‘Jazz Brunch at the Estate for Mother’s Day’ at Cape May’s Emlen Physick Estate

Mary Lou Newnam and Pat Mercuri will play for Mother’s Day May 8 during a Sunday jazz brunch featuring songs from the Great American Songbook

CAPE MAY – Sunday brunch with jazz returns for Mother’s Day at the Carriage House Café & Tearoom on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Discover the joy of live jazz over brunch during Jazz Brunch at the Estate for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Join in this popular American tradition made famous in great American jazz cities such as New York, Chicago and New Orleans, with music from The Great American Songbook, featuring Mary Lou Newnam of Ocean City on saxophone, clarinet and flute, with Pat Mercuri of Moorestown, NJ on guitar. Both of these renowned jazz musicians have long, successful careers and perform regularly in the Philadelphia, New York and South Jersey region.

Plenty of free parking is available on the estate grounds. Advance reservations are suggested. Limit 50. Admission is $30 and includes brunch and music.

Add some bubbly to your Sunday morning jazz brunch during Champagne Jazz Brunches at Aleathea’s Restaurant, Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St. in 2016. Champagne Jazz Brunches feature Mary Lou Newnam, saxophone, clarinet and flute, with Sonny Troy, guitar, at 10 a.m. on Sundays, June 5, July 10, Aug. 14 and Sept. 18. Admission is $35. Champagne Jazz Brunches are also part of two annual Cape May festivals, the Cape May Music Festival (June 5) and the 20th annual Cape May Food & Wine Celebration (Sept. 18).

Reservations for all dates are suggested in advance and can be made by calling (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or can be reserved online at www.capemaymac.org.

Jazz Brunches are sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC).