Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, July 11-13

Central Jersey Dancers

Friday, July 11

Outdoor Dancing with the Central Jersey Dance Society – All dancing styles. Recommended that you wear dance sneakers and bring a water bottle. No partner needed. Hinds Plaza, Hinds Plaza on Witherspoon Street in downtown Princeton, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Rain location is inside the Princeton Public Library. Free.

The Nothing Exhibition – S.A.G.E. Coalition art exhibition at 219 E. Hanover Street in Trenton featuring visual artist William Kasso, lyrical  graffiti by Black Collar Biz and Hustle Emcee, and Turntableizm by DJ Itsjustahma, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

Saturday, July 12

Montgomery Friends Farmers’ Market – First Montgomery market of the year. Fruits and veggies, and more. Village Shopper, 1340 Rt. 206, Skillman, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Pennington Farmers Market – Fruits, vegetables, meat, eggs, cheese, yogurt, bread, flowers, and more. Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North, Pennington, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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


Frozen Movie Sing-A-Long – Let It Go, Let It Go, at the Kelsey Theater at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor. Take part in the interactive theater event includes a screening of  “Frozen”, a costume parade and contest, a trivia contest, and a gift bag of interactive things to do during the movie. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Admission  $18.

B Home Reception at the D&R Greenway – Tour the out-of-the box spaces called B Homes that are made from reclaimed materials. Enjoy the exhibition and meet new people under the full moon and explore these sculptural-architectural-communal dwellings. The B Home Project is a living arts installation based on sustainable building practices. They are low cost shelters with applications ranging from disaster relief to ecotourism to alternative dwellings for under-served populations. The structures are built from shipping pallets and other post-industrial and natural materials such as steel pipes, recycled tires and bamboo. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1Preservation Place, Princeton. Free.

Summer Concert Series at Mercer County Park – Jersey night at the park. Bands Slippery When Wet and Tramps Like Us perform songs by Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi.  6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Free.

Live Music at Nassau Park Pavilion – And the Beat Goes On music series sponsored by the West Windsor Arts Council continues at the Nassau Park Pavilion between Target and Panera Bread, just off Route 1 south in West Windsor,  7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., “A Tribute to Philly Joe Jones Band” will perform. Bring chairs or blankets and a picnic if you wish. Free.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Musical comedy based on the 1988 film. Saturday at Sunday at 1 p.m. 7 p.m. Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell. Admission $29.50 and up, includes dessert.

Sunday, July 13

Princeton Bastille Day – The Alliance Francais of Princeton hosts the annual event at Turning Basin Park on Alexander Road in Princeton. Event will include French conversation and games. Bring your own picnic and a dish to share. 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $5 per adult.

Art Exhibit Reception at Cafe 44 – Reception for  “Summertime,” an exhibit of paintings and drawings by Katja de Ruyter, Concetta A. Maglione, and Rena White. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., 44 Leigh Ave., Princeton. Free.