WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 4/27/22
Former Philadelphia Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Seth Joyner will be part of the fourth annual Sports Memorabilia Show on Saturday, April 30 at the Ocean City Music Pier, and they will greet fans and lead Q&A sessions as part of the event.
Manuel managed the Phillies from 2005 to 2013 and led the team to a World Series title in 2008 and five consecutive National League East titles from 2007 to 2011. He has been a player and coach in Major League Baseball for more than 40 years. Joyner was a Pro Bowl linebacker and fan favorite with the Eagles during a career that extended in Philadelphia from 1986 to 1993 and continued with the Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos.
Joyner will participate in a free Q&A session at 11 a.m., and Manuel’s free Q&A session will be at 2 p.m. on stage at the Music Pier. Following these sessions, the sports legends will be available for meet-and-greets with fans. Tickets ($25) are on sale now for the opportunity to get an autograph and photo with Joyner (starting at 11:30 a.m.) or Manuel (starting at 2:30 p.m.). Visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, call 609-399-6111 or stop by City Hall or the Roy Gillian Welcome Center.
Vendors with merchandise and collector’s items representing a variety of sports and teams will be on display and for sale at the show. Admission is free, and hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ocean City’s popular Spring Block Party will return 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14. Typically held on the first Saturday of May, the event is a week later than usual this year, because Mother’s Day falls on May 8.
More than 350 crafters, food vendors and entertainers will line a mile of Asbury Avenue from Fifth Street to 14th Street as part of the semi-annual event. For more information, call 1-800-BeachNJ.
MAY 6 – Martin Z. Mollusk Day: Find out if summer is coming early, 11 a.m. at the 9th Street Beach.
MAY 6 – Janis Ian, The Farewell Tour: The concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.
MAY 7 – Modern Muscle Car Invasion: Modern Muscle Cars will be displayed on the boardwalk between 5th-14th Streets, noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit modernmusclecarinvasion.com.
MAY 7-8 – Boardwalk and Downtown Merchant Table Sales: 6th Street to 14th Street on the Boardwalk and Asbury Avenue.
MAY 14-15 – Boardwalk and Downtown Merchant Table Sales: 6th Street to 14th Street on the Boardwalk and Asbury Avenue.
MAY 15 – OCNJ Triathlon/Duathlon: 1/4 mile Pool Swim, 2M Run/16M Bike/2M Run. Plus a kids course 1/8 mile swim, 1m run/8m bike/1m run. Pool Swim start 6 a.m.- 8 a.m. Run/Bike/Run starts 9 a.m. ocnj.us/race-events