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30 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {October 4-7, 2018}

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Daydream no more, the weekend is almost here here. To celebrate, we’re sharing a full list of events this weekend in Hoboken + Jersey City— from the McGregor Fight to yoga classes, art shows, and everything in between, there’s something for everyone to do during the next few days off. Read on for a list of 30 things to do in Hoboken + Jersey City this weekend {October 4-7, 2018}:

hoboken sunset

^^ Nothing beats a fall sunset in Hoboken 

**Upcoming Featured Events**

Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov at Harborside Atrium — Saturday, October 6th from 8:00PM-2:00AM

mcgregor fight harborside

If you’re looking for somewhere to watch the fight this Saturday, the Harborside Atrium will accommodate you and your crew. Not only will attendees watch the fight on massive 20×20 feet screens, but there will also be a DJ, food vendors, drinks, and prizes. VIP service and bottle packages are available — contact events@lutzebiergarten.com to reserve. Tickets are only $25 and can be purchased here.

Help Hoboken Girl Collect Supplies for Women Rising —Now through Tuesday, October 16th

hoboken girl helps women rising 2018

Hoboken Girl is running a drive to collect tampons, pads, diapers, and wipes for local shelter, Women Rising. Drop-off locations include: European Wax Center, Massage Envy, Amazing Lash, Athleta, Jojo Maman Bébé, Hudson Yoga Project, and Boutique Realty — all in Hoboken. You can drop off during normal business hours and any of the locations.

Weekend Events

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Hoboken’s Mile Square Theatre — running through October 7th

Mile Square Theatre continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang’s hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. Recommended for ages 13 and up. Performances run September 12th through October 7th. Purchase tickets here.

CarePoint Health’s 5th Annual Mammogram-A-Thon — Thursday, October 4th starting at 8:00AM

CarePoint Health is offering mammograms and other opportunities for women 40+ including free breast screenings, educational materials, Q+A sessions, and more. If you can’t make it this Thursday, CarePoint is hosting the same event on Saturday, October 20th as well. To register, call 201-884-5329.

Taco Thursday at Mill’s Tavern — Thursday, October 4th

Who needs just one taco day a week when you can have two: Every Thursday, Mill’s Tavern hosts Taco Thursday with $2 tacos, $4 Mexican beers, $6 margaritas, and $15 carafes of margaritas.

Fair Housing Workshop in Hoboken — Thursday, October 4th at 6:30PM

The City of Hoboken is hosting a Fair Housing Workshop at the Multi Service Center {124 Grand Street} Thursday evening. Learn what types of housing are available in the community and share your thoughts and experiences. More info here.

Blessing of the Animals at St. Francis Church of Hoboken — Thursday, October 4th at 7:00PM

Bring your furry friends to St. Francis Church of Hoboken {308 Jefferson} for the annual Blessing of the Animals, followed by a small procession around the block. Check out their Facebook page for more information.

Dance, Flow, Sweat with Buti Yoga — Thursday, October 4th from 7:30PM-8:30PM

Head to the Garden Street School of the Performing Arts {1018 Washington Street in Hoboken} for a Dance, Flow, Sweat class with Souled Out Fitness. Reserve your spot here.

Amy Fairchild and Thomas Juliano at Fox and Crow — Thursday, October 4th from 8:00PM-10:00PM

Both renowned and award-winning musical artists are set to share the stage at Fox and Crow {594 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City} for a special night. Amy may be remembered from her 12 years of recording or after being acclaimed as one of the greatest songwriters by the legendary Steve Morse. More info here.

The 28th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour — Thursday, October 4th through Sunday, October 7th 

Enjoy an entire weekend of visual art, interactive activities, music, film, performances, curated tours, activities for kids, and more at the 28th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour. The kick-off celebration begins on Thursday, October 4th from 6:00PM-9:00PM at the JCast HQ {84 Sip Avenue}.

Boutique Realty Art Showcase — Friday, October 5th from 4:00PM-9:00PM

Artist Ling Chen will be at Boutique Realty’s Jersey City location {215 Newark Avenue} showcasing his latest art. The event is open to the public and guests can enjoy wine and cheese while browsing the art as part of JCAST.

Jersey City Art & Studio Tour Showcase at Choc O Pain — Friday, October 5th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

Jersey City Art & Studio Tour will be showcasing art by Shourabh Mukherijday at Choc O Pain’s Jersey City location {330-332 Palisade Avenue}. Guests can enjoy complimentary champagne and Choc O Pain treats as they view the artwork.

Brad Cole w/ James Mastro at Fox and Crow — Friday, October 5th at 10:00PM

Not many can successfully mix folk sounds with rhythm and blues vibes, but this guy somehow pulls it off. Cole has just finished his fourth full-length album and will be sharing it with this Jersey City crowd. The show starts at 10:00PM at Fox and Crow in Jersey City {594 Palisade Avenue}. More info here.

 AngelaCARES’ Chicken & Waffle Fundraiser — Friday, October 5th from 10:00AM-6:00PM

Back by popular demand is the AngelaCARES’ Chicken & Waffle Fundraiser. AngelaCARES provides the community with various programs supporting Alzheimer’s patients, caregivers, youth opportunities and more. This fundraiser will support their efforts of moving into a larger space to better serve the community. Chicken and waffles will be served from 10:00AM-6:00PM and tickets can be purchased here. The event will take place at 696 Ocean Avenue in Jersey City.

Shuster Group 3rd Annual City Nights Block Party — Friday, October 5th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

Join Shuster Group along with several vendors and partners for a night of live music, art, food, drinks, and activities for their 3rd annual block party. The event will take place at 148-160 Street in Jersey City.

Photowalk in Hoboken + Jersey City — Saturday, October 6th from 8:00AM-11:00AM

Photowalks will be happening all over the country this Saturday, including in Hoboken and Jersey City. Hoboken resident and local photographer, Marta Perales, is hosting this free event where attendees can get a number of different pictures taken during the walk. Those participating will meet at bwé kafe in Jersey City and make their way to La Isla Uptown in Hoboken. Get more information and RSVP here.

HCIA Shredding Day —Saturday, October 6th from 9:00AM-2:00PM

Papers piled up on the kitchen counter is an all too familiar scene. The Hudson County Improvement Authority is helping de-clutter while helping the environment by providing free shredding of important and confidential documents. Join other residents from 9:00AM-2:00PM at Lincoln Park to get to shredding.

Ask the Trainer at Cornerstone Pets — Saturday, October 6th from 12:00PM-2:00PM

Semper Fido Dog Training will be at Cornerstone Pets {105 9th Street in Hoboken} to answer dog training questions. No appointments are needed. More information here.

Ani Ramen’s 3rd Annual Ramen Eating Contest — Saturday, October 6th from 3:00PM-5:00PM

Ani Ramen {218 Newark Avenue in Jersey City} is hosting their 3rd annual Ramen Eating contest this Saturday {which happens to be National Noodle Day}. Get more information here.

The New Jersey Indie Rock Festival at White Eagle Hall — Saturday, October 6th from 4:00PM-11:00PM

Your one-stop-shop for all indie music in JC is here. This will be an afternoon into evening of hit local bands showcasing their best work. Artists include Glazer, Ex-Maid, Glenn Morrow’s Cry for Help, The Royal ArticInstitute, Black Wail, Yawn Mower, Tony Saxon, Shithead’s Rainbow, Guilty Giraffe, The Componets, The Vaughns, Smock, and Secretary Legs. Performances will run from 4:00PM-11:00PM — be sure to grab $10 tickets in advance here.

An Evening With New York Chamber Players at the Hoboken Elks Club — Saturday, October 6th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

Join the New York Chamber Players at the Hoboken Elks Club this Saturday evening for a night of classical piano with Giacomo Franci from Italy along with other musicians from the New York Chamber. Tickets are $50 and include a family-style Italian dinner with wine at each table. More information here.

Frankie Cosmos at White Eagle Hall — Saturday, October 5th at 7:00PM

This spring, Greta Kline of Frankie Cosmos shared her latest record off her label Sub Pop Records titled Vessel. Her stage persona of Frankie Cosmos allows her to transform to her indie-pop outfit. Join her when the doors open to this event starting at 7:00PM. White Eagle Hall is located at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Purchase tickets here.

Free Fitness Class at Work it Out — Sunday, October 7th at 8:00AM

Every Sunday, Work it Out will be offering free classes to both members and non-members in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Donations are encouraged, and all proceeds will go towards the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. Sign up here.

Hudson County Computer-Only Recycling Collection in Hoboken — Sunday, October 7th from 9:00AM-1:00PM

Drop off old computers, monitors, laptops, tablets, cell phones, and peripherals at 256 Willow Avenue in Hoboken for safe and convenient recycling.

Kick Some Asana at Celebrate Life Studio — Sunday, October 7th from 9:30AM-10:30AM

Yoga instructor Daniella Pantoliano will be at Celebrate Life Studio {1200 Park Avenue in Hoboken} on Sunday mornings {9:30AM-10:30AM} and Monday evenings {6:15PM-7:15PM} until October 22nd for upbeat vinyasa flows. There will be 15 spots open per class and you can sign up by emailing Daniella at daniella.pantoliano@gmail.com. The cost is $15 per class and you can pay in cash the day-of.

Spiritual Sundays Tarot Readings at Green Pear Cafe — Sunday, October 7th from 12:30PM-2:30PM

Head to Green Pear Cafe in Hoboken {93 Grand Street} for a tarot reading with Rebecca “Bex” Szymczak, an NYC based tarot reader and fashion designer. Get more information here.

Yoga for Beginners at Honor Yoga Hoboken — Sunday, October 7th from 6:00PM-7:00PM

Yoga newbies, this one is for you. Honor Yoga is hosting a Yoga for Beginners class at their studio {720 Monroe Street, Unit E404} on Sunday evening. Get more information here.

Yoga Nidra for Stress & Anxiety — Sunday, October 7th from 7:00PM-9:00PM

Pavana Yoga {251 1st Street in Hoboken} is helping you get rid of the Sunday series and prep for Monday with a two-hour candlelit class that revolves around bliss and relaxation. Sign up here.

Dog-Friendly Sundays at Tally Ho — Sunday, October 7th

Tally Ho in Hoboken {215 Washington Street} is now welcoming dogs on Sundays. Enjoy $2.50 draft beer mugs, $5 well drinks, $10 pitchers of all drafts, sangria, mimosas, and manmosas. Have a drink and watch the games all with your four-legged friend. See more bars that allow dogs in Hoboken here.

Kid-Friendly Events

Space Week at Urban Jungle Play — Saturday, October 6th from 9:00AM-6:00PM

Urban Jungle Play is celebrating Space Week and with the purchase of an Open Play pass, children can color their own space scenes, and play space-themed games. More information here.

Upcoming Weekday Events:

Monday, October 8th — Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market at 4:00PM

Monday, October 8th — Hoboken Housing Authority Community Family Dinner at 400 Harrison Street in Hoboken

Monday, October 8th —50% off Mondays at Coco Havana and Birch

Tuesday, October 9th through Saturday, October 13th — Free spray tans at Tre Chique in Hoboken {1200 Grand Street} from 11:00AM-4:00PM {seriously!}

Wednesday, October 10th — All you can eat wings at Mill’s Tavern in Hoboken {125 Washington Street} from 4:00PM-8:00PM

Wednesday, October 10th —Kids eat free at Arthur’s in Hoboken

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend! Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl for a repost. xo


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