• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: September 17th {2015} Edition

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    September is in full swing and this weekend’s events guide proves it! Sooo much to do this weekend. Enjoy Hoboken!

    Jersey Spirits Distilling Company Grand Opening: Friday, September 18th – Monday September 21st

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    If you feel like getting out of Hoboken this weekend, Jersey Spirits Distilling Co., the newest local craft distillery to open in New Jersey, is hosting a celebratory grand opening weekend. There will be product tastings, tours and specialty cocktails available for guests to sample their hand-crafted spirits and learn about small batch craft distilling. Special discounts and giveaways will be offered to guests throughout the weekend.  Bottles of Jersey Spirits first release, Main Street Vodka will be available for purchase. Stop in and check them out anytime on Friday from 4-9:00PM, Saturday from 1-9:00PM, or Sunday from 1-5:00PM. The distillery is located at 1275 Bloomfield Ave. Building 7, Unit 40B, in Fairfield, NJ 07004.

    A Different View Art Exhibit: Friday, September 18th-Sunday October 11th

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    An exhibition of artwork by Don Sichler and Roslyn Rose, will be open to the public from September 18 to October 11, 2014 at hobart gallery. Mr. Sichler zooms in on the minutiae of everyday life and Ms. Rose steps back to see the broader picture. A reception to meet the exhibitors will be held onSaturday, September 19th, 6-8pm. On Sunday, September 20 at 3:30pm, the artists will talk about their artwork and welcome questions from visitors. We look forward to sharing this amazing exhibit with you. Gallery information can be obtained on the website and from the Director, France Garrido by calling 201-319-1504 or emailing director@hob-art.org. Free parking is available at the rear of the building on Jackson Street.

     

    Wicked Wolf 5 Year Anniversary Party: Friday, September 18th at 6:00PM

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    Head to the Wicked Wolf on Friday, September 18th for their 5th birthday celebration.  The lovely ladies from Hoboken’s Up & Out Hair Salon will be here from 6-8pm giving free professional braids for ladies to enjoy. As a thank you for making them the tavern they are today, they will be serving complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks from 8-9:00pm followed by live music and a never-to-forget dance party. You can only turn 5 once, so come out and celebrate. RSVP now to receive 1/2 price drinks for you and your friends from 9-11:00PM

     

    Country Concert Series with Old Southern Moonshine Revival: Friday, September 18th at 7:00pm

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    Join the Hoboken Social Sandbox at Maxwells on Friday September 18, 2015 for an awesome concert with Old Southern Moonshine Revival. Maxwells is bringing a bit of Nashville to Hoboken with their Country Concert Series. OSMR has multiple songs rising up the country charts including “Waste Another Beer” and “Brand New Song.” Use the code HSSOS2 and grab your ticket here.

    Hoboken City Race Challenge: Saturday, September 19th from 9:00AM- 12:00PM

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    City Challenge Race, the fastest growing urban obstacle course in the country, returns to Hoboken this Saturday. Hoboken’s waterfront will be transformed into an urban obstacle course with over 20 urban obstacles and challenges over a 3 mile course; featuring real police and taxi cars for our challengers to jump over, cargo net, rope climb, walls, sand bags, and so much more. Sign up for the race and get a chance to run the course filled with over 20 obstacles and challenges designed to push you to your limits.  Each wave of runners is limited to 200 challengers to avoid overcrowding. For more information click here. 

    All About Downtown JC Street Fair: Saturday, September 19th from 11:00AM-8:00PM

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    The 5th Annual Downtown Jersey City Street fair will be held this Saturday on Newark Avenue between Grove Street and Jersey Avenue. This event features hundreds of vendors, food trucks, shops, art and music making it fun for the entire family. The festival organizers,  Historic Downtown Special Improvement District, is a public-private partnership through which property owners and business owners have a direct impact on Historic Downtown Jersey City neighborhoods and their development. The list of food vendors and local artist and clothing available is verrry impressive. Get more details on vendors and music line-up here

    Back-to-Hoboken Bar Crawl: Saturday, September 19th from 12:30-8:00PM

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    The 10th annual Back-to-Hoboken Bar Crawl will take place this Saturday. If you haven’t registered in advance, day of registration will take place at Wicked Wolf from 12:30-2:00PM. The event is hosted by Hoboken Happy Hours. Head to their website to get more details on the bar crawl schedule.

    Court Street Wine Tasting: Saturday, September 19th from 1:45-4:00PM

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    Court Street will be hosting a “Wines from Down Under” Australian wine tasting event on Saturday. The cost is $40 per person {which includes tax and gratuity}. Spend the afternoon tasting yummy wine and enjoying a selection of cheese and crackers is served during the tasting. The restaurant is not open for lunch and they strongly recommend you eat lunch prior to attending the tasting. Payments are processed through PayPal. Call 201-795-4515 with any difficulty registering.

    Free Kayak and Paddleboarding: Sunday, September 20th from 2-5:00PM

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    Join the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse for a day at the beach with free kayaking and paddleboard followed by a short river excursion. The kayaking and paddling is available from 2-5:00PM and the river trip will take place from 5:30-7:30PM. The river trip is run by a lottery system and guests should show up 15 minutes early to get their ticket. The boathouse is located at Maxwell Place Park Beach on Sinatra Drive. The event is free, though donations are appreciated.

    Bridal Brunch and Vendor Expo: Sunday, September 20th from 11:00AM-2:00PM

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    Join New Jersey’s premier vendors and celebrity stylists at the José Eber Salon this September as they host their very own Bridal Brunch & Vendor Expo. Registered guests will have the opportunity to view first-hand a multitude of couture bridal fashions that are alluring in design and chic in perfection. Recipients will meet an array of experienced bridal retailers and manufacturers in the beauty and jewelry industry, numerous high-end caterers, qualified florists and wedding cake experts. Professional makeup artists and creative stylists will be onsite to deliver personalized hair, beauty and makeup consultations to organically develop the best look for your wedding day. Live entertainment will be setting the mood as guests enjoy complimentary cocktails and delectable hors d’oeuvres. Individuals will be able to participate in multiple giveaways including a $2,500 Grand Prize José Eber Salon gift, a $2,500 diamond his/her wedding bands, compliments of Aires Jewelers of Morris Plains and $50 swag bags. Tickets are $25 and must be reserved prior to the event by emailing  RSVP@joseebernj.com or calling 973-671-1007. This event takes place a bit outside of Hoboken at 284 Millburn Ave in Millburn, NJ but– if you’re looking for amazing wedding vendors, it’s worth the trip!

    Ariel Gordon Trunk Show at The Golden Carrot: Sunday, September 20th from 11:00AM-4:00PM

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    Head to the Golden Carrot on Sunday to check out some beautiful jewelry. Ariel Gordon will be here with oodles of jewels, including her brand new collection, personally helping everyone build the perfect ring stack, layering necklaces, and creating arm parties. They’ll have mini bottles of champagne, provided by Hoboken Wine House, and cake pops from Hudson Cakery. They’re offering some pretty awesome discounts. 10% off your first Ariel Gordon Jewelry item, 15% off two AGJ items, and 20% off three AGJ items!

    Kale & Karma Event with Devotion Yoga and “Skinny Chef”: Sunday, September 20th at 2:00PM

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    Local yoga studio Devotion Yoga is teaming up with Hoboken’s own Jennifer Iserloh, blogger and chef behind SkinnyChef.com, to offer a donation based yoga and food tasting event this Sunday. The event will feature a 90-minute yoga class taught by a group of Devotion Yoga teachers, followed by a presentation and food tasting of delicious and healthy foods prepared by Jennifer. Attendees are asked to donate whatever they can in order to attend the event with 100% of the proceeds going to support True Mentors of Hoboken, an organization dedicated to helping children in our community. The event is sponsored by National Kale Day, an organization co-founded by Jennifer Iserloh with the mission of spreading healthy eating across America. You can register for this event by clicking here. 

     

    Enjoy the weekend! 

    Have an upcoming event? Email kate@hobokengirl.com to let us know!

    Featured Weekday Event

    Monday, September 21st- Registration for the Hoboken Crawl for Cancer

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    A Bar “Crawl for Cancer” will be held in Hoboken on Saturday, October 3rd. BUT- you must register in advance for the event. Registration closes on Monday, September 21st so make sure to sign up. To donate to this great cause and learn more head to www.crawlforcancer.org


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    Kate Lombardo is Hoboken Girl’s Marketing and Events Manager. She joined the HG team in February of 2015 and loves keeping readers up to date on news and things to do in Hoboken. Kate lives uptown with her husband and can often be found shopping her way through Hoboken’s boutiques or taste-testing her way through the mile square’s amazing restaurants. She’s a local yoga teacher who loves helping people live the healthiest and happiest version of their lives. Check her out on Instagram @katelombardoyoga.


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