Cape May Stage Presents “Buyer and Cellar”
Thursday, Nov. 10 to Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m., & Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 13 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. Nov. 11 is a Talk-Back and Nov. 13 is Pay-As-You-Wish. Admission is $38 adults, $33 seniors (62+) and $18 students and active duty military. For more information, visit www.capemaystage.org.
OC Quiet Festival
Thursday, Nov. 10 to Saturday, Nov. 12
Mark Soifer Park, 9th & Asbury Ave.; Ocean City Library, 17th & Simpson Ave., Ocean City
A celebration of quiet things. Opening ceremonies on Thursday begin at 11 a.m. featuring the inspirational “Yawn Along” to the tune of “Beautiful Dreamer,” Quiet Kites, Maple Pod Drop, Paper Airplane Flying, the World’s only Wind Chimes Band, a Pin Drop, Bubbles Galore and more. Saturday from 9 a.m. till noon at the Ocean City Library, the Quiet Pet Challenge is set for mice, hamsters, turtles, rabbits, ferrets, birds and more. Call (609) 399-6111 for information. All events are free to enter.
Cape May Film Festival
Friday, Nov. 11 to Sunday, Nov. 13
West Cape May Borough Hall, 732 Broadway, West Cape May
The weekend is jam-packed with documentaries, films, workshops, lectures and more! On Saturday and Sunday there will be a juried festival, showing only the best of dozens of entries, including short films, features, documentaries and local films. For a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit newnjstatefilmfestival.com/film-festival/2016-festival.
Exit Zero Jazz Festival
Friday, Nov. 11 to Sunday, Nov. 13
Exit Zero Jazz Festival celebrates its 5th anniversary presenting America’s original art form of jazz in the national historic landmark city of Cape May with headliners Wynton Marsalis and Cécile McLorin Salvant. For a complete line up and venue and ticket information, visit www.exit0jazzfest.com.
Veterans Day Breakfast
Friday, Nov. 11 at 8 a.m.
USCG TRACEN Cape May, 1 Munro Ave., Cape May
Join us for a FREE Veterans Day breakfast at TRACEN Cape May on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11 at 8 a.m. Observe colors and a wreath laying at the Douglas Munro statue will take place following breakfast in the Oceanside Club.
Veterans Day at Tree to Tree Cape May
Friday, Nov. 11 at 9 a.m.
Tree to Tree Cape May, 707 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
On Veterans Day, Tree to Tree Cape May will be hosting over 50 veterans free of charge to explore our courses! Are you a veteran, or do you know someone who is? Reserve your free admission at treetotreecapemay.com/day-it-forward.
5th Annual Sole-Man Memorial 5K Run for Character & Memorial Walk
Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 a.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Community based… caring, encouraging and supporting young people to see, to embrace and to engage the natural leader within them, and in doing so, demonstrate positive character every day. Day of race registration is $30 for adults, $20 for children under 12. The memorial walk is $15. Please make checks payable to: “GENE SOLE SCHOLARSHIP FUND/5K.” The course is paved and flat, along the beachfront. Electronic timing and officiating will be done by TNT Event Management. Medical support will be provided with a water station on course. There will be refreshments and an awards ceremony at the finish. Pre-register online and solemanrun.com. Day of event registration at the Convention Center begins at 7:30 a.m.; race day check in is required prior to 8:45 a.m. Awards will be given for overall winners (male and female) and first three finishers (men and women) in each age category.
Quiet Pet Challenge
Saturday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m.
Ocean City Library, 17th & Simpson Ave., Ocean City
The Quiet Pet Challenge of the Quiet Festival is a contest for mice, hamsters, turtles, rabbits, ferrets, birds and more. They will be judged for cuteness, most unusual pet, best decorated display/habitat, best costume, Super Hero themes and anything else the judges deem worthy. Also the public is invited to display a favorite teddy bear. Ribbons will be awarded and there will be a Best of Show award. The Turtle Singers are organizing a tortoise and the hare race and cartoonist Jerry Lukas is drawing free cartoons. Ken Thorpe and crew will teach you how to make a paper airplane. There will also be a “Snore at the Shore” contest for quiet snorers. Call (609) 399-6111 for information. All events are free to enter.
Olde Fashioned Christmas Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m.
First United Methodist Church of Avalon, Dune Dr. & 34th St., Avalon
Start your Christmas shopping early! Browse handcrafted gifts, ornaments and decorations, used Christmas items, homemade soups, baked goods and gourmet food, and more! Lunch will be available. Proceeds to benefit the Mission Budget. For more information, call (609) 967-4204.
Christmas Craft & Fine Art Festival
Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m.
Ocean City Civic Center, 6th St. off the Boardwalk
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., shop over 60 fine artists, crafters and photographers. Featured handcrafted items include everything from Christmas décor galore, ceramics, American Doll clothes, jewelry and reindeer to stained glass, candles, pet apparel and treats. Fine art and photography can be framed while you browse. Gourmet foods are yours for the tasting. Every offering is handmade in the USA by the seller in the booth. A $3 donation and booth rental fees benefit the Ocean City Food Cupboard and Atlantic City Rescue Mission. Parking is free at 6th St. and Atlantic Ave. For information, call (609) 365-2239. On show days, call (609) 399-6111.
Meet the Artists: Joe Evangelista & Ellen Pfendner
Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m.
Cape May Artists’ Cooperative Gallery, 122 Sunset Blvd., West Cape May
Photographer Joe Evangelista and jewelry-maker Ellen Pfendner are featured for the month of November at the Cape May Artists Cooperative Gallery. Joe is featuring his award-winning landscapes of Cape May. Ellen recently mastered a new wire wrapping technique which is the focus of her work this month. A meet-the-artists reception is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12 from 2 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.capemayartistcoop.com.
All-U-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner
Saturday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m.
Christ Church, Shore Rd. & Meyran Ave., Somers Point
The Mainland Choral Society will hold an All-U-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 4 7 p.m. at Christ Church. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children, and may be purchased at the door. Takeout will also available.
Atlantic City Jazz Band
Sunday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m.
VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., Cape May
Cape May Traditional Jazz Society Presents Traditional Jazz from 2 to 4 p.m. Atlantic City Jazz Band features Tommy Quaile – trombone, Franny Smith – banjo, Bob Rawlins – clarinet, Bob Ferguson – trumpet, John McClernan – tuba, Chuck Harms – drums and Nancy Rawlins – keyboard playing great Traditional Dixieland Jazz and a fun time. Tickets are $15 advanced purchase or $20 at the door. CMTJS member price is $15. Students are FREE with school ID or a parent. Free parking, cash bar, and optional dinner at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank of Southern Jersey to help support local needs. Everyone is welcome! For more information, call (609) 884-7961 or (609) 675-0175, or visit www.myspace.com/atlanticcityjazzband or www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com.