Our Weekend Picks: Get in the Holiday Spirit!

Friday December 9
Get in the holiday spirit at Princeton University’s Holiday Jam & Toy Drive on Palmer Square! Princeton University’s talented students will perform live music, as they collect new, unwrapped toys for charity. jaZams is offering a 20% off discount on toys to be donated. FREE, 6:30-8:30. http://www.palmersquare.com/events/princeton-university-a-cappella-jam-toy-drive

Or, head to the Holiday Wonderland at Forrestal Village for free photos with Santa, carriage rides, performances and more as the village is transformed into a festive wonderland. FREE, 5:30-8:30pm. www.pfvillage.com

The musicians at Westminster Choir College present an Evening of Readings and Carols at Bristol Chapel. Holiday readings will be mixed with music on the organ and brass instruments, along with choir performances. Tickets start at $40. 8pm. www.rider.edu/arts


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Saturday December 10

Start your Morning with Santa at Morven Museum! From 10-noon, kids can meet the boss and take part in holiday crafts. (Speaking of The Boss, don’t miss Morven’s amazing exhibit on Bruce Springsteen, which features photos on loan from the LA Grammy Museum!) Register in advance, $25 per family. 10am-12pm, www.morven.org

Raise a glass with the new local brewery! Troon Brewing, Brick Farm Tavern’s brewing partner, will be holiding their Grand Opening in their space behind the tavern in Hopewell. Join for brewery tours, and beer tastings in the Tavern’s wine cellar. Tour run at 11:00am, 1pm, and 3pm. FREE,

And now for something completely different…THe Princeton University Players present Spamalot!, the Monty Python & The Holy Grail, in musical format, at Whitman Theater on campus. There will be songs, silliness, and Spam. $10, 8pm. www.princeton.edu/~pup

Sunday December 11
It was a frigid December evening long ago that George Washington made his famous river crossing, surprising the British and securing his first victory in the Revolutionary War, but you can get a glimpse of it yourself thanks to a First Crossing Reenactment! Washington Crossing Park (the PA side) will host reenactors as the General gives an inspiring speech and then leads his troops to victory in Durham boats. $8, 10am-4pm. www.washingtoncrossingpark.org

A classic holiday ballet comes to life on the stage at Princeton High School this weekend as the Princeton Youth Ballet present The Nutcracker. Tickets start at $20. 4pm. www.princetonyouthballet.org

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Friday, December 9th
Men’s Ice Hockey vs. Quinnipiac @ 7:00pm / Hobey Baker Rink

Saturday, December 10th
Wrestling vs. Binghamton @ 1:00pm / Dillon Gym
Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Mercyhurst @ 2:00pm / Hobey Baker Rink

Sunday, December 11th
Women & Men’s Track & Field vs. New Year Invitational @ 11:00am / Jadwin Gym
Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Mercyhurst @ 1:00pm / Hobey Baker Rink

For tickets or info, visit goprincetontigers.com


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