T.G.I.F. Seriously! Thank goodness the weekend is finally here… because honestly, how many more Thursdays could a person actually take? Luckily, we’ve got you covered for a fun filled weekend. Whether you’re planning a wedding or planning on a night out with friends, we’ve picked out the who, what, and where at the Jersey Shore this weekend so you can hit the ground running on Friday at 5:00pm on the dot. Forget all about that deadline for the weekend, it’ll still be there Monday morning.
$25 Blow Out at Hudson & Canal
The ladies (and gentlemen) at Red Bank’s Hudson & Canal know just how important it is to get your weekend started off on the right foot, which means making sure you look your best. Every Friday, they’re making you shine with a $25 blowout that will add a little pep in your step after the long workweek.
Red Bank’s Hottest New Club Gotham
Workweek over? Check. Hair done? Check. Now it’s time get your groove on with DJ Angel Manuel at Red Bank’s hottest new club. Gotham features over 40 different types of bourbon and whiskeys, 30 different types of scotch, and 49 beers from IPA’s to Stouts, to Belgian White. You name it, they got it. Don’t forget to take a bite into their menu that features one of a kind appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and… FlapJacks? Yes!
Fridays: Ladies Night at The Gravity Vault
If clubbing it isn’t your thing, head over to The Gravity Vault in Middletown with your leading ladies. Go after 5pm on Friday and you and your girlfriends will be able to purchase a day pass for just $9. New to climbing? Don’t worry, the experts at The Gravity Vault have you covered with a Belay Certification Class that’s held every Friday evening from 7-9pm for $20, day pass and rentals included. If you still want to bring your main men, they can come too for $35.
View for Two Bridal Showcase, The Oyster Point Hotel
Recently Engaged? Take a tour of Red Bank’s iconic Molly Pitcher Inn and The Oyster Point Hotel where you’ll browse wedding photo galleries and meet some of Red Bank’s top professionals in the business. Enjoy a complimentary signature drink and light hors d’oeuvres (and maybe sneak a few in at the cash bar) while you decide on your wedding details. Registration will be between 1:45 and 3:45pm at the entrance to ballroom at The Oyster Point Hotel.
Clear Your Closet with Back on the Racks
Trying to save money for that wedding at The Molly Pitcher or are you just looking to put some funds towards a new wardrobe for 2015? Either way, Back on the Racks in Long Branch is still accepting winter consignment until January 31st. Purge your closet and pick up some extra cash by bringing in some of your lightly worn clothes Monday – Saturday from 10:00 am – 5:00pm, no appointment necessary.
Indulge in Some Jewelry at The Stone Hut
Now that you’ve cleared out your closet, it’s time to fill it back up again. This weekend, make a trip to The Stone Hut at Pier Village in Long Branch where you’ll discover handcrafted treasures inspired by the shore. The Stone Hut is the place to shop for eclectic jewelry and home décor, crafted by designers around the world. And you’re in luck, because during the entire month of January you’ll receive 30% off your entire purchase.
Dinner and Dancing at Tuscan Bistro & Bar in Toms River
Show off your new outfit or discuss your wedding ideas with your future husband while dining at Tuscan Bistro & Bar in Toms River. Enjoy rustic pizzas made in their wood-burning oven, homemade pastas, juicy burgers and homemade desserts, all at family friendly prices. Interested in staying out a little longer? Tuscan Bistro & Bar has you covered with a one-night takeover from 9pm till close on Saturday night when DJ Charlie Who and Marco Andell will be spinning today’s hits and yesterday’s classics.
Brunch and Games at iPlay America in Freehold
The weekend may be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean that the fun has to end. Visit iPlay America’s Game Time Bar and Grill for Brunch from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Adults and kids alike will enjoy Chef Joe’s creations including his hearty Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Pizza. Let the kids play a little longer or bring out your inner child while enjoying a homemade Bloody Mary cocktail. Maybe you’ll be the next laser tag champion in their 6,500 sq. ft. laser tag “Cosmic Battle” arena.
Annual Highlands “Beef & Brew” St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser
Support the Highlands’ St. Patrick’s Day Parade by attending the Annual “Beef & Brew” at Off The Hook on Sunday, January 25th from 3 – 7:00pm. Your $25 donation includes a buffet dinner, brew and the sounds of Irish Pipe Bands. All proceeds will benefit the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Because is it really ever too early to get into the St. Patty’s Day spirit?