Our Weekend Picks: Morven in May, Handmade Hopewell, and More!


Friday, May 5
So, a Princeton High School alum won an Oscar for best director – maybe you’ve heard of him: Damien Chazelle? ‘La La Land,’ the musical tale of an aspiring actress and a jazz musician, will be this Friday’s free screening at Princeton Public Library. FREE, 6:30pm. www.princetonlibrary.org

Saturday, May 6
Go and find the early bird with a Birding Hike at Baldpate Mountain in Titusville. The naturalist-led hike will focus on identifying songbirds that migrate through the Sourlands. Register in advance: www.tinyurl.com/BirdingBaldpate FREE, 8:30am.

Morven in May is one of our favorite spring activities! The historic estate hosts their annual craft show and plant sale. The tent on the lawn will showcase the work of over 35 fine craft artists from around the United States, and heirloom plants will be available for sale. $10, 10am-5pm. www.morven.org

Grab your beer-loving buddies (and a friend who’s down to D.D.) for the Washington Crossing Brewfest, held at Washington Crossing Park in New Hope, PA. Beer, live music and food vendors make the event a fun, tasty affair. Tickets are $45 for drinkers, or $10 for designated drivers. 12:30-4:30pm. www.washingtoncrossingbrewfest.com

The Princeton Youth Ballet bring Cinderella to life! Get your tickets and grab a seat as the performers tell the enchanted tale at the Performing Arts Center at Princeton High School. $25, 4pm. www.princetonyouthballet.org

Sunday, May 7
Artisans, artists, crafters and makers will set up shop on Seminary Avenue in Hopewell this Sunday for the Makers Street Fair, brought to you by Handmade Hopewell. Stroll the street and shop original, local art. Perhaps something for Mom for Mother’s Day? FREE, 10am-4pm. www.handmadehopewell.com

Learn to identify wild edible plants at Washington Crossing State Park – and to prepare them! Native and introduced plants that earlier inhabitants of our area used to feast on will be the spotlight of the event. Ages 3 and up. Register in advance 609-737-0623. $2, 1:30-3:30pm.

Saturday, May 6
Women’s Lightweight Rowing vs. Stanford @ 9:00AM / Lake Carnegie
Softball vs. Harvard @ 1:00PM/3:00PM / Class of 1895 Field

For tickets or info, visit goprincetontigers.co

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