|Pictured Here (photo credit: Joe Evangelista): Waltz your way back in time to an era of bustles and boaters and experience Cape May’s “gilded age” during the Victorian Ball, part of the Vintage Dance Weekend during Cape May’s annual Victorian Weekend, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). Celebrate Cape May’s unique history with a weekend of house tours, living history programs, food and wine events, a crafts and antiques show, performances, workshops and much more, from Oct. 11-15, 2013. Explore Cape May’s famous Victorian gems on historic house tours, taste delectable desserts created by innkeepers during the Chocolate Championship Tour & Tasting, and more during what the American Bus Association calls a “Top 100 Event in North America.” The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) is a multifaceted not-for-profit organization committed to promoting the preservation, interpretation, and cultural enrichment of the Cape May region for its residents and visitors. MAC membership is open to all. For information about MAC’s year-round schedule of tours, festivals, and special events, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278, or visit MAC’s Web site at www.capemaymac.org. For information about restaurants, accommodations and shopping, call the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May at 609-884-5508.|
|Pictured Here: Victorian Murder Mystery Dinners are a favorite event during Cape May's Spring Festival (late April-early May) and Victorian Week (October). Enjoy a three-course dinner, with guests and actors, as a mystery set in the Victorian era unfolds.|
|Pictured Here: Kick your heels up as they did 100 years ago at the Vintage Dance Weekend during Cape May's Spring Festival and Victorian Week. The Vintage Dance Weekend includes dance workshops, a Vintage Ball and a tea dance.|
|Pictured Here: Stroll the historic streets, experience Cape May’s Victorian architectural riches, view beautiful interiors, encounter living history characters and tour through bed and breakfast inns and guesthouses during Victorian Week historic house tours.|
Pictured Here: Visitors to the city dress in vintage garb for the Victorian Ball during Cape May’s annual Victorian Weekend, presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). Imagine stepping back in time to a period when gentlemen wore straw boaters, ladies wore bustles, and everyone wore a mantle of graciousness and decorum. Celebrate Victoriana with 10 days of unique and entertaining activities, such as vintage dance workshops, historic house tours, evening ghost tours, lectures and mystery dinners, brass band concerts and much more. Come see why Victorian Week has been named "A Top 100 Event in North America."
Photo by Maciej Nadrdalik