Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: November 18th {2016} Edition

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Happy Friday Hoboken! The weekend is upon us and there is so much going on. From a Turkey Trot 5k, winter market, a puppy play date social, and where to go for a good laugh – there is no shortage of fun things to do.

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Hoboken Girl’s {Upcoming} Featured Event

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Hoboken Girl’s Holiday Sweets Soiree: Thursday, December 8th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

Celebrate the holiday season by joining us for our 2nd Annual Hoboken Girl Holiday Sweets Soiree the W Hotel.  Your $40 entry ticket includes admission, hors d’oeuvres, a donation to charity {Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps}, a mini bottle of La Marca Prosecco, and dessert samplings from: Baking Mama, But-A-Cake, Jaret’s Stuffed Cupcakes, Om Sweet HomeInsomnia Cookies, Sugar Suckle and Halifax. We hope to see you there – get your tickets here!

Learn more about the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps here.

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Additional Events

LB’s Mom’s Fair: Friday, November 18th from 3:30PM-5:30PM

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Attention Hoboken mamas – this event is for you. The lovely team at Local Barre will host a Mom’s Fair this Friday that will include: local children’s vendors,sports and enrichment programs, activities, coffee and cocktails. Reserve your spot here – located at 720 Monroe Street

Winter Market: Saturday, November 19th from 9:00AM-2:00PM

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This Saturday, visit Rummage & Ruffage {located on Willow Ave & 6th} for a special INDOOR market that will include amazing vendors, music, beer and wine. Talk about the perfect opportunity to pick up goodies for Thanksgiving day. 

Turkey Trot 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run : Saturday, November 19th from 9:30AM-12:00PM

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Make room for that delicious food you’ll be devouring on Thanksgiving by participating in Hoboken’s Turkey Trot 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run. Both races will start and finish at Pier A {100 Sinatra Drive} and you can sign up here – registration ends Friday at 11:59pm EST. Donations are welcomed for The Hoboken Shelter. Pssssst – don’t forget to wear your best turkey hat or costume because there will be photographers.

Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Saturday, November 19th from 10:00AM-2:00PM

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Stripes & Polka Tots, a children’s consignment shop, will be teaming up with Little Bee Learning Studio for a pop-up shop event this Saturday. Expect hot chocolate, amazing finds, and treats. Located at 163 4th Street in Hoboken. 

Puppy Play Date Social: Saturday, November 19th from 11:00AM-1:00PM

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The Crop Shop, located at 720 Monroe Center {Suite #E203C}, is hosting a ‘Puppy Play Date Social’ this Saturday morning. Each pup will have the chance to make their own work of art {see example above} – the perfect home decor or holiday gift. Most importantly, 10% of sales from this event will be donated to the Liberty Humane Society 🙂 Get your tickets here.

Guided Meditation at Mimi Yoga: Saturday, November 19th 12:00PM-1:00PM

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Slow down from a hectic week and join Patrick Murray {founder of New Motive Hypnosis} as he hosts a guided mediation at Mimi Yoga. There you’ll experience the award winning meditation instrumentalist who specializes in Tibetan singing, bamboo flutes, crystal bowls and more. Email newmotivehypnosis@gmail.com or call 201-240-9730 with any questions or to sign up. Located at 1001 Bloomfield Street. 

A Furry Christmas: Saturday, November 19th from 1:00PM-3:00PM

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Have a fur baby you adore? Then this event is for you. Celebrate Life Studio will host ‘ A Furry Christmas’ photoshoot this Saturday afternoon at their studio located at 1200 Park Avenue….can you just picture the holiday cards?? After you make your reservation online {no walk ins}, you can expect a holiday themed photoshoot {Santa will be there!}, complimentary doggy bags from Cornerstone Pets, treats by Trusty Tails, and best of all, a portion of proceeds will be donated to The Liberty Humane Society. Don’t miss out.

**NOTE: All dogs must be on a leash and have all updated shots, etc. Please do not bring your pet if he/she has Kennel Cough or anything that might be contagious to the other animals.**

Comedy at The Shannon: Saturday, November 19th at 4:30PM-7:00PM

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In need of a good laugh?? Or five? This Saturday, The Shannon, will host their monthly comedy night featuring the following lineup-KP Burke, Marie Faustin, Corey Reppond, Sami Stans, Ryan Rummel, Francesca Day, Corey Sierchio, Grisel Cabrera, Vernita Bostick, and Joe Fernades. The show will take place from 5-7PM and seating will begin at 4:30PM. Located at 106 First Street in Hoboken. 

LITM Turns 13: Saturday, November 19th from 5:00PM-2:00PM

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LITM, aka Love is the Message, wants you to celebrate 13 years of love with them this Saturday evening. This black tie affair will include selections of their staff’s favorite cocktails and eats, two special screenings of patrons, artists and community sharing their #litmstory, a free champagne toast, dancing, memories, and love. Located at 140 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. 

Macrame Workshop at The DIY Joint: Saturday, November 19th at 7:00PM

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Aren’t they GORGEOUS? This Saturday, you can visit The DIY Joint to create a macrame plant or shelf hanger of your own. There you’ll learn basic knots and be able to customize your hanger with an assortment of beads – don’t forget to BYOB. Spots are limited so be sure to sign up hereLocated at 51 Harrison St #A207 in Hoboken. 

Movember at Prime Cycle: Saturday, November 19th-Sunday, November 20th

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Help Prime Cycle support The Movember Foundation this weekend by taking a selfie…..with a mustache, of course. This Saturday & Sunday, Prime Cycle will provide a mustache photobooth in their studio {1025 Maxwell Lane} where you can take a selfie, hashtag #movemberatprime and $5 will be donated to The Movember Foundation.

Paulus Hook Fall Feast: Sunday, November 20th from 3:00PM-6:00PM

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This Sunday, enjoy live performances and small bites for a good cause at Fall Feast. This event will feature performances by St. Peter’s Prep Jazz Band, Carol Lester, and Yidou Liu and small bites by Liberty Wine and Deli, Liberty Prime, Satis Bistro, John’s Pizza, and Bistro Le Source. Feel free to BYOB. Proceeds from this event will benefit the redesign of Paulus Hook Park. Find tickets here or at the door.

Upcoming Weekday Events 

Monday, November 21st at 8:00PM- Disney Movie trivia at Maxwell’s.

Tuesday, November 22nd at 7:00PM-$5 Martinis & $7 Moscow Mules (bar only) at Onieals.

Wednesday, November 23rd at 9:00PM- Friendsgiving at Cathedral Hall – tickets & additional info here

Thursday, November 24th – HAPPY THANKSGIVING 

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.