5 Ways to Do The Shore This Weekend: Dec. 16-18

Photo courtesy of Ocean City Theatre Company

1. Cape May Stage Presents “One Christmas Carol”
Thursday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 17 at 3 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m.
The Robert Shackleton Playhouse, 405 Lafayette St., Cape May
With one actor and over 35 distinct characters, this one-man tour de force is an intimate and spirited evening of theatre that everyone in the family will love! Suggested age guidance is 6 years and older. Admission $38 adults, $33 seniors (62+), $18 students and active duty military. For more information, visit www.capemaystage.org or call (609) 770-8311.

2. 2016 Holiday Show: “A Very Ocean City Christmas”
Friday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.
Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., Ocean City
The Ocean City Pops and Ocean City Theatre Company will present “A Very Ocean City Christmas” at the Ocean City Tabernacle. This will be a high energy, family oriented song and dance tribute to Christmas. The holiday will come to life with a brand new journey through seasonal favorites. Tickets are $15 for children 12 and under, $18 for seniors and $20 for adults. All tickets are general admission. Tickets are available at the City Hall Welcome Center, 9th & Asbury Ave., or at www.ocnj.us./boxoffice.

3. 43rd Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tour
Saturday, Dec. 17 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.

4. Ferry Merry Christmas
Sunday, Dec. 18 at 12 p.m.
Cape May-Lewes Ferry, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May
Join the Cape May-Lewes Ferry for a Winter Carnival featuring iconic Christmas games and more. Explore Santa’s Workshop in the Gallery featuring crafts and great activities for kids aged 3-9, and enjoy face painting and balloon art. It all gets a little sweeter to know that there will be a hot chocolate and cookie bar, provided free of charge by the Ferry. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase in the food court. Cost is free! Sponsored by the Lower Township Recreation Department, the Lower Cape Municipal Alliance and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. For more information, visit www.cmlf.com.

5. Cape May Jazz Vespers 5th Annual December Fundraiser
Sunday, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May
For the last four years, the Jazz Vespers of Cape May has dedicated its December concert as a benefit where some of the area’s finest musicians have come together to donate their time and talents to present holidays favorites. This year, all proceeds will benefit our furry friends that share our world and be given to Animal Outreach of South Jersey. Featuring an all-star lineup of musicians playing their take on some of the holiday’s beloved songs, this year we are proud to have a stellar lineup that includes Barry Miles, Jon Pruitt, Herb Moore, Bob Shomo, Gordon Vincent, Rachel Husta, Harry Himles and Dylan Taylor just to name a few. For a suggested donation of $10, audiences will be treated to world-class jazz talents. For more information, visit www.capemayjazzvespers.com.

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