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Monday, July 15, 2024


MAC-a-ritaville—‘Parrothead’ party supports education

By On Deck Staff

Put the “island” back into Cape Island with MAC-a-ritaville—a Jimmy Buffett-themed fundraising gala that supports the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts’ Educational Outreach Programs.
On Saturday, Sept. 26, put on your Hawaiian shirt and flip-flops for the party of the year at the Kiwanis Clubhouse, 1041 Beach Ave., from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Cool island food, drink and music are on the agenda for the evening. Enjoy catering by the Washington Inn, live entertainment with DJ Tony Genaro and Bill Bittmann on steel drums, dancing, and an open bar with margaritas, sangria and more. MAC-a-ritaville tickets cost $125 per per-son.
For a truly tropical experience, sign on as a sponsor and enjoy an exclusive cocktail party featuring champagne and seafood hors d’oeuvres, upstairs at the Kiwanis Club.
The sponsorship levels include the following: Pencil Thin Mustache—$350 (includes two tickets to the Gala), Cheese Burger in Paradise—$500 (includes 3 tickets to Gala), and Parrothead—$1,000 (includes 4 tickets to the Gala). Sponsor tickets are limited to 100.
MAC has a long-standing commitment to educating our area schoolchildren and works to en-sure that local schools can take advantage of classroom programs free of charge.
Programs provide teachers with professional development opportunities, help them satisfy curriculum standards and achieve educational goals, enhance and expand the classroom experience, bring to life long-past eras in history, and allow thousands of students to learn experientially and utilize 21st-century technologies.
For more information or to order tickets call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit MAC’s website at Proceeds raised from the Gala help ensure that our past can inform today’s students as they become tomorrow’s leaders.
The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Cape May’s heritage. MAC also fosters the performing arts. 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

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