The Martin Luther King holiday weekend is here, bringing some of us a three -day weekend and lots of special events to remember the man.

This weekend also features a diverse line-up of fun things to see and do around South Jersey.  Here are some of the highlights.  Enjoy!


Atlantic City / The casinos

- Borgata: Rob Thomas, Fri-Sun 1/17-19

- Revel: Gypsy Kings, Fri. 1/17

- Tropicana: Sinbad, Sat. 1/18

- Harrah's: Morris Day and the Time, Sat. 1/18

- Boardwalk Hall: 3rd Annual All-Stars of Hip Hop, Sun 1/19

Other fun stuff:

- Margate: The play "Annie JR", with a student cast from the Tighe School, Fri. 1/17 @ 7pm, Sat. 1/18 @1pm Margate PAC

- Atlantic City: The Absecon Lighthouse's 157th Birthday Celebration, Sat. 1/18 11-3.30pm

- Wildwood: Polar Bear Plunge benefiting Special Olympics, Sat. 1/18 @ 1pm, beach behind the Convention Center, 609-896-8000

- Avalon: Stand Up for the Zoo, fundraiser for the Cape May Zoo, Princeton Bar & Grill, Sat. 1/18 @ 6pm

- Atlantic City: Martin Luther King, Jr. "Read In" Sat. 1/18 1-3pm, Atlantic City Library, Tennessee Ave, 609-345-2269

- Egg Harbor Township: Police K-9 Dog Unit fundraiser to buy bulletproof vests for the 5 dogs, Sat. 1/18 6-10pm, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Mill Rd., 609-457-5174

- Atlantic City: Atlantic City Aquarium's MLK,Jr Weekend, Sat-Mon 1/18-20

- Atlantic City: "Faces of the Homeless" Fundraiser, Melting Pot Restaurant, Sun. 1/19 5-8pm

- Atlantic City: Jazz Tribute to Art Blakey, Jazz Vespers Concert, United Methodist church, 1213 Pacific Ave., Sun. 1/19 @ 4pm