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What’s happening this month?

August is here and summer is in full swing. If you’re looking for events to attend, look no further than here.

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West Cape May Farmers Market

Attend free evening concerts from 8-9:30 p.m. at the Rotary Bandstand (located on Lyle Lane between Decatur and Jackson Streets). Friday August 3 listen to the Bill Newmam Orchestra. Saturday August 3 is the John Walter Community Band. Wednesday August 7 features the Sweet Adelines. Friday August 9 is the Cape Harmonaires Barbershop Chorus. Saturday August 10 features the Hobo Band of Pitman. Wednesday August 14 is the Cape May County String Band.

From August 5-9, the Nature Center of Cape May is having a Marine Science/Ocean Glider camp for middle school age students in grades 6-8. It offers hands on experiences and engineering challenges. The day camp is offered from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, contact 609-465-5115or e-mail capemay4h@njaes.rutgers.edu.

Tuesday August 6, August 13 from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., attend the West Cape May Farmers’ Market. It is held at the “Backyard Park” located behind the West Cape May Borough Hall. The market features fresh flowers, herbs, vegetables, fruits, local vendors and musicians! Rain or shine.

Wednesday August 7 at 10:30 a.m., Stockton Performing Arts Center in conjunction with The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company is proud to present Children’s Summer Playhouse, Überboy:  The Story of a Hero. Tickets are $10; call Cape May Convention Hall Box Office at 609-884-9563 for more information.

Thursday August 8 is the ever loved Movies on the Beach. It is free and located at Convention Hall on Beach Avenue. The 8/8 showing is Princess Diaries. The 8/15 showing is Jaws (we’ll see you there!). Bring your own beach chairs and blankets. The movie starts at sunset. See the summer movie schedule

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Saturday, August 10 the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts is hosting its 2nd Annual Craft Beer & Crab Festival on the ground of the Physick Estate, 1035 Washington Street, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. It is an all-day fun family festival. Admissions to the grounds is free.

Sunday August 11 in Wilbraham Park, there is a Craft & Flea Market from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Proceeds from this event fund scholarships, for children in local elementary schools. Recipients are determined through a written essay contest. Rain date is August 12. Call 732-229-3359 for more information.

Monday August 12, see Broadway Legend, Carol Lawrence, in a Brand New Cabaret Performance. 8 p.m. in Convention Hall, tickets are $50. Tony and Grammy Award-nominee Carol Lawrence is an entertainment triple threat. An actress, singer and dancer of the highest magnitude, Ms. Lawrence has been in numerous Broadway shows Audiences are sure to be dazzled and delighted by this multi-talented performer. Call 609-884-9526 for more information.

On Monday August 12 at Convention Hall, attend the Stockton Goes to the Beach Concert at 8 p.m., featuring Peter Noone & The Herman’s Hermits. They have had twenty Top 20 hits including I’m Henry VIII, I Am, Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter, and There’s A Kind Of Hush to name a few.  end