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 HobokenGirl.com. With deep entrepreneurial roots in Hudson County — as her grandparents owned textile businesses on Tonnelle Ave in North Bergen dating back to the 50s — she started the site as a Hoboken resident to discover the amazing things happening in the area. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event or #HobokenGirlHelps volunteer project, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her two pups, or watching Bravo TV and ordering takeout with her husband.