Upcoming Events: 8th Annual New Jersey Beer & Food Festival, Hudson Kitchen’s 2nd Table Talk Live

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**The York Street Project’s Evening Under the Stars is an outdoor reception featuring live music and food/drinks from local area restaurants, such as Hamilton Pork, Eemas Cuisine, HopsScotch, and Sam A.M. Tickets cost $75 per person and proceeds will benefit the homeless and economically-challenged women and children of the York Street Project. The event takes place at 89 York Street on Thursday, June 23 form 6pm – 9pm. —Evening Under the Stars

**Note to New Jersey foodies: the 8th Annual New Jersey Beer & Food Festival returns to the Crystal Springs Resort in Sussex County, NJ, this weekend. The weekend-long festival will showcase over 150 craft beers along with a variety of locally-sourced food. Events include a beer and chocolate seminar, yoga with beer tasting, and golf tournament. For the first time the event will also take place over two days: Saturday for adults (21 and over) and Sunday for families. Tickets are $75 on Saturday and $55 on Sunday. —NJ Beer & Food Festival

**The Hudson Kitchen is hosting its second Table Talk Live networking/foodie event next Tuesday, June 28. The event — which is open to the general public — lets you meet with local restaurant owners, executives, food truck operators, and more. There will also be food samples, drink specials, and more. Breakout sessions will teach attendees how to take food photos/videos and perfectly pair food and beverages. Panelists will include David Trotta, chef and owner of Whealth; William Spencer, owner of William F. Spencer Photography; Emily Catalano, founder of PR firm Highly Social Media; and more. The event costs $20 per person and will take place at Transmission at 150 Bay Street on Tuesday, June 28 from 6pm – 9pm. —The Hudson Kitchen

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