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June 2018

Sourland Music Festival

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hillsborough Golf & Country Club, 146 Wertsville Road
Hillsborough, 08844
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$15

The Sourland Music Festival brings people together for an evening of local food, music, and a spectacular view. Discounted advance tickets are $100 VIP; $15 Adult; $10 Young People (12-18); Children under 12, Free. Proceeds benefit the Sourland Conservancy. For more information or to purchase tickets,  visit http://www.sourlandmusicfest.org. The Ryland Inn of Whitehouse Station and award-winning chef Chris Albrecht, are partnering with the Sourland Music Festival again this year to provide VIP service from 3 to 10 p.m. The Ryland Inn will work with local…

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Princeton Festival Baroque Chamber Ensemble

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Princeton Abbey, 75 Mapleton Road
Princeton, 08540
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Concertmaster Juan Carlos Zamudio leads select members of the Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra in this intimate afternoon of chamber music at The Princeton Abbey featuring familiar favorites and rare gems by Bach, Biber, Richter, Merula, and Falconieri. Tickets ($30 | $40)  can be purchased  online, by phone at 609.258.2787, or in person at the McCarter Theatre Ticket Office at 91 University Place in Princeton. Specially priced student tickets are also available for this concert. Visit princetonfestival.org for complete information about all…

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The Princeton Festival presents “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”

June 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:15 pm
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Thursday evenings – June 21 & 28 at 8 pm Friday evenings – June 15, 22 & 29 at 8 pm Saturday evenings – June 16, 23 & 30 at 8 pm Sunday matinees – June 10, 17 & 24 and July 1 at 4 pm

This Tony-winning Broadway farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written.  A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from the time-tested, 2000-year-old comedies of Roman playwright, Plautus, with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. Forum is a nonstop laugh-fest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to gain his freedom by winning the hand of a beautiful courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero.…

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Jazz: The Princeton Festival presents the Peter and Will Anderson Quintet

June 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Pl
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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"Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone” – New York Times “These guys flood the room with joy” – Seattle Times Led by two astonishing virtuoso brothers on saxophone and clarinet, the Peter and Will Anderson Quintet has recently taken the jazz world by storm with their tighter-than-tight postbop rhythms and vivid improvisations. They regularly headline the nation’s top jazz clubs, and this will be the quintet’s first Princeton appearance. Tickets ($50 |$60) can be purchased online, by phone at 609.258.2787, or…

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The Princeton Festival presents Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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One event on June 16, 2018 at 7:30pm

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 1, 2018

McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place
Princeton , NJ 08542 United States
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$45 – $150

Puccini's tuneful, heart-wrenching, and perennially popular masterpiece, Madama Butterfly, tells the tale of a young Japanese geisha, Cio-Cio-San (the titular Butterfly), who falls for Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton, stationed with the U.S. Navy in Japan. She marries him in defiance of her family's disapproval, only to be abandoned when Pinkerton returns to America. Love, longing, betrayal, and sacrifice pulse through some of Puccini's most expressive music, including the haunting Humming Chorus and Butterfly's breathtaking "Un bel dì (One fine day)." Equally…

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Firefly Festival at Terhune Orchards

June 24 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Free

Fireflies are an “electrifying” part of summer.  Enjoy a free evening of nature, music, wagon rides, and outdoor fun at the Terhune Orchards Firefly Festival. Celebrate fireflies by making your own wings and antenna. There will be a $5 charge for the crafts activities. Enjoy live music by Miss Amy and her Big Kids Band while you wait for the fireflies to come out. Circus Place, New Jersey’s premier circus training facility, will showcase their youth circus performance troupe.  Watch students…

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Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra

June 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Merer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Now in its fourth year, the Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra and concertmaster Juan Carlos Zamudio return to Miller Chapel to present a concert in full orchestral glory. Playing to sold-out crowds since 2015, the Orchestra features rising young stars of historically informed performance playing period instruments. Come hear them bring the Baroque legacy to life in a rich and varied program of Handel, Vivaldi, Telemann,  and more. Tickets ($35 | $40) can be purchased online, by phone at 609.258.2787, or…

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Princeton Festival Baroque Chorus & Orchestra

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Merer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$25 – $35

Bach and Handel, the two towering geniuses of the Baroque era, were born in Germany in the same year, just 80 miles apart. They never met, and their lives were as different as their musical styles. Yet between them they created the music that both defined the late Baroque era and inspired generations to come. The Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Gregory Geehern, will perform Bach's joyful cantata BWV 196, Der Herr denket an uns, and Handel's brilliant Dixit…

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July 2018

Blueberrry Bash at Terhune Orchards

July 7 @ 10:00 am - July 8 @ 5:00 pm
Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$8

Join Terhune Orchards as we celebrate “everything blueberry.” Wander through our Pick-Your-Own blueberry bushes; relax on a wagon ride around the farm. Pony rides, music and lots of tasty blueberry treats – blueberry muffins, blueberry cobbler, and blueberry salsa! Adults visit the tasting room for a sample of our award winning Harvest Blues wine. Everyone will enjoy Tuckers' Tales Puppet Theatre, Saturday and Sunday. Children will be enthralled with the lively songs and adventures of these characters.   Get in…

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36th Annual New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00am, repeating until July 28, 2018

One event on July 29, 2018 at 6:00am

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It's the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America.The three-day Festival has been named the top thing to do in NJ by New Jersey Monthly magazine. This year’s Festival features 100 hot air balloons from around the world taking flight over the scenic Hunterdon County countryside and a live concert series featuring pop star Andy Grammer. The festival takes place July 27-29 at Solberg Airport inReadington, NJ. New hot air balloons include the 120-foot-tall QuickChek saxophone, an 85-foot-tall Queen’s Guard in honor of the…

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Mercer County 4-H Fair

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 29, 2018

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Your special family recipe, homegrown vegetables or creative project could earn you a blue ribbon at this year’s Mercer County 4-H Fair, planned for July 28 and 29 at Howell Living History Farm in Hopewell Township. There are many “Open Division” categories for public entries — you do not need to be a 4-H member to exhibit. Any class listed, including arts and crafts, photography, foods, gardening, clothing, woodworking and more, can be entered under the Open Division. This year Mercer County…

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August 2018

Watershed Butterfly Festival

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Butterfly Festival is our largest annual educational event. It is an enlightening day focusing on the importance of maintaining the delicate balance between humans and the natural world. This family-oriented day has grown to be a major regional event, attracting more than 3,000 visitors. Visit our website for more information.

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WwacFest: Culture Kaleidoscope Music Festival

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Nassau Park Pavilion, 100 Nassau Park Blvd
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Free

WwacFest is a free one-day performance festival of diverse genres held at the Nassau Park Pavilion Shopping Center on Route 1 behind Panera hosted by the West Windsor Arts Council. The rain date is August 5, 2018. The day includes traditional cultural dance, jazz, rock, music for children, circus, art activities, folk-art vendors, ethnic food, and more. A headlining act is selected exemplifying the intent of the festival to showcase the excitement of cultural diversity and the transformational power of…

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September 2018

See ‘Ewes’ at the New Jersey Storytelling Festival!

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Howell Living History Farm, Valley Road
Lambertville, NJ United States
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  Join talented tellers from throughout New Jersey and the tri-state area Saturday, September 15, for the 26th New Jersey Storytelling Festival and hear a whole new crop of stories cultivating good times for all ages at Howell Living History Farm, 70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell Township. The fun begins with the Story Slam from noon to 1 p.m. Contestants are chosen at random to recount a 5-minute or less personal tale on the theme of “Chicken!” A continuous rotation of…

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Sat 23

Phillips’ Mill 26th annual Photographic Exhibition

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Sat 23

Vintage Baseball Game

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm