The Weekender: Restaurant Festival, Hello Cafecito Pop-up at Baonanas

by newjerseyshores | Mar 8, 2024

The Weekender: Restaurant Festival, Hello Cafecito Pop-up at Baonanas

Tino's Pizza JC
Margherita at Tino’s

Don’t let the rainy weather keep you indoors. Enjoy the first JC Restaurant Fest or head to Pet Shop JC/Fox & Crow for local music. Plus, check out coffee pop-up cart Hello Cafecito at Baonanas. All that and more happening in Jersey City this weekend.

Thursday Events

What: Jersey City Restaurant Fest
When: through March 16
Where: throughout Jersey City
The first annual JC Resaturant Fest is now underway. Through March 16, you can enjoy prix fixe menus, BOGO specials, and discounted meals at over 30 participating Jersey City eateries.

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What: Pet Shop JC Live Gigs
When: Thursday, February 8 from 8pm
Where: 193 Newark Avenue
Both floors a Pet Shop JC will feature live music today with bands Jonny Couch, Nicole Yun, and Best Dressed Ghost.

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What: Widely Grown at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, March 7 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Americana/roots band Widely Grown (featuring James Calleo) will perform at Fox & Crow tonight. Admission is $10/pp.

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Friday Events

What: The Fleetaways at Fox & Crow
When: Friday, March 8 from 9pm to 11pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
The Fleetaways is an indie folk duo whose influences include Americana, country-rock, and bands like the Mama’s & The Papas. Made up of co-founders/co-songwriters Jenna Laurenzo and Michael Browne, the two New Jersey natives met on an elevator in Jersey City. Admission is $10/pp. Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite.

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Saturday Events

What: Hello Cafecito at Baonanas
When: Saturday, March 9 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 today to satisfy both your sweet tooth and your coffee cravings.

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What: Kru Kerly at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, March 9 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Local JC Heights band Kru Kerly will perform at Fox & Crow tonight. They perform deep blues rock songs based on Americana and past eras. Admission is $10/pp.

Sunday Events

What: Capoeira Art & Culture
When: Sunday, March 10 from 3pm to 8pm
Where: 24 Mercer Street
Capoeira JC is hosting an afternoon of Brazilian arts & culture. There will be live music, visual artists, and more.

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What: White Star Bar Oscar Viewing Party
When: Sunday, March 10 from 5:30pm
Where: 230 Brunswick
Head to White Star Bar for an Oscars viewing party. There will be special movie-themed cocktails, $6 peach bellinis, half price bottles of wine, and more.

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