Sept 4: On Friday at dusk, head to Excursion Park, at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, for a free family-friendly movie. This week’s screening, the last of the season, will be Doolittle. Bring a blanket or chairs.
Sept. 4: Kick off the long weekend with some pyrotechnics. Fireworks will light up the sky on the Rio Grande Avenue Beach behind the famous Wildwoods sign.
Sept. 4–5: This year’s modified AirFest celebration will include a flyover and landing by the Classic Jet Aircraft Association. Enjoy food and drinks, stop by the vendors booths, and groove to live music by the Animal House Band. On Saturday at noon, reenactor Pat Jordan will portray famous pilot Amelia Earhart. On Sunday at noon, actor Neill Hartley presents a one-man show about pilot Charles Lindbergh. Admission costs $10–$16. Purchase tickets for Saturday here and Sunday here.
Sept. 5–Oct. 4: In place of Long Beach Island’s Chowderfest, this year’s 32nd annual seafood-soup affair will be an outdoor dining and takeout event dubbed Chowder Month. Hungry customers can enjoy chowder from multiple restaurants at their own pace and submit their vote for the best online.
Sept 6: Head to Barnegat Light for a shopping spree. More than 70 vendors sell handmade wares. This event will be held rain or shine from 10 am—4:30 pm.
Sept. 6–8: The Count Basie Center for the Arts hosts this outdoor concert series at Monmouth Park’s Blu Grotto Ristorante. Snag a table for what’s sure to be a hilarious show here. Tickets ($101.50–$201.50) are sold in groups of four or six. Blu Grotto will not offer food or beverage service at these shows.Click here to leave a comment