Events this Week: November 15 – 22, 2023

West Cape May Hospitality Night 

Friday, November 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. 

Businesses across West Cape May 

Shop at any of the participating businesses for special holiday discounts and collect stamps to be entered to win prizes from your favorite West Cape May merchants. Please consider dropping off non-perishable food items for the Cape May Community Food Closet at any participating location. 

Sea Isle Fall Girls’ Weekend 

Friday, November 17 to Sunday, November 19  

During business hours at participating locations. Shop for the holidays, get some amazing deals, and kick off the season in Sea Isle City.  Jitney Service will be available on Saturday, November 18 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. 

“Turtles of New Jersey” 

Wednesday, November 15 from 6 to 7 p.m.  

Lower Township Library’s public meeting room  

Whether it’s swimming in the ocean or wandering through your backyard, we have turtles of all kinds here in New Jersey! During this presentation, we’ll meet several different species of turtle that can be found locally. Registration preferred.  

Herbal Tea Blending 

Thursday, November 16 from 6 to 7 p.m.  

Court House Library’s presentation room  

Learn the potential benefits of drinking herbal teas. Various herbs are known for promoting quality sleep, helping with digestion, boosting your immune system, and more! Enjoy some samples, and then concoct your very own tea-riffic blends. 

History Center Lecture: The History of Thanksgiving 

Saturday, November 18 at 1 p.m.  

Tennis Building, 250 39th St.  

This lecture, presented by Mary Stewart from Cape May MAC, details the tradition of Thanksgiving feasts in America that existed long before the Pilgrims gathered.  

Physick Estate Holiday Tree Lighting 

Saturday, November 18 at 7 p.m. 

Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, Cape May 

Santa and his elves have decked out the Physick Estate with thousands of lights and holiday trimmings. Enjoy a free performance of holiday classics by the Atlantic Brass Band as we join Santa in lighting the tree! 

Stone Harbor Fall Fun Fest 

Wednesday, November 22 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  

Stone Harbor Library events room 

Drop in for an afternoon of family fun, featuring fall-themed crafts, games & activities, and cookie decorating. No registration required – just show up! 

Belleplain Turkey Trot Dog Hike 

Thursday, Nov. 23 at 9 a.m. 

Belleplain Park Office 

Stay tuned to Belleplan State Forest’s Facebook page for more information.

Ocean City Turkey Trot 

Thursday, November 23 at 8:30 a.m. 

Music Pier, 825 Boardwalk, Ocean City

This run will benefit the Ocean City Humane Society.  

Wildwood Crest Turkey Trot 

Thursday, November 23 at 9 a.m.  

Crest Pier, 5800 Atlantic Avenue 

There will be a 5K run and a 1 mile fun walk for all ages.  Please join us for a fun filled Thanksgiving morning. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m.