THE MID-ATLANTIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS

2002 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

EXHIBIT: ďSomebody to Cheer For: Black Professional Baseball and African American

Community Life in New Jersey 1860-1950Ē Exhibit

This exhibit looks at various New Jersey baseball teams that were part of the Negro League Baseball organization from 1860-1950. Featured will be the rise and fall of the baseball league as well as stories about individual teams and heroes.

LOCATION: The Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street

DATE: January 19-May 27

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) and the Center for Community Arts. 609-884-5404 or 800 275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: $2 or free with any tours of the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape Mayís only Victorian House Museum, or Cape May INNteriors Tour.

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EVENT: Crafts in Winter

Join the regionís top crafts people when they come to Cape May to share their special hand-crafted items. You may find the perfect gift for Spring weddings and summer celebrations, just around the corner.

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LOCATION: Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Drive at Stockton Place

DATE: Saturday, February 16: 10am-5pm

WHO: Sponsored by The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or Internet www.capemaymac.org

COST: $2.50 per person

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EVENT: Antiques in Winter

This high quality antique show brings many of the regionís most sought after

antique dealers to Cape May.

 

LOCATION: Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Drive at Stockton Place

DATES: Sunday, February 17: 10am-5pm

WHO: Sponsored by The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or Internet www.capemaymac.org

COST: $3.50 per person

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EVENT: ďA Marriage Made in France: Regional Wines & CheesesĒ

Take this palatable tour of French wines and cheeses at one of Cape Mayís premier restaurant, the Washington Inn. Cellarmaster Michael Craig, and Yves Borguet from the Sussex Wine Company host this delectable experience.

LOCATION: Washington Inn, 801 Washington Street

DATE: Sunday, February 17: 1pm

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC)

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

COST: $25 per person. Limited to 50 people.

 

 

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EVENT: Discover Cape May Historic House Tour

Discover the past on this self-guided tour of a selection of Cape Mayís

Victorian architectural gems, with background and restoration secrets provided by

innkeepers at each location.

LOCATION: Throughout Cape May

DATE: Saturday, February 23: 1pm-3pm

WHO: The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) and Historic Accommodations of Cape May 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or Internet www.capemaymac.org

COST: $15 per person

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EVENT: Sherlock Holmes Weekend

Cape Mayís grand Victorian homes provide the backdrop for three days of

intrigue, suspense, clue searches, and live performances. Amateur sleuths can try their hands at crime solving with the Victorian eraís best-known detective duo, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

LOCATION: Opening reception and brunch at Savannah Key Restaurant. Saturday performance at Cape Island Baptist Church.

DATE: Full Weekend

Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10

Search for Clues Tour

Saturday, March 9, 1pm to 3pm

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts. Call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 for details.

COST: Full weekend package per couple: $150

Full weekend package per person: $80

Search for Clues Tour: $15 per person

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EVENT: INN Deep Workshop

A five-day seminar, for current and aspiring innkeepers, on how to purchase, restore

and operate a bed and breakfast inn. Sessions are led by Cape May's experienced

innkeepers. Returning is a one-day optional marketing seminar and one-on-one

consulting sessions with experienced innkeepers.

 

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LOCATION: Savannah Key Restaurant at the Marquis de Lafayette Hotel, 501 Beach Drive

 

DATE: Sunday, March 17 through Thursday, March 21

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC)

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: Full workshop: $275 per person before March 1, $325 after March 1; Three-day

workshop: $250 per person; Two-day workshop: $195 per person; One-day

workshop: $145 per person. Sunday only $70; Marketing seminar: $145 full day;

half day: $75. Individual lectures: $35 each. For information and reservations, call

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278, or visit MACís website at

www.capemaymac.org.

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EVENT: Family Treasure Hunt Tour

New in 2002! Fun for the whole family as you and your kids wander the streets of Victorian Cape May on this educational scavenger hunt.

 

LOCATION: Throughout Victorian Cape May, New Jersey

 

DATE: Saturday, April 6

 

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) and Preservation

New Jersey (PNJ). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or

visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: $15 for adults; $7.50 for children (3-12). For information and reservations, call 609-

884-5404 or 800-275-4278, or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org.

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EVENT: Cape Mayís Spring Festival

The best of Cape May's famed Victorian Week (every October) blooms this spring! Experience and appreciate the Victorian springtime with two weekends of activities in America's first seashore resort. Includes the Tulip and Garden Weekend, April 26-28 and the Spring Victorian Weekend, May 3-5. Special events include a 19th Century Dance Workshop and Ball, a dinner in the authentic Victorian tradition, outdoor crafts, antiques and collectibles shows, living history, free glassblowing demonstration on the lawn of Cape May's only Victorian house museum, the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, a Brass Band concert and much, much more. Featured tours include Spring Festival Restoration House Tours, Secret Garden Tours, Garden Trolley Rides, along with an assortment of other tours highlighting Cape May's unparalleled collection of famous restored Victorian bed & breakfast inns, guesthouses and hotels.

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LOCATION: Throughout Victorian Cape May, New Jersey

DATE: April 26-May 5

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) and the Chamber of

Commerce of Greater Cape May. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit

MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

COST: Events and tours vary in price. Call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 for more

details.

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EVENT: 13th Annual Cape May Music Festival

Enjoy world class orchestral and chamber music performances along with

internationally acclaimed guest artists during the 13th annual Cape May Music

Festival. The 2002 Music Festival features the return engagement of Artistic Director

Stephen Rogers Radcliffe, The New York Chamber Ensemble and the Cape May

Festival Orchestra. A dazzling array of symphonies, songs and straight-ahead jazz in

the nationís oldest seaside resort. Also featured is the fourth annual Atlantic City

mini-series.

 

LOCATION: Cape May Convention Hall and the Episcopal Church of the Advent plus locations in

Atlantic City

 

DATE: May 18 through June 23

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) 609-884-5404 or 800-

275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: Orchestra/jazz/pops concerts: $20; Students: $5

Chamber concerts: $15; Students: $5

Senior citizens: $10

10, 5 & 3 Concert Flex Passes also available. For more information & reservations, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278, or MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

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EVENT: Delaware Bay Lighthouse Adventures

Board the Cape May Whale Watcher, South Jersey's premier ocean vessel with more

than 350 feet of viewing rail space, for a four hour cruise to view seven Delaware

Bay lighthouses, some visible only from the water. Cruise lasts approximately 4 Ĺ

hours.

 

LOCATION: Miss Chris Fishing Center, 3rd Ave. & Wilson Drive in Cape May

 

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DATE: Selected dates May-September

 

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) and the Cape May

Whale Watcher. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit MACís website at

www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: Tickets are $52 per person.

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EVENT: Crafts at Memorial Day

Cape May celebrates Memorial Day Weekend with a crafts show featuring the works

of over forty regional craftsmen and artisans offering a wide selection of country

crafts, folk art, custom designed jewelry and a choice selection of Victorian items.

 

LOCATION: Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Drive at Stockton Place

 

DATE: Saturday, May 25: 10am-5pm

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: $1 per person

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EVENT: Antiques at Memorial Day

This show features over forty select antiques and collectibles dealers from the Mid-

Atlantic region with a large and varied selection of fine furniture, both formal and

country; accessories in silver, porcelain, crystal and glass; estate and antique jewelry.

 

LOCATION: Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Drive at Stockton Place

 

DATE: Sunday, May 26: 10am-5pm

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: $3.50 per person

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EXHIBIT: ďWhatís Cookiní? Two Centuries of American FoodwaysĒ Exhibit

This exhibit explores the relationship of eating habits and culture over time. Themes include food in pre-industrial America; the impact of immigration on food history; changes in food preparation in the home; the increase of dining out; and changing images of what constitutes healthy eating.

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LOCATION: The Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street

DATE: June 7 through September 1

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) 609-884-5404 or 800-

275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: $2 or free with any tours of the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape Mayís only Victorian

House Museum, or Cape May INNteriors Tour.

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EVENT: Teddy Bear Teas at the Twinings Tearoom

Bring your favorite Teddy (or dolly) for an enjoyable traditional tea.

LOCATION: The Twinings Tearoom at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street

DATE: Selected dates, June through August: 11am

 

WHO: The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC)

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or Internet www.capemaymac.org

COST: $15 for adults; $5 for children (3-12). Free admission for teddy bears and

dolls

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EVENT: World War II History Cruise

Climb aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher and take a trip up the

Delaware Bay on a cruise that explores the sights from the World War II era, including bunkers, gun emplacements and coastal artillery lookout towers on both sides of the Bay. Hear commentary on shipping, sinkings and U-boat activity and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast and cash bar.

LOCATION: Miss Chris Marina, 3rd Avenue & Wilson Drive, Cape May

DATE: TBD

 

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) and the Cape May

Whale Watcher. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit MACís website at

www.capemaymac.org

 

 

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COST: $40 per person.

Tickets are available in advance by calling 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278, or

electronically at MACís website at www.capemaymac.org.

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EVENT: Victorian Fair

A traditional Victorian Fair on the grounds of the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, Cape

May's acclaimed Victorian house museum. The day features live musical

performances, crafts, collectibles, children's activities, and refreshments. Admission

and parking are free.

 

LOCATION: Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, Cape May

 

DATE: Saturday, June 8: 10am to 4pm

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC)

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: FREE

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EVENT: Cape May Kids Playhouse

Special shows for kids and families featuring jugglers, magicians, puppets, marionettes and more.

LOCATION: Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Drive at Stockton Place

 

DATE: Mondays and Thursdays during July and August: 10am and 7pm

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and the City of Cape May

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or Internet www.capemaymac.org

COST: $3 for adults; $1 children (3-12)

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EVENT: Kidsí Days at the Physick Estate

The Emlen Physick Estate, Cape Mayís only Victorian House Museum,

hosts a day of discovery for kids of all ages. Learn what life was like 100

years ago, from the parlour to the playroom. Teddy Bear Teas are featured at the Twinings Tearoom.

LOCATION: The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street

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DATE: July 10 & August 7: 10am-3pm

WHO: The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or

Internet www.capemaymac.org.

COST: Depends on activity. Some events are free.

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EVENT: Big Band Swing Dance

Jump, jive and wail to the sounds of swing with the Bob Ferris Swingtimers Band and the 26th Street Edition as they present the sounds of World War II. The evening includes decorations, dance contests with prizes, a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and food.

LOCATION: World War II hangar at Naval Air Station Wildwood, Forrestal Road, Cape May

County Airport

DATE: Saturday, September 7, 2002

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, Naval Air Station

Wildwood Foundation and Historic Cold Spring Village. For more information

call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or Internet www.capemaymac.org

COST: $25 in advance; $30 at the door.

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EXHIBIT: ďTraditions in Elegance:Ē Antique Teapot Exhibit

A collection of 100 teapots from the Twinings Gallery at the Norwich Castle Museum.

LOCATION: The Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street

DATE: September 9 through January 5, 2003

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) 609-884-5404 or 800-

275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: $2 or free with any tours of the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape Mayís only Victorian

House Museum, or Cape May INNteriors Tour.

 

 

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EVENT: Grandma's Attic and Kitchen Too

Exhibit and sale by craftspeople and artists showcasing hand-made items, gourmet

food and unique collectibles with a focus on the kitchen. Proceeds benefit the Cape

May Kids' Playhouse.

 

LOCATION: Convention Hall, Beach Drive at Stockton Place, Cape May, NJ

 

DATE: Saturday, September 14: 10am to 5pm

 

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) and the City of

Cape May. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit MACís website at

www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: Adults $1, children under 12 are free

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EVENT: Cape May Food & Wine Festival

Learn about techniques, products, signature dishes and services from Cape May's

award-winning chefs. Explore different cuisines and enjoy the fruits of your labor

while you sample the best that Cape May has to offer. Here visitors can hone their

skills in the workshops, educate their palate at the tastings and expand their culinary

expertise at the lectures.

 

LOCATION: Various locations throughout Cape May, NJ.

 

DATE: Saturday, September 28 through Wednesday, October 2

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) at 1-884-5404 or 800

275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org.

 

COST: For information and reservations, call the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts at 1-884-

5404 or 800-275-4278, or visit our website at www.capemaymac.org.

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EVENT: Victorian Week

Hailed as "A Top 100 event in North America," the 30th annual Victorian Week is Cape May's 10-day extravaganza of tours and events that celebrate the Victorian lifestyle. Highlights include Historic House Tours, which showcase the unparalleled collection of famous restored Victorian bed and breakfast inns, guesthouses, hotels and churches that are the signature of this National Historic Landmark City.

 

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Authentic Victorian dinners, murder mystery dinners, antiques and crafts shows, Victorian fashion shows, glass blowing demonstrations on the lawn of the 1879 Physick Estate, brass band concerts, and lectures are other popular events that are featured.

 

LOCATION: Throughout Victorian Cape May, New Jersey

 

DATE: October 11-20

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC)

 

COST: Varies by event. Weekend packages available. For more information or to receive a

free brochure, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278, or visit MACís website at

www.capemaymac.org.

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EVENT: Sherlock Holmes Weekend

Cape Mayís grand Victorian homes provide the back-drop for three days of

intrigue, suspense, clue searches, and live performances. Amateur sleuths can try their hands at crime solving with the Victorian eraís best known detective duo, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

LOCATION: Opening reception & brunch at Savannah Key Restaurant. Saturday performance

at Cape Island Baptist Church.

DATE: Full Weekend

Friday, November 1-Sunday, November 3

Search for Clues Tour

Saturday, November 2, 1pm to 3pm

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts. Call 609-884-5404 or 800-

275-4278 for details.

COST: Full weekend package for a couple: $115

Full weekend package per person: $80

Search for Clues Tour: $15 per person

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EVENT: November Arts and Crafts Festival

Over 40 artists and craftspeople display and sell an assortment of original hand-made

goods, seasonal decorations and other great gift items just in time for holiday

shopping.

 

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LOCATION: Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Drive at Stockton Place, Cape May

 

DATE: Saturday, November 2: 10am-5pm

 

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) and the City of

Cape May 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or Internet www.capemaymac.org

COST: $1 donation; children under 12 free.

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EVENT: Discover Cape May Historic House Tour

Discover the past on this self-guided tour of a selection of Cape Mayís

Victorian architectural gems, with background and restoration secrets provided by

innkeepers at each location.

 

LOCATION: Throughout Cape May

DATE: Saturday, November 16: 1pm-3pm

WHO: The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) and Historic Accommodations of

Cape May 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or Internet www.capemaymac.org

COST: $15 per person

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EVENT: Holiday Preview Weekend

See Cape May in a new light as we roll out the red and green carpet and ring in the

holiday season. Avoid the crowds and discover charming shops and outstanding

restaurants, and get a head start on your gift list while celebrating the Victorian

lifestyle. Tours and special events include the Evening Wassail Tour, A Physick

Family Christmas living history presentation, The Atlantic Brass Band Holiday

Concert, and a gourmet holiday feast.

 

LOCATION: Throughout Cape May.

 

DATE: Friday, November 22 through Sunday, November 24

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC)

609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org

 

 

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COST: Prices for tours and events vary; call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 for

information and reservations, or visit MACís website at

www.capemaymac.org.

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EVENT: Holiday Crafts Fair

Top crafters and artisans from around the region gather to offer unique and

interesting gifts and holiday decorations.

 

LOCATION: Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Drive at Stockton Place in Cape May.

 

DATE: Friday, November 29: 11am-6pm

Saturday, November 30: 10am-5pm

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) 609-884-5404 or 800-

275-4278 or Internet at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: $1 admission.

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TOUR: The 29th Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tours

Self-guided tour of Cape Mayís Victorian inns, homes, churches, and hotels, with

over 15 to choose from each evening, specially decorated for the Christmas season;

free shuttle service provided. A free hospitality center with hot beverages and

goodies is located at a convenient location on the tour route. Tour includes

admission to the ďTraditions in Elegance:Ē Antique Teapots Exhibit at the Carriage

House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street.

 

LOCATION: Throughout Cape May

 

DATE: Saturdays, December 7, 14, 28

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or Internet www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: $20 for adults; $10 for Children, 3-12. Limited tours. Advance reservations strongly

recommended.

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EVENT: Dickensí Christmas Extravaganza

This three-day package features the sights and sounds, tastes and scents of Dickens'

era with lectures, performances, tours and feasts.

 

 

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LOCATIONS: Various locations in Cape May

DATE: December 8-10: Times Vary

WHO: The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1048 Washington Street, in association with

the Philadelphia Chapter of the Dickens World Fellowship. For tickets or more

information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or internet

www.capemaymac.org

COST: Package price ranges between $598 and $885 for double occupancy, depending on

accommodations. Single rates are approximately $125 less.

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EVENT: Christmas Community Wassail Party

An old-fashioned evening of fun and good cheer at the Emlen Physick Estate. The

ďgaslitĒ Physick House will be open for visiting, decorated for the holidays in true

Victorian style. Refreshments will be served in the Twinings Tearoom.

 

LOCATION: Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street in Cape May

 

DATE: Wednesday, December 11: 7pm-9pm

 

WHO: Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) 609-884-5404 or 800-

275-4278 or Internet at www.capemaymac.org

 

COST: Free and open to the public; a donation of non-perishable food will be accepted for

the Community Food Bank.

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The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Cape Mayís Victorian heritage. MAC also fosters the performing arts. MAC membership is open to all. For information about MACís year-round schedule of tours, festivals, and special events, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278, or visit MACís website at www.capemaymac.org. Tickets for many MAC events can be purchased online.

 

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