‘The Music That Made Tony Mart’s Famous’ hits the Music Pier Aug. 18
Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. Gospel Music Award winner Lynda Randle performs with pianist Joey Gore and vocalists Gale Mayes and Angela Prim. Free. 7pm. Call 399-1915 or visit octabernacle.org.
Monday, Sept. 3
Mayor’s Labor Day Race
Starts at 23rd Street beach. Five-mile beach run and one-mile walk/run. Run starts 9am followed immediately by walk. $20 pre-registration, $25 day of event, $10 for ages 14 and under. Call 398-6900 or e-mail Lrumer@ocnj.us.
Tuesday & Wednesday, Sept. 4-5
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. Pops Orchestra presents ‘Hairspray’ in collaboration with the Ocean City Theatre Company. 7:30pm. Tickets $25.
Friday Through Sunday, Sept. 7-9
Street Rod Weekend
Sports & Civic Center, 6th Street off the Boardwalk. Features classic cars on display. Sat. noon–4pm. For more information call 525-9300.
Street Rod Weekend
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. Our Three Tenors II. Richard Troxell, Cody Austin and Zach Borichevsky. These tenors will knock your socks off. 7:30pm. $20.
Walk for Children in Foster Care
Starts at Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. 5k walk-a-thon to raise funds for children in foster care in NJ. Walk goes up and down the Boardwalk. Registration begins 12:30pm, walk begins 1:30pm. Call 977-4880. Pre-register online at fafsfoundation.org.
Weekly Ocean City Events through Labor Day
Character Nights on the Boardwalk.
Characters will sign autographs in front of the Music Pier at 7pm, a Surrey Parade will follow at 7:30pm. Come join the fun and meet all the Ocean City Boardwalk Merchants’ Mascots.
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In September, Campanell was beset by a serious cardiac condition that left him unable to work, and only able to resume performing again recently. Many of those who have admired him as a person, and respected him as a gifted entertainer, will have a chance to give back in his honor at a benefit Friday night, Nov. 26, at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro in Somers Point.
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Where: St. Joseph's School Auditorium, Somers Point When: Saturday, June 6, 7-11pm Details: Tickets are available at the door for $20, or in advance by calling 334-7140 or 432-0871. The evening inc...
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"I knew we had to do a reunion some day, and I just realized that it's been 25 years!" says Carmen Marotta, whose family owned the Tony Mart's club in Somers Point for decades. The Bay Avenue institu...