Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: August 26th {2016} Edition

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Welpppp, the last weekend of summer is here…..

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But that doesn’t mean there isn’t some fun to be had — including where to have free drinks if your birthday is in August, a Jersey City food tour, when you can hang with The Fat Jewish on Pier 13, and so much more.

Hoboken Girl’s Featured Event

White Frame Sale at Roig Gallery: Friday, August 26th-Monday, September 5th

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Though Labor Day brings with it the end of the summer season, it also brings amazing sales and we’re very excited for one in particular — that being the White Frame Sale at Roig Gallery {252 1st Street} in Hoboken! Their humble studio holds unique pieces of work you’re sure to fall in love with and want in your Hoboken home {pssst – our editor has a Roig piece in her living room!}. Now through Labor Day, Roig Gallery is offering a 15% discount on all artwork framed in white with plenty of options and sizes to choose from. Hours for the gallery are: Tuesday/Thursday: 12pm-5pm & 6pm-9pm and Saturday/Sunday:10am-3pm. For any additional information or to purchase online please email roigart@gmail.com. || Located at 252 First Street – tell them that we told you to stop by 🙂

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Additional Weekend Events

Beach Signs at Pinot’s Palette: Friday, August 26th from 7:30PM-9:30PM

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If you can’t make it to the beach this weekend, paint it! Visit Pinot’s Palette this Friday and paint the beautiful ‘Beach Signs’ painting you see above. They’ll supply the materials and instructions…you bring the wine. Located at 258 Newark St. Reserve your seats here.

Kaleidoscope Exhibit at hob’ artFriday, August 26th-Sunday, August 28th 

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This is the LAST weekend to visit hob’ art’s ‘Kaleidoscope’ Exhibit in the Monroe Center. Including work by artists: Tom Egan, Starr Tucker-Ortega, Katie Duffy McGeehin, Rich Roberts, and Roy Wright. Hours for the exhibit are 1-5pm, Thursday-Sunday. Located at 720 Monroe Street. 

Wicked Wolf’s {August} Birthday BashFriday, August 26th from 10:00PM-1:00AM 

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Have a birthday in August?  Wicked Wolf is celebrating EVERY birthday in August this Friday evening with drinks on the house and half priced drinks for all your friends & family. This is an RSVP only event — email deidre@wickedwolfhoboken.com or call (201) 659-7500 to RSVP.

Jersey City’s LGBT Pride Festival: Saturday, August 27th from 12:00PM-8:00PM

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This Saturday, the LGBT Pride Festival will take place in Jersey City from 12:00PM-8:00PM. If you’re heading there from Hoboken, it’s  steps away from the Grove Street PATH Station (plan accordingly, the PATH has closures on the weekends) or an easy Uber ride away. This festival will feature arts and entertainment events throughout Jersey City so don’t miss it. Located on Newark Avenue between Grove Street & Jersey Avenue. 

JGFT’s Brunch n Booze: Saturday, August 27th from 2:00PM-5:30PM

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Attention foodies: If you haven’t had the opportunity to take a Jersey Girls Food Tour, now’s your chance. This Saturday, they’ve partnered with The Beacon of Jersey City to offer a shuttled tour around JC that will include touring 5-6 restaurants in Hamilton park, Downtown JC and Liberty State Park. Get your tickets here before they sell outMeeting at The Beacon – 20 Beacon Way, JC.  

Upcoming Weekday Events 

Monday, August 29th at 7:00PM- Broadway on the Hudson — FREE & all ages welcome. Located at Harbor Blvd & Waterfront Terrace in Weehawken. 

Monday, August 29th at 8:00PM- Seinfeld trivia at Maxwell’s.

Tuesday, August 30th at 8:30PM- Movies on Pier 13 — feature film: Coming to America 

Wednesday, August 31st from 4:00PM-6:00PM-Low Cost Wellness Clinic at Liberty Humane Society {first come, first served basis}

Wednesday, August 31st from 7:00PM-9:00PM- The Fat Jewish at Pier 13 – including White Girl Rosé

Thursday, September 1st from 6:00PM-9:00PM – Registration on the Rocks – Volunteers Night Out at House of Que’.

What will you do this week{end}? Hope it’s a good one xo 


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Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.