Events & Features

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

Park Commission announces second year of “Eyes on Eagles”

The Mercer County Park Commission has announced the second year of “Eyes on Eagles” programming to celebrate the four pairs of bald eagles that nest in Mercer County, including two pairs that have chosen County parks for nest sites. Building on the success of last year’s program, the Park Commission, Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey (CWF),...

“Veggie Basics” offered by Master Gardeners

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Mercer County and the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will host a three-part educational series on vegetable gardening, “Veggie Basics,” featuring County Horticulturist Margaret Pickoff. The first program in the series will be “Planning a Vegetable Garden and Starting Seeds” on Saturday, February 1, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at Rutgers Cooperative Extension...

Free Tree Seedlings Available to Hopewell Township Residents June 6

Free tree seedlings are again available to Hopewell Township residents as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. From 9:30am to 12pm on Saturday, June 6, 2020, residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the Hopewell Township Public Works Building, 203 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville,...

Yum and Yay, It’s Food Truck Friday in Hopewell Borough

It's that time again! Friday, June 24, marks the summer’s first Foodtruck Friday event in Hopewell. Nine food trucks will gather from 5:00 to 9:00pm at Hopewell’s Train station offering everything from gourmet lobster rolls to bacon covered tater tots. Big Soul Chicken will bring their old school R&B and soul music to the event.  To date, the trucks on the line up...

The Snow Queen at Princeton High School Performing Arts Center

As anyone with little kids can attest, this is the holiday season of "Frozen" -- Frozen themed pjs, dinnerware, walkie-talkies, bed tents. This year, the Princeton Youth Ballet is offering a way to enjoy Frozen without the suffocating amount of plastic, through a performance of The Snow Queen. Princeton Youth Ballet (PYB) will be performing The Snow Queen at Princeton High...

The Story Behind Enigma: Presentation on Cracking WWII Tech Communications

Hopewell resident, David Saltman, will be presenting the story of the Enigma machine as part of the Hopewell Public Library Wednesday Night Out series, on March 2nd, 7:00pm at the Hopewell Train Station. "Enigma" was the name given to the cipher machines that the German Armed Forces used to safeguard their communications during World War II. The story of how...

Founder of Music Together To Celebrate 50 Years of Composing with Benefit Concert

Ken Guilmartin, famous among families around the world as the founder of the Music Together® early childhood music curriculum, will celebrate 50 years of composing with unique benefit concerts to support VOICES, a local nonprofit chorus. Tickets are available at www.voiceschorale.org for both concert dates: Thursday, November 10, 7:30 PM, and Sunday, November 13, 3:00 PM, at Music Together in Hopewell, NJ. Guilmartin’s...

The Taste Chase Kicks Off “The Great Cake Quest” at Fedora in Lawrenceville

Welcome to The Taste Chase and our inaugural food adventure, “The Great Cake Quest”, the much anticipated sequel to “The Tuna Tour” is finally off and running!!  I am so grateful for the response I received from the wonderful people on the Hopewell-Pennington Update who encouraged me by reading and looking forward to my reviews. The feedback I received...

Free Hip Hop Festival and Aerosol Showcase at 13th Annual Jersey Fresh Jam

Art enthusiasts of all ages are invited to attend a free, all-day celebration of live painting and hip-hop music at TerraCycle headquarters in Trenton Saturday, August 11, noon-7pm.

Sourland Music Festival this weekend, discounted tickets through midnight tonight

Today is the last day to buy online (discounted) tickets for the Sourland Music Festival to be held this Saturday, July 23, 3pm-10 pm.  Click here before midnight  WHAT: Sourland Music Festival WHERE: Hillsborough Golf and Country Club, 146 Wertsville Rd, Hillsborough, NJ 08844 INFO: $25 General Admission Online; $35 General Admission Door; $75 VIP, $90 VIP Door; $10 Children (Ages 7 - 12) There will be something for...