Happenings

Thursday, July 12

Atlantic City, Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursdays/Saturdays to Sept. 29, Center City Park, Atlantic Avenue between North and South Carolina avenues. 609-347-0500 or

Atlantic City, Tribeca Cinema Series, free movies on the beach, dusk, July 12 to 15, Caesars Atlantic City beachfront, Arkansas Avenue, free and open to public. July 12: The Runway; July 13: Stella Days; July 14: The Giant Mechanical Man; July 15: 388 Arletta Avenue. 800-223-7277 or

Cape May, Movies on the beach, 8:30 p.m., next to Convention Hall, Beach and Stockton, free, bring chair or blanket. 609-884-5508. July 12: Jurassic Park; July 19: The Addams Family; July 26: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; Aug. 2: Field of Dreams; Aug. 9: Pirates of the Caribbean; Aug. 16: JAWS; Aug. 23: How to Train Your Dragon.

Margate, Free music lectures, nationalism in music, by Paul M. Somers, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Bloom Pavilion, 101 S. Huntington Ave. 609-822-4700 or info@bayatlanticsymphony.org; July 12: musics of Russia and eastern Europe; July 26: musics of France and the Germanies; Aug. 9: musics of Italy and Spain; Aug. 23: musics of North and South America.

Ocean City, Freckle Contest, 6:30 p.m., Music Pier, registration 6 p.m., free entry. 609-525-9300.

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.

Sea Isle City, Beachcomber Guided Tours, 10 a.m., Thursdays to Aug. 23, begin under pavilion at Townsend Inlet Waterfront Park at 94th Street, $1, children receive free sand pail and coloring book. 609-263-9643.

Stone Harbor, Wings 'n Water Festival, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 13, 6 p.m. benefit auction party July 14, Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., family activities, folk music, local seafood, artists, carvers, crafters. wetlandsinstitute.org

Wildwood, Dance Xplosion National Dance Competition Finals, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., July 12, 13, 14, Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, free to spectators. www.DanceXplosionTalent.com or 800-992-9732.

Friday, July 13

Atlantic City, Movies under the Stars, dusk, Fridays to Aug. 31, Bartram Place and the Boardwalk, bring chairs, blankets, picnic baskets. 609-344-8338 or

Cape May, Free family entertainment, 7:30 p.m. July 13, 20, 27, Fred Hall Band; 7:30 p.m. July 15, 22, 29, New Jersey Nature Program with Steve Serwatka; 7 p.m. July 17, 24, magician Rich Lessig; Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave.

Forked River, Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling, 9 p.m., "Catch a Summer of Comedy" show, Latitudes on the River, 361 East Lacey Road, show "R" rated, advanced reservations encouraged, $25 plus tax. 609-242-2648 or www.catcharisingstar.com

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

Hammonton, Weekly Farmers Market, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays to Aug. 31, along Central Avenue, downtown section, opening night health fair, vendors, produce, live entertainment, art exhibits from Hammonton Art Center, 609-567-9014 or

North Wildwood, New Jersey State Barbeque Championship and Anglesea Blues Festival, July 13 to 15, along 2nd and Olde New Jersey avenues, kickoff 4 p.m. July 13, festival hours 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 14; noon to 6 p.m. July 15, free admission. 609-523-6565 or www.njbbq.com or www.angleseablues.com

Somers Point, Pointe Blank Comedy Series, 9 p.m., Fridays, Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, seating 8 p.m., national headliners and local showcase, $15 advance, $20 door. www.acROCKsolid.com

Saturday, July 14

Atlantic City, Movies at Dante, film series, 6 and 8 p.m., Dante Hall Theater of the Arts of Richard Stockton College, 10 North Mississippi Ave., surf films are featured, $5 a movie/$8 for both. 609-344-8877 or

Cape May, Fun Fest Weekend, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., July 14, 15, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, nursery rhymes brought to life with read-alongs, educational displays, toy train rides, face painting, demonstrations by the NJ Blacksmith Association, music, $10 adults, $8 children 3-12. 609-898-2300 or www.hcsv.org

Cape May, Delaware Bay Lighthouse Adventure, 10 a.m., from Miss Chris Marina, Second Avenue and Wilson Drive, seven-hour historic lighthouse cruise on Cape May Whale Watcher, $99, includes complimentary breakfast, lunch, limited to 175 passengers. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or www.capemaymac.org

Egg Harbor Township, Under the Stars Movie, dusk (approximately 8 p.m.), Tony Canale Park amphitheater, off Dogwood Avenue, July 14: The Muppets; Aug. 11: Dolphin Tale; bring blanket or chair, free. 609-272-8120.

Manahawkin, Movie at the library, "Jaws," 2 p.m., Stafford Township branch of Ocean County Library, 129 N. Main St., rated PG, free. 609-597-3381 or www.theoceancountylibrary.org

Ocean City, Miss Cape Resort Scholarship Pageant, 7:30 p.m., Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, $20. 609-525-9300.

Ocean City, Furry Friends Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., parking lot at 550 Asbury Ave., proceeds benefit Ocean City Humane Society. 609-398-8037.

Sunday, July 15

Atlantic City, Salvation Army's Christmas in July 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk, 8 a.m., Kennedy Plaza, Boardwalk and Mississippi Avenue, registration 7 a.m., $25 adults, $10 age 12 and younger, proceeds benefit summer youth programs. 609-344-0660, ext. 105, or www.active.com

Atlantic City, Movies under the Stars, dusk, Sundays to Sept. 2, Brighton Park, Indiana Avenue and the Boardwalk, bring chairs, blankets, picnic baskets. 609-344-8338 or www.njcrda.com

Ocean City, Character Night on the Boardwalk, 7 p.m., Sundays to Aug. 19, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, mascot meet and greet, pose for photos. 609-399-1412 or www.oceancityvacation.com

Somers Point, Sundaes on Sunday, ice cream festival, noon to 6 p.m., Kennedy Park, on the bay, proceeds benefit The Alcove Center for Grieving Children and Families, food vendors, crafters, games, music, petting zoo, $5. 609-484-1133 or

Wildwood, Sophisticated Productions' National Dance Competition, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., July 15-20, Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, spectators free. 800-992-9732 or

Monday, July 16

Atlantic City, Movies under the Stars, dusk, Mondays to Aug. 27, Gardner's Basin, New Hampshire Avenue, bring chairs, blankets, picnic baskets. 609-344-8338 or www.njcrda.com

Tuesday, July 17

Cape May, Robert Klein, 8 p.m., Catch a Rising Star Allstar Comedy Summer Series, Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Avenue, $45 plus tax and facility fee. 609-884-9563 or

Sea Isle City, Movie Nights, 8:30 p.m., Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, free. 609-263-8687. July 17: Beethoven's Christmas Adventure; July 19: The Adventures of TinTin; July 24: Dolphin Tale; July 26: Mary Poppins; July 31: Sister Act.

Sea Isle City, Beachcomber Guided Tours, 10 a.m., one-hour interactive beach walks, Tuesdays to Aug. 28, beginning on Promenade at 29th Street beach, $1, children receive free sand pail and coloring book. 609-263-9643 or www.seaislecitynj.us

Sea Isle City, Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesdays to Aug. 28, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue. 609-263-9090 or www.seaislecitynj.us

Wednesday, July 18

Cape May Point, Family Fun Days at Cape May Lighthouse, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 18, July 25 and Aug. 1, Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, hands-on activities for children, entertainment, craft vendors, free; separate admission to climb lighthouse: $7 adults, $3 children 3 to 12. 609-884-5404.

Sea Isle City, Baby parade, 6:30 p.m., 34th to 44th streets and the Promenade. 609-263-8687.

Stone Harbor, Sex, drugs and sea slime program, 6 p.m., Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., by marine scientist Dr. Ellen Prager, $8 members, $9 nonmembers. 609-368-1211.

Thursday, July 19

Beach Haven, Public sails on New Jersey's Tall Ship A.J. Meerwald, free open house 2 to 4 p.m. July 19; two hour sails 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. July 19, 20; 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. July 21, 22; from dock at west end of Centre Street, on the bay, morning/afternoon sails: $40 adults; $35 seniors; $20 children 3-12; evening sails: $45 adults; $40 seniors; $22 children; reservations recommended. 856-785-2060 or bayshorediscoveryproject.org

Hammonton, Third Thursday: Christmas In July, along business district on Bellevue Avenue, demonstrations, holiday foods, shopping, restaurant discounts, Yoko Ono's Wish for Peace "Wish Tree" at Noyes Museum of Art's satellite gallery, 5 South Second St. 609-652-8848.

Ocean City, Free music lectures, nationalism in music, by Paul M. Somers, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Public Library, Room 110, 1735 Simpson Ave. 609-399-2434 or info@bayatlanticsymphony.org; July 19: musics of France and the Germanies; Aug. 2: musics of Italy and Spain; Aug. 16: musics of North and South America.

Kids

Monday, July 16

Egg Harbor Township, 76ers Summer Hoops Tour, 10 a.m., Community Center, English Creek Avenue, for all ages, free. 609-272-8120.

Tuesday, July 17

Cape May, Discovery Summer Theatre Camp, 9 a.m. to noon for ages 9 to 12, 1 to 4 p.m. ages 13 to 16, July 17-20, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $185 per week, space limited, advance registration needed.

Wednesday, July 18

Atlantic City, Wacky Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Absecon Lighthouse, 31 S. Rhode Island Ave., themes crafts, activities, snacks, $10 per child includes activities tower climb, adult supervision required, reservations suggested. 609-449-1360. July 18: Pirates; July 25: Victorian Christmas; Aug. 1: Fables; Aug. 8: Sea Life; Aug. 15: Garden.

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, The Three Bears, Stockton Children's Summer Playhouse, 10:30 a.m., Convention Center, Stockton Place and Beach Avenue, $8. Call 855-708-9699 or go to www.capemaycity.com.

Music

Thursday, July 12

Atlantic City, Chicken Bone Beach free concert series, 7 p.m., Boardwalk at Kennedy Plaza, free.

Friday, July 13

Egg Harbor Township, Rhythm in the Park, free summer concert series, 7 p.m. Fridays, Tony Canale Park amphitheater, off Dogwood Avenue, bring blanket or chair. July 13: Juicy; July 20: RB Express; July 27: Suite Inspiration; Aug. 3: Hamilton Township Community Band; Aug. 10: Alligator Zydeco Band; Aug. 17; Mays Landing United Jazz Band; Aug. 24: Rubber Souls Beatle Tribute Band; Aug. 31: Tidal Wave Band; Sept. 7: Howard Isaacson.

Somers Point, Beach Concert Series, 7 p.m., William Morrow Municipal Beach, between Higbee and New Jersey avenues on the bay, free, bring blanket or chair, somerspointbeachconcerts.com; July 13: Rick Estrin & The Nightcats; July 20: The Persuasions Plus The Shakes; July 27: Dr. Bobby Fingers Band plus Hawkins Road; Aug. 3: Scott Kirby with Lew London; Aug. 10: Billy Walton Band with Arthur Migliazza; Aug. 17: Midori Brothers Band featuring Franny Smith; Aug. 24: Walter Trout.

Saturday, July 14

Avalon, John Clark Dance Band, Big Band dance, 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.

Cape May Court House, Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra, concert series, 7:30 p.m., Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 1 Penkethman Way, $25-$40. 800-838-3006 or www.jerseyshorepops.org. July 14: "Gershwin is Grand;" July 21: Music of The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Paul Schmidtchen Theater at LCRHS; July 28: "I Love Paris," The Paul Schmidtchen Theater at LCRHS.

Wildwood Crest, Summer concert series, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, free, bring blanket or chair. 609-523-0202 or www.visitwildwoodcrest.com. July 14: Mango Men; July 21: B Street Band; July 28:

Sunday, July 15

Cape May, Barry Miles, jazz vespers, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decatur streets, $5 minimum donation suggested, limited free parking. 609-884-0680 or

Mays Landing, Atlantic Brass Band, 1 and 3 p.m., free outdoor concerts, Balic Winery, Route 40. 609-625-2166 or

Ocean City, King's Brass, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. 609-399-1915 or www.octabernacle.org

Monday, July 16

Cape May, Stockton Goes to the Beach Concerts, 8 p.m., Convention Center, Stockton Place and Beach Avenue, $30. 855-708-9699 or

www.capemaycity.com. July 16: Dave Mason; July 23: The Lettermen: July 30: "Satisfaction: A Rolling Stones Experience"; July 31: The Outlaws; Aug. 6: "Ricky Nelson Remembered" starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band; Aug. 13: The Association; Aug. 20: Gary Puckett and the Union Gap.

Ocean City, Arlo Guthrie, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, 609-525-9248 or 609-525-9300 or tickemaster.com. July 23: Get the Led Out, tribute to Led Zeppelin, July 24: Bruce Hornsby; July 30: Charlie Thomas and the Drifters; Aug. 6: The Machine, tribute to Pink Floyd; Aug. 20: Little Feat; Aug. 27: Mitch Ryder.

Sea Isle City, Alzonia and the Steel Source Band, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, free summer concert series. 609-263-8687.

Wednesday, July 18

Atlantic City, Atlantic City Library International Night Series, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays to Sept. 5, Kennedy Plaza, on Boardwalk between Mississippi and Georgia avenues, July 18: Dancing Crane; July 25: Niyaz; Aug. 1: Magdaliz and her Latin Ensemble Crisol; Aug. 8: Everybody Loves Italian; Aug. 15: The Barley Boys; Aug. 22: Taiko Masala; Aug. 29: Korean Traditional Marching Band; Sept. 5: Hawaiian Luau Entertainment. All performances free. 609-345-2269.

Wildwood Crest, Summer concert series, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, free, bring blanket or chair. 609-523-0202 or www.visitwildwoodcrest.com. July 18: Star Band; July 25: Trick Tenza; Aug. 1: Twelve:01; Aug. 8: Star Band; Aug. 15: Cape Harmonies; Aug. 22: Sweeter Than Honey; Aug. 29: Star Band.

Thursday, July 19

Brigantine, Original Hobo Band, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Community Education and Recreation, Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St., free. 609-266-3323.

Friday, July 20

Atlantic City, Bartram Beach Block Concert Series, 7 p.m., Bartram Avenue and the Boardwalk, free, bring chair or blanket. 609-377-7117 or 609-345-2269, ext. 3112. July 20: Denise Black and Triangular Swing; Aug. 3: Gina Roche; Aug. 17: Tony DeLuca Trio; Aug. 31: Eddie Morgan Trio.

Villas, Third Friday Music series, 5 to 7 p.m., Fishing Creek School grounds, Bayshore Road and Arizona Avenue, free, picnic fare available. July 20: Music of the Big Bands & WWII; Aug. 17: Music of '50s at the Shore.

Saturday, July 21

Atlantic City, Summer Concert Series, 1 p.m. (opening acts), 4 p.m. (headliners), Historic Gardner's Basin, New Hampshire Avenue and the bay, free. 609-347-5643. July 21: War, The Chi-Lites (headliners), Rick Cason Express, Mark Big & Tasty Baxter, Jack and Judah Dorrington (openers); Aug. 4: 2012 Gospel Fest featuring Curt Carr and The Curt Carr Singers; Aug. 18: Cameo, Enchantment (headliners), Coolist & Maceo Mobley, Special Occasion, Angela Burton and Passion (openers).

Lower Township, Linda Gentille and the Jersey Shore Pops, Big Band concert series, 7:30 p.m., Paul Schmidtchen Theater, Lower Cape May Regional High School, 687 Route 9, Exit 4 off Garden State Parkway, July 21: Music of Glen Miller Orchestra; July 28: "I Love Paris" with Canadian singing star Claude Eric; $25-$40. 800-838-3006 or

Margate, The E-Street Shuffle Band (Springsteen tribute band), 7 to 10 p.m., Log Cabin, 600 North Jerome Ave., $10 advance, $15 door. 609-823-9824 or

Theater

Thursday, July 12

Barnegat, "Titanic, The Musical," 8 p.m. July 12, 13, 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

Beach Haven, "Annie," 2 p.m. July 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20; 8 p.m. July 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21; Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Cape May, "God of Carnage," comedy, 8 p.m., Tuesdays through Sundays, to Aug. 3, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students; July 8: Half-Price Senior night. 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

Cape May, Tales of the Victorians, 4 p.m. Thursdays, tea, refreshments, performance by East Lynne Theater Company, $10, age 12 and younger free. 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.

Ocean City, The Rocky Horror Show, 10 p.m. and midnight, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays in July, Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., $10. 609-457-6686 or www.ocrep.org

Friday, July 13

Cape May, "1912," drama, dinner theater, 7:15 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. performance, followed by dessert and meet and greet with cast, July 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

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

Monday, July 16

Beach Haven, Joe Piscopo and his Big Band, 8 and 10 p.m., 2012 Catch A Rising Star, Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $20 to $60. 609-492-9477 or

Cape May, Clueless at the Physick Estate, "whodunit," 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., $15. 609-884-5404.

Cape May, Lee Roy Reams: Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance, 8 p.m., Second Stage Broadway Series, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $50, include after party at Washington Inn's Wine Bar. Reservations 609-884-1341.

Tuesday, July 17

Ocean City, Sweeney Todd, musical thriller, 7:30 p.m. July 17, 18, 19; 2 p.m. July 18; Youth Opera Company of South Jersey, Ocean City High School auditorium, Sixth Street off Boardwalk, $10 adults, $8 children.

Wednesday, July 18

Beach Haven, Robert Klein, 8 and 10 p.m., Catch a Rising Star at Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $20 to $60. 609-492-9477.

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.

Monday, July 23

Cape May, Total Faith, one-woman show with Broadway's Faith Prince, 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $50, includes after party at Washington Inn's Wine Bar. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

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

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.eastlynnetheater.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.eastlynnetheater.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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