The Weekender: Latin Jazz at Green Pear Heights, Boozy Book Fair at Departed Soles

by newjerseyshores | Jan 27, 2023

Green Pear Heights interiorEnjoy a family-style Vietnamese pop-up dinner at Hudson Hound or check out Green Pear Heights’ Latin Jazz night. That and more happening in JC this weekend.

Ongoing Events

What: Zeppelin Hall Bacon Fest
When: through February 5
Where: 88 Liberty View Drive
From bacon empanadas to a bacon truffle sandwich — Bacon Fest is back at Zeppelin Hall. Through Sunday, February 5, you can order from various different bacon entrees that include dishes like bacon mac & cheese, a bacon Nashville chicken sandwich, and more.

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Thursday Events

What: Vietnamese Pop-Up Dinner at Hudson Hound
When: Thursday, January 26 at 7pm
Where: 8 Erie Street
Hudson Hound is hosting a pop-up Vietnamese dinner tonight in celebration of the Lunar New Year. The three-course dinner will be served family style and feature potsticker dumplings, slow braised pork with pickled veggies, vegetable curry, grilled salmon with scallion soy sauce, and more. Reservations are required.

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Friday Events

What: Artist Showcase Closeout at Irma’s Cafe
When: Friday, January 27 from 6pm to 8pm
Where: 279 Central Avenue
Mexican/Salvadorean restaurant Irma’s Cafe is closing out its first artist showcase of 2023. Stop by the cafe to enjoy a night of local art, food, music, and free drinks.

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What: Corgi Spirits Karaoke Night
When: Friday, January 27 from 7pm to 10pm
Where: 1 Distillery Drive
Enjoy an afternoon of karaoke at Corgi Spirits. There’s a $10 admission fee and contestants will get a chance to win special prizes including cocktails, $50, a mystery prize box, gift cards, and more.

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Saturday Events

What: Latin Jazz at Green Pear Heights
When: Saturday, January 28 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 93 Franklin
BYOB restaurant Green Pear Heights is hosting a night of Latin jazz starring Joe Taino. Admission is $15/pp.

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What: Justin Garcia & Friends at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, January 28 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Guitarist Justin Garcia combines elements of jazz, country, free improvisation, Latin, and soul to weave together a sound that’s both nostalgic and fresh. Admission is $10/pp.

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Sunday Events

What: Boozy Book Fair at Departed Soles
When: Sunday, January 29 from 1pm to 7pm
Where: 150 Bay Street
Local brewery Departed Soles and Word JC are hosting a Boozy Book Fair on Sunday. The event will showcase the works of local authors. A handful of authors will be at the tasting room to talk about their publications, do readings, and sign book purchases.

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What: Movie Night at Dullboy
When: Sunday, January 29
Where: 364 Grove Street
Every Sunday night, Dullboy will be screening a movie in its patio. The movie will begin at 8pm. Make sure to give them a follow on Instagram to find out what movie they’ll show.

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