Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, July 22-24
Friday, July 22
Princeton Summer Theater Presents “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” – Praised as Tom Stoppard’s modern tragicomic masterpiece, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a wonderfully inventive behind-the-scenes look into Shakespeare’s Hamlet. 8 p.m., Hamilton Murray Theater, Murray Dodge, Princeton University, Princeton. Admission $29.50. Additional performances Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. More information
D&R Greenway Summer Native Plant Sale – The plant sale will be held at the D&R Greenway’s Native Plant Nursery at the Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton. During the Native Plant Sales, D&R Greenway nursery staff will be available to answer questions. 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road, Princeton. More information
Sunset Sips & Sounds at Terhune Orchards –Wine and music at Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton. Free More information
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina Rock the Border Summer Music Series – Live entertainment, beer, and guacamole on the patio at the restaurant on Route 1 South in West Windsor next to MarketFair. 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. More information
Saturday, July 23
Montgomery Friends Farmers Market – The Montgomery Friends Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. It is located at the Village Shopper on Route 206, just north of the junction with Route 518. Operated by Montgomery Friends of Open Space, the market features local NJ farm products. 1340 Route 206, Skillman. More information
Pennington Farmers Market – Vendors include Beechtree Farm, Capital Corn and Confections, Caribbean Delights, Chickadee Creek, Fiery Chicks Kitchen, Hopewell Valley Vineyard, Kerr’s Kornstand, Nine Acre Farm, Sacred Rose, Skylands Roastery, and Terra Momo & Camella Sauces. Live music and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North, Hopewell. Free.
West Windsor Community Farmers Market – Produce, food vendors, live music, and more.Live music by Blue Jersey, composing demonstration, and more.9 a.m. to 1 p.m., At parking lot at Princeton Junction Train Station, 2 Vaughn Drive, West Windsor. Free.
Princeton Summer Theater Presents “The Owl and the Pussycat” – Princeton Summer Theater is proud to present “The Owl and the Pussycat,” an adaptation of an Edward Lear poem, written by Annika Bennett, writer of “Eyes Up High in the Redwood Tree” at the Lewis Center for the Arts. 11 a.m., Hamilton Murray Theater, Murray Dodge, Princeton University, Princeton. Admission $3. More information
Music on the Palmer Square Green – Sun Dog performs contemporary, classic, and country rock. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.Free. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets if you’d like to relax on the lawn.
Sourland Music Festival – Music, local food, and a a spectacular view. The festival is hosted by the Sourland Conservancy, a non-profit organization that works to protect the Sourland Mountain region. 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Hillsborough Country Club, 146 Wertsville Road, Hillsborough. Tickets available at the gate. $35 General Admission, $90 VIP, $10 Children (Ages 7 – 12), Under 7 Free. Bring a lawn chair, beach umbrella/pop-up tent, and refillable water bottle. Free water refills all day.
Free Summer Concert Series at Mercer County Park – Beatles and Rolling Stones tribute band performs from 6 to 10 p.m. at Mercer County Park. Free admission, food for sale. More information
Cafe Improv – Music, poetry and more. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton.
And the Beat Goes On 2016: Chalk and the Beige Americans – Summer Concert Series sponsored by the West Windsor Arts Council at Nassau Park Pavilion US 1 & Quakerbridge Road behind Panera. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., 100 Nassau Park Blvd, West Windsor. Free.
Free So Percussion Concert -Last concert in the free summer series featyres works by David Lang, Paul Lansky, Steve Mackey, Dan Trueman, Steve Reich, and Bryce Dessner. 7 p.m., Matthews Theater, Lewis Center, 185 Nassau Street, Princeton.
Westminster Summer Choral Festival Chorus Perfoms – Concert features Bach Motets BWV 225 – BWV 230. 7 p.m., Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary campus, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton. Free will offering.
The Sideways Mandate Experiment – Come one, come all out to see 21 professional theatre artists create 5 new works. Here’s the kicker – they have only been given 24 hours. 8 p.m., West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor. Admission $12. More information
Sunday, July 24
31 & Main Farmers Market -Produce from Cherry Grove Farm, Z Food Farm, Pineland Farms, Griggstown Farm, and Fulper Family Farmstead. Performance by the Odessa Klezmer Band. Cooking demonstrations, health screenings, and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Campus Town, Route 31 and East Main Boulevard, Ewing. Free.
Princeton University Summer Carillon Concerts – Auke de Boer of the Netherlands performs. 1 p.m., 88 College Road West, Princeton. Free.
Pinocchio – Catch the children’s favorite at the Washington Crossing Open Air Theater at 4 p.m. 455 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville. Admission $5. Bring a blanket or a pillow.