The Ocean City Airport Festival and Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow highlight the weekend's visitor events. Ocean City High School's all-classes reunion — Red & White Weekend — takes place over the course of four days. And a 5K boardwalk run goes off at 8 a.m. Saturday.
But here are a few other weekend events that might be of interest:
Thursday, Sept. 13
TED TALK at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 17th Street and Simpson Ave., "What Makes Life Worth Living" with Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi, a leading researcher in positive psychology. The talk is heard via DVD in the Library's Main Lecture Room at 11 a.m. The world renowned speaker has contributed pioneering work in our understanding of happiness, creativity and human fulfillment. For a complete list of the Library's many programs, call (609) 399-2434 or visit www.oceancitylibrary.org.
Saturday, Sept. 15
The 45th annual SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT begins with registration 5 to 6 a.m. at the Ocean City Intermediate School, 18th Street and Bay Avenue. Competition is 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $10 for individuals, $60 for six-member teams. Lunch served and trophies awarded at the school. Call (609) 398-0534.
5th annual MUSIC FOR THE HEART: A night of song and dance to benefit the American Heart Association. Come see the stars of tomorrow making a difference today, 6 p.m. at the Music Pier. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets $10 at door. Call (609) 653-4677 for information.
Sunday, Sept. 16
The Ocean City Pops orchestra features the classics. Highlights include Brahms Double Concerto with Ellen dePasquale and Mirjam Ingolfssohn. The Pops plays a varied selection of music featuring wildlife themes at the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th and Atlantic Ave., 7:30 p.m., tickets $15. Box Office open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Music Pier and 6 to 8 p.m. at High School. Call 609-525-9248 for Box Office, other times City Hall during business hours 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., (609) 525-9300 or access www.ocnj.us. Sponsored by Dr. Matt Hamilton — Beach Buddies Animal Hospital.
— News release from Ocean City Public Relations