Unseasonably warm weather made this year’s 47th Annual Christmas Parade a delight for young and old. Crowds lined the parade route along Broadway, West Perry and Carpenters Lane. And a good time was had by all. The winners are listed by categories below. Decorated Fire Trucks First Place #90 Tuckahoe Second Place #70 Rio Grande… Read more »
Mild weather drew an unusually large and enthusiastic crowd Friday Nov. 30 for the Annual Cape May City Christmas Tree Lighting held at Rotary Park. City officials, the Cape Harmonaires and a special visit from a jolly old man in a red suit highlighted the event.
Local Man Donates 30 foot Tree for Annual Congress Hall Holiday Celebration Congress Hall’s Christmas tree is a time honored Cape May tradition. This year’s tree was donated by Mr. John Gerolstein, a local resident of Cape May. Workers cut down the 30-foot Blue Spruce Evergreen on Monday, November 19th and then transported it the… Read more »
The first of Cape May’s three Christmas Tree Lightings took place Saturday at the Physick Estate grounds. The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts event kicks off the holiday season on the Island and kids were thrilled to see Santa arrive just in time to pull the switch and light the giant tree. Visitors could also… Read more »
The Decor Committee for the Mall merchants did a bang up job again this year. Individual stores created scarecrows to adorn the Mall. Hay bales, pumpkins and corn stalks added the finishing touches.
Thousands of little Trick-or-Treaters descended the Washington Street Mall Sunday, Oct. 21 for the Mall Merchant’s annual event. Following Trick-or-Treat, the Cape May’ Halloween Parade got underway and brought out the best and the worst in scary and whimsical masqueraders. And the winners are: 012 Cape May Annual Halloween Parade Final Awards List Special Awards… Read more »
The 4th Annual Scarecrow Contest sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) is underway, and it’s time to rally friends, family, schoolmates and colleagues to visit the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, and vote for your favorite goulish crow whose creators are competing for prizes, with an overall prize of $200… Read more »
The city’s first Dragon Boat Fest, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May, had a remarkably beautiful, crisp fall day and many, many participants to make it a great success. Boaters raced from noon to 5 p.m. at Cape May Harbor raising money for their charitable causes. Thirty-three teams, made up of… Read more »
Couples waltzed their way ‘round the dance floor during the Vintage Dance Weekend on Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7. Vintage Dance instructor Martha Griffith taught dance students to kick-up their heels as they did in Cape May’s Victorian heyday. Later Saturday evening students tested their new steps at a costumed Vintage Ball with… Read more »
Drum roll please – Doris Wilcox of Flemington, NJ is the big winner of Cape May Magazine’s Lima Ben Counting Contest. Doris eyeballed the Lima beans at Saturday’s West Cape May Lima Bean Festival held at Wilbraham Park. Her guess was 2,681. The actual count? 2,743. Doris wins a one year subscription to Cape May… Read more »