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Twelve months of exciting events…
APRIL 2 - DECEMBER 31: EMANATION 2019: WheatonArts. Emanation 2019 is on display through December 31, 2019 in the Museum of American Glass at WheatonArts! Emanation 2019 is the third exhibition of contemporary art featuring new works developed and created by artists invited to utilize the resources and facilities at WheatonArts for experiment based exploration. The results are displayed with an emphasis on each artist’s creative process. “The artists in this iteration of Emanation have not previously worked in glass, but are creative thinkers and problem solvers, who have embraced the opportunity to experiment in a new medium,” notes Julie Courtney, curator of Emanation 2019. The artists she brought to the project each have a unique perspective and aesthetic on the integration of glass into their works, creating powerful visuals (and even sounds) relating to invisible labor, prison incarceration rates, beauty in destruction, and “cartoon violence,” just to name a few. Artists participating in the exhibit are Jesse Krimes, Tristin Lowe, Martha McDonald and Laura Baird, Karyn Olivier, Richard Torchia, Allan Wexler, and Jo Yarrington. Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is included with general admission to WheatonArts. 856-825-6800.www.wheatonarts.org

1-26: STONE HARBOR FAMILY NIGHT: Every Monday. Open to the Public – Free for All. 175 96th Street. www.shnj.org

1-27: TUESDAYS AT THE TOWER: CONCERT SERIES: Stone Harbor. A different performance every Tuesday night. Beer & Wine Garden. FREE. www.shnj.org. www.stoneharborbeach.com

1-31: STONE HARBOR FARMERS MARKET: 95TH Street & Second Avenue. Every Sunday Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. 8am – 12:30pm. www.shnj.org

2: CAPE MAY BABY PARADE: Congress Street and Beach Avenue. 609-884-9565, www.discovercapemaynj.com

2-4: BOARDWALK ART SHOW: Ocean City. Leading artists from throughout the East Coast exhibit and sell their work. Traditionally an ideal place to buy fine artwork at reasonable prices. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

3: CRAFT BEER, MUSIC & CRAB FESTIVAL: Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May. A New Jersey top five summer festival! Families welcome! Enjoy craft beers, live music, crabs and food trucks with crafters and children’s games and entertainment. Free admission. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

3-4: DOWNTOWN WILDWOOD’S RIB-OFF FESTIVAL: Byrne Plaza, Wildwood. Enjoy the Best Food trucks from the tri-state area along with tent “Smokers” selling their products. A competition for the coveted title of the Champion of the Best Wildwood Rib-Off Winner will also take place at the event. Artisan and Rib related vendors. Free Family and Kids Activities. Wine and Craft Beer Tasting and sales in a Garden/Tent area. www.woyftevents.com www.dooww.com

3-4: CLASSIC CAR SHOW: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Antique and classic cars and trucks line the Village’s shaded paths. Enjoy family activities and a classic car parade! www.hcsv.org

3-4: STONE HARBOR ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL: Don’t miss this premier, nationally ranked event! Over 200 artisans from more than 12 states displaying their work. www.shacfest.com

5: STONE HARBOR GREEN FAIR: Water Tower Lot. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

6-15: REV’s VICTORIAN VAUDEVILLE: Cape May. Philadelphia’s REV Theatre presents a diverse display designed to dazzle and delight! 609-884-5404. 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

8: OCEAN CITY BABY PARADE: Ocean City Boardwalk. The 110th Annual event is one of the oldest baby parades in the country. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

9-11 WILDWOOD TATTOO BEACH BASH: Wildwoods Convention Center. 609-889-2422. www.WildwoodTattoo.com

10: SECOND SATURDAY WINE TASTING: Village on High, Millville – Glasstown Arts District. Admission includes food tastings. 856-371-0716. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

10-11: PROMENADE CRAFT SHOW: Cape May. 609-884-9565. www.discovercapemaynj.com

10-11: DOWN ON THE FARM WEEKEND: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Experience & enjoy horse-drawn farming demonstrations, antique and modern farming equipment exhibits, carriage rides and a hay maze. www.hcsv.org

10-11: DOWNTOWN WILDWOOD JAZZ & WINE FESTIVAL: Byrne Plaza, Wildwood. Enjoy the Cool Jazz sound all weekend. Each day will feature some local Jazz talent, band and music. Enjoy Food Trucks and local Tent vendors. Artisan Vendors. Free Family and Kids Activities. Wine and Craft Beer Tasting and sales in the Garden/Tent area. www.woyftevents.com www.dooww.com

14: MISS CRUSTACEAN HERMIT CRAB BEAUTY PAGEANT: Ocean City. The original beauty contest for crustaceans. Families, Kids, Businesses and Organizations are invited to enter their crustacean in this annual contest. The winner receives the coveted Cucumber Rind Cup and gets to walk down a flowery runway. Open to all ages. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

14-17: HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS: Wildwoods Convention Center. 7 p.m. 609-729-9000. www.HarlemGlobetrotters.com

16: THIRD FRIDAY: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. The District comes alive with exhibition openings, live music, dining and shopping. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

17: FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS BOAT PARADE: Stone Harbor Yacht Club. Decorated boats and bayfront properties. Entrants compete in categories including Best Dock Décor, Best Boat Décor and Best Boat Décor reflecting the theme “Around the World.” 609-368-1201. www.YCSH.org

17-18: HERITAGE WEEKEND: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. www.hcsv.org

17-18: WILDWOOD BASEBALL ON THE BEACH: Wildwood Beach between Andrews and Rio Grande Aves. Home Run Derby. 609-522-2444. www.WildwoodBeachBaseball.com

18: FIRE MUSTER: WheatonArts, Millville. In association with the Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade, this free admission outdoor event features 80+ antique fire trucks on display. Highlights include a firefighter training & skills competition, water barrel fight, bucket brigade, firefighting demonstrations, and more. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org

24: STONE HARBOR SIDEWALK SALE: Shopping District. A Stone Harbor tradition. Local merchants bring their bargains out onto the sidewalk for all to enjoy and purchase.

24: TRI THE WILDWOODS - TRIATHLON, 5K & KID’S TRIATHLON: North Wildwood. Triathlon: 1/4 mile swim, 10 mile bike, 3.1 mile beach run, & a 5k running event. 609-849-8908. www.DelmoSports.com

24-25: SEAFARER’S WEEKEND: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Exciting pirate performances. Special exhibits & demonstrations including antique boats, blacksmithing and decoy carving. Plus sing-alongs! www.hcsv.org

30: RICH REINHART JUNIOR CLAMSHELL PITCHING TOURNAMENT: Cape May. 609-884-9565. www.discovercapemaynj.com

31: CAPE MAY SUMMER SEND-OFF CRAFT SHOW: Promenade, Cape May. 609-884-9565. www.discovercapemaynj.com

31: HANDS-ON HISTORY: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Enjoy family activities and crafts including papermaking, tin punch, pottery, face painting, historic games and dress-up, storytelling and more! www.hcsv.org

30-31: AIRFEST: Naval Air Station Wildwood. Cape May County Airport. 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

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