Calendar: February 2016

Thursday, February 4

8PM Pianist Igor Levit performs at Richardson Auditorium. www.princeton.edu/richaud

Friday, February 5

7PM Princeton University men’s ice hockey 
vs. Colgate at Princeton’s Baker Rink. 
www.goprincetontigers.com

Saturday, February 6

NOON-6PM Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend at Terhune Orchards. Sample chocolate and Terhune Orchards’ own award-winning wine (also on February 7, 13, and 14). www.terhuneorchards.com

8PM Princeton Symphony Orchestra performs PSO Saturday Evening POPS at Richardson Auditorium. www.princetonsymphony.org

Sunday, February 7

2:30PM Princeton University women’s squash 
vs. Brown at Princeton’s Jadwin Gym. 
www.goprincetontigers.com

Thursday, February 11

12:30PM Katherine Meloan of New York’s Manhattan School of Music performs a free organ concert at Princeton University Chapel. www.princeton.edu

Friday, February 12

11AM “Mimosa and a Masterpiece” art workshop at Hamilton’s Grounds for Sculpture. Meet fellow painting enthusiasts and create a one-of-a kind masterpiece while enjoying drinks and conversation. 
www.groundsforsculpture.org

Saturday, February 13

10AM Opening of By Dawn’s Early Light: Jewish Contributions to American Culture from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War at Princeton University Art Museum (through June 12, 2016). http://artmuseum.princeton.edu

3PM Princeton University women’s ice hockey 
vs. St. Lawrence at Princeton’s Baker Rink. 
www.goprincetontigers.com

Sunday, February 14
Valentine’s Day

3PM Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Broadway and TV star Megan Hilty and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at the State Theatre of NJ in New Brunswick. www.statetheatrenj.org

3PM The State Ballet Theatre of Russia performs the classical ballet Romeo and Juliet at McCarter Theatre. www.mccarter.org

Monday, February 15

8AM-6PM The 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden (also on Tuesday, February 16). www.westminsterkennelclub.org
Wednesday, February 17

1PM The Exhibition on Screen Series at Princeton Garden Theatre presents Manet (2015). www.princetongardentheatre.org

Friday, February 19

7:30PM Cabernet Cabaret at the Arts Council of Princeton featuring musical performances by Sarah Donner, along with a cabaret-infused show of drama, romance, and comedy. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

7:30PM Daryl Hall & John Oates perform at Madison Square Garden. www.thegarden.com

Saturday, February 20

11AM Join a Stony Brook Millstone Watershed naturalist on a exploratory tour of the fascinating textures, shapes, and colors of winter wildflowers and weeds. The walk will be followed by a drawing workshop led by Arts Council of Princeton botanical illustrator, Ruth Councell. www.thewatershed.org

Thursday, February 25

8PM Princeton University Concerts welcomes 
the Tetzlaff Trio to Richardson Auditorium. 
www.princetonuniversityconcerts.irg

Friday, February 26

10AM-4:30PM Opening day for the Holly Trostle Brigham: Sisters and Goddeses exhibit at the Michener Art Museum (through May 26, 2016). 
www.michenerartmuseum.org

Sunday, February 28

3PM Westminster Community Orchestra performs at Richardson Auditorium. www.princeton.edu/richaud

Tuesday, March 1

7:30PM Come to the Brick Farm Market in Hopewell after-hours for a “Raclette Evening” led by Michel Lemmerling, the Market’s Chevalier du Taste Fromage. Guests are welcome to bring their own beer and wine to accompany the tasting. www.brickfarmmarket.com

Saturday, March 5

11AM Start of the 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show 
at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (through March 13). http://theflowershow.com

Sunday, March 6

4PM (doors open at 3PM)Those Angry Days: The Lindberghs and World War II. Morven Museum & Garden presents Lynne Olson, author of Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939 – 1940. McCosh 50 Lecture Hall, Princeton University. Free and open to the public.
* This special event is presented in conjunction with Morven’s current exhibition, Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Couple of an Age.

Tuesday, March 8

7:30PM Opening night for Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap at McCarter Theatre (through March 27). www.mccarter.org

8PM Singer-songwriter Joan Baez performs at the Count Basie Theatre. www.countbasietheatre.org

8PM Princeton University men’s basketball vs. Penn at Princeton’s Jadwin Gym. www.goprincetontigers.com

Saturday, March 12

9AM Princeton Pi Day Pie Eating Contest at McCaffrey’s Supermarket at the Princeton Shopping Center. 
www.pidayprinceton.com

11AM Einstein Look-A-Like Contest at the Nassau Inn’s Prince William Ballroom. www.pidayprinceton.com

NOON Dinky Train Rides with Einstein. Trains depart from Princeton’s Arts/Transit Station on Alexander Street. Be sure to ask Einstein where he is going on the train since he often forgets. www.pidayprinceton.com

1PM Pi Recitation Contest at the Nassau Inn’s Prince William Ballroom. The 2007 champion recited more than 15,000 digits of Pi! www.pidayprinceton.com

Sunday, March 13

9:15AM Philadelphia’s 2016 St. Patrick’s Day 
Parade, a Philadelphia tradition since 1771. 
www.philadelphiastpatsparade.com

11AM Einstein in Princeton Guided Walking Tour led by Princeton Tour Company. Visit the homes and hangouts of one of Princeton’s most famous residents. www.pidayprinceton.com

Monday, March 14
Happy Birthday Albert Einstein!

6:30PM Nerd Herd Smart Phone Pub Crawl (part of the Princeton Pi Day celebrations). Be sure to stop by Yankee Doodle Tap Room to receive your nerd glasses. www.pidayprinceton.com

Wednesday, March 16

1PM Wednesday Tea and Tour at Morven Museum & Garden (repeats every Wednesday). www.morven.org

Saturday, March 19

9:30AM-4:30PM Masterworks of Hudson River Painting opens at the Brandywine River Museum of Art (through June 12, 2016). www.brandywine.org

Wednesday, March 23

6PM Playwright, Screenwriter, and Librettist David Henry Hwang delivers a free, public lecture at Princeton University’s McCosh Hall 50. http://lectures.princeton.edu

Sunday, March 27

9AM Last day to view the “Orchid Extravaganza” exhibit at Longwood Gardens. As one of the premiere plant collections at Longwood, orchids have been lavishly displayed throughout the estate grounds since 1922. www.longwoodgardens.com