The Weekender: Vinyl Day at Pet Shop JC, Surf City 2024 reopening

by newjerseyshores | May 9, 2024

Pet Shop JCEnjoy a weekend of vintage shopping at Pet Shop JC or have some cocktails by the waterfront at newly reopened Surf City. Here’s a look at where to eat, shop, and chill in JC this weekend.

Thursday Events

What: Zeppelin Hall Maifest
When: through May 26
Where: 88 Liberty View Drive
Maifest is the German celebration of spring and Zeppelin Hall is celebrating Maifest through May 26 with an added menu of Bavarian dishes and Maibock beers. Maibocks are strong, malty beers that are ideal for the short Bavarian spring.

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What: Pet Shop JC Live Gigs
When: Thursday, May 9 from 8pm
Where: 193 Newark Avenue
Live music returns to Pet Shop JC featuring Black Cattle Counter Coulture, Palamino, Pillowinde, Everlet, and Percocet. Meanwhile, PS Wine Bar will feature performances by Torppsbride, Kay Roman, Aftyn, and Melissa Cherie.

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What: Karyn Kuhl & the Gang at Fox & Crow
When: Thursday, May 9 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Karyn Kuhl first received national acclaim for her early bands Gut Bank and Sexpod, growing out of the Hoboken music scene. Today, Kuhl’s music is available on all streaming platforms and has been used in several films and series under Karyn Kuhl and Karyn Kuhl Band. Admission is $10/pp.

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Friday Events

What: The Lazy Sky at Fox & Crow
When: Friday, May 10 from 9pm to 11pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Led by mandolinist, Nick Dunbar, the Lazy Sky performs a solid range of bluegrass; from traditional arrangements to original compositions. Admission is $10/pp.

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Saturday Events

What: Surf City Reopens for 2024 Season
When: Saturday, May 11 from 12pm
Where: 1 Marin Boulevard
Waterfront bar and restaurant Surf City reopens today for its 2024 season. Enjoy lobster rolls, shrimp boils, burgers, and umbrella cocktails while taking in views of the Jersey City waterfront.

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What: Pet Shop JC Vinyl Day
When: Saturday, May 11 from 3pm to 1am
Where: 193 Newark Avenue
Saturday is vinyl day at Pet Shop JC. Enjoy a vintage market from 2pm to 7pm with vintage vinyl, apparel, art, and more for sale. Plus, live DJ sets from 3pm to 1am.

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What: Allison Strong at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, May 11 from 7pm to 10pm
Where: 594 Palisade Avenue
Allison Strong is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and actor. Her second record, Brontë, was released in June 2023. She most recently sold out Rockwood Music Hall and opened for Grammy + Latin Grammy Winning Duo Jesse & Joy at the Palladium in New York City. There will be two shows at 7pm and 8:30pm. Admission is $10/pp.

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