Cape May County Memorial Day Festivities

USO Tribute

In the mood for a little nostalgia?? Make time on Memorial Day weekend for North Wildwood's tribute to the USO Saturday, May 29th.

From 1 to 6 PM, Olde New Jersey Avenue between Spruce and Chestnut Avenues, will be rocking with music from the '40's and other war eras.

There'll be an Andrews Sisters look a like contest, a Betty Grable look alike contest, a chance to show off your jitterbug skills, and even a 1940's best dressed contest.

Cape May county veterans representing wars of the past will get special proclamations and visitors can see the cockpit of a World War II era transport plane. The day is cosponsored by the City of North Wildwood and the Cape May County United Way.

Schedule of events:

  • 1 to 2PM - Street entertainment by the Duffy String Band, the Triage Trio consisting of Harry Murray on bass, Bill Garton, clarinet and Bobby Quaile, banjo; the Mummers chorus, the Jenny Ayres Dancers, a stiltwaker dressed as Uncle Sam, and clowns.
  • 2 to 3PM - Formal ceremony honoring veterans of previous wars.
  • 3 to 5PM- Music by Richard Ludwig’s Performing Arts Center Big Band and contests for the public with prizes.
  • 5 to 6PM -A red, white and blue nostalgic performance by Fine Life Presentations

Other Memorial Day Events

In Cape May, there'll a traditional crafts and antiques show at the Cape May Convention hall to welcome in the summer season..

Stone Habor stages its 5th annual Turtle Trot.

The Cape May County Museum holds a community yard sale

And Kite flyers from around the country converge on Wildwood for the annual Kite flying Championships.

 

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