Doug Wear
Weekly News - June 30, 2022
MY BEST WISHES to you and your family for a happy 4th of July weekend and a wonderful, safe Summer season.

Avalon has a full weekend of special events for July 4th weekend including one of the largest fireworks displays on the East Coast, and the return of the Bay Atlantic Symphony patriotic concert inside Avalon Community Hall. The Borough welcomes resident Martin “Joe” Reese, a World War II veteran and a member of American Legion Post #331, as the guest conductor of the orchestra for “Stars and Stripes Forever”.

On Thursday, June 30th, Avalon begins its “Thursdays at Surfside” summer concert series at Surfside Park, 30th Street and the beach, with a free performance at 7:00pm from “Jimmy and the Parrots”, one of the most well-known Jimmy Buffet-style party band in the United States.

On Friday, July 1st, Avalon begins its “Fridays at Surfside” free children’s performance series at 6:30pm. “Minion Mayhem” is the theme of the event.

The weekend kicks into high gear on Saturday, July 2nd with a performance by the 63rd Army Band at Avalon’s Surfside Park, at 30th Street and the beach. The band will play both patriotic and contemporary music during the concert, which begins at 6:30pm.

On Sunday, July 3rd, the Borough presents the annual boat parade along the back bays of Avalon, starting at 11:00am at the Avalon Yacht Club. No registration is necessary to participate.

July 4th Weekend: Concerts, Fireworks, Symphony, Kids' Events, Boat Parade

Visit Stone Harbor for their Annual Fourth of July Weekend Races & Contests! Fireworks start at dusk, 96th Street Beach, 9pm. Enjoy the view from any beachfront!

Independence Day Weekend, Stone Harbor
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Community Info & Activities*
  • Thursdays at the Stone Harbor Fire House: Join the Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Department for an open house every Thursday through the summer. Stop by and get to know them! Volunteers will be at the firehouse from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Department
  • Stone Harbor Farmers Market: Sundays at the Stone Harbor Water Tower Parking Lot (95th Street & 2nd Avenue), 8am - 12:30pm.

    Stone Harbor Farmers Market
  • Avalon Recreation Weekly Family Events: Fundays, Storytime, Crafts, History Lunch & Learn, Concert Series, and the popular Movies on The Beach.

    Avalon Recreation Weekly Family Event Schedule
  • SHFD Annual Hoagie Sale ~ July 2, 2022: 8:00 a.m., Stone Harbor Firehouse

    Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Department
  • Tuesdays at the Tower Concert Series ~ July 5 - August 30, 2022: Be entertained by a different performance each week! This is a free event and is open to the public. Water Tower Plaza, 95th Street & Second Avenue, Stone Harbor.

    Tuesdays at the Tower Concert Series
  • AHLOA Monthly Meeting ~ July 9, 2022: In addition to their regular trustee reports covering the major Borough-related activities and items affecting Avalon property owners, the AHLOA July meeting will feature Chief Jeffrey Christopher of the Avalon Police Department.

    Avalon Home and Land Owners Association
  • Crabulous Crab Day: Turtle Twist ~ July 15, 2022: This year, The Wetlands Institute has given their annual Crabulous Crab Day a makeover, mashing together two classics into something new! For 2022, they're excited to announce Crabulous Crab Day... with a Turtle Twist! Join them for a day filled with crab and turtle themed activities and a few special appearances by Scute, the 'Tute Terrapin. Participate in activities to earn Krabby Dollars that can be redeemed for prizes... visit the aquarium and animal touch tanks, hit up the crabbing tournament, create arts and crafts including tie-dye, try your hand at games of skill and luck, search for terrapins in the marsh, enjoy special crab and turtle live animal presentations, and oh so much more!

    The Wetlands Institute
  • Pollinator Garden Lecture Series presented by Pat Sutton a local expert on pollinator gardens, insects, butterflies, birds, an educator and author.

    July 19 (Tuesday): "How to Maintain a Pollinator Garden in a Wildlife-friendly Way" 9:30-10:30 a.m. The Pollinator Garden 71st and Ocean Drive. Rain date July 20.

    August 9 (Tuesday): "How YOU Can Help Pollinators in This Special Place and Why it is Important" 9:30-10:30 a.m. The Pollinator Garden 71st and Ocean Drive. Rain date September 20.
    Details & More Info: Avalon Environmental Commission
  • Beachside Science at Surfside Park,  6p.m.

    July 20th: Turtles of the Shore
    August 17th: Sea Creatures with Amazing Features
    September 21st: Monarchs and Migration at the Avalon Coastline (in Community Center)

    If it's raining the lectures will be held in the Avalon Community Center

    Details & More Info: Avalon Environmental Commission
  • The Wetlands Institute Summer Celebration ~ July 23, 2022: The Wetlands Institute is excited to once again celebrate with you live and in-person! Their friends at the ICONA Avalon are hosting the event again this year. With your enthusiasm and support, Summer Celebration 2022 will be a night to remember!

    The Wetlands Institute
  • More at The Wetlands Institute: See what is happening this summer... check out their events calendar and join in for an adventure in exploration and discovery!

    The Wetlands Institute
  • Library Programs: Have you caught an Online Story Time or registered for a Book Club yet? The Avalon Free Public Library is currently offering free in person and virtual programs. Registration is required; some sessions may be limited.

    Avalon Free Public Library
  • Cape May County Zoo: Our local County Park & Zoo are FREE, however your donations help to keep them FREE! They are open every day except Christmas (check their website for weather related closures).

    Cape May County Zoo
  • Seasonal Beach Tags: Avalon  |  Stone Harbor
  • Recreation Departments: Avalon  |  Stone Harbor 
  • Borough Websites: Avalon  |  Stone Harbor
  • Chambers of Commerce: Avalon  |  Stone Harbor
New Listings:
9511 Sunset Drive, Stone Harbor, $515,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 221964

2318 Dune Drive, 2318, Avalon, $2,199,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 221998

332 89th Street, Stone Harbor, $2,200,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 221996

121 15th Street, Avalon, $2,495,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 221958

10605 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, $6,995,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 221982

310 70th Street, Avalon, $9,950,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 221967
Properties Under Contract:
8001 Second Avenue, 308, Stone Harbor, $799,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 214195

53 Stone Court, Stone Harbor, $1,495,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 221792

743 21st Street, Avalon, $2,499,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 221333
Properties Sold:
329 92nd Street, Stone Harbor, $1,300,000, SOLD MLS#: 210632

334 87th Street, 2 North, Stone Harbor, $1,799,000, SOLD MLS#: 221153

59 W. 30th Street, Avalon, $3,075,000, SOLD MLS#: 221447

*Details are subject to change. Information is current at the time of posting; please visit their corresponding websites for the most up-to-date information, changes or cancellations.

Douglas Wear
Ferguson Dechert Real Estate

2789 Dune Drive
Avalon, NJ 08202

Cell: 703-622-3668  |  Direct: 609-967-1000



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