Weekend Roundup (9/30 - 10/2)
🖼️ The 32nd annual Jersey City Art and Studio Tour is this weekend! Highlights incl. BikeJC Tours, Greenville Arts Crossroads' Eclectic Vibes, Mana Contemporary Open Studios and more!
☕ Grind Coffee is hosting a Jazz Night featuring Justin Sabaj and friends! Complimentary espresso martinis for attendees as well.
🪴 Do some more gardening before the weather cools down at the Western Slope Community Garden's Fall Planting event! Water & light snacks provided
🗽 Support Friends of Liberty State Park at their Walk Together to Caven Point to advocate for the LSP Caven Point Protection Bill to secure this vital habitat!
Sip & Sew
2 PM - 8 PM at Golden design upholstery
Last class starts at 6:30pm, ending at 8pm
Artist & Maker Market
3 PM - 9 PM Friday, 12 PM - 6 PM Sat/Sun at Grove Street
Shop local & handmade art, vintage, music, artisan goods, and more!
5 PM - 9 PM at 360 Communipaw Ave
✨Join us Friday, September 30th for Jazz night from 5pm-9pm 🎶 featuring the super talented Justin Sabaj & friends 🎸🥁🎷complementary espresso martinis powered by @thecommunityspiritco from 6-8 🍸see you there 🖤
Free Wine Tasting: Rhone Valley
5 PM - 7 PM at CoolVines on Grove
If there's one region that exemplifies what we think of as the perfect wines for Autumn, it's the Rhone Valley. With honeyed, spiced, fuller bodied whites, and savory, dark reds, drinking Rhone wines can feel like an upstate, fall foliage, pumpkin-picking-packed weekend in a glass.
6 PM - 9 PM at J Owen Grundy Park
Cool, beautiful weather Friday night! The crowds will be dancing at JC Pierfest! Don't miss the salsa community!
Hangups Art Show Opening Reception
6 PM - 10 PM at Smush Gallery
SMUSH Gallery presents Hangups: A Community Curated Art Show. What do artists show when they can show… anything? Hangups, an uncurated experiment open to dozens of artists in all media, affords an answer. In the week leading up to JCAST @jc_artandstudiotour , artists will self-select to participate, then hang their choice of work wherever they like in the gallery. Who will show up, and what will emerge?
Corgi Comedy Club
8 PM - 10 PM at Corgi Spirits at the Jersey City Distillery
Jersey City comedians Ryan Rummel and Alex Grubard bring entertainment to the one-and-only Jersey City Distillery! Each month features stand-up comedians from your favorite movies, television shows, podcasts and festivals. Enjoy a unique nightlife experience in a charming, intimate atmosphere that can only be provided at Corgi Spirits.
Jazz at Moore’s Place
8 PM - 11 PM at Moore's Lounge
Weekly jazz performances by local musician Winard Harper
Yoga & Hula Hooping
9 AM - 11 AM at Canco Park
Yoga 9AM, Hula Hooping 10AM. Come Join, Get Grounded, Love yourself.
Western Slope Fall Planting
10 AM - 12 PM at Western Avenue
We will be planting 50+ native plants. Please come and love on the Western Slope. 🌿💕Bring tools and gloves if you have them. Water and light snacks will be provided.
Harvest & Cultural Diversity Festival
10 AM - 2 PM at Hamilton Park
Are you ready for fall?🍂 Our Harvest Festival will be combined with our Cultural Diversity Festival on October 1st from 10am-2pm at Hamilton Park. There will be pumpkin painting, a fall themed Instagramable photo corner, food vendors, hand crafts, and more + you can enjoy all the diverse performances too!
Walk Together to Caven Point
10 AM - 12 PM at 300 Morris Pesin Dr
PLEASE JOIN THE IMPORTANT Saturday October 1st WALK TO LSP's CAVEN POINT NATURAL AREA TO SUPPORT THE CAVEN POINT PROTECTION bill!
Hudson County 4-H Family Learning Garden Volunteering
10 AM - 1 PM at Lincoln Park
Want to learn to grow food and be in community with fellow urban gardeners? Join us at the 4-H Family Learning Garden! 🥬🥕🍓🌿
11 AM - 6 PM at Harborside Place
Outdoor food market featuring a variety of vendors
JCAST Bike Tour
11:30 AM & 3:30 PM Sat/Sun
Birds of Prey
12 PM - 1 PM at Riverview-Fisk Park
🦉 BIRDS OF PREY 🦅 is back in Riverview-Fisk Park brought to you by @rnajerseycity and @riverviewfarmersmarket. Come learn about these birds from @flatrockbrook!
JC Print Room JCAST Open Studios
12 PM - 4 PM Sat/Sun at Mana Contemporary
Stop by JC Print Room this Sat & Sun. 10/1 & 10/2 as part of the JC Art & Studio Tour! Our Fall Fundraiser exhibition is still up, with lots of great prints for sale! Three floors of @elevatorjc artist studios will also be open!
Mana Contemporary JCAST Open Studios
12 PM - 6 PM Sat/Sun at Mana Contemporary
Mana Contemporary is pleased to announce that it will be a community sponsor for the Jersey City Art & Studio Tour Headquarters!
The Art of Play: Alma Moyo
1 PM - 3:30 PM at 300 Morris Pesin Dr
@almamoyomusic is a diaspora born, cultural cabildo dedicated to the preservation of Puerto Rico’s oldest living African musical and cultural tradition, la bomba. Founded in 2002, under the musical direction of Alexander LaSalle from Moca, Puerto Rico, Alma Moyo is a multi-generational group of musicians and educators committed to cultural cimarronaje through the creation, preservation, and dissemination of Afro-Boricua bomba.
Community Cleanup Program
2 PM - 5 PM
Location varies by week
Eclectic Vibes Showcase & Pop-Up Gallery
3:30 PM at Greenville Arts Crossroads
🙌🏽the line up, the talent, the staff, the many thanks ! - truly moved by all this ! #jcast 2022 let’s go 👏🏼! 🥸👧🏻👦🏾👨🏻🎨🧑🏽🎨🧑🏼🎤📝🏽💫🎵🤓🗣📷🎵✒️👨🏿🎨🎨👩🏽🎤👨🏼🎤💚🏽group hug everyone! - more promos highlighting our talent coming SOON!
Jersey City Night Market
4 PM - 10 PM at Jersey City City Hall
It's back! The newest edition to the JC foodie scene is a hyper local, evening market that's hosted at City Hall - City of Jersey City on 10/1, 4-10pm. Join us as we celebrate small business and all that is chill about Jersey City! Eat delicious and international bites, shop from our artists and artisans & vibe to some music!
LifeCap Farms JCAST After-Party
6 PM - 10 PM at 182 Broadway
Come celebrate your local gourmet mushroom farm and tour the space! Meet the team and growers!
Neighborhood Cleanup: Van Vorst Park
10 AM - 1 PM at Van Vorst Park
Clean neighborhoods are good for your mental health. That's just what the doctor ordered. 👩⚕️👨⚕️🩺🏥 Join us this fall for one of the below cleanups.
Yoga In The Park
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM at Riverview-Fisk Park
Free with donation, suggested $10. Pre-registration & bringing your own mat recommended
Tony Malaby’s Under the Turnpike Trio
6 PM - 8 PM at The Statuary
One of the most unique stories of artists creating through the pandemic that garnered national attention was longtime JC resident and brilliant saxophonist Tony Malaby's weekly trio residency under the NJ Turnpike overpass to the Holland Tunnel. Come and hear the special music that was forged during such a difficult period which proved so fertile to both express the time and the unique setting it was created in. This show is presented in partnership with @riverviewjazzjc and supported by public funds from the Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund.
Sunday Movie Night at Dullboy
8:30 PM - 10 PM at dullboy
Movie showings weekly on Sundays with specialty cocktails