Karen Bohme, of North Wildwood, as Mrs. Hudson, John Alvarez, of Cape May, as Dr. Watson, and Zach La Torre, of Cape May, as Sherlock Holmes, rehearse for Sherlock Holmes Weekend in Cape May. ‘We don’t do this because we get paid. We don’t do this because we’re looking for fame. We do this because we enjoy doing it for these people who love it so much,’ La Torre says.

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Don your cap, trench coat and handy notepad for Sherlock Holmes Weekend in Cape May, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 3 to 5.

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Pretend you’re the great detective himself inside one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s novels during the Search for Clues tour, taking place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The self-guided tour of area bed and breakfasts includes clues along the way to help you solve the mystery of “Sherlock Holmes & The Case of the Discarded Woman,” a new mystery written by John K. Alvarez. Teams and individuals will be given an answer sheet to complete as they discover hints towards “whodunit.” The search for clues tour is $15. Tickets can be purchased at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street, or at the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Can’t get enough of your favorite detective? East Lynne Theater Company will perform “Sherlock Holmes’ Adventure of the Speckled Band” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The show is a live radio performance with sound effects and even commercials. The story is based off Doyle’s play “The Stoner Case.” The performances will take place at the city’s First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St. Tickets are $27 for general admission, $17 for full-time students and military, and free for ages 12 and younger.

Full weekend packages, with meals and additional performances involving the weekend’s mystery, can be found on the website at CapeMayMac.org/Sherlock-Holmes-Weekend.

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