Seafood festival in A.C.
The second annual Atlantic City Seafood Festival, which features more than 120 vendors and 50 participating restaurants, will be held rain or shine today and Sunday at Bader Field.
The event features offerings from local restaurants and culinary personalities. Programming also includes the Great Brews of the Garden State, cooking demonstrations, interactive mixology seminars, live performances from local and regional entertainers, a childrens' park and other activities. The Bader Field location provides ample space for multi-cultural restaurants, crafters, as well as other interactive activities/displays. There's even convenient onsite parking.
The festival lasts from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. tonight and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Bader Field, 501 N. Albany Ave., Atlantic City. Admission is free. Food and beverage is a la carte, with prices ranging from $5 to $15 per item. On-site parking is $10. For more information, visit acseafoodfest.com
Airport Festival in Ocean City
The 28th annual Ocean City Airport Festival is being held today at the Ocean City Municipal Airport.
The event includes Ground displays of World War II bombers. The B-25J Mitchell Bomber and the Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo planes, will be featured during the event. There will be air demonstrations and ground displays of classics, antiques, ultra lights, warbirds, home-built aircraft, military vehicles and antique cars. There will be a kite festival by Air Circus of Ocean City, face painting and a paper airplane contest.
The free festival will be held at the airport, 26th and Bay Avenue, Ocean City. Helicopter and airplane rides will be available for a fee. Refreshments also will be available. For more information, visit ocnj.us
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
Cirque Dreams Revealed, Revel, The Social, 5 and 8 p.m. $25. 866-823-4553.
Kool & The Gang, Tropicana, Showroom, 8 p.m. $50, $55, $60. $75. 609-340-4020.
Stephen Lynch, Borgata, Music Box, 9 p.m. $45. 609-677-1000.
World Series of Fighting 5: Johnson vs. Kyle, Revel, Ovation Hall, 6:30 p.m. $38.75, $48.75, $88.75, $108.75., $208.75. 866-823-4553.
Get The Led Out, Showboat, House of Blues, 8 p.m. $17, $23. 800-736-1420.
Alan Jackson, Trump Taj Mahal, Mark G. Etess Arena, 7:30 p.m. $44.90, $67.05, $88.75. 609-449-5150.
Brian McFadden, Tommy Blaze, Derek Gaines, 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, free songbird morning flight count at sunrise, at Higbee Beach WMA jetty; free Autumn Hawk Watch sunrise to 5 p.m., at Hawk Watch platform, Cape May Point State Park; free hawk I.D. mini-workshops, 10:30 a.m., meet at platform; 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, Cape May Point State Park at 3 p.m., at platform. 609-861-0700.
Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, free family nature walks, 9 a.m., at 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.
Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, off Route 9 in Oceanville, Galloway Township, guided wildlife drive tours aboard new 12-passenger solar tram, 1 to 3 p.m., $10 donation. 609-652-1665, ext. 21.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, salt marsh film and guided walk, 10 a.m., noon and 2 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
Firefighters' Weekend Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunrise Park, Rambler Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest, free admission. 609-523-0202.
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
Miss America Gold and Silver Crown Celebration Breakfast, 10 a.m. to noon, Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel, Atlantic City, honoring Golden Anniversary of Miss America 1964 Donna Axum and Silver Anniversary of Miss America 1989 Gretchen Carlson, also honors Colonel James Isenhower III and U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ty Carter, $75, reservations required, seating limited. 609-653-8700, ext. 110, or MissAmerica.org
Miss America "Show Us Your Shows" Parade, 5 p.m., from Rhode Island Avenue to Albany Avenue, Atlantic City, performances in front of Boardwalk Hall, free locations available. DoAtlanticCity.com
Seafood Festival, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Bader Field, Atlantic City, food vendors, live entertainment, amusements, sand sculptors, petting zoo, free admission. ACSeafoodFestival.com
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, Cape May, $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
Civil War Weekend, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, Cape May, military and civilian reenactors, demonstrations, vendors of reproduction period merchandise, village admission $10 adults, $8 ages 3 to 12. 609-898-2300 or HCSV.org
"A Harvest Food & Wine Tasting," 6 p.m., Carriage House Cafe & Tearoom, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, part of 17th Annual Cape May Food & Wine Celebration, limited seating, reservations necessary, $85. CapeMayMAC.org
"Second Annual Authors On The Greene" Author Day, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain date Sunday, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Galloway Township, showcase of authors and their works, live music, free admission. 609-568-6234.
Airport Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 26th Street and Bay Avenue, Ocean City, ground displays of unusual airplanes, exhibit of remote controlled model airplanes starting at noon, paper airplane contest for children, antique cars, face painters, free admission.
Run for the Art of It, 8 a.m., registration 7 a.m., Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City, $30, Kid's Run $10, proceeds benefit future Community Arts Projects. 609) 425-2687 or CommunityArtProjects.com
Bay-Atlantic String Quartet, 7 p.m., Avalon Elementary School, 235 32nd St., Avalon, concert of chamber music, free, seating on first-come, first-served basis. 856-451-1169 or BayAtlanticSymphony.org
"Les Miserables," 8 p.m., Cumberland Players, Levoy Theatre, 128 North High St., Millville, $20. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net
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 - Michael Packer, 9 p.m.; The Dizzy Dolphin, 609-340-4636 - Lush Trio, 8 p.m.
Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place and Boardwalk: Blue Martini, 609-340-2000 - Savage Men, 7:20 and 11 p.m.; The Lobby Bar, 609-340-2000 - Girls Next Door, 10 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.; Bobby Lynch Band, 2 p.m.; Johnny Drama, 7 p.m.; DJ Chris Rivera, 8 p.m.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Push, Mayday, Mayday; MIXX, 609-317-1000 - Jermaine Dupri; mur.mur, 609-317-1000 - Samantha Ronson.
Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.: Dusk, 609-345-3875 - DJ Sat-One; 21 Bar, 609-345-3875 - DJ Be-Easy, 10 p.m.; Toga Bar, 609-348-4411 - DJ Ed Smooth, 9 p.m.; Toga Dancers, 10 p.m.
Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: Haven Nightclub, 609-340-5111 - DJ Five, 10 p.m.; 46 Bar, 800-777-8477 - DJ Pfeff; H20 Pool & Lounge, 800-777-8477 - DJ Chris Devine, 2 p.m.; Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Richie Balin, 6 p.m.; Big City, 10 p.m.; DJ Chris Devine, 2 a.m.; The Deck, 800-777-8477 - Dane Anthony, 2:30 p.m.; Weird Science, 8 p.m.
Harrah's Resort, 777 Harrah's Blvd.: Eden Lounge, 609-441-5165 - FM Band, 9:15 p.m.; The Pool After Dark, 609-441-5165 - Pauly D and DJ Vito G; Xhibition Bar, 800-242-7724 - DJ Iron Mike, 10 p.m. and 3:30 a.m.; DJ Freezie, 12:30 a.m.
Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: 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 - EC Twins, 10 p.m.; HQ Beach Club, 855-348-0500 - Chus and Ceballos with Richie Santana, Peter Bailey and Sevag, 10 a.m.
Showboat Casino-Hotel, 801 Boardwalk: House of Blues Party Pit, 609-343-4000 - DJ Aiden Scott, 8 p.m.; Total Whiteout and Dancers, 10 p.m.; Foundation Room, 609-343-4000 - Eddie Edge, 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 - Miss America Celebration, show Kool and the Gang ticket stub and get $5 off admission into Boogie Nights; Providence, The Quarter, 609-345-7800 - Jason Smith; Ri-Ra, The Quarter, 609-348-8600 - Last Call Casulty, 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 - AnnMichal, 3 p.m.; Johnny & Sherena, 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, 10:30 p.m., 12:10 a.m. and 1:50 a.m.; The Lounge at Robert's Steakhouse, 855-500-ROBERTS - Late Night Happy Hour featuring live entertainment and drink specials, 9 p.m. to close.
Trump Plaza Casino Resort, 2500 Boardwalk: Trump Plaza Beach Bar, 609-449-5138 - The Verdict, 1 p.m.; Parade on boardwalk, DJ, 9 p.m.
Margaritaville, 609- 431-4100 - 2 Stilts, 6 to 9 p.m.; Nobs, 10 p.m.
Chelsea, Chelsea Hotel, 111 S. Chelsea Ave., 609-428 4544 - Chelsea Pool Parties at the 5th floor rooftop pool; Night: Dining, dancing, DJ's.
The Irish Pub, 164 St. James Place, 609-344-9063 - DJ Fran, 9 p.m.
Tun Tavern, 2 Convention Blvd., 609-347-7800 - Mike LaGuardia
Towne Tavern, 694 N. Pearl St., 856-455-3474 - DJ.
Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill, Beach and Decatur Avenues, 609-884-4800 - Billy Walton Band, 10 p.m.
Hemingway's, Cape May Grand Hotel, Beach and Philadelphia avenues, 609-884-5611 - DJ, 9 p.m.
Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St., 609-884-5970 - Joe Lynch & Patty Blee.
The Merion Inn, 106 Decatur St. at Columbia Avenue, 609-884-8363- Dean Schneider, 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 - Garage Kept.
Nardi's Tavern, 118th Street & The Boulevard, Haven Beach, 609-492-9538 - M80, 10 p.m.
Johnny's Cafe, 9407 Ventnor Ave., 609-822-1789 - Live music.
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 - 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 - Stiffler's Mom, 9 p.m.
Bogart's Books, 210 N. High St., 856-327-3714 - Brain Renzi, 7 p.m.
Old Oar House Irish Pub, 123 N. High St., 856-293-1200 - Live music,9 p.m.
Sea Isle City
Dead Dog Saloon, 39th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-7600 - Nicki Sbaffoni.
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.
Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, 609-927-2759 - Ben Clayton.
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.