Thursday, December 16, 2010

More Hoboken Holiday Events for this Week!

Here are more upcoming events for Hoboken this week and weekend. As for the rest of you bah humbugs, it is festivus for the rest of us!

Hoboken Holiday Crafts and Art Fair

Saturday and Sunday December 18th and 19th - 11am to 5pm

NEW LOCATION: Monroe Center for the Arts, 720 Monroe, 3rd Floor, Suite C-301
Elevator available

Unique Handcrafted Gift Items by local artists, photographers and crafters
Featuring: art, photography, stained glass, mirrors and frames, hand knit scarves, hats, mittens, baby sweaters, jewelry, baby clothes and blankets, holiday ornaments, soaps and body lotions, candles and so much more.

Most items are one-of-a-kind, and if you don't see exactly what you want, you can place a special order with the artist/crafter. Free Gift wrapping will be provided by by True Mentors

Monroe Center is located just 1 block from the the Hudson Bergen Light Rail or take the PATH, NJ Transit Trains and Buses or NY Waterway and hop on the City's FREE HOP shuttle bus which will take you right there.
Parking is also available at Monroe Center. For more information call 201-420-2207 or online at

There will be lots of other events taking place at Monroe Center during the time of the Craft Fair, fun for the whole family. See below.

Also, many of the artists in the building will open up their studios for an Open Studio Day. Stop by for some holiday cheer, live music, art, craft, theatrical performances, a visit with Santa Claus and so much more.

MusicSpace presents Holiday Music Mart and Lounge

Saturday and Sunday December 18th and 19th from noon to 5pm
720 Monroe Street, 3rd floor, Suite C304

Featuring performances by local musicians. Music by all performers will be for sale. Coffee, tea and sweets will be for sale as well.

The Theater Company presents:
Happy Holidaze
720 Monroe St., Studio C413

The Santaland Diaries and Season's Greetings

THE SANTALAND DIARIES, featuring Brendan Applegate, is a brilliant evocation of what a slacker's Christmas must feel like. Out of work, our slacker decides to become a Macy's elf during the holiday crunch.
Season's Greetings, featuring Joanne Smith, is another funny, touching and twisted monologue about the season, told in the version of the "Christmas letter".

December 16 and 17 at 8pm
December 18 and 19 at 3pm
Tickets: $20/adults; $15/students & seniors, $35/couples
Credit card:
Discover Jersey Arts cardholders: purchased online or at door
(performances not appropriate for young children)

Visit with Santa Claus, Storytime, and Caroling:

Bring your own camera, do a craft, hear a story, and sing some songs!
Gifts given out to all good little boys and girls (while supplies last)
December 18 and 19 from Noon-2pm
Suggested donation: $5 at the door

Mile Square Theatre presents:

A Christmas Carol

Saturday December 18 at 3pm and 8pm
Sunday December 19 at3pm
Tickets: $20 - Students and Seniors: $12

Charles Dickens’s beloved holiday story is brought to life in a tour de force solo performance by Lenard Petit. Mr. Petit appears as the spirit of Charles Dickens, who in the reading of his classic novella, creates a magical world of characters, from past, present and future, bringing to life this time-tested story of a cold-hearted miser who finds redemption on Christmas Eve.

A Reading of  The Odd Couple by Neil Simon

Starring MST Artistic Director Chris O'Connor as Felix
and Associate Artistic Director Matt Lawler as Oscar
Sunday December 19 at 7pm, $5

Both at: Monroe Theatrespace,
720 Monroe Street, 2nd floor
Reservations: 201.683.7014
For info about additional performances: