Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: November 4th {2016} Edition

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Happy Friday, Hoboken! Before you begin planning for the big {election} day, we hope you’re able to enjoy the many events this weekend has to offer – including a midnight market, a fondue party, the grand opening of Little City Book’s newest addition, and so much more. What do you have planned?

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3rd Annual JC International Television & Film Festival: Friday, November 4th-Sunday, November 6th

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This weekend the 3rd Annual Jersey City International Televeision & Film Festival will commence. A night of creativity, screenings, and more – find your tickets here.

“The Jersey City International Television and Film Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the arts through education, exhibition, performance and outreach.  JCITFF provides filmmakers, independent artists, and the surrounding community with opportunities to discover, support and inspire independent film and television from around the world.”

R + F at Blo-It-Out Lounge: Friday, November 4th from 1:00PM-4:00PM

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Blo-It-Out Lounge will host a special guest this Friday afternoon and they’re asking you to stop on by! Rodan + Fields specialists will visit from 1:00PM-4:00PM to discuss their various products and answer any related questions. This event will inlclude giveaways, raffles, champagne, and $17 Blo-outs for new customers! Located at 1212 Washington Street.  

Midnight Market: Friday, November 4th from 6:30PM-12:00PM

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This Friday experience Jersey City’s Midnight Marketan evening that will include a DJ, shopping, eating, waterfront views, and more. The entry fee is just $5, parking is just $5, all food inside from the many vendors will be $5 & under, and the bar will be offering $5 specials {we really like this pattern}. Don’t forget to hit the ATM before attending this market as everything is cash only. For additional information, please click hereLocated at The Mac-Cali Harbordside Artrium {34 Exchange Place}.

Cheese + Wine Pairing: Friday, November 4th from 7:30PM-9:00PM

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Should we just stop at the words ‘Fondue Party” or?? Hoboken Cheese + Wine will host this mouth-watering event this Friday evening from 7:30PM-9:00PM and you can find your tickets here. All cheeses will be paried with specific wines to further enhance flavor and let’s not forget about the fondue complete wtih bread, vegetables, and charcuterie. Locatd at 720 Monroe Street. 

Read more about this amazing store {here}.

Little City Book’s NEW Addition: Saturday, November 5th from 10:00AM-8:00PM 

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Little City Books will finally reveal their newest addition this Saturday — The Children’s Book Annex. This annex will include children’s books of all kinds, toys, puzzles, story time events, and even therapy dog visits. Stay tuned for event listings. Located at 158 1st Street.

CRAG Fitness Grand Opening Party: Saturday, November 5th from 10:45AM-1:45PM

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Visit Jersey City’s newest addition, CRAG Fitness, this Saturday for their grand opening party! This party will include a complimentary climb and the chance to check out their new studio. For additional information or to register, please click hereLocated at 127 1st Street in Jersey City.

November Brunch with Special Guest: Saturday, November 5th from 11:00AM-1:30PM

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Our editor & founder, Jennifer Casson Tripucka, is joining the lovely ‘Women Who Brunch‘ team for their November BrunchHappening at Zack’s Oak Bar & Restaurant, this event will offer an aftertoon where women can connect and inspire one another..all over mimosas, eggs benedict, and waffles. Get your tickets here before spots run out – each ticket includes admission to the discussion, one brunch entree and tea or coffee. Located at 232 Willow Avenue. 

Fall Fest: Saturday, November 5th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

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From 12:00PM-4:00PM, stop by Maxwell Park for a day of FREE fun. Boutique Realty and Hoboken Families are proud to present Fall Fest – a festival that will include cheese tasting by Hoboken Cheese + Wine, face painting by Paintzen, and cookies by Insomnia Cookies. The perfect day for families.

Craft Beer & Whiskey Festival: November 5th from 1:00PM-5:00PM

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Attention beer {+animal} lovers – this Saturday, The Liberty Humane Society will hold their 4th Annual Craft Beer Festival Fundraiser at The Elks Club. From 1PM-5PM, this event will feature tastings of a 20+ craft beers, fine whiskeys, and small production wines…all while benefiting the homeless animals from Jersey City and Hoboken. Get your tickets here and help raise funds for these loving animals. This event is for ages 21 & up only. Located at 1005 Washington Street. 

NJ Mom Baby Expo: Sunday, November 6th from 10:00AM-1:00PM

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NJMOM is proud to present ‘The NJMOM Baby Expo‘ this Sunday. Taking place at the W Hotel in Hoboken, this event will include over 60 baby and toddler brands that will showcase their latest prodcuts, educational seminars, expert advice from pediatrcians, giveaways, healthy bites, activies for kids, and even a “man cave” for Dads! You can attend this awesome event by purchasing your tickets hereLocated at 225 River Street. 

Painting + Brunching at Pinot’s Palette: Sunday, November 6th from 12:00PM-2:00PM 

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Paint while you brunch?? Yes, that’s a real possibility. Visit Pinot’s Palette this Sunday afternoon to paint the colorful beauty you see above while enjoying complimentary bagels and OJ – all you’ll need to bring is your friends and the bubbly. Reserve your spot here before this class sells out. Located at 258 Newark Street. 

Hoboken Studio Tour: Sunday, November 6th from 12:00PM-6:00PM

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Pick up a map from Hoboken’s City Hall {day of the event} and get ready to explore the arts of our mile-square town. This FREE, self-guided, walking tour will feature studios, galleries, and exhibitions of over 100 local artists. Sure to be a memorable day! For additional information, please click here.

Upcoming Weekday Events 

Monday, November 7th at 8:00PM- Stranger Things trivia at Maxwell’s

Tuesday, November 8th- ELECTION DAY! Don’t forget to vote. 

Tuesday, November 8th-$6 Movie tickets {all day} at Hoboken’s Bow Tie Cinema.

Wednesday, November 9th at 7:00PM- Mana Contemporary presents: Mark Oldman Book Signing “How to Drink like a Billionaire” – tickets here.

Wednesday, November 9th at 7:00PM- Untamed Blonde presents: Learn, Taste, & Pair! Additional information & tickets here

Thursday, November 10th at 8:00PM- Karaoke at The Ale House.

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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.