Events & Features

Events & Features
A bit of everything -- events, local highlights, arts & culture.

Stampede Herding Toward Hibernation

The Hopewell Valley Arts Council Stampede oxen are enjoying their final days of sweet fall air before they are reclaimed from their temporary community placements. We've written about this movement oxtensively and may have oxhausted all poxible puns. The oxen have been amongst us for several months but will be retired from the public locations in preparation to be united with their...

Hopewell Township Celebrates Ox Installation with Local Moms, Kids

A group of mothers and children from throughout Hopewell Valley joined officials from Hopewell Township municipal government, local first responders and representatives from the Hopewell Valley Arts Council for the formal reveal of "Childhood Wox Through Hopewell Valley" at the Township municipal building Friday. Designed and created by members of the Hopewell Valley MOMS Club and sponsored by Hopewell Township,...

Oxen Bidding Closes, Some Local Schools Are Highest Bidders

The Hopewell Valley Arts Council's Stampede roamed their way right into the hearts of the community and beyond. We published about Sunday's farewell event and were happy to help share the list of award winners. But another list of winners remains unclear. During the online auction process, many individuals and groups, in particular local schools, found themselves in a surprising situation...

Networking event at Hopewell Valley Vineyard to benefit Special Olympics

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7th Annual Tour Des Arts in Hopewell Borough

The 7th annual "Tour Des Arts" in Hopewell Borough, a self-guided local gallery tour, will be held on Saturday October 4th from 10AM-5PM and Sunday October 5th from 11AM-4PM. The "Tour Des Arts" is sponsored by the Hopewell Borough Economic Development Committee and highlights Hopewell's diverse local arts community. Visitors are invited into artists' studios to meet the artists and see where they work and...

Treat HVCT While You Treat Yourself to Ice Cream TODAY

Today, you can enjoy ice cream while supporting a local cause. Uncle Ed's Creamery and Chocolates, at 115 West Delaware Avenue in Pennington, is donating a portion of today's proceeds to The Hopewell Valley Children's Theater (HVCT), a Mercer County non-profit arts education organization. HVCT has a popular summer theater program where children participate in a 5-week camp allow them to be involved in every element of...

July 14: Cream King “Monday” to support YMCA

Either it's good to be "King" - or the other way around... because Monday July 14, from 11am to 10pm is the next installment of "Cream King Monday" where 20% of sales and all tips are donated to a local charity.  This week, proceeds from the event will support the 501(c)(3) non-profit Hopewell Valley YMCA and its Camp Reign summer camp...

Lawrenceville Main Street “A Night in the Village” Restaurant Tour This Sunday

Lawrenceville Main Street is presenting the 3rd Annual "A Night in the Village" walking restaurant tour this Sunday September 21st. There are two tours -- one at 4:30PM and the other at 6:30PM -- each lasting 2 hours followed by dessert and live music. The ticket price includes tastings from 11 local establishments: Acacia, Amalfi's, Chamber's Walk, Cherry Grove Farms, Enzo's,...

Book Signing with Big Backyard Magazine Illustrator Held at Hopewell Library

Hopewell Public Library hosted a book presentation and book signing last week with Kim Kurki, author and illustrator of "World of Birds: a Beginner's Guide," a National Wildlife Federation publication. As a former writer and illustrator of a monthly column for National Wildlife Federation's Your Big Backyard magazine featuring birds, animals and plants, Kurki, a Bucks County native, created a gorgeous collection...

Great Afternoon at Art All Night

This year was our first time at "Art All Night" in Trenton.  We have young kids so it was more like "all afternoon" but it was still so much fun. Art All Night is a 24-hour annual arts event presented by ArtWorks, Trenton's downtown visual arts center, and held in the the Chambersburg section of Trenton in the former Roebling Wire Works...