Our Weekend Picks

Screen Shot 2015-04-08 at 1.59.23 PMFeatured Event of the Week:
*Golf lovers won’t want to miss Pennington Golf Center’s 14th Annual Demo Day this Saturday! Stop by the Route 31 shop to check out & try some of the best gear from 10 different vendors (including Pin, Callaway, Titleist and more). Shop the Golf Center for their lowest prices of the season, and enter raffles to win some amazing prizes. FREE, 10am-3pm. Click here for details.

Friday, April 10
Start the weekend off with a lecture at Princeton University Art Museum. ‘In the Dark: Night Prints from Durer to Goya’ examines exactly that – night scenes by the historical masters of printmaking – and is presented by museum docent Judy Lanbille. FREE, 12:30pm. artmuseum.princeton.edu

Q: Where for art thou, Romeo? A: At Kelsey Theater! Mercer County Community College’s Theater & Dance Program presents ‘Romeo & Juliet’ in a production that merges both acting and dance. $18, 8pm. www.kelseytheatre.net

Saturday, April 11
Stop by the new bike store in Hopewell and celebrate its Grand Opening! Sourland Cycles, located a few buildings down from Brick Farm Market, is offering special sales, demos, a raffle, guided bike tours, food and lots more this Saturday. FREE, 10am-4pm. www.sourlandcycles.com

BYOB means ‘build your own birdhouse’ at Washington Crossing State Park this weekend. Kids ages 6-11 can stop in to the Visitor Center at 1pm to build a pine board birdhouse, just in time for the return of our local feathered friends! Register in advance by calling 609-737-0609 & bring a hammer. $6, 1pm.

We love the ‘Art for Families’ program at the Princeton University Art Museum! In addition to self-guided tours that you can snag on your phone, and the fact that museum admission is always free, this program offers a themed activity based on the art collection. This weekend’s program is called ‘Looking to Look’ – drop in after 10:30am with the little ones for an artful adventure! FREE. www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

Sunday, April 12
What’s a vernal pool? Find out with Mercer County Park’s naturalist on a hike at the Sourland Preserve! Explore the pools and their amphibious occupants on a two hour hike (limited to 15 participants.) Register via email hikes@sourland.org. FREE, 1-3pm. www.sourland.org/events

Or take a walk downtown with the Historical Society of Princeton! Meet at the Bainbridge House on Nassau Street for a two hour walking tour through campus and the town, and learn more about our local history! $7, 2pm. www.princetonhistory.org

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