Planet Princeton

Planet Weekend Picks, Dec. 2-4

The Mill Hill Holiday House Tour is Saturday.

Indie Music Night with Sarah Donner – Guest performers at the Arts Council of Princeton include Mercy Bell, Hampton Double Bass, and Whiskey Boys. Begins at 7 p.m. Admission  $5.

Corner House’s Annual A Cappella Night – Performance by groups from area high schools at the Princeton Public Library, open to high school students, 7 p.m.

The Magic Flute – The Westminster Opera Theater of Westminster Choir College performs at the Princeton Regional Schools Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School, Walnut Lane at Franklin Avenue, 8 p.m.. Tickets $20.

Readings and Carols by the Princeton University Glee Club and Chamber Choir – Seasonal music conducted by Gabriel Crouch at Taplin Auditorium,  8 p.m. Tickets $15, $5 for students.

Saturday, Dec. 3

St. Nicholas Bazaar at Trinity Church – The annual holiday event features holiday shopping and family activities including gingerbread houses, St. Nicholas, antiques, china, hand knit scarves and children’s sweaters, cookie walk, books, and more. 33 Mercer Street, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Holiday Party at the Princeton Shopping Center – The Princeton Fire Co. will escort Santa and Snowy to the Princeton Shopping Center at 12:30.  Songs, stories, refreshments and crafts, concert by Rhythm & Balloons until 3 p.m..  Cutter’s Mill is offering a free framed photo of you and your pet with Santa from 10-3.

Festival of Trees, Morven Museum – Holiday trees decorated by area business and organizations.55 Stockton Street. Tickets $6. Noon. to 4 p.m.

45th Annual Mill Hill Holiday House Tour – Visit more than a dozen homes in Trenton’s historic Mill Hill section, all decked out for the holidays. The tour starts at 19 Everett Alley at South Stockton Street.Tickets $20 the day of the tour. Tours offered from noon to 5 p.m.

“Swingin in the Ivy League” with the Princeton and Columbia University Jazz Ensembles –  An evening of jazz at Richardson Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets $15.

Sunday, Dec. 4

Holiday Open House, Drumthwacket Foundation – Tour the official residence of the Governor of New Jersey at 354 Stockton Street and see the “Sugar Plum Dreams” theme created by garden clubs throughout the state. The gift shop offers seasonal gift items. $5 suggested donation. Register at www.drumthwacket.org. Runs from 11a.m-2 p.m.

A Christmas Carol – Catch the holiday classic at McCarter Theatre at 1 p.m. Tickets start at $20.

The Princeton University Wind Ensemble – The ensemble will perform “Winter Tales of Kings and Candles” at Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium, 4 p.m. Tickets $10.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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