Where’s YDKJ This Week? – October 11th thru 17th

by Alice Magdziak • October 11, 2019 • EventsComments (0)686

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!

Rutgers & Princeton Corn Maze

Daily through November 3rd, Von Thun’s Country Farm Market, Monmouth Junction

Visit us daily to tackle our “Celebrating 150 Years of College Football” corn maze featuring Rutgers & Princeton Universities!

Von Thun’s Farm is your one-stop shop for all things fall! Visit us any day of the week for the corn maze, apple picking and pumpkin picking.

Visiting on the weekends? You’ll love our Fall Festival activity area with hayrides and more than 35+ family-friendly activities. Our one-price admission lets you stay longer, play harder, spend less & make more memories together as a family.

Equality Walk Weekend

Friday thru Sunday, October 11th thru 13th, Trenton, Asbury Park, Atlantic City, Montclair

Equality Walk Weekend is Garden State Equality’s largest annual grassroots and community fundraiser. Last year, we had hundreds of individuals in attendance and raised tens of thousands of dollars to support our critical work. This year, we are expanding our Equality Walk Weekend to a fourth location in Trenton, alongside previous locations in Asbury Park, Atlantic City, and Montclair.

Trenton • Friday, October 11 at 1 pm
Begin at Trenton War Memorial
End at Statehouse Annex Building

Atlantic City • Saturday, October 12 at 10 am
Start at Brighton Park
End at Ocean Casino Resort

Asbury Park • Saturday, October 12 at 4 pm
Begin at Kennedy Park
End at the Asbury Hotel

Montclair • Sunday, October 13 at 12 pm
Begin at the First Congregational Church of Montclair
End at Graz Park

Funds raised at Equality Walk Weekend will support the innovative work Garden State Equality is doing in the areas of policy, education, and health. Every day, our team is busy advocating for the LGBTQ community in our state and offering programs that can serve as models for other states, agencies, and organizations.

Join Garden State Equality and hundreds of other New Jerseyans and walk for equality! Register now and form a team by visiting:


Monsters & Munchies

Friday, October 11th, Harborside Atrium, Jersey City

Who’s down for a Halloween foodie party?

Get Spooky & Stuff Your Face!

Midnight Market is the area’s first 21+ night market. We bring a variety of local food vendors serving up small bites for a small price. There’s also a bar on-site and music by DJ-JFuse and Iamdjmoka 💃

Costumes not required but fully encouraged!

21+ nightlife experience for foodies

Cryo Cream
Moffle Bar
Tayby & Co
El Lechon De Negron
Gusti Di Sicilia
Hold My Knots
Freetown Road
Two Crepes
Waffle Totz
Tojo Kitchen

We reserve the right to establish a wait at the door, depending on capacity. Online ticket holders are given preferred entrance to the event over cash ticket holders. **Follow @midnightmarketevents for information on door sales and if we’re on a wait**

2 ATMs will be on site

Perfect Coffee Brewing with Java Love

Friday, October 11th, Java Love Coffee Shop, Montclair

Join our Roaster John Cozzarelli at Java Love Church Street in a discussion on how to brew the perfect cup of coffee. This class will go over all the factors of a great cup! From Growing and Roasting to Grinding and Brewing!

North Jersey Comedy Festival Showcase

Friday, October 11th, Williams Center for the Arts, Rutherford

Open Bar with Ticket Purchase

Come out and watch the winners from the Shows on Oct 7,8 and 9th perform with one of the Nation’s Top comics, Aaron Berg. Aaron has been seen on Comedy Central, Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. Aaron recently was in a documentary about him setting the world record for most sets in a single day. “25 Sets” can be ordered through iTunes.

Free Indie Rock at Stosh’s

Friday, October 11th, Stosh’s, Fair Lawn

Friday October 11th:

LIVE Performance & Movie! The Home of Happiness Returns!

Friday, October 11th, Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery, Jersey City

“LET’S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN!” as ‘The Home Of Happiness’ actors troupe RETURNS for their annual live performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (with film playing in background) at The Historic Jersey City & Harsimus Cemetery!! “Give yourself Over to Absolute Pleasure!” as this amazing cast puts on this widely anticipated annual benefit with audience participation!

Come in costume for a chance to win cool prizes! Visit the merch table for prop bags that have everything you need to fully participate in this audience-interactive show, or purchase a keepsake from the show — posters, t-shirts, buttons, bumper stickers: we’ve got it all.

There will Food Trucks on-site, plus plenty of DEAD GUY ALE & more for Purchase! There is limited folding chair seating, so please feel free to bring your own beach chair or lawn blanket!

Please NO OUTSIDE FOOD or DRINK allowed by law. Any minors MUST BE accompanied by an ADULT!

Friday, October 11th, 2019
GATES at 7 pm. SHOW at 8 pm
$20 ADMISSION payable at Gate upon Arrival.
435 Newark Ave, Jersey City NJ 07306

6th Annual Morristown Festival of Books

Saturday, October 12th, Morristown

The Morristown Festival of Books celebrates the power of the written word to challenge, transport and transform us, while bringing together our community in conversation.

The festival will feature more than 50 authors in Morristown on the evening of Friday, Oct. 11, and all day Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Authors will speak and answer questions for one hour at one of five convenient Morristown locations. Book sales and signings, following author presentations, will occur at a tent on the grounds of the historic Vail Mansion.
The festival is a RAIN OR SHINE event! All author talks are indoors.

Double Parked Street Festival

Saturday, October 12th, Newark Ave Pedestrian Mall, Jersey City

The Archer and Pet Shop present the 1st Annual Double Parked Music Festival! Drinks, food, and live music on the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza between Jersey Avenue and Barrow Street.

Full line up:
Sean Kiely
The Lo-Fis
Baby Shakes
Ice Balloons
Crazy & The Brains
Ex Hex

DJ Sets by @Toddophonic and @Soundincolor_

FREE entry!

Rocktober at the Old Franklin Schoolhouse; Metuchen NJ

Saturday, October 12th, Old Franklin Schoolhouse, Metuchen

Come join the MBIL for a “Rocktober Night” at the Old Franklin Schoolhouse! Featuring the Anderson Council, with The Porchistas and Renee Maskin. Doors at 6 music at 7:15.

Renee Maskin (Metuchen) 7:15
The Porchistas (Montclair) 8:15
The Anderson Council (Highland Park) 9:20

$10 at the door. Kids 12 and under Free.


Community AT Marcus Hall (Concert Series)

Saturday, October 12th, Williams Center for the Arts, Rutherford

DryTown Productions, BCB Community Bank & American Dream present:

**** COMMUNITY at Marcus Hall ****

Thrilled to announce our 2nd installment of the monthly concert series!

Starting with this date, we will be showcasing acts from various record labels across neighboring states to grace good ol’ Marcus Hall’s stage and share it with local support

For the Saturday, October 12th showcase we’ve got:

King Pizza Records showcase! with:

Jacques Le Coque

With local support from:

Cyclone Static
Foster & the Pranksters

Door at 7pm
low $5 cover due to gracious sponsors
And as usual, rare craft beer offerings, wine and standard cocktails for those smiling faces

Feature + OPEN JAM at Hub City Brewhouse

Saturday, October 12th, Hub City Brewhouse, New Brunswick

Embrace DIY Productions presents a super trio feature from 9-9:30pm, consisting of Josh Siegel on guitar, Matt Morgan on bass, and Mike Downey on drums. Then YOU will get the chance to go up onstage and jam! So bring your guitar; bass and drum kit will be provided. We encourage all rappers and vocalists to join the live band too, bring your creative self and vibe out with us. Let’s make this a thing.

Saturday October 12th, 2019
8:30-11:30pm | No Cover | 21+

Lawrenceville Main Street Fall Festival

Sunday, October 13th, Lawrenceville

Crisp autumn air, the sound of live music, and the scent of freshly mulled cider make the perfect backdrop for community fun. Join us to check out local vendors, grab a bite to eat, and help create a scarecrow to decorate our downtown.
Join us for lunch with Leonardo’s II!
Entertainment Schedule:
12pm- One Cell
1pm- Lawrence Community Band
2:30pm- The Beagles http://beaglesband.com/
3:15 Greg McGarvey www.gregmcgarvey.net
****at 3:30pm we will pull our Disney Raffle! One lucky winner will be headed to Walt Disney World!*****
Games, Balloon Animals, Face Painting and more will keep the kids happy while you shop our 40+ vendors, artists and crafters.

2nd Annual Free Howl-O-Weiner Walk ! Asbury Park, NJ

Sunday, October 13th, Asbury Park Boardwalk

The dachshunds are taking over the east coast! Join us and your dachshund and/or dachshund friendly dogs as we strut our stuff on the boards of the Asbury Park Boardwalk. Playtime to follow at the Wonder Bar. Meet up first on the lawn across from Convention Hall & Wonder Bar. Tell all your friends!

The Pierce Sessions

Tuesday, October 15th, Pierce Memorial Presbyterian, Farmingdale

We are excited to announce that this months Singer- Songwriter showcase will feature the very talented Sheli Aarden-Monacchio and Sonofdov.
Please bring a dessert to share. We will provide the coffee.
Listen local!

Richard Lloyd of Television / Ribeye Brothers / San Tropez

Thursday, October 17th, The Saint, Asbury Park

RICHARD LLOYD of TELEVISION * Thursday, October 17th The Saint Presents From NYC, the legendary Richard Lloyd, Founding Member of Television / From Asbury Park, NJ, The Ribeye Brothers / From Asbury Park, NJ, San Tropez, Doors 7:30PM, $18 (In Advance) / $20 (Day Of Show) at THE SAINT.

Silent Tides EP Rel w Wild Americans, Crooked Lakes, Will Lauzon

Thursday, October 17th, FM Restaurant and Bar, Jersey City

Silent Tides [EP Release]
Wild Americans
Crooked Lake [debut]
Will Lauzon

7:30 pm / $7 / Rated R [under 18 okay with parent]

Yoko Forever – Free Money – Mr. Payday

Thursday, October 17th, Cobra Club, Brooklyn

Thursday Night Rock Party! Start the weekend early—unlock that Friday morning hangover achievement! Three great bands, 1 fun price!

Doors 8:30pm
🚩Mr. Payday
🚩🚩Free $$$
🚩🚩🚩Yoko Forever

$10! Do it!

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