Jazz fest in Cape May, William Shatner and Savor Borgata in Atlantic City highlight events At The Shore Today

William Shatner

Shatner beams into Atlantic City

Who Is He: He has been Captain Kirk on "Star Trek," T.J. Hooker on that old cop show and Denny Crane on "Boston Legal." So if you don't believe this is William Shatner's world, just ask him: The title of the one-man show he brings to Harrah's Resort tonight is "Shatner's World: We Just Live In It."

What To Expect: Shatner tells some of the story of his life, his career and his characters in this scripted show, which has played everywhere from Broadway to Australia. And you bet Captain Kirk gets into the act - among the star's projects over the years have been documentaries about the making of "Star Trek," and Shatner's part in it.

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Event Info: Showtime is 9 p.m. in the Concert Venue at Harrah's Resort, 777 Harrah's Blvd., Atlantic City. Tickets are $55, $75, $105 and $300, available at the box office or at pressofac.com/tickets. For more details, call (609) 441-5000 or see harrahsresort.com

Savor Borgata brings star chefs to A.C.

What Is It: Savor Borgata, now in its fifth year, puts the big-name chefs of six Borgata restaurants all in one place at one time. They include Wolfgang Puck, Bobby Flay, Michael Mina, Stephen Kalt, Geoffrey Zakarian and Michael Schulson, all showing off and talking about items from their menus.

What To Expect: This is foodie heaven - and beverage heaven too. Along with the chance to try specialties from Puck, Flay and the rest of the gang, Borgata expects to have 14 wineries on hand, plus sake and cocktail stations. Prior to Savor Borgata, between noon and 2 p.m. Puck will be available at Wolfgang Puck American Grille for book signings with the purchase of the cookbook "Wolfgang Puck Makes It Easy" for $30. All proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter.

Event Info: The night officially starts 8 p.m. in the Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City. Tickets are $125 per person - or $195 for premium admission, an hour earlier. Tickets are available at the box office or at pressofac.com/tickets. For more details, call 609-317-1000 or see theborgata.com

Jazz festival time again in Cape May

What Is It: This is the first Exit 0 International Jazz Festival in Cape May, but jazz festivals are a tradition in the town. The Cape May Jazz Festival was a twice-yearly staple of life in Cape May for more than 15 years.

What To Expect: This year's headliner is Ramsey Lewis, the popular pianist and composer, who plays tonight at Cape May Convention Hall. But there are afternoon shows today, too, featuring the Captain Black Big Band, and more stars play at more places tonight, right up until around midnight.

Event Info: The festival runs today through Sunday at seven venues around Cape May, including several hotels and clubs. For the complete schedule of performers and details on tickets and packages, call 609-849-9202 or see exit0jazzfest.com


Kozak the Magician, Tropicana, Comedy Stop, 6:30 p.m., dinner seating 5:30 p.m., $20 show only ($10 age 11 and younger); $30 dinner and show, mature PG-14 material. 609-348-0920.

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

Legends in Concert, Bally's, Palace Theater, 7:30 and 10 p.m. $32.50. 609-340-2709.

Judy Gold, Resorts, 8 p.m. $30, $50. 800-322-SHOW.

Lisa Marie Presley, Trump Taj Mahal, 8 p.m. $19, $24. 609-449-5150.

Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack, The Atlantic Club, 8 p.m. $20.  609-347-7111.


Jodi Wiener, Joey Vega, Uncle Larry Reeb, Borgata Comedy Club, The Music Box, 9 p.m., $20.

Drew Thomas, Dan Grueter, Greg Vaccarello, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older, 9 p.m., $27; 11:15 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: Cape May Hawkwatch, dawn to dusk, Cape May Point State Park platform, free; Avalon Seawatch,

7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Seventh Street and ocean, Avalon, free; birding trips, $10 show and go: Rea Farm in West Cape May, 7:30 a.m., at Beanery lot, Bayshore Road; Cape May Point State Park, 3 p.m., at platform. 609-861-0700.

Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, crafts, 1 p.m.; animal program, 2:15 p.m., $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.


Fall Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ocean City Arts Center, in lobby of Community Center, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City. 609-399-7628.

Weekend Social, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Boardwalk Operations Center, Indiana Avenue and Boardwalk, Atlantic City, weather permitting and while supplies last, free coffee, programs and displays from local retailers, tires pumped for bicyclists, register to win bag of DO AC items. 609-347-0500 or njcrda.com

The Atlantic City Experience: Night Clubs and the Northside, 2 p.m. Atlantic City Historical Museum, Garden Pier, New Jersey Avenue and Boardwalk, Atlantic City, guest speaker Ralph E. Hunter Sr. of African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, free. 609-347-5839 or atlanticcityexperience.org

Wine and Food Festival, noon to 5 p.m., Natali Vineyards, 221 North Delsea Drive, Cape May Court House, live music, wine tastings $5, food a la carte, free admission. 609-465-0075.

Noyes Independent Film Festival, 7 to 10 p.m., Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township, free popcorn, $7 general admission, Stockton students free. 609-652-8848 or noyesmuseum.org

A Night of Comedy: Big Daddy Graham, stand-up comedy event, 8 p.m., Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, $25, $30, benefits Red Cross and victims of Hurricane Sandy. 609-704-5012 or theeagletheatre.com

The Snore at the Shore, 11 a.m., quiet snoring contest, and White Mice, Hamster and Guinea Pig Challenge (turtles, reptiles welcome), 10:30 a.m., Senior Center of Ocean City Community Complex, 17th and Simpson Ave., Ocean City, free entry, contests part of city's 10th Annual Quiet Festival. 609-525-9300.

Ocean City, Christmas Arts and Crafts Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Music Pier Auditorium, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, Ocean City, Jersey Shore Artisans Guild, admission donation $3, benefits local charities. 800-822-4112 or 609-399-9998.


Big Band dance, Bill McGrady Orchestra, 8:30 to 11 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue, Avalon, $7.50. Reser-vations suggested. 609-967-3066.


"Sixteen Candelabras," dinner theater, 7:30 p.m., Elaine's Victorian Inn, 513 Lafayette St., Cape May, full course dinner and show, $44.95 adults, $34.95 teens, $24.95 children, reservations recommended. 609-884-4358 or 609-884-1199.

"Poe, Times Two," 3 and 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May, one-man stage adaptations of two works by Edgar Allan Poe, half-price senior matinee, 3 p.m.; $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341 or capemaystage.org

"Urinetown," 8 p.m. , Second and Vine Players, Eagle Theater, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, 609-704-5012.

Annie, 8 p.m., Off Broad Street Players, Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St., Millville, $20 adults, $14 seniors, students. 856-327-6400 or levoy.net

The Importance of Being Earnest, 8 p.m., Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard, Vineland. 856-692-5626 or cumberlandplayers.com


Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, 3400 Pacific Ave.: The Burger Bar, 609-340-4636 - Speedo Jones, 9 p.m.; The Dizzy Dolphin, 609-340-4636 - Waynard, 6 p.m.; Incognito Duo, 9 p.m.

Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place and Boardwalk: Blue Martini, 609-340-2000 - DJ Prefer, 9 p.m.; Harry's Oyster Bar & Seafood, 609-340-2000 - Live music, 7 p.m.; The Lobby Bar, 609-340-2000 - Beth Tinnon Duo, 10 p.m.; The Mountain Bar, 609-340-2000 -DJ Cool Jon Sprang, 9 p.m.; The Vixens, 10 p.m.

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Big Bang Baby, 7 p.m.; The Zoo, 11 p.m.; MIXX, 609-317-1000 - DJ Spider, 10 p.m.; mur.mur, 609-317-1000 - Samantha Ronson, 10 p.m.

Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.: Dusk, 609-345-3875 - Three Loco, 10 p.m.; 21 Sports Bar, 609-348-4411 - DJ Be-Easy, 10 p.m.; Mia, 609-348-4411 - DJ Lu'AP, 10 p.m.; Toga Bar, 609-348-4411 - DJ Patrice McBride and Toga Dancers, 10 p.m.

Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: Live Bar, 800-777-8477 - House DJ, 10 p.m.; Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Doug Jennings, 6 p.m.; New York Minute, 10 p.m.; The Deck, 800-777-8477 - DJ and dancers, 9 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 - Pete Wentz, DJ Eddie Edge, 9 p.m.; Xhibition Bar, 800-242-7724 - DJ Hannah Rad, DJ April, 10 p.m.

Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: 25 Hours, 800-336-6378 - Blanche, 4 p.m.; Route 9, 10 p.m.; ProBar, 800-336-6378 - Music Videos, 8 p.m.; DJ Naj, 10 p.m.; Gogo Boys, 11 p.m.; Whiskey Bar, 800-336-6378 - Suzie Neu, 7 p.m.

Revel, 500 Boardwalk: 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 - Bambi, 10 p.m.

Showboat Casino-Hotel, 801 Boardwalk: House of Blues Party Pit, 609-343-4000 - DJ Aiden Scott, 9 p.m.; Temporary Grace and Dancers, 10 p.m.; Foundation Room, 609-343-4000 - DJ Scoop, 10 p.m.

Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Anthem, 609-576-5206 - DJ Luap and DJ B Easy, 10 p.m.; Boogie Nights, 888-940-7080 - '70s and '80s Dance Party, 10 p.m.; Rumba Lounge, The Quarter, 609-340-4000 - Dancers and DJs, 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.

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

Atlantic City

The BoneYard A.C., 20 South Virginia Ave., 609-348-3360 - Hurricane Sandy Relief Benefit Event - Revive the Shore, Part 1 - Locals Unite, 6 p.m. details at facebook.com/BoneyardAC

The Irish Pub, 164 St. James Place, 609-344-9063 - DJ Fran, 9 p.m.

Tun Tavern, 2 Convention Blvd., 609-347-7800 - Chris Huff, 8 p.m.


The Princeton, 2008 Dune Drive, 215-725-8681 - DJ, 10 p.m.


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

Cape May

Boiler Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Exit Zero Jazz Festival - DJ Soul Sister, 9 p.m.

Brown Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Darin MacDonald, 8 p.m.

Ebbitt Room, The Virginia Hotel, 25 Jackson St., 609-884-5700 - Paul Sottile, 6:30 p.m.

Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St., 609-884-5970 - Geno White Trio, music 7 to 10 p.m., no cover.

The Ugly Mug, 462 Washington St., 609-884-3459 - Live music, 9 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 - Piano performance by John Arnett, 6 p.m.

Assaggio!, 500 W. White Horse Pike, 609-965-3303 - Live piano music, 7 p.m.


DiDonato's Bowling Center and Cocktail Lounge, 1151 White Horse Pike, 609-561-3040 - Karaoke, 8:30 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 - Joe Mancini, 7 p.m.

Mays Landing

The Dockside Grille, The Inn at Sugar Hill, 5704 Mays Landing Road, 609-625-2226 - Local musicians Rock The Dock, 6 p.m.

Testa's Good Guys Pub, 5698 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, 609-625-1926 - DJ dance party, 10 p.m.

Watering Hole Cafe, 6494 Weymouth Road, 609-625-9300 - Motherload, 9 p.m.


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

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

Somers Point

Philippe Chin Bistro, 800 Bay Ave., 609-926-3500 - jazz with Shawn Ashley, 8 p.m.

Caroline's by the Bay, 450 Bay Ave., 609-927-9007 - The Pedestrians, 9:30 p.m.; bring nonperishable food items and unused household items such as toothpaste or soap for donation to those affected locally by Hurricane Sandy.

Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, 609-927-2759 - Bubba Mac Dance Party, 7 p.m.; Bob Mower & Lew London.


Babes Village Inn, 108 Martinelli Ave., 856-697-1727 - The Johnny Cash Show, 9 p.m.

Upper Township

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

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