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 In October WheatonArts hosts their Festival Of Fine Craft. Features 150+ juried artists showcasing a wide range of handmade crafts from high-end jewelry & wearables to decor & furniture.
   STONE HARBOR ARTS & CRAFTS F E S T I V A L : Don’t miss this premier, nationally ranked event! Over 200 artisans from more than 12 states displaying their work. www.shacfest.com
OCEAN CITY BABY PARADE: Ocean City Boardwalk. The 111th Annual event. One of the oldest baby parades in the country. 609-399-6111. For more information www.ocnj.us/babyparade www.oceancityvacation.com
FIRE MUSTER: WheatonArts, Millville. In association with the Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade, this free admission outdoor event features 80+ antique fire trucks on display. Firefighter training & skills competition, water barrel fight, bucket brigade, firefighting demonstrations, and much more. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org
MISS CRUSTACEAN HERMIT CRAB BEAUTY PAGEANT: Ocean City. The original beauty contest for crustaceans. FREE. Starts at 5:30pm at the 6th St. Beach. Contest begins at 6:00pm. Open to all ages. For more information call 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com
THIRD FRIDAY: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. The District comes alive with exhibition openings, live music, dining, and shopping. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS: Wildwoods Convention Center. 7 p.m. 609-729-9000. www.HarlemGlobetrotters.com
ATLANTIC CITY AIRSHOW: The largest air show on the east coast. Free show with parachute teams, fly-bys and formations performed by military & civilian pilots and all over the Atlantic City beach and Boardwalk. www.atlanticcityairshow.com
WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR – COLLINGS F O U N D A T I O N : Millville Airport. Flight information 800-568-8924. www.cfdn.org
SEAFARER’S WEEKEND: HistoricColdSpring Village, Cape May. Exciting pirate performances. Special exhibits & demonstrations including antique boats, blacksmithing and decoy carving. Plus sing-alongs! www.hcsv.org
CHICKEN BONE BEACH JAZZ SERIES:
Atlantic City Boardwalk. Live jazz concerts featuring top recording artists & up-and-coming jazz musicians. www.chickenbonebeach.org
PARANORMAL WEEKEND: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Fascinated by the super- natural? Not sure what the odd noise is at night? Guests can enjoy various workshops, demonstrations, and tours which highlight the study of spiritualism and the paranormal. www.hcsv.org
SEPTEMBER
TUESDAYS AT THE TOWER: CONCERT S E R I E S : Stone Harbor. A different performance every Tuesday night from July 7 to September 1. Beer & Wine Garden. FREE. www.SHNJ.org.
www.StoneHarborBeach.com
A I R F E S T : Naval Air Station Wildwood. WWII aircraft: B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang & other “Flyin” aircraft. Vendors, exhibitors, music, food. www.usnasw.org
HANDS ON HISTORY: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Family activities and crafts including papermaking, pottery, face painting, historic games and dress-up, & storytellin! www.hcsv.org
CAPE MAY FOOD & WINE CELEBRATION:
Cape May. 24th Annual Event. Indulge your taste buds in Cape May, N.J., named one of “America’s Best Food Cities” 609-884-5404. 800-275- 4278. www.capemaymac.org
SEA ISLE CITY FOODIE WEEKEND: Sea Isle City. Nearly a dozen food trucks from across the Northeast featuring different cuisines from award winning food trucks. Crafters, family entertainment, live music, great drinks and much more. 609-318- 4504. www.seaislecityfood.com
REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENCAMPMENT:
Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. The American Revolution comes to life. Reenactors and encampments from both militia. Field camps, artillery demonstrations and more. www.hcsv.org
BOARDWALK AEROBATIC AIRSHOW:
Ocean City. Some of the best stunt pilots and aerobatic champions in the world plus military demonstrations. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com
CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. The Blue & the Gray take the field at one of the Village’s longest-running and most popular events! Demonstrations of field hos- pitals, weaponry and more. www.hcsv.org
FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL WEEKEND:
Sea Isle City. Vendor market, food court, live music, amusement rides, children’s entertainment, antique auto show & parade, free guided historical trolley tours. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com
NJ STATE FIREMEN’S CONVENTION & P A R A D E : Wildwoods Convention Center. Parade Sat. at 2 p.m. at NJ Ave & Cresse Rd, Wildwood. www.njsfa.com
DOWNTOWN CAR SHOW: Millville. High Street in the Arts District. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce. 856-825-2600. www.millville-nj.com
FALL BOARDWALK CLASSIC CAR SHOW:
Wildwood. Classic cars displayed on the Boardwalk. FREE admission for spectators, and much more! 609- 522-4546. www.WildwoodMotorEventsNJ.com
IRISH FALL FESTIVAL: North Wildwood. The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast celebrat- ing Irish heritage with dancing, music, food, vendors and crafts. Irish dance lessons, Ceili, 5k Run and 1- mile walk, pipe exhibition, Irish music concert. 609- 729-0075, 800-IRISH-91. www.CMCAOH.com
IRISH FESTIVAL WEEKEND: Sea Isle City. Celtic celebration features live Irish music and dancing, an Irish Vendor Market, great food and countless festival-goers “Wearin’ the Green.” 609- 263-3611. www.lacosta-seaisle.com
THIRD FRIDAY: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. The District comes alive with exhibition openings, live music, dining, and shopping. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com
SAVOR SEPTEMBER: Stone Harbor. Food, Wine & Beer Festival with the area’s best food, wine, microbrews, art, music. A grape stomping competition, art vendors and live entertainment and more. www.stoneharborbeach.com
FALL MIGRATION FESTIVAL: Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor. In the heart of the Atlantic Flyway, thousands of birds make their way across the Cape May Peninsula every fall. Guided viewing of migratory birds from the Institute and on Seven Mile Island, Monarch tagging demonstrations, live animal presentations and much more! 609-368- 1211. www.wetlandsinstitute.org
MISS’D AMERICA PAGEANT: Atlantic City. This annual drag queen spoof includes swimsuit, talent, evening gown and interview competitions. www.acglbt.org
OCTOBER
RACE OF GENTLEMEN: A living history event, celebrating America’s Racing & Hot-Rodding heritage. Held on the Wildwoods beach at Schellenger Ave. www.TheRaceOfGentlemen.com
FESTIVAL OF FINE CRAFT: WheatonArts, Millville. Features 150+ juried artists showcasing a wide range of handmade crafts from high-end jewelry & wearables to decor & furniture. Craft demonstrations. Beer/Wine Garden. Musical Entertainment. Hands- on family activities. Signature Glass Pumpkin Patch. Specialty foods. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org
VICTORIAN WEEKEND: Cape May. 48th Annual Event. Celebrate Cape May’s Victorian architecture and history with a holiday weekend of tours and events. 609-884-5404. 800-275- 4278.www.capemaymac.org
WILDWOODS FOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL:
Wildwood. A FREE street fair featuring live music, crafters, food vendors, and more! FREE musical entertainment and much more! 609-729-4000. www.Wildwoods.com
FALL BLOCK PARTY & FIREWORKS:
Ocean City. Over 400 crafters, food vendors, music and more. In the evening, fireworks over the board- walk from 6th – 14th Streets. For more information call 800-BEACH-NJ.
AVALON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL: Avalon. Treats from the sea at the Chamber’s Annual Seafood Festival. Featuring fresh seafood vendors, chowder contest, live music, vendors and more. 609-967-3936. www.visitavalonnj.com
ITALIAN FESTIVAL & PARADE: Sea Isle City. Great food, an Italian Market with craft and specialty vendors, Cannoli Eating Contest, Cento Food display and live musical entertainment. The parade will feature Sea Isle’s “Italian Royal Family,” floats, beauty queens, mascots & other participants. 609-263-6341. www.kixmcnutleys.com
SMITHVILLE OKTOBERFEST: Galloway Township. The first weekend of October. Join us for
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