Our Weekend Picks

Friday, December 1
What are this year’s hottest tech items, and what makes them so cool? Local technology consultant Douglas Dixon will fill you in! He returns to Princeton Public Library for his annual Holiday Tech Talk. FREE, 7pm. www.princetonlibrary.org

This weekend The Hopewell Train Station transforms into a little slice of Paris as Ohlala! French Boutique sets up shop. Sharing holiday gifts, gourmet specialties, jewelry, skincare and more from French artists, crafters and designers. FREE, 2-6pm. www.ohlalafrenchboutique.com

Saturday, December 2
Hop on the trolley and tour downtown Princeton with Princeton Tour Company’s Holiday Trolley Tours! The festive hour long trolley ride takes riders past the homes of Einstein, Woodrow Wilson, Grover Cleveland, Robert Oppenheimer and more – and is full of fun Princeton stories! Hourly, 10am-5pm. Register in advance. Tickets www.princetontourcompany.com

It’s a delicious fundraiser: The Arts Council of Princeton presents ‘Soul-Filled Bowls: Community Project Feeding the Hungry.’ Buy a handmade ceramic bowl for $20 – filled with soup from the Blawenburg Cafe – and the proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels and Mercer Street Friends. 11am-3pm. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

Get outside and go geocaching! Visit the Nature Center at Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville to use GPS technology to hunt for hidden items in the park. Register. $2. 1pm. 609-737-0609

Roxey Ballet presents the Nutcracker, with a special, Sensory-Friendly performance this Saturday at TCNH’s Kendall Theater. Children and adults with autism or other sensitivity issues can experience the classic holiday ballet in a special presentation. $20, 2pm. www.roxeyballet.org


Saturday, December 2 at Hamilton Jewelers: OSCAR HEYMAN
We invite you to a special presentation from Oscar Heyman on 12/2 from 10 am to 6 pm at Hamilton Jewelers in Princeton. Sharing the founding year of 1912 with Hamilton, Oscar Heyman has been creating truly exquisite fine jewelry.  Each piece is meticulously crafted by American artisans using techniques passed down through three generations of this family business. The result is an enduring legacy of heirloom-quality design that truly transcends time.


Sunday, December 3
The holiday classics are alive at Mercer County Community College’s Kelsey Theater this season! This weekend, catch Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Tickets start at $20. 2pm. www.kelseytheatre.net

With a mission of conservation, the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association keeps the conversation going and presents a Sunday Film Screening series. This week’s film is ‘A Plastic Ocean,’ a documentary that explores the damage that the plastic causes to ocean life, from birds, to fish, to people. FREE, 1pm. www.thewatershed.org

For tickets and info, visit www.GoPrincetonTigers.com/tickets

 


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