Our Weekend Picks

Princeton FallFriday, October 3
A day at school for girls in the 1700-1800s was very different than the school day our kids experience. Morven Museum presents ‘Hail Specimen of Female Art,’ highlighting the handiwork of New Jersey school girls with an exhibition of over 150 needle work samples, dating through 1860. This landmark exhibition will reunite work by sisters, cousins, etc., filling the museums galleries and offering insight into these girls lives during the 1700-1800s. Opening reception 5:30-7:30pm, FREE. www.morven.org

The lights are off and the fun will be ON at Pennington Golf Center this Friday for Glow Golf! Bring your older kiddos to the course on Route 31 for a round of glow in the dark mini golf. $8, 8pm. http://www.penningtongolfcenter.com/Miniature-Golf.html

 

elevateElevate Your Tailgate at Whole Foods Market Princeton!
This Saturday October 11th 2-4PM
Stop by Whole Foods Market Princeton when the store shows how to make your tailgate a touchdown! Each team will share their highlights, and tell you what THEY’RE fans of. Super sampling plus a ‘Build a Better Cooler’ raffle! FREE. Visit the store’s website for more information & fun foodie events.

 

Saturday, October 4
Do the kids feel like getting artsy? Join the Princeton University Art Museum for Family Day – drop in any time between 10:30am-1pm. Check out a gallery & participate in an activity that relates to the art you just saw! This week, ‘Art in the Round;’ explore campus and make your own sculpture. Stay for 15 minutes, or work on your masterpiece for 2 hours! FREE. http://www.princeton.edu/events/?view=daily&category=all&from=2014-10-04&eid=245664&rid=5373212

If you’re feeling artsy yourself, why not take a Tour des Arts in Hopewell? Starting at the Hopewell Train Station or at Brothers Moon on West Broad Street, pick up a map that will lead you to artists studios throughout Hopewell. Drop in and meet local artists in their spaces, and get to know the art & artists of our community! Rain or shine. FREE. Saturday 10am-5pm. www.hopewellarts.com

Who-whoo wants to learn about owls? Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope is hosting a family night for Night Owls – and PJ attire is welcome! Bring the little ones and visit to learn all about the owls in our area. Register in advance, $20 per family. 6:30pm. www.bhwp.org

Sunday, October 5
Try to resist tapping your toes or even moving your hips when Hinds Plaza becomes a celebration of Latin American music this Sunday! Eco Del Sur presents music of the Andes, out on the plaza. (Inside the library if it rains.) FREE, 3pm.

Get outside this weekend with a kid-friendly hike in Skillman. Montgomery Friends of Open Space holds ‘First Sundays in the Park’ at the Cherry Grove Preserve in Skillman. Lace up those shoes, grab a water bottle, and enjoy the great, local outdoors! FREE, 1pm. www.montgomeryfriends.org