Your Guide to 14 {Can't-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend: 11/15-11/18

Your Guide to 14 {Can't-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend: 11/15-11/18

Posted in Entertainment on November 15, 2018

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The weather this weekend is supposed to be a little dreary, so perk yourself up with one of these 14 events going on in JC!

Thursday, November 15th:

Crafts & Carafes at Porta

Embrace your artsy side on Thursday at Porta's Crafts & Carafes event. Starting at 6pm, kids and adults can enjoy various Thanksgiving-themed arts & crafts activities, plus 20% off carafes. 135 Newark Ave.

All About Sicily Five-Course Dinner at Third & Vine

Join Chicpea JC and Third & Vine for a night of Sicilian food, wine, and culture for the All About Sicily dinner. A $65 ticket will get you a five-course meal of Sicilian fare, five wine pairings, and an undeniably full belly. Get tickets here. 353 3rd St.

Billykirk Card Case Workshop

If you're a fan of the brand Billykirk, you'll be happy to know the brand is hosting a card case making workshop. You'll learn embossing, leather painting, and sewing to put together a completely customized card case. Make a gift for someone you love, or keep it for yourself! Tickets are $160, and space is limited. 150 Bay St.

Endless Happy Hour at Zeppelin Hall

Kick off your Friday evening with Endless Happy Hour at Zeppelin Hall. Enjoy happy hour prices on all beer, wine, and cocktails! 88 Liberty View Drive.

Amasa Hines at South House

Whether you're a die hard fan, or haven't heard of them, you should check out Amasa Hines at South House on Friday. This five-piece band from Little Rock, AR is making a stop in Jersey City to promote the release of their EP "Ivory Loving Glass". The free show starts at 8pm. 149 Newark Ave.

Murder at the Museum at Liberty Science Center

Head over to Liberty Science Center to experience an immersive murder mystery adventure. Look for clues, meet fun characters, and try to solve the murder before they strike again! Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door, so get your tickets now, here. 222 Jersey City Blvd.

Friday, November 16th:

Apollo Sonders "Certainty" Release Party at FM

Join Apollo Sanders in celebrating the release of their new EP "Certainty". Special guests Captain Geech and Shrimp Shack Shooters will also be performing from 8-11pm at FM. 340 3rd St.

Saturday, November 17th:

Jersey City Craft Brew Fest

There's still time to buy your tickets to the Jersey City Craft Brew Fest! Sample over 150 beers, listen to great music, and try out local food vendors. Use code HAN to get $20 off your tickets here. 210 Hudson St.

Drag Queen Story Hour at Word Bookstore

Sponsored by the Jersey City Pride Festival and hosted by Harmonica Sunbeam, Drag Queen Story Hour is a chance to introduce children (and adults alike) to and promote positive LGBTQ role models all while enjoying lighthearted children's literature. This week's story hour is celebrating Trans Awareness Week, so go out and show your support. 123 Newark Ave.

LITM's 15th Anniversary Quinceañera

It's LITM's 15th birthday and they're throwing themselves a quinceañera! Starting at 7pm, there will be live music, food, and cocktail specials. Party like it's your 15th birthday. 140 Newark Ave.

Curlies With A Purpose Toy Drive at Brightside Tavern

Head over to Brightside Tavern for brunch with a purpose this Sunday. The group Curlies With A Purpose is hosting a toy drive/brunch to benefit kids in need during this holiday season. A $40 ticket includes lunch, 2 drinks, and 1 raffle ticket. With each toy you bring, you'll receive an extra raffle ticket. And if you can't make it, you can still make a donation to be entered to win a grand prize. 141 Bright St.

Sunday, November 18th:

Brunch at Atlas Public House

Looking for brunch plans? Go to Atlas for brunch with Latin vibes. A Latin jazz trio will be playing live music while you feast, drink, and keep away the Sunday Scaries. 130 Newark Ave.

CBD Workshop at Knead

Join Knead for a Pre-Thanksgiving CBD Workshop to connect your mind and body before the holidays. This workshop includes guided relaxation, tension relief, hands on adjustments, and applied CBD. Tickets available here. 190 Christopher Columbus Drive.

Riverview Farmers Market

No plans after brunch? Stop by the Riverview Farmers Market in the Heights on Sunday. Since the weather is getting chillier, it's the last of the season. Head over to listen to live music, eat, and support our local farmers and artisans. 498 Palisade Ave.

Written by Janet McIntyre

Janet is a Jersey City newbie but loves all that the city has to offer. She loves anything food related, and, like a true millennial, documents everything she eats and cooks {pics or it didn't happen}! Follow her eatventures at @jamshungry!