August-September Ocean City Events

Upcoming Events for Late August into Early September- Ocean City, NJ

(Aug. 22) The Ocean City Pops presents DANCING & ROMANCING with the Pops, a tribute to the 1930s featuring dancers/ singers, the music of Berlin, Porter, Kern and Gershwin. Show time 8 p.m. at Music Pier. Tickets $20/$12 at the Pier Box Office, (609) 525-9248 or www.ocnj.us.

(Aug. 25) XANADU featuring the Ocean City Theatre’s Junior Company, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.at the Music Pier. Tickets $15 for adults, $13 for children under 12.Xanadu follows the adventures of the magical Greek Muse Kira, who descends from Mt. Olympus to inspire a struggling artist. For information, call (609) 525-9300.

(Aug. 26) The 30 piece Dave Stahl ORCHESTRA plays the big band sound, hymns and Gospel, 7 p.m. at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. Free admission. Call (609) 399-1915 or visit www.octabernacle.org.

(Aug. 26) The Ocean City Pops Presents, BROADWAY NIGHT, with Jeffrey Coon and Krissy Fraelich. Highlights include Irving Berlin, Paul Simon, Guys and Dolls, A Chorus Line and many others. Sponsored by the Samuels family in memory of Harriet Samuels. Time, 8 p.m. Tickets $15/$10 available at the Music Pier Box Office, (609) 525-9248 or visit www.ocnj.us.

(Aug. 29) The Ocean City Pops presents the KEYSTONE STATE BOYCHOIR, the only choir to have sung on all seven continents at 8 p.m.. They will exhibit their unique vibrant sound and compelling stage energy. Presented by the Masonic Club Ocean City and Friends of the Ocean City Pops. Tickets are $15 and $10, available at the Music Pier Box Office, (609) 525-9248 or www.ocnj.us.

(Aug. 31) Ocean City has an unusual way of welcoming the fall season. Four years ago, we initiated the Mr. Fall Gal and Mr. Fall Guy contest also known as the King and Queen of Plop competition. The event will be held on Fri., Aug, 31 at 11 a.m. on the 9th Street Beach opposite the Music Pier.Contestants are asked to greet the fall season, always a lovely time of year, by falling dramatically (and in slow motion) to the sand. Those performing the most dramatic renditions will be crowned the King and Queen of Plop.

(Sept. 2) LYNDA RANDLE in Concert. The winner of the Gospel Album of the Year award performs a tribute to Mahalia Jackson with Joey Gore on piano and Gale Mayes and Angela Prim, vocals, 7 p.m. at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free admission. For information, call (609)399-1915.

(Sept. 2,4 and 5) The Ocean City Pops presents HAIRSPRAY in collaboration with the Ocean City Theatre Co., 7:30 p.m. tickets available at the Music Pier Box Office, (609) 525-9248, $25/$18. Sponsored by Primo Pizza, The Original Fudge Kitchen and Shriver’s Salt Water Taffy and Gelato.

(Sept. 3) MAYOR’S LABORDAYRACE: 5 mile beach run/walk. Great end of the season event. Call (609) 525-9317.

(Sept. 7-9) The 38thAnnual STREET ROD Weekend, features classic cars on display at the Sports and Civic Center, 6thSt.off Boardwalk and on the Boardwalk, noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday. For information, call (609) 525-9300.

(Sept.8) Kicks for Clots, a kick ball tournament for the benefit of the National Blood Clot Alliance., 10 a.m. at the 5thand 6thSt. and Haven Ave. Soft Ball Fields. Enjoy a fun filled day of kick ball, music and food to help STOPTHECLOT.ORG. To register or become a sponsor, email cheryl.fishman@gmail.comor call (732) 406-1920. (rain date Sept.9)

(Sept. 9) The Ocean City Pops presents OUR THREE TENORS II, featuring Richard Troxell, Cody Austin and Zach Borichevsky. These three tenors will “knock your socks off.” If you are not wearing socks they will tingle your toes. Sponsored by Bart Greenspan and Stan Meltzer families, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20 at the Music Pier Box Office, (609) 525-9248.

Every Wednesday until Sept. 12 there will be a FARMER’S MARKET at the Tabernacle Grounds, 6thand Asbury Ave.and crafters in the Fire House 6thSt.Parking lot 8 a.m.to 1 p.m.