PrincetonScoop’s Local Holiday Wishlist

It really is the most wonderful time of the year, and PrincetonScoop is proud to present our local holiday wish list. Creating family memories with an outing to the theater or a holiday tea are great ways to kick off the season. Delight kids of all ages with a special toy or game. Looking for…

Our Weekend Picks – Owls, Tigers, Tours and More!

Friday 11/17 Grab a seat at Princeton Public Library for a free screening of the action-packed film, ‘Dunkirk,’ based on the harrowing 1940 battle WWII. FREE, 6:30pm. www.princetonlibrary.org Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve invites nature lovers 8 and older for an Owl Prowl – an evening hike to search for owls passing through the New Hope,…

Our Weekend Picks: Hometown Halloween Parade, TEDxCarnegieLake & More!

Friday, October 27 Dress up in your best costume and join the Arts Council of Princeton for the Annual Hometown Halloween Parade! Join us at 5:15pm on Palmer Square Green in Princeton to enjoy the music of the Princeton University Marching Band before the parade will make its way through Downtown Princeton and end at…

Fix Up Your Nest!

‘Tis *almost* the season, with 10 Fridays left until the Christmas holidays and even fewer until Hanukkah! If you’ve wanted to touch up your paint, fix up a bathroom, revamp your landscaping, de-clutter (our favorite), get the house decorated, or even arrange for the season’s snow plowing before we get hit, NOW IS THE TIME….

Join Us at Dining By Design next weekend in Princeton, NJ!

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for an evening of friends, food and fine wine at their signature fall fundraiser, Dining by Design, Saturday, October 28 at the Frick Chemistry Laboratory on the campus of Princeton University. First off, we’re going.  Not only for the cocktails but for outstanding hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert catered by…

Our Weekend Picks: Rocky Horror, a Corn Maze, ‘Trail or Treat’…

Saturday October 21 The fall fun is taking over on Lawrenceville’s Main Street! Head to Weeden Park to decorate a pumpkin, or bring an outfit to build-your-own scarecrow. Live music from The Beagles and Frances Catherine Ihling. FREE, 11-3pm. https://www.lawrencevillemainstreet.com/events/scarecrows-in-the-village Considering a new school for your little one? Visit the Waldorf School of Princeton for…

Our Weekend Picks: The Hunchback at the Chapel, Pumpkin Carve, HogFest & More!

Friday October 13 Wonder Woman! If you’ve waited to see the superhero film that’s had everyone talking, Princeton Public Library has your chance this Friday night. Jump in your invisible plane and jet on over to the library for a free screening of the blockbuster. FREE, 6:30pm. Princetonlibrary.org For a screening of an entirely different kind,…

Our Weekend Picks: Unruly Sounds, Fall Plants & Public Lands Day!

Friday, September 29 The D&R Greenway Land Trust is holding their Fall Plant Sale this weekend, featuring shrubs, perennials, grasses & sedges that are indigenous to our area. Stop by the Johnson Education Center on Friday or Saturday to scoop up plants, learn from the experts about which plants work best where, and support the…

Time to Book Your Holiday Party…!

Yes, Summer weather is still with us, and the holidays are “months” away, but they’ actually are hurtling towards us, which means it’s time to plan your holiday celebrations, work parties, girls’ night outs & dinner with the guys. We’ve rounded up some great spots to host your Fall and Winter fun! Read on and, if we…

Our Weekend Picks: Fun Fall Festivals Galore!

Friday, September 22 The Mercer County Italian American Festival begins tonight at Mercer County Park. Presented by the Italian American Festival Association, the fest includes a ‘food piazza’ with regional Italian restaurants and an Italian Market, along with a Heritage Pavilion with art, entertainment on two stages, kids activities and more! $5, 3-11pm. www.italianamericanfestival.com What…