By MediaWize, OCNJDAILY
The fun doesn’t end in Ocean City after Labor Day. In fact, the shoulder season is jam-packed with events, activities and shows throughout September and into October, giving visitors reasons to make the trip to the resort and residents a full calendar of to-do’s.
Ocean City Pops Presents Maestro Vince Lee at the Keys (Sept. 6): Maestro Vince Lee will step off of the podium and behind the piano for this unique concert event.
Joined by his long-time colleague and regular Ocean City Pops orchestral pianist Eric Svejcar, 176 piano keys will be smoldering as Vince and Eric scorch through some of the greatest hits of rock, pop, Broadway, classical and more. Tickets available at oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice or 609-399-6111.
Street Rod Show (Sept. 9): Classic cars will be on display on the Boardwalk from noon to 4 p.m. Register online at www.ocnjcarshows.com.
Radio Jukebox with Sheena Easton (Sept. 9): Groove along to more than eight decades of chart-topping hits from the greatest names in music history, including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Carole King, Aretha Franklin, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston, Lady Gaga, Elton John, Adele and more.
International pop star Sheena Easton and Scott Coulter will perform the songs, accompanied by the Ocean City Pops Orchestra. The show also will feature Easton (“For Your Eyes Only” and “Morning Train”) performing some of her own songs.
This concert is produced by Scott Coulter and Spot-On Entertainment. Ocean City Music Pier, 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice or 609-399-6111.
Corvette Show (Sept. 10): More than 350 Corvettes will be exhibited from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Ocean City Boardwalk.
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony (Sept. 11): 6 p.m. ceremony outside Ocean City Fire Department headquarters (550 Asbury Avenue).
Ocean City Walk to Defeat ALS (Sept. 16): Two-mile walk raises funds to support patient services and research. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and walk starts at 10 a.m. Visit www.oceancitywalktodefeatals.org.
Ocean City Airport Festival (Sept. 16): Annual festival at the Municipal Airport (26th and Bay Ave.) features a ground display of unusual and classic airplanes and a parachute jump from Team Fastrax. Festival runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Parachute Pyrotechnic Show (Sept. 16): An 8 p.m. show includes the Team Fastrax parachute team creating a dazzling display of lights and pyrotechnics for spectators on the ground. The show is viewable along the entire Boardwalk, with the landing area on the beach at Seventh Street.
Ocean City Pops Presents Dance Elegance With the Atlantic City Ballet (Sept. 16): After their breathtaking feature with the Ocean City Pops in 2022, the stars of the Atlantic City Ballet return to heat up the Music Pier Stage. Forging a new, continuing artistic partnership between the ballet and the OC Pops, Maestro Vince Lee is delighted to highlight the talents of neighboring arts organizations.
Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow (Sept. 17): Some of the best stunt pilots and aerobatic champions in the world will put on a display starting at 1 p.m. and best viewed from the beach and Boardwalk from Fifth Street to 14th Street.
Ocean City, NJ Jeep Invasion (Sept. 23): Jeeps will be displayed on the Boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.NJJeepInvasion.com.
OCNJ Half Marathon, 5K & 10 Mile Non-Competitive Walk/Run (Sept. 24): Choose your distance and participate in one of New Jersey’s favorite race events. Advance registration required for the half marathon. Sign up early to save on registration fees at www.ocnj.us/Race-Events.
Boardwalk and Downtown Table Sales (Sept. 30-Oct. 1: Merchants will offer special deals – Sixth Street to 14th Street along Asbury Avenue and the Boardwalk.
MS City to Shore Ride (Sept. 30-Oct. 1): About 7,000 cyclists raise millions of dollars through a two-day charity ride from Philadelphia area to Ocean City and back. For more information, call 1-800-445-BIKE or visit www.mscycling.org.