Do The Shore: Dec. 20 to Dec. 26

Winter Wonderland 2017
Thursday, Dec. 21 and Friday, Dec. 22 at 5 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 23 and Sunday, Dec. 24 at 9 a.m.; Tuesday, Dec. 26 at 11 a.m.
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Pl., Cape May
Escape to the North Pole this Holiday Season as Congress Hall’s Grand Lawn is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. Explore unique gifts from various merchants in our enchanted shopping village. Sip on a cozy cup of hot cocoa and enjoy special seasonal treats as you mosey on over to Santa’s Workshop. All aboard the Congress Hall Express! You won’t want to miss the train ride as it travels around Cape May’s North Pole. For more information, visit

Cape May Stage presents “The Ultimate Christmas Show”
Thursday, Dec. 21 to Saturday, Dec. 23 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 23 and Sunday, Dec. 24 at 3 p.m.
Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette St., Cape May
When a big storm shuts down the Garden State Parkway, the three presenters are forced to present a very ambitious Christmas show at Saint Everybody’s Non-Denominational Universalist Church. Dec. 23 is a Best Value Matinee. For tickets and more information, visit or call (609) 770-8311.

2017 Winter WonderFEST (Lewes Terminal)
Thursday, Dec. 21 to Saturday, Dec. 23, and Tuesday, Dec. 26 at 5 p.m.
Lewes Ferry Terminal, 43 Cape Henlopen Dr., Lewes, Del.
Take a ferry ride to the winter carnival at the Lewes Ferry Terminal with ice skating, amusement rides, crafts and activities at Santa’s Workshop. The Ferry offers shuttles to the Spectacular Light Show in Cape Henlopen State Park! The Christmas Village returns to the Lewes Terminal this holiday season and it’s bigger and brighter! Packed with indoor & outdoor fun for the whole family, the Christmas Village includes the Visit Delaware Ice Rink, five amusement rides, Santa’s Workshop, games, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, nightly entertainment and new this year, the Lodge, a heated tent serving bites & beverages. The festival runs through Dec. 31, Friday through Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. (until 10 p.m. on Saturdays), with additional dates the week after Christmas. No parking or entrance fees at the Village!

Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall
Friday, Dec. 22 at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 23 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Get ready to roll at Cape May Convention Hall when winter roller skating kicks off! Multiple sessions are available Friday through Sunday, as well as a Toddler Skate session on Friday morning starting Jan. 5, 2018. Admission is $5 per person. Guests may bring their own standard or in-line skates, or they can rent them from our facility. Skate rental is $2 for traditional skates and $4 for in-line skates. Admission for non-skaters is $2. Scheduling is available for birthday skate parties and private events. Call the Recreation Department at (609) 884-9565.

SPQR Stage Company presents “Magic Flowers”
Saturday, Dec. 23 at 3 p.m.
Aerodrome, 251 Ranger Rd. at the Cape May Airport, Rio Grande
“Magic Flowers” takes place on Christmas Eve in Manhattan. Ethel Pahoni, an advertising copywriter, is prepared to spend another Christmas Eve alone, with the cheapest bottle of Burgundy money can buy. Ethel’s bliss is interrupted by a man selling “magic flowers” that he claims will help Ethel find love. After hemming and hawing, Ethel buys the flowers to get rid of the man. The next thing Ethel knows, Ralph Adams (the other part of Ethel’s advertising team, whom she despises) shows up at her door with a bottle of champagne. Chaos and comedy ensue. Tickets are $10. For tickets and more information, call (323) 793-2153 or email

Boardwalk Basketball Classic
Tuesday, Dec. 26
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The largest holiday co-ed basketball tournament in the country! Event is held in the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring an impressive lineup of high school boys and girls basketball teams from the South Jersey and Delaware Valley areas, totaling approximately 1,000 competitors. Call (609) 846-2720 for more information or visit for team schedules, times, ticket prices and past results.