The Weekender: Six Ward Brunch at Arlington Park, West Side Chili Cook Off

From a whiskey tasting at Madame Claude Wine to the 3rd Annual West Side Chili Cook Off at Lincoln Park, here are our top seven reasons to stay local this weekend.

What: Madame Claude Wine Whiskey Tasting
When: Friday, October 6 from 6pm to 8pm
Where: Madame Claude Wine at 234 Pavonia Avenue
Start your weekend with a free whiskey tasting at Madame Claude Wine. The tasting will include Cody Road, Journeyman Distillery, and The Barreled Boulevardier by High West Distillery.

 

 

What: Golden Door Film Festival
When: Friday – Sunday
Where: Throughout Jersey City
The Golden Door Film Fest celebrates independent filmmakers in New York and New Jersey. Screenings and after-parties will be held throughout the city including an awards ceremony on Sunday. You can check out this weekend’s screenings here.

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What: Con Vivo Music at Cathedral Hall
When: Friday, October 6 from 7pm to 8pm
Where: 380 Montgomery Street
Con Vivo Music returns to Cathedral Hall for a free string quartet concert featuring the music of Sarah Kirkland Snider, CVM’s own Erin Rogers, Kevin Cummines, and Elliot Cole.

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What: Whealth Cafe Dinner
When: Friday, October 6 at 6pm & 8pm
Where: 615 Pavonia Avenue (base of Journal Squared tower)
Friday night has arrived and that means one thing — it’s time for a family-style dinner at the Whealth Cafe. The 3-course prix fixe dinner costs $45/pp (BYOB) with seatings at 6pm and 8pm. The theme of tonight’s dinner is Indian Summer. Check out their site for the full menu.

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What: Lafayette Neighborhood Oktoberfest
When: Saturday, October 7 from 12pm to 8pm
Where: 234 Suydam Avenue / The Baker Building
Beer, live music, and tons of food are what you can expect from the Lafayette Neighborhood Oktoberfest Party. The festivities will kick off at 12pm and run through the entire day.

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What: Six Ward Brunch Series at Arlington Park
When: Saturday, October 7 from 2pm to 4pm
Where: Arlington Park at 785 Grand Street
Join Jersey City chef Alex Sartoga for the fourth installment of the “Six Ward Brunch Series,” which celebrates Jersey City’s multicultural food scene and diversity. This three-course brunch will be held at Arlington Park. Cost is $35/pp and all proceeds will support the Jersey City Parks Coalition.

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What: JC West Side Chili Cook Off
When: Sunday, October 8 from 12pm to 2pm
Where: Lincoln Park
It may be too late to enter, but everyone is still welcome to participate (i.e. taste test) chili entries at the 3rd Annual JC West Side Chili Cook Off. Last year’s winners will be competing again this year and guests will get to sample a variety of vegan chili, buffalo chili, four alarm chili, mild chili, and more.

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