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Sand Sculpting Contest: 1. Ocean City. Open to kids, teens, adults and families. Registration is free and begins at 9 a.m. at the 6th Street Beach. Judging takes place at 11 a.m. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Art Of Surfing: 1-3: at the Ocean City Music Pier. It is a free family event featuring original art from surfing's biggest names, live music, and a chance to meet artists from across the country. www.oceancityvacation.com

Downtown Wildwood Music In The Plaza - Concert Series: 
1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave., Wildwood. Every Thursday from 7:30 - 9 pm. through Aug. 29. Bring your chair or blanket! 609-523-1602. www.DOOWW.com

Acoustic Open Mic Night (Ages 14-20): 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Sea Isle City. Participants can enjoy games from the sidelines karaoke, corn-hole, and pick-up volleyball games with he SICPD. Excursion Park located at JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. Participants can enjoy karaoke, corn-hole, and pick-up volleyball games with the SICPD. Gift cards will be given to the best performers and corn-hole players. 9pm to 11pm. 609-263-9090. www.seaislechamber.com

Thursdays at Surfside Park:
1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Avalon. Surfside Park at 2901 Avalon Ave. Live music. www.visitavalonnj.com

Market Days: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Ocean City. On Asbury Ave. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, face painters and balloon sculptures. www.oceancityvacation.com

Family Nights: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Ocean City. Entertainment on the Boardwalk from 7-9pm between 6th-14th streets. www.oceancityvacation.com

Movies On The Beach: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Cape May. The featured movie will begin at dusk at the Gurney Street Beach next to Cape May Convention Hall. 609-884-9565. Visit www.capemaycity.com

Back To School Warehouse Clothing Sale: 1-12: Wildwoods Convention Center. 9am- 9pm daily. 9am - 5pm. on last day. 609-729-9000. www.WildwoodsNJ.com

Anglesea Night Market Food Truck Event:
1,15: North Wildwood Entertainment District, Olde NJ Ave., 5 p.m.-10 p.m. 609-318-4504. www.AngleseaNightMarket.com

Carroll Gallery Exhibit “We All Scream for Ice Cream: A History of Summer’s Favorite Treat”: 1-31. Cape May. Carriage House, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Free. ww.capemaymac.org

Stairway to the Stars Lighthouse Climb:
2. Cape May Lighthouse, 215 Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point State Park. 8pm-10pm. www.capemaymac.org

Battle At The Beach Mixed Martial Arts Tournament: 2-4. Wildwoods Convention Center. Weigh-in Sat. & Sun. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. 860-537-3686. www.NagaFighter.com

Boardwalk Art Show: 2-4: 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

Friday Nights at Surfside Park:
2, 9,16, 23. Avalon. Surfside Park at 2901 Avalon Ave. Each night will consist of balloon art, face painting, tattoos, trivia, dancing, character shows*, picture lines, games, and prizes. www.visitavalonnj.com

Music in the Park: 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31: Cape May. Enjoy a Free Concert at Rotary Park located at 400 Lafayette St. There is something for every musical taste. Attendees are welcome to bring a beach chair or blanket. Concerts start at 7pm. in rain or shine. 609-884-9565. Visit www.capemaycity.com

Festival of Lights Boat Parade & Food Truck Event: 3: Stone Harbor, Marina Lot, 7 pm -10 pm. www.shnj.org

Early American Trades:
3-4 Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. www.hcsv.org

Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market Season Kick-Off: 
3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Wildwood. Byrne Plaza, 3400-3501 Pacific Ave.  8am - 12:30pm. 609-523-1602. www.DOOWW.com

Summer Concert Series: 3, 4, 10, 11, 15, 24, 25. Cape May. 714 Beach Ave. 8pm. 609-884-9565. www.capemaycity.com

Boardwalk Craft Show: 3-4, 10-11, 31-9/1: Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood. Sat: 9am - 5pm, Sun: 9am - 4pm. 609-522-0198. www.BoardwalkCrafts.com

Concert Under The Stars:
3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Sea Isle City. 7:30pm to 9:30pm at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Stone Harbor Farmers Market:
4,11,18,25: Every Sunday until Sept. 1. 95th St. & Second Ave. (Water Tower Lot) from 8am to 12:30pm. www.shnj.org

The Beach Boys:
5-6: Ocean City. Two nights... four incredible shows! The concerts begins at 7pm and 8:30pm at the Ocean City Music Pier. www.oceancityvacation.com

Family Fun Nights:
5, 12, 19, 26: Sea Isle City. 7-8:30pm at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Pamper Scamper: 6. Ocean City. Annual baby crawling race. For babies up to 15 months. Registration is free and begins at 8:30am. Contest begins at 9 a.m. at the 6th Street Beach. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Funtastic Tuesdays:
6,13, 20, 27: Ocean City. On Asbury Ave. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, face painters and balloon sculptures. www.oceancityvacation.com

Mummers Nights: 6,13, 20, 27: Ocean City. Strutting on the Boardwalk from 7-9 p.m. between 6th-14th streets. www.oceancityvacation.com

Farmers Market:
6, 13, 20, 27: Sea Isle City. 8am to 1pm at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 609-263-9090. www.seaislechamber.com

Tuesday at the Tower Concert Series: 6, 13, 20, 27: Concert Series: Stone Harbor. 7 - 8:30pm, Water Tower Lot, bring your own beach chair and enjoy the music! Every Tuesday through Aug. 27. FREE. www.shnj.org

Family Magic Show:
6, 13, 20, 27. Cape May. 714 Beach Ave. 7pm. FREE. 609-884-9565. www.capemaycity.com

Dance Night: 7, 14, 21, 28. Cape May. 714 Beach Ave. 7pm FREE. 609-884-9565. www.capemaycity.com

Wacky Wednesday: Prince and Princess Party:
 7: Ocean City. Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. Use your creativity to design your own prince or princess crown with Miss Ocean City, Junior Miss Ocean City and Little Miss Ocean City! Limited to 150 participants. 10:30 a.m. 609-399-6111.  www.oceancityvacation.com

National Lighthouse Day:
7: Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, North Wildwood. FREE. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. 609-600-1561. www.HerefordLighthouse.org

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series & Food Truck Festivals:
7, 14, 21. Centennial Park, Wildwood Crest. Live entertainment. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesdays through 8/21. 609-523-0202. www.WildwoodCrest.org

Family Movie Under The Stars:
7, 14, 21, 28: Sea Isle City. Dusk at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Farmer’s Market At The Tabernacle Grounds: 7, 14, 21, 28: Ocean City. Crafters in the street at 6th and Asbury Ave. 8am - noon. www.oceancityvacation.com

National Lighthouse Day:
8: Cape May. 215 Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point State Park. 609-884-5404. 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

Ocean City Baby Parade:
8: Ocean City Boardwalk. The 114th Annual event is one of the oldest baby parades in the country. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Wildwood Beach Baseball Tournament:
9-11, 16-18: Wildwood Beach between Andrews and Rio Grande Aves. 215-783-6366. www.WildwoodBeachBaseball.com

Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash: 9-11 Wildwoods Convention Center. FRI: noon-11 p.m. SAT: 11am - 11pm. SUN: 11am - 8 pm. 609-889-2422. www.WildwoodTatooBeachBash.com

Beach Movies:
9, 16, 23: Avalon. 30th St. And the Beach. Beach Movies will begin at dusk after Friday Night at Surfside Park is over. www.avalonrecreation.org

Hands-On History:
10-11. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. This event features the best HCSV has to offer. In addition to the Village interpreters, Kat Lindsay will be displaying her quilts and books in the Welcome Center while telling the stories of yesteryear. The Rossi's will be spinning at Hand House, and Erin Peeks will demonstrate wool dying. www.hcsv.org

North Wildwood Flea Market:
11. JFK Blvd., 2nd - 13th Avenue, North Wildwood. 8am - 4pm. www.northwildwood.com

Downtown Wildwood Movies in the Plaza:
13, 20. Wildwood, Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave., Every Tuesday at sunset through 8/20 except 8/6 (National Night Out). 609-523-1602. www.DOOWW.com

Hermit Crab Races:
14: Ocean City. Watch as some of the fastest crabs in the universe compete in this world famous race immediately following Miss Crustacean at the 6th Street Beach. Registration is free and starts at 5:30pm. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant: 14: 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

Family Fun Outdoor Crafts Show:
14, 21, 28. Cape May Point State Park. Cape May Lighthouse. 215 Lighthouse Ave. 9am - 2pm. Free. www.capemaymac.org

Third Friday: 
16. Glasstown Arts District, Millville. High Street in the District comes alive with those enjoying the arts, entertainment and more. Exhibition openings, live music, dining and shopping in a festive atmosphere. 856-293-0556.  www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Ocean City Green Fair: 16. Ocean City. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. The community wide event is designed to educate and encourage people of all ages to adopt a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. www.oceancityvacation.com

Cape Stock: 16-18. Cape May. 714 Beach Ave. 7pm FREE. 609-884-9565. www.capemaycity.com

Promenade Arts and Crafts Show: 17-18. Cape May. 714 Beach Ave. 10am - 5pm. 609-884-9565. www.capemaycity.com

Seafaring Skullduggery: 17-18. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Celebrate the maritime history and culture of the famous Jersey Cape. This event will feature pirates, music, and family fun. Pillage the Village Treasure Hunt! Children should be on the lookout for gold coins hidden throughout the Village that can be redeemed for a free prize and much more! www.hcsv.org

Lighthouse Full Moon Climb:
19. Cape May Point State Park. Cape May Lighthouse. 215 Lighthouse Ave. 8pm - 10pm. Fee charged. www.capemaymac.org

Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show:
23-25: Wildwoods Convention Center. FRI: 3-9pm. SAT: 10am - 9pm. SUN: 10am - 5pm. 732-422-9365. www.RKSportsPromotions.com

Merchants Day Sidewalk Sale: 24: Shopping District. A Stone Harbor tradition. Local merchants bring their bargains out onto the sidewalk for all to enjoy and purchase. www.StoneHarborChamber.com

Tri The Wildwoods - Triathlon, 5K & Kid’s Race:
24. North Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters. 6:30am. 609-849-8908. www.DelmoSports.com

Sidewalk Sale: 24-25: Sea Isle City. Shop, dine and explore. As the beach season winds down, savvy shoppers can take advantage of end-of-summer discounts on apparel, accessories, and home décor. 609-263-9090. www.seaislechamber.com

Paranormal Pursuits: 24-25. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Fascinated by the supernatural? Not sure what the odd noise is at night? In addition to experiencing the Village’s 27 restored, historic buildings dating from 1691-1912, guests can enjoy various workshops, demonstrations, lectures, and tours which highlight the study of spiritualism and the paranormal. Guests can also shop for good luck charms, talismans, and jewelry. www.hcsv.org

Aug. 29-Sept. 1. Naval Air Station Wildwood. Cape May County Airport. 10AM - 4PM – The museum’s largest annual fundraiser which showcases historic aircraft flown in for display, Women in History Reenactor Presentation Series, Live Music, Classic Cars, Face Painting, Caricatures, Vendors, Exhibitors, Food and Beer, and more. www.usnasw.org

Rich Reinhart Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament:
30. Windsor Ave. Beach. 11am. 609-884-9565. www.capemaycity.com

Village Sampler Weekend: Aug. 31-Sept.1. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May.  www.hcsv.org

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