Activities

Avalon is the Place to be this Thanksgiving Weekend

Spending Thanksgiving weekend in Avalon has become a tradition for so many families as they celebrate the holiday at the shore. Spread some holiday cheer among family and friends as you experience activities and performances from Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Saturday, Nov. 30.

Kick-off the festivities on Wednesday, Nov. 27 as the 7 Mile Business Community Association (7MBCA) hosts its... Read More

Events

Broadway at the Beach Returns to Cape May Stage with “Home for the Holidays” on Nov. 30

Broadway at the Beach continues at Cape May Stage on Saturday, Nov. 30 with “Home for the Holidays” by Will & Anthony Nunziata, presented by PNC Arts Alive. PNC Arts Alive is a multi-year, multi-million dollar grant initiative of the PNC Foundation, which receives its principal funding from The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.  In its ninth year, PNC Arts Alive challenges visual and... Read More

Activities

Thanksgiving to “Noon Year” Events at the Avalon Free Public Library

It’s the most wonderful time of year, and from Thanksgiving weekend all the way through to a “Noon Year” celebration, the Avalon Free Public Library and History Center features a number of programs for all ages. Take a break from the holiday hoopla and enjoy some time at the library! A full calendar of events can be found at www.avalonfreelibrary.org... Read More

Events

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities and East Lynne Theater Company present "Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides"

"You counted up yesterday how many there'd be, and you said twelve, so I set the table for twelve," said Pauline.

"Well, I don't see how I made such a blunder," her mother replied. "There are only eleven of us, after all."

"It's a sign somebody's comin'," said Pauline.

Thus, begins the eerie tale of "The Twelfth Guest" by Mary Wilkins Freeman, in which a strange young... Read More

Activities

Downtown 'Earlier Than the Bird' Celebration Set for Saturday Nov. 23

The early forecast calls for clear weather on Saturday - ideal conditions to kick off the holiday season along downtown Asbury Avenue. In Ocean City, that means shopping in your pajamas for the Earlier Than the Bird celebration.

The annual downtown shopping extravaganza takes place 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 23 - the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Anybody (pajama-clad or not) can take advantage... Read More

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N.J. Audubon Society's Nature Center of Cape May Joins with the Cape May - Lewes Ferry to Welcome the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Exhibit Opens on Nov. 25

From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with this vital resource for life. Water impacts climate, agriculture, transportation, industry and more. It inspires art and music. The Nature Center of Cape May and the Cape May - Lewes Ferry, in cooperation with New Jersey Council for the Humanities, will examine water as an environmental necessity... Read More

Shopping

Give the Gift of Douglass Fudge this Holiday Season

Does someone on your holiday gift list have a sweet tooth? Then Douglass Fudge is the place to go to find them a sweet holiday treat! This year Douglass Fudge is celebrating 100 years of serving only the best fudge, saltwater taffy, and candies to customers on the Wildwood Boardwalk and in the heart of Stone Harbor. Their famous candy making is a staple to locals and beachgoers alike. Only the... Read More

Shopping

4 Reasons to Shop Local this Holiday Season

For many people, holiday shopping mode tends to kick in right after Thanksgiving. Both Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer irresistible deals, creating one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. But during this time, shoppers tend to forget about a day that is very important to our community – Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday is held the Saturday after Thanksgiving... Read More

Activities

Do The Shore: November 20 to November 26

West Cape May Hospitality Night
Friday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m.
Participating Merchants in West Cape May

Kick-off the holiday season by visiting West Cape May's shop and restaurants during the first annual West Cape May Hospitality Night. Participating merchants will be featuring holiday specials, live music, food, drinks, prizes, and giveaways from 7 to 9 p.m.... Read More

Dining

Drink of the Week: French Martini

This week’s featured drink of the week is a French Martini with a vanilla twist from Duffinetti’s Restaurant and Lounge in Wildwood!

When we took a seat at the bar, Bartender John added Stoli vanilla vodka, pineapple juice, and Chambord in a cocktail shaker with ice. He shook it up and poured the drink into a martini glass, then garnished it with a lemon twist on the rim. Normally... Read More