Our Weekend Picks: Arts Council Turns 50, JazzFeast & More!

Friday September 15
The musical masterminds of So Percussion perform live at Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium this weekend. Not familiar with this group? Definitely take this chance to check them out! With a variety of found objects and instruments, they create highly entertaining, creative, and mesmerizing sounds. FREE, 7:30pm. tickets.princeton.edu

Saturday September 16
It’s a party, and you’re invited! The Arts Council of Princeton is marking 50 years of arts programming in Princeton, and they’ve got a full day of fun and celebration planned, with something for everyone! Kids can get hands on with make and take art projects, or games. Want to learn something new? Jump in for an instructor demo! Make your mark by contributing to a collaborative community mural. The day ends with an opening reception for their 50th Anniversary Invitational Exhibition in the Taplin Gallery. FREE, 12-3pm.

Gather ‘round for some stories – it’s the NJ Storytelling Festival at Howell Living History Farm. The cozy farm over in Titusville hosts storytellers from the tri-state area as they spin their tales for audiences of all ages. FREE, 12-6pm. www.njstorynet.org

Explore Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve after dark at their ‘Nature at Night’ program. Bring your own flashlight or headlamp and search the New Hope preserve’s meadow for signs of nocturnal nature. $8, 7pm. www.bhwp.org

Sunday September 17
It’s back: JazzFeast is in it’s 26th year! Visit Palmer Square for an entire afternoon of live jazz, plus delicious eats from dozens of the area’s best restaurants. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music for free, or make your way around the square to try different plates. Rain or shine – but the forecast is telling us it’ll be a perfect Sunday afternoon on the square! 12-6pm. http://www.palmersquare.com/events/25th-annual-jazzfeast

Sunday is the West Windsor Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival at the Princeton Junction Train Station. We’re talking food trucks, a beer and wine tent, kids activities, live music, games and more! PS: It’s a dog-friendly event, too. FREE, 11am-5pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1353843751397705/

Tiger Fans! Come out and support the Princeton Football team in their season opener this Saturday 9/16 @ 12pm as they take on San Diego! Be sure to get to your seats early to watch parachuters jump into Princeton Stadium with the game ball! The first 1,000 fans receive an Orange Tiger Up T-Shirt in support of our #OrangeOut”.

Friday, September 15th
Women’s Soccer vs. West Virginia @ 4:00pm on ESPNU – Myslik Field at Roberts Stadium
Men’s Soccer vs. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville @ 7:00pm – Myslik Field at Roberts Stadium

Saturday, September 16th
Football vs. San Diego @ 12pm – Powers Field at Princeton Stadium

Sunday, September 17th
Women’s Soccer vs. Delaware @ 4:00pm – Myslik Field at Roberts Stadium

For tickets or info, visit goprincetontigers.com

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