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Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts
1048 Washington St. Cape May, NJ 08204
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    Upcoming events
      Cape May's Stormy Past: From the Pages of The First Resort
    • Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    • At the southernmost tip of New Jersey, Cape May is especially vulnerable to the elements. Hurricanes, Nor'easters and blizzards have all left the city with a flood of memories and haunting images of utter devastation. Exhibit Curator Ben Miller, author of Exit Zero's bestselling book, The First Resort, provides visitors with an unforgettable look at iconic storms that have ravaged Cape May, and a greater appreciation for the awesome power of Mother Nature. Text and images are complemented by the works of selected Cape May artists.
      Night Art Market
    • Thursday, June 29, 2017
    • Enjoy a summer evening stroll onthe beautiful grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate and view artwork on display and for sale by talented, juried, local artists. A food truck will be available for a snack or a picnic dinner at the picnic tables.
      Breakfast with the Pirates
    • Wednesday, July 5, 2017
    • Children hear a story over a yummy breakfast and then put on a vest and eye patch to go on a pirate-y treasure hunt on the grounds.
      Graveyard, Ghosts & Mansion Combo Tour
    • Saturday, July 8, 2017
    • Take a trolley ride to the Cold Spring Presbyterian Cemetery with Ghost-One, a team of paranormal investigators, to spend time at the graves of Dr. Emlen Physick and his family. On the return from the graveyard to the Physick Estate, listen to EVPs (electronic voice phenomenon) recorded at the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, and experiences reported there by staff and tour-goers. Then join the paranormal research team for an actual investigation in the Physick House, followed by a discussion of discoveries during the investigation.
      Ghosts & Guides
    • Saturday, July 15, 2017
    • Hear stories of unexplained occurrences inside the 1879 Physick Estate, experienced by the very guides who know the house intimately. Hear EVP recordings gathered by paranormal investigators and see photos of possible paranormal activity in the house.
      Shakespeare at the Estate: Hamlet
    • Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    • A high-energy production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate. A REV Theatre Company Production, in association with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities.
      Craft Beer & Crab Festival
    • Saturday, August 5, 2017
    • This all-day festival features local craft beers to wash down favorite summer picnic foods such as steamed crabs, crab cakes, steamed shrimp, pulled pork, and more. Enjoy live music all day on the outdoor stage. Have fun with jugglers and acrobats, crafts and food vendors, a farmers' market and more. Admission to the grounds is free; there will be a charge for food, beverages and some activities.