5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend: 12/9-12/11

Photo courtesy of MAC

1. Winter WonderFEST
Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m.
Cape May-Lewes Ferry, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May
Take a ferry ride to the winter carnival at the Lewes Ferry Terminal with ice skating, amusement rides, crafts and activities at Santa’s Workshop. The Ferry offers shuttles to the Spectacular Light Show in Cape Henlopen State Park! We have a variety of ferry packages available. For questions and reservations, call 1 (800) 643-3779. Winter WonderFEST runs through Jan. 1 (dates vary). For more information, visit www.cmlf.com.

2. Family Holiday Celebration
Friday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Continue a family tradition with an exciting holiday celebration filled with fun for the entire family! Attend the Jaycees Christmas Parade on Friday night at 6 p.m., followed by a tree lighting ceremony and parade awards ceremony at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7:15 p.m. Bring the family inside the Wildwoods Convention Center lobby on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for FREE admission to holiday-themed crafters and movies, photos with Santa, entertainment and much more! For more information, call (609) 729-9000 or visit www.WildwoodHoliday.com for a detailed schedule of events.

3. Pinch the GrYnch 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk
Saturday, Dec. 10 at 8:30 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Police will be running the Grinch out of town as part of the fourth annual “Pinch the GrYnch 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk.” The event will take off in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center at 10 a.m., rain or shine. Registration costs $30 per person, or $15 with the donation of a new, unwrapped toy. On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m. the day of the race inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. For more information, call (609) 522-0222 ext. 2330 or visit lunchwithlynch.com/pinch. Pre-register at www.active.com. Participants are encouraged to register prior to Dec. 9 to be guaranteed a Pinch the GrYnch T-shirt.

4. Holiday Stroll
Saturday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m.
Throughout Sea Isle City
Check off something for everyone on your list this year as you stroll through Sea Isle City to get your holiday shopping done! Browse through a variety of Sea Isle City businesses featuring discounts and hospitalities as the city debuts this brand new event. Bring the entire family and enjoy Santa, shopping, dining, carolers, entertainment and more! For more information, visit www.seaislechamber.com..

5. 43rd Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tour
Saturday, Dec. 10 at 5:30 p.m.
Throughout Cape May
This self-guided walking tour from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., the main attraction of Cape May’s festive holiday season, 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 “An Old-fashioned Christmas Exhibit” in the Carroll Gallery. Limited shuttle service. Adults $30, children $20 (ages 3-12). Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.

To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.capemaycountyherald.com/calendar.