The Weekender: Dominican market at La Bodega, Relief Fund for Franklin Social

by newjerseyshores | Feb 22, 2024

The Kitchen Step Jersey CityThe final weekend of February has arrived. Celebrate Dominican independence at La Bodega or head to The Kitchen Step for a fundraiser benefiting the staff of Franklin Social.

Thursday Events

What: Zeppelin Hall Bacon Fest
When: through March 3
Where: 88 Liberty View Drive
Bacon Fest has been extended through Sunday, March 3. Head to the beer hall to order from various different bacon entrees like bacon mac & cheese, a bacon Nashville chicken sandwich, and more.

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What: Daily Garcia Show at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, February 22 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Friends and musical partners Brendan Daily and Justin Garcia return to their roots in this intimate acoustic showcase playing the songs that influenced them. Enjoy a night of folk, Americana, roots and rock n’ roll. Admission is $10/pp.

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Friday Events

What: Sean Kiely + Zoe Guigueno at Fox & Crow
When: Friday, February 23 from 9pm to 11pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Sean Kiely is one of Jersey City’s most exciting and original musical voices, working mostly in the acoustic music realm. Zoe Guigueno is a bassist and songwriter headquartered in New York City. They will each perform a duo set of their own music collaborate as guests on each other’s tunes. Admission is $10/pp.

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Saturday Events

What: La Bodega Mercadito Dominicano
When: Saturday, February 24 from 1pm to 6pm
Where: 407 Palisade Avenue
Dominican restaurant La Bodega is celebrating Dominican Independence day with a market featuring handmade art, jewelry, personalized gifts, apparel, delicious pastries, and more.

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What: Jacob Tremont + Andrew Cedarmark + Ms. Honey at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, February 24 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Jacob Tremont writes and independently produces alternative music with an emo and country influence. Heights-based Andrew Cedarmark plays guitar and has released three albums. Admission is $10/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: Relief Fund for Franklin Social
When: Sunday, February 25 from 8pm to 12am
Where: 500 Jersey Avenue
The Kitchen Step will host a special Industry Night this Sunday that’ll benefit the staff at Franklin Social. Earlier this year, a fire at Franklin Social left the staff without a job. This Sunday, a portion of sales from The Kitchen Step’s cocktail menu will be donated directly to the Franklin Social Employee Relief Fund, which directly benefits the restaurant’s out of work staff. Can’t make it Sunday night? You can also donate to their Gofundme campaign.

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