Princeton Farmers’ Market Kicks Off 2016 Outdoor Season Thursday
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Princeton Farmers’ Market Kicks Off 2016 Outdoor Season Thursday

The Princeton Farmers’ Market will kick off its outdoor season tomorrow, May 19. The market will be held on Hinds Plaza on Witherspoon Street every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, through Nov. 17. This year the market features 25 vendors offering local organic produce, free range beef, poultry, pork, eggs,…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, April 29 – May 1

Friday, April 29 Harpsichord Recital by Kevin Komisaruk  – Toronto-based harpsichordist Kevin Komisaruk will visit the Princeton Early Keyboard Center this week and play a recital. The program will include music of Frescobaldi, Couperin, Scarlatti, Bach, and Duphly, played on two contrasting instruments, in the German and Italian styles. Kevin is a New Jersey native….

Princeton Garden Theatre to Screen ‘Purple Rain’ on May 5

The Princeton Garden Theatre will host a special screening of Prince’s “Purple Rain” at 7:30 p.m. next Thursday, May 5. Last weekend, following Prince’s death on April 21, AMC booked the the semi-autobiographical rock movie in 87 AMC locations across the U.S. Many of the screenings have sold out as fans look for ways to…

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World Cup Women’s Soccer Stars to Visit Princeton Thursday

The Princeton Varsity Club, the booster club for Princeton University sports, is hosting women’s soccer greats Julie Foudy and Kristine Lilly at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 in McCosh 50. Foudy and Lilly, two of the greatest players in U.S. women’s soccer history, are both two-time World Cup soccer champions (1991 and 1999) and…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, April 15-17

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, April 15-17

Friday, April 15 The Lark: The Trial of Joan of Arc – Princeton Theological Seminary presents the free theatrical event by Jean Anouilh, adapted by Lillian Hellman, and directed by Michael Dean Morgan. Performances will be held in the Gambrell Room, Scheide Hall, on the Princeton Theological Seminary campus. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday,…

Third Annual Princeton Food Truck Fest Benefits Send Hunger Packing and Meals on Wheels
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Third Annual Princeton Food Truck Fest Benefits Send Hunger Packing and Meals on Wheels

The student eating clubs at Princeton University will be hosting the third annual Food Truck Festival from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. Trucks will be lined up all along Prospect Avenue, and there will be live music. This year’s truck lineup includes The Feed Truck, Fork in the Road, Zinna’s Mobile…

Exhibit at Princeton University Explores Contested Legacy of Woodrow Wilson
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Exhibit at Princeton University Explores Contested Legacy of Woodrow Wilson

The contested legacy of Woodrow Wilson is the focus of a new exhibition at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Opening April 4, the show, “In the Nation’s Service? Woodrow Wilson Revisited,” documents both the positive and negative aspects of Wilson’s tenure as the 13th president of Princeton University and the…

Princeton Community Forum on Heroin Epidemic Tonight
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Princeton Community Forum on Heroin Epidemic Tonight

A public forum, “Heroin & Opiates: They’re Here,” will be held tonight in an effort to educate parents, high school students and community members about the heroin epidemic that has swept across the United States, New Jersey and Princeton. The presentation will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Princeton High School…

A&B’s 43rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and LongBeard Contest Benefits Derek’s Dreams
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A&B’s 43rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and LongBeard Contest Benefits Derek’s Dreams

Fifteen men from the Princeton area are competing for bragging rights in the A&B’s annual LongBeard contest, one of the highlights of the bar’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. A special St. Patrick’s Day menu with Irish dishes that range from corned beef to shepherd’s pie to salmon will be served on March 17. At…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Feb. 26-28

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Feb. 26-28

Friday, February 26 International Dance Platform: Contemporary Dance in Turkey, Poland and Canada Presented by the dance program at Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts. Dance Program faculty member and choreographer Rebecca Lazier welcomes seven dancers and choreographers from three countries for an exciting series of master classes, informal showings, and panels leading up…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Feb. 5-7

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Feb. 5-7

Friday, February 5 In Search of Owls The evening begins indoors with a presentation that will introduce you to owls, their calls and adaptations. After a Naturalist-led night hike in search of the nocturnal raptors, we will warm up indoors with a hot beverage. Families (children 6 years and up) and adults, registration is required….

Princeton Area Event Cancellations for Jan. 22-24, 2016
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Princeton Area Event Cancellations for Jan. 22-24, 2016

Due to the snow storm that is expected to reach the Central New Jersey area late Friday night and continue until early Sunday morning, the events listed below have been canceled or postponed. We will update this list throughout the weekend, so please check back for the latest updates. If you would like to add…

Ladysmith Black Mambazo to Perform With the Princeton University Glee Club on Feb. 20

Four-time Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo will perform alongside the Princeton University Glee Club at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20 in Alexander Hall at Princeton University. Ladysmith Black Mambazo is celebrated as one of the finest a cappella groups in the world. Proclaimed by The Guardian as “one of the most revered…