This weekend, Montclair is coming alive with a plethora of activities for people of all interests. From the vibrant sounds of the Montclair Jazz Festival Block Party to the incredibly unique exhibits around town, there’s something for everyone.
Art enthusiasts can find themselves immersed in 3 Voyages While Standing Still by Carol Cohn, while music lovers can enjoy the lively tunes of the block party.
Craving some social interaction? Don’t miss out on Craftsman Club of Eureka’s Smokey BBQ & Fish Fry or Trivia Night at Pineapple Express Barbecue.
So, grab your friends and get ready to be dazzled by the beauty and liveliness of Montclair this weekend!
Live Music: Montclair Jazz Festival Block Party and Beyond
This weekend, Montclair offers a variety of live music events. From the Montclair Jazz Festival Block Party to performances at Tierneys and The Montclair Brewery.
Andy Lackow & Mess Around will be playing at The Montclair Brewery on Friday, while Zesty will be performing at Tierneys the same night.
On Saturday, The Essex Funk Collective will be playing at Tierneys, and The Howlin Poets will be at The Montclair Brewery.
The Montclair Jazz Festival Block Party will be a great event to attend, featuring local and international jazz artists.
Film: Special Showings of The Matrix at The Clairidge
The Clairidge is hosting special showings of The Matrix this weekend. Guests can experience the 1999 classic science fiction film, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, and Carrie-Anne Moss.
Directed by Lana and Lilly Wachowski, the movie follows Neo as he learns about the true nature of the simulated reality known as the Matrix. It is a thought-provoking exploration of reality, identity, and the power of choice.
Attendees will be treated to a unique film experience as they delve deep into the world of the Matrix. Don’t miss out on this special event and get your tickets now!
Comedy: Marlon Wayans at NJPAC
Catch Marlon Wayans at NJPAC this weekend for an unforgettable night of comedy. The comedian, actor, writer, and producer has been making audiences laugh since the ’90s with his unique style of humor.
Whether you know him from the Scary Movie series, White Chicks, or A Haunted House, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to see him live. Come out and enjoy his collection of hilarious jokes and stories, which are sure to leave you in stitches.
This one-night-only performance is sure to be a night to remember. So make sure to get your tickets now and don’t miss out on the chance to laugh along with Marlon Wayans!
Arts and Literature: Exhibits Around Town
Visitors to the area can enjoy a variety of arts and literature exhibits this weekend.
3 Voyages While Standing Still by Carol Cohn is on display at SMI Academy Square Gallery, featuring an exploration of the idea of home.
Jerry in Bloom, a collection of Jerry Gants’ work, is on display at Hillside Sculpture Park.
INSPIRED MINDS: Young Artist Exhibition is at SOPAC, and CONSUMED: A Critical Look at Pop Culture Nostalgia is at Ria Gallery.
All of these exhibits are open for viewing and provide a unique perspective on culture and art.
Additionally, Craftsman Club of Eureka is hosting a Smokey BBQ & Fish Fry on Saturday.
The Montclair Jazz Festival Block Party is also this Saturday, providing live music, food, and fun.
All these events offer a great opportunity to explore the area and experience the culture unique to Montclair.
Social Events: Craftsman Club of Eureka’s Smokey BBQ & Fish Fry and More
This weekend, guests can enjoy a Smokey BBQ & Fish Fry at Craftsman Club of Eureka. It is an annual event complete with live music, delicious food, and plenty of fun.
At the Montclair Brewery, there is Sip and Sing Karaoke. It is a great way to let loose and have a good time.
Town Pub in Bloomfield offers Karaoke Night. It is the perfect way to show off your singing skills.
Bloomfield Center hosts Dinner Under The Stars. It is a romantic way to spend an evening.
Pineapple Express Barbecue has Trivia Night. It offers a competitive and enjoyable atmosphere.
Whatever your plans, there is something fun for everyone to enjoy this weekend.