While the Jersey Shore most definitely shines during the summer months, it has plenty more to offer when the heat subsides and the leaves begin to fall. Here we outline just a few of the major events occurring in Cape May County communities this autumn season. For a complete list, be sure to consult the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce calendar at http://www.capemaycountychamber.com/visitor/calendar.htm.
15th Annual AppleFest
Saturday, October 17th at 10 a.m.
Where: Gandy Farmstead, 26 Tyler Road, Greenfield
Upper Twp. Historial Society presents the 15th Annual AppleFest at the Gandy Farmestead, 26 Tyler Rd.,(Route 616) Greenfield. For more information log on to www.upertwphistory.org
Boo at the Zoo
Saturday, October 17th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Cape May County Park and Zoo, 707 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House
Family friendly free activities planned all day long, with a costume contest, craft stations, children’s amusements rides, a magic show and of course, animals and candy. For more information call (609) 465-5271.
Olde Tyme Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 24th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Downtown Cape May Court House, Mechanic Street
For more information, call 609-465-8743.
Halloween Costume Parade
Saturday, October 17th at 11 a.m.
Where: Historic Cold Spring Village, 702 Shore Road, Cape May
At the Historic Cold Spring Village. Registration takes place at the Lower Township Recreation Center, at 2600 Bayshore Rd., Villas. Age Groups are as follows: 2 yrs & under, 3 yrs-5 yrs, 6 yrs-8 yrs, 9 yrs- 12 yrs and Group/Family or Float. For information, call the Lower Township Recreation Department at 886-7880, ext. 0 or visit the Township website at www.townshipoflower.org.