Cape May Stage Presents “Buyer and Cellar”
Thursday, Nov. 3 to Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m., & Saturday, Nov. 5 and Sunday, Nov. 6 at 3 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 www.capemaystage.org.
3rd Annual Veterans’ Art Exhibit
Friday, Nov. 4 and Saturday, Nov. 5
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. The exhibit will be open to the public Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 4 through 18, with a reception on Sunday, Nov. 13. For more information, please contact the Division of Culture & Heritage by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (609) 465-1066.
Sherlock Holmes Weekend
Friday, Nov. 4 to Sunday, Nov. 6
Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette St., Cape May
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.” Get into the spirit of things by donning Victorian attire. 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 at $200 per couple or $105 per person and include the welcome reception, performances, tour, luncheon and gift. Weekend overnight packages are also available. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Beer Dinner
Friday, Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m.
Cape May-Lewes Ferry, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May
Looking to tempt your taste buds? The Ferry has partnered with local craft breweries to host five-course dinners with special menus. Every dinner has a different menu and unique beer pairings. Tonight’s dinner features Slack Tide Brewing Co. Brewery representatives will be on hand to discuss the various beer styles offered. Due to limited capacity, reservations are required. Cost is $59 per person including beer, food, tax and gratuities. To reserve your ticket, please contact our Guest Services Department at (800) 643-3779.
East Lynne Theater Company Presents “Holmes and Carter Mysteries”
Friday, Nov. 4 and Saturday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May
Performed in the style of radio shows from the 1930s through the 1950s, is this vintage-radio style production, complete with live sound effects and commercials, with famous detectives Sherlock Holmes and Nick Carter in two new mysteries back-to-back on the same night, with the same cast of seven going from Holmes’ Victorian England, to Carter’s Manhattan during World War II. In The Adventure of the Red-Headed League, Sherlock Holmes must learn why Ezekiah Hopkins, of Lebanon, Pa. left money in his will to start a club for only men with red hair. In The Voice of Crime, the illusive “Vox” announces he will pay Nick Carter if Nick discovers where his next robbery will occur. Tickets: $25 general; $15 students; ages 12 and under free. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.
Trail of Two Cities 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7 a.m.
Ocean City Transportation Center, 10th & Haven Ave., Ocean City
Run or walk over the 9th St. Bridge-Causeway from Ocean City to Somers Point. Register online at www.ocnj.us/race-events. Day of registration starts at 7 a.m. Run/walk starts at 8 a.m., begins at 10th and Haven Ave. at the Ocean City Transportation Center and finishes in Kennedy Park, Somers Point. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.
World War II Tower Lookout Museum and Memorial
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m.
Fire Control Tower No. 23, Sunset Blvd., Cape May Point
A museum and memorial, Fire Control Tower No. 23 on Sunset Boulevard is New Jersey’s last freestanding World War II tower, part of the immense Harbor Defense of the Delaware system known as Fort Miles. After the award-winning restoration, visitors can climb to the 6th floor spotting gallery while reliving the homeland defense efforts during World War II. The ground floor of the tower, the All Veterans Memorial and boardwalk interpretive panels are fully accessible. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, first child free with each paying adult, $3 for each additional child ages 3-12. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.
Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
More than 40 vendors come to Cape May to sell handmade novelties including seasonal decorations, gift items and more. Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.
Fall at the Farm
Saturday, Nov. 5 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. 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. Visit each week for fun activities! “Fall at the Farm” takes place through November 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.caperesorts.com.
Cape May Search for Clues Tour
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m.
Washington Street Mall Information Booth, 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. $15 for adults, $7.50 for children (ages 3-12). Tour begins and tickets are available at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9, Cape May
Step back in time for a lovely autumn evening when the Friends of Historic Cold Spring Village host the annual Candlelight Walk from 6 to 8 p.m. Luminaries will line the paths and guide you to several of the Village’s restored historic buildings where wine, beer and a variety of light fare will be served. Guests will also enjoy desserts, live musical entertainment and hot beverages at the Village Pavilion. A special holiday sale at the Country Store will feature heritage wares, books and a wide variety of historical toys. Tickets are $30 ($25 for HCSV Members) and must be purchased in advance. Please call (609) 898-2300 ext. 10, or visit www.hcsv.org/candlelight to purchase tickets.
Bonfire on the Beach
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
1st and Surf Aves., North Wildwood
The Anglesea Irish Society and Greater Wildwood Jaycees invite you to bring a chair and enjoy the 7th Annual Bonfire on the Beach from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is $10 (kids under 12 are $2). Musical entertainment by Pat Stoner Trio and DJ Dino will be provided. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase.
CMC 4-H 1st Gobble Wobble & Turkey Trot
Sunday, Nov. 6 at 8:30 a.m.
Cape May County 4-H Fairgrounds, 355 Court House–South Dennis Rd., Cape May Court House
The Run/Walk Gobble Wobble 5K or 1 Mile is open to the public and will award prizes to all division winners. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Cost is $10 or $5 for any 4-H member, leader or volunteer. Following this will be a Horseback Turkey Trot with registration at 10 a.m., relay races at 11 a.m. This also open to the public, however, Coggins and shots record are required for non 4-H registered horses. All riders are required to wear helmets and sign a helmet inspection waiver form. The cost of the trot is $30 or $20 for any 4-H member, leader or volunteer. Rain date is Nov. 20. For more information, call (609) 465-5115 ext. 605.
Art Show and Organ Recital
Sunday, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m.
St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 501 East 8th St., Ocean City
John Bate, Director of Music at St. Peter’s, will present the organ recital with special guests Dan Skeldon and Susan Norbeck. A beautiful art exhibit will be on display beginning at 3 p.m., then a special organ recital in the church sanctuary will begin at 4:30 p.m. Music will include the famous “Phantom of the Opera,” Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue” in D minor, Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” transcribed for the organ and accompanied with pictures on our big screen, and “Rex the King of Instruments,” with music and narration about the organ. In addition pieces by the French composers Louis Couperin and Leon Boellmann will be featured. A free-will offering will be taken. The church is handicapped accessible. For more information, call (609) 399-2988.