This Weekend in Princeton: March 10-12
The Princeton Pi Day Pie Eating Contest will take place at McCaffrey’s at the Princeton Shopping Center on Saturday, March 11 at 9 a.m. (Photo Credit: Princeton Tour Company)
Friday, March 10
11 a.m.: Free, Tiger Tales for children ages 3-5 at Cotsen Children’s Library (repeats weekly).
12:30 p.m.: Free, Gallery Talk at Princeton University Art Museum on “A Singular Vision: Charles Rohlfs’s Chair and Chest.”
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Opening reception, “Mountain Lakes: A Lens on the Seasons” at the Arts Council of Princeton. Sales of photographs will benefit the Friends of Princeton Open Space, which maintains and enhances the Preserve for all to enjoy.
7 p.m.: The Princeton University Muslim Life Program presents Rumi’s Tavern, a space for students and community members to share poetry, stories, songs, and hymns. Snacks and refreshments served. The event will take place at Chancellor Green Café (East Pyne BSE) on the campus of Princeton University).
7 p.m.: REI Princeton Information Session – Learn How You Can Hike 21 Miles in One Day to Help Children with Cancer; 3371 US-1, Lawrenceville.
Saturday, March 11
9 a.m.: Pie Eating Contest at McCaffrey’s at the Princeton Shopping Center.
10 a.m.: Surprise Birthday Party for Albert Einstein at Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street.
10 a.m.: Read & Explore: Composting at Terhune Orchards. Read stories about helpful worms and look at compost materials.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Cranbury Education Foundation’s Craft Show at Cranbury School, 23 North Main Street. Over 100 quality, juried crafters (also on Sunday, March 12).
Noon: Einstein Look-A-Like Contest inside the Nassau Inn’s Prince William Ballroom. All contestants ages 13 years and younger are eligible to win $314.15.
Noon: Dinky Train Rides with Einstein at the Arts/Transit Station on Alexander Street.
Noon to 5 p.m.: Wine & Art Trail Weekend at Terhune Orchards (also on Sunday, March 12). All winery events will be held in the new Wine Barn. Enjoy the music of Jerry Steel as guests take in the work of the local art community.
1:30 p.m.: Pi Recitation Contest inside the Nassau Inn’s Prince William Ballroom.
7 to 10 p.m.: West Windsor Arts Council’s Speakeasy Soiree Gala. Features fine food, spirits, music, prize packages, silent and live auctions. To learn more, visit www.westwindsorarts.org.
Sunday, March 12
9 a.m.: “The Sacred Arts: Sacred Music” forum at All Saints Episcopal Church, 16 All Saints Road, Princeton.
10:15 a.m.: Purim Carnival at Adath Israel Congregation, located at 1958 Lawrenceville Road in Lawrenceville.
11 a.m.: Purim Carnival at The Jewish Center of Princeton. Moonbounce, carnival games, crafts, face painting, and more. Free.
12:30 p.m.: Screening of National Theatre Live’s Hedda Gabler at Princeton Garden Theatre.
1 to 3 p.m.: Gary Mount, owner of Terhune Orchards, offers a free pruning demonstration in his orchards.