Food and drink festival at Footlight this weekend

The folks behind the popular Ridgewood Market are teaming up with The Footlight to host a food and drink festival on Saturday.

The event, which features food, drink, live music and a cookie contest, runs from noon to 6 p.m. at The Footlight, 465 Seneca Avenue. Entry is free.

For a full list of participating vendors, visit the event on Facebook. 

New venue The Footlight hosting grand opening party on Friday

Photo courtesy The Footlight on Facebook.

Photo courtesy The Footlight on Facebook.

The much anticipated new music venue in Ridgewood, The Footlight, is hosting their grand opening party this weekend. The venue, located at 465 Seneca had a soft opening last weekend and had current hours of noon to 2 a.m. every day.

Friday night’s opening will be the first concert they host, featuring the following list of bands with set times:

• 8 p.m. – Monograms
• 9 p.m. – LIP TALK
• 10 p.m. – Starlight Girls
• 11 p.m. – The Teen Age

The show is $5 and doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, see the Facebook event.