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HipNJ's Weekend Recap: 8/24 - 8/26

HipNJ’s Weekend Recap: 8/24 – 8/26

Miss out on a fully packed weekend? #HipNJ has the scoop on what you missed. Keep reading to see what happened near you!

INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL

INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL – AUGUST 25

Over 100 wines from ten of the world’s most prestigious wine producing countries? Sounds like you’re kind of weekend, Golden Nugget hosted a International Wine Festival on August 24 & 25. Those prestigious countries include Italy, Spain, France & more! August 24 was the “Wine and Jazz Reception Under the Stars” event, and the Grand Tasting happened on August 25.

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK – AUGUST 25

Red Bank’s walkable downtown district is home to an array of upscale restaurants and casual eateries that will appeal to your palate. guests could explore picturesque Red Bank while enjoying food and/or beverage samples from over 20 participating restaurants, bars & eateries. There was also three hours of top tastings!

All Time Low and Dashboard Confessional

ALL TIME LOW AND DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL – AUGUST 26

All Time Low and Dashboard Confessional announced a massive North American tour this morning (May 14) that includes 17 dates throughout the summer, some of which included New Jersey Locations. The Summer Ever After Tour will start in St. Paul, Minnesota on Aug. 3 and end Aug. 26 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The concert had the crowed going crazy for more!

HipNJ’s Weekend Recap: August 17 – 19

Miss out on a fully packed weekend? #HipNJ has the scoop on what you missed. Keep reading to see what happened near you!

DJANGO FESTIVAL ALL-STARS WITH SPECIAL GUEST EDMAR CASTAÑEDA

DJANGO FESTIVAL ALL-STARS WITH SPECIAL GUEST EDMAR CASTAÑEDA – August 17

Django Festival All-Stars, who have ushered the music of legendary Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt into the 21st century, revitalizing Reinhardt’s driving, swinging style (often referred to as “hot jazz”). The group’s repertoire combines unique interpretations of Reinhardt classics with original compositions. With a packed crowed, the group definetly didn’t disappoint! The group had fans dancing and singing along to the music.

LUXURY GARAGE SALE POP UP SHOP

LUXURY GARAGE SALE POP UP SHOP – August 17 – 19

With personalized service, Luxury Garage Sale is known for setting new benchmarks in luxury consignment. It offers shoppers a curated luxury shopping experience unparalleled in Westfield, New Jersey, and gives consignors a trusted avenue for re-selling their goods at fair market prices. Luxury Garage Sale’s personalized service included above-and-beyond offerings for women and men such as complimentary one-on-one personal styling consultations, industry-leading commissions and authentication guarantees.

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK – August 19

Red Bank’s walkable downtown district is home to an array of upscale restaurants and casual eateries that appeal to your palate. Explore picturesque Red Bank on the third Sunday of the month while enjoying food and/or beverage samples from over 20 participating restaurants, bars & eateries. Three hours of top tastings, which guests loved!

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK

10th Annual Deb Levy Soccer Tournament – August 18 – 19

7v7, short sided soccer games. This is the 10th year that Chemo Clothes has done the tournament. Raising over $65,000 for families in need from this tournament alone. The money goes directly to paying bills for families impacted by cancers of all kind. The event wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for the volunteers, participants and the funding of the generous sponsors!

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney Trip Around The Sun Tour 2018 – August 18

The leader of No Shoes Nation was, in fact, wearing shoes Saturday night as he took the stage in front of a full Metlife Stadium crowd. Kenny Chesney rocked his signature look of a cowboy hat and boots with a tank top and blue jeans.

Before he took the stage, however, there were T-shirt canons and two video packages played on the big screen, the first of Chesney wearing a Steelers helmet and thanking the crowd for coming out and the second of celebrities and others saying welcome to the show.

With people having tailgated for hours, or days on the boats, the crowd was ready for the show and Metlife Stadium was ready for the crowd, too, with 16 ounce beers going for $14 apiece.

WEEKEND RECAP

HIPNJ WEEKEND RECAP: JULY 27 – 29

Planned on going to a few events this weekend but got too busy to attend them all? #HipNJ has got you covered in our weekend recap!

PEACH FESTIVAL

PEACH FESTIVAL JULY 28 & 29

At the Peach Festival, guests could enjoy scrumptious peach treats galore: Peach Muffins, Peach Crumb Pie, Peach Tarts, Peach Fried Pies, Peach Slushy, Peach Soft Serve, Peach Ice Cream, and Peach Blueberry Ice Cream! Once guests got full they could go on the scenic hayride to the peach orchard to pick their own peaches. Lastly, there were lots of family fun activities to enjoy!

SHAAN

SHAAN JULY 29

Shann, a contestent on the voice, performed at the Robert Treat Center. This amazing vocalist had the crowd on their feet and wanting more!

THE LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER SUMMER FUN SERIES

THE LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER SUMMER FUN SERIES JULY 29

The event allowed kids to participate in Scavenger Hunts, Animal Encounter, Beekeeping, Pop-Up and Live Science Shows. In addition, they participated in Touch Tank, Be a Surgeon, and so much more! Lunch was included as well as check in tables with fun trivia, challenges, and prizes throughout the day. The event had kids wanting to learn more about science and even some wanting to become scientists by the end of the day.

OUTDOOR WRITING RETREAT

OUTDOOR WRITING RETREAT JULY 29

This retreat began with a brief trail orientation and guided hike in the Palisades Interstate Park. It also helped guests get out of their comfort zone and back in touch with the healing power of nature. Then, guests got to replenish with a healthy lunch and beverages followed by a cool down and a short meditation to get themselves ready for writing workshops. Cindy, of Pen to Paper Retreats, led this workshop and shared her personal writing ritual complete with music, incense, and candles.