Calendar: October 2015

Tuesday, October 13

10 a.m.: View two new exhibitions at the Princeton University Art Museum – “Princeton’s Great Persian Book of Kings” and “Sacred Caves of the Silk Road” (through January 2016). www.artmuseum.princeton.edu
7:30 p.m.: Ken Ludwig returns to McCarter for the premiere of A Comedy of Tenors, the sidesplitting sequel to Lead Me A Tenor (through November 1). www.mccarter.org

Thursday, October 15

8 p.m.: The Pavel Haas String Quartet performs at Richardson Auditorium. www.princeton.edu/richaud

Friday, October 16

Noon: Friends of the Princeton Public Library Book Sale (through October 18). www.princetonlibrary.org

Saturday, October 17

8 a.m.: Princeton University Cross Country Invitational at the West Windsor course. www.goprincetontigers.com

Sunday, October 18

3 p.m.: The Richardson Chamber Players present “Voices Out Of The Storm” at Richardson Auditorium. www.princeton.edu/richaud

Wednesday, October 21

7:30 p.m.: Screening of the National Theatre Live’s Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch at Princeton Garden Theatre (also on October 25, November 8, November 22, and December 9). www.princetongardentheatre.org
8 p.m.: Laugh out loud with comedian and host of The Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson at the State Theatre of NJ in New Brunswick. www.statetheatrenj.org

Saturday, October 24

8 p.m.: Rutgers University football vs. Ohio State at High Points Solutions Stadium in Piscataway. www.scarletknights.com
8 p.m.: Anne Carrere pays homage to the French singer Edith Piaf in honor of her 100th birthday. Piaf! The Show at McCarter Theatre celebrates the performer’s journey from the streets of Montmartre to the halcyon days of Paris cabaret. www.mccarter.org

Tuesday, October 27

6 p.m.: Joyce Carol Oates delivers a free, public reading of The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age at Labyrinth Books in Princeton. www.labyrinthbooks.com
6 p.m.: The Calidore String Quartet performs at Richardson Auditorium. www.princeton.edu/richaud

Thursday, October 29

5 to 7 p.m.: Come in costume and join the Arts Council of Princeton for the Annual Hometown Halloween Parade. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

Saturday, October 31

9 a.m.: 4th Annual Spooktacular Halloween celebration at the New Jersey State Museum. www.statemuseum.nj.gov

Sunday, November 1

8 a.m.: Princeton University Women’s Crew competes in the Lightweight Chase at Carnegie Lake. www.goprincetontigers.com
12:30 p.m.: Screening of the Royal Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro at Princeton Garden Theatre. www.princetongardentheatre.org
4 p.m.: Princeton Pro Musica performs at Richardson Auditorium. www.princeton.edu/richaud

Friday, November 13

7 p.m.: Princeton University men’s ice hockey vs. Dartmouth College at Princeton’s Baker Rink. www.goprincetontigers.com
7:30 p.m.: The Princeton Glee Club presents the Princeton vs. Yale Concert at Richardson Auditorium. www.princeton.edu/richaud

Saturday, November 14

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Pie Sampling Weekend at Terhune Orchards in Princeton. Sample over 20 varieties of pie to serve at your Thanksgiving table (also on Sunday, November 15). www.terhuneorchards.com
1 p.m.: Princeton University football vs. Yale University at Powers Field at Princeton Stadium. www.goprincetontigers.com
6 p.m.: Dining by Design, the Arts Council of Princeton’s Annual Fall Fundraiser. Includes dinner, drinks, and an exhibition by Korean artist Jae Ko. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

Tuesday, November 17

6 p.m.: Paleontologist Jack Horner delivers a public lecture at Princeton University’s McCosh Hall. http://lectures/princeton.edu

Thursday, November 19

11 a.m.: Last day of the outdoor Princeton Farmers Market in Hinds Plaza (the indoor Winter Farmers Market will resume in December 2015). www.princetonfarmersmarket.com

Sunday, November 22

2 p.m.: Wine and chocolate pairing at Crossing Vineyards and Winery in Washington Crossing, Pa. www.crossingvineyards.com

Friday, November 27

 5 p.m.: Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Princeton’s Palmer Square! The 65-foot Norwegian Spruce will be outfitted with over 32,000 lights. www.palmersquare.com
8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs at Richardson Auditorium. www.princeton.edu/richaud

Saturday, November 28

Noon: Enjoy strolling holiday entertainment and a visit from Santa Claus every Saturday and Sunday through Christmas in downtown Princeton. www.palmersquare.com

Wednesday, December 2

6 p.m.: Barney Frank, former member of Congress, delivers a public lecture at Princeton University’s McCosh Hall. http://lectures.princeton.edu
8 p.m.: The Merry Wives of Windsor opens at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison. www.shakespearenj.org