NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL WEEKEND

PARTNERS

Mad Batter Restaurant

19 Jackson St., Cape May, NJ 08204

609-884-5970

 

Cape May Stage

405 Lafayette St., Cape May, NJ 08204

609-884-1341

 

Historic Cold Spring Village

720 Rt 9N, Cape May, NJ 08204

609-898-2300

 

Mid-Atlantic Center for the

Arts & Humanities (MAC)

1048 Washington St., Cape May, NJ 08204

609-884-5404

 

Center for Community Arts

717 Franklin Street, Cape May, NJ 08204

609-884-7525

APRIL 3-5, 2020

On this 100th Anniversary of Negro League Baseball, help us celebrate Cape May’s Negro League Baseball history with a weekend of presentations, book signings, trivia contests, an independent movie, trolley tour and even a vintage baseball game!

Friday, April 3

5pm: Kick off the baseball weekend in Cape May with a meet & greet cocktail get-together at the Mad Batter Restaurant, 19 Jackson St., followed by baseball themed finger foods. $25. Cash Bar.

7pm: Then, enjoy a discussion on Octavius Catto presented by Dr. Jerrold Casway with a Q & A.

Saturday, April 4

11am: Book signing with Gaylon White, author of four baseball books, at Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette St.

2pm:  It’s Batter Up! at Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt 9N, for an old-fashioned, vintage baseball game. Hot dogs, popcorn & songs. Join the fun for this free event!

7pm: Panel discussion of Negro Baseball in Middle Township & Lower Township in the 1960s, followed by Team Trivia! Do you think you know your sports statistics, teams, players, history and more? Compete for prizes in the Carriage House Tent on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. $10 to participate.

Sunday, April 5

11am: Board the MAC Trolley for a guided tour of historic Cape May baseball sites. Limited seating. Call 609-884-5404 to reserve your seat. Tickets $15.

1pm: Baseball themed film featuring Negro League Baseball at Cape May Stage, 405 Lafayette St. Free admission.

2:30pm-5:30pm: A weekend wrap-up and buffet at the Mad Batter Restaurant. Cash Bar. 

For more information,

call 609-884-5404. ext. 118