• 20 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {November 1-4, 2018}

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    Now that the Halloween celebrations are officially over, it’s time to really enjoy all that fall has to offer {while it lasts}. We’ve got a full list of 20 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend — from an artist studio tour to a food truck fest to a vintage bazaar — it’s time to get planning!

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    **Featured Events**

    Broadway Night at Mile Square Theater — Monday, November 5th at 7:00PM

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    For one night only, see Broadway stars from popular shows as Mamma Mia, Little Shop of Horrors, Carousel, and A Gentlemen’s Guide perform in Mile Square Theater’s intimate space in Hoboken. Your ticket includes pre-show food, beverages, and the chance to bid on some fabulous auction items including show tickets, memorabilia, and more. Tickets are $99, $69 of which is tax-deductible and goes directly to support MST’s productions and arts education programs. Doors open at 7:00PM and the show starts at 8:00PM. Purchase tickets here

    Weekend Events

    Halloween Candy for the Troops — Thursday, Nobember 1st

    Help Hoboken’s Hola School collect leftover Halloween candy for the troops who are currently serving our country. You can drop candy off at both Hola locations {123 Jefferson Street + 301 Garden Street}, Hoboken Orthodontics {928 Washington Street}, and Athleta {316 Washington Street}.

    Technology Entrepreneurs Forums — Thursday, November 1st from 9:00AM-5:00PM

    Stevens Institute of Technology is hosting a workshop focused on providing emerging tech entrepreneurs with tips and techniques for controlling risk and presenting their ventures. Get more information here.

    Rotary Club of Hoboken Fundraiser — Thursday, November 1st at 6:30PM

    The Rotary Club of Hoboken is hosting a Gift of Life Dinner/Fundraiser at Antique Lofts in Hoboken {33-41 Newark Street} this Thursday evening. Get more information here.

    Women’s Self-Defense Class at the Hoboken Public Library — Thursday, November 1st at 7:00PM

    The Hoboken Public Library {500 Park Avenue} is hosting a free women’s self-defense class to empower women with the knowledge and tools to stay safe. More information here.

    W Hotel x Boda Skins Weekender Pop-Up Shop — Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 4th from 12:00PM-5:00PM

    The W Hotel {225 River Street} is hosting a pop-up shop with Boda Skins this weekend. Browse hand-crafted leather jackets and pick your perfect piece. Get more information and register for free here.

    Jersey City Theater Center Presents Trojan Women — Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 18th at 7:30PM

    Jersey City Theater Center’s newest play, Trojan Women, opens this Friday night and will have an 11-show run. Tickets are $25. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

    Blo Blow Dry Bar Grand Opening in Jersey City — Saturday, November 3rd at 9:00AM

    Blo, Jersey City’s newest Blow Dry Bar, is officially opening this Saturday in Jersey City. The grand opening will feature special deals, promotions, and sweets. Stop by Blo {at 160 Morgan Street} to check it out.

    The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes Opens at Liberty Science Center — Saturday, November 3rd at 9:00AM

    The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City {222 Jersey City Boulevard} is unveiling its newest exhibition about Sherlock Holmes. This is an interactive experience where guests will be transported back into Sherlock Holmes’ London. Get more information and purchase tickets here.

    Goldendoodle Meetup in Hoboken — Saturday, November 3rd at 9:15AM

    Puparazzi NYC is hosting a Goldendoodle meetup at the Hoboken Viaduct dog park this Saturday morning. Bring your pup{s} to hangout with their fellow Goldendoodle friends.

    Hoboken Art + Studio Tour — Saturday, November 3rd + Sunday, November 4th from 12:00PM-6:00PM

    Take part in a self-guided walking tour around Hoboken to explore art galleries, studios, music, and more, presented by the City of Hoboken. Get more information here.

    Pitness in the Park — Saturday, November 3rd from 11:00AM-3:00PM

    Pitness in the Park is an annual event that raises awareness and money for New York Bully Crew. This year’s event will take place at Riverview Park in Jersey City Heights and will feature a live DJ, raffles, dog photoshoots, and more. Email pitnessinthepark@gmail.com for more information.

    The Port Imperial Food Truck Fest in Weehawken — Saturday, November 3rd from 12:00PM-6:00PM

    The Port Imperial Food Truck Fest will take place at 4800 Avenue at Port Imperial Boulevard in Weehawken {right next to the Weehawken Ferry Terminal}. At the event, you will find over 20 food vendors, face painting, kids rides, live music, a beer garden, and more. Adults, children, and furry friends are all welcome to join in on the fun. Purchase tickets here.

    Marketplace JC’s Vintage Bazaar — Saturday, November 3rd from 12:00PM-5:00PM

    This Saturday is vintage day at Marketplace JC {136 Magnolia Avenue, Jersey City}. Explore different vendors selling vintage clothing, vinyl, home decor, and more. Get more information here.

    Fall Craft Beer & Whiskey Festival in Hoboken — Saturday, November 3rd from 1:00PM-5:00PM

    The Hoboken Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 6th annual Fall Craft Beer & Whiskey festival at the Elks Club of Hoboken {1005 Washington Street}. The event will feature over 20 craft beers, wines, and whiskeys, as well as games, raffles, and giveaways. All proceeds will go to the Liberty Humane Society. More information here.

    Sorellina Italian Kitchen’s Grand Wine Tour of Italy — Saturday, November 3rd at 5:30PM + 8:30PM

    Meet 10 of Italy’s best producers, winemakers, and owners that are represented on Sorellina’s wine list. This unique walk-around tasting event will allow you to try over 30 wines and enjoy seasonal antipasti. There are two sessions — 5:30PM-7:30PM and 8:30PM-10:30PM. Get more information and purchase tickets here.

    One Art Hoboken One-Year Anniversary Party — Saturday, November 3rd at 8:00PM

    One Art Hoboken will be celebrating their one-year anniversary at Issyra Gallery in Hoboken {300 Observer Highway}. Get more information here.

    NJ Mom Baby Expo — Sunday, November 4th from 9:30AM-1:30PM

    NJ Mom’s annual Baby Expo is back at the W Hotel {225 River Street} this Sunday. Explore over 60 premium baby + toddler brands plus enjoy demos, seminars, one-day-only discounts, VIP gift bags {valued at $200+}, giveaways, spa treatments, and healthy bites. Get more information here.

    Daylight Savings Restorative Yoga — Sunday, November 4th from 4:30PM-6:00PM

    Join Knead Therapeutic Massage for a Restorative Yoga class to gear up for Daylight Savings time. Prepare your mind and body by relaxing in different poses and homemade CBD oil. More information here.

    Kid-Friendly Events

    Free Story Time with Author Mike Allegra at Little City Books — Sunday, November 4th at 11:00AM

    Author Mike Allegra will be reading his children’s book “Everybody’s Favorite Book” this Sunday at Little City Books in Hoboken {100 Bloomfield Street}. For children ages 0-8.

    Upcoming Weekday Events:

    Monday, November 5th — Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market {4:00PM}

    Monday, November 5th — Kids eat free at Black Bear in Hoboken

    Monday, November 5th — Half-priced Mondays at Coco Havana and Birch in Hoboken

    Monday, November 5th — Mom Strength Class with Hudson River Fitness {8:00PM}. More info here.

    Monday, November 5th — Growing in Jersey City Networking Night at Northern Soul in Hoboken {9:00PM}. More information here.

    Tuesday, November 6th — Hoboken Farmer’s Market on Garden Street Between 4th + 5th {2:00PM-7:30PM}

    Tuesday, November 6th — ELECTION DAY!

    Thursday, November 8th — Wing night at Black Bear Hoboken {205 Washington Street}

    It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

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    Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.


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