THIS WEEKEND: Ferry Merry, Brunch with Santa, & More

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun that’s going on at the shore!

LCMR Baseball Dinner with Santa
Friday, December 20th from 5 to 7 pm
Where: Lower Cape May Regional High School Cafeteria – 687 Rte 9, Cape May
The LCM Baseball Boosters will be holding a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser with Santa on Friday, December 20th from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Lower Cape May Regional High School cafeteria. Come down and share in some Holiday Cheer while you enjoy a great meal. Anyone purchasing a ticket will also receive free admission to the LCMR Boys Basketball home opener vs. Absegami at 7pm. The cost is $10 for adults and $8 for kids. All proceeds will benefit the LCMR Varsity Baseball team and their spring trip to Myrtle Beach. Call Tod Shoffler at 609-602-8100 for more information. Tickets are available at the door.

Santa’s Family Cookie Express
Friday, December 20th from 7 to 9 pm
Where: Tabernacle United Methodist Church – 702 Seashore Rd, Erma
Please bring a dozen (or more) of your favorite cookie with recipe and exchange it with someone else’s favorite cookie! Make a cool Christmas ornament! Decorate and enjoy sugar cookies!

Christmas at the PAC, Our Holiday Gift to You
Saturday, December 21st from 6 pm
Where: Middle Township Performing Arts Center – 212 Bayberry Drive, Cape May Court House
Admission is free with a donation of a nonperishable food item and/or an unwrapped new toy. All donated items will be distributed locally. This is a variety style family friendly show filled with the sights and sounds of Christmas, including a live nativity set to music, and a visit from the jolly man himself. For more information please call the Performing Arts Box Office at (609) 463-1924.

Ferry Merry Christmas Party
Saturday, December 21st from 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal – Ferry Road/Sandman Blvd, North Cape May
Lower Township Department of Parks and Recreation will hold the annual Ferry Merry Christmas Party, Sat. Dec. 21 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal in North Cape May. The party includes winter carnival games, art and crafts, balloon art and a chance for children to meet Santa and present their requests for presents. A free, kid-friendly hot chocolate bar will be available to participants. Be sure to bring a camera!
For information on Lower Township Recreation Department events, call 886-7880, ext. 0.

A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol
Saturday, December 21st from 2 to 7:30 pm
Where: Music Pier – Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, Ocean City
Everyone’s favorite classic holiday tale gets the fractured fairy-tale treatment. All the famous fairy-tale characters take on all of the memorable roles of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. You’ll never know who will show up next as the Big Bad Wolf (as Ebenezer Scrooge) meets his old business partner Jacob Midas (Marley), who could turn anything to gold. Midas warns Big Bad that he’ll be visited by The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future (played by a Fairy Godmother, Old King Cole, and the Queen of Hearts respectively). This fun-filled adaptation stays true to the warmth and heart of the classic and features kids in 3rd – 8th grades from the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company. Call 609-525-9300 or visit for tickets.

Brunch with Santa Claus
Sunday, December 22nd from 11:30 am
Where: VFW Post 1963, Sea Isle City
The VFW’s 2013 Brunch with Santa Claus is set for Dec. 22, at 11:30 a.m., at VFW Post 1963 on JFK Boulevard (263-005 or visit

For more information about these, and other community events, see the Herald’s online calendar.

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