Happenings

Thursday, Nov. 15

Galloway Township, 7th Annual Sweet Laughs fall fundraising event, 3 to 5:30 p.m., Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, 401 S. New York Road, featured speaker humorist, professor and author Dr. Gina Barreca, hors d'oeuvres, dessert tasting, Pink Ticket auction, book signing, $35, benefits Women's Leadership Initiative of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey in Atlantic County. unitedwayac.org

Hammonton, Third Thursday "Renaissance" theme, 6 to 9 p.m., downtown business district, along Bellevue Avenue, shopping, street entertainment, restaurant specials, live dulcimer music at Noyes Museum, performances by Hammonton High School's Renaissance Club. 609-561-2600

Hammonton, Holiday Bazaar, kickoff 5 to 9 p.m., Noyes Museum of Stockton College Shop, 5 South Second St., free admission, live music, wine education session with John Mahoney, giveaways, 609-561-8006.

Friday, Nov. 16

Sea Isle City, Girls Weekend, Nov. 16, 17, 18, discounts, specials participating salons, shops, boutiques, eateries, live entertainment, wine tasting events, dancing. www.seaislechamber.com

Saturday, Nov. 17

Atlantic City, Island Dog Inc. Charity Event, for women only, 7 to 11 p.m., Showboat Casino, at The Mansion, shopping, music, food, fashion show, male revue, portion of proceeds benefits Humane Society of Atlantic County, $65. islanddog.org

Cape May, Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, 7 p.m., grounds of Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Santa, fire trucks, refreshments, free self-guided tour of Physick Estate 6 to 8 p.m., donation of food bank item accepted, free trolley shuttle from 5 to 9 p.m. from Washington Street Mall www.capemaymac.org

Little Egg Harbor Township, Old Barney Amateur Radio Club demonstrations, noon to 4 p.m., presentation "History of Tuckerton Wireless," 2 p.m., Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum, 35 Leitz Blvd. 609-294-1547.

Sunday, Nov. 18

Cape May, Harvest Fling, 4 to 8 p.m., Congress Hall, 200 Congress St., buffet dinner, dancing, live entertainment, hat contest, $50, proceeds benefit Center for Community Arts. 609-884-7525.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

Millville, Tuesdays with Tricia, 7 p.m., Tuesdays through Feb. 12, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, 22 North High St., series of films on a known artist or genre led by Tricia Dufford, free. 856-327-4500.

Music

Thursday, Nov. 15

Brigantine, Ragtime with Valerie Jean, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St., free. 609-266-3323.

Cape May, Atlantic City Jazz Band, traditional jazz, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., $10 advance, $15 ($10 members of Cape May Traditional Jazz Society), proceeds donated to Food Bank, 609-884-7961.

Friday, Nov. 16

Somers Point, Paula Johns: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, doors open 6:30 p.m., $20. 609-927-6677 or www.spjazz.org

Saturday, Nov. 17

Cape May, Hurricane Relief Concert, 8 p.m., Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., live music by Fred Hall Orchestra, Twelve:01, Red Mare, cash Cape May Court House, "Joy to the World," Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops, 7:30 p.m., Middle Township Perofrming Arts Center, Exit 10 off Garden State Parkway, starring Broadway Soprano Jacklyn Buckhingham, $25 to $40. 800-838-3006 or 609-463-1924 or www.JerseyShorePops.org

Mays Landing, Lenny B Duo, noon to 4 p.m., Nov. 17, 18, Balic Winery, 6623 Route 40 Harding Highway, live music, wine tasting. 609-625-9528.

Sunday, Nov. 18

Cape May, Lolita Waters Treadwell, Jazz Vespers, 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decatur streets, $5 minimum donation. 609-884-0680 or www.capemayjazzvespers.com

Ocean City, Fall Jazz Series, "The Jazz Bassist....from timekeeper to soloist," 2 to 3:30 p.m., lecture and performance, Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., free. 609-927-6677 or www.spjazz.org

Friday, Nov. 23

Cape May, 25th Annual Community Messiah Sing-a-long, 7:30 p.m., Cape Island Baptist Church, Columbia and Guerney streets, refreshments following program, free. 609-886-5862.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Millville, Jammin' at the Levoy, 7 p.m., Levoy Theater, 126 N. High St., musical tribute to Watkins Glen Music Festival, $20/$25.856-327-6400 or www.levoy.net

Sunday, Nov. 25

Somers Point, Cape Shore Chorale, 3 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, Shore Road at Dawes and Meyran avenues, Vivaldi's "Gloria" and selections from Bach's "Jesu, Priceless Treasure," free will offering.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Ocean County College, Midweek Jazz Series, 8 p.m., Arts and Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, Nov. 28: Three Stars – Pianist Rossano Sportiello, tenor sax master Harry Allen, vocalist Laura Hull; Dec.12: Pianist Jess Gelber; Jan. 16: clarinetists Dan Levinson, Will Anderson and Pete Anderson; $18 adults, $15 seniors. 732-255-0500 or tickets.ocean.edu

Friday, Nov. 30

Cape May Court House, Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, gospel Christmas concert, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center of Middle Township, 212 Bayberry Drive, $25. 609-463-1924.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Atlantic City, Sounds of the Season, local school choirs 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; local dance studios noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 1-23, Resorts Casino & Hotel, free entertainment benefitting MAPS Foundation. mapsfoundationofsj.org

Vineland, Broadway star Linda Eder, 8 p.m., Appel Farm at the Landis, Landis Theater, 830 East Landis Ave., $43, $50, $65. 856-691-1121 or landistheater.com

Sunday, Dec. 2

Somers Point, Meistersingers Annual Madrigal Concert & Dinner, 5 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 157 Shore Road, reservations required. 609-927-6262.

Friday, Dec. 7

Somers Point, "Glorias," Christmas concert, 8 p.m., Mainland Choral Society, Christ Episcopal Church, Shore Road and Meyran Avenue, free-will offering. 609-266-8912.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Avalon, Big Band dance, Tony Deluca & The Paisans, 8:30 to 11 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue, $7.50. Reservations suggested. 609-967-3066.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Richard Stockton College, "A Holiday Concert," Bay-Atlantic Symphony, 2 p.m., Performing Arts Center, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $25. 609-652-9000 or www.stockton.edu/pac

Friday, Dec. 14

Vineland, Steel Magnolia, 8:00 p.m., country Christmas show, Appel Farm at the Landis, Landis Theater, 830 East Landis Ave., $25 orchestra, $40 mezzanine. 856-691-1121 or landistheater.com

Sunday, Dec. 16

Cape May, All Star Jazz Vespers Benefit, 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decatur streets, proceeds benefit church building fund, $5 minimum donation. 609-884-0680 or www.capemayjazzvespers.com

Sunday, Dec. 30

Millville, Trout Fishing in America, 4 p.m., Levoy Theater, 126 N. High St., $18 adults, $15 students, senior adults. 856-327-6400 or www.levoy.net

Theater

Thursday, Nov. 15

Cape May, "Poe, Times Two," 8 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, one-man stage adaptations of two works by Edgar Allan Poe, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Millville, Annie, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 8 p.m. Nov. 16, 17; 3 p.m. Nov. 18, Off Broad Street Players, Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St., $20 adults, $14 seniors, students. 856-327-6400 or www.levoy.net

Richard Stockton College, Moliere's "Tartuffe," comedy, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, 17; 3 p.m. Nov. 18, Performing Arts Center, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $8 general admission, $6 students and senior adults. 609-652-9000.

Vineland, Classic movie "The Last Waltz" (1978), 7:30 p.m., Apple Farm at the Landis, Landis Theater, 830 E. Landis Ave., $5. 856-691-1121 or www.landistheater.com

Friday, Nov. 16

Ocean County College, Amadeus, 7 p.m. Nov. 16, 2 p.m. (special understudy show) and 7 p.m. Nov. 17, Performing Arts Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, $13, half price for Saturday matinee. 732-255-0500 or tickets.ocean.edu

Vineland, "The Legends of Sleepy Hollow," 7 p.m. Nov. 16, 17; 2 p.m. Nov. 18, St. Mary School, 735 Union Road, for all ages, $10 adult, $5 ages 13 and younger. 856-692-8537 or www.smrschool.org

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

North Wildwood, Little Shop of Horrors, musical, 7 p.m., Nov. 16, 17; 1 p.m. Nov. 18; 7 p.m. Nov. 21; Wildwood Catholic High School, 1500 Central Ave., $12. 609-522-7257.

Sunday, Nov. 18

Atlantic City, Dinner Theater, "Scrooge Unplugged!" and "A Very Noir Pinot or Sour Grapes" Murder Mystery, Palm Restaurant, 2801 Pacific Ave., The Quarter in Tropicana Casino and Resort, "Scrooge Unplugged!" three course dinner and show, 6 p.m. Nov. 18, 25, 26, 27, Dec. 16, 17, 23, $85; "Scrooge Unplugged!" three course matinee lunch and show, 1 p.m., Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, $55, $35 age 12 and younger; "A Very Noir Pinot or Sour Grapes" Murder Mystery, 6 p.m. Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, $85. Reservations required. 609-344-0483.

Richard Stockton College, "Shopping! The Musical," 2 p.m., Campus Center Theatre, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $35 regular, $40 box. 609-652-9000.

Friday, Nov. 23

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

Cape May, Louisa May Alcott's Christmas, 8 p.m. Nov. 23, 24, Dec. 2, 7, 9, 14; 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 8, performed by Gayle Stahlhuth, East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $25 general admission, $15 students, free to age 12 and younger when accompanied by adult. 609-884-5898 or www.eastlynnetheater.org

Friday, Nov. 30

Hammonton, Christmas Spectacular, musical production, 8 p.m., Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 6, 7; 3 p.m. Dec. 8, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., family entertainment, $12 adults, $8 ages 12 and younger. 609-704-5012 or www.theeagletheatre.com

Saturday, Dec. 1

Richard Stockton College, "Nazi Hunter – Simon Wiesenthal," 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, one-man play, $25 mezzanine, $40 orchestra, seniors $5 off, children $10 with adult ticket. 609-652-9000.

Friday, Dec. 7

Richard Stockton College, The Nutcracker, Atlantic City Ballet, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 8, Performing Arts Center, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $20, $35; children $10 when accompanied by adult. 609-652-9000 or www.stockton.edu/pac

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

Saturday, Dec. 8

Millville, Sister's Christmas Catechism, 5 p.m., Levoy Theater, 126 N. High St., $29.50/$32.50 adults, $17.50 students, senior adults. 856-327-6400 or www.levoy.net

Thursday, Dec. 13

Vineland, Classic movie "White Christmas" (1954), 7:30 p.m., Apple Farm at the Landis, Landis Theater, 830 E. Landis Ave., $5. 856-691-1121 or www.landistheater.com

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

Friday, Jan. 18

Hammonton, "A Chorus Line," musical, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, Feb. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9; 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., $25 general admission. 609-704-5012 or www.theeagletheatre.com

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