Our Weekend Picks


Thursday, March 13
Soon, we’ll be shopping the Farmers’ Market in sunny Hinds Plaza, but until the warm weather officially returns, you can find us shopping for all things local at Princeton Farmers Market indoors at Princeton Public Library. Head to the community room for local produce, cheese, pastries, crafts and more. FREE, 11am-5pm. www.princetonfarmersmarket.com

The Gallery at Mercer County Community College hosts ‘Mercer County Artists 2014,’ a juried art exhibition featuring works from local artists of all ages. Mercer County’s finest will be displaying paintings, photography, sculpture, mixed media and more. Visit for the opening reception from 5-7:30pm, or catch the show on view until April 3. www.mccc.edu

Friday, March 14
Happy 3.14 – it’s Pi Day Weekend in Princeton! Princeton Tour Company has put together another year of fun in honor of Einstein’s birthday, which kicks off on Friday and runs through the weekend. Friday’s events include a walking tour of Einstein’s neighborhood, a pizza (pi!) competition, and more. Get the full details and event listing on the website. www.pidayprinceton.com

Coming Up at Whole Foods Market Princeton

WholePlanetAre you a karaoke superstar? Put your singing skills to the test at Whole Foods Market’s Karaoke Contest, and you could be one of 3 contestants to win a Whole Foods gift card! On Friday, March 28th, Customers and Team Members will sing their hearts out, at Localpalooza, the store’s celebration of all things local. The night will include demos, snacks, and live music from the Keith Franklin Quintet, starting at 5pm. Want to be a judge or a contestant? Email Catrice Joseph to register. $5 entry fee to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation.

Saturday, March 15
Celebrate Hopewell Public Library’s 100th birthday this weekend with a community wide event, focusing on the decades of the library’s history. Stories from the 50s, live music from the 60s and 70s, snacks from Boro Bean and Nomad Pizza, crafts, poetry and more make for an afternoon of fun at the Little Red Library. The party starts at 11am.
http://hpl100.weebly.com/daytime-community-celebration.html

What would your spirit beast look like? Join the Princeton University Art Museum at Art for Families, and learn about Ancient Chinese Tomb Guardians. Kids will take a look at historical artifacts and then come up with their own creatures. FREE, 10:30am.

Sunday, March 16
Our Weekend Picks wouldn’t be complete with at least one St. Pat’s event! Kathy DeAngelo and Dennis Gormley will be performing Irish music at Princeton Public Library, with traditional Irish instruments like the fiddle, bodhran, tinwhistle and more. FREE, 3pm.

 

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