Our Weekend Picks


baseballFood trucks, Old Time-y Baseball, Puppet Theater and More!

Thursday, June 12
Food trucks and local restaurants take to the streets of Lambertville Thursday night for ‘Lambertville NightFare Food Festival,’ sponsored by the Lambertville Chamber. 15 restaurants and 15 food trucks will serve up their dishes on North Union Street, and a beer garden will give visitors something to toast about. 5-10pm. www.lambertville.org

We’re hoping for sunny weather this weekend so we can get outside and play! Washington Crossing State Park invites you to do just that, with ‘Hopewell Valley Come Outside and Play’ series. Head to the Titusville park’s nature center and pick up some pond nets, then go explore the pond and study the organisms that live there. FREE, 4:15-5:30pm. 609-737-0609

Friday, June 13
The D&R Greenway Land Trust presents The B Home Project – a series of living arts installations based on sustainable building practices. Get a glimpse of structures creatively built from materials like shipping pallets, steel pipes, recycled tires and bamboo. 5-9pm.www.drgreenway.org

share_the_buzzGive Bees a Chance at Whole Foods Market Princeton
Help Whole Foods spread the buzz about our pollinators! Stop by the cafe area in the store to make crafty bees that will be hung in the store. Materials and instructions will be available, so channel your inner artist and make a bee-autiful crafts. For every bee that is made, Whole Foods will donate $1 to the New Jersey Beekeepers Association. 172 bees have been made so far! Help hit the goal of 500 bees before July 1st!


Saturday, June 14
Take Dad back in time at Howell Living History Farm for an afternoon of ‘Oldtime Baseball.’ The Howell Farm Hogs and Jersey Bulls will play ball by the rules of days gone by. (We’re talking bats made of axe handles, here.) Prospective players can learn the rules at 11am, and an 1864 baseball game starts at noon between the Flemington Neshanocks and the New York Gothams – and both teams will be in period attire. 11am-4pm. www.howellfarm.org

Saturday is Worldwide Knit in Public Day – who knew? Grab those knitting needles, crochet hooks and all your favorite yarn or half-finished projects and join neighbors for a public knitting & crochet session in Hinds Plaza. Lessons will be available. (Bring a chair, too.) FREE, 11am. www.princetonlibrary.org

Sunday, June 15
This weekend, the town of Hopewell hosts a borough-wide yard sale. Hit the streets on Saturday or Sunday to see what finds you can come up with. We love a good yard sale, and this one happens to be a great yard sale. Rain or shine, begins at 9am. Rt 518 between Route 206 and 31.

The Princeton Festival continues with a weekend puppet theater show! Bring the family to 185 Nassau Street and catch a puppet rendition of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears,’ followed by an interactive session for kids. Demonstration and more make this a family friendly afternoon at the theater. $15, 2pm and 6pm. www.princetonfestival.org

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