Improv Night at the Physick Estate

The Victorian era wasn't exactly famous for its riotous sense of humor, but the heart of Victorian Cape May is hosting comedy tonight. Emlen Physick Estate, the home of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities, holds Improv Night - seriously, folks. The MAC people say that "the only rule to improv is always to say 'yes,'" and they promise that their performers, above, know how to follow that one. The instant-comedy-squad members also have to know how to work a crowd, since the audience is always part of the show on Improv Night.

If You Go: Shtick-time is 8:30 p.m. in the Carriage House Cafe and Tearoom at the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Admission is $12; refreshments are available for purchase. For more details, see or call 609-884-5404.


T-Fox, Resorts, 3:30 and

8 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.

Legends in Concert, Bally's, 3 and 8 p.m., $32.50. 609-340-2709.

Magique, Grand Illusionists, Tropicana, Showroom, 3:30 and 7 p.m., $10 ages 16 and younger, $25 adults. 609-340-4020.

The Duprees, Trump Taj Mahal, Xanadu Theater, 3:30 p.m. $35. 609-449-5150.


Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Eric & Coop.

Harrah's Resort, 777 Harrah's Blvd.: The Pool After Dark, 609-441-5165 - Dirt Nasty concert; Xhibition Bar, 800-242-7724 - DJ,

10 p.m.

Revel, 500 Boardwalk: Ivan Kane's Royal Jelly Burlesque Nightclub, 609-225-9898- DJ, Men Burlesque Show.

Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Planet Rose Karaoke Lounge, The Quarter, 609-344-6565 - Karaoke, 8 p.m. Absecon

The Black Cat Bar & Grill, 1 North Shore Road, 609-641-2323 - Trivia, 8 p.m.


Towne Tavern, 694 N. Pearl St., 856-455-3474 - DJ.

Cape May

The Pilot House, 142 Decatur St., on the Washington Street Mall, Cape May, 609-884-3449 - Family Friendly Trivia, 7 p.m. The Ugly Mug, 462 Washington St., 609-884-3459 - Open Mic, 9 p.m. and taco night 8-12 p.m.

Egg Harbor Township

A Touch of Italy, 6629 Black Horse Pike, 609-646-1855 - Alex Glover and Bob Mower, 6 to 10 p.m.

Galloway Township

JD's Pub and Grille, 45 S. New York Road, 609-404-9000 - Quizzo, 8 p.m.

The Smithville Inn, 1 N. New York Road, Smithville, 609-652-7777 -Jazz Night, 7 to 10 p.m.

Pitney Pub, 200 S. Pitney Road., 609-241-8906 - DJ.


Johnny's Cafe, 9407 Ventnor Ave., 609-822-1789 – Benny Marsala.

Sofia, 9314 Amherst Ave., 609-822-9111 - DJ, 10 p.m.

Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Amherst Ave., 609-823-1163 - Joe Mancini and Friends, 7 p.m.

Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 - Rock and Roll Sushi w/ DJ Steve O. 9 p.m.

Mays Landing

Applebee's Restaurant, 700 Consumer Square, 609-383-9290 - Quizzo, 9 p.m.

Somers Point

Applebee's Restaurant, 51 Bethel Rd., 609-653-2270 - Quizzo, 8:30 p.m.

Clancy's By the Bay, 101 East Maryland Ave., 609-927-6969 - DJ Steve O Dance Party, 8:30 p.m.

The Crab Trap, 2 Broadway, 609-927-7377 - Just in Time.

Gregory's Restaurant, 900 Shore Road, 609-927-6665 -Retro Night, DJ Sparkles, 9 p.m.


Brad Trackman, Jim McCue,Chris Porter, Borgata Comedy Club, Music Box, 9 p.m. $20.

Michael Somerville, Kevin Downey Jr, Gary Delena, Comedy Stop Cafe & Cabaret, Tropicana, The Quarter, 9 p.m. $25.


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, free Autumn Hawk Watch sunrise to 5 p.m., at Hawk Watch platform, Cape May Point State Park; free songbird morning flight count at sunrise, at Higbee Beach WMA jetty, free Avalon Seawatch count of seabirds, at Seventh Street and the beach; free butterfly tagging demo by Monarch Monitoring Project, 2 p.m., at pavilion near Hawk Watch; birding trips, $10 show and go: Cape May Point State Park, 7:30 a.m., at platform; Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge, 4:30 p.m., meet at lot, Sunset Boulevard. 609-861-0700.

Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, salt marsh film and guided walk, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.; seine-net outing 3:15 p.m. $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.


2013 Designer Show House, Cavalier Cottage, 1109 Washington St., Cape May,self-guided tours 1 to 4 p.m., guided tours 7 p.m., $15. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or

Frankenstein Artwork: The Ron MacCloskey Collection, during regular library hours, Free Public Library, 17th and Simpson Avenue, Ocean City, Frankenstein memorabilia, free. 609-525-9300.

Improv Night at the Physick Estate, 8:30 p.m., Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, $12. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or

Al Gold Memorial Lecture Series, guest lecturer Lance Fung, "Beyond the Cube: A Curator's Journey Over Two Decades," 2:30 p.m., Richard Stockton College, Campus Center Theater, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. free. 609-652-4566.


Freud's Last Session," drama, 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May, $35 adults $15 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341.

"The Late Christopher Bean," comedy, 8 p.m., East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 seniors, $15 students, ages 12 and younger free. 609-884-5898 or