• 33 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {August 1-4, 2019}

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    Happy August, everyone! It’s as if we blinked and the summer came to a fast end. However, summer isn’t officially over yet, as we’ve still got 30 full days of August left plus summer isn’t officially over till mid-September. And whether you’re gearing up to head to a live music performance or are looking to drink cocktails under the stars, we’ve got your weekend plans —well, planned. Here are all the events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {August 1st-August 4th, 2019}:

    Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date info, please contact the host directly.

    Local Weather This Weekend:

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    Featured Events

    Paint the Skyline at Avora — Thursday, August 1st from 6:00PM-8:00PM

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    Paint your very own painting of the NYC skyline over at Avora {800 Avenue Port Imperial, Weehawken}.  The event will take place at the third-floor pool deck and fire pit lounge. The event has limited capacity, so to RSVP, email sramirez@landsea.us. Get more information here.

    Open House at 87 Jackson Street 2E, Hoboken — Sunday, August 4th from 1:00PM-3:00PM

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    Selling Hudson will be hosting an open house for a two bed, two bath condo at 87 Jackson Street 2E, Hoboken. Get more info here.

    Weekend Events in the Area

    Hudson Restaurant Week — Now through August 2nd, All Day

    Hudson Restaurant Week is going on through August 2nd in Hudson County. Get information here.

    Three Days of Peace and Music in Jersey City — Wednesday, July 31st through Friday, August 2nd, All Evening 

    ALEOproductions will be hosting Three Days of Peace and Music at various locations around Jersey City with a grand finale happening at White Eagle Hall {337 Newark Avenue, Jersey City} on Friday,  August 2nd. Get more information here.

    Women’s Climbing Night at The Gravity Vault Hoboken — Wednesday, July 31st from 7:00PM-9:00PM

    Join the American Alpine Club for a women’s climbing night at The Gravity Vault Hoboken {1423 Clinton Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Josh November and Sandra Small at Talde — Wednesday, July 31st from 7:00PM-10:00PM

    Head to Talde {8 Erie Street, Jersey City} to catch a live music performance from Josh November and Sandra Small. Get more info here.

    Cocktails Under the Stars at Charles + Co. — Thursday, August 1st from 6:30PM-9:30PM

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    Enjoy the gorgeous weather on Thursday evening and sip on delicious cocktails during Cocktails Under the Stars at Charles + Co. {201 Montgomery Street, Jersey City}. Find out more info here + get tickets here.

    Pow{h}er Opening Reception at Hudson County Community College — Thursday, August 1st from 4:00PM-7:00PM

    Dineen Hull Gallery at Hudson County Community College {71 Sip Avenue, Jersey City} will host the opening reception for a contemporary art exhibition that pays homage to the women’s equality movement. Get more info here.

    Edible Jersey City’s EAT. DRINK. LOCAL. Restaurant Week at Kitchen Step — Thursday, August 1st through Saturday, August 3rd, All Day

    Head over to Kitchen Step {500 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City} for Edible Jersey City’s Restaurant Week. Kitchen Step is one among over 40 restaurants participating in this statewide culinary celebration. Get more information and reserve a table here.

    Standup Comedy Night at G Millz Broken Roadhouse —  Thursday, August 1st at 9:00PM

    Swing by G Millz Broken Roadhouse {61 Jackson Street, Hoboken} for some fun + funny standup comedy. Get more information here.

    Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market at Grove PATH Plaza — Thursday, August 1st from 4:00PM-8:00PM

    Have your pick of the freshest fruits and vegetables over at the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market at Grove PATH Plaza {319 Grove Street, Jersey City}. Find out more info here.

    Espresso Self Showcase Hudson Coffee — Thursday, August 1st at 8:00PM

    Swing by Hudson Coffee {1100 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken} for an Espresso Self Showcase featuring AJ Sherman, Irv Hernandez, and more. Find out more info here.

    Sean Kiely Acoustic Trio at Fox and Crow — Thursday, August 1st at 8:00PM

    The Sean Kiely Acoustic Trio will take the stage over at Fox and Crow {594 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City}. Find out more information here.

    Rotary Club of Jersey City Charter Celebration and Meet N Greet at Zinburger — Thursday, August 1st from 6:00PM-9:00PM

    Celebrate 103 years of the Rotary Club of Jersey City over at Zinburger {30 Mall Drive West, Jersey City}. Get more info here.

    The Best “F” You Ever Had at One Sol — Thursday, August 1st from 6:00PM-9:00PM

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    One Sol {1125 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken} will be the backdrop for The Best F You Ever Had —  fortunes, fitness, food, fashion, and more — with a ton of local brands offering deals, activities, and discounts. Get more info + tickets here.

    A Stone’s Throw at CoolVines — Friday, August 2nd from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    CoolVines {276 Grove Street, Jersey City} will explore overlooked wine regions and more. Get more info here.

    Light-Up Ride at Grove Street PATH with Bike JC — Friday, August 2nd at 8:00PM

    Join Bike JC for a fun Light-Up Ride this Friday night. Meet up with other riders at the Grove Street PATH {Jersey City} before you take off. Find out more info here.

    What’s The Tea Drag Brunch at Talde — Saturday, August 3rd from 11:30AM-3:00PM

    Enjoy a fun drag brunch at Talde {8 Erie Street, Jersey City} with special guest drag queens. Find out more information here.

    3rd Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim at Liberty State Park — Saturday, August 3rd from 7:15AM-2:00PM

    Catch the 3rd annual Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim over at Liberty State Park {1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City}.  Get more info here.

    Shoott Mini Sessions at Pier 13 — Saturday, August 3rd from 10:00AM-8:00PM

    Join Shoott for a mini photoshoot session at Pier 13 {1301 Sinatra Drive North, Hoboken}. Find out more info here.

    Garden Street Farmers Market in Hoboken — Saturday, August 3rd from 9:00AM-2:00PM

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    Swing by the Garden Street Farmers Market {14th Street and Garden Street, Hoboken} to pick up fresh produce for the week ahead. Get more information here.

    Roxanne, All-Female Police Tribute Band at FM — Saturday, August 3rd at 8:00PM

    Catch Roxanne, an all-female Police tribute band, perform over at FM {340 3rd Street, Jersey City}. Get more info here.

    SUB: Malleable Responses at Mana Contemporary — Saturday, August 3rd from 4:00PM-5:00PM

    Mana Contemporary {888 Newark Avenue, Jersey City} will be hosting an installation called “SUB.” Find out more information and get tickets here.

    Artist Salon: Matthias Brown, Jared Hoffman, and Shuli Sadé at Mana Contemporary — Saturday, August 3rd from 2:00PM-4:00PM

    Later in the evening, Mana Contemporary {888 Newark Avenue, Jersey City} will host an artist salon with Jared Hoffman, Matthias Brown, and Shuli Sadé. Get more info here.

    Session Able at CoolVines — Saturday, August 3rd from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    Head back to CoolVines {276 Grove Street, Jersey City} on Saturday to explore + taste a variety of brews. Find out more info here.

    Riverview Farms at Riverview-Fisk Park — Sunday, August 4th from 10:00AM-3:00PM

    Head to Riverview-Fisk Park {Jersey City} for fresh goodies, a yoga class, live music, and more. Get more info here.

    A Modest Runway Fashion Exhibit at White Eagle Hall — Sunday, August 4th at 4:00PM

    Head over to White Eagle Hall {337 Newark Avenue, Jersey City} for a Modest Runway Fashion Exhibit. Get tickets + more info here.

    Garden Bi-weekly Potluck at Where’s Waldo Community Garden — Sunday, August 4th from 3:00PM-7:00PM

    There will be a bi-weekly potluck happening at the Where’s Waldo Community Garden {Waldo Avenue at Alan Terrace, Jersey City}. Get more info here.

    Kid-Friendly Events

    Hoboken Kids Scoot Night at Multi-Service Center Roller Rink — Thursday, August 1st from 4:00PM-8:00PM

    Bring your kids to the Multi-Service Center Roller Rink {2nd and Grand Street, Hoboken} for a kids scoot night. Helmets + adult supervision are required. Get more information here.

    Penny’s Storytime at the Museum at the Hoboken Historical Museum — Thursday, August 1st from 10:00AM-10:30AM

    Take your little ones to a fun storytime over at the Hoboken Historical Museum {1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken}. Get more info here.

    Storytime at the Fire Department Museum — Sunday, August 4th from 1:30PM-2:00PM

    Bring your kids to the Fire Department Museum {213 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken} for a fun storytime. Find out more info here.

    Greater NJ / NYC Events

    Inside Small Art Exhibit at Sable Gallery — Friday, August 2nd, All Day 

    Catch the first day of the Inside Small Art Exhibit at Sable Gallery {259 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood}. Find out more information here.

    Freakin Vegan Pop-Up at Om Sweet Home — Saturday, August 3rd from 9:00AM-3:00PM

    Enjoy a Freakin Vegan Pop-Up at Om Sweet Home {708 Anderson Avenue, Cliffside Park} with breakfast empanadas, cheesesteak empanadas, and more. Get more info here.

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, August 5th — Catch professional demos and canning workshops at Kings and Balducci’s. Get more information here.

    Monday, August 5th — Grab the freshest fruits + vegetables at the Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market. Get more information here.

    Tuesday, August 6th — National Night Out will be hosted by the Hoboken Police Department and Stevens Police Department at Church Square Park. Get more information here.

    Tuesday, August 6th — Enjoy some yoga + rosé at Urban Souls. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, August 7th — Head to Lululemon in Soho for a Tea Tasting + Electric Meditation event. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, August 7th — Enjoy Shakespeare in the Park at the Newport Jersey City Apartments. Get more information here.

    Wednesday, August 7th — Catch Marry Poppins Returns as part of Hoboken’s Movies Under the Stars. Get more information here.

    It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

    Remember to tag us on Instagram in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl for a potential repost. xo


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    Arielle is a born-and-bred Jersey girl and like a true NJ native, half her diet consists of bagels and the other half pizza. As a graduate of both American University and City, University of London, she’s been a passionate writer ever since she wrote her first “book” in the first grade. When she’s not furiously typing away at her keyboard, she spends her time ticking places off of her “to travel to” list, trying any and all new foods, and trying to stop herself from spending too much money at Zara.