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Happenings in Hudson County - December 2017

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Places to go and things to do to make the most out of your December in Hudson County.

EAT (& GET COFFEE) HERE → Froth on Franklin at 85 Franklin Street in Jersey City Heights. This new coffee house and espresso bar focuses on quality coffee and locally roasted beans to serve the best coffee while offering the best service. They also serve baked goods from Balthazar and Tisserie and daily food specials.

HEAD TO → HDSID Annual Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting December 7 at Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall in Jersey City. This annual event starts at 6:45pm with Mayor Fulop and Santa. Join in to celebrate the holiday season.

FIND THE PERFECT GIFT @ → HDSID Holiday Market Winter Wonderland December 9 & 10 at the Grove St Path Plaza in Jersey City. This year there will be a "Shopping Village" in a heated tent filled with tons of unique & fun specialty goods to satisfy all of your holiday shopping needs.

EAT LATKES HERE → Annual Chanukah Soirée on Tuesday, December 12 at W Hoboken. Celebrate the joyous Festival of Lights with fellow young professionals with a Menorah Lighting, Open Bar, Passed Hors D’oeuvres, and Latke and Donut Bar.

MAKE MOM A SCARF @ → Arm Knitting Class at the Hoboken Public Library December 12 from 6-7:30pm. Lisa Barnes will teach a special class about arm knitting, which is using thick chunky yarn, putting loops over your arms, and using your hands to "knit." It's a very quick technique, and students can finish a project in one class--a great way to make quick holiday presents!


GO SEE THIS → Winter Holiday Showcase December 15 at Loews Theater in Jersey City. Presented by The Kennedy Dancers, there will be performances by Bugge Ballet, Dance Designs, and of course The Kennedy Dancers, representing holiday cultures from across the Globe.

DRESS LIKE SANTA HERE → Ho-Ho-Hoboken SantaCon 2017 on Saturday, December 16 in Hoboken. This is a free bar crawl event for all those dressed like Santa and a great way to celebrate the holiday season.

HOLIDAY SHOP HERE → Heights Holiday Pop Up Sunday, December 17 at The Musicians Building in JC Heights. Show support for innovative, independent entrepreneurs and artists this Holiday Season! Vendors include The Lucky Honeybee, Spangle Pop, Radical Wellness, Republic of Pigtails, Artist Tina Maneca, Author David Goodwin, Metal, Cloth & Wood and more!

RING IN 2018 IN STYLE @ → New Years in Jersey City at Harborside JC. Dress to impress at this 5 hour Open Bar along with celebrity chef Leah Cohen churning out amazing bites from her latest local eatery Piggyback Bar. Don't forget to bring your dancing shoes because the DJ will be playing your favorite songs all night long.

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