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 a celebration with more than 100 juried crafters, live music and one-of-a-kind food. 609-652-7777. www.historicsmithvillenj.com
HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS IN CAPE MAY:
Varied events and venues from Oct. 16 – Oct. 31. Scare yourself silly with special tours and events themed for the spooky season. Presented by Cape May MAC. For more information, 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org
HARBORFEST: Sea Isle City. Festival celebrates Sea Isle’s fishing & nautical history. Seafood, live music, clam eating & and specialty vendors. 609- 263-9090. www.seaislechamber.com
THIRD FRIDAY: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. The District comes alive with exhibition openings, live music, dining, and shopping. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com
GREATER WILDWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FAB 50’s & BEYOND WEEKEND: Wildwood. Begins with a Dance Party at the Convention Center. Tickets needed. A FREE street fair will take place featuring classic cars, food and craft vendors, live entertainment, a Doo Wop Bus Tour and ending with a concert at the Oceanfront Arena. 609-729-4000. www.Wildwoods.com
NJ AUDUBON’S CAPE MAY AUTUMN FESTIVAL: Cape May. Three days of field trips, boat trips, workshops, live hawk banding and hawk demonstrations, and programs focusing on fall’s famous raptor migration. Keynote speakers. Live raptor show artisans, crafters, tour and optic companies. Convention Hall is free. Registration for other activities. www.njaudubon.org/centers
BOO@THE COHANZICK ZOO: Bridgeton. Join us in your creepiest, wildest costume for a fun and treat filled family friendly event! Treats, crafts, facepainting and more! 856-453-1675. www.cohanzickzoo.org
GHOUL SPRING VILLAGE: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Family friendly haunted walk-thru for young and old alike. Games, candy, food, and spooky scares abound! www.hcsv.org
LIGHTHOUSE CHALLENGE WEEKEND:
Lighthouses, museums and life-saving stations host a “Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey” weekend on Saturday, Oct. 17 and Sunday, Oct. 18. The public is challenged to visit all participating lighthouses over the weekend and raise funds for continued lighthouse preservation.609-884-5404. 800- 275-4278. www.lhchallengenj.org
NOVEMBER
EARLIER THAN THE BIRD, DOWN- TOWN SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA: Ocean City. Get out earlier than the bird and jump start your holiday shopping the weekend before Thanksgiving. Shop in your pajamas for early bird shopping specials. For more information call 1-
800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com
EXIT ZERO JAZZ FESTIVAL: Cape May Convention Hall and other venues. Over 100 inter- national touring musicians. Many styles of music from jazz, soul, reggae, blues, and R&B. www.exit0jazzfest.com
THIRD FRIDAY: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. The District comes alive with exhibition openings, live music, dining, and shopping. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com
CAPE MAY’S HOLIDAY SEASON: Cape May. Six weeks (Nov. 20-Jan. 1, 2021) of special holiday tours and events. Holiday Preview Weekend (Nov. 20-22), 46th Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tours (Dec. 5, 12,19), Lamplighter Christmas Tours, Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides, Physick House Tours, Holiday Inns Tours. Trolley Rides, Breakfast with Santa, and more. 609-884- 5404 or 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org
SHERLOCK HOLMES WEEKEND: Cape May. Join Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr.
Christmas House Tours are one of the main attractions of Cape May’s holiday season. Homes, inns, hotels and churches are all decorated for the holidays, plus caroling, food and more!
 Watson for a weekend of mystery and intrigue. Weekend overnight packages available. 609-884- 5404. 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org
CHRISTMAS IN THE DOWNTOWN: Our Miracle on Asbury Avenue : Ocean City. Join the merchants & Chamber in kicking off an old-fashioned Downtown Christmas. For more information call 800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com
SNOWFEST SATURDAY: Avalon. Free family photos with Santa, rides and games for all ages, live music and family-fun entertainment. 609-967- 3936. www.avalonboro.net
STONE HARBOR ISLAND HOLIDAY:
Pet parade, scavenger hunt, family activities, a merchants’ hospitality night, Small Business Saturday activities and Christmas Parade. www.SHNJ.org www.stoneharborbeach.com
BIG GLASS BLAST: WheatonArts, Millville. Watch and be amazed as the Big Glass Blast Team designs and creates LARGE-SCALE holiday- themed objects out of hot molten glass throughout the day! FREE admission. 800-998-4552, 856- 825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org
HOLIDAY PARADE: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. Floats, bands, drill teams, & more! Sponsored by the Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce. 856-825-2600. www.millville-nj.com
HOLIDAY STUDIO SALE: WheatonArts, Millville. Browse WheatonArts studio glass proto- types, seconds & overstocks, glass by Melanie & David Leppla, and pottery by Terry Plasket & WheatonArts Ceramic Artists at discounts of 30 to 70 percent off their original prices. Free admission to the sale. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org
DECEMBER
WINTER ENCAMPMENT/WASSAIL DAY: Historic Cold Spring Village. The Village paths come alive with the sounds and smells of the holidays. Hands-on crafts, live music, hot beverages and holiday treats. Father Christmas and a horse-drawn carriage ride throughout the festively decorated.
www.hcsv.org
WEST CAPE MAY CHRISTMAS PARADE:
Now in its 55th year, the parade starts off at 5:00pm sharp from the WCM Volunteer Firehouse. www.westcapemay.us
CHRISTMAS IN GREENWICH: Cumberland County. Self-guided tours of private homes, religious and historic sites and local museums. All buildings will be decorated for the holiday! 856-455-8580
GREATER WILDWOOD JAYCEES CHRISTMAS PARADE AND CHRISTMAS IN THE P L A Z A : Parade steps off at 6:30 p.m. 609-729- 5501. www.WildwoodHoliday.com
MAURICETOWN CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT T O U R : Cumberland County. Fun night touring Historic Mauricetown homes, gardens and gallery. 856-785-0457
HOLIDAY GLASS IN THE STUDIO:
WheatonArts, Millville. Watch as glass artists create holiday-themed objects of all sizes out of hot molten glass throughout the day! 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org
CITY OF CAPE MAY TREE LIGHTING:
Rotary Park. 7pm. Annual event. 609-884-9565.
www.capemaycity.com
HISTORIC CHRISTMAS HOUSE TOURS: Historic Bridgeton’s signature holiday event tours of historic buildings, homes, & churches. Enjoy the Downtown Historic District, where shops & restaurants will be bustling with special holiday enticements. 856-453-8130.
FAMILY HOLIDAY CELEBRATION:
Wildwoods Convention Center. 609-729-9000 or
www.WildwoodHoliday.com
CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT HOUSE TOUR: Cape May. 47th Annual Event. (Dec.5, 12, 19) Self-guided walking tour, the main attraction of Cape May’s festive holiday season, features homes, inns, hotels and churches decorated for the holidays, plus caroling, strolling musicians and good old- fashioned cheer. 609-884-5404 or 800-275- 4278. www.capemaymac.org
HOLIDAY EVENTS: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. Live entertainment, carolers, “carol-oke,” Santa’s Village & much more! 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com
THIRD FRIDAY: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. The District comes alive with exhibition openings, live music, dining, and shopping. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com
BOARDWALK BASKETBALL CLASSIC:
Wildwoods Convention Center. The largest holiday co-ed basketball tournament with teams from all over the country coming to compete. 609-522- 3355. www.bbclassic.com
FIRST NIGHT NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION:
Ocean City. A complete schedule of entertainment leading up to fireworks at midnight. For more information visit www.firstnightocnj.com
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