In partnership with Cape May’s world-famous restaurant community, Cape May MAC offers some unique dining experiences. Entertain yourself with a Murder Mystery Dinner or Brunch & Bingo event. Learn to appreciate fine wines from grape to glass, or take a walking tour followed with a tasty brunch… it’s all here to make your visit memorable…and tasty!

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DR. PHYSICK’S NEIGHBORHOOD

WALKING TOUR & BRUNCH

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What was Cape May’s Washington Street like during the late 1800s, when Dr. Emlen Physick was a fixture in the neighborhood? As the owner of the grand Emlen Physick Estate at 1048 Washington St., he was the talk of the town, with his startling, stately home designed by American architect Frank Furness, built in 1879. Take a walking tour of the neighborhood and learn about architecture and Dr. Physick’s life and the neighbors who lived there. Enjoy a delicious brunch afterwards at Vintage, on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate. Comfortable shoes recommended.

*Gratuity is not included in package price.

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MAGIC & MYSTERY HOUSE TOUR & DINNER AT VINTAGE

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Enjoy a 5pm dinner at Vintage on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate followed by a a 6pm Magic & Mystery House tour where you can learn about the Victorians’ fascination with magic, illusion, the mysterious and the odd.

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BRUNCH & BINGO AT THE BEACH

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Laugh along with your girlfriends and guy friends as you play a little bingo, compete for prizes and enjoy a fashion show by Lace Silhouettes/Cotton Company. It’s all over a scrumptious brunch at Aleathea’s Restaurant, Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.

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FESTIVALS AT THE

PHYSICK ESTATE

TWO HANDS HOLDING BEERS AND CLANKING THEM TOGETHER FOR A CHEERS AT A FESTIVAL IN CAPE MAY

Don’t miss these fun family festivals on the beautiful grounds of the Estate!

Craft Beer, Music & Crab Festival
Harvest Brew Fest

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PAINTED LADIES, PORCHES, & MORE WALKING TOUR & BRUNCH AT VINTAGE

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Start at 9:30 am walking from the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate to the Washington Street Mall with a knowledgeable guide and experience charming Cape May, a National Historic Landmark city, up close. Discover the interesting features of various Victorian styles and learn why front porches were so important to Victorian social customs. Return to the Emlen Physick Estate for an 11am brunch at Vintage.

*Gratuity is not included in package price.

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CLUELESS AT THE PHYSICK ESTATE & DINNER AT VINTAGE

Enjoy at 5:30pm dinner seating at Vintage followed by a 7pm tour of “Clueless at the Physick Estate: Hook, Line & Sinker”. This season’s “whodunit” mystery dramatically unfolds as you travel through the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate. Can you solve this mystery before someone else vanishes?

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DINNER WITH VINTAGE
Harvest Dinner

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Saturday, September 25
6:30PM

Celebrate the season of abundance this fall with a delicious four-course dinner featuring the harvest’s bounty in a seasonal menu at Vintage BYOB on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Included is a wine tasting of specially selected wines from Cape May Winery. Event is limited. Advance reservations necessary.

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TASTE OF CAPE MAY KITCHEN TOUR

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See some of Cape May’s most fabulous private home kitchens while sampling food from a selection of the finest restaurants in town.

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MURDER MYSTERY DINNERS

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The Trouble With Silver Spoons

Enjoy a four-course dinner and watch as the mystery and drama unfold around you during “The Trouble With Silver Spoons,” an original mystery written by Jacklyn Fazio. Isabella Duffield has had everything handed to her her entire life. Now that includes the family estate and the large fortune that goes with it. Can she learn how to play nicely with others, or will her spoiled attitude land her in hot water? Limited event. Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.

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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

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Share a delicious breakfast with family and friends and welcome special guest Santa Claus, himself, as he visits Cape May’s Aleathea’s Restaurant, the Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St. in the weeks leading up to Christmas! He will meet and greet his fans and there will be time for children to visit with Santa, take photos, and share their wish lists with him. Event is limited. Advance purchase required.

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