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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Trail of Two Cities – Run/Walk

Nov 1,  2014

Saturday, Nov. 1 Run/Walk- over the 9th St. Bridge from Ocean City to Somers Point. Registration 7 a.m., Run/Walk Start 8 a.m. Start is 10th & Haven at the Ocean City Transportation Center. Finish in Kennedy Park in Somers Point. No pets, skateboards, bikes or rollerblades. $25 Registration: No Mail in registration after 10/25/14 online registration until 10/29/14 $30 Race Day Registration: 10th & Haven Ave. For more information or race questions call: 609-525-9300


Veterans Day Program

Nov 11, 2014

Veterans Day Program - 11am at Veterans Memorial Park, 5th & Wesley Ave.

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Cape naturalist to lead tours of private hummingbird gardens

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Written by Shaun Smith Wednesday, August 06, 2014 04:09 pm

Naturalist Pat Sutton will point out the importance of providing native nectar plants, water sources and adequate cover in gardens to attract hummingbirds. Naturalist Pat Sutton will point out the importance of providing native nectar plants, water sources and adequate cover in gardens to attract hummingbirds. Mid-August is the peak of the ruby-throated hummingbird migration on the South Jersey cape, and there are probably more hummingbird (and butterfly) gardens tucked into Cape May County than anywhere else in the country, according to naturalist Pat Sutton.
From Friday through Sunday, Aug. 15-17, Sutton will present a series of tours of private gardens that are designed to attract hummingbirds. She will lead participants through a diverse selection of gardens around the county that have hosted nesting hummingbirds since May and are now attracting dozens of migrants.

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Craft Beer and Crab Fest returns to Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 05:38 pm

Photo credit: Courtesy of MAC Photo credit: Courtesy of MAC The third annual Cape May Craft Beer and Crab Festival will return to the Emlen Physick Estate in Cape May Saturday, Aug. 9.

The all-day festival will feature steamed blue claw crabs, pulled pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob and other picnic foods, along with local and regional craft beer, live music all day on out outdoor stage, craft vendors and activities for the kids.

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Celebrate National Lighthouse Day at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 03:57 pm

The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse will celebrate lighthouse history with speakers, authors, exhibits and children’s activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7. The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse will celebrate lighthouse history with speakers, authors, exhibits and children’s activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7. NORTH WILDWOOD - The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse will celebrate 225 years of lighthouse heritage and history with free admission, special presentations and children’s activities on National Lighthouse Day Thursday, Aug. 7.

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Sea Isle Paddle Fest will be a battle of the paddles

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Written by Lauren Dickey Thursday, July 31, 2014 02:02 pm

The Fish Alley Paddle Fest will include standup paddleboard, surf ski, kayak and SUP-Squatch races. The Fish Alley Paddle Fest will include standup paddleboard, surf ski, kayak and SUP-Squatch races. SEA ISLE CITY - Harbor Outfitters will hold its secondannual Fish Alley Paddle FestSaturday, Aug. 9 in Sea Isle City.

Originally scheduled for July 27, the event was postponed due to inclement weather.

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Harlem Globetrotters are back in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:53 pm

Globetrotter Bull Bullard sits atop the backboard. Globetrotter Bull Bullard sits atop the backboard. The Harlem Globetrotters will play games in only one American city this summer – and that city will be Wildwood, N.J.

The wizards of basketball, who show off their fancy footwork and gravity-defying dunks on courts around the world, will be bringing their hoop artistry to the Wildwoods Convention Center for the fourth consecutive year Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 6-9, with a game each night starting at 7.

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Suspense unfolds in ‘Clueless at the Emlen Physick Estate’

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:43 pm

Photo courtesy of Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities Photo courtesy of Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities When the guest of honor at a birthday party is found dead, everyone is suspect during the staging of “Clueless at the Physick Estate - Death of the Party,” a new tour at the Emlen Physick Estate in Cape May.

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Wildwoods to hold 105th baby parade

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 am

The baby parade begins 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 on the boardwalk in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center at Burk Avenue in Wildwood. The baby parade begins 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 on the boardwalk in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center at Burk Avenue in Wildwood. The 105th Wildwoods baby parade kicks off this year with the Wildwoods Baby Waddle Contest Tuesday, July 29 – the day before the parade, which has been a Wildwood tradition since 1909.

The baby waddle will take place 10 a.m. on the grassy circle in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants of walking or crawling age are encouraged to show off their technique to win prizes.

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Swashbuckling adventures come to Cape May stage and screen

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Burt Lancaster stars in the 1952 classic ‘The Crimson Pirate.’ Burt Lancaster stars in the 1952 classic ‘The Crimson Pirate.’ August at the East Lynne Theater will be all about swashbuckling. With “Zorro!” running currently on the mainstage through Aug. 30, the company’s Sunday Film Series, co-sponsored by the Cape May Film Society, will present two high-seas adventures – “The Crimson Pirate” (1952) 8:30 p.m. Aug. 3 and “The Black Pirate” (1926) 8:30 p.m. Aug. 10.

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Bennie and the Jets to play Centennial Park

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 04:51 pm

 Elton John tribute band WIDLWOOD CREST - The Elton John tribute band Bennie and the Jets will take the stage at Centennial Park for a free concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19 as part of the Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series.

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