• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: September 23rd {2016} Edition

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    Happy first day of fall Hoboken! Your weekend events guide is full of {fall-themed} things to do including the Arts & Music festival, a fall cocktail tasting, a styling event, and so much more. What will you be up to?

    Hoboken Girl’s Featured Event

    23rd Annual Fall Arts & Music Festival: Sunday, September 25th from 11:00AM-6:00PM

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    This Sunday Washington Street will flood with vendors, live music, and the beautiful people of Hoboken for the 23rd Annual Fall Arts & Music Festival!! From 11:00AM-6:00PM you can catch performances by local musicians, over 300 artists, crafters, photographers, food vendors, local businesses and yours trulybe sure to stop by and say hello {follow our Instagram and Snapchat @hobokengirlblog for all the details}! We’ll be running exclusive giveaways from some of the best businesses in town ❤️

    Additional Events

    Perfectly Paired at LB WestThursday, September 22nd at 7:00PM

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    The lovely ladies of Local Barre and our girl, Tiffany Piñero, are co-hosting a COMPLIMENTARY fall styling session tonight at 7:00PM! What to expect — Tiffany will pair studio & street styles from Aaraa Accessories, Alba Boutique, and Brazil Wear all while Hoboken Cheese & Wine offers tips in pairing cheese and wine! Don’t miss this amazing event – located at LB West {720 Monroe Street #300}.

    Award Winning Authors visit Hoboken: Thursday, September 22nd at 7:00PM

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    Grab your books…they’re in need of these signatures!! Tonight Little City Books and Stevens Institute of Technology are happy to present Emma Donoghue {author of Room} and Jessica Knoll {author of Luckiest Girl Alive} for readings, conversation, and a book signing! The event will take place in the DeBaun Auditorium on the Stevens campus at 7:00PM and will be moderated byStephanie Kip Rostan, a Hoboken resident and agent for Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl. . For more information call 201-626-READ or email info@littlecitybooks.com.

    Fall Cocktail Tasting at Grand Vin: Thursday, September 22nd at 9:00PM

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    Ever been to a cocktail tasting?? Well tonight’s your chance! Grand Vin is hosting a ‘Fall Cocktail Tasting’ this evening from 9PM-11PM that will include the newest editions to their fall drink menu and live music. Get your tickets here ($25) or purchase at the door ($35)! Located at 500 Grand Street. 

    Pier 13 Stays Open: Friday, September 23rd from 4:00PM-7:00PM

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     Just because fall’s here doesn’t mean our favorite summer hangout is closing its doors! Pier 13 will remain open {with select hours} until the end of October and will host a happy hour from 4-7pm, Monday-Friday. Located at 1301 Sinatra Dr N. 

    Oktoberfest Begins at Pilsener Haus: Friday, September 23rd-Saturday, October 22nd

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    Pilsner Haus & Biergarten is starting Oktoberfest this weekend with keg-tapping, live music, mug-holding contests, and so much more! You can see a list of their incredible biers and Oktober-Feast themed menu hereLocated at 1422 Grand Street.

    4 Art Thou: Friday, September 23rd from 4:00PM-1:00AM

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    Help a child achieve their creative dreams! From 4:00PM-8:00PM, The Hive will host ‘4 Art Thou’, a series of workshops and networking where kids can interact with other creative minds and enhance skills in areas including — arts & crafts, photography, business, fashion, modeling, acting, film, and music. Located at 77 Comelision Ave in Jersey City. Kids may stay until 8:00PM.

    **Even if you can’t attend, please donate any art supplies and/or instruments at The Hive to further help the community.

    JC Education Fair: Saturday, September 24th from 10:00AM-2:00PM 

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    The annual JC Families Education Fair will take place this Saturday and will feature representatives from over 50 schools, daycares, summer camps, and activity centers! They will supply every attendee with information on curriculums, key enrollment contacts, and so much more!! This event is FREE to attend and located at Hamilton Park in Jersey City.

    11th Annual Back to Hoboken Barcrawl: Saturday, September 24th from 12:00PM-11:55PM

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    11 years in the making and getting bigger {& better!} every year! The 11th Annual Back to Hoboken Barcrawl is happening this Saturday and includes exclusive drink & food specials, t-shirts-, giveaways, and more! Get your tickets here.

    ** Use HOBOKENGIRL at checkout for 20% off your tickets!**

    7th Annual Hamilton Park BBQ Festival: Saturday, September 24th from 12:00PM-8:00PM

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    BBQ {both regular & vegetarian-inspired}, a mechanical bull, vendors, face-painting, and live music can all be found this Saturday at the 7th Annual Hamilton Park BBQ Festival! Proceeds from this extraordinary event will benefit the Hamilton Park Conservancy dedicated to help preserve and protect Hamilton Park in downtown Jersey City.

    Wine Tasting at Bin 14: Saturday, September 24th from 2:00PM-4:00PM

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    This Saturday you can experience some of the best wines from Italy at Bin 14’s wine tasting! This will include wines from Allegrini and a three-course tasting menu. Be sure to make your reservation before spots fill up — call 201-460-3672. Located at 1314 Washington Street.

    Sit. Stay. Love. at Anthropologie: Sunday, September 25th from 11:00AM-4:00PM

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    Visit Anthropologie this Sunday for their annual adoption event, Sit. Stay. Love. From 11:00AM-4:00PM See Spot Rescued will have their adoptable pups at the store who are all in need of a loving home! See available pups hereLocated at 412 Washington Street. 

    ***Just a reminder that SSR does not offer same day adoptions so if there’s an animal you’re interested in, please email them at seespotrescued@gmail.com prior to the event.

    Yoga in the Park: Sunday, September 25th from 11:00AM-12:00PM

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    Layups 4 Life and Yoga in the Heights are proud to co-host ‘Yoga in the Park’ this Sunday morning! The class will be donation based and will benefit the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Please be sure to BYO mat! Located at Riverview Park in Jersey City Heights. 

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, September 26th from 4:00PM-8:00PM- JH Fit Tour at LuLu’s on the lawn — including complimentary styling and beer/whiskey tastings! More info here

    Monday, September 26th at 8:00PM- Parks and Recreation trivia at Maxwell’s.

    Tuesday, September 27th – The Moscow Ballet will hold auditions & rehearsals at Garden Street School of Performing Arts for their December 8th performance of the Nutcracker in Wayne, NJ. For more information & audition sign ups, click here

    Wednesday, September 28th at – Hoboken Comedy Festival at The Shannonclick here for tickets.

    Wednesday, September 28th at 8:00PM – Mean Girls trivia at House of ‘Que.

    Thursday, September 29th at 7:15PM- Paint Your Pet at Wine & Design for more information & to sign up, click here


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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.


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