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Record Crowd Celebrates the Sourlands

The Sourland Music Festival began at Hillbilly Hall as a fun event with a few local bands.  Over fifteen years, the event has evolved into a celebration of the Sourland Mountain region.

Meet Two Hopewell-Based Children’s Authors, Rayner and DiLorenzo

Meet Two Hopewell-Based Children's Authors, Rayner and DiLorenzo: The Hopewell Public Library will feature two Hopewell-based children's authors, Abigail Rayner and Barbara DiLorenzo, its summer reading series kick-off at the Hopewell Train Station on Saturday June 30 from 2-3pm.... MercerMe was lucky to interview both of these amazing children's writers and is excited to share with you more insight into their inspiration!

Annual Mercer County Culture Festival & Food Truck Rally Set for June 16

Mercer County’s twelve municipalities are home to citizens of many ethnicities and countries of origin. In celebration of this, County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Board of Chosen Freeholders will present the eighth annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally on Saturday, June 16, at Mercer County Park in West Windsor. The festival, to be held from 11am to...

Trenton Children’s Chorus Hosts Special Screening of the Documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Trenton Children's Chorus (TCC) will host a special screening of the critically acclaimed new documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” on Friday, June 22, 7:00 p.m., at the Princeton Garden Theatre, located at 160 Nassau Street.

Mercer County’s Mike Deni of Geographer to Perform at Hopewell Theater

Mercer County's own Mike Deni of Geographer will be playing a solo acoustic set at Hopewell Theater on Thursday, June 21 at 7:30pm.  Mike grew up in Mercer County, graduating from Lawrence High School. His family lives in Hopewell.

Music Together Celebrates 30 Years with Anniversary Benefit and Family Sing-Along

A hundred local families gathered to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Music Together with a party and family sing-along on Saturday, June 2, at the Music Together Worldwide Headquarters in Hopewell. Canned goods and toiletries were collected to benefit the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK).

Mercer County 4-H Fair’s 100th Anniversary Kick-Off Event

Join Mercer County 4-H and the Hopewell Valley Historical Society to kick-off the Mercer County 4-H Fair’s 100th anniversary festivities!

Watershed Institute’s 3rd Annual Trail Run Was Muddy Success

About 280 runners braved humid weather and sloppy conditions for The Watershed Institute’s 3rd Annual 10K/5K Trail Run this month on the Watershed Reserve. The trail run helps support The Watershed Institute’s efforts to keep water clean, safe and healthy water in central New Jersey. Founded in 1949, the Watershed works to protect water and the environment through conservation, advocacy, science...

Mercer County Park Commission to Hold National Trails Day Programs

Celebrate National Trails Day with the Mercer County Park Commission’s Naturalist Department on Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3. The following programs are suitable for all age groups and encourage participants to enjoy the outdoor opportunities in the county parks.

Hopewell Valley Come Outside and Play!

Families are invited to explore all that Hopewell Valley has to offer in the great outdoors during Hopewell Valley Come Outside and Play!, a 3-day event, from June 7-9, with special preview activities on June 2 and 3 in celebration of National Trail Day. (Event flyer and listings included.) Throughout Hopewell Valley, local community and environmental organizations have planned outdoor...