BBQ 'n Chili Cook-Off in Vineland
Plenty of good eatin' will be in store at the Sixth annual BBQ 'n Chili Cook-Off, taking place 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, along the 600 block of Landis Avenue. The event is organized by Main Street Vineland, sponsored by Susquehanna Bank, and supported by Comcast.
For $5, visitors can purchase a tasting kit, taste the entrants' entries and vote for their favorite. The visitors' votes will determine the People's Choice Awards. A limited number of tasting kits will be sold from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Voting will stop at 7 p.m. and the winners will be announced at 7:30 p.m.
Contestants also will be selling full servings of their chili and BBQ at reasonable prices. The event also will feature the popular Homemade Wine Competition. Contestants will be judged for prizes and awards.
The band Arsenal will be performing '80s rock and alternative music for the day.
Rain date for the event is Sunday, Sept. 23. For more information, call the Main Street Vineland office at 856-794-8653, or go to the organization's website at www.mainstreetvineland.org.
'Completely Hollywood' at Eagle Theatre
"Completely Hollywood," a hilarious mash-up of more than 200 famous blockbuster hits and flops, all performed live by three men in under 99 minutes, continues its run at the Eagle Theatre in Hammonton through Saturday, Sept. 22
The abridged version of the show, which opened Sept. 7, includes characters and plotlines from some of the most - and least - celebrated films of all time, including "The Wizard of Oz," "Star Wars" and "Rocky," all overlapping in an irreverent, fast-paced comedy. Ted Wioncek III directs the production.
The Eagle Theatre is located at 208 Vine St., Hammonton. For tickets and information, call the box office at 609-704-5012 or go to
Tap Dogs at Stockton
Part theater, part dance, part rock concert - Tap Dogs, above, has taken the world with its reinvention of tap dance.
Tap Dogs will hit the stage of the Stockton Performing Arts Center 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.
The Dein Perry production has toured all over the world, selling millions of seats and winning a 1997 Obie Award. Tap Dogs also was immortalized in the movie "Bootmen," also directed by Perry.
The Stockton Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, on Jimmie Leeds Road in Pomona. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children and may be ordered online at www.stockton.edu/pac or by calling the box office at 609-652-9000. The box office is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 90 minutes before the performance.