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

by Alice Magdziak • October 6, 2017 • EventsComments (0)1218

Want to know where we’re going each week so you 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!

Tenth Annual Asbury Park Zombie Walk

Saturday, October 7th at 4pm, Asbury Park Boardwalk

We’ve come a long way since 2008… the Asbury Park Zombie Walk is celebrating its TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY on Saturday, October 7th!  Starting at 10 AM the official Zombie Walk Info Booth and Merchandise Stand will open in the Grand Arcade of Convention Hall. 10 AM is also the beginning of Zombie Makeover time – with the Pro Makeup Artist Alley working their spooky magic inside the Convention Hall. Walk participants are invited to attend in their own makeup or visit the Convention Hall makeup artists for a fee.

Zombie Apocalypse Convention Hell Pre-Party

Saturday, October 7th at 8pm, Wonder Bar, Asbury Park

With all of the zombies invading Asbury Park on Oct 7th during Zombie Walk Dark City Entertainment brings the Zombie Apocalypse Convention Hell Pre-Party to the Wonder Bar! To give you a scare for what is in store during Convention Hell on Oct 28th, the Zombie Apocalypse will have Waiting On Mongo performing as Kool & The Gang, Little Vicious performing as Cream and DJ Tyler Valentine keeping the party going all night long!

Julian Fulton + The Zombie Gospel / Leeds / Fun While You Wait

Saturday, October 7th at 4pm, Transparent Studio, Asbury Park

Come get spooky with us on Zombie-Walk day… another amazing line-up at Danny Clinch Photography‘s #transparentclinch! 4 pm, free!!

The Williams Center Makers Market

Saturday, October 7th at noon, Williams Center for the Arts, Rutherford

On Saturday, October 7, Noon to 5pm, The Williams Center will host a Makers Market with over 20 local artisans selling hand-crafted goods including jewelry, t-shirts, furniture, and much more.   Come support local artists and enjoy beer, wine, and music throughout the day.

New Jersey VegFest 2017

Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th, Meadowlands Expo Center, Secaucus

The second annual New Jersey VegFest will be held on October 7 & 8, 2017 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center with amazing food, speakers, Veg Speed Date and this year we will have a beer garden featuring The Alementary, Bolero Snort Brewery and Cypress Brewing Company!

Keansburg Centennial Celebration

Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th, Keansburg

Be ready for an entire weekend of fun, family, community, and history.  Follow along and/or use these hashtags for more information on Keansburg’s Centennial Celebration!  #Keansburg100  #hbdKeansburg  “Keansburg, why go anywhere else?”

Newark Bike Tour

Sunday, October 8th at 11am, Washington Park, Newark

Group bike ride around Newark, to celebrate and promote better biking in the Brick City!  We brought back this annual event two years ago, and this year we hope to grow it even bigger! Come have fun, and show the world that the Brick City is ready to be a great bike city!  –Sunday, October 8; tentative rain date Sun. Oct. 15.  –Two routes to choose from, 16 miles or a 5-mile Family Route.  –In-person registration and sign-in opens 10:00 a.m at Washington Park and CLOSES AT 10:45!   –Ride rolls at 11:00 a.m. (Please don’t show up at 11 looking to register!)  –Newark Police Department escorts us through the streets.  –We ride at a moderate pace and take breaks. It’s not a race, but it probably shouldn’t be the first time you get on a bike this year either!  –Generally we gather and celebrate afterward, somewhere near the finish.  –REGISTRATION REQUIRED, either online beforehand or in person on Sunday. We prefer online because it’s less work for our awesome volunteers and gives us an idea of the size!  –ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Right here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newark-bike-ride-2017-tickets-37769407314

Fun While You Wait // Foxanne // Caroline Clark

Sunday, October 8th at 8pm, Scarlet Pub, New Brunswick

I’m very excited to announce 3 amazing artsits coming to you live at the Scarlet Pub on Sunday October 8th! Don’t miss out on this one!  Fun While You Wait (Freehold, NJ) Uke Pop Goodness  https://www.funwhileyouwait.com/; Foxanne (solo) (NY)
Soothing songs for the soul  http://www.foxanne-music.com/music/; Caroline Clark Music (NB)  Best story teller/acoustic artist around!  https://carolineclarkmusic.bandcamp.com/.   21+ | 8pm | $5 for artists

Pioneer the Eel//Sean Kiely Group in PS

Tuesday, October 10th at 8pm, The Pet Shop, Jersey City

Free concert with Pioneer the Eel and The Sean Kiely Group.  PS Wine Bar 8PM

Baked / Twin Ponies / High Pony / Psych Mets / Ian Colletti

Thursday, October 12th at 7pm, The Saint, Asbury Park

CoolDad Music brings you a banger of a low dough show at The Saint. 5 bands for $5. Baked, Twin Ponies, High Pony, Psychiatric Metaphors, and Ian Colletti are coming from far and wide to make your Thursday night that much more special.  Come hang with us. It’s going to be beautiful.  7pm, ONLY $5

JCAST 2017 Kick-Off Celebration

Friday, October 13th at 6pm, Harborside Atrium, Jersey City

27th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour  ? KICK-OFF CELEBRATION ?  All JCAST participants, friends, neighbors, art lovers, and, well, everyone is welcome to help us launch the JCAST weekend festivities:  6 to 9 PM, Mack-Cali Harborside Atrium, 210 Hudson Street (On the Hudson River waterfront, adjacent to the Exchange Place PATH and Harborside Light Rail station.

Event highlights include:  Delicious grub from Piggy Back Bar; Interactive installation by Spangle Pop; Art making with Hudson County Art Supply; Henna art by Swati; Lively tunes by Con Vivo Music & Zozo Afrobeat; Live art by Lawrence Ciarallo & friends; Virtual Reality entertainment with Parsons (great for kids); “Why Buy Art” panel discussion with the Jersey City Arts Council; Sign up for a JCAST curated bus, walking or bike tour (leaving from the Atrium all weekend-long); Coloring book fun, photo station, and so much more!  This is the perfect opportunity to unwind and connect with fans while promoting your shows. Cheers to art!  This event is free and open to the public.

AmeriHealth NJ Presents Scared In NJ “Legend of the Jersey Devil

Friday, October 13th at 7pm, PNC Arts Center, Holmdel

The legend of the New Jersey Devil comes to life in this Halloween event featuring a Pine Barren Maze, Mother Leed’s Haunted Cottage (birthplace of the devil), and a live performance by the Blood Drums with food, drink and games in the Devil’s Den. Must be 10 years old at minimum to be admitted to this event

Free Indie Rock & Craft Beer w/ Quality Living, A Bird & More

Friday, October 13th at 7pm, Stosh’s, Fair Lawn

Quality Living (Single Release Show), w/ A Bird, The Bitter Chills, Fairmont & Pioneer The Eel  FREE 7:30pm @ Stosh’s #indierock #craftbeer

LKFFCT record release show + Kiwi’s b-day w/ friends!

Friday, October 13th at 7pm, Cat Circus, Bloomfield

LKFFCT will be releasing our new album “Dawn Chorus” on October 6th! In celebration of this joyous occasion we will be hosting a show at the cat circus on the following week with some of our favorite bands!  Joining us will be:  Smock (Psychedelic Stoner Rock Champions); C.R & The Degenerates  (Heartfelt Alt-Country Goodness)  https://crandthedegenerates.bandcamp.com/; Delicate Flowers  (Hooky Garage Rock w/ some xtra flavors) https://delicateflowers.bandcamp.com/.  Pm us for the address; Donations are cool; Respect the space. No jerks! ❤️

The Porchistas at The Bitter End NYC – Friday the 13th!

Friday, October 13th at 9pm, The Bitter End, NYC

Our first time performing at The Bitter End, one of the world’s most historic rock stages. Incredible room, sound and stage. We hope you’ll join us!  Plus its Friday the 13th in the month of the witches – I mean, come on, where else you gonna be?

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