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Please check all event dates & specifics with the event host…
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. www.capemaymac.org

Tournament Of Bands Indoor Championships:
2-5. Wildwoods Convention Center. 8am daily. 609-849-8553. www.njatob.org

Morey’s Piers Opening Day: 3. Wildwood. Mariners Amusement Pier, Schellenger Ave. 6 p.m. www.MoreysPiers.com

Martin Z. Mollusk Day: 3: Ocean City. Come and find out if summer is coming early. 11 a.m. at 9th St. Beach.  www.oceancityvacation.com

Oversand Expo: 3-5. Wildwood beach at Rio Grande Avenue. Vehicle camping & more on the beach. 8 a.m. daily. www.OverSandExpo.com

Spring Crafts & Collectibles Show: 4. Cape May. Shop and browse outdoors on the grounds of the beautiful Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. among crafters and collectibles dealers from the tri-state region. www.capemaymac.org

Spring Block Party: 4. Ocean City. 9am to 5pm from 5th Street to 14th Street on Asbury Ave. Over 350 crafters, food vendors, music & more. Asbury Ave. 800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Spring Into Summer Market Event: 4. Stone Harbor at Water Tower Lot. 10 am – 4 pm. Event sponsored by the Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce. www.StoneHarborChamber.com

Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales:
4-5. Ocean City. 6th – 14th Streets on the boardwalk and Asbury Ave. www.oceancityvacation.com

Stairway to the Stars: 7. Cape May Point State Park. Cape May Lighthouse. 215 Lighthouse Ave. 8:00 pm-10:00 pm. Fee charged. www.capemaymac.org

Wildwoods Restaurant Showcase:
8. Bolero Resort, 3320 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood. 5:00-8:30 p.m. 609-729-4000. www.Wildwoods.com

Channeling Dinner with Medium Craig McManus:10. Cape May. 6 p.m. at the Inn of Cape May at 7 Ocean St. www.capemaymac.org

Spring Wildwood Car Show:
10-11. Wildwood. Downtown. FREE. 609-522-4546. www.Wildwoods.org

Mother’s Day Weekend Outdoor Crafts & Collectibles Show:
11. Cape May. Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free. www.capemaymac.org

Red Bull Beach Scramble: 11. Wildwood. On the Beach from Spicer to Poplar Aves., FREE. 609-522-5837. www.RedBull.com/events

NJ Audubon’s World Series Of Birding:
11. 41st Anniversary. Teams of birders seek to tally as many species of birds by sight or sound in a 24-hour period within New Jersey. Registration required. www.njaudubon.org

Spirit Bands: North American Spirit Tournament Cheer Competition:
11: Wildwoods Convention Center. 9am – 5pm. 856-52-CHEER. www.spiritbrands.org 

Wildwoods Spring Fling Festival: 11. Downtown Wildwood, Byrne Plaza. Family friendly entertainment, vendors and more. FREE. 609-729-4000. www.gwcoc.org

Roadster Rally: 11. Ocean City. 6th Street – 14th Street on the boardwalk. www.oceancityvacation.com

Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival: 11-12.  Historic Cold Spring Village. 735 Seashore Rd. 10am-4pm. Over 50 Local and Regional Artists and Fine Craft Persons. Speakers and Demonstrations, Food Trucks, Contests, Live Music and more. 609-898-2300.  www.hcsv.org

Jersey Shore Joust Volleyball Tournament:
13-14, 20-21. Wildwood. Various indoor locations. 8:00 a.m. 973-983-8208. www.joust.powerzonevb.com

Third Friday: 17. Glasstown Arts District, Millville. The District comes alive with those enjoying the arts, entertainment and more. Exhibition openings, live music, dining and shopping in a festive atmosphere. Levoy Theatre – www.levoy.net. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Captain Kidd Pirate Day: 18. North Wildwood. Pirate parade at11am at 26th St. & Boardwalk followed by treasure hunt on the beach. FREE. 609-522-2955. www.NorthWildwood.com 
OCNJ Triathlon/Duathlon: 19. Ocean City. 1/4 mile Pool Swim, 2M Run/16M Bike/2M Run. Plus a kids course 1/8 mile swim, 1m run/8m bike/1m run. Pool Swim start 6 a.m.- 8 a.m. Run/Bike/Run starts 9 a.m. www.ocnj.us/race-events

Murder Mystery Dinner: 22. Cape May. “Bumped Off and Bottoms Up” at the Chalfonte Hotel. 301 Howard St. 7:00 pm. Fee charged. www.capemaymac.org

Lighthouse Full Moon Climb: 23. Cape May Point State Park. Cape May Lighthouse. 215 Lighthouse Ave. 8:00 pm-10:00 pm. Fee charged. www.capemaymac.org

Unlocking Of The Ocean Ceremony: 24. Wildwood. On the Beach south of the Wildwoods Convention Center. 11am. FREE. 609-729-9000. www.WildwoodsNJ.com
Unlocking Of The Ocean And Business Persons Plunge: 24. Ocean City. Participants dress in business suits, carry briefcases and march into the ocean to the strains of Pomp and Circumstance to welcome the new season. Noon at Moorlyn terrace St. Beach. 800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Wildwoods International Kite Festival:
24-27. Wildwood. Begins with the opening of the Kite Sales Tent. Followed by the illuminated night kite fly. The East Coast Stunt Kite Championships on the beach as well as kite exhibits and workshops. FREE. www.SkyFestivals.com

Regional Gymnastics Championship:  24-26. Wildwoods Convention Center. 609-704-9700. www.Usaigc.com

Memorial Beach Challenge For 31 Heroes: 25. Ocean City. The main obstacle course challenge is a soft sand adventure race followed by our kid’s fun run. Staging at 9th St. beach. 856-905-0583. www.memorialbeachchallenge.com
Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market Season Kick-Off: 25. Wildwood. Byrne Plaza, 3400-3501 Pacific Ave.  8am - 12:30pm. Every Saturday through Labor Day Weekend! 609-523-1602. www.DOOWW.com
Stone Harbor Beach Opening Ceremony & Color Run: 25. 9am at 95th Street Beach. FREE. www.SHNJ.org
Memorial Day Weekend Boardwalk Craft Show: 25-26. Wildwood. Boardwalk at Rio Grande Ave. Sat: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sun: 9am - 4pm. FREE. 609-522-0198 or www.BoardwalkCrafts.com

Wildwood Crest Summer Kick-Off Concert:
26. Wildwood Crest. Centennial Park, Fern Rd. & Ocean Ave. 7pm. FREE. 609-532-0202. www.WildwoodCrest.org
Turtle Trot 5K: 26. Stone Harbor. Event sponsored by the Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce. 8am. www.StoneHarborChamber.com

Stone Harbor Farmers Market:
 26. 8am – 12:30pm.  Browse the varied items and vendors available every Sunday until Sept. 3 at the Water Tower Lot. www.facebook.com/StoneHarborFarmersMarket
Cape May Music Festival: 26-June 23: Varied Venues in the Historic Landmark City. It’s a resounding return to an all-live music schedule for the longest running music festival in Cape May, with some exciting new additions. www.capemaymac.org

American Legion Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony At Women’s Civic Club: 27. Stone Harbor. Parade at Noon on 96th Street, immediately followed by Ceremony at the Women’s Civic Club at 96th Street & Beach. www.SHNJ.org

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