We’ve been hearing from more and more friends and readers that they’d like to know where we’re going each week so they can join us. We get invited to events, hear about fun exhibits and are interested in lots of different places all the time. Here’s what is on our radar this week. We can’t guarantee that we’ll go to all these places but there’s a good chance we’ll be at some of them. Support local arts or get outside and do something with us!
Friday, December 16th at 8pm, The House of Independents, Asbury Park
The Lonely Biscuits are returning to New Jersey on Friday, December 16th at House of Independents. Get your tickets now before they’re gone!
They will be joined by Lost Boy ?, RocknRoll Hi-Fives, The Paper Jets and YJY
Saturday, December 17th from 1-6pm, Tierney’s Tavern, Montclair
Upstairs at Tierney’s, Drink Till you shop! Fun for the whole family – Several local artisans and vendors, including:
– Montclair Made
– Maxy Waxy Candles
– Heather Ossandon Pottery http://
– Harvest Dog Organic Pet Treats
– The Cutting Crane
– Inner Eye Boutique
– Daimon Alexandrius – Children’s books
– The Porchistas
– Brick City Comics http://
– Take your pic with Santa
– Holiday Drink Specials
Saturday, December 17th at 7pm, Chalk Zone SJ, Cape May Court House
Perennial (CT/MA) ~ Experimental Noise Punk
$5-7 For Touring Bands. No Bigotry. No Bullshit. BYO.
Saturday, December 17th at 8pm, Zupko’s Tavern, Dunellen
Last year a group of local musicians got together to host first annual AROSE SUCH A CLATTER charity concert. Partnering with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, we were able to raise almost $2000 in cash donations, as well as a truck load of toy donations, to help provide a cheerful holiday for those in need. This year we are looking to top the success we had in 2015. Featuring the same excellent and eclectic line-up as last year, as well as adding some new surprises, there is sure to be something for everyone.
The details: Saturday December 17th, doors at 7pm, show starts at 8.
Admission is $5 OR a donation of a new, unwrapped toy. ALL proceeds go directly to Toys for Tots.
Ugly sweater contest! Appearance by Santa Claus! Drink specials all night! And of course LIVE music provided by:
Garden State Line
Fun While You Wait
Milan & the Sour Goat
School of Rock East Brunswick
Saturday, December 17th at 8pm, The Meat Locker, Montclair
2ND ANNUAL TOYS FOR TOTS AT THE MEATLOCKER
WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK (YUGE REUNION)
whiner (glitter rock)
trü (so dreamy)
archie alone (yr hometown heroes)
sunflower (sounds from the lolipop forest)
90’s DANCE AFTER PARTY BY DJ DINA PASTINA AND DJ DITE DYNOMITE.
RIVER ACHERON APPAREL
MOSH FOR PAWS
Nettie from Little Daisy Bake Shop
Kaelyn’s Homemade Specialty Cookies!
Sunday, December 18th from 10:30am to 2:30pm, Van Gogh’s Ear Cafe, Union
You’ll eat brunch, we’ll spin The Smiths, everyone will be happy. 1030am- 230pm, food by Van Gogh’s Ear, baked goods by Jammed Up Bakery. Call 908-810-1844 for reservations.
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