Do The Shore: March 16 to March 22

Lower Cape May Regional High School’s ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ Spring Musical
Thursday, March 17, Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 20 at 2 p.m.
Lower Cape May Regional, Paul W. Schmidtchen Theatre, 687 Rt. 9, Erma
Lower Cape May Regional High School presents Bob Martin and Don McKellar’s “The Drowsy Chaperone” as their spring musical in the Paul W. Schmidtchen Theatre at Lower Cape May Regional in Erma. General admission tickets are $12. Students and senior citizens are free. “The Drowsy Chaperone” is directed by Jennifer Sessa. It is produced through special arrangement with Music Theatre International, New York, New York.

Sherlock Holmes Weekend
Friday, March 18 to Sunday, March 20
Cape May
New mystery for 2016! 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.” 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 for $200 per couple or $105 per person and include the welcome reception, performances, tour, luncheon and gift. Weekend overnight packages are also available. The Search for Clues Tour on Saturday, March 19 can be purchased separately. 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 Township Middle School’s ‘The King and I’
Friday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 19 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House
Come watch Middle Township Middle School’s (sixth, seventh and eighth grades) production of “The King and I” on March 18 and 19. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (609) 463-1924 or visit

‘Detectives Holmes and Carter’
Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at 8 p.m.
The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May
Before television and the Internet, people sat eagerly by the radio to hear the latest dramas, comedies, and news. East Lynne Theater Company invites you to be part of our radio audience as we take you back to those days of live sound effects, commercials and actors portraying several roles to make the tales come to life. Price is $27 general admission, $17 for students/military and free for ages 12 and under. For more information, call (609) 884-5898 or visit

Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, March 19 at 8 a.m.
Club House, 201 Clubhouse Dr., Town Bank
The property owners of Cape May branch will host their regular pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 19 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Club House. The cost for the breakfast is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12 years of age.

Spring Festival – American Handcrafts & Fine Art
Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m.
Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
Spring Festival of Guaranteed American Handcrafts & Fine Art will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ocean City Music Pier. The Festival is believed to be the only show in New Jersey where every offering is guaranteed to be made in the USA by the artisan in the booth. There will be jewelry, glass, watercolors and oil paintings, beach and bay photography, candles, soaps, lotions, leather goods, gourmet food items, baked goods, woodcarvings, floral arrangements, seashore décor and much more. The $3 admission benefits the Ocean City Food Cupboard, Atlantic City Rescue Mission, Salvation Army and Shore Medical Center. For more information, call (800) 822-4112.

Michele Sonner Reception at Splash
Saturday, March 19 at 11 a.m.
Splash Gallery, 513 Carpenter’s Ln. at the Washington Street Mall, Cape May
Splash is pleased to announce a “meet the artist” reception and trunk show for Michele Sonner, jewelry designer of Michou. Michele will discuss her inspiration for her Michou designs and will bring along many one-of-a-kind statement pieces. There will be door prizes and special pricing as well as light refreshments. For more information, call (609) 846-7100.

Search for Clues Tour
Saturday, March 19 at 1 p.m.
Cape May
Travel from inn to inn in Victorian Cape May while you try to solve the murder mystery for 2016, “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Melpomene’s Mask,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults and $7.50 for children (ages 3-12). The tour begins and tickets are available at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth. The tour is part of Sherlock Holmes Weekend, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit

Ocean Drive Marathon
Sunday, March 20 at 9 a.m.
Beach Avenue, Cape May to the Wildwoods Boardwalk
The Ocean Drive Marathon features a 26.2 mile marathon as well as a 10 mile run starting at 9 a.m. through the scenic barrier islands of Cape May County, and a portion includes running the entire length of the Wildwoods Boardwalk. Also included are a 5K run and a 1.5 mile fun run. For more information, call (609) 523-0880 or visit to register.

8th Annual Wildwoods Spring Bridal Fair
Sunday, March 20 at 12 p.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Meet face-to-face with industry professionals to find everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams and all of the celebrations leading up to your special day! There will be bridal fashions, 80-100 vendors, contests and a chance to win a free Honeymoon! Register for free at

The Bastard Sons of Captain Mey
Sunday, March 20 at 7 p.m.
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Pl., Cape May
Congress Hall welcomes The Bastard Sons of Captain Mey! Tickets to dinner and a show may be purchased for $36.99, or $9.99 for children ages 4-12. Tickets to a concert alone may be purchased for $15. Dinner is served at the Blue Pig Tavern. Suggested reservation times are between 5 and 5:45 p.m. in order to allow time to attend the performance at 7 p.m. For tickets and information, please call the Blue Pig Tavern at (609) 884-8422.

‘Celebrating the Provincetown Players’
Sunday, March 20 at 8 p.m.
The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May
East Lynne Theater Company presents a staged reading of several plays first produced by the Provincetown Players, including “Before Breakfast” by Eugene O’Neill and “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell, to honor the 100th Anniversary of this company becoming incorporated and first performing in Greenwich Village, NY. This troupe is considered to be the first modern American theater company. Partial funding through New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s “Stages Festival.” Cost is $5 general admission and free for ages 12 and under. For more information, call (609) 884-5898 or visit