THIS WEEKEND: St. Patty’s, Sherlock, & More

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

4th Annual Stone Harbor Shiver
Friday-Saturday, March 14th & 15th
Where: Starting at Stone Harbor Yacht Club – 9001 Sunset Dr, Stone Harbor

Shake off winter and take the plunge, the polar plunge at the 4th Annual Stone Harbor Shiver on St. Patrick’s Day Weekend. The Shiver starts March 14 at a Pre-Plunge party held at the Stone Harbor Yacht Club from 6 to 9 p.m. $15 per person includes food, cash bar, music, raffle and auction. Proceeds from the Pre-Plunge party benefit, in part, Family Promise of Cape May County.

Then put on your costume and come back to Fred’s Tavern on Saturday morning at 9:30 for “Kegs ‘n Eggs” the parade, costume judging the actual plunge and finally, a Post-Plunge party at Fred’s. For more information, visit the Facebook page, “Stone Harbor Shiver” or call the Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce, 609-368-6101.

Sherlock Holmes Weekend
Friday-Sunday, March 14th to 16th
Where: Throughout Victorian Cape May

New Mystery for 2014! Join Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. Watson for a weekend of mystery and intrigue in the new mystery for 2014, “Sherlock Holmes and the Unforgiven,” Friday through Sunday, March 14-16, 2014. Get into the spirit of things by donning Victorian attire.

Stalk the gaslit streets in search of clues and compete for the $250 grand prize and a variety of other valuable gifts as you attempt to solve the mystery. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & Parade
Saturday, March 15th from 11:30 am to 2 pm
Where: North Wildwood City Hall – 10th & Atlantic Aves, North Wildwood

Every year, the organizers tell us it’s bigger and better. Guess what they’re saying today. Yes! More bands, more Irish community groups, more dignitaries—and way more fun! Local Irish groups: The Emerald Society, Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Ladies AOH, Irish Pipe Brigade, 2nd Street Irish Society Pipes and Drums, and the Anglesea Irish Society will march. The ceremony begins on the steps of North Wildwood City Hall at 11:30 a.m. The parade begins at noon and proceeds north on Atlantic Avenue to Olde New Jersey Avenue. Call 609-522-2955 or visit for more information.

Passport Around the World
Saturday, March 15th from 1 to 3:30 pm
Where: Wildwoods Convention Center – 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

Girl Scouts will present displays for countries around the world. Travel from table to table and experience activities from different countries such as crafts, games, songs, traditions, foods, beverages, tours or displays. For details, call 856-795-1560 or visit

24th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Celebration
Saturday, March 15th from 3:30 to 8 pm
Where: Landis Ave, Sea Isle City

March 15, Mayor Leonard Desiderio and his family will host Sea Isle City’s 24th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Celebration. The parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. at 93rd Street and Landis Avenue, and will continue north on Landis before culminating at 63rd Street. In addition to countless shamrock-clad spectators lining Landis Avenue, Sea Isle’s 2014 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will once again feature many participants, including the Cape Atlantic Police & Fire Irish Pipe Brigade, the Ancient Order of Hibernians Color Guard, Buena Regional High School Marching Band, representatives from local Irish families, civic organizations and businesses, as well as members of the Townsend Inlet Yacht Club. The parade will also include numerous City, County and State officials, Sea Isle’s 2014 “Irish Royal Family” and this year’s grand marshal, Dan Skeldon, of NBC-40.

For additional information about Sea Isle’s 2014 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Celebration, phone (609) 263-4461, extension 1230, or visit To contact the Sea Isle City Beach Tag Office, phone (609) 263-1771.

Sober St. Patrick’s Dance Party
Saturday, March 15th from 8 pm
Where: North Wildwood Recreation Center – 10th & Central Avenues, North Wildwood

A sober family event with good music, food, sober fellowship, dancing and special prizes. Sponsored by the Twelfth Step House, Wildwood, New Jersey, Entertainment/Special Events Committee. For additional information call Mike at 215-730-7145.

Jazz Vespers Presents “Trio Music”
Sunday, March 16th from 3 to 5 pm
Where: First Presbyterian Church – Hughes & Decatur St, Cape May

March’s Vespers Series proudly presents “Trio Music”, the new musical endeavor from Jim Ridl, Tim Lekan and Bob Shomo. This virtuoso trio “All Star Trio” has played together in various ensembles, including the acclaimed Ant Farm Quartet for over 20 years. Years of playing together have formed a unified and questing trio, where improvisation and swing are at the center of their sound, and friendship, the heart of their music. This is not a concert to be missed, March 16, at 3:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Cape May located on Hughes and Decatur Streets. A $10 donation is suggested and parking is available. For more information visit us online at www.capemayjazz or call 609-576-1841.

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

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