Happenings

Thursday, June 20

Atlantic City, Chefs at the Shore, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Historic Gardner's Basin, North New Hampshire Avenue, signature dishes from area restaurants, cooking demonstrations, live music, beer, wine, proceeds benefit Professional Chefs Association scholarships for culinary students and for educational programming at Atlantic City Aquarium, $50 before June 1, $60 to date. 609-348-2880, ext. 25.

Galloway Township, Art and Bark, 5 to 8 p.m., Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville, outdoor event for pets and owners, dog treats, professional dog caricatures, dog massages, pet and owner craft, pet adoptions, dog training seminars, $20, portion of proceeds donated to animal shelter. 609-652-8848 or NoyesMuseum.org

Hammonton, Third Thursday "Global Showcase," 6 to 8 p.m., downtown business district, celebration of world cultures through art, music, fashion, food, shopping specials. 609-567-9014.

Hammonton, "The Legendary Pine Barrens: New Tales from Old Haunts," book signing, 7 to 9 p.m., author Paul Evans Pedersen Jr., Noyes Museum Shop, 5 S. Second St., books available for purchase. 609-561-8006 or NoyesMuseum.org/hammonton

Wildwood, 90th Annual National Marbles Tournament, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ringer Stadium, on the beach at Wildwood Avenue, free to spectators. 304-337-2764 or WildwoodsNJ.com

Friday, June 21

Avalon, 26th Annual Art Show and Sale, preview night 7 to 9 p.m. June 21, Avalon Community Hall, Avalon Avenue and 30th Street at the beach, light food and beverages provided, free admission, reopens 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22. 609-967-3066 or AvalonPerformingArts.org

Cape May, 2013 Designer Show House, through Oct. 31, Cavalier Cottage, 1109 Washington St., across from Emlen Physick Estate, self-guided tours 1 to 4 p.m. daily, guided tours 7 p.m. Sunday through Friday (no tour July 4), $15. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Mays Landing, 6th annual Hurley in the Morning Golf Open, registration and breakfast 8 a.m., golf 9 a.m., Mays Landing Golf and Country Club, 1855 Cates Road, includes lunch, silent auction, $175 golfers, $15 non-golfers breakfast, $30 non-golfers lunch. 609-645-9797.

Saturday, June 22

Atlantic City, Offshore Grand Prix Car Show, noon to 4 p.m., curbside, Golden Nugget Hotel, Casino and Marina, Huron and Brigantine Boulevard, free to view, donations accepted. benefits Wounded Warrior Project. NJPPC.com

Cape May, Delaware Bay Lighthouse Adventure, 10 a.m., seven-hour historic lighthouse cruise aboard Cape May Whale Watcher, departs from Miss Chris Marina, Second Avenue and Wilson Drive, $99, includes Captain's Breakfast, Captain's Picnic Lunch, cash bar, seating limited to 175 passengers, any remaining tickets sold at dock. Also: July 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 14. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Hammonton, Downtown Market, 9 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, June 22-Aug. 31, Vine Street parking lot, across from The Eagle Theatre, farmers' market, local artists, craftsmen. DowntownMarket.org

Long Beach Island, LBI Artist Open Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 22, 23, free self-guided by foot, bike or car, start and pick up map at Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies, 609-494-1241 or LBIFoundation.org or LBIArtists.com

Lower Township, Lighthouse Full Moon Climb, 8 to 10 p.m., June 22, July 22, Cape May Lighthouse, Cape May Point State Park, $7 adults, $3 ages 3 to 12, free to Friends of Lighthouse members, admission to Visitors Orientation Center and ground floor free. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Millville, Fantasy Faire, 10 a.m to 5 p.m. June 22, 23, WheatonArts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Road, strolling costumed characters, swordsmanship demonstrations, musicians, children's activities, street magician, medieval dance lessons, merchants, food vendors, included with admission to WheatonArts, $10 adults, $9 seniors, $7 students, age 5 and younger free. 856-825-6800 or 800-998-4552 or WheatonArts.org

Millville, Glasstown Arts District Sidewalk Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22, 23, High Street from Broad to Main streets. 800-887-4957 or GlasstownArtsDistrict.com

Ocean City, Antique Auto Show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tabernacle Grounds, 6th and Asbury Avenue, Boardwalk parade after 2 p.m. 609-909-9424 or 609-432-5347.

Tuckerton, Summer Solstice Night Hike and Campfire, 8:30 to 10 p.m., Bass River State Forest, 762 Stage Road, free, limited to first 25 people who register. 609- 296-1114 or GetOutDoorsNJ.gov

Monday, June 24

Atlantic City, Atlantic City Salutes America's Armed Forces Parade, 6:30 p.m., on the Boardwalk, from Showboat at New Jersey Avenue to Albany Avenue near Atlantic Club, grandstand and viewing station in front of Boardwalk Hall for veterans, current military personnel and their families. DoAtlanticCity.com

Tuesday, June 25

Lower Township, Free Historic Lecture Series, 7 p.m., Naval Air Station Wildwood (NASW) Aviation Museum, Historic Hangar No.1, 500 Forrestal Road, Cape May Airport, "Warbirds around the World," with Q&A. 609-886-8787 or usnasw.org

Ocean City, Fun Day at Playland, 1 to 5 p.m., Playland's Castaway Cove, 10th and Boardwalk, $10 wristband provides 4 hours of unlimited rides, mini golf, go carts, proceeds benefit Community Quest, Inc. 609-646-0388.

Thursday, June 27

Margate, Tommy Tune: "Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales," 7 p.m., Summer Entertainment Series, Katz JCC auditorium, 501 N. Jerome Ave., $30 advance, $35 after June 17. 609-822-1167 or JCCAtlantic.org

Friday, June 28

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

Ocean City, Yoga on the Pier, 6 p.m., Music Pier Auditorium, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, live music by Gina Roche and Pamela Whitman, $15 donation benefits The Community Food Bank. 609-517-5425.

Ventnor, Art in the Park, 4 to 8 p.m., fourth Fridays through September, behind Ventnor Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., artist demonstrations, exhibits, meet and greet, sales, music, children's art activities, free.

Saturday, June 29

Brigantine, Ken Northridge Family Magic Show, 11 a.m., City Hall Complex, 1417 West Brigantine Ave., free. KenNorthridge.com

Margate, Beachstock 2013, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.(raindate June 30), three blocks of beach behind Margate Library, live music, entertainment, volleyball tournaments, races, movie at dusk, bonfire, vendors, games, free shuttle on Atlantic Avenue and Union Avenue School. MarvelousMargate.com

Wildwood Crest, Amateur Sand Sculpting Contest, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain date June 30, on the beach next to the Wildwood Crest Beach Pier at Heather Road, free registration 9 a.m., live music. 609-523-0202 or VisitWildwoodCrest.com

Sunday, June 30

Galloway Township, Afternoon Acoustics Showcase, 1 to 4 p.m., Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, four live acoustic bands, live art demonstrations, chili served by 2012 Chili Cook-Off winning team, $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 609-652-8848 or NoyesMuseum.org

Hammonton, Red, White & Blueberry Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hammonton High School, grounds of Old Forks Road, live music, kiddy rides, arts and crafts, Classic Car Show, food vendors, contests, free admission and parking. HammontonNJ.us

Ocean City, Tony Campolo, author and commentator, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Monday, July 1

Stone Harbor, Ken Northridge Family Magic Show, 7 p.m., Fire House parking lot, 175 96th St., free. KenNorthridge.com

Tuesday, July 2

Ocean City, Art on Asbury movies, 6:30 p.m., Ocean City Fine Arts League, Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., featuring artists or art trends, free, July 2: "The Dead Poet's Society;" Aug. 6: "Round Midnight;" Sept 3: "The Year of Living Dangerously:' Oct. 1: "Quiz Show:" Nov. 12: "Like Water for Chocolate;" Dec. 3: "Little Women." 609-814-0308 or 609-399-2434 or OceanCityFineArtsLeague.org

Thursday, July 4

Strathmere, Fourth of July Parade, 10:30 a.m., from Commonwealth Avenue at Williard Road to Deauville Inn on Bayview, refreshments provided, prizes will be awarded. 609-263-6846.

Thursday, July 11

Galloway Township, Seashore Gardens Foundation Annual Gala, 6 p.m., Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, honoring Adrienne Beinfest and Dan Skeldon, food, entertainment, silent auction, $200. 609-748-4614 or SeaShoreGardens.org

Millville, Ladies Of Laughter: Funny and Fabulous, 8 p.m., Levoy Theatre, 126 North High St., $25-$28. 856-327-6400.

Friday, July 12

Galloway Township, Car Cruise, 5 to 8 p.m. July 12, 26, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Smithville, free admission. 609-748-8999 or ColonialInnSmithville.com

Saturday, July 13

Egg Harbor Township, Under the Stars Movie, 8 p.m. (dusk), Tony Canale Park amphitheater, off Dogwood Avenue, bring lawn chair or blanket, free. 609-272-8120 or EHTGov. org. July 13: "The Hobbit"; Aug. 10: "Oz, The Great and Powerful."

Galloway Township, "Some Enchanted Evening," 6 p.m., Friends of the Ocean City Pops Orchestra, youth outreach fundraiser, Ram's Head Inn, White Horse Pike, hors d'oeuvres, buffet dinner, desserts, silent auction, performances, $100, reservations required. 609-513-4583.

Sunday, July 14

Lacey Township, Jersey Shore Comic Book Show, 10 a.m .to 4 p.m., Community Center, Route 9 and Lacey Road, Forked River, vendors, auction, free admission. 609-242-7756.

Somers Point, "Sundaes on Sunday," noon to 6 p.m., Kennedy Park on the bay, all the ice cream you can eat, games, entertainment, petting farm, pony rides, face painting, contests, crafters and food vendors, benefits The Alcove Center for Grieving Children and Families, $5 adults and children, free age 2 and younger. 609-484-1133 or TheAlcove.org

Wednesday, July 17

Avalon, Jennifer Weiner lecture and book signing, 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m., Avalon Elementary School auditorium, 235 32nd St., seating on first-come,-first served basis. AvalonFreeLibrary.org

Thursday, July 18

Margate, Robert Klein, 7 p.m., Summer Entertainment Series, Katz JCC auditorium, 501 N. Jerome Ave., $35 advance, $40 after June 17. 609-822-1167 or JCCAtlantic.org

Saturday, July 20

Atlantic City, Inaugural Steel Pier Alumni Reunion, 8 to 10 p.m., rain or shine, Ocean Reef Bar And Grill, end of Steel Pier, live music, celebrity guests, live broadcast on WOND AM 1400, fundraiser for the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, free and open to public. 609-652-5322.

North Wildwood, Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Maritime Festival, July 20 & 21, grounds and surrounding streets of Hereford Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 111 North Central Ave., artists, crafters, authors, historians, demonstrations, pirate performances, seafood vendors, free admission. HerefordLighthouseFestivals.org

Thursday, July 25

Margate, Sports Night, co-hosts Philadelphia Flyers Daniel Briere and Comcast Sports Host Michael Barkann, 5:30 p.m., Katz Jewish Community Center, 501 N. Jerome Ave., fundraiser cocktail party, dinner event, virtual reality sports games, sport-themed games of chance, sports memorabilia live auction. 609-822-1167, ext. 159 or JCCatlantic.org

Friday, July 26

Cape May, Comedy Festival, July 26-28, showcase comedians, stand-up comedy competition, workshops, outdoor comedy carnival, at venues thoughout town, schedule, tickets at CapeMayComedyFestival.com

Little Egg Harbor Township, Gilbert Gottfried's "What the Duck?!?" Tour Show, 8 p.m., Sea Oaks Country Club, 99 Golf View Drive, $37.50 advance, $50 after July 1. 609-296-2656 or CatchARisingStar.com

Thursday, Aug. 1

Margate, Comedian Bobby Collins, 7 p.m., Summer Entertainment Series, Katz JCC auditorium, 501 N. Jerome Ave., $30 advance, $35 after June 17. 609-822-1167 or JCCAtlantic.org

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Wildwood, Harlem Globetrotters, 7 p.m. Aug. 7-10, Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Skills Clinics 2 to 4 p.m. each day, for ages 6 to 12, $75 and includes voucher for one ticket, space limited. 800-992-9732 or WildwoodsNJ.com

Thursday Aug. 8

Margate, Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, 7 p.m., Summer Entertainment Series, Katz JCC auditorium, 501 N. Jerome Ave., $25 advance, $30 after June 17. 609-822-1167 or JCCAtlantic.org

Friday, Aug. 9

Galloway Township, Car Cruise, 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 9, 23, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Smithville, free admission. 609-748-8999 or ColonialInnSmithville.com

Monday, Aug. 19

Stone Harbor, The Positively Magic Show presented by Ken Northridge, 7 p.m., Fire House parking lot, 175 96th St., for all ages, free. KenNorthridge.com

Saturday, Aug. 31

Atlantic City, Comedy Festival, 8 p.m., Aug. 31, Sept. 1, Boardwalk Hall, $45, $60, $80 per night. ACComedyFestival.com

Tuesday, Sept. 10

Atlantic City, Miss America pageant, Sept. 10-15, Boardwalk Hall. MissAamerica.org

Friday, Sept. 13

Galloway Township, Car Cruise, 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13, 27, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Smithville, free admission. 609-748-8999 or ColonialInnSmithville.com

Kids

Sunday, June 23

Atlantic City, Fun Day Sunday, 2 p.m., Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., free programs for all ages, space limited, registration encouraged, June 23: School's Out!; June 30: Paddle Fan craft. 609-345-2269, ext. 3050.

Monday, June 24

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, June 24: Tucker's Tales; July 1; Currier's Magical Mania; July 8: Dork of Deception: July 15: Bill Kerwood Magician; July 22: Family Stage; July 29: The Magic of Reading Show with Magician Ken Northridge; Aug. 5: Captain Visual. EHTgov.org

Saturday, June 29

Cape May, Teddy Bear Tea Parties, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., June 29; 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 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

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. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.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. 855-708-9699 or CapeMayCity.com. July 17: "Jack & the Beanstalk"; July 24: "Dorothy Meets Alice: The Wizard of Wonderland"; July 31: "Rapunzel"; Aug. 7: "�berboy: The Story of a Hero."

Monday, July 29

Stone Harbor, The Magic of Reading Show, with Magician Ken Northridge, 6:30 p.m., Fire House parking lot, 175 96th St., free. KenNorthridge.com

Music

Thursday, June 20

Brigantine, Bob Ferris Big Band, 7 to 8:30 p.m., North School Auditorium, Lafayette and Evans boulevards, free. 609-264-7350.

Hammonton, Argo, gypsy jazz, 6 to 9 p.m., during downtown's Third Thursday event, Noyes Museum Shop, 5 South Second St, free. 609-561-8006 or NoyesMuseum.org

Somers Point, Package Goods Orchestra, 7 to 10 p.m., Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, admission by donation, benefits Grace Lutheran Ecumenical Food Bank. 609-927-2759 or PackageGoodsOrchestra.com

Friday, June 21

Beach Haven, Larry Stevens Band, 8:30 p.m., Catch A Rising Star Concert Series, Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $35. 609-492-9477 or CatchARisingStar.com

Somers Point, Beach Concert Series, 7 to 9:30 p.m., William Morrow Beach and Municipal Beach Park, Bay Avenue, between Higbee and New Jersey avenues, June 21: Mingo Fish Trap; June 28: Billy Walton Band; July 4: Bob Campanell Band; July 5: Jeremiah Hunter Band; July 12: Kinsey Report; July 19: Walter Trout Band; July 26: Bonerama; Aug. 2: Vini Lopez and License to Chill; Aug. 9: Southern Hospitality; Aug. 16: Preston Shannon Band; Aug. 23: Bryan Lee and Blues Power Band; Aug. 30: Dr. Bobby Fingers with Danny Eyer; Sept. 6: Eddie Morgan Jazz Ensemble. SomersPointBeachConcerts.com

Saturday, June 22

Atlantic City, Free Summer Concert Series, 1 p.m. to dusk, Historic Gardner's Basin, 800 N. New Hampshire Ave., June 22: Battle of the Soul Artist – Unifics, Temprees, Escorts, Black Ivory and Ray, Goodman & Brown; Blue Magic, Introducers, Rob Base, crosswinds and 120; July 20: Sly's "Original" Family Stone, New Birth, Rick Cason Express, Mark "Big & Tasty" Baxter, Jackie Greggs and Kas; Aug. 24: Geo Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, B.A.D., Ed Morgan, Special Occasion and Angela Burton &Passion. 609-347-5643.

Sunday, June 23

Ocean City, Lynda Randle, Gospel Music Award winner, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Ocean City, Canadian Brass, opening concert Ocean City Pops Summer Concert Series, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $25, $30; after concert dessert reception at Flander's Hotel, $25. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Monday, June 24

Ocean City, Summer Music Series, 7:30 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, June 24: Get The Led Out; July 1: The Mavericks; July 8: Dave Mason; July 15: Jars of Clay; July 22: Hot Tuna Electric; July 29: Leon Russell: Aug. 5: The Marshal Tucker Band; Aug. 12: Rusted Root; Aug. 19: Jay and the Americans. 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: June 24: 4J's Combo; July 1: Buddy Gale Big Band; July 4: Cumberland County College Orchestra/Jazz Band: July 8: John Lolli; July 15: Four Wheel Drive; July 22: Ross Ippolito Combo; July 29: Budyd and the Blue Flames; Aug. 5: Tony Mascara; Aug. 12: Frank Marone and The Italians; Aug. 19: Bud Cavallo Duo. 856-794-4000.

Wednesday, June 26

Wildwood Crest, John Creidler Trio, 7:30 p.m., Summer Concert series, Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, bring blanket or chair, free. 609-523-0202 or VisitWildwoodCrest.com

Friday, June 28

Atlantic City, Bartram Beach Block Concert Series, 7 p.m., Bartram Place and the Boardwalk, bring chair or blanket, free. June 28: Jeff & Tamara Duo; July 12: Bud Noble; July 26: Gina Roche; Aug. 9: Tony De Luca and the Paisans; Aug. 23: Stockton Faculty Band. 609-377-7117 or 609-345-2269, ext. 3064.

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. June 28: TBA; July 5: The Jersey Juke Box; July 12: Juicy; July 19: Tidal Wave Band; July 24: Cumberland County College Band; July 26: Lighthouse; Aug. 2: Rubber Souls; Aug. 9: Shakes; Aug. 16: Mays Landing United Jazz; Aug. 23: Hamilton Township Community Band; Aug. 30: TBA; Sept. 6: TBA.

Saturday, June 29

Beach Haven, Island Singers, 8 p.m., "Love Changes Everything" concert, Long Beach Island Museum, Engleside and Beach avenues, free admission, donations accepted. 732-341-8565 or IslandSingersNJ.com

Cape May, Philadelphia Brass, Access to Art's Sam Maitin Music Festival, 7:30 p.m., Cape May United Methodist Church, 625 Washington St., $20 adults, $15 seniors, students. Reservations 609-465-3963.

Cape May Court House, Jersey Shore Pops summer concert series, 7:30 p.m., Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Drive, $25 to $40. 800-838-3006 or 609 463-1924 or JerseyShorePops.org. June 29: "The Irish Tenor" Colm Fitzmaurice; July 6: "Stars & Stripes Forever" patriotic tribute to American composers; July 13: "Legends in Concert" starring Claude Eric; July 21: "The Italian Tenor" AaronCaruso; July 28: "Swingin; Sixties" starring Jim Yester and YesterDaze; Aug. 4: Classics Rock; Aug. 10: "Music of The Glenn Miller Orchestra," Aug. 17: "Sinatra & Friends" starring Peter Oprisko.

Waretown, The Ladies of Country & Bluegrass Music Show, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., doors open 6 p.m., Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road, live stage concert, $5 adults, $1 age 11 and younger. AlbertHall.org

Sunday, June 30

Ocean City, "Pops Favorites," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $10, $15. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Monday, July 1

Cape May, Bill Haley Jr. and the Comets and Jerry Spathis' Rockabilly Band, 7:30 p.m., Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., $28 plus fees. 609-884-9563.

Wednesday, July 3

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 3: Cason Express Show Band; July 10: Hawaiian Luau Entertainment; July 17: Feraba (West African); July 24: Los Pleneros; July 31: Tropical Beat; Aug. 7: Chinese Theatre Works; Aug. 14: The Barley Boys (Irish); Aug. 21: Bollywood Axion; Aug. 28: Kinding Sindaw (Philippines). 609-345-2269, ext. 3064.

Ocean City, "Celebrate America," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $10, $15. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

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; July 11: Steve Kroon Jazz Sextet, opening act Richard Tucker Quartet; July 18: Christopher Dean Sullivan Quartet, opening act Pam Walker and Friends; July 25: Pucho & His Latin Soul Brothers,opening act Latin Wave; Aug. 1: Larry Ridley & Jazz Legacy Ensemble, opening act Chicken Bone Beach Youth Jazz Ensemble; Aug. 8: Ray Gaskins Quartet, opening act Connie Jackson & Friends; Aug. 15: Danny Mixon, opening act Dwain Davis & Quartet; Aug. 22: Lee Smith Quartet, opening act Lyn Ridley Quartet; Aug. 29: Alan Nelson Lines of Reason, opening act Keith Hollis Quartet.

Avalon, Bay-Atlantic Symphony, July Fourth Concert and Fireworks Celebration, 7 p.m., Community Hall, 30th Street and the beach, free, seating on first-come, first-served, fireworks 9:15 p.m. at 30th Street beach. AvalonBoro.org

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. 866- 900-4849 or 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. 855-708-9699 or CapeMayCity.com. July 15: Chad & Jeremy; July 22: Helen Reddy; July 29: Ronnie Spector; Aug. 5: Christopher Cross; Aug. 12: Peter Noone.

Ocean City, Concert Series at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, July 8: Dave Mason; July 15: Jars of Clay; July 22: Hot Tuna Electric; Aug. 12: Rusted Root. Ticketmaster.

Wednesday, July 10

Ocean County College, MidWeek Jazz Series, 8 p.m., Arts & Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, July 10: Al Harrison's Dixieland Band; July 24: The Peter & Will Anderson Quartet; Aug. 14: The Vache Brothers; Aug. 28: Jazz Lobsters; Sept. 25: The Midiri Brothers. $18 adults, $15 seniors. 732-255-0500 or Tickets.Ocean.edu

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; Aug. 7: Elio Villafranca Quintet; Aug. 28: Arturo O'Farrill & Sons. 609-927-6677 or SPJazz.org

Thursday, July 11

Ocean City, Ralph Roberts Band, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 11, 18, Market Days event, 7th and Asbury Avenue, free. 609-625-9528.

Saturday, July 13

Vineland, The Brooklyn Bridge, 8 p.m, exclusive appearance, The Landis Theater, 830 East Landis Ave., $35, $45, $60. 856-691-1121 or LandisTheater.com

Sunday, July 14

Cape May, "Hot Taters," Dixieland jazz, 2 to 4 p.m., Cape May Traditional Jazz Society, VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., $15 advance, $20 door, proceeds donated to Food Bank of Southern Jersey. 609-884-7961 or CapeMayTraditionalJazzSociety.com

Ocean City, "A Night at the Opera," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $10, $15. July 17: Rising Artists of Tomorrow. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Monday, July 15

Cape May, Christopher Cross, 8 p.m., Stockton Goes to the Beach Summer Concert Series, Cape May Convention Center, 714 Beach Ave., $35. 855-708-9699 or CapeMayCity.com

Sunday, July 21

Cape May, Jazz Vespers, Barry Miles, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decature streets, $10 minimum donation, limited free parking. 609-884-0680 or CapeMayJazzVespers.com

Ocean City, Tim Zimmerman & King's Brass, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Ocean City, "Fly Me to the Moon: Celebrating the Music of Frank Sinatra," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $12, $20. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Tuesday, July 23

Ocean City, "Broadway A-Z: ABBA to Les Miz," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m. July 23, 24, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $12, $20. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Sunday, July 28

Ocean City, Carolyn Arends & Spencer Capier, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Ocean City, Our Three Tenors, Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $20. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Tuesday, July 30

Ocean City, "I Love the 80s," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $12, $20. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Wednesday, July 31

Ocean City, "Pops Goes to Disney," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $10, $15. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Sunday, Aug. 4

Ocean City, Diane Bish, organist, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Ocean City, Philadelphia Orchestra Brass, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $12, $20. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Ocean City, "Pops Celebrate Latin Nite," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $10, $15. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Ocean City, "Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $10, $15. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Sunday, Aug. 11

Ocean City, Allison Speer, country music recording artist, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Ocean City, "Audience Choice," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $15. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Beach Haven, Hurricane Sandy Relief concert, 9 p.m., Seashell Resort & Beach Club, 10 South Atlantic Ave., featuring musician and pro-surfer Tom Curren, proceeds benefit Waves for Water Hurricane Sandy Relief Initiative, $15 advance, $20 door. JettyLife.com

Sunday, Aug. 18

Ocean City, Ron Matthews & Gary Matthews, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Ocean City, "Bring in the Divas," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $12, $20. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Ocean City, "Gershwin and All That Jazz," Ocean City Pops summer concert series, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $12, $20. 609-525-9248 or OceanCityPops.org

Sunday, Aug. 25

Ocean City, Zemer Levav, Messianic Israeli Music & Dance, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Sunday, Sept. 1

Ocean City, Jenny & Tyler, light pop, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Saturday, Dec. 7

Ocean City, Messiah Sing-in, Atlantic Youth Orchestra, 4 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Saturday, Dec. 14

Ocean City, Traditional Christmas Concert: Angelus Chorus, Tapestry Strings, Tenor John Taylor, 4 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Theater

Thursday, June 20

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," July 31-Aug. 18; "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown," Aug. 21-Sept. 8; "Our Town," Sept. 25-Oct. 6; "Irving Berlin's White Christmas," Dec. 3-22; 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. June 30: half-price senior performance. 609-884-1341 or CapeMayStage.org

Cape May, "Lost on the Natchez Trace," 8:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, to July 20 (no show July 4, added show July 7), East Lynne Theatre Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students and age 12 and younger. June 21: After show Q&A and meet the cast.

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. June 20: The Dormer House, 800 Columbia Ave.; June 27: The Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.; 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

Friday, June 21

Hammonton, "Urinetown: The Musical," 8 p.m. June 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; 3 p.m. June 16, 23, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., $25 general admission, $30 front row. 609-704-5012 or TheEagleTheatre.com

Wednesday, June 26

Ocean City, "Broadway on the OC Boardwalk IV," 7:30 p.m., Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, Ocean City Theatre Company and Broadway star Kelli Rabke, $18 to $20. 609-525-9300 or OCNJ.us/boxoffice

Sunday, June 30

Cape May, Sunday Film Series, Cape May Film Society, "Amazing Grace," 8:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $10; Aug. 4: "The Thief of Bagdad" (1924); Oct. 20: "The Cat and the Canary" (1927). 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Monday, July 1

Cape May, World premiere of one-act plays, written and performed by Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry, 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $50, includes after party at Wine Bar in Washington Inn. Reservations. 609-884-1341 or CapeMayStage.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

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

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.

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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