Enjoy some beautiful September weather this week by heading to events in downtown New Brunswick! Whether it's a Wednesday night at the Stress Factory or a Saturday night at the State Theatre New Jersey, there is plenty to choose from in the Hub City. 


Monday, September 16

Monday Night Trivia at 7:30 p.m.

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Where: George Street Ale House

Enjoy a night full of trivia and delicious food featuring host “Gentleman Jim,” the third-best trivia hosts in North America.

Up to eight people can play together as a team and prizes are awarded for first and second place.

For more information, click here. 



Tuesday, September 17

New Brunswick Jazz Project from 8 - 11 p.m.

Where: George Street Ale House

The New Brunswick Jazz Project performs every Tuesday night at the 1749 Bar, with a new artist every week!

Show starts at 8 p.m. and the open jam session starts at 9:30 p.m. 

For more information regarding this free event, click here.



Wednesday, September 18

New Talent Showcase at 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Stress Factory Comedy Club

Think you're funny? Come prove it at the Stress Factory’s ‘New Talent Showcase’ where amateurs come out to try out some stage time and some material.

You never know who is going to stop in and step on the stage as pros tend to stop in from time to time. Everyone gets three minutes of stage time.

Come show us what you got!

To register, click here.



Thursday, September 19

Comedy Show: Ted Alexandro at 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Stress Factory Comedy Club

Famous comedian Ted Alexandro has made multiple appearances on David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Craig Ferguson and The View and he’s coming to New Brunswick!

To get tickets, click here.



Friday, September 20

Cook Farmer’s Market from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Rutgers Gardens

Rutgers Gardens Cook’s Market provides a well-managed and organized farm market for both the local farmer/producer and patron. Our aim is to encourage the development of local agricultural and specialty products, as well as promote local economic development and community building through educational and family-friendly activities.

Since 2008, the Farmers Market has promoted land stewardship by practicing sustainable growing practices and providing the community nutritious, quality food. The market has been held every Friday from May through December. More than 25 vendors with local produce, meats, flowers, prepared foods, cheeses, wines and more. People gather to wander around, chat with vendors and friends, and fill their bags with locally-produced foods



Saturday, September 21

Hub City Sounds: ‘Rock New Brunswick’ from 12 to 5 p.m.

Where: The Yard

“Old School Meets New School,” featuring Hip Hop, House, Funk, Rock, and Punk—hailing from the ’80s, ’90s into today’s era. Nestled in the middle of a beautiful courtyard surrounded by delicious eateries, on Rutgers’ New Brunswick campus, get ready to boogie as this will be the ultimate dance party for all ages.

For more information, click here


Rutgers Football Game at Home at 12 p.m.

Where: Rutgers Football Stadium

Grab all of the red gear you got and head on over to Busch Campus! The Scarlet Knights will be playing against the Boston College Eagles. Go Knights!


George Lopez in New Brunswick from 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Where: State Theatre of New Jersey

See actor and three-time Grammy Award-nominated comedian George Lopez at The State for his new stand-up comedy tour, The Wall World Tour.

The multi-faceted star, best known for his self-titled hit television sitcom George Lopez has embarked on three solo stand-up tours, voiced animated characters for both film and television and more.

For tickets, click here.



Sunday, September 22

Hub City Sounds: 39th Raritan River Festival Rubber Duck Race from 12 to 6 p.m.

Where: Boyd Park

Enjoy a celebration of the local environment and community featuring live music, vendors, the New Brunswick Community Farmers Market, activities for children, cardboard canoe races and much more. And do not miss The Beez Foundation's annual Rubber Duck Race Drop into the Raritan River, with prices for the winners.