The Jersey Shore in November – Still Active!
One of the best-kept secrets about Ocean City, New Jersey is that it has so much to offer even in the coldest and quietest months of the year. Year-round activity makes it such a great place for seniors and families, and also for residents at The Shores, one of the best assisted living communities in Cape May County! Here’s some ideas for what to do at the Jersey Shore in November.
Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s
Ready for a real blast from the past? Come and explore what the Garden State was like in the Atomic age! This trip down memory lane is a perfect event for families to share with senior loved ones, exploring what the USA looked like back in the day. It’s hosted at the Cornelius Low House/Middlesex County Museum, one of the finest examples of Georgian architecture in the state, and admission is free!
Ask a Geologist: Geologic Wonders of Iceland
Are your parents fans of the natural world and adventurous travel? Get to know the wonders of Iceland’s unique and stunning geology with a one-on-one presentation from a leading specialist, Dr. Tamie Jovanelly, Associate Professor of Geology at Berry College. This is an online event, so you don’t have to go far, and there’s a Live Q&A after the talk, too. You can tune in on a smart TV, laptop or tablet by visiting this website on November 6th from 1:00pm – 2:00pm.
In Cape May County, you can still go apple picking in November at some wonderful local farms. You’ll support the community, have a great day out together and enjoy delicious treats like hot apple cider, home baked goods and, of course, apple pies! You can also pick up loads of fresh local produce and eat out, as most of the farms have restaurants and stalls. Stiles Farm and Nursery and the Allen Family Farm are some of the best spots to visit, offering fun for all ages.
Fall Crafts and Collectables
This event is a must for anyone who loves local crafts and collectables. It is due to be held on November 13th at the Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., from 10am-4pm. Spend a day with your family finding Thanksgiving and Christmas décor, gifts and goodies, as well as beautiful items for your home. If you’re looking for even more seasonal crafts, then check out the holiday crafts and collectables event on November 26th and 27th at the same venue.
Plan Carefully Due to COVID-19
Before you plan your day trip out with your family and loved ones, it is essential to confirm that the event is currently taking place. Due to COVID-19, there’s a lot of uncertainty whether or not public events can be held, so they may be cancelled at short notice. In addition, remember to follow important social distancing and hygiene procedures while you are out around Cape May County, and wear a mask!
At The Shores, we know just how lucky we are to be in beautiful Cape May County. With the many activities the area offers for seniors and families, and our own unique geographic access to the beach, bay, boardwalk, and recreational areas, our assisted living community really does offer residents great quality of life, even in November. Just remember to wrap up well and treat yourself to a nice, hot cocoa, and you’ll have the time of your life!