Parents’ Back to School List

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: lower humidity, pumpkin spice everything and the kiddos are back to school after a delightful summer.  New routines, earlier bedtimes and after school activities are on the horizon.  Considering a new school next year? Check out local area open house dates.  Need to get your kids involved…

Our Weekend Picks

Friday, August 26 If you missed our Instagram post, we recommend a drive over to Route 29 for the Hunterdon County 4H Fair, which runs all weekend long – but Friday night has fireworks! Blue ribbon veggies, prize winning livestock, carnival rides, fried foods, and all the Americana your heart desires. $10 admission per car….

Meet Michael Skea, Jersey Shore Realtor

So many people in the Princeton area spend time over the summer months at the Jersey Shore. And many come to the decision to purchase their own beach house, often renting it out for several weeks over the summer months. If you are considering a shore home, it’s time to meet Michael Skea and take…

Our Weekend Picks

Friday, August 12 If it feels like this week has been a long, strange trip, then there’s no better way to kick off the weekend than with Dark Star Orchestra – the well-known Grateful Dead cover band! The group takes the stage at the Festival Grounds at Mercer County Park this Friday night. Tickets start…

Our Weekend Picks

Friday, August 5 This Friday night, enjoy live music in Hopewell Borough Park as the Magnolia Street String Band takes to the stage at the gazebo. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic dinner! The show starts at 7pm. FREE. www.hopewellboro-nj.us The fireworks are back in Lambertville and New Hope! Get a spot on the bridge…

The Summer Shake Up

Summer time, summer time, sum-sum-summer time! It’s in full swing, and it’s going fast! If you’re like us, you’re packing your calendar with fun. We thought we’d share a few ideas that will help you shake things up! Check our our list to find new treats, new experiences, and lots of local goodness! Enjoy!  -Jyll…

5 Ways to Beat the Heat in Princeton with Kids

The weather is sizzling! It seems almost unbearable to pack the kids up to head to the beach or the pool, so what are you to do? Find some place local to beat the heat! Here are 5 Ways to Beat the Heat in Princeton with Kids! Princeton Playspace  Princeton Playspace is a state-of-the art indoor…

Bzzz… Our Weekend Picks

Friday, July 21 Kick off your weekend with Princeton Summer Theater. At 11am, bring the little ones to the University’s Hamilton Murray Theater for ‘The Owl and the Pussycat,’ a stage adaptation of the Edward Lear poem. In the evening at 8pm, catch ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,’ a dramatic behind-the-scenes look at Shakespeare’ Hamlet…

Our Weekend Picks

Friday, July 15 Catch a live performance in Hinds Plaza Friday night, featuring ‘The Lifters.’ The band plays a mix of rock ‘n’ roll, rhythm and blues, and swing, and will perform outside of the library. Grab some ice cream and grab a seat for some music and people watching. Free, 7pm. princetonlibrary.org/events So, have…

Our Weekend Picks

Friday July 8 Get out on the water Friday morning and paddle Mercer Lake with a Kayak Tour from in Mercer County Park. Beginners welcome – an intro to kayaking will take place before the tour begins! Registration required: 609-888-3218. $25-30. Sherlock Holmes comes out of retirement to take the stage at Hopewell’s newly renovated…