News and Notes from Down the Shore
The High Seas
Drop anchor at the annual Atlantic City Boat Show. Join boaters and nautical enthusiasts from across the country as they converge on the Atlantic City Convention Center for four days of ocean thrills. The Water Center offers the chance for newcomers to learn the ins and outs of boating, while games, performances, giveaways and contests will keep guests of all ages entertained. Feb. 6-10 at the Atlantic City Convention Center, 1 Convention Blvd., (718) 707- 0716, ACBoatShow.com, $15, free for children ages 15 and under
The tastes of the season combine for one special night at Comfort in the Cold. Sponsored by Slow Food South Jersey, an organization that aims to cook using only local and seasonal produce, this event brings the tastes of the Jersey Shore to your plate with a fivecourse preparation by slow food chef Sheri Waide. Complete with a cocktail hour and vegetarian option, the night is dedicated to the ultimate in fresh and community-conscious products. Jan. 26, 6 p.m. at The Merion Inn, 106 Decatur St., Cape May, (609) 780-6510, SlowFoodSouthJerseyShore.org, $65
Cape May is packed full of history, from the elegant Victorian homes lining the streets to its historic past. Experience the past with a trolley tour of Cape May’s historic district, by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities. Start with a guided tour of the organization’s own Emlen Physick Estate, the beautiful mansion that since 1970 has welcomed guests in for a peek into the town’s storied past. Then hop on board a trolley to see all that the city has to offer from its storied past. Jan. 19 and 26, 12:30-1:15 p.m. at the MidAtlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities, 1048 Washington St., (609) 884-5404, CapeMayMAC.org, $18 for adults, $9 for children ages 3-12
Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Magazine, Volume 9, Issue 10 (January, 2013).
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