Events this Week: November 8 – 15, 2023

We have a one-week lull before holiday events take over. This week, the Zoo’s popular “Pirates and Princesses” event returns, Barbie comes to Avalon with a free screening, and the Exit Zero Jazz Festival brings smooth tunes to America’s first seaside resort.

Exit Zero Fall Jazz Festival  

Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12  

Cape May Convention Hall & venues around town  

The 2023 Fall Exit Zero Jazz Festival is a 3-day musical feast featuring hundreds of musicians and thousands of visitors. Presented by the Worldwide Logistics Group, Exit Zero Jazz presents international touring artists performing on the stage in Cape May Convention Hall. Each night, the musical feast continues with Fest shows in the bars and restaurants of Cape May 

Zoo Event: Pirates and Princesses 

Saturday, November 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Cape May County Zoo 

Visitors of all ages are invited to wear their best dress-up apparel to this exciting event, which includes activities for the kids, craft station, games, entertainment, an inflatable pirate ship, and of course animals! Coronation ceremonies and Disney trivia will be held by your favorite princesses alongside lots of pirate fun! 

Cape May Presbyterian Church Fall Festival 

Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Cape May Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St 

Come enjoy a variety of vendors, gift items, homemade baked goods, jewelry, quilts, raffle baskets, and attic treasures. Lunch or snacks at our “June’s Cafe” will offer homemade soups, sandwiches, and hot dogs. Have fun while supporting the church and charities that benefit our community.   

“The Death of Sherlock Holmes” 

Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11 at 8 p.m.  

Cape May Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May 

East Lynne Theater Company presents “The Death of Sherlock Holmes?”, a radio-style production, on November 10 and 11. This production mimics the grandiose style of old radio dramas – come immerse yourself in a world of mystery.  

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. 

“Barbie” at the Avalon Library 

Tuesday, November 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.  

Avalon Free Public Library 

The huge summer hit is playing for free in Avalon!  

“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.