Happenings

Thursday, Aug. 29

Atlantic City, Phillies at the Beach Viewing Party, noon, Arkansas Avenue beach, mobile movie screen for Phillies vs. Mets game, pre-game activities.

Atlantic City, Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays and Saturdays through Sept. 28, Center City Park, Atlantic Avenue between North and South Carolina avenues, vendors, live music. 609-347-0500 or NJCRDA.com

Cape May, 2013 Designer Show House, Cavalier Cottage, 1109 Washington St., across from Emlen Physick Estate, through Oct. 31, self-guided tours 1 to 4 p.m. daily, guided tours 7 p.m. Sunday through Friday, $15. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org

Margate, Farmer’s Market, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., behind Steve & Cookie’s By the Bay, 9700 Amherst Ave. MarvelousMargate.com

Margate, Movies on the Beach, “The Poseidon Adventure,”dusk, Decatur Avenue beach, in front of Lucy the Elephant, free.

Margate, Music lecture, “Music of the Pacific Rim,” 6 to 7:30 p.m., Bloom Pavilion, 101 S. Huntington Ave., free. 609-822-4700 or

Ocean City, Taylor Mason, comedian-ventriloquist, 8:15 p.m., Moorlyn Family Theatre, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, family friendly, $10. 609-399-0006.

Friday, Aug. 30

Atlantic City, Movies Under the Stars, “Shrek the Third,” dusk, Bartram Avenue and Boardwalk,free. 609-347-0500 or

Atlantic City, ACUA Windfarm Tour, noon to 1 p.m., 1801 Absecon Blvd., free. 609-272-6950.

Lower Township, Airfest and 2013 Wings of Freedom Tour, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Naval Air Station (NAS) Wildwood Aviation Museum, 500 Forrestal Road, Cape May Airport, music, food, vendors, exhibits, separate fees for fighter and bomber flight experiences. 800-568-8924 or 609-886-8787 or

Saturday, Aug. 31

Atlantic City, Comedy Festival, 8 p.m., Aug. 31, Sept. 1, Boardwalk Hall, $45, $60, $80 per night.

Cape May, “FunFest Weekend,” 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Aug. 31, Sept. 1, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, family-friendly activities, demonstrations by the New Jersey Blacksmith Association, live entertainment, $10 adults, $8 ages 3 to 12. 609-898-2300 or HCSV.org

Hammonton, Downtown Market, 9 a.m. to noon, Vine Street parking lot, across from The Eagle Theatre, farmers’ market, local artists, craftsmen.

Wildwood, Handcraft Unlimited Labor Day Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 1, Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, $3 admission, includes re-entry. 800-992-9732 or

Sunday, Sept. 1

Wildwood, 9th Annual Wildwood Block Party and Music Festival, noon to 11 p.m., Fox Park, Ocean Avenue across from Convention Center, games, crafts, food, merchandise vendors, live music, free admission. 609-522-2444 or

Wildwood, “The King of the Boards” battle of the bands competition, 1 to 9 p.m., Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks, on the Boardwalk, spectators free. MoreysPiers.com/

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Tuesday, Sept. 3

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, Sept 3: “The Year of Living Dangerously” (1982); Oct. 1: “Quiz Show” (1994); Nov. 12: “Like Water for Chocolate” (1992); Dec. 3: “Little Women.” 609-814-0308 or

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Ocean City, Crafters and Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tabernacle grounds.

Thursday, Sept. 5

Wildwood, Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Rally, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 5-7, 9 .m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 8, various locations through city, free live entertainment, contests, motorcycle vendors, food and merchandise vendors, Custom Boardwalk Bike Show. 609-729-8870 or RoarToTheShoreOnline.com

Saturday, Sept. 7

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

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

Tuesday, Sept. 10

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

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.

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

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.

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; CapeMayMac.org

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.

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. CapeMayMac.org

Music

Thursday, Aug. 29

Atlantic City, Chicken Bone Beach Jazz on the Beach Series, 7 to 10 p.m., Kennedy Plaza stage, Mississippi and Georgia avenues, free. 609-441-9064 or 609-841-6897 or ChickenBoneBeach.org; Aug. 29: Alan Nelson Lines of Reason, opening act Keith Hollis Quartet.

Ocean City, The Spotlight Performers, youth of Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, showcase of Broadway and pop selections, 10:30 a.m., Moorlyn Family Theatre, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $10. 609-399-0006 or OceanCityTheatreCompay.com

Friday, Aug. 30

Egg Harbor Township, Rhythm in the Park concert series, 7 p.m., Tony Canale Park amphitheater, off Dogwood Avenue, bring lawn chair or blanket, free. 609-272-8120 or

Millville, Royal Southern Brotherhood, 8 p.m., doors open 7:30 p.m., Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St., $20-$25. 856-327-6400 or

Ocean City, Packaged Goods Orchestra, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Public Library, Main Lecture Room, Simpson Avenue, free, donations accepted for food pantry.

Somers Point, Beach Concert Series, 7 to 9:30 p.m., William Morrow Beach and Municipal Beach Park, 800 Bay Ave., Aug. 30: Dr. Bobby Fingers with Danny Eyer; Sept. 6: Eddie Morgan Jazz Ensemble.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Egg Harbor Township, Thunder Rim and His Band, concert and buffet dinner, 8 p.m., doors open 6 p.m., Super Buffet and Grill, 6718 Black Horse Pike, $25. 609-677-8188.

Wildwood Crest, Summer Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, bring blanket or chair, free. 609-523-0202

Sunday, Sept. 1

Atlantic City, “Jersey Shore Party” concert, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., grounds of Beer Garden Bar, Steel Pier, Virginia Avenue and the Boardwalk, Tony Marts presents Billy Walton Band, free. 609-653-6069

Ocean City, Jenny & Tyler, light pop, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., free. OCTabernacle.org

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Ocean City, South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble, “A Broadway Spectacular,” 7:30 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $10. 609-402-5575

Theater

Thursday, Aug. 29

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

Cape May, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” 8:30 p.m., Aug. 29, 30, 31, East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $30 general, $25 seniors, $15 students, age 12 and younger free. 609-884-5898

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. Aug. 29: Blue Rose Inn and Restaurant, 653 Washington St. EastLynneTheater.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.

Ocean City, The Rocky Horror Show, musical, 10 p.m. Aug. 29, 30; 10 p.m. and midnight Aug. 31, Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., mature subject matter and language, $15. 609-457-6686 or OCRep.org

Friday, Aug. 30

Cape May, Dinner theater, “The Observer Effect,” 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. curtain, Aug. 30, 31, 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

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

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

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.

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.

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. 609-884-5898 or

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