it.s in the air…

Your Weekend Events: Compiled by Nicole Marino Mathews.

Crisp clean Jersey air. ahh that.s what I love to wake up to on these beautiful fall days. Windows open, breeze blowing in, covering my house in dust but getting rid of the kid germs.. Love it! This weekend there are plenty of crisp air fun happenings to be had! The kids will love getting their .crazy out. at the many pumpkin picking/hay ride farms in the area. Perhaps you want to live out your youth with your youngins here.s your chance; Princeton University is hosting its Community and Staff day. Show your kids what a star athlete you were in years past and bonus.. get $5 tickets for the football game later that day! The weekend events offer plenty for you to do, indoors or out. Whatever you decide to do…enjoy!

Thursday October 1, 2009

Music & Entertainment

Thursday 11:30am Cafe Vivian, Princeton University Concerts, Frist Center, 609-258-5000. Jazz program. Free.www.princeton.edu/utickets

Thursday 12:30-1pm Afternoon Concert, Princeton University Chapel, Washington Road, 609-258-3654. Free.

Thursday 6pm Television Pilot, Mrs. G. TV & Appliances, 2960 Route 1, Lawrenceville, 609-882-1444. Screening of .The Urban Evolution,. a new television show focusing on the city of Trenton, people, businesses, and events. The show will air on WMCN this fall.www.mrsgs.com

Thursday 6-9pm Curtis Taylor, Salt Creek Grille, One Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-419-4200. www.saltcreekgrille.com

Thursday 7pm An American Opera: The Greatest Pet Rescue Ever, Garden Theater, 160 Nassau Street. Documentary screening about the worst domestic animal crisis in U.S. history, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.s devastation, when tens of thousands of house pets were left to die in neighborhoods all across the region as owners were forced to evacuate without their pets. $25 VIP tickets include meet and greet with director Tom McPhee, signed poster, and $5 of ticket price will go to local animal rescue agency SAVE; $20 general admission at the door; $15 in advance from website.www.rescuepartytour.com

Thursday 8pm Brentano String Quartet, Princeton University Concerts, Richardson Auditorium, 609-258-9220. Music by Haydn and Schubert. Free with reservation., www.princeton.edu

Thursday 8pm Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer, and Zakir Hussain, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787. Bela Fleck on banjo, Edgar Meyer on string bass, and Zakir Hussain on tabla. $42 to $54. www.mccarter.org

Thursday 8pm Songs for a New World, Princeton University Players, TBA, 609-258-1500. Musical. $10. www.princeton.edu/pup

Thursday 9pm Singer Songwriter Showcase, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-924-7855. Hosted by Frank Thewes.www.triumphbrew.com

Arts

Thursday 10am Art Exhibit, Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, Princeton, 609-924-7206
First day for .Personal Landscapes,. an exhibit of paintings by Mary Bundy. On view to October 30. Reception for the artist on Wednesday, October 7, 5 to 7 p.m. www.chapinschool.org
Thursday 10am Art Exhibit, Daniel P. Turner Thomas, West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-448-0560. Opening of .Fall into Winter. featuring fall watercolors of the area by Daniel P. Turner Thomas, as well as .Miracle on the Hudson,. a watercolor created after the recent crash. The painting, featured in the New York Times and Fox 5 News, is being donated to the crew of Flight 1549 in the fall. On view through October 31. www.danielpturnerthomas.com

Thursday 4pm Art Exhibit, Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-924-8777. Opening reception for .Dry Ice: Alaska Native Artists and the Landscape,. an exhibition of works by contemporary Alaskan artists. On view to November 21. Panel discussion with the curator and participating artists followed by reception. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

Thursday 7pm Short Films, Princeton TV, 369 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-252-1963. Screening of five short films marking the completion of .The Filmmakers Workshop.. Free.www.princetontv.org

Thursday 7-10pm Late Thursdays, Princeton University Art Museum, Campus, 609-258-3788. Extended hours to explore the special exhibitions and collections. Many evenings feature film screenings, musical performances, and activities. Free.www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

Thursday 7:30pm Having Our Say, Berlind Theater at the McCarter, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787. Drama by Emily Mann adapted from the book by Sadie and Bessie Delany with Amy Hill Hearth. $15 to $48.www.mccarter.org

Thursday 8pm Proof, Theatre Intime, Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University, 609-258-1742. David Auburn drama. $12., www.theatreintime.org

Learning

Thursday 7pm Princeton Theological Seminary, Mackay Campus Center, 609-497-7963
.Sanctification for Proclamation: Walking with God. presented by Brad R. Braxton, a Baptist minister.www.ptsem.edu

Family Time

Thursday 10am Mother Goose Stories @Princeton Public Library. Stories, songs and fingerplaysAges: 15 . 24 monthsRegistration: Not required

Thursday 10&11am Story time @ Mary Jacobs Library. Stories, songs, and more!
Ages: 2 . 6 Registration: Not required

Thursday 11am Lapsit Stories @ Princeton Public Library Stories, movement, songs and fingerplaysAges: Birth . 15 monthsRegistration: Not required

Thursday 2pm Preschool Stories @ Princeton Public Library StoriesAges: 3.5 . 6Registration: Not required

Thursday 4:40pm Stories in Japanese @ Princeton Public Library . Stories told in Japanese.
Ages: 3 and up Registration: Not required

Food & Wine

Thursday 5-8pm Seed to Bottle, Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington, 609-737-4465. Course covers the basic concepts of viticulture and winemaking. Presented by Sergio Neri and Anthony Dell. Register. $35.www.hopewellvalleyvineyards.com

Thursday 6pm Gala, Preservation New Jersey, Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange, 609-392-6409. Cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, dinner, and dancing. Elegant party attire. Register. $250. www.preservationnj.org

Thursday 6pm Gourmet Garden, Zonta Club of Trenton, Hamilton Manor, Route 130 South, Hamilton, 609-586-7772. Food and wine tasting benefit for Crawford House. Register. $50 to $65.www.zontatrenton.org

Thursday 6pm Italian Regional Cuisine: Puglia, Eno Terra Restaurant, 4484 Route 27, Kingston, 609-497-1777. Light fare to accompany wines presented by chef Christopher Albrecht. Register. $25.www.enoterra.com

Friday October 2, 2009

Music & Entertainment

Friday 7-10pm Ron Kraemer and the Hurricanes, Salt Creek Grille, One Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-419-4200. www.saltcreekgrille.com

Friday 7-10pm William Noren Group, Salt Creek Grille, One Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-419-4200. www.saltcreekgrille.com

Friday 7pm Franklin-Alison Jazz Combo, BT Bistro, 3499 Route 1 South, West Windsor, 609-919-9403. Jazz, blue, swing, and funk.

Friday 7:30-9:30pm Open Mic, Chicklet Bookstore, Princeton Shopping Center, 301 North Harrison Street, 609-279-2121. For poets, musicians, and comedians. Register with John Harrity at 908-963-0142.www.chickletbooks.com

Friday 8pm Concert, St. Paul Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-524-0507. William Carr presents a piano concert featuring works by Schubert, Haydn, Liszt, Beethoven, and Chopin. Free.www.spsprinceton.org

Friday 8pm Fantastic Obsessions, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton, 800-ALLEGRO. Hans Graf, conductor; Bart Feller, flute. Ibert.s Flute Concerto and Berzioz.s Symphonie Fantastique. $20 to $82.www.njsymphony.org

Friday 8pm Songs for a New World, Princeton University Players, TBA, 609-258-1500
Musical. $10. www.princeton.edu/pup

Friday 10pm-2am Choice Society, Tre Piani, 120 Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-452-1515. Hip hop, reggae, and pop music. Drink specials, hors d.oeuvres. $5 admission.www.choicesociety.ning.com

Arts

Friday Noon Faculty Series, Westminster Conservatory, Art Gallery, Luedeke Center, Rider University, 609-921-2663. Loeffler Trio with Melissa Bohl, oboe; Marjorie Selden, viola; and Kathy Shanklin, piano. Free.www.rider.edu

Friday 12:30pm Gallery Talk, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton campus, 609-258-3788. Highlights of the collections, new acquisitions, and special exhibitions. Free. www.princetonartmuseum.org

Friday 6:30-8pm Gallery Exhibit, Peddie School, Mariboe Gallery, Hightstown, 609-490-7550. Opening reception for .Paper Cuts,. an exhibition of four artists who use cut paper as their primary expressive material. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On view to October 21. www.peddie.org

Friday 6:30-8pm Art Exhibit, Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts, Lawrenceville, 609-620-6026. Opening reception for annual faculty exhibition. On view to October 31.www.lawrenceville.org

Friday 7pm A Nice Family Gathering, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. Comedy. $27.50 to $29.50., www.off-broadstreet.com

Friday 7:30pm David Sedaris, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787. Author of .Me Talk Pretty One Day,. .Naked,. .Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim,. and .When You Are Engulfed in Flames?. and commentator on .This American Life,. returns to McCarter for the seventh time. $38 to $50.www.mccarter.org

Friday 8pm Nunsense, Somerset Valley Players, Amwell Road, Hillsborough, 908-369-7469. Musical comedy. $14., www.svptheatre.org

Friday 8pm Having Our Say, Berlind Theater at the McCarter, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787. Drama by Emily Mann adapted from the book by Sadie and Bessie Delany with Amy Hill Hearth. $20 to $55.www.mccarter.org

Friday 8pm Proof, Theatre Intime, Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University, 609-258-1742. David Auburn drama. $12.www.theatreintime.org

Friday 8pm Hollywood Arms, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-570-3333. Maurer Productions OnStage presents drama based on the life of Carol Burnett based on her memoir, .One More Time.. $14. Reception with cast and crew follows performance.www.kelseytheatre.net

Outdoors, Exercise & Health

Friday 6-9pm In the Pink, Breast Cancer Resource Center, Westin at Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-497-2100. Reception, silent and live auctions, and fashion show featuring breast cancer survivors, their husbands and children, doctors, nurses, and social workers. Business attire with a hint of pink. Register. $80.ywcaprinceton.org

Friday 7pm Anniversary Celebration, CanDo Fitness Club, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-514-0500. Reception with food, wine, and music kicks off second anniversary celebration weekend featuring classic in pilates, martial arts, and swimming. Benefit for Special Olympics New Jersey.www.candofitness.com

Learning

Friday 1-2pm Pharmaceutical Questions, Plainsboro Township, Municipal Building, 609-799-0909. Princeton HealthCare System presents .Pharmacy Game Show. for senior citizens. Bring a list of medications or the actual medications to discuss concerns with pharmacist. Free for residents. Register.www.plainsboronj.com

Family Time

Friday 10am Rhyme Time Mary Jacobs Library: Nursery rhyme fun plus play time!
Ages: birth . 24 months Registration: Required, please call 609-924-7073 ext 5

Friday 11am Tiger Tales @ Cotsen Children.s Library
Tiger Tales. Stories and craft (for safety reasons, infants and toddlers must remain outside the arts & crafts area while program is in session)Ages: 3 . 5 years old Registration: Not required

Friday 3:30pm Emma the Reading Therapy Dog Princeton Public Library
Emma the Reading Therapy Dog. Come read with Emma and her owner Joe Turner. Sign up for a 15 minute session. Ages: All ages Registration: Required

Friday 7-10pm Family Fun Maze, Corner Copia Farm Market, 299 Princeton-Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-426-8884. Challenging 10-acre corn maze includes more than two miles of potential pathways depicting a barn and farm animals. $9.99. Bring a flashlight.

Food & Wine

Friday 6:30pm Allegrini Wine Dinner, Salt Creek Grille, One Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-419-4200. Four-course dinner from executive chef Jason Hensle paired with wine selections. Register. $85.www.saltcreekgrille.com

Saturday October 3, 2009

Music & Entertainment

Saturday 5:30pm Lecture, Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, 609-497-0020. Conductor, teacher, author, and inspirational speaker Benjamin Zander gives a lecture on inspirational leadership based on his book, .The Art of Possibility.. Using the metaphor of the orchestra, Zander.s presentation teaches how to unlock the potential for greatness in human relationships and in organizations. On Sunday, October 4, Zander conducts the Princeton Symphony Orchestra in a program of Mahler and Saint-Saens, with Princeton soprano Sarah Pelletier and 13-year-old piano prodigy George Li.www.princetonsymphony.org

Saturday 7:30-11:30pm No Name Dance California Mix, Central Jersey Dance Society, Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, 609-945-1883. Hustle lesson followed by open dancing. No partner needed. $12.www.centraljerseydance.org

Saturday 7:30pm The Red Hawk Fly, Integral Yoga Institute Princeton, 613 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, 732-274-2410. .Kirtan in the Age of Enlightenment. presented by Dan Johnson on tabla, voice, and energy vortex; Karttikeya on keyboard and shanti vibes; and Kelly Regina on voice. Register. $15. www.iyiprinceton.com

Saturday 7-10pm Ron Kraemer and the Hurricanes, Salt Creek Grille, One Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-419-4200. www.saltcreekgrille.com

Saturday 8pm Steve Hudson Quintet, Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777. Jazz, blues, and modern classical music featuring material from Hudson.s latest CD, .Shine.. $15.

Saturday 9pm Meg Hansen Group with Billy Hill, Sotto 128 Restaurant and Lounge, 128 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-921-7555. www.sotto128.com

Arts

Saturday 10am Art Exhibit, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton campus, 609-258-3788. First day of .Gifts from the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait.. On view to January 10. .Ancient Lifeways, Current Concerns. in conjunction with the art museum.s exhibit. Talk by William F. Fitzhugh, National Museum of Natural History, at 5 p.m., McCosh 50. Opening reception at the museum at 6 p.m.www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

Saturday 1-4:30pm Symposium, Princeton University Art Museum, McCosh 50, Princeton campus, 609-258-3788. A panel of experts on cultural property policy and ethics from Alaska and Princeton University explore the complex issues surrounding cultural heritage and patrimony as it relates to the digging, sale, and display of ancient ivories from Bering Strait. In conjunction with the exhibit .Gifts from the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait.., www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

Saturday 2-4pm Classics Used and Rare Books, 117 South Warren Street, Trenton, 609-394-8400. Poetry reading by Jay Thomas, Tracy Fluellen, Neesee, and Chef E.s Cultural Arts Expressions group. Open mic follows

Saturday 3-8pm Having Our Say, Berlind Theater at the McCarter, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787. Drama by Emily Mann adapted from the book by Sadie and Bessie Delany with Amy Hill Hearth. $20 to $55.www.mccarter.org

Saturday 5pm Opening Reception, Princeton University Art Museum, McCosh 50, Princeton campus, 609-258-3788. William W. Fitzhugh, director of arctic studies at National Museum of Natural History, presents a discussion on .Gifts from the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Straight.. Reception follows at the museum.www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

Saturday 7pm A Nice Family Gathering, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. Comedy. $27.50 to $29.50., www.off-broadstreet.com

Saturday 8pm Nunsense, Somerset Valley Players, Amwell Road, Hillsborough, 908-369-7469. Musical comedy. $14.www.svptheatre.org

Saturday 8pm Proof, Theatre Intime, Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University, 609-258-1742. David Auburn drama. $12.www.theatreintime.org

Saturday 8pm Songs for a New World, Princeton University Players, TBA, 609-258-1500. Musical. $10.www.princeton.edu/pup

Outdoors, Exercise & Health

Saturday 9:15-10:15am Mixed Level Yoga, Holsome Holistic Center, 27 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-279-1592. $15.www.holsome.com

Saturday 9:30am Greenway Walks, D&R Greenway, Cedar Ridge Preserve, 609-924-4646. Walk led by Jim Amon. Register. Free.www.drgreenway.org

Saturday 11-6pm Open House, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Princeton Shopping Center, 301 North Harrison Street, 609-921-8881. Ribbon cutting, group classes, social dancing, followed by a showcase of dance performances. Free.www.fredastaireprinceton.com

Saturday 1:30pm Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. .Are You Living Your Authentic Life?. presented by Andrea Harvey. Register. $40.www.princetonyoga.com

Saturday 2:30-6:30pm Dance Classes and Workshops, Web of Compassion, Susan Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street, Princeton, 609-497-4598. Dance and yoga classes. Call for schedule.www.webofcompassion.org

Saturday 3pm Princeton Football, Princeton Stadium, 609-258-3538 vs Columbia.

Saturday 4pm Supermom 2009, Cando Fitness Club, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro. Benefit for Women Aware, an organization providing services for victims of domestic violence; and Ashraya, a social welfare and rehabilitation center providing care and shelter to abandoned, mentally and physically challenged children in India. Mothers with at least one child may enter the contest including a 5K run, a relay race, or hula hoops; fine arts, arts and crafts, or performing arts; and knowledge and personality questions. Judges will declare one SuperMom and two runners-up. Register. $25.www.woila.net

Saturday 4pm Interactive Drumming Experience, Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. Jim Donovan, founding member of Rusted Root Band, presents the basics of hand drumming. Rhythm Renewal drumming workshop from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Yoga of drum and chant workshop from 7:30 to 10 p.m. $35 to $45 for each workshop.www.princetonyoga.com

Learning

Saturday 10-2pm GroWW Environmental Fair, Greening of West Windsor, Vaughn Drive parking lot, West Windsor, 609-989-5662. Environmental issues, vendors, music, and arts. Create recyclable art with the West Windsor Arts Council. Vendor space available. Free admission., www.greeningwestwindsor.com

Saturday 2pm Highlights Tour, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton campus, 609-258-3788. Free.www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

Family Time

Saturday 10-12:30pm Art for Families, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton campus, 609-258-3788 .Around the World in Eight Masks.. Free. www.princetonartmuseum.org

Saturday 10-5pm Fall Family Fun, Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, 609-924-2310
Pick your own apples, pumpkins, and raspberries. Free admission. Rain or shine. Music by Swingin. Dixie. Alpacas and breeders from multiple farms present demonstrations and information.www.terhuneorchards.com

Saturday 10am-10pm Family Fun Maze, Corner Copia Farm Market, 299 Princeton-Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-426-8884. Challenging 10-acre corn maze includes more than two miles of potential pathways depicting a barn and farm animals. $9.99. Bring a flashlight

Saturday 10:30am Saturday Stories Princeton Public Library. Stories and songs for children. Ages: 2 . 8 Registration: Not required

Saturday 10:30-1:30 Art for Families @ Princeton University Art Museum. There is something for families every Saturday at the Art Museum! Join us for drop-in self-guided tours, related art projects, and story time with the Princeton Public Library. Hope VanCleaf, art teacher, will be on hand to assist families with their projects. This week: Around the World in Eight Masks. Ages: 5 . 9 Fee: Free

Saturday Noon The All-Ages Show @ Cotsen Children.s Library. You.re invited to put up your feet and tune in to 103.3 FM WPRB.s All-Ages Show! Join Paddy and his partner as they embark on 90 minutes of tunes and tales. This is an on-air radio program to be enjoyed from home. It does not take place in Cotsen.s gallery. Ages: All ages Registration: Not required

Saturday 12:30-3pm Community and Staff Day @ Princeton Stadium . Princeton University . Come join in the pre-game festivities! Children of all ages can enjoy the activities at the Family Fun Fest starting at 12:30pm. At 1:00pm, join in the fun at an interactive sports fair, where you.ll have a chance to learn from Princeton student-athletes and try a variety of sports. Participants in the youth sports clinic will receive FREE admission to the Princeton football game that follows the clinic. Parents/guardians will be able to purchase $5 game tickets at the clinic entrance. Wear comfortable shoes. Free

Saturday 2 & 4pm Snow White @ Kelsey Theatre. Tickets: $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for children, call (609) 570-3333

Food & Wine

Saturday 9-1pm Farmers Market, Montgomery Friends of Open Space, Village Shopping Center, Routes 206 and 518, 908-359-9665. Organic vegetables, breads, flowers, popcorn, honey, and pasture-fed beef and pork., www.montgomeryfriends.org

Saturday 9-1pm West Windsor Community Farmers. Market, Vaughn Drive Parking Lot, Princeton Junction Train Station, 609-577-5113. Produce, bakery items, meat, coffee, tea, sandwiches, ice cream, pickles, sauces, and flowers. Arts, crafts, children.s activities, culinary demonstrations, entertainment programs, and wellness information. West Windsor Arts Council presents an art program. www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org

Shopping

Saturday 9-5:30pm Book Sale, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Annual sale of paperback, softcover, and hardcover books; DVDs; and CDs. www.princetonlibrary.org

Sunday October 4, 2009

Music & Entertainment

Sunday 4pm Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University, 609-497-0020. Benjamin Zander conducts a program featuring music of Saint Saens and Mahler. Thirteen-year-old prodigy George Li on piano; Princeton soprano Sarah Pelletier. Pre-concert lecture at 3 p.m. $10 to $64.www.princetonsymphony.org

Sunday 7pm Pops Concert, Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra, Princeton Alliance Church, 20 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro, 732-580-3979. Broadway show tunes as well as music by Aaron Copland. Constance Lin Kaita, 14, is the featured pianist. She is a student of Chiu-Ling Lin of West Windsor. $15 to $25.www.bravuraphil.org

Arts

Sunday 1:30pm A Nice Family Gathering, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. Comedy. $27.50 to $29.50., www.off-broadstreet.com

Sunday 2pm Hollywood Arms, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-570-3333. Maurer Productions OnStage presents drama based on the life of Carol Burnett based on her memoir, .One More Time.. $14. www.kelseytheatre.net

Sunday 2pm The Outlet Dance Project, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. .En el jardin,. a showcase choreographed by Lisa Botalico, Marie Alonzo Snyder, and Henry Velandia incorporates sculptural elements in the park. $10. Botalico, associate artistic director and principal dancer and singer with the Alborada Spanish Dance Theater, presents programs for children through Young Audiences of New Jersey. Snyder, a dancer, choreographer, scholar, and dance educator, is a founding member of .I.ll have what she.s having. dance project and the West Windsor Arts Council. Velandia, a Plainsboro resident, began his formal dance training in classical ballet, jazz, and modern dance, and is a professional salsa dancer and instructor.www.groundsforsculpture.org

Sunday 2pm Nunsense, Somerset Valley Players, Amwell Road, Hillsborough, 908-369-7469. Musical comedy. $14.www.svptheatre.org

Sunday 2pm Having Our Say, Berlind Theater at the McCarter, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787. Drama by Emily Mann adapted from the book by Sadie and Bessie Delany with Amy Hill Hearth. $20 to $55.www.mccarter.org

Sunday 3pm Gallery Talk, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton campus, 609-258-3788. Highlights of the collections, new acquisitions, and special exhibitions. Free. www.princetonartmuseum.org

Sunday 3pm The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787. .Celebrating Balanchine.. Post performance discussion presented by Farrell, Joan Accocella, The New Yorker dance reviewer; and Simon Morrison, author of .The People.s Artist: Prokofiev.s Soviet Years.. $45 to $56.www.mccarter.org

Sunday 8pm The 24-Hour Play Festival, Theatre Intime, Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University, 609-258-1742. Plays are written, rehearsed, and performed in 24 hours. Free admission., www.theatreintime.org

Outdoors, Exercise & Health

Sunday Noon Evolution of Yoga Series: Back to Basics, Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. Andrew Reece presents a talk followed by a practice. Register. $40 for both.www.princetonyoga.com

Sunday 2pm Radical Healing, Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. Introduction to a new program presented by Andrea Sacchetti. Register. Free.www.princetonyoga.com

Sunday 2pm From Revolution to Relativity, Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-921-6748. Classic walking tour of downtown Princeton and Princeton University includes stops at Nassau Hall, University Chapel, Woodrow Wilson.s homes, and Einstein.s residence. Register by phone or E-mail jeanette@princetonhistory.org. $7.www.princetonhistory.org

Sunday 5-6:30pm Yoga and Meditation, Let.s Do Yoga, 15 Jewel Road, West Windsor, 732-887-3561. Multi-level yoga class. Beginners are welcome. Bring mat and blanket. Register. $12.letsdoyogagmail.com

Learning

Sunday 4pm Highlights Tour, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton campus, 609-258-3788. Free.www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

Family Time

Sunday 10-5pm Fall Family Fun, Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, 609-924-2310
Pick your own apples, pumpkins, and raspberries. Free admission. Rain or shine. Music by Spring Street Band. Alpacas and breeders from multiple farms present demonstrations and information., www.terhuneorchards.com

Sunday 10-10pm Family Fun Maze, Corner Copia Farm Market, 299 Princeton-Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-426-8884. Challenging 10-acre corn maze includes more than two miles of potential pathways depicting a barn and farm animals. $9.99. Bring a flashlight.

Sunday Noon Family Day: A Celebration of Alaskan Native Culture, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Library, Witherspoon Street, 609-258-3788. In conjunction with the art museum.s exhibit, .Gifts from the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait.. Crafts, games, music, storytellers, and dance., www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

Sunday Noon . 4pm Family Day, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Public Library, Hinds Plaza. .A Celebration of Alaskan Native Culture. features more than 25 artists, athletes, storytellers, and performers.

Sunday 12-4pm Family Day: A Celebration of Alaskan Native Culture Princeton Public Library. Discover Alaskan Native cultural heritage with more than twenty-five artists, athletes, storytellers, and performers demonstrating traditional crafts, games, music, and dance. Plus, hands-on art projects the entire family will enjoy. This event will be held at Hinds Plaza, adjacent to the Princeton Public Library.

Sunday 3pm Blessing of the Animals, Princeton United Methodist Church, Nassau at Vandeventer Street, 609-924-2613. All pets and owners are invited in observance of St. Francis Day.www.princetonumc.org

Sunday 3:30pm Sunday Stories Princeton Public Library. Ages 2-8.

Sunday 5-9pm Family Night Out, Hillbilly Hall Tavern and Restaurant, 203 Hop-Wertsville Road, Hopewell, 609-466-9856. DJ Ron. Free shirt for kids who sing. Food and beverages available www.hillbillyhall.com

Food & Wine

Sunday 3pm Birthday and Anniversary Party, CoolVines, Johnson Education Center, D&R Greenway, Princeton, 609-924-0039. Tasting of more than 20 selections of wine and craft beers from around the world and appetizers and hors d.oeuves by Emily.s Catering of Pennington. Celebration of Coolvines first anniversary and D&R Greenways.s 20th. Music by Keith Franklin, Mountain View, and Riverside Bluegrass Band. Register. $25.www.coolvines.com

Sunday 6:30pm Autumn in Tuscany and the Marche, CoolVines, Camillo.a Cafe, Princeton Shopping Center, 609-924-0039. Four-course wine dinner paired with Italian regional cuisine. Doug Salthouse from Willette Wines explains the pairings selected. Register. $75. www.coolvines.com

Shopping

Sunday 1-5:30pm Book Sale, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529.Annual sale of paperback, softcover, and hardcover books; DVDs; and CDs. www.princetonlibrary.org


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