• Must-attend local events in NJ in February

    Local Events in NJ That You Must Attend this Month

    Looking for great local events in NJ to attend with friends or family this February? We found several must-do activities in New Jersey for the wine lover, chocolate fanatic, music fan, historian and more to help everyone enjoy this month just a little bit more.  Check out these New Jersey events today!


    New Jersey Winter Wine Festival

    What: Hilton Short Hills is hosting its 4th Annual Winter Wine Festival, where guests are invited to enjoy three hours of tasting over 150 wines at their sampling tables. Snacks provided by the Hilton's Four Diamond culinary team will include a selection of artisan cheeses, breads, dips, hot pastas, and desserts. Attendees will also enjoy a live jazz performance.

    Website: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-jersey/hilton-short-hills-EWRSHHH/index.html

    Date: February 26, 2016 Hours: 7-10PM

    Address: 41 John F Kennedy Pkwy, Short Hills, NJ 07078

    Phone: (973) 379-0100


    Chocolate Festival

    What: You know what they say…“there’s nothing that a little chocolate can’t fix!” The Morris Museum is hosting a sweet adventure with chocolate-inspired activities this month. Guests are invited to play chocolate bingo, design their own chocolate bar wrapper, create a craft with hot cocoa, meet a certified chocolatier and enjoy a musical performance. You can count us in!

    Website: http://www.morrismuseum.org/

    Date: February 6, 2016 Hours: 11AM – 5PM

    Address: 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960

    Phone: (973) 971-3700


    Live Music at Fox and Crow: Adam Melchor

    What: Adam Melchor, a 22 year-old songsmith from Northern New Jersey, will take the stage at Jersey City’s Fox and Crow toward the end of the month, performing a solo acoustic set. “Adam Melchor’s angelic vocals and poetic lyrics make him an act that deserves to be heard,” said Christine Bochicchio of the Aquarian Weekly after giving him 5 out of 5 stars on his debut EP.

    Website: http://adammelchor.com

    Date: February 21, 2016 Hours: 5 – 8PM

    Address: 594 Palisade Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307

    Phone: (201) 984-2775


    Italians in America: Recent Documentaries and Photographs

    What: Montclair State University is hosting famed documentary filmmakers John Maggio and Cristian Piazza, as well as filmmaker-photographer Michele Petruzziello, for a round-table discussion about Italian immigration to the United States. The panel will also include the screening the speakers' works and a photo exhibition, titled: Good Bye My Love.

    Website: http://www.montclair.edu/

    Date: February 8, 2016 Hours: 6:45 – 8:45PM

    Address: University Hall - 7th Floor Conference Center, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair, New Jersey 07043
    Phone: (973) 655-4000


    Monday Blues…Monday Booze!

    What: Head to Joey McBride's Pub in Woodland Park, NJ for a Monday evening pick-me-up that will set the tone for the rest of your week. Drink and food specials, as well as a live band, make for wonderful Monday, no matter your mood or the outside temp! Serving bar food with a Korean twist, Joey’s is known for its amazing wings, dumplings and noodles, as well as classic burgers and mozz-sticks. There are dart boards everywhere, too, for those who love a little competition. Overall, Joey’s proves that nightlife in NJ is not restricted to weekends!

    Website: http://joeymcbrides1145.com/

    Date: February 8, 2016 Hours: 6 – 8:30PM

    Address: 1145 Mcbride Ave, Woodland Park, NJ 07424

    Phone: (973) 256-3778


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