June Events in Cape May NJ 2014

Come to Cape May during the first months of the summer season and enjoy the May and June events.

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 Stay at the 931 Beach Guest House this June

Plan a family get-together and head towards the New Jersey shore to greet the summer season in the best way. Stay at the beach in Cape May during Memorial Day and create a tradition to enjoy the holiday with your loved ones each year.

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Cape May Area Events For Memorial Day & June

Crafts and Antiques for Memorial Day
May 25 10 am-4 pm
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue

Craft and antiques vendors offer a wide selection of country crafts, folk art, custom-designed jewelry, antiques and a choice selection of Victorian items. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

City of Cape May Memorial Day Recognition Services
Columbia Avenue Monument at 9 a.m.
Cape May Convention Hall at 11 a.m.
Admission:  Free

Sister Cape Bike Tour
Saturday, May 31 (Rain Date: Sunday, June 1)
8:30 a.m. to approximately 6 p.m.
Location: Cape May Lewis Ferry Terminal

Meet for a tour of “the other side”; our sister cape, Cape Henlopen State Park and the Junction & Breakwater Trail connecting Lewes and Rehoboth Beach.  Expect to cover approximately 20 miles throughout the day, but know that frequent stops will occur to explore the natural and cultural gems of the region.  Step back in time to the rich WWII history of Fort Miles Historic area, climb the old bunker and lookout tower and stop by the Seaside Nature Center and fishing pier.  Next a short tour through historic Lewes and marina-side stop for lunch allows a break before we tackle the converted railroad bed trail to Rehoboth.  Time permitting, we may also take a side trip to the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes to check out the wind turbine we can see from our Cape May shoreline.  Bring your own bike or bike rentals can be arranged on the Delaware side.  Pack refreshments and lunch, or bring money for our stop at the marina in Lewes. Preregistration is required. www.njaudubon.org/centers/nccm
609-898-8848

More things to do in Cape May during the Month of June

33rd South Jersey Shark Tournament
June 4 – 7
South Jersey Marina

Now in its 33rd year, the 2014 South Jersey Shark Tournament features an all new format, fish two out of three days, Captain’s Choice. This is the longest running tournament in New Jersey and also the richest! For more information, visitwww.SouthJerseyTournaments.com or call: 609-884-2400, Bob Glover Tournament Director. Face Book: South Jersey Tournaments

“An Evening with Groucho”
June 7 7:30 pm
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave.

Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act comedy consists of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs including “Hooray For Captain Spalding,” and “Lydia, the Tattooed Lady.”  The audience literally becomes part of the show as Ferrante ad-libs his way throughout the performance in grand Groucho style. A show perfect for all ages! Admission: $30 plus facility fee.
609-884-9565 or 855-708-9699  www.DiscoverCapeMayNJ.com

Dr. Physick’s 159th Birthday Party
June 5 10 am
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St

Join the Friends of the Physick Estate and celebrate the 158th birthday of Dr. Emlen Physick, Cape May’s illustrious Victorian citizen. Watch a challenge croquet match between the Friends of the Physick Estate and Friends of the Cape May Lighthouse. Admission: Free. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Strawberry Festival
June 7 (Rain date June 8) 9 am-5 pm
Wilbraham Park, Broadway & West Perry Streets

The annual Strawberry Festival is a small town smorgasbord of entertainment, crafts and food including plenty of strawberries. Plus, sink your teeth in the best strawberry shortcake you will ever eat! The Strawberry Queen and King will be crowned at the end of the day. Admission: Free. Sponsored by the West Cape May Business Association. For more information, contact Diane Flanegan at
609-884-8382.

21st Annual Boardwalk Craft Show
June 7 & 8 10 am-5:pm
Boardwalk, Beach Avenue at the Convention Center
Admission: Free

For more information, call 609-884-9565 or visit www.discovercapemaynj.com

The First Fifty Years
June 11 – July 19 (Wed.-Sat.) 8:30pm
The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St.

Written by Henry Myer, it premiered on Broadway in 1922. This dramatic comedy charts the relationship of a married couple from 1872, when they move into their new home after their honeymoon, all the way to their golden anniversary, in 1922. ELTC’s artistic director tracked down the only known script of this forgotten gem. For more information, call 609-884-5898 or eastlynneco@aol.com or visithttp://eastlynnetheater.org.

7th Annual Harborfest
June 14 10 am – 5 pm

Saturday June 14th A celebration of the sea, its culture, and its ecology on Cape May’s harbor.  Fresh seafood, live music  vendors fill the streets. Educational programs, blessing of the waters & boating fleet, water activities, and marine demonstrations. Don’t miss the beer garden and a new variety of seafood challenges. For more information, call 609.884.5508, or visitwww.capemaychamber.com and http://www.capemayharborfestival.com

Moon Over Buffalo by Ken Ludwig
June 18 – August 1
Tues – Sun 8PM
Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette Street

Cape May Stage presents a zany, backstage antics-driven farce. In this madcap comedy, actors’ George and Charlotte Hay realize their chance to move from small-time Buffalo theatre to their big shot in the Hollywood movies.
Box Office: (609) 770-8311  www.capemaystage.org

Craft & Flea Market
June 21 (Rain date June 22)  9 am-5 pm
Wilbraham Park, Broadway & West Perry Streets
Admission: Free

For more information, contact Joan Green at 609-898-1236.

Farmers Market and Community Concerts
Tuesdays beginning June 24-August 26, 2013
3 pm-7:30 pm  Concerts 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Borough Backyard Park (behind Borough Hall)
Admission: Free
Borough Hall 884-1005 ext 9

Victorian Family Fair
June 28 10 am-4 pm
The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

A traditional Victorian fair with activities for the whole family on the grounds of Cape May’s only Victorian house museum. The day features live musical performances, crafts, collectibles, living history characters, children’s activities and refreshments. Free parking. Admission: Free. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Teddy Bear Tea Party
Saturday, June 28
11 am and 1 pm
The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

B.Y.O.B.-Bring your own bear (or dolly). Teddy Bear Tea Parties feature kid-friendly menus and teddy bear music. Miss Jeanne and a special guest from The Cape May Teddy Bear Co. will be presenting stories and activities for the Teddy Bear Tea attendees as well as providing a goody bag.  Admission: $18 for adults; $10 for children (ages 3-12). Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information or to make reservations, call
609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Plan a family get-together and head towards the New Jersey shore to greet the summer season in the best way. Stay at the beach in Cape May during Memorial Day and create a tradition to enjoy the holiday with your loved ones each year.

Reserve your accommodation at 931 Beach Guest House today