Things to do this weekend in Hudson County

Things to do this weekend in Hudson County

 

The very affordable art show

It’s another week of in-person pick-ups at “The Very Affordable Art Show” this Saturday, Jan. 9, from noon to 5 p.m. The show includes over 250 works of art from 54 artists all priced at $250 and under.

Works include paintings, small sculptures, and handmade gifts. All works will be for sale in the Art House Gallery, 262 17th St., Jersey City, and also made available for purchase online through the Art House Productions website. The show will be available through February 2021.

Also, Art House will be moving out of Cast Iron Lofts at the end of January. As a means of honoring the community, $5 spots can be purchased in its Let’s Dance Mural. Your photo, or a photo of a loved one, will be in their front mural to greet passerby at their new space at 184 Morgan St., Jersey City.

When you make the donation at https://ci.ovationtix.com/35606/store/donations/37319, Art House will contact you to get the photo. There is limit of one person per picture and no group photos but there is no limit to spots that can be purchased by a single donor, so buy one for yourself and a loved one. Donations must be received by Jan. 24, at 10 a.m.

Mini mart pop-up shop

Local and sustainable businesses Find & Revive and XtinaSwapcess will be hosting the Mini Mart, Mini Mercado Vintage Pop-Up on Saturday, Jan. 9. The market will feature vintage fashion finds, home decor, vinyl records and more at The Hive Goods, 77 Cornelison Ave, 1st floor, Jersey City, from 2 to 8 p.m.

The Gigantic Miniature Show will also be on view upstairs at Deep Space Gallery. Appointments are encouraged to view the upper level art gallery by DM’ing @deepspaceJC or emailing DeepSpaceJC@gmail.com. Gallery hours can be suited to your schedule, any weekday or weekend day or night.

Reginald “Guitaro” Guilaume, known as Guitaro 5000, will be leading the Music Time program at Liberty Science Center on Friday, Jan. 8 at 11:30 a.m. The program is for kids ages 6 and under.

Music Time is a part of Liberty Science Center’s LSC Junior Days. On Thursdays and Fridays, LSC offers activities specifically aimed at young kids such as young astronomers in the planetarium; animal presentations; a Science Dance Party; Story Time; and a round-up of blocks, bricks, and cars for free play.

LSC Junior Days and Music Time are included in general admission. Tickets can be found at lsc.org/explore/lsc-junior-days. Liberty Science Center is located at 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City.

Drive-in movie night series

The Exchange Place Alliance will be holding a socially distanced Drive-In Movie Night Series beginning Friday, Jan. 8. The series will be taking place at 107 Morgan St., Jersey City.

There will be an FM channel to tune into and listen to the movie audio while remaining in your vehicle. Wearing masks will be enforced when less than a six foot distance cannot be maintained. There will be food and drinks available onsite for purchase. Food trucks will be separated to avoid crowding. In front of each vendor there will be spaces marked out for attendees to remain six feet apart.

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