Block Party Weekend Oct. 6-8; First Night Admissions on Sale (Free Parking Throughout the City)
The block party offers a variety of foods, entertainment plus free pony rides at the Tabernacle Grounds for children from to There will be a Greek Food Festival, seafood, ribs, hotdogs, pizza, funnel cakes, soft pretzels, baked goods and more for sale.
A huge Fireworks display will follow the block party fired from the ocean off the
FIRST NIGHT Admission Buttons will be on sale at the Chamber of Commerce table near City Hall. First Night is
In addition to the Block Party there will be a
The second annual
On Sunday, Oct. 7 the Tony Marts All Stars have been added to the line-up at The All-Stars feature Bob Campbell, Howard Isaacson, Danny Eyer, Rich Kurtz and Jimmy “Old School” Glenn. They will perform “The music that made Somers Point Famous.” The two Hour Concert features the classic hits of Bill Haley and the Comets, Conway Twitty, Duane Eddy, Del Shannon, Mitch Ryder, Bruce Springsteen and others. The Terry Showers Gospel group performs earlier from to and Reggae favorites, Jah Works, after the Tony Marts Show from to Guest announcer will be Mike Guido of Atlantic Motor Group.
(Oct. 9) The Ocean City HISTORICAL MUSEUM will present “What Not to Do for Fire Prevention Week!” in the Ocean City Library Lecture Hall at The program features Paul Anselm, historian, past president of the Museum and fire prevention expert. He will discuss the City’s Fire History. The talk will cover the development of the Ocean City Fire Department and the catastrophic 1927 Boardwalk fire.
(Oct. 12) Museum Movie Night: The Museum will screen “Dial M. For Murder” in the Ocean City Library Lecture Hall at Grace Kelly co-stars in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic, first released in 1954. The Kelly family has a long history in
Before and after the movie, visitors will have an opportunity to see a mini exhibit covering Grace Kelly’s career. Among the memorabilia will be a replica of Grace’s wedding dress. This will be the last opportunity to see it on public display. It must be taken out of exhibit for preservation reasons. There will be a $2 donation for the benefit of the Museum to see the film. Museum members should call (609) 399-1801 for information on complimentary tickets.
(Oct. 11) HIRING OUR HEROES: This is a free job fair for veterans, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve members and military and veterans’ spouses at the Ocean City Music Pier from till . Employers and Veterans must register at www.Hoh.GreatJob.net to guarantee admission. Walk Ins welcome but space not guaranteed.
(Oct. 13) Till Death DO US PART, Late Night Catechism 3-- at the Music Pier. In this comedy, Sister is now offering her hilarious lessons on the sacraments of marriage and last rites, including her own wacky version of the Newlywed Game. Classroom participation a must. So bring along your sweetie and your sense of humor for quality time with Sister, the feistiest new couples counselor in town. Tickets $30-$35 available at www.ocnj.us/boxoffice or call (609)525-9300.
(Oct. 14) The JOHN R. ELLIOTT HERO
(Oct. 20) The 27th Annual CLEAN OCEAN ACTION Beach Sweep, Check in at Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace for clean-up supplies. All organizations, families and individuals are encouraged to participate in the state wide event to help keep beaches clean and safe and to protect the coastal environment. For more information, call (609) 525-9285.
(Oct. 20) The 3rd Annual Halloween DOG COSTUME CONTEST at the 6th Street Practice Field off the Boardwalk. Categories include Scariest, Cutest, Most Creative, Most Original, Ugliest, etc. Trophies and Snack bags will be awarded. Entry fee is $10 per dog. Snacks and hot beverages will be available for purchase. Sponsored by the
(Oct. 20) The JUNIOR MISS Ocean City Pageant will be held at the Music Pier. Tickets are $10, available at the Public Relations Office, second floor of City Hall or the Music Pier Box Office the night of the show. This is a scholarship Pageant for girls ages 12-15. Call 609-525-9300 for information.