Events

All of the events listed below are taking place virtually unless noted otherwise. Visit venue websites for information about how to access the events. To include your event in this section email events@princetoninfo.com.

Wednesday August 5

Pop Music

A Night at the Movies, Summer Music Series, Bristol Riverside Theater. www.brtstage.org. A Night at the Movies celebrates your favorite songs from Tinsel Town’s greatest musicals and movies. From Casablanca to Goldfinger, the music from the silver screen will have you singing along. Concert via YouTube. $35. 7 p.m.

Lectures

Summer Scholar Spotlight Series, Princeton Senior Resource Center. www.princetonsenior.org. Eight-part series featuring academics from across the country via Zoom. Marc Herman of the Abdallah S. Kamel Center for Islamic Law and Civilization at Yale Law School presents “Maimonides In His Workshop,” exploring what his texts can teach us about how Maimonides worked, how he edited his own writings, and the process of writing a book in the era before print. Register. $75 for the whole series or $10 per lecture. 10 a.m.

Schools

Stress, Anxiety, and School: Does Your Teen Need a New Environment?, Princeton Learning Cooperative. www.princetonlearningcooperative.org. Could moving to a more flexible, relaxed, and interest-based educational environment be the change your teenager needs to thrive? In this Zoom panel discussion, a young adult, their parent, and a mental health professional will talk about their experiences with mental health and school and how self-directed education supported their well-being and growth. Q&A to follow. Register via EventBrite. Free. 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday August 6

In Person

Verily, Madly Thine, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Great Lawn, Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory, Florham Park. www.shakespearenj.org. Outdoor double bill featuring classic comedies. Register. $20 per person; groups up to 5 per 8-foot pod. 7 p.m.

Wellness

Penn Medicine: Holistic Approach to Anxiety, Mercer County Library. www.mcl.org. Perry Herman MD, board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, discusses holistic ways to manage anxiety. Free. Registration required. 7 p.m.

Lectures

American Nation, American Nature: Nurturing Each in the Anthropocene, Princeton University Art Museum. artmuseum.princeton.edu. American art curator Karl Kusserow explores the questions of how has nature’s representation, literally and figuratively, broadly conditioned American culture, even as nature, too, is under unprecedented stress? And how has each of these concepts — liberty, democracy, and nature — influenced the other? What is their future in a time of extraordinary challenges to bedrock values? Via Zoom. Free. 5:30 p.m.

Tastes of Shabbat, Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor, 609-443-4454. www.bethel.net. Interactive progressive Shabbat Dinner discussion on different courses of the perfect Friday night meal. Hear from various Beth El cooks on tips and tricks of their favorite Shabbat recipes via Zoom. 7 p.m.

Socials

Virtual Happy Hour, D&R Greenway Land Trust. www.drgreenway.org. Virtual happy hour featuring women making lasting impacts to protect Mother Earth and celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Moderated over Zoom by Greenway CEO Linda Mead. Register by email to dkilmer@drgreenway.org. 5 p.m.

Friday August 7

In Person

Kayak Nature Tours, Mercer County Park Commission, Mercer County Marina, 334 South Post Road, West Windsor. www.mercercountyparks.org. Participants will kayak along the lake shore and in the coves to encounter basking turtles, feeding songbirds, and even carnivorous plants. Boats, binoculars, and life vests provided. Basic kayak instruction is provided before the tour. For ages 16 and up. Register. $30; $25 for Mercer County residents. 9 a.m. to noon.

Sunset Sips & Sounds, Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, 609-924-2310. www.terhuneorchards.com. Live music by Mark Miklos, light fare, and wines by the glass. Face masks required on premises. 5 to 8 p.m.

Music and Vino, Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington, 609-737-4465. www.hopewellvalleyvineyards.com. Rick Winow with acoustic rock. 6 to 9 p.m.

Wine and Music Series, Crossing Vineyard & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Newtown, PA. www.crossingvineyards.com. Still Surfin’ Beach Boys tribute band performs. Wine by the bottle, cocktails, bottled beer, and lite bites menu available. Bring your own glasses, tables, and chairs. $20. 7 p.m.

Open Mic/Open Jam Music, Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, 15 East Broad Street, Hopewell. Plug and play outdoors. Amps provided. House band available for backups. 7 to 9:45 p.m.

Park-In Movie, Music Mountain Theater, 1483 State Route 179, Lambertville. www.musicmountaintheatre.org. Parking lot film screening of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” to be viewed from your car via FM radio frequency. Register. $25 per vehicle. 8 p.m.

Pop Music

A Night at the Movies, Summer Music Series, Bristol Riverside Theater. www.brtstage.org. A Night at the Movies celebrates your favorite songs from Tinsel Town’s greatest musicals and movies. From Casablanca to Goldfinger, the music from the silver screen will have you singing along. Concert via YouTube. $35. 7 p.m.

On Stage

‘Blithe Spirit’ Live Reading, Somerset Valley Players. www.svptheatre.org. Actors dial in via Zoom to read Noel Coward’s 1941 play about the complications married Charles Condomine faces after an eccentric medium conjures the spirit of his deceased first wife during a seance. Register. 8 p.m.

Literati

Backyard Bird Identification, The Watershed Institute. www.thewatershed.org. Discover more about the feathered friends around your home with education director Jeff Hoagland and Anna Stunkel. Learn how to identify birds and how to attract them to your yard. Register for Zoom link. $10 suggested donation. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Kids Stuff

Once Upon a Magic Show, Mercer County Library. www.mcl.org. Mike Rose presents a special magic show designed to complement the “Imagine Your Story” summer reading program. Register. Free. 1:30 p.m.

Saturday August 8

In Person

Outdoor Flea Market, Princeton Elks, 354 Route 518, Blawenburg, 609-466-9813. Weather permitting. Vendor spots are $10 each. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Farmers Market, Montgomery Friends of Open Space, Village Shopping Center, 1340 Route 206 South, Skillman, 609-915-0817. www.montgomeryfriends.org. Jersey Fresh produce and farm products, baked goods, chicken, eggs, sausage, and more. One person per family. Face covering and social distancing required. 9 a.m. to noon.

Pennington Farmers Market, Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31, Pennington. www.penningtonfarmersmarket.org. Face masks required for everyone over age 2. Social distancing measures in place. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market, Vaughn Drive Lot, Princeton Junction Train Station. www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org. Vendors sell fresh produce, meats, baked goods, and more. Yes We Can! food drive ongoing. Face masks required. Bring your own bags. Limit of two shoppers per family. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Summer Music Series, Palmer Square Green, Princeton. www.palmersquare.com. Swingadelic 4 plays swinging versions of blues, jazz and pop tunes. pianist/vocalist John Bauers, guitarist/vocalist Andy Riedel, upright bassist and bandleader Dave Post and drummer Colby Inzer Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Courtyard Cabaret, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA. www.buckscountyplayhouse.org. Free 30-minute show featuring a mix of traditional and contemporary musical theatre and popular classics. Take-out food available from the Deck Restaurant and Gazebo Bar. 1 and 4 p.m.

Sangria Weekends, Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, 609-924-2310. www.terhuneorchards.com. Live music by Mike & Laura. Wines by the glass with outdoor seating in the apple orchards. Sangria available with Terhune’s own wine and fruit. Limit of two hours and six guests per table. Face masks required on premises. 1 to 4 p.m.

Music and Vino, Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington, 609-737-4465. www.hopewellvalleyvineyards.com. Got 35 performs. 6 to 9 p.m.

Aria da Capo/The Love Doctor, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Great Lawn, Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory, Florham Park. www.shakespearenj.org. Outdoor double bill featuring classic comedies. Register. $20 per person; groups up to 5 per 8-foot pod. 7 p.m.

Carpool Cinema, Acme Screening Room, 204 North Union Street, Lambertville. www.acmescreeningroom.org. Parking lot screening of “Purple Rain.” Opening live music act TBA. Register. $35 per car. 8 p.m.

Park-In Movie, Music Mountain Theater, 1483 State Route 179, Lambertville. www.musicmountaintheatre.org. Parking lot film screening of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” to be viewed from your car via FM radio frequency. Register. $25 per vehicle. 8 p.m.

Live Music

Men on Broadway, Music Mountain Theater. www.musicmountaintheatre.org. Ten current male company members sing from the shows they love. Singers perform live from the theater for a virtual audience. Register. $25 per household. 3 p.m.

Summer Replays, Blue Curtain. www.bluecurtain.org. Live streaming of past performance by Okan via Facebook and YouTube in place of the traditional concert series in Pettoranello Gardens. 8 p.m.

Film

Saturday Night at the Movies: The Joy Luck Club, Mercer County Library. www.facebook.com/mclsnj. Borrow the featured title from the Hoopla catalog with a Mercer County Library card and watch it in the virtual company of your community. 8 p.m.

Sunday August 9

In Person

Hopewell Farmers Market, , 62 East Broad Street, Hopewell. www.fairgrownfarm.com/hopewell-farmers-market. Locally produced foods, plants, wines, and more. Masks and social distancing required. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Courtyard Cabaret, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA. www.buckscountyplayhouse.org. Free 30-minute show featuring a mix of traditional and contemporary musical theatre and popular classics. Take-out food available from the Deck Restaurant and Gazebo Bar. 1 and 4 p.m.

Summer Carillon Concerts, Princeton University Carillon, 88 College Road West, Princeton, 609-258-7989. Lisa Lonie of Bluebell, Pennsylvania. Free. 1 p.m.

Sangria Weekends, Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, 609-924-2310. www.terhuneorchards.com. Live music by Mags & Bud August. Wines by the glass with outdoor seating in the apple orchards. Sangria available with Terhune’s own wine and fruit. Limit of two hours and six guests per table. Face masks required on premises. 1 to 4 p.m.

Sunday Afternoon Music and Vino, Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington, 609-737-4465. www.hopewellvalleyvineyards.com. Goodbye Blue Country bluegrass. 3 to 6 p.m.

Verily, Madly Thine, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Great Lawn, Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory, Florham Park. www.shakespearenj.org. Outdoor double bill featuring classic comedies. Register. $20 per person; groups up to 5 per 8-foot pod. 4:30 p.m.

Aria da Capo/The Love Doctor, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Great Lawn, Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory, Florham Park. www.shakespearenj.org. Outdoor double bill featuring classic comedies. Register. $20 per person; groups up to 5 per 8-foot pod. 7 p.m.

Pop Music

A Night at the Movies, Summer Music Series, Bristol Riverside Theater. www.brtstage.org. A Night at the Movies celebrates your favorite songs from Tinsel Town’s greatest musicals and movies. From Casablanca to Goldfinger, the music from the silver screen will have you singing along. Concert via YouTube. $35. 3 p.m.

Monday August 10

In Person

Greenwood Avenue Farmers Market, , Corner of Hudson and Greenwood Avenue, 609-278-9677. www.greenwoodavefm.org. Fresh produce, vegetables, tropical fruit, meat, and eggs. Reserved for seniors and people with disabilities, noon to 1 p.m. Free youth meals served 1 to 3 p.m. Noon to 4 p.m.

Tuesday August 11

Lectures

Writing Your New, Clutter-Free Chapter, South Brunswick Public Library. www.sbpl.info. Humorist and author Jamie Novak makes you laugh while offering helpful techniques to declutter so you can live your best life. Registration required. 6 p.m.

In Conversation: Diana Weymar, Arts Council of Princeton. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org. Textile artist Diana Weymar will be in conversation with Timothy M. Andrews, art collector and major supporter of the Arts Council of Princeton’s Artist-in-Residence program, for virtual conversation. Register. Free. 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday August 12

Literati

Black Voices in Theater Book Club, Princeton Summer Theater. www.princetonsummertheater.org. Themed meetings with two paired plays. This week’s theme is Breaking the Theatrical Form featuring “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf” by Ntozake Shange (1976) and “What to Send up When it Goes Down” by Aleshea Harris (2018). Register. 7 p.m.

Lectures

Summer Scholar Spotlight Series, Princeton Senior Resource Center. www.princetonsenior.org. Eight-part series featuring academics from across the country via Zoom. Sara Abercrombie of the education department at Northern Arizona University presents “The Role of Risk Taking in Creativity and Learning,” exploring the psychological factors involved in academic risk-taking, and how risk-taking influences creative outputs and learning. Register. $75 for the whole series or $10 per lecture. 10 a.m.

Top 10 Cost Effective Home Renovation Projects, Mercer County Library. www.facebook.com/mclsnj. Online workshop with tips and tricks for implementing home changes as well as top home improvement trends for 2020. Register. Free. 3 p.m.

Colleges

Information Session, Mercer County Community College. www.mccc.edu. Information about in-person, online, and hybrid course offerings for the fall semester. Register. 6 to 7:30 p.m.