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Weekend Happening: Quiet Festival, Street Eats & All That Jazz at Exit 0

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Meet Your Music at the Exit 0 International Jazz Festival in Cape May this Veterans Day Weekend. In just it’s second year, Exit 0 Jazz has become one of the most respected music festivals in the world.

During the three day Fest weekend, over 100 international touring musicians will perform in Festival events held in Cape May Convention Hall and Festival club venues. The atmosphere is that of a European festival, with fest goers strolling from venue to venue sampling the many styles of music from jazz, soul, reggae, blues, and R&B.

Then there’s the “Quiet Festival“, where else but…Ocean City, featuring an opening ceremony where the renowned Yawn Along Ensemble will yawn to the tune of Beautiful Dreamer accompanied by the World’s Only Wind Chimes Band, maple pods will be tossed into the air and twirl down to earth like tiny helicopters, bubbles will rise into the blue, paper airplanes will sail, there will be leaf squeezing, pin dropping and much more. Read more in Mark Soifer’s typically hilarious press release.

Here’s a rundown of some of this weekend’s other highlights.  Enjoy!

Concerts, shows and appearances:

- Cape May: Exit 0 International Jazz Festival

- House of Blues @ Showboat: Lynard Skynyrd, Fri. 11/8

- Borgata: Wands Sykes, Music Box, Fri.-Sat 11/8-9

- Atlantic Club: “Rick Nelson Remembered” by his sons Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, Fri. 11/8

- Harrah’s:  Rita Wilson, Linda Eder, Fri. 11/8

- Trump Taj Mahal: Freestyle dance event, Fri. 11/8

- Trump Taj Mahal: MMA fight card, Sat. 11/9

- Revel: Steve Miller, Sat. 11/9

- Tropicana: Dom Irrera, Sat. 11/9

- Golden Nugget: America’s Got talent Tour, Sun. 11/10

Other Fun Stuff:

- Marmora: Our second stop in Lite Rock’s annual Holiday Food Drive is this Sunday.Join us at the Shop Rite in Marmora this Saturday from 11 am to 1 pm.

- Atlantic City:  Savor Borgata Weekend, Fri-Sun 11/8-10, featuring Saturday’s “”Street Eats”, with 25 different stations from Borgata’s culinary partners, including Bobby Flay (Bobby Flay Steak), Stephen Kalt (Fornelletto Cucina & Wine Bar),Aram Mardigian (Wolfgang Puck American Grille) and special guest Michael Symon, Iron Chef and host of “The Chew.”

- Atlantic City: The Black & White Ball, supporting Seashore Gardens Living Center, Tropicana Casino, Sat. 11/9

- Mays landing: Mary Beth Davis Memorial Golf Tournament, benefits The Alcove, Sat. 11/9, Mays landing Golf & Country Club

- Somers Point: Restaurant Week

- May Landing: St Vincent de Paul School Penny Auction, held at W. Davies Middle School, Sat. 11/9, 609-625-1565

- Ocean City: Every Breath Counts Walk & Run, benefits lung cancer organizations, Sun. 11/9

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