Join Sherlock & Watson in Cape May for Sherlock Holmes Weekend

CAPE MAY — Join the great detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful assistant Dr. John Watson as they chase after evidence in this year’s baffling mystery, “Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Discarded Woman,” during Sherlock Holmes Weekend, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC), Friday, Nov. 3 through Sunday, Nov. 5.

Tick, tock goes the clock. The detectives will sleuth;
When they hear a knock. A woman is lost.
Death comes at dawn. Who’s the real victim? The game is on.

While the full weekend packages are sold out, participants can still get in on the chase during the Search for Clues Tour and vie for the grand prize. How better to find the solution to this mystery than by visiting a selection of Cape May’s Victorian treasures in a search for clues? Discover the clues and complete the answer sheet as you enjoy your self-guided tour on Saturday afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. Anyone completing an answer sheet is eligible to win and you need not be present. Tickets for the Search for Clues Tour may be purchased at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street or at the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Also during Sherlock Holmes Weekend, East Lynne Theater Company (ELTC) presents “Sherlock Holmes Adventure of the Speckled Band,” on Friday, Nov. 3 and Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St. Witness a race against time to stop the bizarre murders in an eerie country manor, performed “radio-style” with live sound effects and commercials. Tickets are $27 general; $17 full-time students and military (active or retired); ages 12 and under free.

For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit