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Ocean City Wacky Wednesdays
July 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019
Every Wednesday this Summer head to the ocean city boardwalk for some wacky activities everyone will have fun doing! Every week has a different silly activity. All activities start at 10:30am at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. They are free and open to all ages but limited to the first 150 participants. For more information call 609-399-6111.
June 26: Taffy Sculpting – Use your creativity to shape and sculpt Shriver’s Salt Water Taffy into your very own unique masterpiece.
July 3: Pie Eating Contest – Celebrate America with a good old-fashion apple and cherry pie eating contest. No hands allowed!
July 10: French Fry Sculpting – Use your creativity to shape and sculpt french fries into your very own unique masterpiece.
July 17: Donut on a String Eating Contest – Participants will need to eat an entire doughnut — no hands allowed — without letting it fall off the string. The first to finish wins.
July 24: Christmas in July – Celebrate the Christmas holiday season in July with a special craft and a visit from Santa while he is in town on vacation. Dress in red and green to participate in our wacky Christmas meets summer fashion show.
July 31: Mystery Bag – Participants will receive a brown paper bag filled with random supplies. Your mission, create an object, sculpture or unique work of art using everything in the bag.
August 7: Thats How the Cookie Crumbles – Use your creativity to shape and sculpt a cookie into your very own unique masterpiece.
August 14: Prince and Princess Tea Party – Use your creativity to design your own Prince or Princess crown with Miss Ocean City, Junior Miss Ocean City and Little Miss Ocean City!
August 21: Taffy Sculpting – Use your creativity to shape and sculpt Shriver’s salt water taffy into your very own unique masterpiece.
August 28: French Fry Sculpting – Use your creativity to shape and sculpt french fries into your very own unique masterpiece.