Events & Features

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

Art CSA To Feature Eight Trenton Street and Graffiti Artists

Following the overwhelming success of their inaugural 2014 season, Trenton CSArt co-founders Lauren Otis and Andrew Wilkinson have opened registration for their latest CSA art share. Trenton CSArt is much like the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model that has been around for years, helping small farmers prosper while giving shareholders fresh, healthy, local produce. Now, Community Supported Art (also CSA!) is gaining...

Upcoming Capital City Book Fair, a Two Day Literary Themed Festival in Trenton

The Capital City Book Fair is a two-day literary explosion in downtown Trenton, NJ. Organized by Classics Books and the Trenton Downtown Association, the Book Fair will line the streets with booksellers, indie bookstores from the region, specialty presses, authors and more. On Friday May 1 at 10:30am, the jam-packed schedule will kick-off with Guerrilla Haiku. Through The Guerrilla Haiku Movement, teams will be equipped with a scavenger hunt...

Classic Cars, Classic Fun at Hopewell Borough’s Cruise Night

It's that time of year again!  Time for great food, shopping and classic cars in Hopewell Borough.  The Borough's Economic Development Commission has set this spring's Cruise Night for Friday May 1st, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.  The entire community is invited to come explore all of the shops, eateries and fun that Broad Street (and don't forget Seminary Avenue) has to...

Celebrate Spring with The Secret Garden by the Princeton Youth Ballet

Princeton Youth Ballet (PYB) presents The Secret Garden at Princeton High School Performing Arts Center (151 Moore Street, Princeton, NJ) on Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10 at 4 PM. Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, this classic tale of neglect, nurture, renewal, and love is a perfect way for families to celebrate spring and Mother’s Day after a long,...

Artwork by HVRSD Students Coming to Capital Health Art Gallery

Artwork from students in the Hopewell Valley School District Student will soon be displayed as Capital Health's latest gallery show. Artists range in age from elementary through high school representing schools across Hopewell Valley. “We are pleased to showcase the artistic works of the young members of our community," said Larry DiSanto, Capital Health's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer....

Sawmilling Program at Howell Living History Farm

Howell Farm invites visitors of all ages to get a grip on history by grabbing a saw, drawknife or cant hook on Saturday, March 21st when helping hands are needed to cut firewood, make barn pegs and ready logs for the sawmill. The work will begin at 10 a.m. when farmers use a portable sawmills to make floorboards for barns...

Current Broadway Stars to Perform at Benefit for Hopewell Valley Central High

The Music and Theatre Parents Association of Hopewell Valley Central High School (HVCHS) will be hosting “A Night of Broadway Stars at Hopewell Valley.” Current stars of the Broadway stage will perform a benefit concert for the music and theatre program of Hopewell Valley Central High School at the Hopewell Valley Performing Arts Center (259 Pennington-Titusville Road, Pennington, NJ)...

Artists Lend a Healing Hand at Capital Health

The healing effect of art and artistic creation on mind and body has long been recognized by artists. “Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” - Pablo Picasso Local artist, Jane Zamost, is helping bring this type of healing locally, as a member of the Art and Healing Committee at Capital Health. Zamost has helped establish the "Healing Hands Art Cart," an artist volunteer...

Hopewell Public Library Presents A History of NJ Maps and Book Signing

Today Mount Rose is just a crossroads in the woods between Princeton, Pennington, and Hopewell but, in 1875, it was selected as the starting point for a comprehensive survey of New Jersey, the first topographical survey of a U.S. state ever published. Eminent Princeton University archivist John Delaney will describe the rich history of New Jersey through its cartography at...

Fine Art AgORA Photography Exhibit Coming to RWJH

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital of Hamilton will be hosting a new exhibit, "AgORA: A Collection of Visions," a photographic series from ten award-winning fine art photographers. The exhibit will run from March 14-May 13 with 24/7 viewing hours so there's no excuse not to see it! "AgORA" is the name of a group of local artistic photographers who have...