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2008 Hoboken Arts & Music Festival – full lineup & schedule

Hoboken Arts

Sunday, Sept. 28th, 2008 – 11am to 6pm along Washington St. in Hoboken – Observer Highway to 7th St. Featuring three stages of live music & over 300 artists, sculptors, photographers & craftspeople

Mary Weiss and the rest of the lineup below…

3 Stages of Live Music

Observer Hwy Stage (bet. Newark &amp Observer Hwy):
Noon – Amy
1:00pm – or
2:00pm –
3:15pm – Mary Weiss (formerly of The Shangri-Las) or
5:00pm – Philadelphia Funk

Sixth Street Stage:
12:30pm The Secret cast from the the DeBaun Center for the Performing Arts production
1:00pm – Sinatra Idol winner Eric Nolan
1:30pm – Kiera, Kenny &amp John
2:15pm –
3:00pm – Bill Owens EPK:
4:00pm – Icewagon FLU
5:00pm – Frankie Morales and the Mambo of the Times Orquesta (former singer with the Tito Puente Orchestra)

3rd Street Stage (Kid”s Zone in capital One Parking Lot):
Noon – Music Together –
1:00pm – Music Together
2:00pm – Erin Lee &amp
3:00pm – Erin Lee &amp
4:00pm – Fuzzy
5:00pm – Fuzzy Lemons

Special features include:
Fine artists are located between 2nd & 3rd St., so if you are an art collector, this is the place to be. Oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, sculpture, mixed media, etc.

Children’s area on 3rd street with rides, games, creative activities, ponies, petting zoo, magic show, face painting, clowns, balloons, live performances and much much more:
Crafters display / sell handmade: pottery, metalwork, wood items, furniture, blown & fused glass, quilts, household items made from recycled materials, cementware, batik clothing, hand painted furniture, candles, jewelry, dried florals, soaps & lotions and much more

Food: Lots of great food throughout the fair. Hoboken restaurants will set up street cafes offering an eclectic variety of international foods such as: Thai, Indian, Greek, French, Mexican, Cajun and Italian


Take the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 17 (Lincoln Tunnel). Merge onto I-495 E and take the Hoboken/Weehawken exit. Get into the right lane, which will put you onto South Marginal Highway. You will go down a hill and veer right at the fork toward Hoboken. This will send you through Weehawken via Park Ave. You will cross a bridge and make a left onto 14th Street (Amoco station is on the right, Malibu Diner is in front of you). Take 14th Street to Hudson and make a right. Please see PARKING detail for further information.

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to I-78 E via exit 14 towards the Holland Tunnel. Make a left at the first traffic light on the Holland Tunnel approach onto Jersey Ave, which becomes Newark Ave as you pass under the green “Welcome to Hoboken” overpass. Stay to the right, as Newark Street then becomes Observer Highway. Take Observer Highway to the end and follow the road through a left hand turn. Make your first right onto Hudson Place followed by an immediate left onto River Street. You will see parking garages on your left at both 2nd and 4th Street. Please see PARKING detail for further information.

The Hoboken Arts and Music Festival is located just two blocks from PATH, NY Waterway Ferries, NJ Transit trains and buses and the Hudson-Bergen Lightrail.

(thx rajohn)

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