Cape May Gazette | Events

Ladies Night Out shopping event

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH CAPE MAY – Support Cape May County’s homeless at the Ladies Night Holiday Shopping Event from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4 at the Family Promise Day Center, 505 Townbank Road in North Cape May.

A $5 donation pays for light fare, wine, a raffle ticket, sweets and treats. Ladies Night Out is made possible thanks to support from our local businesses.

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Cape May Stage presents ‘The Santaland Diaries’

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 19, 2014 04:01 pm


Brady Adair as Crumpet the elf in “The Santaland Diaries.”
Brady Adair as Crumpet the elf in “The Santaland Diaries.”

CAPE MAY – Cape May Stage and Congress Hall are teaming up to present a look at the darker side of the holiday season next month. 

David Sedaris’ “The Santaland Diaries” is the tale of what happens when a young man struggling in New York City takes a job as a Christmas elf at Macy’s. The irreverent account of Christmas horrors comes to life through actor Brady Adair.

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Classical guitar concert Nov. 23

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 19, 2014 03:31 pm

VILLAS – Classical guitarist Carlos Bedoya will perform a program of Albeniz, Weiss, Barrios and Villa-Lobos at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23 at St. Barnabas by the Bay Church, 13 W. Bates Avenue in Villas.

A freewill offering will be taken and refreshments will follow the performance. The concert is open to the public.

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Screenwriting workshops at The Nature Center of Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and The Nature Center of Cape May are co-sponsoring a screenwriting workshop series to be held at the Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave. in Cape May.

Workshops will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursdays in the winter and spring, beginning Jan. 22 and April 2, respectively.

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Cape May Stage presents “Merry Melodies: A Holiday Celebration”

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

Celebrate the holidays at Cape May Stage with a musical revue, filled with holiday songs and carols at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse, 405 Lafayette St, Cape May.

Merry Melodies is aimed at families, and good way to take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The show is recommended for 6 and older.

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Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Physick Estate

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to watch as Santa and Dr. Physick flip the switch in a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Refreshments will be served, and guests can take a free self-guided tour of the estate from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Public invited to 27th annual sing-a-long

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY - The public is invited to the 27th annual Community Messiah Sing-a-long at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 28, at the Cape Island Baptist Church, Columbia and Guerney streets in Cape May.

Refreshments will be served following the free program.

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Christmas traditions lecture in Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 09, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY - The public is invited to learn how Prince Albert brought Christmas traditions to England from Germany when he married Queen Victoria, and how these traditions spread to America. The lecture runs 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday Dec. 7, at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington and Franklin streets.

Much of what we associate with the celebration of Christmas comes from the Victorian era, including Christmas trees, Christmas cards, Christmas carols and our image of Santa Claus, according to event organizers.

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Free admission to Carroll Gallery

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 08, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY - The public is invited to the Carroll Gallery in the Carriage House to view changing exhibits that bring Cape May history to life.

Visit scenes from the Victorian era or explore Cape May’s African American heritage; reminisce on years past or become a kid again when the gallery turns into a holiday wonderland.

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Candlelight walk at Historic Cold Spring Village

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 12:00 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Friends of Historic Cold Spring Village will host the annual Candlelight Walk from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8.

Luminaries will line the paths and guide you to several of the Village’s restored historic buildings where wine, beer and a variety of light fare will be served. Featured local favorites include the Flight Deck Diner, Cold Spring Grange Restaurant, Formica Brothers Bakery, Gaiss’ Market, Sand Barrens Golf Club, Erma Deli, West Side Market, Little Italy II, Gwen Raring Catering and Cape May Brewing Company.

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