Happy First Weekend of the New Year!

The Atlantic City Focus Weekend Guide curates events especially for you!!!

Happy First Weekend of the New Year!

THURSDAY Jan. 4, 2023

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NEW JERSEY


The Holiday Season Has Been Held Over at Smithville

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The Light show on the lake runs from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Village Greene.

Good Music, Good Food and Good Drink Specials Can Be Found at the Good Dog Bar

Hard Rock Cafe Offers Special Vegetarian Options for January! Just Call it Veganuary!

Kick off 2024 right! Starting January 3rd through the end of the month, enjoy our fresh vegetarian menu items.


It's Jazz Appreciation Night Featuring Ben Singleton & People's Choice Trio at Wilson's! No Cover!

Wilson’s No Cover Jazz Appreciation Night featuring Ben Singleton & People’s Choice Trio | Wilson’s Live
<p>Doors open at 6 pm • Tickets are online and at the door • Relaxed Dress Code • No Cover • Doors close at 11 pm.</p>\n


PENNSYLVANIA


Get Ready for 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


It's Time For Trivia at the Greene Turtle in Middletown!

Thursday Night Trivia at Greene Turtle w/ Will Sheridan & DJ Tim Dogg
Trivia Night Thursday

Check Out the R&B Happy Hour in Bear!

Soulful Sips: R&B Happy Hour
Come join us for Soulful Sips: R&B Happy Hour, where we’ll groove to smooth beats, sip on delightful drinks, and bask in the soulful vibes –
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FRIDAY Jan. 5, 2023


NEW JERSEY


Attention!!! Attention!!! DJ KJ Butta Will be Spinning at the Anchor Rock Club! Check Him Out from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Meet Mickey Mouse in Absecon, if You Still Want That Holiday Feeling

Get ready to meet the one and only Mickey Mouse! He's joining us not just for one, but for two incredible days to wrap up our phenomenal season! Catch Mickey Mouse here on both Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. for one last hurrah! This is an opportunity you definitely don't want to miss. Take unforgettable photos with the most beloved character of all time! We'll still be serving delicious hot chocolate to enjoy while you're here, making it an even sweeter experience! Bring your family and friends along for an unforgettable time!

Location: 4 E. Curran Drive, Absecon

Roll Off Some Holiday Pounds, Young's Has 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!

The Pool at Harrah's Always Has Something Going On, There's a Cover!

DJ AMMO at The Pool After Dark - FREE GUEST LIST
DJ AMMO comes to AC to Party at The Pool After Dark @ Harrahs. Sign up for the FREE admission before 12 midnight.


It's Seafood Night at Wilson's

Wilson’s Friday Night Seafood & Chillin’ with Chef Milly & DJTYC501 | Wilson’s Live
<p> WALK-IN OR RESERVE YOUR SPOT ONLINE!! CHEF MILLY OF HELL\‘S KITCHEN SEASONS 14 & 17 NOT TO BE MISSED...INCREDIBLE SEAFOOD EXPERIENCE!! WILSON\’S FRIDAY NIGHT SEAFOOD R&B AND CHILL WITH […]</p>\n

When You're Full From the Seafood, Dance it Off to the Afro Beats at Wilson's

First Friday’s Afro Caribbean Vibes hosted/powered by LUXE and djalamo | Wilson’s Live
<p>🚨NEW VIBE ALERT🚨 AFRO CARIBBEAN 1ST FRIDAY\’S‼️ LUXE💎 AND FRIENDS ARE BRINGING YOU THE HOTTEST AFROBEATS, REGGAE DANCEHALL, SOCA, CALYPSO, ROOTS, LOVERS ROCK, & MORE‼️ 🥳WE ARE THEE BIRTHDAY DESTINATION🎉 […]</p>\n

PENNSYLVANIA


Take an Adult Double Dutch Class at a Wine Tasting in Philly

Jump -N- Wine
A Double Dutch Class for the adults only! Drop in or become a member of the Sawe Premium Wine Club!

Network With Up-and-Coming Professionals in Philly

LikeMinded
Kick off the new year with your young black and brown Philadelphia Community. Take ownership of your social and professional experience.

Enjoy Grammy-Nominated Pianist Chris "Big Dog" Davis and Gerald Veasley at the South Restaurant & Jazz Club in Philly

CHRIS “BIG DOG” DAVIS with Carl Cox and Gerald Veasley
Davis is a Grammy-nominated producer and pianist who prefers to stay in the background but at SOUTH Jazz he will be live and upfront.

The Kappas are Coming Through Spades Restaurant in Philly

NUPEdelphia • Fri Jan. 5th @ Spades
RSVP for FREE til 12 • Limited FREE Sections available for Capricorn B-Days & GREEKs • FREE Bottle Added to all Pre-Booked Sections

DELAWARE


Check Out the Friday Night Live Party in Wilmington!

Friday Night Live
Major party and live performances


SATURDAY Jan. 6 2023

Whatever you do today, make a memory!


NEW JERSEY


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

Support the New Year, New Reads Book Fair in Egg Harbor Township

New Year, New Reads Book Fair
Do you enjoy reading? Stop by Inland FSC to sort through a wonderful array of books you can add to your New Year’s reading collection!

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The Pool at Harrah's Has a a 10 p.m. Event and Another at Midnight! There's a Cover Charge, But It's Easy to Find a Discount Promo Code.

FASHEN at The Pool After Dark - Harrahs AC
YOU MUST PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE: https://bit.ly/Fashen1624 Use promo code: GOGOGO and save $10 off each ticket!
DJ JASON WEISS at The Pool Day Club - Harrahs AC
YOU MUST PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE: https://bit.ly/PDC1624



Check Out Raw Band-The War Tribute Band at Wilson's!

Raw Band – The WAR Tribute Band | Wilson’s Live
<p>All guests in your reservation must be present to be seated. If you want to be seated with a group, please book your tickets in one order. For the best seatings, choose an early reservation. Please review our <a href=”/dress-code” style=“color:#ff4700”>dress code</a>, it is strictly enforced. No sneakers for this event.</p>\n

Come to Wilson's for the War Tribute Band, But Stay for the Lady B Basement Party

Lady B Basement Party | Wilson’s Live
<p>Doors open at 10 pm •<br />\nIndoor & Outdoor •<br />\nTickets are online and at the door •<br />\nRelaxed Dress Code •<br />\nSpecial Late Night Menu •<br />\nHappy Hour All Night</p>\n


PENNSYLVANIA


Seniors Can Get Financial Questions Answered in Philly

Financial Community Event for Seniors
Get your 2024 started off the right way! All your financial resources in one place, ready to answer all your financial questions!

It's Capricorn Season! Come on Through!!!

Capricorn Season UNFRAMED
Calling all Capricorns. We celebrate you at UNFRAMED. January 6th (10pm-2am)!!
Big Capricorn Bash @ Noto Philly January 6
VIP Bottle Service Tables and Group Tickets: 215.694.8584

Learn Philadelphia Black History on the African-American Walking Tour.

The Black Journey: African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia
Beyond comparison the most exciting and fact filled 2 hour adventure offered in Philly. Learn about the history of Black Philadelphia.

Check Out Some 2000s Hip-Hop

Lean Back : 2000s Hip Hop Night at The Dolphin
Philly’s premier 2000s hip-hop night

Hey Ladies!!! Learn How to Attract Real Love

New Way to Attract Love | Meet the Love of Your Life (Philadelphia)
The New Way to Attract Love | Embrace Your Personal Power | Use Feminine Energy to Meet the Love of Your Life

DELAWARE


Party With a Purpose in Wilmington

Catch These Vibes
Get ready to VIBE with us, and party for a purpose!

SUNDAY Jan. 7 2023


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

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

If smooth jazz is your thing, don't miss it! Jan. 7, 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

Planning a Wedding? Consider These Renault Winery Ballrooms!!!

Champagne & Vineyard Ballroom Open House
Join us for our Open House featuring Vineyard & Champagne Ballroom


Good Food and Good Music Make for a Great I Love R&B Brunch at Wilsons!

I Love R&B Brunch Powered by: Chef Milly of Hell’s Kitchen | Wilson’s Live
<p>Brunch 12 to 4 pm • Food powered by: @chef_milly • Music provided by: @iamdjalamo • Hookahs & Cigars on the Patio powered by: @she_puffz • Bottle Specials • Tower Specials • FREE Birthday Party Breakdown</p>\n

Come for the R&B Brunch, Then Stay for the Line Dancing Workshop at Wilsons!

The Ultimate Line Dance Workshop | I am Kenny J Productions & I Love R&B Day Party with Chef Milly & DJTYC501 | Wilson’s Live
<p>Doors open at 5 pm • Happy Hour 5 pm to 7 pm • Relaxed Dress Code • Line Dancing Workshop 6 pm to 9 pm • Doors close at 10 pm</p>\n


PENNSYLVANIA


Healing Begins at Home! Learn to Love Yourself at the Black Love Healing Circle

Black Love Healing Circle: Philadelphia, PA
“The Black Love Healing Circle” is a transformative in-person event focused on nurturing community and well-being in the black community

Does Your Soon-to-be High School Grad, Need a Gap Year? See What They Can Get Into

Philadelphia USA Gap Year Fair 2024
Get the inside scoop on taking a gap year and meet with gap year program providers from all over the world!

Enjoy Some R&B Soul at Apollo After Dark in Philly

Apollo After Dark : R&B Edition
Get ready to groove and sway all night long at “Apollo After Dark: R&B Edition”, as we bring you the smoothest R&B hits.

DELAWARE


Looking to Shed Some Holiday Pounds? Do Some Body Sculpting in Wilmington

Sweat & Sculpt with Shayla
Sweat & Sculpt is BACK!!! Are you ready to sweat it out and sculpt your body with Shayla at the first Sweat & Sculpt of 2024?




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