Weekend Roundup (2/25-2/27)
🧿 Do you like local shops with mismatched themes? Or maybe just a fan of free booze and donuts? Then check out the opening party of Into The Void Friday night, a cafe and antique furniture shop!
🎨 Supporter of the arts? Smush Gallery is hosting a Petit Four-th Birthday Formal on Saturday with food, performances, music, and silent auction. Tickets $30 for students/artists, $50 general admission.
⚜️ Want to celebrate Mardi Gras? McGinley Square restaurant, Krewe, is hosting a Mardi Gras party this Sunday with buffet, music by Bon Temps Brass Band, beads, and a complimentary hurricane with your ticket, priced at $40.
Free Wine Tasting
5-7pm at CoolVines (Grove St & Powerhouse locations)
In addition to one of the best teams in all of futbol, Catalonia is home to some championship quality wines. Lesser-known grapes like Xarel-lo and Sumoll get lots of playing time here and with its Mediterranean climate and intense minerally soils, this hilly region scores lots of points with us!
Free Comedy at the Concourse
7-10pm (Friday and Saturday) at JSQ Lounge
Check their instagram for the Friday lineup! The show Saturday night is an open mic.
RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party
8-10pm at Six26
Weekly viewing party hosted by RPDR contestants Olivia Lux and Kimmy Sumony
Into The Void Grand Opening Party
8-11pm at Into The Void (117 Brunswick St)
New cafe/antique shop Into The Void is celebrating their opening with free booze and donuts! Also showcasing “Space Flowers”, an art collection by Brooklyn-based painter Bill Riley
Trailblazers Volunteer Day
10am-12pm at Liberty State Park
LSP Trailblazers focus on removing non-native, invasive weeds and vines and planting of native shrubs to enhance wildlife habitat and trail access. Please be sure to dress to work outdoors with long sleeves, pants, sturdy shoes, and work gloves if you have them. We will meet at the Nature Center located at 275 Freedom Way.
Recommended for ages 10 & up. Pre-registration required.
Self-Care: Learning to Say No
11-1pm at &Co
Featuring guest speaker Jennifer Watterman - Moore, author of "No, Actually I Can't!".
Refreshments and free parking available.
Craft Culture Popup Market
12-5pm at Porta
Featuring live music, local vendors, and liquour/cocktail tastings
Art Opening "Interim"
6-8pm at JC Instrumental
Join Jersey City abstract artist AmyH at JC Instrumental as she opens her contemporary art collection titled “Interim” inspired by the poem of the same name by John O’Donohue. The artist will be joined by local musicians Sofia Oro, Michael Browne, Lara Savage, and Eric Greenstein, and poet Jlarok, before closing the evening with her gallery talk.
Petit Four-th Birthday Formal
7-10pm at Smush Gallery
Celebrate a 4th, weird year of art and community with SMUSH! Enjoy fun & friendship, food & drink, performances, games, and a silent auction. Hosted by Joey the Clown (Rachel Murdy) with live music from J Halp and a special guest appearance from Christy O’Connor’s Marie Antoinette.
Recommended Dress: Get Fancy, Wear Pink <3
Vax proof required
The Laugh Tour Comedy Show
Shows 7 & 9pm at Dorrian's Red Hand
Tickets $15 adv / $20 at door
Vax proof required, masks encouraged
Music Performance by Lauren Rosato
8-10pm at Fox & Crow
Lauren Rosato is a Jersey City-based singer-songwriter. On her debut album Real Enough (2021), Rosato explores both deeply personal struggles and euphorias through misty soundscapes. The 9-track album represents an evolution in her work, as she presents full band arrangements of some of her best works for the first time. Her previous releases include Dream In Fantasy EP (2018) and Crush EP (2019).
$10 cover, vax proof required
Weeding Out The Stoned
9-10pm at Sip Studios
Weeding Out The Stoned is The Game Show of Sobriety Tests. A pack of comedians enter. All but one of them are stoned. It's up to all of us to eliminate the high comics to spot the sober individual so everyone can win dope prizes. "Detective" Alex Grubard seeks audience testimony, plays mind games and administers sobriety tests to NJ's premier comics. Help spot the sober Narc by weeding out the stoned!
Doodle All Dayy Popup
8am-4pm at Froth On Franklin
Art is in the air at Froth. We’re super excited to host local Jersey city artist Mikaela Simon on Sunday Feb 27 pop up event. Thanks for sharing your mornings with us!
Winter Wildlife Walk
1-2:30pm at Liberty State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife might be active during the winter season? Come on out and join our Park Naturalist on this winter wildlife hike. If we're lucky, we may even spot some seals! Please dress to be outdoors and bring binoculars if you have them. We will meet at the Nature Center located at 275 Freedom Way.
Recommended for ages 5 & up. Pre-registration required.
Mardi Gras Party
3pm at Krewe
$40 entrance fee includes buffet, music, beads, and complimentary hurricane. Ft Bon Temps Brass Band
Sunday Movie Night
5:30-7:30pm at Dullboy
Movie showings weekly on Sundays with specialty cocktails
Riff In The Room Open Mic
6-8pm at Deep Space Gallery