Who Is He: A Canadian, Howie Mandel, 57, is a comedian, who is known for being a judge on NBC's "America's Got Talent" and hosting the popular game show "Deal or No Deal" on NBC. He headlines Saturday at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.
What To Expect: Mandel has been performing in Atlantic City casinos for years and has a reputation for giving some of his funniest performances here.
Tattoo show in Wildwood
What Is It: Billed as the largest tattoo convention at the Jersey shore, the fourth annual Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash will be held today and Sunday at the Wildwoods Convention Center.
What To Expect: The convention brings together nationally and internationally known tattoo artists for live tattooing, a traveling tatoo museum and some tattoo celebrities, including cast members from season three of "Ink Masters" and stars from "LA Ink." The weekend also will include sideshow acts, including sword swallowing, suspension acts, and a swimsuit competition featuring tattooed models, said Mike Siderio, promoter of the Tattoo Beach Bash.
Event Info: Hours for the Tattoo Beach Bash are noon to 11 p.m. today and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the convention center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood. A daily pass to the Tattoo Beach Bash is $20. A weekend pass is $40. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, call 609-889-2422 or visit WildwoodTattooBeachBash.com
Dena Blizzard in A.C.
Who Is She: A former Miss New Jersey in the 1995 Miss America Pageant, Dena Blizzard has performed in clubs throughout the country from Gotham Comedy Club in New York to The Comedy Stop in Las Vegas. Blizzard headlines tonight and Sunday at the Comedy Stop Cafe & Cabaret at the Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City.
What To Expect: Blizzard entertains audiences nationwide with her tales of motherly imperfection, smart-mouthed children and stinky dogs. Blizzard was the Mistress of Ceremonies for the 2012 Miss America Competition. Blizzard will host each night of preliminary competition for the Miss America 2013 event and for the first time will participate in the live ABC telecast. She also performed at the New York Friars Club, Catch a Rising Star and the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles. This summer, Blizzard launched her web series "One Funny Mother" on her website onefunnymother.com. Also performing will be Tim Walkow and Jay Black.
Event Info: The show starts 9 and 11:15 p.m. today and Sunday at The Comedy Stop in The Quarter at Tropicana, S. Brighton Avenue and the Boardwalk. Tickets are $27 per person for the 9 p.m. performances and $25 for the 11:15 p.m. shows. You can order tickets by phone at 609-348-0920 or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-736-1420. Tickets can be bought at the door on the night of the show.
'It's Touch Being the Prince' production in Ocean City
What Is It: "It's Tough Being the Prince," a modern adaptation of "Sleeping Beauty," will be performed tonight at the Ocean City Repertory Theatre.
What To Expect: What happens after Princess Beauty, a young woman with modern ideas, wakes up? This is a humorous story of what the Prince must endure to win the hand of the Princess, including swashbuckling, face-slapping, melting thorns and dealing with a retired dragon. A milk-and-cookies reception follows the show.
Event Info: The play begins 6:30 tonight at the repertory theatre, 813 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Tickets are $5. For reservations, call 609-457-6686.
Divas Do AC, Resorts Casino Hotel, Screening Room, 10 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.
Legends in Concert, Bally's, 7:30 and 10 p.m. $32.50 adults, $16.25 children. 609-340-2709.
Joe Holiday All Ages Magic Show, Tropicana, The Comedy Stop, 6:30 p.m. $20 adults, $10 children. 609-340-4020
Beatlemania Now, Trump Plaza, 8 p.m. $48. 609-441-6000.
Magique, Grand Illusionists, Tropicana, Showroom, 8 p.m. $25 adults, $10 children 16 and younger, $25. 609-340-4020.
Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody, Golden Nugget, 9 p.m. 800-777-8477.
Cirque Dreams Revealed, Revel, The Social, 5 and 8 p.m. $25. 866-823-4553.
Mind Candy Starring Mentalist and Illusionist Wayne Hoffman, Revel, The Social, noon and 2 p.m. $20. 866-823-4553.
Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, Tropicana, Showroom, 8 p.m. $29.75, $35.75, $44.75. 609-340-4020.
Cheech and Chong, Trump Taj Mahal, Mark G. Etess Arena, 8 p.m. $19, $29, $58. 609-449-5150.
HBO Boxing After Dark, Revel, 7 p.m. $39.75, $49.75, $74.75, $109.75, $159.75. 866-823-4553.
J. Anthony Brown, Resorts, 8 and 10:30 p.m. $30, $40. 800-322-SHOW.
Robby Krieger, Harrah's, Eden Lounge, 9 p.m. Free. 800-2-HARRAH.
N.J. Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory, Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and Northwood Center on Lily Lake, Cape May Point, birding trips, $10 show and go: Rea Farm, 7:30 a.m., lot, Bayshore Road, West Cape May; Photo birding walk at Cape May Point State Park, 7:30 a.m., at platform. 609-861-0700.
Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, free family nature walks, 9 a.m., Two Mile Beach Unit of Cape May NWR, Ocean Drive south of Wildwood Crest. 215-341-1044.
Cape May Point State Park, free programs include beginner's bird walk 9 a.m., live animal program 11 a.m., and nature walk 2 p.m. 609-884-2159.
Schooner Meerwald, two-and-a-half-hour public sails aboard Bayshore Discovery Project's oyster schooner A.J. Meerwald, Utsch's Marina, Cape May, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. adults $35 to $40, children $15 to $20. 856-785-2060.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, salt marsh film and guided walk 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.
2013 Designer Show House, Cavalier Cottage, 1109 Washington St., across from Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, self-guided tours 1 to 4 p.m., $15. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org
Jersey Cape Shell Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, $3 general admission, free Jersey Cape Shell Club members. JerseyCapeShellClub.org
Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Center City Park, Atlantic Avenue between North and South Carolina avenues, Atlantic City, vendors, live music. 609-347-0500 or NJCRDA.com
Classic and Antique Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, Cape May, $10 adults, $8 children. 609-898-2300 or HCSV.org
"Canvas Uncorked," BYOB painting nights, 7 to 10 p.m., The Noyes Studios, 15 Horton St., Hammonton, instructional class, no painting experience required, bring your own beverage and snacks, $40 museum members, $50 nonmembers. 609-561-8006 or NoyesMuseum.org
Downtown Market, 9 a.m. to noon, Vine Street parking lot, across from The Eagle Theatre, Hammonton, farmers' market, local artists, craftsmen. DowntownMarket.org
Peach Party, 9 a.m. to noon, Downtown Market, 209 Vine St., Hammonton. 609-760-4085.
Dom Irrera & Friends Comedy Beach Bash, 9 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., mature audiences only, Starlight Ballroom, Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, $28 reserved seating, $38 VIP (includes meet and greet.) 800-745-3000 or TicketMaster.com
Stronger than the Storm "Kites and Castles," 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 2nd Avenue Beach, Cape May, sandcastle building, kite making workshop, demo by sandcastle sculptor, family friendly beach games. StrongerThanTheStorm.com
Bay-Atlantic Symphony, "Symphony By The Sea" summer concert series, 7 p.m., Avalon Elementary School, 235 32nd St., Avalon, free tickets on first-come, first-served basis at Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St. 609-967-7155 or AvalonFreeLibrary.org
"Sinatra & Friends" starring Peter Oprisko, Jersey Shore Pops summer concert series, 7:30 p.m., Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Drive, Cape May Court House, $25 to $40. 800-838-3006 or 609 463-1924 or JerseyShorePops.org
Unite!, live music event, 10:30 p.m., Moorlyn Family Theatre, Boardwalk between 8th and 9th streets, Ocean City, for ages teen to young adult, free. 609-399-0006 or MoorlynFamilyTheatre.org
Summer Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest, bring blanket or chair, free. 609-523-0202 or VisitWildwoodCrest.com
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," 8:30 p.m., East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 seniors, $15 students, age 12 and younger free. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org
"Boeing Boeing," comedy, 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341.
The Rocky Horror Show, musical, 10 p.m. and midnight, Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., Ocean City, mature subject matter and language, $15. 609-457-6686 or OCRep.org
"Smokey Joe's Cafe," 8 p.m., The Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, $25 general admission, $30 front rows. 609-704-5012 or TheEagleTheatre.com
"Les Miserables," musical, 8 p.m., Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, Beach Haven, $45. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org
Dinner theater, "The Observer Effect," 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. curtain, Cape Island Theatre Company, The Cold Spring Grange Restaurant, 735 Seashore Road, Cape May, meet and greet with cast following performance, $47 adults, $20 children, age 6 and younger free. 609-408-6595 or CapeIslandTheatre.com
Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, 3400 Pacific Ave.: The Burger Bar, 609-340-4636 - Robert Ross, 9 p.m.; The Dizzy Dolphin, 609-340-4636 - Chevy Lopez Trio, 4 p.m.; Mile High Trio, 8 p.m.
Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place and Boardwalk: Blue Martini, 609-340-2000 -Savage Men, 7:30 and 11 p.m. ; The Mountain Bar, 609-340-2000 - DJ Cool Jon Sprang, 9 p.m.; Vixens, 10 p.m.; Bally's Beach Bar, 609-340-2000 - DJ Patrice McBride, 1 p.m.; Don't Call Me Francis, 2 p.m.; Lima Bean Riot, 7 p.m.; DJ Chris Rivera, 8 p.m.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Stellar Mojo and The Zoo; MIXX, 609-317-1000 - Starkillers, 10 p.m.; mur.mur, 609-317-1000 - Samantha Ronson, 10 p.m.
Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.: Dusk, 609-345-3875 - Rick James; Toga Bar, 609-348-4411 - DJ Patrice McBride, 9 p.m.; Toga Dancers, 10 p.m.
Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: Haven Nightclub, 609-340-5111- Jessica Who, 10 p.m.; H20 Pool & Lounge, 800-777-8477 - DJ, 2-7 p.m.; Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Richie Balin, 6 p.m.; All Souled Out, 10 p.m.; DJ, 2 a.m.; The Deck, 800-777-8477 - The Pickles, 2:30 p.m.; Screaming Broccoli, 8 p.m.
Harrah's Resort, 777 Harrah's Blvd.: Eden Lounge, 609-441-5165 -Cheers the Band, 9:15 p.m.; The Pool After Dark, 609-441-5165 - Dave Coulier, Koko and Nick Z; Xhibition Bar, 800-242-7724 - DJ Iron Mike, 10 p.m. and 3:30 a.m.; DJ Lou Lou, 12:30 a.m.
Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: LandShark Bar & Grill, 609- 431-4100 - Tony Caggiano, 2 p.m.; Dale Barth, 5:30 p.m. Margaritaville, 609- 431-4100 - 2 Stilts, 6 to 9 p.m.; Screaming Matilda, 10 p.m.; ProBar, 800-336-6378 - Music Videos, 8 p.m.; DJ, 10 p.m.; Gogo Boys, 11 p.m.
Revel, 500 Boardwalk: Ivan Kane's Royal Jelly Burlesque Nightclub, 609-225-9898 - DJs, Classic Women Burlesque 11:30 p.m. and 1 a.m.; Rock 'n Roll Burlesque 2 a.m.; HQ Nightclub, 855-348-0500 - Michael Brun, 10 p.m.; HQ Beach Club, 855-348-0500 - Michael Woods, 10 a.m.
Showboat Casino-Hotel, 801 Boardwalk: House of Blues Party Pit, 609-343-4000 - DJ Aiden Scott, 8 p.m.; Liquid A and Dancers, 10 p.m.; Foundation Room, 609-343-4000 - DJ, 10 p.m.
Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Anthem, 609-576-5206 - DJ B-Easy, DJ Hook and DJ Luap and D-Sharp; Boogie Nights, 888-940-7080 - 70s and 80s Dance Party, 10 p.m.; Providence, The Quarter, 609-345-7800 - Jump Smokers; Ri-Ra, The Quarter, 609-348-8600 - Incognito, 11 p.m.; Rumba Lounge, The Quarter, 609-340-4000 - Dancers, 10 p.m.; Cuba Libre, The Quarter, 609-348-6700 - Latin Floorshow, 11 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and midnight; Firewaters, 609-344-6699 - DJ Dance Party, 10 p.m.; Planet Rose Karaoke Lounge, The Quarter, 609-344-6565 - Karaoke, 8 p.m.; Tango's Lounge, 609-345-7800 - AnnMichal, 3 p.m.; Johnny & Sherena, 7 p.m.; Ralph D'Amelio, 11 p.m.
Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, 1000 Boardwalk at Virginia Avenue: Ego, 609-449-5138 - Almost Angels and DJ, 10:30 p.m., 12:10 a.m. and 1:50 a.m.; Casbah, 609-449-5138 - DJ Dnial and DJ Joey Catz, 10 p.m.; The Lounge at Robert's Steakhouse, 855-500-ROBERTS – Late Night Happy Hour featuring Kevin Hildebrandt and drink specials, 9 p.m. to close.
Trump Plaza Casino Resort, Trump Plaza Beach Bar, 609-449-5138 - DJ Capp, 4 p.m.; Doc Hollywood, 7 p.m.; DJ Image, 9 p.m.
Chelsea, Chelsea Hotel, 111 S. Chelsea Ave., 609-428 4544 - Day - Chelsea Pool Parties, fifth floor rooftop pool; Night: Dining, dancing and DJ's.
Kelsey's, 1545 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, 609-344-2200 - Late Night Comedy Show, 10 p.m.
Tun Tavern, 2 Convention Blvd., 609-347-7800 - Willie Williams, 8 p.m.
Bobby Dee's Rock'n Chair Restaurant, 2409 Dune Drive, 609-967-3300 - Coast 2 Coast Band, 10 p.m.
Jack's Place, 3601 Ocean Drive, 609-967-5001 - Avalon Lifeguard Reunion, Fame & Fortune, 9 p.m.
The Princeton, 2008 Dune Drive, 609-725-8681 - Matt Quinton, Generation Next, DJ.
The Windrift, 80th Street and the Beach, 609-368-5175 - Jim Bannach, Mike LaGuardia, Big City, DJ Radar, Chris Huff, DJ Jeff Walden, Gypsy Wisdom.
Towne Tavern, 694 N. Pearl St., 856-455-3474 - DJ
Boiler Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Twelve 01, 9 p.m.
Brown Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Darin MacDonald, 8 p.m.
Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill, Beach and Decatur avenues, 609-884-4800 - The Big House Band, 10 p.m.
Ebbitt Room, The Virginia Hotel, 25 Jackson St., 609-884-5700 - Paul Sottile, 6:30 p.m.
Hemingway's, Cape May Grand Hotel, Beach and Philadelphia avenues, 609-884-5611 - DJ, 9 p.m.
The Rusty Nail, Beach Shack 205 Beach Ave., 609-884-0017 - Kate Delany Duo, 5 p.m.; Edgardo Cintron & Friends, 9:30 p.m.
Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St., 609-884-5970 - Robin & Amy.
The Merion Inn, 106 Decatur St. at Columbia Avenue, 609-884-8363 - Steve Ash, 5:30 p.m.
The Ugly Mug, 462 Washington St., 609-884-3459 - Live music, 10 p.m.
Bulldog's Bar and Grill, 743 White Horse Pike, 609-965-4433 - DJ Dance Party, 10 p.m.
JD's Pub and Grille, 45 S. New York Road, 609-404-9000 - Live music, 9 p.m.
Ram's Head Inn, 9 W. White Horse Pike, 609-652-1700 - John Arnett plays piano, 4 p.m.
The Smithville Inn, 1 N. New York Road, Smithville, 609-652-7777- Lenny Mitchell, 6 p.m.
Pitney Pub, 200 S. Pitney Road, 609-241-8906 - Live music.
DiDonato's Bowling Center and Cocktail Lounge, 1151 White Horse Pike, 609-561-3040 - Karaoke, 9 p.m.
Long Beach Island
Buckalew's Restaurant and Tavern, Beach Haven, 101 N. Bay Ave., 609-492-1065 - Jody Joseph Band, 9:30 p.m.
Nardi's Tavern, 118th Street & The Boulevard, Haven Beach, 609-492-9538 - Face Down, 5 p.m.; Under Pressure, 10 p.m.
The Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club, 10 S. Atlantic Ave., Beach Haven, 609-492-4611 - Hyperactive, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Nine Deez Nite. 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Rick's American Cafe, 4th and Broadway, Barnegat Light, 609-494-8482 - No Discipline.
Bocca Coal Fire Bistro, 7805 Ventnor Ave., 609-823-3663 - Mark Wasserman.
Sofia, 9314 Amherst Ave., 609-822-9111 - Live music and piano, 7 p.m.
Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Amherst Avenue, 609-823-1163 -Joe Mancini, 7 p.m.
Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 - DJ Steve O.
Testa's Good Guys Pub, 5698 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, 609-625-1926 - DJ, 10 p.m.
Watering Hole Cafe, 6494 Weymouth Road, 609-625-9300 - Jerzey Woods.
Flip Flopz Beach Bar and Grill, 300 Olde New Jersey Ave., 609-522-3350 - DJ entertainment, 9 p.m.
Keenan's Irish Pub, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., 609-729-3344 - Slainte, Masquerade.
Sea Isle City
Dead Dog Saloon, 39th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-7600 - Nicki Sbaffoni.
Kix McNutley's Bar, 63rd Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-7286 - Michael Clayton Moore, 8 p.m.; Shorty Long & Jersey Horns.
The Ocean Drive, 40th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-1000 - Strange as Angels, 3AM Toyko and DJ Freezie.
Shenanigans, 3815 Landis Ave., 609-263-3900 - DJ A.J.
Springfield Inn, 43rd Street and Pleasure Avenue, 609-263-4951 - On the Deck: Not Worth Stealing Inside Jam: The Juliano Brothers At Night Alien Arcade & DJ.
800 Bay by Philippe, 800 Bay Ave., 609-926-3500 - Jazz with Shawn Ashley, 8 p.m.
Clancy's By the Bay, 101 East Maryland Ave., 609-927-6969 - DJ Nick Teti, 9 p.m.
The Crab Trap, 2 Broadway, 609-927-7377 - Just In Time.
Gregory's Restaurant, 900 Shore Road, 609-927-6665 - DJ Ralph, 10 p.m.
The Deauville Inn, 201 Willard Road, Strathmere, 609-263-2080 - Lew London and Friends, Joe Conklin.
Tuckahoe Inn, Route 9, Tuckahoe, 609-390-3322 - Ben Singelton Band.
Yesterday's Tavern, 316 Roosevelt Blvd., 609-390-1757 - Live music, 9:30 p.m.
Luna's Outdoor Grill at Merighi's Savoy Inn, 4940 Landis Ave., 856-691-8051 - Live entertainment, 8 p.m.
Shamrock Cafe, 3700 Pacific Ave., 609-522-7552 - Pong Tournament Pong Tournament with $100 Cash Prize.
La Piazza Cucina, 4600 Pacific Ave., 609-522-8300 - Bittersweet.