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Events

Special Events and Themed Weekends

Cape May Quilt & Fiber Arts Show Jun 25 , 2016 - Jun 26 , 2016
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 Jul 2 , 2016 - Jul 3 , 2016
Afternoon concerts, family activities and traditional fun. Patriotic programs both days, including The Story of Old Glory and live music.

Jersey Cape Foodways Weekend Jul 9 , 2016 - Jul 10 , 2016
Historical cooking demonstrations, local food and beverage vendors, and more!

12th Annual Celtic Festival Jul 16 , 2016 - Jul 17 , 2016
Celebrate traditions of the Celtic Highlands with live entertainment-music, dancing, crafts, beer pavilion and more! Please check back for performance lineup.

Railroad Days Jul 23 , 2016 - Jul 24 , 2016
The Village is lined with model railroads, garden displays, vendors and more. Discover all things locomotive!

Hands-on History Jul 30 , 2016 - Jul 31 , 2016
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 Aug 6 , 2016 - Aug 7 , 2016
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 Aug 13 , 2016 - Aug 14 , 2016
Vintage cars and trucks fill the Village from 11am-3pm.

Paranormal Pursuits Aug 20 , 2016 - Aug 21 , 2016
Experience all things unexplained! Enjoy ghostly tales, presentations by paranormal investigators, a phrenology experience, ghost tours and much more!  

Seafarers’ Weekend Aug 27 , 2016 - Aug 28 , 2016
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 Sep 3 , 2016 - Sep 4 , 2016
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 Sep 10 , 2016 - Sep 11 , 2016
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 Sep 17 , 2016 - Sep 18 , 2016
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 Sep 24 , 2016 - Sep 25 , 2016
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.

A Channeling Dinner with Craig McManus Oct 8 , 2016 - Oct 8 , 2016
A fall buffet dinner at 7pm including a selection of beer and wine. After dinner, Craig will walk around the room and channel for the group. He cannot channel for every person and does not promise to get to every table, but will try to read as many energies coming through as he can in the two hours. Tickets are $85 per person and must be purchased in advance. Please call (609) 898-2300, ext. 10 for more info and to purchase tickets.