6:00 pm18:00

Dinner and a Show

Cape May Stage presents "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife"

on Wednesday, July 12, with 6pm seating at restaurant and 8pm seating at Cape May Stage Restaurant and ticket price will be announced by April 3.  Following the delicious dinner, you will be entertained by Cape May Stage's production of "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife", a side-splitting comedy which takes place on the Upper West Side of Manhattan where Marjorie Taub is looking for meaning in her life. A mysterious figure from her past appears and at first infuses her with life but soon becomes an unwelcome and sinister guest in her home.  Following the performance will be a talk-back with cast.

7:00 pm19:00

Film: “Whoopi Goldberg presents Moms Mabley”

“Whoopi Goldberg presents Moms Mabley” with Special Surprise Guest

Saturday, August 5, 7pm at the West Cape May Borough Hall. Admission: Donations

Together with Cape May Film Society, we present the movie: "Whoopi Goldberg presents Moms Mabley", a documentary on comedian, Jackie "Moms" Mabley along with a special surprise guest you will not want to miss.   Often referred to as "the funniest woman in the world," the iconic African-American standup comedienne Jackie "Moms" Mabley broke racial and sexual boundaries and continues to inspire comedians to this day.  In her directorial film, Whoopie Goldberg, a modern-day comedy favorite pays homage to this pioneering talent.  

This is event is rated PG13.


6:00 pm18:00

Dinner and a Show

East Lynne Theatre Company presents "Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire"

Sunday, August 13, 6pm seating at restaurant, 8pm seating at East Lynne Theatre Company.  Restaurant and ticket price will be announced by April 3.  East Lynne's

"Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire" is a one-woman show performed by Michele LaRue.  "Woman suffrage is the reform against nature," declares Marie Jenney Howe's unlikely, but irresistibly likeable, heroine. Howe, a      pro-suffragist, wrote her Anti-Suffrage Monologue in 1912-eight years before women at last won the vote. Her fictional speaker is a charming, guileless enthusiast who sincerely believes that her efforts as a "womanly woman" will keep the Home intact-and save the Nation from anarchy.


6:00 pm18:00

Farm to Table Dinner

Cape May Forum Annual Farm to table dinner on Thursday, October 19th.

Sure it’s usually held this time of year, but we realize that the best season fora ftd is in the fall.  That’s when the fruits of the harvest are plentiful.  And we are holding our 2017 Farm to table dinner down on the farm - Beach Plum Farm, to be exact!

So, Save the date and join us. Remember, it is Thursday, October 19, Beach Plum Farm on Stevens Lane, West Cape May. Tickets will be on sale August 15th

Do not worry, we will be reminding you!

For more information, call 609-770-2626 or email info@capemayforum.org




10:00 am10:00

Secret Garden Tour of West Cape May Private Gardens

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So much of a success in 2016, Cape May Forum had to bring it back.... 

Secret Garden Tour of West Cape May Private Gardens. An Exclusive Tour of Private Gardens on Saturday, June 17, at 10am-2:00pm, Tickets: $30 Early Bird Special through May 31st. $25 after May 31st.


Please join Cape May Forum for an exclusive tour of some of the most beautiful gardens in West Cape May; Enjoy a delicious lunch at Willow Creek Winery, and an exciting silent auction featuring beautiful art by celebrated local artists, as well as basket items from local businesses such as discounts on dining, shopping, and lodging.

Tour originates at Willow Creek Winery.  Maps will be distributed at registration.  Trolley service is provided and will run every 15 minutes through 12:30am.   Lunch and art auction begins at 12:30pm following garden tour.


Beginning April 3rd, Tickets can also be purchased at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street or at Hill House at the Emlen Physick Estate.

9:00 am09:00

"Women Powering Change"

Cape May Ferry Terminal  

Talks, panel discussions & box lunch

$35 per person  - Get tickets here


Beth Levy, a leading gender studies authority  will present a talk entitled, "We Will Meet them at the Intersection of Opportunity and Persistence."

Dr. Marcia Fiedler, Coordinator of Jewish Studies
Stockton University, will present a talk entitled, "Women of the Bible."

Panels and Panelists

Women in Education: Dr. Mechthild E. Nagel, SUNY Cortland, Director, Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies; Dr. Lori Vermeulen, Provost and VP for Academic Affairs at Stockton University; Dr. Barbara Gaba, President of Atlantic County Community College.  Moderator:  Lynda Anderson-Towns, Retired Superintendent, Woodbine Public Schools.

Women in Religion:   Rev. Kathleen Smallwood Johnson, Macedonia Baptist Church; Rev. Jeanette Block, Cape May Methodist Church; Sister Maria Metzger, Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church; Rev. Rachael E. Semovoski, King of Kings Evangelical Lutheran Church Middletown, NJ.  Moderator: Pastor Jeffrey Elliott, Cape May Lutheran Church.

Women in Non-Traditional Careers:    SK2 Paige Dockery, Company Commander, USCG; Katie Riley, 100 Ton Master Marine License, Sgt.Tracy Stuart, Bomb Detection Dog Handler, Stockton U; Susan Sweeney, Shop Foreman at The All Girls Auto Clinic, Upper Darby, PA. Moderator: Dr. Eleanor Bochenek, Director Fisheries Cooperative Center, Rutgers U.