Highlights for South Jersey Oct 27

It's mischief night and Resorts & WMGK are up to no good when it comes to the Cowgirls! The all new Resorts Casino Hotel has partnered with Philadelphia classic rock powerhouse WMGK to take tailgating to a whole new level and throw the region’s largest Dallas Sucks tailgate party in the Holiday Inn lot at the stadium on Sunday, October 30 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

“There is no doubt this is a huge rivalry and a pivotal game for both teams and we wanted to go all out to create a one-of-a-kind atmosphere for all fans and tailgaters to enjoy,” said Dennis C. Gomes, owner, president and C.E.O. of Resorts Casino Hotel.  “WMGK is a natural fit to partner with.  Their energy and enthusiasm is contagious and they have created an ultimate tailgating party with free food, entertainment and more! The entire Resorts team, Ray Koob and WMGK are ready to watch the Eagles fly to victory.”

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Starting at 4:30, tailgaters will enjoy free food provided by Dietz & Watson, live entertainment from WMGK House Band, All That Matters and a bevy of Dallas Sucks themed activities including: A 500 room giveaway by Resorts Casino Hotel  A Dallas QB cut-out will be on-site for tailgaters to enjoy during the pre-game festivities  Fire dancers from Resorts Casino Hotel’s Cirque Risque Holiday Show

Resorts Casino will bring a little Roaring 20’s to the party with the beautiful Gatsby Girls and stilt walker, Mackie, passing out Resorts logoed items and coupon books worth more than $500 in savings.  Tailgaters will also have the opportunity to sign up for a chance to win the ultimate overnight hotel package featuring show tickets, dinner and other give-aways.

 

Bally’s Atlantic City is pleased to welcome back the Las Vegas based award-winning tribute spectacular LEGENDS IN CONCERT to its Palace Theater, for a special holiday show engagement starting November 25, 2011-January 1, 2012.  This spectacular holiday celebration will feature not only the world’s greatest tribute artists, but also specially-produced musical arrangements, sparkling costumes, the Legends singers and dancers, a live band, and an extensive multimedia presentation.

With new customized musical arrangements, chic costumes, and multimedia components, the show will feature tributes to Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Celine Dion and more. Fans will be able to hear these remarkable vocalists perform their greatest hits LIVE six days per week Sunday and Tues-Friday nights at 8pm, and Saturdays at 7:30 and 10:00pm and additional shows each Wednesdays at 3:00pm (there are no shows on Monday nights).  The Temptations will perform in all engagements through December 29.  Ticket prices are: Adults $30.00 and Children (3-16) $15.00, with all seats reserved.   Tickets can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

The Foundation Room has long been a members only destination, well all that is about to change.  Showboat Atlantic City announced that their most exclusive club is now open to the masses, no secret handshake necessary.

 This Foundation Room features sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean which set the scene for the new early morning offering; party goers can watch the sunrise and dance into the morning every Sunday starting at 2:00am.  With this new program, this iconic club will stay open longer and keep the party going until 6:00am.  Guests are invited to begin the night at award-winning club, The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City and then board complimentary party buses between 2:00am and 4:30am heading directly to the Foundation Room.

 Besides being Atlantic City’s quintessential night club, The Foundation Room also boasts some of the finest cuisine in the region.   Their all new tapas style menu features such exotic inclusions such as Manchego Triangles with quince preserves and spicy olives; Thai Curry Samosas with Shiso leaf dipping sauce; Pork “Buddies” with roasted pepper ketchup and pomme frites; Bacon Wrapped, Habachi Grilled Dates; Polynesian Lobster Mai Tai with a dark rum spiked mango as well as several other tasty options.  Those looking for bigger portions need look no further than the Colorado Elk Chop with creamy black truffle polenta and wild mushroom or the Mirin-Glazed Grilled Sea Bass with Okinawan yam and crispy leeks.  Deserts include a chocolate cherry beignet aptly titled The Puzzle Box and a Cryo Tequila Lime Sabayon among other selections.

 

Hours of operation for The Foundation Room are as follows; Thursdays for dinner 6-10pm, Fridays for dinner 6-10pm while the lounge is open till 1am, Saturdays for dinner 6-10pm then nightlife 10p-6am.  Reservations are strongly recommended.  Dress is strictly enforced – business casual for dining and upscale nightlife attire for after hours events. 

 Caesars Atlantic City will play host to the Post-Skills Party and the 2012 AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony taking place in association with the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic Sunday, January 29 and Monday, January 30, 2012 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ.

Following Sunday’s All-Star Skills Competition at Boardwalk Hall, take a quick walk down the Boardwalk to the Palladium Ballroom at Caesars Atlantic City for the Post Skills Party, starting at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets to the party are priced at $35, and include a chance to meet and mingle with the players and grab an autograph or photo, enjoy complimentary beverages, interactive game stations, music, and more.

“At Caesars we thrive on offering our customers V.I.P experiences for all types of sports and entertainment events that are unmatched in the marketplace,” said Don Marrandino, Eastern Division President for Caesars Entertainment. “The Palladium Ballroom will provide the perfect setting for the AHL Post SkillsParty that will give fans the opportunity to interact with hockey’s stars of tomorrow.”

The 2012 AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday at 11:00 AM at the Caesars Circus Maximus Theater. This long-standing tradition honors AHL’s hockey legends and rising stars. The AHL Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates individuals for their outstanding achievements and contributions. Tickets are $20 and include a commemorative program.

Tickets for these two hospitality events are on sale now.  Tickets for the Post Skills Party, AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony, Skills Competition, and All-Star Game can be purchased at Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800-736-1420 or at www.ticketmaster.com.  Please note that tickets to both of these hospitality events are limited and based upon availability.

All-Session tickets for the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic, which include tickets to the Skills Competition and All-Star Game, are currently on sale and are priced at $52 for on the glass, $37 for the Lower Bowl, and $32 for the Upper Bowl. Groups of 15 or more can save $5 per ticket on seats in the Lower or Upper Bowl. For group orders, call 609-348-7023. (Note: all ticket prices include facility fees

The Stockton Center on Successful Aging (SCOSA) is offering a free program of computer-based brain training for older adults.  The demonstrations, lasting approximately 20 minutes, begin at 1:30pm and are offered on November 6, 13, 20 and December 4, 2011 in the D Wing Computer Lab (D-018) on the Stockton College Main Campus.

The program will be presented by graduating senior Sarah Lewkowitz.  Sarah will show older adults how to use the computer program from PositScience.com. Once oriented on how the program works, participants will be free to come to the Stockton Computer Lab at their convenience during normal lab hours to continue to exercise and sharpen their mental abilities.  Sarah will be available to assist until 3:30pm on the previously listed dates. Pre-registration is not required; however, in order to ensure sufficient resources for each session, those planning to attend are asked to visit the SCOSA website www.stockton.edu/scosa and click on the link to register or call SCOSA at 609-626-359 and leave a message.

 On Saturday, November 12th, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will present the 4th annual SAVOR BORGATA – A Taste of American Classics at The Borgata Event Center, featuring the restaurants and chefs that have established Borgata as a leading culinary destination on the East Coast.

This year, each restaurant will be represented with their own culinary station, offering guests the exclusive opportunity to meet Borgata's world-class chefs -- Wolfgang Puck (Wolfgang Puck American Grille), Bobby Flay (Bobby Flay Steak), Michael Mina (SEABLUE – A Michael Mina Restaurant), Michael Schulson (Izakaya – A Modern Japanese Pub), Stephen Kalt (Fornelletto Cucina & Wine Bar), Geoffrey Zakarian (The Water Club at Borgata), Ron Ross (Borgata Executive Chef), Thaddeus DuBois (Borgata Executive Pastry Chef), Tony Luke Jr. (Tony Luke's Old Philly Style Sandwiches) and restaurateurs Greg and Marc Sherry with Chef Romeo DiBona (Old Homestead Steak House) -- while sampling each chef's unique approach to classic American cuisine, paired with some of the best wine, beer and spirits the country has to offer.

For the first time in the event's four-year history, Borgata will welcome guest chef Marc Vetri of Philadelphia's award-winning Vetri Ristorante, Osteria, and Amis Trattoria to Savor Borgata's culinary lineup. The event – hosted by Food Network's Claire Robinson – will also feature an exhibition kitchen for each chef to demonstrate their Savor Borgata recipe on-stage.
 

In celebration of Atlantic City's premiere culinary event, Borgata will present SAVOR BORGATA Restaurant Week from Sunday, November 6, through Friday, November 11. With a collection of restaurants that offer everything from regional Italian and upscale steakhouse to acclaimed seafood and modern Japanese fare all under one roof,

Tickets for Savor Borgata, priced at $125 per person, are on sale now. For those interested in a more intimate Savor Borgata experience, Borgata offers a VIP ticket (priced at $175) that includes early admission to a limited audience. Savor Borgata hotel packages are also available for Saturday, November 12. Starting from $579, the package includes an overnight stay in a Classic Room and two general admission tickets. Tickets can be purchased at www.theborgata.com or by calling 1.866.900.4TIX (4849). For room reservations and Savor Borgata package information, call 1.609.317.1000.