Do The Shore: April 3 to April 9

Fireside Chats at Cold Spring Brewery
Thursday, April 4 at 4 p.m.
Cold Spring Brewery, 733 Seashore Road, Cape May

Back by popular demand, Fireside Chats continue at Cold Spring Brewery! Gather round the fireplace at Cold Spring Brewery for this free lecture series! On April 4 hear “Dangerous at Both Ends: The 19th Century American Whaling Industry” by Jim Stephens, HCSV Deputy Director. This free lecture series is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission. For more information, call (609) 898-2300.

Sippers for Flippers
Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Nauti Spirits Distillery, 916 Shunpike Road, Cape May

For 41 years, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center has relied on the generosity of donors to assist our efforts to respond to over 5,200 animals in need. Donations from individuals and fundraising events make up a large portion of the funds we receive to sustain our efforts. Fundraisers such as "Sippers For Flippers" also play an important part in increasing awareness and funds for our work. All donations are greatly appreciated, no matter the size!

$25 in Advance/$30 at the Door.  Order tickets in advance for the reduced rate. Price of admission includes: specialty dishes from local restaurants, live music by the duo, Clavicles, a “behind the stills” guided tour. We’ll also have unique auction items to peruse and bid on, all in support of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center!

Sea Isle City Girls Weekend
Friday to Sunday, April 5 to 7
Sea Isle City, Participating locations

Featuring endless opportunities to eat, drink, shop, and pamper your way through Sea Isle City, Girls Weekend is the perfect getaway for you and your girlfriends. With nearly 40 participating businesses, the event includes three full days to take advantage of huge discounts on retail, fitness activities, restaurants, lodging and more. A full list of participating businesses and specials will be available online at www.seaislechamber.com

Murder Mystery Weekends with ELTC and B&Bs
Friday to Sunday, April 5 to 7
Henry Sawyer Inn, 722 Columbia Avenue, Cape May

The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company, with The Henry Sawyer Inn and Twin Gables Inn, present Murder Mystery Weekends. Participants can test their crime-solving skills while staying in one of these lovely Bed & Breakfasts. East Lynne Theater Company's Murder Mystery Weekends were cited among one of the top five in the country by "AM NY." 

These exciting weekends allow guests to portray the detective, murderer, victim, witness, curious bystander, and other crime-related characters, with Frank Smith, an experienced retired Philadelphia police detective, giving just enough information to get sleuthing skills going. 

Reservations are made through The Henry Sawyer Inn by calling 609-884-5667 or by e-mail henrysawyerinn@verizon.net. To reserve at The Twin Gables Inn, call 609-884-7332 or e-mail twgables@verizon.net.

Those who do not need housing, but would like to participate in the weekend, may also contact The Henry Sawyer Inn about cost and details.

Wildwood Fishing & Boating Expo 2019
Saturday and Sunday, April 6 to 7
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

The Wildwood Fishing & Boating Expo is back for our third year.  We've expanded to the Expo floor to give you more of what you've asked for, more boats, more diverse tackle, more of everything!! 
Just $5 to get in, Children under 12 are free. Plenty of paid parking in the WCC parking lots or street parking is available, meters are not in effect. 
Come see the who's who of vendors, boat dealers, marina's, accessories for the dock, boat, yard and home, local B&T's, free seminars, Charters, furniture, free face painting for the kids, special expo pricing 
Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Don't miss the Boat!!

Spring In Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Event
Saturday, April 6 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Upper Township Community Center, 1790 New Jersey 50, Woodbine

The Spring In Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Show is an indoor event with decorating, home improvements and baked goods.  Visitors to the show will find wood furniture, doll clothes, pet treats, bird houses, painted stemware, ceramics, glass arts, photography, outdoor furnishings, watercolors, spring wreaths, hand crafted jewelry and country crafts, Direct sale companies and Home Show companies will be on hand offering savings on hundreds of products and services. Get a jump start on your spring home improvements and decorating needs by visiting this 4th annual show.

Whether you are seeking a gift or in need of something special for yourself, you’ll find everything you are looking for at the Spring in Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Event.  Shake off the winter blues and discover the signs of spring at the save the dates, invite your friends and plan to attend. For more information, visit the website at www.springtimeintuckahoe.com.

Higbee Beach WMA Trail Exploration and Clean Up
Sunday, April 7 at 12 p.m.
Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area, Higbees Beach Road

Ever visited the trails at Higbee Beach? Now's your chance to exploring the trails of Higbees Beach WMA while keeping trash out of the Delaware Bay. Meet at the parking lot where the red and yellow trails meet. 

This event is part of the South Jersey Scrub, a week-long trash cleanup campaign along the Delaware. Visit www.sjscrub.org for more information. Wear appropriate clothes for hiking and refreshments will be provided by Dunkin' Donuts.

Please register by contacting Kristen Andrada, local watershed ambassador at ambassadorwma16@gmail.com.