Do The Shore: November 16 to November 22

OCHS Presents “The Man Who Came to Dinner”
Thursday, Nov. 17 to Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.
Hughes Performing Arts Center, Ocean City High School, 6th St. & Atlantic Ave., Ocean City
Ocean City High School Drama Guild is proud to present “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” a comedy in three acts written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, directed by Don Toal, Jr. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. Tickets may be reserved by calling the Ocean City High School box office at (609) 399-1290 ext. 1442, or may be purchased at the door. Concession sales in the lobby include desserts, coffee and tea, flowers, candy-grams for cast and crew members, and OCHS Drama Guild merchandise. For more information, please contact Don Toal at, or Ellen Byrne at, or visit us on Facebook at OCHS Drama Guild.

Cape May Stage Presents “Buyer and Cellar”
Thursday, Nov. 17 and Friday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
The Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May
“Buyer and Cellar” is the fictional account of a struggling actor in L.A. who takes a job working in the Malibu basement of a beloved megastar. It’s an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things and the oddest of odd jobs. Admission is $38 adults, $33 seniors (62+) and $18 students and active duty military. For more information, visit

Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit
Starting Friday, Nov. 18
Carroll Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
An exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and much more! Friday, Nov. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. The Gallery is open daily (except Thanksgiving and Christmas); hours vary. Free admission. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information or gallery hours, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit

Girls Weekend
Friday, Nov. 18 to Sunday, Nov. 20
Sea Isle City Shopping District
Get the girls together and enjoy a weekend of specials and discounts at participating shops, restaurants and bars. For more information, call (609) 263-9090 or visit

Third Annual Veterans’ Art Exhibit
Friday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m.
Thomas Beesley House, 605 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
Freeholder Marie Hayes and the Cape May County Division of Culture & Heritage invite the public to attend to 3rd Annual Veterans’ Art Exhibit, featuring artwork from Cape May County Veterans and active military. The exhibit will include paintings, photography, sculpting, wood carving, textiles, ceramics and mixed media from artists of all abilities, honoring the talents of those men and women who have served or are still serving their country. For more information, please contact the Division of Culture & Heritage by emailing or calling (609) 465-1066.

Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, Nov. 19 at 8 a.m.
Club House, 201 Clubhouse Dr., Town Bank/North Cape May
The property owners of Cape May Beach will be having their regular pancake breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 8 a.m. 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.

“Earlier Than the Bird” Downtown Shopping Extravaganza
Saturday, Nov. 19 at 8 a.m.
Downtown Ocean City
Get out early and start your shopping the weekend before Thanksgiving from 8 a.m. to noon. Shop in your pajamas for early bird specials! For more information, call 1 (800) BEACH-NJ.

Cold Spring Presbyterian Church Craft & Gift Event
Saturday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m.
Price Hall, Academy & Seashore Rds., Cold Spring
The Cold Spring Presbyterian Church Craft & Gift Event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Price Hall in Cold Spring. Come shop and have lunch. For more information, call (609) 884-4065. Visit our website at www.old

Holiday Fine Art & Handicraft Fair
Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m.
Ocean City Civic Center, 6th St. off the Boardwalk, Ocean City
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., browse more than 60 new exhibitors. The Jersey Shore Artisans Guild celebrates 15 years in Ocean City with a new cast of crafters, artists and photographers. Discover everything beautiful for the holidays, including magnificent wreaths and trees, floral decorations, jewelry, custom gift baskets, sturdy wooden toys, glass, blankets, metal art, soaps and lotions. Every item guaranteed made to be hand-made in the USA by the person in the booth. A $3 donation and booth rental fees benefit the Ocean City Food Cupboard and the Atlantic City Rescue Mission. Parking is free at the 6th St. lot. For information, call (800) 822-4112. On show days, call (609) 399-6111.

Art & Craft Show
Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m.
Gymnasium, 4501 Park Rd., Sea Isle City
Browse the selection of arts and crafts in Sea Isle City’s Gymnasium from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For more information, call (609) 780-4400.

Fall at the Farm
Saturday, Nov. 19 at 11 a.m.
Beach Plum Farm, 140 Stevens St., West Cape May
Warm autumn afternoons were meant to be spent on the farm. Come on out to Steven’s Street in West Cape May for Beach Plum Farm’s “Fall at the Farm” celebration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Have a seat in the shade and enjoy delicious food and sip on seasonal craft beer from Cape May Brewery. Hop on a hayride or take a stroll around the beautiful, wide open 62 acres. Say hello to our chickens, piglets, ducks and turkeys. Listen to live entertainment by the SunDog Band. This will be the last date for this year’s “Fall at the Farm.” For more information, visit

Cheerleading Championships
Sunday, Nov. 20 at 9 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Spirit Brands returns to the Wildwoods Convention Center for a cheerleading competition with hundreds of teams bringing their dance moves, pom-poms and spirit to compete for a winning title. On Sunday, Nov. 20, the ARSC Rec and School U.S. Finals will be open to all recreational centers and school programs that are members of the American Recreation and School Cheer Association. Competitions will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. All competing teams in each event will perform on a 54’ by 42’ spring floor. The chosen winning teams will be awarded prizes. An admission fee will be charged at the door the day of the event. For additional information, call (866) 52-CHEER or visit

2nd Annual Beatles Tribute Featuring “The Love Me Dudes”
Sunday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May
After last year’s tribute to the Beatles 50 years of music, there hasn’t been a more requested and popular Vespers concert. Although maybe not jazz in the truest sense, their music has influenced all manner of genres and musicians. This year for our 2nd annual Beatles tribute we present the “Love Me Dudes” professional tribute band. It will be a great hour of all your favorite Beatles tunes performed live! Not to be missed. Limited free parking is available. A $10 minimum donation is suggested. Wheelchair accessible. Call (609) 576-1841 or visit for more information.

The Nutcracker at Middle PAC
Sunday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m.
Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House
An annual classic! The New Jersey Ballet will perform the Nutcracker at the Middle Township PAC (one show only!) on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. Kick off the holiday season with this family favorite! Tickets are $29, $18 for seniors and students and $12 for children. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (609) 463-1924 or visit

The Masterworks Choir & Orchestra Present Bach and Vivaldi
Sunday, Nov. 20 at 4 p.m.
St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 501 East 8th St., Ocean City
The Masterworks Choir and Orchestra, under the direction of John Bate, will present Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria and Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat in D. Soloists will be Nancy Fox, soprano, Florence Moyer, alto, Rob Laird, tenor, and Robert Snodgrass, bass. John Bate, Music Director of the The Masterworks Choir since 1987, has fostered the preservation of fine choral music through interesting programs and through the growth and excellent reputation of the choir. The choir is comprised of volunteer singers from throughout Cape May and Atlantic Counties. A freewill offering will be collected. The church is handicapped accessible. For more information, contact John Bate at (609) 343-0033. Come join The Masterworks Choir and Orchestra for an afternoon of joyful and beautiful music.