Cape May’s January-February 2016 Calendar

Events sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)

Jan. 16-April 10

Carroll Gallery Exhibit: Center for Community Arts presents “History Speaks – From the Underground Railroad to Segregated Schools to Urban Renewal – Hear the Voices of Cape May’s African-American Community” At the Carroll Gallery on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Admission is free. Saturday, Jan. 16 through Sunday, April 10. Open Saturdays through Feb. 6 and Feb. 20, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturdays, beginning Feb. 27, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 14, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; and Monday, Feb. 15, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Center for Community Arts (CCA) in association with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For information on the exhibit, call 609-884-7525 or see www.CenterforCommunityArts.org. For gallery hours call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org.

Jan. 18

Exhibit Opening: Carroll Gallery Exhibit: Center for Community Arts presents “History Speaks – From the Underground Railroad to Segregated Schools to Urban Renewal – Hear the Voices of Cape May’s African-American Community.” Honor Martin Luther King Day at this exhibit opening in the Carroll Gallery. Free admission and light refreshments. Monday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. The exhibit is open through April 10. Gallery hours and days vary. Sponsored by the Center for Community Arts (CCA) in association with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). ). For information on the exhibit, call 609-884-7525 or see www.CenterforCommunityArts.org. For gallery hours call 609- 884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org.

Jan. 20-March 31

Lunch and Learns: Bring a bag lunch and hear talks on popular topics of history, culture, science and the arts during weekly Lunch and Learn presentations every Wednesday at the Carriage House of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Cape May. Dates and topics are:
• Jan. 20 – The ’50s Woman
• Jan. 27 – Famous First Ladies
• Feb. 3 – Victorian Cape May Architecture
• Feb. 10 – Meet President Benjamin Harrison and First Lady Carolyn Harrison
• Feb. 17 – SCOTUS/Pocus
• Feb. 24 – Music of the Big Band Era
• March 3 – Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Man Who Made Modern America
• March 10 – Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Man Who Made Modern America
• March 17 – Gilbert & Sullivan
• March 24 – Herstory: Charting the Course
• March 31 – Music of the Classical Masters.
Admission is free for MAC members and $5 for non-members and includes beverages. Wednesdays, Jan. 20 through March 31, at 12 p.m. 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.

Jan. 23

Friends of the Tower Beef & Beer Fundraiser: Help raise funds for the Friends of the World War II Lookout Tower while enjoying patriotic music with Rich Chiemingo at this Beef & Beer at the Cape May VFW, 419 Congress St. Saturday, Jan. 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the World War II Tower, an affinity group of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, contact Bob Heinly at 609-224-6032 or visit www.capemaymac.org

Feb. 13

Cape May Wine Trail: Spend the day visiting Cape May County’s wineries and sampling the unique flavors of each. Begin with lunch at The Mad Batter, then board the trolley to Willow Creek Winery and Natali Vineyards. $75 includes lunch, wine tastings at each vineyard. Saturday, Feb. 13 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 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

Feb. 13-14

Crafts and Collectibles in Winter: The region’s most sought-after collectibles dealers and craftspeople come together for a two-day show featuring an array of handmade items, jewelry, glassware and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 and Sunday, Feb. 14. Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Avenue at Stockton Place. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information or to purchase tickets, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour: Take this spine-tingling, 45-minute evening trolley ride through the streets of Cape May with a guide who relates the paranormal findings of Ghost Writer Craig McManus. Offered Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. $12 for adults, $8 for children (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.

Feb. 13-15

Cape May Lighthouse, Oil House and Museum Shop: Reopens for the season. 1859 structure with 199 steps to watch gallery for a panoramic view of the Jersey Cape and Atlantic Ocean. For those who choose not to climb, the Oil House contains a fully-accessible Visitors’ Orientation Center and a Museum Shop stocked with maritime accessories and lighthouse memorabilia. Open 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Sunday, Feb. 14 and Monday, Feb. 15. Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township. Admission to the Visitors’ Orientation Center and the ground floor of the Lighthouse is free. Tower admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children (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.

Feb. 14

Cape May Wine Trail: Spend the day visiting Cape May County’s wineries and sampling the unique flavors of each. Begin with lunch at The Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St., then board the trolley to Willow Creek Winery and Natali Vineyards. $60 includes lunch, wine tastings at each vineyard and a wine tasting glass. Sunday, Feb. 14 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free parking. 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

ONGOING TOURS AND EVENTS

Cape May Bike Tour
Cape May Family Treasure Hunt
Cape May Lighthouse, Oil House and Museum Shop
Carriage House Museum Shop
Combination Trolley/Physick Estate Tours
Emlen Physick Estate Tour
Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery Tour
Historic District Trolley Tours
Self-guided Audio Tour of Cape May
Self-guided Wine Trail
Self-guided Wine & Brewery Trail
Winery Cellar Tour & Tasting

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