September 2012 Events

This weekend starts off HOT ROD weekend in Ocean City NJ

(Sept. 7-9) The 38thAnnual STREET ROD Weekend features a Boardwalk display of cars from, noonto 4 p.m.on Sat., Sept. 8. Also on Saturday there will be a craft show at the Music Pier from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.and a Fashion Show in the Music Pier Auditorium at 1:30 p.m. The Van Dells, a popular singing group that performs favorites from the 50’s and 60’s will entertain in the Pier Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the Music Pier Box Office, (609) 525-9248.

(Sept-5) The Ocean City Pops with the Ocean City Theatre Co. presents HAIRSPRAY at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Pier Auditorium. Tickets are $25/$18 at the Music Pier Box Office (609)525-9248 or access

(Sept. 8) KICKS FOR CLOTS: A Kick Ball Tournament benefits the National Blood Clot Alliance, 10 a.m. at the Soft Ball Fields, 5thand 6thSts. Includes kick ball, music and food. Call (732)406-1920.

(Sept. 9) The Ocean City Pops presents OUR THREE TENORS featuring Richard Troxel, Cody Austin and Zach Borichevsky, 7:30 p.m. at the Music Pier. Tickets $20 at the Music Pier Box Office, (609)525-9248.

(Sept. 9) 5K Walk to raise funds for Children in FOSTERCARE. Starts at Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Registration 12:30 p.m., walk 1:30 p.m. Call (609) 977-4880.

(Sept. 12) The Ocean City Pops presents A NIGHT IN OLD VIENNA featuring Strauss Waltzes, polkas, marches, etc. Sponsored by Manco and Manco in memory of Frank Ruggieri. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 and $10 at the Music Pier Box Office (609) -525-9248 or access

(Sept. 12) The Ocean City Historical Museum holds its 49th Annual Luncheon, noon, at the Flanders Hotel, 11thand Boardwalk. Guest speaker will be Dan Skeldon, Chief Meteorologist WMGM TV. Tickets are $35. Reserve by Sept. 5. Call (609) 399-1801 or stop at Museum, 1735 Simpson Ave.

Also available at Museum Fred and Susan Miller’s new book OCEANCITYLEGENDS. Book also available at Sun RoseWords and Music in Ocean City. A great holiday gift.

(Sept. 14-16) The RED, WHITE AND BLUE WEEKEND: An all- class reunion of O.C. High School. For information visit

(Sept. 15) Teams of Anglers from the Tri-State Region as well as families and individuals will compete for prizes and trophies during the 45thAnnual SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT. Sponsored by the Ocean City Fishing Club and City’s Recreation Division the legendary tournament attracts experienced Anglers, fish for fun families and teams of local businesses. Register at the Ocean City Intermediate School, 18 th and Bay Ave. from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m.For Information, call Mike Hayes (856) 466-9546 or

(Sept. 15) Ocean City’s Community Arts Project, (CAP) will hold a fund raiser 5K run/walk and 1 mile kid fun run on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Registration 7 a.m. and run 8 a.m. in front of the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. All pre- registered runners will receive a T Shirt, on race day while supplies last. Course will be entirely on Boardwalk. Awards for best over-all male and female runners and top age groups. Applications can be downloaded at www.communityartprojects.comor picked up at Chamber Welcome Center at 16 E. 9thSt.Call Louise Nunan (609)398-5068.

(Sept. 15) Ocean City AIRPORT FESTIVAL: Set for the Municipal Airport, 26thand Bay Ave., 10 3 p.m.Features include ground displays of unusual airplanes, model airplane exhibitions and much more. Free. Call (609) 525-9223.

(Sept. 16) BOARDWALK AEROBATIC SHOW: 1 p.m., 6thto 14thStreets over Boardwalk and beach. Features some of the best stunt pilots in the world and Aerobatic Champions plus military demonstrations. Call 609-525-9300.

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE OCEAN CITYLIBRARY , 17th and Simpson Ave. “Feel Safer In Your World,” an important program about protecting yourself from Identity Theft presented by Joseph Kash, three sessions, Sept. 5,12,19, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Main Lecture Room N110. Registration required for this free event. Call Karen (609)399-2434. For information about all of the Library’s free informative and entertainment events call (609) 399-2434, ext. 5238 or access

ART EXHIBIT: The OceanCityArtsCenter17thandSimpson Ave., in cooperation with the Ocean City Fine Arts League, will be exhibiting the work by the South Jersey Plein Air Painters through September. Plein Air is another word for artists who paint outdoor scenes. There will be an artist’s reception Fri. Sept. 14 from7 to8:30 p.m. TheOceanCityArtsCenter’s fall classes begin September 10. Call (609) 399-7628 for information.

For a complete listing of 2012 Ocean City Events, please click here.

Wonderland and Playland Piers are still open throughout September- For park hours click these links:    Playland    Wonderland