• HobokenGirl Weekend Event Guide: November 21 Edition

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    Although your weekend may consist of hoarding food from Shoprite or Trader Joe’s for Thanksgiving and planning table decor {or attending the Lehigh Lafayette Game at Yankee Stadium — go hawks!!}, I recommend taking a breather and going to one of the events in Hoboken this weekend. Don’t stress too much! xo

    “9” Group Exhibition by Russian Pavilion and Barsky Gallery – Friday–Sunday through November 30

    Month-long exhibit!

    Month-long exhibit!

    An exhibition that will be open until November 30th, 9 Russian artists will be presented. Here is some info about the event and artists themselves: Russian Pavilion and Barsky Gallery present “9,” a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photography, video installations and performances by nine artists.  Come see the month-long exhibit at Barksy Gallery at 49 Harrison Street!

    Medium is the Message Exhibit at Hob’Art Gallery Thursday–Sunday through December 7

    Event promo art

    Event promo art

    ARTISTS: Meredeth Turshen, Ibou Ndoye, Miriam Untoria, Connie Ftera, France Garrido, Rich Roberts, Geraldine Gaines, Jean-Paul Picard, Tom Egan, Roslyn Rose, Jim Legge, Janet Kolstein, Carla Cubit, Jesse Ensling, Don Sichler, Starr Tucker Ortega, Alberte Bernier, Heather Williams, and Elizabeth R. Weiner-Cohen This exhibit is a continuation of hob’art members’ exploration of a large variety of media.  Regular exhibition hours are Thursdays, 12 – 8 pm, Friday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm; Call for more details: 201-424-1275

    Breeders Crown Finals at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment Friday, November 21–Saturday, November 22

     For the first time in the events 31-year history Meadowlands will be hosting all 12 of the championship races.

    For the first time in the events 31-year history Meadowlands will be hosting all 12 of the championship races.

    On Friday, November 21st, watch 4 of the 12 Breeders Crown Final races, post time is 7:15 pm. Friday is Ladies Night, including special ladies themed cocktails, roses handed out in the dining areas and a drawing for the chance to win a leather purse or clutch after Race 5.  Also, guests can head upstairs to enjoy World Free Poker in The Gallery at 7:00pm.

    On Saturday, November 22nd, watch the last 8 of the 12 Breeders Crown Final races, post time is 7:15pm. Enter here to win one of five $500 win wagers on a selected Breeders Crown race from Saturday.

     

    Saving the Elephants Run — Saturday, November 22 at 9AM

    All proceeds go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust!

    All proceeds go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust!

    A 10K run/walk in Central Park benefitting the conservation and protection of Africa’s wildlife. Between 2010 and 2012, more than 100,000 elephants were lost to poaching, an average of more than 35,000 a year. Help take part in the action of the prevention of this unfortunate fact. Registration is $45, and you can register here.

    Sing Along with Anna & Elsa at All Saints Church — Saturday, November 22 (first showing at 11AM, 12:30PM)

    Event poster

    Event poster

    Bring your little ones for a sing-along, meet and greet, and photo op with Anna and Elsa! Entry fee is $50 for the first child, $25 per sibling. Purchase tickets here

     

    Kure Pilates Open House — Saturday, November 22 at Noon-4PM

    Get your pilates on!

    Get your pilates on!

    Stop by Kure Pilates this Saturday for an open house for mini-classes, information sessions, and complimentary equipment. Come for your chance to win prizes and discounted pilates training packages, and enjoy some healthy refreshments.

    IGDA NJ Workshop Day {Make video games!} — Saturday, November 22 at Noon-8:30PM

    Intro game development workshop

    Intro game development workshop

    Ever wanted to learn how to make a game? Join for 8 all-inclusive, free to attend, intro-level game development workshops. The entire event is free of charge.

    Prepared attendees will have their own laptops with software pre-installed. Software used in the workshops are free or have free trials.

    Throughout the day, there’s plenty of open workspace. Apply your new skills while you wait for a particular workshop, or get a head start on collaborating with your peers. Not attending any workshops? Feel free to bring your own work anyway! Power and internet are provided for all. Special thanks to Mission 50 for hosting and sponsoring the event.

    At the end of the day, continue socializing at Mission 50, over some community-made games.

    Register here.

    Mustache Pub Crawl — Saturday, November 22 {Starts at Noon}

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    Grab a stache!

    For a suggested donation of $10 or more, you get a wristband and a stache! You can also BYOM (bring your own mustache) Come join the mustachioed crew at the bars listed here, along with the specials they’re offering.

    Taste the Wines of Burgundy at Bin 14 — Saturday, November 22 at 2-4PM

    A previous wine choice from a recent visit

    Pinot Blanc from a recent visit

    Come visit Bin 14 on Saturday for the last wine tasting of the year–featuring wines from Burgundy region of France. Find some potential wines for your Thanksgiving dinner!

     

     

    Upcoming Week Events

    Tuesday, November 25 at 8PM – Trivia night at Four L’s

    Tuesday, November 25 at 8PM – Trivia night at Mills Tavern

    Wednesday, November 26 – Trivia night at Wicked Wolf

    Wednesday, November 26 at 5PM — Trivia Night at Maxwell’s Tavern {50% off on all pizzas}

    Thursday, November 27 at 10PM – College night at Wicked Wolf {$3 cans, $8 pitchers, $4 fireball shots}

     Happy weekend!!


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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.