Help us kick off the Holiday season!
November 19, 2022
Santa and his elves have decked out the Physick Estate with thousands of lights and holiday trimmings. Enjoy a free performance of holiday classics by the Atlantic Brass Band as we join Santa in lighting the tree! Dawn’s Delights will be serving hot chocolate and baked goods for purchase.
Donations of non-perishable food items will be accepted for the Cape May Community Food Closet. Donations can be dropped in front of the outdoor stage.
PHYSICK ESTATE OPEN HOUSE
5PM – 7:30PM
The Emlen Physick Estate House Museum is decked out for the holidays and the first floor will be open for free, self-guided tours.
THE ATLANTIC BRASS BAND HOLIDAY CONCERT
The Atlantic Brass Band, under the baton of Salvatore Scarpa, presents a program of wonderful Holiday favorites, the perfect opening of our Holiday Preview Weekend and Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Co-sponsored by Cape May MAC and the City of Cape May.
SANTA LIGHTS THE TREE!
Watch as Santa and his helpers light the grand tree at the Emlen Physick Estate, officially kicking-off the holiday season in Cape May. Afterwards, enjoy a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas on the outdoor stage at the Emlen Physick Estate.
“AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS” EXHIBIT
10AM – 8PM
Enter a holiday wonderland and feel like a child again as you see our extensive Dept. 56 Dickens Village collection beneath the boughs of our giant Christmas tree. All this plus old family photos, trains and more. There’s even a place to drop off your letters to Santa! Located at the Carroll Gallery in the Carriage House.