Our Weekend Picks: Re-live the Battle of Princeton


Saturday January 7
Did you know that the Battle of Princeton was a turning point in the Revolutionary War? That’s right–a huge part of American history took place right in our backyard, on January 3, 1777. This weekend, the Princeton Battlefield Society brings the epic battle to life. We’re talking British troops marching to Palmer Square, loyalists being singing over their allegiance, soldiers preparing food by the fire, and more. Morven hosts the day, from 10am-6pm https://www.theprincetonbattlefieldsociety.org/events.html

Summer may be gone, but the market is still bountiful! West Windsor Community Farmer’s Market has moved indoors for the winter to West Windsor Athletic Club. Shop for local goodies from farmers, artisans, bakers and more. FREE, 10am-1pm. www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org

Kids can get crafty at Washington Crossing State Park’s ‘The Nature in Me,’ this Saturday at the Johnson Park Ferry House. Kids will trace a life-sized outline of themselves on paper, then collage photos from nature magazines to share their feelings about nature! FREE, 1:30pm. 355 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville, 609-737-2515

Shake it off and heat things up with the Salsa Sensation Dance party at the Suzanne Patterson Center! Join in for a beginner bachata lesson, followed by a beginner/intermediate Salsa lesson, and then open dancing to Latin Mix dance music til midnight! $15, 7:30pm. 45 Stockton Street, Princeton, 609-945-1883

Sunday January 8
A chilly weekend is the perfect time to take in some art at the Princeton University Art Museum. The museum is free, and boasts a priceless collection of art from around the world. Stop in at 2pm for a ‘highlights tour,’ led by the museum staff. FREE, 2pm. www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

c8299f9a-b9cb-4b3e-9adf-c6303e90bb70Friday, January 6th
Men’s Track & Field vs. Navy @ 11:00am / Jadwin Gym
Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Dartmouth @ 6:00pm / Hobey Baker Rink
Wrestling vs. Virginia Tech @ 7:00pm / Dillon Gym

Saturday, January 7th
Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Harvard @ 3:00pm / Hobey Baker Rink
Women’s Basketball vs. Penn @ 4:00pm / Jadwin Gym
Men’s Basketball vs. Penn @ 7:00pm / Jadwin Gym

For tickets or info, visit goprincetontigers.com

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