This Weekend in Princeton: Feb. 3-5
Lucian Msamati and Southbank Sinfonia in National Theatre Live’s Amadeus
Friday, February 3
11 a.m.: Free, Tiger Tales for children ages 3-5 at Cotsen Children’s Library (repeats weekly).
11 a.m.: Homeschool Week at the Princeton University Art Museum. The day’s theme is “Africa” and includes interactive tours followed by related art projects. All ages are welcome. No tickets or reservations required.
6 p.m.: Princeton University women’s ice hockey vs. Yale.
7 p.m.: Princeton University women’s basketball vs. Dartmouth.
7 p.m.: LAB Spotlight Production of Noura, a timely and provocative new play by Heather Raffo at McCarter Theatre. Get an early look at this new work directed by Joanna Settle.
8 p.m.: “Black Comedy: No Tears, Just Politics” featuring NYC comic actor Grant Cooper and Dr. Lindsey Swindall at the Arts Council of Princeton.
8 p.m.: Violinist and conductor Gidon Kremer returns to McCarter Theatre with his chamber ensemble Kremerata Baltica, comprised of 30 talented young musicians from the Baltic States.
Saturday, February 4
8:30 a.m.: “Round Valley Reservoir,” a free, public birding trip with the Washington Crossing Audubon Society at Round Valley Reservoir in Hunterdon County, NJ. For further information or notice of cancellation due to inclement weather call Mark Witmer at (609) 730-0826 or visit www.washingtoncrossingaudubon.org.
10 a.m.: Cuff Bracelet Workshop at the Arts Council of Princeton. Learn more at www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.
10 a.m.: “Revealing Pictures: Photographs from the Christopher E. Olofson Collection” exhibit opens at the Princeton University Art Museum (on view through July 2).
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market located at The Windsor Athletic Club, 99 Clarksville Road in West Windsor. The next market will be held on March 4.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Watch Palmer Square in downtown Princeton be transformed into an icy wonderland with whimsical ice sculptures, hot chocolate, and more. Admission is free.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Join Twirl Toy Shop in Pennington as they support the charity Colin’s Kids with an afternoon of Valentine card crafting (also on Saturday, February 11). All proceeds benefit Colin’s Kids.
10:30 a.m.: Screening of Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) at Princeton Garden Theatre.
1 p.m.: Princeton University wrestling vs. Brown at Dillon Basketball.
8 p.m.: The king of rock n’ roll lives on! This live multimedia musical journey at McCarter Theatre covers three major aspects of Elvis’ life and features three champions and finalists from the worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest.
8 p.m.: The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)’s Saturday Evening POPS! concert featuring guest vocalist Sierra Boggess performing famous songs of stage and screen.
Sunday, February 5
11 a.m.: Weekly Ecumenical Worship Service at Princeton University Chapel.
12:30 p.m.: Screening of National Theatre Live’s Amadeus at Princeton Garden Theatre.
2 p.m.: Historic Princeton Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and the University campus. The cost is $7 to attend. Guests should meet at Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. This event is presented by the Historical Society of Princeton.
3 p.m.: Orchard Farm Organics CSA is offering a series of fireside chats on Biodynamic Agriculture to be held at the farmhouse, 1052 Cherry Hill Road in Princeton. Attendees should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org (also on February 12 and 19).