Happenings

Thursday, June 14

Ocean City, New Thought Sunset Cruises, with Pamela Whitman, 6 p.m. Thursdays, departing from 232 Bay Ave., (same dock as Ocean City Parasail), includes talk, prayer, meditation, live flute music, sharing, fellowship, $15, advance registration required. 609-398-7555.

Saturday, June 16

Atlantic City, Father’s Day at Absecon Lighthouse, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 16, 17, Absecon Lighthouse, 31 S. Rhode Island Ave., dads climb free and get free slice of pizza at Tony Baloney’s, Oriental Avenue. 609-449-1360.

Atlantic City, Father’s Day Initiative, 3:30 to 7 p.m., All Wars Memorial Building, New York and Adriatic avenues, activities, games, music, food, open to all children and their fathers or father-figures, free. 609-345-0535, ext. 12.

Cape May, Delaware Bay Lighthouse Adventure, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., lighthouse cruise, continental breakfast, buffet lunch, $99. 609-884-540.

Egg Harbor Township, Zumba Marathon, benefits Wounded Warrior Project, 11 a.m., Shore Mall parking lot, in front of Offshore Cultural Center, for all ages, free. 609-602-0906.

Richard Stockton College, G. Larry James Legacy Fund Bike Ride, check-in and registration 6:45 a.m., ride start 8 a.m., Campus Center, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, main campus, Galloway Township, $30 adults, $15 minors with registered adult until June 8; late registration $40 adults, $15 minors, proceeds benefit student scholarships. www.stockton.edu

Sea Isle City, Skimmer Festival Weekend, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17, along oceanfront Promenade and Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, market place vendors, activities, antique auto show, entertainment; free guided historical trolley tours, 10 a.m. to noon June 17, Excursion Park; antique auto show and parade, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 17, 29th Street, JFK Boulevard and Promenade. 609-263-8687.

Sunday, June 17

Cape May, Super Sports Sunday, water-related family activities, kickoff noon, “Anything But A Boat That Floats regatta,” free “Bike Cape May” challenge, Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave. 609-898-8848.

Landisville, Father’s Day Lazy River BBQ, noon to 4 p.m., Bellview Winery, 150 Atlantic St., food, live music, bring lawn chair or blankets, $5, includes wine tasting, souvenir glass. 856-697-7172.

Vineland, Ceili dancing (Irish social dancing), 2 to 5 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 2384 E. Landis Ave., workshop 1 to 2 p.m., live music by Cumberland County Ceili Band, free. 856-392-9416.

Wildwood, Free rides for Father’s Day, all-day admission wristband for fathers, Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks. www.moreyspiers.com.

Monday, June 18

Lower Township, American Pride Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, Cape May Airport, 500 Forrestal Road, view restored B-17 bomber and F-18 fighter jet, beer and wine tastings, music, $10 adults, $8 ages 3-12; walk-through tours included with mission, flights on B-17 available for purchase. 734-483-4030, ext. 236.

Wildwood, 89th Annual National Marbles Tournament, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily, June 18 to 21, Ringer Stadium, on the beach at Wildwood Avenue, competitors aged 8 to 14 compete for prizes, free for spectators. 800-992-9732          

Tuesday, June 19

Atlantic City, “Stop the Hate” jazz sunset cruise, 6 to 10:30 p.m., Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance, from Gardner’s Basin, New Hampshire Avenue and the bay, reception on dock 6 to 7 p.m., music, food, cash bar, DJ, $25 advance, $30 at dock if available. acglbt.org

Wednesday, June 20

Beach Haven, Summer of Stars Comedy Series, 8 p.m., Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, June 20: Catch Allstars: Jeff Norris;; $20 to $60; VIP seats $89. 609-492-9477 .

Cape May Court House, Wine Down Wednesdays, 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 29, Natali Vineyards, 221 N. Delsea Dr., live music, $5 wine tastings, vendors,  609-465-0075.

Theater

Thursday, June 14

Beach Haven, “All I Ask of You – A Tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber,” 8 p.m. June 14, 15, 16; 2 p.m. June 14, 15; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Cape May, “Uncle Jacques’ Symphony,” 8 p.m. June 14, 15, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults, $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Cape May, “Ruth Draper’s Company of Characters,” 8:30 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, through July 21, East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students, free age 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or

Friday, June 15

Cape May, “1912,” drama, dinner theater, 7:15 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. performance, followed by dessert and meet and greet with cast, June 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29, 30; July 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 25, 28; Aug. 1, 4, 6,10,15,18, 22, 25, 29; Sept. 1, 8, 22, 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

Hammonton, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,” drama, 8 p.m. June 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30; 3 p.m. June 17, 24, Collaborative Stage Productions, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., $22. 609-704-5012.

Ocean City, “It Had To Be You,” comedy, 8 p.m., June 15, 22, 23, 29, 30;  2:30 p.m. June 17, 24, 31,Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., $15. 609-457-6686 or www.ocrep.org; dinner and show Nonna's Trattoria and Pizzeria, $30, 609-840-6440.

Tuesday, June 19

Barnegat, “Man of LaMancha,” starring John Davidson, 8 p.m. June 19-23, 26-30, July 2, 3, 5, 6, 7; 2 p.m. June 21, 24, 26, 28, July 1, 3, 5, 8; 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, “Annie,” 2 p.m. June 19, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, July 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20; 8 p.m. June 19, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 29, 30, July 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Wednesday, June 20

Cape May, “God of Carnage,” comedy, 8 p.m., preview performance, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, all tickets half price tonight only: $17.50 adults, $15 seniors, $7.50 students. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Little Egg Harbor Township, “Funny Money,” comedy, 7 p.m. June 20-23; 2:30 p.m. June 24, Little Egg Theatre Company, Frog Pond Elementary School, 305 Frog Pond Road, $10. www.littleeggtheatreco.com or at door.

Thursday, June 21

Cape May, “God of Carnage,” comedy, 8 p.m., Tuesdays through Sundays, June 21-Aug. 3, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students; July 8: Half-Price Senior night; July 3: Pay-What-You-Can night for any unsold tickets. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Cape May, Tales of the Victorians, 4 p.m. Thursdays, tea, refreshments, performance by East Lynne Theater Company, $10, age 12 and younger free. June 21: Butterfly Tea Room, 109 Sunset Blvd.;   June 28: Mad Batter at the Carroll Villa, 19 Jackson St.; July 5: The Dormer House, 800 Columbia Ave.; July 12: The Chalfonte Hotel, 301 Howard St.; July 19: The Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.; July 26: Cliveden Inn, 709 Columbia Ave.;  Aug 2: Victorian Lace Inn, 901 Stockton Ave.;  Aug 9: The Mission Inn, 1117 New Jersey Ave.; Aug. 16: Peter Shields Inn, 1301 Beach Ave.; Aug. 23:  Victorian Lace Inn, 901 Stockton Ave.; Aug. 30: The Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.; Oct. 6: The Cliveden Inn, 709 Columbia Ave.

Wednesday, June 27

Ocean City, “Broadway on the Boardwalk III,” 7:30 p.m., Ocean City Theatre Company with Broadway star Annie Golden, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk, $18, $20. 609-525-9248, 609-525-9300 or www.ocnj.us/boxoffice

 

Monday, July 2

Barnegat, “Snow White,” children’s theater, 6 p.m. July 2, 5; Aug. 22, 23; 10 a.m. July 7, Aug. 25; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $10. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Cape May, “Storybook Theater: Old Fables with a New Twist,” 8 p.m., East Lynne Theater Company’s student workshop production, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., free. 609-884-5898 or www.eastlynnetheater.org

Wednesday, July 11

Barnegat, “Titanic, The Musical,” 8 p.m. July 11-14, 17-22, 24-28; 2 p.m. July 12, 15, 17, 24, 29; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Friday, July 13

Vineland, Little Shop of Horrors, 8 p.m. July 13, 14, 20, 21; 2 p.m. July 15, 22, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard, $15. 856-692-5626 or cumberlandplayers.com

Wednesday, July 15

Cape May, “The Poe Mysteries,” 8:30 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, July 25-Sept. 1,  East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students, free age 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or www.eastlynntheater.org

Wednesday, July 18

Barnegat, “Cinderella,” children’s theater, 6 p.m. July 18, 19, Aug. 30; 10 a.m. July 21, Sept. 1; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $10. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Cape May Court House, “Forever Plaid,” musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. July 18, 19, 22; 8 p.m. July 20, 21; Media Theatre of the Performing Arts, Broadway at the Beach seriers, Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 1 Penkethman Way, $25 advance, $30 door. 609-463-1924 or 610-891-0100.

Tuesday, July 24

Beach Haven, “The Sound of Music,” 2 p.m. July 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, Aug. 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24; 8 p.m. July 24, 26. 27, 28, 31, Aug. 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Wednesday, July 25

Barnegat, “101 Dalmations,” children’s theater, 6 p.m. July 25, 26; Aug. 1, 2; 10 a.m. July 28, Aug. 4; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $10. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Wednesday, Aug. 1

Barnegat, “Gypsy,” 8 p.m. Aug. 1-5, Aug. 7-12, Aug. 14-18; 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 7, 14, 19; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Barnegat, “The Wizard of Oz,” children’s theater, 6 p.m. Aug. 8, 9, 15, 16; 10 a.m. Aug. 11, 18; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $10. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Cape May, “The 39 Steps,” 8 p.m., Tuesdays through Sundays, Aug. 8-Sept. 7, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults, $30 seniors, $15 students. Aug. 8: half-price preview performance; Aug. 24: half-price senior night. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Friday, Aug. 10

Hammonton, My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra, 8 p.m. Aug. 10, 11, 15, 17, 23, 24, 25; 3 p.m. Aug. 12, 19, Collaborative Stage Productions, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., $22. 609-704-5012.

Tuesday, Aug. 21

Barnegat, Ring of Fire - Music of Johnny Cash, 8 p.m. Aug. 21-26, Aug.28, 30, 31, Sept. 1; 2 p.m. Aug. 23, 26, 28, 29, 30; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Beach Haven, “Once Upon A Time in New Jersey,” musical comedy, 2 p.m. Aug. 28, 29, 30, Sept. 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16; 8 p.m. Aug. 28, 30, 31, Sept. 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Friday, Sept. 7

Hammonton, Completely Hollywood Abridged, 8 p.m. Sept. 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21; 3 p.m. Sept. 9, 16, Collaborative Stage Productions, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., $22. 609-704-5012.

Vineland, Getting to Know ... Cinderella, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, 8, 14, 15; 2 p.m. Sept. 9, 16, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard. 856-692-5626 or www.cumberlandplayers.com

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Barnegat, I Left My Heart - Music of Tony Bennett, 3 p.m. Sept. 11, 12, 13; 8 p.m. Sept. 12, 13, 14, 15; 2 p.m. Sept. 16, Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Cape May, “Time Stands Still,” drama, 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays; Sept.12-Oct. 13, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Sept. 12: half-price preview performance; Sept. 28: half-price senior night. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

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 or www.surflight.org

Cape May, “It Pays to Advertise,” 8:30 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. 609-884-5898 or www.eastlynntheater.org

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.

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

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

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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