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Year: 2011

Harbor Fest Celebrates 100 years of Boating

Cape May’s 4th Annual Harbor Fest celebrated the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Harbor. Beautiful weather encouraged a large turn out of people. Everything from a Scallop Challenge to a kayaking and canoe regatta was offered Saturday June 18. According to Mark Allen’s article, Cape May Harbor Sails to 100, which appears in… Read more »


Flag Day in Cape May – the Local Connection

Although the idea for an annual day honoring the Flag is believed to have started in 1885 when a Wisconsin schoolteacher, BJ Cigrand, arranged for the pupils to honor June 14 – which was the 108th anniversary of the official adoption of The Stars and Stripes – as ‘Flag Birthday, ‘ it was Colonel J… Read more »


West Cape May Strawberry Festival packs ’em in

The Annual West Cape May Strawberry Festival was held June 4 in Wilbraham Park. The weather was perfect and vendors offered a wonderful selection of strawberries in every form from chocolate covered to plain to strawberry motifs on handmade ceramic bowls. Food of all kinds was there for the offing including local favorites like J.B.’s… Read more »


American Pride Day Celebration

The Naval Air Station Wildwood celebrated American Pride Day on Saturday June 4th. Activities included an F-18 fly-in with a meet and greet with the pilot, wine tasting from Cape May Winery & Hawk Haven Vineyard, and Chevrolet exhibits featuring innovative new cars including the “American Pride Camaro.”