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Holidays and Special Days

Pearl Harbor Day

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Art

Jerry Cable Holiday Open House - Prallsville General Store

26 Risler Street, Stockton - - www.jerrycablestudio.com

Traditional and seasonal oil paintings.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 1 p.m.

Art

Holiday Art Exhibition - Cane Farm

99 Route 519, Rosemont - 609-397-0606 -

Featuring Bucks and Hunterdon County-based artists Annelies Van Dommelen, Deb Hoeffner, Dot Bunn, Jim Cascio, Sheila Watson Coutin, Susan Roseman, James Feehan, Irma Fuhr, Diana Contine, and Mary Michael Shelley.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Art

Opening Reception - Artworks Trenton

19 Everett Alley, Trenton - 609-394-9436 - www.artworkstrenton.org

Opening for the annual Red Dot 10x10 Fundraising Exhibition. Running through Saturday, January 4.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 6 p.m.

Art

Myles Cavanaugh: 25 Years in Art/New Show+Retrospective - 75 Bridge Street House and Chamber of Commerce Gallery

75-77 Bridge Street, Lambertville - - www.mylescavanaugh.com

Opening reception. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 5 p.m.

Art

Opening Reception - Morpeth Contemporary

43 West Broad Street, Hopewell - - www.morpethcontemporary.com

Opening reception for an exhibit of seascapes and still life oil paintings by Christine Lafuente. On view through January 4.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Art

Highlights Tour - Princeton University Art Museum

Elm Drive, Princeton - - https://artmuseum.princeton.edu

Tour of the museum's premier collections.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.

Business Meetings

- Princeton SCORE

Mercer County Library, Hopewell Branch, Pennington - - www.princeton.score.org

Free workshop: Protecting IP and Patents, with Roy J. Rosser.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Classical Music

Boheme Opera NJ - Immaculate Conception Church-Our Lady of the Angels Parish

540 Chestnut Avenue, Trenton - - www.amahl-trenton.brownpapertickets.com

"Amahl and the Night Visitors." $25.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 6 p.m.

Classical Music

Cantabile Chamber Chorale - Christ United Methodist Church

485 Hoes Lane, Piscataway - - www.cantabilechamberchorale.org

"We Dream A World." $12-$15.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Classical Music

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - State Theatre New Jersey

15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick - 1-800-255-3476 - www.njsymphony.org

Performing works by Clyne, Rachmaninoff, and Dvorak. $20-$80. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8 p.m.

Classical Music

Princeton University Orchestra - Richardson Auditorium

Alexander Hall, Princeton University - - www.music.princeton.edu

$15.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Classical Music

Riverside Symphonia - South Hunterdon Regional High School

31 Mt. Airy-Harbourton Road, Lambertville - 609-397-7300 - www.riversidesymphonia.org

"Musical Celebration of Christmas." $15-$55.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8 p.m.

Classical Music

Clipper Erickson and Rise Kagan Erickson - 1867 Sanctuary

101 Scotch Road, Ewing - 609-392-6409 - www.1867sanctuary.org

Piano/handbell event. $15-$20.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8 p.m.

Craft Fairs

Oh la la French Boutique

Old Rail Station, 2 Railroad Place, Hopewell - - www.ohlalafrenchboutique.com/

French artists fair featuring chocolates and pastries, beauty and jewelry, personalized gifts, paintings and photographs, and more.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Craft Fairs

$100 or Less Art & Craft Sale - Roosevelt Public School

2 School Lane, Roosevelt - -

Area artisans showcase their one-of-a-kind artworks and crafts. $5 donation supports the Roosevelt Arts Project and the Roosevelt Public School Education Foundation.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon. to 4 p.m.

Dance

The Nutcracker - Princeton Youth Ballet

Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, 16 Walnut Lane, Princeton - - www.princetonyouthballet.org

Relaxed performance. $18-$35.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon. and 4 p.m.

Dance

The Nutcracker - Roxey Ballet

Kendall Main Stage Theater, The College of New Jersey - 609-397-7616 - www.roxeyballet.org

$22 and up.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.

Dance

Princeton Dance Festival - Lewis Center for the Arts

Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, Princeton - - arts.princeton.edu

New and repertory works by choreographers Zvi Gotheiner, Rebecca Lazier, Cameron McKinney, Christopher Ralph, Hofesh Shechter, and Netta Yerushalmy, performed by Princeton dance students. $12 to $17.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Farm Markets

West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market - Windsor Athletic Club

99 Clarksvile Road, West Windsor - - www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9 a.m.

Folk Music

Martha Redbone Roots Project - Hopewell Theater

5 S. Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell - 609-466-1964 - www.hopewelltheater.com

$22-$28.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8 p.m.

For Families

Breakfast with Santa - St. Francis Medical Center

601 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton - 609-599-565 -

$5.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8:30 a.m.

For Families

Cathedral Day - Friends of Trinity Cathedral

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 801 W. State Street, Trenton - 609-392-3805, ext. 100 -

Performances by the Princeton Girlchoir and Princeton Boychoir, scavenger hunt, historical tours, reception by Tea for All. Free.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 3 p.m.

For Families

Holiday Season Kick-Off Weekend - Terhune Orchards

330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton - 609-924-2310 - www.shop.terhuneorchards.com

Visis with Santa, sleigh rides, crafts for children. $5.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m.

For Families

Holiday Open House - Yardley Historical Association

46 W. Afton Avenue, Yardley, PA - 215-369-1479 - www.yardleyhistory.org

Victorian decorations, model trains, carolers. Free.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2

For Families

Holiday Crafts & Cookies - The Historic Hunt Barn

197 Blackwell Road, Pennington - 609-888-3218 -

Nature-themed holiday crafts. $5. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 1 p.m.

For Families

Winter Wonderland - Kuser Farm Mansion

390 Newkirk Avenue, Hamilton - 609-890-3630 - www.hamiltonnj.com

Festive performances, treats, activities, and more.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 5 p.m.

For Families

Holiday Festival - Crossing Vineyards & Winery

1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, PA - 215-493-6500 -

Live music and a visit from Santa. Free.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon.

For Families

City Stomp - State Theatre New Jersey

15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick - 732-246-7469 - www.stnj.org

Musical performance for ages 3-8. Noon performance is sensory-sensitive. $5. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m. and noon.

For Families

Gingerbread House Workshop - Morven Museum & Garden

55 Stockton Street, Princeton - 609-924-8144 - www.morven.org

$35. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Gardens

Winter Wreath Making Workshop - Motor Exhibits Building

Grounds for Sculpture, 80 Sculptures Way, Hamilton - 609-586-0616 - www.groundsforsculpture.org

$55. Register

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Gardens

Holiday Wreath Workshop - Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

1635 River Road, New Hope - 215-862-2924 - www.bhwp.org

Hands-on instruction using natural materials. For ages 14 and older. $65. Register by November 29.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

History

Holiday Trolley Tours - Princeton Tour Company

Palmer Square, 29 Hulfish Street, Princeton - - www.princetontourcompany.com

Ride through the neighborhoods of Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, Andrew Carnegie, Albert Einstein, Toni Morrison, and more. Every hour until 4 p.m. $18. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 11 a.m.

History

British Occupation Day - Old Barracks Museum

101 Barrack Street, Trenton - 609-396-1776 - www,barracks.org

Reenactment and demonstrations.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m.

House Tours

Secret City: The Mill Hill Holiday House Tour - The Old Mill Hill Society

ArtWorks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton - 609-902-3271 - www.trentonmillhill.org

$25.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon.

Jazz and Blues

Lee Smith - Candlelight Lounge

24 Passaic Street, Trenton - 609-695-9612 - www.jazztrenton.com

$15, $10 drink minimum.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 3:30 p.m.

Lectures

The Quest to Find the Heimat: German Research Basics - Bucks County Genealogical Society

David Library of the American Revolution, 1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, OA - - www.bucksgen.org

Talk by genealogist Debra Hoffman. $10.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m.

Literati

Artie Bennett - Barnes & Noble

The Hamilton Marketplace, 425 Marketplace Boulevard, Hamilton - 609-581-2523 -

Reading by the children's book author.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon.

Literati

A Christmas Carol Read Aloud - Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton - 609-924-9529 - www.princetonlibrary.org

Public reading of the Dickens novella. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.

Live Music

The Garden Statesman - Nottingham Ballroom

Nottingham Fire Company, 200 Mercer Street, Hamilton Square - - www.gardenstatesmen.org

"A Very Merry Garden Statesman Holiday Dessert Show," with the Somerville High School Chamber Choir. $15-$20.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.

Live Music

Saturday Night Live Music - Thomas Sweet

64 Princeton Hightstown Road, West Windsor - 609-269-5630 - www.thomassweet.com

Ragtime Relics perform.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7 p.m.

Live Music

Dick Gratton and Linda Lee - Hamilton Township Christmas Show

Kuser Mansion, 390 Newkirk Avenue, Trenton - -

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 5 p.m.

Live Music

Southside Wanderers - John Billington VFW Post 6495

1605 Haines Road, Levittown, PA - 215-946-6261 -

Oldies, Motown, British Invasion and Classic rock selections. $5.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8 p.m.

Live Music

Music and Merlot - Hopewell Valley Vineyards

46 Yard Road, Pennington - 609-737-4465 - www.hopewellvalleyvineyards.com

Free.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 6 p.m.

Live Music

Open Mic Night - Starbucks

102 South Warren Street, Trenton - -

Music, spoken word, poetry, comedy, storytelling, and more.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 3 p.m.

Live Music

Gregg Cagno - Old York Cellars

80 Old York Road, Ringoes - 908-284-9463 - www.oldyorkcellars.com

Free.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 1 p.m.

Live Music

Carol Lynne and John Sheridan - Jester's European Cafe

233 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown - 609-298-9963 - www.jesterscafe.net

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Live Music

The Tom Trovas Group - Small World Coffee

14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton - - www.tomtrovas.com

Tom Littwin on bass, Kenneth Higgenbotham on vocals and keyboards, Michael Piper on drums, and Tom Trovas on guitar and vocals.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8 p.m.

Miscellany

Passport Day - Kingston Post Office

4599 Route 27, Kingston - 609-924-4544 -

Extended hours to accept applications and take passport pictures. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9 a.m.

Miscellany

World War II Monument Dedication - Mercer County Italian-American Festival Association

Veterans Park, Kuser Road, Hamilton - -

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon.

Miscellany

Holiday Wreath Decorating Workshop - Terhune Orchards

330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton - 609-924-2310 - www.shop.terhuneorchards.com

Make a colonial Williamsburg-style wreath. $45. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m.

Miscellany

Greens Sale and Open House - William Trent House Museum

15 Market Street, Trenton - 609-989-3027 -

Choice of undecorated greens or wreaths and table arrangement created by the Garden Club of Trenton.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon.

On Stage

Cinderella - Paper Mill Playhouse

22 Brookside Drive, Millburn - 973-376-4343 - www.papermill.org

Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical. $32 and up.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

On Stage

My Life on a Diet - George Street Playhouse

Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater, 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick - 732-545-8100 - www.georgestreetplayhouse.org

Renee Taylor looks back on a life full of memorable roles in Hollywood and Broadway. $25-$65.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

On Stage

Feminine Products - Lewis Center for the Arts

Wallace Theater, Princeton University - - arts.princeton.edu

The story of young American women struggling to understand intersectional feminism, empowerment, and pop music, while offering an honest look at the satirical tragedy that is becoming a woman. Free.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.

On Stage

A Christmas Carol: The Musical - Crossroads Theatre Company

Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater, 11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick - 732-545-8100 - www.crossroadstheatrecompany.org

The classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to life on stage. $25-$65.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

On Stage

Junie B. Jones the Musical - Acting Naturally Theatre

164 N. Flowers Mill Lane, Langhorne, PA - 267-798-9165 - www.actingnaturally.com

The adventures of Junie B. Jones as she begins the first grade. $10-$12.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 11 a.m.

On Stage

Desires of a Criminal, a Devised Theatrical Collage - Mercer County Community College Theatre Students

Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor - 609-570-3333 - kelseytheatre.org

Original work about mass incarceration inspired by French playwright, poet and novelist Jean Genet. $14-$16.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

On Stage

Ebenezer Scrooge’s Big Playhouse Christmas Show - Bucks County Playhouse

70 South Main Street, New Hope - 215-862-2121 - www.bcptheater.org

Comedic reimagining of Charles Dickens' famous tale.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

On Stage

A Charlie Brown Christmas & Frosty the Snowman - Somerset Valley Players

689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough - 908-369-7469 - www.svptheatre.org

Double-header of holiday classics.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8 p.m.

On Stage

The Christmas Carol Conspiracy: Scrooge’s Revenge - Actors' NET

635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, PA - 215-295-3694 - www.actorsnetbucks.org

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8 p.m.

On Stage

The Christmas Carol Conspiracy: Scrooge’s Revenge - ActorsNET

The Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, PA - 215-295-3694 - www.actorsnetbucks.org

$10-$22.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8 p.m.

Outdoor Action

Winter Bird Walk - The Watershed Institute

31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington - 609-737-3735 - www.thewatershed.org

Guided hike for ages 12 and older. Free. Register

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9 a.m.

Pop Music

Newark Boys Chorus - Nassau Presbyterian Church

61 Nassau Street, Princeton - -

'Tis the Season Holiday Concert. Offering.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 4 p.m.

Pop Music

A Grand Night for Singing - Spitz Studio Theatre

Rider University, Lawrenceville - - www.rider.edu

Rider University Musical Theatre presents the songs of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Free.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.

Pop Music

Bridgette & Scott Johnson - 1867 Sanctuary

101 Scotch Road, Ewing - 609-392-6409 - www.1867sanctuary.org

"Let's Duet for the Holidays." $20.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.

Pop Music

Katie Welsh - Arts Council of Princeton

102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton - 609-915-7889 - www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

"Holiday Melodies." $20.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Pop Music

Marshall Crenshaw - Randy Now's Man Cave

134 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown - 609-424-3766 - www.mancavenj.com

$25.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Pop Music

John Ford Band - The Record Collector

358 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown - 609-324-0880 - www.the-record-collector.com

$25.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Pop Music

A Tribute to the 90s - School of Rock Princeton

Havana, 105 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA - 609-890-7090 - www.princeton.schoolof rock.com

$10.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon.

Pop Music

A Tribute to the 2000s - School of Rock Princeton

Havana, 105 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA - 609-890-7090 - www.princeton.schoolof rock.com

$10.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.

Pop Music

Princeton Boychoir - All Saints Church

16 All Saints Road, Princeton - 609-688-1888 - www.westrickmusic.org

"Holiday Harmonies." $10-$30.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7 p.m.

Shopping News

Arts & Crafts Show - Prallsville Mills

33 Risler Street, Stockton - 609-397-3586 - www.prallsvillemills.org

Work by area artisans, artists and jewelers. $5.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m.

Shopping News

St. Nicholas Bazaar - Trinity Church

33 Mercer Street, Princeton - -

Crafts by local artisans, fresh wreaths and poinsettias, cookie walk and bake sale.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9 a.m.

Shopping News

Hearts to Heart Holiday Marketplace - Higher Ground Interdenominational Church

Hollowbrook Community Center, 320 Hollowbrook Drive, Ewing - 484-410-1037 -

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon.

Shopping News

Small Works Show and Sale - Artists of Yardley Art Center

949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley, PA - 215-493-1205 - aoyartcenter.org

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon.

Shopping News

Sinterklaas 2019 Holiday Bazaar - Blawenburg Reformed Church

424 Route 518, Skillman - - www.blawenburgchurch.org

Handcrafted ornaments, quilted and knitted items, baked goods, wreaths and baskets, quilt display, soups, and lunch.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Shopping News

Holiday Boutique - Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie

Cadwalader Park, Trenton - 609-989-3632 - www.ellarslie.org

Hand-crafted jewelry, original art, ceramics, wood designs, clothing and accessories, Trenton memorabilia and antiques.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, Noon. to 5 p.m.

Socials

Women of Beth El Synagogue - Beth El Synagogue

50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor - - www.bethel.net

Discussion and introduction to mindfulness with Beth Frenkel.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

Socials

2019 Year in Review - Monroe Township Public Library

4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe - 732-521-5000 - www.monroetwplibrary.org

Current events discussion group. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

Sports

Winter Wonder Run 6K - Princeton Athletic Club

Princeton Friends School, 470 Quaker Road, Princeton - - www.princetonac.org

For runners and walkers of all skill levels. $50.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8:45 a.m.

Sports

Princeton Men’s Hockey - Baker Rink

Princeton University - - www.goprincetontigers.com

Colorado College.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7 p.m.

The Arts

Adobe Photoshop for Photographers - Princeton Photo Workshop

20 Library Place, Princeton - - www.princetonphotoworkshop.com

Learn Adobe Photoshop basics. $189. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m.

Wellness

Introduction to Suppers - The Suppers Program

Suppers Kitchen, 391 Route 518, Montgomery - - www.thesuppersprograms.org

Introduction to the healthy cooking workshop. $50. Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10 a.m.

Wellness

Winter Wellness & Essential Oils - Monroe Township Public Library

4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe - 732-521-5000 - www.monroetwplibrary.org

Register.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 11:30 a.m.

World Music

African Drumming & Dance Ensemble - Taplin Auditorium

Fine Hall, Princeton University - - www.music.princeton.edu

Free.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

World Music

The Practitioners of Musick - William Trent House Museum

15 Market Street, Trenton - 609-989-3027 - www.williamtrenthouse.org

"Caledonia," music by Scottish masters. $10.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2 p.m.