CAPE MAY MUSIC FESTIVAL -- Various locations / 800-275-4278 or capemaymac.org. May 18-June 15. Concert times vary. $5-$25. Hear a variety of orchestral and chamber music performances.
CAPE MAY DESIGNER SHOW HOUSE -- 115 Reading Ave. / capemaymac.org. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. daily, 7 a.m.-9 p.m. weekends. June 13-Oct. 19. Wondering how to blend new decor with venerable architecture? Marvel at what local interior designers have done to this Arts and Crafts-style landmark house from 1915. Tickets are $20 for adults; $15 for children.
CAPE MAY HARBOR FEST -- Various locations / 609-884-5508 or capemaymac.org. Times vary. June 20-22. Activities include storytelling, the Summer Solstice Bonfire, a street festival and more. Most events are free.
TOAST TO THE COAST FOOD & WINE SPECTACULAR -- Various locations / 800-736-1420. A series of events featuring celebrity chefs, culinary demonstrations, wine samplings, cookbook signings and more. Tickets are $15-$150.
DUB MAGAZINE CUSTOM AUTO SHOW AND CONCERT -- Atlantic City Convention Center, 1 Miss America Way, Atlantic City / 626-336-3821 or dubmagazine.com. 3 p.m.-9 p.m. July 12. See one-of-a kind custom rides, famous performers and exhibits. Tickets are $15-$20; $5 for ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and younger.
NEW JERSEY STATE BBQ CHAMPIONSHIP AND ANGLESEA BLUES FESTIVAL -- 201 New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood / 609-523-6565 or njbbq.com. 5 p.m.-11 p.m. July 11, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. July 12 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13. Eat mouth-watering barbecue while listening to famous blues artists from around the country. Free.
THUNDER OVER THE BEACH -- Boardwalk and beach / 609-317-1000 or atlanticcitynj.com. 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Watch as military and civilian pilots soar overhead. The event includes demonstrations by the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Navy, Air National Guard and more. Free.
NEW JERSEY STATE FIREMEN'S PARADE -- New Jersey Avenue from Crocus Road, Wildwood Crest, to Ninth Avenue, North Wildwood / 1 p.m. Sept. 13. Watch part or all of the five-hour procession. Free.