Cape May’s January 2018 Calendar

Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)

Jan. 5-8

Historic District Trolley Tour: Get acquainted with Cape May on a trolley tour as knowledgeable guides present entertaining and educational stories about the nation’s oldest seashore resort (tours begin and end at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street). Offered Friday, Jan. 5 through Monday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. $12 for adults and $8 for children (ages 3-12). Winter trolley tours are co-sponsored by the Carroll Villa Hotel, Congress Hall Hotel, the Grand Hotel and the Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inn.

Jan. 12-15

Historic District Trolley Tour: Get acquainted with Cape May on a trolley tour as knowledgeable guides present entertaining and educational stories about the nation’s oldest seashore resort (tours begin and end at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street). Offered Friday, Jan. 12 through Monday, Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. $12 for adults and $8 for children (ages 3-12). Winter trolley tours are co-sponsored by the Carroll Villa Hotel, Congress Hall Hotel, the Grand Hotel and the Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inn.

Jan. 13-April 15

Center for Community Arts (CCA) Exhibit in the Carroll Gallery “Franklin Street School: From Segregation to Unification”: On the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Free admission. Saturday, Jan. 13-Sunday, April 15. Hours vary. Presented by the Center for Community Arts (CCA) in association with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For information on the exhibit, call 609-884-7525 or see www.CenterforCommunityArts.org. For gallery hours call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org.

Jan. 13

Combination Trolley/Physick Estate Tours: Enjoy a guided trolley tour of Cape May’s Historic District, followed by a guided tour of Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., with the house tour theme for 2017-18, “Let’s Go Shopping! Victorian Consumer Culture.” Tours begin and end at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street. Saturday, Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. $22 for adults, $14 for children (ages 3-12). Winter trolley tours are co-sponsored by the Carroll Villa Hotel, Congress Hall Hotel, the Grand Hotel and the Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inn.

Emlen Physick Estate Tour: Enjoy this entertaining and educational guided tour of Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate at 1048 Washington St., with the house tour theme for 2017-18, “Let’s Go Shopping! Victorian Consumer Culture,” Saturday, Jan. 13 at 1:45 p.m. $12 for adults, $8 for children (ages 3-12).

Jan. 14

FiNS Sunday Social benefit for the Cape May Music Festival: Raise funds for the Cape May Music Festival by simply enjoying food and drinks at FiNS, 142 Decatur St., Cape May, Sunday, Jan. 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Benefits the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC).

Jan. 15

Exhibit Opening for Center for Community Arts (CCA) Exhibit in the Carroll Gallery “Franklin Street School: From Segregation to Unification”: Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day at this Center for Community Arts (CCA) exhibit opening in the Carroll Gallery on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Free admission and light refreshments. Monday, Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. Presented by the Center for Community Arts (CCA) in association with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For information on the exhibit, call 609-884-7525 or see www.CenterforCommunityArts.org. For gallery hours call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org.

Jan. 17

Lunch & Learn “Music of Olde Cape May”: Bring a bag lunch and hear talks on popular topics of history, culture and the arts during weekly Lunch & Learn presentations every Wednesday at noon at the Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St., Cape May. Jan. 17 –Music of Olde Cape May with Rich Chiemingo. Admission is free for MAC members and $5 for non-members and includes beverages.

Jan. 19-22

Historic District Trolley Tour: Get acquainted with Cape May on a trolley tour as knowledgeable guides present entertaining and educational stories about the nation’s oldest seashore resort (tours begin and end at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street). Offered Friday, Jan. 19 through Monday, Jan. 22 at 1 p.m. $12 for adults and $8 for children (ages 3-12). Winter trolley tours are co-sponsored by the Carroll Villa Hotel, Congress Hall Hotel, the Grand Hotel and the Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inn.

Jan. 20

Lunch & Learn at Lucky Bones “America, God’s Chosen Nation”: New in 2018! Hear talks on popular topics of history, culture and the arts over lunch at Lucky Bones Restaurant. The topic for Saturday, Jan. 20 at noon is “America, God’s Chosen Nation,” presented by Dr. Bob Heinly. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Lucky Bones Restaurant, 1200 Route 109, Cape May. Admission is $10 and includes lecture. Lunch may be purchased separately. Limited event.

Combination Trolley/Physick Estate Tours: Enjoy a guided trolley tour of Cape May’s Historic District, followed by a guided tour of Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., with the house tour theme for 2017-18, “Let’s Go Shopping! Victorian Consumer Culture.” Tours begin and end at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street. Saturday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. $22 for adults, $14 for children (ages 3-12). Winter trolley tours are co-sponsored by the Carroll Villa Hotel, Congress Hall Hotel, the Grand Hotel and the Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inn.

Emlen Physick Estate Tour: Enjoy this entertaining and educational guided tour of Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate at 1048 Washington St., with the house tour theme for 2017-18, “Let’s Go Shopping! Victorian Consumer Culture,” Saturday, Jan. 20 at 1:45 p.m. $12 for adults, $8 for children (ages 3-12).

Jan. 23

Lunch & Learn at ACCC “America, God’s Chosen Nation”: New in 2018! Bring a bag lunch to the Cape May campus of the Atlantic Cape Community College and hear talks on popular topics of history, culture and the arts. The topic for Tuesday, Jan. 23 at noon is “America, God’s Chosen Nation,” presented by Dr. Bob Heinly. Atlantic Cape Community College, 341 Court House South Dennis Rd, Cape May Court House. Admission is free for MAC members and $5 for non-members.

Jan. 24

Lunch & Learn “America: God’s Chosen Nation”: Bring a bag lunch and hear talks on popular topics of history, culture and the arts during weekly Lunch & Learn presentations every Wednesday at noon at the Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St., Cape May. Jan. 24 –“America: God’s Chosen Nation,” with Dr. Bob Heinly. Admission is free for MAC members and $5 for non-members and includes beverages.

Jan. 26-29

Historic District Trolley Tour: Get acquainted with Cape May on a trolley tour as knowledgeable guides present entertaining and educational stories about the nation’s oldest seashore resort (tours begin and end at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street). Offered Friday, Jan. 26 through Monday, Jan. 29 at 1 p.m. $12 for adults and $8 for children (ages 3-12). Winter trolley tours are co-sponsored by the Carroll Villa Hotel, Congress Hall Hotel, the Grand Hotel and the Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inn.

Jan. 26

Friends of the Physick Estate present Victorian Valentines Workshop: Learn about Victorian Valentines traditions and then create your own Valentines greeting cards to send to friends and family. All supplies and light refreshments included. Friday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. Cape May United Methodist Church Hall, 635 Washington St. Admission is $10.

Jan. 27

Combination Trolley/Physick Estate Tours: Enjoy a guided trolley tour of Cape May’s Historic District, followed by a guided tour of Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., with the house tour theme for 2017-18, “Let’s Go Shopping! Victorian Consumer Culture.” Tours begin and end at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street. Saturday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. $22 for adults, $14 for children (ages 3-12). Winter trolley tours are co-sponsored by the Carroll Villa Hotel, Congress Hall Hotel, the Grand Hotel and the Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inn.

Emlen Physick Estate Tour: Enjoy this entertaining and educational guided tour of Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate at 1048 Washington St., with the house tour theme for 2017-18, “Let’s Go Shopping! Victorian Consumer Culture,” Saturday, Jan. 27 at 1:45 p.m. $12 for adults, $8 for children (ages 3-12).

Friends of the World War II Tower present “50 Years Later: 1968 and the Vietnam War - Introduction”: The year 1968 was pivotal in both Vietnamese and United States history. Learn about these changes in the introductory lecture to this series. Saturday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. Cape May Lutheran Church, 509 Pittsburgh Ave. Admission is $5 at the door. Free for all World War II veterans, MAC members and students.

Jan. 31

Lunch & Learn “The Splendid Little Spanish-American War”: Bring a bag lunch and hear talks on popular topics of history, culture and the arts during weekly Lunch & Learn presentations every Wednesday at noon at the Cape May United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St., Cape May. Jan. 31 – “The Splendid Little Spanish-American War,” with Dr. Bob Heinly. Admission is free for MAC members and $5 for non-members and includes beverages.

ONGOING TOURS AND EVENTS

• Cape May Bike Tour
• Cape May Family Treasure Hunt
• Carriage House Museum Shop
• Physick Estate Scavenger Hunt

Events presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information or tickets, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.

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