1. Sherlock Holmes Weekend
Friday, March 18 to Sunday, March 20
New mystery for 2016! Join Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. Watson for a weekend of mystery and intrigue in “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Melpomene’s Mask.” Stalk the gaslit 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. Full weekend packages are available for $200 per couple or $105 per person and include the welcome reception, performances, tour, luncheon and gift. Weekend overnight packages are also available. The Search for Clues Tour on Saturday, March 19 can be purchased separately. 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.
2. Middle Township Middle School’s ‘The King and I’
Friday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 19 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House
Come watch Middle Township Middle School’s (sixth, seventh and eighth grades) production of “The King and I” on March 18 and 19. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (609) 463-1924 or visit www.middletwp.k12.nj.us/pac.
3. Spring Festival – American Handcrafts & Fine Art
Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m.
Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
Spring Festival of Guaranteed American Handcrafts & Fine Art will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ocean City Music Pier. The Festival is believed to be the only show in New Jersey where every offering is guaranteed to be made in the USA by the artisan in the booth. There will be jewelry, glass, watercolors and oil paintings, beach and bay photography, candles, soaps, lotions, leather goods, gourmet food items, baked goods, woodcarvings, floral arrangements, seashore décor and much more. The $3 admission benefits the Ocean City Food Cupboard, Atlantic City Rescue Mission, Salvation Army and Shore Medical Center. For more information, call (800) 822-4112.
4. Ocean Drive Marathon
Sunday, March 20 at 9 a.m.
Beach Avenue, Cape May to the Wildwoods Boardwalk
The Ocean Drive Marathon features a 26.2 mile marathon as well as a 10 mile run starting at 9 a.m. through the scenic barrier islands of Cape May County, and a portion includes running the entire length of the Wildwoods Boardwalk. Also included are a 5K run and a 1.5 mile fun run. For more information, call (609) 523-0880 or visit www.odmarathon.com to register.
5. 8th Annual Wildwoods Spring Bridal Fair
Sunday, March 20 at 12 p.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Meet face-to-face with industry professionals to find everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams and all of the celebrations leading up to your special day! There will be bridal fashions, 80-100 vendors, contests and a chance to win a free Honeymoon! Register for free at www.wildwoodsnj.com/Bridal-Fair.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.dotheshore.com/events.