Looking for Something to Do in Cape May New Jersey? Spend a day at the beach, or go Parasailing, take a Jet Boat Ride or Rent a Jet Ski. Why not spend a summer afternoon Whale and Dolphin Watching. Check out the lighthouse and sunken ship at Cape May State Park. Cape May offers beach lovers Victorian architecture, fine dining, bird watching, boating, water sports and fishing in addition to world class resort and vacation accommodations. Cape May Resort.com, Your Cape May Local Travel Resource
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Chamber of Commerce Cape May Fall Events
content from: Cape May Chamber of Commerce
In less than six weeks, the City of Cape May will be the stage for the inaugural edition of the Exit 0 International Jazz Festival, November 9-11. More than 100 internationally known musicians will tickle the ivories and drive the sound of the unpredictable improvisation
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and often, hard-hitting rhythms that transform back to the velvety sound of flowing jazz during this three-day event.
Headlining the Festival on the Main Stage at Convention Hall will be The Sun Goddess Tour starring Jazz legend and three-time Grammy Award Winner Ramsey Lewsi & His Electric Band onSaturday at 7:30 PM and 9:30PM.
Opening the Festival on Friday at 8:00 PM and 10:15PM will be none other than Philadelphia native son and Grammy award winner jazz bassist,Christian McBride and his quintet - Inside Straight. And a very special and rare jazz session will take place on Saturday afternoon at 1:30 PM when the17 men strong company Captain Black Big Band, led by jazz pianist Orrin Evans takes to the stage and puts on a powerful performance filled with passion and the unexpected, that only an eclectic group of diverse musicians could do. Club venues up and down Beach Avenue providing an intimate setting throughout the three-day festival.
What is dragon boating? It's a boat of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steers person paddling to cross the finish faster than their competition. It's power, speed, synchronization and endurance! And, it happens to be the fastest growing international team water sport. Come join us for the excitement of seeing teams of dragon boats slicing through the water in Cape May Harbor, a line of 54 lion dancers, stilt walkers, bands playing, great food and shopping plus the sheer fun of being connected on a level comparable to nothing else. Don't miss it!
"High Side Right Side" - Winner Cadence Contest 2012
The winner of the top Coast Guard Cadence is..."High Side Right Side" by Chief Petty Officer Cory Wadley of Station Morro Bay, Calif.! Please feel free to walk run around your office calling this cadence and not feel weird at all because it's the top Coast Guard Cadence of 2012.
"High Side Right" is a double-time cadence that requires the recruits to sing it when they are running as a company. The cadence was written by Chief Petty Officer Cory Wadley, one of approximately 160 surfmen in the Coast Guard who serves at one of the 19 designated surf stations in the U.S. According to Wadley, he wanted to write a cadence that taught recruits about the basics of piloting a motor lifeboat through heavy seas.
This year's Cape May Film Festival showcases "Ballerinas and Barbarians!" The 2012 Cape May Film Festival will be held exclusively at the Chalfonte Hotel October 19-21. Tickets go on sale Friday night, October 19, at 6:00 p.m. in the hotel lobby or you can buy passes at www.capemayfilm.org.
This year the festival features "Mirror Dance," a film about Cuban ballerina Margarita White who left her country during the revolution to come to the U.S. (Ms. White will join the festival Saturday night). On Sunday, the matinee will be "Barbarian Days," a documentary about Robert E. Howard (creator of Conan the Barbarian and other popular characters); prominent historian Rusty Burke will be on hand to answer questions.
On Friday night, creators of the website "reel-couples.com" will be in the house and will ask the question, "Which couples will make it after the credits roll?" And Saturday all day, the Festival will feature New Jersey's best short films as well as a guest curated session from the Black Maria Film Festival.
Nov 2-4Sherlock Holmes Weekend; MAC,609.884.5404 Nov 3 Fall Arts & Crafts Show; MAC,609.884.5404 Nov 9-11Exit Zero International Jazz Festival;609.849.9202 Nov 11 Veterans Day Ceremony; 11 am, Columbia Avenue Monument Nov 17 Physick Estate Treelighting & Open House; 7pm,609.884.5404 Nov 23-24 Holiday Crafts Fair; 10-5pm, MAC,609.884.5404 Nov 23-12/14Louisa May Alcott's Christmas; East Lynne Theater, 609.884.5898 Nov 23-12/30A Tuna Christmas; Cape May Stage 609.884.1341 Nov 30 City Treelighting Ceremony; 7pm, Rotary Park