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Events

Special Events and Themed Weekends

Feasting on History May 03 - May 03
Annual restaurant gala fundraiser to be held at NASW Aviation Museum. Sample signatures dishes, entrees and desserts from your favorite area restaurants. Plus, special wine tastings from local and regional distributors! Advance ticket sales only.

Free Village Sampler Weekend June 04 - June 05
Free admission!Visit select buildings and learn about the trades and crafts of the ‘age of homespun’! Take guided walking tours and special discounts at the Country Store. Enjoy children's crafts and family activities.

Hands-on History June 11 - June 12
Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basketweaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26 restored, historic buildings and interact with historical interpreters to learn and create-the way our ancestors did! Children can get their 'Pastport' stamped for each hands-on activity they complete, and redeem it for a free treat in the Country Store!

Military Timeline Weekend June 18 - June 19
An exhibition of various conflicts spanning several centuries including English Hundred Years War, Boer War, American Revolution and Civil War, World War II, Korean War and more!

Cape May Quilt & Fiber Arts Show June 25 - June 26
The Village’s 29th annual Quilt Show has expanded into a full-scale event celebrating all forms of fiber arts. In addition to voting for your favorite quilt, guests can take in workshops and demonstrations on knitting, crocheting, wool dyeing, sheep shearing and more.

Independence Day Celebration July 02 - July 03
Afternoon concerts, family activities and traditional fun. Patriotic programs both days, including The Story of Old Glory and live music.

Jersey Cape Foodways Weekend July 09 - July 10
Historical cooking demonstrations, local food and beverage vendors, and more!

12th Annual Celtic Festival July 16 - July 17
Celebrate traditions of the Celtic Highlands with live entertainment-music, dancing, crafts, beer pavilion and more! Please check back for performance lineup.

Railroad Days July 23 - July 24
The Village is lined with model railroads, garden displays, vendors and more. Discover all things locomotive!

Hands-on History July 30 - July 31
Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basketweaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26 restored, historic buildings and interact with historical interpreters to learn and create-the way our ancestors did! Children can get their 'Pastport' stamped for each hands-on activity they complete, and redeem it for a free treat in the Country Store!

Down on the Farm Weekend August 06 - August 07
Visit with your favorite barnyard animals, make take-home crafts, enjoy a horse & carriage ride with Levi the Horse and celebrate all things on the American farm!

Classic Car Show & Cruise August 13 - August 14
Vintage cars and trucks fill the Village from 11am-3pm.

Paranormal Pursuits August 20 - August 21
Experience all things unexplained! Enjoy ghostly tales, presentations by paranormal investigators, a phrenology experience, ghost tours and much more!  

Seafarers’ Weekend August 27 - August 28
Pirates invade the Village! Catch the action with exciting pirate fight shows throughout the weekend. Take in exhibits and activities such as antique boats, duck decoy carving and more. Plus, sea chanties and sing-alongs.

Hands-on History September 03 - September 04
Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basketweaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26 restored, historic buildings and interact with historical interpreters to learn and create-the way our ancestors did! Children can get their 'Pastport' stamped for each hands-on activity they complete, and redeem it for a free treat in the Country Store!

Revolutionary War Encampment September 10 - September 11
The American Revolution comes to life with reenactors and encampments from both Loyalist and Patriot militia. Field camps, weaponry, programs and more.

Civil War Weekend September 17 - September 18
Re-enactors bring to life military encampments, demonstrations of infantry and artillery drill, weaponry, camp life and more throughout the Village. Vendors of reproduction period merchandise. Battle reenactment at 2pm both days.

Free Village Sampler Weekend September 24 - September 25
Free admission! Visit select buildings and learn about the trades and crafts of the ‘age of homespun’! Take guided walking tours and special discounts at the Country Store. Enjoy children's crafts and family activities.