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Wassail Day at Historic Cold Spring Village is Dec. 1

The Village paths come alive with the sounds and smells of wintertime during Wassail Day at Historic Cold Spring Village, a free family event on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Select buildings will be open where guests can enjoy hands-on crafts, live music, hot beverages and holiday treats served by historically clothed interpreters. Visitors can meet Father Christmas in the Country... Read More

Celebrate Christmas Early in Cape May During Holiday Preview Weekend, Nov. 16-18

Christmas arrives early in Victorian Cape May when the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., is beautifully decorated with thousands of lights for Cape May’s Holiday Preview Weekend, Nov. 16-18, presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). Start celebrating the holidays early with a weekend of festive tours, activities, and food and wine events that are sure... Read More

Historic Cold Spring Village Holds First Annual Spooky Event, Ghoul Spring Village

On Nov. 3 from 7 to 10 p.m., Historic Cold Spring Village will be holding its first annual spooktacular fundraising event, “Ghoul Spring Village.” If you dare, please join us as we pierce the veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead. Venture to hear the true stories behind some of New Jersey’s infamous legends as you are guided through the darkness by lantern light. What... Read More

Local Lighthouses and Museums Host Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey Oct. 20-21

Lighthouses and select museums throughout the state will host the Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21.

Challenge yourself to visit each participating lighthouse over the weekend as you tour the state to help raise funds for continued lighthouse preservation.

These majestic beacons have played an important role in New Jersey's history,... Read More

MAC Lunch & Learn Series Continues

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) continues its Lunch & Learn series this fall!

Saturday, Oct. 20: Supernatural Music
Features music with fantastic and macabre themes from the classical masters, including many pieces still popular today. Presenter is Rich Chiemingo.

Saturday, Nov. 17: Victorian Christmas Traditions... Read More

Wildwood Historical Society to Hold Open House

The Wildwood Historical Society is holding an open house to welcome locals and visitors alike to their revamped and updated museum on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Volunteers at the George Boyer Museum, located at 3907 Pacific Ave., have spent months updating the ever-growing collection with memorabilia donated by visitors throughout the year. The museum had its busiest season on record this year... Read More

Cape May’s 46th Annual Victorian Weekend Features Tours and Activities Celebrating this National Historic Landmark City

Cape May’s 46th annual Victorian Weekend, presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC), celebrates the city’s famous Victorian architecture and history with a long holiday weekend of activities and events from Oct. 4-8.

Join us on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m. as history professor, scholar and author Natalia Mehlman Petrzela presents “Women and Children... Read More

20th Annual Festival of Fine Craft on Oct. 6-7

WheatonArts and Cultural Center is celebrating its 20th year of the Festival of Fine Craft on Oct. 6 and 7, rain or shine! This event, sponsored by OceanFirst, features the works of 150 contemporary and traditional artists and crafts people. Throughout the WheatonArts campus, artists working in clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed medium, wearable art, wood and more will showcase... Read More

Brunch Aboard Civil War Train to Enjoy Scenic Fall Pennsylvania Foliage

Come join the Ocean City Order of the Eastern Star on a fall foliage excursion on the Colebrookdale Railroad. A delicious brunch will be served in a Civil-War-era completely refurbished train dining car, with an open-air viewing car attached for the extra scenic enjoyment.

After the two-hour tour, we will return to the bus and visit the Taylor Backes Glass Factory. Then, if there is... Read More

Civil War Weekend at Historic Cold Spring Village is Sept. 15-16

The Civil War comes to life at Historic Cold Spring Village’s annual Civil War Weekend Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visitors can tour Union and Confederate camps, and meet authentically clad and equipped military and civilian reenactors who will discuss the everyday lives of Civil War soldiers and the roles civilians played in supporting them. The Village,... Read More