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TASTE OF CAPE MAY KITCHEN TOUR

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Saturday, October 16, 2021
1pm – 4pm

See where family chefs perfect their homemade dishes inside magnificent Cape May homes. These elaborately designed kitchens will dazzle, amaze and inspire you. This tour also includes a delicious tasting at each location from some of the area’s great commercial kitchens.

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THE GLOOMY APPARITION 2

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Did you hear the creak of a door?  Footsteps on the stairs?  Was that a bump in the night?  Or is that just the Gloomy Apparitions up to their normal shenanigans?  When a new visitor upsets the dynamic of the residents of the Estate, all spirits break loose and there is no telling what might happen!  .  Join us at the Emlen Physick Estate for this immersive theatrical event – and find out if you can solve the mystery of The Gloomy Apparition 2 – A Gloomier Apparition!

$30 adults; $25 children (ages 3-12)

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CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT HOUSE TOURS

The owner of the mission inn is leading a christmas candlelight house tour in her living room with a beautiful Christmas tree lit up behind her

Cape May’s Christmas Candlelight House Tours have been a beloved annual tradition for nearly half a century! Cape May MAC launched this tour in 1973 and ever since it has been a highlight of the Christmas season in Cape May, America’s only National Historic Landmark City. On three nights in December travel to homes, inns, B&Bs, churches and hotels, stepping across the thresholds to take in interiors beautifully decorated for the holidays. This self-guided tour is one of Cape May MAC’s largest fund-raisers. Maps are provided. Wristbands for ticket purchasers are provided in advance or at central locations at the start of the tour and must be presented at each participating location for entry. Tour is limited. Trolley shuttle travels on planned route with limited stops. Walking is encouraged. Advance purchase is highly recommended.

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“OUT OF THE SHADOWS…INTO THE LIGHT”

This three-day conference will focus on South Jersey and Philadelphia’s rich history of Negro Leagues ball clubs and their impact on baseball heritage. The event will feature authors and historians who will present fascinating accounts of the Black ballplayers who starred on the region’s teams, including the Atlantic City Bacharachs, the Philadelphia Pythians and the Cape May Giants.

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HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

Explore the spirits of historic Cape May during specially-themed tours and events that tell the many ghost tales of this seaside town, including Ghost Walk with Craig McManus, Historic Haunts Tours, Séance at the Physick Estate, Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tours, Ghosts of the Lighthouse Trolley Tours, Graveyard, Ghosts & Mansion Combo Tour, and more. Stroll the beautiful grounds of the Physick Estate and visit Scarecrow Alley, with funny and spooky scarecrows along the walkways, and vote for your favorite!

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CHRISTMAS IN CAPE MAY

Cape May Henry Sawyer Inn decorated for christmas with lights on the house and the bushes

November 20, 2020 through January 1, 2021

What better place to get into the true spirit of Christmas than Victorian Cape May? This seaside town is transformed into a Dickens village for the holidays with garlands of fragrant greens and twinkling gaslights. Wrap yourself in the warmth of holiday spirit and sample a variety of fun tours and events.

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Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture), as a nonprofit cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and cultural enrichment of the greater Cape May region for its residents and visitors, proudly joins the chorus of voices decrying racism, prejudice, discrimination and injustice, in all its forms, in every corner of our nation.  As the steward of three historic sites and the storyteller of more than 200 years of area history, Cape May MAC is well aware that, “Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it.” We will continue to strive to serve a broad and diverse community, to illuminate all the threads with which the fabric of history is written, seek out all voices, and include and encourage full participation.