Posted by: Drew | June 1, 2008

Weekend Events of June 6th, 7th and 8th at the Jersey Shore

Due to a technical difficulties we will be posting the weekly events Monday

Asbury Park

June 6, 7 and 8 The TriCity Arts Tour is a three-day “living exhibit”

Red Bank. Long Branch. Asbury Park. They’re the go-to places for the arts when you’re heading “Down the Shore”–a place for cutting-edge galleries and professional theater, along with film festivals, major outdoor events and the most legendary homegrown music scene in the Garden State. Not to mention fantastic shopping, destination dining and the sun-kissed coastal breezes of the summertime season.

Atlantic City

Diahann Carroll
Dates: June 1 – June 6, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Resorts Atlantic City
Phone: 609-340-6300
Admission: General Admission $35
Hours: Sunday, Monday, Thursday & Friday Show time 7:00pm and Wednesday Show time 2:00pm
URL: www.resortsac.com

AC Surf vs Brockton Rox
Dates: June 6 – June 8, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Atlantic City Surf Professional Baseball
Phone: 609-344-7873
Admission: Club Level $11, Premium Box seats $10, Upper Box Seats $8 Adults, $5 for Seniors (60+) and Military (with ID) & Children (12 and under)
*Tickets on Fireworks games will be increased by $2 after 4:00pm on the day of the game.
Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday game time 7:05pm
URL: www.acsurf.com
Description: Fireworks after the game on Friday, June 6

Engelbert Humperdinck
Dates: June 6 – June 7, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino
Phone: 1-800-759-8786
Admission: $75.50
Hours: Friday 10:00pm, Saturday 9:00pm
URL: www.trumpplaza.com

Rhett Akins
Dates: June 6, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: House of Blues: (Inside the Showboat- The Mardi Gras Casino)
Phone: 609-343-5700
Admission: Tickets $24.00 – $26.00
Hours: Friday doors open 8:00pm Show Time 9:00pm
URL: www.hob.com/venues/clubvenues/atlanticcity/

Clint Black
Dates: June 7, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Tropicana Casino And Resort
Phone: 609-340-4020
URL: www.tropicana.net

Jay Leno
Dates: June 7, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Caesars Atlantic City
Phone: 609-348-4411
Admission: $75, $100 & $125
Hours: Saturday 2 shows, 7:30pm and 10:00pm
URL: www.caesars.com/Caesars/Atlanticcity

Live Boxing: Pavlik vs Lockett – Middleweight Championship

Dates: June 7, 2008
Location: Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
Address: Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
Phone: 609-348-7000
Admission: $50, $100, $200, $300 & $500
Hours: Saturday Doors open 7:00pm
URL: www.boardwalkhall.com
Description: World Middleweight Championship

Lovetrain: The Sound of Philadelphia Concert

Dates: June 7, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Phone: 609-317-1000
Admission: $45, $65 & $75
Hours: Saturday 7:00pm
URL: www.theborgata.com
Description: The O’jay’s, Jerry Butler, Russel, The Stylistics, Delphonics, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, Intruders, Three Degrees, Soul Surviors, Jean Carn & Bunny Sigler. The Event will be recorded for Broadcasting.

Manhattan Transfer
Dates: June 7, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: House of Blues: (Inside the Showboat- The Mardi Gras Casino)
Phone: 609-343-5700
Admission: $37 and $54
Hours: Saturday Doors Open 8:00pm Showtime 9:00pm
URL: www.hob.com/venues/clubvenues/atlanticcity/

Mitch Fatel – Lynn Koplitz
Type: Entertainment & Shows
Dates: June 7, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Trump Marina Hotel Casino
Phone: 1-800-284-8786
Admission: $25.93
Hours: Saturday show time 9:00pm
URL: www.trumpmarina.com

Roger Hodgson formerly of Supertramp

Dates: June 7, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Resorts Atlantic City
Phone: 609-340-6300
Admission: All tickets $55
Hours: Saturday Show time 8:00pm
URL: www.resortsac.com

Johnny Maestro with Brooklyn Bridge

Dates: June 8 – June 13, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Resorts Atlantic City
Phone: 609-340-6300
Admission: General Admission $35
Hours: Sunday, Monday, Thursday & Friday Show time 7:00pm & Wednesday Show time 2:00pm
URL: www.resortsac.com

Lil Wayne
Dates: June 8, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall (Adian Phillips Ballroom)
Phone: 609-348-7000
Admission: $65, $85 & $125
Hours: Sunday Show time 8:00pm
URL: www.boardwalkhall.com

Moe
Dates: June 8, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Phone: 609-317-1000
Admission: $27.50
Hours: Sunday Show time 9:00pm
URL: www.theborgata.com

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Dates: June 8, 2008
Location: Atlantic City
Address: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Phone: 609-317-1000
URL: www.theborgata.com

Gingerbread Tour to Cape May
Type: Tours & Exhibits
Dates: June 2, 2008 – September 4, 2008
Location: Regional Events
Address: Great American Trolley Company
Phone: 609-884-0450
Admission: Adults $22 Children (5-10 yrs) $17
Hours: Departs Thursdays Approximate times 10:00am to 4:30pm
URL: www.gatrolley.com
Description: Be transported down the Jersey Cape and travel over a bridge into a Victorian Getaway – The National Historic Landmark City of Cape May. In Cape May stroll (on your own) along the charming streets and discover the quaint Victorian architecture and explore the outdoor, cobble stoned Washington Street Mall, including many upscale shops and restaurants. Or, choose to stay aboard the trolley and visit the Cape May Winery & Vineyard. At the winery you will experience a guided tour, then it’s off to enjoy award-winning wines (wine tasting), while taking in the spectacular view from their vineyard deck (no additional $’s required). After the winery tour, the trolley will return to Cape May where you can spend the remainder of the afternoon. Approximately a 6 1/2 Hour Tour.

Ventnor City

Margate City

Somers Point

Ocean City

Concert Tickets
Offered by: Ocean City Tabernacle

Ocean City Tabernacle Concert tickets, reduced price for early sales: The von Trapp Children (great grandchildren of Captain von Trapp of “Sound of Music”), June 18, 7:00 p.m., regular price $25, advance special $20 Steve Green, Grammy-award-winning recording artist, Block Party Concert, October 11, 7:00 p.m., regular price $18, advance special $15 www.octabeernacle.org

Sea Isle City

June 7, 2008 ESA SOUTH JERSEY DISTRICT SURF COMPETITION

JFK Boulevard Beach Phone: 263-3033 or 263-0050

June 7, 2008 7th annual Heart 5K Run/Fun Walk

7:00am to 11:00am

Sea Isle City and AARP sponsor 7th annual Heart 5K Run/Fun Walk On Saturday, June 7, Sea Isle City and the local AARP chapter will hold their 7th Annual Heart 5K Run & Fun Walk at Kennedy Boulevard and the Promenade. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the site with the 5K run slated to take off at 9:00 a.m. followed immediately by the walk. Donation of $10 is asked with children under 12 years of age participating free. The event benefits the American Heart Association of South Jersey, according to Terry Tighe, coordinator for the city.

All participants will receive free tee shirts sponsored by Mayor Leonard Desiderio, bagels from 7-11, and bottles of water from Lehigh Valley Distributors while supplies last. Men and women first, second, and third place winners of the 5K Run will receive medals. Runners will begin on the promenade at 40th Street and proceed to 57th Street and on to Pleasure Avenue to 69th and return.

A rider on a bike will lead the run. Radio station 98.7 The Coast will be on hand to provide musical entertainment, on site interviews, and giveaway gifts. Beginning at 7:00 a.m., there will be a surfing competition going on at Kennedy Boulevard and the Beach. The event is sponsored by the Eastern Surfing Association South Jersey District in cooperation with Heritage Surf & Sport. “For runners and walkers coming early to register, there will be lots to do and see, so come early,” advised Irene Jameson, AARP coordinator. “Do it for a good cause and for your heart. Bring your family and friends.” For additional information, call 609-263-2968

Mondays and Wednesdays: Free Summer Concerts Under the Stars
Sponsored by the City and the Tourism Commission,
7:30-9:00PM, 609-263-TOUR (June 16 – August 27)

Tuesdays: Guided Beachcombing
Sponsored by the S.I.C. Environmental Commission,
29th St. Beach, 10AM-11AM, $1 Adults, $0.50 Children
609-263-9643 (June 17- August 26)

Tuesdays: Free Movies Under the Stars
Sponsored by the City, Tourism Commission and Comcast,
Dusk, 609-263-TOUR (July 1- August 26)

Thursdays: Guided Beachcombing
Sponsored by the S.I.C. Environmental Commission,
94th St. Beach, 10AM-11AM, $1 Adults, $0.50 Children
Registration, Townsends Inlet Park Parking Lot,
609-263-9643 (June 19- August 28)

Thursdays: Free Family Night Dance Parties
Sponsored by the City and the Tourism Commission,
7:30-9:00PM, 609-263-TOUR (June 19-August 28)

Avalon

June 7, 2008 – Avalon Garden Club Flower Show-12-4pm-Community Hall

June 7, 2008 – Big Band Dance-8:30pm-Community Hall

Dance to the music of the John Clark Little Big Band at the Community Hall. Doors open at 8pm it is a BYOB event with the snack bar open for sodas and snacks. Ice and water are provided free. Reservations can be made at 609-967-3066

June 7, 2008 – Pastels – Art Rm, Library – 10-4 – Sponsored by the Library & the Cape May County Art League

Stone Harbor

June 7, 2008 Annual Tour of Homes
Sponsored by the Garden Club of Stone Harbor
1 – 4:30pm
For Tickets – 368-5692

The Wildwoods

June 7, 2008 Beach Bop

This is a special day designed for our youngest scouts. “Beach Bop” follows the same unique model of Beach Jam, with an added splash of waterpark fun! 609.522.3900 or www.moreyspiers.com

June 7, 2008 Phillies Home Run Derby

Higbee Field, Aster & Ocean Avenues, Wildwood Crest. Batting contest for boys and girls ages 8-15. Winners get prizes and advance to regional finals. 9 a.m. Registration. 10 a.m. contest. Free. 609.522.2955 or www.northwildwood.com.

Cape May

Cape May in World War II Presentation

June 6th 2008 – 10:00am – 11:00am

Inn of Cape May 7 Ocean St. Cape May, Phone: 609-884-5404

Attend the presentation “Cape May in World War II” on Saturday, June 7 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Inn of Cape May. Cape May played a surprisingly vital role during World War II, from homeland defense to antisubmarine warfare to training of carrier pilots. Learn about the changes a coastal town underwent during wartime and what measures were taken to secure our port and waterways via this richly illustrated presentation. Admission is $10 per person.

World War II Boat Cruise

June 8th 2008 – 10:00am – 12:00pm

Miss Chris Marina Cape May, Phone: 609-884-5404

On Sunday, June 8 at 10 a.m. take the World War II Boat Cruise aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher for a trip around Cape Island. As you cruise, you’ll travel through the World War II Canal, see the remnants of Fort Miles, including Fire Control Tower No. 23 and Battery 223, and pass the US Coast Guard Base, formerly Naval Air Station Cape May. Hear tales of enemy activity and homeland defense efforts in the ocean and bay. Marvelous views of the city, Lighthouse and dolphins will enhance your experience. The boat departs from Miss Chris Marina and the cruise lasts for about 2 hours. Admission is $22 per person.

Celtic Festival
Type: Festivals, Events & Expositions
Dates: Saturday, June 7, 2008 Sunday , June 8, 2008
Location: Regional Events
Address: Historic Cold Spring Village
Phone: 609-898-2300
Admission: General Admission $6 * Special 2-Day Admission Pass $10 * Free Parking
Hours: Saturday 10am – 4:30pm Sunday 10am – 4:30pm
URL: www.hcsv.org
Description: Enjoy Irish dance workshops, pipes & drums, Ceili bands, puppet shows, Irish Harp demonstrations, Scottish sea ballards, storytelling, traditional music instruments and more!

June 7, 2008 World War II Trolley Tours

Phone: 609-884-5404

To further your knowledge on Cape May’s surprisingly important role during WWII, board one of MAC’s trolleys’ for World War II Trolley Tours on Saturday, June 7 at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. You will visit several of the sites discussed in the previous presentation, including Fort Miles, Battery 223, Fire Control Tower No. 23, with drive-bys of Naval Air Station Cape May, the Cape May Canal and other sites. Admission is $15 per person.

REGIONAL

Treasures From The Collection: Museum of American Glass
Type: Tours & Exhibits
Dates: April 5, 2008 – January 5, 2009
Location: Regional Events
Address: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Phone: 1-800-998-4552
Admission: $10 Adults, $9 Senior Citizens and $7 Students. Children five and under are free
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 10am to 5pm
URL: www.wheatonarts.org
Description: Since the founding of the Museum of American Glass 40 years ago, the museum’s collection has steadily grown to the current number of 15,000 pieces of American Glass.


Grape Vines & Vintage Shopping Tour

Type: Tours & Exhibits
Dates: June 2, 2008 – September 4, 2008
Location: Regional Events
Address: Great American Trolley Company
Phone: 609-884-0450
Admission: Adults $20 Children (5-10 yrs) $15
Hours: Departs Wednesday Approximate Times 10:00am to 4:00pm
URL: www.gatrolley.com
Description: Tour Renault Winery, one of the country’s oldest operating wineries, where you will follow the grape’s journey from the vineyards to the wine glass. See Renault’s Glass Museum, antique wine equipment and sample Renault’s best in the tasting room. Next, enjoy a stop at Noyes Museum where you’ll explore the region’s folk art and artistic creations. To cap off your tour, spend time on your own at the Historic Towne of Smithville, a quaint outdoor shopping village with a distinctive variety of speciality shops, eateries, a small train, carousel and paddle boat rides. Approximately a 6 1/2 Hour Tour.

Mystic Realms Presents Fantasy Faire: A Festival of Medieval Arts and Folklife at WheatonArts
Type: Festivals, Events & Expositions
Dates: June 7 – June 8, 2008
Location: Regional Events
Address: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Phone: 1-800-998-4552
Admission: $10 Adults, $9 Senior Adults, $7 Students, Children five and undr are free. This event and WheatonArts attractions are included in the price of admission.
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5pm
URL: www.wheatonarts.org
Description: A mix of Medieval, Renaissance and Restoration history from throughout the world, mixed with myths, legends and fantasies. Merchants and vendors on site.

June 7th 2008 Open House – Horse Rescue Mission

10:00am – 2:00pm

Montana Farms 1707 4th Ave Egg Harbor City, 08215

Phone: 908-783-2235

Contact name: Susan Racko

Open House for Horse Rescue Mission, Inc., come view our facility – Huge flea market, horse tack & equipment, furniture, household items – pony rides-games-music- bouncy rides-food-free give ways = Please call Tara @ 609-377-9041 for info or to reserve a flea market table ($10.00 per table). All proceeds go to help feed and maintain our equines. June 7,2008 from 10am-2pm, 1701 4th Avenue, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

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