Music and history among the offerings At The Shore Today

Sara Evans

Sara Evans at Harrah's Resort

Who Is She: Missouri-native Sara Evans, 42, has been a country singer for the past 21 years. Evans has earned Billboard, Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association awards. Evans headlines tonight at Harrah's Resort.

What To Expect: Although Evans started her career as more of a country purist, she wound up embracing contemporary country, and it is here where she was able to achieve her stardom. She did a concert in last month in New Mexico. Her setlist included her songs "Born To Fly," "Perfect," "Suds In The Bucket," "A Real Fine Place to Start" and "My Heart Can't Tell You No."

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Event Info: Evans begins 9 tonight in The Concert Venue at Harrah's. Tickets, priced at $35, $45 and $55, are available at the Harrah's box office, Ticketmaster and

Exhibit in Cape May

What Is It: People can learn about the Chalfonte Hotel and Cape May's Civil War hero Henry Sawyer in the Carriage House Gallery exhibit, "Cape May's Chalfonte Hotel: A Living National Landmark," which opens tonight.

What To Expect: The Chalfonte Hotel has hosted guests continuously for more than 137 years. Home to heroes, heroines, heartaches, legends, love affairs, unforgettable characters and nationally famous cooks, the hotel's history comes alive in this exhibit at the Carriage House Gallery at the Physick Estate. Author Karen Fox has adapted her book, "The Chalfonte," into an intriguing exhibit showcasing life and legends at the hotel - from Sawyer's handwritten battlefield diaries and prison letters to more than a century of vintage photos, watercolors, architectural drawings, kitchen diaries, first-person narratives and memorabilia of guests.

Event Info: The free exhibit opening will be 7 tonight at the Carriage House Gallery, on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. The exhibit is free and open daily through Nov. 10. For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278, or visit


Divas Do AC, Resorts Casino Hotel, Screening Room, 10 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.

Legends in Concert, Bally's, 8 p.m. $32.50 adults, $16.25 children. 609-340-2709.

Romeo Santos, Trump Taj Mahal, Mark G. Etess Arena, 9 p.m. $45, $75, $95. 609-449-5150.

Rihanna, Revel, Ovation Hall, 8 p.m. $99.50, $139.50, $199.50. 866-823-4553.


Stephen Bjork, Dennis Blair, Rahn Ramey, Borgata Comedy Club, The Music Box, 9 p.m., $20.

Alycia Cooper, Jim Lauletta, Todd Paul, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older, 9 and 11:15 p.m. $27, $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, birding trips, $10: Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area, 7:30 a.m., meet at lot, west end of New England Road; Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge, 3 p.m., meet at lot, Sunset Boulevard. 609-861-0700.

Cape May Point State Park, free frog program and guided walk, 7 p.m. 609-884-2159.

Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, guided birding and nature walk, 9 to 11 a.m., starting at Forsythe NWR visitor center, off Route 9 in Oceanville, Galloway Township. 609-652-1665, ext. 21.

Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, science program, 2:15 p.m., $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.


Lighthouse Full Moon Climb, 8 to 10 p.m., Cape May Lighthouse, Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, $7 adults, $3 ages 3 to 12, free to Friends of Lighthouse members, admission to Visitors Orientation Center and ground floor free. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or


Sensational Spring Concert Weekend, kickoff dance party, 7 to 11 p.m., Oceanfront Arena, Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, entertainment by Sensational Soul Cruisers, $15. 609-729-4000 or


"Hair," rock musical, 8 p.m., Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, $25 general admission, $30 front rows. 609-704-5012 or

Broadway Medley Series, Broadway favorites in dance and song, 7:30 p.m., Richard Stockton College, Campus Center Theater, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $8 general admission, $6 students, senior adults.

"Thank You for the Music - A Modern Tribute to ABBA," musical, 8 p.m., Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, Beach Haven, $45, group rates, dinner packages available. 609-492-9477 or

"Foul Weather Fiend," murder mystery dinner theater, 7 p.m., The Palm Atlantic City, 2801 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, The Quarter in Tropicana Casino and Resort, $90. 609-344-0483.


Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, 3400 Pacific Ave.: The Burger Bar, 609-340-4636 - Kirk Yano-Eddie Turner, 9 p.m.; The Dizzy Dolphin, 609-340-4636 - Flip N' Mickey's, 9 p.m.

Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place and Boardwalk: The Lobby Bar, 609-340-2000 - Erika Schiff Duo, 10 p.m.; The Mountain Bar, 609-340-2000 - DJ Prefer, 9 p.m.; Vixens, 10 p.m.

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Big Bang Baby, 7 p.m., Split Decision, 11 p.m.; mur.mur, 609-317-1000 - Eli Escobar & Jeffrey Tonnesen, 10 p.m.

Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.: Dusk, 609-345-3875 - DJ Royale, 10 p.m.; Toga Bar, 609-348-4411 - DJ Nicky G, 8 p.m.; DJ Iron Mike, midnight.

Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Carrie Walsh, 6 p.m.; Big City, 10 p.m.; Bar 46, 800-777-8477 - DJ and dancers, 9 p.m.

Harrah's Resort, 777 Harrah's Blvd.: Eden Lounge, 609-441-5165 - Brian and the Coconutz, 9:15 p.m.; The Pool After Dark, 609-441-5165 - DJ Vito G & Johnny B with performance by Amber, 10 p.m.; Xhibition Bar, 800-242-7724 - DJ Murray Karma, 10 p.m. and 3:30 a.m.; DJ Crazy, 12:30 a.m.

Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: 25 Hours, 800-336-6378 - Blanche, 2 to 7:30 p.m.; ProBar, 800-336-6378 - Music Videos, 8 p.m.; DJ, 10 p.m.; Gogo Boys, 11 p.m.

Revel, 500 Boardwalk: The Social, 609-572-6488 - Total Whiteout, 11 p.m.; Ivan Kane's Royal Jelly Burlesque Nightclub, 609-225-9898 - DJs, Classic Burlesque 11:30 p.m. and 1 a.m.; Rock 'n Roll Burlesque 2 a.m.; HQ, 855-348-0500 - Project 46, 10 p.m.

Showboat Casino-Hotel, 801 Boardwalk: House of Blues Party Pit, 609-343-4000 - DJ Domino, 9 p.m.; Garden State Radio and Dancers, 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 - Toga party; Providence, The Quarter, 609-345-7800 - Shortkutz, 10 p.m.; Ri-Ra, The Quarter, 609-348-8600 - Fame & Fortune, 11 p.m.; Rumba Lounge, The Quarter, 609-340-4000 - Dancers, 10 p.m.; Cuba Libre, The Quarter, 609-348-6700 - Late Night 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 - Faith, 7 p.m.; DJ Ralph D'Amelio, 11 p.m.

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, 1000 Boardwalk at Virginia Avenue: Ego, 609-449-5138 - Almost: Angels and DJ Montone; Casbah, 609-449-5138 - DJ, 10 p.m.


W.L.Goodfellows and Co., 310 E. White Horse Pike, 609-652-1942 - Karaoke, 8 p.m.

Atlantic City

The Boneyard, 20 S. Virginia Ave., 609-348-3360 - SensaMotion Band and Cultureal and Under Fire, 9 p.m.

Kelsey's, 1545 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, 609-344-2200 - Angela Burton & Passion.

Tun Tavern, 2 Convention Blvd., 609-347-7800 - Kyle Campbell, 8 p.m.


The Bridgewater Pub, 22 S. Laurel St., 856-455-9551 - DJs, 9 p.m.

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

Cape May

Boiler Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Bare Bonz, 9 p.m.

Brown Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Gregg Carpenter, 8 p.m.

Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill, Beach and Decatur avenues, 609-884-4800 - Dan Brown Duo, 4:30 p.m.; 52 Pick Up, 9:30 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 Merion Inn, 106 Decatur St. at Columbia Avenue, 609-884-8363 - Dean Schneider, 5:30 p.m.

The Pilot House, 142 Decatur St., on Washington Street Mall, Cape May, 609-884-3449 - Open Mic hosted by Barry, 8 p.m.

The Ugly Mug, 462 Washington St., 609-884-3459 - Live music, 10 p.m.

Egg Harbor Township

A Touch of Italy, 6629 Black Horse Pike, 609-646-1855 - Live music, 6 to 10 p.m.

Galloway Township

Bulldog's Bar and Grill, 743 White Horse Pike, 609-965-4433 - DJ Dance Party, 10 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.


Annata Wine Bar, 216 Bellevue Ave., 609-704-9797 - Acoustics, 8 p.m.

DiDonato's Bowling Center and Cocktail Lounge, 1151 White Horse Pike, 609-561-3040 - Karaoke, 9 p.m.


Sofia, 9314 Amherst Ave., 609-822-9111 - Live music and piano, 7 p.m.

Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Amherst Ave., 609-823-1163 - Lew London and Chris Sooy, 7 p.m.

Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 -DJ Steve O.

Mays Landing

Watering Hole Cafe, 6494 Weymouth Road, 609-625-9300 - Kenny Young Band, 9 p.m.


Bogart's Books, 210 N. High St., 856-327-3714 - Richard Fuller, 7 p.m.

Old Oar House Irish Pub, 123 N. High St., 856-293-1200 - Undercover, 9 p.m.

Something Sweet, 206 N. High St., 856-765-3819 - Bill Gatier, Dan Godbeyn and Friends, 7 p.m.


The Rail, Route 40 and Cedar Avenue, 856-697-RAIL - Dr. Phil and the Heartattacks.

Somers Point

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 Steve & Company, 9 p.m.

The Crab Trap, 2 Broadway, 609-927-7377 - Starr.

Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, 609-927-2759 - Ben Clayton.

Upper Township

Tuckahoe Inn, Route 9, Tuckahoe, 609-390-3322 - Tony & Melanie, 6 p.m.

Yesterday's Tavern, 316 Roosevelt Blvd., 609-390-1757 - Live music, 9:30 p.m.


Dog Tooth Bar and Grill, 100 E. Taylor Ave., 609-522-8383 - Name the Tune, 9 p.m.

Shamrock Cafe, 3700 Pacific Ave., 609-522-7552 - DJ Dora.

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