The Weekender: 5K Harborside Run, Northern NJ Breweries Tour

Departed Soles Brewery

Take the edge off the emotionally-charged week with a wine tasting at Madame Claude Wine, a 5K waterfront run with Whealth, or a 1-day tour of NJ breweries — we present our top picks for what to see, eat, and do in Jersey City this weekend.

What: Madame Claude Wine Tasting & Art Pop-Up
When: Friday, November 11 from 6pm – 8pm
Where: Madame Claude Wine at 234 Pavonia Avenue
Madame Claude Wine will host a wine tasting and art pop-up this Friday showcasing Mithila art from northern India.

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What: Whealth 5K Harborside Run/Walk
When: Saturday, November 12 at 10am
Where: Harborside Esplanade (by Henry’s on the Hudson)
Start the weekend with a gorgeous 5K run (or walk) along the Jersey City waterfront, led by avid runners David Trotta of Whealth and Jesse Barton of CKO Kickboxing. The casual run is open to all fitness levels and is followed by a quick cool down/meditation session and a healthy meal provided by Whealth. Tickets are $10 per person.

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What: Parade of Veterans & Heroes
When: Saturday, November 12 from 12pm – 5pm
Where: Starts at Dickinson High School and end at City Hall
Jersey City’s Parade of Veterans & Heroes will start at the Newark Avenue side of Dickinson High School and march to City Hall. At City Hall, there will be live entertainment, vendors, and a vintage motorcycle/car show.

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What: Whealth Harborside Fall Harvest Brunch
When: Sunday, November 13 from 11am – 4pm
Where: Harborside Esplanade at Exchange Place
Whealth will host a waterfront brunch this Sunday at the Harborside Esplanade located just steps from the PATH Exchange Place station. The $35 brunch includes live jazz music (starts at 11.30am), one complimentary drink (alcoholic and non-alcohol drinks will be also available at the cash bar), and three family-style courses.

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What: Northern NJ Breweries with Jersey City Day Trippers
When: Sunday, November 13 from 12pm – 6pm
Where: Grove & Columbus (departure/return)
Get ready for a Sunday of back-to-back beer tasting. This 3-brewery tour ($30/per person) includes roundtrip travel in an air conditioned/heated bus with free Wi-Fi and charging stations. The breweries include downtown’s Departed Soles, Bergen County’s Brix City, and North Bergen’s New Jersey Beer Co.

(Photo: JC Day Trippers)