There will be unique vendors (think crafty things like homemade beauty products, one-of-a-kind jewelry, stationery, all-natural candles, handmade baby products and leather goods) 11am-4pm at Van Vorst Park. The live music will be open-mic.
Van Vorst Park plays host to Jersey City’s 6th Annual Book Festival tomorrow, Sunday September 15th. This year’s theme is “Tales of Our Cities” and features local authors, performers and artists from 10am-5pm.
JC Food Co-Op is hosting a chef showdown at 4pm. Jersey City chefs will compete at this fundraising event at Barrow Mansion (83 Wayne St.) using JCFC in-season ingredients to create culinary delights that will be judged by local “celebrities.” Music, craft beer, a silent auction, and bowling in the famous antique alley in the basement will all be included. Tickets here.
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Surf Cityopens! Soak up sun and sand at this just opened “beach” club at 1 Marin Blvd. (formerly SandBar). Wash the week away with a pina colada and stay for the live DJ at 10pm. Accessible by PATH, light rail, car (free parking) and boat (yes, you can dock it there).More info here.
Bike JCis holding its annualBike Ward Tourat 11am. The 15-mile ride travels through all six wards and is about fun, not speed. Register online or in person at 9am at the starting point, Exchange Street (near PATH station). Suggested donation of $5.Full details and route here.
Hot 97’s Summer Jam Concert(number XX) is happening in nearby East Rutherford at Metlife Stadium at 3pm. Artists include Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chains, Fabolous, Wu-Tang Clan and many more. Call (201) 559-1500 for ticket prices.