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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, June 16-18

Art All Night kicks off at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Roebling Wire Works building in Trenton.

The 11th annual Art All Night celebration will take place at the Roebling Wire Works in Trenton from 3 p.m. Saturday to 3 p.m. Sunday. Visit Art All Night and see why it is one of the top art events of the year in the Princeton/Trenton area and beyond. Planet Princeton will be there. If you see us say hello. This is one of our favorite events of the year and is attended by thousands of Princeton area residents.

Art All Night features more than 1,500 pieces of art, live glass blowing, a silent disco, a 24-hour film fest, interactive art, live graffiti, mural painting, more than a dozen food trucks, and music on three stages.

Free parking at 645 South Broad Street and at the corner of Hamilton Avenue and Route 129 directly across from the Sun National Bank Center. A few hundred volunteers make sure the event runs smoothly. The parking areas are well lit and safe, and so it the venue. Art submissions range from sculptures, paintings and photos submitted by professionals to work submitted by teens and children. Many of the pieces are for sale, with a percentage of the proceeds going to ArtWorks in Trenton.

Friday, June 16

jaZams Summer Block Party – Drummers from 6 to 7 p.m. Lolly & Yoyo fro 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Movie at 8:30 p.m. Pogo stick demos, crafts and more. Palmer Square West. Free.

VOICES – Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem ​and Randall Thompson’s Frostiana – Conducted by Lyn Ransom With Rochelle Ellis, Soprano, ​Mischa Bouvier, Baritone ​VOICES Chorale and ​The Riverside Symphonia. 8 p.m., Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton University, Alexander Hall, Princeton University, Princeton. $25 – $45 More information

Karayogi – Family-Friendly Karaoke – Come for a fun evening of all-out Karayogi at Princeton IYCC. Sing or just come and be part of the fun. Dancing and snacks, too, of course! No Fee. By donation. All are welcome.. 8 p.m., Princeton Integral Yoga Community Center, Princeton Shopping Center 301 N. Harrison Street, Bldg A ~ Suite 1E Princeton, NJ 08540, Princeton. More information

Saturday, June 17

West Windsor Community Farmers Market – Sixteen regional farms, twelve artisan food and natural product vendors, weekly community groups, live music, special events and cooking demonstrations are all part of the West Windsor Community Farmers Market. The market runs weekly, rain or shine from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Find seasonal, locally grown fruit, vegetables, mushrooms, pastured meats and poultry, cheese, and more. 2 Vaughn Drive, West Windsor. More information

Baroque Chamber Concert, The Princeton Festival – The Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra debuted in 2015 to wide acclaim and packed the halls in 2016. This year a Baroque chamber concert has been added featuring the principal players for a more drawing room-like experience. Hear music of the 18th century and earlier played on instruments of that time. 4 p.m., Princeton Abbey, 75 Mapleton Road, Princeton. $25 – $35 More information

Jean Chaumont Jazz Conert – Enjoy the sounds of Jean Chaumont and his 5-piece jazz band. Free admission. Light reception after the concert. Part of the Stone Hill Church Arts Series.  7 p.m., Stone Hill Church of Princeton, 1025 Bunn Drive, Princeton. Free More information

Jazz: The Peter Martin Trio, The Princeton Festival – The Peter Martin Trio is visiting New Jersey for the first time. The trio has been a big hit with audiences from St. Louis to Tokyo, and it’s sure to set Princeton buzzing too. 8 p.m., Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Pl, Princeton. $45 – $55 More information

Princeton Symphonic Brass Summer Concert – The Princeton Symphonic Brass, under the baton of guest conductor Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen, will present a summer kickoff concert on Saturday, June 17 at 8 p.m. at the Westminster Choir College Playhouse, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton. The concert will feature a variety of light classical, jazz and Americana music.Westminster Choir College, Walnut Lane, Princeton. $15 More information

Sunday, June 18

31 & Main Farmers Market at Campus Town – Campus Town is located adjacent to The College of New Jersey in Ewing. This is the second season of the 31 & Main Farmers Market at Campus Town.10 a.m. to 1 p.m., The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, Princeton. More information

Climate Cabaret and Sustainable Jazz – Princeton-based Climate Cabaret and Sustainable Jazz present a free performance of original comic climate theater sketches, jazz and song. Favorites like Breaking Up With Your Car and Earth Logic in Space mix with new material, including satirical advertisements for some of the drugs that sponsor the show: Lyatol and Gasoline. 2 p.m., Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street, Princeton. More information

Fidelio, The Princeton Festival – Ludwig van Beethoven had long wanted to write operas. He wrote only one — but what an opera it is. Fidelio matches a stirring tale of conjugal love, personal heroism, and the overthrow of tyranny with some of the most glorious and moving music ever composed for the stage. 3 p.m., Matthews Theater at McCarter Theater Center, 91 University Pl., Princeton. $35.00 – $140.00 More information

Music-Inspired Art Exhibit, The Princeton Festival – 18 artists exhibit 32 pieces and a dozen hand-painted glasses. The Princeton Festival Guild will work again with the Trenton Community A-TEAM Artists to present Festival-inspired exhibits this June. Enjoy the music-inspired art, notably FIDELIO-related works, displayed at Thomas Sweet Cafe in the Montgomery Shopping Center. All art for sale. 3 p.m., Matthews Theater at McCarter Theater Center, 91 University Pl., Princeton. More information

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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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