Somers Point

Parade, monument dedication set

The City of Somers Point, Somers Point Historical Society and AMVETS Post 911 invite organizations to participate in the Richard Somers Parade and Monument Dedication on Oct. 19.

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The parade starts at 10 a.m. along Shore Road. Staging for participants will be at 9 a.m. at Dawes Avenue and Shore Road. Military and veterans organizations, civil war organizations, military vehicles, scouts, bands, floats and antique car owners are invited to join in. Residents are asked to dress in historical apparel and walk in the parade. The dedication for the Richard Somers Monument will take place at the end of the parade, 11 a.m., at the library at Shore Road and New Jersey Avenue.

For more information, email or

Free concert set

The Somers Point Good Old Days Music Festival offers a free concert Sept. 7 featuring the shore’s own guitar hero, Billy Walton, with his big band performing the sounds of Southside Johnny’s Asbury Jukes.

Co-headlining the festival will be the Hawkins Road Country Allstars with special guests Danny Eyer and Randy Cramer. Both bands will perform two shows between 1 and 6 p.m. Sept. 7. The festival features old time prices on hot dogs and hamburgers, cold beer and the warmth of Somers Point’s traditional post-Labor Day community gathering.

For more information, call Councilman Sean McGuigan at 609-402-5062 or Carmen Marotta at 609-653-6069 or 609-457-1316.

Eateries sought for Restaurant Week

The Somers Point Business Association is seeking restaurants to participate in the fourth annual Somers Point Restaurant Week.

This event will take place Nov. 8-17 and will be promoted throughout southern New Jersey. The participation fee is $50 for Somers Point Business Association Members and $100 for nonmembers. Basic expectations for participating restaurant are:

The Fix Price Dinner Menu for $25.07 should offer a choice of a minimum of two appetizers, two entrees and one dessert.

The Fix Price Lunch Menu for $11.07 should offer a minimum of two entrees and include a salad or soup or appetizer or dessert.

Providing a menu to post on the website (either as a Word document, or in a pdf format) is not required, but is preferred.

The registration deadline is Sept. 25.

For more information, call 609-920-7004 or see

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