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MARCH EVENTS
Twelve months of exciting events…
Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall: 714 Beach Avenue. Toddler Skate, Open Family Skate and Teen Skate: Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22. Toddlers (5 & under) - 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Open Family Skate – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Teen Skate – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Open Family Skate Only: Feb. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 1p.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Get ready to roll at Cape May Convention Hall when winter roller skating kicks off! Guests may bring their own standard or in-line skates or they can rent them from our facility. Admission fee for Open Family Skate is $5 per person. Skate rental is $2 for traditional skates and $4 for in-line skates. Admission for non-skaters during Family Skate is $2. Skaters can take a break from the rink and enjoy soft drinks, water, and light snacks at the concession stand. *Teen skate is $5 for skaters and non-skaters. Scheduling is available for birthday skate parties and private events. 609-884-9565. www.discovercapemaynj.com

Varsity Spirit Cheer Championships: 3-4. Wildwoods Convention Center. 9 a.m. www.AC.Varsity.com

Fireside Chat at Cold Spring Brewery: 7. Cold Spring Brewery, 720 Route 9, Cape May, NJ 08204. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Gather around the fireplace for a lecture on “Forgotten Great Men and Women from American History” by Jim Stephens, Deputy Director, Historic Cold Spring Village. 609-884-898-2300, ext. 11. www.hcsv.org

Shopaholics Weekend: Avalon. 7-9. Princeton and Whitebrier Restaurants at 2008 Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202. Thursday, March 7: 4-9pm, Friday, March 8: 4-9pm, Saturday, March 9: 10am-6pm The largest winter shopping event brings together the very best boutiques showcasing the largest variety of merchandise in one location. Deep discounts in clothing, shoes, accessories, home décor and more. 609-967-3936. www.visitavalonnj.com

Murder Mystery Weekend: 8-9, 22-23, 29-30. East Lynne Theater will host the weekend at The Henry Sawyer Inn at 722 Columbia Avenue and Twin Gables Inn at 731 Columbia Avenue in Cape May, NJ 08204. These exciting weekends allow guests to portray the detective, murderer, victim, witness, curious bystander, and other crime-related characters, with Frank Smith, an experienced retired Philadelphia police detective, giving just enough information to get sleuthing skills going. Packages include Friday night appetizers at the Henry Sawyer Inn, dinner at one of Cape May’s fine restaurants, breakfasts at the inns, and a dessert reception on Saturday evening – all while guests continue to gather clues to solve the crime. The all-inclusive cost for two people in a deluxe room is $529 plus tax; an upgrade to a 2-room suite is $60 additional. Add a third or fourth person in a suite for an additional $139 plus tax per person. Reservations are made through The Henry Sawyer Inn by calling 609-884-5667 or by e-mail henrysawyerinn@verizon.net. To reserve at The Twin Gables Inn, call 609-884-7332 or e-mail twgables@verizon.net. Those who do not need housing, but would like to participate in the weekend, may also contact The Henry Sawyer Inn about cost and details. For information about this and other East Lynne Theater Company events, call 609-884-5898 or visit www.eastlynnetheater.org

Second Saturday Wine Tasting:
9. Village on High, Millville – Glasstown Arts District. Admission Fee includes food tastings. 856-371-0716.

Spirit Brands National Rec. & School Championship: 8-10 Wildwoods Convention Center. 9 a.m. 866-52-CHEER or www.SpiritBrands.org

Fireside Chat at Cold Spring Brewery: 14. Cold Spring Brewery, 720 Route 9, Cape May, NJ 08204. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Gather around the fireplace for a lecture on “Alice Paul: New Jersey Heroine for Equality” with Lucienne Beard, Executive Director with the Alice Paul Institute. 609-884-898-2300, ext. 11. www.hcsv.org

Third Friday: 15. Glasstown Arts District, Millville. The District comes alive with those enjoying the arts, entertainment and more. Exhibition openings, live music, dining and shopping in a festive atmosphere. Levoy Theatre – www.levoy.net. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Comedy Night Social: 15. Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue. Begins at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Comedy night featuring Buddy Fitzpatrick, Andy Pitz and Drew Fraser. 609-884-9565. For tickets and Information, visit www.discovercapemaynj.com

Sherlock Holmes Weekend:
15-17. Cape May. Join Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. Watson, for a weekend of solving clues in the new mystery ”Sherlock Holmes and The Case of a Siren's Call.” Stalk the gaslit streets in search of clues and compete for the $250 grand prize. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or www.capemaymac.org

Stone Harbor Shiver: Annual polar bear plunge. www.stoneharborbeach.com

St. Patrick's Parade & Celebration: 16. Sea Isle City. The annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade is always a favorite, thanks to many shamrock-clad enthusiasts – and plenty “Wearin' of the Green.” The Celtic procession will include live pipe-and-drum music, Irish residents and Sea Isle's ‘“rish Royal Family.” Don't miss any of the fun because today everyone is Irish in Sea Isle City! 609-263-6341. www.kixmcnutleys.com

St. Patrick's Day Celebration & Parade: North Wildwood. 10th & Atlantic Aves., North Wildwood. Ceremony 11:30 a.m., parade Noon. 609-522-2955 or www.NorthWildwood.com

Girl Scouts Passport Around the World: Wildwoods Convention Center. 1-3:30 p.m. 856.795.1560 or www.gscsnj.org

Fireside Chat at Cold Spring Brewery: 21. Cold Spring Brewery, 720 Route 9, Cape May, NJ 08204. 4pm. to 5pm. Gather around the fireplace for a lecture on “Submarine Warfare off the Jersey Shore in WWI and WWII” by Joseph Bilby, Author and Historian. 609-884-898-2300, ext. 11. www.hcsv.org

New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s Stages Festival: 1501 Glasstown Road, Millville. March 23 at 2 p.m. A special production of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”, presented by Surflight Theatre. FREE and open to the public, this show is appropriate for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Admission is FREE, part of the WheatonArts “Family Days! To register for your free seats to the show, click here: ps://www.tfaforms.com 609-770-8782. www.njtheatrealliance.org and www.stagesfestival.org

Spring Bridal Fair:
24. Wildwoods Convention Center. Noon - 4 p.m. Free Admission. 609-465-7181 or www.WildwoodsNJ.com/Bridal-Fair

Fireside Chat at Cold Spring Brewery: 28. Cold Spring Brewery, 720 Route 9, Cape May, NJ 08204. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Gather around the fireplace for a lecture on “History of Baseball in New Jersey” with John Zinn, Author and Historian. 609-884-898-2300, ext. 11. www.hcsv.org

Special Olympics NJ Basketball Finals: 30-31. Wildwoods Convention Center. Sat: 10 a.m. Sun: 9 a.m. Free Admission. 609-896-8000 or www.sonj.org

The Great Egg Hunt: Ocean City. 2:30pm, 11th- 14th St. Beach. Five (5) age groups 0-2yrs and 3yrs (11th Street) 4 and 5yrs (12th Street) 6 & 7yrs old (13th Street), Special Needs Children (14th Street) Rain date: April 1st. 800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Garden Brothers Circus: Wildwoods Convention Center. Shows at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., 888-620-8936 or www.GardenBrosCircus.com

'War at the Jersey Shore' Youth Wrestling Tournament: Wildwoods Convention Center. 856-642-7592 or www.AtlanticCoastWrestling.com

Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Family Fun Night & Bonfire: Wildwood Beach at Rio Grande Ave. 6-10 p.m. 609-729-4000. www.Wildwoods.com

Sports Memorabilia Show at the Music Pier in Ocean City: 30. Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. More details and ticketing info to follow. Call 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

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