HobokenGirl Weekly Events Guide: September 26th Edition

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I know, I know–it’s been a busy week. But it’s also going to be a busy weekend, filled with fun activities and beautiful weather! So fear not, HobokenGirl.com is here to guide you through your weekend plans, regardless of what you feel like doing.

1. Opening Weekend of Pink Stitch Pop-Up Shop at Platform Boutique

Come check it out!

Come check it out!

2. “Beyond the Photograph” Exhibit at Hob’Art Gallery – Thursday, September 11–Sunday, October 5

View this fascinating exhibit throughout the month!

View this fascinating exhibit throughout the month!

An exhibition of artwork by Don Sichler and Roslyn Rose, will be open to the public from September 11 to October 5, 2014 at hobart gallery. Mr. Sichler zooms in on the minutiae of everyday life and Ms. Rose steps back to see the broader picture.

3. Hoboken Family Oktoberfest — Friday, September 26-Saturday, September 27

Kid and adult friendly.

Kid and adult friendly.

Come get some German food, beer, and fun at St Peter and Paul plaza this weekend! Friday’s event is 6-10PM while Saturday’s is noon-10PM, with a special kids’ village until 5PM. Beers include Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest, Paulaner Märzen Oktoberfest, Radeberger Pilsner, and Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen. Admission is free!

4. 1-Year Anniversary of The Salon by Soon Dar Secrets — Friday, September 26 at 5-7:30PM

Come grab a few drinks, some food, and join in on raffles!

5. Start of Oktoberfest at Pilsener Haus and Biergarten — Friday, September 26

German grub & pints. Yum.

German grub & pints. Yum.

What’s a better way to celebrate Oktoberfest than some German food and beer at Pilsener Haus? None. Continuing until October 25, Pilsener Haus is offering a special menu for the occasion. On the first day of the fest, live polka music will be filling the room with lots of Ramstein’s beer on tap.

6. Runaway Bridesmaids for Human Trafficking — Saturday, September 27 at 11:30AM

No bouquet-throwing necessary.

No bouquet-throwing necessary.

Part of the 4th Annual Hoboken Pump & Run (which starts at 10AM), bridesmaids will run a mile to raise awareness for human trafficking. Yes, in their gowns. A must-see event, for a good cause! The human trafficking fun run will benefit Airline Ambassadors International, who sponsors an anti-trafficking training program for airport personnel at Newark Airport, a major hub of human trafficking. While you’re there, enjoy the rest of the Pump & Run event, which never fails to be a crowd-pleaser.  You can register here for the event.

7. Hoboken Arts & Music Festival — Sunday, September 28 at 11AM-6PM

Yes, it's already back!

Yes, it’s already back!

Come get your pick of street food, local shops, crafts, artwork, books, music, and so much more! The event will lead down Washington up until 7th Street, so plan accordingly. A true Hoboken staple that never fails to get old!

Upcoming Week Events

Monday, September 29-Sunday, October 5 — 5th Annual Hoboken Comedy Festival to benefit Liberty Humane Society. Full schedule and tickets can be found here.

Monday, September 29 — Monday Night Football at Victory Sports Bar at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. Special guests: NY Giants Mario Manningham, retired David Wilson, and Rueben Randle. 

Tuesday, September 30 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Four L’s

Tuesday, September 30 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Mills Tavern

Wednesday, October 1 – Trivia Night at Wicked Wolf

Wednesday, October 1 at 6-8PM – Learning How To Draw With Frank Pariso: Drawing Classes for Adults at Hob’Art Gallery (Weekly classes; Each class is $20 each).

Wednesday, October 1 at 8PM — Power Hour Workshop at Go Row Studios, featuring dancing and fitness training. Space is limited, register here.

Thursday, October 2 at 10PM – College Night at Wicked Wolf ($3 cans, $8 pitchers, $4 fireball shots)

 

What will you be up to this weekend? Hope it’s a great one.


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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.