HobokenGirl Weekend Event Guide: December 12th Edition

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Only 12 days of Christmas shopping left! If you’re looking for more gift ideas, ways to beat the holiday blues, or just need to de-stress from the hectic days of planning, shopping, or studying for finals, here’s your go-to guide of all you can take part in within the upcoming days.

“Appropriation” Exhibit at Hob’Art Co-Operative Gallery — Friday, December 12–Monday, January 5

Ibou Ndoye and Liz Cohen: "Appropriation" Mixed media installation 2014

Ibou Ndoye and Liz Cohen: “Appropriation” Mixed media installation 2014

Regarding this show, Liz Cohen says, “For years I have been fascinated by the art forms of the indigenous people of the earth, in particular, the Aboriginal people of Australia amongst whom I lived and worked for many years. Her Gallery Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 1-5pm and by appointment (201) 319-1504
Artists’ Reception: Saturday, December 13, 6-8pm

Artist’s Talk: Sunday, December 21, 3:30pm

Pizza and a Porta Tree

"Come with an appetite, leave with a tree!"

“Come with an appetite, leave with a tree!”

If you’re looking for a last minute Christmas tree while also curing your hunger, this is the deal for you.. Porta Asbury Park is inviting guests to come in for dinner and leave with a Fraser fir tree, ready to be decorated for the holiday.

Guests will receive two margherita pizzas, a carafe of house wine or a pitcher of domestic beer and a Fraser fir, available at 4ft, 5ft or 7ft tall. The complete meal with the tree ranges in price from $35-65, depending on the size of the tree guests select.

The deal is available Sunday (10am-10pm), Monday-Thursday (11:30am-10pm) and on Friday and Saturday (11:30am-6pm).

Santa is Coming to Bellie & Katrina — Saturday, December 13 at 12-4PM

Because you were going to get those santa pictures anyway :)

Because you were going to get those santa pictures anyway 🙂

Get your little one a picture with Santa with just a $10 donation for the Hoboken Family Alliance toy drive! Giveaways, special promos, cookies, and more!

Free Holiday Facials with Nuxe Skincare — Saturday, December 13 at 12-5PM

Get pampered!

Get pampered!

Get a facial before the holiday countdown winds down! You can receive a special hand treatment as well. Call 201-222-2472 or email jahnalyn@luxefaceandbody.com to book your appointment!

Inaugural Hoboken Guards Dinner Dance — Saturday, December 13 at 7-11:30PM

All are invited!

All are invited!

On Saturday, Hoboken Hurling Club is throwing together a fundraiser at Hoboken Elks Lodge which will host live music, an open bar, and a full buffet. All are invited to join. Formal-wear is required. You can get your tickets here if you’re looking for a fun Saturday night!

Holiday Banding Concert – Sunday December 14, 2014 at 6pm

Hoboken Elk’s Lodge, 1005 Washington St — takes place downstairs in the Edwin J. Chius Grill Room – popular local musicians performing favorite holiday classics! Admission is $8; proceeds to support Movies Under the Stars series for 2015 🙂

Upcoming Week Events

Monday, December 15 at 5PM – The City Hall Christmas Tree lighting with Elvis the Elf & Santa Claus

Tuesday, December 16 at 8PM – Trivia night at Mills Tavern

Wednesday, December 17 – Trivia night at Wicked Wolf

Wednesday, December 17 at 5PM – Trivia Night at Maxwell’s Tavern {50% off on all pizzas}

Thursday, December 18 at 7-10PM — Ugly Holiday Sweater Happy Hour at Mills Tavern {$20 including food and first drink}

Thursday, December 18 at 10PM – College night at Wicked Wolf {$3 cans, $8 pitchers, $4 fireball shots}

Have a fun weekend! xo

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Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hoboken Girl. She started the site to discover and share the wealth of things happening in Hudson County. Her roots in the area extend to her maternal grandparents, who owned two textile factories in Weehawken and North Bergen. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event/volunteer project or editing her life away, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog + rescue pup, or watching the latest murder doc on Netflix with her husband.