The first weekend in December in South Jersey should be a merry one indeed, with a variety of holiday events, family fun and live music. We have tried to put together a good overview of some of the cool things to do this weekend in Lite Rock's South Jersey Weekend Happenings.  Enjoy your weekend!

Atlantic City

Hard Rock: Foreigner, then and now, a reunion of the band's old and new members, with a special appearance by the winners of Lite Rock's Sing with Foreigner Choir Contest, Oakcrest High School's Choir, Fri. 11/30

- Hard Rock: Generation AXE, Fri. 11/30

- Harrah's: America's Got Talent winner magician Mat Franco, Fri. 11/30

- Golden Nugget:  Rolling Stones tribute band, Fri. 11/30

- Boardwalk Hall: Lynyrd Skynrd, Sat. 12/1

- Borgata: Donny And Marie: Holiday Tour 2018, Sat. 12/1

- Hard Rock:  Comic Aziz Ansari, Sat. 12/1

- Golden Nugget: The Midtown Men - Holiday Hits, Sat. 12/1

- Borgata: Actress, singer, dancer Erica Jayne, Sat. 12/1

- Hard Rock: Greek singer Anna Vicci, Sat. 12/1

- Tropicana:  A Magical Holiday Spectacular, various times thru 12/21

- Claridge: Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting, benefiting Boys & Girls Club of AC, 5-7p Sat. 12/1, a live choir, Santa and more

- ARTeriors:  Pop-up art installation, New York and Tennessee aves, taking empty properties and making them art exhibits, Sat-Sun. 12/1-2

Other fun stuff to do this weekend in South Jersey

- Smithville: Holiday Light Show, Christmas trees magically float on Lake Meone, blinking to music, 5:30-8:30p Thurs-Sun until 1/6/19, free

- Cape May Court House: Cape May Zoo Tree Lighting Celebration, 4:30-6p Fri. 11/30

- Cape May: Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Rotary Park Bandstand, singing by Lower Cape May Regional High School choir, and a special visit from Santa Claus, 7-9p Fri. 11/30

- Ventnor: City Holiday Parade, Grand Marshall retiring US Congressman frank Lobiondo, Oakcrest and Mainland High Marching Bands, Santa Claus, 5p Sat. 12/1

- Mays Landing:  "Dickens of a Holiday", 9a-4p Sat. 12/, craft fair, Atlantic County Library

- Ocean City:  Model Train Show, Sat-Sun. 12/1-2, Ocean City Music Pier

- Ocean City:  "Santa Paws", pet photos with Santa Claus, Humane Society of Ocean City, 11a-1p Sat. 12/1

- Somers Point: 3rd annual Concert for a Cause, benefiting Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation, featuring live music from Pure Jerry, 7:30-9:30p, Sat. 12/1, Clancy's By the Bay

- Somers Point: Gateway Playhouse presents Holiday Pops starring Linda Gentille, 3p and 6p Sat. 12/1

- Ocean City: Community Center Holiday Festival, Tree lighting, crafts, refreshments, Santa, 12-3P Sun 12/2,

- Galloway:  Annual Tree Lighting, Municipal Fields, caroling from Absegami High, Santa and more, 4:30-6:30p Sun. 12/2, 609-241-0692