• HobokenGirl Weekend Events Guide: December 5th Edition

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    It’s officially December and Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping has worn us out, but we’re still in the Christmas spirit. De-stress yourself from the holiday worries and take part in one or more of these fun things happening this weekend {+ the upcoming week!}

    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

    Night of Beauty at EC Beauty Studio with Dr Fretta — Friday, December 5

    ec beauty studio

    Botox $13 a unit
    Juvederm $575
    Plasma Facial
    Under Eye Filler
    Lip Enhancement

    Plasma Hair Growth
    Smart Lipo Consult

    Mini Facial Lifts
    Refer a friend to Dr Fretta in the month of December and get 15% off your next visit!
    Live Loud Original Rock Returns to Maxwells — Friday, December 5 at 8:30PM
    With the newly renovated back room, the new Maxwells is giving musical comfort to old Maxwell-goers in maintaining the tradition. With a $10 cover this Friday, the setlist goes as follows:
    8:30 – Ed Smith & The Ego
    9:30 – Crewman Number Six
    10:30 – Dead Fish Handshake
    A bit of old Maxwells coming back!
    Nuthouse Wine Dinner at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment — Friday, December 5 
    Wine & dine your friday night away!

    Wine & dine your friday night away!

    Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment will be hosting a Nuthouse Wine Dinner. Guests can wine and dine with a 4-course prix fixe menu along with a selection of Argyle Nuthouse Wines!  The dinner is $69.99 per person–excluding tax & gratuity. Call 201-460-4079 for reservations.

    Santa at LuLu’s — Saturday, December 6 at 9:30AM-4PM

    For a great cause!

    For a great cause!

    $50 for 5-10 photos–All proceeds will go to children in foster care this holiday season. Drinks and food will be served.

    Official Launch of JPD Home — Saturday, December 6 at 11AM

    Gift shopping is about to get a WHOLE lot easier.

    Gift shopping is about to get a WHOLE lot easier.

    Located at 500 Garden Street.

    Holiday Craft Fair — Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7 at 11AM-5PM


    Located at City Hall, this is the place to be in Hoboken this weekend if you want to buy creative, artisanal gifts for a special person in your life. Loads of crafters, artists, and more will be there to sell their creations. There will also be coffee and treats served by Green Pear Cafe. Get info on all venders here.

    Free Holiday Makeover Event with Kimiko Beauty at Luxe Face & Body — Saturday, December 6 at Noon-5PM

    The perfect gift!

    The perfect gift!

    Luxe will be offering free 30-minute makeovers and will show you how to create a flawless look! Book your appointment: 201-222-2472 or jahnalyn@luxefaceandbody.com

    Not Yo Mama’s Happy Holiday Craft Fair in Jersey City — Sunday, December 7 at 11AM-4PM


    $5 suggested donation to benefit Art House Productions.

    Music, crafts, and more! Visit here for more info on the artsy event!

    Holiday Pet Photos With Santa at Liberty Humane Society — Sunday, December 7 at Noon-3PM

    So cute!

    So cute!

    Need a cute picture to show on Instagram of your little pooch being adorable, yet festive? This is your opportunity! A $10 donation is recommended.

    Tumble Out of Your Back Handspring at WiO Gymnastics — Sunday, December 7 at 12-2PM

    Sunday funday?!

    Sunday funday?!

    2-hours of focused training and drills to help your gymnast tumble out of their back handspring! To register, call 201.222.0802 or 201.710.5458 or email info@workitoutgym.com

    Upcoming Week Events

    Tuesday, December 9 at 5PM — Christmas Tree Lighting at City Hall. Visit here for more info.

    Tuesday, December 9 at 8PM – Trivia night at Four L’s

    Tuesday, December 9 at 8PM – Trivia night at Mills Tavern

    Wednesday, December 10 – Trivia night at Wicked Wolf

    Wednesday, December 10 at 5PM – Trivia Night at Maxwell’s Tavern {50% off on all pizzas}

    Thursday, December 11 at 10PM – College night at Wicked Wolf {$3 cans, $8 pitchers, $4 fireball shots}




    If you’re in the mood for some local shopping, check out: THE Hoboken Girl Holiday Gift Guide 2014 — Deals & Exclusive Discounts!


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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.