What was under all those layers of Victorian garments? Discover what proper ladies and gentlemen wore in this overview and “under view” of Victorian undergarments during Show Us Your Undies Brunch & Fashion Show at the Carriage House Café & Tearoom on the grounds of the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m. Grand Oak Plantation will show you what shaped the fashionable Victorian lady; you’ll even see what the proper gentleman had to cope with to dress for the day. Admission is $25, which includes fashion show and brunch. Show Us Your Undies is part of the annual Cape May Spring Celebration, from April 28 to May 7, featuring food and wine events, tours, crafts shows and events to celebrate spring in Cape May.
The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (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. For more information about Grand Oak Plantation and their living history programs, visit www.grandoakplantation.com. For information about historic accommodations, contact Cape May Historic Accommodations at www.capemaylodging.com.