Jersey Shore

May

42nd Street The tale of an aspiring Broadway star & her adventures in New York. Closes 7/3. Resorts Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-344-6000. www.resortsac.com. $25.

*FREE* American Legion Memorial Day Parade Downtown Toms River, through Main & Washington Sts., Toms River; 732-341-8738. www.downtowntomsriver.com. 5/30 9:30 am.

Ann Oswald Band Congress Hall, 251 Beach Ave., Cape May; 888-944-1816. www.congresshall.com. 5/20 8 pm.

*FREE* NJ State Chili & Salsa Cook Off International Chili Society-sanctioned State competition. Downtown Toms River on Washington St., Toms River; 732-341-8738. www.downtowntomsriver.com. 5/21 11 am-5 pm.

*FREE* Armed Forces Day Celebration Tribute to the dedicated men & women who have helped preserve our freedoms. World War II Lookout Tower Museum & Memorial, Sunset Blvd., Cape May; 609-884-5404. www.capemaymac.org. 5/21 11 am.

Atlantic City Bike Week Motorcycle rally. Atlantic City Convention Center, 2001 Kirkman Blvd., Atlantic City; 609-646-1640. www.acbikeweek.com. $8. 5/20-5/21 10 am-8 pm. 5/22 9 am-5 pm.

Barks on the Boards Dog walk & contest. Dogs must be leashed, vaccinated & registered to participate. The Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn & the Boardwalk, Ocean City; 609-399-2018. www.njoceancity.com. 5/29 11:30 am.

Battle Circus The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144. www.thesaintnj.com. $10. 5/31 7:30 pm.

Beauty & the Beast American Family Theater presents the classic Disney production. The Strand Theater of Lakewood, 400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood; 732-367-7789. www.strandlakewood.com. $9.50. 5/27 7 pm.

Believe: Divas in a Man's World 7 top celebrity/female impersonators portray Cher, Prince, Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, Lady Gaga & more. Extended run. Resorts Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-344-6000. www.divasinamansworld.com. $20.

Berenstain Bears - Family Matters: The Musical Weaves together 3 of the most popular Berenstain Bears stories. Grades K-3. Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank; 732-842-9000. www.countbasietheatre.org. $10. 5/31 10 am.

The Best of Broadway Opens 5/22 - Musical revue featuring hits from popular shows like 'Phantom of the Opera,' 'Les Miserables' & 'Cats.' Closes 6/29. Tropicana Casino & Resort, S. Brighton Ave., Atlantic City; 800-843-8767 x4020. www.tropicana.net. $25-$35.

The Big Teplitzky Benefit Challenge Members of the Atlantic City Police Department take on the 'Big Teplitzky' food challenge. The Chelsea Hotel, 111 S. Chelsea Ave., Atlantic City; 800-548-3030. www.thechelsea-ac.com. $5 advance; $10 day of event. 5/21 1 pm.

Black 47/Jon Caspi/Dirty Bird The Stone Pony, 913 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park; 201-507-8900. www.black47.com. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 5/29 10 pm.

The Black Clouds/The Obvious The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144. www.myspace.com/theblackclouds. $10. 5/28 8 pm.

*FREE* Boardwalk Craft Show All hand-made products. Wildwood Boardwalk at Rio Grande Ave., Wildwood; 609-522-0378 or 609-522-0198. www.wildwoodsnj.com. 5/28-5/29 9 am-5 pm.

Bob Schneider The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144. www.bobschneidermusic.com. $18. 5/30 5 pm.

Bobfest Two night celebration of Bob Dylan's 70th Birthday with Pat Guadagno & Tired Horses. Two River Theater Company, 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank; 732-345-1400. www.trtc.org. $35. 5/23-5/24 7:30 pm.

Brian McFadden/Joe Bronzi/Phil Palisoul Comedy Stop at the Trop, Brighton & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-340-4020, 609-340-4000 x4905. www.comedystop.com. $25-$29. 5/23-5/26 9 pm. 5/27-5/28 9 & 11:15 pm. 5/29 9 pm.

Buddy Fitzpatrick/Levent/Ben Creed Borgata Hotel & Casino, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 866-900-4849 (4TIX). www.theborgata.com. $20. 5/22 9 pm.

Calabrese/Evil Streaks/Whiskey Spider Asbury Lanes, 209 Fourth Ave., Asbury Park; TicketWeb: 866-468-7619. www.asburylanes.com. 5/26 9 pm.

*FREE* Cape May Music Festival: Atlantic Brass Band British-style brass band based in Southern NJ. Cape May Victorian Bandstand in Rotary Park, Cape May; 609-884-5404, 800-275-4278. www.atlanticbrassband.org. 5/29 8 pm.

Cape May Music Festival: New York Chamber Ensemble Episcopal Church of the Advent, Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. www.capemaymac.org. $20; $15 seniors; $5 students. 5/31 8 pm.

Cape May Music Festival: The Pride of New York/McDermott's Handy Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 525 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404, 800-275-4278; www.capemaymac.org. www.ladystarofthesea.org. $25; $20 seniors; $10 students. 5/26 8 pm.

Cape May Stage: Say Goodnight Gracie Joel Rooks portrays comedy legend George Burns as he reminisces about his life. Closes 6/18. Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank & Lafayette Sts., Cape May; 609-884-1341. www.capemaystage.com. $35-$50; $30-$50 seniors; $12.50-$50 students.

Chicago Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank; 732-842-9000. www.chicagotheband.com. $59-$199. 5/27 8 pm.

Chicago Caesars Atlantic City Casino Hotel, 2100 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City; 800-677-7469. www.chicagotheband.com. $56-$86. 5/28 9 pm. 5/29 9 pm.

Christine Stedman/Sean Patton/Jim Carroll Comedy Stop at the Trop, Brighton & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-340-4020, 609-340-4000 x4905. www.christinestedman.com. $25-$29. 5/22 9 pm.

Crafts & Antiques for Memorial Day Country crafts, folk art, custom jewelry, antiques & Victorian items. Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 525 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404, 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org. $1; free for children 12 & under. 5/28 10 am-4 pm.

Crystal Roxx Pink Floyd tribute band. Carney's, 411 Beach Ave., Cape May; 609-884-4424. www.crystalroxx.com. 5/28.

Curley Fry Festival Face painting, stilt walkers & boardwalk food. Morey's Piers & Raging Waters, 25th St. & the Boardwalk, Wildwood; 609-522-3900. www.moreyspiers.com. 5/28 noon-4 pm.

D.L. Hughley Atlantic City Hilton, Boston at the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; Ticketmaster: 800-736-1420. www.hiltonac.com. $45. 5/28 8 pm.

Daryl Hall/Todd Rundgren Borgata Hotel & Casino, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 866-900-4849 (4TIX). www.theborgata.com. $65-$75. 5/27 9 pm.

David Ford The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144. www.thesaintnj.com. $13. 5/20 7:30 pm.

David Hasselhoff Harrah's Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd., Atlantic City; 800-342-7724. www.harrahsresort.com. $20. 5/21 10 pm.

The DimeStore Junkies/ASAP/Lance Larson The Wonder Bar, 5th St., Asbury Park; 732-502-8886. www.wonderbarasburypark.com. $10. 5/21 8 pm.

*FREE* Drop Dead Sexy Martell's Tiki Bar, 308-310 Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach; 732-892-0131. www.dropdeadsexy.com. 5/28 9 pm.

*FREE* Ed Peahota's Speed Painting Show Artist Peahota demonstrates his speed painting skills. Wildwood Beach & Boardwalk, Lincoln Ave., Wildwood; 800-992-9732. www.wildwoodsnj.com. 5/28 3 pm.

Fabolous 18 & over. House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-343-4000. www.fabolous.com. $25-$30. 5/20 9 pm.

Fast Girls Opens 5/27 - Play about sex & the single woman in the age of AIDS anxiety. Closes 6/11. First Avenue Playhouse, 123 First Ave., Atlantic Highlands; 732-291-7552. www.firstavenueplayhouse.com. $20; $15 for seniors on Thu. & Sun. only.

Fundraiser for Firefighter Jason Fazio The Wonder Bar, 5th St., Asbury Park; 732-502-8886. www.wonderbarasburypark.com. $20. 5/21 noon-5 pm.

Garden State Philharmonic: Symphonic Storytellers Works by R. Strauss, Wittry, Barber & Stravinsky. The Strand Theater of Lakewood, 400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood; 732-367-7789. www.gardenstatephilharmonic.com. $10-$35. 5/21 8 pm.

Gemini/John Joseph/Johnny B Borgata Hotel & Casino, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 866-900-4849 (4TIX). www.theborgata.com. $20. 5/23-5/26 9 pm.

*FREE* Geno White Mad Batter Restaurant, 19 Jackson St., Cape May; 609-884-5970. www.genowhite.com. 5/20 6:30-9:30 pm.

Get the Led Out Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank; 732-842-9000. www.gtlorocks.com. $19.50-$39.50. 5/21 8 pm.

Goliathon/Metropolis The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144; Ticketweb: 866-468-7619, www.ticketweb.com. www.thesaintnj.com. $10. 5/25 7:30 pm.

*FREE* Grape Street Riot Cabanas Beach Bar & Grill, 429 Beach Ave., Cape May; 609-884-4800. www.myspace.com/grapestreetriot. 5/21 9 pm.

*FREE* Greaseband Centennial Park Amphitheatre, 6700 Ocean Ave., Wildwood Crest; 609-523-0202. www.greaseband.com. 5/29 7:30-9:30 pm.

Greg Proops/Jamie Kahler/Joseph Anthony Harrah's Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd., Atlantic City; 800-342-7724. www.proopdog.com. $20. 5/20 8:30 pm.

Gregory Popovich's Comedy & Pet Theatre Mix of juggling & the talents of trained cats & dogs. Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank; 732-842-9000. www.countbasietheatre.org. $19.50-$24.50. 5/20 7:30 pm.

*FREE* Honoring Memorial Day Make flags out of a variety of media. Atlantic City Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City; 609-345-2269. www.acfpl.org. 5/29 2 pm.

*FREE* J&K Keifer: Art of the Game Meet the artists & purchase signed works. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Gilda's Club South Jersey. Pier Shops at Caesars, 1 Atlantic City Expwy., Atlantic City; 609-441-2040. www.thepiershopsatcaesars.com. 5/29 noon-3 pm.

Jacko's 60th Birthday Party The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144. www.thesaintnj.com. $12. 5/29 noon.

Jacques Brel is Alive & Well Opens 5/21 - Revue of the works of one of the world's most beloved songwriters. Closes 6/5. Two River Theater Company, 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank; 732-345-1400. www.trtc.org. $35; $24 30 & under.

*FREE* James Klapp Band Tun Tavern Brewery & Restaurant, 2 Miss America Way, Atlantic City; 609-347-7800. www.tuntavern.com. 5/21 9 pm.

James Taylor Borgata Hotel & Casino, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City. www.jamestaylor.com. Sold out. 5/21 8 pm.

*FREE* Jay Bethel Mad Batter Restaurant, 19 Jackson St., Cape May; 609-884-5970. www.madbatter.com. 5/27.

Jerseyshows.com Battle of the Bands: Finals The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144; Ticketweb: 866-468-7619, www.ticketweb.com. www.thesaintnj.com. $10. 5/21 1 & 7 pm. 5/22 1 pm.

Joe Mulligan/Jackson Perdue Comedy Stop at the Trop, Brighton & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-340-4020, 609-340-4000 x4905. www.joemulligan.com. $25-$29. 5/30-6/2 9 pm.

John Eddie/Rob Dye 21 & over. The Wonder Bar, 5th St., Asbury Park; 732-502-8886. www.johneddie.com. $17 advance; $20 day of show. 5/27 8 pm.

John Pinette Borgata Hotel & Casino, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 866-900-4849 (4TIX). www.johnpinette.com. $29.50-$35. 5/28 9 & 11:30 pm. 5/29 9 pm.

*FREE* Johnny Drama Martell's Tiki Bar, 308-310 Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach; 732-892-0131. www.tikibar.com. 5/30 7 pm.

Johnny T & Reflexx The Boiler Room at Congress Hall, 251 Beach Ave., Cape May; 609-884-8421. www.congresshall.com/content/boilerroom.html. 5/21 9 pm.

*FREE* Jon Anthony Tun Tavern Brewery & Restaurant, 2 Miss America Way, Atlantic City; 609-347-7800. www.tuntavern.com. 5/20 9 pm.

Jumper Carney's, 411 Beach Ave., Cape May; 609-884-4424. www.carneyscapemaynj.com. 5/27 10 pm.

Laura Stevenson & the Cans/Roz Raskin & the Rice Cakes/The Amboys Asbury Lanes, 209 Fourth Ave., Asbury Park. www.asburylanes.com. $8. 5/27 9 pm.

LauraLea & Tripp Fabulous 21 & over. The Ocean Drive, 3915 Landis Ave., Sea Isle City; 609-263-1000. www.trippfabulous.com. $5-$7. 5/21 10 pm.

Le Ombre Opens 5/21 - Performance troupe whose show blends acrobatics, theater & dance. Closes 6/1. Harrah's Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd., Atlantic City; 800-342-7724. www.harrahsresort.com. $15-$20.

Let's Make a Deal, Live Stage version of the CBS game show. Alan Thicke hosts. Closes 6/22. Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place & The Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-340-2000. www.ballysac.com. $20-$25.

*FREE* Lifespeed Jenkinson's, 300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach; 732-899-0569. www.lifespeed.tv. 5/27 9 pm.

Lost in Paris 21 & over. The Ocean Drive, 3915 Landis Ave., Sea Isle City; 609-263-1000. lostinparisband.com. $5-$7. 5/27 10 pm.

*FREE* The Madcap Still Laughs Syd Barrett tribute show featuring the Galt Line, Rick Reinhart, The Del Thrusters, Soundscape & more. 21 & over. Boneyard Bar & Grill, 18 S. Virginia Ave., Atlantic City; 609-348-3360. 5/28 7 pm.

*FREE* Memorial Day Ceremony North Wildwood, 2nd Ave., North Wildwood; 800-882-7787. www.northwildwood.com. 5/30 10 am.

Michael McDonald 18 & over. House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-343-4000. michaelmcdonald.com. $40-$75. 5/28 9 pm.

Mike Marino/Buddy Fitzpatrick/Ben Creed Borgata Hotel & Casino, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 866-900-4849 (4TIX). www.mikemarino.net. $25. 5/20 9 pm.

Music in the Parks Music competition featuring bands & choirs from schools all over the tri-state area. Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 1 Penkethman Way, Cape May; 609-463-1924. www.middlepac.com. 5/20 8 am-3 pm. Morey's Piers & Raging Waters, 25th St. & the Boardwalk, Wildwood; 609-522-3900. www.moreyspiers.com. Included in admission. 5/20 6-11 pm.

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino, Boardwalk at Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City; 609-441-6150. www.trumpplaza.com. 5/28 2 pm.

National Corvette Restorers Society Meet Open to the public to watch the judging & check out the cars participating in the meet. Wildwoods Convention Center, 5401 Boardwalk, Wildwood; 609-729-9000. www.ncrs.org. $10. 5/20-5/21 8:30 am-4 pm.

*FREE* National Marbles Tournament Competition for winners (boys & girls, 8-14) of local tournaments. Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Ave., Wildwood; 304-337-2764. www.nationalmarblestournament.org. 5/20 8 am.

The Nerds Jenkinson's, 300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach; 732-899-0569. www.the-nerds.com. 5/28 9 pm.

New Day Dawn The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144. www.thesaintnj.com. $10. 5/27 8 pm.

*FREE* New Power Soul Martell's Tiki Bar, 308-310 Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach; 732-892-0131. www.tikibar.com. 5/27 9 pm.

Night Train A wealthy banker finds himself sharing his first-class compartment with a dubious interloper. Closes 5/29. New Jersey Repertory Company (Lumia Theatre), 179 Broadway, Long Branch; 732-229-3166. www.njrep.org. $25-$60.

The Parlor Mob/Ruby the Hatchet/Only Living Boy The Stone Pony, 913 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park; 201-507-8900. www.myspace.com/theparlormob. $14 advance; $16 day of show. 5/28 8 pm.

Pat DiNizio/George Wirth/Greg Trooper All ages. The Strand Theater of Lakewood, 400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood; 732-367-7789. www.patdinizio.com. $25. 5/28 8 pm.

*FREE* Patrick Stoner Tun Tavern Brewery & Restaurant, 2 Miss America Way, Atlantic City; 609-347-7800. www.tuntavern.com. 5/28 9 pm.

Paul Simon Borgata Hotel & Casino, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 866-900-4849 (4TIX). www.paulsimon.com. $95-$175. 5/28 8 pm.

*FREE* Philly at the Movies: Rocky III (1982) Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place & The Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-340-2000. www.ballysac.com. 5/20 7 pm.

*FREE* Philly at the Movies: Rocky IV (1985) Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place & The Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-340-2000. www.ballysac.com. 5/27 7 pm.

Preakness Stakes Day Monmouth Park Racetrack, 175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport; 732-222-5100. www.monmouthpark.com. $20-$30. 5/21 11:30 am.

Pride & Prejudice Adaptation of Jane Austen's beloved story of the five Bennet sisters. Algonquin Arts Center, 171 Main St., Manasquan; 732-528-9211; www.algonquinarts.comtickets.html. www.algonquinarts.com. $15; $12 children. 5/21 7 pm. 5/22 3 pm.

*FREE* Ravioli Shanker Cabanas Beach Bar & Grill, 429 Beach Ave., Cape May; 609-884-4800. www.cabanasonthebeach.com. 5/20 9 pm.

Remembering Robin 2011 21 & over. The Wonder Bar, 5th St., Asbury Park; 732-502-8886. www.wonderbarasburypark.com. Donation suggested: $10. 5/22 4 pm.

Rent Opens 5/28 - Award-winning musical about a group of friends coping w/life's ups & downs. 'American Idol' Justin Guarini stars. Closes 6/19. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Beach Haven; 609-492-9477. www.surflight.org. $31-$49.

Robert Randolph & the Family Band 18 & over. House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-343-4000. www.robertrandolph.net. $22.50-$27.50. 5/29 9 pm.

Rod Picott The Strand Theater of Lakewood, 400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood; 732-367-7789. www.rodpicott.com. $18. 5/22 7 pm.

Sand Artist Joe Castillo Castillo will create sand drawings on a backlit table, which will then be projected onto a screen. Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., Ocean City; 609-399-1915. www.octabernacle.org. 5/29 7 pm.

Seaport Irish Festival Irish music & dancing, crafts, food, beer garden & more. Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main St., Tuckerton; 609-296-8868. www.tuckertonseaport.org. $10; free for children 12 & under. 5/22 10 am-5 pm.

*FREE* The Sensational Soul Cruisers Martell's Tiki Bar, 308-310 Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach; 732-892-0131. www.soulcruisers.com. 5/26 9:30 pm.

Sleeping Beauty Opens 5/29 - A princess celebrates her birthday with her parents, the King & Queen, but an unwelcome visitor may cause trouble. Closes 7/3. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Beach Haven; 609-492-9477. www.surflight.org. $15-$17.

Slick Rick Harrah's Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd., Atlantic City; 800-342-7724. www.harrahsresort.com. 5/27 10 pm.

Snoop Dogg 18 & over. House of Blues, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-343-4000. www.snoopdogg.com. $37.50-$47.50. 5/27 9 pm.

Soul Clap/DJ Jack the Ripper/DJ Jonathan Toubin Asbury Lanes, 209 Fourth Ave., Asbury Park; 866-468-7619. www.soulclap.us. $5. 5/28 8 pm.

South Jersey Walk-A-Thon Fundraising walk for Good Counsel Homes. Wildwood Beach & Boardwalk, Lincoln Ave., Wildwood; 609-465-7765. goodcounselhomes.org. 5/21 8:30 am.

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes The Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn & the Boardwalk, Ocean City; 800-838-3006. www.southsidejohnny.com. $30 advance; $35 day of show. 5/28 8 pm.

SpeakerCity Carney's, 411 Beach Ave., Cape May; 609-884-4424. speakercityrocks.com. 5/20 10 pm.

Splintered Sunlight The Stone Pony, 913 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park; 201-507-8900. www.splinteredsunlight.com. $10 advance; $12 day of show. 5/27 7:30 pm.

State Gymnastics Championships Wildwoods Convention Center, 5401 Boardwalk, Wildwood; 609-729-9000. www.usaigcnj.com. $12; $6 children. 5/27 6-9 pm. 5/28-5/29 8:30 am-8:30 pm.

Stayin' Alive: The Bee Gees Tribute Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino, Boardwalk at Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City; 609-441-6150. www.trumpplaza.com. $25. 5/27-5/28 9 pm. 5/29 8 pm.

Steve Aoki Borgata Hotel & Casino, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 866-900-4849 (4TIX). www.theborgata.com. $25. 5/29 10 pm.

Steve Rannazzisi/Bryan Callen/Joseph Anthony Harrah's Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd., Atlantic City; 800-342-7724. www.harrahsresort.com. $20. 5/27 8:30 pm.

Stone Pony Showcase The Stone Pony, 913 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park; 201-507-8900. www.stoneponyonline.com. $10. 5/22 noon.

Three Doors Down Tropicana Casino & Resort, S. Brighton Ave., Atlantic City; 800-843-8767 x4020. www.3doorsdown.com. $45-$75. 5/21 9 pm.

Toubab Krewe/The Jack 21 & over. The Wonder Bar, 5th St., Asbury Park; 732-502-8886. www.toubabkrewe.com. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 5/28 7 pm.

Toxic Life/The Overachievers 21 & over. Boneyard Bar & Grill, 18 S. Virginia Ave., Atlantic City; 609-348-3360. 5/21 8 pm.

A Tribute to the Armed Forces Discounted admission for current or retired military & their families. Storybook Land, 6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor; 609-641-7847. www.storybookland.com. 5/30 11 am-5 pm.

Unsteady Freddie's New Jersey Seahshore Surfin' Safari Asbury Lanes, 209 Fourth Ave., Asbury Park; 866-468-7619. www.asburylanes.com. $10. 5/20 9 pm.

*FREE* Usual Suspects Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino, Boardwalk at Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City; 609-441-6150. www.trumpplaza.com. 5/27 7-11 pm.

*FREE* Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Celebration of Heroes Festival Day of entertainment, vendors & family fun, followed by candlelight vigil. Fox Park, Burke Ave., Wildwood; 609-827-7062. 5/28 11 am-8 pm.

Walk for Williams Syndrome Fundraising walk to benefit the Williams Syndrome Association. Resorts Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-344-6000. www.resortsac.com. 5/21 10 am.

Waylon Speed/Casey Bowen The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144; 866-468-7619. www.thesaintnj.com. $10. 5/24 7:30 pm.

Wayne Newton Resorts Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-344-6000. www.waynenewton.com. $55-$65. 5/28 9 pm.

Weezer Borgata Hotel & Casino, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City. www.weezer.com. Sold out. 5/27 9 pm.

Wildwoods International Kite Festival World-renowned kite builders & competitors, kite-making workshops & exhibits, children's activities & more. Wildwoods Convention Center, 5401 Boardwalk, Wildwood; 609-729-9000. www.SkyFestivals.com. 5/27 noon. 5/28-5/30 9 am.

*FREE* WPLJ Summer Blast-Off: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Three Doors Down Jenkinson's, 300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach; 732-899-0569. wplj.com. 5/27 6-10 am.

*FREE* Wyland: One Ocean, One Planet, One Artist Wyland is a renowned environmental artist known for his ocean scenes. Receptions 5/27 & 5/28. Ocean Galleries, 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor; 609-368-7777. www.oceangalleries.com. 5/27-5/30 10 am-10 pm.

June

100% Cotton/Like Trains & Taxis/Calico The Saint, 601 Main St., Asbury Park; 732-775-9144. www.cottonband.com. $10. 6/17 7:30 pm.

16th Ladies of Country & Bluegrass Music Albert Music Hall, 125 Wells Mills Rd., Waretown; 609-971-1593. www.alberthall.org. $5; $1 children. 6/25 7:30 pm.

Al Pacino Hear backstage tales from the Oscar-winning actor in this one-night-only event. Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St., Red Bank; 732-842-9000. www.countbasietheatre.org. $55-$95; $250 includes poster; $350 includes drink & poster. 6/1 8 pm.

Alice in Wonderland Opens 6/24 - Musical stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic children's story. Closes 7/19. Surflight Theatre, Beach & Engleside Ave., Beach Haven; 609-492-9477. www.surflight.org. $15-$17.

ALS Express Bike Ride 12th annual fundraiser to help the fight against Lou Gehrig's Disease. Morey's Piers & Raging Waters, 25th St. & the Boardwalk, Wildwood; 609-522-3900. www.als-express.org. Included in admission. 6/18 noon.

Allegro! Algonquin Arts Theatre's resident chorus. Algonquin Arts Center, 171 Main St., Manasquan; 732-528-9211. www.algonquinarts.com. $30; $25 students. 6/25 8 pm.

*FREE* Alternative Energy Day Learn about the alternatives to burning fossil fuels as a source of energy. Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies; 609-494-1241. www.lbifoundation.org. 6/11 1:30 pm.

*FREE* American Flag Day Ceremony North Wildwood, 2nd Ave., North Wildwood; 800-882-7787. www.northwildwood.com. 6/14 10 am.

*FREE* American Legion Parade North Wildwood starting at 18th & Atlantic Ave. & proceeding south on Atlantic Ave. to Bennett Ave., North Wildwood; 609-729-9000. www.wildwoodsnj.com. 6/11 2 pm.

*FREE* Antique Auto Show Approx. 300 vintage vehicles will be on display. Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., Ocean City; 609-525-9300. www.octabernacle.org. 6/25 9 am-2 pm.

Armed Forces Day Presented in partnership with Fort Monmouth & the Monmouth Park Race Club. Monmouth Park Racetrack, 175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport; 732-222-5100. www.mprc.us. Included in admission. 6/4 11:30 am.

*FREE* Artist Open Studio Tour Unique opportunity for visitors & residents to collect art & gain an understanding of the creative process. Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies; 609-494-1241. www.lbifoundation.org. 6/25 10 am-4 pm.

Atlantic Contemporary Ballet Theatre: Spring Performance ACBT Performing Arts Academy, 713 West Moss Mill Rd., Galloway; 609-804-1995. www.acbt.org. 6/4.

Babatunde Lea Quartet First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. www.capemaypresbyterian.com. $25; $20 seniors; $10 students. 6/2 8 pm.