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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Sept. 2-4

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The 33rd annual Plow Contest will take place at the Howell Living History Farm on Saturday.

Friday, September 2

Open Mic Night in Hopewell – First Friday nights at Hopewell United Methodist are open to all musicians – beginners to advanced. Come out and enjoy good music. Open Mic Night at the Hopewell United Methodist Church happens on the first Friday of every month.  7 p.m., Hopewell United Methodist Church, 20 Blackwell Avenue, Hopewell. more information

Screening of “The Man Who Knew Infinity” – Biographical drama about mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. 6:30 p.m., Princeton Public Library Community Room. Free.

Dance Improv Night at Princeton Center for Yoga & Health –  Lightly guided dance improvisation with live music. No experience necessary. 8 p.m., Orchard Hill Center, 88 Orchard Road, Skillman. Admission $18.

First Friday Fireworks – Fireworks over the Delaware River, sponsored by the Greater Lambertville and New Hope Chamber of Commerce. Fireworks begin at about 9:30 p.m. We recommend that you arrive early to find a parking space if you go.

Saturday, September 3

Trinity Church Fall Rummage Sale – The sale is being held early this fall and everything must go. Clothes and accessories for the entire family, housewares, books, electronics, and more. 9 a.m. t0 3 p.m., 33 Mercer Street, Princeton. Free admission.

Howell Living History Farm Annual Plowing Match – Farmers and their horses compete in the 33rd annual event. Plowing classes, pony rides, live music, and more. Lunch available for purchase. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 70 Wooden’s Lane, Lambertville. Free.

Montgomery Friends Farmers Market – The Montgomery Friends Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. 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. Free. More information

Pennington Farmers Market – Coffee and tea, prepared foods, local meat and produce, live music and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North, Hopewell. Free.

West Windsor Farmers Market – Produce and other food items from local vendors, cooking demonstrations, live entertainment and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2 Vaughn Drive, West Windsor (next to the Princeton Junction Train Station). Free.

Live Music at Small World Coffee – McMillan & Co. performs jazz, funk and rock at the Witherspoon Street location in downtown Princeton starting at 8:30 p.m.

Live Music at Thomas Sweet – Hear “Upper Princeton Swing Collective” while you enjoy your ice cream cone. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., 183 Nassau Street, Princeton. Free.

Sunday, September 4

31 & Main Farmers Market at Campus Town – Local produce, cooking demonstrations, live music and more. Rain or shine. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. , Route 31 and East Main Boulevard, Ewing (at The College of New Jersey).

Meditation for Beginners – Stress Less. Meditation for beginners Sundays at noon at Princeton Center for Yoga and Health. Guidance from Brandon Lewin of Ease and Lightness Meditation, and helpful energy of others. 88 Orchard Road, Skillman. More information

Annual Indo-American Fair -Indian food, clothing, jewelry, crafts and more from for sale. Live entertainment. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Mercer County Park Festival Grounds, West Windsor. Admission $2.

Wishing our readers a safe and happy Labor Day weekend. All municipal, state and federal offices will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. The Princeton Public Library will be closed Monday also.

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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