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Hopewell Public Library Presents Wildflowers of the Sourlands

The Hopewell Public Library is featuring a presentation about local wildflowers on Wednesday, May 2, 7pm at the Hopewell Theater on 5 South Greenwood Avenue in Hopewell Borough. From spring ephemerals to the final blooms of autumn, speaker Rachel Mackowwill present and discuss her own images of the native flowering plants of the Sourland ridge. She will focus on...

Timberlane Middle School presents Honk! Jr., The Musical

Timberlane Middle School proudly presents the classic story of the Ugly Duckling in Honk! Jr., The Musical Thursday, May 3 at 6:30p.m., Friday, May 4 at 7p.m. and Saturday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. at The Hopewell Valley Performing Arts Center. The classic Hans Christian Anderson story of the Ugly Duckling is a heartwarming tale of tolerance, love, and self...

Princeton Day School Theater Production Receives 10 NJ Theater Award Nominations

Princeton Day School announced this week that their Upper School fall production of “Girls Like That” by Evan Placey received 10 nominations from the New Jersey Theater Awards at Montclair State University. Director Stan Cahill noted that this is more nominations received than for any previous show at Princeton Day School. The full list of nominations is below. The award...

Mercer County Park to Host Uncork Spring Wine Festival

Mark your calendar for the first event of the festival season at Mercer County Park: the “UNCORK Spring” wine festival on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, from noon to 5pm. “UNCORK Spring” at Mercer County Parkwill feature some of New Jersey’s best wineries including Valenzano Winery, Tomasello Winery, Plagido’s Winery, Sharrott Winery, Chestnut Run Farms, Wagonhouse Winery and...

Rutgers Master Gardeners to Hold Plant Expo and Garden Market

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will hold their annual Spring Plant Expo and Garden Market on Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mercer Educational Gardens, 431A Federal City Road, Hopewell Township, on the grounds of the Mercer County Equestrian Center. The event will be held rain or shine. The sale will feature the...

Hopewell Valley Arts Council to Host Spring-Themed Cabaret at Hopewell Theater

After what seems like an eternal winter, the Hopewell Valley Arts Council is excited to present Spring: The Music of Open Windows, a cabaret-style celebration of all things spring, at the newly opened Hopewell Theater on April 21, 2018 from 7pm - 9:30pm. The evening will feature entertainment by accomplished soprano Elizabeth Sutton, who will captivate guests with stories and piano-accompanied...

Mercer County Summer Camps Still Accepting Registrations

Summer starts in a few short months -- do you have your summer camps lined up? Mercer County offers an array of summer camp opportunities for area youngsters, but programs are filling up fast. For specific information about summer programs listed below, please use the contact information associated with each camp. NATURE CAMPS The Mercer County Park Commission’s Nature Programs will...

Voices Chorale to Present The Creation by Joseph Haydn

Under the direction of Richard Tang Yuk, Joseph Haydn 's masterful oratorio The Creation, will be performed with full orchestra on Sunday, April 29, at 4 PM, at the Princeton Meadow Church located at 545 Meadow Road, Princeton, NJ.  Vocal soloists are Jessica Beebe, soprano, John Matthew Myers, tenor, and Daniel Noyola, bass-baritone. The Creation is widely considered one of Haydn's most...

Nature Center to Host American Shad Activities

Traditional practices of fishing will come to life for one afternoon at the Tulpehaking Nature Center during “Discover the American Shad” on Saturday, April 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants can experience a key part of this region’s history through hands-on activities. Visitors will have a chance to make cordage for nets and practice fish scaling and other skills...

Political Collectors to Gather in Titusville for 15th-Annual Button Show

East Coast collectors of political buttons, badges, ribbons and related ephemera will meet in Titusville, NJ, on Saturday, April 28, to sell, trade, and display memorabilia from elections throughout the centuries. This 15th-annual gathering will be held at the Titusville United Methodist Church that Saturday from 9am through 3pm. Attendees from multiple states will find a wide variety of political...