Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, May 30 – June 1


Friday, May 30

Hamilton Jewelers 18th Annual Watch Fair – Join Hamilton Jewelers on May 30-31 for the annual Watch Fair. During the two-day event, view thousands of timepieces featuring over 20 of the world’s finest brands, including special edition and limited production pieces. Special finanicing opportunities will be available during this exclusive event. Enjoy complimentary engraving on any watch purchases during this two-day event. If you’re looking to upgrade your timepiece collection, we will be accepting trade-ins. Guests will enjoy a popcorn bar throughout the day and watch master watchmakers assemble, repair, and service  timepieces. 92 Nassau Street, Princeton.  Friday, 10a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Spring Concert, Voices Chorale -Program includes folk, theatrical, spiritual, and standard choral repertoire. Music by Hogan, Copland, Schumann, Byrd, Schutz, and Britten. Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, Princeton, 8 p.m. Admission $25.

Last chance to register for the Riverside School  “Adult Night” to benefit Christine’s Hope for Kids. FREE evening of music June 4, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Riverside School gym, featuring Mark Stern, jazz saxophone player and Riverside School alumnus. Offering “Dinner on Us” in the hopes you will make a donation to Christine’s Hope for Kids. Mark will be joined by musicians Steve Kramer, Mike Remoli and a group of guest artists from Riverside and Littlebrook Schools.

Saturday, May 31

HomeFront 5K Run/Walk For Hope – Fun pre-race and post race activities for the family, including a pre-run warm up, face paint, food,  live music, awards and trophies. Its a fun filled day for the entire family and a great way to help out children.  ETS Campus, 660 Rosedale Road, Princeton. On-site registration is $40, children under 6 are free. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and ends at 9:45 a.m., race begins at 10 a.m.

West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market – Produce, flowers, baked goods, music, demos and more. Vaughn Drive Parking Lot, Princeton Junction Train Station, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Princeton P-Rade – Strike up the band. Princeton University alums will show their class spirit in the annual march through campus. Catch them on Nassau Street at 2 p.m. Free.

Matt Wong CD Release Party – Teenage guitarist Matt Wong, 16, from West Windsor celebrates the release of his new album “Reflections.” He will perform at Small World Coffee on Witherspoon Street with special guests starting at 8:30 p.m. Free.

Princeton University Fireworks – The Princeton University Orchestra will give its annual reunions fireworks concert during at 8 p.m. on Finney Field. The concert will be followed by a fireworks display.

Sunday, June 1

48th Annual Montgomery Strawberry Festival – Live music, strawberries and more. Montgomery Lower Middle School Cafeteria, 373 Burnt Hill Rd., Montgomery. 1 to 5 p.m. Admission $6 at the door.

Yogi Max Strom Visits Romy Yoga – International speaker, author and yogi Max Strom gives two workshops, 1 p.m. and 4:30p.m. at 26 Tamar Court, Lawrenceville. Max teaches personal transformation worldwide. His method addresses internal and emotional aspects of life as well as the potential for physical healing and vitality. Strength, grace, and healing workshop 1 to 3 p.m.  Learn to breathe to heal yourself and your relationships, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Book signing at 3 p.m.

Housing Initiatives of Princeton Wine Tasting Party – Garden party featuring wines paired with hors d’oeuvres. $90 admission supports housing programs run by Housing Initiatives. 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For details and to register, visit the Housing Initiatives website.