Do The Shore: November 18 to November 24

Wine, Women and Wellness
Friday, November 20 at 6 p.m.
Cape May Winery and Vineyard, 711 Town Bank Rd., Cape May

Girls’ Night Out takes on a new dimension of fun when the Cape May Winery and NRG Healing Specialists host Wine, Women and Wellness from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Winery. The event promises to be a night for BFFs to partake in some of New Jersey’s finest wine, lively music, healthy snacks and more. The $25 admission includes a glass of wine and delicious light fare, courtesy of the Washington Inn and Green Street Market. Reservations suggested. For more information and to make reservations, call (609) 408-4696 or email

“Earlier Than the Bird” Downtown Shopping Extravaganza
Saturday, November 21 at 8 a.m.
Asbury Ave., Ocean City

Get out earlier than the bird and jump start your holiday shopping the weekend before Thanksgiving from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shop in your pajamas – free turkeys for best dressed in PJs! Win gift certificates and more. Also, from 12 to 3 p.m. enjoy free horse and carriage rides on Asbury Ave. and free photos with Santa (bring your own camera).

Cape May County Library – Winter Warriors: How Animals Resist
Saturday, November 21 at 9:30 a.m.
Upper Cape Branch Library, 2050 Tuckahoe Rd., Woodbine
Saturday, November 21 at 12:30 p.m.
Lower Cape Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Rd., Villas

The Nature Center of Cape May will present a nature walk series for all ages on the third Saturday of each month. This month, Sam Wilson, teacher and naturalist at the New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May, will focus on animal’s winter survival! All materials will be provided or found in nature. Participants are encouraged to bring their own binoculars. All children attending are required to have adult supervision. Event is FREE. For more information, call (609) 463-6386, email or visit

Sea Isle City’s Volunteer Ambulance Corps Annual Autumn Arts & Craft Fair
Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22 at 10 a.m.
Sea Isle City’s Community Lodge, 300 JFK Blvd., Sea Isle City

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, Sea Isle City’s Volunteer Ambulance Corps will host their annual Autumn Arts and Craft Fair, which will raise funds to purchase rescue equipment that will help the Ambulance Corps complete their mission: Saving lives anytime they are needed. Over 30 vendors will sell handmade, one-of-a-kind items. The event will feature jewelry, painted glassware, birdhouses, seasonal decorations, hand-carved woodworks, items created from recycled materials and other artisan crafts. Unique food items that make terrific gifts will also be on sale. For more information, call (609) 263-8686.

Christmas Arts and Handcraft Festival
Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22 at 10 a.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, 825 Boardwalk, Ocean City

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Music Pier will feature over 75 fine crafters and gourmet food specialists. There will be everything for the holidays, magnificent wreaths, floral decorations, jewelry, custom gift baskets, metal art and much more. A $3 donation and booth fees benefit the Atlantic City Rescue Mission, Ocean City Food Cupboard and Wounded Warrior Project. For more information, call 1-800-822-4112.

Alpaca Holiday Photo Shoot Day
Saturday, November 21 at 10 a.m.
Jersey Shore Alpacas, 521 S. Route 47, Cape May

We’re dressing up our alpacas in their finest holiday scarves! From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be refreshments as well as open-access to the ‘pacas for picture-taking. There is no charge, but donations are gladly accepted. Visitors should plan to bring their own camera. For more information, call (609) 889-4957.

New Jersey Ballet – Nutcracker
Sunday, November 22 at 3 p.m.
Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House

The highly touted New Jersey Ballet returns to the PAC for its annual, popular performance of “The Nutcracker.” Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $15 for students and $12 for children under 10 years old. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (609) 463-1924.

Cape May Tech FFA Fall Harvest Festival
Monday, November 23 at 2:30 p.m.
Cape May County Technical High School, 188 Crest Haven Rd., Cape May Court House

Cape May Tech FFA Chapter will be hosting their annual FFA Fall Harvest Festival in the school’s cafeteria from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Food, games, music, face painting, prizes, a gift basket raffle and much more. Tickets are $5 and sold at the door. All proceeds benefit the CMT FFA Chapter. For more information, call (609) 380-0220.