1. Wildwood Holiday Tour of Bed & Breakfasts, Churches & Museums
Friday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, 111 North Central Ave., North Wildwood
Partners in Preservation will be hosting its Annual Holiday Tour on Dec. 4 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wristbands for access to the tour will be $10 for all Bed and Breakfasts; all churches and museums are free; children under 12 are admitted free to all tours. The tour will start at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse for a Christmas tree lighting and a quick visit to the museum. From that point on, the tour is self-paced. A guide with all the points on the tour and addresses will be provided at the start. For more information, contact Cathy Smith at (609) 214-2253 or visit www.wildwoodnjhistory.com.
2. First United Methodist Church of Avalon’s Christmas Bazaar
Saturday, December 5 at 9 a.m.
First United Methodist Church of Avalon, 3344 Dune Dr., Avalon
The First United Methodist Church of Avalon will hold its Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be gifts, decorations, food, soup, baked goods and Christmas cookies for sale. Lunch will also be available. For more information, call (609) 967-4204.
3. Sea Isle City Historical Museum’s Christmas Open House
Saturday, December 5 at 11 a.m.
Sea Isle City Library, 4800 Central Ave., Sea Isle City
The members of the Sea Isle City Historical Society will host their annual Christmas Open House on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the resort’s Historical Museum, located on the first level of the Sea Isle City Library. The public is invited to attend the Open House, at which time vintage Christmas artifacts will be on display and light refreshments will be served. Visitors will also enjoy the museum’s newest exhibit – an expansive display of photos highlighting the Sea Isle City Beach Patrol during the past quarter-century. For additional information about the Sea Isle City Historical Museum or the Christmas Open House, call (609) 263-2992.
4. Historic Cold Spring Village’s Free Homespun Holidays Weekend
Saturday, December 5 at 12 p.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9, Cape May
Guests are invited to stroll the festively decorated Village grounds and visit select historic buildings where they can enjoy children’s crafts, musical entertainment, refreshments, holiday shopping and a free performance of the Cape Island Theater Company’s “The Christmas Truce.” Visitors can also enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride for a small donation. The Country Store will be open and stocked with unique holiday gifts including traditionally-processed wool, artisan crafts for the home, books, jewelry, toys and old fashioned candy. This Saturday is Wassail day when visitors can meet Father Christmas at the Country Store as well as enjoy traditional holiday crafts and live music from traditional musician Mary Roth. For more information, call (609) 898-2300 x10 or visit www.hcsv.org.
5. Breakfast with Santa at the Ferry
Sunday, December 6 at 9 a.m.
Cape May Ferry Terminal, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., Cape May
Before loading his sleigh and starting his fast jaunt around the world, Santa has graciously agreed to stop at each Ferry terminal for a special breakfast with some of his favorite Delaware Bay children! Each child will have time to sit with Santa and pose for photos (bring your own camera). A buffet breakfast provides a variety of tasty brunch treats, and Mrs. Claus will also be on hand for two story time readings! If desired, home copies of the books can be purchased and can be signed by both Mr. & Mrs. Claus. Reserve before Dec. 1 and cost is $10 per child (4-12) and $13 per adult; Reserve after Dec. 1 and cost is $13 per child (4-12) and $15 per adult; Children under 4 are free. For more information, call (800) 643-3779, email email@example.com or visit cmlf.com.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at dotheshore.com/events.