Take a look at these events happening in South Jersey this weekend.


Paul Stanley

KISS Frontman to make appearance at Hard Rock arts gallery: Meet rock icon Paul Stanley of KISS at Wentworth gallery at Hard Rock Casino and Hotel Saturday as he exhibits his artwork. Read more here.

Cape May Chowder Fest

The 7th Annual Chili and Chowder Cookoff at the Grade Hotel in Cape May, pitted some of the best local chef in a face-off to see who has the best chili and chowder. The event is a benefit for the Cape May Food Bank as visitors brought in non-perishable food items and a $5 fee to be able to judge who has the best chili and chowder. Sunday Feb. 19, 2017. ( Dale Gerhard/Staff Photographer )

3rd annual Chili Chowder Fest: Tastings from Ocean City's best purveyors of hot, steamy chilis and chowders. DJ and kids’ activities add to the fun 1 to 4 p.m. at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, Sunday. Unlimited samples for $15 (adults) and $5 (children). For more information, see eatinocnj.com.

South Jersey Jazz fest: The South Jersey Jazz fest returns to Somers Point this weekend and will feature a total of 10 concerts, spread across a variety of venues. Get more information here.

Dog day at the pool: Bring your dogs to swim at the second annual Dog day at the pool at Montreal beach resort and help raise money for animal outreach at Cape May County, noon-2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10


Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge

Urban, left, and Brett Eldredge perform ‘Wasted Time’ during the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 8.

Brett Eldredge: American country music singer, songwriter and record producer Brett Ryan Eldredge will be performing at the Hard Rock Casino and hotel this Friday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39 and $59.

So you Think You can Dance

The Top 10 of ‘So You Think You can Dance’ will put on a high-energy show at Ocean Resort. Top row from left: Hannahlei Cabanilla, Jay Jay Dixonbey, Chelsea Hough, Evan Debenedetto, Genessy Castillo and Cole Mills. Bottom from left: Darius Hickman, Magdalena Fialek, Slavic Pustovoytov and Jensen Arnold.

So You Think You Can Dance: SYTYCD newest champion Hannahlei Cabanilla and the top ten finalists will be bringing their award winning moves to the Ovation hall at Ocean Resort Casino, this Saturday. Find out more here.

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Lewis Black: Lewis Black returns to Borgata this Friday and Saturday to deliver a performance you won’t forget. Tickets are $65 and $75.

The Fabulous '50s and Beyond concert: Bobby Rydell will headline the annual Fabulous '50s and Beyond concert this weekend at Wildwood convention center.



Tagliatelle al pesto with shrimp is a delicious signature dish at the stunning Dolce Mare restaurant at Ocean Resort Casino.

Dolce Mare: If you are looking for a place that serves the best Italian classics as well as ocean views in Atlantic City, Dolce Mare is the perfect spot for you. Find out more about their dishes and seasonal menus here.


Comfort food is the name of the game at the amusingly named Shut Up and EAT! in Toms River.

Shut up and Eat! takes Comfort food to the extreme: Have you tried out New Jersey’s most unique breakfast and lunch restaurant yet? Shut Up and Eat is a family and kid- friendly restaurant that offers something for everyone. Check out what’s on the menu and a lot more here.

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