1. ‘A Christmas Carol,’ The Broadway Musical
Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, Ocean City
Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. But he’s forced to face his selfish ways when three ghosts on Christmas Eve lead him through his Past, Present and Future. Presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company. Tickets are on sale now at www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice.
2. ‘Fantasia Christmas’
Saturday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.
Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House
Saluting the happiest season of all, Linda Gentille and the Jersey Shore Pops will celebrate a special “Fantasia Christmas” concert, combining popular holiday songs and traditional hymns with favorite selections from time-honored Walt Disney classics. Vocal and instrumental pieces are sure to enchant and inspire audiences of all ages. As a special bonus, “Fantasia Christmas” will also feature performances by six area young people, winners of the Jersey Shore Pops Talent Contest.
3. 8th Historic Dennisville Christmas House Tour
Saturday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m.
Dennisville Historic Home Owners Association presents the 28th Historic Dennisville Christmas House Tour from 4 to 8 p.m. Dennis Township Middle School Student Government students will serve as greeters to distribute programs and get tour goers started on their way. The Middletones Carolers will perform through the village in period costume. Refreshments and comfort stations will be located at the Dennisville United Methodist Church Social Hall, the Dennis Volunteer Fire Station and the Dennis Township Old School House Museum. The Dennis Volunteer Fire Station will also be open with new and antique equipment on display, and light refreshments. Tickets are $15, sold at the Dennisville Post Office the day of the tour beginning at 3:30 p.m. Advance tickets are available online at www.dhhoa.org. For more information, call (609) 861-1338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. 44th Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tour
Saturday, Dec. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
This self-guided walking tour, the main attraction of Cape May’s festive holiday season, allows visitors to choose from a large selection of 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 on heated trolleys. Adults $35, children (3-12) $20. 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.
5. Ferry Merry Christmas
Sunday, Dec. 17 at 12 p.m.
Cape May Ferry Terminal, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May
The “Ferry Merry Christmas” party from noon to 3 p.m. includes winter carnival games, art and crafts, balloon art, and a chance for children to meet Santa Claus and present their requests for presents. Attendees can look forward to performances filled with mirth, magic and mystery, three craft stations for kids, face painting, costumed characters and more. Don’t forget your list and camera for a visit with Santa! For more information, call the Parks and Recreation department at (609) 886-7880 ext. 0.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.capemaycountyherald.com/calendar.