Calendar of Events

Fri, October 31

Some spooky characters are waiting with treats for good little ghosts and goblins and pirates and princesses.

October 31

5 pm–7 pm

The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Admission: Free.

Sat, November 01

More than 40 vendors come to Cape May to sell hand-made novelties including seasonal decorations, gift items and more.

Saturday, November 1

10 am–4 pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue

Admission: Call for information

Wed, November 05

Cape May Stage presents the story of a not-so-successful Broadway producer, who is about to embark on a play of epic proportions. But this compact cosmic gem of philosophy and funny-business doesn’t share his struggles – it’s sure to be a sure-fire hit!

November 5 – November 23

Thurs – Sat 7PM, Sat & Sun 3PM

Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette Street

Fri, November 07

Since its debut in 2012, the Exit 0 International Jazz Fest has quickly become an attraction for world class musicians and music afici

Exit 0 International Jazz Festival

November 7 - 9

Event Description: ELTC’s popular vintage-radio style production, complete with live sound

effects and commercials, with two great detectives! Sherlock Holmes Adventure of the Copper Beeches about a governess in peril, and Nick Carter and the Strange Dr. Devolo, in which Manhattan millionaires are missing.

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8

Join Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. Watson for a weekend of mystery and intrigue. Get into the spirit of things by donning Victorian attire. Stalk the gas-lit streets in search of clues and compete for the $250 grand prize and a variety of other valuable gifts as you attempt to solve the mystery.

Sat, November 08

Starting time: 9:00 am (rain or shine)

Location: Cape May Convention Center, Beach Drive, Cape May, NJ

Fee 5K race registration UNTIL 11/01: $25.00 for adults; $10.00 children under 12
DAY OF RACE registration: $30.00/adult; $10.00 children under 12
Memorial walk: $15.00
Checks payable to: “GENE SOLE SCHOLARSHIP FUND/5K”

Travel from inn to inn in Victorian Cape May during the Sherlock Holmes Weekend while you try to solve a murder mystery. Tour begins and tickets are available at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth.

November 8

1 pm–3 pm

Admission: $15 for adults, $7.50 for children (ages 3-12).

Tue, November 11

Veterans Day Ceremony

November 11

11 am

Columbia Avenue Monument

Sat, November 15

Fri, November 21

Santa and his elves have decked out the Physick Estate with thousands of lights and holiday trimmings. Enjoy a wide variety of holiday tours and food and wine events to get you into the Christmas spirit. For kids, there are Santa’s Trolley Rides and a chance to visit with old St. Nick himself.

November 21–23

The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Open daily(except Thanksgiving and Christmas); call for times

The Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

An exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and much more! The Gallery is open daily hours vary.

Admission: Free

41st Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tours (December 6, 13, 27), plus Lamplighter Christmas Tours, Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides, Emlen Physick Estate Christmas Tours, Holiday Inns Tours, Evening Holiday Lights Trolley Rides, Evening Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides, Santa’s Trolley Rides, and more.

Sat, November 22

Join special guests Santa Claus and Dr. Physick for the Christmas tree lighting. Refreshments will be served and Santa will flip the switch and light the thousands of bulbs.

November 22

6–8 pm tour, 7 pm tree lighting

The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Admission: Free

Fri, November 28

This Pulitzer Prize-winning author centered many of her stories in the imaginary town of Friendship Village, filled with all sorts of interesting people, not unlike those in Lake Wobegon in Garrison Kiellor’s A Prairie Home Companion

Nov. 28 – Dec. 13 (Thurs.-Sun.) at 8 pm

8:00pm

East Lynne Theater Company

A must visit for those on your holiday gift lists. Shop for unique hand-made gifts and seasonal decorations.

November 28–29

10 am–4 pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue

Admission: $2.

Wed, December 03

Cape May Stage looks to fill your life with holiday cheer in a brand new musical revue. A celebration filled with all your favorite holiday classics that allows families to take a break from the seasonal hustle and bustle to bask in all that makes the season sparkle.

December 3 – December 28

Thurs – Sat 7PM, Sat & Sun 3PM

Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette Street

Fri, December 05

Cape May City’s Christmas season kicks off Friday, December 5 at 7 p.m. pm with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Victorian Bandstand in Rotary Park. Get into the spirit of the holidays with a lively program that includes caroling, reading of the “The Night Before Christmas,” Santa Claus greeting children, and a performance by the Cape Harmonaires Barbershop Singers.

Sat, December 06

This self-guided tour features homes, inns, hotels and churches decorated for the holidays, plus caroling, strolling musicians and good old-fashioned cheer. Hospitality centers offer warm beverages and traditional treats. Includes admission to the Physick Estate and the Carriage House Gallery. Continuous shuttle service on heated trolleys.

December 6

The 47th Annual WCM Community Christmas Parade. Start your holiday season with the best Christmas Parade in Cape May County!Over three hours of family fun and entertainment. Always the first Saturday in December. Parade start time is 5 PM. Parade starts at the WCM Fire Hall, proceeds south on Broadway to West Perry and to the Washington St. Mall.

Crafts at Christmas

Saturday, December 6

10 am – 5 pm

Cape May Convention Hall

 

Click here for more information and registration form.

Sun, December 07

Immerse yourself in the storied world of Dickens with lectures and performances offered daily. Included is a Dickensian-style feast along with a wine tasting and a holiday tour of Cape May. All-inclusive packages are available at participating inns. Some events are available for individual purchase.

Sat, December 13

The Cumberland County College Jazz Band and Wind Symphony kicks off the holiday music series, with a FREE concert, on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:30 pm. Their “Sounds of the Season” concert features classic and contemporary holiday arrangements performed by fine regional community instrumentalists and vocalists.

This self-guided tour features homes, inns, hotels and churches decorated for the holidays, plus caroling, strolling musicians and good old-fashioned cheer. Hospitality centers offer warm beverages and traditional treats. Includes admission to the Physick Estate and the Carriage House Gallery. Continuous shuttle service on heated trolleys.

December 13

Wed, December 17

The Angelus Chorus returns to Cape May Convention Hall Wednesday, December 17 at 7 p.m., for a FREE concert, with a selection of traditional and contemporary seasonal music. The chorus was founded in 1964 with a small group of local residents volunteering to sing Christmas carols for residents in the Angelus Convalescent Home in Wildwood.

Sat, December 20

Celebrate The Magic of Christmas! Maura McKinney Mastro and Frank Mastro perform a spirited, heartwarming celebration of Christmas with comedy, singing and celebrity impressions. The FREE show is on December 20 at 7 PM.  It is a G rated show for the entire family.