See phantoms, specters, gremlins and goblins during “Phantoms of the Physick Estate” at Cape May’s “original haunted house,” the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., part of Cape May’s Halloween Happenings during October. Halloween Happenings features scary and intriguing tours, events and activities that might just test your mettle and have you doubting the line between the living and the dead. Events include: Phantoms of the Physick Estate tours, Midnight at the Physick Estate, A Walk with the Ghost Writer, Cape Mayhem Trolley Tours, Ghosts of the Lighthouse Trolley Tours, Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tours, Murder Mystery Dinners, a macabre Tea & Confessions series including Lizzie Borden, Typhoid Mary and the Bride of Frankenstein, Historic Haunts Tours, and Trick or Treat at the Physick Estate. New in 2016 is a Rest In Peace Dinner on Friday, Oct. 28. A special feature of Halloween Happenings is Scarecrow Alley at the Physick Estate now through Oct. 31, featuring dozens of scary, silly and clever scarecrows created by members of the community, decorating the grounds of the Physick Estate. Vote for your favorite or decorate your own. For more information on Halloween Happenings, visit www.capemaymac.org.
MAC is a multifaceted not-for-profit organization committed to promoting the preservation, interpretation and cultural enrichment of the Cape May region for its residents and visitors. MAC membership is open to all. For information about MAC’s year-round schedule of tours, festivals and special events, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit MAC’s website at www.capemaymac.org. For information about restaurants, accommodations and shopping, call the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May at (609) 884-5508 or visit www.capemaychamber.com. For information about historic accommodations, contact Cape May Historic Accommodations at www.capemaylodging.com.