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Music in the Park: 1-31: Cape May. Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 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 7 p.m. in rain or shine. 609-884-9565. Visit www.capemaycity.com

Carroll Gallery Exhibit : Quackery: The Age of Questionable Medical Marvels: 1-31. Cape May. Carriage House, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Free. www.capemaymac.org

Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show: 1-2. Wildwoods Convention Center. Fri: 3-9pm Sat: 10am-9pm Sun: 10am-5pm 732-422-9365. www.RKSportsPromotions.com

Independence Day Family Parade: 1-2. North Wildwood. Parade. 9th & Atlantic Ave. FREE. 609-522-2955. www.NorthWildwood.com

Boardwalk Craft Show:
1-3, 15-16. The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue. Fri. & Sat: 9am-5pm Sun: 9am-4pm 609-522-0378 or 609-522-0198. www.boardwalkcrafts.com

Free Concert Under The Stars: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Sea Isle City. Excursion Park located at JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 7:30pm to 9:30pm. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Independence Day Weekend: 2-3. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Celebrate Independence Day with patriotic programs and music. www.hcsv.org

Family Fun Nights: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Sea Isle City. Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. and Pleasure Ave. An evening of family fun and excitement. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Fourth Of July Celebration:
4. Ocean City. Special activities include a bike parade, kite flying competition and a Free outdoor concert by the Ocean City Pops. A Boardwalk fireworks display tops off the evening. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Fourth Of July Fireworks Spectacular: 4. The Wildwoods. Pine Ave. Beach. Rain Date: July 5. 609-523-1602. www.dooww.com

Independence Day Fireworks: 4. Stone Harbor. 95th Street Beach. Can be viewed from any beachfront. 9:15 p.m. www.shnj.org

Fourth Of July Fireworks: 4. Sea Isle City. Independence Day Fireworks Show will take place at 9:00pm, launched from an ocean barge near the 50th Street beach. www.visitsicnj.com

Patriotic Pooch Parade:
4. North Wildwood. Bill Henfey Park, 8th & Atlantic Aves. 9 a.m. 609. 609-522-2955. www.NorthWildwood.com

Downtown Wildwood July 4th Party:
4. Wildwood. 3400 Pacific Ave. Wildwood. 7:30 p.m. p.m. Featuring Big House Band. 609-523-1602. www.dooww.com

Stone Harbor Farmers Market:
4, 11, 18, 25. 8:00 am – 12:30 pm. Browse the varied items and vendors available every Sunday until Sept. 3 at the Water Tower Lot. www.facebook.com/StoneHarborFarmersMarket

Funtastic Tuesdays: 4, 11, 18, 25. Ocean City. On Asbury Ave. from 10am to 1pm Enjoy entertainment, face painters and balloon sculptures. www.oceancityvacation.com

Beach Movies: 4, 11, 18, 25: Avalon. Dusk at 30th St. Beach. www.visitavalonnj.com

Mummers Nights: 4, 11, 18, 25. Ocean City. Strutting on the Boardwalk from 7-9pm between 6th-14th streets. www.oceancityvacation.com

Farmers Market: 4, 11, 18, 25. Sea Isle City. Shop local! Every Tuesday morning through August 29. Visitors and residents are encouraged to browse and shop a variety of local produce and vendors. Guests can grab a cup of coffee and check out more than 30 vendors before hitting the beach, making it the perfect Tuesday morning ritual. www.visitsicnj.com

Farmer's Market At The Tabernacle Grounds: 4, 11, 18, 25. Ocean City. Crafters in the street at 6th and Asbury Ave. 8am-1pm, www.oceancityvacation.com

Free Family Movie Under The Stars: 4, 11, 18, 25. Sea Isle City. Excursion Park located at JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 8:00pm to 10:00pm. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Acoustic Open Mic Night (Ages 15-20): 
4, 11, 18, 25. Sea Isle City. Awards for best performers. Excursion Park located at JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 9pm to 11pm. 609-263-9090. www.seaislechamber.com

Wacky Wednesday: Pie Eating Contest:
5. Ocean City. Celebrate America with a good old-fashion apple and cherry pie eating contest. Contest is Free and open to all ages. Limited to 150 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30am 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Family Fun Outdoor Crafts Show:
5, 12, 19, 26. Cape May Point State Park. Cape May Lighthouse. 215 Lighthouse Ave. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free. www.capemaymac.org

Sand Sculpting Contest: 6. Ocean City. Open to kids, teens, adults and families! Registration is free and begins at 9:00am at the 6th St. Beach. Judging takes place by 11:00am. For more information call 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Anglesea Night Market & Food Truck Fest: 6, 20. North Wildwood Entertainment District, Olde NJ Ave., 5pm-10pm 609-318-4504. www.AngleseaNightMarket.com

Thursdays At Surfside:
6, 13, 20, 27. 7-9pm – Surfside Park at 30th Street and the beach. Bring your beach chairs and enjoy a Thursday night summer concert series. Beer and wine for sale. www.avalonrecreation.org

Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival: 7. Beach at Heather Road, Wildwood Crest. 9am - 2pm 609-522-0202 www.WildwoodCrest.org

Cape May County Lifeguard Championships:
7. Beach at Rambler Rd, Wildwood Crest. 6:30pm. 609-522-3825 or www.wcbp.org

Movies on the Beach: 7, 14, 21, 28. 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

Market Days:
7, 14, 21, 28. Ocean City. On Asbury Ave. from 10am to 1pm Enjoy entertainment, face painters and balloon sculptures. www.oceancityvacation.com

Family Nights: 7, 14, 21, 28. Ocean City. Entertainment on the Boardwalk from 7:30-9:30pm between 6th-14th streets. www.oceancityvacation.com

Friday Nights At Surfside Park:
7, 14, 21, 28. Avalon. 6:30-8:30 pm. At Surfside Park located at 30th St. and the Beach. Each night will consist of balloon art, face painting, tattoos, etc. DJ, trivia, and dancing. Character shows, picture lines, games, and prizes. www.visitavalonnj.com

Sidewalk Chalk Competition:
8. North Wildwood. Bill Henfey Park, 8th & Central Aves. 9am. 609-522-2955. www.NorthWildwood.com

Hearth and Home:
8-9. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Two days of family-friendly, interactive and educational fun. www.hcsv.org

Hands On History: 9-10. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Two days of family-friendly, interactive and educational fun. Enjoy family activities and crafts including papermaking, tin punch, pottery, face painting, historic games and dress-up, storytelling and more! www.hcsv.org

Dance Xplosion:
9-14. Wildwoods Convention Center. 7am-11pm daily. 516-781-3400 or www.DanceXplosionTalent.com

Art Creates Excellence Summer Youth Art Camp: July 10 to August 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For Children ages 7 to 9, 10 to 12. And 13 to 18. Tuition is $75 per week. Some scholarships available. Classes at the Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts and Rowan College So. Jersey (Clay College). 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Tuesday at the Tower Concert Series: 11, 18, 25. Enjoy free concerts every Tuesday until Sept. 5. Water Tower Lot, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. www.shnj.org

Wacky Wednesday: French Fry Sculpting: 12. Ocean City. Use your creativity to shape and sculpt French fries into your very own unique masterpiece. Contest is Free and open to all ages. Limited to 200 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30am 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Beschen-Callahan Memorial Lifeguard Races: 14. North Wildwood. Beach at 15th Avenue. 6pm 609-522-7500

Carnival By The Sea: 14. Sea Isle City. Excursion Park at JFK Blvd. and Pleasure Ave. Enjoy traditional carnival food, a live magic act, carnival games and a bounce house. Race your friends in a Monster Inflatable Obstacle Course. Roaming carnival acts, pictures with characters. 609-263-8687.  www.visitsicnj.com

NJ Barbeque State Barbeque Championship & Anglesea Blues Festival:
14-16. North Wildwood. The best in Barbeque & Blues at this exciting three-day festival. Cooking demonstrations, incredible food & top regional & national blues acts on our FREE stage. 609-523-6565. www.angleseablues.com. www.njbbq.com

New Jersey Jeep Beach Invasion: 14-16. Wildwoods Beach south of the Convention Center. www.NJJeepInvasion.com

Boogie Board Races:
15. North Wildwood. Beach at 15th Ave, North Wildwood. 10 a.m. 609-522-2955. www.NorthWildwood.com

Festival of Lights Viewing Party & Food Truck Festival:
15. Stone Harbor. Municipal Marina Lot, 81st Street & Bay, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. www.shnj.org

Duke Of Fluke Fishing Tournament: 15. Sterling Harbor Marina, Rio Grande Ave, Shawcrest. 7:30am 609.-729-1425. www.SterlingHarbor.com

Automobiles, Trains & Planes Weekend: 15-16. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Antique and classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles line the tree shaded Village paths. Take a ride on a "speeder," gasoline-powered railroad track inspection vehicles or enjoy a tractor hayride. www.hcsv.org

Cape Express "More Beach Blast" Soccer: 15-16. Wildwood. Beach between Spencer & Poplar Aves. 7am-6pm daily. www.CapeExpress.com

Sun and Sand Police & Fire Survivors 5K Run/1 Mile Walk:
16. North Wildwood. 1st & Olde NJ Aves. 8 a.m. facebook.com/NWPDPOA

Sophisticated Productions Dance Competition: 16-21. Wildwoods Convention Center. 7am-10pm daily. 413-568-4815. www.SophisticatedProductions.com

Wacky Wednesday: Mystery Bag: 19. Ocean City. Participants will receive a brown paper bag filled with random supplies. Your mission is to create an object, sculpture or unique work of art using everything in the bag. Contest is Free. Limited to 175 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30am 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Third Friday:
21. 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

Wildwood’s Christmas in July Golf Cart Parade:
22. Wildwood. Route to be announced. 609-522-5837 www.recreation-wildwoodnj.org

Fish For Life: 22. Wildwood Crest. Starlight Fleet, 6200 Park Blvd. Seasoned anglers will teach special needs children how to fish. 215-901-5905. www.fishforlife.org

Christmas In July With Santa Claus: 22. North Wildwood. Along the beach in North Wildwood. 609-522-7500. www.NorthWildwood.com

Wildwood Crest Christmas In July Festival: 22. Sunset Lake along New Jersey Ave, from Stanton to Miami Aves, Wildwood Crest. 6-9pm. 609-523-0202 www.WildwoodCrest.org

Paranormal Weekend: 22-23. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May.  www.hcsv.org

Starstruck Dance Challenge Nat’l Dance Championship:
24-27. Wildwood Convention Center. 7am – 11pm. 855-527-7507. www.starstruckcompetition.com

The Wildwoods Love Waddler's Baby Waddle Contest:
25. Wildwoods Convention Center turnaround circle. 10:30am 609-729-9000.

Wacky Wednesday: Christmas in July: 26. Ocean City. Celebrate the Christmas holiday season in July with a special visit from Santa while he is in town on vacation. Contest is Free. Limited to 150 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30am 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Wildwoods Baby Parade:
26. Wildwood. A tradition since 1909. Registration at Wildwoods Convention Center. Boardwalk parade. 6pm FREE. 609-729-9000. www.wildwoodsnj.com

Cape May Baby Parade: 28. Cape May. The nation’s oldest seashore resort will showcase its youngest guests in the 90th annual baby parade beginning at 11 am. The parade will proceed along Beach Ave. and conclude at Convention Hall near Howard St. 609-884-9565. www.capemaycity.com

Dutch Hoffman Memorial Lifeguard Races:
29. Beach at Lincoln Ave, Wildwood. 6:30 p.m. 609-522-8258. www.wildwoodsnj.com

Jus Nice Sneaker Convention:
29. Wildwoods Convention Center. Noon-5 p.m. 609-305-3658. www.jusnicesneakerconvention.com

Wildwood Crest 5K Beach Run: 29. Wildwood Crest. Heather Rd. beach, Wildwood Crest. 8:30 a.m. 609-523-0202. www.WildwoodCrest.org

Night In Venice:
29. Ocean City. The City's annual boat parade is one of the largest in the world. Starts at the Longport Bridge to Tennessee Ave. along the bay. Fireworks display to follow parade. Start time 6pm. For more information call 609-399-6111. To register visit: www.ocnj.us/niv

Community Band By The Sea Performance:
29. Wildwood. Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave. 6pm. Rain date 7/31. 610-588-1884. www.artmusicemporium.com

Ultimate Beach Frisbee Tournament:
29-30: WBP Headquarters, Schellenger Ave, Wildwood and beach to Rio Grande Ave. Sat: 9am - 5pm Sun: 10am- 5pm. www.WWBeachUltimate.com

Down On The Farm Weekend: 29-30: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Experience life on an Early American farm through hands-on activities and exhibits. www.hcsv.org

Phillies Youth Home Run Derby: 30. Sea Isle City. Dealy Field, 10:15am to 1:00pm. Registration: 10:15am. 11:00am - Ages 7-12 Girls + Ages 9-10 Boys. 12:00am - Ages 7-8 Boys + Ages 11-12 Boys. 609-263-0050. www.visitsicnj.com

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