Top 14 Things to Do in Hoboken and Jersey City This Weekend {January 27, 2017}

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And just like that, the last weekend in January is upon us! From a wine fest, where to get free fro-yo, MUTZFEST, Hudson Restaurant Week, a vision board workshop and more – this weekend has something for everyone. What do you have planned?

Hoboken Girl’s {Upcoming} Featured Event

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Hudson Wedding Social: Thursday, February 16th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

Attention brides and grooms – mark your calendars! On Thursday, February 16th, The Hudson Wedding Social is back for their third year. Whether you want your wedding to be modern, bohemian, rustic, or chic, this wedding planning event is for everyone. Happening at Battello in Jersey City, you’ll find amazing vendors, hors d’oeuvres and bubbly! Click here for tickets or email hudsonweddingsocial@gmail.com for additional information.

 Weekend Events

Hudson Restaurant Week: Friday, January 27th-Friday, February 3rd 

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Have a restaurant you’ve been dying to try? Until next Friday, February 2nd, Hudson Restaurant Week is taking over the Hudson county restaurants and you do not want to miss these incredible deals.  A few participating restaurants—-The Ainsworth, Hamilton Inn, Dino & Harry’s, Bin 14 & many, many more! For a full list click here.

Check out our {nine} must-try dishes here!

Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ at JCTC: Friday, January 27th-Sunday, January 29th

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Jersey City Theater Center is proud to present their adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Showtimes are as follows: 7:00pm on Friday, 2:00pm/7:30pm on Saturday and 4:00pm on Sunday. Tickets are $32 a piece (or 2 for $40) and can be purchased hereLocated at 339 Newark Avenue (2nd Floor) in Downtown Jersey City. 

Celebrate Life Studio’s ‘School of Etiquette’: Friday, January 26th from 5:30PM-6:30PM

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Bring your child (ages 6-13) to Celebrate Life Studio this Friday evening for etiquette class. There they’ll learn rules of napkins, how to properly use utensils, how to formally set 3-4 course table, how to make dinner reservations and more. Register here before spots fill up. Located at 1200 Park Avenue. 

Downtown Yogurt Turns 3: Friday, January 26th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

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 To celebrate their third anniversary, Downtown Yogurt is giving away FREE fro yo. Stop buy to wish them well in the coming years and grab some delicious fro yo before you leave. Located at 126 Newark Ave in Jersey City. 

The Latest Noise at Maxwell’s Tavern: Friday, January 27th at 8:00PM

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Visit Maxwell’s Tavern this Friday at 8pm for ‘The Lastest Noise Live!’. For just $8 in advance (tickets here) or $10 at the door you can enjoy an evening of live music + comedy by artists including: The Manimals, Collective Man, Keon Torres, Josh Wells, Kasey Coresh, Joe Deen and more. 

Wicked Wolf’s January Birthday Bash: Friday, January 27th from 10:00PM-1:00AM

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If you have a birthday in January, then you should be at Wicked Wolf this Friday. Why you ask? Anyone who has a birthday in January will receive $1 drinks and the friends you bring along will also get a discount. This is an RSVP only event but be sure to arrive early because RSVPing does NOT guarantee admission. Located at 120 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. 

GJC Wellness Day: Saturday, January 28th from 9:30AM-3:00PM

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Growing in Jersey City wants you to spend your Saturday with them at their ‘Wellness Day’. This ticketed event includes two workouts (including kickboxing + yoga), two mediation sessions, healthy juices/snacks, panel discussions and entry into raffles to win prizes. For additional information or to purchase tickets, click hereLocated at 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City. 

Modern Sage’s Jewelry Workshop: Saturday, January 28th from 12:30PM-2:00PM

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To celebrate the Chinese New Year, Modern Sage is hosting a jewelry workshop. This event includes an in-person tutorial from Martha and all the supplies needed to make two pieces of jewelry – all for just $25. Call 201- 360-2318 for additional information on tickets and the workshop. Located at 351 2nd Street in Jersey City. .

The Hoboken Shelter Ride: Saturday, January 28th at 1:00PM

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Cycle for a great cause this Saturday at Cyclebar. This ride will benefit Hoboken’s Shelter for the homeless and tickets are just $35. All proceeds go to the shelter. Reserve your spot hereLocated at 720 Monroe Street in Hoboken. 

True Mentors Turns 6: Saturday, January 28th from 4:00PM-7:00PM

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One of our favorite organizations, True Mentors, turns six this Saturday and they want you to celebrate with them. From 4-7pm, they’ll have games for kids, prizes, Jimmy Johns sandwiches and ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s. Stop by to wish them a happy 6 years and learn more about this amazing organization. Located at The Boys and Girls Club on 123 Jefferson Street. 

JC Wine Festival: Saturday, January 28th from 6:00PM-10:00PM 

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It’s here!! The Jersey City Wine Festival is happening this Saturday from 6-10pm and it’s not too late to get tickets (here). This festival will include hundreds of wines from around the world, a variety of food, vendors, games, and live music. We’ll be there too, so stop by and say hello! Located at the Harborside 3 Atrium in Jersey City. 

Vision Board Workshop at Devotion Yoga: Sunday, January 29th from 2:00PM-6:30PM

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In need of some inspiration? Then this event is for you. Visit Devotion Yoga for their ‘Vision Boarding Workshop’ this Sunday afternoon. Spend a few hours focusing on YOU and what YOU want….see where your board can take you. Sign up here before spots fill up. Located at 12 Hudson Place in Hoboken. 

Hoboken’s Mutzfest: Sunday, January 29th from 2:00PM-6:00PM

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The Elks Club is happy to host Hoboken’s 5th Annual Mutzfest. Need we say more than cheese, cheese, cheese and more cheese? Get your tickets here before they sell out. Located at 1005 Washington Street in Hoboken. 

Spanish Wine Tasting at Grand Vin: Sunday, January 29th from 4:00PM-6:00PM 

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Grand Vin invites you to “sip your way through Spain” this Sunday. For just $35 per person you and your friends can enjoy a variety of Spanish wines and live music – the perfect way the end your weekend. Call 201-656-0012 or get your tickets hereLocated at 500 Grand Street.

Speed dating anyone? Details here!

{PS: Guys–use the code HOBOKENGUY for $10 off tix}

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, January 30th from 7:00PM-close- Half price Monday at City Bistro

Tuesday, January 31st at 8:00PM- Game of Thrones trivia at Maxwell’s Tavern – rsvp here

 However you decide to spend your weekend, we hope it’s a good one xo


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Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.