Cape May transforms into a County jazz mecca, while Cold Spring is illuminated by candlelight. Check out some of this week’s event highlights and plan your fun here!
Thursday, November 6th from 5:45 to 7 p.m.
Where: CMBO Center for Research/Ed. – 600 Rt 47 N., Cape May Court House
Looking for a way to decompress? Just trying to keep those joints moving? Try Nature-infused Yoga with Phyliss Schlegel, Certified Pranakriya Yoga Teacher. Arrive 5-10 minutes early, with yoga mat.
For information and to register, call CMBO at 609-861-0700. Drop-ins welcome. A portion of the proceeds from this class will directly benefit the Cape May Bird Observatory.
Sherlock Holmes Weekend
Friday-Sunday, November 7th to 9th
Where: Cape May
Join Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s master sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, with his partner Dr. Watson, as he chases after evidence in this year’s baffling mystery, “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of The Unforgiven,” during Cape May’s Sherlock Holmes Weekend, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC), Nov. 7 through Nov. 9.
Throughout the weekend, participants will get in on the chase during the Search for Clues Tour, vie for the $250 grand prize, among others, and enjoy performances, lunch and an optional theatrical production. Full weekend packages are available at $200 per couple or $105 per person. Sherlock Holmes Weekend packages do not include accommodations or the East Lynne Theater Company performance.
Please call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278, ext. 185 for more information or to reserve your overnight package or visit www.capemaymac.org.
Exit 0 International Jazz Festival
Friday-Saturday, November 7th & 8th
Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 714 Beach Ave, Cape May
Meet your music at the Exit 0 International Jazz Festival November 7-9! During the three-day fest weekend, Cape May transforms into a jazz mecca as Exit 0 Jazz plays host to over 100 international touring musicians. The atmosphere is styled after European festivals, with fest-goers strolling from venue to venue reveling in the many styles of music from jazz, soul, blues and R&B.
Festival Headliners hit the Cape May Convention Hall main stage each night of the Fest weekend, and the Festival Pops Pass Series features over thirty sets of music in Cape May club venues throughout the weekend.
Saturday, November 8th from 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Historic Cold Spring Village – 720 Route 9, Cape May
Step back in time for a lovely autumn evening on Saturday, November 8th when the Friends of Historic Cold Spring Village host the annual Candlelight Walk. 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.
Enjoy desserts, live musical entertainment and hot beverages at the Village Pavilion. HCSV Education Director Jim Stephens will present demonstrations and an interpretation of Coxe Hall Cottage, c. 1691, the Village’s oldest building. A special holiday sale at the Country Store will feature heritage wares and a wide variety of historical toys.
Please call (609) 898-2300, ext. 10, or visit follow the link below to purchase tickets online.
Jack Melton Jazz Band
Sunday, November 9th from 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: VFW Post 386 – 419 Congress St, Cape May
The Cape May Traditional Jazz Society presents the “Jack Melton Jazz Band” in concert featuring Jack Melton on trumpet, Joe Barrett on clarinet, Bill Newnam on trombone, Bill McGready on piano, Bill Stumm on bass, and Harry Himles on drums.
Proceeds are donated to the “Food Bank of Southern Jersey” to help support local needs. Come and enjoy some great Dixieland Music! For more information visit www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com or call 609-675-0175.
For more information about these, and other community events, see the Herald’s online calendar.
Be sure to visit DoTheShore.com for more information about dining, shopping, activities, entertainment happenings and nightlife.