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May 15th, 2013 by johnmatusiak
Cape May is a premier birding destination. May migration is an exciting time at the New Jersey shore. The Bacchus Inn is proud to provide accommodations for birders who wish to immerse themselves in the shore habitat for a few days.
Cape May Point State Park offers many trails to enjoy Cape May birding. Several varieties of birds can be seen in the Cape May beach wetlands. The Cape May Bird Observatory host many birding experts who are available for private and scheduled tours.
One such event is:Cape May gration Shorebird and Horsecrab Feastival May 16 – 19, 2013. For more information about this event dial: 609.884.2736. Cape May Bird Observatory is part of NJ Audubon Society.
May 15th, 2013 by johnmatusiak
This is an exciting time of year for New Jersey Birding. The Bacchus Inn would like to congratulate the 2013 winners of the World Series of Birding WSB.The winners for May of 2013 were as follows:
URNER STONE CUP (highest number total species) – 186
UMLY B. B. Kingfishers (Youth Challenge Div C) sponsored by Upper Main Line YMCA
Ben Bussmann, Nathaniel Sharp, Austin Smith
STONE AWARD (2nd highest number total species) – 182
DVOC Loons: Scott Fraser, Ian Lynch, Ken Lynch, Bill Reaume
STEARNS AWARD (3rd highest number total species) – 174
Diving Dabblers: Mark Boyd, Rodney Johnson, Matt Sabatine
May 20th, 2012 by johnmatusiak
The annual Harbor Fest is a great street fair that takes place on the Harbor by the Cape May Nature Center on Delaware Ave from 10am until 5pm. It is just minutes from town where a shuttle is available to transport visitors to the Harbor from the Welcome Center which is close to the Washington Street Mall. The Harbor Fest is not only an event with food, crafts, and art, but also includes nature programs, live music, kayaking, kid’s activities, plant sale, rock climbing wall, and the ever-popular, scallop cook-off. All taking place overlooking Cape May’s beautiful harbor.
Another popular event that takes place during Harbor Fest, is the USCG sponsored “Paddle for a Purpose” kayak and canoe regatta on the harbor.
Don’t miss out on any of these great events on Saturday, June 16, in beautiful Cape May.
June 18th, 2011 by johnmatusiak
June 18, 2011, is the 100th Anniversary Harbor Fest & Music on the Rocks Beach Party in Cape May, NJ. The annual Harbor Fest is a great event for guests visiting Cape May. The Harbor Fest takes place on the Harbor by the Cape May Nature Center on Delaware Ave from 10am until 5pm. It is just minutes from town where a shuttle is available to transport visitors to the Harbor from the Welcome Center which is close to the Washington Street Mall. The Harbor Fest is not only a street fair with food, crafts, and art, but also includes nature programs, live music, kayaking, kid’s activities, and a scallop cook-off. All this takes place overlooking Cape May’s beautiful harbor.
The USCG will also sponsor “Paddle for a Purpose” kayak and canoe regatta that will begin at 1pm on the harbor.
Music on the Rocks Beach Party is a live concert on the beach located near Cabana’s starting at 7pm. This is a free concert that will be fun for visitors of all ages.
Don’t miss out on any of these great events on Saturday, June 18, in beautiful Cape May.
June 6th, 2011 by johnmatusiak
Cape May has been nicknamed the Restaurant Capital of New Jersey for good reason. It is full of restaurants for guests of The Bacchus Inn B&B and other fine Cape May Bed & Breakfasts to experience a variety of cuisine and atmospheres. There are fine dining, casual sit-down, and take-out establishments. There is seafood, Italian, French, Asian, Southwestern, and Cajun-Creole cuisine, just to name a few. However, they all have one thing in common they are here in Cape May, New Jersey and many of them are participating in Restaurant Week.
Participating restaurants are offering fixed price menus to allow diners to enjoy an affordable and delicious meal. So if you have ever wanted to have a culinary experience at one of Cape May’s fine restaurants, but something was holding you back, well there is no excuse now! Come out and enjoy a meal at one of the participating restaurants, which includes; The Island Grill, Peter Shields Inn, E.M. Hemingway’s, The Black Duck on Sunset, Ebbitt Room, Mad Batter, The Pier House, Rusty Nail, Axelsson’s Blue Claw, The Lobster House, Washington Inn and 410 Bank Street.
This is an event not to be missed; get a delicious 3 Course Dinner for $35.11 or Lunch for $17.11 (beverage, tax and gratuities are not included).
June 3rd, 2011 by johnmatusiak
Got Strawberries? We do!
Well, actually the West Cape May Strawberry Festival has strawberries … lots of strawberries. Although the name is the Strawberry Festival, it is not all about the strawberry shortcake, strawberry lemonade, strawberry jams and jellies, it is also about live music, arts & crafts, antiques, fresh produce, BBQ, and lots of other yummy foods offered by local vendors. Guests staying at Cape May Bed and breakfast’s can enjoy good food, good music, and good times at the festival. The West Cape May Strawberry Festival begins at 9:00am and goes until 5:00pm on Saturday, June 4th. It is a popular Cape May event. The festival is held at the Wilbraham Park in West Cape May, walking distance from The Bacchus Inn Bed and Breakfast.
February 19th, 2011 by johnmatusiak
MAC has always offered guest tours and events on vacation in Cape May. Presidents Day weekend offers several events for guests of the Bacchus Inn Bed and Breakfast and Cape May.
On February 19-21 MAC is offering the normal trolley tours and Physick Estate walking tours, but there is more. This weekend there is a murder mystery event, “Finding Faith”, on Saturday night. There is also a craft and antique show, as well as, the ever popular ghost tours.
So if you are coming to Cape May this weekend, please keep in mind reservations are a good idea. For information about these events, please call 609-884-5404 or visit the web site www.capemaymac.org
August 7th, 2010 by johnmatusiak
July 17th, 2010 by johnmatusiak
Cape May Volleyball Tournament
Well the weather is in the low 90′s today in Cape May. The sun is out and there is a some nice competition happening.
The tournament is broke into 2 groups with both men’s and women’s divisions. The money group is highly competitive with some serious athletes. You better bring your A game. The 2 group is for volleyball aficionado. These guys are here to have fun. They may play alot of volleyball but only for fun. There is competation here as well but at a more causal level. Everyone seems to be enjoying the day. Both groups have fans both young and old.
Here are some pics from today:
May 24th, 2010 by johnmatusiak
Memorial day weekend is a welcomed beginning to the summer season for many people and places and Cape May is no exception. It is a time for outdoor activities, food, and quality time with significant others. Memorial Day weekend in Cape May offers the annual yard sales, craft shows, fishing, antiques as well as the beach and shops that always welcome The Bacchus Inn guests.
The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts(MAC) will be holding a craft show on the Emlen Physick Estate grounds over the weekend. The Bacchus Inn is 3 blocks up Columbia from Madison make a left to Washington street ( 2 blocks)and then a right onto Washington and the Emlen Pysick Estate is 300 yards up the road.
The yard sales will take place all weekend throughout the towns from Cape May Point to east Cape May in Cape May city. Cape May Point is one of the farthest points from Cape May city but it is a pleasant 3.2mile bike ride from The Bacchus Inn.
The fishing fleet at the south jersey marina is poised for a great season. The dolphin watch is ready to tour.
The Washington Street mall merchants have filled their stores preparing for the summer surge. The mall is 2 blocks down Columbia make a right and 2 blocks on Ocean to Washington street.
Cape May restaurants will be open to welcome hungry visitors. Cape May has always prided itself on the variety of culinary options. We have wonderful casual places like Gecko’s or Tommy’s hotdogs and fine restaurants like the Washington Inn or the Merion Inn. Most of the restaurants of Cape May are within 10 blocks of the Bacchus Inn.
Memorial day is a great time in Cape May. The breezes are warm, people are laughing and the Bacchus Inn is in the center of it all hoping to share the experience with you.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us at 609-884-2129 or 866-844-2129, email us, or use our online request form.