Calendar: Summer 2015

Thursday, May 28
8AM: Continuation of the Devon Horse Show in Devon, Pa., the oldest multi-breed horse competition in the country. The event draws international competitors and trainers (through Sunday, May 31). www.devonhorseshow.net
ALL DAY The Alumni Association of Princeton University welcomes back generations of graduates for Reunions Weekend. Nearly 20,000 former Tigers descend on Princeton for this nostalgia-filled celebration. The event culminates with a parade through downtown Princeton (through Sunday, May 31). www.alumni.princeton.edu
Friday, May 29
5PM: Chapel Choir Alumni Sing at the Princeton University Chapel. Members of the current choir and Alumni join together for one night. www.princeton.edu
7-10PM: Dance Under the Stars with members of the Central Jersey Dance organization. The event meets monthly at Hinds Plaza in Princeton and runs through September. www.princetonlibrary.org
8PM: The historic Princeton Triangle Show at McCarter Theatre of Princeton (also on Saturday, May 30). www.mccarter.org
Saturday, May 30
10AM-2PM: The Arts Council of Princeton hosts Plein Air Painting at the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed. Participants will explore 19th century traditions of watercolor painting outdoors. www. artscouncilofprinceton.org
Sunday, May 31
11AM-10PM: Cape May Restaurant Week. Cape May’s fi nest restaurants serve unique lunch and dinner specials (through June 7). www.cmrestaurantweek.com
Tuesday, June 2
11AM: Princeton University’s 2015 Commencement Ceremonies and address by President Eisgruber. www. princeton.edu/commencement
Thursday, June 4
11AM-4PM: Princeton Farmers Market in Hinds Plaza. The outdoor market occurs every Thursday, rain or shine, through November 19. www.princetonfarmersmarket. com
ALL DAY Spring Lake Historical Society House Tour. Visit a selection of beautifully appointed historic homes in New Jersey’s “town by the sea.” www.visitspringlake. com
Saturday, June 6
9AM: Start of the 2015 Princeton Festival, which includes opera, orchestral, jazz, and vocal performances at locations in and around the Princeton area. www. princetonfestival.org
11AM-4PM: Grounds for Sculpture’s Anniversary Arts Party. Celebrate GFS’s birthday with art workshops, cake, and everyone’s favorite peacock calling contest. www.groundsforsculpture.org
7PM: The Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra performs at Richardson Auditorium in Princeton. www.gpyo.org
Tuesday, June 9
6PM: The Great Chefs Event at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia includes a fun and passionate night of food, silent, and live auctions, and a raffl e with prizes. Proceeds benefi t Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and the Vetri Foundation for Children, which is committed to fi ghting childhood cancer. www. alexslemonade.org
Friday, June 12
8PM: Tony-Award-winning musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at McCarter Theatre (through June 28). www.mccarter.org
Saturday, June 13
6:30-10PM: The Historical Society of Princeton’s Concert Under the Stars at Updike Farmstead. This year’s fundraiser will feature a live performance by Charlotte Kendrick and her four-piece band. www.princetonhistory.org
7:30PM: Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro at McCarter Theatre in Princeton (also on June 21 and June 28). www.mccarter.org
Sunday, June 14
3PM: The 5th Annual Burger Brawl in downtown Philadelphia. Try delicious burgers from over 50 different Philly restaurants and cast your vote to determine the city’s top burger. Proceeds help fund literacy programming for Philadelphia’s public schools. www.phillyburgerbrawl.com
4PM: The Eastern Wind Symphony performs at Richardson Auditorium in Princeton. www.princeton. edu/richaud
Monday, June 15
12PM: Flag Day Ceremony on the plaza at Princeton Township Hall. This national holiday commemorates the adoption of the American fl ag on June 14, 1777. www.spiritofprinceton.org
Wednesday, June 17
8PM: Lucinda Williams performs at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood. www. bergenpac.org
Thursday, June 18
7PM: Ball on the Square in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square. Join hundreds of guests for an outdoor black tie party that raises funds to help preserve and maintain Philadelphia’s beloved park. www.friendsofrittenhouse.org
Saturday, June 20
9AM-2PM: Ocean City’s Antique Auto Festival on the Tabernacle Grounds. Over 300 vintage vehicles will be on display. The event will be followed by a boardwalk parade. www.oceancityvacation.com
6-11PM: JaZam’s Summer Block Party and Movie on Palmer Square Green. Princeton’s favorite local toy store celebrates summer with an evening of crafts, activities, food, and fun. www.palmersquare.com
8PM: Singer-songwriter Norah Jones performs at Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. www. countbasietheatre.org
Sunday, June 21
4-9PM: Firefly Festival at Terhune Orchards in Princeton. Art, games for kids, and firefly hunting. www.terhuneorchards.com
Wednesday, June 24
10AM-3PM: The Garden Club of Spring Lake’s Annual Seaside Garden Tour. www.gardenclubofspringlake.org
Thursday, June 25
6-8PM: Start of the Summer Courtyard Concert Series at Princeton Shopping Center (through August 27). www.princetonshoppingcenter.com
Saturday, June 27
10AM: Opening of “Painting on Paper: American Watercolors at Princeton” at the Princeton University Art Museum (through August 30). www.artmuseum.princeton.edu
Wednesday, July 1
9:30-11PM: Explore the gardens and grounds of Longwood Gardens by night with the exhibit “Nightscape,” a light and sound experience that melds nature and sound (through October 31). www. longwoodgardens.org
Thursday, July 2
9PM: Independence Day Fireworks. The best viewing site is from the Princeton University sports fields adjacent to the University Stadium. Fields open at 7PM for picnicking. www.spiritofprinceton.org
Saturday, July 4
2PM: July 4th Jubilee at Morven Museum & Garden in Princeton. The event includes live music on Morven’s front porch, BBQ, and a special appearance by Benjamin Franklin! www.morven.org
Friday, July 10
7PM: Enjoy a summer evening at the baseball stadium! Trenton Thunder vs. Richmond at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton (through July 13). www.trentonthunder.com
Saturday, July 11
10AM-5PM: Blueberry Bash at Terhune Orchards in Princeton (also on July 12). www.terhuneorchards.com
Sunday, July 12
9:30AM-4:30 PM: Celebrate the artist Andrew Wyeth’s birthday at The Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pa. Free museum admission to all visitors. www.brandywinemuseum.org
Saturday, July 18
NOON Yoga in the Garden at Morven Museum & Garden. Instructors from Gratitude Yoga will lead participants through a free, outdoor yoga class (repeats every month through October). www.morven.org
Friday, July 24
8PM: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga perform live at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City. www. atlanticcitynj.com
Sunday, July 26
11:30AM-5PM: Celebrate pigeons, paper clips, and argyle socks with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street pal, Bert, at Sesame Place in Langhorne, Pa. The birthday style celebration includes singing, dancing, dining, and amusement park rides. www.sesameplace.com

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