Happenings

Friday, Sept. 14

Egg Harbor City, Yoga100, free mass yoga event, part of Peace Pilgrim Celebration, 7 p.m., Egg Harbor City Community School, 730 Havana Ave., water bottle, yoga mat. 609-965-5681

Egg Harbor City, Miss Latino Pageant, 6 p.m., Spragg School, 610 Buffalo Ave. 609-965-1195.

Galloway Township, Car Cruise, 5 to 8 p.m., Sept. 14, 28, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, music. 609-748-8999 or www.ColonialInnSmithville.com

Richard Stockton College, "Headliners" current events discussions, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Sept. 14, 21, 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19; Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30; Dec. 7; Campus Center lounge, top floor, main campus off Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township.

Somers Point, "Reunion @the Boatyard," 5:30 to 11 p.m., Elks Lodge, former Boatyard site, Mays Landing-Somers Point Road, barbeque, live music, $15, benefits Elks' charities. 609-927-0295.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Absecon, Great Absecon Downtown Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Route 30 and New Jersey Avenue, food vendors, activities, children's events, displays. 609-641-0663.

Avalon, Barefoot Ball, 5 to 8:30 p.m., The Windrift Hotel, 105 80th St., cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music, auction, proceeds donated to Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children, $125. www.dillerblindhome.org.

Cape May, Shack Up for a Cause, fundraiser for Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation, 7 p.m., the Rusty Nail, Beach Shack, 205 Beach Ave., live music, $5 raffle. www.BeachShack.com

Cape May, Mutt Strut, 8 a.m. to noon, rain date Sept. 16, along beachfront promenade, registration required, near Convention Hall, Beach Avenue and Gurney Street, $2 per person, $4 per dog, half of proceeds benefits Cape May County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit. 609-513-4770.

Cape May, Civil War Weekend, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 15, 16, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, Union and Confederate camps, reenactments, displays, $10 adults, $8 ages 3 to 12. www.hcsv.org

Cape May Court House, "Get Hypnotized! Laugh Or Become A Star Of The Show," hypnotist Dr. Sandesh P. Nalk-Bengali, 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center of Middle Township, 212 Bayberry Drive, $15 adults, $10 students. 609-463-1924.

Egg Harbor City, Intergenerational Walk for Peace, 9 a.m., part of Peace Pilgrim Celebration, two-mile walk from Peace Pilgrim Park, 500-block London Ave., registration 8 a.m., donation $5; followed by community picnic with entertainment, noon, in the park, bring covered dish to share, drum circle from 2 to 3 p.m.

Landisville, Harvest Party Weekend, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 15, 16, Bellview Winery, 150 Atlantic St., wine tasting, live music, grape stomping, tie dying, light fare, local food and crafters, $10, includes parking, souvenir wine glass. 856-697-7172 or

Margate, Bay-Atlantic Symphony music lecture, "The Impact of History on Music," 6 to 7:30 p.m., Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave., free. 609-822-4700

Millville, "Balkan Traditions and Cultures: A Day of Celebration," 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., WheatonArts, 1501 Glasstown Road, artists, musicians, dancers, authentic Balkan cuisine food, demonstrations in folk and traditional arts, $10 adults, $9 seniors, $7 students, age five and younger free. www.wheatonarts.org

Sea Isle City, Fall Family Festival Weekend, Sept. 15,16, along the Promenade and at Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, free events start 9 a.m. both days. 609-263-8687

Sunday, Sept. 16

Atlantic City, Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Event, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gardner's Basin, displays in the water, free rides of harbor. www.philadelphiaoutrigger.com

Hammonton, Green Day Festival, noon to 4 p.m., grounds of St. Joseph's High School, 328 Vine St., vendors, organic organizations, displays, family activities, raffle, free admission.

Monday, Sept. 17

Vineland, Bay-Atlantic Symphony music lecture, "The Impact of History on Music," 6 to 7:30 p.m., Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., free. 856-794-4211

Kids

Saturday, Sept. 15

Mays Landing, Back to School Dance Party, with Radio Disney AM 640 Road Crew, 1 p.m., Center Court, Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, music, games, prizes. 609-646-6392.

Sunday, Sept. 16

Atlantic City, Fun Day Sundays, 2 p.m., Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., children 9 and younger must be accompanied by adult, free. 609-345-2269, ext. 3050. Sept. 16: "We The People" PSA: Act Up For Literacy.

Music

Thursday, Sept. 13

Cape May, Ed Wise Full New Orleans Jazz Band, traditional jazz, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., $10 advance, $15 door, $10 members Cape May Traditional Jazz Society, proceeds donated to Food Bank of Southern Jersey. 609-884-7961

Cape May, Benefit concert and dinner with violinist Michael Ludwig, 5 p.m., Union Park Restaurant, 727 Beach Drive, benefits Access to Art's Summer Chamber Music Festival, $50. Reservations required. 609-465-3963.

Friday, Sept. 14

Millville, The Grascals, bluegrass, 8 p.m., Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St., $19, $23, $27. 856-327-6400 or www.levoy. net

Saturday, Sept. l5

Cape May, Daedalus Quartet, 8 p.m., Sam Maitin Summer Chamber Music Series, United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St., $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students. 609-465-3963

Pleasantville, Soul Food Gospel Fest 2012, live music, doors open 6 p.m., Community Life Center, Mount Zion Baptist Church, 352 S. New Road, advance: $20 adults, $10 children; door: $25 adults, $12 children. 609-909-8729

Sea Isle City, Free concert series, 8 p.m., Excursion Park Band Shell, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, Sept. 15: The Exceptions. seaislechamber.com

Sunday, Sept. 16

Sea Isle City, Suze & The Electric Fish, benefit bash, 2 to 6 p.m., LaCosta's Outside Deck, 4000 Landis Ave., $25, includes food, wine and beer. 609-652-4927.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Somers Point, Kevin Montgomery, 8 p.m., Sandi Point Restaurant and Bar, 908 Shore Road, for all ages, $20 suggested donation. 609-641-6658.

Theater

Thursday, Sept. 13

Barnegat, I Left My Heart - Music of Tony Bennett, 3 and 8 p.m. Sept. 13; 8 p.m. Sept. 14, 15; 2 p.m. Sept. 16, Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. www.oceantheatre.org

Beach Haven, "Once Upon A Time in New Jersey," musical comedy, 2 p.m. Sept. 13, 15, 16; 8 p.m. Sept. 13, 14, 15; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477

Cape May, "Time Stands Still," drama, 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays; through Oct. 13, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341

Friday, Sept. 14

Hammonton, Completely Hollywood (Abridged), comedy, 8 p.m. Sept. 14, 15, 20, 21, 22; 3 p.m. Sept. 16, Collaborative Stage Productions, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., $22. 609-704-5012

Vineland, Getting to Know ... Cinderella, 7 p.m. Sept. 14, 15; 2 p.m. Sept. 16, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Cape May, Clueless at the Physick Estate, "whodunit," 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., 8:30 to 9:15 p.m., Saturdays, Wednesdays through Oct. 10, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., $18. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278.

Sunday, Sept. 16

Cape May, Clueless at the Physick Estate, "whodunit," 8:30 to 9:15 p.m. Sept. 16, 23, 30, Emlen Physic, 1048 Washington St., $18. 609-884-5404

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Beach Haven, "Steel Magnolias," 2 p.m. Sept. 19, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30, Oct. 3, 4, 6, 7; 8 p.m. Sept. 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, Oct. 4, 5, 6; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477

Cape May, "It Pays to Advertise," comedy, 8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 19-Oct. 13, East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students, free age 12 and younger; no show Oct. 3, added show 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7; after-show opening night party Sept. 19 Aleathea's Restaurant at The Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.; after-show Q&A with the cast Sept. 28; 609-884-5898 or www.eastlynnetheater.org

Friday, Sept. 21

Millville, "Caught Up In The Swing" and "7 Sins," AC Ballet double feature, 8 p.m., Levoy Theater, 126-130 N. High St., tickets 856-327-6400 or www.levoy.net

Ocean City, Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple" - Female Version, 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sept. 21-Oct. 13, Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., $15. 609-457-6686.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Cape May, "1912," drama, dinner theater, 7:15 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. performance, followed by dessert and meet and greet with cast, Old Grange Restaurant with Cape Island Theatre Company, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, $37 adults, $30 age 12 and younger, dessert only shows $27 adults, $22 children. 609-408-6595 or www.capeislandtheatre.com

Richard Stockton College, "Tap Dogs," theater-dance-concert event, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $30 adults, $10 children. 609-652-9000 or www.stockton.edu/pac

Sunday, Sept. 23

Atlantic City, "A Very Noir Pinot or Sour Grapes," murder mystery dinner theater, 5 p.m., The Palm, 2801 Pacific Ave., The Quarter in Tropicana Casino and Resort, $75, reservations. 609-344-0483.

Friday, Oct. 5

Hammonton, "The 25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," 8 p.m. Oct. 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19; 3 p.m. Oct. 7, 14, Collaborative Stage Productions, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., $22. 609-704-5012.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Cape May, Tales of the Victorians, 4 p.m., The Cliveden Inn, 709 Columbia Ave., tea, refreshments, performance by East Lynne Theater Company, $10, age 12 and younger free. www.eastlynnetheater.org

Cape May, "Foul Weather Fiend," murder mystery dinner theater, 7 p.m. Oct. 6-9, Impromptu Players, Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St., $45 adults, $15 children, reservations necessary. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

Beach Haven, "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," 2 p.m. Oct. 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 20, 21; 8 p.m. Oct. 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Saturday, Oct. 13

Cape May, "Foul Weather Fiend," murder mystery dinner/lunch theater, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27; 1 p.m. Oct. 14, 21, 28; Impromptu Players, Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St., dinner $45 adults, lunch $30, children's menu $15, reservations necessary. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278.

Ocean City, "'Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3," 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $30 to $35, proceeds benefit Ocean City school district. www.ocnj.tix.com or 609-525-9248.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Cape May, "The Belle of Amherst," based on the life of Emily Dickinson, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturdays,Sundays, Oct. 17-27; Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Oct. 17: half-price preview performance; Oct. 21: half-price senior matinee 3 p.m. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Barnegat, The Poe Mysteries, 3 p.m. Oct. 24, 25; 8 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 26, 27; 2 p.m. Oct. 28, Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Beach Haven, "Barefoot in the Park," 2 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 27, 28, 31, Nov. 1, 3, 4; 8 p.m. Oct. 25, 26, 27, Nov. 1, 2, 3; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Wednesday, Oct. 31

Cape May, "Poe, Times Two," 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays; Oct. 31-Nov.16, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Oct. 31: half-price preview performance; Nov. 10: half-price senior matinee 3 p.m. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Friday, Nov. 2

Hammonton, "Urinetown," 8 p.m. Nov. 2, 3, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17; 3 p.m. Nov. 11, Second and Vine Players, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., 609-704-5012.

Friday, Nov. 9

Vineland, The Importance of Being Earnest, 8 p.m. Nov. 9, 10, 16, 17; 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard. 856-692-5626 or www.cumberlandplayers.com

Friday, Nov. 23

Beach Haven, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Nov. 23 to Dec. 21, Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Cape May, "A Tuna Christmas," comedy, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays; Nov. 23-Dec. 30, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Dec. 9: half-price senior matinee 3 p.m. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Friday, Dec. 7

Stafford Township, "Home for the Holidays," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, 14, 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 8, 9, 15, 16; 3:30 p.m. Dec. 11, 13, 14; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, OceanFirst Theatre, Main Street, Manahawkin, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Friday, Dec. 14

Ocean City, Holiday Hits Bandstand, musical revue, 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 16; Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $18 adults, $15 age 12 and younger. 609-525-9300 or www.ocnj.us

Vineland, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard. 856-692-5626 or www.cumberlandplayers.com

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