Labor Day has passed, and the kids are back in school this week. But that doesn't mean an end to the fun at the Jersey Shore.
September typically brings some of the best beach and boardwalk weather, and the special events schedule remains full throughout the fall. Here are some highlights for the weekend in Ocean City:
39TH ANNUAL STREET ROD WEEKEND: More than 100 classic cars will roll into Ocean City and be displayed at the Tabernacle Grounds, 6th Street and Asbury Ave. Highlight of the weekend is a Boardwalk Exhibit from Sixth to 14th streets, noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. Call (609) 525-9300 for information.
36TH ANNUAL SOMERS POINT GOOD OLD DAYS FESTIVAL: The annual festival takes place in Somers Point 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. The event includes children’s entertainment, carnival games, food and live music. The festival will be preceded by the Annual ‘Run for Bud’ at 9 a.m. at Kennedy Park with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.spgoodolddays.com.
SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ: The Broadway musical will be presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company on Sept. 6 and 7. Music legends Leiber and Stoller’s classic rock ‘n roll songs provide electrifying entertainment. Great musical theater including such hits as Poison Ivy, Love Potion #9, On Broadway, Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock, Stand By Me and more. 7:30 p.m. at the Music Pier. $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $15 group rate and for children under 12. For tickets and information, call (609) 525-9248 or visit www.ocnj.us/boxoffice.
OUR THREE TENORS: The Ocean City Pops presents a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Ocean City Music Pier with John Viscardi, William Davenport and Cody Austin. These tenors are great favorites. Tickets are $20 at Music Pier Box Office.
And look for this coming event on Tuesday:
OCEAN CITY POPS CELEBRATES PEGGY LLOYD’S 100TH BIRTHDAY: A special concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Ocean City Music Pier will feature the Pops and young prodigy violinist, Joseph Hsai, plus soprano Chloe Moore, baritone Steven LaBrie. Join the Ocean City Community as we celebrate the life and accomplishments of this amazing Ocean City icon. Tickets $15/$10.