Make This President's Day Weekend Amazing!

There's a lot to do from NJ to the DMV. Check out the Atlantic City Focus Weekend Guide to find out what's happening!

Make This President's Day Weekend Amazing!
Photo Credit: Craig Matthews of CM Works Photograhy.

THURSDAY Feb. 15, 2024

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NEW JERSEY


See What's Hot, Exciting and New! Atlantic City Fashion Week Is Here!

Runway style fashion event. See five shows over three days at the Showboat Hotel. Additional information can be found at www.AtlanticCityFashionWeek.com

Atlantic City Fashion Week
Founded in 2011, Atlantic City Fashion Week is an event that rivals the likes of fashion week NYC, Paris and Milan. Twice a year thousands descend on America’s playground to take part in a high fashion event that includes fashion shows, seminars, celebrity appearances, retail events and industry parties.

Support the Jersey Girls Exhibit at the African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey in Newtonville

A group exhibit titled "Jersey Girls" will be on display from February 1 - April 30, 2024 at the African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center at 661 Jackson Road in Newtonville. This is the fourth time the museum has hosted a "Jersey Girls" exhibit highlighting the work of local artists.

 The museum routinely supports talented artists by providing them with gallery opportunities. The "Jersey Girls" exhibit, organized by founder and president Ralph E. Hunter, Sr., will include artwork by established and emerging artists in the local art community. The artwork of the women included in this exhibit represents the rich diversity of artistic talent available in the area.  

The artists are: Nastassia Davis, Kandice Fields, Jasmine Haines, Heather Deegan Hires, Randi Meekins, Glynnis Reed, Chanelle René, Sydnéi Smith Jordan, Simone and Hazel Levy Washington.

Call  (609) 704-5495 for museum hours.

Build Your Self Confidence with an Online Workshop!

Building Confidence 101 Alantic City
Are you ready to step into a more confident version of yourself? Join me for this empowering online workshop Building Confidence 101.

History Buff? Tour the Oldest Continually Operating Winery in the Country

The Tour & Taste of Renault
Explore the world of Renault Winery & Resort’s history as the oldest continually operating winery in the United States.

Good Music, Food and Drink Specials at the Good Dog Bar

Are You a Walking Wealth of Unnecessary Information? You Might Find Your Tribe at Trivia Night in Egg Harbor Township!



It's jazz Appreciation Night at Wilson's featuring the Greg Farnese Quartet! No Cover!

Wilson’s No Cover Jazz Appreciation Night featuring The Greg Farnese Quartet | Wilson’s Live
<p>DOORS OPEN AT 6 PM Greg Farnese is a modern-day throwback vocalist, a crooner if you will. He reignites the treasured and timeless classics from The Great American Songbook in […]</p>\n
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PENNSYLVANIA


Art Sherrod Is Holding a CD Release Party in Philly

ART SHERROD, Jr. CD Release Party “Feels So Good” with Gerald Veasley Band
Art Sherrod Jr is “…a man who loves music, a man who loves art, respects the spirit world and thinks with his heart.”

It's Game Night! Have Some Grown Folks Fun in Philly

Games and Cocktails
A night of board games, video games, and cocktails!

Tour the Wagner Museum in Philly! No Charge!

Visit the Wagner Museum 2024
Welcome to the Wagner - a National Historic Landmark natural history museum in Philadelphia!

Sing Loud, Sing Off Key, Just Sing at Late Night Karaoke in Philly!

Late Night Karaoke
Get ready to sing your heart out at Late Night Karaoke, where you can showcase your talent and party till the early hours of the morning!


DELAWARE


Enjoy Smooth Jazz at the Delaware Art Gallery in Wilmington

Experience the vibrant energy of DelArt every Third Thursday. Embrace the cozy ambiance of the galleries, revel in live music and performances, and indulge in a delightful happy hour with a cash bar on chilly winter evenings.

Home - Delaware Art Museum
As an innovator and leader in the arts sector, the Delaware Art Museum provides professional services and consultation to corporate, government, and nonprofit entities, sharing our deep expertise to connect people to art throughout Delaware and beyond.

Improve Your Acting Chops with a Community Theater Audition in Wilmington!

Director/music director Liz Hazlett is seeking adult actors (18+) for all roles in the June production of Bonnie & Clyde. Also seeking one female presenting child actor and one male presenting child actor, both age 10-12.Open auditions Feb. 12 and 15 starting at 6:30 p.m. (check in starting at 6). Must check in by 8:30 pm. Callbacks (if needed) Sunday Feb. 18th. Please prepare a 16-32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show. Come with sheet music or a track you wish to sing with.



WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Celebrate Black History Month in DC! Sit at the Feet of Greatness with Ben's Chili Bowl Co-Founder Virginia Ali

A Taste of DC’s Political Pulse in Every Bite
Join DC Black MBA Government Affairs Committee to hear from Virginia Ali, Ben’s Chili Bowl co-founder.

Check Out Some Live R&B in Brandywine!

DCVYBE LIVE @ Piano Keys Lounge Cool Down Thursday’s - FEB 15th
FEB. 15, 2024. Join us @ Piano Keys Lounge Come unwind, dine and be entertained by VYBE BAND, hosted by Dickson. Music by Dj Big John

Let Your Inner Caribbean Loose at Reggae Thursdays in DC!

Reggae Thursdays @ Pure Lounge | 2 for 1 Drink Special
Happy Hour that turns into a dope party towards the end of the night. We will be playing your best Caribbean music, afrobeats & hip hop.

FRIDAY Feb. 16, 2024


NEW JERSEY


See What's Hot, Exciting and New! Atlantic City Fashion Week Is Here!

Atlantic City Fashion Week
Founded in 2011, Atlantic City Fashion Week is an event that rivals the likes of fashion week NYC, Paris and Milan. Twice a year thousands descend on America’s playground to take part in a high fashion event that includes fashion shows, seminars, celebrity appearances, retail events and industry parties.

Awaken Your Inner Artist at a Halal Paint & Sip in Atlantic City!

HALAL PAINT & SIP - THE UMMAH EDITION
Get ready for a creative and halal experience at our in-person event. Intend to leave with an Arabic masterpiece or an amazing accent piece

Do Some Crafting with the Kids at the "Make Your Own Mac & Cheese Bowl" at Renault Winery

Kids Workshop: Make Your Own Mac & Cheese Bowl
Come join us for our Kids Workshop where your little ones can learn to create their own delicious cheesy mac and cheese bowl

Get Ready to Roll & Bounce at Young's Open Skate Night!

FRIDAY OPEN SKATE - 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Join us for a safe night of skating at Young’s Skating Center in Mays Landing, NJ!


Enjoy the Galentine & Valentine Happy Hour & Day Party at Wilson's!

Galentine & Valentine No Cover Happy Hour Day Party & Dinner w Chef Milly | Wilson’s Live
<p>KEEP THE LOVE GOING! Come in to experience Chef Milly of Hell\’s Kitchen Seasons 14 & 17 incredible soulful cuisine. EAT. DRINK. DANCE. REPEAT! $10 HAPPY HOUR THROUGHOUT THIS ENTIRE […]</p>\n

Come to Wilson's for the Day Party! Stay for Under the Influence of R&B Party

Under the Influence of R&B hosted and powered by LUXE & djalamo | Wilson’s Live
<p>🗣 THIS & EVERY FRIDAY 10p - 3a LUXE💎Presents “UNDER the INFLUENCE of R&B” ft. DJ ALAMO, CHEF MILLY, and Friends. You never know who we might bring out. 👀 […]</p>\n

AC's Own DJ Marc E. Asbury is Spinning in Browns Mills!

DJ Marc E. Asbury is spinning at the Country Lake Pub in Browns Mills. He's on the wheels from 8 p.m. until!

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PENNSYLVANIA



Enjoy Hot Indie Artist Seraiah Nicole at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Friday Night Lounge is Pay What You Wish admission! Unwind from the week with locally sourced spirits and wines, tasty small plates, and live music. Enjoy a late stroll in our galleries, discover a new favorite artist, and rediscover the museum for yourself. This week check out Seraiah Nicole (@ssseraiah)

Check Out Adult Game Night and Networking in Philly!

Just Her Kicks presents Sole, Sounds & Games
We’re back with a dope night of music, games, and good vibes at Sole, Sounds & Games.

Experience a Taste of Philly with a Reading Terminal Market Tour!

Reading Terminal Market Tour
Come taste the Market’s history and hear stories of some of the 80+ small, family-owned businesses in the iconic Reading Terminal Market!

Smile Awhile at Reggae Vibes in Philly!

Reggae Vibes
A New Spin on Stretching and fitness. Come take my evening class to get you ready for a Chill yet Exhilarating weekend!

DELAWARE


Come Out for a Battle of the Sexes in Wilmington!

Let Love Win(RnB Only) “Battle of the Sexes”
Let Love Win “Battle of the Sexes”

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Check Out the R&B Party in DC!

The Basement 90’s/00’s RNB Party | DC
A 90’s/00’s RNB Party with a splash of 90’s/00’s HipHop & Dancehall/Reggae!

Observe Shabbat with a Mardi Gras Flavor!

Mardi Gras Shabbat
Mardi Gras Edition

It's Never Too Late for Brunch at Young and Hungry Bottomless Fridays in DC!

YOUNG AND HUNGRY BOTTOMLESS FRIDAYS AT AIR|FRIDAY NIGHT BRUNCH & MIMOSAS
Join us at Air for Young and Hungry Bottomless Fridays, where you can indulge in a never-ending feast of delicious brunch delights and endle

Enjoy the Sip & Serenade Red Affair!

Sip & Serenade - Dangerously in Love: An All RED Affair with Carmen Calhoun
Get ready to immerse yourself in an evening of love, music, and community with the incredibly talented singer and songwriter, Carmen Calhoun


SATURDAY Feb. 17, 2024

Whatever you do today, make a memory!


NEW JERSEY


See What's Hot, Exciting and New! Atlantic City Fashion Week Is Here!

Atlantic City Fashion Week
Founded in 2011, Atlantic City Fashion Week is an event that rivals the likes of fashion week NYC, Paris and Milan. Twice a year thousands descend on America’s playground to take part in a high fashion event that includes fashion shows, seminars, celebrity appearances, retail events and industry parties.

Check Out Karaoke with AC's Own Big Al at the Showboat

Marsha! Marsha! Marsha! Help Solve a Very Brady Murder at Resorts

A Very Brady Murder
A Very Brady Murder is coming to Atlantic City!

Break Out the Singer Skills at the Sew Fun: Sewing Class

Sew Fun: Sewing class
Have so much fun learning the basics of sewing

Kool & the Gang Is Playing the Ocean Casino

The show is at 8 p.m. To purchase tickets click here.

Explore Harriet Tubman's Ties to South Jersey!

Museum Tour
Admission to the Harriet Tubman Museum in Cape May, New Jersey

Watch the Birdie! Enjoy Bird Watching in Cape May

Birding Cape May Point
Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around beautiful Cape May Point!

The Pool at Harrah's Has a Day Party. Then the Flow Changes at 10 p.m.!!! It's Easy to Find a Discount Promo Code.

CHRIS DEVINE at The Pool Day Club - Harrahs AC
YOU MUST PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE: https://bit.ly/PDC021724
KSHMR at The Pool After Dark - Harrahs AC
YOU MUST PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE: https://bit.ly/KSHMR316 Use promo code: GOGOGO and save $10 off each ticket!


Enjoy an R&B Valentine's Edition of "After Dark" at Wilson's!

R&B AND CHILL “AFTER DARK” VALENTINES DAY EDITION!!! 💝💞 | Wilson’s Live
<p>R&B AND CHILL “AFTER DARK” VALENTINES DAY EDITION!!! 💝💞 The Perfect “Date Night”, “Girls Night Out” or Just to chill “R&B And Chill” is that experience we’ve all been waiting […]</p>\n

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PENNSYLVANIA


Sneaker Heads of the World Unite at Sneakercon in Philly

SNEAKER CON PHILADELPHIA FEBRUARY 17TH, 2024 15TH ANNIVERSARY
“The Greatest Sneaker Show On Earth” is coming back to Philadelphia! Come celebrate our 15th anniversary with the sneaker community!

Keep It Low at the Silent Party in Philly!

PHILLY OFFICIAL SILENT PARTY
3 LIVE DJ’S PLAYING YOUR FAVORITE HIP HOP,R&B AND TWERK MUSIC CREATING 1 BIG PARTY.

It's the Age of Aquarius Party in Philly!

Spades On Saturday
Come check out the hottest club in Philly for the hottest vibes. Best hookah in Philly

Check Out the Poetic Justice Valentines Party in Philly!

POETIC JUSTICE THE VALENTINES DAY PARTY
THE BIGGEST VALENTINES DAY PARTY FEB 17Th IN THE MOST UPSCALE VENUE IN PHILLY FOOD DRINKS SECTIONS !! DJRONTHEKING OFFICIAL BDAY BASH

DELAWARE


Hey Ladies! Reconnect with Yourself at Sensual Healing: Beginning Heels and Stretch Class in Newark

Sensual Healing: Beginner Heels & Stretch
Reconnect with your femininity through sensual movement. This is a safe space to be free and find yourself again. I’m excited to meet you!

It's All Love! Check Out the Valentines' Day Comedy Show in Smyrna

TRAVLEE Entertainment Presents “Valentine’s Day Comedy Show”
Hosted by ToppFliight - Headliner Nate “The Landlord” - Malcolm Hill - Ken Jones

WASHINGTON DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Check Out the Reggae on the Roof Day Party in DC

Reggae On The Roof
REGGAE ON THE ROOF▪SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17TH▪4PM - 9PM▪FREE BEFORE 6 PM WITH RSVP.

Check Out Black Alley Live in Brandywine

BLACK ALLEY LIVE @ PIANO KEYS LOUNGE W/ DJ RICK, HOSTED BY DICKSON
JANUARY 17TH Join us @ Piano Keys Lounge Come unwind, dine & be entertained by BLACK ALLEY, hosted by Dickson. Music by Dj DIRTY RICO

Experience the Power of the Drum in College Park!

The Drumming of Healing with Nana Frimpong
Drum for healing, drum for skills, drum for fun. Join Nana Frimpong every Saturday for an immersion into drumming techniques of Ghana.

Learn More about Zora Neale Hurston at a Play Sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated!

District of Columbia Zetas & Multi-Media Training Institute present “Zora”
Join us for an exciting afternoon play, “Zora”, a play on the life of Zora Neale Hurston, a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated

SUNDAY Feb. 18, 2024


NEW JERSEY


Tony Day & Across the Globe Appearing at Kelsey's.

Kelsey's, 1545 Pacific Avenue; Atlantic City, NJ 08401,

Take a Walk at Turkey Point in Cape May! You'll be Amazed at the Natural Beauty

Sunday Morning at Turkey Point
Join CMBO naturalists and walk New Jersey’s miracle mile for an exciting array of winter birds!


Enjoy the Ultimate Day Party Experience at Wilson's!

The Ultimate Day Party Experience | Wilson’s Live
<p>THE ULTIMATE DAY PARTY EXPERIENCE!!!!<br />\nTHIS SUNDAY 5pm – 9pm</p>\n

This One Is for the Vegetarians! Enjoy a Vegan Potluck and Comedy Show in Medford

Vegan PotLuck + Music Jam + Improv Comedy Show: Theme- BIRTHDAY!
Come celebrate life at our Vegan Potluck + Music Jam + Improv Comedy Show: BIRTHDAY, where we’ll feast, groove, and laugh together in person

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PENNSYLVANIA


Make Time for an R&B Brunch in Philly

“I LOVE R&B” BRUNCH @ DUBAI * SUNDAY FEBRUARY 18TH - 3PM
POP OUT, TAKE PICTURES, EAT & DRINK MIMOSAS WITH THE OFFICIAL PRETTY GIRL TOUR.

Pearls of the Future Is Having a Bowling Party!

Pearls of the Future 2.0: Bowling Party
An afternoon of bowling for Muslim girls ages 5-18 years old.

Discover Your Voice at the Afro-Poetry Workshop

Afro-Poetry Workshop w/ blew kind
Learn and be inspired by Afro-Poets of our past to celebrate Black History Month!

DELAWARE


Check Out Courtney B. Vance in Wilmington

“Still I Rise” with Courtney B. Vance and Dr. Robin L. Smith - SOUL FOOD SUNDAY BRUNCH
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. UPDATE 1/22/24: Registrations open at 3:00pm Monday, January 22, 2024 Early in his career, actor Courtney B. Vance lost his father to…

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Ain't No Party Like a RE Party! Rare Essence Is Having a President's Day Weekend Bash

RARE ESSENCE PRESIDENT’S DAY BASH
RARE ESSENCE PRESIDENT’S DAY BASH. AIN’T NO PARTY LIKE A RE PARTY!

Before You Go See RE, Backyard Band Is Playing a Day Party in DC

BACKYARD BAND [ BABYLON ONE YEAR DAY PARTY ANNIVERSARY ] SUNDAY FEB. 18
Celebrate the one-year anniversary of Babylon’s Backyard Band with an epic day party on Sunday, Feb. 18, during Presidents Day weekend!


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