The Weekender: Earth Day Celebrations, Spring Strings Concerts

by newjerseyshores | Apr 25, 2024

The Weekender: Earth Day Celebrations, Spring Strings Concerts

Jersey City Van Vorst ParkWhether you’re celebrating Earth Day or enjoying a cup of cafecito at Baonanas, here’s a list of the best events happening in Jersey City this weekend.

Thursday Events

What: Zeppelin Hall Meatball Fest
When: through Sunday, April 28
Where: 88 Liberty View Drive
Zeppelin Hall is celebrating all things meatball-related with its Meatball Festival. Head to the beer hall to order from 12 different international meatball entrees.

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What: Cold Weather Company at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, April 25 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Cold Weather Company blends the influences and experiences of three singer-songwriters (Steve Shimchick, Jeff Petescia, and Brian Curry) into an alternative-folk soundscape. Admission is $10/pp.

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Friday Events

What: Sam Brown at Fox & Crow
When: Friday, April 26 from 9pm to 11pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Sam Brown is a singer/songwriter with a love of old country and soul. Admission is $10/pp.

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Saturday Events

What: Earth Day Celebration at Van Vorst Park
When: Saturday, April 27 from 10am to 2pm
Where: Van Vorst Park
Celebrate Earth Day with a series of family friendly activities put together by the Jersey City Free Public Library. Events include a native plants giveaway, bee keeping presentation, and more.

What: Hello Cafecito at Baonanas
When: Saturday, April 27 & 28 from 11am to 4pm
Where: 181 Monticello Avenue
Hello Cafecito is a pop-up mobile coffee cart offering delicious and sustainable Latin American coffee. They’ll be at Baonanas this weekend to satisfy both your sweet tooth and your coffee cravings.

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What: Con Vivo Music Spring Strings Concert
When: Saturday, April 27 at 2pm + 6pm
Where: Ercel Webb Park + Van Vorst Park
Con Vivo Music is offering double header this weekend. They’ll perform Spring Strings — a series of string quartet concerts featuring Bach, Beethoven, and tangos — at Ercel Webb Park at 2pm and Van Vorst Park at 6pm. Both performances are free.

What: Forget the Whale at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, April 27 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Jersey City band Forget the Whale will play at Fox & Crow tonight. The band plays a mix of blues, rock, alternative, R&B, country, funk, and nu-metal. Admission is $10/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: Earth Day Celebration at Ferris Triangle Park
When: Sunday, April 28 from 2pm to 5pm
Where: Ferris Triangle Park
The Ferris Triangle Park have put together a series of events to celebrate Earth Day. Plant trees with your community, create art, and enjoy free snacks/beverages.

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