• Hoboken Girl’s Star Wars Weekend Events Guide: December 18th {2015} Edition

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    SantaCon, Star Wars {The Force Awakens}, 902 Brewing Co.’s anniversary party, and again—STAR WARS are what’s on tap in this events guide!

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    Image via Choc O’ Pain


    Upcoming Events

    Tiffany Pinero’s “Werk Your Wardrobe” {book launch}: Thursday, December 17th at 7:00PM

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    Our contributor, Tiffany Pinero, knows how to style anyone & anything {seriously!} so we’re PUMPED about her new book, Werk Your Wardrobe! Join us THURSDAY {probably tonight when reading this} for her celebration at Ganache Cafe, located at the Hudson Tea Building {Uptown}. There will be books, wine, treats and of course, the fabulous host, Tiffany! Click here to purchase her book or grab one tonight!

    Nash FM’s “Cares for Kids”Friday, December 18th at 10:00AM

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    New York Radio Station, Nash FM {94.7}, is making it’s way over to Hoboken this Friday! Join Kelly Ford and Jesse Adams at House of Que and donate $25 and enjoy a delicious BBQ meal with $15 of of your donation going to the Children’s Miracle Network. They’ll also be accepting any unwanted gift cards on site as donations, sponsored by Gift Cards for Good.

    May The Force Be With Your {Sandwich}:Friday, December 18th at 10:00AM

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    Your eyes are NOT deceiving you–those are Choc O’ Pain’s {delicious} sourdough boules with Star Wars characters on them!! Available only on opening day of The Force Awakes {this Friday, duh!}. Large boule $7.95 and a small boule is $5 {pick up only}. Call 201-710-5175 for more information!

    Hungry Bowl Drive: Friday, December 18th – Monday, December 21st

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    As mentioned last week, Liberty Humane Society has teamed up with Whiskers and Leo Pet Care to collect pet items for homeless animals and there’s still time to donate! From Friday, December 18th until Monday, December 21st, you can drop off blankets, towels, dry & wet food/treats {for cats & dogs–NO opened food, please!}, paper towels, newspapers and TOYS! Some drop off locations are Cornerstone Pets {105 9th Street}, Hoboken Pet {524 Washington Street}, Crunch Fitness {110 Sinatra Drive}, Hound Around Town {218 Montgomery Street}, Newport Veterinary Center {29 River Drive S}, and Animal Infirmary {600 Adams Street}. Please help out a GREAT cause this holiday season! For more information on where & what to donate: email Loni at loni@whiskersandleo.com

    Luke, I am your LobsterFriday, December 18th at 11:00AM

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    To celebrate the return of Star Wars, Luke’s Lobster is offering everyone named Luke a {free} lobster roll, while supplies last! If your name is Luke, or Lucas, visit Luke’s Lobster Shack {207 Washington Street} between 11am-11pm and present your ID—only the first 25 eligible Lukes will receive a free lobster roll!

    Hoboken SpokenFriday, December 18th at 8:30PM

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    We absolutely love bwè kafe’s monthly open mic night {who wouldn’t?!} and it’s back this Friday evening! A warm cup of coffee {or tea} & a relaxing night of of poetry, music and other forms of soulful expression await you! {psst–stay tuned for a post on their gorgeous new space in Jersey City!}

    902 Brewing Co.’s Anniversary PartyFriday, December 18th at 7:00PM

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    Local 902 Brewing Co. has officially been in business for one year {CONGRATS!}. Join them at Finnegan’s, located on 734 Willow Avenue, for a much deserved celebration! They’ll have live music, five beers on tap and one {very special} cask tapped at 9pm sharp!

    Breakfast with SantaSaturday, December 19th at 10:00AM

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    Before the annual SantaCon takes over Hoboken, join Wicked Wolf for breakfast with Santa! A full breakfast buffet, pictures with Santa and arts & crafts are all included in the $20 ticket {children 3 years of age or under are FREE!} Contact Christina for more information: 201-659-7500 or christinak@wickedwolfhoboken.com

    Hoboken SantaConSaturday, December 19th at 11:00AM

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    Dress up in your finest Santa attire and join countless others in Hoboken’s second annual SantaCon! Happening {11am-11pm} Saturday, a ticket to this event will get you food and drink specials, priority entry to the bars, and access to the exclusive after party. HALF of this year’s proceeds will be donated to the Boys And Girls Club of Hudson County. Find more details & purchase tickets here!

    “Sock It To Me” Charity Sock DriveSunday, December 20th 

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     The Hoboken Homeless Shelter is teaming up with D’s Soul Full Cafe to collect donations on {one specific} item that is often overlooked—SOCKS! Bring in a brand-new, unopened pack of ankle-length crew socks to D’s Soul Full Cafe and enjoy live music & delcious food. You’ll also have the chance to win a $20 D’s Soul Full Cafe Gift Card!

    Brunch with SantaSunday, December 20th at 10:00AM

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    Join Santa for brunch at McLoone’s Pier House  this Sunday from 10:00am-2:00pm! Ticket’s for adults are $29.95 & ticket’s for children {ages 4-12} are $12.95. A variety of food,  complimentary mimosa or bloody mary and the chance to win a dinner for two is all in store at this event!


    Stay tuned for more of {Hoboken Girl Mascot} Pierre’s Star Wars photoshoot!

    yoda Pierre the French bulldog Star Wars Jennifer Casson Tripucka Photography


    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, December 21st at 8:00PM-Elf Trivia at Maxwells.

    Tuesday, December 22nd at 7:00PM- 1Republik’s Taco Tuesdays {$2 Tacos/$5 Margaritas!}

    Wednesday, December 23rd at 8:00PM: Green Rock‘s live {Christmas} music.


    What will you do this week{end}? Have a good one! 


    Written by:

    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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