Our Weekend Picks

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Featured Event of the Week:
If you follow us on Instagram or Twitter, you’ll have seen some of our highlights from the Junior League of Greater Princeton’s Holiday Designer Showhouse. A brick Georgian at 159 Library Place in Princeton has been decorated for the winter holidays! Visit on Saturday for a book signing with Coleen Christian, a holiday decorator at the White House and the author of ‘Christmas With The First Ladies.’ www.jlgp.org

Friday
Princeton Triangle Club returns to McCarter Theatre this weekend with its annual, all-new fall show, ‘An Inconvenient Sleuth.’ They mayor has been kidnapped in this kooky musical ‘who-pun-it,’ with guaranteed laughs for the audience. “In its 124 years of history, the Triangle Show has distinguished itself as an entirely original student effort and the oldest college musical comedy troupe in the country.” Showtimes Friday, Saturday & Sunday. www.triangleshow.com

If Katniss and Peeta are more your family’s speed this weekend, drop by the Princeton Public Library for a ‘Hunger Games’ marathon. With the next movie hitting the big screen soon, now’s the perfect time to revisit the first two films. ‘The Hunger Games’ will start at 4 & ‘Catching Fire’ will start at 6:30. FREE, www.princetonlibrary.org

Visit the D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Johnson Education Center for the opening reception of ‘Botanicals Illuminated,’ the nonprofit’s latest art exhibition. Featuring work from the Princeton area group Art Plus 10, including Betty Curtiss and Tasha O’Neill. FREE, 5:30-7:30pm.

thanksgving_mealGet Ready for the Holidays with Whole Foods Market Princeton!
You can do it all, but you don’t have to…. Thanksgiving is just around the corner – are you ready? Count on Whole Foods Market Princeton for everything holiday – from the best quality ingredients and recipes to make & serve, or oven-ready meals to make your holiday a breeze! Visit the Holiday Table near the Bulk Department to discuss Holiday Meal Catering, or place your order online for in-store pickup: www.shop.wfm.com

Saturday
Saturday night, celebrate the season & our community as the Arts Council of Princeton, jaZams, Princeton Walking Tours and Waldorf School of Princeton host a Community Lantern Walk on Palmer Square. Reminiscent of celebrations of light around the globe, this event is open to all ages. Walk through downtown Princeton sharing songs, warm cider, and stories. Lanterns are available for purchase at jaZams, or make or bring your own! FREE, 6-8pm. www.pidayprinceton.com

Mmm…. bacon…. the farmers at Howell Living History Farm will be working all day rendering lard, making bacon, sausage and scrapple as farmers did in the early 20th century, and showing different cuts of pork. Cracklins and other snacks will be available to sample, and pork sandwiches will be available for sale. FREE, 10am-4pm www.howellfarm.org

Film buffs won’t want to miss a chance to check out a Showcase of the Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour, happening at Acme Screening Room this weekend! The Lambertville Public Library’s film program will screen this showcase of 8 short films. $8, 7pm. www.acmescreeningroom.com

Sunday
Like pie? Of course you do! Want to try 20 different types of home baked pies? OF COURSE YOU DO! Head to Terhune Orchards for their Pie Sampling Weekend. 9-5pm. www.terhuneorchards.com