Where’s YDKJ This Week? – October 7th–October 13th

by Alice Magdziak • October 6, 2016 • EventsComments (0)1087

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 these.  Support local arts or get outside and do something with us!

Jersey City Art & Studio Tour JCAST 2016

Friday through Sunday, October 7th-9th, Jersey City

Join us in celebrating New Jersey’s premier art event, the 26th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour. The event weekend features hundreds of area artists presenting visual art, performances, music and cultural programming in open studios, galleries, public spaces and mixed-use venues across the city. The JCAST showcases the vibrant cultural landscape that is Jersey City from the Heights, to Greenville, to Downtown, to the West Side, to Bergen Lafayette and Journal Square, Support our local artists by visiting their exhibits and purchasing their work, and engage with your neighbors during one of the biggest annual art events in the region. It’s an event you don’t want to miss!  The Jersey City Art & Studio Tour provides opportunities for artists, performers, musicians, residents, visitors, supporters, sponsors, businesses, and the community to get involved in Jersey City’s arts and cultural scene during the event weekend. Be a part of our 26th year this October and support for #JCArts!

Bloomfield Harvest Fest

Saturday and Sunday, October 8th and 9th, Historic Green, Bloomfield

The Bloomfield HarvestFest is a two-day event designed to celebrate the Bloomfield community and its multicultural heritages. The HarvestFest is Bloomfield’s largest event featuring a marketplace of vendors, amusement rides and non-stop music. The HarvestFest showcases the township’s history and diversity. WE NOW ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS

SAT: 11AM – 6PM, SUN: 11AM – 6PM; Broad St. (Bloomfield Avenue and Belleville Ave)

Animal Shelter Benefit Show: Whiner//Rita Fishbone//Bible Gun//WAYNOWAY//The Gray Company

Saturday, October 8th at 5:30pm, 73 See Gallery, Montclair

Animal shelters thrive through support from their community. Lets come together to make a positive difference in homeless animals’ lives. After covering the cost of the venue, all money raised from the ticket sales of this event will be donated to the Montclair Animal Shelter.

Art/Zines, $10 at the door

Beatrix Potter, Framing Dakota & pioneer the eel at Tierney’s

Saturday, October 8th at 8:30pm, Tierney’s Tavern, Montclair

$5 cover , Hosted by Megan O’Shea, Doors 8:30pm

Brock Berrigan / ehiorobo / Birocratic / OffTop / DanJay

Sunday, October 9th at 7pm, The Saint, Asbury Park

YUP that’s right. ~RAINBOW BLANKET~ An event series showcasing electronic and groove oriented tunage. SHOWS baby. by the beach OK! If you like colors, and feeling cozy, u already know what it is. Come the heck on thru, real talkies

*Brock Berrigan* very tight rooster man hailing from North NJ. Brings the funk, and more
facebook.com/brockberrigan; *ehiorobo* ur boyo. vocalist person who likes to also drink limejuice facebook.com/mrehiorobo; *Birocratic* handsome man from cape may with very strong tunes. thick grooves that make heads nod intensely facebook.com/birocratic; *OFFTOP*
rap squadron with art direction for days. Very sick. rambunctious with large grins
facebook.com/OFFTOPKILLS; *DanJay* very dope DJ man who really makes them tunes happen, real talk soundcloud.com/danjaysbeats

Happy Mondays: Dentist, Beams and Fun While You Wait!

Monday, October 10th at 7pm, Wonder Bar, Asbury Park

Happy Mondays October brings in the fall with some of our favorite local bands hitting the stage with some of their favorite bands they get to play with on the road! We also introduce some new bands to the Asbury Park local music scene along with our usual killer drink specials. As always.. FREE!

Dark City Entertainment Presents: Dentist; Beams (Canada); and Fun While You Wait

Red Bank, NJ – An Evening with David Sedaris

Thursday, October 13th at 7pm, Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank

Evening reading and signing.

http://www.countbasietheatre.org/calendar/show/show.asp?id=43250529

ManDancing/Lkffct/Weller/Mr. Phylzz/RoswellDebacle

Thursday, October 13th at 8pm, 73 See Gallery, Montclair

Bring ear plugs its going to be a loud one.  ManDancing; ALL OF THE FEELS!!!!; LKFFCT; If you don’t sing along you’re dead inside; Mr. Phylzzz (Ohio) ; Queer Stoner rock 2 piece from Ohio; Weller (Philly, PA); Indie rock three piece from Philly; RoswellDebacle; Normy Mathrock

Founders Tap Takeover

Thursday, October 13th from 5pm to 11pm, THe Plank Pizza Company Beer Parlor, Saddle Brook

The legendary Founders Brewery will be taking over an undisclosed number of our taps on Thursday, October 13th.  The perfect way to celebrate National Pizza Month and check out some great brews, too!

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