Calendar: April/May 2016

Saturday, April 16

10AM Princeton University men’s lightweight crew vs. Cornell at Princeton’s Carnegie Lake. www.goprincetontigers.com

10:30AM Art for Families: Stories and Glories – Ancient Greek Vases at Princeton University Art Museum. Discover the stories on these ancient works of art and decorate a vase to take home. artmuseum.princeton.edu

ALL DAY The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia. Enjoy the fragile pink blossoms of 1,000 cherry tress and celebrate all things Japanese through food and cultural activities (through April 17). www.visitphilly.com

Sunday, April 17

7AM Rutgers UNITE Half Marathon and 8K in New Brunswick. www.cgiracing.com/unite

ALL DAY Looking for the perfect wedding destination? Visit the 8th Annual Wedding Road Show in Long Beach Island, the Jersey Shore’s premier wedding planning event. www.visitlbiregion.com

1-3:30PM Writing workshop with novelist and essayist Sung J. Woo at the West Windsor Arts Center in Princeton Junction. The theme for the workshop is “Home is Where,” and is tied to an upcoming exhibit at the arts center that opens on July 10, 2016. westwindsorartscenter.org

1-6PM The Arts Council of Princeton’s Communiversity Celebration, Princeton’s Annual Festival of the Arts. More than 200 artists, crafters, merchants, and restaurants in the tri-state area will set up booths in downtown Princeton. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org/communiversity 

3PM Princeton University Glee Club concert at Richardson Auditorium. www.princetongleeclub.com

3PM Music of the Mad Men Era with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) and Broadway star Cheyenne Jackson at the State Theatre of New Jersey in New Brunswick. www.statetheatrenj.org

Monday, April 18

9:30AM-4:30PM On view at the Brandywine River Museum – New Terrains: American Paintings From the Richard M. Scaife Bequest (through November 6, 2016). www.brandywine.org

Wednesday, April 20

7PM Princeton University women’s lacrosse vs. Penn at Princeton’s 1952 Stadium. www.goprincetontigers.com

Thursday, April 21

11AM-4PM April Outdoor Princeton Farmer’s Market on Hinds Plaza adjacent to the Princeton Public Library (repeats every Thursday through the summer). www.princetonfarmersmarket.com

Saturday, April 23

10am-6pm View thousands of engagement rings and wedding bands at Hamilton Jewelers’s Bridal Event at 92 Nassau Street, Princeton. Spectacular gifts with purchase including a 3-night Caribbean cruise and 20% savings on all wedding bands (also April 24, noon-5:00pm). For more info, visit www.hamiltonjewelers.com/bridalevent, or call 609.683.4200

Tuesday, April 26

6PM Christy Wampole and Eduardo Cadava in conversation at Labyrinth Books of Princeton. Wampole will discuss her latest book, Rootedness: The Ramifications of Metaphor, which examines the philosophical implications of metaphor and its political evolution. www.labyrinthbooks.com

Wednesday, April 27

11:30AM-12:30PM Garden Walk: H.F. du Pont and His Private Golf Course at Winterthur Museum in Winterthur, DE. www.winterthur.org

6-8PM Intro to Cheesemaking class at Cherry Grove Farm in Lawrenceville. www.cherrygrovefarm.com

Thursday, April 28

ALL DAY During the Penn Relays at Philadelphia’s Franklin Field, high school, college, and professional track stars compete for top titles (through April 30). www.thepennrelays.com

Friday, April 29

8PM World premiere of the family comedy All the Days at McCarter Theatre (through May 29). www.mccarter.org

Saturday, April 30

10am-4pm Rutgers Day and Alumni Weekend at Rutgers University. Celebrate all things scarlet pride with free performances, sporting events, exhibits, and hands-on activities at all of Rutgers’ campus locations. rutgersday.rutgers.edu

10AM-5PM Kite Day at Terhune Orchards in Princeton. Bring your own kite to fly over the farm or purchase one from the Farm Store. Enjoy country cooking, live music, and sheep shearing (also on Sunday, May 1). www.terhuneorchards.com

11AM Opening Day at Sesame Place, the nation’s only theme park dedicated to the award-winning television show, Sesame Street, in Langhorne, Pa. sesameplace.com

12:30-5:30PM ShadFest 2016 in downtown Lambertville. The Shad Festival has evolved from a local art show into a nationally recognized event. www.shadfest.com

Thursday, May 5

6PM Grounds for Sculpture welcomes Dr. Deepak Chopra for an intimate lecture and conversation focused on creating a roadmap for “higher health.” Chopra is the founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing. He is also the author of more than 80 books translated into over 43 languages. www.groundsforsculpture.org

Friday, May 6

NOON “Iceland and Maldives,” World’s Greatest Geological Wonders Film Series at Princeton University’s Lewis Library. www.princeton.edu

Saturday, May 7

12:30-4:30PM Washington Crossing Brewfest at Washington Crossing Historic Park. This year’s event will feature beer sampling from more than 60 national and regional breweries. www.washingtoncrossingbrewfest.com

Sunday, May 1

8:30AM Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon and Half Marathon in Oceanport. This scenic, fast and flat course finishes on the boardwalk. www.thenewjerseymarathon.com

NOON 41st Bucks County Designer House & Gardens Tour (through Sunday, May 29). www.buckscountydesignerhouse.org

Saturday, May 7

10AM-5PM Morven in May Craft Show and Public Plant Sale at Morven Museum & Garden in Princeton (also on May 8). www.morven.org

Friday, May 13

4-6PM Opening Reception for Princeton Day School’s 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition at the Anne Reid ’72 Art Gallery. www.pds.org

8PM TV and cabaret superstar Alan Cumming performs an evening of “Sappy Songs” at McCarter Theatre. www.mccarter.org

Saturday, May 14

1PM Princeton Tour Company Shuttle Tour of Princeton sponsored by Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty. See the homes and hangouts of Princeton’s famous residents including Albert Einstein, Robert Oppenheimer, Grover Cleveland, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and many more. Shuttle tours begin at 1 Palmer Square East (also at 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., and 5 p.m.). www.princetontourcompany.com

7-10PM Latin Plates Market Dinner at Brick Farm Market in Hopewell. Turkey mole enchiladas, honey-achiote roasted pork shoulder, roasted chicken with pipérade, Carolina gold rice, braised black beans, fried sweet plantains, and much more. www.brickfarmmarket.com

Sunday, May 15

7PM The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. www.njpac.org

Thursday, May 26

ALL DAY Start of Reunions Weekend at Princeton University which attracts nearly 25,000 alumni, family, and friends for picnics, parties, concerts, dancing and the iconic P-rade (through May 29). alumni.princeton.edu 

Friday, May 27

8PM Princeton Triangle Club presents Tropic Blunder at Richardson Auditorium (also May 28). www.triangleshow.com

Saturday, May 28

10AM Princeton’s Annual Memorial Day Parade (starts at the corner of Princeton Avenue and Nassau Street and marches towards Princeton’s Monument Hall). www.spiritofprinceton.org

Tuesday, May 31

11AM Princeton University’s 2016 Commencement ceremonies and granting of degrees by President Eisgruber. www.princeton.edu

Thursday, June 2

10AM-3PM Preview some of Spring Lake’s most magnificent homes during the self-guided Historical Society House Tour. www.visitspringlake.com

Saturday, June 4

10AM-5PM Lloyd Ney: Local Color opens at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pa. (through September 11, 2016). www.michenermuseum.org