Happenings

Thursday, Jan. 23

“WINTER SWEET” 3D LIGHT AND SOUND EXPERIENCE, daily through Jan. 31, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, light show, entertainment, treats, Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City.

Friday, Jan. 24

COACH BINGO, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., desserts, refreshments, prizes include Coach bag or watch, 108 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Atlantic City, only 150 seats, pre-registration required, $35. 609-713-1161 or 609-709-6508.

NAPA KNOW HOW INDOOR AUTO RACING, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, 7 p.m. Jan. 25, Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; Jan. 24 pricing: $15-$25, $5 general admission ages 12 and younger; Jan. 25 pricing: $20-$32, $5 general admission ages 12 and younger. 800-736-1420 or go to Ticketmaster.com or AAARN.com

Saturday, Jan. 25

COMFORT FOOD FEAST, “Go American for the Olympics,” 6:30 p.m., Chef Richard Spurlock, winter seasonal menu, New England clam chowder, American chicken pot pies, Yankee pot roast, American apple pie, live music by Bobby Hunter, Kit Warton, Main Street American Cafe, 6002 Main St., Mays Landing, $25. 609-625-5500.

FREEZA-POLOOZA, Beef and Beer, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., 7 p.m. to midnight live music, benefits two locals from Cape May County fighting brain cancer, features band Fuzzybone, Bolero Blue Water Grill, 3320 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood, $20 advance, $25 at door.

Rockfest

LEGENDS OF THE NIGHT SKY: ORION, 7 p.m., ages 8 and older, tour of New Jersey sky, mythical story of Orion’s constellation, Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, $10 adults, $8 seniors 60 and older, $7 children ages 12 and younger. 732-255-0343 or Tickets.Ocean.edu

Sunday, Jan. 26

A JAZZ BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., WRTI's Bob Perkins' 80th Birthday and 50 Years in Music Broadcasting, sponsored by the Somers Point Jazz Society, open to the public, The Tom Angello Quartet, buffet, cash bar, Clancy's By The Bay, 101 E. Maryland Ave., Somers Point, Jazz Society donations welcome. 609-927-6969 or SPJazz.org or ClancysBytheBay.com

ATLANTIC CITY CASINO COLLECTIBLES CLUB, 11 a.m., casino memorabilia, trading session, Bally's, 1900 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City. 516-458-3080 or go to

FUN DAY SUNDAY EVENTS, all programs at 2 p.m.; Jan. 26, “Chinese New Year: Dragon Masks and Lanterns,” participants create paper lanterns and dragon masks from construction paper; Feb. 2, “Chinese New Year: Dance Program,,” Nai–Ni Chen Company, traditional Chinese dance with innovative modern influences; Feb. 9, “Concentric Heart Wall Hangings,” make a piece of art using colors from the rainbow; 1 N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, free, advance registration recommended. 609-345-2269, ext. 3050.

WINTER FEAST “COMFORT IN THE COLD,” hosted by Slow Food South Jersey Shore, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. cocktail hour, 6 p.m. four course dinner, cash bar with oysters shucked to order, vegetarian options available, Steve and Cookies by the Bay, 9700 Amherst Ave., Margate, $60, $55 members of Slow Food USA, 609-823-1163 or go to

SlowFoodSouth

Monday, Jan. 27

MONDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES, 7 p.m., “Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay,” Performing Arts Center of Middle Township, 212 Bayberry Drive, Cape May Court House, $8. 609-463-1924.

Tuesday, Jan. 28

KATZ JCC DINNER AND MOVIE EVENT, 5 p.m. dinner, includes a full course meal, salad, soup, entree, dessert, followed by movie showing of “Captain Phillips” with Tom Hanks, Katz JCC, 501 North Jerome Ave., Margate; early registration $15 JCC members, $18 non-members, up to one week before; late-registration $18 members, $21 non-members; reservations requested. 609-822-1167, ext. 113.

Wednesday, Jan. 29

BOARDWALK KENNEL CLUB’S “ALL BREED DOG SHOW,” begins 8 a.m. Jan. 29 through Feb. 2, exhibits, vendors, tours, competitions, Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, $8 adults, $5 senior citizens, $2 ages 11 and younger.

Kids

Thursday, Jan. 23

MARVEL AND DC COMICS DRAWING CLASS, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays in Jan. and Feb., taught by Marvel/DC Comics illustrator Joe DelBeato, kids learn to draw their favorite characters, ages 9 to 17, 1 N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, free. 609-345-2269, ext. 3050.

Saturday, Jan. 25

CHILDREN’S ART CLASS, “Imagination Creations,” 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., scultpure work, ages 5 to 12, The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville (Galloway Township), $5 adults and kids, register by Jan. 24. 609-652-8848.

ONE WORLD, ONE SKY: BIG BIRD’S ADVENTURE, 11:30 a.m., Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo explore the night sky, live presenter, ages 10 and younger, Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, $10 adults, $8 seniors 60 and older, $7 children ages 12 and younger. 732-255-0343 or go to Tickets.Ocean.edu

Sunday, Jan. 26

TEEN CHALLENGE OF PHILADELPHIA, 10 a.m. to noon, presentation on how and where they help teens with addictions, resources, The Lighthouse Community Church, 1311 S. Main St., Pleasantville, free. 609-969-1946.

Music

Sunday, Jan. 26

BAY-ATLANTIC SYMPHONY PERFORMS MUSIC FROM THE AMERICAS, 1 p.m. “Conversation with the Conductor,” L-Wing Gallery, 2 p.m. performance, works by Copland, Rosauro and Golijov, Stockton Performing Arts Center, M-Wing, Stockton College, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $32. 609-652-9000 or go to

“THE MESSIAH,” rescheduled performance, 7:30 p.m., Xanadu Theater, Trump Taj Mahal, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, tickets for Dec. 8 show reissued, $8-$12. 609-652-4891

Theater

Thursday, Jan. 23

“FOOTLOOSE,” through Feb. 8; 8 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays; 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5; Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, $30, $40 VIP. 609-704-5012.

Saturday, Jan. 25

PONTIAN GREEK DANCE GROUP, 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., The Pontian Society “Akritia” of Philadelphia, traditional Pontian Greek dancing, live music, singing, The Noyes Arts Garage: Stockton College, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City, free. ArtsGarageAC.com

Friday, Jan. 31

GREASE, Off Broad Street Players, 8 p.m. Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 7, 8; 3 p.m. Feb. 2, 9; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6; The Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., Millville, $20, $17 seniors and kids; $12. 856-327-6400.

Thursday, Feb. 6

PAUL TAYLOR 2 DANCE COMPANY, 7 p.m., modern dance, Stockton Performing Arts Center, M-Wing, Stockton College, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $32 adults, $12 kids. 609-652-9000.

Saturday, Feb. 15

AN EVENING OF BROADWAY LOVE SONGS AND DESSERTS, 7:15 p.m. pre-show dessert reception, 8 p.m. show, Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, Ocean City, $20 by 4 p.m. Feb. 11, $25 after, advanced. 609-525-9300.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

“THE BOY FRIEND,” Southern Regional Theatre Company’s Spring Musical, 7 p.m. Feb. 26, 27, 28, Mar. 1, musical comedy, Joseph P. Echle Performing Arts Center, 9/10 building, 90 Cedar Bridge Road, Manahawkin, $10 adults, $8 students, advance ticket deadline Feb. 19, tickets may be purchased at door. SRSD.net

Friday, Mar. 15

HOLMES AND CARTER MYSTERIES, 8 p.m. Mar. 14, 15, vintage-radio style shows, “Sherlock Holmes Adventure of the Copper Beeches,” “Nick Carter and the Strange Dr. Devolo,” The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 senior, $15 student, free ages 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Friday, Mar. 21

REALLY ROSIE, Off Broad Street Players, 8 p.m. Mar. 21, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Mar. 22, The Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., Millville, $20, $17 seniors and kids. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net

Friday, May 16

“YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN,” 8 p.m. May 16, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. May 17, 3 p.m. May 18, musical, The Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., Millville, $20 adults, $17 children and seniors. Levoy.net

Saturday, June 7

AN AFTERNOON WITH GROUCHO, 7:30 p.m., comedy, Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May, tickets for Feb. 16 canceled show valid for June 7, $30. 609-884-9563 or DiscoverCapeMayNJ.com

Wednesday, June 11

“SOME ENCHANTED EVENING,” June 11 to 15, features music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3, season tickets available. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

“THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS,” June 11 to July 19, written by Henry Myers, story of a married couple from 1872, The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 senior, $15 student, free ages 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Wednesday, June 18

JEKYLL AND HYDE, June 18 to July 6, musical, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Wednesday, July 9

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, July 9 to 27, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Wednesday, July 23

“ZORRO!” July 23 to Aug. 30, The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 senior, $15 student, free ages 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org

Wednesday, July 30

MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT, July 30 to Aug. 24, musical comedy, spin-off of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Wednesday, Aug. 27

A CHORUS LINE, Aug. 27 to Sept. 14, the ultimate celebration of the American Musical, 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven, $45 starting Mar. 3. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org

Wednesday, Sept. 17

“WITHIN THE LAW,” Sept. 17 to Oct. 12, written by Bayard Vellier, The First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 senior, $15 student, free ages 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org