This Weekend in Princeton: September 15-17
Friday, September 15
10 a.m.: Athleta Shopping Event at MarketFair Mall in Princeton. Mention the Junior League of Greater Princeton at checkout and receive 10% back on all purchases.
7 p.m.: Public Vigil for Princeton University Student Detained by Iran at East Pyne Courtyard at Princeton University. Speakers will include family, friends, fellow students and Princeton University professors.
7 to 9 p.m.: Code for Princeton Open House and Social at the Princeton Public Library’s Community Room. Free to attend. Refreshments will be served.
Saturday, September 16
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at the Princeton Junction Train Station Parking Lot. Over 16 farms and 11 artisan food and natural product vendors are represented (repeats weekly).
11 a.m.: The Autumn Wild Forage at Cherry Grove Farm in Lawrenceville. Take a tour of the farm and learn about wild edibles.
Noon: Princeton University football vs. San Diego at Powers Field at Princeton Stadium.
Noon to 3 p.m.: The Arts Council of Princeton invites the community to a free, family-friendly 50th Birthday Party Celebration at the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts. Art projects, instructor demos, music and prizes with 94.5 PST, treasure hunt, food trucks, and more! From 2 to 3 p.m., the event will feature a community birthday cake, dance performances, and cupcake decorating.
Noon to 3 p.m.: The Manny L. Friedman Foundation presents the Tricky Tray and Auction at Amalfi’s, located at 146 Lawrenceville Pennington Road in Lawrenceville. $40 includes lunch and 12 raffle tickets for Tricky Tray. Win gift cards, sports memorabilia, and designer pocketbooks. Silent auction vacation items include three different African safaris, custom-designed trip to Italy, beachfront vacation home on LBI, four Disney park passes and more. Purchase tickets at the door or in advance at www.mannyfriedman.org.
3 to 5 p.m.: Opening Reception, 50th Anniversary Invitational Exhibition at the Arts Council of Princeton. Invited artists range in involvement with the Arts Council, from former Artists-in-Residence, to featured gallery artists, instructors, Terrace Project artists, and more. Free to attend.
6 p.m.: Vineyard Harvest Dinner at Unionville Vineyards in Ringoes, NJ. Main Street Fine Catering of Princeton will serve a seasonal buffet dinner, along with an open bar featuring Unionville wines. Guests will then be able to observe the crushing, pressing, and fermentation of the 2017 grape harvest. Tickets are $90 per person.
8 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven’s Ninth at Richardson Auditorium.
Sunday, September 17
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Trenton Farmers Market at 960 Spruce Street in Lawrence Township (also, Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. throughout the summer).
Noon to 6 p.m.: 26th Annual JazzFeast in downtown Princeton’s Palmer Square. The open-air jazz festival draws thousands of people with a wide selection of live music and food. Admission is free to all music performances and food vendors will charge accordingly.
2:30 p.m.: The New School for Music Study Beethoven Faculty Recital at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street in Princeton.