, crafts, pie eating contest, clam chowder contest and music. For more info call 729-4000 or visit www.gwococ.com
47th Annual Victorian Weekend: 10 - 14th:
Week long celebration of Victorian lifestyle, architecture and society. 884-5405 or visit www.capemaymac.org
Fall Block Party & Fireworks Spectacular: 12th: From 5th – 14th Sts. on Asbury Ave. in Ocean City, 9am – 5pm. Over 400 crafters, food vendors and music. Fireworks display in the evening, 800-BEACH-NJ.
Woodbine Car Show: 12th: Woodbine. Variety of show cars, muscle cars, antique cars and military vehicles along the Route 550 bike path. Vendors may register. www.wccnj.org
Fabulous 50s Weekend: 18-19th:
Dance party, street fair, concerts & hotel packages available. 729-4000 or visit www.gwcoc.com
Lighthouse Challenge of NJ: 19-20th:
8am – 6pm. Tour of lighthouses, museums and life-saving stations. Fee. 522-4520 or www.herefordlighthouse.org
NOVEMBER
Sherlock Holmes Weekend: 1 - 3rd:
Mystery & intrigue await sleuths, 884-5405 or visit www.capemaymac.org
Girls Weekend: November 22-24th: Sea Isle City. Pamper yourself with shopping and huge savings. Plenty to eat and drink too. www.visitsicnj.com
“Earlier than the Bird” Downtown Shopping Extravaganza: 23rd:
Be earlier than the bird and start your holiday shopping before Thanksgiving for great specials. 8am – Noon. 1-800-BEACH-NJ.
Festive Friday & Snowfest Saturday: 29 - 30th: Embrace the holiday season in Avalon, featuring tons of holiday activities for the entire family to enjoy, 11am. Avalon shopping district, 967-3936.
An Island Holiday/Christmas in Stone Harbor: 29 - 30th: Merchant hospitality, parade, kid & pet activities. 368-5102. 368-1211.
DECEMBER
Christmas in Cape May:
Events All month: Victorian decorations and merchant hospitality. Holly Trolley Rides & candlelight tours all month, 884-5404 or www.capemaymac.org
Train Show: 7-8th: Ocean City. At the Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, 10 – 4pm Saturday and 10 – 4pm Sunday. 399-1412 or www.oceancityvacation.com
Wildwoods Family Holiday: 7th:
Parade & tree lighting at 7pm Saturday. Bring the family to Convention Center from 10am to 5pm for crafters, music and entertainment. 729-9000. or www.wildwoodsnj.com
First Night New Years Eve Celebration: 31st: Ocean City’s complete schedule of fun leading up to fireworks at midnight, 525-9300 or www.ocnj.us
 At Savor September in Stone Harbor you can sample the best wine and beer along with some great food to go along with it. Enjoy the live music and much more too!
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