Happenings

Friday, Sept. 6

Ocean City, Street Rod Weekend, Sept. 6 to 8, Tabernacle Grounds, 6th and Asbury Avenue, classic cars on display, Boardwalk exhibit noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 7, from 6th to 14th streets. 609-525-9300.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Cape May, Revolutionary War Encampment, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sept. 7, 8, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, demonstrations of drills, equipment, artillery firing, re-enactors, $10 adults, $8 ages 3 to 12. 609-898-2300 or HCSV.org

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Galloway Township, Art Walk at Historic Smithville, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain date Sept. 8, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, displays by local artists. 609-748-8999 or HistoricSmithville.com

Galloway Township, Beard & Mustache Competition, 1 p.m., Historic Smithville, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, tropies awarded, Whiskerinas competition (handmade girls decorative beards). 609-652-5200 or SmithvilleBarber.com

North Wildwood, Mummers String Band Show, 3:30 p.m., along Olde New Jersey Avenue, Mummers Strut Contest 4 p.m., Mummers Parade 4:45 p.m., all free. 609-522-2955 or NorthWildwood.com

Somers Point, Good Old Days Festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, antique cars display, children’s entertainment, carnival games, pony rides, karate and cheerleading demonstrations, live music, food vendors, free admission. 609-402-5062 or SPGoodOldDays.com

Sunday, Sept. 8

Ventnor, Le Tour de Downbeach ‘13, family fundraising bike ride and barbecue, 10 a.m., rain date Sept. 15, registration 9:30 a.m., Boardwalk at Newport Avenue, through Ventnor, Margate, Longport, Atlantic City, benefits local charities, $20 advance ($15 each for family of four or more), $25 ($20 each for family of four or more) day of, includes T-shirt, refreshments, bar-b-que at Tomatoe’s following ride. 609-822-0190 or 609-517-6138 or AAAABike.com or MarvelousMargate.com

Tuesday, Sept. 10

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

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Sea Isle City, Patriot Day Ceremony, 9 a.m., Veterans Park, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue, free. 609-263-4461, ext. 1245.

Somers Point, Remembrance Ceremony, 8:30 a.m., Patriots Park, honor guard, keynote speaker. 609-927-9088 or SomersPointgov.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

Saturday, Sept. 14

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. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Ocean City, Airport Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 26th Street and Bay Avenue, ground displays of unusual airplanes, exhibit of remote controlled model airplanes starting at noon, paper airplane contest for children, antique cars, face painters, free admission.

Sunday, Sept. 15

Mays Landing, Penny Angel Beagle Rescue Beagle Barbecue, noon to 4 p.m., Pavilion A, Atlantic County Park, off Route 50, food, music, games, raffle, beagle parade, blessing of the animals, $15 adults, $7 ages 4 to 10. 609-965-9476 or 973-610-8049.

Thursday, Sept. 19

Hammonton, “Bellevue Empire,” 1920s themed Third Thursday event, 6 to 9 p.m., throughout downtown area, entertainment, shopping specials, exhibits, free Roaring Twenties-style photo shoot offered at Noyes Museum Shop, 5 S. Second St. 609-561-8006 NoyesMuseum.org

North Wildwood, Irish Fall Festival, kickoff 7 p.m. Sept. 19, USA vs. Ireland Live Amateur Boxing, Irish Music Tent, Olde New Jersey and Spruce avenues, $25 advance, $30 door; Irish marketplace 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 20-22, along Olde New Jersey Avenue; free live entertainment noon to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 20, 21; 5K run, 8 a.m. Sept. 21, registration AOH tent, between 1st and 2nd avenues on Olde New Jersey Avenue, $15 fee; Brian Riley Pipe Exhibition, 10 a.m. Sept. 21, 8th and Central avenues; free Irish dance lessions 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 21, Anglesea Volunteer Fire House, Second and Olde New Jersey Avenues; parade 12:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 24th and Surf avenues, to Spruce and Olde New Jersey avenues; shuttle bus transportation available to all locations. 800-IRISH-91 or WildwoodsNJ.com

Friday, Sept. 20

Lower Township, Lighthouse Full Moon Climb, 8 to 10 p.m., Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Cape May Lighthouse, Cape May Point State Park, Visitors’ Orientation Center and ground floor free; tower climb $7 adults, $3 ages 3 to 12, free to members. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Margate, Brunch and Learn event, 10:30 a.m., Katz Jewish Community Center, 501 North Jerome Ave., speaker and film documentary “Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy,” $3 members, $5 nonmembers, registration required. 609-822-1167, ext. 138 or JCCAtlantic.org

Wildwood, 20th Annual Boardwalk Classic Car Show, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 20, 21, on the Boardwalk, free to spectators. 800-992-9732 or WildwoodsNJ.com

Saturday, Sept. 21

Atlantic City, The Miss’d America Pageant, 8 p.m., Showboat House of Blues, $45, $65, $100, proceeds benefit Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance and Schultz-Hill Scholarship Foundation. TicketMaster.com

Cape May, Full Moon Ghost Hunt with Ghost-One, 7:45 p.m., Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., observe and help conduct paranormal research, dessert follow-up at Carriage House Cafe and Tearoom, $30, tour limited to 50 people. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Galloway Township, “Noyes at 30,” 30th anniversary gala, 6 to 9 p.m., Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, honoring founders Fred and Ethel Noyes, entertainment, gourmet food and wine, art auction, live music, $100, proceeds benefit museum’s exhibitions, educational, public and outreach programs. 609-652-8848 or NoyesMuseum.org

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Margate, Dinner & Movie Event, “The Great Gatsby,” 5 p.m., Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center, 501 North Jerome Ave., reservations required one week advance, $15 early bird JCC members, $18 nonmembers. 609-822-1167 or JCCAtlantic.org

Saturday, Sept. 28

Atlantic City, 1st Annual Craft Beerfest, 2 to 6 p.m., Resorts Casino Hotel, tastings, live entertainment, “beer food” favorites, $25, must be 21. WebTix.net

Galloway Township, Italian Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain date Sept. 29, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Moss Mill Road and Route 9, live music, children’s activities, vendor market, bocce ball tournament (registration required), free admission and parking. KofCItalianfest.org

Sunday, Sept. 29

Margate, 17th Annual Steve and Cookie’s Dog Show and Contest, 1 p.m., register 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., parking lot of Steve and Cookie’s By the Bay, 9700 Amherst Ave., prizes awarded in four categories, $20 fee per category, proceeds benefit NJ Aid for Animals and Humane Society of Ocean City, information booths, K-9 demonstrations, food vendors. 609-823-1163 or steveandcookies.com

Tuesday, Oct. 1

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, Oct. 1: “Quiz Show” (1994); Nov. 12: “Like Water for Chocolate” (1992); Dec. 3: “Little Women.” 609-814-0308 or 609-399-2434 or OceanCityFineArtsLeague.org

Monday, Oct. 7

Somers Point, Jazz Tribute to Master Commandant Richard Somers, USN, 7 p.m., Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band, accompanied by visual montage, $10. 609-927-6677 or SPJazz.org

Kids

Music

Friday, Sept. 6

Somers Point, Beach Concert Series, Eddie Morgan Jazz Ensemble, 7 to 9:30 p.m., William Morrow Beach and Municipal Beach Park, 800 Bay Ave., free. SomersPointBeachConcerts.com

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Avalon, The Mondrian Ensemble, 7 p.m., Maris Stella R.C. Church (St. Brendan the Navigator), 5012 Dune Drive, concert honoring the fallen of 911, $20 adults, $15 seniors, students. 609-465-3963.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Hammonton, “The Music that Made Tony Mart’s Famous,” rock ‘n roll legacy show, 6:30 p.m., Joe Italiano’s Maplewood Inn, 470 South White Horse Pike, buffet dinner served 5:30 p.m., live music, dancing, $40 plus tax and gratuity. 609-561-4881 or 609-653-6069 or TonyMart.com

Sunday, Sept. 15

Atlantic City, Keith Hollis Band, Jersey Shore Jazz Vespers, 4 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 1213 Pacific Ave., free, refreshments to follow. 609-703-7907 or JazzVespers.com

Cape May, Jazz vespers, Greg Pordon, 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decatur streets, $10 minimum donation suggested. 609-884-0680 or CapeMayJazzCespers.com

Friday, Sept. 20

Vineland, Glenn Miller Orchestra, 2 p.m., Landis Theater, 830 East Landis Ave., $26, $32, $45 (mezzanine); lunch and show packages $30, $36. 856-691-1121.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Ocean County College, MidWeek Jazz Series, 8 p.m., Arts and Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, Sept. 25: Midiri Brothers; Oct. 9: Mona’s Hot Four; Oct. 30: Steppin’ Out with the Lost Generation; Dec. 4: Molly Ryan; $22 adult, $18 senior, $12 student. 732-255-0500 or tickets.ocean.edu

Monday, Oct. 7

Somers Point, Jazz Tribute to Master Commandant Richard Somers, 7 p.m., Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, original composition by Ed Vezinho, $10. 609-927-6677 or SPJazz.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, Sept. 5

Beach Haven, “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” musical comedy, Sept. 5- 8, 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, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, $45. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Cape May, “Boeing Boeing,” comedy, 8 p.m., Tuesdays through Sundays, to Sept. 13, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Sept. 3: Pay-What-You-Can-Night. 609-884-1341.

Friday, Sept. 6

Cape May, Dinner theater, “Finding Faith,” 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. curtain, Sept. 6, 20, Cape Island Theatre Company, The Cold Spring Grange Restaurant, 735 Seashore Road, meet and greet with cast following performance, $47 adults, $20 children, age 6 and younger free. 609-408-6595 or CapeIslandTheatre.com

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

Ocean City, “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” Broadway musical, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 6, 7, Ocean City Theatre Company, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 group rate and ages 12 and younger. 609-525-9248 or OCNJ.us/boxoffice

Saturday, Sept. 7

Cape May, Dinner theater, “The Observer Effect,” 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. curtain, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, Cape Island Theatre Company, The Cold Spring Grange Restaurant, 735 Seashore Road, meet and greet with cast following performance, $47 adults, $20 children, age 6 and younger free. 609-408-6595 or CapeIslandTheatre.com

Friday, Sept. 13

Cape May, Dinner theater, “The Heiresses,” 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. curtain, Sept. 13, 27, Cape Island Theatre Company, The Cold Spring Grange Restaurant, 735 Seashore Road, meet and greet with cast following performance, $47 adults, $20 children, age 6 and younger free. 609-408-6595 or CapeIslandTheatre.com

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.

Friday, Sept. 20

Hammonton, “Lombardi,” 8 p.m., Sept. 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, Oct. 4, 5, 10, 11, 12; 3 p.m. Sept. 29, Oct. 6; Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., $25 general admission, $30 front rows. 609-704-5012 or TheEagleTheatre.com

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Beach Haven, “Our Town,” 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 Oct. 6, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, $45. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Friday, Oct. 18

Millville, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” Oct 18-20, Off Broad Street Players, Levoy Theatre, 126 North High St., $20 adults, $14 students and seniors.; “White Christmas,” Nov.15-24. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net or Obsp.org

Sunday, Oct. 20

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

Wednesday, Oct. 23

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

Friday, Nov. 29

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

Wednesday, Dec. 3

Beach Haven, “White Christmas,” musical, 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 Dec. 22, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, $45. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org