Our Weekend Picks

Friday, July 24
It’s only a flesh wound! King Arthur’s troupe takes to the stage in Spamalot – the ‘Holy Grail’-inspired musical by Monty Python’s Eric Idle – at the Washington Crossing Open Air Theater! Laughs are guaranteed. Bring a blanket or cushion and grab a seat under the stars at Washington Crossing State Park for this wacky show! $15, 7:30pm.  www.dpacatoat.com

For the family, catch a free screening of the Seuss-tastic ‘Horton Hears a Who’ on the green at Palmer Square. Bring a blanket (and make it a night out! Go for dinner, or get ice cream or a treat beforehand.) FREE, 8:45pm. www.palmersquare.com

Stock up on local flavors for the weekend ahead with a visit to the Forrestal Village Farmer’s Market! Held at – you guessed it – Forrestal Village, the market offers local produce, baked goods, jams, cheeses, and more. This week, meet Rachel Weston, author of ‘New Jersey Fresh: Four Seasons from Farm to Table.’ 11am-2pm. www.pfv.com

Saturday, July 25
Were you Born to Run? Then drive that machine to Mercer County Park for a live concert from ‘Tramps Like Us,’ a Springsteen tribute band. The concert is presented by Mercer County Parks. Rock out to the music, enjoy refreshments like food, ice cream, smoothies, beer & wine. FREE, 7pm.  www.mercercountyparks.org

You can always count on the Stonybrook Millstone Watershed Association for a fascinating program for kids & families. This week’s super-cool program? ‘Moth Mania!’ Learn all about the fluttering nocturnal insects in this program designed for kids 6+. Bring a flashlight! $10 for members, $15 for non-members. 8:30pm.  www.thewatershed.org 

Visit Palmer Square for live music on the green! Family friendly, totally free concert series is brought to you by Palmer Squareand is happening every Saturday through the summer. Bring the little Scoops this week to catch MOVE!: Joel Zelnik. FREE, 2-4pm.

Take us out the ballgame! It’s going to be a beautiful weekend for a night of baseball at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton as the Trenton Thunder take on Binghamton. Better yet? Fireworks after the game! $11+, 7pm. www.trentonthunder.com

Sunday, July 26
If you missed this over 4th of July weekend, definitely make time this weekend: the American Revolution comes to life at Princeton Battlefield State Park! Pull into the driveway of the Clarke House to catch a reenactment with demonstrations of artillery drills, field maneuvers and cannon firings. Trust us – it’s fascinating! FREE, 10am-3pm.

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