Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, June 2-4

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, June 2-4

  Friday, June 2 Watch Portraits Exhibition at Hamilton Jewelers – An exhibition by photographer Atom Moore, “Watch Portraits, ” will be on display at Hamilton Jewelers’ 18th annual Watch Fair June 2 and 3 in Princeton. The exhibition features photos of vintage and modern timepieces, from macro shots to whimsical watch mashups. Hamilton Jewelers,…

Princeton University reunions and graduation activities schedule
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Princeton University reunions and graduation activities schedule

No other university welcomes its alumni back quite like Princeton. The school has been hosting reunions since 1859. Alumni have already begun arriving in town for the big celebration. The official festivities begin tomorrow, June 1, and run until Sunday morning, June 4. As alumni events wind down, graduation events begin, and run through Tuesday,…

Planet Princeton Memorial Day Weekend Picks, May 26-29

Planet Princeton Memorial Day Weekend Picks, May 26-29

Friday, May 26 Fourth Friday Open Mic Night at the 1867 Sanctuary – The sanctuary has a piano. Use their sound system or bring your own. 101 Scotch Road, Ewing. Free parking across the street. Begins at 7 p.m. Dancing Under the Stars – Join the Central Jersey Dance Society at Hinds Plaza in Princeton for some low-key dancing. No…

FIFI Boeing B-29 Superfortress to visit Trenton Mercer Airport for three days

FIFI Boeing B-29 Superfortress to visit Trenton Mercer Airport for three days

FIFI, the Commemorative Air Force’s Boeing B‐29 Superfortress, will fly into Trenton Mercer Airport on Memorial Day Monday, May 29, for a three-day event. One of only two remaining airworthy B-29s in the world, FIFI is the only one that flies regularly. FIFI was acquired by the Commemorative Air Force in the early 1970s when some…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, May 19-21

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, May 19-21

Friday, May 19 Wondrous on Witherspoon Pop Up Art Gallery Reception and Art Walk – Wondrous on Witherspoon Pop Up Art Gallery, 14 1/2 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ. “WoW, Spring into Art!” Artist Invitational featuring works and demonstrations by over 40 accomplished and emerging artists, Reception & Art Walk, May 19, 6 to 9 p.m. Percentage…

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Princeton Festival kicks off season on June 3

The Princeton Festival kicks off its 13th season on June 3.  This season the festival will feature a broad range of offerings, from Baroque concerts played on period instruments to contemporary ballet to a concert of music from Disney movies. “This is truly a season for all tastes and preferences, featuring some of the most…

Forum on immigration to be held next week in Princeton

Forum on immigration to be held next week in Princeton

The Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund and the Princeton University Center for Migration and Development will co-host a forum on immigration next week. Participants will discuss immigration issues and policies both on the national and local level, and Princeton University professors will speak and answer questions. Representatives from the Latin American Legal Defense…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, April 28-30

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, April 28-30

Friday, April 28 Wondrous on Witherspoon Pop Up Art Gallery – Wondrous on Witherspoon Pop Up Art Gallery, 14 1/2 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ. “WoW, Spring into Art!” Artist Invitational featuring works and demonstrations by over 40 accomplished and emerging artists. Opening day is today. Hours 12 – 6 p.m. Percentage of proceeds benefit HomeFront’s ArtSpace….

Fourth annual Princeton Food TruckFest will support Send Hunger Packing and Meals on Wheels

Fourth annual Princeton Food TruckFest will support Send Hunger Packing and Meals on Wheels

  The student eating clubs at Princeton University will host the fourth annual TruckFest food truck festival on Prospect Avenue this Saturday, April 29, from 1 p.m. to 5 pm. TruckFest 2017 will host more food trucks than previous years, with over 15 local food trucks, including: the Feed Truck, Fork in the Road, Try…

Princeton University Concerts announces 2017-18 season
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Princeton University Concerts announces 2017-18 season

Organizers for the Princeton University Concerts are calling the upcoming season one of the most diverse in its 124-year history. Performers include Pianist Sir András Schiff, the Brentano String Quartet, the Tenebrae Choir, the Artemis String Quartet, the Emerson String Quartet and more. The “all in the family” series returns and features “Baby Got Bach,”…

Princeton Record Exchange will celebrate 10th annual Record Store Day on April 22

Princeton Record Exchange will celebrate 10th annual Record Store Day on April 22

  The Princeton Record Exchange, one of the top record stores in the country, will participate in the 10th annual National Record Store Day on Saturday, April 22. The store will offer limited-edition releases and offer a free concert as part of the festivities. The purpose of the day is to celebrate the culture of…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, March 31 – April 2

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, March 31 – April 2

Friday, March 31 The World Becomes What We Teach – book presentation and signing – Zoe Weil is the acclaimed author of the new book, “The World Becomes What We Teach”, and president – of the Institute for Humane Education. She has given numerous TEDx talks and is an international speaker on educational change. Come…

Princeton Public Library set to celebrate opening of renovated second floor this Saturday

Princeton Public Library set to celebrate opening of renovated second floor this Saturday

The Princeton Public Library will hold a grand opening ceremony this Saturday, March 25, unveiling the renovated second floor. A full day of events begins with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at the top of the stairs on the second floor. Author and artist appearances and other events will take place throughout the day….

86th annual Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale kicks off tomorrow, March 17

86th annual Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale kicks off tomorrow, March 17

The Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale, one of the oldest and largest used book sales on the East Coast, will take place beginning tomorrow, March 17, at Princeton Day School. Proceeds support college scholarships for young women from Central New Jersey. Choose from more than 80,000 books at the sale, which runs until March 21 at…

McCarter Theater announces casting information for ‘A Christmas Carol’

McCarter Theater announces casting information for ‘A Christmas Carol’

For the second year of the new production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” McCarter Theatre will be searching for local actors to take part in the production. The community ensemble is made up of local performers ages 14 and up who help bring the story to life. The group performs alongside the professional acting…