Do The Shore: February 3 to February 9

Lunch and Learns
Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 12 p.m.
Carriage House of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
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. This week we will discuss Victorian Cape May architecture. Admission is free for MAC members and $5 for non-members and includes beverages. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call (609)884-5404 or (800) 275-4278 or visit

Middle School National Wrestling Duals
Friday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6 at 8:30 a.m. and Sunday, Feb. 7 at 9 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Atlantic Coast Wrestling Association hosts an elementary and middle school wrestling tournament for grades 2 through 8. Fri: 1 – 8:30 p.m.; Sat: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Sun: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Times are subject to change) Admission is $10 per day for adults, $7 for senior citizens, $5 for children ages 5-12 and free for children 4 and under. Visit for more information.

Fire Pit Fridays
Friday, Feb. 5 at 5 p.m.
Willow Creek Winery, 168 Stevens St., West Cape May
Join us every Friday night from 5:30-9:30 p.m. for live music, wine, sangria and delicious food from our tapas menu! Live music is from 6-9 p.m. and located inside the winery. Fire pit outside, fireplace inside, inside and outside seating. Reservations are required for guaranteed seating! For more information and reservations, call (609) 770-8782.

Cape May–Lewes Ferry Seasonal Beer Dinner Series
Friday, Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m.
Cape May Ferry Terminal, Cape May
The Ferry has partnered with craft breweries in Delaware and New Jersey to host a series of unique dinner and beer pairing inside both the Cape May and Lewes Ferry Terminals. The cost for the all-inclusive, four course dinners is $59 per person. For the menu and beer selections for each beer dinner, please visit at Reservations required. To reserve tickets for a beer dinner, please contact our Guest Services Department at 1-800-643-3779 (FERRY) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Center for Community Arts’ WCFA 101.5 FM Soup-er Bowl Fundraiser
Friday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m.
West Cape May Banquet Hall, 732 Broadway, West Cape May
CCA presents its annual fundraiser for its community radio station, WCFA-101.5 FM. This year’s fundraiser will be unlike all the others! Instead of the usual auction, we will be offering many 50/50 raffles as well as music provided by musicians from Lower Township High School. Enjoy songs by featured American Idol contestant, Maggie Hogan. For $13, we will offer a variety of delicious soups and desserts as well as salad and bread; the Washington Inn will be providing wine and beer for those who wish to partake. For more information, call (609) 884-7525.

Travel the Wine and Chocolate Trail
Saturday, Feb. 6 and Sunday, Feb. 7 at 12 p.m.
Hawk Haven Tasting Room, 600 S. Railroad Ave., Erma
From noon to 5 p.m., treat your valentine to a $15 tasting with a wide array of chocolate varieties and confections from some of the greatest chocolatiers, and see how it pairs with Hawk Haven’s award winning wine. After your wine tasting, head out to our cozy heated crush pad and enjoy a glass of wine with Hawk Haven’s artisan cheese and charcuterie boards as you listen to live music. Reservations are required for groups of eight or more. Please call (609) 846-7347 or email

Super Bash XIII
Sunday, Feb. 7
The Princeton, 2008 Dune Dr., Avalon
Silent auction, raffle, big screen televisions, beverages, food and friends! Tickets available at the Princeton. Proceeds benefit Friend in Need, which exists solely to help those who are in need in Cape May County. In the 13 years since the foundation was established, Friend in Need has raised thousands of dollars for local friends and families. For more information, email or visit

Aquarium Teaching and Touch Tank
Sunday, Feb. 7 at 11 a.m.
The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor
There is no better way to learn about the local creatures found in the salty waters of the ocean or New Jersey back-bays than to experience them firsthand! Come join a Wetlands Institute educator for a unique, interactive learning experience as they teach about whelk, skates, sea urchins, sea stars, mud snails and more! Please come prepared to touch the animals by not having any bug spray, hand sanitizer or lotion on your hands. If needed, hands can be washed with mild soap and water in The Wetlands Institute restroom before the program. Free with Admission; admission prices are $8 for adults, $6 for children and free for children 2 and under. Members of The Wetlands Institute are always FREE! For more information, call (609) 368-1211.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m.
Episcopal Church of the Advent Parish Hall, 612 Franklin St., Cape May
The men of Cape May’s Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington and Franklin Streets, have a tradition of serving a Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday. Modestly priced at $8 ($5 for children), it is hard to beat the value. Come and enjoy pancakes, sausage, applesauce, coffee and tea. Table service begins at 4:30 p.m. and continues until 7 p.m. For more information, call (609) 884-3065.