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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Sept. 12-21

18th annual Food and Wine Festival in Cape May and the surrounding area. For schedule or to purchase tickets see www.capemaymac.orgor call 609-884-9565.   

Sept. 18-21

Irish Fall Festival 8 a.m.-11 p.m. daily at Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs, North Wildwood. Free. See www.CMCAOH.com.

Sept. 20 and 21
Fall Migration Festival 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Wetlands Institute on Stone Harbor Boulevard in Middle Township. Admission fee. See www.wetlandsinstitute.org.

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Calendar of Ocean City events

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Trail of Two Cities – Run/Walk

Nov 1,  2014

Saturday, Nov. 1 Run/Walk- over the 9th St. Bridge from Ocean City to Somers Point. Registration 7 a.m., Run/Walk Start 8 a.m. Start is 10th & Haven at the Ocean City Transportation Center. Finish in Kennedy Park in Somers Point. No pets, skateboards, bikes or rollerblades. $25 Registration: No Mail in registration after 10/25/14 online registration until 10/29/14 $30 Race Day Registration: 10th & Haven Ave. For more information or race questions call: 609-525-9300


 

Veterans Day Program

Nov 11, 2014

Veterans Day Program - 11am at Veterans Memorial Park, 5th & Wesley Ave.

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NASW Big Band Dance set for Sept. 27

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 30, 2014 04:12 pm

Dancers fill the floor in this overhead view of last year’s event. Dancers fill the floor in this overhead view of last year’s event.

Naval Air Station Wildwood will hold a USO-style Big Band Dance 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 in historic Hangar No. 1.

The 1940s style dance will feature swing, ballroom and samba dancing and lessons from professional dance instructor Tom Cupp. Dancers of all levels are welcome, and 1940s dress is encouraged.

Music will be provided by Walt Wagner and the Serenaders Big Band, a 14-piece ensemble. Dinner will be catered by Shore Side Catering, and there will be raffles.

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Irish tenor to perform at Maris Stella Church

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 06, 2014 06:18 pm

St. Brendan the Navigator Parish will present a two-night event featuring international Irish tenor Mark Forrest, who has performed for audiences from the White House to Carnegie Hall and in cathedrals and on stages worldwide.

"A Moment in Time," a night of meditation, music, prayer and Eucharistic adoration, will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at Maris Stella Church, 5012 Dune Drive, Avalon.

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Antique Car Show cruises into Historic Cold Spring Village

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 06, 2014 04:30 pm

Antique and classic cars will be on display 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17. Antique and classic cars will be on display 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17. Vintage automobile owners and aficionados will cruise into Historic Cold Spring Village for the annual Classic and Antique Car Show Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17.

The cars will be on display 10 a.m.-3 p.m. each day along the shaded clamshell paths that wind around the historic buildings of the village.

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Cape naturalist to lead tours of private hummingbird gardens

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Written by Shaun Smith Wednesday, August 06, 2014 04:09 pm

Naturalist Pat Sutton will point out the importance of providing native nectar plants, water sources and adequate cover in gardens to attract hummingbirds. Naturalist Pat Sutton will point out the importance of providing native nectar plants, water sources and adequate cover in gardens to attract hummingbirds. Mid-August is the peak of the ruby-throated hummingbird migration on the South Jersey cape, and there are probably more hummingbird (and butterfly) gardens tucked into Cape May County than anywhere else in the country, according to naturalist Pat Sutton.
From Friday through Sunday, Aug. 15-17, Sutton will present a series of tours of private gardens that are designed to attract hummingbirds. She will lead participants through a diverse selection of gardens around the county that have hosted nesting hummingbirds since May and are now attracting dozens of migrants.

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Craft Beer and Crab Fest returns to Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 05:38 pm

Photo credit: Courtesy of MAC Photo credit: Courtesy of MAC The third annual Cape May Craft Beer and Crab Festival will return to the Emlen Physick Estate in Cape May Saturday, Aug. 9.

The all-day festival will feature steamed blue claw crabs, pulled pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob and other picnic foods, along with local and regional craft beer, live music all day on out outdoor stage, craft vendors and activities for the kids.

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Celebrate National Lighthouse Day at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 03:57 pm

The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse will celebrate lighthouse history with speakers, authors, exhibits and children’s activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7. The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse will celebrate lighthouse history with speakers, authors, exhibits and children’s activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7. NORTH WILDWOOD - The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse will celebrate 225 years of lighthouse heritage and history with free admission, special presentations and children’s activities on National Lighthouse Day Thursday, Aug. 7.

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Sea Isle Paddle Fest will be a battle of the paddles

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Written by Lauren Dickey Thursday, July 31, 2014 02:02 pm

The Fish Alley Paddle Fest will include standup paddleboard, surf ski, kayak and SUP-Squatch races. The Fish Alley Paddle Fest will include standup paddleboard, surf ski, kayak and SUP-Squatch races. SEA ISLE CITY - Harbor Outfitters will hold its secondannual Fish Alley Paddle FestSaturday, Aug. 9 in Sea Isle City.

Originally scheduled for July 27, the event was postponed due to inclement weather.

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Harlem Globetrotters are back in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:53 pm

Globetrotter Bull Bullard sits atop the backboard. Globetrotter Bull Bullard sits atop the backboard. The Harlem Globetrotters will play games in only one American city this summer – and that city will be Wildwood, N.J.

The wizards of basketball, who show off their fancy footwork and gravity-defying dunks on courts around the world, will be bringing their hoop artistry to the Wildwoods Convention Center for the fourth consecutive year Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 6-9, with a game each night starting at 7.

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