“Collecting History: Personal Collections of Cape May's African American Community” opens Jan. 19 on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May.
On Dec. 16 Cape May business leader Robert Mullock and his son Zack held a formal lease-signing ceremony at Macedonia Baptist Church. The lease will allow the Mullocks to renovate The Howell House. Their plan is to turn the building into a museum for Harriet Tubman who helped lead the struggle against slavery.
Train and history buffs were brought together Aug. 18 in Tuckahoe to relive the glory years of train travel in Cape May County via points north, south, east and west.
The Lenape Nation will embark on a river journey to yet again refresh its Treaty of Renewed Friendship with the people that live along the Delaware River ending in Lower Township.
The Nathaniel Foster house on Bayshore Road has a story to tell. The history of lower Cape May County may be preserved because this nearly 300-year-old house was recently saved from destruction through the efforts of Cape May County and Lower Township.
The Performing Arts Center (PAC) of Middle Township will open its busy spring season of varied cultural programming over the weekend of April 6-8 with a series of regional dance competitions.
The Museum of Cape May County will celebrate Presidents Day by offering the public a one-day opportunity to see documents signed by President George Washington and President Abraham Lincoln.
This program, from archives and public records sources, is about Cape May County supporting our military in peace and war throughout our 325 year history.
The Cape May County Library will host two “tweens & teens” activities during the month of December at the Woodbine Branch, 800 Monroe Avenue, Woodbine.
Cape May County’s centuries-old tradition of coming home for the holiday season will be celebrated this year when The Museum opens its doors to welcome members of the community.
The Signature Project is a multi-faceted work in progress; its core is a huge 76 foot by 36 foot mural which will be comprised of 171 canvases layered with hidden secrets.
Chase’s presentation, Valor & Victory: Duty Above and Beyond the Color Line will provide a glimpse into the heroics and sacrifices of Blacks, Latinos, and Asians in military service to our country.
The Museum of Cape May County, in conjunction with the Cape May County Civil War Roundtable, will host a lecture Oct. 19 that will bring to life one of the Civil War’s most colorful characters, Rose O’Neal Greenhow.
“As our official Historian, Larry has a wealth of background information on the history of Woodbine that we are proud to have him share at our local County Library Branch here in Woodbine,” added Mayor Pikolycky.
Cape May County 4-H is excited about another year of fun, friends and learning. The new 4-H year kicked off Sept. 1 and 4-H clubs are reorganizing and enrolling new members.
The 10th Annual Seafood and Music Festival, complete with great food, great music, messy pie-filled faces and great merchandise vendors, is free to attend.
The Cape May County Library will hold a presentation by County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti and Laurie Thomas of the County Clerk’s Office Sept. 23, 2017.
Young women ages 17-23 who live, work or attend school in Cape May or Atlantic County are eligible to participate in this chance to win scholarship money, prizes and the opportunity to compete for the title of Miss New Jersey!
A noted Civil War historian and author will lecture at the Museum of Cape May County, highlighting the details of the defense of the Cemetery Ridge stone wall during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Two sessions were held this summer for aspiring young chefs, Junior Chefs I for beginners and Junior Chefs II for those more experienced in the kitchen.
The Beach Bumz Band will be performing a free beach concert Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. on the deck at Cape May Convention Hall located at 714 Beach Avenue in Cape May.
The Angelus Chorus will be in concert at Cape May Convention Hall Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.
Wildwood's Race of Gentlemen, an annual auto race on the beach, is the subject of a 10,000 square foot exhibit in the Harley-Davidson Museum.
The 108th Wildwoods Baby Parade, an exciting Wildwoods tradition since 1909, takes place Aug. 2 and kicks off this year with the Wildwoods Baby Waddle Contest Aug. 1.
The City of Cape May along with the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) would like to congratulate the following winners of the Annual Jersey Cape Antique Auto Show.
This year marks the 23rd Anniversary that Sophisticated Productions returns to the Wildwoods Convention Center for its National Dance Competition.
Rona Craig, 77, died June 26. She was the matron of the Craig family which owns and operates The Washington Inn, Lucky Bones, Cape May Winery, The Pelican Club, The Old Grange and Love the Cook.
Treasures from shipwrecks off the coast of Cape May County were unveiled June 30 when five master divers shared artifacts in an exhibit presented by the Cape May Maritime Museum & Education Center at the Museum of Cape May County, 504 Route 9 North.
The Avalon Historical Society held their 14th Annual Photography Contest the month of May at the History Center, 215-39th Street. The photography pictures will remain exhibited through June.