This Weekend in Princeton: June 3-5
Friday, June 3
3 p.m.: Native Plant Sale at D&R Greenway Land Trust, Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton.
4 to 7 p.m.: Nature Play at the West Windsor Arts Council. Explore the woods around WWAC with fun and games. Suitable for children ages 5 to 12.
7 p.m.: The Tigertown Dixieland Band performs at Thomas Sweet Ice Cream & Café at the Montgomery Shopping Center.
7:30 p.m.: Join Princeton Shopping Center for a live performance of “School of Rock” followed by the screening on the original movie. The outdoor screening will take place outside of Smith’s ACE Hardware and Princeton Nassau Pediatrics. Guests should bring their own blankets and lawn chairs.
Saturday, June 4
9 a.m.: Room to Read, Central New Jersey Barnes & Noble Book Fair at MarketFair Mall, Route 1, Princeton. Author Jared Kirschner will read from Mr. Particular at 1 p.m. and Princeton High School’s a cappella choir performs at 2:30 p.m. Also, children’s crafts and stories from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.roomtoread.org. Free to attend.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at the Vaughn Drive Parking Lot in Princeton Junction (repeats weekly).
2 p.m.: Meeting of the Princeton Bhakti Vedanta Institute for discussion and meditation (also includes an Indian Vegetarian Luncheon). The group meets weekly at 20 Nassau Street (#116) in Princeton.
7:30 p.m.: La Fiocco Period Instrument Ensemble performs at Princeton United Methodist Church, 7 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton. The cost to attend is $25.
8 p.m.: Beppe Gambetta performs at Kingston Presbyterian Church in Kingston. Gambetta is a master of the American “flat-picking” style. He will be joined by Barry Mitterhoff on mandolin and Danny Weiss on guitar. The cost to attend is $25. All proceeds go directly to the musicians.
8 p.m.: Ensembles Fonic and Break from Blue Collar perform a concert of a capella vocal jazz at Princeton University Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall as part of the Princeton Festival.
Sunday, June 5
12:30 p.m.: Screening of Renoir: Revered and Reviled (2015) at Princeton Garden Theatre (part of the Art on Screen series).
1 p.m.: Fashion Fete at the West Windsor Arts Center in Princeton Junction featuring a trunk show with products by India Hicks, Worth NY, and NUEvolution.
3 p.m.: LaShir, the Jewish Choir of Princeton performs at The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street.
3:30 p.m.: “Songs of Love and Joy,” a benefit concert at Princeton United Methodist Church featuring Alexandra Farkas and Hyosang Park in works by Donaudy, Puccini, Faure, Schwartz, and Hayes. An offering will be taken for PUMC’s Appalachia Service Project (ASP), and the youth mission team will host a reception afterward.
4 p.m.: American Boychoir singers are joined by guest singers and alumni for a special benefit concert at Richardson Auditorium. Proceeds benefit the American Boychoir School.
7 p.m.: Kingston Women’s Chorus performs a concert of American music at Kingston United Methodist Church.