1. Sherlock Holmes Weekend
Friday, Nov. 4 to Sunday, Nov. 6
Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette St., Cape May
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.” Get into the spirit of things by donning Victorian attire. 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 at $200 per couple or $105 per person and include the welcome reception, performances, tour, luncheon and gift. Weekend overnight packages are also available. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.
2. Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
More than 40 vendors come to Cape May to sell handmade novelties including seasonal decorations, gift items and more. Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.
3. Candlelight Walk
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9, Cape May
Step back in time for a lovely autumn evening when the Friends of Historic Cold Spring Village host the annual Candlelight Walk from 6 to 8 p.m. Luminaries will line the paths and guide you to several of the Village’s restored historic buildings where wine, beer and a variety of light fare will be served. Guests will also enjoy desserts, live musical entertainment and hot beverages at the Village Pavilion. A special holiday sale at the Country Store will feature heritage wares, books and a wide variety of historical toys. Tickets are $30 ($25 for HCSV Members) and must be purchased in advance. Please call (609) 898-2300 ext. 10, or visit www.hcsv.org/candlelight to purchase tickets.
4. Bonfire on the Beach
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
1st and Surf Aves., North Wildwood
The Anglesea Irish Society and Greater Wildwood Jaycees invite you to bring a chair and enjoy the 7th Annual Bonfire on the Beach from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is $10 (kids under 12 are $2). Musical entertainment by Pat Stoner Trio and DJ Dino will be provided. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase.
5. CMC 4-H 1st Gobble Wobble & Turkey Trot
Sunday, Nov. 6 at 8:30 a.m.
Cape May County 4-H Fairgrounds, 355 Court House–South Dennis Rd., Cape May Court House
The Run/Walk Gobble Wobble 5K or 1 Mile is open to the public and will award prizes to all division winners. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Cost is $10 or $5 for any 4-H member, leader or volunteer. Following this will be a Horseback Turkey Trot with registration at 10 a.m., relay races at 11 a.m. This also open to the public, however, Coggins and shots record are required for non 4-H registered horses. All riders are required to wear helmets and sign a helmet inspection waiver form. The cost of the trot is $30 or $20 for any 4-H member, leader or volunteer. Rain date is Nov. 20. For more information, call (609) 465-5115 ext. 605.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.capemaycountyherald.com/calendar.