Our Weekend Picks: Book Sale, Festivals & Fall Fun!


Friday October 14
Book lovers, the Princeton Public Library’s annual Friends Book Sale is kicking off this Friday, and runs all weekend long! Support the library while you browse and shop special collections, rare books, and books for all ages. $10, 12-8:30pm. www.princetonlibrary.org/booksale

If you’ve ever wondered what stories are hiding in the hills of the Sourland Mountains, you won’t want to miss ‘The Dark Side of the Sourlands,’ happening at Hillbilly Hall this Friday night. Jim Davidson, president of the East Amwell Historical Society will be telling tales of bootleggers, bandits and other ‘unsavory characters’ who have traversed the mountains. Registration required. $10, 7-9pm. www.sourland.org

Saturday October 15
Love food trucks, boardwalk games, live music and more? Head to John Witherspoon Middle School for Super Saturday! The annual festival at the middle school guarantees fun for the whole fam, and benefits student programs. 11am-3pm.

Mmm… slow smoked pasture-raised pork, hot dogs, Chorizo burgers… it’s Hog-toberfest at Brick Farm Market in Hopewell! Jugglers, face painting and entertainment round out the event. Food is served all day; BYOB. 11am-8pm. www.brickfarmmarket.com/events

Couldn’t get tickets to ‘Hamilton?’ Get your dose of Lin-Manuel Miranda on the local stage, as the Kelsey Theater players perform ‘In the Heights,’ Miranda’s musical about NYC’s Washington Heights neighborhood. $20, 8pm. www.kelseytheatre.net

*A P.S.A. for glasses wearers: Wanna give up your glasses or contacts? The name you need to know is Princeton area LASIK doc, Dr. Barry Wasserman. Visit for a Free consultation to learn all about the simple, pain-free, office procedure. Click here to meet Barry, as his patients call him, and find out more about LASIK.

Sunday October 16
The forecast looks like it will be the perfect fall weekend for a walk around Princeton. Join Princeton Tour Company for an afternoon walking tour through the University campus and the downtown, to learn all about Princeton’s history, its role in the Revolutionary War, and its most famous face: Albert Einstein! 1-3pm. www.princetontourcompany.com

It’s time for the aMAZing Pumpkin Carve at Howell Living History Farm. The Titusville farm is decked out with giant pumpkins, carved by over 50 local artists. Wander through and pick out your favorites! 12-4pm. www.hvartscouncil.org/amazing-pumpkin-carve

Friday, October 14th
Women’s Volleyball vs. Brown @ 7:00pm / Dillon Gym

Saturday, October 15th
Field Hockey vs. Brown @ 12:00pm / Bedford Field
Football vs. Brown @ 3:00pm / Powers Field at Princeton Stadium
Women’s Volleyball vs. Yale @ 5:00pm / Dillon Gym
Men and Women’s Cross Country vs. Princeton Invitational ALL DAY / West Windsor Fields

Sunday, October 16th
Field Hockey vs. Towson @1:00pm / Bedford Field

For tickets and more information, visit goprincetontigers.com


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