Cape May: June Events

33rd South Jersey Shark Tournament
June 4 – 7
South Jersey Marina

Now in its 33rd year, the 2014 South Jersey Shark Tournament features an all new format, fish two out of three days, Captain’s Choice. This is the longest running tournament in New Jersey and also the richest! For more information, visit www.SouthJerseyTournaments.com or call: 609-884-2400, Bob Glover Tournament Director. Face Book: South Jersey Tournaments

“An Evening with Groucho”
June 7
7:30 pm
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave.

Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act comedy consists of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs including "Hooray For Captain Spalding," and "Lydia, the Tattooed Lady." The audience literally becomes part of the show as Ferrante ad-libs his way throughout the performance in grand Groucho style. A show perfect for all ages!
Admission: $30 plus facility fee
609-884-9565 or 855-708-9699
www.DiscoverCapeMayNJ.com

Dr. Physick’s 159th Birthday Party
June 5
10 am
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St

Join the Friends of the Physick Estate and celebrate the 158th birthday of Dr. Emlen Physick, Cape May’s illustrious Victorian citizen. Watch a challenge croquet match between the Friends of the Physick Estate and Friends of the Cape May Lighthouse. Admission: Free
Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Strawberry Festival
June 7 (Rain date June 8)
9 am–5 pm
Wilbraham Park, Broadway & West Perry Streets

The annual Strawberry Festival is a small town smorgasbord of entertainment, crafts and food including plenty of strawberries. Plus, sink your teeth in the best strawberry shortcake you will ever eat! The Strawberry Queen and King will be crowned at the end of the day.
Admission: Free
Sponsored by the West Cape May Business Association. For more information, contact Diane Flanegan at 609-884-8382.

21st Annual Boardwalk Craft Show
June 7 & 8
10 am–5:pm
Boardwalk, Beach Avenue at the Convention Center

Admission: Free
For more information, call 609-884-9565 or visit www.discovercapemaynj.com

THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS
June 11 - July 19 (Wed.-Sat.)
8:30pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St.

Written by Henry Myer, it premiered on Broadway in 1922. This dramatic comedy charts the relationship of a married couple from 1872, when they move into their new home after their honeymoon, all the way to their golden anniversary, in 1922. ELTC’s artistic director tracked down the only known script of this forgotten gem.
For more information, call 609-884-5898 or eastlynneco@aol.com or visit http://eastlynnetheater.org.

7th Annual Harborfest
June 14
10 am – 5 pm

Saturday June 14th A celebration of the sea, its culture, and its ecology on Cape May’s harbor. Fresh seafood, live music vendors fill the streets. Educational programs, blessing of the waters & boating fleet, water activities, and marine demonstrations. Don’t miss the beer garden and a new variety of seafood challenges. For more information, call 609.884.5508, or visit www.capemaychamber.com and www.capemayhaborfestival.com

MOON OVER BUFFALO by Ken Ludwig
June 18 – August 1
Tues – Sun 8PM
Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette Street

Cape May Stage presents a zany, backstage antics-driven farce. In this madcap comedy, actors’ George and Charlotte Hay realize their chance to move from small-time Buffalo theatre to their big shot in the Hollywood movies.
Box Office: (609) 770-8311
www.capemaystage.org

Craft & Flea Market
June 21 (Rain date June 22)
9 am–5 pm
Wilbraham Park, Broadway & West Perry Streets

Admission: Free
For more information, contact Joan Green at 609-898-1236.

Farmers Market and Community Concerts
Tuesdays beginning June 24–August 26, 2013
3 pm–7:30 pm

Concerts 5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Borough Backyard Park (behind Borough Hall)
Admission: Free
Borough Hall 884-1005 ext 9

Victorian Family Fair
June 28
10 am–4 pm
The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

A traditional Victorian fair with activities for the whole family on the grounds of Cape May’s only Victorian house museum. The day features live musical performances, crafts, collectibles, living history characters, children’s activities and refreshments. Free parking.
Admission: Free
Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Teddy Bear Tea Party
Saturday, June 28
11 am and 1 pm
The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

B.Y.O.B.—Bring your own bear (or dolly). Teddy Bear Tea Parties feature kid-friendly menus and teddy bear music. Miss Jeanne and a special guest from The Cape May Teddy Bear Co. will be presenting stories and activities for the Teddy Bear Tea attendees as well as providing a goody bag.
Admission: $18 for adults; $10 for children (ages 3-12)
Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information or to make reservations, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.