Cape May: November Events

MISTAKES WERE MADE by Craig Wright
November 5 – November 22
Thurs – Sat 7PM, Sat & Sun 3PM
Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette Street

Craig Wright’s hilarious Mistakes Were Made is the story of a not-so-successful Broadway producer about to embark on a play of epic proportions. It’s a compact cosmic gem of philosophy and funny-business from the Emmy-nominated writer of Six Feet Under and the award-winning playwright of Lady Grace and The Pavilion.
Box Office: (609) 770-8311
www.capemaystage.org

Sherlock Holmes Weekend
November 7–9

Join Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. Watson for a weekend of mystery and intrigue. Get into the spirit of things by donning Victorian attire. Stalk the gas-lit 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. Full weekend packages are available and include the welcome reception, performances, tour, luncheon and gift. Weekend overnight packages are also available.
Admission: Full weekend packages are $180 per couple or $95 per person.
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.

Search for Clues Tour
November 8
1 pm–3 pm

Travel from inn to inn in Victorian Cape May during the Sherlock Holmes Weekend while you try to solve a murder mystery. Tour begins and tickets are available at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth.
Admission: $15 for adults, $7.50 for children (ages 3-12).
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.

Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
Saturday, November 8
10 am–4 pm
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue

More than 40 vendors come to Cape May to sell hand-made novelties including seasonal decorations, gift items and more.
Admission: Call for information
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.

HOLMES AND CARTER MYSTERIES
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8
8:00pm
East Lynne Theater Company

The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St.
Event Description: ELTC’s popular vintage-radio style production, complete with live sound
effects and commercials, with two great detectives! Sherlock Holmes Adventure of the Copper Beeches about a governess in peril, and Nick Carter and the Strange Dr. Devolo, in which Manhattan millionaires are missing.
For more information, call 609-884-5898 or eastlynneco@aol.com or visit http://eastlynnetheater.org.

Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11
11 am
Columbia Avenue Monument

Cape May’s Holiday Season
November 21-Jan. 1, 2015

Five and a half weeks of special holidays tours and events including Holiday Preview Weekend (November 21-23), 41st Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tours (December 6, 13, 27), plus Lamplighter Christmas Tours, Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides, Emlen Physick Estate Christmas Tours, Holiday Inns Tours, Evening Holiday Lights Trolley Rides, Evening Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides, Santa’s Trolley Rides, and more.
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.

An Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit
November 21-Jan. 1, 2015
Open daily(except Thanksgiving and Christmas); call for times
The Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

An exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and much more! The Gallery is open daily hours vary.
Admission: Free
Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information or gallery hours, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Holiday Preview Weekend
November 21–23
The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Santa and his elves have decked out the Physick Estate with thousands of lights and holiday trimmings. Enjoy a wide variety of holiday tours and food and wine events to get you into the Christmas spirit. For kids, there are Santa’s Trolley Rides and a chance to visit with old St. Nick himself.
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.

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 22
6–8 pm tour, 7 pm tree lighting
The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Join special guests Santa Claus and Dr. Physick for the Christmas tree lighting. Refreshments will be served and Santa will flip the switch and light the thousands of bulbs.
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.

Holiday Crafts Fair
November 28–29
10 am–4 pm
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue

A must visit for those on your holiday gift lists. Shop for unique hand-made gifts and seasonal decorations.
Admission: $2.
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.

CHRISTMAS IN WISCONSIN: TALES BY ZONA GALE
Nov. 28 – Dec. 13 (Thurs.-Sun.) at 8 pm
8:00pm
East Lynne Theater Company

Event Location: The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St.
This Pulitzer Prize-winning author centered many of her stories in the imaginary town of Friendship Village, filled with all sorts of interesting people, not unlike those in Lake Wobegon in Garrison Kiellor’s A Prairie Home Companion.
For more information, call 609-884-5898 or eastlynneco@aol.com or visit http://eastlynnetheater.org.