Do The Shore: October 26 to November 1

Scarecrow Alley
Wednesday, October 26 to Monday, October 31
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
The grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate have been taken over by spooky, scary and just plain silly characters for Scarecrow Alley. Enjoy the scarecrow creations contributed by members of the community, local organizations and MAC staff and vote for your favorites from now through October 31. Or, join in the fun and create your own scarecrow! Admission to the grounds is free. For information on how to create your own scarecrow, call (609) 224-6045 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Spaghetti Dinner
Thursday, October 27 at 4 p.m.
Steve’s Café, 189 S. Delsea Dr., Cape May Court House
Dinner includes spaghetti, choice of meatballs/sausage, salad, roll/butter, beverage & dessert. Eat in or take out! Tickets are $12 and are available in advance or at the door. Proceeds help build the Preceptor Alpha Xi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi charity fund to help Cape May County residents in need. For additional information, call (609) 463-8342.

Cape May Stage Presents “Buyer and Cellar”
Thursday, October 27 to Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m., & Saturday October 29 and Sunday, October 30 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. October 19 is a Half-Price Preview, and October 20 is the Official Opening Night with Party. For more information, visit www.capemaystage.org.

Rest In Peace Dinner
Friday, October 28 at 6 p.m.
Carriage House Café & Tearoom at the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
Enjoy a four-course Halloween-themed dinner in honor of the 150th anniversary of Dr. Emlen Physick’s death, paired with wines from a local winery, during the Rest In Peace Dinner. This is a limited event and reservations are necessary. Admission is $75. For more information and reservations, visit www.capemaymac.org.

Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner
Friday, October 28 at 5 p.m.
Wesley United Methodist Church, 400 Rt. 610, Petersburg
Join us for a Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring all you care to eat roast pork, sauerkraut, potatoes, green beans, applesauce, dessert and beverage. Eat in or take out. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 years, and younger children eat with their families. Proceeds benefit women’s group missions. Following the dinner will be our monthly blue grass gospel singers in the church sanctuary from 7 to 9 p.m. Join us for Christian fellowship, featuring guitar, banjo, violin and mandolin as well as voices singing original and old standby songs. A free will offering will be collected. For dinner tickets or more information, call (609) 628-2758 or (609) 827-8144.

Murder Mystery Dinners
Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
Aleathea’s Restaurant at the Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St., Cape May
Help solve the mystery during Murder Mystery Dinners. You’ll meet some disreputable characters during this mystery that occurs all around you during a delicious dinner at the Inn of Cape May. Suspicion will keep you guessing and challenge your sleuthing skills while you savor a four-course dinner at Aleathea’s Restaurant. Admission is $50. This is a limited event and reservations are necessary. For more information and reservations, visit www.capemaymac.org.

Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible”
Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29 at 7 p.m., & Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30 at 2 p.m.
Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House
Presented by The Parkway Players of Middle Township High School. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $8 for students. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (609) 463-1924.

Phantoms of the Physick Estate: What Happens After Dark
Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
Cape May’s “original haunted house,” the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, is the setting for Phantoms of the Physick Estate: What Happens After Dark. Are you brave enough to tour Dr. Physick’s house after dark? Strange things have been seen, heard and done here in the evening hours. Let your guide show you what mysteries await. Cost is $15 for adults and $12 for children (ages 3-12). For more information and reservations, visit www.capemaymac.org.

Free Family Movie in Rotary Park: “Hocus Pocus”
Friday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
Rotary Park, 400 Lafayette St., Cape May
The Young Entrepreneurs of Cape May and the City of Cape May are proud to present a free family movie, Disney’s “Hocus Pocus.” Refreshments will be available for purchase including popcorn, soft pretzels, hot chocolate and coffee. Limited seating will be available. However, moviegoers are encouraged to bring beach chairs and blankets to enjoy the movie. For more information, call (609) 884-9565.

Stone Harbor Lions Club Charities Bill Weir Memorial Breakfast
Saturday, October 29 at 8 a.m.
Uncle Bill’s Pancake House, 96th St., Stone Harbor
Includes pancakes, sausage or bacon, small juice, coffee or tea. Cost is a $10 donation. Tickets may be purchased at the door or through Lion Ted Roman at (609) 465-1936.

Cape May County Army National Guard Association Breakfast
Saturday, October 29 at 9 a.m.
Villas Diner, 2100 Bayshore Rd., Villas
The next Cape May County Army National Guard Association breakfast will be at 0900 hours on Saturday, October 29 at the Villas Diner. All branches of the military are welcome, and we look forward to meeting new members who have been honorably discharged from service, along with those currently serving. If you served and would like to regain that camaraderie, please come join us. See your old friends and make new ones. Call (609) 729-1596 for more information.

Annual Fall Festival & Antique Auto Show
Saturday, October 29 at 10 a.m.
Secluded Acres Farm, 1024 Rt. 47 S., Rio Grande
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Secluded Acres Farm is hosting its Annual Fall Festival & Antique Auto Show to benefit the First United Methodist Church of North Wildwood. The event will feature children’s activities, including face painting. For the second year, the South Jersey Gas Engine Club’s Garden Tractor Pullers will be there running lawnmower-sized tractors in a weighted pull contest. The garden tractor pull begins at 12 p.m. For more information, visit secludedacres.farm.

Wildwood Food Truck Festival
Saturday, October 29 at 11 a.m.
Fox Park, Ocean Ave. between Burk & Montgomery Aves., Wildwood
The Wildwood Food Truck Fest takes place in Fox Park on October 29. Come out and enjoy food from 20 different trucks along with live music, a beer garden, fun and games for the whole family and more. No tickets are needed for this event, it is free entry and open to all ages! Only adults 21 and older will be permitted into the beer garden. For more information, visit www.wildwoodfoodtrucks.com.

Fall at the Farm
Saturday, October 29 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! This week, kids can dress up in their Halloween costumes and trick or treat down the trails to special stations handing out candy! “Fall at the Farm” takes place through November 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.caperesorts.com.

4-H Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch & Fun Farm Activities
Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m.
Lehner Farm & Nurseries, 175 S. Delsea Dr., Cape May Court House
Join us for some fun fall farm family fun at Lehner Farm & Nurseries! There will be a 5-Acre Scare-Free Corn Maze, Tiny Tykes Hay Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zoo, Games, Pumpkin Decorating, Corn Stalks for sale and refreshments available. No children allowed without adult supervision. Cost is $5 per person, or $20 for a family of 5 or more. Under 2 years old is free. This weekend, children 12 and under in costume get free admission!

Tea & Confessions: The Notorious Bride of Frankenstein
Saturday, October 29 at 2:30 p.m.
Carriage House Café & Tearoom, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
Some notorious women will be hosting three rather civilized tea luncheons during the entertaining Tea & Confessions Series, perfect for the Halloween season. Frankenstein’s monster has taken a bride and she’s coming to afternoon tea. Meet the beautiful “Bride of Frankenstein” and hear the trials of being married to a monster, all over a lovely afternoon tea during Tea & Confessions: The Notorious Bride of Frankenstein. Admission is $30. Reservations are necessary. For more information and reservations, visit www.capemaymac.org.

“Broadway Sensations” Played by the Spirit Players
Saturday, October 29 at 7 p.m. & Sunday, October 30 at 3 p.m.
St. John Neumann Parish, 680 Townbank Rd., North Cape May
The Spirit Players of St. John Neumann Parish will be presenting their new musical, “Broadway Sensations” on Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30. Come out and enjoy the wonderful music of Carousel, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more. Event is free but donations will be accepted.

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