Happenings

Thursday, June 6

Atlantic City, Cocktails by the Beach, 6 to 9 p.m., One Atlantic, 4th level Pier Shops at Caesars, hors d'oeuvres, open bar, silent auction, business casual attire, benefits Gilda's Club, $85.

Ocean City, Wonder's Birthday Bash, 6 to 10:30 p.m., Gillian's Wonderland Pier, Sixth and Boardwalk, all rides one ticket, free fireworks show 9 p.m.

Friday, June 7

Millville, Laugh Out Loud Short Film Festival, 8 p.m. June 7, 8; 7 p.m. June 9, Levoy Theatre, 126 North Main St., edgy adult humor, $10 each day. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net

Saturday, June 8

Cape May, FunFest Weekend, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 8, 9, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, children's events, family activity area, demonstrations by New Jersey Blacksmith Association, live entertainment, music, $10 adults, $8 ages 3 to 12. 609-898-2300

Lower Township, Runway 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk, 9 a.m., rain or shine, Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, 500 Forrestal Road, Cape May Airport, registration opens 7 a.m. at entrance to Aviation Museum, air traffic temporarily closed for event, early registration recommended, proceeds benefit restoration of Historic Hangar 1. 609-886-8787

Ocean City, Miss Artisan Pageant, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, live entertainment, free.

Sea Isle City, Peyton's Promise 5K Run and 2K Family Walk, 11 a.m., registration 9:30 a.m., along oceanfront Promenade at 43rd Street, $25 adults, $10 ages 5 to 12, profits donated to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for CDH research, family-friendly celebration at Springfield Inn Carousel to follow, music, food, raffles. 609-335-9442 or PeytonsPromise.com

Tuesday, June 11

Margate, "Never Forget," Lucy the Elephant fundraiser, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Sophia Restaurant, Adams and Amherst avenues, hors d'oeuvres, live music, cash bar, Chinese auction, $25. 609-823-6473 or LucyTheElephant.org

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, June 11: "Good Night, and Good Luck," 609-814-0308 or 609-399-2434 or OceanCityFineArtsLeague.org

Saturday, June 15

Somers Point, At The Shore Jersey Gumbo Cook-off and Music Festival, Somers Point Fire Company No. 1, 447 Bethel Road, tasting event starts at noon, music festival 1 to 10 p.m., live music, dancing, $20, VIP $30, portion of proceeds benefits community service organizations. 609-653-6069 or TonyMart.com

 

Kids

Sunday, June 9

Atlantic City, Fun Day Sunday, 2 p.m., Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., free programs for all ages, June 9: Stepping Stone Mosaics; 609-345-2269.

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."

Music

Thursday, June 6

Cape May, Music Festival Concert: Bay-Atlantic Symphony, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $25 adults, $20 seniors, $10 students. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Friday, June 7

Atlantic City, Kristina Pruitt and Friends - Between Vintage and Soul, 8 p.m., Dante Hall Theater of Richard Stockton College, 14 N. Mississippi Ave., doors open 7 p.m., intermission and after-party meet and greet, refreshments, $15. KristinaPruitt.Ticketbud.com

Saturday, June 8

Ocean City, Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale, 7 p.m., St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 8th and Central Avenue, doors open 6:30 p.m., $10, children 12 and younger free. 609-399-2748.

Sunday, June 9

Cape May, Blackbird Society, traditional jazz, 2 to 4 p.m., VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., $15 advance, $20 door, or $15 members Cape May Traditional Jazz Society, proceeds donated to Food Bank of Southern Jersey. 609-884-7961or 609-846-7667 or CapeMayTraditionalJazzSociety.com

Cape May, Music Festival Concert: A George Mesterhazy Tribute, 8 p.m., Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., $25 adults, $20 seniors, $10 students. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Tuesday, June 11

Cape May, Music Festival Concert: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players, 8 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington and Franklin streets, $20 adults, $15 seniors, $5 students. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Wednesday, June 12

Cape May, Bach's Lunch, 12:30 p.m. Music Festival event, mini-concert by Bay-Atlantic Symphony and tea luncheon, Carriage House Cafe Tearoom, grounds of Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., seating limited, $30. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Thursday, June 13

Cape May, Music Festival Concert: New York Chamber Ensemble, 8 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington and Franklin streets, $20 adults, $15 seniors, $5 students. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Friday, June 14

Millville, Josh Thompson, 8 p.m., Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St., $25, $20. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net

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 14: Jumpin' Johnny Sansone and New Orleans Allstars; 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 15

Millville, The Outlaws, 8 p.m., Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St., $34-$39. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net

Sunday, June 16

Cape May, Jazz Vespers, Jim Ward/Ed Vezinho Big Band, 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decatur streets, $10 minimum donation, limited free parking. 609-884-0680 or CapeMayJazzVespers.com

Linwood, South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble, "The Sights and Sounds of Old Broadway," 3 p.m., All Wars Memorial Park, Shore Road, free, rain location Mainland Regional High School auditorium. 609-402-5575.

Wednesday, June 19

Ocean County College, F�te Manouche, MidWeek Jazz Series, 8 p.m., Arts & Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, $18 adults, $15 seniors. 732-255-0500 or Tickets.Ocean.edu

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

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

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

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 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.

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.

Sunday, July 7

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

Somers Point, Summer Latin Jazz Series, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sandi Pointe, 908 Shore Road, July 10: Nilson Matta; Aug. 7: Elio Villafranca; Aug. 28: Arturo O'Farrill. SPJazz.org

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

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

Sunday, July 28

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

Sunday, Aug. 4

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

Sunday, Aug. 11

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

Sunday, Aug. 18

Ocean City, Ron Matthews & Gary Matthews, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.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 6

Beach Haven, "The Boyfriend," comedy thriller, 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, through June 16, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, $45; "George M!" June 19-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. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Cape May, "How to Make a Rope Swing," drama, 8 p.m. June 6, 7, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341 or CapeMayStage.org

Friday, June 7

Hammonton, "Urinetown: The Musical," 8 p.m. June 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 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

Saturday, June 8

Atlantic City, Film premier: "Don't Throw Me Away," 2 and 5 p.m., Dante Hall Theater, 14 N. Mississippi Ave., South Jersey Theater Ensemble Co., $20 donation. 609-284-2525.

Sunday, June 9

Millville, Auditions for Les Miserables, 2 p.m. June 9, 7 p.m. June 10, Cumberland Players Main Stage Musical, Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., doors open 45 minutes before auditions, male and female performers age 8 and older. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net

Wednesday, June 12

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 12: half-price preview performance; June 30: half-price senior performance; June 21: Pay- What-You- Can-Night. 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.

Thursday, June 13

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 13: The Butterfly Tea Room, 109 Sunset Blvd.; 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 14

Vineland, "Saluting Our Heroes Through A Century of Broadway," musical acts, 7 p.m. June 14, 15, doors open 6:30 p.m., St. Padre Pio Parish Players, St. Mary School, 735 Union Road, $10. 856-692-7136 or 856-692-8537.

Vineland, "Menopause The Musical," 7 p.m. June 14; 2 p.m. June 15, 16; Landis Theater, 830 E. Landis Ave., $45, $50, $60. 856-691-1121 or LandisTheater.com

Monday, June 17

Cape May, Bill Bowers in "Beyond Words: Mime, Music and Monologues," 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Second Stage presentation, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $20. 609-884-1341 or CapeMayStage.org.

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

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

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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