Happenings

Thursday, July 4

Margate, Fireworks, 9 p.m. (rain date July 5), Huntington Avenue and the beach, presented by Margate Mothers' Association. MargateMothersAssociation.com

Ocean City, July 4th Bike Parades, 10 a.m., begins at 40th and Asbury Avenue (South Ocean City Improvement Association), and 10 a.m. at Longport Bridge Parking Lot (Gardens Civic Association). 609-525-9300.

Ocean City, 4th of July Kite Flying Contest, 7 p.m., Moorlyn Terrace Beach, followed by entertainment, fireworks 9:30 p.m. off 9th Street Beach. 609-525-9300.

Friday, July 5

Wildwood, Sports Card, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show, 3 to 9 p.m. July 5, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 7, Starlight Ballroom, Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, free admission. 800-992-9732 or

Sunday, July 7

Ocean City, "Oh What a Night!," live musical tribute to Frankie VAlli and the Four Seasons, 8 p.m., Sunday, Monday, Tuesday through July and August, Moorlyn Family Theatre, Boardwalk between 8th and 9th streets, $25. 609-399-0006 or MoorlynFamilyTheatre.org

Monday, July 8

Somers Point, Movie on the Beach, "National Treasure," 8 p.m., William Morrow Beach, Municipal Park, Bay Avenue, bring chair or blanket, free. 609-927-9088 or SomersPointGov.org

Wildwood, Dance Xplosion National Dance Competition Finals, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., July 8-13, Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, free spectator admission.

Wednesday, July 10

Cape May Point, Family Fun Days at Cape May Lighthouse, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesdays, through July 31 and Aug. 14, Cape May Point State Park, 215 Lighthouse Ave., activities are free, admission to climb lighthouse $7 adults, $3 ages 3 to 12.

Ocean City, Crafters and Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays to Sept. 4,Tabernacle grounds.

Kids

Friday, July 5

Cape May, Princesses & Pirates Luncheon, themed luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Fridays, July 5-Aug. 23, Carriage House Cafe Tearoom, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., $23 adults, $15 ages 3 to 12.

Sunday, July 7

Cape May, Teddy Bear Tea Parties, noon, July 7, 21, Aug. 4, 18, Carriage House Cafe Tearoom, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., $18 adults, $10 ages 3 to 12. 609-884-5404 or CapeMayMac.org

Monday, July 8

Egg Harbor Township, Monday Morning Madness, free activites for children, 11 a.m., grounds of Atlantic County Library System, Egg Harbor Township Branch, Swift Drive, July 8: Dork of Deception. EHTgov.org

Wednesday, July 10

Cape May, "Winnie the Pooh," 10:30 a.m., Stockton Children's Summer Playhouse series, Convention Center, 714 Beach Ave., $10. CapeMayCity.com.

Music

Thursday, July 4

Atlantic City, Chicken Bone Beach Jazz on the Beach Series, 7 to 10 p.m., Kennedy Plaza stage, Mississippi and Georgia avenues, free. 609-441-9064 or 609-841-6897 or ChickenBoneBeach.org; July 4: Reuben Wilson, opening act Tony Day Across the Globe Band.

Somers Point, Beach Concert Series, Bob Campanell Band, 7 to 9:30 p.m., William Morrow Beach and Municipal Beach Park, 800 Bay Ave.

Wildwood Crest, Summer Concert Series, Manhattan Dolls, 8 p.m., Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, free. VisitWildwoodCrest.com

Friday, July 5

Egg Harbor Township, Rhythm in the Park concert series, 7 p.m., Tony Canale Park amphitheater, off Dogwood Avenue, bring lawn chair or blanket, free. 609-272-8120 or EHTGov.org. July 5: The Jersey Juke Box.

Somers Point, Beach Concert Series, 7 to 9:30 p.m., William Morrow Beach and Municipal Beach Park, 800 Bay Ave., July 5: Jeremiah Hunter Band.

Saturday, July 6

Ocean City, Unite!, live music event, 10:30 p.m. Saturdays, Moorlyn Family Theatre, Boardwalk between 8th and 9th streets, for ages teen to young adult, free. MoorlynFamilyTheatre.org

Wildwood Crest, Summer Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, bring blanket or chair, free. July 6: 2U (U2 tribute); July 10: Kick It Out (Heart tribute). VisitWildwoodCrest.com

Sunday, July 7

Atlantic City, Bay-Atlantic Symphony, classical masterpieces summer concert series, 5 p.m., July 7, 14, 21, Aug. 4, 18, Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Music Box Theatre, $25 and up. BayAtlanticSymphony.org

Ocean City, Philadelphia Organ Quartet, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Monday, July 8

Cape May, John Ford Coley, with special guest Robbie Dupree & The Yacht Rock Revue, 8 p.m., Stockton Goes to the Beach Concert Series, Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., $35.

Ocean City, Summer Music Series, 7:30 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, July 8: Dave Mason. 609-525-9300.

Vineland, Free summer concert series, 7 p.m., Giampietro Park, 3231 E. Landis Ave., in case of rain Memorial School Auditorium, Main Road and Chestnut Avenue, July 8: John Lolli.

Tuesday, July 9

Northfield, "Lighthouse," 7 to 8:45 p.m., summer concert series, Birch Grove Park,1700 Burton Ave., free. 609-641-3778.

Wednesday, July 10

Atlantic City, Atlantic City Library International Night Series, multi-cultural music and dance, 7 p.m., Kennedy Plaza, on the Boardwalk between Mississippi and Georgia avenues, free. July 10: Hawaiian Luau Entertainment. 609-345-2269, ext. 3064.

Somers Point, Summer Latin Jazz Series, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sandi Pointe, 908 Shore Road, free to Somers Point Jazz Society members, $10 general public. July 10: Nilson Matta's Samba Meets Jazz; 609-927-6677 or SPJazz.org

Theater

Thursday, July 4

Beach Haven, "George M!" 2 and 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays, 2 and 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, to July 17; Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific," July 10-28; "Les Miserables," Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, $45. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Cape May, "Lend Me A Tenor," comedy, 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, to July 26, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341 or CapeMayStage.org

(For more listings, go to AtTheShoreOnline.com)

Friday, July 5

Cape May, "Lost on the Natchez Trace," 8:30 p.m., July 5, 6, 7, 10, East Lynne Theatre Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students and age 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Sunday, July 7

Ocean City, "Singin' in the Rain," Broadway musical, 7:30 p.m. July 7, 9; 2 and 7:30 p.m. July 10; Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $20, $25. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Monday, July 8

Cape May, "The Great Love of Broadway," one-man show starring Ron Raines, 8 p.m., Cape May Stage's Second Stage Series, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $50, includes after party at Wine Bar in Washington Inn. 609-770-8311 or CapeMayStage.org

Thursday, July 11

Cape May, Tales of the Victorians, 4 p.m., stories narrated by East Lynne Theater Company, tea, refreshments, $10 adults, children 12 and younger free. July 11: The Chalfonte Hotel, 301 Howard St.; July 18: The Peter Shields Inn, 1301 Beach Ave.; July 25: The Cliveden Inn, 709 Columbia Ave.; Aug. 1: The Victorian Lace Inn, 901 Stockton Ave.; Aug. 8: The Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.; Aug. 15: Peter Shields Inn, 1301 Beach Ave.; Aug. 22: Victorian Lace Inn, 901 Stockton Ave.; Aug. 29: Blue Rose Inn and Restaurant, 653 Washington St. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Cape May, "Lost on the Natchez Trace," 8:30 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, to July 20, East Lynne Theatre Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students and age 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Monday, July 15

Cape May, "Almost Love," A Series of One-Acts by John Cariani, 8 p.m. July 15, 10:30 p.m. July 18, 19, 20, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $15 or pay-what-you-can for the 10:30 p.m. performances. 609-770-8311 or CapeMayStage.org

Wednesday, July 17

Ocean City, "The Sounds of Hollywood," 7:30 p.m. July 17, 24, Aug. 7, Moorlyn Family Theatre, 837 Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, $15 adults, $12 age 12 and younger. 609-399-0006 or MoorlynFamilyTheatre.org

Thursday, July 18

Ocean County College, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. July 18, 19, 26; 8 p.m. July 20, 27; 2 p.m. July 21, 28, OCCollege Repertory Theatre, Arts & Community Center, Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, $22 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students. 732-255-0500 or Tickets.Ocean.edu

Wednesday, July 31

Cape May, "Boeing Boeing," comedy, 8 p.m., Tuesdays through Sundays, July 31-Sept. 13, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. July 31: half-price preview performance; Aug. 18: half-price senior performance; Sept. 3: Pay-What-You-Can-Night. 609-884-1341.

Friday, Aug. 2

Millville, "Fiddler on the Roof," 8 p.m. Aug. 2, 3, 9, 10; 3 p.m. Aug. 4, 11; 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8; Off Broad Street Players, Levoy Theatre, 126 North High St., $20 adults, $14 students and seniors. "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," Oct 18-20; "White Christmas," Nov.15-24. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net or Obsp.org

Sunday, Aug. 4

Cape May, Sunday Film Series "The Thief of Bagdad" (1924), 8:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., accompanied by organ music, $15, ages 12 and younger free. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Cape May Court House, "Peter Pan," 7:30 p.m., Aug. 14, 15, 16, Ocean City Theatre Company, Ocean City Pops Orchestra, Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Drive, $25 adults, $15 age 12 and younger. 609-463-1924.

Friday, Sept. 6

Millville, "Les Miserables," Sept. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, Cumberland Players, Levoy Theatre, 128 North High St., $20. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Cape May, "Freud's Last Session," drama, 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Sept. 18-Oct. 19, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Sept. 18: half-price preview performance; Oct. 2: half-price senior performance; Oct. 10: Pay-What-You-Can-Night. 609-884-1341.

Sunday, Oct. 20

Cape May, Sunday Film Series, Cape May Film Society, "The Cat and the Canary" (1927), 8:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $10; Oct. 20: ). 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Cape May, "A Walk in the Woods," drama, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Oct. 23-Nov. 16, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Oct. 23: half-price preview performance; Nov. 3: half-price senior performance; Nov. 8: Pay-What-You-Can-Night. 609-884-1341.

Friday, Nov. 29

Cape May, "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol," 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 29-Dec. 29, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Dec. 8: half-price senior performance; Dec. 14: Pay-What-You-Can-Matinee. 609-884-1341.

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