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AUGUST EVENTS
Due to the COVID19 situation, please check all event dates & specifics with the event host…
DOWN ON THE FARM WEEKEND: July 31-1: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Experience life on an Early American farm through hands-on activities and exhibits. www.hcsv.org

STONE HARBOR FARMERS MARKET: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Every Sunday until Sept. 12. 95th St. & Second Ave. from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It’s back with our produce, retail vendors and three new food trucks. www.shnj.org

MAGIC & MYSTERY HOUSE TOUR: 1-28: Cape May. Every Friday & Saturday. Take a step back in time to the Victorian Era in the 1879 Physick House Museum and learn about the Victorians’ fascination with magic, illusion, the mysterious and the odd. Hear about the Great Lafayette, Houdini, Sherlock Holmes, Jack the Ripper and much more! Tickets are limited to ensure social distancing; advance tickets recommended. $20 for adults; $15 for children (ages 3-12). www.capemaymac.org

CLUELESS AT THE PHYSICK ESTATE: 1-31: “Hook, Line & Sinker’: Cape May. Every Tuesday and Thursday. “Clueless at the Physick Estate” returns this summer with an engaging new mystery based on the popular board game. “Hook, Line & Sinker” is this season’s “whodunit” mystery that dramatically unfolds as you travel through the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate. Can you solve this mystery before someone else vanishes? $25 for adults; $20 for children (ages 3-12). www.capemaymac.org

PAINTED LADIES, PORCHES & MORE WALKING TOUR & BRUNCH: 1-31: Cape May. Every Tuesday and Thursday. Take a walk from the Physick Estate to the Washington Street Mall with a knowledgeable guide and experience charming Cape May, a National Historic Landmark city, up close. Delight in beautiful gardens as you learn about Victorian architecture and Cape May’s colorful history along the way. Comfortable shoes recommended. Tour only: $15 adults; $10 children (ages 3-12) Add brunch at Vintage after the tour: $25 adults; $15 children (ages 3-12). www.capemaymac.org

OCEAN CITY POPS CONCERT: 1,4,8,11,15,18,22,25,29. Every Wed. and Sun: The Orchestra will perform their 93rd professional concert season. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 7:30 p.m. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

SUNDAYS AT SURFSIDE: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Avalon. Bring your beach chairs and enjoy a Sunday night summer concert series at Surfside Park located at 30th St. and the Beach. 7-8:30 p.m. www.visitavalonnj.com

FAMILY NIGHTS: 1, 8,15, 22, 29: Ocean City. Entertainment on the Boardwalk from 7:30-9:30 p.m. between 6th-14th streets. www.oceancityvacation.com

FREE FAMILY FUN NIGHT: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Sea Isle City. 7-9:30pm at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

STONE HARBOR GREEN FAIR: 2: Water Tower Lot. 6:00– 8:00 pm. www.shnj.org

TUESDAY NIGHT MOVIES ON THE BEACH: 3,10,17,24: Avalon. 30th St. Beach. www.visitavalonnj.com

FUNTASTIC TUESDAYS: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: 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: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Ocean City. Strutting on the Boardwalk from 7-9 p.m. between 6th-14th streets. www.oceancityvacation.com

FARMERS MARKET: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Sea Isle City. 8am to 1pm at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 609-263-9090. www.seaislechamber.com

FREE FAMILY MOVIE UNDER THE STARS: 4, 11, 18, 25: Sea Isle City. 8 to 10 pm at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

STONE HARBOR FAMILY NIGHT: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Every Monday June 29-August 31. Open to the Public – Free for All. 175 96th Street. www.shnj.org

TUESDAYS AT THE TOWER: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Concert Series: Stone Harbor. 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Water Tower Lot, bring your own beach chair and enjoy the music! Every Tuesday through Sept. 7th FREE. www.shnj.org

FARMER’S MARKET AT THE TABERNACLE GROUNDS: 4,11,18,25: Ocean City. Crafters in the street at 6th and Asbury Ave. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. www.oceancityvacation.com

FAMILY FUN DAYS AT THE CAPE MAY LIGHTHOUSE: 4,11,18,25: The 1859 Cape May Lighthouse in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, is a beacon for fun! Join us this summer and enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and crafts vendors at the base of the lighthouse. Free admission to the grounds. www.capemaymac.org

WACKY WEDNESDAY: That’s How the Cookie Crumbles. 4: Ocean City. Use your creativity to shape and sculpt a cookie into your very own unique masterpiece. Limited to 150 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30 a.m. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

TWINS CONTEST: 4: Ocean City. Prizes for those who look the most and least alike. Open to all ages. Registration is free and begins at 5:30 p.m. Contest begins at 6 p.m. in front of the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

SAND SCULPTING CONTEST: 5 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

MARKET DAYS: 5,12,19,26: Ocean City. On Asbury Ave. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, face painters and balloon sculptures. www.oceancityvacation.com

SURFSIDE LIVE: 6,13,20: Avalon. At Surfside Park located at 30th St. and the Beach. Enjoy an interactive LIVE performance featuring your favorite characters and a DJ Dance Party! Enjoy family fun, with a safe activity, DJ, dancing, games, trivia and more. www.visitavalonnj.com

BASEBALL ON THE BEACH: 6-8, 13-15: Wildwood Beach between Andrews and Rio Grande Aves. 267-254-2201. www.WildwoodBeachBaseball.com

BOARDWALK ART SHOW: 6-8: 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

WILDWOOD TATTOO BEACH BASH: 6-8: Wildwoods Convention Center. 609-889-2422. www.WildwoodTattoo.com

NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE DAY CRAFTS SHOW: 7: Cape May. Celebrate National Lighthouse Day and enjoy family activities at the base of the lighthouse including pirate-hat making, games, music and a crafts & collectibles show. 609-884-5404. 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE DAY: 7: Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, North Wildwood. FREE. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. 609-600-1561. www.herefordinletlighthouse.com

BOARDWALK CRAFT SHOW: 7-8, 14-15, 21-22: Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood. Sat: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 609-522-0378, 609-522-0198. www.BoardwalkCrafts.com

FREE CONCERT UNDER THE STARS: 7, 14, 21, 28: Sea Isle City. 7:30pm to 9:30pm at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

SUNSET LAKE FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL: 8: Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest. 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Award winning food trucks and a free movie by the lake. 609-318-4504.

PAMPER SCAMPER: 10: Ocean City. Annual baby crawling race. For babies up to 15 months. Registrationn is free and begins at 8:30 a.m. Contest begins at 9 a.m. at the 6th Street Beach. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

WACKY WEDNESDAY: Hawaiian Luau: 11: Ocean City. Participants will create their own lei and dad’s will compete in a hula contest. Limited to 150 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30 a.m. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS: 11-14: Wildwoods Convention Center. 7 p.m. 609-729-9000. www.HarlemGlobetrotters.com

OCEAN CITY BABY PARADE: 12: Ocean City Boardwalk. The 111th Annual event is one of the oldest baby parades in the country. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

ANGLESEA NIGHT MARKET FOOD TRUCK EVENT: 12: North Wildwood Entertainment District, Olde NJ Ave., 5 p.m.-10 p.m. 609-318-4504. www.AngleseaNightMarket.com

DOWNTOWN WILDWOOD JAZZY FRIDAYS: 13: Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave., Wildwood. Free live Cape Shore Jazz Orchestra Concert, wine and beer for purchase. 7 pm - 9pm 609-523-1602. www.DOOWW.com

MOREY’S MANIA BEACH WRESTLING: 14: Wildwood Beach at Morey’s Mariners Landing. 609-522-3900. www.moreysmaniabeachwrestling.com

MIDSUMMER HERITAGE FEST: 14-15: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. www.hcsv.org

CRAFT BEER, MUSIC & CRAB FESTIVAL and 5K Run: 14-15: Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May. It’s back! Cape May MAC’s most popular outdoor festival returns in 2021, this time for two days! Join us with friends and family all day on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., for crabs, beer, music and more, and then on Sunday, Aug. 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., join us for a 5K run and a bit of fun on the grounds. Experience what CBSNY dubbed one of the top 5 outdoor festivals in New Jersey! Families are welcome. Social distancing will be maintained and prevailing limits on crowds will be managed to comply with COVID-19 restrictions. www.capemaymac.org

CASEY POWELL BEACH LACROSSE FESTIVAL: 14-15: Wildwood Beach at Morey’s Mariners Landing. 609-522-3900. www.moreyspiers.com

WACKY WEDNESDAY: Prince and Princess Party: 18: Ocean City. 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. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30 a.m. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

HERMIT CRAB RACES: 18: 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 5:30 p.m. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

BEACHSIDE SCIENCE AT SURFSIDE PARK: 18: Avalon. Shorebird Babies 'R Us - The birds that rely on the Jersey Shore to nest. 6:00 p.m. Surfside Park is located at 30th St. and the beach. Presented by The Wetlands Institute and sponsored by the Avalon Environmental Commission. www.avalonboro.net

MISS CRUSTACEAN HERMIT CRAB BEAUTY PAGEANT: 18: 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

BAREFOOT COUNTRY MUSIC FEST: 19-22: Lincoln Ave Beach, Wildwood. www.BarefootCountryMusicFest.com

LIGHTHOUSE FULL MOON CLIMB: 22: Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township. Don’t miss the romance of a nighttime climb to the top of the Cape May Lighthouse. These special opportunities are only offered a handful of times each year, during a full moon. Regardless of a clear or cloudy night sky, you will join a select group who have experienced stepping out onto the Watch Gallery at nighttime. Revel in the view of the Delaware Bay and the southern tip of New Jersey from the highest vantage point on the peninsula. The Cape May Lighthouse is located at Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township (next to Cape May Point Borough Hall in Cape May Point), at 215 Lighthouse Ave., and normally closes at dusk. Admission for these special nighttime climbs is $20 for adults and $10 for children (ages 3-12). www.capemaymac.org

WACKY WEDNESDAY: 25: Taffy Sculpting: Ocean City. Use your own creativity to shape and sculpt Shriver’s salt water taffy into your very own unique masterpiece. Limited to 200 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30 a.m. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

DOWNTOWN WILDWOOD SIP, SHOP & STROLL ART SHOW, WINE & MUSIC: 27: Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave. Crafts, art, wine, live acoustic music. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 609-523-1602. www.DOOWW.com

SPORTS CARD, TOYS, COMICS & COLLECTIBLES SHOW: 27-29: Wildwoods Convention Center. FRI: 3-9 p.m. SAT: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. SUN: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 732-422-9365. www.RKSportsPromotions.com

STONE HARBOR SIDEWALK SALE: 28: Shopping District. A Stone Harbor tradition. Local merchants bring their bargains out onto the sidewalk for all to enjoy and purchase. www.stoneharborbeach.com

SEAFARER’S WEEKEND: 28-29. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. This event will feature pirates, music, and family fun. The Village buildings will be open, featuring historically clothed interpreters who will demonstrate the trades, crafts, and lifestyles of Early America. www.hcsv.org

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