Happenings

Friday, Mar. 28

“ALL ABOUT ANTIQUES,” 1 p.m., Friends of the Physick Estate, discussion of antiques, appraisals for participants, Cape May Lutheran Church, 509 Pittsburgh Ave., Cape May, $5 Friends members, $10 non-members. 609-884-5404 or CapeMayMac.org

END OF THE ELK YEAR PARTY, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., food, live music, cash bar, The Egg Harbor Township Elks Lodge #2563, 1815 Somers Point and Mays Landing Road, Egg Harbor Township. 609-927-0295.

JERSEY FRESH FEAST, 6:30 p.m., Chef Richard Spurlock, multi-course meal, featuring live music by the Hawkins Road Trio, Main Street American Cafe, 6002 Main St., Mays Landing, advanced reservation recommended. 609-625-5500.

MURDER MYSTERY WEEKEND, Mar. 28, 29, hosted by East Lynne Theater Company, participants solve an interactive mystery, weekend packages include meals, sleeping accommodations, The Henry Sawyer Inn and Twin Gables Bed & Breakfast, Cape May, prices vary. 609-884-5667.

PIZZA AND FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., 6 pm. free pizza, presentation by local naturalist Louise Zemaitis, viewing of movie “Happy Feet,” presented by West Cape May Environmental Commission, West Cape May Boro Hall, 732 Broadway, West Cape May. 609-884-1005.

STORY SLAM, 5:15 p.m. registration, 6:00 p.m. competition, share stories of 500 words or less, suggested theme: “Altered States,” prizes, light refreshments, beer, adult content, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton College, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City.

Saturday, Mar. 29

CAPE MAY WINE SCHOOL, 1 p.m., learn about wines, increase knowledge of pairings, Washington Inn, 801 Washington St., Cape May, $40. 609-884-5404 or CapeMayMac.org

OCEAN DRIVE MARATHON AND HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO, Mar. 29, 30; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mar. 29, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mar. 30 Health & Fitness Expo, Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, free, open to public; 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mar. 29 “Carb-Load Pasta Dinner,” Adam’s Restaurant, Montego Bay Resort, Wildwoods Boardwalk, 18th Avenue, North Wildwood, $15; 9 a.m. Mar. 30 Ocean Drive Marathon, 10 miler, 5k/1.5-mile fun run, from Cape May to Sea Isle City Promenade at JFK Boulevard. 609-523-0880 or ODMarathon.org

Tuesday, Apr. 1

ART ON ASBURY MOVIES, 6:30 p.m., Apr. 1: “Mediterraneo” (1991); Ocean City Fine Arts League, Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City, free. 609-814-0308 or OceanCity

Music

Sunday, March 30

“AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH KEB MO,” 7 p.m., Blues, The Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., Millville, $37 - $47. Levoy.net

CHAMBER CHOIR CONCERT BY THE THIRTEEN, 6 p.m. March 30, ‘13 Artists — One Voice,’ light refreshments, Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington and Franklin Streets, Cape May, $15. 609-884-3065 or

“THE ART OF IMPROVISATION” JAZZ SERIES, 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Mar. 30, Apr. 6, Somers Point Jazz Society educational series, bring instruments, Ocean City Free Public Library, Main Lecture Room, N110, 17th and Simpson Ave., Ocean City, free. 609-399-2434.

Thursday, Apr. 3

LOS LONELY BOYS, 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:30 p.m. show, celebrating release of new album “Revelation,” The Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., Millville, $27 to $37.

Sunday, Apr. 6

AL HARRISON DIXIELAND BAND, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., VFW 419 Congress St., Cape May, $20. CapeMay

Wednesday, Apr. 16

MIDWEEK JAZZ SERIES, Emily Asher’s Garden Party, 8 p.m., Ocean County College, Arts and Community Center, College Drive, Toms River, parking lot number 2, $22 adult, $18 senior, $12 student. 732-255-0500 or

Theater

Thursday, Mar. 27

NEXT TO NORMAL, 8 p.m. Mar. 27, 28, 29, tells the story of a mother who struggles with bipolar disorder, musical theater, features a 6 piece onstage pop/rock band, mature content, The Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, $30, $40 front rows. 609-704-5012 or TheEagleTheatre.com

Friday, Mar. 28

“HAMLET” 7:30 p.m., Stockton College Performing Arts Center, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $32, $12 kids. 609-652-9000 or Stockton.edu/PAC

Sunday, Mar. 30

“THE LAST ENTREE,” 6 p.m., The In-House Players, comedy murder mystery, fundraiser for submarine veterans, door prizes, Tuckahoe Inn, 1 Harbor Road and Route 9, Beesley's Point (Marmora), $35, includes buffet dinner and show. 609-646-5921.

Monday, Mar. 31

‘STITCH IN TIME,’ 4 p.m., a history of WWII local women seamstresses, speaker Patricia A. Martinelli, author and curator of the Vineland Historical & Antiquarian Society, reception, Stockton’s Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton, free. 609-626-3840.

Friday, Apr. 4

“A NIGHT AT THE SPEAKEASY,” dinner show, 6:30 p.m. three-course dinner, 8 p.m. show, featuring Beth Tinnon, live band, musical and educational journey through the 1920’s and prohibition, Ram's Head Inn, 9 W. White Horse Pike, Galloway, $65. 609-652-1700.

Friday, Apr. 25

“GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS,” 8 p.m. Apr. 25, 26, May 1, 2, 3, 3 p.m. Apr. 27, May 4, The Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. 609-704-5012 or TheEagleTheatre.com

Friday, May 16

“YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN,” 8 p.m. May 16, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. May 17, 3 p.m. May 18, musical, The Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., Millville, $20 adults, $17 children and seniors. Levoy.net

Saturday, June 7

AN AFTERNOON WITH GROUCHO, 7:30 p.m., comedy, Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May, tickets for Feb. 16 canceled show valid for June 7, $30. 609-884-9563 or DiscoverCapeMayNJ.com

Wednesday, June 11

“SOME ENCHANTED EVENING,” June 11 to 15, musical theater, features music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3, season tickets available. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

“THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS,” June 11 to July 19, written by Henry Myers, story of a married couple from 1872, The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 senior, $15 student, free ages 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Wednesday, June 18

JEKYLL AND HYDE, June 18 to July 6, musical, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Wednesday, July 9

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, July 9 to 27, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Wednesday, July 23

“ZORRO!” July 23 to Aug. 30, The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 senior, $15 student, free ages 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Wednesday, July 30

MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT, July 30 to Aug. 24, musical comedy, spin-off of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Wednesday, Aug. 27

A CHORUS LINE, Aug. 27 to Sept. 14, the ultimate celebration of the American Musical, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Wednesday, Sept. 17

“WITHIN THE LAW,” Sept. 17 to Oct. 12, written by Bayard Vellier, The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 senior, $15 student, free ages 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Nature

Friday, Mar. 28

MOMMY AND ME CHILDREN’S PROGRAM, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Fridays, March 28 to May 9, for the curious naturalists-to-be, ages two to four years old, accompanied by a parent, guardian, or grandparent, focuses on a different aspect of nature with stories, songs, crafts, activities, outdoor experiences, Nature Center of Cape May, Cape May Harbor, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May, per class: $5 members, $7 non-members, pre-registration required. 609-898-8848 or NJAudubon.org

Tuesday, Apr. 1

YOU’VE FOUND AN INJURED BIRD…NOW WHAT?, 6 p.m., Harborside Chat series, Charlotte Van Leer Todd Education Hall, Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May, free, donations accepted. NJAudubon.org

Sunday, Apr. 6

ORIENTEERING, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., learn to use a map and compass, Atlantic County Park in Estell Manor, 109 Route 50, Mays Landing, free, pre-registration required. 609-625-7000, ext. 5431.

Saturday, April 19

TURTLE FEST, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; pancake breakfast seatings 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11:30 am.; live turtles, games, prizes, arts and crafts, face painting, aquarium, The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor; non-members: $10 adult, $8 child, $30 family pack of 4; members: $8 adult, $6 child, $25 family pack of 4; reservations required. WetlandsInstitute.org/events/turtle-fest/

Saturday, Aug. 2

WINGS ‘N WATER BENEFIT AUCTION, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., catered food, cocktails, wines, supports conservation, research and education programs, silent auction, live auction, Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, $100 general admission, $150 patron, $250 sponsor. WetlandsInstitute.org/events/wings-n-water-auction/