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31 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {November 15-18, 2018}

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To distract you from the first winter storm of the season, we’re helping you plan out the weekend ahead in Hudson County {that will hopefully bring better weather — albeit just as chilly}. From fundraisers to a beer festival in JC to Warby Parker’s grand opening in the Mile Square, there are a ton of things to do in Hoboken + Jersey City this weekend. Check out our list of 31 things happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {November 15-18, 2018} and get to planning:

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**Upcoming Featured Events**

Engaged with Style – The Ultimate Engagement Pop-Up Event — Saturday, November 17th and Sunday, November 18th from 12:00PM-6:00PM at DT 234 Gallery in Jersey City

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Pop-up party alert! Lifestyle website Cameo Nouveau {founded by local resident Marisa Corrado} is hosting the ultimate two-day Engagement Party Pop-Up Shop at DT 234 Gallery in Jersey City this weekend — Saturday and Sunday. There will be shopping, macaroons + mimosas, a Q+A session with Jenna of Styled by JBC, and makeup demonstrations with Yuni of Uni’s Beauty. Jenna and Yuni will be at the event from 4:00PM-6:00PM, but the event starts at 12PM on Saturday with lots of shopping and fun to be had – as well as special discounts. One lucky winner {chosen at random} will also walk away with a FREE engagement photo session and makeup session. The event will take place at DT 234 Gallery in Jersey City both Saturday and Sunday. Get more information here.

Jersey City Craft Brew Fest — Saturday, November 17th 

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The Jersey City Craft Brew Fest is back for the fall with craft beer samples, food, live entertainment, and interactive games. The event will take place at the Harborside Atrium in Jersey City {enterance on Christopher Columbus Drive Hudson River walkway next to the PATH station}. There are two sessions for the event — the first from 1:00PM-4:30PM and the second from 6:00PM-9:30PM. Get more information and use code HOBOKENGIRL for $20 off your tickets here.

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Fund for a Better Waterfront Fundraiser in Hoboken — Thursday, November 15th from 7:00PM-9:00PM

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Join Fund for a Better Waterfront for their annual fundraising event, Connect the Waterfront 2018. Enjoy music, an open bar, a sampling of hors d-oeuvres, and more. Fund a Better Waterfront will also be presenting the 2018 Riparian Award to The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse and Noelle Thurlow of Resilience Paddle Sports for their work introducing thousands of people to recreation along the Hudson River each year. In the process, they have fostered a group of strong advocates to preserve the Hoboken Cove as a public recreational resource. Learn more about the event and purchase tickets here.

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Weekend Events

Hoboken Happy Hours Hoboken Cocktail Week — Running through Sunday, November 18th

Hoboken Cocktail Week {hosted by Hoboken Happy Hours} is back for the fall and is bigger and better than ever. Enjoy 10 days of exploring different cocktails from Hoboken bars and restaurants. Get more information here.

Work it Out + Bliss Spa Event in Hoboken — Thursday, November 15th from 5:00PM-7:00PM

Enjoy a mini massage before or after your Work it Out class at their Willow Avenue location.

Bin 14 10th Anniversary Tasting Event — Thursday, November 15th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

Enjoy a walking tasting tour of over 20 wineries, a small bites station, wine bottle raffle, and surprise goody bags {for each guest} at Bin 14 this Thursday evening to celebrate their 10th anniversary. Reserve your spot here.

The Winston Official Grand Opening in Hoboken — Thursday, November 15th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

Although The Winston opened in Hoboken this July, they are officially celebrating the grand opening this Thursday evening. With a new permanent sign outside and a new food menu, it’s the perfect time to get people in to celebrate. At the event, enjoy live music from Gravy Train, drink specials, prizes, and more. Get more information here.

Liberty Science Center After Dark: Murder at the Museum — Thursday, November 15th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

This month’s LSC After Dark theme is Murder at the Museum where guests can experience a whodunit event where you’ll brush up on your crime-solving skills to solve a murder. Food from local vendors will be available for $5 per plate {cash only} and for an additional price, guests can experience the brand new Sherlock Holmes Exhibition. For tickets and more information, click here.

Neapolitan Pizza & Local Craft Beer Pairing at Pizza Vita — Thursday, November 15th from 7:30PM-9:30PM

For $39 per person, {gratuity included} enjoy a pizza and beer tasting at Pizza Vita in Jersey City {435 Palisade Avenue}. Your ticket gets you a four-course meal with four different beers to try. Get more information and purchase tickets here.

Moon Ritual + Meditation Workshop at Hudson Yoga Project — Thursday, November 15th at 7:45PM

Hudson Yoga Project is teaming up with Sara from Acupuncture Atelier for a workshop where you can learn how to use Quarter Moon energy to help manifest goals and intentions. Kate Lombardo of Hudson Yoga Project will be leading a positivity focused meditation to help you wind down your week. Get more information and register here.

Spaghetti Sessions Songwriter Showcase at Fox and Crow — Thursday, November 15th from 8:00PM-11:00PM

This monthly workshop series started back in 2011. Even if songwriting is not in the cards for you, enjoy a night of performances and critiques from local artists who are making it big in the Jersey City area. Session will run from 8:00-10:00PM.

Mary Lee Kortes Book Signing at Little City Books — Friday, November 16th at 7:00PM

Author Mary Lee Kortes will be signing her new book, Dreaming of Dylan, alongside some all-stars from Hoboken Guitar Bar. Get more information and purchase tickets here.

Tomorrows With Soul at Northern Soul Hoboken — Friday, November 16th at 7:00PM

Tomorrows With Soul, hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, is hosting a night filled with live music, food, and drinks at Northern Soul in Hoboken {700 1st Street}. Besides the fun, network with like-minded people who are passionate about finding a cure for cystic fibrosis. Get more information here.

Operation Christmas Wrapping Party in Hoboken — Friday, November 16th at 7:00PM

Operation Christmas brings the community together to pack gifts {toys, school supplies, hygiene products, etc.} for children in need. Email [email protected] for more information on what supplies will be needed and to RSVP to the event.

Kolo Klub Wine Tasting Dinner — Friday, November 16th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

Join the Kolo Klub as it create its own spin on Thanksgiving — pairing 8 wines with 4 delicious courses inspired by one of our favorite holidays. Discover which wine styles go with which courses, and which wines are a sure bet to bring to anyone’s house for the biggest eating and drinking day of the year. Award-winning Pinot Noirs and delicious Zinfandels are involved, and it’s sure to be a fun evening. $65.00 per person (Includes tax & — get tickets here.

Om Sweet Home Friendsgiving Dinner in Hoboken — Friday, November 16th at 7:00PM

Om Sweet Home is hosting a Friendsgiving Dinner at Celebrate Life Studio in Hoboken {1200 Park Avenue}. The all vegan and gluten-free meal will include three courses and dessert along with live music. Get more information here.

Free Flu Shots at Athleta Hoboken for Adults — Saturday, November 17th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

Stop by the CarePoint University Medical Center’s flu shot clinc at Athleta {316 Washington Street} in Hoboken between 12-4PM on Saturday to get your free flu shot. Anyone who attends the flu shot clinic for a flu shot, health screening, or to just get healthcare info and also visits the Athleta store that day will be able to enter their name into a drawing for one of two $50 Athleta shop gift cards.

3rd Annual Turkey Trot in Hoboken — Saturday, November 17th at 9:30AM

The third annual Turkey Trot will take place Saturday morning on the waterfront in Hoboken. The day begins with a 1-mile fun run at 9:30AM followed by a 5K run at 10:00AM. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit local Hoboken charities. Get more information here.

Dope Soul Society Flow and Glow Yoga in Hoboken — Saturday, November 17th from 10:30AM-12:00PM

Start off your Saturday with a Flow and Glow yoga class hosted by Dope Soul Society at Willie McBrides in Hoboken {616 Grand Street}. Arrive at 10:30AM to paint your body with fun, neon colors and tribal prints — the class will start at 11:00AM. Sign up here.

Thanksgiving Pop-Up at Sugarsuckle in Hoboken — Saturday, November 17th from 11:00AM-4:00PM

Sugarsuckle is partnering with Gold Roast Coffee to host a Thanksgiving pop-up shop this Saturday morning/afternoon. The event will take place at Sugarsuckle’s studio {600 Newark Street} and will feature many different Thanksgiving treats for purchase. There will also be a children’s craft session from 12:00PM-12:30PM and a Thanksgiving cookie decorating class {for adults and children} from 3:00PM-3:30PM. Get more information here.

Warby Parker Grand Opening in Hoboken — Saturday, November 17th at 11:00AM

Warby Parker’s Hoboken location {538 Washington Street in the former Its Greek to Me spot} will be officially opening this Saturday morning. Stop by to check out their exclusive, limited edition sunglasses just for the Hoboken location. See more about Warby Parker here.

Thanksgiving Luncheon with Mile Square Church — Saturday, November 17th from 12:00PM-2:00PM

Join Mile Square Church for a Thanksgiving luncheon at Christopher Columbus Gardens in Hoboken {455 9th Street} for a day of being thankful with fellow neighbors {while enjoying food!}. Make sure to RSVP so there will be enough food for everyone attending. Get more information here.

Cricket Tasking for People and Pets in Hoboken — Saturday, November 17th from 1:00PM-4:00PM

Join Flourish Farm at Hoboken Pet {524 Washington Street} for a tasting of dog chews and crispy crickets — yes, you heard that right. Plus, learn why crickets are a great protein choice for both pets and humans.

Wine Tasting with Patrick Cappiello at Bin 14 in Hoboken — Saturday, November 17th from 2:00PM-4:00PM

Patrick Cappiello, the creator of the 40-ounce rosé, will be hosting a wine tasting at Bin 14 {1314 Washington Street} on Saturday afternoon. The tasting will be accompanied by a three-course tasting by Chef Anthony Pino. Get more information here.

Nimbus Gala in Jersey City — Saturday, November 17th from 7:00PM-10:30PM

Join Nimbus Dance Works for a night of drinks, light fare, a live and silent auction, live music, and dancing to celebrate their new arts center opening next year. The new Nimbus Arts Center {opening December of 2019} will feature a 150-seat black box theater, studio and rehearsal space for Nimbus Dance Works’ Company and School, and a partnership with Saint Peter’s University and Pro Arts Jersey City. Get more information here.

Stevens Institute Orchestra Fall Concert 2018 — Saturday, November 17th from 8:00PM-10:00PM

The Stevens Institute of Technology’s Orchestra will be performing in their annual concert this Saturday night. The concert will take place at the school’s DeBaun Performing Arts Center {24 5th Street}. Get more information here.

The Fall Classic at the W Hotel of Hoboken — Saturday, November 17th from 9:00PM-2:00AM

Join the W Hotel for a night of upscale fashion, music, art, and networking. Get more information here.

Jersey City Theatre Center Presents JCTC Dance — Sunday, November 18th at 4:00PM

The Jersey City Theatre Center is bringing two leading New Jersey dance companies together for an up close and personal afternoon of engaging performances at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City {337 Newark Avenue}. Get more information here.

Kid-Friendly Events

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Urban Jungle Play in Hoboken — Saturday, November 17th at 9:00AM

With the purchase of an open play pass, children can make Thanksgiving themed crafts and participate in activities at Urban Jungle Play {1140 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken}. Get more information here.

Rockness Music CD Release Party in Hoboken — Saturday, November 17th at 10:30AM

Preschool of Rock, New Jersey’s original rock music program for children, is celebrating their 10 year anniversary. In honor of the anniversary, the band is changing their name to Rockness Music and releasing a new CD. To celebrate, there will be a launch party at the Kolo Klub in Hoboken {1422 Grand Street}.

Other North Jersey Events

The Fab Faux in Concert in New Brunswick — Saturday, November 17th at 8:00PM

If you’ve never been lucky enough to see The Beatles in concert, The Fab Faux, a local band, will be sure to fill that void. This Saturday night at State Theatre New Jersey {15 Livingston Avenue}, The Fab Faux, Hogshead Horns, and the Crème Tangerine Strings will be performing full Beatles songs. Purchase tickets here.


Upcoming Weekday Events:

Monday, November 19th — Kidville Hoboken Thanks & Giving {3:45PM-5:15PM}. Get more information here.

Monday, November 19th — Work it Out 9-Year Birthday Celebration. At the Willow Avenue location, spin their birthday wheel for a surprise discount.

Monday, November 19th — Stop by Little City Books {100 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken} to celebrate Native American Heritage Month with the Hoboken Public Library {6:00PM}

Monday, November 19th — Steak Night at Barbes in Hoboken {1300 Park Avenue}

Monday, November 19th — True Mentors Meetup at Northern Soul in Hoboken {7:30PM-10:00PM}. Get more information here.

Tuesday, November 20th — Holiday Art Show at Downtown 234 Gallery in Jersey City. More information here.

Wednesday, November 21st — AngelaCARES 8th Annual Thanksgiving Feed the Seniors in Jersey City. Get more information here.

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

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