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As the song said, “…it’s been a long, cold, lonely winter”.  But May is here and it’s time to go outside and have some fun! 


You’ll have lots of options to do that this weekend in South Jersey,  and a pretty good lineup of live music and nighttime offerings, too.  Here’s a look at South Jersey Weekend Happenings.  Have fun!


Atlantic City….

Borgata: James Blunt, Fri. 5/2, Music Box

Golden Nugget: Ultimate Doo-Wop Show, Fri. 5/2

Revel: Bellator MMA, Fri. 5/2

Tropicana: Tracy Morgan, Say. 5/3

Boardwalk Hall: Jason Aldean, Sat. 5/3

Golden Nugget: The Machine performing Pink Floyd, Sat. 5/3

Borgata: Wayne Brady, Sat. 5/3

Harrah’s: Merle haggard, Sat. 5/3

Taj Mahal: Oh What a Night of Doo-Wop & Rock& Roll, Sat. 5/3

Revel: Julio Iglesias, Sat. 5/3

-Other fun Stuff to do this weekend…

– Join Lite Rock live at Tri-State Building Supplies in Pleasantville Sat. 5/3, from 10am till noon and check out their wide selection of AZEK Deck products. Serving southern New Jersey for more than 50 years, Tri-County lets you “Buy where the Builders Buy!”

– Egg Harbor Township: Community Pride Day, Sat. 5/3 @ 8:30am, Town cleanup, 609-926-3838

-Ocean City: Spring Block Party, Sat. 5/3 from 9a-5p, Asbury Ave

– Somers Point: Beef & beer for Education, Fri. 5/2, Charlie’s,benefits S.P. Education Foundation, 609-927-2053 #3101

– Hammonton: Hammonton Wine Festival, Sat-Sun 5/3-5/4

– Hammonton: Hammonton Mother’s Club’s 3rd annual 5K Run, Hammonton Lake Park , Sat. 5/3

Head on over to Hammonton Lake Park and support the The Hammonton Mothers’ Club who are sponsoring the 3rd annual 5K Run for Fun on May 3, 2014.Read More: Hammonton 5K Run 4 Fun 2014 |

– Cape May: Spring Festival continues thru Sun 5/4

– Mays Landing: The grand opening weekend for the Mercato Market, outdoors at the Atlantic City Race Course, Sat-Sun 5/3-5/4

– Egg Harbor Township: The Kentucky derby Chili Cook Off, Sat. 5/3, Elks Lodge 2563, 609-600-7374

– Brigantine: Run for the Animals 5K, Sat. 5/3, benefiting the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, Laguna Grill

– Erma:  2nd annual Friends of the Lighthouse Pig Roast, Sat. 5/3, Moose Lodge

– Northfield: 5k in May for Pancreatic Cancer Research Foundation, Sat. 5/3 Birch Grove Park, 888-322-2848

– Atlantic City: Join Lite Rock Sun. 5/4 for the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton College for their Mothers Day Event. At 1 pm there will be a special tribute to The Mothers of The Atlantic City Fire and Police Department. Mayor Don Guardian will issue a proclamation directed to the mothers of both branches designating May 4th, 2014 to be in their honor within the City from that date forward. The intent of the honor is to make a tribute to the mothers who make have unselfishly sacrificed their children to the public safety of the community and supporting their career choice in public service. There will also be shopping for one-of-a-kind gifts for Mom!

– Cape May:  Season six “America’s Got Talent” Winner Landau Eugene Murphy performs at the Cape May Convention Hall, Sun. 5/4

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