• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: February 19th {2016} Edition

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    We always love when Hoboken has a variety of events for us to enjoy, and this weekend is no exception! From an open mic night, FREE classes, a chili cook-off and a new store’s grand opening–there is no shortage of fun things to do this weekend around town. Have a good one Hoboken!

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    Hoboken Girl’s Featured Event

    The Hudson Wedding Social: Sunday, February 21st from 2:00PM-5:00PM

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    Attention Brides!! We have a fabulous event to tell you about. This Sunday, February 21st, Battello {in Jersey City} is hosting The Hudson Wedding Social. Whether you want your wedding to be modern, bohemian, rustic, or chic, this wedding planning event is for YOU! There will be some awesome vendors including The Hudson Cakery, Trunk Vintage Rentals & Karma Flowers.  To purchase tickets click here or for more information, email hudsonweddingsocial@gmail.com!

    Additional Weekend Events

    Hoboken Spoken at bwe’ kafe: Friday, February 19th from 8:30PM-10:00PM

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    We absolutely love bwè kafe’s monthly open mic night 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! If signing up–please try to arrive by 8:30pm. Located at 1002 Washington Street. 

    BYOB + Paint at Pinot’s Palette: Friday, February 19th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

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    GIRLS–how fabulous is this painting?! This Friday at 7PM, you can paint one of your own at Pinot’s Palette—it’s fashion week in NYC after all! Get your tickets here before spots fill up! And don’t forget to BYOB. 

    Wine + Food Pairing at The Cheese StoreFriday, February 19th at 8:00PM

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    Wine and food go so well together, don’t they? This Friday at The Cheese Store, you can learn, while indulging, how to pair wines with specific foods! They’ll have ten incredible wines and will teach you to pair them with cheese, charcuterie and delicious small plates that further enhance each flavor. For more information & to purchase your tickets click hereLocated at 720 Monroe Street. 

    FREE Yoga Class at Athleta: Saturday, February 20th from 8:45AM-9:45AM

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    Start your Saturday morning with a FREE yoga class at Athletalocated at 316 Washington Street. Be sure to head back to the store from 12:00PM-4:00PM and shop in support of American Heart Association {10% of sales will be donated to AHA}! Don’t forget to wear RED to be entered in a raffle for an Athleta gift card! 

    Francesca’s Grand Opening: Saturday, February 20th at 11:00AM

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    You’ve passed the store on Washington…probably a few times. And if you’re like us, you’ve desperately wanted to go inside but construction tape suggests otherwise. Well, good news–Francesca’s is FINALLY opening this Saturday! There will be a gift card drawing, specials, and the first 100 guests will receive a free gift just for stopping by! This lovely new addition to Hoboken is located at 318 Washington Street! Hope to see you there.

    Hudson Table’s Winter Market: Saturday, February 20th from 11:00AM-2:00PM

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    Do I need to say more than a FREE Hot Chocolate bar?! This Saturday, stop by Hudson Table for their first Winter Market including local companies Hudson Cakery, OM Sweet Home, Milk Sugar Love, Bounty Batch, By BreanneJennifer Choi Dessertslocated at 1403 Clinton Street. No registration is necessary, just bring your sweet tooth!!

    Wine Tasting at Court Street: Saturday, February 20th from 1:45PM-4:00PM

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    Court Street is hosting another lovely wine tasting and this time, they’re featuring Unique Wines Around the World! The cost is $40 per person {including tax and gratuity} and will begin at 1:45pm. A selection of cheese and crackers will be served during the tasting, however, Court Street strongly recommends that you eat prior to the tasting because they are not open for lunch. You can register up to four people in a party using your credit card through PayPal. Register by clicking here or call 201.795.4515 with any questions! (Cheers!)

    7th Annual Chili Cook-Off: Saturday, February 20th from 2:00PM-6:00PM

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    It’s here, it’s here!! This Saturday, the Hoboken Volunteers’ present their 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Homebrewing Fundraiser! There will be live music entertainment by Gravy Train, chili (including vegetarian) and beer samples. This event will be benefiting True Mentors–a volunteering service we dearly adore! Get your tickets here!

    FREE Ride at Work It Out: Saturday, February 20th at 2:00PM

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    In lieu of Work It Out’s recent renovations to their Willow location, they’re showing appreciation to their loyal customer’s patience with a FREE ride! Don’t miss this 90 minute awesome class beginning at 2:00PM. Space is limited so be sure to sign up here.

    Wine + Coffee Bar at DIY Uncorked: Saturday, February 20th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

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    Have you been to DIY Uncorked? A new BYOB business in town where instructors help you step-by-step in building a project, while you have a few drinks, relax, and have a great night out! This Saturday, they’re hosting a coffee bar {featured image} workshop that will hold 4 mason jars, 4 coffee mugs & additional storage. They have all the supplies you’ll need as well as various paint colors to make this craft your own!! Grab your tickets hereLocated at 49 Harrison Street. 

    Champagne and Shopping: Sunday, February 21st from 12:00PM-6:00PM

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    Fashion Pickle is hosting their very first sales exhibit this Sunday in Jersey City and guess what—there will be champagne! Stop by for huge shopping discounts, a hot cup of tea/coffee or a glass of bubbly while you shop! In addition to this, Ashlee of Ashlee Makeup Artistry will be there teaching cool tips & tricks {including contouring!}. Located at 225 Grand Street Apartment 601 in Jersey City. RSVP by calling or texting 201-739-6379

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, February 22nd at 8:00PM-Harry Potter Trivia at Maxwell’s

    Wednesday, February 24th at 5:00PM-Wine Down Wednesday’s {$5 glasses!} at Onieals.

    Thursday, February 25th at 7:15PM-FREE class at The Bar Method.

    Thursday, February 25th at 7:00PM-Business Book Club at Little City Books

    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.