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Racers dressed in holiday attire make their way along the course during the Pinch the Grinch 5k and Fun Run held on the boardwalk in Wildwood Saturday, December 10, 2106. Dave Griffin / for the Press

Dave Griffin

Visit the Wildwoods this Saturday, Dec. 9, for two fun-filled holiday events.

Dress in your most festive and creative holiday attire for the annual Pinch the GrYnch Boardwalk, 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk, starting at 10 a.m.

Race or walk along the Wildwood boardwalk and end at the Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk for refreshments and prizes. Registration begins at 9 a.m. inside the Convention Center and is $30, or only $15 with a donation of a new, unwrapped toy. The event will be held rain or shine. For more information, go to LunchWithLynch.com.

After taking part in the run, stay for the Wildwood’s 10th annual Family Holiday Celebration at the Convention Center, taking place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Shop for crafts and gifts, listen to live music performances, watch local gymnastics and cheer teams perform, or settle in for a holiday movie, with classics such as “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Frosty the Snowman” and “The Polar Express.”

Additional festivities include face painting, a magic show and a special appearance by Santa Claus. The day ends with a tree lighting ceremony outside at 4:30 p.m.

Admission to the Family Holiday Celebration is free. For more information, go to WildwoodHoliday.com.

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